Apologies for cross posting.
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) invites you to
attend their fall workshop on:
Managing Electronic Collections
September 28-30, 2006
The Magnolia Hotel
Understand the long-term trends and the practical steps you can take
today to maximize the value of your collections to your users.
Featuring: best practices, case studies, and sessions to answer
your how-to questions about managing today’s increasingly complex
collectionsincluding guidance on communicating with your vendors to
ensure you get the systems and services you want.
Topics include usage statistics, repository architecture, ERM
solutions, copyright and licenses, journal versions, and web services.
Day 1: Understanding users and usage
Day 2: Practical collection and repository management
Day 3: Gluing systems together to make your collections accessible
Day 2 includes a half-day tutorial on the forthcoming Standardized Usage
Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) standard, which can automate the
retrieval of COUNTER statistics into an ERM system.
Among the keynoters and session leaders are the following experts
(listed in order of appearance): Marshall Breeding (Vanderbilt
University), Denise M. Davis (American Library Association), Peter
Shepherd (Project COUNTER). Adam Chandler (Cornell University Library),
Oliver Pesch (EBSCO Information Services), Herbert von de Sompel (Los
Alamos National Laboratory; Research Library), Karen Coyle (Digital
Library Consultant), and Mike Teets (OCLC).
for a complete agenda and to register. Register by September 7 and receive the early bird discount.
Amigos, BCR, and Palinet members may register at the NISO member discounted price.