Save the Date/Registration is Free
August 8, 2012 and August 9, 2012 – All day
Georgia Institute of Technology
Cooperative Curation Symposium and Workshop
This two-day symposium and workshop hosted by the GALILEO Knowledge Repository project at the Georgia Institute of Technology will be held Wednesday, August 8-Thursday, August 9 at the Clough Commons, Georgia Tech Library in Atlanta, Georgia.
· Find out how institutions use collaborative efforts to promote scholarly communication.
· Learn what you should consider when embarking on a project to host an Institutional Repository.
· Interact with your peers, share lessons learned, share your stories.
· Learn about future trends from experts in the field.
The conference includes a one-day symposium featuring case studies from four institutions relating their approaches to cooperative scholarly communication initiatives and a one-day workshop featuring concurrent technology and program management sessions on topics including governance, metasearching, repository hosting, digitization, outreach, among others.
Dr. P. Toby Graham, Deputy University Librarian & Director, Digital Library of Georgia, University of Georgia
Catherine Murray-Rust, Vice Provost for Learning Excellence and Dean of Libraries, Georgia Institute of Technology
Tyler Walters, Dean of Libraries, Virginia Tech
August 8, 2012
Symposium: Inter-institutional Approaches to Supporting Scholarly Communication
Case studies from four institutions relating their experiences in cooperative scholarly communication efforts and a moderated panel discussion on future trends, including opportunities, technologies, organizational/social, linked data and digital preservation.
Speakers - Case Studies
John Davison, Assistant Director, Digital Resource Commons Development, OhioLINK
Marlee Givens, GKR Manager, Georgia Institute of Technology
Justin Gonder, Account Manager, California eScholarship
Mark McFarland, Director of TDL, Associate Director for Digital Initiatives, University of Texas Libraries
Speakers – Future and Trends
Moderator: Julie Speer, Associate Dean of Research and Informatics, Virginia Tech
Robert McDonald, Associate Dean for Library Technologies and Digital Libraries, Indiana University
Tyler Walters, Dean of University Libraries, Virginia Tech
Katherine Skinner, Executive Director, Educopia Institute
Other Speakers - TBD
August 9, 2012
Workshop: Georgia's Approach to Statewide Repository Services
A one day workshop featuring concurrent Technology and Program Management sessions as well as sessions on Assessment and Lessons Learned.
Management Track Topics
Technology Track Topics
• Content Submission
• Preservation/ Server infrastructure
• Harvesting/Mapping Tool
Free registration is now open. Access the registration form here . Note: Workshop space (Day 2) is limited to 70 .
A limited number of travel scholarships are available. Interested applicants can apply here.
To register rooms with the special conference rate go to the Hampton Inn Cooperative Curation page.
Contact the conference organizers at [log in to unmask] with questions about the event. Check the conference website often for more information and for updates.
Technology & Systems Librarian
Library and Information Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
704 Cherry St
Atlanta, Ga 30332