May 25, 2022

Video: Finalists For University Librarian at U. of Wisconsin-Madison Discuss Research Libraries

During the past six weeks each of the four finalists for the vice provost for libraries and university librarian position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison delivered a lecture about 21st century research libraries and the future.

All of the finalists currently have leadership roles in ARL libraries.

The four presentations were recorded and are now available online.

Links to Video (With Embedded Slides):

  • John Culshaw,
 professor and senior associate dean of libraries
 at the
 University of Colorado Boulder.
    See his presentation.
  • Jeffrey Garrett, 
associate university librarian for special libraries and director of special collections and archives at the Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Ill.
    See his presentation.
  • Mary-Jo Romaniuk, most recently acting chief librarian at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
    See her presentation.
  • Ed Van Gemert, interim director of libraries for the General Library System at UW-Madison.
    Listen to his presentation.
    Note: due to technical difficulties, Van Gemert’s talk is only available in audio form.
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