Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

CAUL/CONZUL Study Tour to Canada, 1-15 October, 2001
ARL Meeting, October 16-19, 2001

October 2001

Updated 25 February, 2002

Canada Itinerary ARL Meeting Study Tourists Tour Photographs
CAUL/CONZUL Study Tour: September - October 2001

Date Time Location Comments
October 1, 2001
8:40-11:30 Vancouver Simon Fraser University (coffee & muffins from 8:15)
1/2-3/4 hour to SFU from downtown  (Sylvia Roberts)
11:30-1:30  Lunch, travel to UBC (approx. an hour; lunch en route)
1:30-4:30 University of British Columbia (Deborah Taylor)
4:30  Reception at UBC
Dinner: on your own
October 2, 2001
Banff, Calgary Depart Vancouver
Best Western Village Park Inn, across from the University at a rate of C$99.00 FAX:  (403) 289-4645. 
We will then drive for about an hour to the Banff Centre ( where we will meet at the Professional Development Centre for the western regional collaboration briefing. There will be an informal dinner and we will bring you back to your hotel(s) in Calgary. 
October 3, 2001
Calgary University of Calgary (Alan Macdonald)
We will pick you up at about 8:30am. The purpose of the day is to brief you on innovative and any other matters that you wish to see or hear about. If there are other questions or activities you wish to pursue either in the sessions or in the individual opportunities, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you. 
9:00  Welcome, IR overview 
9:20  Comprehensive presentation on the Information Commons with full tour of the facility. 
10:40  Break 
11:00  Presentation - Document Delivery Services emphasizing feeless, self-service approach Demonstration of Godot software 
11:30  Introduction and demo of Allectra Electronic reserve 
12:00  Lunch - Visitors and Presenters Univ Club 
13:30  Presentation - Data Services in libraries (MADGIC, LANDRU, GEODE, DLL, RDC) 
14:15  Presentation - Alberta Digital History Project
14:45  Presentation - IT / Library interface
15:15  Break and walkabout - Guests to be offered specific individual opportunities as required (e.g. branches, Spec Coll, Learning Commons) 
5:00  Drinks at University Club with presenters and other invited parties 
We will then provide transport to your hotel. We will be pleased to host any who still have energy to dinner at local restaurants. 
October 4, 2001
10.00am Edmonton Campus Towers Suite Hotel rooms will be held until September 4, rate is $79 + 12% tax, and this rate can be accessed by quoting #54480
University of Alberta (Karen Adams)
We will pick you up at Campus Towers at about 10:00 am and take you to the BARD (Book and Record Depository) which is not on the main campus.  You will be brought back for lunch at the Faculty Club at noon, followed by a program with the approximate following shape:
1:30 - 2:45 Cameron (Sci-Tech) Library
- Knowledge Common
- Document delivery in an ARL 'best practice' operation
- The NEOS consortium
2:45 - 4:00 Rutherford (Humanities & Social Sciences) Library
- Tour of Rutherford North and South (the integrated oldest and newest libraries on campus)
- Refreshment break in the Peel Special Collection
- Outsourcing cataloguing
4:00  E-mail opportunity for those that wish it in the Library's Information Technology Services (newly renovated), or back to Campus Towers  - about a 3 short block walk
5:45  Pick up at Campus Towers to go to dinner at Fort Edmonton
October 5, 2001
Toronto Travel to Toronto.  Quality Hotel Midtown 280 Bloor Street West Toronto ON M5S 1V8 Phone: 416-968-0010 Fax: 416-968-7765  Quoted a corporate rate of $119. Madison Manor Boutique Hotel 20 Madison Avenue Toronto ON M5R 2S1 Phone: 416-922-5579 Fax: 416-963-4325 E-mail:  Prices range from $89 - $179 per night 
October 6, 2001
Toronto University of Toronto
Walk to University (5 - 15 minutes depending on hotel)
9:15  Meet at 1st floor (Ground floor) Information Desk Robarts Library.
9:30-12:00  Short presentations and discussion. (2nd floor conference room) Carole Moore, Sharon Brown and Karen Turko will represent U of Toronto; Cathy Matthews, Ryerson
Cynthia Archer, York University Program Reviews
Short presentations will focus on new initiatives and outreach activities at each institution. 
