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Proceedings of the 156th ARL Membership Meeting

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156th ARL Membership Meeting
April 28–30, 2010
Seattle, Washington
Twitter hashtag: #ARL10spr

Program Session 1

Globalization of Higher Education and Research Libraries

Convener: Brinley Franklin, Vice Provost, University Libraries, University of Connecticut, and ARL President

Introduction: Betsy Wilson, Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington

Wilson text [PDF]

Keynote Speaker: Phyllis M. Wise, Provost and Executive Vice President, University of Washington

Wise slides [PDF 7 MB]

Program Session 2

Intellectual Property Regimes in a Global Context

Session audio [MP3 60 min.]

Due to a technical issue, a very short portion of Michael Geist's remarks are missing. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Convener: Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Vice Provost for the Arts, Johns Hopkins University

Nancy E. Weiss, IMLS General Counsel and US representative at UNESCO and WIPO

Weiss slides [PDF 3 MB]

Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair of Internet and E-Commerce Law, University of Ottawa

Geist slides [PDF 2 MB]

Program Session 3

Opportunities and Challenges for Research Libraries

Convener: Ingrid Parent, University Librarian, University of British Columbia

Keynote Speaker: Martha Choe, Chief Administrative Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Program Session 4

Recalibrating Research Libraries’ Approach to Global Collections & Expertise

Session audio [MP3 63 min.]

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


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

Neal slides [PDF]

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

Jakubs slides [PDF 2 MB]


Charles Henry, President, Council on Library and Information Resources

Bernie Reilly, President, Center for Research Libraries

Program Session 5: Concurrent Sessions on Globalization

Role of the Library in a Multi-Country University

Session audio [MP3 50 min.]

Convener: Colleen Cook, Dean of University Libraries, Holder of the Sterling C. Evans Chair in Librarianship, Texas A&M University

Rush G. Miller, Hillman University Librarian and Director, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

Miller slides [PDF 24 MB]

Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Vice Provost for the Arts, Johns Hopkins University

Carol A. Mandel, Dean of the Division of Libraries, New York University

Scholarly Communication Trends in China

Session audio [MP3 48 min.]

Convener: Paula T. Kaufman, Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Peter Zhou, Director of C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

Zhou slides [PDF 3 MB]

Greg Tananbaum, Anianet founder and CEO

Tananbaum slides [PDF 7 MB]

Expanding Existing Partnerships across New Borders

Session audio [MP3 43 min.]

Convener: Judith C. Russell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Florida

Anne R. Kenney, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, Cornell University

Kenney slides [PDF 4 MB]

Pam Bjornson, Director-General, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI)

Bjornson slides [PDF 2 MB]

Program Session 6

Business Models for Interdependent Collections

Session audio [MP3 67min.]

Convener: Jay Schafer, Director of Libraries, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lizanne Payne, Print Archives Program Manager, Center for Research Libraries

Payne slides [PDF]

John Wilkin, Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology, University of Michigan, and Executive Director, HathiTrust

Wilkin slides [PDF]

James Michalko, Vice President, OCLC Research

Program Session 7

Collaborative Planning for Electronic Books

Convener: Carole Moore, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto

Steve Maikowski, Director, New York University Press

Maikowski slides [PDF]

October Ivins, Consultant, Ivins eContent Solutions

Ivins slides [PDF]

Becky Brasington Clark, Marketing Director, Johns Hopkins University Press

Brasington Clark slides [PDF 8 MB]

Program Session 8

Succession Planning: An Update & Emergent Plans for the Research Library Leadership Fellows Program

Conveners: DeEtta Jones Young, DeEtta Jones and Associates LLC, and Duane Webster, ARL Executive Director Emeritus and Consultant to the RLLF Program

Panelists (2009–2010 RLLF Sponsors):

Julene Butler, University Librarian, Brigham Young University

Joyce Garnett, University Librarian, University of Western Ontario

Joyce Ogburn, University Librarian and Director of the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

Dana Rooks, Dean of Libraries, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair, University of Houston

Judith Russell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Florida

For more information on the RLLF Program, see the program's Web site.

Concurrent Topical Briefing Sessions Sponsored by Strategic Direction Steering Committees

Streaming Films: Fair Use, the Teach Act, and the Future of Access to Video
Sponsored by the Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee

Convener: Mary Case, University Librarian, University of Illinois at Chicago

Brandon Butler, Law and Policy Fellow, ARL

Gary Strong, University Librarian, University of California, Los Angeles

Related documents:

UCLA Faculty Principles on the Use of Streaming Videos and Other Educational Content, February 2010

"Campus to Restart Streaming of Instructional Video Content," UCLA Newsroom, March 2010

Library Copyright Alliance Issue Brief on Streaming of Films for Educational Purposes, February 2010

Faculty Values & Needs
Sponsored by the Reshaping Scholarly Communication Steering Committee

Session audio [MP3 39min.]

Convener: Carole Moore, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto

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

Harley slides [PDF]

Envisioning Research Library Futures: ARL’s Scenario Thinking Project
Sponsored by the Transforming Research Libraries Steering Committee

Session audio [MP3 41min.]

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

Susan Stickley, President, Stratus Inc.

Stickley slides [PDF 2 MB]

ARL Business Meeting

Business meeting reports are restricted to ARL member representatives only; ARL members-only login required.

ARL Financial Strategy Overview, 2009

Review of 2010 ARL Activities, Projects, and Priorities, April 2010
A complete set of update reports addressing ARL strategic directions and enabling capabilities.

Attendance List