Digital Scholarship/Digital Libraries Symposium
Scholarly communication is becoming increasingly digital; this revolutionary shift to new ways of creating, using, and storing knowledge creates a range of opportunities for universities. How can faculty, librarians, and technologists collaborate to use digital technology for the benefit of academe and society?
“Digital Scholarship/Digital Libraries” (www.metascholar.org/events/2007/dsdl) is a one-day symposium sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR www.clir.org), Emory University (www.emory.edu), and Emory University Libraries (http://web.library.emory.edu). Participants in this symposium will explore the emerging synergy between faculty members and librarians who are jointly expressing knowledge in innovative ways through digital scholarship and library systems. Topics to be addressed include:
* The transformational impact of digital media on scholarly communication.
* The roles that digital library systems undertake to build and sustain our scholarly cyberinfrastructure.
* Strategies for successful collaboration among faculty, librarians, and technologists.
This symposium seeks to promote a better understanding of the impacts of and the best practices for such collaboration.
Date: Friday, November 2, 2007, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Location: Emory Conference Center (Silverbell Pavillion), 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA
Registration (includes breakfast and lunch):
$150 Early Registration fee (before Oct. 1, 2007)
$200 Late Registration fee (Oct. 1 – Nov. 2, 2007)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Geoffrey Rockwell
Rockwell, based at McMaster University, is a leading Canadian researcher in electronic text analysis and project leader of the Text Analysis Portal for Research (TAPoR), funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
The symposium program with featured speakers and panelists may be found at: http://www.metascholar.org/events/2007/dsdl/program.php
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