Events on: Saturday, June 28, 2014

Leadership & Career Development Program (LCDP) Closing Ceremonies

lcdp-2013-2014-fellowsLCDP fellows 2013–2014, photo by Molly MageeClosing ceremonies for the 2013–2014 cohort of the ARL Leadership and Career Development Program (LCDP) will be held in Las Vegas during the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. The LCDP is an 18-month program that prepares mid-career librarians from traditionally underrepresented groups to take on leadership roles in academic and research libraries. This is the eighth offering of the LCDP since it was established in 1997. 

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

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SPARC-ACRL Forum: Evaluating the Quality of Open Access Content

open-written-over-and-over-on-graph-paperimage by Libby Levi for opensource.comNew strategies for assessing the quality of open content—including journal articles, textbooks, and data sets—are emerging from different quarters. These strategies range from new methods of peer review, such as open peer review or post-publication peer review; new methods of measuring impact, such as alternative metrics; and new forms of annotation, such as data set annotation and open comments on publications.

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