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ARL/OLMS Online Course in Licensing

Licensing Review and Negotiation
ARL/OLMS Online Lyceum Course
July 15 - August 16, 2002

The Association of Research Libraries is pleased to announce the
availability of its newest Online Lyceum course, Licensing Review and
Negotiation. This course was created in response to consistently high
demand for the in-person event. Course content is designed and facilitated
by the same expert faculty who have successfully been offering this
workshop in person for years, with the added convenience of anytime,
anywhere access.

Licensing Review and Negotiation is a five-week course built around five
learning modules in which you will:

* Gain an understanding of the legal environment that affects the
licensing of electronic information products.
* Explore the roles and needs of the various licensing stakeholders--from
user to library to licensor.
* Become familiar with typical electronic product license terms and
conditions and what they really mean.
* Learn to avoid risk for your institution, library, users, and yourself.
* Learn how to make the license negotiation go smoothly.
* Learn the basics of managing your executed license.
* Develop a toolkit of materials to bring to your real-world licensing

Target Audience:

Acquisitions and electronic resource librarians, bibliographers, and
anyone involved in license review and negotiation will benefit from this

ARL/OLMS Online Lyceum Quality Assurance:

Registration levels for Online Lyceum course offerings are capped at 30 to
ensure that participants receive thoughtful feedback from expert
facilitators and timely technical support. Courses are designed by content
experts and focus on the most important issues and trends in
librarianship. Learning tools include case studies, personal learning
journals, and chat sessions with facilitators and other registered

Detailed course information and online registration for the
July 15th course is immediately available at

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 5, 2002

Cost: $500 for ARL members/$550 for nonmembers

For more information about this or other ARL/OLMS Online Lyceum courses,
please visit our website at:
           <http://www.arl.org/training/lyceum.html> or contact Karen A.
Wetzel ARL Program Officer for Distance Learning at <karen@arl.org>