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Le Groupe d’intérêt spécial Femmes, information et bibliothèques au Congrès 2018 de l’IFLA : Collections, éthique, perspectives et parole

IFLA - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 16:44

Partout dans le monde, les bibliothèques commencent à examiner de quelle manière les méthodes établies de collecte, de catalogage, de conservation, de partage de l’information sur et d’accès aux ressources perpétuent les préjugés culturels, la pensée patriarcale, le racisme, le colonialisme, entre autres, et structurent et donc éclairent les collections elles-mêmes.

Les questions à aborder sont nombreuses, par exemple : comment les préjugés culturels jouent-ils dans la constitution des collections ; comment établir des relations avec les communautés locales ; à quel niveau commencer la conversation ; qui est responsable au premier chef de la résolution des problèmes liés aux accès sujets et aux classifications, tels que la classification décimale Dewey ou les LCSH ; les choix que font les bibliothécaires lorsqu’ils/elles présentent des collections en ligne et hors ligne ; les façons dont la technologie rend invisible la prise de décision et les méthodes de recherche ; la formation du personnel, le recrutement et la rétention d’équipes diverses ; l’utilisation de méthodes de recherche autochtones ; les collections closes et anciennes qui soulèvent des questions de restitution et de rapatriement.

Nous lançons une discussion sur ces sujets dans nos deux sessions au congrès 2018 de l’IFLA, les 28 et 29 août :

  • Session 207 - Collections, éthique, perspectives et parole : l’importance du contexte - Groupe d’intérêt spécial Femmes, information et bibliothèques et Groupe d’intérêt spécial Usagers LGBTQ
    28 août 2018, 13 h 45-15 h 45, Plenary Theater
  • ​Session 218 - Collections, éthique, perspectives et parole : atteindre les publics « hors d’atteinte » - Groupe d’intérêt spécial Femmes, information et bibliothèques
    29 août 2018, 8 h 30-10 h 30, Ballroom 1
Session 207 - Collections, éthique, perspectives et parole : l’importance du contexte - Groupe d’intérêt spécial Femmes, information et bibliothèques et Groupe d’intérêt spécial Usagers LGBTQ

28 août 2018, 13 h 45-15 h 45, Plenary Theater

Au cours de cette session, vous entendrez une série de présentations sur des recherches, des activités et des exemples concrets de la complexité de ces questions, par les conférencier.e.s suivant.e.s :

  •  LaVerne Gray, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States: Uncovering Collective Voice: Using archives to explore community-based information environments of African-American Activist-Mothers in Chicago Public Housing, 1955-1970
  • Reiko Aoki, National Women’s Education Center, Japan: Collection Development on Women’s Earthquake Disaster Experiences and Support Activities in Japan
  • Hollie White, Curtin University, Australia: Decolonizing the Way We Organize
  • ​ Bernard Dione, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal: Collection development and cultural context: The accommodation of professional to cultural values among Senegalese Academic Librarians
Session 218 - Collections, éthique, perspectives et parole : atteindre les publics « hors d’atteinte » - Groupe d’intérêt spécial Femmes, information et bibliothèques

29 août 2018, 8 h 30-10 h 30, Ballroom 1

Session avec interprétation simultanée

Cette session rassemblera les participant.e.s de la session 207 et quatre autres spécialistes pour approfondir les discussions à partir de trois initiatives de terrain :

Zambia public librarians’ training

EIFL-OA news and events - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 16:25

Twenty-four public librarians from 12 public libraries in Zambia will attend communications and advocacy training organized by EIFL in partnership with the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ).

Training will be conducted by the international communications and advocacy trainer, Kaspars Ruklis.

‘Leaning Circles’ training in Zambia

EIFL-OA news and events - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 16:17

Twenty-four public librarians from 12 public libraries in Zambia will attend training in  ‘Social Learning Circles for Online Learners’.

Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group at WLIC 2018: Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice

IFLA - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 15:11

Around the world, libraries are beginning to address the ways in which established methods of collecting, cataloguing, preserving, sharing information about and giving access to resources perpetuates cultural bias, patriarchal thinking, racism, colonialism, among other issues and structures and therefore informs the collection itself. 

There are numerous issues to address, including but not limited to: how does cultural bias play into building collections; how to build relationships with local communities; at what level to start the conversation; who has primary responsibility for addressing issues with subject access and classifications such as the Dewey Decimal System or LCSH; the choices that curators make when presenting collections online and off; the ways in which technology hides decision making and discovery; staff training, recruiting, and retention of a diverse workforce; the use of Indigenous research methods; addressing closed and inherited collections which bring up issues around restitution and repatriation.

