Call for Proposals <>: Digital
Initiatives Symposium 2020

The Digital Initiatives Symposium at the University of San Diego is
accepting proposals for its full day conference on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
We welcome proposals from a wide variety of organizations, including
colleges and universities of all sizes, community colleges, public
libraries, special libraries, museums, and other cultural memory

Proposals should fall into one of two formats:


   Concurrent sessions: 45 minutes (please allow 10-15 minutes for Q&A);
   1-2 speakers.

   Lightning talks: 10 minutes; limited to one speaker

This year, we are especially interested in proposals from international
applicants and/or proposals with international perspectives. We will be
welcoming keynote speakers Reggie Raju (University of Cape Town, South
Africa) and Arianna Becerril-Garcia (Redalyc).

Other relevant topics include:

   - social justice and open access
   - the future of open access
   - Plan S
   - data management and sharing; open data
   - Linked data
   - open educational resources
   - curation of digital collections
   - digital initiatives in instruction and undergraduate research
   - roles for deans and directors in digital and institutional repository
   - roles for disciplinary faculty in digital and institutional repository
   - diverse repository platforms and functions
   - digital humanities
   - copyright, licensing, and privacy issues
   - collaboration: interdisciplinary initiatives and collaboration within
   and between campuses
   - scholarly communication
   - technical applications related to platforms or tools
   - web archiving
   - web annotation

Submit your proposal at (Click on “Submit
Proposal” on the left sidebar.) Please note:


   In the interest of providing a rich, face-to-face experience for
   attendees, virtual / remote presentations and lightning talks will not be

   All submissions will be evaluated based on the relevance of the topic
   and potential to advance thinking about digital initiatives, institutional
   repositories, and scholarly communication. Acceptance is competitive.

   Registration fees will be waived for accepted presenters.

Proposal deadline: Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

Ashley Toutain

Records Manager & Processing Archivist
Copley Library
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, California 92110

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