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Proceedings of the 153rd ARL Membership Meeting

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153rd ARL Membership Meeting
Arlington, Virginia
October 15–16, 2008

Meeting Overview

Program Session 1

Celebrating 10 Years of the ARL Leadership & Career Development Program [PDF]

Keynote address: Diversity in Research Universities [PDF]
Bernadette Gray-Little, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ARL’s Leadership & Career Development Program: An Assessment of 10 Years of Experience

Moderator: Karin Trainer, University Librarian, Princeton University

Jeannie An, Library Director, Business, McMaster University

Nancy Baker, University Librarian, University of Iowa

Aisha Harvey, Collection Development/Reference Librarian, Duke University

Anthony D. Smith, Director of Digital Initiatives, Resources, and Services, University of Miami

Jeffrey Trzeciak, University Librarian, McMaster University

Celebrating ARL’s Leadership & Career Development Program

Reception at Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

Program Session 2

The Future for the Work of Extended Arguments
Program sponsored by the Scholarly Communication Steering Committee

Introduction: Artemis Kirk, University Librarian, Georgetown University

Monocles, Monographs, and Monomania: A Look Ahead

James J. O’Donnell, Provost, Georgetown University

Program Session 3

Strategic Issues and Success Factors: Reflections on Leadership Roles in Research Libraries

Moderator: Nancy M. Cline, Roy E. Larsen Librarian of Harvard College, Harvard University

Martha Bedard, Dean of University Libraries, University of New Mexico

Nancy Eaton, Dean of University Libraries and Scholarly Communication, Pennsylvania State University

Program Session 4

E-Science: Trends, Transformations & Responses

Convener and Moderator: Wendy Lougee, University Librarian, McKnight Presidential Professor, University of Minnesota

Audio [MP3 6 min.]

E-Science: Trends, Transformations & Responses
Chris Greer, Director, National Coordination Office (NCO) for the multiagency Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program

Audio [MP3 22 min.] | Slides [PPS 24.7 MB]

A Case Study in E-Science: Building Ecological Informatics Solutions for Multi-Decadal Research
William Michener, Research Professor (Biology) and Associate Director, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico

Audio [MP3 26 min.] | Slides [PPS 8 MB]

Making a Quantum Leap to eResearch Support
Rick Luce, Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries, Emory University Libraries

Audio [MP3 19 min.] | Slides [PDF 2.5 MB]

Concurrent Topical Briefing Sessions Sponsored by Strategic Direction Steering Committees

Describing and Measuring Contemporary Preservation Activities in ARL Libraries
Sponsored by the Scholarly Communication Steering Committee and the Statistics and Assessment Committee

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

Describing and Measuring Contemporary Preservation Activities in ARL Libraries [PDF]
Lars Meyer, Preservation Officer, Woodruff Library, Emory University, and ARL Visiting Program Officer

The Future of the Federal Depository Library Program
Sponsored by the Public Policies Steering Committee

Convener: Joan Giesecke, Dean of Libraries, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Richard G. Davis, Acting Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office

Cynthia Etkin, Senior Program Planning Specialist, US Government Printing Office

Managing and Using Visual Image Resources in the Academy
Sponsored by the Research, Teaching & Learning Steering Committee

Convener: Barbara I. Dewey, Dean of Libraries, University of Tennessee

Karen Brummund, Digital Image Instruction Assistant, Cornell University, and Adjunct Professor of Art, University of Rochester

Managing and Using Visual Resources in the Classroom:
The View from Cornell [PDF]

Anne Kenney, University Librarian, Cornell University

Concurrent Discussion Sessions Planned and Led by Research Library Leadership Fellows

What Are Our Future Leaders Thinking? [PDF]

John Butler, Associate University Librarian for Information Technology, University of Minnesota

Krisellen Maloney, Associate University Librarian for Digital Services and Technology Planning, Georgetown University

Kristin Antelman, Associate Director for the Digital Library, North Carolina State University

Kenning Arlitsch, Associate Director for Administrative and IT Services, University of Utah

Recruitment for the 21st-Century Research Library [PDF]

Recruiting for the 21st-Century Research Library [PPS]

Mary Ann Mavrinac, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Kate Oliver, Associate Director for Information Services Research, Development, and Communication, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University

Wendy Scott, Assistant Director for Organizational Design and Learning, North Carolina State University

Nan Seamans, Dean of Libraries, Georgia State University

Martha Whitehead, Associate University Librarian, Queen’s University

Information Professionals for the 21st Century Library [PPS]
by Nancy Roderer, Director of the Welch Medical Library and the Division of Health Sciences Informatics, Johns Hopkins University, and President of ASIS&T

Also included presentation by Leslie Weir, Chief Librarian, University of Ottawa

Special Collections: Leadership Opportunities & Challenges [PDF]

Lisa Carter, Head of the Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University

Nicole Bouché, Pacific Northwest Curator, Special Collections, University of Washington

Presentation by Alice Prochaska, University Librarian, Yale University

The RLLF Curriculum: Preparing Executive Leaders [PDF]

Chris Avery, Head, University College Libraries, and Collection Development Coordinator for Commonwealth Campus Libraries, Pennsylvania State University

Patrick Dawson, Dean of Libraries, Northern Illinois University

Tracey Robinson, Head, Office for Information Systems, Harvard University

Scott Walter, Associate University Librarian for Services and Associate Dean of Libraries, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Global Resources Update: a Breakfast Briefing Sponsored by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL)

Bernie Reilly, President, CRL

James Simon, Director, International Resources, CRL

ARL Business Meeting

Marianne Gaunt, ARL President and University Librarian, Rutgers University

Attendance List [PDF]