ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 4/16/20

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Documenting the Present Moment
(Sponsored by METRO – Metropolitan New York Library Council)

Apr 21, 2020 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Description: For the first time in human history, we are living through a worldwide catastrophe as a networked society. Please join us for a webinar on Tuesday, April 21st at 4:00pm for presentations and a discussion on how web archiving can be employed to help us collectively remember this unprecedented and unique moment.

Panelists include Mark Graham (Internet Archive), Nicole Greenhouse (NYU), Gary Price (INFOdocket), and Alexander Thurman (Columbia University). This session will be moderated by Traci Mark (Studio Manager, METRO Library Council).Time

Redux Online 2020: Webinar 1 – Monographs, open access and public policy: UKRI OA consultation 2020

(Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers & Cambridge University Press)

Thursday 23 April 2020

Times: 10.00-11.30 (EDT); 15.00-16.30 (BST); 16.00-17.30 (CEST)

Register for your free place:

Sarah Faulder, Publishers’ Licensing Services (Moderator), Richard Fisher, Yale University Press (Speaker) & Helen Snaith, Research England (Speaker)

The first webinar in the series will cover the UKRI OA review and the proposed new OA policy for monographs, book chapters and edited collections. UKRI is currently seeking views on its proposed OA policy via a consultation, which closes on 29 May 2020. Delegates are invited to read the UKRI OA consultation document before the session.

There will be ample opportunity for audience engagement around key themes including timelines, routes to OA, licenses, exceptions and international traction.

Questions can be submitted during or prior to the session. We would appreciate questions in advance to be sent by Monday 20 April to allow for questions along common themes to be collated. For any queries please email us:

With thanks to our Redux Online 2020 sponsors:

Publishers’ Licensing Services (Gold), Association of University Presses (Silver), Virtusales (Silver), Altmetric (Bronze), Newgen Publishing UK (Bronze), Sunrise Setting (Bronze), Turpin Distribution (Bronze), CPI Books (Bronze).

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The Impact of Distance Learning on the Library

(LJ WEBCAST sponsored by Ex Libris)

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Time: 2-3 PM ET, 11 AM-12 PM PT

A panel of distinguished leaders, from different fields within the academic library space, will discuss the impact of recent events on their institutions, and the measures they took in anticipation of a world with an increasing number of remote learners. They will go on to discuss initiatives they are putting in place now to optimize the distance learning model, of which they play a critical part, and the likely consequences for the future.

Register Now!


  • Dr. Dennis M. Swanson, Dean Livermore Library, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Timothy Jackson, Resource Sharing and Fulfillment Program Manager, SUNY Shared Library Services
  • Danuta A. Nitecki, Dean of Libraries, and Professor, College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University Libraries
  • Elijah Scott, Executive Director, Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative

Moderator: Dr. Bob Banerjee, Director of Marketing, Ex Libris North America 

Can’t make it April 28th? No problem!
Register now and we will email you when the webcast is available for on-demand viewing.

LYRASIS Trending Topics – ORCID US Community: Libraries Lead the Way for Disambiguation and Interoperability in Scholarly Communication Workflows

Date: 4/24/2020
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5)

This presentation will provide an overview of ORCID adoption, trends, challenges, and opportunities across 112+ research libraries in the ORCID US Community, featuring case studies from Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries and the University of Rochester Libraries.


Lauren Di Monte
Lauren Di Monte is the Assistant Dean, Digital & Research Strategies at the University of Rochester. In this role she provides strategic leadership for the River Campus Libraries research and IT portfolios. Her projects focus on strengthening the research enterprise, increasing research impact, supporting knowledge mobilization, and stewarding digital and research infrastructure.

Kelly Grove
Kelly Grove is a Research and Learning Librarian at Dirac Library. Her background includes a B.S. in Geology from the University of Idaho and a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Alabama. She is currently working on a Masters in Geographic Information Science. Her research interest include: information literacy, STEM education, citation analysis, and more.

Sheila Rabun
Before joining LYRASIS as the ORCID US Community Specialist, Sheila worked extensively within the field of academic digital libraries. She previously served as the Digital Project Manager and Interim Director of the University of Oregon Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center, overseeing all aspects of the Libraries’ digital collections, including digital production and metadata, institutional repository management, platform development and digital scholarship project collaborations. More recently, she was the Community and Communications Officer for the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium, managing all projects, events and activities for museums, libraries, software firms and cultural heritage institutions around the globe. Sheila holds a BA in Communication from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, an MA in Folklore from the University of Oregon, and an MLIS from the University of Washington Information School.

Erin White
Leading the Digital Engagement department, Erin White directs the strategy for web infrastructure, digitization, digital collections and digital scholarship for VCU Libraries. Deeply interested in the intersection of social justice and the digital world, Erin presents and writes about library IT management, user experience, and diversity and inclusion in libraries and technology.



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