ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 10/17/19

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Library Assessment Conference 2018 Proceedings Now Online

According to ARL News “the Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment are now available on the conference website.

The seventh biennial Library Assessment Conference, held in Houston, Texas, December 5–7, 2018, brought together nearly 600 participants primarily from North American academic libraries. The program offered paper and poster presentations, as well as invited keynotes, workshops, and practicums, covering all areas of library assessment. The 870-page proceedings contain 80 papers representing the diversity of assessment efforts, including value and impact, library space, methods and tools, digital libraries, and non-traditional users.

The conference is co-hosted by the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries. The University of Houston Libraries and Texas A&M University Libraries were local sponsors for the 2018 event…”


Highlights from ALPSP 2019

Following the success of this year’s ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards in Old Windsor, we are delighted to share an overview of all the topics discussed. We hope you find this useful and insightful, and, as always, we welcome any feedback you have.

New platform launched: re-live the conference 
ALPSP is delighted to be working in collaboration with Cadmore Media, to ensure that all the conference presentation slides, audio recordings and video footage are easily accessible for you. These are all now live on our dedicated site and can be viewed here. All sessions come with subtitles, time-coded transcripts and a search facility, making the content easy to navigate.

The conference highlights video is also now available to watch via our YouTube channel. If you attended, you can re-live the best bits, and if you didn’t, take a look at what you missed!


Academic Libraries for Sustainable Development: A Webinar Series

What can academic libraries do to help build a better and more sustainable future for the world? Organized by Cornell University Library, this four-part webinar series brings together librarians and thought-leaders around the world to address the toughest issues facing the planet as outlined by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Cornell University Webinar Series: How academic libraries can contribute to global development

Webinar 1: The Global Impact of Academic Libraries

October 25th, 10:00am EDT

How can libraries have global impact? What are the SDGs?  What are the SDG outcomes for 2030?  How can academic libraries help meet these goals?

Host: Gerald Beasley, Cornell University Librarian
Speaker 1: Thanos Giannakopulous, Chief, United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library, New York, New York
Speaker 2: Anne Horn, IATUL President
Webinar moderator: Mary Ochs, Director, Albert R. Mann Library…


Library Juice Academy November Courses
CourseInstructorCreditsCost
Introduction to Collection DevelopmentRobert Holley1.5 CEUs$175
Metadata ImplementationGrace Agnew1.5 CEUs$175
Authority ControlNatalie Hall1.5 CEUs$175
Telling Your Story: Successful Marketing Strategies for LibrariansDeborah Schmidle1.5 CEUs$175
Recruiting and Retaining Librarians from Underrepresented Minoritized GroupsAngela Pashia1.5 CEUs$175
Library Patron Access and the LawMary Minow1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Accessibility and Universal Design in LibrariesCarli Spina1.5 CEUs$175
Bilingual Storytime at Your BibliotecaKatie Scherrer1.5 CEUs$175
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Libraries: Developing Welcoming and Accessible Library Resources and Services for Patrons on the SpectrumDawn Behrend1.5 CEUs$175
Techniques for Creative Problem Solving in LibrariesAnnie Downey1.5 CEUs$175
Creating Family Service Partnerships through Community Outreach ProgramsLynn Baker1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to Technical Services in Special Collections LibrarianshipRobin Katz1.5 CEUs$175
Ethics and Sustainability for Digital CurationNatalie Baur1.5 CEUs$175
RDF, RDFa and Structured Data VocabulariesRobert Chavez1.5 CEUs$175
Introduction to JSON and Structured DataRobert Chavez1.5 CEUs$175
Stories, Songs, and Stretches III: Stories and SongsKatie Scherrer1.5 CEUs$175

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