Next Month: International Conference on Use and Re-use of Digital Content, Smithsonian’s Martin Kalfatovic Will Keynote
The International Conference on Use and Re-use of Digital Content will take on April 11, 2014 in Innsbruck, Austria. The event is organized by eBooks on Demand (EOD) and the University and Regional Library of Tyrol (University of Innsbruck).
There is no charge to attend the conference.
About the Conference
Through various case-studies the conference examines how can digital materials be made visible and stay visible, be linked and endure.
The first keynote speaker Martin Kalfatovic (Smithsonian Libraries, USA) shares the lessons in growth and sustainability learned by the Biodiversity Heritage Library, and discusses how they can be achieved in other digital projects.
The second keynote by Niklas Lindström (LIBRIS, The National Library of Sweden) discusses the possibilities, best practices and challenges with linked data which is the core of the Swedish library’s currently developed new infrastructure and national catalogue.
Other Presentations Will Discuss:
- concept of open data, including legal and technical issues and inspiring examples with OpenGLAM
- example of interoperability between ISNI identifiers and other systems
- experiments with crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
- long-term preservation of Linked Open Data sources
- related topics concerning publishers
- balance between digitization, making accessible and preservation of digital libraries
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.