January 16, 2022

New Video From OCLC Research: “Transformation of the Academic Library” by Kurt De Belder

Here’s video recording of a May 10, 2013 Distinguished Seminar Series presentation that took place at OCLC HQ in Dublin, OH.

Kurt De Belder, University Librarian at Leiden University, Director of Leiden University Libraries and of Leiden University Press discusses the fundamental transformation of the academic (research/university) library and explores the necessary changes that need to be made for the library to remain an effective and relevant partner in research and teaching.

Direct to Presentation Slides (.pptx)

Direct to Kurt De Belder’s Complete Bio and List of Papers/Presentations

See Also: Video: “The Research University and Its Library: Trends, Influences, and External Factors”
Recent presentation by OCLC Research VP, Jim Michalko at U. of Wisconsin-Madison.

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