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Membership Meeting Proceedings

Proceedings of the 159th ARL Membership Meeting

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Washington Monument (ARL Membership Meeting, Fall 2011)
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159th ARL Membership Meeting
October 12–13, 2011
Washington, DC
Twitter hashtag: #ARL11fall

Expanding Capacity and Partnerships in the Digital World

Welcoming Remarks

Carol A. Mandel, New York University, and ARL President

Session audio:

Constructing Digital Research Collections

Convener: Deanna Marcum, New York University [bio]


Charles J. Henry, Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) [bio]

Ed Van Gemert, University of Wisconsin–Madison [bio]

Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive [bio]


Van Gemert slides [PDF]

Kahle slides [PDF]

Session audio:

Opening Up Orphan Works

Convener: Lizabeth (Betsy) Wilson, University of Washington [bio]


Paul N. Courant, University of Michigan [bio]

Sharon E. Farb, University of California, Los Angeles [bio]

Jonathan Band, PLLC, Technology Law and Policy [bio]


Farb slides [PDF]

Session audio:

Luncheon Program

Convener: Mary Case, University of Illinois at Chicago [bio]

Speaker: R. Michael Tanner, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) [bio]

Session audio:

Concurrent Topical Briefing Sessions

Update of Key Policy Issues Pending Before the Research Library Community

Convener: James F. Williams II, University of Colorado at Boulder and Chair of ARL Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee


Prudence S. Adler, Association of Research Libraries

Jonathan Band, PLLC, Technology Law and Policy

Brandon Butler, Association of Research Libraries

This session was not recorded.

Using Licenses and Contracts as Effective Tools for Scholarship

Convener: Ann J. Wolpert, Massachusetts Institute of Technology [bio]

Speaker: Jaren D. Wilcoxson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Session audio:

Expanding Capacity and Partnerships Through Authenticity and Trust: The Case of the MetaArchive Cooperative

Convener: H. Carton Rogers, University of Pennsylvania [bio]

Speaker: Tyler Walters, Virginia Tech [bio]


Walters slides [PDF]

Session audio:

Briefing from the Task Force on Reviewing ARL Statistics, ARL Supplementary Statistics, and ARL Annual Salary Survey, 2010–2012

Speaker: William G. Potter, University of Georgia and Chair, ARL Statistics and Assessment Committee

Session audio: Access via ARL members-only site (login required)

Briefing from the Task Force on Licensing E-Book Packages


Julia Blixrud, Association of Research Libraries

Brinley Franklin, University of Connecticut and Chair of ARL Task Force on Licensing E-Book Packages

Session audio: Access via ARL members-only site (login required)

ARL Business Meeting

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

Review of 2011 ARL Activities, Projects, and Priorities, October 2011
A complete set of update reports addressing ARL strategic directions and enabling capabilities.

Attendance List

Roster of member representatives, guests, speakers, and staff who attended the Membership Meeting [PDF]