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Publications, Presentations &Trainings

Selected recent publications, presentations, and trainings on the UF Digital Collections, Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), and related digital collections and scholarship projects are listed below.

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Publications, Presentations &Trainings

  • January 2015
    • Rosenberg, Leah. (2015). "Teaching using digital textual scholarship in the classroom." Modern Language Association Convention. Vancouver, Canada: Jan. 8-11, 2015
  • 2014
  • December 2014
    • Santamaría-Wheeler, Lourdes. "Designing Banners for Digital Collections." UF Digital Collections and SobekCM Training Session. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida, Dec. 2, 2014.
    • "Pioneering the Caribbean Digital Researching and Teaching with the Digital Archive." Donette Francis (University of Miami), Leah Rosenberg (University of Florida), Rhonda Cobham Sander (Amherst College). Moderated by Kelly Baker Josephs (York College, CUNY). The Caribbean Digital Program: The Caribbean Digital. Barnard College | Columbia University: 4-5 December, 2014.
    • "Building Digital Archives in the Caribbean – Librarians, Techies, and Scholars Required." Brooke Wooldridge (Digital Library of the Caribbean). Moderated by Kelly Baker Josephs (York College, CUNY). The Caribbean Digital Program: The Caribbean Digital. Barnard College | Columbia University: 4-5 December, 2014.
  • November 2014
    • Dinsmore, Chelsea. "Metadata." UF Digital Collections and SobekCM Training Session. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida, Nov. 19, 2014.
  • October 2014
  • September 2014
  • August 2014
  • July 2014
    • Taylor, Laurie N. "UF Digital Collections & Communities: Collections, Technologies, Collaborations, & Leadership" (July 17-18, 2014) for NEH and University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Visit to UF for UF+UPR's Florida and Puerto Rico Newspaper Project: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00101360/00011/pdf
  • June 2014
  • May 2014
    • Dinsmore, Chelsea. Webinar for ASERL: "The Ins and Outs of Digitizing a Center of Excellence Collection:  How Two Different ASERL Libraries Made Their CoE Collections More Visible and Accessible" (May 29, 2014)
  • April 2014
    • THATCamp-Gainesville Presentations, Workshops, and Trainings (April 24-25, 2014)
    • Sullivan, Mark V. dLOC Training in Haiti. (April 8-11, 2014)
    • Taylor, Laurie N. Various Postings. Digital Humanities Day 2014
  • March 2014
  • November-December 2013
    • Sullivan, Mark V., John Nemmers, and Laurie N. Taylor. "Training Series: Sobek / SobekCM for Curators and Collection Managers (detailed overview: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00019186/00001/pdf): Traing One-Four" live at UF and webinars. Nov. 14 - Dec. 19, 2013.
  • November 2013
    • Vargas-Betancourt, Margarita. (2013). “Finding the Silver Voice: Afro-Antilleans in the Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida.” 13th International Conference on Caribbean Literature (ICCL)—Panama in the Caribbean: The Caribbean in Panama. University of Panama, Panama City: http://www.dloc.com/IR00003593/00001
  • September 2013
  • August 2013
  • July 2013
  • June 2013
    • "dLOC Partner Presentations." Presenters: dLOC Partners. Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) 2013 Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. June 6-10, 2013.
    • "dLOC and the Caribbean Knowledge Commons: Online Tools for Digital Curation, myDLOC tools for adding new materials and myDLOC bookshelves and other user tools." Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge. Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) 2013 Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. June 12, 2013.
    • "SobekCM for record collections for collaborative collection development and planning for the NEH French Pamphlet Planning Project." Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Mark Sullivan. French Pamphlet Project Planning Grant Team Meeting. Chicago, IL. June 24-26, 2013.
  • May 2013
    • "OHPi, BOB, and SobekCM for Oral Histories." Presenters/Discussants: Barbara Lewis, Richard Bernardy, Mark Sullivan, and Laurie N. Taylor. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida. May 6-7, 2013.
    • Attending SALALM and supporting discussion of the Pernambuco Project, Phase I. Presenters/Discussants: Richard Phillips, Paul Losch, Brooke Wooldridge, and Laurie Taylor. Miami, FL: Florida International University and the University of Miami. May 17-22, 2013.
    • "University of Florida Digital Collections and the UFDC Teacher Resources Collection." Presenters: Marilyn N. Ochoa, Principal Investigator/UF Education Library; April Hines, Project Team Member/UF Education Library Bess de Farber, Facilitator/UF Grants Manager; Michelle Cates, Instructional Design Consultant; Helen Davis, Resource Development Consultant. County Representatives. West Palm Beach, FL. May 13, 2013.
  • April 2013
  • March 2013
    • "Connecting Patrons to Digital Resources through GIS at the University of Florida, using SobekCM." Presenter: Mark Sullivan. FIU GIS Day: GeoHumanities: Drawing New Connections in Time & Space. Miami, FL: Florida International University. March 29, 2013.
    • "A Map Through Time: Coral Gables Virtual History, using SobekCM/DPanther." Presenters: Jennifer Fu (Head, GIS Center & DCC FIU); Jamie Rogers (Assistant Director, Digital Collections Center, FIU); Boyuan Guan. FIU GIS Day: GeoHumanities: Drawing New Connections in Time & Space. Miami, FL: Florida International University. March 29, 2013.
    • "Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and Collaborative Digital Programs for Government Documents." Presenter: Brooke Wooldridge. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. March 25-27, 2013.
    • "UNA Digital Learning Material Project" Training and Presentations. Presenter: Mark Sullivan. Curaçao: University of the Netherlands Antilles. March 20-22, 2013.
  • February 2013
    • THATCamp Florida
  • January 2013
  • December 3-4, 2012
    • Collaboration meeting with FIU and FIU-Wolfsonian on geo-spatial additions to SobekCM and possible future granting opportunities. (Mark Sullivan and Suchi Yellapantula.
  • INKE Birds-of-a-Feather Gathering:  Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices
    Havana, Cuba, December 9-16, 2012
    “The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC): Creating a Shared Research Foundation.” / “La Biblioteca Digital del Caribe (dLOC).”

