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The Global Electronic Village: Sharing Human and Information Resources

15th Annual Meeting of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians and World Congress of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians
June 19-27, 1995

Newbold College
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENGLAND

 

Monday, June 19

Registration
6:30 P.M.

Walking Tour of Binfield

Harry Leonard – Principle Lecturer in History and Head of the Department of Humanities at Newbold College, England

 

Tuesday, June 20

8:00 A.M.

Cotswolds-Stratford Tour

Scenic drive through the Cotswolds with stops in places of interest, then on to Stratford, birthplace of Shakespeare, to see “Romeo & Juliet” at the Royal Shakespeare Theater.

 

Wednesday, June 21

8:30 A.M.

Worship

Helen Pearson – Freelance public relations consultant and broadcaster

9:00 A.M.

Welcome to Newbold College

Svein Myklebust – Academic Dean and Chair of Resources Committee of the Newbold College Library, England

Welcome to the ASDAL Conference

Harvey Brenneise – ASDAL President and Resources Development Librarian, and Managing Editor of the SDA Periodical Index, James White Library, Andrews University, USA

9:10 A.M. An American in England: British Academic Libraries from an American Perspective

Taylor Ruhl – Dean of Library & Information Services at Regent University, Virginia, USA

9:50 A.M.

Response and Question time

10:00 A.M. Sharing Human and Electronic Resources: An European Perspective

Per Lisle – Director, Newbold College Library, England

10:40 A.M.

Response and Question time

11:00 A.M.

Break

11:15 A.M.

Tour of Newbold College Library and Ellen G. White SDA Research Centre Europe; demonstrations of the Internet, including World Wide Web

12:15 P.M.

Lunch

1:30 P.M.

Breakout sessions

3:00 P.M.

Break

3:15 P.M.

Report on Breakout sessions

4:00 P.M.

Newbold Campus Tour

7:00 P.M.

Committee meetings

 

Thursday, June 22

8:30 A.M.

Worship

Derek Beadsell – Principal of Newbold College, England.

9:00 A.M. Sharing Expertise and Resources: A North American Perspective

Keith Clouten – Library Director, James White Library, Andrews University, USA

9:40 A.M.

Response and Question time

9:55 A.M. Sharing Expertise and Resources: An Australian Perspective

Arthur Winzenried – Librarian at Lilydale Academy, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia

10:35 A.M.

Response and Question time

10:55 A.M.

Break

11:10 A.M.

Business Session I

12:00 NOON

Group Photograph

Moore Close Garden

12:15 P.M.

Lunch

1:30 P.M. Bridging the Information Gap: S.D.A. Higher Education Facing the Information Revolution

Gilberto Abella – Chairman, Department of Public Services, La Sierra University and coordinator of electronic systems, USA

Read by Harvey Brenneise

2:10 P.M.

Response and Question time

2:15 P.M.

Business Session II

3:25 P.M.

Break

3:40 P.M.

School Reports

5:30 P.M.

Windsor, Eton, Runnymede Tour

Short coach ride to Windsor area to see the great royal castle, the largest and most revered school in Britain’s private educational system in the neighboring town of Eton, and the Kennedy and Magna Carta memorials in Runnymede. Time will be given for supper in one of the towns.

 

Friday, June 23

8:00 A.M.

Oxford Tour

This all-day tour will include a visit to the Bodleian Library, founded in 1602 and housed in four buildings, one of the largest in the world with over 3 million volumes. Also included is a visit to Blenheim Palace, ancestral home of the dukes of Marlborough and birthplace of Churchill.

8:00 P.M.

Vespers Service

 

Sabbath, June 24

8:45 A.M.

Divine Service

Warren Johns – Seminary Librarian, James White Library, Andrews University, USA

10:00 A.M.

Sabbath School

11:15 A.M.

Divine Service

David Cox – Newbold College Church Pastor

2:00 P.M.

Virginia Water

Afternoon tour of the garden at Virginia Water. This garden is dear to the heart of Newboldians.

8:00 P.M.

Sunset Worship Service

 

Sunday, June 25

8:30 A.M.

Worship

Borge Shantz – Director of the SDA Global Centre for Islamic Studies & the European Institute of World Missions

9:00 A.M.

Where do we go from here?

Panel Discussion

10:15 A.M.

Break

10:30 A.M.

Business Session III

12:30 P.M.

Lunch

1:30 P.M.

Joint session with Ellen G. White Estate

 

Welcome

James R. Nix – Associate Director of the Ellen G. White Estate, General Conference, USA

Opening Prayer

Harvey Brenneise

Reports from White Estate Center Directors

Cooperation in Collecting and Preserving Adventist Resources

Panel Discussion

  • Keith Clouten (moderator) – Library Director, James White Library, Andrews University, USA
  • Allan Lindsay – Director, Ellen G. White Research Center, Avondale College, Cooranbong, Australia
  • Alberto Timm – Director, Ellen G. White Research Center, Instituto Aventista de Ensino, Brazil
  • I.J. van Zyl – Director, Ellen G. White Research Center, Helderberg College, South Africa
  • Marilyn Crane – Catalog Librarian, Del E. Webb Memorial Library, Loma Linda University, USA
  • Warren Johns – Seminary Libarian, James White Library, Andrews University, USA
  • Per Lisle – Director, Newbold College Library, England

Using Electronic Resources

Panel Discussion

  • Merlin D. Burt (moderator) – Director, Ellen G. White Estate Branch Office and Chair of Archives and Special Collections, Loma Linda University, USA
  • Harvey Brenneise – Resources Development Librarian, and Managing Editor of the SDA Periodical Index, James White Library, Andrews University, USA
  • Marilyn Crane – Catalog Librarian, Del E. Webb Memorial Library, Loma Linda University, USA
  • William A Fagal – Director, Ellen G. White Estate Branch Office, Andrews University, USA
  • Timothy Poirier – Curator and Assistant Director of the Ellen G. White Estate, General Conference Office, USA

Benediction

Paul Gordon – Director, Ellen G. White Estate, General Conference, USA

7:00 P.M.

Banquet

Some Random Reminiscences of an Adventist Librarian at Oxford

Dennis Porter – a Senior Assistant Librarian in the Department of Western Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, for 30 years before taking an early retirement in 1988. Since that time, he has worked at various Oxford colleges in a similar capacity. During his time at the Bodleian, Mr. Porter taught history part-time at Newbold College for a number of years. He holds two MA’s, one from London and one from Oxford.

 

Monday, June 26

8:00 A.M.

London Tour

Includes a visit to the British Library and major sites of London.

 

Tuesday, June 27

 

Departure Day

This is a reprint of the Conference Program as it appeared in 1995. Some information may no longer be current.


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