Open Access Week 2018

Open Access Week 2018
“Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

Open Access (OA) has the potential to maximize research investments, increase the exposure and use of published research, facilitate the ability to conduct research across available literature, and enhance the overall advancement of scholarship. We participate in Open Access Week as part of the global community working to take take action to keep this momentum moving forward.

So what’s happening?

Evaluating Journal Quality for Authors
Presenter: Carolyn Mills, UConn Library
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
1:30:3:30– Babbidge Library Collaborative Learning Classroom (Level 2)

Wondering how to find a quality journal in which to publish? This workshop will give you the tools to recognize what makes a journal a credible, quality place to publish and what tells you to stay away. Includes both Open Access and traditional journals.
Register

Open Science for Open Knowledge: A Roundtable
Thursday, October 25th
4:00-5:00pm, Babbidge Library Visualization Studio (Level 1)

Open science is paramount to further innovation, discovery, and equitable access. But what is open science? According to B. Fecher and S. Friesike, open science, “is one of the buzzwords of the scientific community.” Nevertheless, it can imply many things like open access to research, citizen science, open software and infrastructure to support
research sharing and collaboration.

Open Science Discussion Panel Members:
Todd Campbell, Ph.D., Professor, Neag School of Education, UConn
Justin Cotney, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences, UConn Health
Svetlana Gelpí-Domínguez, Ph.D. ‘20, Gascón Group, Department of Chemistry, UConn
Bryan Weber, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Residence, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, UConn
Register

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Film Viewing
12:00-4:00pm continuous viewing
Babbidge Library Visualization Studio (Level 1)
UConn Health Sciences Library

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google.

Exhibits
Homer Babbidge Library Plaza

  • A look at the UConn faculty numbers – who is motivated to publish in Open Access Journals?
  • Why Deposit your data in Open Commons?
  • Open Commons @ UConn – where in the Country are people downloading our resources?
  • What is Gold OA vs. Green OA?

Student Activism
We are also pleased to support UConnPIRG’s work to spread the word about the value of Open Access for students. They will be tabling in Homer Babbidge on Wednesday from 1-3 with flyers, buttons, and other materials. Stop by and support UConnPIRG!

What Should Today’s Library Look Like?

Lecture & Documentary Film Showing of Ex Libris: New York Public Library

Do we need libraries? Could a private business like Amazon replace libraries? What are libraries doing to make themselves relevant in today’s world? Explore these questions with members of the Hartford area library community on Wednesday, August 22nd at the Spotlight Theatre in Hartford.

In a recent Forbes opinion piece, the author argued libraries do not have the same value they used to, and could easily be replaced by a for-profit business such as Amazon. Even though Forbes has removed the article, the author’s reasoning is important to explore because this is not a new idea. Libraries all over the country, both public and academic, face the same questions about the role of today’s library. After all, the internet is full of information right at your fingertips and that is all you need, right?

Libraries and the communities they serve see it differently.

This discussion is what film director Frederick Wiseman wanted us to have when he released the documentary Ex Libris: The New York Public Library. Ex Libris, which will be shown on Wednesday, August 22nd at 10:00am at the Spotlight Theatre, employs Wiseman’s unique style to showcase one of the most iconic libraries in the country – the New York Public Library.

The documentary suggests successful libraries depend on partnerships to provide a vital space for education, culture, and community. Here at home, you can look to the example of the partnership with Hartford Public Library and the University of Connecticut. This unique arrangement was part of the University’s move to downtown Hartford, citing, in part, that each institution is working towards the same goal. “Libraries are here to help people solve problems big and small by giving access to the world of information. That is a basic truth for libraries,” noted Anne Langley, Dean of the UConn Library.

On August 22nd we invite the community to explore the role of academic and public libraries in today’s digital age with a reception and panel following a screening of the documentary. We will be joined by Ken Wiggin, Connecticut State Librarian; Anne Langley, Dean of the UConn Library; Tricia George, Director of Teen Services at Hartford Public Library; and Tom Scheinfeldt, Associate Professor of Digital Media and Design and Director of Greenhouse Studios at UConn.

