May 24, 2022

21st-Century Collections and the Urgency of Collaborative Action (Proceedings of the ARL-CNI Fall Forum)

The ARL-CNI Fall Forum took place on October 13–14, 2011 in Washington DC.

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  • Welcoming Remarks


Winston Tabb, Johns Hopkins University Libraries and ARL President

Carton Rogers, University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the ARL Transforming Research Libraries Steering CommitteeSession audio to come



  • The World According to American Social Science


Convener: Deborah Jakubs, Duke University

Speaker: Charles Kurzman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Kurzman slides [PDF]

  • Shaking Up the “Norm” in Collections

Convener: Jay Schafer, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Speakers:David Magier, Princeton University

Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library, University of California

Rick Anderson, University of Utah

Richard E. (Rick) Luce, Emory University

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Magier slides [PDF]Ivy Anderson slides [PDF]Rick Anderson slides [PDF]Luce slides [PDF]


  • Scholarship and Scholarly Resources in the 21st Century


Convener: Thomas C. Leonard, University of California, Berkeley

Speaker: Paul Duguid, University of California, Berkeley

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Duguid slides [PDF]


  • Focus on Innovations


Convener: Richard E. (Rick) Luce, Emory University

Speakers:Trevor Owens, NDIIPP, Library of Congress

Nicole Saylor, University of Iowa

Martha Anderson, NDIIPP, Library of Congress

Greg Raschke, North Carolina State University

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Owens slides [PDF]Saylor slides [PDF]Martha Anderson slides [PDF]Raschke slides [PDF]


  • Rebalancing the Investment in Collections


Convener: Anne R. Kenney, Cornell University

Speakers:H. Thomas Hickerson, University of Calgary

John V. Lombardi, Louisiana State University SystemSession audio to come



  • Closing Remarks


Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information

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