ER&L 2008 message-UPDATE Deeken, Joanne 31 Jan 2008 21:19 UTC

Subject Line: ER&L 2008 Update: Keynote Speakers, Schedule of Events and
other news

Electronic Resources & Libraries 2008
March 19-21, 2008
Pre-Conferences March 18, 2008
Global Learning Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

We're excited to announce our keynote speakers for ER&L 2008 are Karen
Coyle and Tom Wilson.  The opening keynoter, Karen Coyle, is a librarian
and a consultant in the area of digital libraries. Most recently, Karen
was part of the Library of Congress Working Group on the Future of
Bibliographic Control. The closing keynoter, Tom Wilson, is Associate
Dean for Library Technology at the University of Alabama Libraries, was
elected President of LITA in 2003-2004, and has spoken and written on IT
and library topics extensively.

We've finalized and posted the schedule of presentations here:

Our conference blocks are full.  Three other hotels in Midtown Atlanta
offer discounted rates.  If you do not already have a hotel room, go to
view/7 for more information about the additional hotels.

Join ER&L planners after the conference to think about future ER&L
events and activities.  The planning lunch is scheduled for Friday,
March 21, 12:15-1:30.  Free box lunches will be available to the first
30 who RSVP to Jacquie Samples (

Want to know where other attendees are coming from?  Check out our
dynamic attendee map:

The deadline for registration is March 3.  The rates are:
      Professional: $275
      Student: $135
      Paraprofessional/Support Staff: $195

To register, go to

Send any ER&L Conference questions to Bonnie Tijerina

Gayle Baker

Professor & Electronic Services Coordinator University of Tennessee

1015 Volunteer Blvd.

Knoxville, TN  37996-1000

865.974.3519 (voice)     865.974.0551 (fax)