Thursday, October 27, 2011
GSLIS graduate Andromeda Yelton gave a brief presentation on personal branding, originally delivered at the ALA Midwinter conference in January 2011 and since updated with new insights. Yelton is a member of the founding team at Gluejar and the ALA Class of 2011 Emerging Leaders. She blogs at Across Divided Networks and ALA TechSource.
-Slides from the presentation (under Presentations & Publications) on Yelton’s website
-Recording of the talk on GSLIScast
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The Right to Research Coalition convened a panel of leading figures from the open access movement to talk directly to students about the impact of open access and the crucial role of students in making it a reality. Speakers included John Wilbanks, Vice President for Science at Creative Commons; Heather Joseph, Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition; and Goldis Chami, Medical Student and Member of the Right to Research Coalition Steering Committee. ALASC hosted this screening of the lunchtime webcast in honor of Open Access Week. The webcast, along with other Open Access-related video, is archived here.
Tuesday, October 18 and Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Groups of GSLIS students and ALASC officers shared their questions and ideas about the Hack Your By-Laws project. More information about the project is at the blog.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
SCoSAA and ALASC celebrated the beginning of National Archives Month with Amy Benson, the Librarian/Archivist for Digital Projects at the Schlesinger Library. Benson shared her insight from the forefront of digital archives work on such topics as digitizing analog collections, archiving the web, and preserving born-digital materials.