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ALA Midwinter: Series Searching (ALCTS Pre-Order Pre-Catalog Search Discussion Group) Lisa Spagnolo 04 Jan 2007 20:24 UTC


Please join the ALCTS Pre-Order Pre-Catalog Search Discussion Group at ALA
Midwinter in Seattle, Washington

Series World: Evolving Approaches to Searching and Control

Date: Monday, January 22, 2007
Time: 1:30-3:30pm
Place: Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Senate Room

We will be discussing acquisitions workflows pertaining to series searching
and related implications following the Library of Congress decision to cease
their provision of series authority records.

Leading our discussion will be:
-Beacher Wiggins of Library of Congress
-Cynthia Whitacre of OCLC
-Celia Wagner of Blackwell's Book Services
-Kathryn Loafman of University of North Texas Libraries

After presentations by our panelists, we will continue with open discussion.
All are welcome to attend.

Our session will end with a brief conversation assessing the focus and
future direction of this discussion group.  All regular attendees of the
discussion group are especially encouraged to stay for this part of the

We anticipate a lively and interesting discussion and hope to see you there.

Lisa Spagnolo
Chair, ALCTS Pre-Order and Pre-Catalog Search Discussion Group
Acquisitions Librarian, Monographs
University of California, Davis

Bob Schatz
Vice-Chair, ALCTS Pre-Order and Pre-Catalog Search Discussion Group
Director of US Sales
Coutts Library Services