ALA Discussion Group Announcement: Acquisitions in a Wired World Rick Anderson 05 Jun 2000 15:22 UTC
The Acquisitions Librarians/Vendors of Library Materials
Discussion Group (ALCTS) presents:
"Acquisitions in a Wired World: What Are We Getting and
What Do We Do With It?"
On Saturday, July 8 from 8:30 to 10:30 am in room Superior
A at the Sheraton Chicago, 301 East North Water St.
Rick Anderson (U. of North Carolina Greensboro) will
address the future of acquisitions work in an increasingly
Barry Fast (Blackwell's Book Services) will discuss e-books
from a vendor's perspective, including discussion of
Blackwell's partnership with netLibrary;
Nancy Gibbs (North Carolina State U.) will discuss
groundbreaking efforts to acquire and distribute access to
e-books through the library at her institution;
John Felts (U. of North Carolina Greensboro) will
demonstrate the similarly cutting-edge work being done to
provide patrons with organized and intuitive access to
e-journals at UNCG.
Following the panelists' presentations there will be a
40-45 minute discussion period.
Head Acquisitions Librarian
"If you enjoy, you understand;
if you understand, you enjoy...
To like a football game is to
understand it in the football way."
-- Gertrude Stein