Digital Initiatives Symposium at USD

Copley Library is hosting its first annual Digital Initiatives Symposium on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 9:00am – 5:30 pm.  The symposium will be held at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego. Join the library for a day-long event focused on digital elements of library ecosystems and institutional repositories.

Featured keynote speakers will be:

Lorraine Haricombe, Dean of the University of Kansas Libraries

Lee Van Orsdel, Dean of University Libraries at Grand Valley State University

Speakers and panelists include:

Loretta Parham and Elizabeth McClenney, Atlanta University Center, Woodruff Library

Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli, Kristi Ehrig-Burgess, Alan Renga, Rosa Longacre, Balboa Park Online Collaborative

Joy Painter and George Porter, California Institute of Technology

Michele Wyngard, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Mark Stover and Andrew Weiss, California State University Northridge

Carmen Mitchell and Barbara Taylor, California State University San Marcos

Steven Van Tuyl, Carnegie Mellon University

Allegra Swift, Claremont Colleges

Chris Vinson, Andrew Wesolek, Jill Bunch, Clemson University

Debra Skinner, Georgia Southern University

Terri Fishel, Macalester College

Roger Smith, Cristela Garcia-Spitz, Matt Critchlow, University of California San Diego

Frances Wright and Nichole Rustad, University of Dayton

Ellen Ramsey, University of Virginia 

For the complete program, please visit our website.  There will be a bepress Digital Commons user group meeting in the afternoon.

Who should attend?

Librarians and other professionals interested in or involved with:

Digital aspects of library ecosystems

The development or maintenance of institutional repositories and other projects

 Register now at ($35 registration includes lunch and afternoon refreshments.)

Please register by March 25, 2014.

For further information visit or contact Kelly Riddle at or 619-260-6850.



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