Tuesday, April 19, 2011

call for papers

7th International Digital Curation Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS


Title: "Public? Private? Personal? navigating the open data landscape"

5 - 7 December 2011, Bristol, UK
IDCC11 will be presented by the Digital Curation Centre, UK in
partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).
The Programme Committee invites submissions of papers that reflect
current concerns in digital curation and specific concerns arising from
our conference theme:
.Lessons learned from the inter-disciplinary use of open data:
examples of enablers, barriers and success stories
Curation of mixed data collections, with open and sensitive or private
content
Gathering evidence for benefits of data sharing
Building capacity for the effective management, sharing and reuse of
open data
Scale issues in the management of sensitive data
Tensions between maintaining quality and openness
Linked data, open data, closed data and provenance
Technical and organisational solutions for data security
Developing new metrics for open data
Ethical issues and personal data
Legislation and open data
Full details of the Call for Papers can be found at:

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc11/call-papers



Submissions will be accepted from 9 May 2011



Sent on behalf of IDCC11 Programme Committee

Co-chaired by Kevin Ashley - Director of the Digital Curation Centre

(DCC), Liz Lyon - Associate Director of the DCC and Clifford Lynch,

Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).



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7th International Digital Curation Conference

Bristol,December 2011

www.dcc.ac.uk



Thursday, April 7, 2011

call for posters

http://inuls.com/

Poster Competition.


We are launching a poster competition for this year’s Irish National and University Libraries (INULS) Conference, June 23rd to 24th, Trinity College Dublin.  The competition is open to all staff from INULS affiliate Libraries. Prizes will be awarded and a judging panel will be approved at the March meeting of the National INULS Committee.
Themes which might be considered by entrants could be from the following:

· From Recession to Recovery: Library Staff Leading the Way
· Changing work practices in Academic Libraries
· Family Friendly policies in working libraries
· Libraries 2020: A New Vision
· An Gaeilge ins an Leabharlann sa Cholaiste
· Multicultural Libraries
· Libraries without staff

There is no restriction on size and the above themes are indicative and not exhaustive.
The closing date for entries is May 31st. Final details to be agreed. It would be helpful if INULS affiliates could indicate how many works are in progress in each institution by the end of April. It is anticipated that the entries will be exhibited during the Conference.










There is no restriction on size and the above themes are indicative and not exhaustive.



The closing date for entries is May 31st. Final details to be agreed. It would be helpful if INULS affiliates could indicate how many works are in progress in each institution by the end of April. It is anticipated that the entries will be exhibited during the Conference.



call for posters

Call for papers - Poster Session
Applications are now being accepted for the Umbrella 2011 Poster Session that takes place at CILIP's Umbrella 2011 Conference. Conference participants are encouraged to present information about projects or activities of interest to librarians and information professionals as a poster. Digital formats as well as traditional posters are encouraged for this year's conference.

Those interested in presenting a poster over the two days are invited to complete the application form on the conference website http://www.cilip.org.uk/umbrella2011/pages/poster-sessions.aspx, or use the following link to view the PDF Application Form: http://www.cilip.org.uk/umbrella2011/exhibition/Documents/Application%20form%20-%202011.pdf.

Each entry should be no more than 200 words of supporting text and returned by email to umbrella@cilip.org.uk or by post to:
Umbrella Poster Application

CILIP Events
7 Ridgmount Street
London
WC1E 7AE

The deadline for applications is Friday 15th April 2011, with successful applicants being informed by Tuesday 3rd May 2011.