Hot Topics session

ARL's Hot Topics session - not to be missed!

When

20 August 2014

Where

Lyon, France

Description

As in previous years, ARL's Hot Topics session will comprise of invited speakers to present an overview of a hot topic. At the conclusion of each presentation the speaker will pose up to three discussion topics / questions that will then be discussed and debated in small groups. There is an allocation of one hour for the table discussion which includes the presenters moving between the tables and joining in the discussion.

ARL’s Hot topics in academic and research libraries.  The session is scheduled for Wednesday 20 August 11:45-13:45.

Put in your diaries now! 

As in previous years, this session will comprise of invited speakers to present an overview of a hot topic.  At the conclusion of each presentation the speaker will pose up to three discussion topics / questions that will then be discussed and debated in small groups.  There is an allocation of one hour for the table discussion which includes the presenters moving between the tables and joining in the discussion. 

Our invited guests and hot topic titles for Lyon are:

  • Announcing the Results of the 2014 Horizon Project for Academic and Research Libraries
    Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, The New Media Consortium, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Change management: is it working?
    Louise Jones, University Librarian, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Radical Collaboration: Libraries Working Together In New Ways
    James G. Neal - Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University, USA
  • Ryerson one-stop course readings service: partnership in action
    Madeleine Lefebvre, Chief Librarian, Ryerson University, Canada
  • Open access monographs
    Dr. Hildegard Schäeffler, Head of Serials, Licensing & Electronic Publishing, Bavarian State Library, Munich, Germany

Event, Academic and Research Libraries, Information professionals

Last update: 13 May 2014