ALCTS E.R. Disc. Group ALA Midwinter Meeting Announcement Tina Shrader 07 Jan 2003 14:32 UTC

Please join the ALCTS Electronic Resources Discussion Group on January
25, 2003, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Pennsylvania Convention
Center Room 108A for two presentations on the topic of Electronic Theses
and Dissertations.  Librarians from two institutions will cover
differing areas of the ETD programs at their institutions:

Brian Surratt will demonstrate how Texas A&M uses a Perl script to
generate MARC records from an Electronic Theses and Dissertations
database. The presentation will include a general description of the ETD
system atTexas A&M, background on the Perl module MARC::Record, and the
script that Texas A&M uses to make bibliographic records for ETDs.

Gail MacMillan from Virginia Tech will speak about issues of archiving
and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations.

Ample time for discussion following the presentations has been planned,
and participation by the audience is encouraged and welcomed.

Tina Shrader
Serials/Electronic Resources Cataloging Coordinator
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Johns Hopkins University                Email:
3400 N. Charles St.                     Phone: 410-516-7759
Baltimore, MD 21218-2683                Fax: 410-516-8684