    Laurie Taylor, Digital Humanities Librarian, Digital Library Center, University of Florida
    Margarita Vargas Betancourt, Caribbean Basin Librarian, University of Florida
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Program Director

    ThatCamp Caribe
    Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, November 12-14, 2012
    Digital Library of the Caribbean Workshop
    Laurie Taylor, Digital Humanities Librarian, Digital Library Center, University of Florida
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Program Director

    West Indian Literature Conference: Imagined Nations, 50 Years Later - Reflections on Independence and Federation in the Caribbean
    Miami, FL, October 11-13, 2012
    “Round Table: Publishing Projects Past, Present and Future: Bridging the Historical and Digital Divides”
    Leah Rosenberg, University of Florida

    SALALM: Popular Culture: Arts and Social Change in Latin America
    St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, June 16-19, 2012
    “Digital Library Representations of Popular Culture, and Relevance and Impact for Social Change”
    Laurie Taylor, Digital Humanities Librarian, Digital Library Center, University of Florida
    Gayle Williams, Latin American and Caribbean Information Resource Librarian, Florida International University
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Coordinator

    ACURIL: 365 Doors Opened on the Technological Information Revolution
    Petionville, Haiti, June 3-9, 2012
    “The Promise of Digital Libraries Against the Perils of Erasure”
    Laurie Taylor, Digital Humanities Librarian, Digital Library Center, University of Florida
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Coordinator

    Poster Presentation: The Digital Library of the Caribbean Haiti Projects
    Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler, Exhibits Coordinator, University of Florida

    “Digital Library of the Caribbean – Haiti”
    Fr. Andre Ernest Even, Director, FIC Library
    Jean Wilfrid Bertrand, Director, National Archives of Haiti
    Bernado Alexis, Head of Digitization, National Archives of Haiti
    Fenton Charles, Digitization Technician, National Archives of Haiti
    Marie France Guillaume, Library Assistant, FIC Library
    Marie Cerette Lubin, Library Assistant, FIC Library

