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OCLC Research Update at ALA Midwinter 2017

23 January 2016

Join Rachel Frick, Roy Tennant, Dennis Massie, and Sharon Streams in Atlanta on Monday, 23 January from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Georgia World Congress Center, Room B406. #oclcresearch #alamw17 Read more

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JAN 20

20 January 2017

The SHARES Roundtable will be happening at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta on Friday afternoon, 20 January 2017, from 2-3:30pm, at the Marriott Marquis, in Room L401.

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Venue: Marriott Marquis, Room L401
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 31

31 January 2017

In this webinar presentation, Duke University Libraries will share how they have led campus initiatives to aggregate and manage campus research information to support open access, help researchers build their reputations, archive Duke scholarship, and enable expertise discovery. This webinar will be of interest to scholarly communications librarians, library administrators, and communications specialists. Given the enterprise nature of research information management, it will also be relevant to other institutional stakeholders including deans, research administrators, and IT professionals.

  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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FEB 14

14 February 2017

Join the University of Minnesota LIbraries for a discussion of Umbra Search African American History (, an effort to facilitate access to African American history through a website and search widget; digitization of over 500,000 items; and workshops and public forums locally and around the country about access to culturally diverse collections.

  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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NOV 21

21 November 2016

In this presentation, “Welcome to the Library: Success of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives,” Trevor A. Dawes, Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian at the University of Delaware, reviews the work of the ALA Task Force for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, which he co-chaired, andl also examines the diversity and inclusion efforts at several libraries.

  • Location: Dublin, Ohio
  • Venue: OCLC Kilgour Auditorium
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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