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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.

The program:

Rick Anderson (U. of North Carolina Greensboro) will
address the future of acquisitions work in an increasingly
online environment;

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.

Rick Anderson
Head Acquisitions Librarian
Jackson Library
UNC Greensboro
(336) 334-5281

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