Thursday, November 10, 2016

Doing Digital Scholarship: NCC Workshop at AAS/CEAL 2017


Doing Digital Scholarship in Japanese Studies: Innovations and Challenges

Hosted by the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources, in conjunction with the University of Toronto Libraries
March 13-14, 2017
Blackburn Room, 4th Floor, Robarts Library, University of Toronto

Register at https://goo.gl/forms/6qx1MHbplB4HdhbW2


The workshop aims to examine the critical roles that librarians play in creating and sustaining innovative digital scholarship, to share experience among those who have created successful projects and to motivate librarians to "own" a larger role in the creation and preservation of the digital realm.
Major topics of discussion will include:
  • Case studies of projects that build and curate digital collections and content
  • Tools and techniques for data visualization and text analysis
  • Managing Metadata schema and APIs
  • Managing students and volunteers
  • Planning for collection scalability and data migration to new platforms
  • Long-term preservation and access to digital media
  • Best practices for managing rights to digital information
  • Strategies for increasing the role of the library as a research partner in emerging areas of scholarship in Japanese studies
Pre-registration is required and workshop space will be limited. A need-based, limited funding support will be available for out-of-town participants. The NCC may be able to cover (shared) accommodation for up to 3 nights (March 12, 13 and 14, 2017) at the Holiday Inn Bloor Yorkville.
To register for this workshop and to apply for partial travel funding, please complete an application at https://goo.gl/forms/6qx1MHbplB4HdhbW2. The deadline for application is January 31, 2017.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at torontodigital@nccjapan.net.

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