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Subject: International Ticer (Netherlands) Summer School Digital Libraries
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 11:21:18 -0400
This program is an excellent way to get up-to-date on many digital library issues in a collegial and congenial environment.
--Joan Lippincott
Digital Libraries à la Carte 

From 28 July – 5 August 2009, Ticer’s international summer 
school "Digital Libraries à la Carte" will be held at Tilburg 
University, the Netherlands. The programme of this annual event
for librarians and publishers is completely renewed. You can 
pick your choice from a ‘menu’ of seven one-day modules: 

* Module 1: Strategic Developments and Library Management 
* Module 2: Change - Making it Happen in Your Library 
* Module 3: Tomorrow's Library Leaders 
* Module 4: Integrated Search Solutions Toward Catalogue 2.0 
* Module 5: Institutional Repositories - Preservation and 
* Module 6: Libraries and Research Data - Embracing New
* Module 7: Libraries and Collaborative Research Communities

The course website can be found at If you register before
1 May 2009, you will get a €150 discount. 

The course is recommended by LIBER (Association of European 
Research Libraries), JISC, DEFF (Denmark's Electronic Research 
Library), CBU/KUB (the conference of university libraries in 
Switzerland), Helsinki University Libraries, and NFF 
(Norwegian Association of Special Libraries).

The course is targeted at library managers/directors, deputy 
librarians, library middle management, digital library project 
managers, IT/systems librarians, IT specialists, information 
specialists, and repository managers from academic, research 
and special libraries, and at publishers and researchers.

To guarantee an interactive programme, the number of 
participants is limited, lectures contain an interactive 
component, experiences can be exchanged via creative coffee 
sessions, and two modules are workshops with working group 

Some of the subjects covered:

* The future generation of students and researchers
* Outsourcing library systems
* Evidence-based librarianship
* Strategic marketing
* Change management
* Leadership development
* Integrated search solutions (facetted search, FRBR, mash-up,
* eXtensible Catalog, Primo, Summa and VUfind compared
* Open Access advocacy
* Preservation and conservation of institutional repositories
* Does Open Access increase citations?
* Preservation and curation of research data – the library’s
* Research collaboratories and virtual research environments – 
 the library’s role

Course directors are Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard, Deputy Director 
General, Royal Library, Denmark and Jan Wilkinson, University
Librarian and Director at The University of Manchester. 

Top speakers will present their views. Below is just a small 

* Amos Lakos, former librarian Rosenfeld Management Library 
 UCLA, won several awards for his work on evidence-based 
* John Palfrey is co-author of "Born Digital: Understanding 
 the First Generation of Digital Natives"
* Irmgard Boomers, Head User Services at the Dutch national 
 library, will offer a refreshing view on the strategic 
 marketing of libraries
* Jan Wilkinson, University of Manchester, and Lucy Jeynes,
 Larch Consulting, have developed several successful change
 management courses for Ticer and, this year, present a new
 leadership course as well as the change management course
* Jørgen Madsen, IT Consultant at The Royal Library in Denmark, 
 is manager of the Ex Libris Primo project at the Royal Library.
* David Lindahl is a principal investigator for the eXtensible 
 Catalog Project hosted at the University of Rochester, River 
 Campus Libraries
* Alma Swan, director of Key Perspectives Ltd, is well-known 
 for her research into and work on Open Access
* Tim Brody, researcher at the University of Southampton and 
 core developer for, is an expert on the impact 
 of Open Access on citation
* Chuck Humphrey has run a successful data library at the 
 University of Alberta, Canada, since 1992
* Ken Miller, Associate Director at the UK Data Archive, will 
 lecture on the preservation and curation of research data
* John T. Butler, Associate University Librarian for IT at 
 the University of Minnesota, has lead virtual community 
 development projects in several disciplines
* Gary M. Olson, Professor at the University of California, 
 Irvine, has conducted research into computer supported 
 cooperative work for more than two decades

A profound update in just one to seven days?
Then Tilburg is the place to be this summer!

Further information:
Ms Jola Prinsen, Manager Ticer
Tilburg University, Library and IT Services
P.O. Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 13 466 8310, fax +31 13 466 8383, 

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