    Caribbean Studies Association
    Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, May 28 – June 1, 2012
    “Bridging the Invisible Gap: Teaching the Caribbean to Heritage Learners”
    Israel Alonso, Associate Director, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Miami
    Liesl B. Picard, Associate Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center, Florida International University
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Coordinator

    Latin American Studies Association: Toward a Third Century of Independence in Latin America
    San Francisco, California, May 23-26, 2012
    “Disaster Response on the Cultural Front: Collaboration to Save the Cultural Heritage in the Wake of Earthquakes”
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Coordinator

    Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars:  The Caribbean, the Land and the People: Women’s Efforts, Women’s Lives
    May 8-12, 2012
    “The Digital Library of the Caribbean: A new model for collections”
    Brooke Wooldridge, Digital Library of the Caribbean Coordinator

Selected Publications, Presentations & Trainings through Nov. 2012

2012
December 12

"The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC): Creating a Shared Research Foundation" 
Presenters: Laurie Taylor, Brooke Wooldridge, and Margarita Vargas-Betancourt

Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices conference, Havana, Cuba.
December 5

Digital Humanities Working Group Meeting (12-1:30pm)

Pugh 210

November 12-14

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) discussion/workshop
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge

THATCamp (The Humanities And Technology Camp) Caribe Conference, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
November 7

Digital Humanities Working Group Meeting (12-1:30pm)

Pugh 210

October 30

Digital History and Digital Humanities
Presenter: Laurie Taylor

History Practicum Orientation Session (10:40-11:30), practicum theme is the early modern British Atlantic world
October 24

Open Access Week: Publishing at UF: Using the Open Journal System 
Presenters: Marilyn Ochoa (and TBA, may include Laurie Taylor and Dina Benson)

Library West Info Commons
October 24

Open Access Week: “Open Access isn’t Just for Scientists: Digital Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences“ 
Presenters: Sophia Acord and Laurie Taylor

Library West Info Commons
October 23

Open Access Week: Publishing at UF: Using the IR
Presenters: TBA, Dina Benson, and Laurie Taylor

HSCL C2-41A
October 11

Open Access and IR@UF Subject Collections
Presenters: Richard Saltzburg and Laurie Taylor

Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Arabic Division
October 10

Digital Humanities Working Group Meeting (12-1:30pm)

Pugh 210

October 10

Digital Libraries and Digital Scholarship
Presenter: Laurie Taylor

Research for Anthropology (Prof. Richard Freeman; 10:40-11:30; LW211)
October 2

Scholarly publication, Institutional Repositories, author permissions / rights 
Presenter: Laurie Taylor.

Africana Bibliography AFS 5061, sect. 1H83 (LW211; 9:35-10:25am)

September 18

Data Management Brown Bag
Presenter: Dave Schwieder

HSCL
September 5

Digital Humanities Working Group Meeting (12-1:30pm)

Pugh 210

September 4

Introduction to Library Resources (Digital and Physical) and to Digital History and Digital Humanities
Presenter: Laurie Taylor

History Practicum Orientation Session (Anderson 34; 10:40-11:30)

August 28

Presentation of Concept and Process for UF Open Access Awards, Concept and Plan
Presenter: Laurie Taylor for the Scholarly Communications Working Group

University Libraries Committee
August 23

“Use of an institutional repository to promote chemical sciences collections at the University of Florida” (final paper number: 141)
Presenters: Donna Wrublewski, Lois Widmer, Laurie Taylor, and Dina Benson

“Use of an Institutional Repository to Promote Chemical Sciences Collections at the University of Florida.” Refereed presentation and poster presentation. Presented within the technical program of the 244th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Aug. 20 and Aug. 23, 2012. 
<http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00012153/00000/allvolumes2>.

