Non-profit, member-based IT support for research & educational institutions

Exploring Access to External Content Providers with Digital Certificates CREN/Mellon Project

In conjunction with CNI Fall 2001 Task Force Meeting

Hilton Palacio del Rio La Condesa Room - San Antonio , TX

December 1, 2001


7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Registration and Light Breakfast


8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Cliff Lynch, CNI and Judith Boettcher, CREN


8:30 a.m. 9:15 a.m. Overview of the Pilot Goals and Structure

Bob Brentrup and Larry Levine, Dartmouth


9:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Campus/Institution State of Access Strategies and Readiness for Digital Certificates

10-minute update by each attending institution

Larry Levine, Dartmouth, Moderator

Columbia University

Dartmouth College

Georgia Institute of Technology

New York University

Oberlin College

Princeton University


10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Coffee/Networking Break


10:30 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Campus/Institution State of Access Strategies (continues)

The University of Chicago Library

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Minnesota

University of Texas


11:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Related Higher Education Initiative Shibboleth

David Wasley, UCOP


11:30 p.m. 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Discussion


12:15 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Content Provider Status Reports

10 - 15 minute presentation and response by each attending content provider

David Millman, Columbia University, Moderator


OCLC Online Computer Library Center


1:00 p.m. 1:45 p.m. Roundtable Discussion

General Discussion with Focused Questions on Resources and Processes for IT reps, library reps, content provider reps, and users

Susan Perry, Mellon Foundation, Moderator

1:45 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Coffee/Networking Break


2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Where Do We Go from Here? (Roundtable continues)

Develop Action Plans

Wrap Up