20110901 Philip Kent - 3rd annual University Librarian's Lecture
University Librarian's Lecture 1 September 2011
Research Libraries in the 21st Century
"Research Libraries in the 21st Century" was the topic for the third annual University Librarian's Lecture on the afternoon of Thursday 1 September 2011.
Melbourne University Librarian Philip Kent drew on learnings from a mid-year trip to Oxford, Harvard, Cornell and Stanford universities and visits with other leading thinkers in the field.
The lecture was introduced by Andrew Kenyon, Professor of Law and a Director of the Centre for Media and Communications Law in the Melbourne Law School. Professor Kenyon chairs the University's Library and Academic Resources Committee (LARC).
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All links were current on 5 September 2011.
Collins, SarahJane (2011) 'A textbook case for digital Learning' in The Age 16 August p17. Available at www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/a-textbook-case-for-digital-learning-20110815-1iujw.html
Darnton, Robert (2010) 'The Library: three jeremiads' in The New York Review of Books. December 23. Available at www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2010/dec/23/library-three-jeremiads/?pagination=false
Jump, Paul (2011) 'Libraries reject "raw deal" on e-journals' in The Times Higher Education 18 August. Available at www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=417157
Kenney, Anne R. (2009) 'The Collaborative Imperative: special collections in the digital age' in Research Library Issues: a bimonthly report from ARL, CNI and SPARC, no 267 December pp 20-29. Available at publications.arl.org/ps02m.pdf
Kolowich, Steve (2011) 'Archiving the Web for Scholars' in Inside Higher Education. May 6. Available at www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/05/06/libraries_try_to_preserve_and_archive_websites_for_academic_study
Lynch, Clifford. (2009) 'Special collections at the cusp of the digital age: a credo' in Research Library Issues: a bimonthly report from ARL, CNI and SPARC, no 267 December pp 3-9. Available at www.arl.org/bm~doc/rli-267-lynch.pdf
Neill, Rosemary (2011) 'Paging all authors' in Weekend Australian Review August 13-14 pp5-7. Available at www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/paging-all-authors/story-fn9n8gph-1226111025099
'Out with the New: Bodleian’s £78m transformation begins' (2011). Media release 9 August. Available at www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_stories/2011/110908.html
About the University Librarian's Lecture series
The University Librarian's Lecture looks at trends and influences affecting academic libraries, both in Australia and around the world.
This public lecture complements our Information Futures Forum series where external guest speakers address emerging topics in research, scholarly communication, e-learning and related fields.