DASER: Digital Archives for Science
Science and technology libraries are undergoing intense change. Patrons are demanding more e-content with better tools. Print collections must still be maintained. Digital archiving and preservation is still in its infancy. The serials pricing crises is exacerbated by the need to purchase many materials in dual formats. And now we have institutional repositories and open access to manage. It is within this chaotic environment that the DASER (pronounced like "laser" but with a "d") Summits operate--a venue where the movers and shakers in our profession get together to assess and evaluate, collaborate and communicate.
Keynote Speaker: Jan Velterop, Springer; & Former Publisher, BioMed Central
Building on the success of the first DASER Summit, DASER-2 will examine new issues and challenges related to digital archives and Science-Technology-Medicine (STM) publishing. This conference will explore issues surrounding digital libraries, institutional repositories and open access publishing. such as:
If you attend, you will hear about projects from academia, non-profit organizations, the commercial sector, and government initiatives, both in the United States and abroad. In addition to our key note speaker, other confirmed speakers include:
Have questions? What to talk to a person about this conference? Then contact Michael Leach at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-617-495-2878. He will be happy to address your concerns.