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Schedule for ARL Membership Meeting Fall 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Location TBD

ARL Executive Committee Meeting

Noon–5:30 p.m.

Location TBD

ARL Board of Directors Meeting—Part I


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Location TBD

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Note: By policy, all ARL committee, task force, and working group meetings are open for observation by other ARL member representatives or by member alternates who are attending the membership meeting in place of member representatives. Please keep in mind, these meetings are working, rather than programmatic, sessions.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Working Sessions

 

Location TBD

Diversity and Leadership Committee

Description to come.

 

Location TBD

E-Research Working Group Committee

Description to come.

 

Location TBD

Statistics and Assessment Committee

Description to come.

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Working Sessions

 

Location TBD

Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee, Part I (Federal Depository Libraries Working Group and Fair Use Working Group)

Description to come.

 

Location TBD

Membership Committee (closed meeting)

 

Location TBD

Transforming Special Collections in the Digital Age Working Group

Description to come.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Location TBD

Lunch (no speaker)

12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Working Sessions

 

Location TBD

Advancing Scholarly Communication Steering Committee

Description to come.

 

Location TBD

Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee, Part II

Description to come.

 

Location TBD

Transforming Research Libraries Steering Committee

Description to come.

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Break


ARL Membership Meeting Convenes

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Location TBD

President's Welcome and Introductions

Carol Pitts Diedrichs, ARL President, Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries, The Ohio State University

3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Location TBD

Program Session 1

Description to come.

6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Location TBD

Reception at the Dupont Circle Hotel

 


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Location TBD

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Location TBD

ARL Business Meeting

(ARL member representatives only)

9:15 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Location TBD

Tributes to Retiring ARL Directors

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Location TBD

Program Session 2

Description to come.

11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

Lunch (no speaker)

12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Location TBD

Program Session 3

Description to come.

1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Location TBD

Program Session 4

Description to come.

3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Location TBD

Program Session 5

Description to come.


Membership Meeting Adjourns

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Location TBD

ARL Board of Directors Meeting—Part II

 
 

ARL Membership Refines Strategic Thinking and Design at Spring 2014 Meeting

ohio-state-u-thompson-libraryimage © OSU, photo by Meera on Buckeyes BlogARL president Carol Pitts Diedrichs of The Ohio State University (OSU) convened the 164th ARL Membership Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday afternoon, May 6, 2014. Almost all of the program sessions at this meeting focused on the current ARL strategic thinking and design process, upon which the Association embarked in the fall of 2013 to define its role in higher education and to maximize ARL’s ability to be agile and responsive to changing priorities and member needs. The meeting also included a panel discussion of SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem), a higher education and research community initiative to ensure the preservation of, access to, and reuse of research outputs.

 
         

Membership Meeting 2014 (Spring): ARL Strategic Thinking and Design

Presented at the 164th ARL Membership Meeting, May 2014, in Columbus, Ohio, by Ann Pendleton-Jullian, Wendy Pradt Lougee, Susan Gibbons, John Wilkin, and James Hilton

pdfmm14sp-strategic-thinking-and-design.pdf 

 
 

ARL Membership Refines Strategic Thinking and Design at Spring 2014 Meeting

ohio-state-u-thompson-libraryimage © OSU, photo by Meera on Buckeyes BlogARL president Carol Pitts Diedrichs of The Ohio State University (OSU) convened the 164th ARL Membership Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday afternoon, May 6, 2014. Almost all of the program sessions at this meeting focused on the current ARL strategic thinking and design process, upon which the Association embarked in the fall of 2013 to define its role in higher education and to maximize ARL’s ability to be agile and responsive to changing priorities and member needs. The meeting also included a panel discussion of SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem), a higher education and research community initiative to ensure the preservation of, access to, and reuse of research outputs.

