Conference Program & Presentations

EBSLG Conference 2014 Program

 

The main GSOM building (Volkhovsky per., 3), is the venue for all conference sessions unless otherwise indicated.

 

Monday 16th June (Arrival)

16:00 Afternoon Meeting at GSOM (for Council only). 

 

18:00 Welcome Cocktail. Sokos Hotel palace Bridge.


20:00 - 22:00 Bus Tour of St. Petersburg

 

Tuesday 17th June (Day 1)

08:45 Registration. Coffee and pastries

 

09:00 Visit to the GSOM Library (Small Groups)

 

09:30 Introduction to Library Redesign Theme and the Conference

Elena Kosareva, Head of Library, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, Conference Coordinator

 

09:40 Welcome Address

Igor Baranov, Deputy Chair of the Conference Organizing Committee, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University

Presentation (PDF file)

 

10:00 Part 1. Virtual Scholars, the Google Generation, Smartphones and the Social Media: Very, Very Big Threats and Challenges for Libraries

David Nicholas, Professor of Information Science, iSchool@Northumbria, Department of Mathematics and Engineering; Director, CIBER Research Ltd.

Presentation (PDF file)

 

11:00 Refreshment break

 

11:30 Part 2. Virtual Scholars, the Google Generation, Smartphones and the Social Media: Very, Very Big Threats and Challenges for Libraries

David Nicholas, Professor of Information Science, iSchool@Northumbria, Department of Mathematics and Engineering; Director, CIBER Research Ltd.

Presentation (PDF file)


12:15 Photograph of the Group (PDF file)


12:30 Lunch at Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge

 

Russian session

 

14:00  Libraries in Russia:  Main Achievements and Challenges 

Irina Lynden, Deputy Director General for International Relations (retired), National Library of Russia

Presentation (PDF file)

 

14:30 Electronic Resources in Russia: Evidence from the Academic Libraries

Ekaterina Polnikova, Chief Librarian, Scientific Library of St. Petersburg University

Presentation (PDF file)

 

15:00 Refreshment break

 

Members Sharing Sessions

 

15:30 Learning Spaces Before Shelves – Does It Work?

Nikolaus Berger, Library Director, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business

Presentation (PDF file)

 

15:50 Service & Help @ N50° 23.982 E7° 36.840  -  Geocaching as a Library outreach tool

Uwe Böttcher, Head Librarian, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Presentation (PDF file)

 

16:10 User Experience at Cambidge Judge Business School: employing ethnographic research techniques to improve our awareness of user behaviour and need

Andy Priestner, Information & Library Services Manager, Cambridge Judge Business School

Presentation (PDF file)


16:30 Redesigning the Reading Room for the Next User Generation

Irene Schumm, Head of Acquisitions and Subject Librarian (Business Studies), University Library Department, Mannheim University Library

Presentation (PDF file)

 

16:50 Return to hotel

 

Wednesday 18th June (Day 2 – Vendors’ Day )

 

08:45 Coffee and pastries

 

09:00 Visit to the GSOM Library (Small Groups)

 

International session (ABLD, APBSLG and CLADEA representatives) 

 

09:30 Academic Authors’ Rights: Authors Versus Publishers?

Liliana Luchi, Library Director, IAE Business School (CLADEA)

Presentation (PDF file)

 

09:50 Establishing the Wake Forest Business Information Commons: the 20 Minute Story of a 10 year Odyssey

Robert Hebert, Management Librarian, Wake Forest University (ABLD)

Presentation (PDF file)

 

10:10 Library Redesign for the Next User Generation- An Indian Perspective

Venkadesan Srinivasan, Learning Resource Center Director, Indian School of Business (APBSLG)

Presentation (PDF file)

 

10:30 Refreshment break with Vendors. Vendor Fair. Room 309

 

Vendor presentations

 

11:00 Research on Business Researchers, Addressing Emerging Needs

Jeff Wilensky, Vice President, Product Management, ProQuest

Presentation (PDF file)

 

11:15 MOOCS, Management and Media: facing new realities

Denis Godbout, Regional Business Manager, Western Europe, Emerald

 

11:30 EBSCO Discovery Service: Power of Completeness & Precision behind Every Search

Jan Luprich, Regional Sales Manager for Central Europe, EBSCO

Presentation (PDF file)

 

11:45 FT Newslines and the Virtual Classroom

Rachael Dixon, Education & Corporate Content - CEMEA, Financial Times

Presentation (PDF file)

 

12:00 Henry Stewart Talks - Embracing Blended Learning in Business Education

Talli Koren, Europe Regional Director, Henry Stewart Talks

Presentation (PDF file)

 

12:15 Lunch at Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge with Vendors. Vendor Fair. Room 309

 

14:00. Strategic Session: Library Business Model for the Next User Generation

Galina V. Shirokova, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Professor Strategic and International Management Department, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University

Presentation (PDF file)

 

15:30 Refreshment break with Vendors. Vendor Fair. Room 309

 

16:00 Final Competition & the Award Ceremony of the "Contemporary Library Business Model Competition"

Competition Overview & Presentations

 

17:00 Return to hotel

 

19:00 Gala Dinner


22:00 - 24:00 Neva River Sightseeing Cruise 

 

 

Thursday 19th June (Departure)

N.B. There will be a left luggage room available at GSOM all day

 

08:45 Coffee and pastries

 

09:30 Business Meeting

Thorsten Meyer, EBSLG President

 

12:00 Closing Remarks

Elena Kosareva, Library Director, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, Conference Coordinator

 

12:30 Refreshment break

 

14:00 - 16:30 Visit to the National Library of Russia