Planning for Growth:
The Impact of Digital Information on Libraries in Russia, Europe and the United States
Seton Hall University Libraries and the International Library Information and Analytical Center (ILIAC) of Russia are cosponsoring a symposium Planning for Growth: The Impact of Digital Information on Libraries in Russia, Europe and the United States on Thursday, March 15th, 2007. Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic of the J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek will be speaking on "Cultural Heritage Institutions in the Digital Age: Current Models of Collaboration in Croatia."
Thursday, March 15th, 2007
Chancellor's Suite, University Center, Seton Hall University
Registration and coffee
Howard McGinn, Dean, University Libraries, Robert Sheeran, President, Seton Hall University, John Menzies, Dean, Whitehead School of Diplomacy, Natalia Levadnaya, Division Head, Federal Agency for Science and Innovations, Gennady Burbulis, Senator, Russian Parliament
10:40 a.m -11:45 p.m.
Jared Ingersoll (Columbia): Electronic vs. Print (E-only Decisions in Libraries)
Nathaniel Knight (Seton Hall): Are We Living in a Digital Dark Age? Historical Preservation and the Challenge of Electronic Documents
Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic (University of Osijek, Croatia): Cultural Heritage Institutions in the Digital Age: Current Models of Collaboration in Croatia
11:45 -12: 00 p.m.
Break/move to Walsh Library
12: 00 - 1:15 p.m.
Welcome: Frederick Travis, Provost, Seton Hall University. Lunch in the Rotunda
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
Gift of books to the library by ILIAC and tour of the Walsh Library
Conference resumes at Chancellor's Suite
2:00 - 2:40 p.m.
Tatiana Manilova (Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography): The Russian Library System Today
Ekaterina Sirotina (Library Information Center, Perm, Russia): The Perm Region's Economic, Social and Cultural Development and its Contributions to the Information Highway
2:40 - 3:30 p.m.
Yakov Shrayberg (Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology/ILIAC): Digital Resources in Russian Libraries
Jim Niessen (Rutgers): The Global Resources Network of the Center for Research Libraries
3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
McGinn (Seton Hall), Shrayberg (RNPLS&T/ILIAC), Lorkovic (Yale), Niessen (Rutgers), Ingersoll (Columbia): The Use of Print and Digital Sources in Academic and Scientific Library Collections
Wrap-up and Evaluation