CAUL Meeting 2009/1 Thursday, 16 July 2009

Newcastle, 2-3 April, 2009 

Members can link to any members-only documents from the documents display at the end of this page.

Photographs of the CAUL dinner and the University of Newcastle Library tour are now available (courtesy of Grace Saw).  (23/4/09) Note: a takedown option applies.
Agenda papers are now available as a full set in pdf format suitable for double-sided printing (27/3/09)
(* some papers and presentations will not be included in the final set)

Agenda & Schedule
DRAFT Minutes of CAUL Meeting 2008/2
Minutes of CAUL Executive Meetings 2008/5, 2008/6,2009/1(draft)
*CAUL Strategic Plan 2007-2009

Contribution to Research

Australasian Digital Theses program - report by Andrew Wells (25/3/09)
Scholarly Communication and CAUL - Greg Anderson, John Shipp, Andrew Wells (25/3/09)
CEIRC - report by Greg Anderson (27/3/09)
DRAFT CAUL statement on the Global Financial Crisis (27/3/09)
CAIRSS (CAUL Australian Institutional Repository Support Service) - report by Helen Livingston (27/3/09)
*AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource - briefing paper by Kerry Kilner, plus presentation (3/4/09)
*ANDS: the Australian National Data Service - presentation by Dr Ross Wilkinson (3/4/09)
*Intersect: A model for eResearch Services and Support in NSW - presentation by Dr Ian Gibson (3/4/09)
*Research Data Management at Monash University: an update - presentation by Cathrine Harboe-Ree (3/4/09)
*UTSeScholarship: asserting the twenty-first century academic library’s role in open access and data curation - presentation by Alex Byrne (3/4/09)
*Swinburne - Happy Times with Research - presentation by Derek Whitehead (3/4/09)
*Paula Callan, eResearch Access Coordinator, Queensland University of Technology - CAUL Achievement Award Presentation to CAUL, April 2009

Contribution to Learning & Teaching

Information Literacy Working Group - report by Ruth Quinn (25/3/09)
University Libraries Australia - report by Shirley Oakley (25/3/09)

Delivering Quality and Value

Best Practice Working Group - report by Helen Livingston (27/3/09)
Insync Survey Instrument - revised 2008 - final version (27/3/09)
*CAUL Statistics Focus Group - report by Craig Anderson (2/4/09)

Communication & Influence

Libraries Australia - report by Linda Luther & Anne Horn (24/3/09) 
*Australian National Bibliographic Database Coverage Survey - January 2009 - presentation by Anne Horn and Linda Luther (30/3/09)
OCLC Members Council Meeting, February 2009 - report by Vic Elliott (23/3/09)
CONZUL - report by John Redmayne (25/3/09)
Copyright - report by Derek Whitehead and Eve Woodberry (27/3/09)
President's report by Andrew Wells (27/3/09)
*Universities Australia - Copyright - presentation by Dr Rebecca Harris (3/4/09, not yet approved for publication)

CAUL Administration

# reports above include budget implications
CAUL Budget 2007
CAUL Budget 2008
CAUL Budget 2009
Executive Officer's Report - Diane Costello (27/3/09)

The meeting will be held at Quality Hotel Noah's on the Beach, Cnr Shortland Esp & Zaara St, Newcastle, NSW 2300

The meeting schedule is as follows:
Wednesday 1 April - 10am to 5pm - Executive Meeting
Thursday 2 April - 9am to 12 noon - Group/Committee meetings
Thursday 2 April - 1pm to 5.30pm  - CAUL Business Meeting & Hot Topics
Thursday 2 April - 7 for 7.30pm - CAUL dinner @ Customs House Hotel, 1 Bond Street, Newcastle  Tel: 02 4925 2585
Friday 3 April - 9am to 1pm Hot Topics (Research, eResearch, Copyright) followed by lunch & visit to the University of Newcastle (bus leaves at 2pm)

Location - Map

The meeting will be held at Quality Hotel Noah's on the Beach, Cnr Shortland Esp & Zaara St, Newcastle, NSW 2300

