Registration & Call for Lightning Talks: Scholars Portal Days 2024

  • Posted on: 28 February 2024
  • By: Katrina

Online event — Register now
Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2, 2024
12:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

 

Scholars Portal Days 2024 Theme: Collaborative Intelligence

As information landscapes and technologies continue to shift rapidly around us, we are taking the plunge into the ever-evolving world of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AIML). Along the way we’ve felt excitement, anticipation, and promise, alongside concern, frustration, and apprehension. How can we balance a range of positionalities with shared professional values to support strategic and mindful integrations of AI into our services and workflows? 
 
We have always relied on collaboration, between people and between institutions, in order to create and support technologies and projects greater than what one person can do alone. This year for Scholars Portal Days we’re coming together to leverage our knowledge, insights, and skills as information professionals to invest in our collective, collaborative intelligence as we look to the future of AIML in libraries. 
 

Registration

To prevent Zoom fatigue, the event is spread over two partial days. Join us on the afternoons of May 1 and 2 to hear updates from Scholars Portal and discuss how we can leverage our knowledge, insights, and skills as information professionals to invest in our collective, collaborative intelligence as we look to the future of AIML in libraries.
 
This event will be held on Zoom. The main audience for Scholars Portal Days is librarians and library staff at OCUL member libraries, but registration is open to anyone who works in a Canadian academic library. Students in library programs are welcome to attend. The sessions will also be recorded and shared publicly.
 
An agenda will follow. Please contact your Scholars Portal Representative or help [at] scholarsportal.info (Scholars Portal Help) for more information.
 

Call for Lightning Talks

We are accepting proposals for 5-7-minute lightning talks related to the theme of Collaborative Intelligence. Submissions should be directly relevant to the theme, to Scholars Portal, or to at least one of Scholars Portal's services. Submissions are open to anyone working in an OCUL library, or any other Canadian library that makes use of Scholars Portal services. Nous acceptons également les soumissions en français. Send in your proposal by completing a submission form by 10 a.m. on Monday, March 18.