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Registration Open for Seventh Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium (April 27-28 in San Diego) — UIUC’s Benson is Presenter

(via Dr. Theresa Byrd, University of San Diego)

Registration for the Seventh Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium is now open!

Check out the program at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/symposium/2020/

Monday, April 27:

Five pre-conference workshops:

 – Cataloging in the Age of RDA: Latest Trends, Issues, and Challenges

Murtha Baca PhD, Getty Research Institute (emerita) and UCLA (emerita);

Luiz H. Mendes, California State University, Northridge and UCLA

– Developing and Articulating Open Access Policies, Principles, and Guidelines: a Hands-On Workshop

Ellen Finnie, MIT

– Lessons from SPARC’s Journal Negotiation Community of Practice: A Workshop on Aligning Negotiations With Making Scholarship Open By Default

Nick Shockey, Caitlin Carter, and Greg Tananbaum, SPARC

– Copyright Intersections for Academic Librarians

Sara Benson, University of Illinois

– Planning and Managing a Digital Collections Project

Dinah Handel, Stanford University

Outdoor Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception 

Tuesday, April 28

Keynote speakers:

What is Open about Closed: an Ubuntu Perspective of Open Access”

Reggie Raju, University of Cape Town

“Academy-Owned Non-Profit Open Access Publishing: an Approach to Achieve Participatory and Sustainable Scholarly Communications”

Arianna Becerril García, Redalyc

Featured speaker:

“Facilitating OA Transformation through Publisher Engagement: The UC Experience”

Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library

Deans’ Panel:

Jennifer Fabbi, Dean, University Library; California State University, San Marcos

Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Larry Alford, University Chief Librarian; University of Toronto

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