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Please join us Friday, May 29, at Boston, MA for the NECode4Lib 2015 conference. This informal conference will feature short lightning talks, longer presentations, and breakout discussion sessions covering technology in libraries, archives and museums in the New England.


NECode4Lib meeting will be hosted by MIT.

When - Friday, May 29th

Where - MIT, Building 34, room 401A (Grier Room A).

Registration Cost - Free!

Registration Link -

Planning Committee - Matt Bernhardt (, Jeremy Prevost (, Joe Montibello (, Matt Sherman (, Abigail Baines (, Jennifer Eustis (, Sharon Clapp (, Andromeda Yelton (, David Mayo (, Maura Carbone (, Christina Harlow (



  • MIT can be reached by car, train, or bus.
  • If you are going to drive all the way to campus, MIT's parking information can be found here:
  • Another popular option is to take the MBTA red line to campus, and get off at the Kendall/MIT stop. From there, it is a relatively short walk to building 34. On the map link above, the Kendall/MIT stop is just outside building E38. Parking is also available at the terminal stations on the red line - the easiest to reach if you are coming from outside Boston is probably Alewife in Arlington.
  • If you're arriving via bus, there are a number of lines that run by campus. Consult the MBTA website (or Google Maps) for more information.
  • We are also looking into helping arrange carpooling. More information to come.


  • If you're looking for a hotel room the night before / after, there are two hotels near campus - the Kendall Hotel and Marriott Hotel, both on Main Street. There is no block of rooms, however, so please make whatever arrangements make sense for you.

Code of Conduct

NECode4Lib is dedicated to a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We are using the Code4Lib 2015 Conference Code of Conduct that can be found at:

Programming Sign-up

Share what you are working on or talk about a topic you are interested in! We would also love to ideas for some roundtable discussions. Add your name and a description below.

If you do not have a Wiki account, you can Contact Ryan Wick ( with your preferred username to set up a Code4Lib wiki account. Or, if you prefer to not have an account or muck about in the wiki yourself, you may contact Jeremy Prevost ( to have your Presentation/Lightning Talk/Discussion Topic added below for you.


15-20 minutes talks.

  1. Metadata Enrichment and Maps (Boston Public Library)

Lightning Talks

A Lightning Talk is a fast-paced, 5-minute talk on the topic of your choice.

  1. Virtual Local Repositories (Boston Public Library)

Discussion Topics

List some topics you are interested in talking to others during breakout time.

  1. 3D Printing and the Law: A raucous uninformed melee where opinionated librarians discuss a tropic they do not understand because it has not been settled yet (Edward Iglesias, Central Connecticut State University)


Friday, May 29

To be announced


You can register here:

Registration is free. We have tables and chairs for about 60 people. If you signed up and are unable to attend please contact us, so that we can make room for others.

Mailing list

NECode4Lib has low-traffic NECode4Lib Google Group. Consider subscribing.