ALCTS Acquisitions Teleconference Hours, March 1998 Ann O'Neill 09 Feb 1998 18:40 UTC

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Satellite time has been confirmed for the ALCTS Fundamentals of
Acquisitions teleconference institute to be broadcast on March 13. The
time of the broadcast is 11am-5pm EST. This institute is cosponsored
by the University of South Carolina College of Library and
Information Science, which will be the site of the broadcast.

Registration continues for the institute until March 1. An informational
brochure and registration form are available on the web at or

Viewing locations continue to be added to the list of downlink sites,
and these, too, are listed on the web page. Sites will be added until
March 1. Keep checking the web for updates to viewing sites and
other information.

The Planning Committee is particularly interested in downlink sites in
the following states/regions: Central/Eastern Tennessee, Kentucky,
Georgia, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Virginia, Washington D.C.,
 West Virginia, New Hampshire, Vermont, and the Florida peninsula.
 Sites must be able to receive Ku satellite transmissions, have a room
with a television and phone, and meet ADA requirements. If you would
like to volunteer your institution as a viewing site or can recommend a
facility in a state listed above, please contact Ellan Sykes by email at

The Fundamentals of Acquisitions institute focuses on what you need
to know about the basics of acquiring monographs: goals and
methods; financial management of materials budgets; relationships
between acquisitions librarians and library booksellers. Faculty are
Trisha L. Davis, Head, Continuation Acquisition Division, Ohio State
University; Carol Pitts Diedrichs, Head, Acquisition Department, Ohio
State University; and Ann L. O'Neill, Assistant Professor, College of
Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina.

Registration for ALCTS members is $75.00, for ALA members
$90.00, and for non-members $115.00. If five or more participants
from an organization or library school pay together on one check, the
special group rate is $50.00 each. One of the five must be an ALCTS
or ALA member.

Ann L. O'Neill, Assistant Professor
College of Library & Information Science
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: 803-777-1206  Fax: 803-777-7938