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Subject: Reinventing Science Librarianship: Proceedings from the ARL/CNI Forum, Oct. 16-17, 2008
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 14:40:00 -0400
Audio and Slides Now Online

Washington DC--Presentation audio and slides are now online from the recent forum on "Reinventing Science Librarianship: Models for the Future," co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI). Leaders of research libraries and campus IT services gathered in Arlington, Virginia, October 16-17, 2008, to discuss trends in scientific research and the development of new library roles responsive to those trends.

The program highlighted a few case studies to illustrate trends and new, emerging models of library support. Sessions included:

E-Science: Trends, Transformations & Responses
Data Curation: Issues and Challenges
Supporting Virtual Organizations
Lessons & New Roles: the Experience of Health Sciences Libraries
Education for New Roles: What does the science library/informatics professional need to know and be able to do?
Summary Reactor Panel
Poster Session: Tools, Programs and Services, and Organizational Models

For more information, contact: 
Kaylyn Groves
Association of Research Libraries

Diane Goldenberg-Hart
Coalition for Networked Information

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 123 research libraries in North America. Its mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the Web at

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is a coalition of some 200 institutions dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of networked information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. The Coalition, which is sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and EDUCAUSE, is headquartered in Washington DC. CNI is on the Web at


Diane Goldenberg-Hart

Communications Coordinator

Coalition for Networked Information

21 Dupont Circle, Suite 800

Washington, DC 20036


202-872-0884 (Fax)

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