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New England Technical Services Librarians conference (Kresten Jespersen) Bob Persing 21 Feb 2006 15:11 UTC

From: Kresten Jespersen (johnkresten@COX.NET)
Re: NETSL Conference 2006 Announcement
Date: 2/21/06 9:53 AM

The New England Technical Services Librarians Board (NETSL) is now
accepting registration forms for the 2006 Spring Conference to be held
Thursday, April 6^th , at the Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy
Cross, Worcester, MA.

The theme for this year is: *Exploring the “Open” Universe: A
Librarian’s Guide.*

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The keynote speaker will be *Eric Lease Morgan, *Head of Digital Access
and Information Architecture Department, University of Notre Dame. His
topic will be: */The State of “Openness”: Trends, Challenges, and
Opportunities of Working in “Open” Environments/*/./ The afternoon
speaker will be *Kat Hagedorn, *OAIster/Metadata Harvesting Librarian,
DLXS Bibliographic Class Coordinator, Digital Library Production
Service, University of Michigan. Her topic will be: */The Open Archives
Initiative and OAIster: Past, Present, and Future./*

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There will also be a choice of breakout sessions:

*/Open URL: Implementation and Impact/*/, /*Amira Aaron, *Digital
Content and Access Services, Office for Information Systems, Harvard
University Library;

*/Playing Tag: Cataloging by the Crowd/*/, /*Elizabeth Thomsen*, Member
Services Manager, NOBLE, North of Boston Library Exchange;

*/Open Access to Science Content: A View from the ‘Hole’/*, *Ann
Devenish*, MBLWHOI Library Data Library & Archives

*/Automating Metadata Creation with Open Source Software/*, *Patrick
Yott*, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Center for Digital Initiatives,
Brown University.

Advance Registration is required, and *no “onsite” registration please!*
Registration ends March 24, 2006. The conference program, schedule, and
registration form is available at:

Contact *Anne Meringolo* at
<> for questions, problems, and/or
special arrangements.