August 17

Department of History, Graduate Student Orientation
Presenters: Jim Cusick and Laurie Taylor

Smathers Library, 1A
July 24

Poster: International Collaborative Digital Stewardship and Preservation: A case study of the Florida and Caribbean Newspaper Digital Libraries
Presenters: Lois Widmer, Laurie Taylor, and Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler

Digital Preservation 2012 Conference (July 24-26, Washington DC, 2nd Annual NDIIPP-NDSA Digital Preservation Partners Meeting)
July 18

Florida Digital Newspaper Library
Presenters: Lois Widmer, Laurie Taylor, Pat Reakes, and Colleen Seale

Webinar for the Tampa Bay Library Consortium and Florida AskA Librarian
July 16

Metadata Training (pilot session)
Presenter: Laurie Taylor

Smathers Libraries
July 14

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
Tabling/Presenters: Richard Phillips and Laurie Taylor

UF Caribbean students- 50th Anniversary of Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago Independence (Gainesville, FL)
July 12

UF Digital Collections and Digital Library Center
Tour/presenters: Laurie Taylor

UFDC/DLC Tour for visitors from FCLA/FVC-Gainesville
June 16-19

Presentation: Digital Library Representations of Popular Culture, and Relevance and Impact for Social Change with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (Panel presentation proposal for SALALM LVII)
Presenters: Laurie N. Taylor, Gayle Williams, and Brooke Wooldridge

SALALM. Port of Spain, Trinidad
June 4-8

Presentation: Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge

ACURIL. Pétion-ville, Haiti
May 30-31

Core Concepts and Workflow Optimization for Digitization and Digital Curation
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Mark Sullivan

Developing Robust Object to Image to Data (DROID) Workflows Workshop for Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio)
May 1

Planning and Managing Digital Projects
Presenters: John Nemmers and Mark Sullivan

Society of Florida Archivists
April 26 Presentation: Digital Humanities Introduction
Presenters: Sophia Acord and Laurie N. Taylor
UF Interface + Digital Humanities Day
April 26 Poster: UF Digital Collections & SobekCM, Open Source Software for Digital Scholarship
Presenters: Mark V. Sullivan, Laurie N. Taylor, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, and Gus Clifton
UF Interface + Digital Humanities Day
April 26 Poster: IR@UF
Presenters: Dina Benson and Matt Mariner
UF Interface + Digital Humanities Day
April 25

Roundtable Q&A with Members of the Research Computing Advisory - Data Lifecycle committee
Participant: Laurie N. Taylor

UF Research Computing Day
April 25 Poster: UF Digital Collections & SobekCM, Open Source Software for Digital Scholarship
Presenters: Mark V. Sullivan, Laurie N. Taylor, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, and Gus Clifton
UF Research Computing Day
April 19 Poster: Enhancing Online Access to Historic Aerial Photography of Florida
Presenters: Carol McAuliffe, Joe Aufmuth, and Laurie Taylor
Florida Library Association Conference, 2012
March 23 Value and ROI: Partnering for Evidence-Based Decision Making
Presenters: Lois Widmer and Sujay Darji
Computers in Libraries. Washington, DC
February 20

Library Publishing Services
Presenters: Isabel Silver, Laurie Taylor, and Christine Ross

1A
February 9

SobekCM
Presenter: Mark Sullivan

Chicago Document Consortium
February 2

"Promoting UF Research, Collections, & Collection Materials with SEO and Wikipedia Writing/Editing"
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Dan Reboussin

Library West 211
Jan. 31 - Feb. 3

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), presentation and training
Presenter: Mark Sullivan and Brooke Wooldridge

Haiti, training sponsored by the Organization of American States, see training materials developed
January 20

David Blakesley (Clemson University) "The Beginning of Books?"
Respondent: Laurie Taylor

UF Digital Assembly Conference, "Digital Platforms and the Future of Books" January 20-21, UF, Smathers Library, Room 1A
2011
December 16

"The University of Florida Digital Library Center & UF Digital Collections"
Presenters: Lois Widmer and Laurie Taylor

Library Leadership Board Meeting
December 14

IR@UF
Presenters: Dina Benson, Laurie Taylor, and Michael Howell

Astronomy Department
November 14

"Scholar-curated collections, hacking the archives, and UFDC Update"
Presenter: Laurie Taylor

