Developing Polar Networks: Ideas & Possibilities for the Future
Lapland University Consortium Library hosted the 27th PLC in Rovaniemi, Finland, June 10-16, 2018. The Colloquy opened with an evening ice-breaker on Sunday the 10th and closed on Friday the 15th. Saturday the 16th was an optional post-conference excursion which several members attended.
The Polar Libraries Colloquy members would like to thank the conference planning committee for hosting a wonderful conference:
- Susanna Parikka, Library Director
- Liisa Hallikainen, Information Specialist
- Heidi Minkkinen, Information Specialist
- Marjatta Puustinen, Head of the Library
The PLC Steering Committee and the Lapland University Consortium Library would also like to thank everyone who attended!
27th Polar Libraries Colloquy Presentations
- García-Rosell, José-Carlos and Mikko Äijälä. Human-animal encounters in Arctic tourism.
- Heinämäki, Leena and Thora Herrmann. The Sacred Arctic: Safeguarding the Sacred Natural Sites of Indigenous Peoples’ as their Cultural Heritage.
- Hossain, Kamrul. Human and societal security in the Arctic.
- Jokela, Timo. Sustainable Art with the Arctic.
- Koivurova, Tivo. Growing challenges in the Arctic: what can Finland as the chair of the Arctic Council do?
- Miettinen, Satu. Service design in the Arctic.
- Aarrevaara, Timo and Susanna Parikka. Arctic Value for Society University Ranking – AVS.
- Abrahamsson-Sipponen, Minna. Northern university library invests in library services for research.
- Ager, Beverley. Opening up the archives of the British Antarctic Survey.
- Biondo, Stefano. Story map: A new way to let talk your polar documentation!
- Bouchard, Joë and Jill Boruff. Bringing researchers and resources together: the web portal of the Institut nordique du Québec.
- Campbell, Sandy, Maria Tan, and Andrea Quaiattini. Canadian Indigenous Children’s Books Through the Lense of Truth and Reconciliation.
- Christoffersen, Shannon and Maribeth Murray. The Canadian Consortium for Arctic Data Interoperability: An Emerging Polar Information Network.
- Ekman, Mari. Archives and libraries of the people, by the people, for the people. How to open collections by crowdsourcing at the special library.
- Forest, Scott. The University of the Arctic (UArctic).
- Gardner-Clarke, Sonja, Sue Olmsted, Colleen Funkhouser, and Grace Troxel. Digitization of Selected Documents in The Antarctic Bibliography Microfiche Collection – A Collaborative Effort. (Poster)
- Gray, Andrew. Bibliometrics for studying polar research.
- Heikkilä, Markku. Arctic journalism.
- Kaer, Kjell and Ivar Stokkeland. Sealing materials: Arctic marine mammal products in 19th century European industries.
- Kelil Ali, Abdurhman and Glennda Villaflor. Open Research Data and its Policies: Experiences from UiT The Arctic University of Norway. (Poster)
- Kissel, Laura. Thinking Outside the (Hollinger) Box: Professional Writing for the Archives.
- Koivula, Anne, and Paula Kassinen. Northern non-profit book publisher within the global network.
- Longva, Leif and Stein Høydalsvik. Polar information sources – shining stars or black holes in the global Open Access network?
- Lund, Peter. Making Scott Polar Research Institute theses available as open access. (Poster)
- Lund, Peter. Where researchers at the Scott Polar Research Institute are publishing and the implications of the associated Article Processing Charges (APCs) incurred.
- Parikka, Susanna and Liisa Hallikainen. Presentation of LUC Library and LUC Arctic Centre Library.
- Piippola, Irene. Multilingualism and Diversity as a resource in the cultural field – Library work in the Sámi (language) literature field.
- Puustinen, Marjatta. Research, Development and Innovations at Lapland University of Applied Sciences. (Poster)
- Rollins, Stephen J. and Daria O. Carle. Alaska’s Discovery Portal: An Example of Sharing Polar Information.
- Sommer, Shelly. Altmetrics: New tools for measuring the impact of polar publications on public discourse.