|Restructuring & Reimagining Digital Collections||February 6||Jennifer O’Brien Roper and Ellen Catz Ramsey|
|Determining Success of DDA and EBA with Assessment||February 13||Stephanie Church and Liz Bernal|
|Anatomy of a Research Project||February 20||Karen Snow|
|Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 1||February 27||Reed Jones|
|Research Methodologies and Data Analysis||March 6||Eamon Tewell|
|Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 2||March 13||Stefan Elnabli|
|Writing and Publishing Research Results||March 20||Mary Beth Weber and Sandy Roe|
Once again Ingenta is offering a series of free webinars of potential interest to all those in the publishing and library communities. Simply click on the link for more information and to register.
Online, 23 January 2019
One of the most important decisions any academic publisher has to make is that of the publishing platform the company is going to use to market its content. There are a number of key requirements any content management system will need to be able to deliver, reliably and on budget. Rowland Conway, Director for Content Products at Ingenta, will discuss the relevant merits of platform types and the kinds of questions a publisher needs to ask to make an informed choice.
Online, 20 February 2019
A collaboration of the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries, CLOCKSS provides a sustainable dark archive to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly content. The sheer weight of content the CLOCKSS archive deals with is staggering – 30 million journal articles, 75,000 books, 260 participating publishers and over 300 supporting libraries. In this webinar CLOCKSS Executive Director Craig Van Dyke will talk about the unique features of CLOCKSS and why archiving is more essential than ever.
Online, 20 March 2019
SciencePod provides a writing, editing, publishing and distribution service to science publishers to help them widely raise the profile of the research they publish, deploying an extensive network of science writers from across Europe to translate complex scientific and technical concepts into simple language. In a new era of scientific publishing, where open access and notions such as citizen science have gained real political weight, SciencePod can make a real difference to discovery and usage.
Online, 22 May 2019
On the surface, Open Access should be straightforward. Everything is free and can be used, reused and shared – or can it? And if this is the case, how can it be sustainable as a business model? Our guest presenter is Eelco Ferwerda, director of OAPEN. He has been active in the area of open access for monographs since 2008, when he started managing OAPEN as EU co-funded project with 6 European university presses. He is one of Europe’s leading experts on the OA ecosystem. An unmissable session for anyone interested in OA publishing, or flipping to an OA model.
ACRL Insider notes that “The deadline to submit ACRL 2019 Lightning Talk proposals is coming up on Wednesday, January 16. Don’t miss this opportunity to share with your colleagues in Cleveland!
Inspire others with quick glimpses at your latest innovations, interesting ideas, and new technologies or services. The sky is the limit! Each five-minute Lightning Talk will require you to create a maximum of 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds. Submit your 150-word proposal by Wednesday, January 16, 2019. It’s that quick and easy!
The deadline has been extended for presentation proposals for the 28th Annual North Carolina Serials Conference, to be held on Monday, April 1, 2019 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill.
The Planning Committee is currently accepting proposals for presentations that reflect the 2019 conference theme: Communication is Key: Facilitating Discovery and Delivery to Connect Users to Information.
Possible topics could include:
- Using effective communication to foster successful business and collegial relationships
- Interacting with stakeholders, such as patrons, vendors, publishers, aggregators, colleagues, LIS students and faculty
- Providing access to resources through cataloging skills, metadata creation, knowledge base management, and the library’s online catalog and discovery service
- Promoting and marketing resources to inform users
- License negotiation as a critical communication skill
- Working with vendors on renewals, accounting transactions, adding new resources, troubleshooting, library advisory boards, new acquisitions models, and projects in partnership
- Communicating within a consortium
- Skills in communicating within the department, team, institution
- Collaboration and project management
- Assessment and data visualization as tools to tell our story
- Communicating through training: the value of professional development opportunities
Proposals may address any aspect of the serials industry or serials management and may be submitted by any member of the community including librarians, staff, students, publishers, and vendors. Proposals should be submitted using this form. The NEW deadline for submissions is Thursday, January 31, 2019.
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.