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New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships: An International Symposium on Oct. 13 2017 in Frankfurt--REGISTRATION OPEN

Registration is open, and travel stipends are available for New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships: An International Symposium held on October 13, 2017 at the German National Library, Frankfurt, Germany.

Connect with international colleagues for a day of presentations, posters and conversations. Planned by North American academic librarians with French and German partners; registration is open to all. All sessions will be in English.

History-related events at ALA conference

Not a complete list by any means, but thought this audience might find the activities sponsored by the RUSA History Section of interest.  

Cheers,

Eric Novotny

Greetings History friends!

As you’re making your ALA plans, we hope you’ll join us for the following events:

 

History Section informal breakfast at 8:30am on Saturday, June 24th

Rights, ethics, accuracy, and open licenses in online collections: What’s “ours” isn’t really ours

An article on the rights status of digitized collections and their use by the public:

Nancy Sims, "Rights, ethics, accuracy, and open licenses in online collections: What’s “ours” isn’t really ours," College & Research Libraries News, 78 no. 2 (2017): 79-82, http://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/9620/11028

Ten sites that give free access to quality ebooks librarians and publishers should know about [readers, too]

No Shelf Required has a series of  Free Content Alerts, which highlights sites and platforms where ebooks and econtent may be downloaded and read for free. So far they have recommended 10 great sites for "anyone looking for quality content online in digital format".

See Ten sites that give free access to quality ebooks librarians and publishers should know about [readers, too]

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