 

 

 

Location and directions

Some Restaurants

Bacchus Restaurant
141 King Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
(02) 4927 1332
Scratchley's on the Wharf Restaurant
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle NSW 2300 
(02) 4929 1111 

Accommodation

Quality Hotel NOAH’s on the Beach
Cnr Shortland Esplanade and Zaara St
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4929 5181
Fax: (02) 4926 5208
Email: reservations@noahsonthebeach.com.au
Government Rate: $206 ocean view, $185 harbour view
Availability: 7 left for ocean view, 44 left for harbour view
Broadband: $9.95 for 2 hours
Parking: Complimentary underneath the building or on the vacant lot behind building
90 rooms
Crowne Plaza Newcastle
Cnr Merewether St and Wharf Road
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4907 5000
Fax: (02) 4907 5055
Email: crowneplaza.newcastle@ihg.com 
Government Rate: $240.00(1/4/09) / $204.00 (2/4/09) queen with city view, $277.00 (1/4/09) / $240.00 (2/4/09) queen with harbour view. Rates can change
Availability: OK
Broadband: Plug in, not wireless. $0.55/min or $27.50 for 24 hours
Parking: $19.50 per day, valet
175 rooms
Travelodge Newcastle
Cnr King and Steel Streets
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4926 3777
Fax: (02) 4926 4379
Email: tncc@travelodge.com.au
Government Rate:$145.00 standard room
Availability: Plenty
Broadband: $11.00/hour or $22.00 for 24 hours
Parking: $7.50 per night
130 rooms
Ibis Newcastle
700 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4925 2266
Fax: (02) 4925 3377
Email: h3236-re01@accor.com 
Government Rate: $135.15 (1-2/4/09) / $152.15 (3/4/09) standard room
Availability: Good
Broadband: No broadband, a Telstra Hotspot is available in hotel. Credit can be purchased online or at reception
Parking: $12.00 per night
98 rooms
Quest Apartments Newcastle
575 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4928 8000
Fax: (02) 4927 8441
Email: questnewcastle@questapartments.com.au
Government Rate: $199.00 1 bedroom apartment, $265.00 2 bedroom apartment (for 2-4 people in own beds)
Availability: OK
Broadband: Options of $20.00 1 day 200MB, $30.00 2 days 300MB, $40.00 3 days 400MB, $13.20 for 2 hours, $26.40 for 4 hours, $39.60 for 6 hours, $52.80 for 8 hours, $66.00 for 10 hours
Parking: $18.50 per night
64 rooms
Hotel Novocastrian
21 Parnell Place
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4926 3688
Fax: (02) 4929 5795
Email: info@novocastrian.com.au
Government Rate: $132.00 1st floor, $149.00 2nd or 3rd floor
Availability: ?
Broadband: Wireless $10.00 full day access tickets available
Parking: limited undercover secure
47 rooms
Bimet Executive Lodge
121 Union Street
The Junction NSW 2291
Phone: (02) 4929 6677
Fax: (02) 4929 4502
Email: bimet@bigpond.net.au
Government Rate: $105.00 single, $115.00 twin share
Availability: 18 rooms
Broadband: Wireless internet at no charge
Parking: Off street parking at no charge
30 rooms
The Clarendon Hotel
347 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
Phone: (02) 4927 0966
Fax: (02) 4925 3900
Email: info@clarendonhotel.com.au
Government Rate: Ranges from $140.00 to $170.00, based on room type
Availability: 17 rooms
Broadband: Wireless $4.00/hour, $15.00 for 24 hours
Parking: Off street parking at no charge
20 rooms
The Albion Hotel
72 Hannell Street
Wickham NSW 2293
Phone: (02) 4962 2411
Fax: (02) 4961 2182
Email: albionhotel@idl.com.au
Government Rate: $110.00 includes light breakfast
Availability: All vacant 1-2/4/09, none on 3/4/09
Broadband: ?
Parking: ?
Only 5 rooms (4x twin king single, 1 queen room)