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The inaugural 2018 University of California Digital Library Forum (UC DLFx) "Building the UC Digital Library: Theory and Practice" will explore a range of topics such as engaging, enhancing our communities and creating data from materials at our respective University of California libraries; demystifying data curation; project collaboration; using emerging technologies such as 3D scanning to enhance access, and creating a UC system wide standard for born digital archival material.


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Please visit the UC DLFx wiki page for more information: http://bit.ly/UC-DLFx-2018

The conference will be held in the Highlander Union Building (HUB), Third Floor
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Wednesday, February 28 • 1:30pm - 2:25pm
Defining and Sustaining Digital Collection and Scholarship Services

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Researchers across UC campuses are engaging in Digital Scholarship (DS), including building digital collections, with increasing frequency and across disciplines. Such scholarship includes an eclectic set of methodologies;i and researchers often rely on the library for needed subject, technical, and preservation expertise. The business models and practices that define library DS engagement are, however, in their infancy, extremely varied, and uneven.

This panel will discuss needed support for DS across a range of activities in order to better understand the challenges we are facing from service level, organizational, and business model perspectives. In advance of the conference, each panelist will prepare a brief, written statement that address the following questions:

-What current use cases demonstrate a need for DS services? 
-What are the demographics of the patrons we are serving? 
-Who are we missing? 
-How are digital outputs changing our collection and preservation strategies and what changes should we make in the future? 
-What additional or re-deployed resources and labor will be required to provide necessary services? 
-Are current and imagined services sustainable compared to more traditional library services?

During the panel, panelists will participate in a moderated discussion of the major themes that emerge from the written statements. Panel attendees will be invited to join the discussion for the final 15 minutes of the panel. Panelist responses to discussion questions will be published one week prior to the conference at http://ds.lib.ucdavis.edu/ucdlf/.

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Zoe Borovsky

Librarian for Digital Research and Scholarship, UCLA
University of California - Los Angeles
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Mary Elings

Assistant Director and Head of Technical Services, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley

Erik Mitchell

Associate University Librarian, Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services, UC Berkeley
I'm a librarian, administrator and researcher who cares about how libraries impact our daily lives. I have a passion for structured data and can be easily drawn into a conversation about why we focus so much library energy on metadata and information systems.
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Stacy Reardon

Literatures and Digital Humanities Librarian, UC Berkeley
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Laura Smart

Head, Digital Scholarship Services, UCI
University of California, Irvine
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Carl G. Stahmer

Director of Data and Digital Scholarship, UC Davis
Carl G. Stahmer, PhD is the Director of Data and Digital Scholarship at the University Library, University of California, Davis, in which capacity he oversees a variety of digital initiatives on campus. He also serves as Associate Director for Humanities at the UC Davis Data Scie... Read More →

Wednesday February 28, 2018 1:30pm - 2:25pm
HUB 355

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