We have more information to share on this year's Best Practices Exchange annual conference! And a reminder that session proposals are due by January 18.
Best Practices Exchange 2019: New Digital Directions
Monday, April 29 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library<https://www.columbuslibrary.org/buildings/main-library>
Hashtag #BPE2019<https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=%23BPE2019&src=typd> | Website bit.ly/BPE2019<http://bit.ly/BPE2019>
Call for Proposals
The BPE Program Committee invites submissions of session proposals for the 2019 Conference. Deadline for proposals is Friday January 18, 2019 (midnight). Call For Proposals form: https://goo.gl/forms/QI9DgP7qSA1e3oSj1 . See also the session brainstorming spreadsheet<https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1uOVoYjj5jsvihtu1kgXHAYSQ6FiFHFHN0uMu4c_LBLQ/edit?usp=sharing>.
Sharon Leon<http://www.6floors.org/bracket/about-2/>, Associate Professor of History at Michigan State University, where she is developing projects on digital public history and digital networking projects related to enslaved communities in Maryland.
Katherine Skinner<https://educopia.org/katherine-skinner/>, Executive Director of the Educopia Institute, home of BitCurator Consortium, Library Publishing Coalition, and MetaArchive Cooperative.
$125. Includes 2 continental breakfasts, 1 lunch, breaks, and reception. Limit of 125 attendees with waiting list. Registration form coming soon!
- Monday: half day (afternoon), plus evening reception
- Tuesday: all day
- Wednesday: half day (morning), tentative afternoon tours
Several hotels in area.<https://www.google.com/travel/hotels/Downtown?g2lb=4181926%2C4208993%2C4209588%2C4223281%2C4225901%2C4207631%2C4220469%2C4225456&hl=en&gl=us&un=0&q=columbus%20ohio%20hotels%20downtown&rp=OAFAAA&ictx=1&ved=0ahUKEwjq3J31v97fAhVr5IMKHZDACFgQtDUIfA&hrf=CgUIrwEQACIDVVNEKhYKBwjjDxAEGBwSBwjjDxAFGAIYBCABcgIIApoBChIIQ29sdW1idXOiARQKCC9tLzAxc21tEghDb2x1bWJ1c5IBAiAB&tcfs=Ei4KCC9tLzAxc21tEghDb2x1bWJ1cxoYCgoyMDE5LTA0LTI4EgoyMDE5LTA1LTAyGAIiGAoKMjAxOS0wNC0yOBIKMjAxOS0wNS0wMlIA>
Parking onsite at Library during the day | Directions<https://www.columbuslibrary.org/locations/Main%20Library>
Look for more information in the near future.
If you would like to volunteer for the Local Arrangements Committee or have other questions, contact Janet Carleton ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) or post/send a message on the BPE Facebook page<https://www.facebook.com/bpexchange/>. See you in the Midwest in the spring!
Linda Avetta (cochair), Pennsylvania State Archives; Janet Carleton (cochair), Ohio University; Derek Clark, Kentucky State Archives; Veronica Martzahl (past chair), Massachusetts Archives; Michael McNeil, California State Archives; Dan Noonan, The Ohio State University; Nick Pavlik, Bowling Green State University; Bonnie Weddle, New York State Archives.
Local Arrangements Committee
Janet Carleton (chair), Ohio University; Marsha Miles, Cleveland State University; Miriam Nelson, Ohio University; Angela O'Neal, Columbus Metro Library; Anne Ryckbost, Xavier University; Nick Ver Steegh, Ohio University.
Planning Cochair BPE2019
Best Practices Exchange, since 2006
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Janet Carleton | Digital Initiatives Coordinator | Preservation & Digital Initiatives | University Libraries | 1 Ohio University | Alden 333 | Athens, Ohio | 740.597.2527 | [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> | https://media.library.ohio.edu/ | @jcarletonoh | @AldenLibDigital <https://twitter.com/AldenLibDigital> | http://pinterest.com/OhioDigiArchive/