Library Camp is a community-run conference focused on open source, open access, public domain and everything around library content and technologies.
Convene's midtown NYC campus
730 THIRD AVE, New York, NY 10017
Library Camp features a rich mix of presenters from across the open source, library and technology community.
We will be adding schedule details in the next few days which specify the detailed order/timing of presentation on Sun. Nov. 19, between 9am - 6pm.
Library Camp includes an interesting mix of presentation on best practices, emerging techniques, recent research and case studies regarding open source and library technologies.
How a tiny indie mag simplified their workflow and sped up their website by embracing software development tools and best practices.
Librarians think a lot about metadata - but the metadata that patrons see is how they’re going to find what they’re looking for. This session offers the history and context of how metadata gets to the catalog, and why it looks like it does.
There are different solutions for Reading Application nowadays. Each solving different issues. (more infos coming soon)
40% of our population lacks access to educational materials in a language they speak or understand. Yet books in mother tongue languages are optimal for literacy and learning, starting in primary school. This session highlights how we can create diverse, open-source books by partnering with local authors and illustrators globally.
The iOS SDK – written in Swift 3 – is now tested by several people. This is an agile development, with frequent iterations. The Android SDK – written in Kotlin – has started, and we expect first results by the end of the year. The Desktop version – written in Typescript – is also in active development at EDRLab. It aims at building a node.js SDK plus developing an end-user product named Readium Desktop, which will replace the Readium Chrome app in early 2018. And the Go version of a Readium-2 “streaming service”, the first developed, is already in production.
Circulation Managers, Metadata Wranglers, Content Servers, Libraries and Consortia. What does this all mean for Librarians and Patrons?
The venue for Library Camp 2017 is Convene's midtown NYC campus (730 THIRD AVE), where it will be hosted along with other Open Camps events. We'll be posting further venue details here as the event approaches, including access and check-in procedures.