DPLAfest 2013

[DPLAfest 2013] Agenda

[DPLAfest 2013] Agenda

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

6:00 PM Reception | Popular Reading Room and Map Room Cafe, Boston Public Library (Copley Square)

Join us to celebrate the groundbreaking work of hundreds of librarians, innovators, and other dedicated volunteers in our collective effort to build the first national digital library. Presentations will begin at 6:30 PM. Exhibitions from DPLA partners and friends will line the room. Special art and architecture tours of the historic Boston Public Library in Copley Square will take place throughout the reception. Registration is required.

8:30 PM Reception ends

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Friday, October 25, 2013

8:30 AM Registration and breakfast | Blackman Auditorium Lobby and Frost Room, Ell Hall, Northeastern University

9:30 AM DPLAfest kick-off | Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University

DPLA Executive Director Dan Cohen; Northeastern’s Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Uta Poiger; Co-director of NUlab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, Elizabeth Maddock Dillon; and the Dean of Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Eileen Abels, will kick-off a full day of workshops and hands-on activities.

11:00 AM Morning workshops | Northeastern University and Simmons College

Join us for a morning of action-oriented, collaborative conversations, designed to prompt discussion and gather input from participants. Please note that workshop attendance is first come, first served.

Workshop About Workshop Co-leaders Campus Location Time
Open Meeting of the DPLA Board of Directors The DPLA Board of Directors will hold an open Board meeting. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions and interact with the DPLA’s Board members, and to explore issues relevant to the new organization. DPLA Board of Directors Northeastern University Room 333, Curry Student Center 11:00 – 12:30 PM
DPLAfest Hackathon Hack the DPLA! Developers, designers, librarians, and all who are interested in building upon the DPLA’s open platform are encouraged to bring their ideas to this all-day workshop. Take advantage of the DPLA API and build prototypes, tools, widgets, and more! SJ Klein, Wikimedia Foundation Northeastern University Room 340, Curry Student Center All day
Using Digital Tools to Extend the DPLA and Connect with Local Libraries In this workshop, participants will demonstrate and discuss digital tools and techniques that local libraries can use to digitize local content and make it available to Internet users and DPLA Content and Service Hubs, and to link local library collections both to and from popular sites for information seekers, such as Wikipedia, the Online Books Page, and the DPLA.
  • John Mark Ockerbloom, Digital Library Architect and Planner, University of Pennsylvania
  • John Sarnowski, Director, ResCarta Foundation
Northeastern University Room 344, Curry Student Center 11:00 – 12:30 PM
Tech Demos and Lightning Presentations Stop by this space for quick presentations about projects and tools developed by DPLA friends.
  • Jacob Jett, UIUC Prototype
  • Max Seidman, TiltFactor Labs, Play Metadata Games! Game Demos
  • Vassilis Tzouvaras, Metadata Interoperability Services (MINT)
  • Alicia Peaker and Jim McGrath, Our Marathon: The Boston Bombings Digital Archive
  • John Resig, Image Analysis of Photo Archives: Ukiyo-e.org and the Frick PhotoArchive
  • Emily Arkin, Emily Dickinson Archives
Northeastern University Room 348, Curry Student Center 11:00 – 12:30 PM
Future Libraries Think Tank In this workshop, participants will engage in a forward-thinking discussion on the future of libraries and library technology.
  • Sue Alman, Lecturer, San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
  • Jeffrey Schnapp, Faculty Director, metaLAB(at)Harvard / Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society
  • Michael Tedeschi, Creative Director, UI/UX Designer, Interactive Mechanics
  • Shailie Thakkar, Master’s Candidate and Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University HCII, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute
  • Jessica Yurkofsky, Designer, Harvard Library Innovation Lab
Northeastern University Room 90, Snell Library (Lower level) 11:00 – 12:30 PM
Data Mining and the DPLA In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion about how data mining and network analysis can help us understand large corpora of texts such as the DPLA.
  • David Lazer, Co-director of the NUlab for Texts, Maps, and Networks / Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Sciences, Northeastern University
  • John Unsworth, Vice provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, Brandeis University
Northeastern University Room 421, Snell Library (4th Floor) 11:00 – 12:30 PM
The Elephant in the Room: Copyright and New Ways Forward In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion of creative ways to address issues of copyright, covering such topics as fair use and orphan works.
  • Dave Hansen, Digital Library Fellow, Berkeley Digital Library Copyright Project, Berkeley Law School / Reference Librarian, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • Meredith Jacob, Assistant Director, Academic Programs, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, Washington College of Law, American University
  • Argyri Panezi, Ph.D. candidate, European University Institute
  • Jason Schultz, Associate Professor of Clinical Law, Director Technology Law & Policy Clinic / Co-Director, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy NYU School of Law
Simmons College Room 501, School of Management Building (5th floor) 11:00 – 12:30 PM
Innovative Digital Exhibits and Collection Building In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion on the current state-of-the-art in online collection exhibits and collection building.
  • Emily Arkin, Senior Editor for Digital Publication Development, Harvard University Press
  • Peter Botticelli, Assistant Professor, Program Director, Digital Stewardship Certificate Simmons College
  • Leslie Morris, Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts, Houghton Library, Harvard University General Editor, Emily Dickinson Archive
Simmons College Room 502, School of Management Building (5th floor) 11:00 – 12:30 PM
DPLA in the Classroom In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion of how students and educators can make use of the DPLA in their classes.
  • Lindsay Illich, Assistant Professor of English, Curry College
  • Henry Shull, Student, Harvard College
  • Nick Steffel, IT Coordinator / Adjunct Faculty, St. Catherine University MLIS Program
  • Deborah Torres, Assistant Program Director, St. Catherine University MLIS
Simmons College Executive Dining Room, School of Management Building (5th floor) 11:00 – 12:30 PM
The DPLA Digital Hubs How-to DPLA content staff and hubs partners will engage participants in an action-oriented discussion about adding content to the DPLA through the Digital Hubs program, including tips for prospective hubs, how-to’s, and general experience sharing. If you want to contribute content to DPLA and have questions about how to do it, join us!
  • Emily Gore, DPLA Director for Content
  • Amy Rudersdorf, DPLA Assistant Director for Content
  • DPLA Hub Representatives
Simmons College Room 223, School of Management Building (2nd floor) 11:00 – 12:30 PM

