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*Registration <> for the Seventh Annual
Digital Initiatives Symposium is now open!*
Check out the program at:

*Scholarship Opportunity:*
If you are a librarian or archivist of color with less than five years
experience in the profession,
you may apply for complimentary registration to the full symposium.
The first five applicants will be awarded this scholarship.
To apply, email Jasmin de Unamuno at [log in to unmask]

*Monday, April 27:*

*Five pre-conference workshops:*
- Cataloging in the Age of RDA: Latest Trends, Issues, and Challenges

Murtha Baca PhD,* Getty Research Institute (emerita) and UCLA (emerita);*
Luiz H. Mendes, *California State University, Northridge and UCLA*

- Developing and Articulating Open Access Policies, Principles, and
Guidelines: a Hands-On Workshop
Ellen Finnie, *MIT*

- Lessons from SPARC’s Journal Negotiation Community of Practice: A
Workshop on Aligning Negotiations With Making Scholarship Open By Default

Nick Shockey, Caitlin Carter, and Greg Tananbaum, *SPARC*

- Copyright Intersections for Academic Librarians

Sara Benson, *University of Illinois*

- Planning and Managing a Digital Collections Project

Dinah Handel, *Stanford University*

*Outdoor Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception *
*Tuesday, April 28*

*Keynote speakers:*
 * "*What is Open about Closed: an Ubuntu Perspective of Open Access"
Reggie Raju, *University of Cape Town*

"Academy-Owned Non-Profit Open Access Publishing: an Approach to Achieve
Participatory and Sustainable Scholarly Communications"
Arianna Becerril García, *Redalyc*

*Featured speaker:*

"Facilitating OA Transformation through Publisher Engagement: The UC
Ivy Anderson, *California Digital Library*

*Deans' Panel:*
Jennifer Fabbi, Dean, University Library; California State University, San

Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Larry Alford, University Chief Librarian; University of Toronto

*Plus: 5 Lightning Talks <>*
*12 Concurrent Sessions <>*
*4 User Groups <>*



*Amanda Y. Makula*

Digital Initiatives Librarian

University of San Diego

5998 Alcalá Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

Phone: (619) 260-6850

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Open access publishing at Digital USD <>