REMINDER: NISO/PALINET Licensing Forum -- Early Bird Discount Expires May 21 Cynthia Hodgson 16 May 2007 16:38 UTC

Only 15 spaces are available for the June 11 NISO/PALINET forum, Traversing
the Licensing Terrain: Emerging Issues and Innovative Solutions. Register
before May 21 and get the Early Bird discount. NISO and PALINET members
qualify for additional discounts.

The forum to be held at the PALINET offices in Philadelphia, features
licensing experts from the legal, service- and content-provider, and library
communities with discussions and presentations on:

*	Licensing: A State-of-the-Art Review
*	Licensing & Legal Issues
*	Licensing: New Times, New Models
*	Serials, E-books, Multimedia, Games, and More - How Formats Impact
*	Standards: Providing a Solution for License Management Issues
*	Panel Discussion / Q&A: What Next?

Speakers include Ivy Anderson (Director of Collection Development and
Management, California Digital Library), Kevin Smith (Scholarly
Communications Officer, Perkins Library, Duke University), Celeste Feather
(Electronic Resources Librarian and Assistant Professor, University
Libraries, Ohio State University), Katherine Duff (Licensing & Permissions
Manager, Journals Division, The University of Chicago Press), Judy Luther
(President, Informed Strategies), Christine Martire (Director of Strategic
Partnerships, PALINET), Eric Lazzaro (Senior Content Acquisition and
Licensing Counsel, OverDrive, Inc.), Ted Koppel (Verde Product Manager, Ex
Libris), Jennifer Weintraub (Digital Collections Specialist, Yale University
Library), and Trisha L. Davis (Rights Management Coordinator and Head,
Serials & E-Resources Department Chair, Ohio State University Libraries).

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and a reception sponsored by Swets.
To register online, obtain hotel and travel information, and get updates on
the agenda, visit the event webpage

Cynthia Hodgson
National Information Standards Organization
Phone: 301-654-2512