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Friday
Dec112009

Very Important Archivist

I am having lunch today at the National Press Club for the Committee for Economic Development's Digitial Connections Council new report release "Harnessing Openness to Improve Research, Teaching, and Learning in Higher Education."

Pretty cool!

I can't wait to see what this special interest group has to say about open access in higher education, and how it will benefit me as an A/V Archivist, especially when it comes to the copyright issues for recordings of performaces of copyrighted works. (That's going to be my biggest obstacle with the School of Music audio recordings.)

Update:

It was more about openness in digital repositories and creative commons instead of digital and electronic copyright issues in general. Still very cool, and got me thinking about the development of CUA's Institutional Repository!

Thursday
Nov192009

Put yourself out there!

Put yourself out there! Sign up for the listservs, committees, get on membership lists, give your business card to everyone you meet in your field, and even people who aren't! Get yourself out there!

The benefits?

I got invited to a free luncheon forum for latest report of The Digital Connections Council (DCC) of the Committee for Economic Development. Basically, these guys are advocates of open access in Higher Education. The luncheon is at the National Press Club. Nice!

I don't know how my name got on the list, but it's pretty cool!