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Membership fee

Created on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:29

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IAMSLIC/EURASLIC membership fees has changed.

Information about new fees are available

from Euraslic site: How to join

or from IAMSLIC site: Join IAMSLIC

 

Alaska - 38th IAMSLIC conference

Created on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 17:32

The 38th IAMSLIC conference took place in Anchorage, Alaska. Anchorage university was the host. Anchorage is Alaska's largest city and constitutes more than 40 percent of the state's total population.

 This meeting gathered 60 persons, most of them were from USA , only six from Europe. The meeting was very interesting, divaded in several sessions.

 

·         Session 1: Innovations in Instruction
In the session one there were two interesting presentations.
Interactive game named « Gaming against plagiarism ». was presented. The purpose of game is to raise awareness of plagiarism, and falsification of data. With a two year National Science Foundation grant the authors created an online, interactive game that provides a role playing environment in which graduate students learn to recognize and avoid plagiarism so they may function effectively and ethically as authors within multi national research teams.

The second one was the workshop about QR codes. Quick responses “QR codes” are two dimensional matrix symbols that can be created easlily and scanned by the camera feature of various mobile devices. These codes yield point of use text, URL or location information.  This workshop explain how create QR codes

·         Session 2: Changing Roles for Libraries
Changing roles of libraries was shown on the example of ORI Library. Botswana.

·         Session 3: Databases and Discovery
Can Google sholar replace ASFA the librarins were able to find out in Janet Webster’s presentation. Although more results are obtained by google scholar not all of them are relevant. The value of the databeses are in cover and search precision but how convince users of that ?
On the round table On the wild frontier of discovery, were discussed discovery tools and services, federated search, specific databes and their overlap.

·         Session 4: Data Management
In data management session were presented Biodiversity library heritage and WHOAS archive, as well as Bio directorate at the National Science foundation. IODE has Panel discussion on Data Citation

·         Session 6: Sponsor Presentations
Thomson ISI and ORCID gave insight into their services

·         Session 7: Green Flash
Green Flash intoduce OpenDoar and Toxmap.

·         Session 8: Repositories and Digital Preservation
In
ASFA/Aquatic commons Panel discussion conversion and mapping tools were presented.

Marie Pascale Baligand,  EURASLIC Vice-President

 

 

 

2011 IAMSLIC Conference Proceedings (Zanzibar)

Created on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 16:03

The Old Fort

While the 38th IAMSLIC  Conference is approaching the proceedings from 37th held in Zanzibar, Tanzania are avalable at Iamslic site, as well as at Woods Hole depository



IAMSLIC 2012 Conference on-line registration

Created on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 17:45

AnchorageEuraslic members willing to go to Iamslic conference can register now online at:

http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1093731

Early registration fee is $ 425 US (DEADLINE JULY 31 (after this date, rate is $525)

More information: http://www.iamslic.org/conf2012/

 

 

Newsletter 41 (2012)

Created on Friday, March 2, 2012 - 15:06

NL41Newsletter issue No 41 has been released and can be found under Activities section on the EURASLIC Newsletters.

 

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