Mailing List Message #114756
From: Joan K. Lippincott <>
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Subject: Digital Initiatives Symposium Registration Open
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 11:00:00 -0500
This Symposium, being held for the 7th year at University of San Diego, has an outstanding line-up of pre-conferences and speakers; I think many of you would find attending the program a very enriching experience.
—Joan Lippincott, Associate Director Emerita, CNI
Registration for the Seventh Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium is now open!

Check out the program at:

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 Experience"

Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library

Deans' Panel:

Jennifer Fabbi, Dean, University Library; California State University, San Marcos

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

Larry Alford, University Chief Librarian; University of Toronto 



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