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ALA Seattle: ALCTS SS Journal Costs in Libraries DG Sunday, Jan. 21 Chamberlain, Clinton K. 11 Jan 2007 15:44 UTC

ALCTS SS Journal Costs in Libraries DG Sunday, Jan. 21, 4-6 pm
Washington State Convention & Trade Center Room 201

Please join the discussion group, which will address several new

1.         NISO Working Group to explore the development of a
code-of-practice based option for licensing for e-resources.  This newly
formed group is jointly supported by ARL, ALPSP, SPARC, and SSP.
Invitation-only breakfasts will be held during the conference. Come
discuss the newest news with co-chairs Karla Hahn and Judy Luther.

2.         The Janus Group has identified and is addressing 6 key
collection development challenges. Naturally, serials figure large and
the PROCON challenge encourages publishers to produce electronic
journals.  Learn about efforts to support small scholarly publishers
from Janus Steering Committee members October Ivins, Jeanne Richardson,
and John Saylor.

3.         Society for Scholarly Publishing Librarian and Early Career
Outreach:  SSP offers half price membership and conference attendance to
librarians, and is offering travel awards to the June 5-7 conference in
San Francisco to students and early career professionals in publishing
and librarianship.  Discuss SSP with President Judy Luther and Travel
Awards Chair Will Wakeling.

For more information, please contact

Clint Chamberlain

Vice-Chair, ALCTS SS Journal Costs in Academic Libraries Discussion

Assistant Professor, E-Access/Serials Librarian

Trinity University, Elizabeth Huth Coates Library

One Trinity Place San Antonio, Texas  78212-7200

Office: (210) 999-7613  Fax: (210) 999-8182