Conferences & Events 1997 Monday, 13 April 1998

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1997 December 7-10 Perth, Western Australia Reflections on Learning with Technology The Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Contact: Co-Convenors Georgina Fyfe G.Fyfe@info.curtin.edu.au Tel: (61 8) 9266 7364 Fax: (61 8) 9266 2339

1997 December 8-9 Canberra Information Literacy the Professional Issue Conference: Third National Conference organised by the University of South Australia Library in association with ALIA Information Literacy Taskforce Contact Irene Doskatsch Conference Convener Phone +61 8 8302 6219 Fax +61 8 8302 6207 email irene.doskatsch@unisa.edu.au | http://www.unisa.edu.au/library/events/infolit3.htm

1997 December 8 Canberra Reviewing the Review: a seminar on the Review of Higher Education Financing and Policy. The National Academies Forum. Contact: Sue Rider Tel 02 6249 1788, email: sue.rider@anu.edu.au

1997 December 5-6 Wagga Wagga, NSW Shifting sands: the Australian Library and Information Association Distance Education Special Interest Group (ALIA DESIG) conference. Contact: Elizabeth Law, Charles Sturt University Library, Tel 02 6933 2130, Fax 02 6933 2900.

1997 December 4-5 Cambridge, Massachusetts The Impact of the Internet on Communications Policy. The Harvard Information Infrastructure Project Co-Sponsors: International Telecommunication Union, Center for Law and Information Technology, Harvard Law School. Contact: Ms. Nora O'Neil, Project Coordinator, Information Infrastructure Project, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA Tel. +1 617-496-1389 Fax: +1 617-495-5776 Email nora_o'neil@harvard.edu

1997 December 3-5 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA The Impact of the Internet on Communications Policy. Harvard Information Infrastructure Project. Cooperating Institutions: Center for the Internet and Society, Harvard Law School, European Commission, Federal Communications Commission, Industry Canada, International Telecommunication Union. Contact: Nora O'Neil (nora_o'neil@harvard.edu) Coordinator, Information Infrastructure Project, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, MA 02138 (617) 496-1389; Fax: (617) 495-5776 http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/iip/iicompol/first.html

1997 December 2-5 Orlando, Florida CAUSE97 "The Information Professions and the Information Professional" Contact the conference registrar at: conf@cause.org 303-939-0315 http://www.cause.org/conference/c97/c97.html

1997 December 1-2 Luxembourg Metadata Workshop DG XIII/E-4 Telematics for Libraries Contact person: Ian Pigott e-mail: ian.pigott@lux.dg13.cec.be | Http://www2.echo.lu/libraries/en/Metadata.html

1997 December 1-2 Berlin 3rd European Digital Cities Conference: The Road to Deployment Organised in the framework of the EDC project, a support action of the EC Telematics Applications Programme Contact: EDC Coordination Office c/o Eurocities, 18 square de Meeûs, B-1050 Brussels, Tel: +32 2 552 0868, Fax: +32 2 552 0889, Email: telecities@mcr1.poptel.org.uk http://www.edc.eu.int/events/berlin011297.html

1997 January - November Text Retrieval Conference (final segment Nov. 19-21 -- TREC-6 conference at NIST in Gaithersburg, Md.) Conducted by: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Sponsored by: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Software and Intelligent Systems Technology Office (DARPA/SISTO) http://potomac.ncsl.nist.gov/trec/call97.2

1997 November 30 - December 4 Brisbane Researching Education In New Times Australian Association for Research in Education annual conference. Contact: aare97@swin.edu.auhttp://www.swin.edu.au/aare/aarebrs1.htm

1997 November 27-29 University of New England, Armidale NSW Tertiary Education and Regional Development : A National Conference Contact: country@northnet.com.au or tel: 02 6772 8753 http://bart.northnet.com.au/~country/

1997 November 27-28 Sydney International Conference on Public Sector Efficiency. Contact: Dr Kevin Fox, Centre for Applied Economic Research The University of New South Wales Sydney 2052, Australia Tel. +61-2-9385-3320 Fax. +61-2-9313-6337 E-mail: K.Fox@unsw.edu.au | http://www.economics.unsw.edu.au/research/caer/copse.htm

1997 November 26 De Montfort University, Milton Keynes, UK Learning Spaces? Architecture - Urban Studies - Computers - Education organised as part of Architecture week, run jointly by the Arts Council and the RIBA. Contact: Jos Boys, CAUSe, De Montfort University, Hammerwood Gate, Kents Hill, Milton Keynes MK7 6HP Email: jboys@dmu.ac.uk Tel: 01908 695511 http://ctiweb.cf.ac.uk/learnsp.html

1997 November 24-26 Sydney, Australia Cultural Crossroads: Ownership, Access, Identity Conference ( coordinated by the Australian Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy) Contact: Ms Karen Perkins Manager, Australian Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Faculty of Arts Griffith University Nathan Qld 4111 AUSTRALIA Telephone (07) 3875 5350 Fax (07) 3875 5511 Email K.Perkins@hum.gu.edu.au | http://www.gu.edu.au/gwis/akccmp/crossroads_conf.html

1997 November 23-24 Adelaide The Ethos of the University: Hard Times and the West Review. Contact: Sandra Egege, Philosophy Dept, Flinders University or email Sandra.Egege@flinders.edu.au

1997 November 20-21 Chicago Area License Review And Negotiation Building A Team-Based Institutional Process: An ARL Workshop On Licensing Electronic InformationResources (hosted by CIC) Contact: Association of Research Libraries, Mary Jane Brooks - Licensing Workshop, 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 phone: 202-296-2296 fax: 202-872-0884 email: maryjane@cni.org | http://arl.cni.org/scomm/licensing/lworkshop.html

1997 November 18-21 Tsukuba Science City, Japan International Symposium on Research, Development and Practice in Digital Libraries ISDL'97 Sponsored: University of Library and Information Science. Contact: ISDL'97, Univ. of Library and Information Science, 1-2, Kasuga, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan phone: +81-298-59-1348 (Shigeo Sugimoto) fax: +81-298-59-1093 email: ISDL97@DL.ulis.ac.jp | http://www.DL.ulis.ac.jp/ISDL97/

1997 November 17-19 Manila, Philippines Libraries and Librarianship in Global Information Access and Cooperation. Conference of the Philippine Librarians' Association, Inc. (PLAI) Contact: Rodolfo Y. Tarlit Telephone: +632 920 5301 loc.4458 Email: rytarlit@cmc.upd.edu.ph or Zyrel Rogo Email: zrojo@elisa.engg.upd.edu.ph

1997 November 13-14 London ECMS: the Way Forward: An International Electronic Copyright Management Systems Conference, organised by the COPEARMS (Co-Ordinating Project for Electronic Authors' Rights Management Systems) Consortium Contact: Judy Watkins, IFLA Office, c/o The British Library, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 7BQ UK. Fax +44 1937 546478 email judy.watkins@bl.uk

1997 November 9 - 12 Brisbane Creating tomorrow today: can you imagine... Public Libraries Section and Reference and Information Services Section Conference Contact: Kelly Flynn Conference Secretariat phone 07 3369 0477 fax 07 3369 1512 e-mail pubr97@sunray.im.com.au | http://www.alia.org.au/conferences/1997.html

1997 November 5 Hotel Inter-Continental, Sydney Current and emerging issues facing the ISP community & Electronic Commerce considerations. The Internet Industry Association (IIA). Contact: Mary-Jane Silver PO Box 826 Epping NSW 2121 email: info@intiaa.asn.au

1997 November 3-6 Brighton, United Kingdom The World Congress on the Internet in Medicine and The 3rd Annual OMNI Seminar organised by The Society for the Internet in Medicine and OMNI: Organised Medical Networked Information. Contact: info@mednet.org.uk. | http://www.mednet.org.uk/mednet/mednet.htm

1997 November 3-5 New York Academy of Medicine, NYC School for Scanning: Issues of Preservation and Access for Paper-Based Collections. Northeast Document Conservation Center. Contact: Kim O'Leary, Field Service Office, NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA; (Tel) 508 470-1010; (Fax) 508 475-6021; (email) oleary@nedcc.org. | http://www.nedcc.org/sfsny1.htm

1997 November 1-6 Washington, DC ASIS '97 Digital Collections: Implications for Users, Funders, Developers, and Maintainers. Contact: American Society for Information Science 8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 501 Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 495-0900 (Voice), (301) 495-0810 (FAX) asis@asis.org (e-mail) http://www.asis.org/annual-97/ASIS97.htm

1997 October 31-November 5 Toronto, Canada WebNet97 World Conference of the WWW, Internet, and Intranet. Organized by AACE Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education in cooperation WWW/Internet businesses & industry. Contact: WebNet 97/AACE P.O. Box 2966 Charlottesville, VA 22902 USA E-mail: AACE@virginia.edu; 804-973-3987; Fax: 804-978-7449 http://www.aace.org/conf/webnet

1997 October 30-31 Amsterdam, The Netherlands `Rights, Limitations & Exceptions: Striking a Proper Balance' An International conference to debate rights and exceptions to copyright legislation relating to digital trading. Contact: Janet Hurrell, IMPRIMATUR fax: +44 171 436 5579 email: janet.hurrell@alcs.co.uk Sarah Keates, IFLA fax: +44 1937 546478 email: sarah.keates@bl.uk | http://www.imprimatur.alcs.co.uk/imprimatur/amsterd.htm

1997 October 27 - November 7 The Copyright Conundrum - networking forum (Networking forums are open, expert-moderated, online discussions) Moderator: Ross Mutton, Chair of the Copyright Committee at Carleton University. http://node.on.ca/networking/forums/copyright.html - includes Forum Resource Links. (CA)

1997 October 26-27 Minneapolis, Minnesota CNI Fall Task Force Meeting Contact: Louise Ann Fisch, Coordinator of Communications, Coalition for Networked Information, 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 202.296.5098 <louise@cni.org> http://www.cni.org/tfms/ | Project Briefings | Final Report

1997 October 24-26 The Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. EDOC97 The First International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop Contact: Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC), Level 7, Gehrmann Laboratories The University of Queensland, Q4072 , Australia Phone: +61 7 3365 4310, Facsimile: +61 7 3365 4311 edoc-info@dstc.edu.au | http://www.dstc.edu.au/events/edoc97/

1997 October 24-25 Ann Arbor, Michigan Connections '97 The Third Great Lakes Information Science Conference: the third annual Connections doctoral students' conference hosted by The University of Michigan School of Information. Contact: Connections97@umich.edu Connections 97 School of Information University of Michigan 304 West Hall 550 East University Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1092 http://www-personal.umich.edu/~anoakes/Connections97/

1997 October 23-25 Toronto, Canada. International Conference on the Principles and Future Development of AACR. Joint Steering Committee for Revision of Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. Conference Papers Contact: Jean Weihs Conference Director E-mail: weihstoronto@compuserve.com Ralph W. Manning Chair, JSC E-mail: ralph.manning@nlc-bnc.ca | http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/jsc/index.htm

1997 October 23 University of Loughborough Facing the Legal Challenges of Providing Internet Access in HEIs Organised by The JISC with support from UKOLN. http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/elib/papers/other/copyright/ | Papers given.

1997 October 21-23 Sydney, Australia DSOM97 Distributed Systems Operations & Management International Workshop. The workshop is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 6.6 on Network Management for Communication Networks with technical co-sponsorship by the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Network Operations and Management (CNOM). Contact: Aruna Seneviratne, General Co-Chair Faculty of Engineering University of Technology, Sydney NSW 2007 Tel: +61 2 9514 2441 Fax: +61 2 9514 2435 Email: aps@ee.uts.edu.au | http://www.ee.uts.edu.au/eeo/conferences/dsom97/

1997 October 13 - 24 United States of America Transforming Teaching and Learning : Refocussing on the Academic Mission : An International Study Program for Senior Academics and Administrators in Higher Education Conducted by The Higher Education Division, Management Frontiers Pty Ltd Email: bronwynd@mgtfrontiers.com.au| http://www.mgtfrontiers.com.au/education/current1.html

1997 October 12-16 Perth On the Edge 7th Asian Pacific Specials, Health and Law Librarians' Conference Contact: Secretariat Motive Conventions PO Box Z5327 St Georges Terrace Perth 6831 Telephone: (09) 322 2666 Facsimile: (09) 322 1417 http://wwwlib.murdoch.edu.au:80/edge/edge.html

1997 October 9-11 Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico University Programs for the Development of Information Literacy Sponsored by the Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez Contact: Jesus Lau and Jesus Cortes Conference Coordinators UACJ/DIRINFO P.O. Box 10307 El Paso, TX 79994-0307 WEB: http://www.uacj.mx E-mail: jlau@uacj.mx E-mail: jcortes@uacj.mx

1997October 1-3 Brussels Building the Global Information Society for the 21st Century: New Applications and Business Opportunities - Coherent Standards and Regulations. Contact: European Commission, Directorate General III - Industry with the support of CEN Rue de Stassart 36, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium Tel +32 2 511 7455 Fax +32 2 511 8723 email glstdconf@dg3.cec.be | http://www.ispo.cec.be/standards/conf97/

1997 September 30 - October 2 Melbourne, Victoria International Education in Two Hemispheres New Images and New Realities The 11th Australian International Education Conference Contact: Conference Secretariat IDP Education Australia GPO Box 2006 CANBERRA ACT 2601 Telephone: 61 6 285 8222 Facsimile: 61 6 285 3036 E-mail: lionam@ccmail.idp.edu.au | http://www.idped.com.au/conference/11th.html

1997 September 29 -October 3 University of Tasmania - Launceston Open, Flexible and Distance Learning: Education and Training in the 21st Century Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA). Contact: David Roberts and Dr. Judi Walker (Co-convenors) Phone: +61-03-24-3405 Fax: +61-03-24-3792 email: d.roberts@esd.utas.edu.auJudith.Walker@comm.utas.edu.au | http://www.comm.utas.edu.au/Notices/odlaa.htm

