Current status and trends
Museo de las Ciencias Teatro de UNIVERSUM
November 6th- 8th, 2013
 
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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Objective: To know the current situation of university, academic and special libraries and the impact of a globalized environment.

November 6th

8:15 a 8:50 Registration

9:00 a 9:15 Opening

9:30 a 10:20 Keynote Lecture: CURRENT SITUATION AND THE STATE OF THE ART OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

Objective:
To present the elements for assessing the current situation and the state of the art of the university, academic and research libraries, and their specialized services, as well as to outline its forecast for the near future, in the short term.

Keynote Lecturer:
Sergio López Ruelas, Coordinación de Bibliotecas, Universidad de Guadalajara. México..
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10:30 a 12:30 CONCEPTUALIZATION OF THE CURRENT STATE OF THE LIBRARY

Objective:To analyze and fully observe the current state of the university library and its trends.

Chairperson:
Marco Antonio Meraz Ríos, Secretaría de Planeación, CINVESTAV. México..
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Panelists:
Danuta A. Nitecki, College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University. EUA.
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Ana Reyes Pacios Lozano, Departamento de Biblioteconomía y Documentación, Universidad Carlos III. España.
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Joachim Schöpfel, Departamento de Ciencias de la Información y la Comunicación, Universidad Charles de Gaulle, Lille 3. Francia.
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12:30 a 13:00 Coffee Break

13:00 a 15:00 ORGANIZATION AND SYSTEMATIZATION OF INFORMATION

Objective:
To exchange experiences and points of view on how libraries organize and present their information in a variety of collections and forms for better use.

Chairperson:
Federico Turnbull Muñoz, Dirección General de Bibliotecas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. México.
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Panelists:
Sharon Yang, Moore Library, Rider University. EUA.
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Christopher Stewart, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University. EUA.
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Daniel N. Joudrey, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College. EUA.
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November 7th

9:30 a 10:20 Keynote Lecture: NEW STRATEGIES FOR LIBRARIES IN CHANGING TIMES

Objective:
To expose the challenges and problems faced by academic and university libraries in order to conserve and preserve information in non traditional, digital and electronic media, and how they are ensuring their access and query, reliably and continuously.

Lecturer:
Stephen Abram, Lighthouse Partners, Dysart & Jones Associates. Canadá.
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10:30 a 12:30 TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS

Objective:
To analyze the impact of current technologies in the functions and activities of the library.

Chairperson:
Ricardo Zermeño González, Select. México.
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Panelists:
Peter Schirmbacher, Servicio de Informática y Medios de Comunicación, Universidad Humboldt, Berlín. Alemania.
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Martha Chantiny, Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa. EUA.
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Juan Voutssás Márquez, Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. México.
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12:30 a 13:00 Coffee Break

13:00 a 15:00 CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION

Objective:
To observe and review what actions the libraries are implementing to solve the problem of conservation and preservation of information to ensure continued access.

Chairperson:
Gabriela Recio Cavazos, Fomento Cultural Banamex. México.
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Panelists:
Randy S. Kiefer, CLOCKSS Archive Treasure, Reisterstown, MD. EUA.
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Alvaro Hegewisch, Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros y Audiovisuales (IASA). México.
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Susan Reilly, LIBER Office. Países Bajos.
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November 8th

9:30 a 10:20 Keynote Lecture: TRENDS IN THE RELATIONSHIP OR INTERACTION BETWEEN USERS AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

Objective:
To comment about what and how the trends are in the relationship or interaction between the two human elements that are part of the information process: users and information professionals, and what spin-off sare manifested.

Lecturer:
Antonio Miranda, Programa de Posgrado en Ciencia de la Información, Universidad de Brasilia. Brasil.
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10:30 a 12:30 NEEDS AND EXPECTATIONS OF USERS

Objective:
To discuss the adequacy and implementation of services to meet the needs and demands of users.

Chairperson:
Filiberto Felipe Martínez Arellano, Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. México.
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Panelists:
Martha Kyrillidou, ARL Statistics and Service Quality Program. EUA.
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Nieves González Fernández-Villavicencio, Área de Biblioteconomía y Documentación, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla. España.
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Alejandro Uribe Tirado, Escuela Interamericana de Bibliotecología, Universidad de Antioquia. Colombia.
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12:30 a 13:00 Coffee Break

13:30 a 15:00 TRAINING AND PROFESSIONALIZATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Objective:
To review and exchange experiences on the different modes of preparation of professional cadres.

Chairperson:
Adolfo Rodríguez Gallardo, Dirección General de Bibliotecas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. México.
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Panelists:
Graham Matthews, Information Science Department, Loughborough University. Reino Unido.
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Francisco Javier García Marco, Departamento de Ciencias de la Documentación e Historia de la Ciencia, Universidad de Zaragoza. España.
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Forrest Wright, Custom Research Performance Projects, Thomson Reuters. EUA.
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Organizing Committee

Dirección General de Bibliotecas, UNAM

Adolfo Rodríguez Gallardo
Julieta Margáin de Ochoa
Federico Turnbull Muñoz
Julio Zetter Leal