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Second International Grey Literature Conference (Marjorie Bloss) Marcia Tuttle 14 Jul 1995 20:16 UTC

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Date: Fri, 14 Jul 1995 14:37:10 -0500
From: Marjorie Bloss <bloss@CRLMAIL.UCHICAGO.EDU>
Subject: Second International Grey Literature Conference

>This announcement is being posted to several different lists; hence the
>possibility that you'll see it more than once.
>Marjorie E. Bloss, Director
>Technical Services
>Center for Research Libraries
>6050 South Kenwood Avenue
>Chicago, IL  60637
>(312) 955-4545 Ext. 316
>(312) 955-4339 (fax)
>        Catholic University of America located in Washington D.C. will be the
>venue of the Second International Conference on Grey Literature on 2-3
>November 1995, entitled "Grey Exploitations in the 21st Century".  Sponsored
>by Catholic University of America, the European Association for Grey
>Literature Exploitation, the International Federation for Information and
>Documentation, and the International Translation Centre, the conference
>organizers also include representation from other international organizations
>such as the International Federation for Information and Documentation, the
>International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, and the
>National Air Intelligence Center.
>        Grey Literature is that body of material encompassing works outside
>the publishing mainstream (e.g., reports, dissertations, government documents,
>proceedings, and datafiles).  It can be produced by associations, ministries,
>laboratories, libraries, universities, businesses and governmental agencies.
>With the developments in electronic publishing and the Internet, Grey
>Literature has recaptured the attention of authors, publishers, and end-users
>alike.  In the past five years alone, the number of publications in this area
>have more than doubled.  What we are now seeing, is the development of an
>independent field within library and information science as a growing number
>of seminars, conferences, and courses are being organized in this increasingly
>important field.
>        The Second International Conference on Grey Literature is
>concentrating on three primary topics:  New forms of Grey Literature in
>Networked Environments; Marketing and promotional activities aligned to Grey
>Literature; and, Management of Grey Literature in regional and global
>contexts.  The Inaugural Address will be given by Donald B. Simpson, President
>of the Center for Research Libraries (Chicago, IL), and Judy C. McDermott,
>Chief of the Overseas Operations Division at the Library of Congress
>(Washington D.C.) will be the keynote speaker.  Patrick Ellis, President of
>the Catholic University of America will welcome conference participants.
>Plenary and satellite sessions will include papers from a diverse number of
>countries to include Brazil, Botswana, Chile, Germany, India, Italy, the
>Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
>        To find out more about this conference, contact:  Grey Literature
>Network Service, Koninginneweg 201, NL-1075 CR Amsterdam, Netherlands.
>Telephone or fax:  (31)-0(20)671 1818, or e-mail: