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ARL STANDING COMMITTEE PRE-CONFERENCE - PROGRAMME

Day 1

13 August

Presentation of papers 

 08:30 – 11h00

Registration

09h00 – 09h20

Welcome

Ms Vicki McDonald, Chair, ARL Standing Committee

Ms Gwenda Thomas, Executive Director, UCT Libraries

09h20 – 11h00

Session 1

Keynote | Presentation

Ms Ellen Tise, Past IFLA President and Senior Director: Stellenbosch University

Title: From Research Support to Research Partners

Presentations

Mr Jeremiah Pietersen, Librarian: UCT Libraries

TitleThe shape and form of the modern academic library

Abstract | Presentation

Dr Robinah Kalemeera Namuleme, Nkumba University; and Mrs Agnes Kanzira Namaganda, Makerere University

TitleResearch support services in academic libraries in Uganda: challenges and opportunities

Abstract | Presentation

Discussion

11h00 – 11h30

TEA

11h30 – 13h30

Session 2

Keynote | Presentation

Dr Lorraine Haricombe, Vice Provost and Director of Libraries, University of Texas at Austin 

Title: Embracing Change, Empowering Scholarship

Presentations

Mr Michael Berrington, Nottingham Trent University 

Title:  Supporting academic librarians transition from generic to research dedicated roles

Abstract (not available) | Presentation 

Dr Elliott Shore, Executive Director of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL); and Ms Kathleen Shearer, Partnership Consultant, ARL

Title:  Fostering collaboration in the 21st century research library

Abstract | Presentation

 Mr Notice Pasipamire, Lecturer, Department of Library and Information Science, National University of Science and Technology 

Title: Research support by Zimbabwe academic librarians: redressing the imbalance

Abstract | Presentation

Discussion

13h30 – 14h15

LUNCH

14h15 – 16h15

Session 3

Keynote | Presentation

Ms Renee Reagon, Professional Service Manager, Thomson Reuters  

Title: Indicators used to evaluate research support departments

Presentations

Ms Jayshree Mamtora, Charles Darwin University

Title:  From bibliometrics to altmetrics: an Australian study

Abstract | Presentation

Mr Matthew Buys, Regional Director: Africa & Middle East, ORCID 

Title:  Information management solutions for modern research and innovation

Abstract | Presentation

Ms Charlotte Beck, Liaison Librarian, University of British Columbia, Vancouver 

TitleResearch partner and methodology expert: the role of the librarian in the systematic review

Abstract | Presentation

Discussion

17h00 – 19h00

                           Sponsors session and supper 

 

 

 

Day 2

14 August

Research Data Management Workshop

 RDM Roles and Activities

09h00 

Introduction to the Workshop

Mr Jeremiah Pietersen

09h20 – 10h30

Session 1  

RDM Roles and Activities 

 Joy Davidson

Introduction to research support roles in the data age

 Michelle Kahn

The open data agenda and how to respond

 All

Exercise: RDM roles and intervention points

- what are your aims: managing data, sharing data, being open?

- who are the key stakeholders in RDM support

- what are the key activities or transitions at which to engage

- which systems are needed and how should they integrate

10h30 – 11h00

TEA


RDM Systems and Support

11h00 – 12h30

Session 2

RDM Systems and Support

Joy Davidson

Components of an RDM support service

Sarah Jones

How are libraries supporting DMPs

All

Exercise: Completing an Organisational Profile Document

-  Record what systems you have

-  Think about how you can address gaps

-  Assign roles for support

12h30 - 13h30

LUNCH

Future Directions for Libraries

14h15 – 16h15

Session 3

Future Directions for Libraries

All

Exercise: business canvas model

- pick one service / system and make the case for it

- identify users, value proposition, costs, impact...

- ensure the proposal is feasible to secure investment and deliver

Richard Higgs

Curatorship: what does it mean and where are we headed

Chair: Janet Fletcher,  New South Wales

Plenary discussion: the role of libraries

Reggie Raju

Launch of SPARC Africa

 Mimi Calter, Stanford

Thanks and closing of pre-conference