WLIC 2014 Lyon: Session no. 84: Brave New World: Teaching and Learning Special Collections Librarianship

Sponsored by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section

Monday, 18 August 2014 / 9:00 – 17:00

Off-site Location: Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon

PROGRAM

Introduction / Edwin C. Schroeder, Yale University, United States / Brave New World: Special Collections in Transition (Presentation)

Session 1: What should we teach? (Competencies and curricula) / Raphaële Mouren, Warburg Institute/ENSSIB, France 

-  Core competencies for a variety of specialist practitioners / Mark Diminution, Library of Congress, United States

-  Collection-oriented approach / Simon Eliot, University of London, United Kingdom (Presentation) (Handout)

 -  Institution-oriented approach / Garrelt Verhoeven, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Presentation)

-  The view from the library director’s office / Winston Tabb, Johns Hopkins University, United States 

Session 2: How do we teach?  (Modes of delivery, purpose and intent, audience) / Moderator: Angela Nuovo, University of Udine, Italy

-  Continuing education programs / Simon Eliot, University of London, United Kingdom (Presentation) (Handout)

-  Certificate programs / Terry Weech, University of Illinois, United States (Presentation)

-  On-line and distance learning / Helen Vincent, National Library of Scotland (Presentation)

-  Degree programs / Raphaële Mouren, Warburg Institute/ENSSIB, France 

Session 3:  Using special collections to support education / Moderator: Claudia Fabian, Bavarian State Library, Germany

-  Case study: Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon / Monique Hulvey, Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon, France

-  Case study: Uppsala University / Peter Sjökvist, Uppsala University, Sweden

-  Educating the general public: Exhibitions, “laboratories,” storytelling, social media / Daryl Green, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom (Presentation)

-  Leveraging collections for promotion and marketing  / Mark Diminution, Library of Congress, United States

Session 4: Future trends in leadership and management / Moderator: David Farneth, Getty Research Institute, United States

- New types of physical collections / Garrelt Verhoeven, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Presentation)

- Open content and the democratization of information / Krister Östlund, Uppsala University, Sweden (Presentation)

- Sharing collections and metadata; uniting collections virtually / Isabel Garcia-Monge, Spanish Bibliographical Heritage Union Catalogue, Spain (Presentation)

- Managing digitized collections; Physical and digital: a complementary relationship /Claudia Fabian, Bavarian State Library, Germany (Presentation)

- Selecting, acquiring, managing, and preserving born digital collections. David Farneth, Getty Research Institute, United States (Presentation)

Session 5: Responses from the audience: Future trends and educational requirements / Moderator: Krister Östlund, Uppsala University, Sweden / A survey was distributed before the Lyon meeting, and the results of the survey were discussed in this session.  The survey results can be found here.

Summary and insights / Jan Bos, National Library of the Netherlands, The Netherlands  

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