According to this article on the DPLA website “Over the summer, we (DPLA) gave a wide-ranging update on the accomplishments of our Wikimedia work to date and promised forthcoming news on what’s coming up next. In the last few months, we have launched several new projects with renewed funding, and we are also working to increase collaboration and idea-sharing with the launch of the new Wikimedia Working Group…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Library Impact Practice Brief: Supporting Library Spaces Research in the Iowa State University Library with Project Outcome
- Plan S Journal Comparison Service: open for libraries and library consortia to register and access price and service data
- Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice (new ACRL publication)
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS
Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Award 2022 – Springer Nature is proud to honor the legacy of Cynthia Graham Hurd by sponsoring an annual travel award of $1,500 for library employees to attend the Charleston Library Conference. The submission deadline is October 7, 2022.
Cynthia Graham Hurd was a librarian for over 31 years in Charleston public and academic libraries. She worked as the branch manager of the popular St. Andrews Regional Library, and as a part-time reference librarian at the College of Charleston. On June 17, 2015, her life ended when a lone gunman entered the historic Emanuel AME Church and killed nine people during a prayer meeting. Cynthia is remembered as a “tireless servant of the community who spent her life helping residents, making sure they had every opportunity for an education and personal growth. …”
GLOBAL EQUITY IN OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING: WORKSHOP SERIES ON PRACTICAL MECHANISMS AND ACTION PLANS TO REMOVE BARRIERS FOR READERS AND AUTHORS. …
“The 2-part workshop will be held online via Zoom and will include both plenary sessions and breakout discussions supported with virtual collaboration tools.
Date: November 21 and 22, 2022
Time: UTC 09:00 – 12:00 (UTC-1 08:00 to 11:00 / UTC+4 13:00 – 16:00)