12:15  A catered lunch will be served in the Library, with time for informal discussion. 
2:00 p.m.  Tour of Information Commons facilities
3:00 p.m.  Tour of Fisher Library - Richard Landon, Director, will open the Library and host the tour. 
4:00 p.m.  Other tours or activities can be arranged as desired.
7:00 p.m.  Dinner at Opus, Private Dining Room, 37 Prince Arthur Ave. Hosted jointly by U of Toronto & OCUL Walk to hotels
October 7, 2001
Toronto/Waterloo Transport from Quality Hotel to University of Waterloo
About the TriUniversity Group of Libraries.
Full day of program and tours (including TUG storage annex, learning commons) hosted by University of Waterloo, University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University
Lunch provided
Dinner hosted by members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries
Transport to Quality Hotel
October 8, 2001 (Thanksgiving)
Toronto/Niagara Excursion Day  Hiking Option A:  Hike the trail, visit the Falls, dine & wine.  The easiest trip to organize is a  hike on the Bruce Trail in the Niagara Region, with a side trip to the falls and off for dinner.   Cynthia Archer <carcher@YorkU.CA> fax:  416 736-5451
October 9, 2001
AM Quebec City Toronto to Québec City Hôtel Clarendon 57, rue Sainte-Anne Québec (Québec) Canada, G1R 1X4  Tel.: 1-418-692-2480 Toll free: 1-888-554-6001 Fax: 1-418-692-4652
1.30pm Déjeuner de bienvenue,  Salle Drapeau Hôtel Le Clarendon
2.15pm Short Audio-video presentation of the history of Quebec city and guided walking tour of the old walled-in City (Depart from hotel) Présentation audiovisuelle de l’histoire de la ville de Québec et visite guidée (à pied) du Vieux-Québec
4.30pm Présentation des bibliothèques du réseau de l'Université du Québec, ainsi que de leurs principales réalisations. Siège social Université du Québec 475, rue de l'Église Québec
Reception at Universite du Quebec at 6:30pm
October 10, 2001
8.30am Quebec City Depart from hotel by bus
9.00am - 11.30am Visit to the Université Laval library and presentation of the Université du Québec network (Claude Bonnelly)
12noon Lunch @ Le Cercle de la Garnison 97, St-Louis Street Québec Telephone: (418) Fax: (418) Déjeuner offert par les bibliothèques universitaires du Québec
2.00pm Travel to Montreal Depart from restaurant to Montreal
4.30pm Arrival in Montreal 
Manoir Sherbrooke   157 East Sherbrooke Street Montreal, Quebec H2X 1C7 Tel: (514) 845-0915 or (514) 285-0895 Toll Free: 1-800-203-5485 Fax: (514) 284-1126 Email:
Hotel Casa Bella 264, rue Sherbrooke ouest Montreal, Quebec H2X 1X9 Tel: (514) 849-2777 Toll Free: 1-888-453-2777 Fax: (514) 849-3650
Hotel Delta 475 avenue du President-Kennedy Montreal, Quebec H3A 1J7 Tel: (514) 286-1986 Toll Free: 1-877-286-1986 Fax: (514) 284-4342
6.00pm Welcoming cocktail hosted by Montreal universities librarians @ McCord Museum Montreal 
October 11, 2001
9.00am - 12.00noon Montreal Visit of the university library of your choice
Université de Montréal ( – Appendix 1
Université McGill ( – Appendix 2
Université Concordia ( Appendix 3
Université du Québec à Montréal ( – Appendix 4
École Polytechnique ( )
École des Hautes Études Commerciales ( )
École de technologie supérieure ( )
12.00noon Lunch at your host library
2.00pm - 5.00pm Working Session with the members of the CREPUQ Sub-Committee on Libraries.  Secrétariat de la CREPUQ Bureau 200, 2 e étage, 500, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal
A Research Digital Library : a Proposal by Quebec Academic Libraries to Develop a common Information Infrastructure, by Sylvie Belzile
5-6.30pm Période libre
6.30pm Dinner hosted by the members of the CREPUQ Sub-Committee on Libraries @ Restaurant Les Remparts 93, de la Commune East Street Montreal Telephone: (514) 392-1649 Fax: (514) 876-8923
October 12, 2001
10.00am Depart Montreal Via Rail (train) Depart: 10:00am Arrive: 11:56am
11.56am Arrive Ottawa Arrival at Ottawa Train Station
Transport to CISTI (provided by CISTI)
12:30 -1:30pm Lunch at CISTI 
1:30-4:30pm  CISTI Tour and Program
CISTI Document Delivery Services - Naomi Krym
CISTI e-Infostructure - Valérie Critchley
Better service to clients through e-business - Joan Hill