The event will take place on Wednesday, August 22nd from 10:00am-4:30pm at the Spotlight Theatre, 39 Front Street, Hartford, CT and is sponsored by UConn Hartford, UConn Library, Hartford Public Library, and UConn’s Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life. The film is being shown in two parts with a lunch break in between. Front Street Bistro is offering a 20% lunch discount for those attending the event. The panel presentation will begin around 3pm.

For more information and to RSVP, please contact the UConn Library at homer@uconn.edu.

Paws to Relax – April 30-May4

It’s Paws to Relax Time! Come take a break and get a little drool on you. All dogs will be on Level 1 in Homer Babbidge. Find your favorite pup and mark your calendar!

Monday, April 30
1:00 – 2:00 – Cheryl Morgan & Cassie (Golden Retriever)
2:00 – 3:00 – Alexa Carey & Ambrosia (Greyhound)
3:00 – 4:00 – Michell Volz & Chase (Golden Retriever)
4:00 – 5:00 – Jeanne Ladd & Benny (Shih-Tzu)
5:00 – 6:00 – Kerry Lurate & Jessie (Labrador Retriever)

Tuesday, May 1
1:00 – 2:00 – Sandra Lok & Andy (Golden Retriever)
2:00 – 3:00 – Lauren Jorgensen & Dream (Rottweiler)
3:00 – 4:00 – Judith Pepin & Bella (Pug)
4:00 – 5:00 – Claudia Eberly & Tegan (Welch Springer Spaniel)
5:00 – 6:00 – Octavia Rickard & Boo (Golden Retriever)

Wednesday, May 2
1:00 – 2:00 – Lauren Jorgensen & Dream (Rottweiler)
2:00 – 3:00 – Sandra Lok & Grant (Golden Retriever)
3:00 – 4:00 – Christine Anderson & Bo (Lab Mix)
4:00 – 5:00 – Niki Disapio & River (Collie)

Thursday, May 3
1:00 – 2:00 – Karen Tuccitto & Shaddow (Cocker Spaniel)
2:00 – 3:00 – Betsy Tubridy & Finn (Australian Labradoodle)
3:00 – 4:00 – Rebecca Caldwell & Hunter (Shetland Sheepdog)
4:00 – 5:00 – Terri Carpenter & Brody (Shetland Sheepdog)

Friday, May 4
1:00 – 2:00 – Laura Labato & Penny (Pomeranian Chihuahua Mix)
2:00 – 3:00 – Diane Baricak & Meka (Keeshond)
3:00 – 4:00 – Mary Beth Curtis & Witness (Golden Doodle)

‘Human Flow’ Film Screening, Q & A with Ai Weiwei

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.

The UConn Library and Temple Bnai Israel in Willimantic will host a screening of the film on Sunday, April 29th at 2:30. The screening will be followed by a livestream Q & A with artist Ai Weiwei. The screening is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact jean.nelson@uconn.edu

UConn Archives to House Maurice Sendak Artwork

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Ken Best, UConn Communications
Re-posted from UConn Today

February 21, 2018

Cover of ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ ©1963 by Maurice Sendak, copyright renewed 1991 by Maurice Sendak. Used with permission from HarperCollins Children’s Books.

The finished artwork for his published books, and certain manuscripts, sketches, and other related materials created by Maurice Sendak, considered the leading artist of children’s books in the 20th century, will be hosted and maintained at the University of Connecticut under an agreement approved today by UConn’s Board of Trustees.

The Maurice Sendak Foundation will continue to own the artwork and source materials for books such as Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There, which will serve as a resource for research by students, faculty, staff, scholars and the general public through the Department of Archives & Special Collections in the UConn Library. The housing of The Maurice Sendak Collection at UConn is being supported by a generous grant from The Maurice Sendak Foundation.

“You would only have to spend an afternoon with Maurice to know that he was the ultimate mentor and nurturer of talent,” says Lynn Caponera, president of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. “He profoundly admired UConn’s dedication to the art of the book, both in its collections and in its teachings. We, the friends who he entrusted to carry on his legacy through the Foundation, couldn’t be more pleased with this exciting collaboration.”

