RL/RUL Connections: Sharing Ideas between Russian Librarians and Rutgers University Libraries
10:30-10:50 Brief Tour of Alexander Library -- Jim Niessen, World History Librarian
11:00-11:15 Welcoming Remarks from Grace Agnew, Associate University Librarian for Digital Library Systems and Mary Chute, New Jersey State Librarian and Introductions of Attendees
11:15-12:45 Program Moderated by Martin Kesselman, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Librarian. There will be time for questions and discussion.
Digital Library Initiatives at Rutgers University Libraries – Grace Agnew, AUL for Digital Library Systems; Rhonda Marker, Head of the Rutgers Scholarly Communications Center; Janice Pilch, Copyright and Licensing Librarian
New model of access to Russian Universities for combined information resources – Yakov Shrayberg, Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology and Organizer of the Annual Crimea Conference. (other Rutgers librarians and a Princeton librarian will join us and also be present at lunch)
12:45-1:30 Lunch and Informal Discussions with Marianne Gaunt, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian and Melissa Just, Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services and, if available, Betty Turrock, former President of the American Library Association and Dean Emeritus at Rutgers University School of Communication and Information.
1:30-3:00 Program Moderated by Martin Kesselman. These sessions will have brief presentations and facilitated discussions.
Information Literacy and Data – Laura Palumbo, Physical Sciences Librarian and Science Data Specialist
Community Engagement and Community Empowerment in Academic and Public Libraries – Martin Kesselman, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Librarian