We are starting a discussion around those topics in our two sessions at WLIC 2018, on August 28th and 29th:

  • Session 207 - Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice: The Importance of Context - Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group joint with LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group
    28 August 2018,  13:45-15:45, Plenary Theater
  • Session 218 - Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice: Reaching Out to the Hard to Reach - Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group
    29 August 2018, 8:30-10:30, Ballroom 1
Session 207 - Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice: The Importance of Context -  joint with LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group

28 August 2018,  13:45-15:45, Plenary Theater

In this open session, you will hear a series of presentations that showcase research, activities, and real-world examples of the complexities around these issues, from the following speakers:

  • LaVerne Gray, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States: Uncovering Collective Voice: Using archives to explore community-based information environments of African-American Activist-Mothers in Chicago Public Housing, 1955-1970
  • Reiko Aoki, National Women’s Education Center, Japan: Collection Development on Women's Earthquake Disaster Experiences and Support Activities in Japan
  • Hollie White, Curtin University, Australia: Decolonizing the Way We Organize
  • ​Bernard Dione, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal: Collection development and cultural context: The accommodation of professional to cultural values among Senegalese Academic Librarians
Session 218 - Collections, Ethics, Perspective, and Voice: Reaching Out to the Hard to Reach - Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group

29 August 2018, 8:30-10:30, Ballroom 1

In this session, you will meet some of the speakers from Session 207 and further the discussion with them and 4 other specialists who will start the discussion with the presentation of 3 field initiatives:

WLIC 2018: events for AVMS

IFLA - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:29
AVMS section meetings

You are more than welcome to join the AVMS Section meetings, if you want to know more about the work or if you consider to become a member.

Our first meeting will be at Friday, August 24 at 13:30 – 15:30, Room 303.

Our second take place at Sunday, August 26, 16:15 – 18:45, Room 304.

Open Session

Session 075
Saturday, August 25, 13:45 – 15:45, Plenary Theatre
Theme: Winning strategies for collecting, cataloguing, providing, playing, and preserving video games in libraries.
Sponsoring IFLA Sections: Audiovisual and Multimedia with Information Technology

Hope to see you in Kuala Lumpur!

 

WLIC 2018, events for AVMS

IFLA - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:29

AVMS section meetings

You are more than welcome to join the AVMS Section meetings, if you want to know more about the work or if you consider to become a member.

Our first meeting will be at Friday, August 24 at 13:30 – 15:30, Room 303.

Our second take place at Sunday, August 26, 16:15 – 18:45, Room 304.

 


Open Session

Session 075. Saturday, August 25, 13:45 – 15:45, Plenary Theatre with the theme: Winning strategies for collecting, cataloguing, providing, playing, and preserving video games in libraries. Audiovisual and Multimedia with Information Technology

 


 

 

Hope to see you in Kuala Lumpur!

 

VIVO Camp: Registration Open

DSpace news - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 20:54

VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held October 18-20, 2018 in the Butler Library at Columbia University.  Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring these topics: 

  • VIVO features
  • Examples and demos of VIVO including customizations
  • Representing scholarship
  • Loading, displaying and using VIVO data
  • Introduction to the ontologies
  • Managing a VIVO project
  • Engaging communities
  • Using VIVO resources
Participants can expect to gain a broad understanding of all aspects of implementing VIVO, including scoping and planning, development and data ingest, user engagement and customizations. This event will be an opportunity to meet and consult with key VIVO community members and to benefit from the experience of many successful VIVO implementations. The curriculum will include multiple opportunities to address current challenges. Participants should bring specific questions to VIVO Camp for discussion.

VIVO Camp instructors provide years of experience holding VIVO events, managing VIVO implementations, and participating in the VIVO community.

  • Violeta Ilik, Head of Digital Collections & Preservation Systems, Columbia University
  • Huda Khan, VIVO Developer, Cornell University
  • Benjamin Gross, Clarivate
  • Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director, University of Florida

Join us in October to learn about VIVO and consult with this group of VIVO experts. Registration is limited.  Please register to reserve your place at VIVO Camp.  We will close registration when the event has filled.

Register Today!

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2018 Pre-Conference Programme: Update

IFLA - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 19:18

Just to let you know of two updates to the programme for our pre-conference on Friday, 24th August.

