Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Conference - NASIG 2013

NASIG’s 28th Annual Conference: June 6th to June 9th 2013
in Buffalo, NY
“The Art of Information/The Architecture of Knowledge”

NASIG 2013 continues the organization’s tradition of
offering conferences that have strong, engaging programs and
numerous opportunities to discuss issues and network in a
relaxed environment with colleagues—publishers, vendors,
print and e-resources providers, and librarians.

 - Need to learn more about e-resources, scholarly
communication issues, RDA, linked data, DDA, collection
management issues for both electronic and print resources,
licensing, copyright, IRs, discovery services, workflows and
much more? The NASIG conference is the place to be!

Featured Speakers:

 - Bryan Alexander (National Institute for Technology in
Liberal Education), “Libraries and Mobile Technologies in
the Age of the Visible College”

 - Megan Oakleaf (Associate Professor of Library and
Information Science, Syracuse University), “The Value of
Serials in Academic and Special Libraries”

 - Siva Vaidhyanathan (Robertson Professor in Media Studies,
University of Virginia), “Googlization and the Challenge
of Big Data”


 - June 5, 1pm-5pm: Library as Publisher (Timothy S.
Deliyannides, University of Pittsburgh)

 - June 5, 1pm-5pm and June 6, 8am-noon (2 parts): RDA &
Serials: Transitioning to RDA within a MARC 21 Framework
(Valerie Bross (UCLA), Les Hawkins and Hien Nguyen (Library
of Congress))

 - June 6, 8am-noon: Copyright in Practice: A Participatory
Workshop (Kevin Smith, Duke University)

There will be networking opportunities, a Vendor Expo and
fun optional events.  For a full list of conference
activities and information on Buffalo, see the conference
website at:

Got questions?