Research Libraries UK

RLUK DSN Symposium

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This RLUK virtual symposium is open to all. You do not need to work for an RLUK institution to attend.

This online symposium will explore the nature and extent of digital scholarship occurring within research libraries across the international research library community. It will bring together representatives from the international research library community, European library networks and the academic community to discuss the challenges we continue to have and progress we have made in the past years. The symposium will provide delegates with an overview of emerging trends and commonalities between different approaches, and areas of potential collective working and collaboration.

13:00 – Introduction

13:15 – Digital Scholarship and the role of research library: institutional perspectives – where are we going now?

  • Abbey Potter, Senior Innovation Specialist, Library of Congress Digital Innovation Lab
  • Meghan Ferriter, Senior Innovation Specialist, Library of Congress Digital Innovation Lab
  • James Baker, Director of Digital Humanities, University of Southampton

14:00 – Break

14:10 – Digital Scholarship and the role of the research library: Europe (KL)

  • Jane Winters, Professor of Digital Humanities & Director of the Digital Humanities Research Hub, Institute of Historical Research and UK-IE Digital Humanities Network
  • Anja Smit, LIBER Secretary-General, Director at DANS and Dutch Digital Competence network
  • Cillian Joy, Digital Library Developer, University of Galway and Digital Schoalrship Network Ireland
  • Heli Kautonen, Library Director, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura and LIBER

15:00 – Break

15:10 – Panel Discussion – Where do we go next?

The speakers will be joined by Rikk Mulligan, Digital Scholarship Strategist, Carnegie Mellon University

16:00 – Close


Joining details

This event will be held via Zoom. Attendees will receive joining details by email the day before the event. If no email is received please check your junk folder or contact Melanie Cheung.

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