- James G. Neal -
Presentations

"Copyright Issues Affecting Higher Education and of Importance to the Seminary," Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, 19 May 2013.

"APTrust: What Are the Benefits to the Institution?" Association of Research Libraries, Chapel Hill, NC, 2 May 2013.

"The Copyright Axis of Evil Redux: The Academic Library Must Confront Threats to User Rights," Association of College and Research Libraries, Indianapolis, 11 April 2013.

"21st Century Expertise In Academic Libraries: It's All About Transformation Over the Next Decade," ARL/ACRL Human Resources Symposium, Washington, D.C., 15 November 2012.

"Post-Digital Library Collaboration: Advancing From Polygamy to Parabiosis to Particularism," 10th Nordic Resource Sharing, Reference and Collection Management Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 4 October 2012.

"Administrative and Management Trends and Issues In the University Library: Describing the Past, Assessing the Present, and Projecting the Future," Kanazawa Institute of Technology/CLIR Roundtable, Kanazawa, Japan, 5 July 2012.

"Sometimes a Scream Is Better Than a Thesis: Kumbaya, Radical Collaboration, and Systemic Partnerships," Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners/Massachusetts Library System, Worcester, MA, 15 May 2012.

"Polygamy, Parabiosis, and Particularism: Defining the Post-Digital Library," Maine Larger Libraries Conference, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 8 May 2012.

"Our Changing System Of Scholarly Communication: Disseminating New Scientific and Medical Findings," Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2 April 2012.

"New Models of Academic Collaboration: Future Thinking Built On an Historical Perspective," Columbia University Libraries Symposium, New York, 16 March 2012.

"Redefining the Dialogue Between Libraries and Publishers," Association of American Publishers, New York, 14 March 2012.

"History (and Future) Of Academic Libraries, Part 1: Rethinking Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going," University of Oklahoma Libraries Conference, Oklahoma City, 1 March 2012.

"Academic Research Libraries Adapting To the New Normal: Receivership or Irrelevance or Radicalization," NFAIS Annual Conference, Philadelphia, 26 February 2012.

"The Historic Spirit: Report On a Collection Management Study," College of Physicians, Philadelphia, 8 February 2012.

"Open Access To Scholarly Research Articles at Columbia University," University Senate, Columbia University, New York, 3 February 2012.

"Issues in Information Policy: Intellectual Property/Copyright," Simmons College Ph.D/MLIP Program, Washington, DC, 26 January 2012.

"Issues in Information Policy: Scholarly Communication," Simmons College Ph.D/MLIP Program, Washington, DC, 25 January 2012.

"Open Access: Context, Concept, Conflict and Conversion," Boston Library Consortium/Sloan Foundation, Boston, 12 and 13 January 2012.

"Copyright: What Researchers Need To Know As Authors," Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 29 November 2011.

"Forging the Partnership Between Library and Researcher In the Academy," Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa (via video and web conferencing), 17 November 2011.

"But It's Our Stuff!! The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication: The Roles Of the Faculty and the Librarian," Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, 31 October 2011.

"Radicalizing the Library For Future Community Service and Leadership," Long Island University Resources Council, Oakdale, NY, 28 October 2011.

"Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library," Metropolitan New York Library Council, New York, 4 October 2011.

"Nightmares and Daydreams: The Vision For the Research Library In the 21st Century," Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, 26 September 2011.

"Radical Collaboration and the Future of the Academic Library: The 2CUL Project as Case Study," IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference, Chicago, 20 September 2011.

"Envisioning Our Future: Restructuring the Academic Library Through Radical Collaboration," American Library Association, New Orleans, 25 June 2011.

"Developing Vernacular Eurasian Resources: Then and Now and Then," Columbia University, NEH Summer Institute, New York, 20 June 2011.

"Deep Collaboration: 2CUL, A Pioneering Collaboration Between the Columbia University and Cornell University Libraries," Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, 10 June 2011.

"The Omnipresent Academic Librarian: The Pathway For Professional Virtuality, Virtuosity, and Virtuousness," Eastern New York ACRL Chapter Conference, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, 23 May 2011.

"History of Academic Libraries, Part 5: The Need For Systemic Changes Across Higher Education Libraries," McMaster University/Library Journal Symposium, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, 17 May 2011.

"Advancing From Glad Tidings and Testimonials To Real Library-Based Scholarly Communication," Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 27 April 2011.

"Academic Libraries in Wonderland: Shifting Visions and Expectations For Relationships With Our Users and With Each Other," Bryant Jackson Lecture, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 27 April 2011.

"Opportunities For Systemic Change in the Academic Research Library: Elements of the Post-Digital Library," University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 19 April 2011.

"Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, Philadelphia, 1 April 2011.

"Stop the Madness: The Insanity of ROI and the Need for New Qualitative Measures of Academic Library Success," Association of College and Research Libraries, Philadelphia, 31 March 2011."

"Million Dollar Question: Managing Academic Library Budgets In a Period of Fiscal Challenge," (panel member), Ontario College and University Library Association, Toronto, 4 February 2011.

"The Googlization of the University and Our Lives: Can We Escape? Do We Want To?," Columbia Club / San Diego, San Diego, CA, 8 January 2011.

"The Imperfect Storm: The Prospects for Systemic Change Across Academic Libraries," Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE) Annual Users Conference, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, 5 January 2011.

"Who Owns Our Data? Intellectual Property and Information Organization," New York Technical Services Librarians, New York, 17 November 2010.

"Copyright Still Matters: Preparing the Library For the Attack On Balanced and Fair Use," Long Island University, Brookville, NY, 1 November 2010.

"2CUL A Transformative Research Library Partnership: The Content, The Plan, The Status," Association of Research Libraries/Coalition for Networked Information Forum, Washington D.C., 15 October 2010.

"Parabiosis In the Academic Research Library: 2CUL As Parable Or Paradigm Or Paragon," Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 5 October 2010.

"What If We Had the Opportunity To Build an Academic Library From Scratch? A Dream Realized Or Spitting In the Wind?", Texas Council of Academic Librarians, Austin, Texas, 28 September 2010.

"The Future Academic Research Library: Some Thoughts on Priorities and Strategies," DEMCO Retreat, Madison, Wisconsin (via web conferencing), 8 September 2010.

"New Forms of Scholarship: Examples From the Columbia University Libraries," AAUP/ARL Joint Meeting, Columbia University, New York, 26 August 2010.

"The Future Academic Research Library: The Seeds In the Apple or the Apples In the Seed," UCLA Senior Fellows Program, Los Angeles, 24 August 2010.

"Hot Topic for Academic and Research Libraries: Radical Collaboration and the Academic Library," International Federation of Library Associations, Gothenburg, Sweden, 14 August 2010.

"The Googlization of the University and Our Lives: Can We Escape? Do We Want To?", Columbia Club/Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden, 12 August 2010.

"The 21st Century Academic Research Library: Some Thoughts Ahead of a Visioning Discussion," State University of New York Albany, 30 July 2010."

"Student Expectations for Digital Resources and Implications for Library Services: The Columbia University Experience," Kanazawa Institute of Technology/CLIR Roundtable, Kanazawa, Japan, 8 July 2010.

"Globalization and Interdisciplinary Studies: Recalibrating Research Library Role and Responsibilities and the Future of Area Studies Librarianship," Washington, DC, American Library Association, 27 June 2010.

"Celebrating the Research Library: Its Virtuality, Virtuosity, Virtigo (sic), and Virtues," University of Alberta, Edmonton, 8 June 2010.

"Commencement Address: Value Libraries, Preserve Our Freedoms, Embrace Your Objectives, Advance the Revolution, and Care About Each Other," University of Alberta, Edmonton, 8 June 2010.

