2009 RLG Partnership European Meeting Agenda

Serving Research: Current Activity in the RLG Partnership and OCLC Research

18 September 2009
Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds

View the list of registrants for this meeting here. Contact John MacColl with questions.

Time Event
10:00–10:30

Registration/Coffee

10:30–11:15

Libraries in research assessment: implications from a study of five countries

John MacColl (European Director, RLG Partnership, OCLC Research)

11:15–12:15

What are virtual researchers up to? VREs and their users

Lynn Silipigni Connaway (Senior Research Scientist, OCLC Research)

12:15–13:15

Lunc

13:15–14:30

Researchers: roadmap, roles and reality checks—the work of the RIM programme

Ricky Erway (Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research) and John MacColl (European Director, RLG Partnership, OCLC Research)

14:30–15:15

Virtual reference in a research context

Lynn Silipigni Connaway (Senior Research Scientist, OCLC Research)

15:15–15:30

Coffee

15:30–16:30

Immortal, invisible: the work of the archives and special collections programme

Merrilee Proffit (Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research)

16:30

Depart

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration.