Third Annual Symposium on Scholarly Communication: Cultural Transformation of the University's Knowledge Base

March 3, 2005, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

UNM Student Union Building, Ballroom A

KEYNOTE:  Paul N. Courant, PhD, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan will discuss issues related to scholarly communications in the humanities; changes in scholarship of the academy due to technology and other influences; and ways to assure that the academy is improved as a result of the changes.  Dr. Courant will also touch on his work with the Google project and the new eleven member institutional repository he is leading for the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. 

SPEAKER:   Dan Greenstein, PhD, University Librarian for Systemwide Library Planning and the University of California's California Digital Library. 

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Special announcement regarding a UNM institutional repository project.

This event, sponsored by R. Philip Eaton, Executive Vice President for Health Sciences, Provost Brian Foster, the Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center, University Libraries, and the Law Library, is an HSC Vice President's Leadership Forum Event.

The event is free but pre-registration by February 24th is required.  You may register online at the following site (or print the registration form and return it by campus mail): http://hsc.unm.edu/library/sc/symposium.shtml


Contact: Luke Frank, 272-3322