"Foreign Language Materials, Area Studies Collections, Global Resources: Recalibrating the Research Library Role and Responsibilities," Association of Research Libraries, Seattle, 29 April 2010.

"Advancing From Competition to Kumbaya to Radical Collaboration: Redefining Relationships in Higher Education," Columbia Club/Pacific Northwest, Seattle, 29 April 2010.

"Digital Truth and Consequences: The Survival of the Academic Library," Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Fordham University, New York, 26 April 2010.

"Some Important Trends in North American Research Libraries, With Examples From the Columbia University Libraries," University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 12 April 2010.

"Open Access Fanaticism, Naysayism, Chaos and Fatigue: Advancing Researcher Understanding and Participation," University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 30 March 2010.

"Taking Control of Your Scholarship: Why Open Access, Institutional Repositories, and Intellectual Property Rights Matter," Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, 18 March 2010.

"Collaboration By Cliché: The Radicalization of the Academic Library Commitment to Cooperation," University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 4 March 2010.

"Primal Innovation and Radical Collaboration: Deconstructing the Academic Research Library for Future Survival," Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 19 February 2010.

"Issues in Information Policy: Intellectual Property/Copyright," Simmons College, School of Library and Information Science, Washington, DC, 22 January 2010.

"Issues in Information Policy: Scholarly Communication," Simmons College, School of Library and Information Science, Washington, DC, 21 January 2010.

"Defensive Diversification Versus Radical Collaboration: The Strategic Context and Directions for Content and Collections in the Academic Research Library," University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 7 January 2010.

"The Research Library of the Future:  Positioning the Hesburgh Libraries," University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 6 November 2009.

"Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library," Pennsylvania Library Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 20 October 2009.

"Challenges Facing New York and Westchester Libraries," Metropolitan New York Library Council, New York, 2 October 2009.

"Primal Innovation and Radical Collaboration:  Deconstructing the Academic Research Library for Future Survival," Pratt Institute Nasser Sharify Lecture, New York, 25 September 2009.

"The Preservation Function in Research Libraries," Association of Research Libraries Webcast, 15 September 2009.

"The College Library in a Changing World," (panel member), Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, 9 September 2009.

"And the Last Shall Be First:  The Google Book Settlement, A Library Perspective," International Federation of Library Associations, Milan, Italy, 24 August 2009.

"Hot Topic for Academic and Research Libraries:  Developments In Scholarly Communication," International Federation of Library Associations, Milan, Italy, 23 August 2009.

"Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Freedom to Read Foundation and the Career of Judy Krug," American Library Association, Chicago, 12 July 2009.

"Scholarly Communication: Some Random Thinking On Opportunities In the Economic Crisis," Association of College and Research Libraries/SPARC, Chicago, 11 July 2009.

"The Academic and Intellectual Freedom Climate at Our Colleges and Universtities: What Are the Threats? and How Do We Secure Our Freedoms In the Next Generation?" Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, 11 July 2009.

"After the Grant Runs Out: Core Requirements and Innovative Approaches to Enabling Digital Collaboration," Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, Chicago, 10 July 2009.

"The 2Cool Initiative: Radical Collaboration at Columbia and Cornell," Association of Research Libraries, Houston, 21 May 2009.

"Progressive Change: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century Art Library," Art Libraries Society of North America, Indianapolis, IN, 18 April 2009.

"A Revolution Is an Idea Which Has Found Its Bayonets: Where Are Digital and Networked Technologies Taking the Book?"  Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 4 April 2009.

"Subject Librarian 2.0: The Perspectives of an Academic Library Administrator," Association of College and Research Libraries, Seattle, 15 March 2009.

"Resolved: The Master's Degree in Library Science Is Not Relevant to the Future of the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, Seattle, 13 March 2009.

"What Do Users Want? What Do Users Need? W(h)ither the Academic Research Library," University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, 5 March 2009.

"Come By Here Lord: From Kumbaya to Radical Collaboration," Webwise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World, Washington, DC, 26 February 2009.

"Copyright Developments and Issues Under the Impact of Digital and Network Technologies," Long Island University, Brookville, NY, 17 February 2009.

"The Research Library and the E-Science Challenge: New Roles Building on Expanding Responsibilities in Service of the Science Community." American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 15 December 2008.

"The Diversity Imperative: The Academic Library As a Tool for Campus Advancement," Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 4 December 2008.

"Copyright Still Matters: Preparing the Academy for the Attack on Balance and Fair Use," Yale University, New Haven, 2 December 2008.

"Scholarly Communication: Where Publishers, Librarians and Researchers Converge - Some Random Thinking." Charleston Acquisitions Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, 6 November 2008.

"The Columbia University Libraries: Definitions, Trends, Opportunities," Columbia University Board of Trustees, New York, 11 October 2008.

"Copyright Advocacy: At the Core of Library Success," Long Island Library Resources Council, New Westbury, NY, 10 October 2008.

"Barriers to Access: Digitization and the Public Interest/A Call To Action," Sloan Foundation/Boston Library Consortium, Boston, 25 September 2008.

"W(h)ither the Information Professional? Issues of Insularity, Pluralism, Convergence and Collaboration," Brookings Institute, ASIS&T, Washington, DC, 9 September 2008.

"We Can't Get There From Here: The Intersection of Research Library Aspirations and Copyright Challenges," Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 8 September 2008.

"Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Report on Library Exceptions From the Front Lines of the 108 Study Group," International Federation of Library Associations, Quebec City, Canada, 14 August 2008.

"Academic Library Public-Private Partnerships: Motivation, Risk, Success," International Federation of Library Associations, Quebec City, Canada, 12 August 2008.

"Academic Library Stories and the Implications for Academic Publishers," Association of American Publishers, New York, 18 July 2008.

"Section 108 Study Group: Implications for Libraries and for Media Resources/Services," American Library Association, Anaheim, CA, 29 June 2008.

"The Future of STM Publishing from the Research Library Management Perspective," International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers, Rye, NY, 9 June 2008.

"Section 108 Study Group: Background, Process, Findings, Recommendations, Issues, Next Steps," Association of Research Libraries, Coral Gables, FL, 21 May 2008.

"The Post-Digital Academic Research Library: New Concepts of Place," Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, 19 May 2008.

"The Library in the Academy: Where Are We Going? How Will We Get There? Who Cares?", ACRL New England Chapter, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 18 April 2008.

"The Book Is Dead! Long Live the Book!", New York Society Library, New York, 15 April 2008.

"A Lay Perspective on the Copyright Wars: A Report from the Trenches of the Section 108 Study Group," Horace S. Manges Lecture, Columbia Law School, New York, 1 April 2008.

"Update on Copyright Developments in the United States with a Focus on 108 Study Group Findings and Recommendations," EDUCAUSE Webcast, 29 February 2008.

"The Sybilification of the Academic Research Library: Managing for Success in a Schizophrenic Information Order," NFAIS, Philadelphia, 26 February 2008.

"Issues in Information Policy: Intellectual Property/Copyright," Simmons College, School of Library and Information Science, Washington, DC, 17 January 2008.

"Issues in Information Policy: Scholarly Communication," Simmons College, School of Library and Information Science, Washington, DC, 16 January 2008.

"Preservation Programs in the Digital Age," (panel member), American Library Association, Preservation Administrators Discussion Group, Philadelphia, 12 January 2008.

"Podcast Interview on Developments in the Research Library Community," Coalition for Networked Information, 9 January 2008.

"Update on Copyright Developments in the United States With a Focus on 108 Study Group Findings and Recommendations," Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, DC, 11 December 2007.

"The Case for Mutability: Library 2.0 and Implications for Academic Library Staffing, Organization and Leadership," University of California Berkeley, 2 November 2007.

"New Directions: Imperatives Defining the Future Relevance and Impact of the Academic Research Library," University of California Berkeley, 1 November 2007.

