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Moving Special Collections Forward in an Age of Discovery: Themes from the ARL-CNI Forum
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DECEMBER 2009 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A BIMONTHLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC
An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age:
Proceedings from the ARL-CNI Fall Forum, October 14–15, 2009
Freely available on the ARL Web site at http://www.arl.org/resources/pubs/fallforumproceedings/forum09proceedings.shtml
Welcoming Remarks
Brinley Franklin, Vice Provost, University of Connecticut, and President, ARL
Audio [MP3 2 min.]
Special Collections at the Cusp of the Digital Age: A Credo
Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, CNI
PDF & Audio [MP3 5 min.]
Why Are Special Collections So Important? Exploring the Value Proposition of Special Collections
Introductory Remarks
Mark Dimunation, Chief of the
Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library
of Congress
Audio [MP3 9 min.]
Why Special Collections Matter Now More than Ever Before
Stephen G. Nichols, Professor of French and Humanities, Medieval French Literature, Johns Hopkins University
Audio [MP3 31 min]
Existential Archives: Looking for the Value Propositions of Archives and Special Collections
Mark A. Greene, Director, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
PDF & Audio [MP3 30 min.]
The Changing Role of Special Collections in Scholarly Communications
Donald J. Waters, Senior Program Officer, Scholarly Communications, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
PDF & Audio [MP3 26 min.]
Building on Our Strengths: Opportunities for Special Collections in the Digital Age
Introductory Remarks
Nancy E. Gwinn, Director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Keynote Remarks: An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age
G. Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
PDF & Audio [MP3 29 min.]
Reactor Comments:
Ian E. Wilson, Librarian and Archivist of Canada Emeritus, President of the International Council on Archives,
Strategic Advisor, University of Waterloo
Audio [MP3 10 min.]
Alice Prochaska, University Librarian, Yale University
Audio [MP3 8 min.]
Collaboration to Build Cross-Institutional Collections
Introductory Remarks
Bill Landis, Head of Arrangement and Description & Metadata Coordinator in Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library
Audio [MP3 2 min.]
Collaboration to Build Cross-Institutional Collections: Ancient Scrolls and Stone Tablets
Richard Saloman, Professor, Sanskrit and Prakrit Language and Literature, Epigraphy, Ancient Indian History, and
Gandharan Studies, Department of Asian Languages and Literature, University of Washington
Slides [PPS 38.7 MB] & Audio [MP3 25 min.]
MetaArchive Cooperative: A Collaborative Model for Digital Preservation
Katherine Skinner, Executive Director, Educopia Institute and Program Manager, MetaArchive Cooperative
Slides [PPS 3.8 MB] & Audio [MP3 27 min.]
Lessons from Two Inter-Institutional Projects: the Islamic Digital Resource Project at the Walters Art Museum and
the Archimedes Palimpsest Project
Will Noel, Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, Walters Art Museum
Audio [MP3 21 min.]
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