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