This month’s news:
- It’s here! Calls for proposals for the 2022 DLF Forum, Learn@DLF, NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2022: Preserving Legacy, and CLIR’s Digitizing Hidden Collections Symposium are now open through Monday, April 25! Read on about this year’s opportunities, including how to submit your proposal on the DLF Forum blog. We hope you’ll join us in Baltimore this fall!
- The HBCU Library Alliance and DLF invite participation in the Authenticity Project, a fellowship program that provides mentoring, learning, and leadership opportunities for early- to mid-career library staff from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The organizations are seeking fellowship applicants as well as volunteer mentors, with both opportunities open until
March 15, 2022(DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 1). See the program announcement for more information.
- CLIR is now accepting applications for Leading Change Institute (LCI), New Zealand, to be held in Wellington, New Zealand, September 12-17, 2022. Intended to serve primarily participants in New Zealand and the Pacific Rim, LCI New Zealand is the first international extension of the US-based Leading Change Institute. The application deadline is April 18, 2022.
To learn more about the Leading Change Institute, New Zealand, and to apply, visit https://newzealand.leadingchangeinstitute.org/.
This month’s DLF group events:
DLF Data and Digital Scholarship Working Group – Collections as data: institutional possibilities and collective opportunities (joint meeting with RLUK DSN)
Tuesday, March 22, 11 am ET/8 am PT; https://dsn-dds-march.eventbrite.co.uk
This highly interactive session will follow three successful joint meetings between members of DLF’s Data and Digital Scholarship working group (DDS) and RLUK’s Digital Scholarship Network (DSN).
The meeting will explore the topic of ‘collections as data’ with speakers from across the US and UK research library and information communities. It will also include opportunities to meet with fellow professionals, share skills and knowledge, hear from skills experts, and receive updates regarding the continued collaboration between the DDS and DSN.
Speakers will include:
- Sarah Ames, Digital Scholarship Librarian, National Library of Scotland
- Lauren Tilton, Associate Professor, Richmond School of Arts and Sciences
- Thomas Padilla, Senior Director of Collections, Technology, and Partnerships, Center for Research Libraries
You do not need to have attended a previous joint meeting in order to attend this session, and the meeting is open to the DLF and DSN communities. Although a free event, all attendees are required to register.
This month’s open DLF group meetings:
For the most up-to-date schedule of DLF group meetings and events (plus NDSA meetings, conferences, and more), bookmark the DLF Community Calendar. Can’t find meeting call-in information? Email us at email@example.com.
- DLF AIG Cost Assessment Working Group: Tuesday, March 8, 3 pm ET/12 pm PT
- DLF Digital Accessibility Working Group: Wednesday, March 9, 2 pm ET/11 am PT
- DLF Working Group on Privacy and Ethics in Technology: Wednesday, March 16, 3 pm ET/12 pm PT
- DLF Committee for Equity and Inclusion: Thursday, March 17, 3 pm ET/12 pm PT
- DLF Digital Accessibility Policy and Workflows subgroup: Friday, March 25, 1 pm ET/10 am PT
- DLF AIG User Experience Working Group: Friday, March 25, 2 pm ET/11 am PT
- DLF Climate Justice Working Group: Monday, March 28, 2 pm ET/11 am PT
DLF groups are open to ALL, regardless of whether or not you’re affiliated with a DLF member institution. Learn more about our working groups and how to get involved on the DLF website. Interested in starting a new working group or reviving an older one? Need to schedule an upcoming working group call? Check out the DLF Organizer’s Toolkit to learn more about how Team DLF supports our working groups, and send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how we can help.