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Preconference on virtual libraries

From: Alicia Riley <ariley>
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2001
2001 SOLINET Annual Meeting Preconference:
"Virtual Libraries in the New Millenium"
Sheraton Buckhead Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia
May 2, 2001
9 am-4 PM

Description: The target audience is library/archives directors and
other information professionals. The full-day conference will
include case studies of virtual library projects, with a focus on
future directions; an update on standards and best practices;
discussion of selection and access issues, and an overview of
networking resources needed in the future to support the growth of
the virtual library. Inter-institutional cooperation will be
emphasized throughout the program.

9 am--Welcome and Introductions

9:05-9:35--Keynote Speaker - Daniel Greenstein, Director, Digital
Library Federation

9:35-10:20--Case Study of Louisiana State University Digital Library
-- Faye Phillips, Associate Dean of Libraries for Special
Collections, Louisiana State University


10:45-11:15--The Virtual Library: Progress to Date (including
content, standards, "best practices") Priscilla Caplan, Assistant
Director for Digital Library Services, Florida Center for Library

11:15-11:45--Case Study of GALILEO--Merryll Penson, Executive
Director for Library Director Services, Board of Regents, University
System of Georgia

11:45-1:00 pm--Lunch on your own

1-1:40--Assessing Virtual Reference in a Digital Library: Strategies
and Issues. Charles McClure, Francis Eppes Professor and Director,
Information Use Management and Policy Institute, School of
Information Studies, Florida State University

1:40-2:10--The Future of the Virtual Library, Wendy P. Lougee,
Associate Director, Digital Library Initiatives, University of

2:10-3:10--Panel discussion and Q&A - Keith Belton, Manager, Digital
Library Services, SOLINET

3:10-3:30--Conclusion and Wrap-up--Adjourn

Pre-Conference Registration Fees:
    $155  - High Tech-High Touch
    $125 - Virtual Libraries

Please call Erica Waller for registration at 1-800-999-8558 or email
Erica_waller [at] solinet__net, online at

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