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DEADLINE PASSED: 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education

By sgodbey on March 4, 2014 12:07 PM | Permalink

Call for Papers
(For full conference details, visit our website at: http://www.hiceducation.org )

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 8th, 2014
(Submit well in advance of the above date to take advantage of our Early Bird Registration Rate. For details, click here.)


The 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education will be held from January 5th (Monday) to January 8th (Thursday), 2015 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu is located on the island of Oahu. Oahu is often nicknamed "the gathering place". The 2015 Hawaii International Conference on Education will once again be the gathering place for academicians and professionals from Education and related fields from all over the world.


Topic Areas (All Areas of Education are Invited)

UNLV Announces New Digital Collection: Showgirls

By Cory Lampert on February 27, 2007 12:37 PM | Permalink
main_graphic.jpg NEW! The UNLV Libraries Showgirls Collection is now available at www.library.unlv.edu/showgirls/ The Showgirls collection documents the unique history of the Las Vegas entertainment industry. Many artists and entrepreneurs were influential in the birth of a Las Vegas icon: the showgirl. Showgirls features unique materials relating to costume design and theatrical productions associated with the history of Las Vegas entertainment.

Draft Principles for Digitized Content

By Cory Lampert on February 27, 2007 12:10 PM | Permalink
From the Digitization Policy Task Force of ALA's Office for Information Technology Policy come the Draft Principles for Digitized Content. The Digitization Principles Blog states in the introduction:
The accelerating mass digitization of collections in libraries and cultural heritage institutions demands a framework of principles and a body of policy to guide decision making and to enable values-driven choices. The principles for the digitization of content will provoke a review of American Library Association policies that address the creation, access, use and preservation of digital materials and that require revision, enhancement and creation.
The principles start off with the clear mandate that traditional library values apply to digital libraries. It continues with principles addressing the need for communication, collaboration, standards, and sustainability. There is also a principle highlighting the international and global reach of digital libraries. Principle 1