We'd love to see a program on the care and feeding of data sets - how do we manage them, how do we make long term plans, how to archive them, etc.
Advanced issues in IR administration & management, including:
Using a given tool, perhaps Neota Logic, develop an app that can be used to create individually designed solutions in terms of access or process-- similar to what Neota runs at Iron Lawyer at Georgetown.
Common digitization beliefs
Guidelines for the stewardship of digital records
Making digitization and preservation work together
When creating our own web content and when making licensing and purchasing decisions librarians should consider accessibility. Relying on information from outside sources is often unreliable. Librarians can be better web designers and better negotiators if empowered with the ability to do some simple web accessibility testing on their own. Learn the tools and tricks to check for basic accessibility issues and to identify ...more »
Are we getting the information we actually need from vendor statistics? How do we get the data we really need using the tools we have.
We used to have pathfinders. How are information professionals and others using new gateways like bots, chatbots, portals, chat and other tools to guide searchers to their destination? Discussion on how these work and what they do, then panel discussion with demos
Collection care prioritization
Ethical issues - digitizing, making publicly available, ownership
Managing a preservation program
We've heard a lot about blockchain in 2017, but that's just one of several crpyptotechologies that could have a profound impact on the practice of law. In this session, we'll talk about related technologies which are being used to produce smart transactions, smart wills, and other legal entities.
This proposed session covers how crowdsourcing can assist in the development of an institutional repository. Using the "Documenting Ferguson" Omeka site managed by Washington University (http://digital.wustl.edu/ferguson/), the session will instruct libraries how they can create an Omeka-based repository that utilizes the Contribution plugin (http://omeka.org/add-ons/plugins/contribution/). This permits users to anonymously ...more »
The idea is not new. But how to proceed. When you have to make a decision on whether to cancel an expensive e-resource or print publication, what factors do you look at? What factors do you consider as decisive? Is there any fact or information that is crucial for decision-making, but is not available or accessible to you? Does it matter if you are in a teaching school or a research school? Does it matter if you are ...more »
Panel discussion on blockchain use that can be applied to legal industry. Attendees come away with ideas and tools to use/discuss/promote