Electronic Serials Institute (Beverley Geer) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 17 Mar 1998 15:25 UTC
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 09:11:55 -0600 From: Beverley Geer <bgeer@TRINITY.EDU> Subject: Electronic Serials Institute CROSS POSTED TO SEVERAL LISTS. PLEASE FORGIVE THE DUPLICATION THROUGH THE ARCH: ELECTRONIC SERIALS FROM ACQUISITION TO ACCESS Librarians from all types and sizes of libraries need the practical skills to handle electronic serials as well as the conceptual understanding of the theoretical implications of this rapidly changing format. The Serials Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) presents Through the Arch: Electronic Serials from Acquisition to Access, an institute designed to meet these needs, on April 24-25, 1998, at the Regal Riverfront Hotel in St. Louis, MO. The institute begins at midday on Friday, April 24, and continues all day on Saturday, April 25. It is cosponsored by the Missouri Library Network Corporation. The keynote presentation, focused breakout sessions, and a panel discussion will address both the theoretical and the practical aspects of electronic serials. FACULTY Friedemann Weigel (Managing Partner, Information Systems Director, Harrassowitz, Germany) Sharon Cline McKay (Electronic Sales Manager, Blackwell's Information Services) George Machovec (Technical Director, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries) James Mouw (Head of Serials, Univ. of Chicago) Jack Montgomery (Technical Services and Collection Management Librarian, Univ. of Missouri Law School) Norma Fair (Catalog Librarian, Univ. of Missouri) Beverley Geer (Head Cataloger, Trinity Univ., San Antonio) Mary Harrison (Education Psychology Librarian, Southern Illinois Univ.) Karen Croneis (Head of Departmental Libraries, Washington Univ., St. Louis) Shirley Baker (Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Dean of University Libraries, Washington Univ., St. Louis) INSTITUTE SITE AND HOUSING The institute will be held at the Regal Riverfront Hotel, 200 South 4th St., St. Louis, MO. Rooms at a special conference rate of $109.00 are being held for institute registrants until the deadline of March 23, 1998. Please call the hotel directly for your reservation, mentioning the ALCTS Electronic Serials Institute. The phone number is 314-241-9500. FEES AND REGISTRATION Registration fees are $185 for ALCTS members, $235 for ALA members, and $285 for non-members. To register, complete the attached registration form and mail it with payment, purchase order, or credit card information to the ALCTS office. The completed form may also be faxed (with purchase order or credit card payment information only). Telephone registrations are also accepted. Registration will be accepted in order of receipt for up to the maximum of 100 people, and must be received, faxed, or telephoned by April 10, 1998. Cancellations will be accepted only until April 10, 1998 (subject to a $25 processing fee). ALCTS reserves the right to cancel the program if there is insufficient registration or for other reasons. Refunds will be processed after April 30, 1998. Neither ALA nor ALCTS is responsible for cancellation charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies, or other losses incurred due to cancellation of the program. Contact Karen L. Whittlesey at firstname.lastname@example.org (or phone 800-545-2433 ext. 5034) for information. To register contact Yvonne A. McLean at email@example.com or 800-545-2433 ext. 5032. TENTATIVE PROGRAM OUTLINE Friday, April 24, 1998 12:15-1:00 pm Registration 1:00-1:15 pm Expectations and Revelations: Welcome and Introductions -- Lamborn and Geer 1:15-2:30 pm Electronic Serials into the Millennium: Destruction, Change and Opportunities -- Weigel 2:30-3:00 pm Networking Break 3:00-4:30 pm Concurrent Breakout Session I The Acquisition of Electronic Serials: State of the Art. Where are We and Where are We Going? -- Mouw and -- Montgomery Access to Digital Resources: Theory and Application for the Next Generation Catalogers -- Geer and Fair Training: Helping Staff and Users Make the Transition to the Electronic Journal Environment -- Croneis and Harrison Saturday, April 25, 1998 8:30-9:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:15-10:15 am Management and Technical Considerations for Acquiring and Accessing Electronic Serials: panel discussion with Machovec and McKay 10:15-10:40 am Networking Break 10:40 am-12:10 pm Concurrent Breakout Session II The Acquisition of Electronic Serials: State of the Art. Where are We and Where are We Going? -- Mouw and -- Montgomery Access to Digital Resources: Theory and Application for the Next Generation Catalogers -- Geer and Fair Training: Helping Staff and Users Make the Transition to the Electronic Journal Environment -- Croneis and Harrison 12:10- 1:20 pm Lunch 1:20-2:50 pm Concurrent Breakout Session III The Acquisition of Electronic Serials: State of the Art. Where are We and Where are We Going? -- Mouw and -- Montgomery Access to Digital Resources: Theory and Application for the Next Generation Catalogers -- Geer and Fair Training: Helping Staff and Users Make the Transition to the Electronic Journal Environment -- Croneis and Harrison 2:50- 3:15 pm Networking Break 3:15-3:45 pm And as a result ...: institute highlights and reflections -- Baker REGISTRATION FORM (4578) Association for Library Collections & Technical Services Through the Arch: Electronic Serials from Acquisitions to Access April 24-25, 1998 Regal Riverfront Hotel, St. Louis Join ALA/ALCTS now and register at member rates! __ Add ALCTS to my ALA membership (ALA membership number ______________) $45 __ First-time membership in ALA ($50) and ALCTS ($45) $95 __ Regular renewing membership in ALA ($100) and ALCTS ($45) $145 (For other ALA member categories contact Shonda M. Russell firstname.lastname@example.org.) Mail: Complete this page and mail it with payment to: Electronic Serials Institute, ALCTS/ALA, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611. Fax: Complete this page and fax with payment information to 312-280-3257. Phone: Call Yvonne McLean at 800-545-2433, extension 5032. E-Mail: Send registration information to Yvonne McLean at email@example.com (credit card or purchase order only). Check, money order, purchase order, or credit card charge must accompany registration to reserve space at the institute. Please reserve my space for the Electronic Serials Institute. __ Check or Money Order __ Purchase Order __ VISA __ Master Card __ American Express Card number Exp iration date Signature (Signature required for all charges) __ ALCTS/MLNC Personal Member $185 __ ALA Personal Member $235 __ Non-ALA Member $285 (Staff of organizational members are not considered personal members.) Special Needs If you have special physical, communication or dietary needs, please check the box on the registration form and attach a statement regarding your special need. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without notification of need by April 1, 1998. Name (as it should appear on badge) ____________________________ Title ____________________________________________________ Organization Name (as it should appear on badge) __________________ Organization address ________________________________________ City ________________________________ State _____ Zip _______________ Preferred mailing address City ________________________________ State _____ Zip _______________ Phone (Office) ( ) ____________________ (Home) ( ) __________________ E-Mail Address ______________________________________________ ALA Membership Number _______________________________________ [ ] Special Needs. Please attach a statement regarding your special need by April 1, 1998.