OCT 22

OCLC Research at the LIANZA Conference 2013

Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC Vice President, Research, and Chief Strategist, is presenting a keynote at this conference.

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OCLC Vice President, Research, and Chief Strategist Lorcan Dempsey will present "The network reshapes the library" on 22 October from 9:00-10:00 a.m. New Zealand Daylight Time at the LIANZA Conference 2013 in Claudeland, Hamilton (New Zealand) at the Claudelands Events Centre. Additional details are below.

Lorcan's presentation will be posted on this page, on his bio page, on our presentations page and on SlideShare following the event.

LIANZA, the New Zealand Library Association, is the professional organization for the New Zealand library and information management profession. The LIANZA 2013 Conference: Wai-Ora, Wai-Māori, Waikato, takes place 19-23 October in Claudeland, Hamilton. This annual conference typically attracts in excess of 600 library and information professionals and includes a vendor exhibition of around 65 library suppliers. This year’s conference theme references the most significant landmark of this region, the Waikato River. Rivers are powerful forces, relentless and enduring, giving and sustaining life: Tributaries, big and small, come together to create a diverse and connected system that is greater than the sum of its parts.

Tuesday, 22 October

Time Session

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. NZDT

The network reshapes the library

In this presentation, Lorcan Dempsey will discuss the shaping forces at work in libraries and consider how libraries and groups of libraries will change over the coming years. He will also focus on the shift from infrastructure to engagement, and on the types of innovation required to support this shift, drawing examples from all types of libraries.

Download the presentation (.pptx: 19.2MB/69 slides)
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See the LIANZA 2013 Conference website for the complete conference program.

Start Date

22 October 2013

End Date

22 October 2013


Claudeland, Hamilton, New Zealand


Claudelands Events Centre

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Lorcan Dempsey [link]

OCLC Research Presentations page [link]

OCLC Research Presentations on SlideShare [link]