Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Reading Room Learning Lab
Join us for a lightning round of presentations by library faculty about their research and service to the profession and Stony Brook community.
Managing Identities and Entities
This presentation will provide insight into why the term “Identity Management” is being used with increased frequency in libraries where the familiar term is “Authority Control.” Librarians and technologists are interested in understanding the difference between those two terms to prepare for the use of the authority files and identity management registries in various settings. The linked data model for managing data relationships provides an opportunity for a more open and integrated approach to identifying and providing description of and access to library resources via their associated entities. In the linked data model, entities can be represented by multiple authoritative entity descriptions expressing different forms of name and descriptive aspects for the entity.
Digital Badges for Information Literacy
Description coming soon
Resource Sharing IDS
Description coming soon
The Library as Forum: Building Connections through Speaker Events
The development of the liaison model in academic libraries has had important implications for the relationship between librarians and teaching faculty members. Modes of outreach to departments are conditioned by a variety of factors, and can have a profound effect on the library’s image on campus. This presentation describes and analyzes programming implemented to position the library as a forum for interdisciplinary exchange on campus and as a platform for faculty research. This programming, conceived primarily as a series of speaker events, was created with an emphasis on research in the humanities and lettered social sciences. By partnering with these departments in order to create speaker-centric, discussion-focused programming, the library built relationships and fulfilled its responsibility to promote academic engagement. Simultaneously, these events helped the campus community, and particularly the faculty, to see the libraries as a forum for scholarly exchange.
Bookings are closed for this event.
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