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ALA Meeting announcement -- Eleanor Cook Stephen D. Clark 30 Jun 2000 17:38 UTC

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Subject: ALA Meeting announcement
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 12:32:45 -0500

Date: June 30, 2000
From: Eleanor Cook (Appalachian State U.) <>
Subject: ALA Program Announcement

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Creative Librarians Streamlining Acquisitions
Using Vendor Services and Systems

Program Description:

How do you creatively and efficiently use online vendor services which
overlap with an integrated library system? In this session, an
librarian, collection development manager, and systems librarian share
their experiences with different collection manager services.

Topics will include:

           *  Factors leading to experimentation.
           *  Strategies for discovering creative solutions.
           *  Coping with organizational and technological change.
           *  Benefits and tradeoffs of new approaches.
           *  Future implications for libraries, systems vendors, and
               materials vendors.


        Lynda Clendenning
        Head of Acquisitions and Preservation
        University of Virginia Libraries

        Alan Manifold
        Systems Implementation Manager
        Purdue University Libraries

        William Schenck
        Collections Program Officer
        Library of Congress


        Sunday, July 9 9:00 - 11:00 am
        McCormick Place-E352

Sponsored by the ALCTS AS Technology Committee and ALCTS CMDS