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Report
Welcome to the
7th Annual Meeting in Zurich
11th September – 13th September 2012
Jirka Kende
IGeLU Chair
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Welcome to the conference!
370 participants from 33 countries
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland,
Israel, Italy, Japan, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New
Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, Sweden,
Switzerland, UK, USA
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IGeLU Membership
Growing in spite of the economic crises
• As of August 2012: 351 member institutions from 42 countries
• New members in 2012 from China, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Romania,
United Kingdom
• New countries represented: China and Malta
• High representation from: United Kingdom (49), Sweden (29), USA (28),
Italy (26), Germany (24), Australia (21) France (17), Austria (15), Finland (14),
Switzerland (12), Czech Republic and Israel (11), Norway (10)
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Members at the 1st IGeLU meeting in 2006
Total = 210 members in 29 countries
25
20
15
10
5
0
Australia
Finland
Ireland
Netherlands
Spain
Austria
France
Israel
Norway
Sweden
Belgium
Germany
Italy
Poland
Switzerland
Cyprus
Greece
Latvia
Portugal
UK
Czech Rep.
Hungary
Liechtenstein
Singapore
USA
Denmark
Iceland
Luxembourg
South Africa
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Members at the 7th IGeLU meeting in 2012
Total = 351 members in 42 countries
45
35
25
15
5
-5
Australia
China
France
Italy
New Zealand
Slovenia
USA
Austria
Croatia
Germany
Japan
Norway
South Africa
Belgium
Cyprus
Greece
Latvia
Poland
Spain
Brazil
Czech Rep.
Hungary
Liechtenstein
Portugal
Sweden
Bulgaria
Denmark
Iceland
Luxembourg
Rep.Korea
Switzerland
Canada
Estonia
Ireland
Malta
Romania
Taiwan
Chile
Finland
Israel
Netherlands
Singapore
UK
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Chair’s Report on IGeLU Activities and Budget
• My report on IGeLU activities since the last conference as well as
the final budget for 2011 and draft budgets for 2012 and 2013 are
in your conference folder
• Short report in Session 5 : IGeLU Update and Assembly of
Members in the afternoon
• Please attend the session – your approval of the report and the
budgets is needed!
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IGeLU’s officers
Steering Committee (SC)
Fiona Burton, Michele Newberry, Michael Fake, Lukas Koster, Peter Klien
with the support of our treasurer (and more) Guido Badalamenti
Product Working Group (PWG) Coordinators
Mike Ryan for ALEPH, Ray Delahunty for Voyager, Luís Miguel Costa for
Digitool, Jeremy Acland for MetaLib, Mandy Stewart for Primo, Mark
Dehmlow for SFX, Andreas Sabisch for Verde
Special Interest Working Group (SIWG) Coordinators
Peter Klien for consortia, Marcus Zerbst for ARC, Alexandra Esteves for
special libraries, and Lukas Koster for the new SIWG Linked Open Data
Plus active members of the PWGs and SIWGs and volunteers
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Voting on the Steering Committee and Chair
2012 Five open positions:
• The terms of Fiona Burton, Lukas Koster, Michele Newberry, and
myself have expired and Michael Fake leaves because of changes
in his job environment
• SC candidates: Fiona Burton, Mark Dehmlow,
Theo Engelman, Naomi Greidinger
• Candidacy open until the Assembly of members in the afternoon
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Voting procedure
• Today, during the day: pick up your voting slips and the proxy votes
at the registration desk
• Today, in the afternoon at 16.30 during the Assembly of Members:
- Introduction of the candidates for the Chair and the SC
- - Voting for the Chair during the session
- - Announcement of the results of the Chair Election
- - Voting for the Steering Committee starts after the session and continues
until Thursday 12.00 (voting box at the registration desk)
• Thursday afternoon at 16:30 during the Closing Session:
- Announcement of the results of the voting for the Steering Committee
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Organisational issues
• Collecting presentations: If possible, hand over your presentation
at registration any time before the session, otherwise please save
in folder “IGELU 2012”
• Ex Libris support and consultation room: Open throughout the
conference in room F 33.5, schedule in the participant information
• SFX round table session limited to 40 people, first come first serve
• Questions for Q&A can be submitted until Wednesday 12.00
• Social event tonight at 7 pm in Kongreßhaus
• Evaluation survey: www.surveymonkey.com/s/Zurich2012
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Thanks to the ETH Zurich Organising Team…
Christine Bärtsch, Monika Stehle, Nicole Kienast, Blanka Kraus,
Jonas Stöckli, Annette Trinkler, Christine Verhoustraeten, Shivaneshan
Vinasithampy
and many others from the ETH who were constantly involved in the
logistical preparations of the conference!
With special thanks to Dr. Wolfram Neubauer who kindly gave us
shelter, Andreas Kirstein who supported us from the very beginning,
and to Christine Bärtsch who chaired the team.
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... and to the Zurich Programme Planning Group!
Jeremy Acland, Luis Miguel Costa, Matthias Gross, Gary
Johnson, Ebe Kartus, Peter Klien, Mathias Kratzer, Lassi Lager,
Inga Overkamp, Mike Ryan, Andreas Sabisch, Mandy Stewart,
Ray Delahunty, Marcus Zerbst
Together with the members of the IGeLU Steering Committee and
the Coordinators of the PWGs and SIWGs
and with special thanks
to Michele Newberry who again chaired the team!
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IGeLU Annual Meeting 2013
The 8th IGeLU Annual meeting
will take place from
September 8th – September 10th 2013
in Berlin, Germany
at The Free University Berlin
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Thank you!

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