Category Archives: Conferences

2019 NASIG Call for Proposals: Building Bridges: Connecting the Information Community

NASIG is soliciting proposals for its 34th Annual Conference, to be held June 5-8, 2019, in Pittsburgh, PA. NASIG is seeking proposals for 1-hour conference sessions on topics related to scholarly communication and publishing, and the acquisition, management, and discovery … Continue reading

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Application cycle for the John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award now open

NASIG members are invited to apply for the John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award. This award sponsors travel to UKSG for a NASIG member, and travel to NASIG for a UKSG member. The 2019 UKSG conference will be held April 8 … Continue reading

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Presenter Feedback for NASIG 2018

Thank you to all who filled out the 2018 conference evaluation survey. If you presented at the 2018 NASIG Conference in Atlanta, GA and are interested in receiving feedback on your presentation, please send your request to the Evaluation & … Continue reading

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Video of Vision III: Lisa Macklin – Open Access: How Accessible Is It?

  The Budapest Open Access Initiative made the first public statement of open access principles in 2002. In the more than 15 years since, open access publications have proliferated. The ideals of the open access movement to make open access … Continue reading

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Video of Vision II: Lauren Smith – Communities of praxis: transforming access to information for equity

Access and accessibility to knowledge for research and professional practice has implications for social equity and democracy. Library and information services have many opportunities to make knowledge discoverable, retrievable and useable, but on many occasions are instead (actively or passively) … Continue reading

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Video of Vision Session I: Sören Auer – Towards an Open Research Knowledge Graph

  The document-oriented workflows in science have reached (or already exceeded) the limits of adequacy as highlighted for example by recent discussions on the increasing proliferation of scientific literature and the reproducibility crisis. Now it is possible to rethink this … Continue reading

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REMINDER: 2018 Conference Evaluation Survey due 7/15

For those who attended NASIG in Atlanta but have yet to fill out the evaluation survey, it’s not too late to share your feedback! The link to the online evaluation survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nasig18 and also posted on the … Continue reading

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