ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 5/27/15

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Professional Growth and Development Opportunities from:

  • ARL;
  • UKSG;
  • ALCTS;
  • ALPSP;


Dates: Thursday, October 22–Friday, October 23, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Location: ARL Offices, 21 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC
Fee: $800
Registration: Register online by September 1, 2015

Registration is now open for “Leading a Strategic Assessment Program in a Research Library: An ARL Seminar,” to be held in Washington, DC, October 22–23, 2015. This two-day, in-person event is designed for individuals who are responsible for designing and leading the library’s assessment program and who seek to develop a strategic agenda for assessment. The seminar will be supplemented with pre- and post-workshop webcasts (dates TBD). Independent learning activities before and after the event are an essential component of a successful seminar experience…

Date: Tuesday 9 June 2015
Time: 1400 BST
Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A)

Joscelyn Upendran, Co-founder of Zilpa

Join Joscelyn for a look at Creative Commons licences, their impact and use in education.

This is a free webinar and open to all. If you are interested, but unable to join the live event, please register anyway as a recording will be made available to all who register.

June 2–4, 2015. Three 90 minute sessions over three days

The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group invites you to join us for the ALCTS ALA Annual Virtual Preconference “Planning for the Evolving Role of Metadata Services.” The preconference will feature three days of exploring the expansion of metadata services, including:

Session 1: Metadata Services for Research Data Management (June 2)
Session 2: Assessing Metadata Staffing and Workflows (June 3)
Session 3: Techniques and Technologies for Developing Local Controlled Vocabularies (June 4)

Registration Fees (series of 3 sessions)

  • $109 for ALCTS members
  • $149 for nonmembers

$ 50 for retired members and student members

Tuesday 16 June – 0945-1600
British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS (directions)

Chair: Hazel Woodward, Director, Information Power Ltd

Overview: At a time when the student experience is a central priority for higher education institutions, and demands for personalised learning coincides with an increasingly diverse student population, have course materials kept pace with student needs?

This seminar will provide an insight for publishers, librarians and lecturers interested in the opportunities to create bespoke textbooks and learning materials in partnership.  Through case studies involving both smaller and larger publishers and with context from both librarians and academics, the aim is to find a way forward to meet the needs of our collective customer: the student.

Who is speaking:

  • Lorraine Estelle, Executive Director, Content & Discovery and Divisional CEO, Jisc Collections, Jisc
  • Phil Gee, Associate Professor in Psychology, Plymouth University
  • Andrew Barker, Head of Academic Liaison, Special Collections & Archives, Liverpool University
  • Fiona Done, Learning Solutions Manager, Pearson Education
  • Kiren Shoman, Executive Director (Editorial), SAGE London
  • Tom Spicer, Senior Editor, Springer
  • Professor David Nicholas, Director, CIBER Research Ltd
  • Frances Pinter, Chief Executive, Manchester University Press


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