1997 September 29- October 2 Adelaide The Eighth Australasian Conference on Information Systems Contact: ACIS '97, SAPMEA Conventions, 80 Brougham Place, NORTH ADELAIDE SA 5006 Telephone +61 8 8229 6060 Facsimile +61 8 8239 1566 Email conv@sapmea.asn.au | http://business.city.unisa.edu.au/acis97/

1997 September 27-29 Alexandria, VA. Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC) Contact Dawn Higgins at: tprc@ei.com | http://www.si.umich.edu/~prie/tprc/

1997 September 26-28 The University of Memphis The Ethics of Electronic Information in the 21st Century: A Scholarly Symposium. Contact: Mr. Tom Mendina, Symposium Planning Chariman tmendina@memphis.edu 901/678-4310 TEL 901/678-8218 FAX http://www.memphis.edu/ethics21/

1997 September 26-27 University of Toronto at Scarborough Scholarly Publishing and Communication in the Electronic Environment. Contact: Leslie Chan (chan@scar.utoronto.ca) or William Barek (Barek@scar.utoronto.ca) | http://citd.scar.utoronto.ca/Epub/1997.html

1997 September 25-26 Hotel Excelsior, Lovran, Croatia Public Libraries - A Challenge Of Changes. Organised by Croatian Library Association and Public Library Rijeka. Contact: Marija Segota-Novak e-mail: marijasn@pergamon.riteh.hr

1997 September 18-19 Boston Area License Review And Negotiation Building A Team-Based Institutional Process: An ARL Workshop On Licensing Electronic Information Resources (hosted by the Boston Library Consortium) Contact: Association of Research Libraries, Mary Jane Brooks - Licensing Workshop, 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 phone: 202-296-2296 fax: 202-872-0884 email: maryjane@cni.org | http://arl.cni.org/scomm/licensing/lworkshop.html

1997 September 17-20 Mytilene, Greece Libraries without Walls: An international conference focused on the principles and practice of delivering library services to remote users Contact: CERLIM - the Centre for Research in Library & Information Management University of Central Lancashire Preston PR1 2HE United Kingdom Email: L.CERLIM@UCLAN.AC.UK Fax: +1772-892937 / Tel: +1772-892299 In Association with the University of the Aegean and Dublin City University http://www.library.knaw.nl/epic/news/greece.htm

1997 September 17-19 Geneva Information Meeting on Intellectual Property in Databases World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva. Report adopted by the Information Meeting

1997 September 16-17 Silver Spring, Maryland, USA The Second IEEE Metadata Conference Contact: Ron Musick rmusick@llnl.gov Phone: 510-424-5015 Fax: 510-423-2993 or Chris Miller miller@esdim.noaa.gov Phone:301-713-1264 Fax: 301-713-1249 http://www.llnl.gov/liv_comp/metadata/md97.html

1997 September 15-17 Sydney Coming of Age - Finding the Key to the Future 21st AITEA Conference & 1997 AAPPA Conference Contact: aitea@icmsaust.com.au ICMS Australia GPO Box 2609 SYDNEY 2001 http://www.newcastle.edu.au/assoc/aitea/conf97/

1997 September 14-19 Ithaca, New York Digital Imaging for Libraries and Archives: Fall 1997 Workshop. Enrollment in this intensive workshop is limited to sixteen individuals. Applications may be sent by e-mail to preserve@cornell.edu Anne R. Kenney Department of Preservation and Conservation Cornell University Library 214 John M. Olin Library Ithaca, NY 14853-5301 Phone: 607/255-9440 Fax: 607/254-7493 Internet: ark3@cornell.edu

1997 September 14 - 17 St Annes College, Oxford DRH 97: digital resources for the humanities. Contact: drh97@ermine.ox.ac.uk | http://users.ox.ac.uk/~drh97/

1997 September 12-13 Sydney 5th Interactive Information Systems Forum (formerly the IVRS Forum) In conjunction with The Australasian Institute of Tertiary Education Administrators International Conference Contact: Graham Taylor, UniPhone IVR Manager, Office of the Director of Student Administration, University of Technology,Sydney, PO BOX 123, Broadway, NSW, 2007. http://www.gu.edu.au/aitea/iis_97.htm

1997 September 11-12 Washington, DC The Specialized Scholarly Monograph in Crisis, or, How Can I Get Tenure if You Won't Publish My Book? Conference Sponsored by: American Council of Learned Societies, Association of American University Presses, Association of Research Libraries Contact: Association of Research Libraries Mary Jane Brooks - Monograph Conference 21 Dupont Circle, NW Washington, DC 20036 phone: 202-296-2296 fax: 202-872-0884 email: maryjane@cni.org | http://arl.cni.org/scomm/epub/program.html | Program and Papers

1997 September 9-11 Grenoble, France EUNIS 97 European Cooperation in Higher Education Information Systems Contact: Catherine Plottier, Agence Selectour Voyages, BP 53X, 38041 Grenoble Cedex France e-mail:eunis97@grenet.fr | http://www.lmcp.jussieu.fr/eunis/congres/eunis97/

1997 September 8-10 Copenhagen Second International Conference on Author's Lending Right Contact: Statens Bibliotekstjeneste, Biblioteksafgiften, Att Mr C.H.Henriksen Phone +45 3 93 46 33 After June 3rd +45 33 73 33 22 Fax: +45 33 32 17 33 After June 3rd +45 33 73 33 21

1997 September 7-9 Leesburg, Virginia Information Resources in Academic Medicine: Strategies for Turbulent Times: An AAMC Professional Development Conference Contact: Meeting Registrar, meetsreg@aamc.org Association of American Medical Colleges 2450 N Street N.W. Washington, DC 20037-1126 Voice: (202)-828-0952, or (202) 828-0417 FAX: (202)-828-1125 http://www.aamc.org/events/specmtgs/inforeso/start.htm

1997 September 6 Prentice Centre, University of Queensland AARNet2 Workshop on Caching and Mirroring. Contact: Graham Rees Director (Technology) Prentice Centre The University of Queensland

1997 September 1-5 Paris The Fourth International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums (ICHIM97) Contact: David Bearman, Conference Organizer, dbear@archimuse.com | http://www.archimuse.com/IC97call.htm

1997 September 1-3 Pisa, Italy First European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries Contact: Manuela Mennucci ­p; IEI-CNR Tel: +39 50 593430 Fax: +39 50 593503 E-mail: mennucci@iei.pi.cnr.it | http://www-ercim.inria.fr/publication/Ercim_News/events/DLconf.html

1997 September 1-2 Lincoln University Campus, Lincoln, England Joint Conference on Managing Learning Innovation: Society for Research into Higher Education, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside Contact: Caroline Adams, Learning Development, University of Lincolnshire & Humberside, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RT Tel.01482 443324 Fax.01482 463526 e-mail cadams@humber.ac.uk