  1. The agenda now has the details of the presentation from our colleagues in the Malaysian Parliament.
  2. Background informtion is now available for the presentation and workshop on Parliamentary Research & Library Service Ethics.  This includes a series of checklists, covering specific topics, that we will use as the starting point for our discussions in the afternoon workshop session. These outline checklists are avaliable on the project webpage for you to download and read in advance of the pre-conference.  Please have a look at these, if you have time - we will be keen to find out what you think.   

2018 Pre-Conference Programme: Update

IFLA - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 19:18

Just to let you know of two updates to the programme for our pre-conference on Friday, 24th August.

  1. The agenda now has the details of the presentation from our colleagues in the Malaysian Parliament.
  2. Background informtion is now available for the presentation and workshop on Parliamentary Research & Library Service Ethics.  This includes a series of checklists, covering specific topics, that we will use as the starting point for our discussions in the afternoon workshop session. These outline checklists are avaliable on the project webpage for you to download and read in advance of the pre-conference.  Please have a look at these, if you have time - we will be keen to find out what you think.   

Hyku Update: Samvera Hyku Interest Group; Updates from Service Providers

DSpace news - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 17:44

Service providers, consortia, and institutions interested in Hyku have formalized their collaboration by creating the Samvera Hyku Interest Group. The Hyku Interest Group discusses the Hyku repository application, particularly focusing on keeping its development aligned with Hyrax maturation. Group members are interested in working together to contribute to the maintenance and development of Hyku.

A lightning talk on Hyku was presented at Samvera Virtual Connect 2018. Nick Woodward, Senior Software Engineer, Texas Digital Library, provided updates on the Interest Group formation and the activities of group members. Updates included:
CoSector, a department at the University of London, recently launched an instance of Hyku for The King’s Fund, a small UK health funder. Their work to date has focused on migrating digital objects from EPrints into Hyku, and one product of this work is a json-based importer, which is available on GitHub.
Notch8 is a Ruby on Rails consultancy based in San Diego are currently actively involved in Hyku.
The Texas Digital Library recently conducted a Hyku pilot with three members. The final report will be completed and made available to the public shortly.
Ubiquity Press, an open access publisher of peer-reviewed academic journals, books and data, were awarded a grant to develop a multi-tenant Hyku instance for the British Library. They’re currently working on several issues related to Hyku.

Group members plan to continue to work on migration tooling and developing the Hyku codebase. Institutions interested in Hyku development are welcome to join the Hyku Interest Group monthly call.

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ARKs in the Open: Project Update #7, inaugural meeting of the Advisory Group

DSpace news - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 17:08

The ARKs-in-the-Open Advisory Group (AG) met for the first time July 17, 2018. This is the high-level group that will provide the means for transitioning the ARK infrastructure (specification, NAAN registry) from the California Digital Library (CDL) to a community supported and managed activity. The meeting agenda and notes are available online.

At this inaugural meeting, the AG reviewed and affirmed the project vision, resources and values, and proposed timetable. Members also approved a plan to set up three working groups:

Outreach
Technical
Fundraising

With summer holidays in full swing, populating the working groups is not scheduled to start until late September.

We’re also happy to report that in the 5 months since ARKs-in-the-Open was announced, 38 new organizations have registered to use ARKs. As a reminder, the AG members are:

Sayeed Choudhury (Johns Hopkins University)
Kurt Ewoldsen and John Kunze (California Digital Library)
John Howard (University College Dublin)
Frédérique Joannic-Seta (Bibliothèque nationale de France)
Martin Kalfatovic (Smithsonian Institution Libraries)
Brian McBride (University of Utah)
Mark Phillips (University of North Texas Libraries)
Andrew Treloar (Australian National Data Service)
Kate Wittenberg (Portico)

If you’d like to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the ARKs-in-the-Open project, please sign up for the ARK mailing list (in English, or the French ARK mailing list), and if you’d like to become involved in the project, please fill out the Expression of Interest form. To register to use ARKs, please fill out the institutional registration form.

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IFLAPARL July 2018 newsletter published

IFLA - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 12:57

The July 2018 issue of the Section's newsletter is now available.

This edition includes the following: 

  • Message from the Chair 
  • How to join the Section 
  • Share and connect 
  • The IFLA WLIC & IFLAPARL Pre-Conference 2018
  • IFLA Global Vision 
  • Recent and upcoming events 
  • News from Parliamentary Libraries/Research Services & partners 

Complete revision of IFLA’s International Standard Bibliographic Description to start in 2018, and your chance to get involved!

