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Licensing Workshop

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ARL Announces...
Upcoming Workshop On Licensing Electronic Information Resources

Thursday-Friday, September 16-17, 1999 Dallas, TX (hosted by AMIGOS)

Full details and registration information are available at: 


License Review and Negotiation
Building a Team-Based Institutional Process

Purpose and Overview:

This two-day workshop:
1.  reviews the legal foundations of license agreements;
2.  engages the participants in a review of license terms and conditions;
3.  highlights the importance of and present strategies for developing an
institutional process for license review, negotiation, and
administration; and
4.  provides participants with an opportunity to assess and practice
negotiation skills. 

Target Audience:

    The workshop is open to librarians and other institutional staff
engaged in the process of reviewing and negotiating licenses for
electronic resources with information providers on behalf of the
library, the institution as a whole, or a consortium. Institutional teams representing, for example, the library, computing center, and the legal counsel's office, are encouraged. 

Workshop Leaders:

Angee Baker
Director, Electronic Information Services

Trisha Davis
Head, Continuation Acquisition Division, 
The Ohio State University Libraries

Karen Hersey
Intellectual Property Counsel, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Attendance is limited to 60 participants.  The registration fee includes
resource materials, breakfast, lunch, and breaks.

ARL (and AMIGOS) member libraries:        $350
Nonmember libraries:                      $450

Register at http://www.arl.org/scomm/licensing/lworkshop.html