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Wednesday, October 17 • 9:30am - 10:25am
#w1e: Building and Understanding Community

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Presentations
 
Consumers as Creators: Understanding the annotation needs of the scientific community through the domain of botany
Trish Rose-Sandler(1), William Ulate(1), Thomas Finan(2), Patrick Cuba(2), Donal Hegarty(2)
1: Missouri Botanical Garden, United States of America; 2: Saint Louis University, United States of America
 
Missouri Botanical Garden and partners at Saint Louis University received an IMLS grant to analyze botanists’ annotation needs and develop a prototype within a digital library platform. We will give an update on the grant’s progress and engage the audience in discussions about the libraries role in providing annotation services.
 
 
Sustaining communities of practice in digital scholarship and data science
Jennifer T. Nichols, Jeffrey C. Oliver
University of Arizona Libraries, United States of America
 
Communities of practice afford sharing and learning opportunities, often among participants from disparate disciplines. The University of Arizona Libraries supports multiple overlapping communities of practice in digital scholarship and data science. Through collaborations with external partners, academic libraries have the opportunity to develop communities of practice.
 
 
Tracing the Rise of the Authentic Community in the Digital Realm
Rhiannon Bettivia(1), Elizabeth Stainforth(2)
1: University of Illinois, United States of America; 2: University of Leeds, United Kingdom
 
The term ‘community’ carries widely debated discourses from various disciplines. Despite different disciplinary conceptions, ‘community’ is a political invocation, linked to access and inclusion. We explore the assumptions folded into discussions of community in the digital environment to understand how this term is used in relation to digital platforms.
 
 
Sharing is Caring: Implementing a Born-Digital Materials Archivists Study Group at UCLA Library Special Collections
Angel Diaz
UCLA Library Special Collections
 
Presentation will provide an overview of the development of UCLA Library Special Collections born-digital study group and training program, highlighting challenges and technical aspects, as well as the significance of training all archivists to engage in digital processing for the successful implementation of an efficient and accessible digital archives program.
 

Moderators
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Lisa Spiro

Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services, Fondren Library, Rice University
Lisa Spiro serves as the Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services at Rice University’s Fondren Library, where she oversees the institutional repository, the Digital Media Commons, and the Kelley Center for Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services. She has published... Read More →

Speakers
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Rhiannon Bettivia

University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, United States of America
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Angel Diaz

University Archivist, Penn State University Libraries
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Jennifer T. Nichols

Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Arizona
Digital ScholarshipMakerspacesDiverse and inclusive spaces and eventsDigital Humanities
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Jeffrey C. Oliver

Data Science Specialist, University of Arizona
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Trish Rose-Sandler

Project Manager, Center for Biodiversity Informatics, Missouri Botanical Garden
Digital libraries, linked open data, biodiversity, data standards, VRA Core
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William Ulate

Sr. Project Manager, Missouri Botanical Garden
Currently working at the Center for Biodiversity Informatics, Missouri Botanical Garden. William does research in Semantics, Systematics (Taxonomy) and Data Mining. Their current project is 'World Flora Online'.


Wednesday October 17, 2018 9:30am - 10:25am
Messina 1+2+3

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