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Register for CNI-ARL Digital Scholarship Planning Workshop to Be Held March 25–26 at Northeastern University


photo by Matthew Modoono / Northeastern University

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) have opened registration for the next Digital Scholarship Planning Workshop, co-sponsored and hosted by Northeastern University on Monday–Tuesday, March 25–26, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts. Through January 31, registration is limited to individuals who are affiliated with a CNI or ARL member institution. Beginning February 1, registration will be open to all. The past two workshops have reached their maximum number quickly so we encourage you to register soon if you are interested.

The collaborative, interactive workshop is designed both for those in the beginning of a planning process and for those from institutions seeking to take their services and expertise to the next level. The workshop will feature group activities, short case-study type presentations, panels of students and faculty, and a plenary speaker. Speakers will be added to the workshop website soon.

Topics will include:

  • Anticipating and Assessing Needs
  • Staffing
  • Governance and Funding
  • Initiatives in Teaching & Learning and Research
  • Faculty and Student Engagement
  • Space and Place
  • Institutionalizing Digital Scholarship

This workshop is designed to help teams and individuals charged with developing and implementing digital scholarship programs, including:

  • Library administrators
  • Partners from academic administration, information technology, and other relevant campus units
  • Librarians who will have a role in digital scholarship
  • Faculty who are involved in the planning, leadership, or activities of digital scholarship centers
  • Graduate students who are interested in a career in digital scholarship centers

The planning team for the workshop includes: Dan Cohen, Patrick Yott, and Julia Flanders (Northeastern University); Kimberly Kowal (Boston College); Trevor Munoz (University of Maryland); and Joan Lippincott (CNI).

Additional information and a link to registration ($350/individual) are available on the workshop website.

About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in Canada and the US whose mission is to advance research, learning, and scholarly communication. The Association fosters the open exchange of ideas and expertise, promotes equity and diversity, and pursues advocacy and public policy efforts that reflect the values of the library, scholarly, and higher education communities. ARL forges partnerships and catalyzes the collective efforts of research libraries to enable knowledge creation and to achieve enduring and barrier-free access to information. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.

About the Coalition for Networked Information

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is a joint program of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and EDUCAUSE that promotes the use of information technology to advance scholarship and education. Some 250 institutions representing higher education, publishing, information technology, scholarly and professional organizations, foundations, and libraries and library organizations, make up CNI’s members. Learn more at www.cni.org.

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