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DPLAfest 2017—the fourth major gathering of the Digital Public Library of America’s broad community—will take place on April 20-21, 2017 in Chicago at Chicago Public Library’s Harold Washington Library Center. For more information, visit the DPLA website.
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Friday, April 21 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Foundations to Actions: Extending Innovations in Digital Libraries in Partnership with NDSR Learners

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This presentation highlights an IMLS grant-funded project that pairs five National Digital Stewardship Residents with Mentors in Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) partner institutions across the US. Residents will engage in projects to improve tools, curation, and content stewardship, and work with Mentors to develop methodologies useful for the digital library and biodiversity data communities. In this presentation, Residents will share their project’s goals and activities, and Mentors will discuss how the BHL NDSR program incorporates mentorship, service learning, and supports the future of design and management by training the next generation of digital library professionals.

Speakers
avatar for Alicia Esquivel

Alicia Esquivel

NDSR resident, Chicago Botanic Garden
avatar for Marissa Kings

Marissa Kings

NDSR Resident, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
avatar for Pamela McClanahan

Pamela McClanahan

NDSR Resident, Smithsonian Libraries
avatar for Katie Mika

Katie Mika

NDSR Resident, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
I'm interested in crowdsourcing, biodiversity literature and special collections, and talking about structuring metadata for hidden collections.
avatar for Ariadne Rehbein

Ariadne Rehbein

NDSR Resident, Missouri Botanical Garden
avatar for Trish Rose-Sandler

Trish Rose-Sandler

Data Projects Coordinator, Center for Biodiversity Informatics, Missouri Botanical Garden
Digital libraries, art images, linked open data, biodiversity, data standards, VRA Core
avatar for Leora Siegel

Leora Siegel

Library Director, Lenhardt Library, Chicago Botanic Garden
Library Director, Chicago Botanic Garden's Lenhardt Library | NDSR Mentor, Chicago Botanic Garden | Biodiversity Heritage Library affiliate



Friday April 21, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Chicago Authors Room 7th Floor

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