COPS - A Comprehensive Online Publishing System - Catherine Betz
Building Technology Clusters for Economic Growth: the Role of STM Information and Competitive Intelligence - Michel Gauthier
4:30pm Reception at CISTI
5:30pm Transport to Delta Hotel
Delta Ottawa Hotel and Suites 361 Queen Street Ottawa ON K1R 7S9 Phone: 1.613.238.6000 Fax: 1.613.238.6054 Reservation ID# GJCARL
Email: Studio guestroom with kitchenette: $173.00Cdn Deluxe guestroom : $158.00Cdn 
Ottawa tourist information can be found at:
October 13, 2001
10.00am - 2.00pm Ottawa Ottawa University
Notes by Helen Hayes.
2.00pm - 4.00pm Carleton University
6.00pm CARL Reception
8.00pm CARL Dinner (Restaurant Chez Jean Pierre)
October 14, 2001
8.30am - 12.00noon Ottawa CARL Fall General Meeting ; business meeting: Potential Research Topics for the Development of SSHRC grant proposal. WORKING DOCUMENT October 2001.
CAUL/CONZUL business meeting
1.00pm - 5.00pm CARL/ABRC welcomes ANZAC @ Delta Ottawa Hotel and Suites.  Registration Form, Preliminary Programme
Information Literacy presentation - Gaynor Austen; CNSLP Update - Deb de Bruijn
October 15, 2001
Ottawa National Library of Canada & National Archives of Canada
or Lobbying workshop (HH & DC):  Effective Lobbying Presentation by Impact Public Affairs; Notes by Helen Hayes.
9:00-9:30  Coffee & pastry greeting with National Library Executive Committee and National Archives Senior Management Committee—395 Wellington Street, Room 212
9:30-10:30  Tour of building—Karen McGrath
10:30-12:30  National Library and National Archives activities—presentations and discussion—Room 212
Digitization (National Library)—Susan Haigh
Digitization (National Archives)--Ginette Rouleau
Collaborative Digital Reference Service—Franceen Gaudet and Donna Dinberg
E-Publications—John Stegenga
12:30-1:45 Lunch provided by National Library—Room 211
1:45-4:30  Tour of Gatineau Preservation Facility—Board bus promptly at 1:45 in front of 395 Wellington Street.
October 16, 2001
Washington D.C. Hotel suggestions: Jury's Hotel (the former Doyle Hotel, ARL meeting venue),  Normandy Inn, Carlyle Suites Hotel 1731 New Hampshire Ave
9am - 4pm International Scholarly Communication Forum (ISCF) Meeting, Jury's Hotel (Helen Hayes, Colin Steele & Diane Costello from CAUL, Sue Pharo from  CONZUL)
October 17 2001
Washington D.C. ARL Membership Meeting @ Jury's Hotel 
Meeting and evening reception - CAUL & CONZUL members welcome to all committee meetings:
Statistics and Measurement
Research Collections
Scholarly Communication - Notes by Helen Hayes.
October 18, 2001
Washington D.C. ARL Membership Meeting - CAUL & CONZUL members welcome.
10am to lunch Tour of Library of Congress (cancelled)
October 19, 2001
From 10am Washington D.C.
ARL Forum
"Collections & Access for the 21st Century Scholar: A Forum to Explore the Roles of the Research Library." 
October 20, 2001
To 3pm Washington D.C.
ARL Forum
Notes by Gaynor Austen
As speakers make their presentations available they are being added to the ARL website
ARL Meeting - Schedule of Events
Tuesday, October 16
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting ARL Offices
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Board of Directors Luncheon and Meeting ARL Offices
Wednesday, October 17
7:30 am  Registration & Continental Breakfast Westbury A
9:00 am - 11:30 am Committee Meetings 
     Copyright  Westbury B/C
     Diversity  Burlington B
     Preservation  Berkeley
     Research Collections  Clifton Ford
     Statistics & Measurement  Burlington A
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch  TBD
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  Committee Meetings 
     Access  Clifton Ford
     Information Policies  Westbury B/C
     Leadership  Burlington B
     Membership  Burlington A
     Scholarly Communication  Berkeley
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Orientation to ARL for New Directors Westbury A
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Opening Reception at ARL Offices
21 Dupont Circle, Suite 800
Thursday, October 18
8:00 am - 9:00 am Center for Research Libraries Breakfast & Briefing Doyle
9:15 am - 10:45 am Welcome and Introductions of New Directors

