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

‘Open a GLAM Lab’ now in Arabic! @GLAM_labs

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’ Part of the Celebration of Creativity in Digital Humanities with DH Awards

'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

The Fifth Forum of the Library and Information Association in Qatar (LIA‐Q) to be hosted on 19th March 2020 by UCL Qatar

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

LIBER Webinar: Open a GLAM Lab

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

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.

ElPub2020 Submission Deadline extended to 10 January 2020

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

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

Call for Papers: @IFLAJournal special issue on #Indigenous matters in libraries

Are you a researcher or library practitioner interested in indigenous matters? If one of your New Year resolutions is to share your knowledge in this domain, here is a great opportunity to submit a paper to a special issue of IFLA Journal by 30 June 2020. IFLA Journal and IFLA’s Indigenous Matters Section are pleased to … Continue reading Call for Papers: @IFLAJournal special issue on #Indigenous matters in libraries

A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported me for the @EuropeanaEU Unsung Hero Award in 2019

My experiences with Europeana At the 2019 conference of Europeana (27-29 December 2019 in the National Library of Portugal, Lisbon) I had one of the biggest surprises of my life being called forward as one of the Unsung Heroes! Europeana started awarding unsung heroes last year as way of recognising "those whose contribution to the … Continue reading A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported me for the @EuropeanaEU Unsung Hero Award in 2019