ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 8/21/19

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Location: Chicago, IL, June 25-30, 2020
Deadline: September 10, 2019
Acceptances will be sent out in mid-December 2019

We encourage the submission of innovative and creative proposals for the 2020 Annual American Library Association Conference. We’re looking for 60-minute presentations that focus on the current or future use of technology in libraries. We strongly encourage presenters from underrepresented groups to submit proposals.

Proposals are accepted via a submission form that requires you to have an ALA account but does not require you to be an ALA member. This link to the submission site will start you at the ALA login page.

Learn more about the form and what makes a proposal successful.

We welcome proposals from anyone who feels they have something to offer regarding library technology. We look forward to hearing the great ideas you’ll share with us this year.

Questions or Comments?

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Date & Time : Tuesday, August 27, 2019, from 8:00am to 9:00am

The world of copyright is vast, and there are some basics that every institutional repository administrator needs to know. Whether you’re launching your new repository or looking to strengthen your copyright outreach on campus, join Shawn Martin, Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright, and Publishing at Dartmouth College, as he presents “Creating a Copyright Policy for your IR” on August 27, 2019. Topics include: 

  • What is an isn’t under the umbrella of the University’s rights to post 
  • The ins and outs of licenses 
  • Rights checking workflows that won’t consume all your time 
  • Including copyright in your outreach strategies 

Register here.

Date: 9-30 January 2020, Lisbon, Portugal

PIDapalooza is back and it’s better than ever! California Digital Library, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID invite you to Portugal for two amazing days jam-packed with PID demos, workshops, brainstorming, and updates on the state of the art.

Registration is now open, and we’ll be posting more information about PIDapalooza 2020 over the coming months on our new improved website, as well as on Twitter.

We are also starting our search for sessions so, if you’ve got a PID story to share, a PID practice to recommend, or a PID technology to launch, the PIDapalooza Program Committee wants to hear from you! Please check out this year’s themes, then share your ideas with us, using this form, by September 27. We’ll aim to let you know in late October whether your session has been accepted and to publish the program in early November.

  • An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Early bird rates for ALPSP members – Book by 6 September 2019

With a maximum of 20 delegates this course will be highly practical and hands on, with time for exercises, practical sessions and networking with peers and the trainer.

In this focussed one day session learn the background to Agile product delivery and how it can be used successfully in your organization. Become more familiar with the theory and principles that lie behind Agile ways of working and understand the core Scrum framework and its uses. You’ll be introduced to, and get to practise, techniques commonly used in Agile product delivery and will receive links to sources of support and further learning. This course is aimed at publishers involved in delivering Agile projects including business stakeholders, product managers, delivery team members, product owners, Scrum Masters, business analysts and project managers…

Course Tutor: Andrew Miller, Taylor & Francis
Date: Wednesday 13 November
Venue: Prince Philip House, London

Date: 20 November 2019,
Location: London Art House, London, N1 8PA

Organisers of his year’s CISPC event, entitled “Delivering the Open Research Agenda, ” are delighted to have secured the services of a superb team of moderators to help make the day a success…

The moderators are: Helen Blanchett, scholarly communications subject specialist for Jisc; Tasha Mellins-Cohen, director of publishing at the Microbiology Society; Ian Bruno, director for strategic partnerships at Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre; and Lou Peck, founder of The International Bunch, a scholarly publishing and communications consultancy.

CISPC 2019, which is to be held on 20 November at London Art House, will provide librarians and information professionals with an invaluable insight into best practice for delivering the open research agenda…

The event will appeal to librarians/information professionals wanting to improve researcher support and communication in the open research era; researchers/academics wanting to understand the benefits and challenges of delivering open research; publishers who want to develop platforms and submission channels that support the open research agenda; and vendors/service providers of tools that serve open research.

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