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ARL Advanced Licensing Workshop Trisha L. Davis 15 Mar 2004 16:52 UTC

With Mary Case's departure from the ARL, this may be the last time this
workshop is held.  Although the workshop will be held in Canada, American
law will be covered as well. td

Association of Research Libraries
Advanced Licensing Workshop

June 14-16, 2004
Hotel Grand Pacific
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Sponsored by COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries)

Schedule:  The workshop begins at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14
(registration will begin at 12:30 p.m.) and concludes at noon on Wednesday,
June 16.

Purpose and Overview:

This workshop, which will include copyright and legal information specific
to Canada, 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
Tuesday 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

Samuel Trosow, Assistant Professor, Law and Information Media Studies,
University of Western Ontario

Lee Anne George, Program Planning Officer, Association of Research Libraries

Registration and Hotel:

For registration and hotel information, see

Pease register early  space is limited!!

Trisha L. Davis
Associate Professor
Head, Serials & Electronic Resources Dept.
The Ohio State University Libraries
1858 Neil Avenue Mall 404N
Columbus, OH 43210-1286
Phone:   614  292-6314
Fax:        614  292-2015