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Institute Announcement

ISSUES, January 7-8, 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana

This interactive conference for research library decision-makers,
scholarly publishing executives, chief academic officers, and scholars
will be held at the Hotel Intercontinental in New Orleans, just prior to
the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association. 

Wednesday, January 7 - Opening Reception and Dinner; Keynote Address by
Stanley Chodorow, Provost, University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, January 8 - Robert Siegel, co-host of National Public Radio's
"All Things Considered", will moderate a series of four roundtable
sessions in which attendees can participate in a dialogue on scholarly
communication issues: 

I. Electronic Publishing and the Scholarly Communication Process

II. Emerging Intellectual Property Models

III. Evolution of Licensing Models for Electronic Information

IV. Funding Issues and Scholarly Communication

Full conference registration fee of $295.00 includes opening reception and
dinner on January 7, roundtable discussion participation, and continental
breakfast, lunch, breaks, and closing reception on Thursday, January 8. 
Payment by check, MC, Visa, or AmEx accepted.  Registration form is
available at:

Special conference room rates have been secured at the Hotel
Intercontinental for Colloquium participants ($125.00 single/$138.00
double). For reservations, call the hotel's direct reservation line at
800-445-6563. Attendees can remain at the Intercontinental throughout ALA
Midwinter at the same low rate. 

For further information, contact Adrian W. Alexander, The Faxon Institute,


Adrian W. Alexander, MLS
Senior Manager, Strategic Development
The Faxon Company, Inc.
Head, The Faxon Institute
913-865-5560 (Voice)
913-865-5818 (Fax)

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