"Through the Looking Glass: Future Business Challenges for the Academic Library," Triangle Research Libraries Network Management Academy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 26 October 2007.

"Where Are We Going? Current and Prospective Copyright Developments Affecting Libraries in the U.S.," Fourth China-U.S. Library Conference, OCLC, Dublin, Ohio, 24 October 2007.

"Academic Libraries: Building New Roles in Support of Higher Education," Pratt School of Information and Library Science, New York, 17 October 2007.

"Scholarly Communication in the 21st Century: Some Random Reflections," Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, 5 October 2007.

"Developments in Teaching and Learning Methods and Materials: Copyright Implications," Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Science Library, Beijing, 25 September 2007.

"Introduction to Global Developments in Scholarly Communication," Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Science Library, Beijing, 25 September 2007.

"Digitization and Copyright," Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Science Library, Beijing, 24 September 2007.

"Update on the Work of the 108 Study Group," (panel member), National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 25 June 2007.

"A Lie Told Often Enough Becomes the Truth: Academic Library Veritas," Society of College, National and University Libraries, Birmingham, England, 20 June 2007.

"Get That Article Published: LIS Journal Editors Tell You How," (panel member), New York University, New York, 11 June 2007.

"Fundraising and Entrepreneurial Strategies for Library and Information Services," Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Boston, 28 May-1 June 2007.

"A Conversation with Ken Soehner About the Future Relevance and Priorities of the Watson Library," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 17 May 2007.

"The Relevance of Libraries in a Digital Age," (panel member), College of DuPage National Teleconference on Library Challenges and Opportunities, Glen Ellyn, IL, 11 May 2007.

"Do We Need Library Schools? The Future of Library Education," (panel member), Metropolitan New York Library Council, New York, 8 May 2007.

"Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for the Library Community: An Update on the Section 108 Study Group," National Federation of Abstracting and Indexing Services, Philadelphia, 4 May 2007.

"Faculty Attitudes About Scholarly Trends and Issues: Tribal Differences at Columbia University," Association of College and Research Libraries, Baltimore, 30 March 2007.

"Academic Libraries: Building New Roles in Support of Higher Education," Pratt School of Information and Library Science, New York, 21 March 2007.

"Copyright Policy and Practice: U.S. Higher Education and the IP Axis of Evil," Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1 March 2007.

"Chaos Breeds Life: Imperatives Defining the Future Relevance and Impact of the Academic Research Library," Provost's Lecture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 27 February 2007.

"Is Copyright Still Relevant to the Work of Libraries? A Report from the Frontlines of the Intellectual Property Wars," METRO Symposium, New York, 15 February 2007.

"Global Collaboration and the Future of the OCLC Cooperative," OCLC Members Council, Quebec City, Canada, 6 February 2007.

"You Can't Rollerskate in a Buffalo Herd: Leading and Managing in a Political Context," Simmons Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions Program, Seattle, 23 January 2007.

"The Entrepreneurial Imperative Revisited: The Academic Library in the Commercial Market Space," Association of College and Research Libraries/New York Chapter, Baruch College, New York, 1 December 2006.

"Ferality as Fertility: Diversity and Cultural Change in the Library," METRO Issues Forum, New York, 15 November 2006.

"The Post-Digital Academic Library: Issues of Virtuality, Virtuosity and Virtuousness," Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 11 October 2006.

"The Repository Movement: New Opportunities for Research Library Relevance and Impact," University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 3 October 2006.

"Challenges and Opportunities for Research Libraries in the Digital Age," University of Texas, Austin, 12 September 2006.

"Library as Trompe L'Oeil Space: Meeting User Needs and Expectations Through New Concepts of Place," Indiana Academic Library Association, Indianapolis, 8 September 2006.

"Intellectual Property Rights and Cyberspace," Kyushu University, Fukuoko, Japan, 29 August 2006.

"Intellectual Property Rights and Cyberspace," U.S. Embassy and Special Libraries Association, Tokyo, 28 August 2006.

"The Repository Movement: Advancing from Institutional Portal to Institutional Commons to Institutional Enterprise," International Federation of Library Associations, Seoul, Korea, 24 August 2006.

"Rethinking Copyright Exceptions and Limitations in the Digital Age: The Section 108 Study Group Process in the U.S.," International Federation of Library Associations, Seoul, Korea, 21 August 2006.

"The Role of Academic Libraries in Online Blended Learning and Teaching," International Federation of Library Associations, Seoul, Korea, 20 August 2006.

"The New RLG: A Bold OCLC Program of Services, Products and Innovations for the Academic and Cultural Communities," Columbia University, New York, 18 July 2006.

"The Emperor Has No Clothes: Be It Resolved that Information Literacy Is a Fad and Waste of Librarian Time and Talent," American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries President's Program, New Orleans, 26 June 2006.

"How Can Today's Library Leaders Help to Prepare Our Future Leaders?" American Library Association, Library Administration and Management Association President's Program, New Orleans, 25 June 2006.

"Intellectual Property Rights" (panel member), Ninth International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Quebec City, 9 June 2006.

"Future Think: Where Are Academic Libraries Going? and What Are the Implications for the Work of Library Staffs?" Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 10 April 2006.

"The Research Library of the 21st Century: A Matter of Relevance and Impact," Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 6 April 2006.

"Global Warming, Intelligent Design, and the Axis of Evil: The Future Relevance and Impact of the Academic Research Library," Taiga Forum, Chicago, 27 March 2006.

"Thinking About the Future Relevance and Impact of the Academic Research Library: Information Technology Imperatives and the Opening of Scholarly Communication," Greater Western Library Alliance, Tempe, Arizona, 27 February 2006.

"The Future of Collection Development in the Academic Research Library: Fifteen Commandments, Seven Heavenly Virtues, and Three Wise Men," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 8 February 2006.

"New Media in Education: Some Meta-Issues to Assure Continuing Progress," Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, Columbia University, New York, 27 January 2006.

"The Health of Scholarly Communication in the Discipline," National Communication Association, Boston, 19 November 2005.

"Pachydermous Reflections on the Future of Academic Publishing: Rethinking the Ways Scholars Create, Communicate, Use and Preserve Their Work," Lazerow Lecture, Simmons College, Boston, 18 November 2005.

"Advancing the Academic Research Library Into the Future: Twenty-Four Planning Imperatives from the Information Technolgist Perspective," University of Chicago, Chicago, 17 November 2005.

"The Library of the Future: Pixels vs. Paper?" Gartner/Chronicle of Higher Education Leadership Forum, Orlando, 17 October 2005.

"The Winter of Our Digital Discontent: Anxiety, Disruption and Chaos Breed Life," Readex Digital Institute, Chester, Vermont, 6 October 2005.

"Politically Savvy: A University Information Technology Organization Perspective," Ivy Plus IT Leadership Program, Brown University, Providence, 20 September 2005.

"Deciding What's Right: Academic Library Ethics Day-to-Day," American Library Association, Chicago, 26 June 2005.

"Correcting Course: Key Issues and Action Agenda for Rebalancing Copyright for Libraries," American Library Association, Office of Information Technology Policy, Columbia University, New York, 7 May 2005.

"The Challenges and the Future of Research Libraries," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 17 May 2005.

"Scholarly Publishing and Open Access: Prospects for Library and Society Collaboration," Council of Scientific Society Presidents, Washington, DC, 2 May 2005.

"Scholarly Publishing, Libraries and Open Access," Carleton College/St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 25 April 2005.

"A Theology (or a Science) of Academic Publishing: Rethinking the Way Scholars Create, Communicate, Use, Preserve Their Work," Columbia University Seminars, Tannenbaum Lecture, New York, 13 April 2005.

