ASIS&T Midwest Regional Conference ?>

ASIS&T Midwest Regional Conference

Join library professionals and faculty to learn about innovation and change in information science at the 2017 ASIST Midwest Regional Conference. The conference will be held on September 8, 2017 from 8:30am– 4:30pm at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. Stay up to date with best practices and learn about: Innovations in 21st century services Big data management The library in the life of the user Changing landscapes in academic and public libraries Our featured speakers: Patrick Losinski (CEO, Columbus Metropolitan Libraries) – “21st-Century Library Services” Dr….

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Call to Action: March for Science ?>

Call to Action: March for Science

Due to the current administrations attitude towards science, an international movement has begun to bring attention to the importance of scientific research and evidence-based policies. A March For Science is scheduled around the world on April 22, 2017 (earth day) to assure that the relationship between science and democracy does not continue to erode. Because Information Science impacts all areas of society, we believe this is an important movement for ASIS&T to support. We are calling on our members to…

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Ohio Regional Meeting ?>

Ohio Regional Meeting

The Ohio Regional Meeting provides a day for regional members to gather together to learn and network. The full day program offers 6 different sessions ranging from Developing Services to Support New Needs to engaging workshops. To enhance the experience, the meeting will be held in the beautiful new OCLC Conference Center. Lunch and breaks are included in the registration fee. In addition, there will be a free tour of the OCLC facility at the end of the day. This meeting is being…

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Library Freedom Project Workshop ?>

Library Freedom Project Workshop

CO-ASIS&T presents a special 2-part workshop with Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project, presenting strategies to librarians to protect patrons from online threats to privacy. Alison Macrina is a librarian, privacy activist, and founder and director of the Library Freedom Project. She will talk about surveillance threats, privacy rights and responsibilities, and technical tools to help patrons take back their digital privacy in the information age. Alison will cover issues of surveillance as they relate to library communities, how…

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ASIS&T Regional Meeting: OCLC Conference Center ?>

ASIS&T Regional Meeting: OCLC Conference Center

Interested in learning about how people engage with technology, get information, and collaborate? Want to develop new ways to engage with users and potential users of your services? Trying to determine how to transition linked data into development and how to tag content using existing vocabularies? Then you’ll want to attend the ASIS&T – Association for Information Science & Technology – Regional meeting at OCLC on Tuesday, August 9th. This is a great opportunity for you to meet new and…

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Spring Webinar: Cast Aside into the Public Domain ?>

Spring Webinar: Cast Aside into the Public Domain

Title: Cast aside into the public domain: The resurrection of an esoteric Jules Verne adventure novel In 1898, Jules Verne serialized an adventure across the United States entitled “The Will of an Eccentric”. In the story, a group of strangers compete for a 60 million dollar fortune by playing the classic board game The Noble Game of the Goose, but adapted as a map of the United States! The books is extremely rare, was only published in the UK in…

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Winter NORASIS Meeting ?>

Winter NORASIS Meeting

Please join us for the NORASIST winter meeting on February 11 at 7 PM. You may meet us in Kent or online via WebEx. Instructions for connecting via WebEx and the event location can be found at the bottom of this message. We have a new format for this meeting, with four speakers lined up to give short talks of about 15 minutes, with time for questions and discussion. Refreshments served! Cindy Kristof, head of copyright and document services and…

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Serving our Users: An Ohio Dominican Perspective ?>

Serving our Users: An Ohio Dominican Perspective

Join the Central Ohio Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (COASIS&T) and presenters Michelle Sarff and Christina Bonner for a program about Ohio Dominican University’s patron-driven Library. Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:00 PM ODU Library Spangler Learning Center 1216 Sunbury Road Columbus, Ohio 43219 (614) 251-4752 bstettner@columbuslibrary.org Ohio Dominican University is a small, private, Catholic university. ODU Library’s mission is to promote information literacy and inspire lifelong learning by providing personalized service and access to resources…

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Fall NORASIST Meeting and Speaker ?>

Fall NORASIST Meeting and Speaker

Emad Khazraee, PhD will speak on: Epistemic Objects and Embeddedness: Knowledge Construction in Research Networks of Practice Abstract: In this presentation, we explore the meanings of objectual practice that are revealed by examining embedded information structures and performativity. We conceptualize a network of practice as a nexus of interconnected practices, formed around materially mediated interdependencies across communities of practice. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork of archaeology research, conducted across multiple research disciplines and communities of practice, we identify the material components…

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Going Global in Your Local Catalog ?>

Going Global in Your Local Catalog

Our catalogs have grown from just representing materials we own to include materials we have access to, or more directly, can link to. Cataloging has grown, changed and adapted to accommodate this shift. New standards, new thesauri and a focus on linked data promises to push the boundaries of the catalog even further. Please join NOTSL and NORASIST for their joint meeting “Going Global in Your Local Catalog” as they explore FAST (Faceted Applications of Subject Terminology) which is available…

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