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Subject: Seminar on Bodleian Library

Seminar on Bodleian Library

From: Lucia Zonn <oxford>
Date: Monday, February 16, 1998
Librarians and graduate students and study abroad at Oxford

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of
Information and Library Science (SILS) and Oxford University's
world-renowned Bodleian Library are offering  "Libraries and
Librarianship:  Past, Present and Future" for the sixth year.  This
two-week seminar, held at Oxford University in England, will trace
the Bodleian Library's past and chart the future of information and
technology. This is a unique opportunity for professionals and
graduate students in the fields of information and library science
to discuss trends in academic librarianship and to meet professional
peers from around the world.

Participants have included corporate librarians, special collection
librarians, graduate students and retired librarians.  Participants
learn about developments in library automation in Britain and Europe
as well as preservation, conservation and collection policies that
represent both the Oxford and British national viewpoints.

The program is instructional in nature; UNC-CH SILS students may
earn course credit (3 credit hours).  There is an additional fee of
$200 to gain course credit and a written paper is required.
(Non-UNC-CH SILS students should check with their respective
institutions to inquire about requirements for receiving credit in
their programs.)

The series of presentations is supplemented by visits to the Bodleian
Library, some Oxford College libraries, the City of Oxford Central Library
and to the headquarters of Oxford University Press and Blackwell's, the
booksellers.  Additional information about course content is available from
the SILS web page at <URL:> (in the continuing education

The dates for the program are May 17-30, 1998.  The cost of the
program is $2300 for shared accommodations and $2540 for single
accommodations, and does NOT include transportation to Oxford,
England.  Participants receive room and board at Rewley House in

The deadline for registration for the Oxford Seminar is March 31,
1998.  If you wish to receive a brochure for the 1998 Oxford
program, contact Lucia Zonn, UNC-CH SILS, 919-962-8366, or
oxford [at] ils__unc__edu.

Lucia Zonn
Oxford Program Coordinator

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Received on Monday, 16 February, 1998

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