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Proceedings of the 146th Membership Meeting

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Strategic Directions for Research Libraries
Innovation and Impact in Times of Change

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 24-27, 2005

Ann Wolpert, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ARL President, Presiding

Meeting Summary

Implementing ARL's Strategic Plan

Ann Wolpert, MIT Libraries, ARL President
Brian E. C. Schottlaender, University of California, San Diego, Chair, Strategic Planning Task Force
[Web presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Shirley Baker, Washington University in St. Louis, Chair, Implementation Team
[Web presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Strategic Direction Preliminary Scope Statements

  • Carol Mandel, New York University, Chair, Scholarly Communication Steering Committee
  • Winston Tabb, Johns Hopkins University, Chair, Information & Other Public Policies Steering Committee
  • Betsy Wilson, University of Washington, Chair, Teaching, Learning, & Research Steering Committee

The Transformative Nature of Large-Scale Digitization Projects

Ann Wolpert, MIT Libraries, ARL President, Convener
Carole Moore, University of Toronto Libraries
John Price Wilkin, University of Michigan Library
Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information

Discussion Guide [PDF]

Expanding the Public Domain

Prue Adler, Associate Executive Director, Federal Relations and Information Policy, ARL, Convener
James Boyle, Duke University Law School [PDF]

The Internet Goes to College: College Students, Faculty, and Internet Use

Mary M. Case, University of Illinois at Chicago, Convener
Steve Jones, Pew Internet and American Life Project [Web presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

See also, EPIC 2014, an 8-minute video depicting "a future history of the media," by Robin Sloan and Matt Thompson.

Concurrent Discussion Sessions

Antitrust Issues in Scholarly and Legal Publishing: The Anticompetitive Implications of Bundling
Discussion Leader: Meredith Butler, University at Albany, SUNY, Libraries

Background [PDF] Discussion Summary [PDF]

Establishing the Infrastructure for Digital Publishing
Discussion Leader: Ken Frazier, University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries

Background [PDF]

Campus Responsibilities for Course Management Systems
Discussion Leader: Suzanne Thorin, Indiana University Libraries Bloomington

Background [PDF] Discussion Summary [PDF]

Briefing on InCommon

Jerry Campbell, University of Southern California

ARL Business Meeting

ARL Task Force on New Ways of Measuring Collections: Preliminary Report
Brinley Franklin, University of Connecticut, and Task Force Chair [Web presentation] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Appendix 1

Association of Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2004, with Summarized Financial Information for 2003 [PDF]

Appendix 2

ARL Bylaws, amended May 2005

Appendix 3

Attendance List [PDF]