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Libraries in the United States, 2004
 
April 30, 2004, Amerika Haus Berlin

How Libraries Work: Libraries in the United States
"Wie arbeiten Bibliotheken in anderen Ländern: Bibliotheken in den USA"

In cooperation with the Center for Continuing Education of the Free University of Berlin (Weiterbildungszentrum der Freien Universität Berlin) and the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences.

Programm

10:00 – 10:15

Welcome
Dr. Rolf Busch, Free University Berlin, Center for Continuing Education of the Free University of Berlin
Dr. Hans-Christian Hobohm, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

10:15 – 10:30

Introduction
Moderator: Dr. Hans-Christian Hobohm, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam

10:30 – 11:00

Overview of American Libraries Today
Holly Murten, Information Resource Officer, US Embassy Berlin
Nancy Rajczak, Information Resource Center Director, US Embassy Berlin

11:00-12:30

Trends & Challenges in Academic Libraries
Diann Rusch-Feja, International University Bremen
Mike Keller, University Librarian, Director of Academic Information Resources, Publisher of HighWire Press, Publisher of Stanford University Press, Stanford University
Biography 
Chuck Henry, Ph.D, Vice President and CI, Rice University
Biography

12:00 – 13:00

Buffet Lunch

13:00 – 14:00M

The American Memory Project at the Library of Congress: The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
William Lefurgy, Library of Congress | Biography 

14:00 – 14:15

Break

14:15 – 15:00

Breakout Groups:
Virtual Reference, Paul Ulrich, Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin | Biography
Academic Libraries, Diann Rusch-Feja
Digital Library Projects, William Lefurgy, Library of Congress | Biography
Public Libraries, Holly Murten

15:00 – 16:00

Public Library Partnerships
Video Conference

16:00 – 16:15

Wrap-up Discussion