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Membership Meeting Proceedings

Proceedings of the 128th ARL Membership Meeting

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Leading the Agile Organization

Vancouver, British Columbia
May 15-17, 1996
Nancy Cline, presiding

Foreword

Opening and Welcome

Introduction

Nancy Cline, Convener, ARL Presiding President

Keynote Address

Introduction

Ruth Patrick, University Librarian, University of British Columbia

Change in Higher Education

David W. Strangway, President, University of British Columbia

Question and Answer Session

Program Session I

Thriving Amid Uncertainty

Introduction

Carolynne Presser, President, Canadian Association of Research Libraries

Thriving Amid Uncertainty

Jim Harris, Strategic Advantage, Inc.

Question and Answer Session

Luncheon Session

Government Relations Update

Introduction

James G. Neal, Eisenhower Library Director, Johns Hopkins University

The Facts and Issues in the Michigan Document Services Case

Susan Kornfield, J.D., Bodman, Longley, and Dahling

Amending Canada's Copyright Law While Renegotiating the CANCOPY License

Graham Hill, University Librarian, McMasters University

Program Session II

Perspectives on Leadership in Changing Times

Introduction

Nancy Cline, President, Association of Research Libraries
Carolynne Presser, President, Canadian Association of Research Libraries

Leading Teams to Lead Themselves

Charles Manz, Professor, Arizona State University

Profiting from Those We Underestimate: Dissent and Innovation

Charlan Nemeth, Professor, University of California at Berkeley

The Critical Features of Innovation

Andre Delbecq, Professor, Santa Clara University

Learning How to Learn

Jim Harris, Strategic Advantage, Inc.

Program Session III

Scholarly Communication and Technology

Introduction

Richard Ekman, Secretary, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Columbia University’s Online Books Evaluation Project

Carol Mandel, Deputy University Librarian, Columbia University

Project Muse

James G. Neal, Eisenhower Library Director, Johns Hopkins University

The SCAN Project

Susan F. Rosenblatt, Deputy Director, University of California at Berkeley Libraries

Question and Answer Session

Closing Remarks

Remarks

Nancy Cline, ARL Presiding President

Appendices

Appendix I: Business Meeting

Appendix II: Electronic Scholarly Publishing

Memo from Duane E. Webster, ARL Executive Director, June 6, 1996

Appendix III: Global Resources Program

Memo from Duane E. Webster, ARL Executive Director, April 10, 1996

Appendix IV: Report on Association Activities, October 1995 - April 1996

Appendix V: Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 1995

Appendix VI: Attendance List