1997 August Copenhagen, Denmark Human Development: Competencies for the 21st Century: Third International Continuing Education Conference. Contact: Darlene E. Weingand, Ph.D, Professor, School of Library & Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Voice: (608) 262-8952, Email: WEINGAND@doit.wisc.edu FAX: (608) 263-4849

1997 August 31-September 5 Copenhagen, Denmark The 63rd General Conference and Council of The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). E-mail: ifla-97@inet.uni-c.dk | http://cx.db.dk/ifla97/

1997 August 28-29 Gold Coast, Queensland Funding our Future - Tertiary Education Financing: Public Policy Options. Contact Isabel Perdriau jburton@scu.edu.au at Norsearch Conference Services. Phone: +61 66 203702 http://www.scu.edu.au/services/vc/future/

1997 August 25 Sydney dotComLaw'97 - Law of the Internet- The New Legal Risks of Doing Business on the Internet. Contact: IES Conferences Australia PO Box 1238 Chatswood NSW 2057 Tel: 02 9417 7577 Fax: 02 9417 5878

1997 August 23-25 Nagoya, Japan IJCAI-97 Workshop on AI in Digital Libraries: Moving From Chaos to (More) Order Contact: Innes Ferguson (chair) innes@dlib.com | http://www.dlib.com/people/innes/aiindl/cfp.html

1997 August 14-15 Denver, Colorado Policy Summit on Virtual Learning Environments AACRAO, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Contact: email Julie Coleman, Policy Summits Marketing Manager, at colemanj@aacrao.nche.edu or summits@aacrao.nche.edu | http://www.aacrao.com/policy/summits/virtual.html

1997 August 14 Sydney (August 15 Melbourne) Matching Discovery and Recovery: the Way Ahead for Libraries sponsored by Standards Australia.

1997 August 11-13 & May 12-14 Adelaide Developing Global Managers for Australian Universities. Consortium of Australian Management Schools. Contact: Susan Boehm, Adelaide Graduate Business School, The University of Adelaide. Adelaide SA 5005 Fax: (08) 8223 4782, Tel: (08) 8303 4579

1997 August 11-13 Denver, Colorado The First World Conference on Virtual Learning Environments AACRAO, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Contact: email Julie Coleman, Policy Summits Marketing Manager, at colemanj@aacrao.nche.edu or summits@aacrao.nche.edu | http://www.aacrao.com/policy/summits/virtual.html

1997 August 10-22 Tilburg University, the Netherlands Second International Summer School on the Digital Library. Contact: Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources, Ticer B.V., PO Box 4191, 5004 JD Tilburg, The Netherlands, telephone +31-13-466 83 10, telefax +31-13-466 83 83, e-mail ticer@uvt.nl, http://www.ticer.nl/summer97/

1997 July 30 State Library of New South Wales, Sydney Metadata Seminar ALIA Information Science Section. Contact: Metadata Seminar Secretariat, c/ACMS - Conventions & Exhibitions Pty Ltd, P.O. Box 468, PADDINGTON, NSW, 2020 Tel: (02)9332 4622 Fax: (02)9332 4066 Email: acms@acms.com.au

1997 29 July - 1 August Fremantle, Western Australia Old Institutions - New Images A three-day conference jointly hosted by the John Curtin International Institute and the Research Institute for Cultural Heritage, Curtin University of Technology Contact: Ms V Baschiera, John Curtin International Institute Tel: (08) 9266 7245 Fax: (08) 9266 4071 http://www.curtin.edu.au/curtin/centre/jc/

1997 July 28 - 30 Gaborone, Botswana 13th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers Parallel Convention: theme Education and Technology: Making the Transition Organised by the British Council and IDP Education Australia on behalf of the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Government of Botswana. http://www.britcoun.org/botswana/convention/cnvindex.htm

1997 July 27-31 Philadelphia, PA SIGIR '97 20th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Contact: Conference Chair, Ellen Voorhees, NIST Building 225 Room A-216 Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA ellen@potomac.ncsl.nist.gov Phone: +1 301 975-3761 Fax: +1 301 840-1357http://www.acm.org/sigir/conferences/sigir97/index.html

1997 July 24-25 Sydney Improving Web Site Performance: Key Performance Indicators for Best-Practice Web Site Operation and Management. Contact IES Conferences, Tel 02 9417 7577 Fax 02 9417 5878 or PO Box 1238 Chatswood NSW 2057.

1997 July 24-25 Vancouver, Canada 1997 Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems Contact: Professor Taieb Znati Dept. of Computer Science University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15260 USA Tel: +1 412-624-8417 Fax: +1 412-624-8854 znati@cs.pitt.edu or liu@fcusqnt.fcu.edu.tw | http://www.cs.pitt.edu/DMS97/

1997 July 23 - 26 Philadelphia, PA Digital Libraries '97: Second ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries, Contact: Conference Chair: Edie Rasmussen SIS, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15260 tel: (412) 624-9450 erasmus@sis.pitt.edu | http://www.sis.pitt.edu/~diglib97/

1997 July 21-22 Adelaide Conference on Higher Education Funding. Contact: Janet Holmes (Economics, University of Adelaide) Tel 08 8303 4460 Fax: 08 8303 1460 email: jholmes@economics.adelaide.edu.au

1997 July 18 Kew, Richmond, UK Digital Archiving - Emerging Practice, organised by the National Preservation Office, the Public Record Office and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC). Contact: National Preservation Office, The British Library, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG Tel: 0171 412 7612 Fax: 0171 412 7796 Email: npo@bl.uk

1997 July 17 Canberra National Scholarly Communications Forum. Round Table No.7. The Distributed National Collection. Program, Selected papers, Discussion and resolutions, and list of registrants now available. (AU)

1997 July 17 London Electronic Publications: Rights and Restrictions for Libraries and their Users. Contact: Jill Elliott, Faculty of Law, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ. Tel: 01703 592376 Fax: 01703 593885 email: jill.elliott@soton.ac.uk

1997 July 14-18 Sydney, Australia INTERACT97 Discovering New Worlds of HCI: The 6th IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction incorporating OZCHI97 and APCHI97. Contact: INTERACT 97 Conference Office, Australian Convention and Travel Services, Unit 4, 24-26 Mort Street, GPO Box 2200, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia Telephone: +61 6 257 3299 Facsimile: +61 6 257 3256 Email: interact97@acs.org.au | http://www.acs.org.au/interact97/

1997 July 14-16 Melbourne The Global University ... A 21st Century View Contact: The Conference Secretariat RMIT International Conference The Meeting Planners 108 Church Street Hawthorn, Victoria 3122 ph (03) 9819 3700 fax (03) 9819 5978 email rmit@meetingplanners.com.au | http://www.srl.rmit.edu.au/rmitconf/

1997 July 13-17 Boulder, Colorado CAUSE Management Institute. Manager Program Contact the Institute Registrar, at: (303)939-0315; fax (303)440-0461; inst@cause.org | http://cause-www.colorado.edu/mgmt-inst/m972/m972.html

