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Appendix B:
Workshop Agenda

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WORKSHOP ON A DIGITAL NATIONAL LIBRARY FOR SME&T EDUCATION

National Academy of Sciences Building

Meeting Room—NAS Lecture Room (unless otherwise noted)

August 7-8, 1997

Agenda

August 7, 1997: Pedagogical and Logistical Opportunities and Challenges in Establishing a National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Announcements, Welcome, Overview and Objectives of Workshop

  • Jay Labov and Herb Lin, National Research Council
  • Jack Wilson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Workshop Chair)
  • Hal Richtol, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation

9:00 AM

Plenary Session I and Discussion

Presentations and Panel Discussion: The Role and Value of a Digital National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education. What are the Opportunities and Challenges?

Panelists:

  • William Arms, Corporation for National Research Initiatives
  • Miriam Masullo, Watson Research Center, IBM
  • Michael Raugh, Interconnect Technologies Corp.
  • Lee Zia, University of New Hampshire

Questions and comments from the audience to members of the panel and the workshop audience.

10:20 AM

Break

10:40 AM

Plenary Session II and Discussion

Presentations and Panel Discussion: The Role and Value of a Digital National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education. What are the Opportunities and Challenges?

Panelists:

  • Mary Case, Association of Research Libraries
  • Michael Lesk, Bellcore
  • Francis Miksa, University of Texas
  • Nisha Vora, Association of American Publishers

Questions and comments from the audience to members Of the panel and the workshop audience.



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--> Appendix B: Workshop Agenda NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WORKSHOP ON A DIGITAL NATIONAL LIBRARY FOR SME&T EDUCATION National Academy of Sciences Building Meeting Room—NAS Lecture Room (unless otherwise noted) August 7-8, 1997 Agenda August 7, 1997: Pedagogical and Logistical Opportunities and Challenges in Establishing a National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 8:30 AM Announcements, Welcome, Overview and Objectives of Workshop Jay Labov and Herb Lin, National Research Council Jack Wilson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Workshop Chair) Hal Richtol, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation 9:00 AM Plenary Session I and Discussion Presentations and Panel Discussion: The Role and Value of a Digital National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education. What are the Opportunities and Challenges? Panelists: William Arms, Corporation for National Research Initiatives Miriam Masullo, Watson Research Center, IBM Michael Raugh, Interconnect Technologies Corp. Lee Zia, University of New Hampshire Questions and comments from the audience to members of the panel and the workshop audience. 10:20 AM Break 10:40 AM Plenary Session II and Discussion Presentations and Panel Discussion: The Role and Value of a Digital National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education. What are the Opportunities and Challenges? Panelists: Mary Case, Association of Research Libraries Michael Lesk, Bellcore Francis Miksa, University of Texas Nisha Vora, Association of American Publishers Questions and comments from the audience to members Of the panel and the workshop audience.

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--> 12:00 PM Description of afternoon break-out sessions and charges to participants 12:15 PM Lunch 1:30 PM Break-out Sessions Break-out sessions that deal with specific curricular, pedagogical, logistical, and economic and legal issues in establishing a Digital National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education. Curricular/Pedagogical/User Issues—Lecture Room and NAS Auditorium Logistic/Technology Issues—NAS 150 Economic/Legal Issues—NAS 180 5:00 PM Cocktails and Dinner, the Rotunda and Members Room 7:00-8:30 PM Reports from Break-out Sessions—Lecture Room Break-out sessions report back on their findings and recommendations. Discussion of recommendations from Day I that should be included in the report to NSF. August 8, 1997: Should NSF Sponsor the Establishment of a National Library for Undergraduate SME&T Education? 8:15 AM Continental Breakfast - Lecture Room 8:45 AM Overview of Goals and Objectives to be Considered in Break-out Sessions. Jack Wilson, Chair 9:30 AM Break-out Sessions Curricular/Pedagogical/User Issues - Lecture Room Logistic/Technology Issues - NAS 150 and NAS 250 Economic/Legal Issues - NAS 180 11:00 AM Break 11:15 AM Reports from Break-out Sessions 12:15 PM Final Comments and Discussions from Workshop Participants—Points of Consensus 12:30 PM Adjourn (Box Lunches Provided)