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Big Data Special Interest Group WLIC2021 sessions

Two events will be hosted by Big Data SIG during WLIC2021: - Better together: Creating solutions to the challenges of data use, reuse, and sharing - Library Carpentries: A 360 Degree Review of Supporting Data Science Skills

23 July 2021 | Big data

Webinar - Library RDM Services: where are we now?

There is no doubt that data is an imperative in conducting research towards the creation of new knowledge and science. Therefore, good research data management practices forms part of the research process ensuring validity and reliability of research data. As we know, it is a requirement by many publishers and funders these days to share the research data. Since academic libraries play a vital role in supporting the pillars of their parent universities, the uptake of research data management services in response to supporting research trends has emerged.

22 July 2021 | Information Technology, Data management, Digital repositories, Information technology, Library services, Open source, Research support, RDM, Academic libraries, data librarianship, Data services

IT Section 2021 mid-term meeting

IFLA IT Section standing committee is meeting online on Friday March 19th for the 2021 mid-term meeting.

12 March 2021 | Information Technology, Information technology, Meetings, Members

Professional Unit Virtual Event - Preservation of Digital Complex Objects

Digital Preservation - British Library Since the beginning of 21st century IT development have brought new forms of eBooks and complex objects for renewed and enhanced user / reader experience. These innovative cultural objects imply new challenges for preservation and conservation: how can we archive device dependent multimedia, interactive systems, or information flows? Does new data technologies open new possibilities for long-term conservation?

17 November 2020 | Information Technology, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Data management, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Digitisation, eBooks, Information technology, Preservation

Webinar - Where do we fit in 4IR ?

IFLA Information Technology Section - Open webinar series: quarterly online coffee talks with librarians and academics on emerging technologies Webinar #2: "Where do we fit into the 4IR: librarians' perceptions" - Follow-up

30 October 2020 | Information Technology, Automation, Big data, Digital humanities, Digital libraries, Information literacy, Information society, Information technology, Knowledge management, Library and information profession, Library theory and research, 4th Industrial Revolution, 4IR

IFLA IT section 2020 events update

Because of global health situation, IT Section events related to IFLA WLIC 2020 had to be either postponed or changed.

26 June 2020 | Information Technology, Conferences, Information technology, Meetings

CFP IFLA WLIC2020 Open Session, "Better Together: Collaborative Solutions to the Challenges of Data and Libraries"

This is a call for participants for papers for the IFLA Big Data Special Interest Group’s open session to be held in Dublin, Ireland at the IFLA WLIC August 15-21.

25 February 2020

WLIC joint session with Knowledge Management Section

This is a call for participants for a joint session at the WLIC 2020 about the Library of the Future – is Open Source really the future, but will it only cost more than we think or are there other risks too?

14 February 2020

WLIC joint Satellite with Reference & Information Services Section 12-13 August in Galway, Ireland

This is a call for participants for a joint Satellite at the WLIC 2020 in Galway, Ireland about "Artificial Intelligence in Discovery and User Experience".

11 February 2020

WLIC joint session with Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

This is a call for participants for a joint session at the WLIC 2020 about "Enabling open science, open access, and artificial intelligence to advance and support healthcare practice and scientific discovery".

11 February 2020

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