Category Archives: Professional

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 […]
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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 […]
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Curious about how the Open a Glam Lab Book had been created?

Are you curious about how the Open a GLAM Lab Book had been created? Following the launch of the book on 30 October 2019 in Doha, several of the authors contributing to the book wrote about their experience and their reflection. Some institutions also spread the news on the arrival of the book, which is […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Save the date: Launch of the ‘Open a Glam Lab’ book on 30 October 2019

And here we are counting the days to the official launch of the ‘Open a GLAM Lab’ book! Here is the invite in English and in Arabic: Qatar University Library, in collaboration with University College London – Qatar, invite you to a book launch: “Open a GLAM Lab” Date: Wednesday, 30th October 2019 Time: 10:00 – […]
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Understanding Researchers’ Needs in Reuse of Digital Cultural Heritage Collections

Battle between Carnival and Lent – Bosch, Jheronimus (c.1600 – 1620, Rijksmuseum, Netherlands, Public domain) – a thought-provoking metaphor on the clashes of needs and desires Earlier this year I joined the group of experts working on the Europeana Task Force on Research Requirements. The task force is exploring the complex landscape of needs of researchers working with digital […]
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Joined the Review Editors of Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics

I was recently invited to join the review editors of Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics led by Chief Editor Professor Chaomei Chen (Professor of Information Science at Drexel University). More information on the latest developments of the journal is available in this blog post of Frontiers. The journal currently invites abstracts on Scholarly Communications Ethics – the […]
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QNRF Project Award – Digital Preservation of Qatari Intangible Heritage: Falconry in Qatar as a Pilot Case Study

The 11th Annual Forum of QNRF on 15 October 2019 brought the exciting news our joint proposal with Qatar University, QNL, Al Gannas Falconry Society and Avium NGO from Spain was selected for funding! Although falconry is on the UNESCO List of Intangible Heritage since 2016, there is still an immense amount of work to […]
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