 
 

ARL Membership to Convene May 6–8 in Columbus, Ohio

ohio-state-u-thompson-libraryimage © OSU, photo by Meera on Buckeyes BlogARL president Carol Pitts Diedrichs, vice provost and director of university libraries at Ohio State University (OSU), will convene the 164th ARL Membership Meeting with welcoming remarks and the introductions of guests on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Several program sessions dedicated to discussion of ARL’s strategic thinking and design work are in development. The meeting will adjourn on Thursday, May 8, at noon. For more details about the meeting schedule, including information on the committee meetings to be held Tuesday morning before the Membership Meeting convenes, see the preliminary Membership Meeting schedule.

 
 

Schedule for ARL Membership Meeting Spring 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Renaissance Conference Room
3rd floor

ARL Executive Committee Meeting

12:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Room 20
2nd floor

ARL Board of Directors Meeting—Part I


Tuesday, May 6, 2014

 

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Grand Ballroom - West Foyer
2nd floor

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Note: By policy, all ARL committee, task force, and working group meetings are open for observation by other ARL member representatives or by member alternates who are attending the membership meeting in place of member representatives. Please keep in mind, these meetings are working, rather than programmatic, sessions.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Working Sessions

 

Room 21
2nd floor

Diversity and Leadership Committee

The committee will discuss funding sources and models for sustaining the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) as well as other diversity recruitment programs. Discussion will include the IMLS funded "Nexus" project, which is studying core competencies for leaders across library sectors, with a focus on assessment strategies and metrics for leadership development programs.

 

Room 22
2nd floor

E-Research Working Group Committee

The working group will discuss preliminary results of asking its members to map the sponsored research workflow on their campuses, noting individual or institutional responsibility and services for such things as data management and storage and compliance tracking. There are several parallel efforts to this in ARL circles, including within the SHARE Workflow Working Group, for the group to consider. The working group will also review progress by the COAR-LIBER-ARL-CARL Task Force on Competencies for E-Research and Scholarly Communication, have a discussion about campus engagement opportunities with SHARE, and determine the mode in which the working group will report its own progress during the past year to the broader Membership.

 

Room 20
2nd floor

Statistics and Assessment Committee

The committee will discuss the pilot experience from the facilities inventory as well as next steps in articulating the value of facilities with approaches like the ones tested through the LibValue IMLS grant. The committee will also discuss the 'impact stories' collected for describing the value of special collections. Last, it will focus on discussing different strategies for pursuing easy, systematic, and flexible data collection through efforts that build on the current approaches, are cyclical but not always annual, and provide opportunities for capturing innovative developments.

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Working Sessions

 

Room 21
2nd floor

Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee, Part I (Federal Depository Libraries Working Group and Fair Use Working Group)

In Part I, the two working groups will discuss the proposed GPO “National Plan for the Future of the FDLP” and the status of the HathiTrust Government Documents Initiative. The Initiative seeks to create a comprehensive digital corpus of government documents. There will be an update on national and international copyright issues including the review of the Copyright Act by the House Judiciary Committee and the status of court cases and related filings by ARL and the Library Copyright Alliance. Finally, there will be an update and discussion of the work of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) regarding possible library and education treaties.

 

Room 22
2nd floor

Membership Committee (closed meeting)

 

Room 20
2nd floor

Transforming Special Collections in the Digital Age Working Group

ARL Visiting Program Officer Lisa Carter (Ohio State) will provide a brief overview of the recent work and possible future trajectory of ARL's focus on rare and distinct research collections. The working group will review participant and evaluation data from the first five instances of the ARL-SAA Digital Archives Specialist courses and talk about the future of that collaboration. The group will also hear a report from the Technology and Archival Processing Workshop that ARL co-sponsored with the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study in April.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom C
2nd floor

Lunch (no speaker)

12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Working Sessions

 

Room 22
2nd floor

Advancing Scholarly Communication Steering Committee

The committee will hold a conversation with Peter Berkery, executive director of Association of American University Presses (AAUP), to talk about the relationship between university presses and research libraries and potential collaborative projects. A second topic will be a discussion with Rebecca Kennison of K|N Consultants regarding a White Paper that addresses "A Scalable and Sustainable Approach to Open Access Publishing and Archiving for Humanities and Social Sciences." Other agenda items include updates on licensing activities and programming for the fall.

