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Proceedings of the 144th Membership Meeting

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Systemic Change in Research Institutions

Tucson, Arizona
May 12-14, 2004

Sarah Thomas, Cornell University
ARL President, presiding

Introduction and Summary

Program Session I

Rethinking the Undergraduate Curriculum

Rethinking the Undergraduate Curriculum: It Takes a Village...
Christina Maslach, University of California, Berkeley
Patty Iannuzzi, University of California, Berkeley
[Web presentation] [PowerPoint presentation]

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  • Slide 11, Elizabeth Honig, Art History Fellow, on the institute's impact on the fellows
  • Slide 17, Ingrid Seyer Ochi, Education Fellow, on influencing curricular changes
  • Slide 19, Ingrid Seyer Ochi, Education Fellow, on research as critical thinking
  • Slide 20, Victoria Robinson, Ethnic Studies Fellow, testimonial
  • Slide 21, Elizabeth Honig, Art History Fellow, on course applications
  • Slide 22, Sasha Doppelt, American Studies Undergraduate, on the value of research
  • Slide 23, Ruth Tringham, Anthropology Fellow, testimonial

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Program Session II

Transformation of Campus-wide Support Services

Dealing with the Future Now: Principles for Creating a Vital Campus in a Climate of Restricted Resources
Alan E. Guskin, Antioch University and Project on the Future of Higher Education
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Program Session III

A Response to Systemic Changes

Ithaka: An Introduction
Kevin Guthrie, Ithaka
[Web presentation] [PowerPoint presentation]

See also Kevin Guthrie, "An Introduction to Ithaka," ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 236 (October 2004): 1-5.

Program Session IV

Promotion & Tenure Trends

Book Publication as the Gold Standard for Tenure & Promotion
Leigh Estabrook, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
[Web presentation] [PowerPoint presentation]

Program Session V

Organizational and Technological Interoperability

Bridging Gaps between Information and Learning Environments
Neil McLean, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
[Web presentation] [PowerPoint presentation]

See also, Neil McLean and Clifford Lynch, "Interoperability between Library Information Services and Learning Environments--Bridging the Gaps: A Joint White Paper on behalf of the IMS Global Learning Consortium and the Coalition for Networked Information" (Burlington, MA: IMS Global Learning Consortium, May 2004).

Federal Relations Luncheon Program

Discussion of Plan for Retrodigitization of Government Document Collections
Ken Frazier, University of Wisconsin-Madison

ARL Business Meeting

Appendix 1

Association of Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2003, with Summarized Financial Information for 2002 [PDF]

Appendix 2

Attendance List [PDF]