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2017-06-29: Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2017 Trip Report

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The 2017 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) took place at the University of Toronto, Canada. From June 19-23, we (WS-DL) attended workshops, tutorials, panels, and a doctoral consortium. The theme of this year's conference was #TOscale, #TOanalyze, and #TOdiscover. The conference provided researchers from disciplines such as Digital Library research and information science, with the opportunity to communicate the findings of their respective research areas. Day 1 (June 19) The first day (pre-conference) of the conference kicked off with a Doctoral Consortium and a Tutorial - Introduction to Digital Libraries. These events took place in parallel with a Workshop - 6th International Workshop on Mining Scientific Publications (WOSP 2017). The final event of the day was a tutorial titled, "Scholarly Data Mining: Making Sense of the Scientific Literature"
Day 2 (June 20) . #JCDL2017 kicks off with opening remarks by @ianmilligan1pic.twitter.com/Hs182dws7C — JCDL2017 (…

2017-06-26: IIPC Web Archiving Conference (WAC) Trip Report

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Mat Kelly reports on the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) Web Archiving Conference (WAC) 2017 in London, England.                            In the latter part of Web Archiving Week (#waweek2017) from Wednesday to Friday, Sawood and I attended the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) Web Archiving Conference (WAC) 2017, held jointly with the RESAW Conference at the Senate House and British Library Knowledge Center in London. Each of the three days had multiple tracks. Reported here are the presentations I attended.Prior to the keynote, Jane Winters (@jfwinters) of University of London and Nicholas Taylor (@nullhandle) welcomed the crowd with admiration toward the Senate House venue. Leah Lievrouw (@Leah53) from UCLA then began the keynote. In her talk, she walked through the evolution of the Internet as a medium to access information prior to and since the Web.#Keynote@Leah53 the 'pre-browser internet' was about access - #WAweek2017pic.twi…