ALCTS 2017 Trivia Contest

Online Learning

Gear up for the new year with online learning events from ALCTS: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents

Institute for Research Design in Librarianship 2017

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Reminder: Call for proposals and travel grants to the NDSR Symposium

The National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) will hold a Symposium on April 27-28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. It will be free and open to the public and aims to: discuss and create standardized guidelines based on previous NDSR evaluations; develop sustainability strategies; expand the geographic reach of NDSR; foster a digital preservation community of practice; and raise awareness of the NDSR program.

Discussion topics for ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group - Midwinter 2017

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Join ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group for several thrilling discussions at ALA Midwinter 2017!

Call for proposals on Metadata Migration at ALA Annual

Have you survived a metadata migration? Consider speaking at the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group program at ALA Annual, “Metadata Migration: Managing Methods and Mayhem”! 

Twitter #publibchat on infolit/fake news - Thurs Dec 15!

A new regular #publibchat on Twitter for folks in public libraries has begun, and our December topic is: 
 
Information literacy / fake news and public libraries 
 
Join us at the hashtag #publibchat
 
Thursday December 15 (THIS Thursday!)

Call for proposals on the topic of Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Metadata!

How are metadata creators developing methods to encourage the creation of metadata that represents diverse points of view? How does using sources of authority control such as LCSH contribute to misrepresentation of cultural heritage materials? Are our digital libraries equitable? This virtual program provides a venue for sharing ideas to promote cultural competencies and inclusivity in the metadata process. 

Potential topics could include:

Strategies for evaluating inclusivity or exclusivity of metadata

C2E2 is coming! Professional Reg now open!

The American Library Association will be presenting and exhibiting at C2E2, April 21-23, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago. C2E2 is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games for fans and professionals alike.

RDAP17 call for proposals for posters, lightning talks, and more!

The Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit (https://www.asis.org/rdap/), to be held April 19-21, 2017, in Seattle, WA, invites applications from managers, users, and generators of digital data from all sectors, including industry, academia, government, and cultural heritage centers, for poster presentations, lightning talks, and “institutional snapshots” as described below.

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