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Fall Forum Proceedings

Collections & Access for the 21st-Century Scholar, October 2001

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A Forum to Explore the Roles of the Research Library

October 19-20, 2001
Washington, DC

Session I

Welcome & Overview
Shirley Baker, Washington University in St. Louis

Changing Boundaries: Observations and Implications
Richard Lucier, Dartmouth College
Discussion Moderated by Shirley Baker

Session II

Introduction by Sarah Pritchard, University of California, Santa Barbara

Building Sustainable Collections of Free Third-Party Web Resources
Lou Pitschmann, University of Alabama
Discussion Moderated by Sarah Pritchard

Background Reading
Building Sustainable Collections of Free Third-Party Web Resources
http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub98/contents.html

Session III

The Changing Nature of Collection Management:
New Vistas Three Years Later

Joe Branin, Ohio State University

Frances Groen, McGill University - Remarks
Suzanne Thorin, Indiana University - Remarks
Discussion Moderated by Merrily Taylor, Brown University

Background Reading
The Changing Nature of Collection Management
http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/changing-nature-coll-mgmt.pdf

Session IV

Breakout Discussion Sessions

Session V

Reports from Breakout Discussions
Facilitated by Duane Webster, ARL

Session VI

Recap of Previous Day
Nancy Baker, University of Iowa

The New Academic Platform: Beyond Resource Discovery
Brian Schottlaender, University of California, San Diego
Discussion Moderated by Nancy Baker

Background Reading
Scholars Portal Working Group Report, May 2001
http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/portals/report-may-01.shtml

Research Information from Trusted Sources:
The OAI Protocol and Its Potential

Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information

The RLG Union Catalog and the Web
Jim Michalko, Research Libraries Group
Discussion Moderated by Nancy Baker

Background Readings
Metadata Harvesting and the Open Archives Initiative
http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/br/br217/br217mhp.shtml
The Metadata Harvesting Initiative of the Mellon Foundation
http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/br/br217/br217waters.shtml

Session VII

Breakout Discussion Sessions

Session VIII

Reports from Breakout Discussions

Leadership Issues: Brainstorm Ideas for a
Research Library Agenda and for an ARL Agenda

Facilitated by Duane Webster

Wrap-Up Remarks
Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC
Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information
Shirley Baker, Washington University, St. Louis