|10:30am||Complimentary shuttle bus to World Bank headquarters departs from Baltimore Convention Center|
|12:00-1:00||Welcome Luncheon and Opening Remarks (Shana Wagger, Program Lead, Digital Publishing and Eliza McLeod, Program Lead, World Bank Group Library, World Bank ITS Knowledge and Information Services)
A brief overview of the World Bank’s history and work towards its twin goals of eliminating poverty and boosting shared prosperity.
|1:00-2:00||Opening the Vault: The World Bank’s New Open Archives, Oral History Program, and Access to Information Policy (April Miller, Program Lead, World Bank Group Archives, World Bank ITS Knowledge and Information Services)
An introduction to the World Bank’s new Open Archives site; its archival holdings; public services; and a (virtual) peek into its storage facility. In addition, the new Oral History program, demonstrations of the Projects and Operations portal, and an overview of the Bank’s Access to Information Policy, the kinds of documents available through it, and how the public may access them will be included.
Presentation: The World Bank Group Archives' Open Archives Program [pptx]
|2:00-2:15||Q & A|
|2:30-3:00||What’s New in the World Bank eLibrary? (Devika Levy, Sales and Outreach Manager, Digital Publishing, World Bank ITS Knowledge and Information Services)
A brief tour and demo of the latest features for librarians and researchers, including data enhancements and new collections.
Presentation: The World Bank eLibrary: Designed for the Unique Needs of Researchers and Librarians [pptx]
|3:00-3:30||Tour of the WBG Library & Archives of Development|
|4:00-4:15||Boarding and departure to Baltimore Convention Center|