Local conference: Resource Sharing as a Global Library Service: The Impact of HERMES (Lebanon)

The University of Balamand Libraries organizes the Local HERMES conference on Resource Sharing entitled:

“Resource Sharing as a Global Library Service: The Impact of HERMES”

The conference takes place in person on April 27 from 9.00 – 4.15 (Beirut time) as local dissemination event within the framework of Hermes project. Speakers from Lebanon and abroad will present the project’s outputs and how libraries can benefit from the TALARIA software as well as intellectual outputs represented by an IFLA Publication on resource sharing and a series of training activities. In addition, librarians will also be introduced to the importance of participating in local and global resource sharing networks.

Date: April 27, 2023
Time: 9.00 AM – 4.15 PM
Location: University of Balamand, Koura Campus, Nahyan Auditorium

Registration is required, please follow this link to register: https://balamand.libcal.com/calendar/libraryevents/hermesconference

Program of the conference

9.00      Welcome and Coffee Reception

9.15      Introduction to UOB Libraries: Services and Collections, Dalia Koulaima, University of Balamand

9.30      Introducing the HERMES Project, Stefania Marzocchi, CNR Bologna, Italy

9.45      Keynote Speech, The Philosophy of the Hermes Project: Initiation, Implementation, and Impact, Silvana Mangiaracina, CNR Bologna, Italy

10.30    Output 1 (Publication), Document Delivery and Resource Sharing: Global Perspectives, Ibrahim Farah, University of Balamand

11.00    Coffee Break

11.30    Output 3, HERMES Training Activities and Kit, Stefania Marzocchi, CNR Bologna, Italy

12.00    Output 2, TALARIA Software Presentation and Demo, Rabih Kahaleh, University of Balamand

13.00      Panel Discussion, The State of Resource Sharing in Lebanon and the Arab World

Moderator: Ibrahim Farah, University of Balamand. Participants: Carla Chalhoub, American University of Beirut; Basma Chebani, Lebanese Library Association

13.45      Lunch

14.45      National Resource Sharing Networks: The Case of ANKOS, Filiz Ekingen Flores Mamondi, Bogazici University, Turkiye

15.15      Global Resource Sharing, the RSCVD Network: Administration, Process, and TALARIA Implementation, Peter Bae, Princeton University, USA

16.00 Closing


For other resources: https://dalia-bo.cnr.it/dataset/hermes-e4/

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