 

Room 21
2nd floor

Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee, Part II

In Part II of the committee meeting, there will be an update and discussion of the White House policy on access to federally funded research, which includes journal literature and digital data. The committee will also discuss related Congressional legislation such as the reauthorization of America COMPETES Act and FASTR - the privacy and surveillance legislation that is under consideration following the leaks by Edward Snowden - and Canadian policy issues. Updates on budget and accessibility issues and a joint meeting with Transforming Research Libraries for a demonstration of the Accessibility Toolkit are also on the agenda.

 

Room 20
2nd floor

Transforming Research Libraries Steering Committee

The committee will discuss several workforce initiatives, including the changing nature of library liaison work, the expansion of the ARL Position Description Bank to research library consortia, and a proposed web-based column on workforce transformation. Reports from its two working groups, focused on Special Collections and E-Research, will be heard and the meeting will conclude by joining the Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee to review the ARL Accessibility Toolkit in beta and how it can be deployed at member libraries to foster equity and inclusion in library services.

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Break


ARL Membership Meeting Convenes

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

President's Welcome and Introductions

Carol Pitts Diedrichs, ARL President, Vice Provost and Director of University Librarians, The Ohio State University

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

Strategic Thinking and Design—Research Library in 2033—Vision and Systems of Action—Part One

Moderators:
Carol Pitts Diedrichs, ARL President, Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries, The Ohio State University

Speakers:
Wendy Pradt Lougee, Chair, Strategic Thinking and Design Coordinating Group, and University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor, University of Minnesota

Ann Pendleton-Jullian, Director, Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University

 

In  September 2013, ARL embarked on a planning process to frame the critical work of the Association and define its role in higher education. With the goal of maximizing ARL’s ability to be agile and responsive to changing priorities and member needs, a number of discussions have taken place over the past eight months. This afternoon’s session will be a deep dive into the draft vision and systems of action for the research library in 2033. Part Two on Wednesday, from 3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m., will be a continuation of member discussions as well as a working discussions.

Members of the Strategic Thinking and Design working group (Susan Gibbons, Tom Hickerson, James Hilton, and John Wilkin) will assist in the discussions on Tuesday and Wednesday.

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Thompson Library

Reception at the Thompson Library hosted by The Ohio State University

Buses will begin leaving from the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel on Gay Street at 5:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom - West Foyer
2nd floor

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd Floor

ARL Business Meeting

(ARL member representatives only)

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

Salute to Departing ARL Member Representatives

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

The Library as the Center of Change

Moderator:
Wendy Pradt Lougee, University Librarian and McKnight Presidential Professor, University of Minnesota

Speaker:
Edward L. Ayers, President, University of Richmond

Few parts of our colleges and universities have changed as much as our libraries over the last quarter century. Speaking from the perspective of a professor who helped create two innovative centers in the library of the University of Virginia and another at the University of Richmond—where he is president—Edward Ayers will discuss the future of digital scholarship and what that future might mean for libraries.

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom C
2nd floor

Lunch (no speaker)

1:45 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

Building a 21st Century Teaching and Learning Infrastructure Through Collaboration

Moderator:
James Mullins, Dean of Libraries and Esther Ellis Norton Professor of Library Science, Purdue University Libraries

Speakers:
David Gift, Associate Vice President, Community Engagement, Internet2
Rebecca Graham, Chief Information Officer and Chief Librarian, University of Guelph Library

The speakers will surface the opportunities, challenges, and questions for building a research and teaching infrastructure in universities. They will explore the changing needs and expectations for conducting, managing, disseminating, preserving, and reusing research results across disciplines and the roles libraries might play in creating a more collaborative network of services.

