ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 10/11/19

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NASIG Webinar: Designing for Accessibility

Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 1 PM EST
Length: 1 Hour


From online course materials to documents and presentations, we all share some responsibility when it comes to creating accessible content. This session provides a brief introduction to designing for accessibility: the importance of accessible design and high-impact practices digital content creators can apply to create documents, images, audio, video, and web content accessible to users of all abilities


Melissa Green is a teacher, librarian, technology enthusiast, and an IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC).

Assessment Practices and Metrics for the 21st Century: A 2019 NISO Training Series

Eight-Week Training Series Begins Friday, October 25, 2019


The objective of this training series is to explore assessment practices in library spaces, collections, services, and strategic innovations – a sequel to the introductory trainings offered in 2018. Participants will also have access to the 2018 webinar recordings for an introduction to library assessment issues.

Open Access: The Role and Impact of Preprint Servers

Two Day On-Site EventNovember 14-15, 2019

Where: American Geophysical Union, Washington DC

… The two-day event will enable participants to engage in a cross-sector discussion of how best to integrate preprint services into existing research processes. The objective is to identify potential issues and existing gaps currently impeding the work of those most affected. Scheduled small group discussions will allow attendees to better understand specific community needs and identify mechanisms that will satisfy those needs. What’s working? What’s not? Attend this NISO Foresight event and help the community to further open access just that little bit more!

An Introduction to Agile Project Management for Publishing

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Course tutor: Andrew Miller, Taylor & Francis
Venue: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5DG
Time: 09.00-17.30

Interested in understanding the core philosophies behind successful Agile project management?

The course is brought to life by anecdotes, war stories, publishing case studies and robust discussion on the various techniques. It 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…”

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