Lebanese American University

OCLC EMEA Membership Meeting library OCLC

May 8, 2012, Lebanon

Program (draft)

Tuesday May 8, 2012

Ghada Daniel Lecture Hall BB903 –– Business Building (Ground floor)

8:00 AM Registration opens
09:00 – 09:30 AM Opening Ceremony (National Anthem)
Convener: Cendrella Habre, Director, Riyad Nassar Library (LAU)
Speaker: Dr. Joseph G. Jabbra, President (LAU)
09:30 – 10:00 AM The OCLC Collaborative
Speaker: Robin Green, Chair of EMEA Regional Council (OCLC)
10:00 – 10:45 AM OCLC - Moving Libraries to Webscale
Speaker: Janet Lees, Community Liaison (OCLC)
10:45 – 11:15 AM Coffee Break
11:15 AM – 01:15 PM Lightning Talks (Theme: Benefits of being an OCLC member: Users perspective)
Moderator: Bughdana Hajjar, Senior Cataloging Librarian (LAU)
“Resource Sharing @LAU”
Speaker: Sawsan Habre, ILL/DDS Librarian
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Topic (TBA)
Speaker: Rehab Ouf, Director, Arabic Standards Department
American University in Cairo
AUC and OCLC:  Years in Partnership
Speaker: David Nelson, Associate Dean, Main Library
OCLC IFLA Fellowship for Early Career Librarians
Speaker: Mahmoud Khalifa, OCLC Fellow
01:15 – 02:30 PM Lunch (Cafeteria)
2:30 – 3:00 PM Global to OCLC - The AMICAL Consortium Example
Modarator: Bughdana Hajjar, Senior Cataloging Librarian (LAU)
Speaker: Arthur Smith, Director of Middle East and India (OCLC)
3:00 – 3:15 PM Closing Remarks
Cendrella Habre, Director, Riyad Nassar Library (LAU –– Beirut)
3:15 – 4:00 PM Participants @ LOH (Library Open House)
4:00 – 4:30 PM RNL Tour
9:00 PM OCLC Dinner


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