IFLA - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 12:30

The International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD) is the only open and freely available bibliographic standard with the goal of ensuring access to information by making bibliographic data available, interoperable and shareable, across all countries and languages in the world.

The Review Group within IFLA that develops and maintains this standard, the ISBD Review Group, has been exploring the need to perform a review since the publication of its consolidated edition in 2011. In this direction, the group has published ISBD elements and vocabularies to be used as linked data, as well as many alignments and mappings to be fully prepared for the next steps. Now, after careful consideration, the group proposes to start a complete ISBD revision in 2018.

In addition to guaranteeing consistent, interoperable, and updated IFLA standards, some of the key reasons behind the need to perform this review include: the publication of a new version of the IFLA Statement of International Cataloguing Principles (ICP) in 2016 paying special attention to the accessibility, interoperability and openness of information; the publication of the new IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) in 2017; suggestions for revisions already received by multiple stakeholders; and the need to keep up with a dynamic data and bibliographic industry that sees the creation of new types of resources (and changes to existing types) to which libraries need to provide access.

Would you like to influence the direction of the ISBD? This is your chance to have a say!

To facilitate the review process, the ISBD Review Group has developed a four-year plan, with a two-stage approach. The group is now looking for your input, through comments and questions, to ensure other views and options are considered, and key stakeholders’ voices heard. They also invite interested parties to get involved in the review work, after the proposal has been approved.

Download the four-year plan in PDF

Do you have comments or questions to the plan? Would you like to be involved? Contact the ISBD Review Group Chair, by 20 August 2018.

Global Vision Discussion 2018 - IFLAPARL's Response

IFLA - Sat, 28/07/2018 - 22:30

During July 2018, members of the Standing Committee of the Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section discussed how a united library field could tackle the challenges of the future. Together all the participants represented 243 years of library experience.

We built on the results from the previous phase of the conversation last year to gather ideas for actions for IFLA and for our Section that could help to make the Global Vision a reality.  The discussions and suggestions reflect a general, as well as a parliamentary perspective.  The attached report represents our contribution to IFLA's ideas store of actions.

However, this is only a starting point.  Further Global Vision discussions will be going on around the world over the coming months and the results so far will be shared at the World Library and Information Congress in August.  In the meantime, have a look at the ideas that have been suggested by the Standing Comnmittee and please feel free to suggest your own ideas to Steve or myself.  All ideas are welcome and will provide input to the Section's Action Plan for 2018/19.

Keep up-to-date with news about the IFLA Global Vision discussion by following #iflaGlobalVision and the Global Vision news feed.  Be sure to check back in August when the "Ideas Store" platform will be lanuched. 

IAP Project Report: Uruguay 2018 – Workshop on Libraries as a Social Instrument

IFLA - Fri, 27/07/2018 - 16:19

Training of staff from Uruguayan public and community libraries to develop skills in gathering stories and data for use in showing how libraries contribute to the achievement of the UN 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Implementation of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) interface for gathering information.

What were your goals?
  • Training librarians in the skills needed to gather, analyse and publish statistics and management indicators, allowing for evidence-based information supporting the contribution of libraries to the achievement of SDGs
  • Implementation of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)
  • Supplying accurate data to the IFLA Library Map of the World
How did you plan to make this happen?

The two-day "Workshop on Libraries as a Social Instrument," held at the National Library of Uruguay on 19-20 April 2018, attracted 40 participants from all over Uruguay. The workshop was conducted by governing board members of the National Library Association of Uruguay (Asociación de Bibliotecólogos del Uruguay – ABU) and an international expert on the implementation of SDI for social programmes. The workshop covered:

  1. Basic training on advocacy and United Nations 2030 Agenda
  2. Training in the gathering and use of management data
  3. Examples of SDI in practice
  4. Training on communication methods (WhatsApp and Google Groups) for future meetings of participants in remote locations

After the workshop, we sent SDI survey forms to participants, asking that they complete them.

How did it work?

The workshop was implemented as planned, with enough time for all scheduled activities. The proposed objectives were met by participants working with each activity.

How did you use communications during the project?

Different communication channels were used, including face-to-face meetings, virtual meetings, discussion lists, WhatsApp groups and social networks.

What did you learn in the process?

The project had a motivating effect, making participants eager to learn more and sharing how libraries help achieve the SDGs.

Showing participants what is possible using hands-on experience gave them the confidence to use the new technologies to share what they were already doing.

Close communications can be an invaluable tool to know the context in which each library exists and to share experiences that can be replicated.

