Northeast Institutional Repository Day 2019 (NIRD19)

Boston University
June 18, 2019

8:00-9:00 - Registration - with light breakfast, coffee, tea, and water

9:00-9:15 - Welcome

  • Jack Ammerman & Vika Zafrin (Boston University Libraries)
  • NIRD 19 Planning Committee

9:15-10:15 - Keynote - Kathleen Shearer (Executive Director, COAR)

10:15-10:30 - Break

10:30-12:00 - Presentations (Policy, Content, and Accessibility)

  • Collaborative Policy Writing for the UMass-Amherst Data Repository - Thea Atwood and Ann Kardos (UMass-Amherst)
  • Crashing the IR Party: Artists as Scholars in Institutional Repositories - Ashley Peterson and Andrea Schuler (Tufts University)
  • WCAG ADA AA 2.0 + OA: one library's story of balancing an institutional repository, policy, values and a vendor - Amanda Page (Syracuse University)

12:00-1:30 - Lunch (on your own) - Lunch Options

Lunchtime talks - 12:45-1:15

  • Beyond Migration: Understanding the Effects of Repository Migration on Users Experiences and Repository Services - David Scherer (Carnegie Mellon University) - held in Mugar Library, 3rd floor, Estin Room 302
  • Building sustainable collaborations to support open source repository infrastructure, maintenance, and development - Este Pope (Amherst College), Wendy Shook (Middlebury College), Noah Smith and Sarah Lippincott (Born-Digital) - held in GSU Conference Auditorium, Room 228

1:30-2:40 - Lightning Talks

  • Capturing Rowan University Student Scholars Symposium posters in Rowan Digital Works: From pilot to reality - Daniel G. Kipnis (Rowan University)
  • Providing online access to over a century of theses and dissertations at UMass Amherst - Meghan Bergin (UMass-Amherst)
  • Permissions and Access for Copyright-protected Theses - A’Llyn Ettien (Boston University)
  • Wikidata and Institutional Repositories - Anne Britton (Harvard University)
  • Repository Refresh - Nina Peri and Hayley Battaglia (Fairfield University)
  • Breaking Through the Word Barrier - Jessica Ryan (Smith College)
  • My CV & OpenBU: a use case on OA policy compliance - Ellen Phillips (Boston University)

2:40-3:00 - Break - coffee, tea, and water provided

3:00-4:00 - Presentations (Outreach)

  • Your IR as the Centerpiece for Scholarly Communication Outreach at Your Institution - Monica Berger (NYC College of Technology, City University of New York)
  • Please @ Me: Using Social Media to Promote IR Content - Christine George (Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law)

4:00-4:15 - Closing remarks - NIRD 19 Planning Committee