Video of Reference and Resource Sharing Collette Mak 28 Feb 1996 17:11 UTC

This message is being cross-posted to collib-l, serialst, docdel-l, ill-l
and publib-l.  It was a great seminar and I'm delighted to let you know that
the video is now available on ILL.   -Collette Mak <>

Videotape of OCLC Reference and Resource Sharing Seminar, Now Available

The third in the series of The Future is Now seminars, the Convergence of
Reference and Resource Sharing, is now available on video tape.  To borrow a
copy of the (2 hour 36 minute) videotape, send  a PRISM ILL request for OCLC
# 34259022 to the OCLC Information Center (holding symbol OCC).  If you do
not participate in PRISM ILL, send a request on an ALA ILL request form to:
 Information Center, OCLC, PO Box 7777, Dublin OH 43017-0702.  Be sure to
specify that you want:  The Future is Now: The Convergence of Reference and
Resource Sharing.  There is no charge for borrowing the tape and you may
duplicate borrowed tapes for your organization's use.

OCLC will publish proceedings of the program, including speakers' papers,
in printed form this spring.  In addition, the proceedings will be
available on OCLC's home page.  [Http://].

The agenda of the program, held in conjunction with ALA Midwinter 1996 in
San Antonio on January 19 was as follows:

     Collette Mak,  OCLC, Program Moderator

Both a Borrower and a Lender Be
     Marshall Keys,  NELINET, Inc.
     What role will libraries play in the move to access?   What is the
     future of library cooperation and shared databases in an age of access?

Technology Will Free Librarians to do....What?
     Fred Weingarten, ALA and CRA
     Even the inventors of technology can't always predict the ways it will
     be used.  What is the impact of new technologies on libraries and

The Virtual What?
     Suzanne Thorin, Library of Congress
     What do license agreements, intellectual property, Title 17, author's
     rights mean to the virtual library?

Purchase Anxiety
     Shirley Baker, Washington University
     Ownership and access--how do we resolve the tension between the
     emphasis on access and the responsibilities of collection development?

Introduction of reactors panel
                 Tam Dalrymple, OCLC

Reactor's Panel
                 Glen Holt, St. Louis Public Library
                 William Potter,  University of Georgia
                 Lee Ann George, Harvard University
                 David Cohen, College of Charleston

Panel Discussion and Question and Answer Session

Interested in the rest of the series?
 -The Future is Now: the changing face of technical services  OCLC # 2978544
 -The Future is Now: reconciling change and continuity in authority control
   OCLC # 3353874