"Raised by Wolves: The New Generation of Feral Professionals in the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, Minneapolis, 10 April 2005.

"What If Open Access Scholarly Publishing Succeeds? Implications for the Role and Work of the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, Minneapolis, 9 April 2005.

"Leadership Dynamics in the Libraries of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 1947-2004," Association of College and Research Libraries, Minneapolis, 9 April 2005.

"Menage à Trois: The Essential Computing, Library and Instructional Technology Partnership to Advance New Media Learning--The IT Perspective," Association of College and Research Libraries, Minneapolis, 8 April 2005.

"Grey Literature in Scholarly Communication: Current Thinking from Libraries and Publishers," Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, DC, 4 April 2005.

"The Intersection of Digital and Intellectual Property Developments: An Update on Copyright in the United States," Third China-U.S. Conference on Libraries, Shanghai, 23 March 2005.

"Rethinking and Changing the Ways Scholars Create, Communicate, Use, and Preserve Their Work: Who Holds the Power? and What Can We Do About It?" American Association for Higher Education, Atlanta, 18 March 2005.

"Academic Libraries: Building New Roles in Support of Higher Education," Pratt School of Information and Library Science, New York, 2 March 2005.

"Library Advocacy: The Issues, Forums, Tools, Politics, and Librarian Roles," LIBRAS Spring Meeting, Metropolitan Library System, Chicago, 18 February 2005.

"The Economic Behavior of Libraries: Library Purchasing and Licensing Practices," Information Access Alliance and American Antitrust Institute, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, 11 February 2005.

"The Innkeeper Syndrome: Twenty Themes for Defining the Current State and Future Needs for Archiving in a Digital World," JSTOR Participant Meeting, Boston, 16 January 2005.

"A Catechismal Reflection on the Schizophrenic Greyness of Scholarly, Educational and Cultural Works," Sixth International Conference on Grey Literature, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, 6 December 2004.

"From Greek Chorus to Odysseus: The Role of the Library Community in Changing Scholarly Communication," Association of College and Research Libraries/New York, Baruch College, 3 December 2004.

"Open Access: The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing," Beta Phi Mu Lecture, Pratt School of Information and Library Science, New York, 9 November 2004.

"The Collaboration Imperative: Librarians and the Information Policy Agenda," Medical Library Association/Midwest Chapter, Springfield, Illinois, 11 October 2004.

"The Great Debate: To Filter or Not to Filter," Ohio Library Council, Cincinnati, 30 September 2004.

"The USAPATRIOT Act and Related Legislation: Implications for Librarians and Archivists," New York Archivists Round Table, New York, 27 September 2004.

"Current and Future Issues in Scholarly Publishing: Scholar Perspectives," Association of Graduate Schools, New York University, New York, 20 September 2004.

"The National Information Policy Agenda and the Future of the Academic Library," Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, 17 September 2004.

"The USAPATRIOT Act and Related Government Anti-Terrorism Activity: What Archivists Need to Know and to Do," Society of American Archivists, Boston, 5 August 2004.

"Free Access and Open Access to Research Literature -- What's New?" (panel member), National Academy of Sciences E-Journal Summit, Washington, DC, 20 July 2004.

"Everybody's a Leader, or Should Be," American Library Association, Orlando, Florida, 27 June 2004.

"A Library Balancing Act: Patron Rights vs. National Security," American Library Association, Orlando, Florida, 27 June 2004.

"The Square-Peg Problem: A Library Administrator View of Special Handling in a Streamlined World," American Library Association, Orlando, Florida, 26 June 2004.

"Scholarly Communication 101 (sections on: Increasing Corporate Control and Antitrust Issues, Monograph Publishing Trends, Strategies for Change and Working with Faculty, Legislative and Policy Advocacy)," Association of College and Research Libraries, Orlando, Florida, 25 June 2004.

"The Tromp L'Oeil Academic Library of the Future: Image and Reality," Association of College and Research Libraries, New Jersey Chapter, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, 26 May 2004.

"Advancing the Role of the Academic Library Through Digital Innovation," Association of College and Research Libraries, Eastern New York Chapter, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, 17 May 2004.

"The Marketing Imperative in the Academic Library: New Tools and New Strategies," Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science, New York, 29 April 2004.

"Federal Legislation: The Impact on Institutional Policy," SUNY Council of Library Directors, Kerhonkson, New York, 22 April 2004.

"Scholarly Communication: A Community-Wide Challenge of Culture and Practice," University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 20 April 2004.

"Copyright in the Digital Era: Higher Education on the Front Lines of the Intellectual Property Wars," University of Missouri, Columbia, 17 March 2004.

"Cultural Institutions (Like Libraries and Museums) and Our Digital Futures," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 15 March 2004.

"To Be Mad and To Burn: The Future of Reference in the 21st Century," Columbia University, New York, 12 March 2004.

"Assuring Vitality and Relevance for the University: Twenty-Five Key Imperatives Implicating Information Technology," Sun Microsystems 2004 Worldwide Education and Research Conference, Madrid, 2 March 2004.

"Content Buyers: How Their Directions and Needs Drive Your Business Decisions" (panel member), Software and Information Industry Association, Information Industry Summit, New York, 27 January 2004.

"Higher Education and the Public Interest: Challenges of Information Policy Issues," Bowling Green State University Presidential Lecture, Bowling Green, Ohio, 2 December 2003.

"Press and Library Collaboration: Some Insights and Guidance," Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 13 November 2003.

"Chaos Breeds Life: Rethinking the Ways Scholars Create, Communicate, and Preserve their Work," State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, 11 November 2003.

"Thinking About the Future of the Academic Research Library," Advisory Council for University Libraries, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 7 November 2003.

"Libraries: Physical Places or Virtual Spaces in a Digital World?" National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 5 November 2003.

"Copyright, Intellectual Property Rights and the Networked Scholarly World," University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 28 October 2003.

"In Defense of Freedom: The Role of Libraries and Librarians in a Democracy," Kentucky Library Association, Louisville, 9 October 2003.

"Copyright in the Digital Age: Implications for Higher Education," CUNY Faculty Development Colloquium, Queensboro Community College, Bayside, NY, 3 October 2003.

"You Can't Count the Apples in the Seed: New Media in Education," Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, New York, 25 September 2003.

"The ReCAP Artifactual Repository Planning Project," Center for Research Libraries/Institute for Museum and Library Services, Chicago, 21 July 2003.

"Politically Savvy: An Academic Library Perspective," American Library Association, Toronto, 22 June 2003.

"Resolved: By 2020, Academic Libraries Will Have Outlived Their Need For Physical Space," American Library Association, Toronto, 21 June 2003.

"The Entrepreneurial Librarian: Characteristics of Success," Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, Toronto, 20 June 2003.

"Libraries and the Public Interest: The Challenges of Information Policy Issues," OHIONET, Columbus, OH, 4 June 2003.

"Building New Scholarly Publishing Relationships," NELINET Institute, Southborough, MA, 2 June 2003.

"Scholarly Publishing Twenty-Five Years From Now: A Librarian's Perspective," Society for Scholarly Publishing, Baltimore, 29 May 2003.

"The Future of Higher Education Technology and the Curriculum," Education, Technology and Curriculum Summit, Columbia University, New York, 13 May 2003.

"The New Security Landscape for Librarians: To Question or Adapt?" National Online Meeting, New York, 7 May 2003.

"Security and Freedom: Issues Facing Librarians," Wayne State University, Beta Phi Mu Distinguished Lecture, Detroit, 6 May 2003.

"The USAPATRIOT Act and its Impact on Libraries," Archons of Colophon, New York, 1 May 2003.

"The Audacious Library: Going Boldly Where Libraries Have Not Been Before," Nylink Annual Meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY, 22 April 2003.

"Turnover Trends Among Directors of ARL Libraries, 1948-2002," Association of College and Research Libraries, Charlotte, NC, 12 April 2003.

"Scholarly Communication: Changing the Market and Policy Environment," Association of College and Research Libraries, Charlotte, NC, 12 April 2003.

"The Research and Development Imperative in the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, Charlotte, NC, 11 April 2003.

"The Scholarly Commons: Academic Approaches to Halt Encroachment on the Public Domain" (panel member), Center for Intellectual Property in the Digital Environment, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD, 3 April 2003.

"Marketing the Academic Library in the Context of New Vision and New Roles," Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, Brooklyn, NY, 27 March 2003.

"The Copyright Wars and the Engagement of the Research University Community," University Seminar on New Media Teaching and Learning, Columbia University, New York, 10 March 2003.

"Sustaining Digital Resources: A Library Perspective," Web-Wise 2003 Conference, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC, 28 February 2003.

"Safeguarding Our Patrons' Privacy: What Every Librarian Needs to Know about the USAPATRIOT Act and Related Anti-Terrorism Measures" (panel member), American Library Association, Satellite Teleconference, 11 December 2002.

"The Repository Movement: New Strategies for Managing Scholarly and Educational Content," University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 22 November 2002.

"Evolving Concepts of Intellectual Property and the Battle for Fair Use," Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 20 November 2002.

"What's in a Name? Defining the Library Profession . . . An Administrator's Perspective," Association of College and Research Libraries/New York Chapter, New York, 15 November 2002.

"The Future of Libraries in the Digital Era," St. John's University, Jamaica, NY, 6 November 2002.

"The Revolution in Scholarly Communication: New Roles and Responsibilities for the Academic Library," Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 30 October 2002.

"The Future of Scholarly Publishing: The Research Library Perspective," Modern Language Association, New York, 25 October 2002.

"Institutional Repositories: Creating an Infrastructure for Faculty-Library Partnerships," Association of Research Libraries, SPARC and CNI, Washington, DC, 18 October 2002.

"Turnover Trends for ARL Library Directors, 1948-2002," Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC, 16 October 2002.

"Important Developments in the Academic Library Community of Interest to Students of Library and Information Science," Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science, New York, 9 October 2002.

"What Does the Academic Library Community Want from CrossRef?" CrossRef Annual Member Meeting, Boston, 25 September 2002.

"The Columbia University Libraries: Expanding Role in Learning and Scholarly Communication," Columbia University Health Sciences, New York, 6 August 2002.

"Predicting Publication Prices: An Academic Library Perspective," American Library Association, Atlanta, 16 June 2002.

"E-Research Companies: Value-Added or Virtually Redundant?" American Library Association, Atlanta, 15 June 2002.

"Successes, Partial Successes, and Failures on the Academic Library Advocacy Trail," Association of College and Research Libraries, Atlanta, 14 June 2002.

"Gai-Atsu: ARL, SPARC and the Transformation of Scholarly Publishing," Japan Association of Private University Libraries, International Library Cooperation Symposium, Waseda University, Tokyo, 31 May 2002.

"A New Vision of Managing Intellectual Property for ARL: Background and Context," Association of Research Libraries, Santa Monica, CA, 23 May 2002.

"Copyright: Truth and Consequences, A Higher Education and Library Perspective," InfoToday 2002 Conference, New York, 15 May 2002.

"How Should Libraries Recompense Publishers and Authors in the Digital Age?" (panel member), Book Expo America, New York, 4 May 2002.

"Scholarly Publishing: Changes and Transformations," University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 26 April 2002.

"The Influence of Intellectual Property Rights Over Distance Education" (panel member), EDUCAUSE Networking 2002 Conference, Washington, DC, 17 April 2002.

"The Open Revolution: Positioning the Academic Library in a Time of Ambiguity and Schizophrenia," Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Librarians Conference, Harrisburg, PA, 13 April 2002.

"The Future Academic Library: A Mandate for Innovative and Entrepreneurial Thinking and Action," New Jersey Library Association, Somerset, NJ, 11 April 2002.

"Reference Service in the 21st Century: Some Opening Ideas," Columbia University, New York, 15 March 2002.

"The Future of Academic Computing and Libraries at Columbia: Issues of Relevance and Impact," Board of Trustees, Columbia University, New York, 2 March 2002.

"Future Research Library: Issues of Persistence and Relevance," Cam Lecture, New York Public Library, New York, 7 February 2002.

"Reaction to Terror: Gauging the Aftermath and the Impact of USA Patriot Legislation in the University," Columbia School of Journalism, First Amendment Breakfast, New York, 6 December 2001.

"Digital Library Development in the Liberal Arts College," Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 4 December 2001.

"The Future Library: Legacy and Portal and Enterprise," PALINET, Harrisburg, PA, 13 November 2001.

"Will Libraries Become Book Museums?" Apex 2001 Colloquium, Washington, DC, 9 November 2001.

"Licensing Demands Library and IT Collaboration," EDUCAUSE, Indianapolis, IN, 29 October 2001.

"The Open Revolution: Information as a Community Asset versus Information as a Commodity -- Implications for Libraries," METRO Annual Meeting, Brooklyn Public Library, 25 October 2001.

"Forum on Publishing Alternatives in Science" (moderator), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1 October 2001.

"IFLA Position on Copyright in the Digital Environment: Context, Rationale, Controversy and Action," International Federation of Library Associations, Boston, 22 August 2001.

"Information Policy Issues and the Future of the Library," Second China/US Conference on Libraries, Flushing, New York, 13 August 2001.

"Digital Rights Management Systems: A Library Perspective," American Library Association, San Francisco, 17 June 2001.

"The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Publishing: Copyright Developments," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 10 May 2001.

"The Library and Information Services in the Research University: Vision, Role, Impact," Columbia University, New York, 9 May 2001.

"From Books to Bytes: Access and Fair Use in the Digital Environment," Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, Baltimore, 30 April 2001.

"Copyright and American Libraries," The Pam Dixon Report Radio Show, 29 April 2001.

"Access to Resources, Current Realities and Future Directions," Council of Academic Library Directors of Maryland, Baltimore, 20 April 2001.

"Do Entrepreneurial Programs Have a Place in the Future Academic Library? A Report from Johns Hopkins," Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Boston, 10 April 2001.

"The Future Academic Library: Vision 2010, A U.S. Perspective," Oxford University, Oxford, England, 22 March 2001.

"Public Access to Content in a Digital World: Understanding the Consumer's Interest" (panel member), Consumer Electronics Association Digital Download Conference, Washington, DC, 6 March 2001.

"The Library as Academic Publisher and Scholars Portal," National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, Philadelphia, 26 February 2001.

"What's Driving New Models in Scholarly Publishing?" Conference on Digital Rights Management and Digital Distribution for STM Publishing, International Quality and Productivity Center, New York, 21 February 2001.

"The Future Academic Library: Vision 2010," University of Wisconsin, Madison, 14 February 2001.

"Academic Library Developments and Implications for Scholarly Publishers," Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 8 February 2001.

"New Learning: The Intellectual Property Implications," EDUCAUSE National Learning Infrastructure Initiative, New Orleans, 29 January 2001.

"National Information Policy and Collection Development: The Intersection In a Digital Age," Urban Libraries Council, Washington, DC, 11 January 2001.

"A Report on the Second Congress on Professional Education: Continuing Professional Development," Association for Library and Information Science Education, Washington, DC, 11 January 2001.

"Commencement Address to New Graduates," College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 21 December 2000.

"UCITA: A Guide to Understanding and Action" (panel member), American Library Association, Satellite Teleconference, 13 December 2000.

"The Research Library and the Entrepreneurial Spirit," Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, 7 December 2000.

