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Library Data SPONSORED EVENTS SPOTLIGHT: Frankfurt Book Fair Online Information


From 12 to 16 October, Frankfurt in Germany will once again be host to the Frankfurt Book Fair, with more than 7,300 exhibitors from 100 countries and 299,000 visitors expected. The many topics promised include libraries, education, digitisation, production rights and licences, and STM, academic publishing and specialist information. Among the many things planned, the professional and scientific information hot spot is expected to provide a platform to content and service providers in the fields of specialist information, academic resources, and libraries. This will include a presentation on industry trends by Research Information publishing director Tom Wilkie. This year’s guest of honour at the fair will be Iceland.


www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf EVENTS LISTING OCTOBER


LIBER-EBLIDA Biennial Workshop on Digitization of Library Material in Europe The Hague, The Netherlands 5-7 October indico.eblida.org/ conferenceDisplay.py?confId=22


Publishers Launch Frankfurt: eBooks Around the World Frankfurt, Germany 10 October www.publisherslaunch.com


STM Frankfurt Conference Frankfurt, Germany 11 October www.stm-assoc.org


Frankfurt Book Fair Frankfurt, Germany 12-16 October www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf


EPO Patent Information Conference Kilkenny, Ireland 18-20 October www.epo.org/learning-events/ events/conferences/pi-conference. html


Österreichische Bibliothekartag 2011


Innsbruck, Austria 18-21 October www.uibk.ac.at/ulb/ bibliothekartag_11


Digital Preservation Summit 2011 Hamburg, Germany 19-20 October www.digitalpreservationsummit. de


American Medical Writers Association Conference Jacksonville, FL, USA 20-22 October www.amwa.org


Internet Librarian International 2011 London, UK 27-28 October www.internet-librarian.com/2011


EBooks Unbound Glasgow, UK 27 October www.slainte.org.uk/events/ EvntShow.cfm?uEventID=2700


NOVEMBER


Publishers Launch San Francisco: eBooks for Everyone Else San Francisco, USA 2 November www.publisherslaunch.com


Charleston Conference Charleston, SC, USA 2-5 November www.katina.info/conference


Berlin 9 Open Access Conference: The impact of Open Access in research and scholarship Washington, DC, USA 9-10 November www.berlin9.org


Pharma-Bio-Med & BioSciences Information Conference & Exposition 2011 Mestre-Venice, Italy 14-16 November www.pharma-bio-med.com


UKSG One-Day Conference London, UK 16 November www.uksg.org/event/ NOVCONF2011


To list your event here, please email the details to sian.harris@europascience.com www.researchinformation.info OCT/NOV 2011 Research Information 33


Online Information London, UK 29 November-1 December www.online-information.co.uk


DECEMBER


STM E-Production Seminar London, UK 1 December www.stm-assoc.org


STM Innovations Seminar London, UK 2 December www.stm-assoc.org


2012 JANUARY


ALA 2012 Midwinter Meeting Dallas, TX, USA 20-25 January www.ala.org


MARCH Online Information Asia Pacific 2012 Hong Kong, China 20-21 March www.online-information.asia


This year’s Online Information show will take place in London, UK from 29 November to 1 December. The event covers content management, search solutions, social media, ePublishing solutions, content resources and library management. There will be free educational exhibition seminar programme


covering topics such as: STM information, ePublishing solutions, library management and content management. There will also be information masterclasses and career development talks.


Details of the seminars, which will again feature a talk by Research Information


editor, Siân Harris, are expected to be available from the beginning of October. In addition to the exhibition and show-floor seminars, the Online Information conference programme will feature five tracks. These will look at issues involved in going mobile, exploiting opportunities with social media; building a framework for the future of the information profession; information management; and search and information discovery. Before the show starts, there will also be two training workshops on Monday 28 November. The topics of these will be Strategy and Best Practices in Intranet


Management, and Searching without Google. www.online-information.co.uk


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