1997 July 9-11 Ithaca, New York Computer Policy and Law Contact: E-mail: sp@sce.cornell.edu Phone: (607) 255-7259 Fax: (607) 255-8942 B20 Day Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2801 http://www.sce.cornell.edu/exec/CPL.html

1997 July 5-14 August University of Essex, Colchester, UK The 30th Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection Contact: Janet Brightmore, Essex Summer School, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom e-mail: sum_sch@essex.ac.uk Tel: +44 1206 872502 Fax: +44 1206 873598 http://www.essex.ac.uk/SumS97/97all.htm

1997 July 5-9 Gold Coast Queensland AusWeb97, the Third Australian World Wide Web conference. Contact: Joanne McMurtry jmcmurtr@scu.edu.au and Julie Burton jburton@scu.edu.au at Norsearch Conference Services. Southern Cross University PO Box 157 Military Road NSW 2480 Phone: +61 66 20 3267 Fax: +61 66 22 1954 From inside Australia (066) 22 1954 http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/ | Proceedings

1997 July 5-8 Perth Marketing Cinderella: Claiming the Slipper. Annual conference of the Council of Australian University Museums and Collections (CAUMAC). Contact: Robert Vallis Art Collection manager, Edith Cowan University Tel: (09) 370 6429 Fax: (09) 09 370 6023 Email: r.vallis@cowan.edu.au

1997 July 1-5 Bern, Switzerland "The Teaching Library" LIBER Annual General Conference 1997. Contact: Secretariat: Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek, Gabi Schneider, Münstergasse 61 Postfach CH-3000 Bern 7 Switzerland Phone: ++41 (0)31 320 32 87 Fax: ++41 (0)31 320 32 99 E-mail: gaschneider@stub.unibe.ch | http://www.stub.unibe.ch/extern/liber/

1997 July 1-4 Griffith University, Brisbane QUESTnet '97 Networking about Networking: The National Conference for Information and Networking Professionals. Contact: Geoff Newton (gjn) Information Technology Services Griffith University Email: g.newton@gu.edu.au Phone: (61 7) 3875-6435 Fax: (61 7) 3875-6767 http://www.gu.edu.au/qnet97/

1997 July 1 Bern, Switzerland Pre-Conference: "The Berne Convention in the Digital Age: What will happen after the WIPO-Conference December 1996?" LIBER Annual General Conference 1997. Contact: Secretariat: Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek, Gabi Schneider, Münstergasse 61 Postfach CH-3000 Bern 7 Switzerland Phone: ++41 (0)31 320 32 87 Fax: ++41 (0)31 320 32 99 E-mail: gaschneider@stub.unibe.ch | http://www.stub.unibe.ch/extern/liber/

1997 June 30 -July 4 University of Western Australia The ACSPRI Winter Program in Social Research Methods and Research Technology Contact Vance Merrill, ACSPRI Program Director, phone on 06 249-4400 or fax on 06 249-4722 http://ssda.anu.edu.au/acspri/courses/winter/wp97/

1997 June 29 San Francisco ACRL Electronic Reserves Discussion Group : meeting during the ALA Annual Conference. Contact: Joan Arlene Reyes Access Services Librarian The Pennsylvania State University Libraries E506 Pattee Library University Park, PA 16802 Tel: (814) 865-1858 Fax: (814) 863-7293 E-mail: JXR@psulias.psu.edu

1997 June 28 San Francisco Web Access to Databases: Technical Possibilities and The Impact on Library Services LITA Internet Resources IG will explore these issues by presenting a panel presentation discussion at ALA. Contact Amanda Xu-- zxu@MIT.EDU; (617) 253-0635

1997 June 27-28 University of California, Berkeley Bridging Digital Technologies And Regulatory Paradigms Sponsored by The Consortium for Research on Telecommunications Policy Contact: Ms. Patricia Murphy, IMIO, F402 Haas School of Business #1930 University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-1930 Phone: 510-642-4041 Fax: 510-642-2826 http://haas.berkeley.edu/~imio/crtp3.html

1997 June 27 San Francisco Content Selection, PICS, and the Internet: A Discussion of Technologies, Problems and Solutions ALA Annual Preconference Forum Sponsored by: ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, OCLC Office of Research, The World Wide Web Consortium http://www.oclc.org/oclc/new/announce/alapics.htm

1997 June 26-July 3 San Francisco American Library Association Annual Conference http://www.ala.org/alaevents/alaevents_home.html

1997 June 25-27 Montreal, Quebec , Canada Computer-Assisted Information Searching on Internet 5TH RIAO (Computer-Assisted Research of Information). Conference. Contact: saoudi@irin.univ-nantes.fr | http://www.sciences.univ-nantes.fr/RIAO97/aa-riao97.html

1997 June 25-26 UMIST, Manchester Managing the Market Place: Libraries and Procurement, Professions in Partnership. A National Conference for Librarians and Purchasing Professionals, Organised by the National Group on Consortium Purchasing for Academic Libraries. Contact: Malcolm Sanderson, CVCP, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Pond Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB Tel: 0114 253 3815 Fax: 0114 253 3932 E-mail: m.sanderson@shu.ac.uk

1997 June 25 Coventry University Using the Internet for Teaching: Netskills: Internet Workshop Contact: Sheila L Stuart, Netskills Workshop cov-jun97-2, University of Newcastle Computing Service Claremont Road NEWCASTLE upon TYNE NE1 7RU Tel: 0191 222 5000, Fax: 0191 222 5001 http://www.netskills.ac.uk/events/workshops/cov-jun97-2/admin/

1997June 23-24 Sheffield, England New services, roles and partnerships for the on-line learning environment: 2nd International Symposium on Networked Learner Support. Contact: Networked Learning and Work Research Group, Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield. SHEFFIELD S10 2TN Tel. (0114) 22 22 638 Fax. (0114) 278 0300 Email: p.levy@sheffield.ac.uk | http://netways.shef.ac.uk/rbase/2ndsym.htm

1997 June 20-21 Glasgow, Scotland ISTAS '97 International Symposium on Technology and Society Technology and Society at a Time of Sweeping Change Contact: ISTAS 97 Secretariat Conference Services Department Institution of Electrical Engineers Savoy Place London WC2R OBL UK Tel: + 44 (0)171 344 5469/8425 Fax: + 44 (0)171 240 8830 Email: ISTAS@iee.org.uk (quote ISTAS 97 in message) | http://www.iee.org.uk/LSboard/Conf/call_for/istas97.htm

1996 June 20 Brisbane Hyperlinked And Hyperactive? Serials Acquisitions Of The Future Australian Council of Library and Information Services Acquisitions Sub-committee (Qld) Contact: Secretary/Treasurer Kate Kelly Serials Librarian Bond University Library GOLD COAST Q 4229 Phone: 075 595 1535 Fax: 075 595 1536 Email: kkelly@bond.edu.au | Proceedings available at http://www.nla.gov.au/aclis/hyperlin.html

1997 June 18 Westminster, London Metadata - What is it? A Post-conference Seminar organised by UKOLN on behalf of the JISC's Committee on Electronic Information JISC/CNI/BLRIC/CAUSE/CAUL Conference Contact: Hazel Gott, Promotions Officer, UKOLN (United Kingdom Office for Library and Information Networking), The Library, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY. Tel: 01225 826256; Fax: 01225 826838; h.a.gott@ukoln.ac.uk | http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/metadata/ (or Australian mirror site http://www.anu.edu.au/caul/mirror/working/)

1997 June 16-17 Westminster, London Beyond the Beginning: The Global Digital Library An international two-day non-residential conference organised by UKOLN in association with JISC, CNI, BLRIC, CAUSE AND CAUL . Contact: Hazel Gott, Promotions Officer, UKOLN (United Kingdom Office for Library and Information Networking), The Library, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY. Tel: 01225 826256; Fax: 01225 826838; h.a.gott@ukoln.ac.uk | http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/global-digital-library/ (or Australian mirror site http://www.anu.edu.au/caul/mirror/global/Papers now available.

