HTRC and IU Librarian's Day

So today I am at the IUPUI University Libraries for IU Librarians’ Day. I am here with D2I Colleagues Yiming and Samitha to talk about the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC). We are looking for feedback from librarian’s regarding our latest infrastructure and released services.


Apereo 2013 Conference

For those who don’t know the jasig/sakai merger has happened and the new conference they sponsor is the annual Apereo Conference. This year it is in San Diego, CA June 3-5, 2013 and below is my talk with Mike Winkler, UPenn, about Student, Library, Learning, and Research systems.


Early-bird Registration for JCDL 2013 Extended to June 5, 2013

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION FOR JCDL 2013 HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 5. REGISTER ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.REGONLINE.COM/JCDL2013. RATES AVAILABLE AT HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/REGISTRATION. THE FULL PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://JCDL2013.SCHED.ORG/.
 
THE ACM/IEEE JOINT CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL LIBRARIES IS A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOCUSING ON DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND ASSOCIATED TECHNICAL, PRACTICAL, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND SOCIAL ISSUES, TAKING PLACE IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, USA ON JULY 22-26, 2013. THE THEME FOR JCDL 2013 IS “DIGITAL LIBRARIES AT THE CROSSROADS,” IN RECOGNITION OF OUR LOCATION (INDIANA IS KNOWN AS THE CROSSROADS OF AMERICA) AND IN RECOGNITION OF THE CHANGES FORTHCOMING FROM THE AGE OF MASS DIGITIZATION, BIG DATA, AND THE EVER CHANGING NATURE OF SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS.
 
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
 
* 3 OUTSTANDING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: JILL COUSINS, CLIFFORD LYNCH, AND DAVID DE ROURE. MORE INFORMATION AT: HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/KEYNOTESPEAKERS;
* 6 WORKSHOPS COVERING TOPICS SUCH AS DATA AND SOFTWARE PRESERVATION, DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP, RESEARCH METHODS AND ARTIFACTS PRESERVATION, WEB ARCHIVING, MINING PUBLICATIONS, AND CURATECAMP. MORE INFORMATION AT HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/WORKSHOPS;
* 6 TUTORIALS ON TOPICS INCLUDING EUROPEANA DATA MODEL & COLLECTIONS, RESOURCESYNC, INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL LIBRARIES, BUILDING COLLECTIONS WITH GREENSTONE, MINING DATA SEMANTICS, AND USING OPEN ANNOTATION. MORE INFORMATION AT HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/TUTORIALS;
* A DIVERSE RANGE OF PAPERS – 28 FULL PAPERS AND 22 SHORT PAPERS. MORE INFORMATION AT HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/PAPERS;
* AND MUCH MORE, INCLUDING POSTERS AND DEMONSTRATIONS. MORE INFORMATION AT HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/POSTERS-DEMONSTRATIONS
 
INDIANAPOLIS IS A WONDERFUL CONFERENCE CITY FRIENDLY TO BOTH WALKERS AND CYCLISTS, WITH MANY DINING, ENTERTAINMENT, AND SPORTS OPTIONS ACCESSIBLE FROM THE DOWNTOWN AREA. CHECK OUT THE VISITORS GUIDE DEVELOPED FOR ACRL 2013: HTTP://CONFERENCE.ACRL.ORG/INDY-PAGES-163.PHP. MORE JCDL TRAVEL DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE AT HTTP://JCDL2013.ORG/TRAVEL.


Registration Now Open: ACM/IEEE 2013 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL)

Registration is now open (April 15) for the 2013 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL). http://jcdl2013.org/registration

For more information on registration, including information on this years pre- and post-conference workshops and tutorials, please visit http://www.jcdl2013.org.

The JCDL is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical and social issues. This year’s conference will be held in Indianapolis, IN from July 22-26.  We welcome submissions on the wide range of topics of interest in Digital Libraries worldwide.