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Where possible, we have obtained presentation slides from the briefing session speakers at the 32nd UKSG Annual Conference. These are posted below, along with links to reviews of the sessions on UKSG's LiveSerials blog. Slides and reports of the conference's plenary sessions can be found here.

Group A: Monday 30th March and Tuesday 31st March 2009

Moving to e-only from a library perspective?
Sarah Pearson, University of Birmingham

Getting (slightly) technical – an introduction to linking
Ross MacIntyre, MIMAS, The University of Manchester

The Evolved Agent: what information intermediaries are doing to bring benefit to the information chain in the digital age
Sarah Durrant, Association of Subscription Agents and Intermediaries

E-books in academic libraries: new challenges, best practice and lessons learned
Steve Sharp, University of Leeds; Sarah Thompson, University of York

Electronic journals – continuing access and long-term preservation: roles, responsibilities and emerging solutions
Terry Morrow, Tee Em Consulting

CrossCheck – detecting originality and plagiarism in academic publishing
Ian Bannerman, Taylor & Francis; Kirsty Meddings, CrossRef

‘Microlicensing’ – towards more effective mechanisms to support copyright compliance on the network
Mark Bide, Rightscom Ltd

How green can our value chain become?
Michael Leuschner, Swets
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Usage Factor, Transfer and KBART: updates on UKSG’s current work in the information community
Richard Gedye, Oxford University Press; Ed Pentz, CrossRef;  Charlie Rapple, TBI Communications

The 21st century library – a whole new ball game?
Helle Lauridsen, ProQuest; Graham Stone, University of Huddersfield

How users navigate publisher platforms - 2004 to 2008
Marthyn Borghuis, Elsevier

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If you love your content, set it free?
Mike Ellis, Eduserv

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OPAC 2.0 and beyond
Dave Pattern, University of Huddersfield

The costs of the scholarly communications system and how they are met: an update on possible changes
Michael Jubb, Research Information Network

Group B: Tuesday 31st March and Wednesday 1st April 2009

Implementing an Electronic Resource Management System – challenges, benefits and future plans
Anne Knight, Cranfield University

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The good, the bad and the ugly: why elegant electronic publishing costs real money
Chris Beckett, Atypon

COUNTER in context
Peter Shepherd, COUNTER
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The evolving role of the institutional repository in promoting library research support
Jessica Eustace and Garret McMahon, Trinity College Dublin

A student perspective on accessing academic information in the Google era
Clare Duddy, London Metropolitan University

Federated access management futures
Ian Young, University of Edinburgh

Marketing your collection
Ruth Wolfish, IEEE; Dianna Magnoni, Olin College of Engineering

Open APIs – getting stuff in and out
Richard Wallis, Talis

Reliable management and curation of research data
John Milner, UK Research Data Service

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United Kingdom Research Reserve (UKRR): the way ahead
Francis Boyle, Imperial College London

Identifying institutions – looking at NISO’s I² (Institutional Identifiers) Working Group
Tina Feick, HARRASSOWITZ Booksellers and Information Agents

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Publishing and cataloguing datasets: it’s time everyone got involved
Toby Green, OECD Publishing

“How many thousand??!”: the licensing landscape for membership organisations
Tom Bishop, The Royal College of Surgeons of England; Sarah Butler, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

So, your publishers are looking to change hosting platforms again: what you need to know about the decisions and challenges publishers face in making the switch
John Shaw, SAGE

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