ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 5/13/19

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ARL News reports that “…The ARL Academy, in partnership with DeEtta Jones and Associates, and co-hosted by ARL libraries, is offering the Library Management Skills Institute (LMSI) II: The Organization in July and August 2019. These highly interactive workshops engage learning through case studies, personal reflection, practical application tools, and group discussions.

The following two offerings are open for registration:

You do not need to attend LMSI I before LMSI II.

Additional dates and locations are planned for September and October. Attendance at each location is limited and the registration process will open eight weeks in advance of the event.

NISO Webinar, Wednesday, May 15, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)

So much of library workflow and usage is shrouded from public view, sometimes due to the interest of protecting patron privacy, sometimes due to the assumption that the patron or the public would have no interest in knowing the process. At the same time, trust is most easily generated in the context of transparency. For example, the public needs to understand and trust the weeding process and/or the rationale behind off-site storage. What does your community understand or need to learn about the ways in which libraries operate in order to trust the library more fully? How can vendors and service providers support more transparency to users?

This event will take the form of a round-table discussion.

Roundtable Participants: 

  • Michael Levine-Clark, Dean of Libraries, University of Denver
  • Sian Brannon, Associate Dean for Collection Management, University of North Texas
  • Sue Polanka, University Librarian, Wright State University
  • Jon Shaw, Associate Vice Provost & Deputy University Librarian, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
  • Julie Griffin, Senior Associate Dean, and Michael Kucsak, Assistant Dean & Chief of Staff, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

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NISO Virtual Conference, Wednesday, May 22, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

What’s currently simmering in the realm of intellectual property? There’s been talk of filtering technologies, making the Internet less hospitable to re-use of content and images. There’s been talk of a “link tax”. In an age when digital media collections may quickly be threatened by obsolescence, what protections may be extended to an archive’s specialized focus on a particular format (such as televised news) or delivery via a particular social media platform?

Researchers seeking to disseminate their work to colleagues have adopted a variety of academic networks as well as well-branded, subject-specific archives to house their preprints. Here too there may be a bit of unease in knowing where the boundaries of appropriate sharing lie. Will this platform or that demonstrate compliance with a funder’s mandate? Is the work adequately discoverable? Sometimes the appropriate avenue for sharing is obvious and without pitfalls; other times, the sharing creates prickling unease.

This session will bring together expert voices with a variety of perspectives to discuss the challenges, the signposts for appropriate handling and perhaps even concessions encountered in the usage, protection, and preservation of digital content.

Confirmed speaker: Brian Mathews, Associate Dean for Innovation, Preservation, and Access, Carnegie Mellon University; Others TBA

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Dates: June 20th21st 2019, Hotel Opal, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Conference website:

Call for Papers


Papers should be prepared using the WBIMLC template available here:  and submitted electronically to this email address:

After the second cycle of Peer-Review, selected papers will be published in the WBIMLC Proceedings Book and in the Peer Reviewed Education for Information (indexed by SCOPUS) ISSN print: 0167-8329; ISSN online: 1875-8649.

Keynote speakers:

Jane Secker, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Educational Development  & Deputy Director of the MA in Academic Practice, City University of London.

Further information available:

Library Juice Academy – June Courses


Using MarcEditNatalie Hall1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Universal Design for LearningLiz Johns1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Scholarly CommunicationsCarli Spina1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Digital PreservationNatalie Baur1.5 CEUs$175
Embedded Librarianship in Online CoursesMimi O’Malley1.5 CEUs$175
Student Staff DevelopmentJeremy McGinniss1.5 CEUs$175
Effective Communication StrategiesDeborah Schmidle1.5 CEUs$175
Information Architecture: Designing Navigation for Library WebsitesLaura-Edythe Coleman1.5 CEUs$175
Describing Photographs for the Online CatalogueBeth Knazook1.5 CEUs$175
Caring for CollectionsLauren Buttle1.5 CEUs$175
Innovation in LibrariesCinthya Ippoliti1.5 CEUs$175
Early Literacy Enhanced Storytimes: Supercharging Your Storytime Using Interactivity, Intentionality, and Assessment to Help Children Learn with JoySaroj Ghoting1.5 CEUs$175
Getting to Know Your Users through Interviews and Focus GroupsJennifer Sweeney1.5 CEUs$175
STEM in Motion: Libraries and the Maker MovementAbigail Phillips1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Linked DataRobert Chavez1.5 CEUs$175
JSON-LD FundamentalsRobert Chavez1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER)Sarah Hare2.25 CEUs$250
Developing a Credit-Bearing Information Literacy CourseAngela Pashia2.25 CEUs$250

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