UFDC Update and Digital Dialog
November 10

Poster: "Assessing the Research Data Ecology of the University of Florida"
Presenters: Hannah Norton, Rolando Garcia-Milian, Michele Tennant, Laurie Taylor, and Erik Deumens

Florida Genetics 2011
October 27

Posters: 
"Measuring Impact and Return on Investment for Digital Collections and Digital Humanities Projects"

"Collaboratively Supporting Undergraduate Research:  the Journal of Undergraduate Research and the Libraries’ Digital Collections"

"Collaboratively Developing Open Access Digital Collections @ UF : The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art & the Digital Library Center - Between the Beads : Reading African Beadwork" 

Open Access Week Poster Session
October 27 "Digital Scholarship / Institutional Repository" and "Open Peer Review" Open Access Week Roundtables
October 21 Poster: "Measuring Impact and Return on Investment for Digital Collections and Digital Humanities Projects"
Presenter: Laurie Taylor, Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler, and Mark Sullivan
FACRL Conference
October 14 Poster: "Collaboratively Supporting Undergraduate Research:  the Journal of Undergraduate Research and the Libraries’ Digital Collections" 
Presenter: Laurie Taylor, Marilyn Ochoa, Donna Wrublewski, Dina Benson, Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler, and Mark Sullivan
Florida Statewide Student Research Symposium: Engagement in Undergraduate Research
October 4 Scholarly publication, Institutional Repositories, author permissions/rights
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
Africana Bibliography (AFS 5061)
August 4 Presentation: "Virtual Tour of the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC)" 
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
NEFLIN, Webinar
July 29 Presentation: A Casebook for Revitalizing Legacy Databases / Data Sets (SSLLI)
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
Florida State Library & Archives
July 18 Presentation on Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) Report: Splashes and Ripples: Synthesizing the Evidence on the Impacts of Digital Resources and UF Digital Collections Update (UFDC-Update/Digital Dialog)
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
UF
May 30-June 3 Poster: "METS Editor & Viewer Tool for Libraries, Archives, Museums, and More"
Presenter: Laurie Taylor and Mark Sullivan
ACURIL Conference
May 30-June 3 Presentation: "The role of digital libraries in the disaster preparedness and mitigation" 
Presenter: Brooke Wooldridge and Laurie Taylor
ACURIL Conference
May 30-June 3 Presentation: "Digitization Is Not Enough: Digital Archiving for Disaster Preparedness"
Presenter: Mark Sullivan
ACURIL Conference
May 19 Presentation: "The Digital Library of the Caribbean: A New Model for Library Collaboration"
Presenters: Brooke Wooldridge
Association of Caribbean Historians Conference
May 10 Presentation: "The UF Digital Collections"
Presenters: Laurie Taylor
Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere - Grant and Fellowship Writing in the Humanities
May 6 Presentation: Save America's Treasures Grant for Flagler College maps collaborative with UF 
Presenters: Leslee Keys (Flagler College), John Nemmers, John Freund, and Laurie Taylor
Society of Florida Archivists Conference, St. Augustine
May 4-7 Presentation: IMLS Library Publishing Services Grant Workshop (invited presentation)
Presenters: Isabel Silver and Laurie Taylor
Georgia Tech
May 5 Poster: METS Metadata Editor & Viewer Tool for Libraries, Archives, Museums, and More; 11am-12pm)
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Mark Sullivan
Florida Library Association (FLA) Conference
Apr. 20 Caribbean Studies Workshop: Digital Library of the Caribbean
Presenters: Brooke Wooldridge and Mark Sullivan
University of Chicago
Mar. 21 UFDC-Update/Digital Dialog
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
UF
Feb. 16 Presentation: IR@UF
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
UF
Jan. 21 Presentation: UF Digital Collections
Presenters: Mark Sullivan and Laurie Taylor
