"Three leaders in academic librarianship were the catalysts for this discussion: Martin Halbert, dean of libraries at University of North Texas; Joan Lippincott, associate director of Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and Mark Puente, director of diversity and leadership programs, Association of Research Libraries (ARL). This discussion forum augmented the trends identified by the committee.
These top trends are listed alphabetically. Each trend includes a brief discussion and references to the literature. The committee also compiled additional resources that may be of interest."
- "Communication value
- Data curation
- Digital preservation
- Higher education
- Information technology
- Mobile environments
- Patron driven e-book acquisition
- Scholarly communication
- User behaviours and expectations"
The committee would like to thank Erin Hood, research assistant at OCLC Research, for her assistance in producing this document."