Mailing List Message #114615
From: Joan K. Lippincott <>
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Subject: Digital Initiatives Symposium - Call for Proposals
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:18:00 -0500
The University of San Diego hosts a wide-ranging symposium on digital initiatives each year. Please consider submitting a proposal - note the deadline of December 14, 2018.
—Joan Lippincott, CNI
Call for Proposals: Digital Initiatives Symposium 2019

The Digital Initiatives Symposium at the University of San Diego is accepting
proposals for its full day conference on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Proposals
should fall into one of three formats:

Panel discussions: 60 minutes (please allow 10-15 minutes for Q&A)
Concurrent sessions: 45 minutes (please allow 10-15 minutes for Q&A)
Lightning talks: 10 minutes

We welcome proposals from organizations, including colleges and universities
of all sizes, community colleges, public libraries, special libraries,
museums, and other cultural memory institutions. This year, we are especially
interested in proposals that consider:

  • linked data
  • social justice and open access
  • the future of open access
  • data management and sharing, open data
  • open educational resources
  • digital initiatives in instruction and undergraduate research
  • roles for deans and directors in digital and institutional repository
  • initiatives
  • roles for disciplinary faculty in digital and institutional repository
  • initiatives
  • diverse repository platforms and functions
  • digital humanities
  • copyright, licensing, and privacy issues
  • collaboration: interdisciplinary initiatives and collaboration within and
  • between campuses
  • scholarly communication
  • technical applications related to platforms or tools
  • web archiving
  • web annotation

Submit your proposal at (Click on “Submit
Proposal” on the left sidebar.) All submissions will be evaluated based on the
relevance of the topic and potential to advance thinking about digital
initiatives, institutional repositories, and scholarly communication.
Acceptance is competitive. Registration fees will be waived for accepted

Proposal deadline: December 14, 2018

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