ALCTS to sponsor preconference on electronic monographs (Karen Muller) ERCELAA@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu 11 May 1999 16:02 UTC
Date: Tue, 11 May 1999 10:26:25 -0500 From: Karen Muller <kmuller@ALA.ORG> Subject: ALCTS to sponsor preconference on electronic monographs Comments: To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, ASIS-L@asis.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU, email@example.com, AUTOCAT@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU, firstname.lastname@example.org, LIBREF-L@LISTSERV.KENT.EDU, PACS-L@LISTSERV.UH.EDU, PCCPOL@loc.gov, METRO-L@METRO.ORG, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Jgelfand@uci.edu, Jpaquett@uci.edu, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org **** Advanced Registration Deadline is May 21! **** "Bringing e-Monographs into the Digital Library" sponsored by the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), will be held Friday, June 25, as a preconference to the American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans. The registration deadline is May 21. The preconference will explore issues related to the incorporation of eMonographs/eBooks into the digital library. The presenters will define the eMonograph/eBooks; identify the significance of the eMonograph/eBook in the digital library; address key issues related to the selection, acquisition, organization, licensing, copyright, preservation, and perpetual access of the eMonogrpah/eBook from the librarian's perspective; and address key issues of importance to librarians and publishers in relation to the licensing and pricing of the eMonograph/eBook. The preconference is designed for librarians and associate university librarians who are implementing or planning to integrate eMonographs/eBooks in their digital libraries, publishers, university press leaders, system librarians and other librarians interested in the development of policies related to eMonographs/eBooks. The moderator of the preconference is Lynn Silipigni Connaway, netLibrary, Inc. The speakers include: Camila Alire, Colorado State University; Jerry Campbell, University of Southern California; Terry Noreault, OCLC, Inc.; Chris Pooley, President, ModernAge Books, Brian Stern, netLibrary, Inc.,and Kate Wittenberg, Columbia University Press. To register online, visit http://www.internetpros.com/registration.cfm; download and complete the form. Registration fees are $115 for ALCTS members, $165 for ALA members and $215 for nonmembers. Completed registration form with payment (credit card only) should be sent to: American Library Association, Dept. #77-6565, Chicago, IL 60678-6565; or fax - completed form to 312-944-7841. Whether mailed or faxed, forms should be sent only once to avoid duplication. For more information, contact Yvonne A. McLean at email@example.com or 312/280-5032.