EVENT: Building A Transatlantic Digital Scholarship and Data Skills Exchange

Research Libraries UK’s Digital Scholarship Network (RLUK DSN) and the Digital Library Federation’s Data and Digital Scholarship Working Group (DLFdds) are hosting an interactive event to explore shared interests between the US and UK research libraries in relation to digital scholarship and skills development, towards “building a transatlantic digital scholarship and data skills exchange.” From the email announcement:

Representing significant cross-sections of the research library community involved in the development and delivery of digital scholarship services, initiatives, and research, this event will explore the potential and possibilities of creating a transatlantic skills exchange between members of the RLUK DSN and DLF DDS.

This event will be highly interactive and involve lots of delegate participation. Come energised to share your experiences, specialisms, and skills needs in a dynamic, transatlantic skills exchange.


  • Welcome and introduction
  • Introducing the DDS competency model
  • Getting to know one another (in pairs/small groups)
  • Building a transatlantic skills exchange programme

The virtual gathering takes place virtually on 26 April 2021 at 10:00–11:30am Eastern Time (2:00-3:30pm UTC).

Registration is required and free, and some advance preparation is requested.

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