3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

Strategic Thinking and Design—Research Library in 2033—Vision and Systems of Action—Part Two

Moderators:
Elliott Shore, Executive Director, ARL
Ann Pendleton-Jullian, Director, Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University

Building on Tuesday's discussion, this session will focus on the refinement of the systems of action and will be an opportunity to suggest additional areas that should be addressed.

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

Reception at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum hosted by Case Western University, University of Cincinnati, Kent State University, Ohio University, and The Ohio State University

Buses will begin leaving from the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel on Gay Street at 5:30 p.m.


Thursday, May 8, 2014

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom - West Foyer
2nd floor

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

The SHARE Initiative - Value and Importance to Universities

Moderator:
Richard E. (Rick) Luce, Dean, University Libraries, Professor and Peggy V. Helmerich Chair, and Associate Vice President for Research, Norman Campus, University of Oklahoma

Speakers:
Kelvin K. Droegemeier, Vice President for Research, University of Oklahoma
Clifford A. Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)
John C. Vaughn, Executive Vice President, Association of American Universities

The panel will reflect on the value and importance of the joint ARL, AAU, and APLU SHARE Initiative to universities and will discuss the challenges and opportunities for implementing SHARE at scale.

Members will hear from Michael Tanner, Chief Academic Officer and Vice President, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), via a brief video presentation at the start of the session.

9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Hayes Grand Ballroom D & E
2nd floor

Organizing for New Work—ARL and Libraries

Moderator:
Elliott Shore, Executive Director, ARL

Speakers:
Merrill Schwartz, Vice President, AGB Consulting, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
James F. Wynn II, Principal, Quatt Associates

The Strategic Thinking and Design process may result in some retooling of how the Association does its work. Considering how ARL might address ongoing and new opportunities is an important discussion to begin at this time. The speakers will address changes that are underway in the governing structures of colleges and universities, ideas for implementing different types of organizational models, and how both of these issues might influence new models in ARL libraries and the Association.

Membership Meeting Adjourns

11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Room 30
3rd floor

ARL Board of Directors Meeting—Part II

 
   

ARL Membership Meeting & Fall Forum 2013 Slides Online

young man bicycling on a university campusimage © University of DenverSpeakers’ slides from the ARL Membership Meeting and the ARL Fall Forum held October 9–10 and October 10–11 in Arlington, Virginia, are now on the ARL website. Several ARL Membership Meeting sessions built on recent discussions about strategic thinking and the future landscape for research libraries. This year’s ARL Fall Forum, “Mobilizing the Research Enterprise,” explored opportunities and collaborations in responding to the White House memorandum on “Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research.” Available slides include:

 
 

Membership Meeting 2013 (Fall): Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide?

Presented by Ingrid Parent on October 9, 2013, at the 163rd ARL Membership Meeting in Arlington, Virginia.

pdf mm13fall-parent.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2013 (Fall): A New Ecology for the Information Environment

Presented by Dan Cohen on October 10, 2013, at the 163rd ARL Membership Meeting in Arlington, Virginia.

pdf mm13fall-cohen.pdf

 
 

ARL Membership to Convene Oct. 9–10 in Arlington, Virginia

image © Milko RomeroARL President Wendy Lougee, university librarian at University of Minnesota, will convene the 163rd ARL Membership Meeting in Arlington, Virginia, on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 9. Several programs that build on recent discussions about strategic thinking and the future framework for ARL are in development. The meeting will adjourn on Thursday afternoon, October 10, just before the start of the ARL Fall Forum on “Mobilizing the Research Enterprise.” Please see the Membership Meeting schedule for complete details, including information on the committee meetings to be held Wednesday morning before the Membership Meeting convenes.