Archives & Special Collections includes the Northeast Children’s Literature Collection, which contains 120 archives of notable authors and illustrators of children’s literature native to or identified with the Northeast and East Coast of the United States. The collection, established in 1989, preserves every aspect of children’s book production – from the initial correspondence to preliminary drawings, finished art, dummies, mechanicals, proofs, galleys, and manuscripts.

Imagine now opening up students to the world of one of the most celebrated creators of visual literature for children’s picture books … and walking across campus to take part in what amounts to a private master class with Maurice Sendak.— Cora Lynn Deibler

Significant holdings in the Northeast Children’s Literature Collection include the archives of leading authors and illustrators who have won major honors such as the Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Honor, John Newbery Medal, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, among others. It also contains “The Billie M. Levy Collection of Maurice Sendak” of more than 800 monographs written and illustrated by Sendak, along with realia manufactured for children, such as promotional toys, games, animals, and other items that relate to Sendak’s stories and characters.

Renowned author and illustrator Maurice Sendak signs books at the UConn Coop bookstore on April 28, 1981. (Jo Lincoln Photo, courtesy of Archives & Special Collections, UConn Libraries)

“Maurice Sendak created books that will live forever. His work changed the course of children’s literature in the twentieth century,” says Katharine Capshaw, professor of English and president of the Children’s Literature Association. “From Where the Wild Things Are to the Nutshell Library [series] to We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy,Sendak’s books connect profoundly to children’s inner fears and vast resourcefulness. He treated young people with respect, valuing their creativity and sense of ethics, and his work illuminated the joy and mystery of the imagination.”

Capshaw notes that The Maurice Sendak Collection will be an invaluable resource for UConn undergraduate students in English, Creative Writing, Art and Art History, the Neag School of Education, and Psychology, as well as our graduate students and visiting scholars.

“Given Sendak’s life as a Connecticut resident and his longstanding connection to the University of Connecticut, his work has found an apt home,” she adds. “They will enrich Connecticut students and the intellectual and aesthetic life of our community.”

Sendak lived in Connecticut and supported UConn for many years, speaking to the children’s literature classes of Francelia Butler, professor of English, in the 1970s and 1980s, and supporting the legacy of James Marshall, author of the “George and Martha” books. The James Marshall Fellowship at UConn is awarded biennially to a promising author and/or illustrator to assist with the creation of new children’s literature. In 1990, Sendak delivered a commencement address at UConn and received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts.

Sendak’s children’s books have sold more than 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as Higglety Pigglety Pop! and the Nutshell Library. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration in 1970, Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association in 1983, and a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America in 1996. He also received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an annual international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government in 2003.

After his death in 2012 at the age of 83, The New York Times said Sendak is “widely considered the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century, who wrenched the picture book out of the safe, sanitized world of the nursery and plunged it into the dark, terrifying, and hauntingly beautiful recesses of the human psyche … [His] books were essential ingredients of childhood for the generation born after 1960 or thereabouts, and in turn for their children.”

Maurice Sendak receives an honorary degree from then-President Harry Hartley during Convocation on Sept. 5, 1990. (Archives & Special Collections, UConn Libraries)

“The availability of Maurice Sendak’s work to students, faculty, and the community, as part of the Northeast Children’s Literature Collection, is an incredible gift and opportunity,” says Cora Lynn Deibler, head of the Department of Art and Art History and a professor of illustration.

She says that Archives & Special Collections allows unprecedented access to anything and everything in their holdings, and that faculty members take advantage specifically in Illustration and Animation because it provides “an important window into the working worlds of some of the most elite, accomplished visual storytellers of our time.

“Imagine now opening up students to the world of one of the most celebrated creators of visual literature for children’s picture books … and walking across campus to take part in what amounts to a private master class with Maurice Sendak. As you pore through the work, you will be receiving a one-on-one tutorial in excellence in the form – from creativity and concept, through design and execution. Sendak’s work housed here is such an incredible gift for us all. We could not be more fortunate.”

Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!!

It’s hard to say this is our favorite time of the year because we know you are stressed out with finals and all but…we do love puppies. That’s right – it’s Paws to Relax time in Homer Babbidge so join us on Level 1 next week for a little fur, a little drool, and a whole lot of cuddles from our therapy dogs.

Here’s the schedule, starting this coming Monday, December 11. Schedule is subject to change but we’ll do our best to keep you posted.

Monday, December 11
1:00-2:00pm – Rebecca Caldwell & Hunter (Shetland Sheepdog)
2:00-3:00pm – Betsy Tubridy & Finn (Labradoodle)
3:00-4:00pm – Diane Baricak & Meka (Keeshond)
4:00-5:00pm – Jeanne Ladd & Benny (Shih Tzu)
5:00-6:00pm – Kerry Lurate & Jessie (Labrador Retriever)

Tuesday, December 12
1:00-2:00pm – Lauren Jorgensen & Dream (Rottweiler)
2:00-3:00pm -Octayvia Rickard & Boo (Golden Retriever)
3:00-4:00pm -Claudia Eberly & Tegan (Welch Springer Spaniel)
4:00-5:00pm -Michelle Volz & Chase (Golden Retriever)

Wednesday, December 13
1:00-2:00pm – Sandy Lok & Andy (Golden Retriever)
2:00-3:00pm – Laurel Rabschutz & Wrigley (Newfoundland)
3:00-4:00pm – Geri Bakaj & Taz (German Shepherd)
4:00-5:00pm – Niki Disapio & River (Collie)

Thursday, December 14
1:00-2:00pm – Patti Argoff and Aldo (Chihuahua)
2:00-3:00pm – Karen Tuccitto and Sebbi or Shaddow (Cocker Spaniel)
3:00-4:00pm -Steven Kornfield /Laura Kolk & Summit (English Labrador)
4:00-5:00pm – Laura Labato & Penny (Pomeranian Chihuahua mix)

Friday, December 15
1:00-2:00pm – Michelle Finnegan & Vinnie (English Mastiff)
2:00-3:00pm -Alexa Carey & Ambrosia (Greyhound)
3:00-4:00pm – Sandy Lok & Nutmeg (Golden Retriever)
4:00-5:00pm -Christine Anderson and Bo (Labrador Retriever mix)

Library Welcomes New Dean

We are pleased to announce that Anne Langley, currently Associate Dean for Research, Collections, and Scholarly Communications at Penn State University Libraries, has accepted the position of Dean of the UConn Library. Anne will begin her term as Dean on February 1, 2018.

Anne holds a master’s degree in library science from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Georgia State University. With more than 24 years of professional library experience, Anne has overseen the collections budget, nine subject libraries, acquisitions and collection development, special collections and archives, and scholarly communication at Penn State since 2015. Previously she served as the Director of Scholarly Communication and Head Librarian of the Science and Technology Libraries at Princeton University. She has also worked at Duke University and North Carolina State University, and she began her career at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is the lead author of three books in the field of academic librarianship and just finished co-editing a book on open education resources and academic libraries.

Puerto Rican Citizenship Archives Project

On November 8, from 2-4pm we will welcome Professor Charles R. Venator-Santiago for a launch event and presentation for the Puerto Rican Citizenship Archives Project.

The Puerto Rico Citizenship Archives Project (PRCAP) is a public repository designed to document the legal history of the extension of U.S. citizenship to Puerto Rico. The PRCAP provides a comprehensive overview of 119-year history of debates over the extension of citizenship to Puerto Rico. It also provides public access to the key historical documents shaping this story. The main goal is to create a reliable public archive of primary documents that can foster new research projects on Puerto Rico and its relationship to the United States as well as on broader visions of U.S. citizenship.