"Academic Leaders Dialogue: Are Virtual Libraries Enough?" (moderator), Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, 4 December 2000.

U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress and the Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Hearing on Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Section 104 First Sale Doctrine, Washington DC, 29 November 2000.

"Poised on the Brink: The Electronic Book - Musings on the Future," American Society for Information Science, Chicago, 16 November 2000.

"The Future Library: Legacy or Portal or Enterprise," Maryland Public Library Trustees and Citizens for Maryland Libraries, Baltimore, 4 November 2000.

"The Copyright Laws: Their Effect on Libraries," West Virginia Library Association, Charleston, 3 November 2000.

"Funding Library Preservation and Security Programs," Library of Congress Bicentennial Symposium, Washington, DC, 30 October 2000.

"Strategic Thinking About the Future Urban Public Library," Enoch Pratt Free Public Library, Board of Trustees, Baltimore, 20 October 2000.

"The Maryland Digital Library: An Update" (panel member), Business Outreach Forum, WEAA Radio, Morgan State University, Baltimore, 17 October 2000.

"UCITA: Enforceability and Fairness of Negotiated, Shrinkwrap and Click-Through Licenses," EDUCAUSE, Nashville, TN, 11 October 2000.

"Copyright Ownership in an Academic Setting" (panel member), Scholarly Communication Colloquium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 5 October 2000.

"SPARC: Returning Science to Scientists," Scholarly Communication Colloquium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 5 October 2000.

"Digital Library Development and the Shifting Copyright Environment," College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 4 October 2000.

"E-Books: Changing Libraries, Government, Business and Learning" (moderator), National Institute of Standards and Technology/National Information Standards Organization, Washington, DC, 26 September 2000.

"Impact of the New Media on Partners and Customers: A Librarian's Assessment," Society for Scholarly Publishing, Philadelphia, 21 September 2000.

"UCITA: Intellectual Property Issues," Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Columbia, MD, 20 September 2000.

"Thinking Strategically About the Future of the Academic Research Library," Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 21 August 2000.

"The Future of Copyright Management: U.S. Perspectives," International Federation of Library Associations, Jerusalem, Israel, 17 August 2000.

"Will Copyright Survive? Is Licensing a Trojan Horse?" International Federation of Library Associations, Jerusalem, Israel, 16 August 2000.

"UCITA: Insights Gained from the Maryland Experience," American Library Association, Chicago, 8 July 2000.

"Electronic Publishing Beyond 2000: Survival of the Fittest, A Library Perspective," International Association of Technological University Libraries, Brisbane, Australia, 4 July 2000.

"Does the Virtual Campus Demand a Virtual Library? Library Leadership in Response to Big Hairy Audacious Goals," International Association of Technological University Libraries, Brisbane, Australia, 3 July 2000.

"Developments and Trends in American Academic Research Libraries," Australian National University, Canberra, 30 June 2000.

"Administrative Schizophrenia: Confronting Collection and Access Revolutions in the Library," Society for Scholarly Publishing, Baltimore, 1 June 2000.

"Building the Electronic Library at Johns Hopkins: Digital Library, Research and Development, and E-Commerce Initiatives," Drexel University College of Information Science and Technology, Philadelphia, 16 May 2000.

"The Transformation of Academic Library Collections and Services: Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture," Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, National Advisory Council, Baltimore, 12 May 2000.

U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress, Hearing on Digital Millennium Copyright Act Section 1201 Rulemaking, Washington DC, 4 May 2000.

"The Digital Imperative: Strategies for Building the Future Library," Maryland Public Library Administrators, Rocky Gap, MD, 27 April 2000.

"The Copyright Wars and the American University: Defining the Mission, the Tactics and the Enemy," Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 31 March 2000.

"The Future of the 19th Century: A Renaissance and Revolution in Library Special Collections," Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 30 March 2000.

"The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act:, The UCITA Wars in Maryland," Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, DC, 28 March 2000.

"Seminar on the Future of Libraries: Some Radical Perspectives," Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, 27 March 2000.

"The State of Maryland's Academic Libraries," Maryland Advisory Council on Libraries, Baltimore, 22 March 2000.

"Distance Learning: The Business of the University or the University as Business," Association of American Publishers, Washington, DC, 7 February 2000.

"How Free Distribution Impacts Your Business Model: The Library Perspective," Association of American Publishers, Washington, DC, 7 February 2000.

Maryland General Assembly, Joint Meeting of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Economic Matters Committee, Hearing on the Maryland Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, Annapolis, 3 February 2000.

"The Internet and the Future of the University," Suburban Club of Baltimore County, Baltimore, 21 November 1999.

"Digital Library Development: Leveraging the Context and the Content," Tufts University, Medford, MA, 15 November 1999.

"The Library in the Digital Age: Defining New Roles and Responsibilities," American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 13 November 1999.

"Database Protection: The Reality After the European Directive...The Library Community Perspective," American Society for Information Science, Washington, DC, 2 November 1999.

"Trends in Research Collections and Preservation Technologies," Council on Library and Information Resources Task Force on the Artifact in Library Collections, Washington, DC, 29 October 1999.

"The Entrepreneurial Imperative: Moving from Incremental to Radical Academic Library Development," Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 28 October 1999.

"Is There a Library in Our Future? Building the Digital Library for Johns Hopkins," Johns Hopkins Family Weekend, Baltimore, 23 October 1999.

"Intellectual Property Issues for the 21st Century University," Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, 22 October 1999.

"Electronic Publishing Models: The North American Landscape," Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, Washington, DC, 15 October 1999.

"Journals at Risk: The Current Environment and Intellectual Property Rights," University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 5 October 1999.

"A Dream Realized: Celebrating the Completion of the Central Library Complex," Queens University, Grant Hall Society Dinner, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2 October 1999.

"The Paradigm Shift in the Scholarly Information Marketplace," Community of Science, Baltimore, 1 October 1999.

"The Philosophy and Objectives of Copyright: An International Perspective," International Federation of Library Associations, Bangkok, Thailand, 24 August 1999.

"Copyright Strategies after WIPO: The North American and South American Experience," International Federation of Library Asociations, Bangkok, Thailand, 24 August 1999.

"Creating the Digital Library: the Importance of Faculty Collaboration," Kanazawa Institute of Technology Roundtable for Library and Information Science, Kanazawa, Japan, 15 July 1999.

"Special Collections in the University Library: Renaissance and Revolution," Grolier Club of Japan, Tokyo, 13 July 1999.

"Dear HR Director: Solutions to Your Trickiest Personnel Problems" (moderator), American Library Association, New Orleans, 26 June 1999.

"Ethical and Legal Issues in Electronic Publishing," American Library Association, New Orleans, 26 June 1999.

"Journals Strategies: A Revolution in Progress and a New Model for Scholarly Publishing" (moderator), Association of American University Presses, Austin, TX, 22 June 1999.

"Managing in a Complex, Decentralized Environment," Johns Hopkins Development and Alumni Relations Staff Retreat, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, 16 June 1999.

U.S. House Committee on Commerce, Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection, Hearing on Consumer and Investor Access to Information Act of 1999, Washington DC, 15 June 1999.

"Academic Library Futures: Rethinking Where We Are Going," Connecticut Council of Academic Library Directors, East Connecticut State University, 11 June 1999.

"Intellectual Property Issues Update," Johns Hopkins Administrative Leadership Conference, Baltimore, 8 June 1999.

"The Consortia Revolution and the Future of Digital Libraries in the Academy, " Library Association of the City University of New York, New York, 21 May 1999.

"The Digital Imperative: Strategies for Building the Future Library, " Maryland Library Association, Hagerstown, MD, 19 May 1999.

"National Information Policy and the Future Research University, " Johns Hopkins Convocation, Baltimore, 24 April 1999.