 
 

Schedule for Membership Meeting Fall 2013

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Jackson

ARL Executive Committee Meeting

12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Salon I

ARL Board of Directors Meeting


Wednesday, October 9, 2013

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

 Arlington Salon Foyer

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Note: By policy, all ARL committee, task force, and working group meetings are open for observation by other ARL member representatives or by member alternates who are attending the Membership Meeting in place of member representatives. Please keep in mind, these meetings are working, rather than programmatic, sessions.

8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Working Sessions

 

Jackson

Diversity and Leadership Committee

Discussions will include updates on the status of fund-raising efforts for the ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce; progress on the development of a new directors' institute; and final evaluations of the 2011-2012 Research Libraries Leadership Fellows (RLLF) program. The committee will be visited by Dr. Sandra Hirsh, Director of the School of Information and Library Science at San Jose State, who will discuss the "Catalyst" program, a residency program model that focuses on recruitment and development of new LIS professionals with technology competencies.

 

Salon V

E-Research Working Group

Working Group guests include Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director of Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), to talk about the new Joint ARL-CARL-COAR-LIBER Task Force on Librarians' Competencies in Support of E-Research and Scholarly Communication; and Vivian Lewis, who will speak about her Mellon-funded research with Xuemao Wang and Jon Cawthorne on benchmarking skills and capacities to support digital scholarship. Rick Luce, co-chair of the SHARE Steering Group, will update the Working Group on progress on the SHARE initiative, and the remaining discussion time will be devoted to next steps in refining the e-research agenda.

 

Alexandria

Statistics and Assessment Committee

The meeting will include discussions on the activities of the program and their strategic alignment, metrics and qualitative indicators regarding the value of special collections, next steps regarding the development of a facilities toolkit/inventory, and plans for training and related projects.

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Working Sessions

 

Jackson

Membership Committee (closed meeting)

 

Salon II

Regional Federal Depository Libraries Working Group

The Working Group will focus on new opportunities for the FDLP with a focus on identifying new measures to add flexibility to the management of collections and participation in the Program by regional depository libraries. In addition, there will be a discussion about the GPO request for comment on elimination of microfiche as a distribution mechanism and best means of advising GPO on the perspective of regionals.

 

Salon V

Transforming Special Collections in the Digital Age Working Group

The agenda will include Working Group guest Nancy Maron of Ithaka S+R, lead researcher for the IMLS-funded cooperative agreement with ARL to produce success case studies of digitized special collections at a variety of types and sizes of institutions. The Working Group will also discuss next steps for the group's prior work on mainstreaming and mission alignment, as well as measuring and demonstrating the value of special collections.

12:00 p.m.–12:15 p.m.

Break—Box lunches available for pickup in Salon III

 Salon III

No-Speaker Lunch (Pick up box lunch)

12:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

Working Sessions over Lunch

 

Salon I

Advancing Scholarly Communication Steering Committee

Committee guests include Pamela Samuelson, Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law, Berkeley Law School (via Skype) to talk about her work to advance the copyright perspectives of academic authors and Maryann Martone, Executive Director, Force 11, who will provide information on the activities of this new movement. Tyler Walters, Virginia Tech, and co-chair of the SHARE Steering Group, will update the committee on the SHARE initiative. A discussion on licensing issues and updates on program activities will round out the agenda.

 

Salon II

Influencing Public Policies Steering Committee with Fair Use and Related Exemptions Working Group

The Steering Committee and the Fair Use and Related Exemptions Working Group will discuss several topics. First, there will be a review and discussion of a new copyright education proposal. The CCC is the only venue for copyright education with the demise of the Center for Intellectual Program at the University of Maryland University. A proposal will be available shortly and will serve as the basis for discussion. Secondly, ARL recently conducted a focus group on developing a positive educational tool in response to the CCC copyright ads in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Review and input on this approach is requested. Brandon Butler will join us for this agenda item. Additionally, with copyright reform discussions underway in the House, we will continue to discuss ARL and LCA's work in these legislative conversations. Third, there will be an update and discussion of recent accessibility developments on the Hill, internationally and in federal agencies. Fourth, there will be an update and discussion of the ARL response to the White House Memorandum on “Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research.” ARL continues to collaborate with AAU and APLU on community responses to the Memorandum in addition to our ongoing work with SPARC. Fifth, activities concerning new privacy and surveillance legislation will be discussed. Finally, there will be an update on Canadian copyright and public policies initiatives.

