Call for Proposals
Midwest CONTENTdm Users Group – Fourth Annual Meeting
March 19 and 20, 2009
West Lafayette, Indiana (approx.1 hour shuttle ride from Indianapolis)
Connect! Share! Learn! Participate!
The fourth Midwest CONTENTdm Users Group annual meeting will be held March 19 and 20 at Purdue University. Please consider participating in 2009, as part of a panel discussion, as a speaker or as a poster presenter. Proposals are needed by December 15, 2008.
Suggested topics include:
- Audio and video projects
- Building text collections: books, journals, newspapers, dissertations/theses
-Case studies—notable or challenging collections
-Change and revision: modifying an existing collection (replacing digital objects, restructuring collections, mass metadata updates)
- Copyright compliance
-Metadata issues: migrating, harvesting, repurposing, Unicode
- Publicizing collections and services
-System integration and interoperability: CONTENTdm collections in the wider institutional landscape, (ie linking to website, RSS feed, meta searches, use of API)
-Workflow, staffing, and project management models
Proposals may be submitted for a 40-minute presentation; a 30-minute breakout session, or a presentation as a member of a panel discussion.
All participants are invited to bring a simple poster to share some aspect
of their local CONTENTdm collections.
Please complete this form to submit a proposal:
The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2008.
Questions, please contact the Program Committee Chair:
Nicole Saylor firstname.lastname@example.org