Monthly Archives: July 2015

WLIC 2015 – ARL’s Hot Topics program will ensure lively discussions for delegates

For those attending the Congress in Cape Town, ARL will be holding its Hot Topics session on Thursday 20 August, 8.30-10.30 in Ballroom East.

Our invited speakers will talk about a “hot topic” for five minutes or so.  Each speaker will provide a few questions to be debated and discussed by delegates attending the session.  Please put in your conference diary now!

Our invited speakers:

Peter Sidorko University Librarian, The University of Hong Kong – Riding the “cycle”; Librarians facilitating research

Lidia Uzel  –  Head, Western Languages Division, Harvard University Library – Collections and content centered stewardship as an important paradigm in library services supporting the changing research practices in Humanities and Social Science

Reggie Raju – Deputy Director, Client Liaison Services, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa – Open Access publishing support in South Africa

Thorsten Meyer – Vice Director of ZBW – Leibniz-Information Centre for Economics, Germany – Collaboration and Cooperation in Research Data Management (RDM)

Lambert Heller – Head of Open Science Lab at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) – Announcing the NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Library Edition!