[Humanist] 29.211 events: interactive in libraries; making & using resources

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 211.
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  [1]   From:    Markus Wust <mgwust at ncsu.edu>                             (35)
        Subject: CFP: Liberact 2015 at North Carolina State University

  [2]   From:    "Keralis, Spencer" <Spencer.Keralis at unt.edu>              (11)
        Subject: Register now for Digital Frontiers 2015 (9/17-19/2015, UT-
                Dallas)


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        Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:01:55 -0400
        From: Markus Wust <mgwust at ncsu.edu>
        Subject: CFP: Liberact 2015 at North Carolina State University


The North Carolina State University Libraries will be hosting the 3rd
Annual Liberact Workshop on September 17-18, 2015 at the James B. Hunt Jr.
Library in Raleigh, North Carolina [1].  We invite you to participate in
this exciting workshop for practitioners and researchers involved in
interactive technologies in Libraries.

Liberact strives to meet the need for libraries and museums to stay current
with the rapidly changing landscape of interactive technologies through an
intensive collaborative experience that provides a rich opportunity for
cross-channel communication. Most workshop attendees are also presenters,
as librarians, technologists, and faculty come together to present current
projects, discuss next steps and brainstorm future projects. Previous
workshops were hosted by Harvard University [2] and the University of
Calgary [3].  This workshop will immediately precede the Designing
Libraries IV conference to be held at the same location on Sept. 20-22.

Presentations are encouraged to explore the topics of immersive
experiences, visualization spaces, and associated technologies such as
virtual reality, augmented reality, and 3D environments.  Proposals are
being accepted for the following formats: presentation (15-45 min.),
interactive poster/demonstration, and lightning talk. The deadline for
proposals is August 24, 2015.

Event details, including registration link, proposal submission form, and
accommodation information are available through the workshop website at
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/liberact. The registration cost of $150 covers
breakfasts, lunches, breaks, and the cost of bus travel from the downtown
hotel to the Hunt Library.  A block of hotel rooms will be available for
$137/night + tax for reservations made until August 17.  Attendance will be
limited to a total of 50 people.

Thanks for your interest in Liberact 2015!

Best,
Markus Wust

[1] https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/liberact
[2] http://altbibl.io/liberact/
[3] http://wcm.ucalgary.ca/liberact/
[4] http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/data/data-visualization/visualizationspaces
[5] http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/designing-libraries-II



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        Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:33:26 +0000
        From: "Keralis, Spencer" <Spencer.Keralis at unt.edu>
        Subject: Register now for Digital Frontiers 2015 (9/17-19/2015, UT-Dallas)


Registration is now open for Digital Frontiers 2015, the conference and THATCamp that brings together the makers and users of digital resources in the humanities, September 17-19, 2015 at the University of Texas at Dallas. Digital Frontiers is the largest and longest-running digital humanities conference in Texas.

Featuring Keynote Speakers Carolyn Guertin (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) and Michael Edson (Smithsonian Institute) Digital Frontiers 2015 is hosted by the School of Arts and Humanities and the Emerging Media and Communication program at University of Texas at Dallas. Our distinguished keynotes are joined by 37 other presenters from 20 institutions in 8 U.S. states and 3 countries.

Registration is $50 for non-students, and $20 for undergraduate and graduate students (including lunch); THATCamp registration is $20. To view the conference schedule, and for information on registration and lodging, please visit http://digital-frontiers.org/ Direct questions to digitalfrontiers at unt.edu<mailto:digitalfrontiers at unt.edu> and join the conversation on Twitter @DigiFront<https://twitter.com/DigiFront> and #DF15UTD.

Spencer D. C. Keralis
Research Associate Professor<https://faculty.unt.edu/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=3628>,
Digital Humanities Coordinator
University Libraries - Public Services Division
spencer.keralis at unt.edu<mailto:spencer.keralis at unt.edu>
(940) 369-6884
Digital Frontiers http://digital-frontiers.org/  | @DigiFront<https://twitter.com/DigiFront>
Registration now open!





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