1997 June 14 - July 5 University of Wales Aberystwyth International Graduate Summer School (IGSS) on Electronic Libraries Contact: IGSS Administrator, Joyce Wallace on zyo@aber.ac.uk

1997 June 14-15 University of Warwick, Coventry Working Together Contact: Hazel Gott, Promotions Officer, UKOLN (United Kingdom Office for Library and Information Networking), The Library, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY. Tel: 01225 826256; Fax: 01225 826838; h.a.gott@ukoln.ac.uk | http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/working-together/ (or Australian mirror site http://www.anu.edu.au/caul/mirror/working/)

1997 June 14 University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada World Brain / World Mind Workship: A Workshop Contact: Camille Sinanan email: camille@cpsc.ucalgary.ca telephone: 403-220-6316 fax: 403-284-4707 http://ksi.cpsc.ucalgary.ca:80/WB/

1997 June 12-13 Cambridge, Massachusetts Cost Analysis for Electronic Document Imaging taught by Dr. William Saffady Contact Information Management Seminars at 888-668-6467 (voice), 8888-439-0968 (fax), or ims@delphi.com

1997 June 8-12 Boulder, Colorado CAUSE Management Institute. Director Program Contact the Institute Registrar, at: (303)939-0315; fax (303)440-0461; inst@cause.org | http://cause-www.colorado.edu/mgmt-inst/d972/d972.html

1997 June 7-15 Foros village, Yalta, Republic of Crimea, Ukraine "Libraries and Associations in the Transient World: New Technologies and New Forms of Cooperation" Fourth International Conference, "Crimea 97" Contact: Fax: 007-095-921-98-62 Telex: 411180 bgpnt su E-mail: CRIMEA97@gpntb.msk.su Tel: 007-095-924-94-58, 007-095-923-99-98, 007-095-928-73-79 Mailing address: 12 Kuznetsky Most, 103919 Moscow, Russia

1997 June 7-9 Rochester, NY Digitizing Photo Collections Contact: Jane Pestke, Image Permanence Institute Phone: (716) 475-5199. Fax: (716) 475-7230 E-mail: cjppph@rit.edu

1997 June 5-6 Detroit Computer Storage Devices and Media for Electronic Recordkeeping taught by Dr. William Saffady Contact Information Management Seminars at 888-668-6467 (voice), 8888-439-0968 (fax), or ims@delphi.com

1997 June 3-5 Paris IDT 97 - Palais des Congrès 14th Congress. Contact: DITINFO 25, rue Claude Tillier - 75012 Paris Tél. : 33 (1) 43 72 36 63 - Fax : 33 (1) 43 72 36 62 E-mail : spat@jca.fr The aim of IDT 97 is to determine the strategic stake in the emergence of these new services at European and global level, and their degree of integration (economic intelligence) by the various user groups. http://www.idt.fr/

1997 May 31 -June 5 Scottsdale, Arizona Information Security, Privacy and Integrity American Society for Information Science Mid-Year Meeting 1997. Contact: Mark H. Needleman, UCOP, 300 Lakeside Drive 8th Floor, Oakland CA, 94612-3550 Tel: 510-987-0530 Email: mhn@stubbs.ucop.edu | http://www.asis.org/midyear-97/

1997 May 29-June 1 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Experimentation and Collaboration: Creating Serials for a New Millennium The North American Serials Interest Group 12th Annual Conference http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/acqser/nasig/

1997 May 27-28 Washington DC Symposium on Access to and Preservation of Global Newspapers | Selected Papers

1997 May 27 Canberra Copyright and Digital Libraries: Issues and solutions Workshop Contact: Roxanne Missingham phone: (06) 242 1659 fax: (06) 241 3491 email: r.missingham@dwe.csiro.au

1997 May 21-23 Coffs Harbour, NSW CPE 97 Continuing Professional Education: Through the Looking Glass. Contact: Dorothy Lucardie Continuing Professional Education, Department of Administration and Training, University of New England Armidale NSW 2351 Tel (060) 56 5560 Mobile: 019 449 157 Email: dlucardi@tpgi.com.au Fax: (067) 73 3363

1997 May 21-23 Newark, Delaware Delivering the Curriculum and Student Services in a Technologically Enriched Fashion. CAUSE/CNI Conference Contact CAUSE Phone: 303-939-0315 Fax: 303-440-0461 email: conf@cause.org | http://www.cni.org/regconfs/www/1997/del-9705.html

1997 May 16 New York Access and Excellence: Copyright and the Struggle for Fair Use The Library Association of the City University of New York. Contact: Richard Uttich 212-650-7601 rmucc@cunyvm.cuny.edu

1997 May 12-15 Edinburgh, Scotland "Diversity and Integration: The New European Networking Landscape" JENC8: 8th Joint European Networking Conference Organized by TERENA, the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association, Contact: JENC8 Secretariat c/o TERENA Secretariat, Singel 466-468 NL 1017 AW Amsterdam Tel: +31 20 639 1131 Fax: +31 20 639 3289 Email:jenc8-sec@terena.nl http://www.terena.nl/conf/JENC8.html - Conference report by NetSkills at http://www.netskills.ac.uk/reports/jenc/jenc8/jenc8.html

1997 May 12-14 & August 11-13 Adelaide Developing Global Managers for Australian Universities. Consortium of Australian Management Schools. Contact: Susan Boehm, Adelaide Graduate Business School, The University of Adelaide. Adelaide SA 5005 Fax: (08) 8223 4782, Tel: (08) 8303 4579

1997 May 12 - 14 Berkeley, California School for Scanning: Preservation and Access in a Digital World: A Conference Presented by the Northeast Document Conservation Center. Contact: Gail Pfeifle at NEDCC at 508-470-1010, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01810-1494 or email pfeifle@nedcc.org | http://www.nedcc.org/tsfs512.htm

1997 May 12-13 Stockholm, Sweden Second IMPRIMATUR Consensus Forum: Content, Access and Protection: Copyright Business for the Internet. IMPRIMATUR Co-ordinating Partner 8 Bedford Square London WC1B 3RA UK Phone : 44 171 436 5578 Fax : 44 171 426 5579 Email : imprimatur@alcs.co.uk

