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Membership Meeting Proceedings

Proceedings of the 161st ARL Membership Meeting

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Sunrise over DC, by Katie Harbath (ARL Membership Meeting, October 2012)
Sunrise over Washington DC
photo © Katie Harbath

October 10–11, 2012
Washington, DC
Twitter hashtag: #ARL12DC

Welcome and Introductions

Winston Tabb, Johns Hopkins University and ARL President, welcomed member representatives and invited guests to the 161st ARL Membership Meeting. New member representatives were introduced and recently deceased representatives were remembered.


Report from the Joint Task Force on Services to the Print Disabled

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

Speakers:

Nancy E. Weiss, General Counsel, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) [bio]

Cynthia Archer, University Librarian, York University [bio]

Nancy L. Baker, University Librarian, University of Iowa [bio]

John T. Harwood, Associate Vice Provost for Information Technology Services, Pennsylvania State University [bio]

Slides:

Weiss slides [PDF]

Archer slides [PDF]

Harwood slides [PDF]


21st-Century Scholar and Researcher Services

Convener: Harriette Hemmasi, Joukowsky Family University Librarian, Brown University [bio]

Speakers:

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Modern Language Association and Pomona College [bio]

Myron Gutmann, National Science Foundation [bio]

John Unsworth, Brandeis University [bio]


Salutes to Departing ARL Member Representatives

Convener: Wendy Pradt Lougee, ARL President and University of Minnesota [bio]


Acknowledgment of ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows

Convener: Wendy Pradt Lougee, ARL President and University of Minnesota [bio]


Data Governance in the Scholarly Communication Ecosystem: An ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows Project

Convener: William D. Walker, University of Miami [bio]

Speakers:

MacKenzie Smith, University of California, Davis [bio]

Geneva Henry, Rice University [bio]

Ann Campion Riley, University of Missouri–Columbia [bio]

Joy Kirchner, University of British Columbia [bio]

Slides:

Session slides [PDF]


Data-Mining Partnership for Library Operations: An ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows Project

Convener: William D. Walker, University of Miami [bio]

Speakers:

Scott Britton, University of Miami [bio]

John Renaud, University of Miami [bio]

Slides:

Session slides [PDF]


Penn State Public Broadcasting's "Treasures of the Special Collections"

Convener: Anne Kenney, Cornell University [bio]

Speakers:

Melanie Doebler, Penn State Public Broadcasting [bio]

Kristian Berg, Penn State Public Broadcasting [bio]

Video trailer from Penn State Public Broadcasting


ARL Business Meeting

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

Business Meeting Agenda, Supporting Documents, and Audio Recording of Meeting


Attendance List

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