Aesthetic Computing (CAP 4403 and 6402; CSE 222)
Jan. 9 Presentation: EAC 
Presenters: Dina Benson / quick summary by Laurie Taylor
ALA Midwinter Conference
2010
Dec. 20 UFDC-Update / Digital Dialog
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
UF
Nov. 15 UFDC-Update / Digital Dialog
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
UF
Nov. 15 UFDC-DLC Tour
Presenters: Randall Renner, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, and Laurie Taylor
UF
Nov. 11 Digital Military Newspaper Library: Online Exhibit for Veteran's Day
Exhibit Creator: Kaitlin Wilson
UF
Nov. 8 Mobile Services Webinar 
Presenters: Mark Sullivan, Laurie Taylor, and James Taylor
ASERL Webinar
Oct. 29 IR and E-Serials - New Academic Library Services, Poster Presentation
Presenters: Laurie Taylor & Dan Reboussin
Fall 2010 Conference, FACRL
Oct. 18-24 Open Access Week & the Institutional Repository (IR@UF) UF
Oct. 19-20 Digital Library of the Caribbean and the UF Libraries Cuban Collections: Online Exhibit
Creator: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler
UF & Slideshow for Richard Phillips' presentation at the Key West Gator Club
Oct. 7 IR@UF & the UF Digital Collections (PPT)
Presenters: Dina Benson and Laurie Taylor
Marston Science Library, IDH3931
Oct. Book Arts: Online Exhibit
Curator support: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler
UF
Sept. Visiting UNESCO Fellow from UWI UF
Sept. 1 Presentation for ART6933
Presenters: Dina Benson, Randall Renner, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, and Laurie Taylor
UF
Sept. Hispanic Heritage Month, the Digital Library of the Caribbean and the Latin American & Caribbean Collections in the UF Libraries: Online Exhibit
Creator: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler
Online slide show (PPT)
Aug. 24 Mini Grant Workshop
Presenter: Dina Benson
Library West
Aug. 13 Advanced training for using the IR Self-Submittal Tool and UFDC's Online Metadata Editor
Presenters: Dina Benson and Stacey Ewing
Library West, UF Libraries
Aug. 5 DLC Tours for the Libraries' Faculty and Staff
Presenters: Laurie Taylor, Randall Renner, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, et. al.
UF Libraries
Aug. 4 Advanced training for using the IR Self-Submittal Tool and UFDC's Online Metadata Editor
Presenters: Dina Benson and Margeaux Johnson
MSL, UF Libraries
Aug. 3 DLC Tours for the Libraries' Faculty and Staff
Presenters: Laurie Taylor, Randall Renner, Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, et. al.
UF Libraries
Jul. 28 dLOC Presentation/Discussion
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge
Florida International University
Jul. 27 dLOC Presentation/Discussion
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge
University of Miami
Jul. 26 dLOC Training
Presenters: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, Laurie Taylor, Brooke Wooldridge
HistoryMiami
Jul. 26 Panel: Rebuilding Haiti’s and Chile’s Libraries
Presenter: Brooke Wooldridge, "Saving Haitian Cultural Patrimony after the Earthquake"
Moderator: Gayle Williams
SALALM LV
Jul. 20 New format & presentation slides for DLC tours in use DLC
Jul. 19 UFDC Enhancements (notes)
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
Digital Dialog (UF)
Jul. 7-8 Posters: Institutional Repository @UF; UF Open Access Publishing Fund; and Open Access Week 2009 at the University of Florida
Presenters: Dina Benson and Margeaux Johnson
ACRL workshop: "Scholarly Communication 101: Starting with the Basics" (held at FSU)
Jun. 23 The Digital Library of the Caribbean: Partners, Tools, and Facilitation Resources
Presenter: Laurie Taylor (slides)
World Digital Library (WDL Meeting)
Jun. 14 Preliminary Demo: METS Editor/Viewer with Metadata Import, Export and FDA Support 
Presenter: Mark Sullivan (archived presentation)
FDA Affiliates/SUL Webinar
Jun. 8 Panel discussion: Organizing and Growing Digital Collections: dLOC themes, partners and projects (panel abstract)

Panelists and topics: 
Applying emerging standards in developing a Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library - Laurie Taylor, University of Florida (slides)

