COVID-19 and libraries The libraries of today are critical institutions of the knowledge economy supporting education, scholarship, and innovation. When the Covid-19 pandemic started, there was an instant global response from the leading national and international library associations. I wanted to share information on two events: one organised by the SS Cyril and Methodius National … Continue reading What is special about Library responses to COVID-19: two events
It is lovely to see more international acclaim for the 'Open a GLAM Lab' book, and how it is connected to some recent develtopments on the Hungarian scholarly works in the domain of librarianship. In its issue for April 2020, Könyvtári Figyelő (The Library Monitor) is a journal of the National Széchényi Library launched in 1955 … Continue reading A Review on the ‘Open a GLAM Lab’ book in the leading Hungarian librarianship journal
In two days on 21 April UCL Qatar will be hosting on Twitter the 24th @ELPUB_Conf which will discuss The Futures(s) of Digital Publishing. We have a great line up of invited talks across the spectrum of the relationship between the artists' objects and the digital; open access; open science, and humanities in the digital … Continue reading Have you checked the keynotes of the @ELPUB_conf?
In this time of multiple cancelled events, we have transformed the 24th International Conference on Electronic Publishing into a hybrid online event combining videos of keynotes and papers delivered as twitter threads. It is free (thanks to the generous support of UCL Qatar) and addresses a whole bouquet of topics around scholarly communication. The event … Continue reading Future(s) of Digital Publishing on 20-21 April: #make_ElPub_Viral @ucl_qatar
Six months after the launch of the 'Open a GLAM LAB' book it is now offered open access in Arabic After the wonderful news earlier this month that our book is a 2nd runner in the DH Awards 2019 (Best DH Public Engagement Category), we are very pleased to offer it to the professional community … Continue reading ‘Open a GLAM Lab’ now in Arabic! @GLAM_labs
'Open a GLAM Lab' book and two lovely coincidences today (14 February 2020) Today – on St Valentine's day – my blog post about the book and the role of GLAM Labs in innovation went out on Europeana Pro. I was very pleased with this coincidence since the work on the book – and the … Continue reading ‘Open a GLAM Lab’ Part of the Celebration of Creativity in Digital Humanities with DH Awards
Call of Paper Proposals The Library and Information Association – Qatarsincerely invites all library and information professionals and postgraduate students working or interested in the library growth in Qatar to contribute to the Fifth Annual Conference of the Association, which is organised under the theme Innovation in libraries. In the previous editions of the conference, … Continue reading The Fifth Forum of the Library and Information Association in Qatar (LIA‐Q) to be hosted on 19th March 2020 by UCL Qatar
It was exciting to hear four of the contributors to the Open a GLAM Lab book present what GLAM labs are and how they support innovation in libraries at a recent webinar of LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries). For those who missed the event on 20 January … Continue reading LIBER Webinar: Open a GLAM Lab
Last chance to contribute to ELPUB 2020: Charting The Futures(s) of Digital Publishing which will be hosted by UCL Qatar in Doha on 18-21 April 2020! Submission webpage: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=elpub2020 We invite submissions of extended abstracts. All submissions will undergo a double peer-review process; invited full-text papers will be published by OpenEdition.
We are very pleased with the range of submissions for the 24th International Conference on Electronic Publishing ElPub 2020 which will take place on 18-21 April 2020 in Doha. We also had several requests to extend the deadline due to the festive period and those of you still working on their submissions can now submit … Continue reading ElPub2020 Submission Deadline extended to 10 January 2020