Committee Discussion Topic
E-Metrics: Preliminary Findings from the ARL Project
Facilitators: Carla Stoffle (Arizona), Rush Miller (Pittsburgh), Sherrie Schmidt (Arizona State) 

10:45 am - 11:15 am  Break
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Director Discussion Topics
Concurrent Session I
Learning Outcomes, Research Outcomes, and Institutional Accreditation
Facilitators: Carla Stoffle (Arizona) and Eileen Hitchingham (Virginia Tech)
Managing Digital Library Programs & Impact on Preservation
Facilitators: Nancy Gwinn (Smithsonian) and William Gosling (Michigan)
Commercial Opportunities and Market Involvement of Research Libraries
Facilitator: Jennifer Younger (Notre Dame)
Clifton Ford
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Federal Relations Luncheon
Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director
Electronic Privacy Information Center
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Director Discussion Topics
Concurrent Session II
The Role of Accreditation in Achieving High Quality Library Education and a Proposal for an Independent Accrediting Body
Facilitators: Ken Frazier (Wisconsin), Jack Siggings (George Washington), Sue Martin (ALA as hoc Task Force on External Accreditation)
Westbury A
Shaping an ARL Agenda for Special Collections
Facilitators: Merrily Taylor (Brown), Joe Hewitt (North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
AUL Job Configuration and Hiring for Technology Positions
Facilitator: Peter Graham (Syracuse)
Clifton Ford
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm ARL Business Meeting (members only) Doyle
4:30 pm  Adjournment
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ARL Board of Directors Meeting TBD

Confirmed attendance list
Institution Canada Study Tour ARL Meeting
Australian National University Colin Steele yes (except Edmonton) now including  Quebec) yes
Curtin University of Technology John Frylinck yes no
Queensland University of Technology Gaynor Austen yes yes, including forum 
The University of Melbourne Helen Hayes from 10/10 yes
University of New England Eve Woodberry yes yes
University of Newcastle Bill Linklater yes (from Toronto) 5/10, now including Quebec no
University of Queensland Janine Schmidt yes from 3/10 yes, possibly forum
University of Sydney John Shipp yes (from Toronto) 5/10, now including  Quebec no (cancelled 20/9/01)
Auckland University of Technology Grace Saw yes yes
Lincoln University Isobel Mosley yes no
University of Waikato Sue Pharo yes  yes
CAUL Diane Costello Vancouver to Calgary, miss Edmonton for  ICOLC, Atlanta  4-6/10/01 then to Toronto yes, meeting only
TOTALS: 9 from West Coast,  plus 3 from Toronto+ 8 confirmed

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