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The 2017 Digital Commons New England User Group Meeting will be hosted at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA, on Friday, July 28, 2017.

Registration is now closed!
Lunch and afternoon refreshments will be provided. Lodging, breakfast, and parking fees are at your expense.

Location
University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS)
55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester MA 01655
Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, Room AS2.2102

Directions and Parking

Hotel Information

Worcester Restaurants

The user group meeting is sponsored by bepress and hosted by the Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Medical School and the UMass Amherst Libraries.

Schedule
2017
Friday, July 28th
9:30 AM

Registration and Networking

Digital Commons New England User Group

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

9:30 AM

10:00 AM

Welcome

Digital Commons New England User Group

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

10:00 AM

10:10 AM

Digital Commons at RISD: Building Communities While Presenting Legacy

Mark Pompelia, Rhode Island School of Design

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

10:10 AM

10:35 AM

You’ll L-O-V-E Our IR: Building Faculty and Administration Buy-In as You Build Your Repository

Christine Anne George, Yeshiva University

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

10:35 AM

11:00 AM

Morning Break

Digital Commons New England User Group

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium Atrium

11:00 AM

11:10 AM

Migrating to the Open: Moving Scholarly Journals to the IR

Ellen Phillips, University of New Hampshire School of Law

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

11:10 AM

11:35 AM

Putting the Journal of eScience Librarianship on the Map

Regina F. Raboin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Julie Goldman, Harvard University

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

11:35 AM

12:00 PM

"Birds of a Feather" Networking Lunch

Digital Commons New England User Group

Old Medical School Lobby

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Recent and Upcoming Developments from bepress

Aurora Arder, bepress

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

1:00 PM

1:45 PM

Keeping Track of Embargo Records: The Utilization of Google Apps

Jiebei Luo, Skidmore College

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

1:45 PM

1:55 PM

Storage Made Simple: Preserving Digital Objects with bepress Archive and Amazon S3

Lisa A. Palmer, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

1:55 PM

2:05 PM

Expanding the IR with Emeritus Publications

Erin Jerome, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

2:05 PM

2:15 PM

ResearchGate vs. the Institutional Repository: Competition or Complement?

Julia Lovett, University of Rhode Island
Andrée Rathemacher, University of Rhode Island

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

2:15 PM

2:25 PM

Digital Commons: an ETD Evolution

Sharon Quinn Fitzgerald, University of Maine

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

2:25 PM

2:35 PM

Coffee and Cookie Break

Digital Commons New England User Group

Lamar Soutter Library Conference Room, S1-605

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

Meet the Experts Panel and Q&A

Ellen Phillips, University of New Hampshire School of Law
Julia Lovett, University of Rhode Island
Lisa A. Palmer, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Aurora Arder, bepress

Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, AS2.2102

3:00 PM