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Program of the 2012 Meeting

Peking University Library 110th Anniversary Celebration

International Conference on Change and Challenge: Redefine the Future of Academic Libraries


The Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance (PRDLA) 2012 Annual Meeting

(Peking University Library, Beijing, China. November 4-6, 2012)


Date Time Program Venue
Nov. 3 8:00am-10:00pm Check in Zhongguanyuan Global Village at PKU, Building 1#
Nov. 4 9:00am-11:30am 1. Peking University Library 110th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony

Moderator: Gao Zhuoxian, Deputy Director, Peking University Library

Congratulatory speeches

1) Prof. Zhou Qifeng, President, Peking University

2) Prof. Ingrid Parent, President, IFLA

3) Prof. Deng Jingkang, Director, Tsinghua University Library

4) Prof. Chen Pingyuan, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University

5) Prof. Rong Xinjiang, Department of History, Peking University

2. Keynote speeches

Moderator: Xiao Long, Deputy Director, Peking University Library

1) The Harvard Library 2012 – Future

Mary Lee Kennedy, Senior Associate Provost, Harvard University

2) The Peking University Library: Her Past, Present and Future

Zhu Qiang, Director of Peking University Library

Conference Hall, School of International Studies, Peking University
  • Parallel Session 1

Topic: Strategy, management innovation and digital right issues

Moderator:Peter Sidorko, University Librarian, University of Hong Kong Library


Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Anne R. Kenney, Cornell University Library


Change and Challenge at USC: Shaping the Future of Digital Preservation, Library Education, and Leadership in the Profession

Catherine Quinlan, University of Southern California Libraries


Some Thoughts for Tomorrow’s Academic Libraries

Diana Chan, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library

3:00pm-3:30pm Tea Break


Utilizing Changes and Challenges to Structure and Revitalize US Academic Libraries: The University of Arizona Libraries Experience

Ping Situ, University of Arizona Library


Envisioning Changes in Academic Libraries and the Subsequent Challenges: a Study with Special Reference to Indian Libraries

Manik Mandal, National Institute of Technology Library, Durgapur, India

Jishnu Mondal, Central Library, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India


Publishers and Libraries Working Together to Support World Class Research

Alicia Wise, Elsevier

Conference Hall,

Peking University Library ( North Wing)

  • Session 2

Topic: Data management and service

Moderator:Yan Jinwei, Director, Wu Han University Library


e-Research: An Innovative Service of Academic Libraries

Kuang-hua Chen; Hsueh-Hua Chen, National Taiwan University Library


Research Data Management and Libraries: Opportunities, Challenges, & Best Practices

Daniel C. Tsang, University of California, Irvine Libraries


A Case Study on the Development Strategy for Printed Foreign Journal Collection of Fudan University Library

Zhao Ruijie; Xi Yongchun, Fudan University Library

3:00pm-3:30pm Tea Break

3:30pm-4:00 pm

Research on Scientific Data Management in Academic Libraries: The Practice of Wuhan University Library

Liu Xia; Ding Ning, Wuhan University Library

4:00pm-4:30 pm

Responsibilities and Challenges of Data Management and Service

Xia Jingfeng, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University

4:30 pm-5:00 pm

A Partnership to Support the Research Lifecycle: a Case Study from the University of Queensland Library

Heather Todd, University of Queensland Library

Music Center,

Peking University Library

(South Wing)

Nov. 5
  • Parallel Session 3

Topic: Social media and library commons

Moderator:Chen Jin, Director, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Library


The Designing of Library as a Third Place in Campus Community:the Development of Peking University Library Building

Xiao Long, Peking University Library


The Information Commons: the Future is Now

Robert A. Seal, Loyola University Chicago Libraries


Renovate and Renew: Learning Commons at the Main Library, The University of Hong Kong

Y.C. Wan, University of Hong Kong Libraries

10:00am-10:30am Tea Break


The Use of Social Media Tools in Academic Libraries in Poland

Agnieszka Długosz; Magdalena Wójcik, Department of Information and Library Science, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland


Only Connect: Shaping Library Services and Spaces in the Digital Age

Cynthia Fugate, University of Washington Libraries


It’s Built! It’s Open! So What? Now What?

Planning and Adapting New Academic Library Spaces to the Learning and Research Needs of Readers

Colin Storey; Maria Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Conference Hall,

Peking University Library ( North Wing)

  • Session 4

Topic: Consortium, cooperation and sharing

Moderator:Thomas C. Leonard, University Librarian, University of California, Berkeley Libraries


Building a Knowledge Discovery Tool through Cross-regional Collaboration: the Experience of Indexing Korean Classic Anthologies

Steve Ching, Run Run Shaw Library, City University of Hong Kong


Update on the UW-NCL Collaborative Digital Project of Chinese Rare Books

Zhijia Shen, East Asia Library, University of Washington Libraries


The Rebirth of Phoenix – CHAIR Project

Nie Hua, Peking University Library

10:00am-10:30am Tea Break


Universal Service: the Mission of CALIS

Yao Xiaoxia, China Academic Library & Information System


Los Angeles Microhistories Digital Collections, Media Partnerships, and Place-Based Discovery

Hugh McHarg, University Of Southern California Libraries


On Cultivating Core Competency in College Libraries

Shi Bei, Library of Shenzhen Polytechnic

Music Center,

Peking University Library

(South Wing)

  • Parallel Session 5

Topic: Knowledge discovery and service

Moderator:Zhou Yuan, Curator for East Asian Collection, University of Chicago Library


Traditional Content, New Technology: Award Winning Project

Haipeng Li, Hong Kong Baptist University Library


Embracing Challenge: Retooling to service researchers and streamline workflow

Nancy Pressman Levy, Donald E. Stokes Library, Princeton University

Michael Gersch


Research on the Application of Knowledge Discovery in Discipline Service

Sun Jingyan, Beijing Agriculture University library

3:00pm-3:30pm Tea Break


New-Generation Discovery Development From The Library System Point Of View

Yi Yu, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Library, Saudi Arabia

Haider Ali, Yanbu Industrial College, Saudi Arabia


The Future of Discovery and LMS

Clinton Rumble, EBSCO

Conference Hall,

Peking University Library ( North Wing)

  • Session 6

Topic: User study and service outreach

Moderator:Janet Copsey, University Librarian, The University of Auckland


Engaging Faculty and Students in the Digital Research Process

Gary Strong, University of California, Los Angeles Library


Memes, Masterpieces & More – User Engagement, the National University of Singapore Libraries’ Way

Sylvia Yap, National University of Singapore Libraries


Short Takes: Honesty, Blindness and Verification

Brian Flaherty, The University of Auckland Library

3:00pm-3:30pm Tea Break


Next-Generation Technical Services at the University of California Libraries: Instituting Change for Improved Library Services

Emily Lin, University of California, Merced Library


Document Delivery, Resource Sharing a Must Have Service for Today’s Academic Library Customers – Are We Meeting our Users’ Needs?

An Assessment from a US Flagship Academic Library

Zheng Ye (Lan)Yang, Texas A&M University Libraries

Music Center,

Peking University Library

(South Wing)

Closing Plenaries

Moderator: Nie Hua, Deputy Director, Peking University Library

1. Performances by Peking University Librarians

2. Closing Remarks by Prof. Zhu Qiang, Director of Peking University Library

Conference Hall,

Peking University Library ( North Wing)

Nov. 6 9:00am-4:30pm Cultural visits National Museum of China
7:00pm-9:00pm Beijing Opera and other Chinese folk art performances Lao She Teahouse
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