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Agenda Summer 2013

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Heads of Technical Services of Large Research Libraries

Friday, June 28, 2013

8:30 – 11:30 am


Sheraton – 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL 60611 (at Columbus and the River)

Sheraton Ballroom 1-2


8:30 – 8:40 – Introductions and housekeeping


8:40 – 10:00 – The role of Technical Services in the Library of the Future


Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist, and Judith Nadler, Director and University Librarian, The University of Chicago, will present their thoughts on the Transformation of  Research Libraries, and in particular the role of TS in those futures. This will be followed by a general discussion among the Heads of Technical Services.


10:00 – 10:15 – Break


10:15 – 10:45 – The Brave New E-World: Struggles and Solutions


          Caitlin Tillman and  Marlene Van Ballegooie– University of Toronto


          James Mouw – University of Chicago, representing GOKb


10:45 – 11:15 – Hot Topics – Betsy Friesen, University of Minnesota, Moderator


          Members of the discussion group have been asked to bring to the table the

          current issues that “keep them awake at night.”


11:15 – 11:30




          Election of Chair Elect


11:30 Adjournment