"The Changing Role of Research Libraries and Librarians: Area Studies, International Studies or Global Studies?" Duke University, Durham, NC, 16 April 1999.

"True Stories of Library Funding: Horror Stories and Happiness " (panel member), Association of College and Research Libraries, Detroit, 10 April 1999.

"The Academic Library Development Mandate: Fundraising and Resource Development Strategies," Association of College and Research Libraries, Detroit, 9 April 1999.

"An Open Forum on Copyright and Fair Use" (with Pat Schroeder), Association of College and Research Libraries, Detroit, 8 April 1999.

"Revolutionary Change? Whither the Academic Library?" Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1 April 1999.

"Project Muse: The Librarian's Perspective," University Press Meeting, Baltimore, 31 March 1999.

U.S. House Committee on Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, Hearing on Collections of Information Antipiracy Act, Washington DC, 18 March 1999.

"Hopkins in Cyberspace: Advancing the Academic Agenda through Technology," Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association, San Diego Chapter, La Jolla, CA, 10 March 1999.

"Academic Library Challenges and Opportunities," Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City, 25 February 1999.

"New Models of Scholarly Publishing and the Academic Library," and panelist at College of DuPage National Teleconference on Dancing with Change: Beyond the Information Superhighway, The Library as Knowledge Creator and Publisher, 19 February 1999.

"Academic Support Services and Off-Campus Library Access," Kellogg Foundation Workshop on Creating Postbaccalaureate Programs to Meet Workforce Needs, Baltimore, 5 February 1999 (also March 12 in San Diego and April 23 in Chicago).

U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress, Hearing on Distance Education Through Digital Technologies, Washington DC, 26 January 1999.

"Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest: An Assessment of Policy Options" (panel member), National Research Council, Washington, DC, 15 January 1999.

"Infrastructure Issues for the Digital Library," and panelist at College of DuPage National Teleconference on Dancing with Change: Beyond the Information Superhighway, The Library as Consumer, 4 December 1998.

"Technological Change and the Re-visioning of Library Management," Maryland Library Association, Annapolis, 18 November 1998.

"Intellectual Property Issues: The Critical Intersection with Asynchronous Learning," Sloan Foundation Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, New York, 14 November 1998.

"New Missions of Academic Libraries in the 21st Century," Peking University, Beijing, China, 28 October 1998.

"Digital Library Development and the Psychology of Innovation," Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, 1 October 1998.

"Technology and Culture: Museums and Libraries Working Together" Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 23 September 1998.

"Electronic Publishing: Current State and Future Trends, and Its Implications for Document Delivery and Interlending," International Federation of Library Associations, Amsterdam, 19 August 1998.

"The Digital Imperative: Building the Electronic Library of the Future," International Federation of Library Associations, Amsterdam, 18 August 1998.

"The Future of Area Studies Librarianship: A Library Administrative Perspective," Association of College and Research Libraries, Washington, DC, 28 June 1998.

"The Future of the Nineteenth Century: Preparing the Research Library for a Renaissance in Cultural and Historical Studies," Rare Books and Manuscripts Preconference, American Library Association, Washington, DC, 26 June 1998.

"The Early Bird/Second Mouse Syndrome: Achieving Digital Library Success in an Era of Techno-Wonder," Association for Computing Machinery, Digital Libraries '98, Pittsburgh, 24 June 1998.

Maryland Commission on Technology in Higher Education, Testimony in Support of Maryland Digital Library Program, Baltimore, 4 June 1998.

"Community Leadership in an Era of Techno-Wonder," Leadership Howard County, Columbia, MD, 2 June 1998.

"Schizophrenia and Copyright in the Academic Community," Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 24 April 1998.

"University Libraries as Information Sources in a Global Age," Title VI 40th Anniversary Conference, Washington, DC, 17 April 1998.

"A New Vision for Scholarly Communication and the Role of the Research Library," North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 7 April 1998.

"Revolutionary Change and the Future of the Academic Library," Tri-County Library Consortium, Philadelphia, 2 April 1998.

"Chaos Breeds Life: Finding Opportunities for Library Advancement During a Period of Collection Schizophrenia," University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 5 March 1998.

"Musings on an Epistomology of Scholarly Communication," University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 27 February 1998.

"Information Management on the Leading Edge: Technology and the Future of Scholarly Communication," Faxon Seminar, Washington, DC, 21 January 1998.

"Technology and the Future of the Book," Baltimore Bibliophiles, Baltimore, 20 November 1997.

U.S. House Committee on Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property, Hearing on Collections of Information Antipiracy Act, Washington DC, 23 October 1997.

"Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water: Technology and the Future of Librarianship," Iowa Library Association, Sioux City, 10 October 1997.

"Is There a Library in Our Future? Technology, Learning and Scholarly Communication," Drake University, Des Moines, 9 October 1997.

"Electronic Serials from Acquisition to Access: Institute Highlights and Reflections," Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, Washington, DC, 27 September 1997.

"Ellen Goodman on Libraries: A Professional Response," American Library Association, San Francisco, 30 June 1997.

"Celebrating 200 Years at the Library of Congress: A Research Library Perspective," American Library Association, San Francisco, 28 June 1997.

"The Information Professional at the Crossroads: An Academic Library Perspective," Special Libraries Association, Seattle, 9 June 1997.

"Global Newspaper Project: A Research Imperative," CRL Symposium on Access to and Preservation of Global Newspapers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 27 May 1997.

"The WIPO Treaty Process: Lessons for the North American Research Library Community," Association of Research Libraries, Albuquerque, NM, 15 May 1997.

"New Learning Communities: A Research University Perspective," Maryland Library Association, College Park, MD, 8 May 1997.

"Project Muse: Models and Patterns of Usage," Mellon Foundation Conference on Scholarly Communication and Technology, Atlanta, 24 April 1997.

"Paradigms and Paradoxes: Higher Education, Information, and the Digital Age," Maryland Congress of Academic Library Directors, Baltimore, 18 April 1997.

"Mission Impossible: Three Perspectives on the Future of the Academic Library -- The Research Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, Nashville, TN, 12 April 1997.

"Revolutionary Change and the Future of the Academic Library," University Center in Georgia Visiting Scholar, Athens, 7 April 1997, and Atlanta, 8 April 1997.

"Intellectual Property and the Next Generation Internet," Coalition for Networked Information, Arlington, VA, 2 April 1997.

"The Future of Scholarly Publishing and the Intellectual Property Dilemma," Johns Hopkins Board of Trustees Convocation, Los Angeles, 8 March 1997.

"Electronic Scholarly Publishing: The Project Muse Experience at Johns Hopkins," EBSCO Executive Seminar, Washington, DC, 16 February 1997.

"National and International Developments Affecting American Copyright Law," Maryland Bar Association, Baltimore, 20 November 1996.

"Technology and the Future of Scholarly Communication," Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, 15 November 1996.

"Promoting and Improving the Government Information Locator Service for the Research University," National Archives, College Park, Maryland, 14 November 1996.

"Key Developments in American Research Libraries," Library of Congress Thatcher Foundation Program for Russian Library Managers, Washington, DC, 6 November 1996.

"The Transformation of the Global Network and the Future of Libraries," China-USA Conference on Global Information Access, Beijing, China, 26 August 1996.

"Organizational Change and the Electronic Library," Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, 19 August 1996.

"Toward the Self-Service Library: How Far Can (Must) We Go?" American Library Association, New York, 5 July 1996.

"Scholarly Communication in the Electronic Age," Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 27 June 1996.

"The Serials Revolution: A Call for Vision, Innovation and Tradition," North American Serials Interest Group, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 23 June 1996.

"Scholarly Communication and Technology: The Project Muse Experience at Johns Hopkins," Association of Research Libraries, Vancouver, British Columbia, 17 May 1996.

