What is the likely shape
of the library of the future?
And how do we build
collections for it?

The Fiesole Collection Development Retreat Series
The National Library of Russia
St. Petersburg, Russia
May 11-13, 2011
Sponsored By: Against the Grain and The Charleston Company
Hosted By: The National Library of Russia and Casalini Libri
Major sponsors: East View Information Services, Elsevier, Grand Hotel Europe and ProQuest
Additional sponsors: EBSCO Information Services, IOP Publishing and Springer


An informal meeting of leading library and information industry participants
devoted to thinking through and debating the new world order in collection development.


Theme: Collections Across Frontiers : Technology and Globalization


Speeches and Presentations (listed in order of program schedule):

      STEPHEN BROOKS, Publishing Across Frontiers : Early Printed Books and the Blurring of Geographic Boundaries [PDF document (2.141 KB)]
      YOUNGSUK CHI, [PDF document (2.773 KB); power point document (5.142 KB)]
      JOHN DOVE, Third Party Costumization Brainstorm : The Next Big Thing?? [PDF document (255 KB)]
      KAI EKHOLM, Access to Our Digital Heritage [PDF document (1.569 KB); power point document (7.856 KB)]
      TONY FERGUSON, What I Learned/Relearned at the 13th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat [PDF document (424 KB); power point document (2.000 KB)]
      RACHEL L. FRICK, Collection Development in the Age of Networked Libraries and Digital Scholarship [PDF document (4.144 KB)]
      JAN HAGERLID, An Open Access Policy for a National Library – Motives, Content and Implementation [PDF document (958 KB)]
      WOJCIECH JANIK, Poland : Moving to E-Publishing [PDF document (1.426 KB); power point document (5.883 KB)]
      MICHAEL JUBB, Patterns of Information Use and Exchange Across Disciplines [PDF document (723 KB); power point document (1.468 KB)]
      ALICE KELLER, Reading in Print or on Screen? : Reading Habits of Undergraduate Students [PDF document (941 KB); power point document (1.442 KB)]
      ALEXANDER KUZNETSOV, Publishing in Russia : Trends and Challenges or «Revolution Isn't Over» [PDF document (845 KB); power point document (1.489 KB)]
      ROBERT LEE, Is There an Afterlife? : Virtual Hosting and Internet Access to Microfilm and CD-Rom's [PDF document (947 KB); power point document (1.376 KB)]
      FRANS LETTENSTROM, Open Access Publishing from a Commercial Publisher's Point of View [PDF document (1.998 KB); power point document (4.233 KB)]
      JOE LI, Boom of Electronic Publishing in China [power point document (2.684 KB)]
      JOSEPH SAMPLEMAN, English Student [PDF document (8.507 KB); power point document (9.159 KB)]
      BAS SAVENIJE, Open Access : Present Pitfalls and Future Scenarios [PDF document (917 KB); power point document (1.892 KB)]
      WOUTER SCHALLIER, (Primary) Data : The New Special Collection for Research Libraries? [PDF document (1.875 KB); power point document (3.238 KB)]
      BENJAMIN WHITE, Access to Knowledge – How Digital Is Changing the Norms of Information Sharing [PDF document (772 KB); power point document (3.075 KB)]
      KIM ZWOLLO, Collective Licensing : Enabling Global Content Sharing [PDF document (2.166 KB)]


      
     
Final Program
[PDF document (238 KB)]
      
     

A unique opportunity to examine the impact of technology on globalization at a broad level and also by focusing on the Eastern European Perspective. Speakers will include experts on copyright in the international setting and preservation leaders from libraries and cultural heritage organizations who will discuss the challenges, opportunities and ethics of historic and scholarly preservation in a global environment. We will look at publishing trends in Eastern Europe and examine the effects of Open Access on research funding in Russia.


Wednesday, May 11
All Wednesday sessions to be held at The National Library of Russia

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Optional tour
Tour the National Library of the Russia, St. Petersburg and view its extensive collections

12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch

Brasserie Metropol featuring Belgian cuisine

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration
The National Library of Russia, second floor

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Break at 3:00 p.m. (Sponsor, East View Information Services)
Optional Preconference Session: Copyright On the Global Stage
Librarians, publishers and copyright experts from Russia, Europe and North America will contrast the varied and sometimes contradictory role of copyright in our digital world.
When information is shared globally questions inevitably arise about rights, permissions, jurisdiction and remedies. These experts will examine the challenges of copyright compliance and suggest innovative solutions.


Moderator:
Carol Hughes, Associate Director, University of California Irvine

Speakers:
Elena V. Bum, Director, Central Library for Educational Resources
Kim Zwollo, General Manager, RightsDirect Europe: "Collective Licensing : Enabling Global Content Sharing" [PDF document (2.166 KB)]
Ben White, Head of Intellectual Property, British Library: "Access to Knowledge – How Digital is Changing the Norms of Information Sharing" [PDF document (772 KB); power point document (3.075 KB)]
Maura Marx, Executive Director, Open Knowledge Commons

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Opening Reception and Boat Tour of St. Petersburg
Sponsor for Opening Reception, The Charleston Company
Boat Tour Details to be provided on site


Thursday, May 12
All Thursday sessions to be held at The Grand Hotel Europe

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Registration
Tchaikovsky Room, Ground Floor, Grand Hotel Europe

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome
Anton V. Likhomanov, Director General, The National Library of Russia

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Introduction
Martha Whittaker, Program Co-Chair, Content Management Director, Gelman Library, George Washington University

Keynote
Youngsuk 'YS' Chi, Vice Chairman and CEO S&T, Elsevier
[PDF document (2.773 KB); power point document (5.142 KB)]

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Break at 10:45 a.m. (Sponsor, EBSCO Information Services)
Publishing Trends
An international panel of publishing expertes discuss electronic publishing's growing momentum in Eastern Europe, Russia and Asia.
Speakers will comment on regional-to-global developments in the areas of digital rights management, analog-to-digital reformatting, and born-digital publishing.

