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Register for Open Apereo 2013 (Jasig/Sakai)

From Ian Dolphin, Executive Director, Apereo Foundation Patty Gertz, Associate Director, Apereo Foundation Jim Helwig, Planning Committee Chair Alan Regan, Program Committee Chair

‘Dealing with Data–What’s the Role for the Library?’: Joint OpenAIRE/LIBER Workshop, Ghent, 5/28

Ghent, Belgium  Registration is open for a joint OpenAIRE/LIBER workshop that will explore where the library sits in relation to supporting research data management, and what future expectations for libraries might be. The workshop is an ELAG (European Library Automation Group) 2013 free pre-conference event to be held in Ghent, Belgium May 28-31, 2013.

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WATCH: ​Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI 

Washington, DC  Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?, a project briefing presented at CNI's fall 2012 membership meeting by Merrilee Proffitt of OCLC and Sara Snyder of the Smithsonian Institution, is now available on CNI's two video channels:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/a6Qs-_51Qko
Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/61522767

AVAILABLE–Supplement to Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works

From Charles W. Bailey, Jr, Publisher, Digital Scholarship

Houston, TX  Digital Scholarship has released the Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works, 2012 Supplement:

http://digital-scholarship.org/dcbw/s1/dcbw-s1.htm

The 2012 supplement to the Digital Curation Bibliography:

"Side by Side" Documentary Explores Evolution of Movie Production and Archiving

Winchester, MA For more than a century movie makers told stories and explained our world in moving pictures using film. The entire process–from creation promotion, distribution, preservation and archiving–has undergone a rapid technological change from traditional chemical-based film processes to all digital.

Big Step Toward Free and Open Access to Publicly Funded Research

Winchester, MA  The growth of the Internet along with many channels users have created to disseminate every kind of networked digital information has been a catalyst for the simple idea that access to the results of publicly funded research should be free and open.

Laura C. Wood, Tufts University, Joins DuraSpace Board

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Laura C. Wood has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. 

fedora4lib at code4lib Hackfest Winners Announced


Winchester, MA  code4lib, the annual library information technology conference held this year Feb. 11-14 in Chicago, IL, has never had a simultaneous Developer Challenge event–until now.

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