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  • Call for Proposals- CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting, August 8-10, 2013

    Seattle | Dates: 19 Mar – 01 May, 2013
    CONTENTdm User Group meetings provide attendees with the opportunity to network with the CONTENTdm user community to share experiences, learn best practices, network, and get inspiration for creative CONTENTdm projects.

    With this in mind, the Planning Committee invites proposals for conference talks, panel discussions, pre-conference sessions, Workshops, and posters.

    Pre-Conference Sessions or Workshops
    Consider giving a longer pre-conference session or conducting a workshop. The time available for this type of session is 3 hours on Thursday afternoon.

    Topic ideas include:

    • Basic CONTENTdm usage
    • Advanced CONTENTdm features
    • Best Practices
    • Tips and Tricks
    • Round Table
    • Project Management for Digital Projects

    Regular Conference Sessions

    Sessions will be 1 hour in length and will take place all day Friday and Saturday morning. Topics are open to anything related to using CONTENTdm, including but not limited to:

    • Audio and video projects
    • Newspaper collections
    • Text projects (working with the OCR extension, compound object documents, monographs, PDFs, finding aids)
    • Thesis and Dissertation projects
    • Metadata practices
    • Consortia collaboration/participatory archives
    • Working with 3D objects (artifacts, museum objects)
    • Generation and use of reports and statistics
    • Programming and applications (widgets, CONTENTdm API, other add-on features)
    • Other Customizations
    • Collection management and configuration
    • Digital archiving and preservation of digital collections
    • Creative and/or unconventional uses of CONTENTdm
    • Workflow solutions
    • Suggest a topic to moderate for an "Unconference" session

    Posters

    All attendees are welcome to bring a poster for display during the conference. Posters will be on continuous display in the room where food will be served, so there will be ample opportunity to discuss your posters and for your poster to be seen. In addition, there will be a Reception on Friday evening in that room which will include a time for poster presenters to meet, greet, and discuss their poster with attendees.

    Proposal Logistics

    Please submit proposals or questions to Jodee Fenton of the Seattle Public Library at:

    Jodee.Fenton@spl.org

    with subject line:

    CONTENTdm Users Group Proposal

    In your proposal, please provide the following information:

    Your contact information:

    Name

    Institution

    Address

    City/State/Zip

    Phone

    Email

    Program/Session Description:

    Title

    Type of program (Pre-conference, Conference session, Poster Session)

    Target Level of Audience (user): Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

    One paragraph description or abstract of program

    The proposal deadline is May 1, 2013. Those who are accepted will be notified by May 31, 2013.

  • Chicago Expander at Archeworks Workshop: Energy and Economy

    Chicago | Dates: 19 Mar – 06 Apr, 2013
    Workshop One: Energy and Economy
    In this workshop we will investigate the spatial "potentials" of energy in the Chicago region. Using a theoretical framework, we will redefine and reposition understandings of urban and regional space in relation to energy infrastructure with the goal of strengthening Chicago's potential of playing a leading role in a sustainable global economy.

    Dates: Four weekday evening sessions (6-8pm) Mar 19, Mar 21, Apr 2 & Apr 4 Two Saturday sessions (10am-6pm) Mar 23 & Apr 6

    Tuition: $500

    Application Deadline: March 8, 2013