2016 NASIG Conference Registration is Now Open!

NASIG’s 31th Annual Conference – Embracing New Horizons

June 9-12, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico

NASIG continues its tradition of offering conferences that have strong, engaging programs and numerous opportunities to discuss issues and network in a relaxed environment with colleagues — publishers, vendors, print and e-resources providers, and librarians. Registration is now open!

Register here.

Check out the program here: https://nasig2016.sched.org/ There is something for everyone involved in the electronic resources, scholarly communications, continuing resource cataloging, and serials information chain.

Pre-conferences include:

  • Creating an Institutional Repository: Elements for Success!
  • A Beginner’s Guide to MarcEdit
  • Beyond the Editor: Advanced tools and techniques for working with library metadata
  • Administration and tenure for librarians
  • Deep Dive into KBART

Come hear our dynamic Vision Session speakers: T. Scott Plutchak, Heather Joseph, and James J. O’Donnell. Then join one of the many options for concurrent sessions including topics such as:

  • Technical services workflows and evolving roles and duties
  • Institutional repositories
  • Streaming video
  • Open access, including open textbooks
  • Assessment and collection development
  • Text mining
  • Managing eBooks
  • And much more!

On Saturday, June 11, don’t miss the annual Fun Run on Saturday morning at 5:45 am and the Vendor Expo on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 11:30 am.

Rates and general conference information are included in the registration link.

Between and after sessions, enjoy Old Town, explore Breaking Bad tours, try a hot air balloon ride, go to an Albuquerque Isotopes minor league baseball game, or take the train to Santa Fe. Albuquerque offers these fun activities and much more!

DATE:  June 9-12, 2016

Pre-conferences: June 8 – 9
Vendor Expo: June 11, starting at 11:30 am
Conference Opening and Social: June 9 at The Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque at the International Balloon Museum (http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/balloonmuseum)

LOCATION: Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 (http://www.hotelabq.com/).
Room reservations at the conference rate.

Conference City: Albuquerque, New Mexico (http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/)

Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources in all formats and business models. For more information about NASIG, please visit http://www.nasig.org/.

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