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Nelig Meeting - December 4, 2009, New England Library Instruction Group Dec 2009

Nelig Meeting - December 4, 2009, New England Library Instruction Group

New England Library Instruction Group

NELIG quarterly meeting held simultaneously at three locations: Boston Public Library, University of Rhode Island, and Fairfield University.


The Potential Of Partnerships, Marilyn S. Billings Dec 2009

The Potential Of Partnerships, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This webinar will use the University of Massachusetts‘ institutional repository as a case study to explore how the new digital repository service has affected the way librarians envision our place in the future of the academy, how the academy is changing its view of the library’s role, new tools and skills that we are developing to fulfill this service, and new partnerships that we have created and fostered to exploit this new vision. We hope to foster discussion and provide insights and opportunities for further exploration of how the role of libraries as publishers enables us to be key ...


The Changing Landscape Of Scholarly Communication & The Role Of An Institutional Repository, Marilyn S. Billings Nov 2009

The Changing Landscape Of Scholarly Communication & The Role Of An Institutional Repository, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This presentation outlines new emerging areas of scholarly communication that are being seen in Academic Libraries, the relationship to institutional repositories, and to the changing roles of academic librarians.


Digital Creation & Preservation 101, Meghan Banach Bergin, Mj Canavan, Yuan Li, Aaron Rubinstein, Brian Shelburne, Kelcy Shepherd Nov 2009

Digital Creation & Preservation 101, Meghan Banach Bergin, Mj Canavan, Yuan Li, Aaron Rubinstein, Brian Shelburne, Kelcy Shepherd

Meghan Banach Bergin

This presentation gives an overview of digital preservation.


The Google Book Search Settlement And The View From The Public Interest World, Laura Quilter Nov 2009

The Google Book Search Settlement And The View From The Public Interest World, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Program For 2009 Library Career Reception, Annette Vadnais Oct 2009

Program For 2009 Library Career Reception, Annette Vadnais

Library Career Reception

The program will include: •Jay Schafer - Director of Libraries, University of Massachusetts Amherst •Gale Eaton – Director, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies •Terry Plum – Assistant Dean, Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science •Lauri Kolakoski Fennell - Outreach and Education Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region •Steven Folsom – Metadata Librarian, Image Collection Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst •Beth Girshman – Adult Services Librarian, Jones Library, Amherst, MA •Beatrice Pulliam – Library Commons Librarian for Technology and Access, Providence College •Georgina Trebbe – Wilbraham Middle School Information Specialist, Wilbraham, MA


Open Access Week Schedule, Jessica Adamick, Madeleine Charney Oct 2009

Open Access Week Schedule, Jessica Adamick, Madeleine Charney

Open Access Week

No abstract provided.


Library As Publishing Agent: Exploring New Roles, Marilyn S. Billings Oct 2009

Library As Publishing Agent: Exploring New Roles, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

Academic libraries of all sizes can and must strategically position themselves as campus publishers. One means of doing this is to implement an Institutional Repository, providing opportunities to showcase senior theses, dissertations, award-winning papers, and student and faculty peer-reviewed journals. The Academic Librarians Section (ALS) presented Marilyn Billings from UMass Amherst to explain how this works in her library.


Scholarworks, The Umass Amherst Digital Repository: Showcasing New Ways Of Sharing Our Scholarly Work, Marilyn S. Billings Oct 2009

Scholarworks, The Umass Amherst Digital Repository: Showcasing New Ways Of Sharing Our Scholarly Work, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

Presentation about ScholarWorks digital repository, scholarly communication, ETDs, graduate student work, and open access publishing to the Graduate School's program for the Graduate Program Directors. This is an update of the presentation given in Sept 2008.


Esence: The Ethics In Science And Engineering National Clearinghouse, Marilyn S. Billings Oct 2009

Esence: The Ethics In Science And Engineering National Clearinghouse, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This talk provides an example, through ESENCe, of the benefit to librarians of partnering with faculty to pull in large grants.


