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NISO September Electronic Collections Workshop: Special session, new experts added to agenda

NISO Presents:
Managing Electronic Collections: Strategies from Content to User
September 28-30
The Magnolia Hotel
Downtown Denver, CO

Space is limited. **Register by September 7 at the Early Bird 
rate and save.** ( <http://www.niso.org/> www.niso.org)

Get an "outside-in" customer-focused view on how to manage 
today's increasingly complex electronic collections. Hear 
solutions-based perspectives of librarians, publishers, and 
system vendors on usage statistics, ERM systems, repository 
management, digital rights and licensing, and systems 
integration. Learn the practical steps you can take today to 
maximize the value of your electronic collections from others' 
best practices and case studies.

You will get practical answers to:

Who is using your collections, and how
How to automate the collection management process
What decisions are needed for effective repository management
How to handle copyright and licenses for electronic content
What you can do to integrate your collections and improve end 
user access


Herbert Van de Sompel will share research that can help you use 
item level usage information to build better collections and 
improve your recommender systems and that can help us all assess 
the relative value of scholarly research.


Marshall Breeding will help you understand how technology is 
reshaping the way your users find, access, use and even create 
information.  He will also help you understand how you need to 
think about shaping your collections in response to these 

Peter McCracken, Co-founder and Director of Electronic Content 
Management of Serials Solutions can help you understand the 
lifecycle of today's journal article and how this impacts the use 
of your publications or collections.

Find out what you can learn about making your publications or 
collections visible on the Web from OCLC's Open WorldCat 
experience from Mike Teets, Vice President, OCLC Global Product 

Co-sponsored by: PALINET, BCR, and Amigos: Members of these 
organizations receive the NISO member rate.

Solutions Forum Sponsors: Ex Libris, Swets, and Thomson Scientific

Reception/Break Sponsors: Copyright Clearance Center, EBSCO, 
Innovative Interfaces

Go to <http://www.niso.org/> to register now.

Contact Maryann Karinch with questions: maryann@karinch.com, 

Cynthia Hodgson
National Information Standards Organization
Email: chodgson@niso.org
Phone: 301-654-2512