There is an upcoming NISO workshop September 28-30th in Denver at the
Magnolia Hotel.  This might of particular interest to Alliance libraries as
it offers session on digital repository management and management of
electronic resources.   Since all the Alliance member libraries are BCR
members, they qualify for the discounted registration rate.   




The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is hosting a 2.5 day
workshop: Managing Electronic Resources.  BCR is co-sponsoring the workshop,
which will be held at the Magnolia Hotel, Denver, Colorado, September 28-30.


Because of BCR's sponsorship, all BCR members are eligible to attend this
workshop at the NISO member price of $569 for the full 2.5 days.  Single-day
registration fee is $219 for members. Nonmember registration fees are $799
for the full workshop or $299 for a single day.  Early bird registration
rates (by Aug 28) are even cheaper.


The workshop topics to be covered are as follows:


Day 1: Understanding users and usage

Day 2: Practical collection and repository management 

Day 3: Gluing systems together to make your collections accessible


For more information on the sessions to be held each day, go to
http://www.niso.org/news/events_workshops/Collections-06-wkshp.html. You
will also find a link to the registration form there.


Scheduled speakers include:


- Marshall Breeding, Director for Innovative Technologies and Research for

  the Jean and Alexander Heard Library at Vanderbilt University

- Denise M. Davis, Director, Office for Research & Statistics American

  Library Association

- Peter Shepherd, Project Director, Project COUNTER

- Adam Chandler, Information Technology Librarian Cornell University


- Oliver Pesch, Chief Architect and Senior Vice President EBSCO

  Information Services

- Herbert von de Sompel, Digital Library Research & Prototyping Los Alamos

  National Laboratory; Research Library

- Karen Coyle, Digital Library Consultant

- Mike Teets, Vice President, OCLC Global Product Architecture


This will be an interactive workshop and attendance is limited to 120
participants. Early registration is encouraged.



Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Executive Director

Bibliographical Center for Research

14394 E. Evans Ave.

Denver, CO  80014-1478

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303.751.6277 ext. 117