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[ARSCLIST] Transformative Issues for Special Collections, Web Conference, July 7--Registration Now Open

*Transformative Issues for Special Collections, Web Conference, July 7,
2009, at 1:00 p.m. EDT.*

*Hosted by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)*

*Registration Now Open:  *http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=59581

*For more information, contact: *
Karla Hahn
Association of Research Libraries

This event will offer an interactive opportunity to discuss and provide
feedback on the recently released report of ARL's Special Collections
Working Group, "Special Collections in ARL Libraries: A Discussion Report
from the ARL Working Group on Special
Alice Prochaska, chair of the working group, will moderate a short
discussion by an expert panel drawn from leaders in the special collections
community. Panelists will provide analysis of issues presented in the report
as well as other provocative insights about critical issues relevant to the
management and use of special collections in research, teaching, and
learning. Participants will have the opportunity to ask the panelists
questions and offer their own feedback. The discussion will inform planning
for a forum ARL will hold along with the Coalition for Networked Information
in Washington DC, October 15-16, 2009.


The Web conference is intended to interest research library staff and
administrators with responsibility for managing and providing access to
unique collections in all formats. The event will be appropriate for group
participation and institutions may want to organize post-event discussions
among interested staff.


The Web conference is free, but advance registration is required. To
register individuals or groups, visit

*More Information*

The full text of the original report of the ARL Special Collections Working
Group is freely available at

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of
123 research libraries in North America. Its mission is to influence the
changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that
affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL
pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research
libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the
scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas
and expertise, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests
with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the Web at http://www.arl.org/

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Lisa R. Carter
Visiting Program Officer, ARL Special Collections Working Group

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