Last Update - 17/05/2006

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8.00 Bus transport to Conference

Key note presentations Coordinator: John Arfield (Room: Auditorium)

Teresa Lago - Professor in the School of Sciences of the University of Porto and Centre for Astrophysics of the University of Porto

Title:What is the current role of libraries for researchers? (download abstract)


Judith Peacock - Information Literacy Coordinator, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Australia

Title: THINK Systemically, ACT Strategically: Sustainable development of information literacy in the broader context of students' learning (download abstract)

10.30 Coffee break

Key note presentations   Coordinator: Judith Palmer (Room: Auditorium)

Jenny Walker - Member of the NISO Standards Development Committee (SDC) and co-chair of the NISO Metasearch Initiative

Title:Where Google and Libraries Meet (download abstract)


Lluís Anglada - Director of the Consortium of Academic Libraries of Catalonia (CBUC)

Title: Licensing e-content and OA: results and perspectives from the South of Europe
           (download abstract)



Kindly sponsored by Swets

14.00 General Assembly (Room: Auditorium)

Group work Coordinators: Tom Wilson and David Streatfield (Room: B112, B215, B338)

Theme: How can libraries deal with this issue of embedding libraries in learning and    research

Tom Wilson - Professor Emeritus in Information Management, University of Sheffield
David Streatfield - Information Management Associates, London, United Kingdom

Coffee break available at Group work rooms
16.30 Poster Display and Walkabout
17.30 Transport to Casa da Música
18.00 Visit and Concert at Casa da Música
19.30 Transport to Hotels
Free evening