New/Recent Publications and Scholarship

The Care of Prints and Drawings, Second Edition. By Margaret Holben Ellis. Rowman & Littlefield.

Latinos in Libraries, Museums, and Archives, Cultural Competence in Action! An Asset-Based Approach. By Patricia Montiel-Overall; Annabelle Villaescusa Nunez; Veronica Reyes-Escudero.  Rowman & Littlefield.

The Dictionary of the Book: A Glossary for Book Collectors, Booksellers, Librarians, and Others. By Sidney E. Berger. Rowman & Littlefield.

Out of the Box: Meddling With Medieval Manuscripts. M Hicks, S Mielczarski. The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research.

Book History Scholarship: Creation, Transmission of Knowledge and Archives. By Ojeda, Danné; Lommen, Mathieu. Visible Language

Digital archives, cultural identity and diversity, meaning economy. Peter Stockinger. Council of Europe Conference.

Rethinking the Archives: History Lectures for the Health Sciences. By Sandra Bandy and Renee Sharrock. Augusta University Libraries.

Availability of Russian archives and illusion of the source study updating: What Russian and foreign researches dealing with the documents should know. A. Litvin. Kazan Federal University Digital Repository.

Querying Queer African Archives: Methods and Movements. By Thérèse Migraine-George, Ashley Currier. Women’s Studies Quarterly.

Qualitative psychology and the archive: Introduction to the special section. By Cristian Tileagă and Jovan Byford. Qualitative Psychology.

Bridging the Gap: Selected Works and TopScholar Galleries. By Sue Lynn McDaniel and Todd J. Seguin. Kentucky Convergence Conference.

CFP: Library Publishing Forum 2017

This is not archives-specific, but has potential to be relevant to or have participants from archives.


Library Publishing Forum 2017
Evolution, intersection, and exploration in library publishing

The Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) is accepting proposals for the 2017 Library Publishing Forum, to be held March 20 – 22, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. An international, community-led organization with over 60 member libraries, the LPC promotes the development of innovative, sustainable publishing services in academic and research libraries to support content creators as they generate, advance, and disseminate knowledge.

Library publishing programs often venture into new territory: experimenting with integrating digital media into scholarly works, reaching out to new partners and audiences, turning pilot projects into fully-operational initiatives, encountering unforeseen challenges, and boldly going where few libraries have gone before.  At the 2017 Library Publishing Forum, we invite library publishers and partners to share their experiences and ideas, identify opportunities for collaboration, strengthen a community of practice, and explore strategies for navigating this expanding and evolving subfield of academic publishing.

We welcome proposals from Library Publishing Coalition members and nonmembers, including librarians, university press staff, publishing service providers (vendors), scholars, students, and other scholarly communications and publishing professionals. We especially encourage first-time presenters and representatives of small and emerging publishing programs to submit proposals. We invite proposals for long form (40-60 minutes) and short form (10-15 minutes) sessions, in the following formats. Proposals for long form sessions must involve multiple speakers or actively engage participants in discussion or other activities.

Speakers: individual or panel presentations, debates, panel discussions, lightning talks, case studies, manifestos, critiques. Collaborative Conversations:  birds-of-a-feather, roundtables, unconference-style sessions, sharing ideas and approaches, collaborative problem-solving.  Applied Practice:  workshops, hackathons, remixing, doing, creating, hands-on activities.

Other formats and approaches are very welcome, especially sessions that incorporate interactivity and audience participation.

We invite presentations that address any library publishing topic. Topics that we find interesting and timely include:

* Intersections & Connections – building teams, partnerships, making connections within & beyond institutions
* Merging & “Mainstreaming” – integrating publishing into the core (and expected) services of an academic library, evolving from experimental to established
* Inclusion & Expansion – advancing a plurality of voices and perspectives by design in library publishing
* Flops & Failures – overcoming challenges, moving on from failures, learning quickly from what hasn’t worked in order to establish what does
* Teaching & Reaching – how can library publishing enhance learning for students and professionals both in and beyond librarianship?
* Predicting & Preserving – how are library publishers grappling with usage data/predictive analytics and the preservation of digital scholarship outputs?
* Unconventional & Unexpected – challenging conventional wisdom, exploring off-the-wall approaches, drawing inspiration from unusual sources.

For more details about how to submit a proposal, please see the event

Proposals are due December 13, 2016.

On behalf of the Program Committee,

Rebecca Welzenbach

New/Recent Publications and Scholarship

Storytelling with Objects to Explore Digital Archives, by David Blezinger and Elise van den Hoven. (Association for Computing Machinery)

Digital Heritage. Progress in Cultural Heritage: Documentation, Preservation, and Protection, 6th International Conference, EuroMed 2016, Nicosia, Cyprus, October 31 – November 5, 2016, Proceedings, Part II

Mapping Archival Silence: technology and the historical record, by Marlene Manoff

Long Way for Hong Kong to Achieve Democracy: Urgent Call for the Archives Law to Protect Valuable Government Records: Informational Interview with Cyd Ho, JP

Managing Digital Assets in a Collaborative Environment, by Christine Wiseman, Sarah Tanner, Joshua D. Hogan

Digital Humanities, Archives and the Global Classroom, by Sam Livingston and Monique Earl Lewis

Framing Collaboration: Archives, IRs, and General Collections, by Amy Cooper Cary, Michelle Sweetster, Scott Mandernack, and Tara Baillargeon

ArTSchives: A Springboard Towards Various Types of Museums and Artistic Creation, by Lise Robichaud

Digital Library Programs for Libraries and Archives: Developing, Managing, and Sustaining Unique Digital Collections, by Aaron Purcell