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Advanced Licensing Workshop

Please excuse the duplication.

Association of Research Libraries
Advanced Licensing Workshop

January 31-February 2, 2001
California State University
401 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802-4210

Sponsored by the California State University System

Schedule:  The workshop will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31
and conclude at noon on Friday, February 2.

Purpose and Overview:

This workshop will:

1. deepen participants' understanding of license terms and conditions
   through several  hands-on license review exercises including a session
   with a legal drafting expert;
2. help participants understand, evaluate, and minimize the risks in
   licensing electronic resources;
3. provide strategies to participants on how to protect their legal and
   business interests when working with consortia; and
4. review strategies for getting past no in difficult negotiations.

Topics covered will include:
 Risk Assessment - The Perspective of Licensees
 Risk Assessment - The Perspective of Licensors
 Working with Consortia
 Understanding and Drafting Legal Language
 Legislative Update
 Pricing Models and Strategies
 Getting Past No

Optional group discussion sessions with the trainers will be offered the
second evening.  Session topics will be:
A. Consortia
B. Legal Issues
C. Process and User Issues

Target Audience:

The workshop is open to those who have attended ARL's License Review and
Negotiation workshop or who have had a minimum of 2 years experience
reviewing and negotiating license agreements for their library or

Workshop Leaders:

Angee Baker, Vice President Planning and Strategic Alliances, SOLINET

Trisha Davis, Head, Serials and Electronic Products Department, The Ohio
State University Libraries

Karen Hersey, Senior Counsel for Intellectual Property, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology

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

Lee Anne George, Program Planning Officer, Association of Research


       Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
       111 East Ocean Blvd.
       Long Beach, CA 90802
       phone: (562) 437-5900
       fax: (562) 499-2512
       Rate: $99.00 specify CSU Chancellor's Office: CSU ARL Workshop

       Cut-off date for reservations: January 8, 2001

Registration Fees:

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

       ARL and California State University: $400
       Nonmember libraries: $500

For more information and registration details, see