ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group

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aka "Big Heads"

Meets and discusses informally problems within the field of technical services which are common to the administration of large research libraries.

  • 1.  Agenda Summer 2013

    Posted Jun 24, 2013 01:50 PM
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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