*Registration is now open* <> for the *2019
Digital Initiatives Symposium*
April 29-30, 2019

* Six Pre-Conference Workshops:*

   - *Collections as Data*: Digital Collections for Emerging Research
                              Methods by Stewart Varner, *University of
                              - *Two Peas in a Pod*: On Information
                              Literacy and Open Educational Resources
by Michelle Reed, *University
                              of Texas at Arlington*
                              - *Text Mining with HathiTrust*: Empowering
                              Librarians to Support Digital
Scholarship Research by Eleanor Dickson
                              Koehl, *HathiTrust*
                              - *Results-Driving OER Programs* by Nicole
                              Finkbeiner, *Rice University*
                              - *Metadata for Digital Projects*: An
                              Overview of Practical Issues and
Challenges by Murtha Baca, *Getty
                              Research Institute and UCLA*
                              - *Strategies and Tools for Digital
                              Repository Selection and Migration* by Todd
                              Crocken and Anne Washington, *University of

*Outdoor Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception held on Day 1*

*Register at:**

*Keynote speakers:*
 * Virginia Steel*, Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian, *UCLA*
"Open, Equitable, Affordable, and Transparent: Progress on the Road to True
Open Access"

*Leslie Chan*, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Centre for
Critical Development Studies, *University of Toronto Scarborough*
"Platform Capitalism and the Governance of Knowledge Infrastructure"

*Featured speaker:*

Yasmeen Shorish, Data Services Coordinator / Associate Professor, James
Madison University
"Centering Humanity in Digital Scholarship"

*Deans' Panel:*

*David Lewis*, Dean Emeritus,* IUPUI University Library*
"Digital Infrastructure: Paying for the Pipes"
*with responses from:*
*Adriene Lim*, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair, *University of
Oregon Libraries*
*Alexia Hudson-Ward*, Director of Libraries, *Oberlin College and
*Shan Sutton*, Dean of University Libraries and Katheryne B. Willock
Endowed Chair,* University of Arizona*

*10-Minute "Lightning Talks":*

"Cross-Institutional Collaboration on Digital Initiatives between the
Museums and Archives of the Atlanta University Center" by Gayle
Schecter, *Atlanta
University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library*

"Re/Mapping the Archives: Repository Content for the Digital Humanities and
Cartographer" by Michael R. Howser, *SDSU*

"Can This Be Redacted? Developing an Institutional Repository and
Addressing Privacy Issues" by Pamela Pierce, *OHSU*

"The Language Archive: Migrating to an Easier, Sustainable Open-Source
Solution" by Jeroen Geerts, *Max Planck Institute Nijmegen*

"Pushing PCP and Dismissing Diversity: Platforms, Competition, and Profit"
by Paige Mann, *University of Redlands*

*Plus, 12 Concurrent Sessions and 4 User Groups (Digital Commons, DSpace,
Fedora and Islandora)*

*See the full program at:* *


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