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New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) Spring Conference reminder (Karen Matthews) Bob Persing 29 Mar 2004 17:40 UTC

New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) announces the program for our Spring 2004 Conference: Keeping Up:  What We Need to Know in Technical Services and Where We Can Learn It.  The conference will be held on Friday, April 30, 2004 at the Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts.

The keynote speaker will be Michael Gorman, Dean of Library Services, Henry Madden Library, California State University, Fresno.  His topic will be Technical Services in the LIS Curriculum.  The afternoon speaker will be Heidi Lee Hoerman, Instructor Specializing in Technical Services, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina.  Her topic will be Education for Technical Services: the Possiblities of Distance Education.

There will also be a choice of breakout sessions:  1) "Online Learning Options for Staff", George Needham, Vice President, Member Services, OCLC, Inc.;  2) "Paraprofessional Certification: Past, Present, and Future Possibilities", Dorothy Morgan, Business Manager/Administrative Assistant, Liverpool (N.Y.) Public Library; 3) "Mentoring in the Library: Inspiring Growth and Sharing Ideas", Jodi C. Williams, Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Library and Information Services Program, College of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Maine at Augusta; and 4) "Discussion Group: Local Strategies for Developing and Fostering Professional Development in Technical Services", facilitated by Judith Brink, Head of Collection Development, University of New Hampshire Library and Karl Fattig, Technical Services Manager/Cataloger, Bowdoin College.

Advance registration is highly recommended for the NETSL Spring Conference.  The conference schedule and registration form is available on the site at:

Karen Matthews
National Center for PTSD
VA Medical Center (116D)
White River Junction, Vermont 05009