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May 23, 2024 - ET/ CT

Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit — Sponsored by Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)

This event is an excellent, no-cost online learning opportunity for anyone interested in the many issues around textbook affordability and the use of Open Education Resources (OER).  The FLVC OER Summit was first held in 2018 as an opportunity for librarians, teaching faculty, instructional designers, administrators, students, and other stakeholders to discuss issues, experiences, and […]

May 24, 2024 - 12:00 am ET/11:00 pm CT

ASERL 2024 Annual Meeting & Spring Membership Meeting

Hyatt Place Downtown Columbia 819 Gervais St, Columbia, SC, United States

All ASERL Deans / Directors are called to attend ASERL's 2024 Annual Meeting and Spring Membership Meeting, which will take place at the University of South Carolina on May 22-23, 2024. Each member library is invited to send one person as their representative, with a strong preference for the attendee to be the library dean […]

May 20, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Reality of VR: Librarian Involvement in Virtual Reality Projects

  Summary As an instruction librarian in a makerspace and later as science liaison librarian at both large and small universities, the author has participated in various virtual reality projects for education, including doing workshops and class-related instruction on virtual reality and creating 360 video tours, creating an asynchronous virtual reality paper prototyping assignment, and […]

May 16, 2024 - 10:30 am ET/9:30 am CT

Built Without Barriers: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024 Online Accessibility Event

via Zoom

The University of Minnesota is hosting a free, virtual accessibility event on Thursday, May 16, 2024 to engage in conversation, thinking, and learning about access and inclusion. ASERL members are welcome to attend!  This year’s theme is “Built Without Barriers” to highlight ways we can write content, create websites, and build our organization to remove […]

May 15, 2024 - 3:00 pm ET/2:00 pm CT

Accessibility Water Cooler

Please join us at the Accessibility Water Cooler with your questions, thoughts and ideas!  Accessibility fans from ASERL libraries are here to share their thoughts and ideas.  These sessions are not recorded to allow free-flowing exchange of ideas. REGISTER at https://forms.gle/cZxZRj1anmwtaQ4N8

May 8, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

ASERL Community Call: Shared Print Priorities

We need your input! We welcome all interested ASERL members to join a community call discussion on May 8, 2024 regarding the state and future of shared print retention programming within ASERL as a consortium. As libraries increasingly turn staff and funding resources toward electronic licenses, data services, and less collections-oriented uses of library space, […]

May 6, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Art: Taking a Look at Copyright Challenges for Libraries

  Summary The world of art is undergoing a revolution with the emergence of AI-generated creations. But who owns the copyright to these works – the person, the software developer, or someone else entirely? This critical question has implications for libraries, museums and other cultural heritage institutions. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on how […]

Apr 29, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

What is Scite? Demo & ASERL experiences with a new AI-powered search and citation tool

Join us for a live webinar to learn about Scite, an award-winning AI-powered search and discovery platform that enhances research discoverability and evaluation. Our experts, Sean Rife, co-founder of Scite, and Tony Landolt from Research Solutions, will guide you through Scite's integration into Research Solutions' product portfolio.  Elias Tzoc, Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and […]

Apr 26, 2024 - 3:00 pm ET/2:00 pm CT

ASERL Copyright Office Hour — April 2024

What copyright questions are vexing to you these days?  ASERL members and colleagues are invited to bring their challenging copyright-related questions to this lively discussion session with respected copyright/IP experts working in ASERL libraries.   REGISTER HERE:  https://emory.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvd-GuqzovG9JYX5OCDqtpZ5HouhdAvIGj QUESTIONS may be submitted anonymously in advance at https://forms.gle/4tjJPQZsABL1UPZx5

Apr 26, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

How Trauma and Stress Impacts the Well-Being of BIPOC Library Workers

  Summary This presentation delves into the profound effects of trauma and stress on the well-being of library workers, with a focus on the experiences of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) professionals. Trauma, whether stemming from singular incidents or prolonged circumstances, poses significant challenges to individuals' mental health and overall well-being. Through personal […]

Apr 16, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Right To Deposit: Uniform Guidance to Ensure Author Compliance and Public Access

This free webinar is organized by the University of California (UC) and Authors Alliance and is co-sponsored by the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, and the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC).    The White House Office of Science and Technology Planning (OSTP) public access guidance (“the Nelson memo”) requires immediate deposit […]