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EXTENDED DEADLINE Call for Papers - 2019 Satellite Meeting now launched: "Building Digital Libraries through International Collaboration"

The Acquisition and Collection Development Section is seeking proposals for papers to be presented at the satellite meeting in New Cairo, Egypt, from August 21-22, 2019. The satellite meeting will focus on building digital libraries within and among countries. It will explore collaboration models that utilize national resources with an international scope.

5 February 2019

Call for paper for 2019 WLIC now launched: “Digital Scholarship and Collection Development: Crossroads and Intersections”

The Acquisition and Collection Development Section is seeking proposals for papers to be presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Athens, Greece, from August 24-30, 2019. This open program is co-sponsored by the IFLA’s Digital Humanities – Digital Scholarship Special Interest Group. At various points of the Digital Scholarship process, libraries are involved in this work in ways that are specific to their parent institution. In particular, library collections have been increasingly supporting the advancement and progressive expansion of Digital Scholarship during the last decade. Digital scholars work in academic departments, institutional centers and labs, or independently. In many cases, their work may be with large corpora of digital texts, digital images, audiovisual materials, raw data sets, geospatial data, born-digital materials and other types of digital content curated by libraries: content that is either already part of existing library collections or that is proactively acquired by libraries for specific digital scholarship projects.

22 December 2018

Draft Annual Report for 2017 now available

Committee members may provide input through February 22, 2018 at which point the report will be finalized

23 January 2018

2018 WLIC Acquisition & Collection Development Section Call For Papers available NOW!

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Call For Papers: Being guided by our users: using assessment to build user-focused collections

16 January 2018 | Acquisition and Collection Development

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