Programme

Stellenbosch University 13th Annual Library Symposium

Preliminary Programme

THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2013

08:00-09:00

Registration

 

OPENING SESSION (Chair: Ms Ellen Tise)

09:00-09:10

Welcome
Ms Ellen Tise, Senior Director: Library and Information Service, Stellenbosch University 

09:15-09:25

Opening
Prof Julian Smith, Vice-Rector: Community Interaction and Personnel, Stellenbosch University

09:30-10:05

Keynote
Mr Carl Grant, Associate Dean for Knowledge Services and Chief Technology Officer, University of Oklahoma Libraries, USA

10:05-10:15

Discussion

10:15-10:45

Refreshments

SESSION 1 (Chair: Mr Wouter Klapwijk)
X-plore new generation library systems in relation to changing user needs
and scenarios of library services in the future

10:50-11:20

An overview of the strategic requirements, trends and focus areas related to library systems platforms in the 21st century
Mr Daniel Forsman, Library Director: Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

11:20-11:40

Discussion

11:40-12:45

Group interview: How do the available “next generation library systems” and discovery tools address the strategic requirements of contemporary academic libraries?
Dr Tamar Sadeh, Director of Marketing, Ex Libris, Jerusalem, Israel
Dr Axel Kaschte, Product Strategy Director, OCLC EMEA, Hamburg, Germany
Mr Richard Burkitt, Manager of Sales Engineering (EMEA), Serials Solutions, ProQuest Cambridge, UK

12:45-13:45

Lunch (JS Gericke Library Staff Room)

SESSION 2 (Chair: Ms Laila Vahed)
 
X-plore e-books and new acquisition models

13:45-14:10

An overview of the trends and focus areas related to e-books; new acquisition models and the implementation of patron-driven acquisitions

Ms Dorette Snyman, Collection Developer: Commercial Electronic Resources, UNISA

14:10-14:20

Discussion

14:20-15:15

Group interview: How do new e-book purchasing models enhance academic libraries’ content provision?  

Ms Bronwyn Biccard, Regional Sales Manager, EBSCO, South Africa
Ms Vanessa Gamet, Ebook Specialist, ProQuest, United Kingdom

Mr Keith Stanley, Regional Sales Manager (Africa, Middle East & Eastern Europe), Dawson Books, UK

15:15-15:45

Refreshments

SESSION 3 (Chair: Ms Naomi Visser)

X-plore innovations and applications

15:45-16:15

E-textbooks: an upward trend at Universities

Mr Ralph Pina, Information Technology Director (Development): Stellenbosch University

16:20-16:40

Student learning through technological innovations

Mr Johannes Jonker, Student, Stellenbosch University

16:45-17:05

Enhancing and enriching learning and research in a digital environment

Prof Geo Quinot, Professor in the Department of Public Law, Stellenbosch University

17:05-17:20

Discussion

19:00

Social function sponsored by Ebsco (Jordan Wine Estate)

 FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2013

08:00-08:30

Registration

SESSION 4 (Dr Reggie Raju)

X-pand boundaries – creating new and innovative library services

08:30-08:55

New and innovative services which broaden libraries’ borders: SUNDigital Collections

Ms Mimi Seyffert, Manager: Digitisation and Digital Services
Mr Wouter Klapwijk, Deputy Director: Information Technology, Stellenbosch University

09:00-09:35

New and innovative services which broaden libraries’ borders: Research data management services

Ms Sarah Jones, Senior Institutional Support Officer Digital Curation Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

09:40-10:00

New skills required for innovative 21st century libraries

Dr Gavin Davis, Department of Library and Information Science, University of the Western Cape

10:00-10:15

Discussion

10:15-10:45

Refreshments

SESSION 5 (Chair: Mr Pierre Malan)

X-ceed expectations by means of innovation and motivating change, creativity and new thinking

10:45-11:00

Thomson Reuters Innovation Competition

11:00-12:00

Panel Discussion: Mr Carl Grant, Mr Daniel Forsman, Ms Dorette Snyman, Dr Gavin Davis & Ms Naomi Visser

12:00-12:30

Creating a change culture and leveraging staff’s potential to be creative and innovative

Dr Steyn Heckroodt, Lecturer University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) and international expert on systems thinking and business strategy

12:30-12:40

Discussion

12:40-12:50

Closure & Vote of thanks

12:50

Lunch



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