A lot is happening around the digital library community. These are the latest events from our DLF news stream; just click on a headline for more information. If there is an event you think the rest of the community would like to know about, please email it to us for consideration. Thanks!
This Event Report was provided by Kelcy Shepherd, Head of Digital Programs, Amherst College and Laurie Allen, Coordinator for Digital Scholarship and Services, Haverford College Library. Around 30 people came together to talk about Digital Scholarship in the context of Liberal Arts Colleges at a Mellon-funded pre-conference to the DLF …Read More
This Event Report was provided by Steven Villereal, Audiovisual Conservator, University of Virginia Library; Lauren Sorensen, Preservation Project Manager; Emily Nabasny, NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program; Kara Van Malssen, Senior Consultant, AudioVisual Preservation Solutions; and Pamela Vizner Oyarce, NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program. Hack days/hackathons are …Read More
This event report is by Inna Kouper, Data to Insight Center, Indiana University / RDA Engagement Interest Group Many conversations are happening around data. The US government encourages wider and open availability of scientific and government data (http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/02/22/expanding-public-access-results-federally-funded-research, http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/05/09/executive-order-making-open-and-machine-readable-new-default-government-) and makes strategic investments into big …Read More
In association with the annual conference, the Association of Moving Image Archivists will host its first ever hack day on November 6, 2013 in Richmond, VA. The event will be a unique opportunity for practitioners and managers of digital audiovisual collections to join with developers …Read More
This Event Update was provided by Mike Furlough, Associate Dean for Research & Scholarly Communications, Penn State University Libraries. When the American Historical Association endorsed extended embargoes for history dissertations on July 22, it reacted to anecdotal reports that some publishers will not consider manuscripts …Read More