Professional Growth and Development Opportunites
- Dartmouth Library;
- Potomac Technical Processing Librarians;
|PDA Metrics: Stop Worrying and Trust Your Users||September 30||Jason Dewland, Teresa Hazen, Andrew See|
|Sudden Systems Librarian||October 7||Glenn Bunton|
|The New CIP Data Block: How to Use It for Cataloging||October 14||Karl Debus-Lopez and Caroline Saccucci|
|E-Books via the Cataloging in Publication Program||October 21||Caroline Saccucci and Camilla Williams|
|Licensing Streaming Media and Digital Content (part 1)||November 4||Cindy Kristof|
|Pricing and Other Issues in Streaming Video (part 2)||November 11||deg farrelly|
|Video Game Collections (part 3)||November 18||Diane Robson|
|September 28 to October 23||Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions|
|October 5 to October 30||Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management|
|October 5 to October 30||Fundamentals of Preservation|
|November 9 to December 18||Fundamentals of Cataloging|
|September 23||Hire Right the First Time: Best Practices for Building the Team You Need||Terri Schell, Brian Staples, & James Kelly|
|October 13||NEW DATE: Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing for) Retirement||Pamela Bluh & Jane Edmister Penner|
|November 17||Standards for Digital Images||Ann Caldwell and Felicity Dykas|
Date: Tuesday 22 September 2015 at 1400 BST
“This webinar will explain what text-mining is and why it is important to text-mine research papers. We will consider real-world use-cases and applications and discuss barriers to wider adoption of text-mining.
We will also provide practical advice on how to start text-mining research papers, such as where to obtain data, how to access relevant APIs and highlight some of the tools that are available…”
The Dartmouth Library’s October Conference, which originated in 1997, provides New England academic librarians a venue for sharing with and learning from one another. The conference features short, snappy, and practical presentations based on a different theme each year; past themes have focused primarily on teaching, outreach, and user services.
Please join us for our eighteenth meeting, “Innovative Engagement.” The day-long event will be held at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (an easy two-hour drive from Boston, Springfield, and many other New England locations). We have an exciting program full of the many creative ways libraries are engaging with their communities through responsive (re)development of programs and services…
Registration is now open for the 2015 Dartmouth Library October Conference!
Complete the online form which asks for contact information and dietary needs…
“Exploring Linked Data”
October 23, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
James Madison Memorial Building
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20540
Early Bird Registration: $130 (ends October 1); Standard Registration: $140 (after October 1)
Student Registration: $110; Membership Only: $20
Register at http://potomactechlibrarians.org/event-1977637
bepress Digital Commons – Fall 2015 Webinars
- New Directions in Faculty Work and the Key Role of the Library
Date/time: 9/24/2015, 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern
- The Modern Repository: Aligning the Library with the University Mission
Date/time: 10/20/2015, 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern
- Inside an Open Educational Resource Initiative: PDX Open at Portland State University
Date/time: 11/5/2015, 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern
- Closing the Gaps in Faculty Services: Repository Innovations at EIU
Date/time: 12/3/2015, 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern
- Demystifying Data: Five Easy Steps to Get Your Data Program Started Now
Date/time: 12/10/2015, 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.