OVGTSL Conference - Call for Proposals McLaren, Mary 14 Jan 2003 17:49 UTC

 Proposal submission date has been extended to February 14.

Call For Proposals OVGTSL 2003:
The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians
Presents: OVGTSL 2003: Racing to a Bright Future

May 14-16, 2003
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN


Sponsored by ISU's Cunningham Memorial Library

We invite you to submit proposals for 30-minute presentations with
10-minute discussion sessions in the areas of trends and issues of
technical services and information access. Presentations in the
following areas are especially

Interoperability across heterogeneous systems by utilizing open source

Unified access/Federated searching across repositories, OPACs, etc.

Technical services reorganization; Emerging roles of tech services

Collection development of electronic resources

Integrating Internet resources into OPACs/Enriching cataloging records

Cataloging electronic resources/web resources including DVD by utilizing
revised AACR2 chs.9 and 12 or other tools

OCLC Connexion: migration progress among libraries, its impact on
technical services workflow, etc.

Roles of the technical services unit in building digital libraries

Abstracts Deadline: February 14, 2003

Contact Information:    Steve Hardin (shardin@indstate.edu)
                        Jung-ran Park (libpark@isugw.indstate.edu)
                        Conference Program Committee



Abstracts should be sent electronically and attached to an email.
MS-Word format is preferred. Abstracts should be sent to:


All abstracts must be received by February 14, 2003.

The e-mail and attached abstract must include the following: Presenter's
Name(s) Presenter's Affiliation(s) Title of the Presentation E-mail
address of the primary presenter The abstract should be no more than one
page (ca. 500 words) and no less than 11-point font. A second page is
permitted for references and/or data.