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ALCTS Medium Heads of Technical Services DG in Toronto Jack Hall 27 May 2003 17:29 UTC

The ALCTS Heads of Technical Services of Medium Sized Academic and Research
Libraries Discussion Group will hold its meeting and discussion at ALA
annual in Toronto.

Saturday, June 21, 2003
9:30-11:00 a.m.
Fairmont Royal York Hotel (ROY), Quebec Room

A chair for the next year will be elected, with nominations accepted from
the floor, or in advance, emailed to me at Please obtain
permission from your nominee, in case that person is not present at the

The overall theme is a continuation of midwinter's topic:

Cooperating in Technical Services with Needs of Other Library Units :
responding, planning, acting

The following discussion leaders will make presentations and invite
comments and discussion after all the presentations are completed:

Cecelia Leathem, Head of the Catalog Dept., University of Miami, Coral
Gables, FL, will speak on the role her cataloging department plays in
fostering public services to patrons, and, indeed, on the cataloger as part
of the public services team.

Farzaneh Razzaghi, Assistant Library Director for Research Services at the
University of Texas Pan-American, Edinburg, TX, will describe how her
library's technical services respond to public services and patron needs,
and how they prepare themselves to do this.

Elizabeth Brice (Head of Technical Services) and John Millard (Digital
Initiatives Librarian) at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, will describe the
digitizing unit located within their technical services, and discuss how it
provides a nexus for collaboration between technical and public services.

Be there to hear these experts tell how they've done it, and tell us how
you've done it, too, and about any challenges you've faced.

Jack Hall, chair of the discussion group

Jack Hall
114L University of Houston Libraries
Houston, TX  77204-2000
telephone:(713) 743-9687
fax: (713) 743-9748