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A Virtual Compass:

Digital Technology and Resources as

an Impetus for Change in Higher Education

In recognition of Pat Battin

CLIR 2009 Sponsors’ Symposium

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Cosmos Club, Warne Lounge Ballroom

2121 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.

8:45-9:30                  Check-in and continental breakfast


9:30-9:40                  Welcoming remarks, Charles Henry

An Acknowledgment of Pat Battin and her Contributions to Librarianship


9:40-10:30                Where Scientists End and Librarians Begin: The Need for Library Stewardship of Scientific Data.

Jillian Wallis, Data Archivist, Center for Embedded Network Sensing, and PhD student, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Information Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles


10:30-10:45              Break


10:45-11:30              Changing Postgraduate Curricula in the Digital Humanities. Harold Short, Director, Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College, London


11:30-12:15              Questions and discussion


12:15-1:15                Lunch


1:15-2:00                  Starting from Scratch: Crafting a Library for a New University. Mark Scheid, President and CEO, Tan Tao University, Vietnam


2:00-2:45                  IT and the Humanities: Thinking Beyond Storage, Access, and Dissemination.

Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor of English, University of Virginia


2:45-3:15                  Questions and discussion


3:15-3:30                  Concluding remarks, Charles Henry

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