Previous event: Research Data Management, Research Information Management Systems, and Libraries

September 17, 2018
Brandeis University
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thank you to our presenters and our attendees! Recording of the morning presentations are available here.


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Agenda for the day

We'll be meeting in Brandeis University Library's Gardner-Jackson Conference room in the Goldfarb Building.

The morning event will consist of two presentations on Research Information Management Systems from two different perspectives. We are honored to have Dean Keith Webster (Carnegie Mellon) and Rebecca Bryant (OCLC) join us via Zoom! A joint Q & A will follow.

The afternoon roundtables will build on the morning's topic, focusing on forecasting and what the future may hold for Libraries and RIMS.

9:30 - 10:00 Registration and mingling
10:00 - 11:00 Rebecca Bryant, OCLC
11:00 - 11:10 Brief break
11:10 - 12:10 Keith Webster, Carnegie Mellon University
12:10 - 12:30 Joint Q & A
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch locally!
2:00 - 3:45 Roundtable -- forecasting the future of the Libraries and Research Information Management Systems
3:45 - 4:00 Wrap up

About our speakers

Rebecca Bryant, PhD, serves as Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research where she leads and develops areas for the OCLC Research Library Partnership and for OCLC Research related to research information management and research support services, contributing to our thematic focus on Research Collections and Support. More information on Rebecca's work is available here.

Keith Webster is the Dean of University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. Keith is an expert in visioning future academic environments; enhancing the scholarly communication and digital science processes; transforming library collections from a print to digital environment; redeveloping library environments; and redefining the profession of library and information science.

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