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Notes from the OA Symposium, 2016

As I mentioned previously (actually, about 30 minutes ago in real time), it’s been a busy week in Denton.  The University of North Texas hosted two separate meetings on overlapping … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Notes from the Library Publishing Forum

It’s been a busy week at UNT – host of two meetings: The Library Publishing Forum and the 7th annual Open Access Symposium.  The dates, and themes, are overlapping – … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Notes from Cowtown: NASIG 2014 – Saturday

This continues my notes from the North American Serials Interest Group’s 2014 conference, which was in Fort Worth.  I actually think that downtown Ft. Worth is nicer than downtown Dallas. … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Busy spring of 2014

It’s going to be a busy spring of 2014.  First, there is Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) in Austin.  This is a nice conference that is usually very, very busy … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

ER&L Conference Presentations

For those who may be interested in attending the 2014 ER&L Conference (that’s, Electronic Resources & Libraries), please take a look at this invitation for your input.  Full Disclosure: one … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Interesting stuff – for an Assessment-Nerd

I recently received the feed of latest articles from Evidence-based Library & Information Practice (EBLIP), which included conference papers from the 2010 Library Assessment conference, as well as a few original … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

TLA 2013, Day Two

<word of warning: this is a shameless plug for my library> I had neglected to mention in my first post about TLA that the UNT Libraries’ Portal to Texas History … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Notes from the 2013 Texas Library Association Annual Conference

The annual conference of the largest state-based library association, boasting over 7,000 members (CLA claims only 3,000+ members and NYLA simply describe their membership at “several thousand“) took place in … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Collection Assessment: Going in the right direction

For the last six months or so, I’ve been trying to develop a more systematic method of evaluating our collections, incorporating different kinds of measures.  So it’s nice to see … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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