Organizing and representing Thematic Collections through evidence-based practices - Judith Rogers, University of the Virgin Islands (slides and presentation notes)

Surveying best practices in disaster response - Protecting Haitian Patrimony Initiative - Brooke Wooldridge, Florida International University
ACURIL Conference
Jun. 8 Poster session: Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library: Disseminating and Preserving Records of Daily Life (abstract;poster)
Presenters: Brooke Wooldridge and Laurie Taylor (poster designed by Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler)
ACURIL Conference
Jun. 7 Workshop: Evidence-based development of techniques for the applied creation of metadata 
Part I: Metadata research and application in the management of digital collections 
Part II: Research on Metadata standards including Dublin Core, METS, MODS, VRA Core, and open-source metadata creation tools such as the dLOC toolkit
Presenters: Mark Sullivan (slides) and Laila Miletic-Vejzovic (slides)
ACURIL Conference
May 6 Digital Library of the Caribbean & the Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library (slidesand in dLOC)
Participants: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge
TICFIA Conference
Apr. 15 Video on the IR Self-Submittal Tool, supporting the Dean's presentation on Open Access 
Video created and narrated by Dina Benson
Faculty Senate
Apr. 8 Using the Florida Digital Newspaper Library (Poster Session)
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Missy Clapp (poster designed by Matt Mariner)
2010 Florida Library Association Conference
Mar. 26 dLOC for The College of The Bahamas
Presenter: Mark Sullivan
Webinar
Mar. 26 The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and the Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
Presenters: Matt Loving, Mark Sullivan, and Laurie Taylor
FSU
Feb. 26 “Increasing access to agricultural publications using digital repositories and the semantic web” 
Presenter: Val Davis 
Contributing authors: Laurie Taylor, Stephen Williams, Dina Benson, Sara Russell Gonzalez, and Mark Sullivan
2nd International Conference on Digital Libraries
Feb. 24 Demonstration of the UF Metadata Creation Tools for FDA-Affiliates (soon in UFDC)
Presenter: Mark Sullivan
SUL Webinar
Feb. 18 UF Digital Collection Self-Submittal and Metadata Editing for Library Faculty and Staff
Participants: Dina Benson and Laurie Taylor
UF Libraries (HSCL)
Feb. 11 Discussion of digitization standards and processes with the Panama Canal Museum, for the shared digital collection, Panama and the Canal
Participant: Will Canova
Visit
Feb. 9 UF Digital Collections & SobekCM
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
ASERL ITDIIG Webinar
Feb. 4 UF Digital Collection Self-Submittal and Metadata Editing for Library Faculty and Staff
Participants: Mark Sullivan and Dina Benson
UF Libraries (MSL 308)
Jan. 26 UF Digital Collection Self-Submittal and Metadata Editing for Library Faculty and Staff 
Participants: Mark Sullivan, Laurie Taylor, and Dina Benson
UF Libraries (LW419)
Jan. 22 Exhibit Opening: Efraín Barradas Collection of Mexican and Cuban Film Posters: given by Ramón Figueroa 
A few words on digitization, preservation, and access
Participants: Laurie Taylor (for the DLC and Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler)
UF Libraries (1A)
2009
Nov. 16 Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Summit (highlights and technologies; and the Jamaica Journal Online launch)
Participants: Mark Sullivan, Laurie Taylor, and Brooke Wooldridge
Florida International University, Green Library
Nov. 2-6 Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Training Visiting intern, Digital Library Center
Oct. 19 - 23 Open Access Week, Oct. 19-23
Digital Scholarship/Institutional Repository Day, Oct. 21 

Materials: Open Access Week website,buttons, poster, PPT draft

Open Access Week, IR Day presenters: Dina Benson and Mark Sullivan
IR@UF writer and designer for promotional materials: Dina Benson
Open Access Week, Oct. 19-23

