What is special about Library responses to COVID-19: two events

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

Future(s) of Digital Publishing on 20-21 April: #make_ElPub_Viral @ucl_qatar

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

ElPub2020 submissions’ infographic two days before the extended abstracts’ submission deadline

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.

10 days left to the submission deadline of ElPub 2020

With 10 days left to the submission deadline for extended abstracts to the 24th International Conference on Electronic Publishing ElPub 2020 which will take place on 18-21 April 2020 in Doha, we are very pleased to see the accumulation of submissions from different countries (the map captures the countries of origin of authors who already … Continue reading 10 days left to the submission deadline of ElPub 2020

Charting the Future(s) of Digital Publishing: Share your views at ElPub2020 in Doha, Qatar

Next week is the International Publishing week and we are spreading just in time for it the invitation to academics and practitioners who wish to share their insights on the future of digital publishing to have a look at the call for papers of the 24th ElPub conference which will take place on 18-21 April … Continue reading Charting the Future(s) of Digital Publishing: Share your views at ElPub2020 in Doha, Qatar

Have you seen the call for tutorials of JCDL 2020?

This is a copy of the call for tutorials of JCDL 2020 which will take place in Wuhan, China. The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. The day for tutorials is 19 June 2020 and the theme of the … Continue reading Have you seen the call for tutorials of JCDL 2020?

The BL Labs Symposium (2019) in London today is presenting the Open a GLAM lab book!

The traditional yearly event of the BL Labs is a source of inspiration for the international labbers' community. This year the event takes place today, 11 November and the Open a Glam Lab book is featured in the programme and will be presented by one of the contributors, Sophie-Carolin Wagner, Project Manager, Austrian National Library Labs (ÖNB_Labs), Austrian … Continue reading The BL Labs Symposium (2019) in London today is presenting the Open a GLAM lab book!

Open a Glam Lab: now available for anyone interested in innovation labs in galleries, libraries, archives, museums…

#GLAMlabs! Labbers and scholars, practitioners and anyone else interested in innovating with the use of digital content in galleries, libraries, archives and museums! It is 10 AM in Doha Qatar, and this is the time when the event on launching the Open the Glam Lab book is starting at Qatar University Library. This event is part … Continue reading Open a Glam Lab: now available for anyone interested in innovation labs in galleries, libraries, archives, museums…

Today is the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage! A forthcoming event will celebrate it in Doha

Event poster designed by QNL Communications team  One of the placement visits of UCL Qatar students to the British Library earlier this year grew into a project which joins the forces of UCL Qatar, the British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership Project, and Qatar National Library in exploring the landscape of audiovisual collections in Qatar and other countries in … Continue reading Today is the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage! A forthcoming event will celebrate it in Doha

Register for the Open a GLAM Lab Book Launch – Join us on 30 October at Qatar University Library!

Join us for the launch of the Open a GLAM Lab book at 10 AM on 30 October in Qatar University Library! To attend, please register at Open a Glam Lab by 28 October. The book was created during a booksprint co-hosted by UCL Qatar and Qatar University Library in the end of September in Doha. The … Continue reading Register for the Open a GLAM Lab Book Launch – Join us on 30 October at Qatar University Library!