 

Salon V

Transforming Research Libraries Steering Committee

Guests include Nancy Fried Foster, Ithaka S+R, to talk with the Committee about using Participatory Design to address pressing research questions for our community, such as the library's role in online learning and new pedagogy; and Sandra Hirsh, Professor and Director of the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University, to talk about her work developing a model residency program for technology integration and preparing LIS students for the current marketplace. TRL's two Working Groups - E-Research and Transforming Special Collections in the Digital Age - will provide updates to the committee, and lastly, the committee will be asked for input on a draft outline for an ARL white paper on the library workforce, prepared by a committee sub-group.

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Break


ARL Membership Meeting Convenes

3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Salon III

 

 

President's Welcome and Introductions

Wendy Pradt Lougee, ARL President, University Librarian, and McKnight Presidential Professor, University of Minnesota

3:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

Salon III

Emerging Trends in the Information Environment

Ingrid Parent led IFLA in developing a far-ranging Trends Report to help the world of libraries think about the future in the widest frame. ARL is engaging in a strategic thinking and design process that will create systems of action to shape the future of research libraries. This program will explore the emerging trends in our information environment and the ways in which research libraries might respond.

Moderator:

Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Museums, Johns Hopkins University

Speaker:

Ingrid Parent, University Librarian, University of British Columbia

5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Break

6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Sky View Lounge

Reception


Thursday, October 10, 2013

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Arlington Salon Foyer

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

 Salon III

ARL Business Meeting

(Member representatives only)

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

Salon III

 

Salutes to Departing ARL Member Representatives

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Salon III

A New Ecology for the Information Environment

The Digital Public Library of America is a model for building a new ecosystem for sharing online resources. ARL is building new systems through its strategic thinking and design process and the development of SHARE. Dan Cohen will address the challenges and realities of creating new ecologies touching upon the social and political issues that organizations will face.

Moderator:

James G. Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University

Speaker:

Dan Cohen, Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Salons I and II

Lunch—No speaker

1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.

Salon III

Membership Meeting Adjourns / ARL Fall Forum Begins

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.

Rosslyn

ARL Board of Directors Meeting

 
     

Membership Meeting 2013 (Spring): Doing Less with Less

Presented at the 162nd ARL Membership Meeting, May 2013, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by Martha Whitehead

pdf mm13sp-whitehead.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2013 (Spring): Knowledge Designers

Presented at the 162nd ARL Membership Meeting, May 2013, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by Katherine Rowe

pdf mm13sp-rowe.pdf

For more details on the Tempest app discussed in this presentation, see "The App's the Thing: Shakespeare, Rebooted," by David Zax for Fast Company.

 
 

ARL Membership Meeting Spring 2013 Slides Available Online

dogwood blossomsDogwood, image © tanakawhoSpeakers’ slides from the ARL Membership Meeting held May 1–3 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, are now on the ARL website. Available slides include:

 
   

Membership Meeting 2013 (Spring): Position Description Bank Demonstration

Presented at the 162nd ARL Membership Meeting, May 2013, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by Tiffany Allen and Judy Ruttenberg

pdf mm13sp-allen-ruttenberg.pdf

 
       

Membership Meeting 2013 (Spring): Attendance List

List of ARL member representatives, speakers, guests, and ARL and CNI staff who attended the 162nd ARL Membership Meeting, in Chapel Hill, NC, May 2013

pdf mm13sp-attend.pdf

 
     
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