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Registration Open for 2019 Digital Initiatives Symposium (April 29-30 in San Diego)

(via Amanda Makula, University of San Diego)

Registration is now open for the 2019 Digital Initiatives Symposium!

 – Six Pre-conference Workshops:

– Collections as Data: Digital Collections for Emerging Research Methods by Stewart Varner, University of Pennsylvania
– Two Peas in a Pod: On Information Literacy and Open Educational Resources by Michelle Reed, University of Texas at Arlington
– Text Mining with HathiTrust: Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarship Research by Eleanor Dickson Koehl, HathiTrust

– Results-Driving OER Programs by Nicole Finkbeiner, Rice University
– Metadata for Digital Projects: An Overview of Practical Issues and Challenges by Murtha Baca, Getty Research Institute and UCLA

-Strategies and Tools for Digital Repository Selection and Migration by Todd Crocken and Anne Washington, University of Houston

– Outdoor Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception held on Day 1

Register at: https://2019-dis.eventbrite.com

Keynote speakers:

  Virginia Steel, Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian, UCLA
“Open, Equitable, Affordable, and Transparent: Progress on the Road to True Open Access”

Leslie Chan, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Centre for Critical Development Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough

“Platform Capitalism and the Governance of Knowledge Infrastructure”

Featured speaker:

Yasmeen Shorish, Data Services Coordinator / Associate Professor, James Madison University
“Centering Humanity in Digital Scholarship”

Deans’ Panel:

David Lewis, Dean Emeritus, IUPUI University Library

“Digital Infrastructure: Paying for the Pipes”

with responses from:

Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair, University of Oregon Libraries

Alexia Hudson-Ward, Director of Libraries, Oberlin College and Conservatory

Shan Sutton, Dean of University Libraries and Katheryne B. Willock Endowed Chair, University of Arizona

-10-Minute “Lightning Talks”:

“Cross-Institutional Collaboration on Digital Initiatives between the Museums and Archives of the Atlanta University Center” by Gayle Schecter, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library

“Re/Mapping the Archives: Repository Content for the Digital Humanities and Cartographer” by Michael R. Howser, SDSU

“Can This Be Redacted? Developing an Institutional Repository and Addressing Privacy Issues” by Pamela Pierce, OHSU

“The Language Archive: Migrating to an Easier, Sustainable Open-Source Solution” by Jeroen Geerts, Max Planck Institute Nijmegen

“Pushing PCP and Dismissing Diversity: Platforms, Competition, and Profit” by Paige Mann, University of Redlands

Plus, 12 Concurrent Sessions and 4 User Groups (Digital Commons, DSpace, Fedora and Islandora)
See the full program at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/symposium/2019/

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