SPARC and SPARC Europe welcome your participation in the upcoming
workshop, "Institutional Repositories: The Next Stage," to be held
November 18-19, 2004 in Washington, DC.
Attendees of this two-day workshop, open to the international community,
will gain a practical, hands-on understanding of strategies critical to
the success of their Institutional Repository. Attendees will hear from
experienced leaders in the IR field as well as those involved in related
innovative and important projects. The workshop will benefit those with
fully functioning IRs as well as those in the early stages of
considering such an initiative. There will be a special focus on tactics
for working with faculty and researchers to make IRs a success. This
workshop will be platform-independent and will focus primarily on
non-technical issues relating to the successful implementation of IRs.
The audience may include university provosts and administrators, library
directors and managers, Institutional Repository coordinators, and
Please consider submitting a paper or poster to this workshop, and
sharing with others the experience you have gained building your
Institutional Repository. The call for papers and posters is online at:
<http://db.arl.org/ir2004/>. (Deadline: August 16, 2004.)
An online registration form will be posted on the SPARC web site
<http://www.arl.org/sparc> later this month.
Vendors and potential sponsors: If your company would like to become a
sponsor of this workshop, or exhibit your product or service, please
contact Alison Buckholtz [log in to unmask] A limited number of vendor
spots are available.
For other information about this workshop, please contact Alison
Buckholtz <[log in to unmask]>.
We look forward to seeing you in November.