The quest for good library conferences never ends, and now here's another one to end to your wish-list. The Southeastern Library Assessment Conference will take place on November 16-17, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Two members of the conference planning committee were kind enough and put together a fun Q&A about some of the unique opportunities that this conference offers. Thanks to Erin Nagel and Jennifer Jones for putting this together!
Here at Loyola, we have a strong commitment to social justice. Every department has a component of their strategic plan devoted to how that department will fulfill the university mission. Libraries inherently have a social justice component, as we try to select materials covering all aspects of scholarship and provide access to as many users as possible. However, copyright frequently prohibits our sharing. Several years ago, before I started working here, the University and the Library decided it was time to start an open access institutional repository to make faculty scholarship more widely available to the world. The following is a detailed account at our attempts to promote the repository and engage faculty in the open access discourse.
I am VERY happy to make a formal announcement about a project that has been in the works for several months now. A stellar group of marketing enthusiasts has gotten together to plan the first ever Library Marketing and Communications Conference! Formerly ALCOP and then LCC, this committee has resurrected this conference after the original planners decided not to schedule it further. We have a lot going on in a short period of time so here are all the key details you need to know:
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