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Reaching Out to Leaders of Scholarly Societies at Research Institutions
Web Conference

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On August 6, 2009, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) hosted a Web conference on “Reaching Out to Leaders of Scholarly Societies at Research Institutions,” August 6, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (EDT) as part of an ongoing initiative to enhance library outreach.

Complementing the recently released guide on outreach to scholarly society leaders, the 60-minute webcast will introduce the goals and key talking points for campus outreach to leaders, editors, and members of academic scholarly societies. It will support development of faculty outreach programs at ARL member libraries by offering strategy and tactics for increasing engagement with association leaders at the institution.

Successful campus outreach should encourage and support society leaders to engage in positive change that advances the scholarly communication system, promotes new research modes, and offers a path forward in a time of paradigm shift.


The Web conference is intended to interest research library staff and administrators who have responsibility for working with faculty and researchers. The event will be appropriate for group participation and institutions may want to organize post-event discussions among interested staff.

Featured speakers

  • Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University Libraries
  • Robert Hanisch, Astronomy Department, Johns Hopkins University
  • Jennifer Laherty, Indiana University Libraries
  • Jason Jackson, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University

View bios of the featured speakers.

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