 

12:30 PM Lunch | Northeastern University and Simmons College

Lunches available at Northeastern University (Curry Student Center Rooms 333 and 344, and Snell Library Room 421) and Simmons College (School of Management 5th Floor Lobby)

1:30 PM Afternoon workshops | Northeastern University and Simmons College

The action-oriented, collaborative conversations continue on into the afternoon! Please note that workshop attendance is first come, first served.

Workshop About Workshop Co-leaders Campus Location Time
Focus on Community: Enhancing Community Contributions to, and Use of, the DPLA In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion of how the DPLA, its users, and its supporters can enhance community contributions to and use of the DPLA, as well as explore areas where it can engage new communities.
  • Kathryn Blackmer, Latino Digital Archive Group
  • Lillian Castillo-Speed, Latino Digital Archive Group
  • Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, Harvard University
  • Pamela Wright, Chief Innovation Officer, National Archives and Records Administration
Northeastern University Room 333, Curry Student Center 1:30 – 3:00 PM
DPLAfest Hackathon Hack the DPLA! Developers, designers, librarians, and all who are interested in building upon the DPLA’s open platform are encouraged to bring their ideas to this all-day workshop. Take advantage of the DPLA API and build prototypes, tools, widgets, and more! SJ Klein, Wikimedia Foundation Northeastern University Room 340, Curry Student Center All day
DPLA Local Unconference
Have ideas about how DPLA can add value at the local level, whether urban, suburban, or rural? Want to discuss how the DPLA can grow in the future to better meet the needs of schools, museums, and libraries? Do you envision ways that DPLA could impact individual users directly? We want to hear from you! Join a discussion about the role of DPLA at the local level and have a voice in shaping this growing resource.
  • Nate Hill, Assistant Director, Chattanooga Public Library
  • Jamie Hollier, President, Anneal, Inc., and DPLA Board of Directors
Northeastern University Room 344, Curry Student Center 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Applications for the DPLA in Advanced Research In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion about the ways in which the DPLA can play a role in the field of advanced research, including network analysis and visualization, among other topics.
  • Jean Bauer, Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University Library
  • Jim Egan, Professor of English, Brown University
  • Kathryn Shaughnessy, Associate Professor, University Libraries, St. John’s University, NY
  • David Smith, NUlab for Texts, Maps, and Networks Faculty / Assistant Professor, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
Northeastern University Room 90, Snell Library (Lower level) 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Exploring New Collections and Collection Strategies In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion on new and existing opportunities and strategies for building out the DPLA’s collection of digital materials.
  • Rachel Frick, Director, Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources
  • Peter Kaufman, President and Executive Producer, Intelligent Television
Northeastern University Room 421, Snell Library (4th Floor) 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Alternative Approaches to Digital Hosting and E-book Licensing In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion on alternative approaches to hosting and licensing digital content, with an eye toward understanding how they might align with the DPLA.
  • David O’Brien, Project Manager, Berkman Center for Internet & Society
  • Greg Pronevitz, Executive Director, Massachusetts Library System
Simmons College Room 501, School of Management Building (5th floor) 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Creative Ways to Build and Extend Metadata In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion on creative ways to build and extend metadata, and how those efforts might align with the DPLA.
  • Geoff Kaufman, Director of Research, TiltFactor Labs, Dartmouth College
  • Amy Rudersdorf, Assistant Director for Content, DPLA
  • Vassilis Tzouvaras, National Technical University of Athens and the Europeana Foundation
Simmons College Room 502, School of Management Building (5th floor) 1:30 – 3:00 PM
International Alliances In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion about how the DPLA can build connections and reach users at a global scale.
  • Jill Cousins,Executive Director, Europeana
  • Argyri Panezi, Ph.D. candidate, European University Institute
Simmons College Executive Dining Room, School of Management Building (5th floor) 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Maximizing Open Access and the DPLA In this workshop, participants will engage in a discussion of how the DPLA and its partners can maximize open access.
  • Sandra McIntyre, Director, Mountain West Digital Library
  • Robin Peek, Associate Professor, Simmons College
  • Jeffrey Pomerantz, Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Simmons College Room 223, School of Management Building (2nd floor) 1:30 – 3:00 PM

 

3:00 PM Workshops ends

3:30 PM DPLAfest wrap-up |  20 West Village F, Northeastern University

4:15 PM DPLAfest ends

For those interested in continuing the conversation over libations or food, please consult this short list of nearby bars and restaurants.

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The DPLA is proud to co-host DPLAfest 2013 with the Boston Public Library, Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities, and Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science.