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ALA Seattle: ALCTS SS Journal Costs in Libraries DG Sunday, Jan. 21

ALCTS SS Journal Costs in Libraries DG Sunday, Jan. 21, 4-6 pm 
Washington State Convention & Trade Center Room 201

Please join the discussion group, which will address several new 

1. NISO Working Group to explore the development of a 
code-of-practice based option for licensing for e-resources. 
This newly formed group is jointly supported by ARL, ALPSP, 
SPARC, and SSP.  Invitation-only breakfasts will be held during 
the conference. Come discuss the newest news with co-chairs Karla 
Hahn and Judy Luther.

2. The Janus Group has identified and is addressing 6 key 
collection development challenges. Naturally, serials figure 
large and the PROCON challenge encourages publishers to produce 
electronic journals.  Learn about efforts to support small 
scholarly publishers from Janus Steering Committee members 
October Ivins, Jeanne Richardson, and John Saylor.

3. Society for Scholarly Publishing Librarian and Early Career 
Outreach:  SSP offers half price membership and conference 
attendance to librarians, and is offering travel awards to the 
June 5-7 conference in San Francisco to students and early career 
professionals in publishing and librarianship.  Discuss SSP with 
President Judy Luther and Travel Awards Chair Will Wakeling.

For more information, please contact

Clint Chamberlain
Vice-Chair, ALCTS SS Journal Costs in Academic Libraries Discussion
Group Assistant Professor, E-Access/Serials Librarian
Trinity University, Elizabeth Huth Coates Library
One Trinity Place San Antonio, Texas  78212-7200
Office: (210) 999-7613  Fax: (210) 999-8182

(Ms.) October Ivins, MLS
Ivins eContent Solutions
telephone 781-793-9283 (EST)