Thursday, May 3, 2012

FREE workshop - Cooperative Curation Symposium and Workshop

August 8, 2012 and August 9, 2012 – All day Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia Cooperative Curation Symposium and Workshop This two-day symposium and workshop hosted by the GALILEO Knowledge Repository project at the Georgia Institute of Technology will be held Wednesday, August 8-Thursday, August 9 at the Clough Commons, Georgia Tech Library in Atlanta, Georgia. · Find out how institutions use collaborative efforts to promote scholarly communication. · Learn what you should consider when embarking on a project to host an Institutional Repository. · Interact with your peers, share lessons learned, share your stories. · Learn about future trends from experts in the field. The conference includes a one-day symposium featuring case studies from four institutions relating their approaches to cooperative scholarly communication initiatives and a one-day workshop featuring concurrent technology and program management sessions on topics including governance, metasearching, repository hosting, digitization, outreach, among others. Keynote Speakers Dr. P. Toby Graham, Deputy University Librarian & Director, Digital Library of Georgia, University of Georgia Catherine Murray-Rust, Vice Provost for Learning Excellence and Dean of Libraries, Georgia Institute of Technology Tyler Walters, Dean of Libraries, Virginia Tech August 8, 2012 Symposium: Inter-institutional Approaches to Supporting Scholarly Communication Program Overview Case studies from four institutions relating their experiences in cooperative scholarly communication efforts and a moderated panel discussion on future trends, including opportunities, technologies, organizational/social, linked data and digital preservation. Speakers - Case Studies John Davison, Assistant Director, Digital Resource Commons Development, OhioLINK Marlee Givens, GKR Manager, Georgia Institute of Technology Justin Gonder, Account Manager, California eScholarship Mark McFarland, Director of TDL, Associate Director for Digital Initiatives, University of Texas Libraries Speakers – Future and Trends Moderator: Julie Speer, Associate Dean of Research and Informatics, Virginia Tech Robert McDonald, Associate Dean for Library Technologies and Digital Libraries, Indiana University Tyler Walters, Dean of University Libraries, Virginia Tech Katherine Skinner, Executive Director, Educopia Institute Other Speakers - TBD August 9, 2012 Workshop: Georgia's Approach to Statewide Repository Services Program Overview A one day workshop featuring concurrent Technology and Program Management sessions as well as sessions on Assessment and Lessons Learned. Management Track Topics Technology Track Topics • Governance/sustainability • Outreach • Copyright • Content Submission • Digitization • Preservation/ Server infrastructure • Harvesting/Mapping Tool • Metadata • Metasearching Registration Free registration is now open. Access the registration form here. Note: Workshop space (Day 2) is limited to 70. Travel Scholarships A limited number of travel scholarships are available. Interested applicants can apply here. Conference Hotel To register rooms with the special conference rate go to the Hampton Inn Cooperative Curation page. Contact the conference organizers at gkr@library.gatech with questions about the event. Check the conference website often for more information and for updates. Larry Hansard Technology & Systems Librarian Library and Information Center Georgia Institute of Technology 704 Cherry St Atlanta, Ga 30332 404-894-4585