[Libs-Or] CFP: Northwest Institutional Repository User Group Meeting

Karen Bjork kbjork at pdx.edu
Mon Apr 2 12:51:01 PDT 2018

*CALL FOR PROPOSALSNorthwest Institutional Repository User Group (NWIRUG)
Annual MeetingPortland State University (Portland, OR) on July 20,
2018 Share your knowledge and expertise with colleagues throughout the
Northwest. The Northwest Institutional Repository User Group
<http://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/nwirug/> (NWIRUG) invites proposal
submissions for presentations, lightning talks or table talks during the
NWIRUG 3rd annual meeting on Friday, July 20, 2018. IR managers and staff
at all levels are encouraged to submit
proposals. FormatsPresentationsPresenters will speak for 20 minutes and
will be grouped (by the NWIRUG Planning Committee) with similar or related
presentations to create a “panel session.” Time will be reserved at the end
of each session for audience questions and discussion. Possible topics for
speakers include: - IR Management- Outreach and Marketing- Policy Creation-
Staffing- Copyright and Licensing- Scholarly Communication- Balancing
Success in the IR with Other Initiatives- Publishing (e.g. journal
publishing, conference hosting, library services related to publishing,)-
Different Approaches to Publishing (e.g., undergraduate vs. faculty
journals, interdisciplinary vs. specialized journals)- IRs and the
University Press- Data Management and Sharing, Open Data- Open Educational
Resources (OERs)Lightning TalksLightning talks will consist of 5 slides,
and speakers will have 5 minutes (1 minute per slide) to discuss a topic of
their choice. Possible topics include: - Workflow Solutions- Best
Practices- Tips & Tricks for Recruiting Content- Displaying IR Statistics
Through Infographics- Designing a Social Media Promotion Campaign- Ideas
for Celebrating Open Access Week Table TalksTable talks will be led by a
topic “expert,” who will design and guide a discussion or active learning
session that provides practical application for attendees. The session will
last 90 minutes, and attendees may move to various tables depending on
their interests. Table talk ideas include (but are not limited to): -
Metadata: teach others about the creation and use of a data dictionary-
More Metadata: cleaning up metadata to make it compliant with OCA/DPLA
standards- MOUs: provide examples and help attendees write an MOU of their
own- IR Policy Documents: explain the value of a collection development
policy and help IR managers develop a policy unique to their institution-
Copyright Questions: using common scenarios, serve as a resource for those
having specific copyright questions related to IRs- Recruiting Content:
help participants identify possible content for the IR (e.g., by searching
their institutional website, using university press releases)- Open
Textbook and OER Adoption: discussion about efforts to build engagement on
their campus for open textbooks and OER adoption. Develop the foundations
for an OER program Proposal Submissions1. Please prepare the following
before you begin the online proposal process: - Complete Speaker Contact
Information- Presentation Type (Presentation, Lightning Talk or Table
Talk)- Presentation Title- Presentation Description. The description should
be approximately 300 words (100 words for Lightning Talks); outline the
main points you intend to cover, and highlight the relevance of the talk
for attendees. For Table Talks, be sure to explain how you’ll actively
engage attendees, and describe any “takeaways” for participants. 2. Submit
your proposal via the online submission form
  Proposal DeadlineThe deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m. PDT, Monday,
April 30, 2018. Selection CriteriaProposals will be reviewed by the NWIRUG
Program Committee for clarity, originality, and timeliness. Presenters will
be notified whether their proposal has been accepted by Friday May 11,
2018 Use of Presentation MaterialsFollowing the conference, materials (such
as slideshows) from the Presentations, Lightning Talks and Table Talks will
be made openly available on the NWIRUG conference website. By participating
in any of these events, you agree to provide theNWIRUG planning committee
with a digital copy of your presentation that can be posted to the
website.Questions? Contact Kathleen Spring (kspring at linfield.edu
<kspring at linfield.edu>; 503-883-2263 <(503)%20883-2263>).*

Karen Bjork, M.A. and MLIS
Head of Digital Initiatives
Portland State University Library
Phone: 503-725-5889
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