RLRT Annual Meeting Agenda 2012

Research Libraries Roundtable Annual Meeting
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Room Sapphire GH


1:00 – 2:15 pm

Are Archives and Special Collections becoming central to the mission of research libraries?

The Roundtable will explore the centrality of archives and special collections to the mission of research libraries featuring lightening talks from a variety of institutions providing evidence of the direct involvement of archivists in the changing academic environment, offering insights and models for getting integrated into the flow. 

Moderator: Merrilee Proffitt, OCLC


  • Lisa Carter, The Ohio State University, Special Collections and Area Studies
  • Tom Hyry, University of California, Los Angeles, Special Collections
  • Kris Kiesling, University of Minnesota, Library Archives and Special Collections
  • Bill Landis, Yale University, Manuscripts & Archives
  • Dennis Meissner, Minnesota Historical Society, Collection Managment
  • Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, Harvard University, University Archives
  • Naomi Nelson, Duke University, Rubenstein Library
  • Tim Pyatt, Penn State University, Eberly Family Special Collections Library
  • Tom Rosko, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute Archives and Special Collections

Business meeting
2:15 – 3:00

1. Welcome & Introductions
2. Announcements
 a. Lucy Barber, NHPRC, Innovation in Archives and Documentary Editing grant program
 b. Jennifer Schaffner and Matthew Beacom, RBMS Liaisons to SAA
 c. Thomas Frusciano, SAA Council Liaison to RLRT
 d. Open to the floor
3. Election results
4. Chair's Report to the Roundtable
5. Member response/discussion
6. Adjourn

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