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CALL FOR PAPERS: Spring 2007 meeting of the Ohio Valley Group of
Technical Services Librarians

Mapping Our Way: New Formations in Technical Services

The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians (OVGTSL), serving
Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, will hold its 2007 annual meeting at the
Holiday Inn University Plaza, Bowling Green, Kentucky, on May 16-18. The
OVGTSL Program Planning Committee invites proposals for presentations
that explore the spectrum of library technical services. Presentations
relating to academic, public, or special libraries from historical,
theoretical, practical or visionary perspectives are welcome. Possible
areas include:

• Acquisitions /cataloging /serials

• Database maintenance

• Preservation, archival issues, digitization

• Collection management /gift items /challenged materials

• Changing relations with vendors and publishers

• Educating /retraining technical services staff

• New technologies /services /software /standards /systems

• Instructional roles for technical services librarians

• Management trends / marketing /funding opportunities

• Communication enhancement tools

OVGTSL invites all interested persons to submit proposals and suggested
topics/speakers. Please include the following:

· Name, address, institution and title, e-mail address, and telephone
number of the presenter(s)

· Title of presentation

· Abstract (not to exceed 200 words)

· Format (e.g. presentation, individual or panel discussion, poster

· Equipment needs

Proposals should be submitted either electronically or by post by March
1, 2007 to:

Uma Doraiswamy
University Libraries
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., #11067
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1067

Connie Foster, Head
Dept. of Library Technical Services -  "Creating Information Possibilities"
Western Kentucky University Libraries
Editor, Serials Review
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11067
Bowling Green KY 42101-1067  tel.: 270-745-6151   fax: 270-745-3958

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