CFP: Digital Initiatives Symposium 2022

The University of San Diego’s annual Digital Initiatives Symposium is back and accepting proposals. The symposium will be held in-person April 25-26, 2022, with half-day workshops taking place on the 25th. Proposals can either be for concurrent sessions featuring 1-2 speakers for 40 minutes or 10-minute lightning talks. Keynote speakers include Lorcan Demsey, Vice President and Chief Strategist of OCLC; Sarah Lamdan, SPARC Senior Fellow and Professor at CUNY School of Law; and Jennifer Ferretti, Senior Program Officer for the Digital Library Federation (DLF).

Invited topics for proposals include:

  • collaborative and interdisciplinary digital initiatives
  • copyright, licensing, and privacy issues
  • curation of digital collections
  • data management and sharing; open data
  • DEIA in scholarly communications
  • digital humanities
  • digital initiatives in instruction and undergraduate research
  • digital project management
  • diverse repository platforms and functions
  • future of open access
  • linked data
  • open educational resources
  • Plan S
  • roles for deans and directors in digital and institutional repository initiatives
  • roles for disciplinary faculty in digital and institutional repository initiatives
  • social justice and open access
  • technical applications related to platforms or tools
  • transformative agreements
  • web annotation
  • web archiving

Virtual presentations will not be accepted. Registration fees will be waived for speakers. Submissions are due by Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

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