Registration for 2016 IDS Project Conference Open

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

May 14, 2016

(via Mark Sullivan, Executive Director of the IDS Project at SUNY Geneseo)

The IDS Project’s 12th Annual Summer Conference is Thursday, July 28, and Friday, July 29, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s conference theme is “The Sharing Economy”, and approximately 250 attendees are expected. The IDS Conference is packed with information and training regarding exciting new technologies and strategies for information access, resource sharing, and acquisitions/collection development. All library staff are encouraged to attend, regardless of affiliation with the IDS Project.

On Wednesday, July 27th, we will be hosting two Pre-Conference Sessions concurrently with the All-Region User Group Meeting. The first session is on ILLiad webpages and will include modifying and enhancing your ILLiad webpages to work best for your library. Having IT experience will help though it isn’t required. The second session is on Creating Your Own IDS Logic Rule and it will be a hands-on workshop that will help you understand the basic ideas and configuration of Logic Rules and will allow you to create your own rule to run at your library.
Disclaimer: In order for Logic Rules to run, you must have Logic installed at your library and be a subscriber. Additionally, the rule you create must be installed by IDS Logic Support Staff.
The preliminary conference agenda has been posted here.
Dorothea Salo is a Faculty Associate in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she teaches about organization of information, scholarly communication and open access, digital libraries and archives, database design, and linked data. In 2009 Library Journal named her a Mover and Shaker for her open-access advocacy; in 2014 and 2015, the WISE Consortium honored her for excellence in online education.
Dorothea has written and presented internationally on scholarly publishing, copyright, institutional repositories, linked data, and research-data management. She holds an MA in Library and Information
Studies and another in Spanish from UW-Madison.
Pre-Conference registration includes the following:
Modifying ILLiad Webpages (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Creating Your Own IDS Logic Rules (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
Snacks & drinks provided
Free car parking at the Desmond
CONFERENCE COST: $175 Registration Fee.
Accepted methods of payment for registration include credit card and direct billing
Conference registration includes the following:
Thursday and Friday Conference Programs
Snacks & drinks at each break
2 breakfasts
2 lunches
Thursday dinner
Fun-filled social gatherings and great camaraderie Wednesday and Thursday evenings!
Free car parking at the Desmond
Albany is well-served by bus, train, and airlines. Instructions on getting to the conference site from public transportation are found here. Be sure to bring a NYS tax exempt form for your hotel reservation, if applicable.
We want everyone to be comfortable during our days of work and nights of entertainment.
Go here. If you already have an IDS Project login account, please login to your account before accessing the registration page. Once you are logged in and at the registration page, please make your registration selection and click on the “Register Now!” button. Your information will automatically be entered for registration.
If you do not have an IDS Project member login, please create one using the registration tool. In creating this account, you will be automatically enrolled in the Conference. Once you are registered for the conference, you will be directed to a Thank You page that provides instructions for Conference Registration Payment and making Hotel Reservations.
All registered conference attendees will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for registration payment and hotel registration. Please register for the conference and your lodging as soon as possible. This will help us a great deal in planning all of the conference logistics.
For frequently asked questions, please check here.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the conference, please contact:
IDS Office: 585-245-5172
Cathy Taylor,
Bill Jones,
Mark Sullivan,
We look forward to seeing you in Albany at this summer’s IDS Project Conference!!
The IDS Conference Planning Team
Ben Hogben, Bill Jones, Cindy Stark, Elise Thornley, Timothy Jackson, Jennifer Acker, Melissa Perez, and Sue Grayson

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