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Membership Meeting Proceedings

Proceedings of the 152nd ARL Membership Meeting

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Institutional Strategies Supporting E-Scholarship & Multidisciplinary Research

Coral Gables, Florida
May 21–23, 2008

Meeting Overview

Program Session I

Institutional Strategies

M. Peter McPherson, President, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC)

[PDF]

Cuban Evening

Reception and Dinner Hosted by Dean of University of Miami Libraries Bill Walker and University President Donna Shalala at the President's Residence in Coral Gables

Photos by Mod Mekkawi

Program Session 2

Disciplines, Documents, and Data

Christine L. Borgman, Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

[PDF (3 MB)]

Program Session 3

Assessing Quality in the Digital Environment

Diane Harley, Senior Researcher, Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley

Ms. Harley's remarks highlighted the CSHE report, Draft Interim Report: Assessing the Future Landscape of Scholarly Communication, Spring 2008

Program Session 4

Institutional Libraries: Hubs of the Research Web

John Wilbanks, Executive Director, Science Commons

[PDF (4.1 MB)]

Program Session 5

Profiles of Collaborations

US National Virtual Observatory

Alex Szalay, Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

[PPS]

Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean of University Libraries and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center, Johns Hopkins University

[PPS]

Bamboo Planning Project

Chad Kainz, Senior Director for Academic Technologies Networking Services & Information Technologies, University of Chicago

Charles Faulhaber, Director, Bancroft Library, and Professor of Spanish & Portuguese, University of California, Berkeley

[PDF (3.3 MB)]

Opportunities of the NSF DataNet Solicitation: A Status Report from the Field

Neil Rambo, Director of Cyberinfrastructure Initiatives, University of Washington Libraries, and Visiting Program Officer for Library Support of Research and E-Science, ARL

Reception in Honor of Duane E. Webster

Sponsored by the Libraries of Florida State University and University of Florida, and ARL

Photos taken at the ARL Membership Meeting Reception, May 22, 2008

Photos from Duane's Career, Submitted by Colleagues and Shown at Reception, May 22, 2008

Program Session 6

The Future of Bibliographic Control

Brian E. C. Schottlaender, Audrey Geisel University Librarian, University of California, San Diego

Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress

Judith Nadler, Director, University of Chicago Library

[PPS]

Program Session 7

Lessons from Open Source Strategies in the Academy

Christopher J. Mackie, Associate Program Officer, Research in Information Technology, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Michele Kimpton, Executive Director, DSpace Foundation

[PPS]

Paul Courant, University Librarian and Dean, University of Michigan

Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information

Concurrent Discussion Sessions

Open Source ILSs

Deborah Jakubs, Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University

Anne Pottier, Associate University Librarian, Collections and Facilities, McMaster University

[PDF]

Library Engagement with E-Science

Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian, University of Minnesota

[PPS]

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

NIH Policy Implementation

Joan Giesecke, Dean of Libraries, University of Nebraska

[PPS]

Strategic Direction Steering Committee Briefing Sessions

Research Library Publishing Services

Karla Hahn, Director, Office of Scholarly Communication, Association of Research Libraries

Sponsored by the Scholarly Communication Steering Committee

[PPS]

Section 108 Study Group

James Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University

Sponsored by the Public Polices Affecting Research Libraries Steering Committee

[PPS]

Special Collections in the 21st Century

Alice Prochaska, University Librarian, Yale University

Chuck Henry, President, Council on Library and Information Resources

Sponsored by the Research, Teaching, and Learning Steering Committee

[Background PDF]

[CLIR Issues PDF]

ARL Business Meeting

Appendix 1

ARL Financial Strategy Overview, 2007 [PPS]

Access restricted to ARL member representatives only; ARL members-only login required

Appendix 2

ARL and CNI Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2007, with Summarized Financial Information for 2006 [PDF]

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Appendix 3

Review of 2008 ARL Activities, Projects, and Priorities, May 2008 [PDF]

Complete set of update reports addressing ARL strategic directions and enabling capabilities

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Appendix 4

Attendance List [PDF]