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).
Eight-Week Training Series Begins Friday, October 25, 2019
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS OCTOBER 11, 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.
Two Day On-Site Event, November 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!
Wednesday 13 November 2019
Course tutor: Andrew Miller, Taylor & Francis
Venue: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5DG
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…”
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.