Conference on the Future of the Library
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Illini Union, Illini room A
 1401 West Green Street
 Urbana, Illinois 61801

 
REGISTRATION FORM
Thursday, October 30, 2003
   
8:30-8:50am       Welcome
   
8:50-10:10am  

  What are the important issues for the future?

Chair:
Paula Kaufman, University Librarian, UIUC

Speakers:
Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress
Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

   
Break  
   
10:40am-12:00pm 

What are important services/service issues for the future?

Chair:
Robert Burger, Associate University Librarian for Services, UIUC

Speakers:
Sarah Thomas, University Librarian, Cornell University
Wendy Lougee, University Librarian, University of Minnesota

   
Lunch  
   
1:00-2:20pm 

What will be the importance of print and what’s the role for major print collections?

Chair: 
Karen Schmidt, Associate University Librarian for
Collections, UIUC

Speakers: 
Bernard Reilly, President, Center for Research Libraries
Abby Smith, Director of Programs, CLIR

   
2:20-3:40pm 

What trends in scholarly communications are most important for us to know about?

Chair:
Linda Smith, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Library & Information Sciences, UIUC

Speakers:
Mary Case, Director, Office of Scholarly Communications, Association for Research Libraries (ARL)
Jean Claude Guédon, Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal

   
Break  
   
4:10-5:30pm

What’s new with old spaces?

Chair:
Betsy Kruger, Circulation Librarian, UIUC

Speakers:
Geoff Freeman, Principal, Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson and Abbott

Stephen Murray, Chair, Department of Art History & Archaeology, Columbia University

   
Friday, October 31, 2003
   
9:00am-12:00pm     The day’s program will be structured around Thursday’s themes.