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Third Annual Code4lib BC Event
'''Where''': UBC Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Dodson Room
'''Cost''': TBD$30 for both days!
'''Register''': TO COME
'''What''': It’s a 2 day unconference! A participant-driven meeting featuring lightning talks in the mornings, breakout sessions in the afternoons, with coffee, tea Digital libraries and snacks provided. Lightning talks archives are brief presentations which are typically 5-10 minutes in length (15 minutes is the maximum) on topics related to library technologies: current projects, tips archive and tricks, or hacks in the worksmuseum practitioner's minds these days. Breakout sessions is an opportunity As cultural institutions make increased efforts to bring participants together in an ad hoc fashion for a shortexpose their special and local collections, yet sustained period questions of problem solvingbest practices, software development digital object management and funonline access are ripe for discussion and collaboration. In advance of Conversations are already underway about the event, we will gather project ideas in idea of a form available through our wiki BC provincial digital library and registration pages. Each afternoon the code4libBC participants will review gang thought it would be a great idea to focus this year’s unconference event on all things related to digital libraries and discuss archives. Some of the proposalsthemes we’re interested in exploring include: * conceptualizing what we mean by "digital libraries", break * how to incorporate archives and museums into groupsthe concept, * understanding users, organizational contexts, and work on some digitization best practices and workflows,* planning the development of digital libraries and archives,* leveraging the technologies that power them, * extending projectsbeyond single institutions, and* increasing their relevance by charting new directions. Like in previous years, we’re looking for participants to join us in 2 days of lightning talks and breakout sessions related to digital libraries and archives. Some suggestions include:* user experience/user interfaces* search and discovery technologies* metadata creation/aggregation/reuse* technologies and infrastructure* organizational issues* case and innovation studies highlighting specific services* digital preservation* the sustainability of digital libraries.
'''Who''': A diverse and open community of library developers and non-developers engaging in effective, collaborative problem-solving through technology.Anyone from the library community who is interested in library technologies are welcome to join and participate, regardless of their department or background: systems and IT, public services, circulation, cataloguing and technical services, archives, digitization and preservation. All are welcome to help set the agenda, define the outcomes and develop the deliverables!
* interested in sponsoring us? let us know!
And special thanks to the BC Libraries Cooperative for assisting the organizing group with administrative duties.
'''Organizers''': Also thanks to all our organizers
Feel free to email Paul Joseph at with questions or comments.
'''Lightning Talk Proposals and Breakout Suggestions''': TO COME
'''Feedback''': TO COMEto come when event completes
=== Schedule ===

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