Scholarworks As A Digital Publishing Platform, Marilyn S. Billings Sep 2009

Scholarworks As A Digital Publishing Platform, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This presentation demonstrates how the University Libraries at UMass Amherst are using their Digital Commons IR ScholarWorks to provide digital publishing programs for UMass Amherst.


Documenting And Promoting Engagement Using Scholarworks, Umass Amherst’S Digital Repository, Marilyn S. Billings Sep 2009

Documenting And Promoting Engagement Using Scholarworks, Umass Amherst’S Digital Repository, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

The University of Massachusetts Amherst scholarly community is exploiting new digital technologies to showcase campus engagement initiatives. This session shows how a new partnership between the Outreach Division and the University Libraries has created opportunities for dissemination, institutional tracking, and understanding engagement as a vital component of teaching and scholarship.


Designing The Personal Data Stream: Enabling Participatory Privacy In Mobile Personal Sensing, Katie Shilton, Jeffrey A. Burke, Deborah Estrin, Ramesh Govindan, Mark Hansen, Jerry Kang, Min Mun Sep 2009

Designing The Personal Data Stream: Enabling Participatory Privacy In Mobile Personal Sensing, Katie Shilton, Jeffrey A. Burke, Deborah Estrin, Ramesh Govindan, Mark Hansen, Jerry Kang, Min Mun

Ethics in Science and Engineering National Clearinghouse

For decades, the Codes of Fair Information Practice have served as a model for data privacy, protecting personal information collected by governments and corporations. But professional data management standards such as the Codes of Fair Information Practice do not take into account a world of distributed data collection, nor the realities of data mining and easy, almost uncontrolled, dissemination. Emerging models of information gathering create an environment where recording devices, deployed by individuals rather than organizations, disrupt expected flows of information in both public and private spaces. We suggest expanding the Codes of Fair Information Practice to protect privacy in ...


Hack Your Blog (Lightning Talk), Laura Quilter Sep 2009

Hack Your Blog (Lightning Talk), Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

A short 101-level lightning talk on "hacking your blog" for Software Freedom Day, Boston, 2009.


Program Schedule: The University's Role In The Dissemination Of Research & Scholarship, A Call To Action, Marilyn S. Billings, Marla Michel Sep 2009

Program Schedule: The University's Role In The Dissemination Of Research & Scholarship, A Call To Action, Marilyn S. Billings, Marla Michel

Digital Quadrangle Series

Scholarworks at UMass Amherst has made great progress in improving the campus's dissemination of research and scholarship, But, is it enough? The 4th Annual Digital Quadrangle series will be devoted to discussing the university's role in this process. Featured will be Harvard's Stuart Shieber and MIT's Ann Wolpert, two authors of a recently released report by the AAU, ARL, CNI, and APLU entitled, "The University's Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship - A Call to Action." Provost James Staros and members of the faculty will respond with what the campus is doing and how ...


Current Issues In Intellectual Freedom, Laura Quilter Jul 2009

Current Issues In Intellectual Freedom, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Umass Amherst Friends Of The Library Newsletter - Spring/Summer 2009 (No. 37), Jay Schafer Jul 2009

Umass Amherst Friends Of The Library Newsletter - Spring/Summer 2009 (No. 37), Jay Schafer

Library News for the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries

Message from Jay:

Since Issue 36 (Fall/Winter 2008) of News for the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries, we have endured what seemed to be an exceptionally long and sun-less winter in Amherst. Or, maybe the economic news just made it feel exceptionally long and sun-less. With the flowers beginning to blossom in the Du Bois Library Courtyard, I am encouraged by this quotation from Bo Bennett (author of the 2004 book entitled Year to Success): “As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.” This spring has been exceptional as you ...


E-Science @ Umass: Anticipating And Supporting E-Science Activities At The University Of Massachusetts, Maxine G. Schmidt, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen Jul 2009

E-Science @ Umass: Anticipating And Supporting E-Science Activities At The University Of Massachusetts, Maxine G. Schmidt, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen

Maxine G Schmidt

In March of 2008 an Ad Hoccommittee of Science Librarians from the University of Massachusetts Five Campus System convened to discuss the challenges of e-science and prepare the Libraries for their role in e-science initiatives. Three primary outcomes intended to support e-science activities emerged from the work of the Ad Hoc committee.


Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings Jun 2009

Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

This session will present a series of "think pieces" for both librarians and other campus constituencies to explore as we create new ways of working together to meet the needs of students, faculty and researchers of the 21st century. Topics will include new scholarly communication techniques, digital repositories, new partnerships and ways of marketing our scholarly outreach activities, and examine the implications for our current and future workforce.


Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings Jun 2009

Library Space Redesign (Virtual), Marilyn S. Billings

University Librarians Publication Series

This session will present a series of "think pieces" for both librarians and other campus constituencies to explore as we create new ways of working together to meet the needs of students, faculty and researchers of the 21st century. Topics will include new scholarly communication techniques, digital repositories, new partnerships and ways of marketing our scholarly outreach activities, and examine the implications for our current and future workforce.


Library Guides: Personalized Research Portals, Melinda Raupach, Carolyn Gamtso Jun 2009

Library Guides: Personalized Research Portals, Melinda Raupach, Carolyn Gamtso

New England Library Instruction Group

Powerpoint presentation and accompanying handout.


Program Schedule - June 5, 2009, New England Library Instruction Group Jun 2009

Program Schedule - June 5, 2009, New England Library Instruction Group

New England Library Instruction Group

Program schedule handed out to attendees at the June 5, 2009 annual conference.


How To Find, Use, And Get Open Access Content, Laura Quilter May 2009

How To Find, Use, And Get Open Access Content, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Nelig Meeting - April 27, 2009, New England Library Instruction Group Apr 2009

Nelig Meeting - April 27, 2009, New England Library Instruction Group

New England Library Instruction Group

NELIG quarterly meeting, co-sponsored by ITIG, Focus on Online Education.


Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button Apr 2009

Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button

Leslie Horner Button

No abstract provided.


Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button Apr 2009

Fishing Upstream: What Do Libraries Want From Vendors, Leslie Horner Button

University Librarians Publication Series

No abstract provided.


Notable Edibles: Sound Bites, Madeleine K. Charney Apr 2009

Notable Edibles: Sound Bites, Madeleine K. Charney

University Librarians Publication Series

Written by Rebecca Touger, this article describes the radio show "Farm to Fork: The Pioneer Valley's Local Food and Agriculture" which airs every other Tuesday from 6:30-7:30pm EST on WXOJ-LP, 103.3fm, Valley Free Radio. Hosted by: Madeleine Charney, Kelly Coleman, Leslie Cox and Don Persons. Listen via live audiostream: www.valleyfreeradio.org


To Host Or Not To Host, Or, Decisions Along The Way To A Successful Hosted Repository Investment, Marilyn S. Billings Jan 2009

To Host Or Not To Host, Or, Decisions Along The Way To A Successful Hosted Repository Investment, Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn S. Billings

The decision to host a digital repository or purchase a hosted solution can be a daunting one. What are some of the factors involved? Who should be consulted along the way? How does one go about making this decision? This presentation addresses these questions and the decision process that led the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries to choose Digital Commons, the digital repository software developed and hosted by bePress. Several projects currently underway in ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst are highlighted.


Umass Amherst Friends Of The Library Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2009 (No. 38), Jay Schafer Jan 2009

Umass Amherst Friends Of The Library Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2009 (No. 38), Jay Schafer

Library News for the Friends of the UMass Amherst Libraries

Message from Jay:

In the last issue of this newsletter, we announced, with the support of Chancellor Robert C. and Sabine Holub, the beginning of the History of the Book Teaching Collection. The idea originated from a real need to support faculty in English, Art, History, and other fields who teach courses related to the history of the book. I appealed to you to “write a check” or “get that Gutenberg Bible out of the attic.” Not surprisingly, many of you did “write a check” – and we greatly appreciate that. Barbara Parker, on the other hand, got the proverbial “Gutenberg ...


Annual Report 2009, Jay Schafer Jan 2009

Annual Report 2009, Jay Schafer

University Libraries Annual Reports

No abstract provided.