ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 11/10/20
Join Project Outcome for Public and Academic Libraries for a live demonstration of some our new toolkit features, including the qualitative dashboard, customizing reports with images, and more!
Attendees will learn how to successfully use the new features in order to gain additional insights from their survey data. Presenters will also demonstrate how users can create reports that are more suited to their library’s unique needs.
When: Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 1pm Central Time
Submit your FREE registration online today!
- When: November 19, 2020
- 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
- Location: Zoom
- Spaces left: 95
- Group Registration – $95.00
- NASIG Member – $35.00
- NASIG Nonmember – $50.00
- NASIG Student Member – $15.00
- NISO Member – $35.00
With disruptions in print supply chains and cutbacks on server and staff support, the threat of unpreserved content disappearing is greater than ever. Join us for an informational overview and deep dive into how technology is being used to preserve websites and their underlying content. Stephanie Orphan, Director of Content Preservation for Portico will discuss the preservation service’s efforts to preserve OA content and successes in providing access to it when it disappears. Jefferson Bailey, Director, Web Archiving and Data Services at Internet Archive will provide an update on Internet Archive Scholar and its efforts to ensure at risk content remains available…”
Stephanie Orphan is the Director of Content Preservation at Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service supported by the academic library and scholarly publishing community. She is responsible for maintaining and expanding Portico participation from publishers and other content providers to ensure ongoing growth and sustainability of the Portico archive…
Jefferson Bailey is Director of Web Archiving & Data Services at the Internet Archive. Jefferson joined the Internet Archive in 2014 and manages a range of Internet Archive’s services for web archiving, digital preservation, and web and data services…
Registration Deadline for live event: November 18th. This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants after the webinar is completed. Late registration dates to purchase recording: May 19th. After May 19th the recording will be made freely available…”
Registration Now Open for 2020 Library Assessment Conference November 18 Virtual Session on Assessment Programs and Organizational Issues
Register online for the second session of the virtual 2020–21 Library Assessment Conference, a November 18, 2020, half-day webinar on Assessment Programs and Organizational Issues.
The 2020–21 Library Assessment Conference is being offered as free monthly webinars from October through March. Each attendee must register separately for each monthly session (see list of dates below). One week before each session, each attendee will receive a unique link to connect to the webinar. Subsequent reminders (including the connection link) will be sent one day before the session and one hour before the session.
For more information on the November 18 Assessment Programs and Organizational Issues session, please visit the conference program page.
Want to see the session but can’t make it live? We’re planning to record each session and post the videos to the schedule page. No registration is required to access the videos.
Journals Quickstarter Training: A New OnDemand Training Course from the Society for Scholarly Publishing
The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is excited to share a brand new training course, available exclusively in our OnDemand library! The Journals Quickstarter Training provides users with a complete overview of the academic journals ecosystem, giving them the “quick start” needed to navigate this evolving landscape.
The course is composed of several “modules” led by experts in their respective fields, touching on major facets of journals publishing—financial skills; business models; marketing; editorial and production; data and decision making; and tools and technology.
Designed especially for earlier- to mid-career professionals, the Journals Quickstarter Training is perfect for scholarly communications professionals hoping to gain a more rounded perspective on the journals publishing environment. It will also be useful to vendors, librarians, and book publishers who wish to enhance their understanding of journals publishing…”
Pricing discounts are available for organizations that want to purchase a multi-user license–perfect for distributed team development! Visit the registration page to see a full list of speakers and more detail for each module.
Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC Vice President and Chief Strategist, presents at RLUK’s Digital Shift Forum to consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating library trends and directions that could have long-term effects on library collections and services.
This was the opening presentation for RLUK’s Digital Shift Forum, which brings together colleagues from across the information, research, cultural and heritage communities, and third and commercial sectors, to discuss the future of the digital shift in collections, services, and audiences. OCLC is pleased to have helped kick of this series of discussions to help further conversation around RLUK’s manifesto for the digital shift in research libraries.
Watch his presentation “Pandemic effects and collection directions”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.