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Events on: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Open Access Week 2013

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research.

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Using LibQUAL+® Effectively and Strategically

image © Rick AustinARL is offering a workshop about acting on LibQUAL+ survey results, led by Martha Kyrillidou, ARL director of statistics and service quality programs; Lisa Hinchliffe, professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Raynna Bowlby, ARL consultant. “Using LibQUAL+® Effectively and Strategically” will be held over two half days, October 22–23, 2013, in conjunction with the Southeastern Library Assessment Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Digital Archives & Libraries (ARL-SAA Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) course)

image © Danae HurstDigital content finds its way into your archives—either because of efforts to digitize print collections or because of digital acquisition. Are you preparing to receive "born digital" material and want to understand the potential of digital archives and digital libraries? Is your institution building an institutional repository? If so, then you need to understand how to think about managing digital collections and the many issues that arise including providing adequate access, the role of technology and policy, and long-term digital preservation. 

This course offers an introduction to digital archives and digital libraries and covers a range of developments including relevant terminology, standards, technologies, project and collection management, workflows, and legal issues.

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