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ALA Program on Electronic Resources, ALCTS Serials Section

Susan Mueller writes:
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 15:13:20 -0400
From: Susan Mueller (Univ. of Montana) <mueller@selway.umt.edu>
Subject: Meeting announcement, ALA Program on Electronic Resources, ALCTS
Serials Section

Concerned your getting a pig in a poke when buying bundled or aggregated
serials?  Come hear a serials aggregator, a subscription agent, and a
librarian discuss the policy issues on this hot topic.  Colleagues in the
areas of cataloging, reference, collection development and consortiums
will respond to their comments, as will a library director and a
representative from an ILS vendor.

The Serials Pig in the Aggregators Poke:  Policy Issues Related to the
Growing Reliance on Electronic Packages in our Library's Collection.

Saturday, June 26, 1999,  9:00-11:00AM
Fairmont Hotel, Emerald Ballroom

Sponsored by:  ALCTS Serials Section, Policy and Research Committee;  
co-sponsored by ALCTS/CMDS, Administration of Collection Development
Committee; LITA, Electronic Publishing/Electronic Journals Discussion
Group; RUSA/CODES, Collection Development Policies Committee

Speakers: Deborah L. Bendig, Consulting Product Support Specialist, OCLC,
Inc.; Kathleen Born, Director, Academic Division, EBSCO Information
Services; and Charles Hamaker, Head, Technical Services, University of
North Carolina-Charlotte.

The analysts are:  Bill Nelson, Library Director, Augusta State
University; Sandy Westall, Vice President and Director of Reference
Databases, Innovative Interfaces, Inc.; Mitch Turitz, Serials Librarian,
San Francisco State University Library; Mary C. Bushing, Ed.D., Associate
Professor & Information Resources Development Librarian, Montana State
University Libraries; Olivia M.A. Madison, Dean of Library Services, Iowa
State University.

Susan Mueller	        		e-mail: mueller@selway.umt.edu
Director of Technical Services		phone: 406-243-4558
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library	fax: 406-243-2060
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812