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Schedule for ARL Fall Forum 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

8:00 a.m.

Location TBD

Forum Registration Begins


9:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Location TBD

 

Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

Deborah Jakubs, ARL President, and Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University

Brian E. C. Schottlaender, Chair, ARL Advancing Scholarly Communication Steering Committee, and Audrey Geisel University Librarian, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Location TBD

Imminent Demise or Potential Rejuvenation: The Future of the Scholarly Monograph

This keynote will address how new forms of scholarship are reshaping the role of the scholarly monograph. The presentation will include thoughts both on how the monograph might look in the future or if there will be monographs at all.

Moderator:

Brian E. C. Schottlaender, Chair, ARL Advancing Scholarly Communication Steering Committee, and Audrey Geisel University Librarian, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Speaker:

Laura Mandell, Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture, Texas A&M University

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Location TBD

The Monograph and Current Scholarship

New forms of scholarship have appeared in the results of scholarship in all disciplines. This session will discuss how some scholarly communities are considering the effect these new forms have on the scholarly monograph. This session also will address how research libraries and their staff can engage with faculties on campus.

Moderator:

Nancy Gwinn, Director, Smithsonian Libraries

Speakers:

TBD

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Location TBD

The Monograph in the Global Environment

This session will introduce participants to scholarly monograph projects that are occurring across the globe.

Moderator:

Charles Eckman, Dean of Libraries, University of Miami

Speakers:

TBD

2:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location TBD

 

At-Scale Strategies to Support the Monograph

Two large-scale ideas have been proposed to address the need to support monograph publishing in academia. The AAU/ARL Task Force has proposed a project for first book or initial scholarly work by new faculty. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been conducting some work to rethink publishing in the humanities. This session will include a discussion about both projects and how academia will respond to them.

Moderator:

Brenda Johnson, Ruth Lily Dean of University Libraries, Indiana University

Speakers:

Chad Gaffield, Professor, Department of History, University of Ottawa

Elliott Shore, Executive Director, ARL

Donald J. Waters, Senior Program Officer for Scholarly Communications and Information Technology, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

4:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Location TBD

Final Thoughts on What’s Ahead

A summary of the day’s speakers and discussions will conclude this day’s forum.

Speaker:

Brian E. C. Schottlaender, Chair, ARL Advancing Scholarly Communication Steering Committee, and Audrey Geisel University Librarian, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

4:15 p.m.

Adjourn

 
 
   

Schedule for ARL Fall Forum 2013

Thursday, October 10, 2013

1:30 p.m.

Arlington Salon Foyer

Forum Registration Begins


2:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Salon III

 

Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

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

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

2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Salon III

Collaborating at Scale

This keynote will examine the context for collaboration and address how higher education has a responsibility to leverage institutional capacities and investments to help ensure that federally funded research publications and their source data are publicly accessible and preserved. Provost McCarty will speak to how the SHARE initiative by AAU, APLU, and ARL responds to the fundamental role of scholarship by providing public access to the intellectual assets of higher education.

Moderator:

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

Speaker:

Richard McCarty, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University

3:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

Salon III

Examining Our Collective Capacity

This panel will describe the capacities needed to build infrastructures for sharing research, examples of what can and cannot be done, and strategies for mobilizing the research community.

Moderator:

Heather Joseph, Executive Director, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

Speakers:

Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University

James L. Hilton, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian, University of Michigan

Bradley C. Wheeler, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Indiana University

5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Break

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Salons I and II

Reception


Friday, October 11, 2013

7:30 a.m.–8:15 a.m.

Arlington Salon Foyer

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Salon III

Engaging Campus Interests

The panel will provide an “on the ground” look at how campuses need to organize to meet forthcoming new requirements for their researchers.

Moderator:

Tyler Walters, Dean of University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Speakers:

Laine Farley, Executive Director, California Digital Library

Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)

Karla Strieb, Associate Director for Collections, Technical Services, and Scholarly Communications, Ohio State University

9:15 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Break

9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Salon III

 

Coordinating Deposit and Compliance

Implementation of the White House OSTP policy memorandum of February 22, 2013, will create more focused attention on compliance and reporting of research results. Partnerships among campus administration, research officers, and library staff can assist project investigators as they learn new procedures to comply with agency requirements. The panel will address different perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of the new federal agency requirements.

Moderator:

Olivia M. A. Madison, Professor and Dean of the Library, Iowa State University

Speakers:

Steven Lerman, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, George Washington University

Rebecca Kennison, Director, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, Columbia University

Elwin Wu, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Columbia University

10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Salon III

Facilitating New Forms of Discovery

Discovery of federally funded research publications and digital data is the focus of this program. The panelists will discuss possible search and discovery strategies across a potential new corpus of content, the challenges that providers have as they make this content available, and what critical next steps could be considered by various stakeholders to ensure that the new federal requirements achieve their stated purpose.

Moderator:

Clifford A. Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information

Speakers:

Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, OCLC Research, and Chief Strategist, OCLC

Larry Lannom, Director of Information Services and Vice President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI)

12:30 p.m.–12:45 p.m.

Salon III

Mobilizing for a New Future

Speaker:

MacKenzie Smith, University Librarian, University of California, Davis

12:45 p.m.

Adjourn

 
 

ARL Fall Forum on Scholarly Monograph—Register by September 26

open-hardcover-bookimage © Horia VarlanRegister by Friday, September 26, for the ARL Fall Forum 2014, “Wanted Dead or Alive—The Scholarly Monograph,” to be held in Washington, DC, on Thursday, October 9. The program will explore the future of the scholarly monograph. The forum will feature a keynote address by Laura Mandell, director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Additional sessions will cover the engagement of university leadership and faculty in creating new forms of scholarship and other strategies being employed to address the changing scholarly environment. See the program schedule for more details.

 
 

ARL Fall Forum on Scholarly Monograph—Register Now

open-hardcover-bookimage © Horia VarlanRegistration is open for the ARL Fall Forum 2014, “Wanted Dead or Alive—The Scholarly Monograph,” to be held in Washington, DC, on Thursday, October 9. The program will explore the future of the scholarly monograph. The forum will feature a keynote address by Laura Mandell, director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Additional program sessions will cover the engagement of university leadership and faculty in creating new forms of scholarship and other strategies being employed to address the changing scholarly environment.

 
 

Fall Forum 2013: Leveraging the Network for Local Advantage

Presented by Kathleen Shearer on October 11, 2013, at the ARL Fall Forum on “Mobilizing the Research Enterprise” in Arlington, Virginia.

pdf ff13-shearer.pdf

 
 

Fall Forum 2013: Facilitating New Forms of Discovery

Presented by Larry Lannom on October 11, 2013, at the ARL Fall Forum on “Mobilizing the Research Enterprise” in Arlington, Virginia.

pdf ff13-lannom.pdf

 
 
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