[Eril-l] Don’t Miss These September NISO Virtual Events!
niso-announce at niso.org
Thu Sep 17 08:09:26 PDT 2020
**Apologies for cross-posting**
It’s not too late to register for our remaining September events — the
eight-part Assessment Practices and Metrics in a 21st Century Pandemic: A
NISO Training Series
which starts tomorrow and runs through November 6, and the Humanities
Roundtable 2020: Building Diversity, Building Accessibility, Building Better
on September 23.
Registration includes unlimited attendees from your organization, plus
there are discounts for NISO members, so reserve your places now!
Assessment Practices and Metrics in a 21st Century Pandemic: A NISO
Eight sessions, 11.30am - 1.00pm ET, September 18 through November 6
(registrations accepted through October 9)
This well-known NISO Training Series will explore some new and some
familiar topics on spaces, collections, services and strategic innovations
through the lens of COVID-19. Course moderator *Martha Kyrillidou* will be
joined by guest lecturers including: *Joyce Chapman* and *Emily Daly,* both
Duke University; *Lorraine J. Haricombe*, University of Texas Libraries; *Bob
Fox,* University of Louisville; *Elaine Westbrooks,* University of North
Carolina - Chapel Hill; *Denise Stephens,* Washington University at St
Louis; *Maurini Strub,* University of Rochester; *Keren Stiles* and *Caroline
Barratt,* both Open University; *Colleen Cook*, McGill University; and *Joan
Lippincott*, CNI. Join them to learn what the shifts that we are going
through mean for the 21st century library and the way we assess and measure
our success. Register now!
Humanities Roundtable 2020: Building Diversity, Building Accessibility,
September 23, 11.00am - 4.30pm ET
The theme of this year’s Humanities Roundtable is building better in order
to develop a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable humanities community.
Speakers include: *Marti Heyman*, OCLC; *Bethan Tovey-Walsh,*
CorCenCC/Swansea University; *Michelle Urberg*, Maverick Publishing
Specialists; *Dave Tell,* Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities,
University of Kansas; *Mark Puente**,* Associate Dean/Associate Professor
of Organizational Development, Inclusion, and Diversity Purdue; *Susan
Doerr*, University of Minnesota Press; *Rebecca Blakiston,* University of
Arizona; and *Ian Smith,* Director, Accessibility Platforms and
US LLC. Together, they will help us kickstart a discussion on the practical
requirements and implications of delivering a more diverse, a more
accessible, a better information environment for the digital humanities
community. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors
we’ve been able to keep registration fees very low, so sign up now
We hope to see you at one or both of these events!
Thanks for your support and best wishes
The NISO Team
3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 302
Baltimore, MD 21211
E-mail: nisohq at niso.org
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