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Ex Libris Bluegrass Users Group 2017 will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Knicely Conference Center on South Campus at Western Kentucky University. The Knicely Conference Center is located at 2355 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 42101.
Keynote: Norm Mederios
This year’s Keynote speaker is Norm Medeiros.
He is the Associate Librarian at Haverford College (PA) where he oversees the collection management and metadata services division of the Libraries. He held prior academic appointments at New York University School of Medicine and Hartwick College. Norm earned his MLIS from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, where in 2016 he was recognized as alumnus of the year. He is active in the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, serving as its president for the 2015-2016 term. Norm has been an editorial board member of Library Resources & Technical Services, OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives, and E-LIS, the international open archive of library and information science, and currently serves on the Librarian Advisory Board for PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He has promoted standards development through service on the National Information Standards Organization’s Business Information Topics Committee and through membership on the steering committee of the Digital Library Federation’s Electronic Resources Management Initiative. Norm has published and presented widely in the areas of electronic resource management, metadata, and collection development. His latest publication, "Teaching Integrity in Empirical Economics: The Pedagogy of Reproducible Science in Undergraduate Education," (in Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian: Case Studies & Best Practices, Association of College & Research Libraries, 2017), written in collaboration with Haverford economist Richard Ball, details Project TIER, an Alfred P. Sloan-funded initiative that promotes responsible and transparent research data management practices in support of reproducible science.
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The program is currently available for download below.
**Please note: Smoking; it is Western Kentucky University policy that smoking is prohibited inside buildings and all other areas designated by no smoking signs.**