Digital Scholarship / Institutional Repository Day, Oct. 21
Oct. 10 Architecture Archives @ UF Online Exhibit Materials: Model for Conners Residence andModel for Walker Guest House
Exhibit designer: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler
Architecture Archives @UF Tour
Oct. America's Swamp, the Historical Everglades; Online Exhibit for American Archives Month 
Exhibit designer: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler
American Archives Month, and Oct. 8 Everglades speaker event
Oct. 1

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) (PPT and UFDC)
Presenters: Paul Losch, Mark Sullivan, and Laurie Taylor

Latin American Center, LAS Fall 2009 Colloquium Series
Sept. 28 - Oct. 1

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Training
Presenters: Will Canova and Brooke Wooldridge

Belize National Library Service & Information System
Sept. 21 Panama Canal Collections (digitization;related images3D item)
Presentation designers: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler and Laurie Taylor
Exhibited in the Smathers Library
Sept. 15

Hispanic Heritage Month Slideshow (PPT &UFDC)
Exhibit & presentation designer: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler

Exhibited in the Smathers Library
Sept. 2

UFDC table for the Library Showcase
Presenter: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler

Exhibited in Library West
Aug. 20 IR Self-Submittal Tool
Presenters: Mark Sullivan and Laurie Taylor
Library West
July Haitian Digitization Project, Joint project of US Embassy and dLOC (Training on CopiBook and dLOC Toolkit) 
Presenters: Mark Sullivan and Matt Loving
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
July User-centric Design for Digital Library of the Caribbean (abstract)
Presenters: Marilyn Ochoa and Mark Sullivan
ALA Annual Conference
June 1-5 Collaborative Digital Projects (UFDC)
Presenters: Matt Loving, Mark Greenberg (USF), and Laurie Taylor
ACURIL XXXIX (2009) in Guadeloupe
May Haitian Digitization Project, Joint project of US Embassy and dLOC (equipment configuration and setup) 
Presenters: Mark Sullivan and Will Canova
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
May 21

Conducting Research with the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Missy Shoop

Library West
May 11-13

dLOC Training & Seminar for Libraries in the Dutch Caribbean
Presenters: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler and Brooke Wooldridge

Biblioteca Nacional Aruba: Oranjestad, Aruba
Apr. 22 Basics of Digitizing Collections (PPT andUFDC)
Presenters: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler and Laurie Taylor
Society of Florida Archivists Conference
Mar. Advanced Digitization Training (dLOC) 
Presenters: Mark Sullivan
Kingston, Jamaica
Mar. 11 Using the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Missy Shoop
Oak Hammock
Feb.

dLOC Training & Seminar
Presenters: Mark Sullivan and Brooke Wooldridge

The College of The Bahamas
Feb. 19

Online Tour of the UF Digital Collections
Presenters: Missy Shoop and Laurie Taylor

NEFLIN Webinar
Feb.

Africana Collections: Beadwork Digital Collection (online)
Presenter: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler

Harn Museum, Founders and Sustainers Appreciation Event
Jan. 10

UF Digital Library Center
Presenter: Laurie Taylor

AAUW Meeting; Smathers Library
2008
Dec.

dLOC Training & Seminar
Presenters: Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, Mark Sullivan, and Brooke Wooldridge

PUCMM and FUNGLODE; Dominican Republic
Sept. 25-26

dLOC & Digital Library Development Presentations
Presenters: Laurie Taylor and Brooke Wooldridge

Seminar for Libraries of the Dutch Caribbean Curaçao; University of the Netherlands Antilles. Willemstad, Curaçao
Aug.

dLOC Training
Presenter: Mark Sullivan

USF
Jun. 1

Usability Testing: A User-Centered Approach to Improve Electronic Resource Design (online)
Workshop Presenters: Marilyn Ochoa and Brooke Wooldridge

ACURIL XXXVIII
Apr. 28

Asian Studies Digital Collections
Presenter: Jane Pen

 
dLOC: Bibliothèque Numérique des Caraïbes CIFNAL
  Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Toolkit  
Mar. 3 Choices for Building Digital Libraries
Presenter: Laurie Taylor
The College of The Bahamas; Nassau, Bahamas