Oberlin Digital Scholarship Conference

Please join us for the first Oberlin Digital Scholarship Conference Registration is open for this conference, which will take place June 10-12, 2016 at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.  This is envisioned as an event for Oberlin Group staff and faculty with significant interests or responsibilities in digital scholarship, digital humanities, and other digital projects to meet, network, and learn together.

We’re pleased to announce that Jennifer Vinopal, Head of Digital Scholarship Services at NYU, will be our keynote speaker.  Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to listen, discuss, build, and problem-solve during a variety of sessions from Oberlin Group colleagues in the areas of collaboration, info literacy and digital inquiry, digital archives and collections, data management, and platforms.

An early bird registration fee of  $100 is available until April 29, 2016. The standard registration fee of $125 is available from April 30 through the close of registration on May 20.

For more details about the conference, as well as accommodation and meal information, please visit http://www.macalester.edu/library/oberlindsconference.

If you have questions, please contact Ellen Holt-Werle at holtwerle@macalester.edu.

Oberlin Group library staff are also invited to attend a Digital POWRR Workshop on digital preservation either Thursday, June 9 or Friday, June 10, 2016.  Registration for the workshop is free, however attendees are required to register for the workshop separately from the Oberlin DS Conference, and must pay for travel, meals, and accommodations.  There are a limited number of $500 travel scholarships for POWRR.  For more information, please see http://www.macalester.edu/library/oberlindsconference/powrr/.