Add a Spotlight Session to Your SLA 2013 Schedule
Monday Spotlight Sessions:
The Race to the Patent Office — The Impact of the America Invents Act (8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.) — The act has wide ramifications concerning the kinds of innovations that are patentable, who owns inventions, who can use inventions, and how patents are challenged and defended. Learn how the act has affected the patent process and more. Sponsored by ACM, Inspec, Proquest & Dialog, and Springer. More information.
Organizing Knowledge (10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) — Speaker Patrick Lambe will look at a variety of ways in which taxonomies can underpin other important knowledge management applications, such as content management systems, records management systems, search, data warehouses, and more. More information.
Big Data, Big Challenges (12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.) — What are the emerging roles for librarians and information professionals and the services and resources needed to support the analysis, curation and reuse of large data sets? The data deluge–data intensive science, social science and information networks–is here. Are you ready? Sponsored by ACS, Wiley, and World Scientific Publishing Company. More information.
The Digital Preservation Network (4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.) — Digital collections typically are not durable and remain susceptible to multiple points of failure. The Digital Preservation Network seeks to rectify this situation by creating a federated preservation network, owned by and for the academy, that will provide secure digital preservation of the scholarly and cultural record. More information.
Coming soon: a review of Tuesday’s Spotlight Sessions.