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Digital Initiatives Symposium 2020

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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 Seventh 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.

  • $110 registration covers BOTH the preconference (Monday, April 27, 2020) and full-day conference (Tuesday, April 28, 2020). Includes the Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception on Monday as well as breakfast and lunch on Tuesday.

  • $95 registration covers the full-day conference (Tuesday, April 28, 2020). Includes the Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception on Monday as well as breakfast and lunch on Tuesday.

  • $65 registration covers a preconference workshop (Monday, April 27, 2020). 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 27, 2020

  2. FIVE workshop choices:
  • Cataloging in the Age of RDA: Latest Trends, Issues, and Challenges, Murtha Baca, Head of Digital Art History, Getty Research Institute (emerita); Adjunct Professor, UCLA Department of Information Studies (emerita), and Luis H. Mendes, Chair, Collection Access & Management Services and Cataloging Coordinator, California State University, Northridge (CSUN), Oviatt Library, and Adjunct Faculty, UCLA Department of Information Studies

  • Copyright Intersections for Academic Librarians, Sara Benson, Copyright Librarian & Assistant Professor, University of Illinois

  • Developing and Articulating Open Access Policies, Principles, and Guidelines: a Hands-On Workshop, Ellen Finnie, Head, Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy, MIT

  • Lessons from SPARC’s Journal Negotiation Community of Practice: A Workshop on Aligning Negotiations With Making Scholarship Open By Default, Nick Shockey, Director of Programs and Engagement, SPARC; Caitlin Carter, SPARC's VPO for Negotiations, SPARC; Greg Tananbaum, Consultant, SPARC

  • Planning and Managing a Digital Collections Project, Dinah Handel, Digitization Services Manager, Stanford University

Keynote and Featured Speakers for 2020:

  • Reggie Raju, Deputy Director: Research and Learning Services, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    "What is Open about Closed: an Ubuntu Perspective of Open Access"

  • Arianna Becerril-Garcia, Executive Director, Redalyc
    "Academy-Owned Non-Profit Open Access Publishing: an Approach to Achieve Participatory and Sustainable Scholarly Communications"

  • Ivy Anderson, Director: Collection Development and Management Program, California Digital Library

View the full progam at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/symposium/2020/

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

Registration closes on April 17, 2020.

Scholarship Opportunity:
If you are a librarian or archivist of color with less than five years experience in the profession you may apply for complimentary 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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