Moderator:
Zina Somova, Director of Operations, East View Information Services

Speakers:
Alexander Kuznetsov, Executive Director, NEICON, Russia: "Publishing in Russia : Trends and Challenges or «Revolution Isn't Over" [PDF document (845 KB); power point document (1.489 KB)]
Wojciech Janik, Assistant Librarian, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University College of London, UK: "Poland : Moving to E-Publishing" [PDF document (1.426 KB); power point document (5.883 KB)]
Joe Li, General Manager of International Business, Apabi Technology Ltd. China: "Boom of Electronic Publishing in China" [power point document (2.684 KB)]
Robert Lee, Director of Online Publishing, East View Information Services, USA: "Is There an Afterlife? Virtual Hosting and Internet Access to Microfilm and CD-ROM's" [PDF document (947 KB); power point document (1.376 KB)]

12:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch
Noble Assembly Room, Grand Hotel Europe (Sponsor, ProQuest)

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Break at 3:45 p.m. (Sponsor, IOP Publishing)
Cultural Heritage and Preservation
Speakers from three distinguished organizations deeply involved in preservation of cultural heritage will talk about how global digitization efforts allow us to share and preserve cultural resources among countries and across the digital divide.
They will discuss implementation challenges and the changes to organizational strucutres brought about by these immense collaborative efforts.

Moderator:
Kai Ekholm, Director and Chief Librarian, National Library of Finland [PDF document (1.569 KB); power point document (7.856 KB)]

Speakers:
Jill Cousins, Executive Director, Europeana: "Implementing the Strategy"
Rachel Frick, Senior Program Officer, Digital Library Federation: "Collection Development in the Age of Networked Libraries and Digital Scholarship" [PDF document (4.144 KB)]
Stephen Brooks, Senior Publisher, ProQuest: "Publishing Across Frontiers : Early Printed Books and the Blurring of Geographic Boundaries" [PDF document (2.141 KB)]

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open Access and Research
Since public access to the Web became widespread in the late 1990s, the concept of Open Access to scholarly publications and its effects on research has been topic of continuous interest to researchers, librarians and publishers.
This session looks at the contributions of two major national libraries and offers a look at some possible future scenarios.
A representative from Springer, one of the first commercial publishers to offer its authors an open access option, rounds out the program.

Moderator:
Catta Torhell, Library Director, Linnaeus University

Bas Savenije, Director General at KB, The National Library of the Netherlands: "Open Access : Present Pitfalls and Future Scenarios" [PDF document (917 KB); power point document (1.892 KB)]
Jan Hagerlid, Senior Executive Officer, Programme Co-coordinator of Open Acces.se, National Library of Sweden: "An Open Access Policy for a National Library – Motives, Content and Implementation" [PDF document (958 KB)]
Frans Lettenstrom, Director Library Sales, Springer: "Open Access Publishing from a Commercial Publisher's Point of View" [PDF document (1.998 KB); power point document (4.233 KB)]

7:00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.
Gala Retreat Dinner
(Sponsor, East View Information Service and Elsevier)
Rossi's Restaurant, Ground Floor, Grand Hotel Europe


Friday, May 13
All Friday sessions to be held at The Grand Hotel Europe

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Break at 10:30 a.m. (Sponsor, Springer)
Transitions in the Academy : Discovery and Use of Content
The final session showcases research projects that are designed to deepen our understanding of the user and how digital media can affect both the research process and the research outcome.
Panelists will discuss their own investigations into information use in the humanities and physical sciences.

Moderator
Anthony Watkinson, Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Studies, University College of London

Speakers:
John Dove, President, Credo Reference: "Third-Party Customization Brainstorm : The Next Big Thing??" [PDF document (5.012 KB)]
Michael Jubb, Director, Research Information Network (RIN): "Patterns of Information Use and Exchange Across Disciplines" [PDF document (723 KB); power point document (1.468 KB)]
Alice Keller, Editorial Director, Library and Information Science & History, De Gruyter Saur: "Reading in Print or On Screen? : Reading Habits of Undergraduate Students" [PDF document (941 KB); power point document (1.442 KB)]
Wouter Schallier, LIBER Executive Director: "(Primary Data) : The New Special Collections for Research Libraries? [PDF document (1.875 KB); power point document (3.238 KB)]

12:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Closing Session
Tony Ferguson, Director of Libraries, University of Hong Kong: "Wrap-Up" [PDF document (424 KB); power point document (2.000 KB)]

1:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch
On your own

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Optional Tour of the Hermitage

7:00 p.m.
Optional Cultural Events
Additional details for events will be provided on site, based on earlier sign-up


Saturday, May 14

Additional Optional Tour
Tour to the Tzar Village – One of the most beautiful suburbs and palaces near St. Petersburg (http://www.petropol.info/eng_pushkin)


      
     
List of Attendees
[PDF document (535 KB)]
      
     

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