I would like to let you know about an upcoming event in Atlanta that you and
members of your staff might be interested in attending.  Please feel free to
forward the following information to your staff or listservs as you see fit.

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"
( is a one-day symposium
sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR, Emory University (, and Emory University
Libraries ( 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: 

Please feel free to forward this information to other listservs.

Best regards,
Martin Halbert, PhD, MLIS

Director for Digital Programs and Systems 
Robert W. Woodruff Library
540 Asbury Circle
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

(ph)    404-727-2204 
(fax)   404-727-0827
(email) [log in to unmask]

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