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- Subject: SSP Seminar
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- Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 16:24:14 -0400 (EDT)
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Judy Luther writes: Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 06:59:08 -0400 From: Judy Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: SSP seminar I wasn't sure what the guidelines were for liblicense - but thought many of your readers would be interested in this seminar. I'd appreciate your posting it to the list and welcome your thoughts on getting the word out. SSP SEMINAR ON SELLING/ACQUIRING ELECTRONIC INFORMATION A Dialog About Best Practices Does it take too long to acquire electronic publications? Are you handling multiple licenses? What could publishers/vendors do that would help simplify the process? On Thursday - September 17th in Washington, DC, the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is hosting a workshop for publishers, librarians and vendors to discuss all sides of the acquisition process. A distinguished panel will address all topics related to the acquisition of databases and e-journals, from presale technology issues related to access, through licensing, to post sale evaluation efforts based on usage statistics. We invite you to share your experiences as we explore what works in this rapidly changing environment. Panelists will address the following topics: Electronic publishing dynamics - Judy Luther - Informed Strategies Decision to acquire the product Nancy Gibbs - North Carolina State University Claire Wyckoff - Columbia University Press Technology issues Connie Kelley - University of Virginia Ron Akie - Silverplatter Negotiating the license Sarah Sully - JSTOR Marietta Plank - University of Maryland Susan Hillson - Publishing Consultant Implementation and renewal Jay Trolley - Institute for Scientific Information Jim Mullins - Villanova University The seminar will run from 9:30-4:30 at the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) at 1575 I St. NW, two blocks from the White House. It is priced attractively at $70 until Sept. 9th, afterwards $90. You may register with SSP in Wheat Ridge CO by phone 303-422-3914 or fax 303-422-8894.