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Oregon State University and the Digital Library Federation are sponsoring five scholarships to promote gender and cultural diversity. Each scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to cover travel costs and
conference fees for one qualified attendee to attend the 2012 Code4Lib Conference, which will be held in Seattle, Washington, from Monday,February 6 through Thursday, February 9.
The Code4Lib scholarship committee will award two scholarships per category, awarding the remaining scholarship to the best remaining candidate in either category. The Code4Lib scholarship committee will
award these scholarships based on merit and need.
Applicants, if eligible, may apply for both scholarships, but no applicant will receive more than one scholarship. Past winners of either scholarship are not eligible for either scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be required to write a short trip report to be submitted to the scholarships committee by February 17, 2012.
For more information on the Code4Lib Conference, please see the conference website: http://code4lib.org/conference/2012/
and write-ups of previous Code4Lib Conferences:
The schedule for the 2012 Code4Lib Conference in Seattle, Washington.
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Monday, February 6
Pre-Conference day overview:
- 08:00-09:00 - Registration / coffee
- 09:00-16:30 - Full Day sessions
Developing applications using REST web services
- 09:00-12:00 - Morning sessions
Linkfest | wiki page for notes, etc
What's New in Solr
Knocking Down Silos: Tools and Approaches for Simplifying Discovery
- 12:00-13:30 - Lunch (on your own)
- 13:30-16:30 - Afternoon sessions
Git -r done
DACS and EAD Overview
Digging into metadata: context, code, and collaboration
- 16:15-21:00 - Evening session
Microsoft Campus Visit
Tuesday, February 7
- 08:00-09:00 - Registration / Continental Breakfast
- 09:00-09:15 - Welcome
- 09:15-10:00 - Keynote #1 - Dan Chudnov
- 10:00-10:20 - Break (beverage service only)
- 10:20-10:40 - Beyond code: Versioning data with Git and Mercurial. (Stephanie Collett and Martin Haye) - Slides
- 10:40-11:00 - "Linked-Data-Ready" Software for Libraries - Slides
- 11:00-11:20 - Your Catalog in Linked Data - Slides
- 11:20-11:40 - HTML5 Microdata and Schema.org - Slides
- 11:40-12:00 - ALL TEH METADATAS! or How we use RDF to keep all of the digital object metadata formats thrown at us. SLIDES
- 12:00-13:00 - Lunch (provided)
- 13:00-13:20 - HathiTrust Large Scale Search: Scalability meets Usability - Slides
- 13:20-13:40 - Relevance Ranking in the Scholarly Domain - Slides
- 13:40-14:00 - Kill the search button II - the handheld devices are coming
- 14:00-14:20 - Design for Developers - Slides
- 14:20-14:40 - The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion): Building a Socially Constructed Archive of Grateful Dead Artifacts - Slides
- 14:40-15:00 - Break (beverage service only)
- 15:00-15:50 - Breakout Sessions 1
- 15:50-16:10 - Break (beverage service only)
- 16:10-16:20 - Breakout reports
- 16:20-17:20 - Lightning Talks 1
- 17:20-17:30 - Daily wrap-up
- 18:00-20:00 - Newcomer dinners
Wednesday, February 8
- 08:00-09:00 - Continental Breakfast
- 09:00-09:15 - Housekeeping, Introductions
- 09:15-09:35 - Discovering Digital Library User Behavior with Google Analytics - Slides
- 09:35-09:55 - How people search the library from a single search box - Slides
- 09:55-10:15 - Building research applications with Mendeley - Slides
- 10:15-10:35 - Break (beverage service only)
- 10:35-10:55 - Stack View: A Library Browsing Tool - Slides
- 10:55-11:15 - NoSQL Bibliographic Records: Implementing a Native FRBR Datastore with Redis - Slides
- 11:15-12:00 - Ask Anything!
- 12:00-13:00 - Lunch (provided)
- 13:00-13:20 - Indexing big data with Tika, Solr & map-reduce - Slides
- 13:20-13:40 - In-browser data storage and me - Slides
- 13:40-14:00 - Lies, Damned Lies, and Lines of Code Per Day - Slides
- 14:00-14:20 - Practical Agile: What's Working for Stanford, Blacklight, and Hydra (Slides as PDF) (Slides as PowerPoint)
- 14:20-14:30 - Break (beverage service only)
- 14:30-15:40 - Breakout Sessions 2
- 15:40-15:50 - Break (beverage service only)
- 15:50-16:00 - Breakout reports
- 16:00-17:00 - Lightning Talks 2
- 17:00-17:15 - Daily wrap-up
- 18:00-20:00 - Social network dine-arounds
Thursday, February 9
- 08:00-09:00 - Continental Breakfast
- 09:00-09:15 - Housekeeping
- 09:15-10:00 - Keynote #2 - Bethany Nowviskie
- 10:00-10:15 - Break (beverage service only)
- 10:15-11:00 - Lightning Talks 3
- 11:00-11:20 - Your UI can make or break the application (to the user, anyway) - Slides
- 11:20-11:40 - Quick and
Dirty Clean Usability: Rapid Prototyping with Bootstrap
- 11:40-12:00 - Search Engine Relevancy Tuning - A Static Rank Framework for Solr/Lucene - Slides
- 12:00-12:20 - Wrap-Up
Equinox (2ea. $750)
Oregon State University ($3,000)
Ada's Technical books
Andrew Nagy (Serials Solutions) -- 5 Licenses for oXygen XML Editor
The schedule for the 2011 Code4Lib Conference in Bloomington, IN. If you would like this schedule in your calendering app convert the hCalendar in this page to iCal.
The Code4Lib Conference Planning Group is putting out a call for
proposals to host the 2012 Code4Lib Conference. Information on the
kind of venue we seek and the delineation of responsibilities between
the host organization and the Planning Group can be found at the
conference hosting web page  and on the Code4Lib Wiki .
The deadline for proposals is Sunday January 23, 2011. The
decision will be made over the course of the following weeks by a
popular vote. Voting will begin on or around Wednesday January 25,
Submitted by jodi on Wed, 2010-11-17 13:04
Oregon State University and the Western North Carolina Library Network are sponsoring four scholarships to promote gender and cultural diversity. Each scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to cover travel costs and conference fees for one qualified attendee to attend the 2011 Code4lib conference, which will be held in Bloomington, Indiana, from Monday, February 7 through Thursday, February 10. The Code4Lib scholarship committee will award these scholarships based on merit and need.
Code4lib 2011 is a loosely-structured conference for library technologists to commune, gather/create/share ideas and software, be inspired, and forge collaborations.
Registration for Code4Lib 2011 is now closed! We will have a wait list available. If you are interested in being on the wait list please contact Julie Wernert at jwernert at indiana dot edu.
Dates February 7-10, 2011. Bloomington, IN
Submitted by mjg on Tue, 2010-03-23 12:17
Congratulations to Bloomington, Indiana, and our new hosts at Indiana University, for being voted as the host city for Code4Lib 2011.
Thanks to all who voted and all the sites that submitted proposals!
Submitted by mjg on Sat, 2010-03-13 01:23
We received three excellent proposals for hosting the 2011 conference,
and now it is time to vote on them. The proposals are from Bloomington, IN; New Haven, CT; and Vancouver, BC.
Voting will be open until Midnight EDT, Tuesday, March 23rd.
How to vote: