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Enhancing Graduate Education: A Fresh Look at Library Engagement, October 2007

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Summary of the forum by Diane Goldenberg-Hart published in ARL: A Bimonthly Report, no. 256 (Feb. 2008).

Friday, October 12, 2007
Washington DC

Sponsors

Association of Research Libraries
Coalition for Networked Information

Welcome & Keynote Address

Welcoming Remarks

Marianne Gaunt, University Librarian, Rutgers University & ARL President

Introductions & Observations

Betsy Wilson, Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington

The Changing Nature of Graduate Education: Inputs and Outcomes [PDF]

Suzanne Ortega, Vice Provost and Dean, the Graduate School, University of Washington

Carol Lynch, Senior Scholar in Residence & Director of the Professional Science Master's Initiative, Council of Graduate Schools

Graduate Student Academic & Research Behaviors:
Findings from Field Studies

Moderator & Concluding Observations

Neil Rambo, Director of Cyberinfrastructure Initiatives University of Washington Libraries & ARL Visiting Program Officer

Panelists

Lucinda Covert-Vail, Director of Public Services, Bobst Library, New York University

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]

Cecily Marcus, University of Minnesota Libraries & CLIR Postdoctoral Research Fellow

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]

Steve Hiller, Director of Assessment & Planning, University of Washington Libraries & ARL Visiting Program Officer

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]

Lunch with program

Introduction

Crit Stuart, Director, Office of Research, Teaching & Learning, Association of Research Libraries

Perspectives of the Graduate Student [PDF]

Moderator

Cecily Marcus, University of Minnesota Libraries & CLIR Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Panelists

Stephanie Ball, Graduate Student in Environmental Health, University of Minnesota

Mark Nevin, Graduate Student in History, University of Virginia

Allison Robbins, Graduate Student in Critical & Comparative Studies in Music, University of Virginia

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (choose one)

Smaller groups will more deeply engage the findings of the field studies and imagine solutions for enhancing library space, services, and resources for graduate students.

Discovery & Access

Facilitators

Karen Williams, Associate University Librarian for Academic Programs University of Minnesota Libraries

Cecily Marcus, University of Minnesota Libraries & CLIR Postdoctoral Research Fellow

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]
Concluding Summary [PDF]

Spaces & Communities of Scholars

Facilitators

Carol Mandel, Dean of Libraries, New York University

Lucinda Covert-Vail, Director of Public Services, Bobst Library, New York University

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]
Concluding Summary [PDF]

Research, Scholarship & Interdisciplinarity

Facilitators

Steve Hiller, Director of Assessment & Planning, University of Washington Libraries & ARL Visiting Program Officer

Neil Rambo, Director of Cyberinfrastructure Initiatives, University of Washington Libraries & ARL Visiting Program Officer

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]
Concluding Summary [PDF]

Highlights, Summary & Discussion of Major Themes of the Day

Joan Lippincott, Associate Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information
Joined by the afternoon's facilitators

PowerPoint Slideshow [PPS]


Acknowledgments

ARL and CNI thank the following individuals for contributing to the plans for this forum:

Lucinda Covert-Vail (New York University)
Steve Hiller (University of Washington/ARL)
Carol Mandel (New York University)
Cecily Marcus (University of Minnesota)
Neil Rambo (University of Washington/ARL)
Jim Self (University of Virginia/ARL)
Karen Williams (University of Minnesota)
Betsy Wilson (University of Washington)