1997 May 10 University of California, Berkeley A License to Kill? Copyright Ownership and Fair Use in an age of Licensing. Contact: Contact information: Michael Levy Electronic Services Librarian Boalt Hall Law Library 510 643 4025 levym@boalt.berkeley.edu | http://www.law.berkeley.edu/library/copyright.html

1997 May 7 - 9 Brisbane, Queensland Australian WWW Technical Conference (AW3TC) ...Advanced Web Technologies & Industrial Applications. Contact: aw3tc@dstc.edu.au or phone 07 3365 4310, or fax 07 3365 4311 http://www.dstc.edu.au/aw3tc/

1997 May 7-8 Oxfordshire, UK Spiders or Flies; Managing Electronic Information in Libraries Contact: Jill Tolson, UK Serials Group Business Manager, 114 Woodstock Road, Witney OX8 6DY, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1993 703466 Fax: +44 (0)1993 778879 uksg@dial.pipex.com | http://epip.lboro.ac.uk/UKSG/hi/diary.htm

1997 May 6-9 Odense, Denmark Data Frontiers in the Infoscape IASSIST /IFDO'97 Program International Association of Social Science Information Service and Technology International Federation of Data Organizations. Contact: Kirsten Pagh (e-mail: kp@dda.sa.dk) Karsten Boye Rasmussen (e-mail: kb@dda.sa.dk) DDA Danish Data Archives - Dansk Data Arkiv Islandsgade 10, DK-5000 Odense C, DENMARK phone: (+45) 6611 3010 fax: (+45) 6611 3060 http://www.sa.dk/dda/conf97/

1997 May 6-8 Milton Keynes ELVIRA 4 : The 4th UK Digital Libraries Conference (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research). Contact: ELVIRA 4 Organising Committee International Institute for Electronic Library Research De Montfort University Hammerwood Gate, Kents Hill Milton Keynes MK7 6HP UK : elvira@dmu.ac.uk | http://www.iielr.dmu.ac.uk/ELVIRA/ELVIRA4/

1997 May 1 Canberra Scholars, Libraries Collecting Policies and Archives Policy. Independent Scholars Association of Australia Inc. (ISAA), held in association with the Centre for Australian Cultural Studies. Seminar proceedings.

1997 May 1 Richmond, Victoria Career Development and the Challenge of Change: 1997 AITEA Victoria State Conference Conference Proceedings (Australasian Institute of Tertiary Education Administrators)

1997 April 28-29 Library of Congress Washington, DC Electronic Commerce for Content II: Forum on Technology-Based Intellectual Property Management Sponsored by: U.S. Copyright Office White House National Economic Council IMPRIMATUR Interactive Multimedia Association (IMA) White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Contact: Interactive Multimedia Association: 410-626-1380; fax: 410-263-0590;kathym@ima.org | http://www.ima.org/ip-ga/forum.html

1997 April 25 University of California, Santa Barbara The Universe at Your Fingertips: Continuing Web Education. Proceedings of the Conference Sponsored by the Librarians Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara Friends of the UCSB Library and the Black Gold Cooperative Library System Reference Committee.

1997 April 24-25 Emory University Scholarly Communication and Technology: Papers from The Conference Organized by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

1997 April 18 Hilton National Hotel, Bristol, England 1997 Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries/Association des bibliothèques de recherche du Canada Summary of Proceedings (CA)

1997 April 14 - 16 University of Kent at Canterbury, UK 'Electronic Publishing - New Models and Opportunities' ICCC/IFIP Conference on Electronic Publishing Organised by ICCC (International Computer Communications Council) in conjunction with IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) Contact: Fytton Rowland Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK Telephone: +44 (0)1509 223039 Fax: +44 (0)1509 223053 http://www.ukc.ac.uk/library/ICCC/index.htm Program with full abstracts

1997 April 13-16 Melbourne, Australia CAUSE '97 In Australasia: Information Technology - The Enabler Contact: Conference Organiser: P.R. Conference Consultants Pty. Ltd. P.O. Box 326, Balwyn 3103 Victoria. http://www.unimelb.edu.au/CAUSE/

1997 April 11-14 Nashville, Tennessee Choosing Our Futures: The ACRL Eighth National Conference. Contact: ddavis@ala.org 800-545-2433 ext. 2519 http://www.ala.org/acrl/prendex.html

1997 April 10-11 Nashville, TN Copyright in the Digital Age: A Leadership Workshop for Librarians A Preconference to the ACRL 8th National Conference Sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries. Contact: Mary Jackson, Access & Delivery Services Consultant mary@cni.org 202/296-2296 phone 202/872-0884 fax http://arl.cni.org/acrl.html

1997 April 9-10 Washington, D.C. Networking '97: Exploring the continued evolution of networking technology for research and education. Cosponsored by CNI, CRA, Educom, & FARNET Contact: Krystal Bullers at fax: 202-872-4318.Email: kbullers@educom.edu Networking '97, Educom, Suite 600, 1112 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. http://www.educom.edu/web/nttf/net97.html

1997 April 8-10 Kowloon Online Information Hong Kong. Contact: Edward Lupton or Paul Scanlon Corporate Information Services Ltd 22nd Floor, Jubilee Centre 18 Fenwick Street Wanchai Hong Kong T: 00 852 2865 5006; Katherine Allen Learned Information Europe Ltd VNU House 32-34 Broadwick Street London UK T: +44 (0)171 316 9742 http://www.learned.co.uk/events/oihk/conference/

1997 April 8-9 Aberdeen, Scotland British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group 19th Annual Colloquium on IR Research Contact: Programme co-chair, Jonathan Furner (Lecturer, SIM, RGU) Email: bcs-irsg97@scms.rgu.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0)1224 283835 Fax: +44 (0)1224 492608 | http://www.scms.rgu.ac.uk/bcs-irsg97/home.html

1997 April 7-11 Santa Clara California Sixth International World Wide Web Conference, Contact: Christine A. Quinn, Stanford, cquinn@leland.stanford.edu , Bebo White, SLAC, bebo@slac.stanford.edu | http://www6conf.slac.stanford.edu/

1997 April 7-9 Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh 20th Annual UKSG Conference and Exhibition. Contact: Jill Tolson UK Serials Group Business Manager 114 Woodstock Road Witney OX8 6DY UK Tel: +44 (0)1993 703466 Fax: +44 (0)1993 778879 E-mail: uksg@dial.pipex.com | Http://epip.lboro.ac.uk/uksg/hi/diary.htm

1997 April 6-11 Southampton, UK Hypertext '97: The Eighth Annual Hypertext Conference Contact: ht97info@ht97.soton.ac.uk | http://ht97.soton.ac.uk/ht97/

1997 April 6-10 Tel-Aviv, Israel INFO 97 the 12th Annual Conference and Exhibition Contact: Teldan Information Systems Ltd. Derech Hashalom 7 Tel-Aviv, Israel 61180 Tel. 972-3-6950073 Fax: 972-3-6956359 e-mail: teldan@netvision.net.il | http://teldan.com/info97.html

