CFP: Digital Initiatives Symposium 2020

University of San Diego’s Copley Library has announced its call for proposals for the Seventh Annual Digital Initiatives Symposium on April 27-28, 2020. Organizers welcome proposals from a wide variety of organizations, including colleges and universities of all sizes, community colleges, public libraries, special libraries, museums, and other cultural memory institutions. They are especially interested in proposals from international applicants and/or proposals with international perspectives.

Topics include:

  • social justice and open access
  • the future of open access
  • Plan S
  • data management and sharing; open data
  • linked 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

Proposals can be for either concurrent sessions (45 minutes ; 1-2 speakers) or lightning talks (10 minutes; limited to one speaker).

Proposal Submission Deadline: Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

The Symposium is scheduled for April 27-28, 2020, with half-day workshops taking place on the 27th. Registration will open in early 2020.

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