May 17, 2007
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Luce Hall Auditorium
34 Hillhouse St.

Collections Collaborative Spring Symposium

"Mainstreaming Collections Reference" - librarians and curators working together to improve access to primary source materials for teaching and research at Yale

Participants: special collections and "regular" public service staff, librarians, and curators from libraries and museums across the Yale system



9:00 - 9:30

Coffee and refreshments available in Luce Hall Common Room
9:30 - 10:00 Welcome / Overview of Collections Collaborative activities
10:00- 10:45 Keynote address by Kenneth Hamma, Executive Director for Digital Policy and Initiatives at the J. Paul Getty Trust: "At the network level everything is just a resource .. at first"
10:45- 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Small group break-out sessions to discuss options for improving access to primary sources / followed by group discussion
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch provided in Luce Hall Common Room
12:45 - 2:45 Presentations by Yale librarians and curators regarding primary sources materials on topics related to the Yale Initiative on Race, Gender and Globalization
2:45 - 3:00 Wrap-up