Programme (Nov. 10)

Time Activity
8:00 am – 9:00 am Coffee and light breakfast
9:00 am – 9:45 am Leveraging the Network of Repositories to Create Change in Research, Teaching, and Community Engagement – Leslie Chan, Senior Lecturer, University of Toronto, Scarborough Slides
9:45 am – 10:15 am International Overview and Future Trends – Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director, COAR Slides
10:15 am – 10:30 am Canadian Repositories Now: A National Snapshot – Jeanette Hatherill, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Ottawa Slides
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Case studies (lightning talks) and table discussion: Showcasing research and advancing the mission of the institution through your repository

  • Supporting local OA policy (Concordia and Windsor – Guylaine Beaudry and Pascal Calarco) Beaudry slides Calarco slides
  • Usage statistics and visibility of work (McMaster – Dale Askey) Slides
  • Integration with CRIS systems (Queen’s – Rosarie Coughlan) Slides
  • Discoverability of IR content – integration with other collections (UBC – Bronwen Sprout) Slides
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Institutional perspectives: Report and recommendations from the repository managers meeting on November 9 – Leah Vanderjagt, Digital Repository Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Slides
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Breakout group discussion (each group will come up with specific recommendations)

  • Creating a Canadian network of repositories and connecting internationally
  • Crafting a strategic vision for repositories in Canada
  • Expanding repositories to include new content types
  • Integrating repositories with other systems (scholarly workflows, CRIS systems, etc.)
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Report back
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Next steps for Canada, CARL and for individual libraries – Discussion facilitated by Martha Whitehead, President of CARL