#BUDSC18 will bring together a community of practitioners–faculty, researchers, librarians, artists, educational technologists, students, administrators, and others–committed to promoting access to and through digital scholarship. We consider “access” in the broadest possible terms: accessible formats and technologies, access through universal design for learning, access to a mode of expression, access to stories that might not otherwise be heard or that might be lost over time, access to understanding and knowledge once considered beyond reach.
We are committed to providing an environment where all participants feel safe, included, and comfortable at the conference.
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For driving directions and information on nearby bus and train stations, airport shuttles and rental cars, please refer to Bucknell University’s directions to Bucknell webpage.
If you are flying in for the conference, there are four airports in the area. Williamsport is about 30 minutes from Lewisburg but has fewer flights. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Harrisburg and State College airports are one hour away from Lewisburg but have a larger selection of flights. It’s worth comparing prices at the different airports as you can often find very good deals by flying in to one airport and out of another one.
- Harrisburg International Airport http://flyhia.com/
- Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport http://www.flyavp.com/
- State College Airport http://www.universityparkairport.com/
- Williamsport Airport http://www.flyipt.com/
Here are two companies that provide shuttle service between Bucknell and local airports:
- Susquehanna Valley Limo http://www.svlimo.com/
- Executive Car and Limo Service http://www.execcarandlimo.com
If you’d like to connect with other attendees to coordinate transportation please join our Slack Channel. Send an email to email@example.com to signup.
All conference events (other than the opening reception in the Weis Center Lobby) will take place in the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University. From U.S. Highway 15 enter campus at Moore Avenue (brick and concrete Bucknell sign). The Elaine Langone Center (LC) is located on the right side (on a hill) at the intersection of Moore Ave. and Seventh St. Parking is available across the street along Moore Avenue or in visitor spaces adjacent to Moore Ave.
Registration for the conference is located on the 2nd level.
Hampton Inn Lewisburg
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn for October 5th and 6th at a rate of $179 plus tax per night. The Hampton Inn is an approximately 5-minute drive from campus. Call the hotel and mention our block of rooms (reserved under BUDSC18) to reserve your room. The block is available until September 5, 2018.
140 International Dr.
Country Inn and Suites
A block of rooms at the Country Inn and Suites has been reserved for October 5th and 6th at a rate of $140 plus tax per night. Country Inn and Suites is approximately 5 minutes from campus by car. Call the hotel and mention our block of rooms (reserved under BUDSC18) to reserve your room. The block is available until September 1, 2018.
Country Inn and Suites
134 Walter Dr.
Other Hotel Options
Within 3-5 minute drive of campus:
4775 Westbranch Highway
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Best Western Country Cupboard Inn
Rt. 15 North
Within walking distance of campus:
The Pineapple Inn Bed & Breakfast
439 Market St.
The Tawsty Flower Bed and Breakfast
106 S. Fourth St.
Copper Beech Manor Bed & Breakfast
17 Market Street
The organizers of #BUDSC18 are committed to providing an environment where all participants–regardless of age, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, nationality, marital status, military status, religion, socioeconomic status, childcare requirements, or dietary requirements–feel safe, included, and comfortable at the conference. We will do our best to accommodate specific needs; please notify one of the organizers (you can identify us by our orange name badges) if an issue arises or if we can be of help.
All Gender Restrooms: there are all gender bathrooms on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor of the ELC. There will be directions on the registration table.
There is no place at this conference for harassment or intimidation of any kind. Please use the following supportive behaviors:
- Use welcoming language that honors pronoun preferences and favors gender-neutral collective nouns
- Encourage and yield the floor to those whose viewpoints may be under-represented in a group
- Seek concrete ways to make physical spaces and online resources more universally accessible
- Accept critique graciously and offer it constructively
- Give credit where it is due
It is important to understand the range of behaviors that may constitute harassment, and we encourage you to stay alert to the welfare of those around you. Harassment includes, but is not limited to:
- Verbal comments and triggering language that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, national origin, or religion (or lack thereof)
- Sexual images in public spaces
- Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following
- Sustained disruption of talks or other events
- Inappropriate or unwelcome physical contact
- Unwelcome sexual attention
- Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior
To report incidents of any sort please report incidents to a staff member or volunteer; if one is not available please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Sources of Inspiration: DHSI, DLF, NDLC, US OpenGLAM)
Samek Art Museum
Oct.2, 2018-Feb. 3, 2019
In partnership with Bucknell University’s Classics Department, Women’s Work is an exhibition that reexamines the traditional power structures found in classical tales. This group of artists explores agency, power, the gaze and desire, and the act of reading and responding. Classical texts such as Daedalion, the tale of Cupid and Psyche, store of Diana and Actaeon, and The Athenian Woman: An Iconographic Handbook and more are reinterpreted by contemporary book artists. In keeping with the inspiration of classical texts, the exhibition will feature contemporary illustrations from Antigonick, the first year common reading for Bucknell’s class of 2020 Along with questioning the values traditionally placed on women’s work, viewers will leave with a new understanding of what a book can be.Website
Oct. 5-Oct. 6
German music and dancers, festival and German foods, imported beer from Germany, and German style wines.
Friday begins with the tapping of the keg at 1pm marking the official opening of Oktoberfest. German music, dancing, and beers continue throughout the evening. Saturday, the festival begins again at 11am with more music, dancing, and family activities. There are hay rides, the traditional keg toss and mug lift competitions, and wonderful German foods and American festival food favorites to enjoy with your beer!Website
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