The Seminar is organised with the support of Swets, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, and Starkmann.
Target audience: Directors of Libraries, Information Services and Learning Centres; Librarians, Vice-Rectors for Research or Teaching from UNICA member universities.Programme Final report by Françoise Vandooren, Chair of the Scholarly Communication Core Group List of participants Speakers & chairs: biographies & abstracts
Session I: Vision of the Library
The Library Through the Eyes of a Researcher, by Paul GEERLINGS, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Library Through the Eyes of a Professor, Jean-Luc DeMeulemeester, Professor, Université libre de BruxellesSession II: Reshaping Services - How to meet the Users' Changing Needs?
On the student's terms - Service design case for the Helsinki University Main Library by Mikko KOIVISTO, Lead Service Designer, Diagonal Mental Structure Inc.
Reshaping library support for research at King’s College London by Nick WOOLLEY and Gavin BEATTIE, Associate Directors, Library Services, King’s College London
Matching services to user needs: librarians meet scholars by Christian BROUWER, Director of SSH Library, Université libre de BruxellesSession III: Developing Skills
Challenges of Library and Information Science (LIS) Education, by Sirje VIRKUS, Tallinn University
The Year 2020 is Now - Does the Library Competence Meet the Needs of the Academic Community?, by Antti Virrankoski, Helsinki University LibrarySession IV : Redefining Contents
Collection development policies in times of change by Wilhelm WIDMARK, Library Director, Stockholm University
Refurbishing an old library, by Anne JÄRVINEN, Head of Department, Stockholm University
Preparing a New Library and Learning Centre as an Interuniversity Initiative: Norms and Services by Patrick VANOUPLINES, Head Librarian, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and Dominique LERINCKX, Director of Science & Technology Library, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Building a New Library: Forget the Answers, Remember the Questions, by Filippos TSIMPOGLOU, Library Director, University of Cyprus
Opening a New Main Library, by Kaisa SINIKARA, University Librarian, University of Helsinki
Evaluating a New Library Two Years Later by Gerda KOIDLA, Library Deputy Director, Tallinn University of Technology
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