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NASIG 26TH Annual Conference Program: REGISTRATION OPEN TODAY publicist 07 Mar 2011 20:41 UTC

The North American Serials Interest Group is pleased to
present its 26th Annual Conference program!

For the past 25 years, the NASIG Annual Conference has been
essential in helping librarians keep up to date with current
trends and strategies for the future, practical methods for
greater efficiencies in their libraries, and invaluable
networking with colleagues and vendors from across the
industry. For its 26th conference, NASIG is committed to
giving you yet another outstanding experience.

Early Bird registration is open from now until May 5.
Register by 5 p.m. Eastern on May 5, 2011 and be entered
into a drawing for $100! Register for the conference at Hotel
reservations information is at If registering
more than one guest, please follow the instructions on the

We promise you:

•	Vision speakers Adam Bly and Paul Duguid, who will cover
the current and future directions, design, and dissemination
of scientific information, and what the historical context
of the supply chain for books and journals might teach us
about the present digital transformation of scholarship.
•	Strategy Sessions that give you the current trends in
the profession and real-world strategies that can take your
organization into the future.
•	Tactics Sessions where you learn from speakers sharing
valuable expertise that gives you practical applications for
a better work flow today, and the knowledge to take you
confidently into tomorrow.

Three pre-conferences on June 1st – 2nd

•	Serials and RDA:  an Ongoing Relationship
•	Accounting Techniques for Acquisition Librarians
•	Who Ya Gonna Call? Troubleshooting Strategies for
E-resources Access Problems

Social and Networking Opportunities

•	Conference reception at the City Museum
(, Thursday, June 2.
•	St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs, Friday, June 3.

Please visit to
view descriptions of the in-depth Strategy sessions and
practical Tactics sessions covering acquisitions and
licensing, cataloging and access, collection development,
and scholarly communication.

NASIG knows well that budgets are tight, and justifying
costs is not easy.  We have worked hard to hold the line on
costs, without sacrificing quality, by keeping our regular
registration rates steady and hotel conference rates close
to 2003 pricing levels.  We continue to strive to keep costs
low while producing a conference that offers both excellent
value and invaluable learning opportunities.

Registration opens TODAY, Monday, March 7, 2011. Register by
5 p.m. Eastern on May 5, 2011 and be entered into a drawing
for $100!

For program and registration information, please see:

Established in 1985, the North American Serials Interest
Group, Inc. is an independent organization that promotes
communication and sharing of ideas among all members of the
serials information chain – anyone working with or
concerned about serial publications. For more information
about NASIG, please visit

Betsy Appleton
Publicist, NASIG, Inc.