REMINDER: ARL Advanced Licensing Workshop Mary Case 07 Jan 2003 21:54 UTC

Please excuse the duplication.

Association of Research Libraries
Advanced Licensing Workshop

February 26-28, 2003
DoubleTree Hotel, San Diego, Mission Valley
7450 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA  92108

Sponsored by the University of California, San Diego

Schedule:  The workshop begins at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26
(registration will begin at 12:30 p.m.) and concludes at noon on Friday,
February 28.

Purpose and Overview:

This workshop will:

1. deepen participants' understanding of license terms and conditions
through several  hands-on license review exercises;
2. help participants understand, evaluate, and minimize the risks in
licensing electronic resources;
3. provide strategies to participants on how to protect their legal and
business interests when working with consortia; and
4. review strategies for getting past no in difficult negotiations.

Topics covered will include:
 Risk Assessment ? The Perspective of Licensees
 Risk Assessment ? The Perspective of Licensors
 Working with Consortia
 Understanding Legal Language
 Legislative Update
 Pricing Models and Strategies
 Getting Past No

Optional group discussion sessions with the trainers will be offered on
Thursday evening.  Session topics will be:
A. Consortia
B. Legal Issues
C. Process and User Issues

Target Audience:

The workshop is open to librarians who have participated in ARL's
License Review and Negotiation workshop or who have had a minimum of 1
year's experience reviewing and negotiating license agreements for their
library or consortium.

Workshop Leaders:

Angee Baker-McAfee, President, The McAfee Group

Trisha Davis, Head, Serials and Electronic Resources Department, The
Ohio State University Libraries

Karen Hersey, Advisor on Intellectual Property, Massachusetts Institute
of Technology

Lee Anne George, Program Planning Officer, Association of Research


DoubleTree Hotel, San Diego, Mission Valley
7450 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA  92108
Reservations: 619-297-5466 (ask for the ARL Licensing Workshop)
Rate: $120 single/$130 double
Cut-off date for hotel reservations: Monday, January 27, 2003

Registration Fees:

Attendance is limited to 60 participants. The registration fee includes
resource materials, meals, and breaks. Prepayment is required.

       ARL members: $400
       Nonmember libraries: $500

For more information and registration details, see

Mary M. Case
Director, Office of Scholarly Communication
Association of Research Libraries
Suite 800
21 Dupont Circle, NW
Washington, DC  20036
202-296-2296 x112
202-872-0884 (fax)