The application period for the first iteration of the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute is now open, with a deadline of April 1, 2017. An exciting new initiative of the ARL Academy, the Digital Scholarship Institute is a five-day, cohort-based opportunity for professionals in ARL member libraries who are new to digital scholarship to develop their skills in an intensive, yet supportive, learner-centered environment.
This iteration of the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute will take place June 5–9, 2017, at the Connors Center in Dover, Massachusetts, and is hosted by the Boston College Libraries. In this first instance of the institute, preference will be given to staff at ARL member libraries. The cost of the institute is $1,500, excluding travel and accommodations.
A second instance of the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute, to be hosted by UC San Diego, is planned for winter 2018.
Please see the ARL Digital Scholarship Institute webpage for additional information and instructions on how to apply. The application deadline for summer 2017 is April 1.
Update: The application deadline has been extended to Friday, April 14.
About the Association of Research Libraries
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.