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Digital Initiatives Symposium 2019

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University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110

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Join University of San Diego's Copley Library for the Sixth Annual Digital Initiative Symposium!

This day-and-a-half conference focuses on the digital elements of library ecosystems and features workshops and user group meetings for a variety of institutional repository platforms.

  • $100 registration covers both the preconference (Monday, April 29) and full-day conference (Tuesday, April 30). Includes the Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception on Monday as well as breakfast and lunch on Tuesday.

  • $90 registration covers the full-day conference (Tuesday, April 30, 2019). Includes the Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception on Monday as well as breakfast and lunch on Tuesday.

  • $60 registration covers a preconference workshop (Monday, April 29, 2019). Includes the Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception on Monday.

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This year:

  1. The outdoor Wine and Cheese welcome reception will be held from 4:00-5:30 PM on Monday, April 29
  2. SIX workshop choices:
  • Metadata for Digital Projects: An Overview of Practical Issues and Challenges, Murtha Baca, Head of Digital Art History, Getty Research Institute (emerita); Adjunct Professor, UCLA Department of Information Studies (emerita)
  • Creating a Results-Driving OER Initiative: Writing a Strategic Plan to Market and Encourage OER and See Results, Nicole Finkbeiner, Director of Institutional Relations, Rice University
  • Text Mining with HathiTrust: Empowering Librarians to Support Digital Scholarship Research, Eleanor Dickson Koehl, Digital Scholarship Librarian, HathiTrust
  • Two Peas in a Pod: On Information Literacy and Open Educational Resources, Michelle Reed, Associate Librarian and Open Education Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Strategies and Tools for Digital Repository Selection and Migration, Todd Crocken, Content Strategist for the Bridge2Hyku project; Anne Washington, Metadata Services Coordinator, both from University of Houston
  • Collections as Data: Digital Collections for Emerging Research Methods, Stewart Varner, Price Lab for Digital Humanities, University of Pennsylvania

Keynote Speakers for 2019:

  • Virginia Steel, Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian, UCLA
  • Leslie Chan, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Centre for Critical Development Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

View the full progam at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/symposium/2019/

Hotel, travel, and local attraction information: https://digital.sandiego.edu/symposium/hotel_and_travel.html

Registration closes on April 19, 2019.

Scholarship Opportunity:
If you are a librarian or archivist of color with less than five years experience in the profession you may apply for complementary registration to the full symposium. The first five applicants will be awarded this scholarship. To apply email Jasmin de Unamuno at jasmind@sandiego.edu.

Code of Conduct:
The DIS affirms OpenCon’s Code of Conduct (CoC), available at: https://www.opencon2018.org/code_of_conduct. If you feel the Code of Conduct has been violated, please contact a member of the DIS staff at the registration desk.

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