November 16th is the tenth annual GIS Day @ KU. This day-long free symposium will be held in the Kansas Union on the University of Kansas campus. We invite students, staff, faculty from KU and beyond, GIS professionals, and anyone interested in GIS or maps to come for all or part of the day. Please register at: http://www.gis.ku.edu/gisday/2011/.
KU Libraries will host a week of events for KU faculty, graduate students, and others who want to learn how open access to scholarship affects them as authors and scholars and citizens. Please see http://www.lib.ku.edu/openaccess/OAweek2011.shtml for details about the events scheduled during Open Access Week, including a panel discussion featuring three experts on open access and scholarly publishing:
The Future of Scholarly Publishing: Alternative Perspectives to the Commercialization of Knowledge
Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium
This panel discussion will feature three national experts on open access and scholarly publishing:
Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)
former Provost of the University of Kansas and
Senior Fellow (retired), Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)
Clifford A. Lynch
Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)
Refreshments will be served.
- During January of 2012 the American Historical Association will hold their annual conference on the theme Communities and Networks. Many of the sessions involve topics of interest to the digital humanities. Early registration ends after December 19th. http://www.historians.org/annual/2012/index.cfm The American Historical Association blog, AHA Today, is a wonderful place to keep updated on digital collections in the world of history, both in and out of the academy. http://blog.historians.org/
- For KU students, faculty, and staff, KU Libraries has added over 800 new images to the Classical Heritage Image Collection in LUNA from the slide collection of the Department of Classics. http://luna.ku.edu:8180/luna/servlet/kuvc1csc~1~1?cic=kuvc1csc~1~1
Congratulations to the authors of the 10 most popular items in KU ScholarWorks during September, 2011! The top 10 listing is now available on the KU ScholarWorks web site.
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