Speakers

Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to have Sheila Laroque as our open keynote speaker (October 10th 9:30am–10:30am) and Monique Woroniak for the Dave Binkley Memorial Lecture (October 11th 3:20pm–4:20pm). Don’t miss out on an exciting conference! Register Today!  

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Open Badges for demonstrating Open Access compliance: A pilot project

October 11 at 2:50pm join Christie Hurrell (University of Calgary) for a presentation on: Open Badges for demonstrating Open Access compliance: A pilot project This presentation will describe a pilot project to integrate Open Badges into a DSpace institutional repository.  The Open Badge demonstrated that self-archived research articles complied with national funders’ Open Access policy.

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Developing a Digital Initiatives Centre at a University Research Library

October 11 at 2:15pm join Shannon Lucky, Craig Harkema and Joel Salt (University of Saskatchewan) for their presentation on: Developing a Digital Initiatives Centre at a University Research Library This presentation describes our experience in developing a digital initiatives centre at a large Canadian university research library. Transitioning from a largely behind the scenes and

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(Why Aren’t We) Solving common Library problems with common systems?

October 11 at 1:55pm join May Yan and MJ Suhonos (Ryerson University) as they present: (Why Aren’t We) Solving common Library problems with common systems? RULA implements a records management system on the cheap but learns that many systems are really good solutions to a universal metadata, search and storage retrieval problem that most libraries

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