"The Role and Involvement of the Library User in Document Delivery and Interlending," International Federation of Library Associations, Istanbul, Turkey, 24 August 1995.

"ARL Library Director Perspectives on the Future of Area Librarianship," Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 13 July 1995.

"A Strategic Plan for the Development of Higher Education Libraries in Hungary," Hungarian Ministry of Culture and Education, Budapest, 15 May 1995.

"Distance Education and the Library Quality Factor," Indiana University Teleconference, 15 November 1994.

"The Internet and the Scholar," Indiana University Teleconference, Bloomington, 28 October 1994.

"Educating the Area Librarian: A Research Library Imperative," U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC, 20 October 1994.

"The Social Impact of Technology," INCOLSA, Indianapolis, 6 October 1994.

"The Coalition for Networked Information and Scholarly Communication," Library Information and Technology Association, Miami, FL, 27 June 1994.

"Issues of Diversity and the Network," ALA Reference and Adult Services Division, Miami, FL, 26 June 1994.

"Distance Education and the Role of the Network," Association of College and Research Libraries, Miami, FL, 25 June 1994.

"Knowledge Management: Organizing Information in Cyberspace," OCLC Users Council, Dublin, OH, 22 May 1994.

"Redefining Libraries and Librarianship: Strategies, Structures and Roles for the New Millennium," SOLINET, Atlanta, 4 May 1994.

"The Virtual, Virtuoso and Virtuous Library," IUPUI Library Dedication Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, 8 April 1994.

"A New World Order for Information Transfer: Challenges and Opportunities," Emporia State University, Fifth Conference of Librarians in International Development, Kansas City, 20 February 1994.

"Reinventing the Research Library: Organizational Models in Cyberspace," University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 18 January 1994.

"Buildings for the Future: Merging New Technologies into New Libraries," Indiana University Librarians Association, Indianapolis, 8 October 1993.

"Managing in Cyberspace: Administrative Issues for a Networked Information Environment," New Orleans, 27 June 1993.

"Human Resources Development in American Libraries," Fifth Japan-U.S. Conference on Libraries and Information Science in Higher Education, Tokyo, 8 October 1992.

"Technology, Research and Resource Sharing in American Academic Libraries," American/South Asian Librarians Conference, New Delhi, 27 August 1992.

"Knowing How: Problem Solving Techniques for Middle Managers," American Library Association, San Francisco, 28 June 1992.

"Regional Library Networking: New Opportunities for Serving Scholarship," North American Serials Interest Group, University of Illinois, Chicago, 19 June 1992.

"The White House Conference: What Does It Mean to You?" Association for Indiana Media Educators, Indianapolis, 13 March 1992.

"Retooling: The Impact of Automation on Library Personnel," Library Association of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 9 March 1992.

"The Library and Development Office Partnership: Coordinated Fundraising in the University," Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, Indianapolis, 2 October 1991.

"Collection Management in the Online Environment," American Library Association, Atlanta, 1 July 1991.

"Cultural Diversity and Higher Education: Bibliographic Instruction in a Multicultural Environment," American Library Association, Atlanta, 28 June 1991.

"The Once and Future Catalog: Enhancing Users' Access," Ohio Valley Technical Services Librarians, Indianapolis, 1 May 1991.

"The Role of Publishing in the Career of a Librarian," Indiana University Librarians Association, Bloomington, IN, 2 October 1990.

"Networking Strategies in the 90s: Personal and Technological," American Library Association, Chicago, 23 June 1990.

"Taking the First Steps to Research for Academic Librarians," Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, 22 June 1990.

"The Qualities and Characteristics of the Effective Library Supervisor," Library Administration and Management Association, Dallas, 26 June 1989.

"Technological Change and Workforce Planning," PARLIE, Philadelphia, 1 June 1989.

"Employee Retention Issues and the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries/Delaware Valley Chapter, Allentown, PA, 18 May 1989.

"Personnel Issues and Technological Change," South-East Florida Library Information Network, Fort Lauderdale, 16 May 1989.

"Workforce Planning and the Management of Employee Turnover," Association of College and Research Libraries/New England Chapter, Hanover, NH, 28 April 1989.

"Library Research: Getting Started," Association of College and Research Libraries, Cincinnatti, 9 April 1989.

"The Evolving Public/Technical Services Relationship: New Opportunities for Staffing the Cataloging Function," Simmons College, Boston, 11 March 1989.

"Dealing with the Human Aspects of Technology," State Library of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 20 October 1988.

"Improving the Library-Technologist Relationship," Library Information Technology Association, Boston, 5 October 1988.

"The Merging of Public and Technical Services," North Carolina Library Association, Southern Pines, NC, 29 September 1988.

"The Evaluation of Automated Systems -- Complementary and Competing Perspectives," International Federation for Documentation, Helsinki, Finland, 31 August 1988.

"Reference in the Year 2000 -- Personnel Issues," ALA Reference and Adult Services Division, New Orleans, 11 July 1988.

"The Retention of the Academic Librarian," Association of College and Research Libraries, New Orleans, 8 July 1988.

"The Management of Employee Turnover," Library Administration and Management Association, New Orleans, 8 July 1988.

"Staff Impact of the New Technologies," Pittsburgh Regional Library Center, Seven Springs, PA, 26 May 1988.

"Issues in Employee Turnover," Massachusetts Library Association, Springfield, 3 May 1988.

"Personnel Planning Beyond Automated System Implementation," North Dakota State University, Fargo, 22 January 1988.

"Performance Evaluation in a Strategic Planning and Automating Environment," Northern Ohio Librarians Association, Cleveland, 13 November 1987.

"Employee Turnover -- A Workshop," Allerton Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 7 November 1987.

"Disaster Planning for Local Government Offices," Local Government Records Seminar, Harrisburg, PA, 14 October 1987.

"Evaluating Automated Systems -- The User Perspective," Library Information and Technology Association, San Francisco, 26 June 1987.

"The Personnel Impact of Automation," Pittsburgh Regional Library Center, Morgantown, WV, 21 May 1987.

"Disaster Preparedness," Mid-Atlantic Region Archives Conference, Baltimore, 8 May 1987.

"Managing the New Technologists," Boston Library Consortium, Boston, 5 December 1986.

"Disaster Planning: An Administrative and Organizational Challenge," Association of College and Research Libraries/Delaware Valley Chapter, Villanova, PA, 21 November 1986.

"Planning for the Electronic Resources of the '90s," Pennsylvania Library Association, Lancaster, 11 November 1986.

"The Management of Employee Turnover," Pennsylvania Library Association, Lancaster, 10 November 1986.

"User Support in Online Library Information Systems," International Federation for Documentation, Montreal, 15 September 1986.

"Recognition of Merit: Its Effect on Pay Equity -- A Reaction," Library Administration and Management Association, New York, 1 July 1986.

"Exit Interviews to Manage Employee Turnover," Library Administration and Management Association, New York, 30 June 1986.

"Acquisition, Management and Servicing of Datafiles in the Academic Library," Association of College and Research Libraries, New York, 29 June 1986.

"Employee Turnover: Asset or Liability," Library Administration and Management Association, New York, 29 June 1986.

"Changing Personnel Patterns for Library Automation," Library Administration and Management Association, New York, 28 June 1986.

"The Flow of Human Resources: A Turnover Agenda for Academic Librarianship," Association of College and Research Libraries, Baltimore, 10 April 1986.

"Reference Staff Involvement in Online Catalog Implementation," ALA Reference and Adult Services Division, Chicago, 5 July 1985.

"The Human Dimensions of Library Automation," Pittsburgh Regional Library Center, Indiana, PA, 17 May 1985.

"Automation and New Professional Assignments in the Penn State Libraries," Association of College and Research Libraries, Washington, DC, 6 January 1985.