9 episodes

May 16-17, 2011. McMaster University Burlington, Ron Joyce Center, Burlington, Ontario

The Future of the Academic Library - A Symposium McMaster University

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May 16-17, 2011. McMaster University Burlington, Ron Joyce Center, Burlington, Ontario

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    Welcome by Jeff Trzeciak, University Librarian, McMaster University

    Welcome by Jeff Trzeciak, University Librarian, McMaster University

    Opening remarks for The Future of the Academic Library Symposium, 2011, held at McMaster University, Ron Joyce Centre.

    • 4 min
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    Hearing from our users: What faculty expect

    Hearing from our users: What faculty expect

    A panel consisting of McMaster Faculty.

    Moderated by: Dr. Stefan Sinclair, Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Multimedia, McMaster University.

    Presenters:
    -Business - Brian Detlor, Ph.D., Associate Professor (Information Systems) & Director (Ph.D. Program in Business Administration), DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
    -Science - Joseph Kim, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University
    -Social Sciences - Jim Dunn, CIHR-PHAC Chair in Applied Public Health and Associate Professor, Department of Health, Aging & Society, McMaster University
    -Humanities - Dr. Ken Cruikshank, Chair & Associate Professor, Department of History, McMaster University

    • 40 min
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    Advice From a Caterpillar: Musings on the Art of Leadership

    Advice From a Caterpillar: Musings on the Art of Leadership

    Reflecting upon an eclectic career of nearly four decades, the speaker will both explore how the worlds of art, music, and literature can serve as inspirations for leadership and move on to discuss the roles that risk, vision, culture, strategy, ambiguity, improvisation, and opportunity play in the practice of leadership.

    • 32 min
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    History of Academic Libraries/Part 5: The need for systemic changes across higher education libraries

    History of Academic Libraries/Part 5: The need for systemic changes across higher education libraries

    • 29 min
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    Nurturing a culture of failure; or, Why ignorance is bliss

    Nurturing a culture of failure; or, Why ignorance is bliss

    • 24 min
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    Supporting new modes of research: New staffing patterns

    Supporting new modes of research: New staffing patterns

    • 33 min

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