NEASIS&T January Meetup: Connect with Data Visualization

When: Thursday, January 1, 2009, 6-8:00pm
Where: Andala Coffee House, 286 Franklin Street, Cambridge, MA

Schlesinger Library Tour

When: Friday, January 16, 2015, 11:00am-1:00pm
Where: Schlesinger Library, 3 James Street, Cambridge, MA

ACRL NE's Women & Gender Studies Interest Group is sponsoring a tour of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Participants will also be able to view "What They Wrote, What They Saved: The Personal Civil War," a special exhibition on the diaries, letters, and firsthand accounts of men and women at home and on the battlefield. RSVP to WGSIG Co-Chair Nancy Dennis (

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ArLiSNAP and VREPS Virtual Conference: Visualizing the Future: New Perspectives in Art Librarianship

When: Saturday, January 17, 2015

ArLiSNAP (Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals) and VREPS (Visual Resources Association Emerging Professionals and Students) are hosting a virtual conference on January 17, 2015. The conference is titled "Visualizing the Future; New Perspectives in Art Librarianship." All presenters will be students and new professionals. The conference will also include a roundtable of new professionals, who will share advice about starting out in your career; a panel on initiatives in art archiving; and a keynote speech from art librarian Elizabeth Lane. Direct questions about this event to Ellen Tisdale, ArLiSNAP co-moderator.

2015 ALISE Annual Conference

When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Where: InterContinental Hotel: Chicago Magnificent Mile, 505 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) will be holding its annual conference January 27-30, 2015, in Chicago, IL. The theme of the conference will be social justice in LIS education: What are the effects and outcomes of what we in LIS do in terms of social justice and promoting change in the lives of people on the margins? For the schedule of events and registration, visit

History of the Book: Cyberformalism and the Philology of Things, 1557-1798

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:00pm
Where: Room 133, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Daniel Shore, Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, will give a lecture "Cyberformalism and the Philology of Things, 1557-1798." Professor Shore is writing a book, Cyberformalism, in which he argues that "full-text archives make possible new objects of philological inquiry." Archives like Google Books and Early English Books Online and corpus analysis tools like CQPweb and the BYU corpora can be used to trace the history of linguistic forms. For more information, visit the Mahindra Humanities Center website.

ER&L Conference

When: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Where: AT&T Conference Center, Austin, TX

The 10th anniversary Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference will be held on February 22-25, 2015 in Austin, TX, as well as online. For the schedule of events and registration, visit

Workshopping Ideas: Presentations from the Digital Problem-Solving Initiative (DPSI) Teams

When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 12:30pm
Where: Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, 23 Everett Street, Second Floor, Cambridge, MA

The Digital Problem-Solving Initiative at Harvard University brings together students, faculty, fellows, and staff to work on projects to address challenges and opportunities across the university. Student teams will be presenting their work and seeking feedback. Projects include OA2014: Open access (system to encourage faculty to add articles to DASH, Harvard's open-access repository), Developing big data analysis tools 2.0 (protecting the privacy of users while preserving the integrity of the data set), and eyeData: Data visualization and exploratory tools applied to real-world research data (building tools to integrate with Dataverse). RSVP at The event will be webcast live, and video will be posted after the event.

NEASIS&T February Meetup: Everyone Wins! The Beneficial Role of Post-Graduate Library Fellowships

When: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6-7:30pm
Where: Champions, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA

Helen Bailey and Mark Clemente, the inaugural fellows in MIT Libraries' post-graduate fellowship program will share their experiences and discuss the value of fellowships in the professional landscape.

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iConference 2015

When: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Where: Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, Newport Beach, CA

The tenth annual iConference will take place March 24-27, 2015, in Newport Beach, California. The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. The four days will include peer-reviewed Papers, Posters, Workshops, and Sessions for Interaction and Engagement. Also included are a Doctoral Student Colloquium, Doctoral Dissertation Award, and student Social Media Expo. Register at


History of the Book: What are the Standard Novels? Thoughts on Richard Bentley's Transatlantic Editions

When: Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 6:00pm
Where: Room 133, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Joseph Rezek, Assistant Professor English at Boston University, will present "What are the Standard Novels? Thoughts on Richard Bentley's Transatlantic Editions." This event is co-sponsored by the History of the Book and American Literature and Culture at Harvard's Mahindra Humanities Center.

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