Southeast 2019

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Introduction

We are excited to announce that the Code4Lib Southeast 2019 conference will be held at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC! Please join us Friday, May 31st at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library for an informal conference that will feature sessions covering technology in libraries, archives and museums in the Southeast area.

When - Friday, May 31st, 2019

Where - James B. Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC.

Cost - Free! Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks will be provided

Twitter hashtag - #code4libse2019

Logistics

Registration

Registration will open in Spring 2019! An email containing more information will be sent out to the Code4Lib Southeast and Code4Lib mailing lists.

Call for Proposals

We are seeking presenters for Code4Lib Southeast 2019 at the NC State University Libraries in Raleigh, NC.

We are accepting proposals for:

  • Presentations (15 minutes)
  • Lightning talks (5 minutes)

Breakout sessions will be organized on the day of the conference.

Prepared talks should focus on one or more of the following areas:

  • Projects you've worked on that incorporate innovative implementations of existing technologies or development of new software
  • Tools and technologies: How to get the most out of existing tools, standards, and protocols (and ideas on how to make them better)
  • Technical issues: Big issues in library technology that are worthy of community attention or development
  • Relevant non-technical issues: Concerns of interest to the Code4Lib community that are not strictly technical in nature, e.g. collaboration, diversity, organizational challenges, etc.

Use the online proposal form to submit your proposal. The deadline for proposals is Friday, March 22, 2019.

Please send any questions to code4libse2019@gmail.com.

Diversity Scholarships

The Triangle Research Libraries Network and OCLC are providing funds* for three scholarships (up to $500) for individuals from diverse backgrounds to attend Code4Lib Southeast 2019 on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the NC State University Libraries in Raleigh, NC. Registration is free and lunch is included. Scholarship funds may be used to offset the cost of travel to and from the Hunt Library, lodging, and additional meals. Students enrolled in LIS graduate programs and non-librarian staff are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a member of a group not well-represented within the code4lib community, including but not limited to: women, people of color, LGBTQ+, ability/disability, non-binary gender identities, etc. We also invite applications from members of underrepresented and/or marginalized groups that don't fit into the categories listed above.
  • Library employee OR student enrolled in a library and information science graduate program
  • Applicants must reside in the southeast region of the United States
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age

Use the online application form to apply. Applications must include:

  • A personal statement describing how attending C4LSE will support professional goals. Please include a brief statement that confirms the eligibility requirements are met.
  • A CV/Resume

The deadline for proposals is Friday, March 22, 2019. Please send any questions to code4libse2019@gmail.com.

*TRLN is sponsoring $1000 and OCLC is sponsoring $500

Schedule

To be announced.

About the area

Accomodations

The StateView hotel is located on NCSU’s Centennial Campus, a 20-minute walk from the conference location in James B. Hunt, Jr. Library.

Aloft Raleigh is adjacent to North Campus. Free Wolfline buses connect North and Centennial Campus.

Downtown Raleigh hotels are short drive or bus ride away. Additional accommodations are available all over the Triangle area.

A list of TAG-approved LGBT-Welcoming Hotels in Raleigh, N.C.

Food

Breakfast, Lunch, and afternoon snack will be provided at no cost to attendees. Attendees will have an opportunity to note dietary preferences when registering for the conference.

Map of Downtown Raleigh Restaurants & Dining

Indy Week Best of the Triangle 2018

Gluten-free dining in Raleigh

Veg*n/Veg*n-friendly restaurants

Travel

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) serves the Triangle area. It is about 15 miles (25 minutes) driving to reach the James B. Hunt Jr. Library.

Driving directions to the James B. Hunt Jr. Library from various locations can be found here.

Transportation

GoTriangle provides bus service for $2.25 each way, connecting the airport to downtown Raleigh via Route 100. Note: Route 100 does not reach NC State’s Centennial Campus

Other area bus services include NCSU's free Wolfline and GoRaleigh Route 11

Taxi service is easily available just outside RDU baggage claim.

Lime bikes and electronic scooters are also available on campus. You can view additional information here.

Parking

Hourly parking is available in the Poulton Paylot across the street from the first floor entrance to the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. Parking fees are $2/hour. Parking spots are numbered, and there is a pay station that accepts debit and credit cards only (no cash). Poulton Paylot also accepts payment online through Passport Parking.

Read more about parking here.

Code of Conduct

Code4Lib Southeast 2019 will adopt and enforce the Code4Lib Code of Conduct for this event.

“Code4Lib seeks to provide a welcoming, professionally engaging, fun, and safe conference experience and ongoing community for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Discriminatory language and imagery (including sexual) is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks, or any community channel such as the chatroom or mailing list.”

Full C4L code of conduct: https://github.com/code4lib/antiharassment-policy/blob/master/code_of_conduct.md

Contact

If you have any questions about the conference, please e-mail us at code4libse2019@gmail.com.