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Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 17:42:26 -0400
From: Mary Case <marycase@ARL.ORG>
Subject: Licensing Workshop

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Workshop On Licensing Electronic Information Resources
Sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries

Thursday-Friday, June 25-26, 1998
Washington, DC
Phoenix Park Hotel
520 N. Capitol St., NW

Full details and additional information will also be available at:


License Review And Negotiation
Building a Team-Based Institutional Process

Purpose and Overview:

This two-day workshop:
1.  reviews the legal foundations of license agreements;
2.  engages the participants in a review of license terms and conditions;
3.  highlights the importance of and present strategies for developing an
institutional process for license review, negotiation, and
administration; and
4.  provides participants with an opportunity to assess and practice
negotiation skills.

Target Audience:

    The workshop is open to librarians and other institutional staff
engaged in the process of reviewing and negotiating licenses for
electronic resources with information providers on behalf of the
library, the institution as a whole, or a consortium.  Individuals might
include those who are responsible for:

*       reviewing licenses in the library;
*       recommending, acquiring, or servicing electronic resources;
*       determining and implementing the technical requirements for electronic
*     reviewing licenses for electronic library resources in the
        legal counsel's office;
*       negotiating and/or signing licenses for electronic resources on behalf
        of the institution.

Institutional teams representing, for example, the library, computing
center, and the legal counsel's office, are encouraged.

Workshop Leaders:

Trisha Davis
Head, Continuation Acquisition Division,
The Ohio State University Libraries

Karen Hersey
Intellectual Property Counsel,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mary Case
Director, Office of Scholarly Communication,
Association of Research Libraries


The workshops run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the first day,
and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the second day.


A limited number of sleeping rooms have been reserved at
the Phoenix Park Hotel.  The rate is $169 a night.  Reservations
can be made by calling 800-824-5419 or 202-638-6900.
The cut-off date for reservations is May 24.

     Phoenix Park Hotel
     520 N. Capitol Street, NW
     Washington, DC

Registration Fees

Attendance is limited to 60 participants.  The registration fee includes
resource materials, breakfast, lunch, and breaks.  Prepayment is required.

ARL member libraries:        $300
Nonmember libraries:         $400

Fax or mail the form below to register for the workshops.


Washington Workshop, June 25-26

ARL member _____  Nonmember ______

City                  State        Zip
Phone                Fax                Email

Visa                                        Mastercard
Amount Enclosed

Prepayment is required.  Checks should be payable in U.S. funds to the
Association of Research Libraries and mailed to:

    Association of Research Libraries
    Mary Jane Brooks - Licensing Workshop
    21 Dupont Circle, NW
    Washington, DC  20036
    phone:  (202) 296-2296        fax:  (202) 872-0884