Events on: Saturday, January 25, 2014

ARL Annual Leadership Symposium (invitation only)

Curtis Small and Camila Alire at 2013 Leadership SymposiumARL Annual Leadership SymposiumARL will host its 10th Annual Leadership Symposium January 23–26, 2014, during the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. Symposium participants include master of library and information science (MLIS) students from ARL’s numerous diversity recruitment programs, including the Career Enhancement Program (CEP), the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), the ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (DII), and the ARL/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program.

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SPARC-ACRL Forum: Connecting Articles and Data to Expand Open Access to Research

open-access-logoWhile libraries have been managing open access repositories of articles for more than a decade, making research data openly accessible presents new challenges and opportunities.  Similarly, open access journal publishing is an established publishing model, while models for openly accessible data repositories are still emerging. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Memorandum has increased awareness of the interconnectedness of data and the resulting articles on increasing access to the results of federally funded scientific research.

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