Video and Slides from Kurt De Belder's Transformation of the Academic Library Presentation Now Available

Kurt De Belder, University Librarian at Leiden University, and Director of University of Leiden Libraries and of Leiden University Press, spoke at OCLC headquarters in Dublin, Ohio on 10 May 2013 as part of the OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series.

In this presentation, Kurt discusses the fundamental transformation of the academic (research/university) library and explores the necessary changes that need to be made for the library to remain an effective and relevant partner in research and teaching.

The video of this presentation is available below and on YouTube. Kurt's slides are also avaiable for download (.pptx: 7.6MB/49 slides).

For more information:

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Vice President, Research, and Chief Strategist

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Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research


Related links:

Kurt De Belder's "Transformation of the Academic Library" presentation

Kurt De Belder

University of Leiden Libraries

Leiden University Press

OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series