They realised that most of their work was in support of achieving the SDGs, but they now needed the skills to tell stories promoting their work.

The main difficulty found was to collect information for community libraries in order to update the SDI and to provide the IFLA Library Map of the World with accurate information.

Most public and community libraries do not have professional librarians on their staff or financial resources to support their work. It is our belief that because of their professional training, only graduate librarians are skilled in designing and managing library services. Given the size and geography of Uruguay, sharing skilled resources on a regional basis could be a solution.

What are your next steps?
  • ​Groups in different social platforms will continue to be created as a means to keep open and fluid communication channels. This will support all participants in complying with the survey requirements about the data to be submitted to the IFLA Library Map of the World.
  • Meetings will be scheduled quarterly to follow up, exchange information and address problems that may arise within the project objectives.
  • To keep working on the regulations to implement the Public Libraries System law. 
  • To have frequent audiences with the Council of City Hall elected officials, who are the decision makers directly related to the affairs of public libraries.

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Capacity building of public librarians in Zambia

EIFL-OA news and events - Fri, 27/07/2018 - 10:49

In 2018, EIFL entered into a partnership with the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ) for a national initiative that will build digital technology and professional skills of public library staff to enable them to initiate new public library services that use technology to meet community needs.

The initiative targets 12 public and community libraries in Zambia that are already equipped with computers and the internet. Two librarians from each of the 12 public libraries (a total of 24) will take part in the training.

VIVO Updates July 21, 2018 — grants, jenatools, your content here

DSpace news - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 17:06

Grant opportunities  The VIVO Project is always looking for ways to improve the software, the community, and the ontology.  One way to improve things, or try new things is through grant funding.  Funding agencies often have programs related to metadata, data sharing, tooling, and other topics related to VIVO.  The VIVO Resources Action Planning group is looking to identify grant opportunities that might be appropriate for VIVO.

The group has developed a document describing various initiatives that may be fundable by a grant.  See Grant Opportunities.  Interested?  Have ideas about grants?  Want to help?  Please contact Terrie Wheeler at Weill Cornell Medicine.

jenatools  New with VIVO 1.10 are command line tools jena2tools and jena3tools.  Jen2tools works with Jena 2 VIVO systems (version 1.9.3 and prior).  Jena3tools works with Jena 3 VIVO systems (version 1.10 and whatever comes afterwards).  These tools import and export the configuration and content triple stores of your VIVO system.  Using Jena2tools, you can export your VIVO 1.9.3 or earlier triple stores to “TRiG” format.  Then using Jena3tools, the TriG format can be reloaded into an newly created VIVO 1.10 to upgrade to Jena 3.  TriG format preserves the information regarding the graph the triple came from.  In this way, the graph structure of the upgraded triple store is identical to the previous triple store.

But the jenatools can export to any of the popular RDF serialization formats – RDF/XML, JSON-LD (only supported for Jena 3 export), N-Triples, and Turtle.  Using Jenatools, you can create a complete export of your VIVO, capturing the data for use in any other software, or for posting or sharing with others.

VIVO has always been about sharing data.  With jenatools, your entire triple store can be exported and shared as a single file.

About VIVO Updates  VIVO Updates is an almost weekly newsletter of happenings in the VIVO Community. VIVO Updates is published to our wiki here:  VIVO Updates  where it is searchable using the wiki search.  VIVO Updates is also available on the VIVO Web site here:  VIVO Blog.  The Updates are sent each week to the VIVO Email Lists and tweeted.  Links to VIVO Updates appear in various Duraspace communications including the Member newsletter and Duraspace Digest with several thousand readers.   If you have an idea for VIVO Updates, please drop me a note.  Material received by Saturday can appear on Sunday.

Go VIVO!
Mike
Mike Conlon
VIVO Project Director

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Results of the Survey of Digital Legal Deposit Policies and Practices at National Libraries

IFLA - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 13:47

In 2014 seventeen National Libraries were surveyed about their born digital news content, legal deposit policies and practices. The results of the survey were presented at the 2015 International News Media Conference hosted by the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm, Sweden. Three years later, the authors expanded their team and the focus of the survey from news to all types of digital content. 

Understanding the scope, purposes and information sought in previous surveys as well as how questions were constructed to elicit quality responses, the group designed a new survey with the intent to obtain the latest information on policies and practices.  The work has allowed new insights into the state of play – and trends – in digital preservation. The results from the survey have been analysed and put into a paper. The paper has been presented at the IFLA News Media Conference.

Read the full paper here.

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