- William & Mary Libraries Partner With Local Black Churches to Preserve Important Church Records (via infoDOCKET)
According to W&M News, as part of the university’s continuing reconciliation efforts “… Jay Gaidmore, director of W&M Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), had been working to diversify the special collections materials for many years. One of his goals was to add more African American voices to the collections…
“To achieve this end, Gaidmore and his team have partnered with several Black churches in Williamsburg to add their church records to the library’s special collections. …”
“The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is excited to begin planning our 45th Annual Meeting, scheduled for May 31 – June 2, 2023, in Portland, Oregon. Proposal submissions are now open!
“Our Annual Meeting will be an in-person learning and networking event, with a virtual component available for those who wish to attend remotely.
“Session formats for this year include Educational Sessions, Posters, Industry Breakout Sessions and 5-Minute Previews. Learn more about each session type below. …”
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CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
COAR Annual Meeting 2023 to focus on sustainability and innovation in scholarly communications – According to KnowledgeSpeak, COAR has announced that the COAR Annual Meeting 2023 will take place in Costa Rica on May 16-18, 2023. The meeting will be hosted by Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE) and is being jointly organized by CONARE, COAR, and LA Referencia.
“The theme of the meeting is Sustainability and Innovation in Scholarly Communications. This location is the perfect backdrop for such a meeting as Costa Rica is a leader in environmental sustainability, with 99 percent of its energy from renewable sources. …”