The PRCAP is part of a collaboration between the University of Connecticut’s Libraries and El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean and Latin American Studies; CENTRO: Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, City University of New York; the Biblioteca y Centro de Investigación Social Jesús T. Piñero, Universidad del Este; Departamento de Ciencias Politicas, Universidad de Puerto Rico; and the Hartford Public Library’s Park Branch.
Lean more at: scholarscollaborative.org/PuertoRico 

Launch Event:
November 8, 2pm to 4pm
The Gathering Place at the Scholars’ Collaborative
Homer Babbidge Library, Level 1
Coffee and refreshments will be served

Free Lunch and Conversation – Library Focus Groups

Come join us for lunch and talk about your research and learning needs.

The Library is hosting a series of focus groups to collect direct user feedback on what the UConn community values in research, teaching, and learning.  This feedback will help to inform the Library’s strategic planning efforts and is an integral part of our continual assessment practices.  All sessions are from noon – 1:00pm in the Homer Babbidge Library’s Heritage Room.  Lunch is provided.

Undergraduate Session: November 8, 2017
Limited Space Available – RSVP at homer@uconn.edu by November 3, 2017

Graduate Sessions: November 1 and November 17, 2017
November 1 – Full
November 17 – Limited Space Available – RSVP at homer@uconn.edu by November 8, 2017

Faculty Sessions: November 9 and November 15, 2017
November 9 – Limited Space Available – RSVP at homer@uconn.edu by November 3, 2017
November 15 – Limited Space Available – RSVP at homer@uconn.edu by November 8, 2017

For more information, please contact Khara Leon

UConn Celebrates Open Access Week

The current system for communicating research is rooted in a print-based system, even though we are in the digital age. This conventional model does not take advantage of the extraordinary new possibilities for how researchers can create, share, and access scholarship.

Here at the UConn Library, one of the tenets of our Purposeful Path Forward is to engage in the driving of UConn’s ‘Scholarly Engine’, or the processes of research and knowledge creation. One of the core activities in our approach is educating our community on the importance of Open Access. Open Access (OA), as defined by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), refers to the “free, immediate, online availability of research articles, coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.”

Why Open? Open changes the way we discover knowledge. It can turn ideas into reality,  break down barriers to learning, and lay the groundwork for breakthrough research.

This month we are embracing the challenge provided by the 2017 International Open Access Week by answering the question, “Open in order to…” through a series of programs and initiatives.

OpenCommons@UConn
The UConn Library is proud to announce the re-launch of the University’s institutional repository, OpenCommons@UConn, a showcase of the scholarship and creative works of the UConn community. The renaming of this services emphasizes the Library’s role in providing the tools to enable independent learning, research, and scholarship. By making the University’s diverse and unique resources openly accessible worldwide, we hope to inspire groundbreaking research and advance learning, teaching, and entrepreneurial thinking.
Open in order to…provide access to UConn’s scholarship

 

Open Educational Resources @ UConn Exhibit: published teaching and learning materials under an open license
October 18-31, 2017

HBL, Plaza Level
Open Access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are related but distinct, with the commonality of providing high quality learning materials at no cost. In an academic setting, the lines of Open Access publishing for research materials and Open Educational Resources for teaching and learning overlap in significant ways. UConn’s OER Initiative began only 2 years ago and to date has saved our undergraduates over $500,000 in textbook costs. View some OER textbooks and learn more about the faculty who are working towards making UConn more affordable.
Open in order to…save students money

 

Is this open access journal any good?
Thursday, October 19, 9:30-11:00am
Homer Babbidge Library, Collaborative Learning Classroom
Faculty often struggle to identify good quality open access journals in which to publish or to serve as an editor or reviewer. Many new open access journals exist now – some are good quality, some are exploitative, and some are in-between. This workshop will include a brief discussion of faculty concerns about identifying journals. The majority of the session will be devoted to identifying and demonstrating indicator web-based tools which can help faculty to appraise a journal’s quality.  Please register at http://cetl.uconn.edu/seminars
Open in order to…find quality teaching materials

 

Paywall: A Conversation about the Business of Scholarship with Filmmaker Jason Schmitt
Wednesday, October 25, 2:30-4:00pm

Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Help us celebrate Open Access Week by joining award-winning filmmaker Jason Schmitt as we screen and discuss footage from his in-progress documentary Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. Schmitt will be accompanied in the discussion by a panel of UConn faculty who will share their views on making the results of academic research freely accessible online. Panelists include:

  • Johann Peter Gogarten is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in UConn’s Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. He is a Fulbright scholarship recipient and his pioneering research in the field of molecular evolution has appeared in numerous scholarly publications.
  • Arnab Roy is a Ph.D. candidate in UConn’s Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages and he is also a co-editor of the Open Access publication, The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal. He is currently writing his dissertation, titled Ethical and Empathic Universals in the Study of Indian Literary Traditions.
  • Jason Schmitt, the filmmaker.

Co-sponsored by UConn Humanities Institute

Open in order to…talk about the business of scholarship
Flyer in pdf
Release in pdf

Open Data In Action
Thursday, October 26, 11:00am-2:00pm

Hartford Public Library Atrium
Open Data In Action brings together a wide range of researchers to showcase how their work has benefited from openly and freely accessible data. Presenters from the public, private, and academic sectors will discuss how open data, ranging from historical documents to statistical analyses, is being used to create projects, change policies, or conduct research and highlight the importance open data has on shaping the world around us.

Opening Remarks:
Tyler Kleykamp, Chief Data Officer, State of Connecticut

Presenters:

  • Steve Batt, UConn Hartford/CT State Data Center, Tableau Public and CT Census Data
  • Jason Cory Brunson, UConn Health Center, Modeling Incidence and Severity of Disease using Administrative Healthcare Data
  • Stephen Busemeyer, The Hartford Courant,Journalism and the Freedom of Information
  • Brett Flodine, GIS Project Leader, City of Hartford Open Data
  • Rachel Leventhal-Weiner, CT Data Collaborative, CT Data Academy
  • Anna Lindemann/Graham Stinnett, UConn/DM&D, & Archives, Teaching Motion Graphics with Human Rights Archives
  • Thomas Long, UConn Nursing, Dolan Collection Nursing History Blog
  • Tina Panik, Avon Public Library, World War II Newsletters from the CTDA
  • Jennifer Snow, UConn Library, Puerto Rico Citizenship Archives: Government Documents as Open Data
  • Rebecca Sterns, Korey Stringer Institute, Athlete Sudden Death Registry
  • Andrew Wolf, UConn Digital Media & Design, Omeka Everywhere

Co-sponsored by the Hartford Public Library
Open in order to…share data 
Flyer in pdf

 

Introduction to Data Visualization using Tableau Public
Monday, October 30, 3:00-4:15pm
Homer Babbidge Library, Level 2 Electronic Classroom
Tableau Public is a free version of Tableau business intelligence / visual analytics software, which allows anyone to explore and present any quantitative information in compelling, interactive visualizations. In this hands-on session you will work with different prepared datasets to create online interactive bar graphs, scatterplots, thematic maps and much more, which can be linked to or embedded in blogs or on web sites. Please register at http://workshops.lib.uconn.edu/
Open in order to…visualize research

 

Digital Scholarship: Partnering for the Future
Joan K. Lippincott, Associate Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information

Tuesday, November 7, 2:30-4:00
Homer Babbidge Library, Humanities Institute Conference Room
Researchers in many disciplines are finding that they can ask new kinds of research questions as a result of the rapid growth in the availability of digital content and tools. In addition, the outputs of their research can include many more types of products such as data visualizations, geo-referenced representations, text augmented with images and audio, exhibits on the web, and virtual reality environments. Developing these projects takes a team of people who have a variety of skill sets. These individuals may come from academic departments, the library, the information technology unit, and other specialties. Graduate and undergraduate students are also often part of teams working on digital scholarship projects. In this presentation, Lippincott will provide an update on developments in digital scholarship and will describe existing programs and projects, discuss the importance of physical space, and encourage the development of a campus digital scholarship community.  Co-sponsored by UConn Humanities Institute
Open in order to…develop digital scholarship

 

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