1997 April 5 Sydney Standards and Issues in the Electronic Publication and Dissemination of Legal Information. Contact: Kerry Hudson, College of Law Ph: (02) 9965 7000 Fax: (02) 9965 7088 Email khudson@enternet.com.au | http://www.opennet.net.au/collaw/seminars.htm

1997 April 1-2 Arlington, VA Spring Meeting of the CNI Task Force. Theme : Internet 2 Content Issues Contact: Joan K. Lippincott, Interim Executive Director Coalition for Networked Information 21 Dupont Circle, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 296-5098 FAX: (202) 872-0884 Internet: joan@cni.org | http://www.cni.org/tfms/1997a.spring/www/mcall97Stf.html | Project Briefings

1997 March 25-26 Sydney Education in a Competitive Global Marketplace (F0222) Contact: Sarah Dickson (02) 9929 5466, fax (02) 9959 4835 iir@ozemail.com.au | http://www.iir.com.au/educ/mf0222.html

1997 March 24-26 Cambridge, MA Electronic Publishing of Data Sets on the World Wide Web Contact: Mary Jane Brooks, maryjane@cni.org, at ARL, 21 Dupont Circle, Washington DC 20036. Telephone (202) 296- 2296. FAX (202) 872-0884. http://arl.cni.org/stats/Statistics/datasets.html

1997 March 24-25 London The Workstation is the Library: The Information Workstation as Interface to the Digital Library Contact: Hazel Gott Tel: 01225 826256 Fax: 01225 826838 h.a.gott@ukoln.ac.uk or Graham Jefcoate at BLRIC (graham.jefcoate@bl.uk) | http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/workstation/

1997 March 21-22 Florence, Italy Security & Access for Multimedia Services. (To include an open concertation meeting on Security and Access and a closed SIG on Electronic Copyright Management Systems. ) Contact: Vasari Enterprises Ltd. Alexander House 50 Station Road Aldershot GU11 1BG UK Phone : 44 1252 350780 Fax : 44 1252 342039 Email jamesrhemsley@cix.compulink.co.uk

1997 March 16-19 Los Angeles, California Museums And The Web: An International Conference Sponsored by the Getty Information Institute. Organized by Archives & Museum Informatics Contact: David Bearman, Conference Chair, dbear@pgh.net, fax to Archives & Museum Informatics at 412-683-7366 http://www.archimuse.com/mw97/

1997 March 14 Santa Clara , California An educational exploration of the impact on the Internet of the WIPO Copyright Treaty. Santa Clara University School of Law High Tech Law Program in cooperation with The American Committee for Interoperable Systems (ACIS). Contact: Mary Miller in the School of Law, Special Events Office at (408) 554-5473 http://www.scu.edu/SCU/Programs/HighTechLaw/events/acis.html

1997 March 6 Canberra Seminar on International Metadata Developments Contact: Rachel Jakimow: Fax to (06) 2571703 E-mail: r.jakimow@nla.gov.au | http://www.nla.gov.au/niac/metadata.html

1997 March 3-5 Canberra, ACT, Australia The 4th Dublin Core Metadata Workshop. Contact: Andrew Wood, DSTC pty ltd, Level 7, Gehrmann Laboratories, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Qld 4072, Australia. woodydstc.edu.au | http://www.dstc.edu.au/DC4/

1997 March 2-4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 34th Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing: Visualizing Subject Access for 21st Century Information Resources Sponsored by the Graduate School of Library & Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Contact: Kathy Painter. url: http://edfu.lis.uiuc.edu/dpc/index.html

1997 February 28 Melbourne Internet Content Selection: a vendor neutral approach to building a flexible interoperable platform. The World Wide Web Consortium's Internet content selection platform (PICS). Contact: PICS Day, c/- Sunrise at RMIT, GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne 3001 Australia. E-mail: w3c_in_oz@rmit.edu.au | http://www.srl.rmit.edu.au:80/w3c/PICSday/

1997 February 27-28 University of Warwick, UK Journals in Transition : from Paper to Electronic Access The EU project DECOMATE : a case study. Contact: Caroline Lloyd, British Library of Political and Economic Science, 10 Portugal Street. London WC2A 2HD. Tel:(+44) 171 955 6130. Fax:(+44) 171 955 7454. Email C.Lloyd@lse.ac.uk | http://www.lse.ac.uk/decomate/conf.htm

1997 February 25 Loughborough University, UK Focused Investigation Of Document Delivery Options (FIDDO) Issues in Document Delivery Project Workshop Workshop Proceedings

1997 February 17-19 Academica Sinica Taipei, Taiwan Pacific Neighborhood Consortium. Contact: mku@sinica.edu.tw | http://www.sinica.edu.tw/info/event/pnc/

1997 February 16 Washington Convention Center ACRL Electronic Reserves Discussion Group will meet during the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Contact: Joan Arlene Reyes, Access Services Librarian, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries, E506 Pattee Library, University Park, PA 16802 Tel: (814) 865-1858 Fax: (814) 863-7293 E-mail: JXR@psulias.psu.edu

1997 February 14-20 Washington, DC American Library Association MidWinter Meeting http://www.ala.org/alaevents/alaevents_home.html

1997 February 12-13 Washington, D.C. Colloquium on Scholarly Communication Issues. Contact: The Faxon Institute colloq@faxon.com | http://www.faxon.com/whatsnew/pr/faxinstcol.html

1997 February 11 - 15 New York City 15th Annual Visual Resources Association Conference. Contact Patricia Keats, VRA Vice-President, Director of the Library, The California Historical Society, 678 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94105. (415) 357-1848, ext. 19. FAX: (415) 357-1850. Email: patkeats@calhist.org | http://www.vra.oberlin.edu/con97.html

1997 February 10-12 San Francisco Documenting the Digital Age was a conference sponsored by the National Science Foundation, MCI Communications Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, and History Associates Incorporated. Contact Dr. Adam L. Gruen at historian@mcimail.com | Presentations

1997 February 10 - 12 Hyatt Regency, Sydney JavAus97 Conference Contact: DSTC Pty Ltd, Level 7, Gehrmann Laboraties, Research Road, The University of Queensland, Qld 4072 Australia, Ph: +61 7 3365 4310, Fax: +61 7 3365 4311 Email: enquires@dstc.edu.au

1997 February 5-8 Marina del Rey, California The First International Conference on Autonomous Agents Contact: W. Lewis Johnson USC/Information Sciences Institute 4676 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695 USA Email johnson@isi.edu Tel (+1) 310 822 1511 Fax (+1) 310 823 6714 http://www.dlib.com/events/conferences/agents97/aa97.html

1997 January 27-30 Budapest, Hungary New Book Economy: 5th BOBCATSSS symposium Contact: Contact: Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics & Information, att. dr. Ruud Bruyns, P.O. Box 10895 1001 EW the Netherlands tel. +31(0)20-5552361/362 fax. +31(0)20-5552315 email R.A.C.Bruyns@fei.hva.nl http://www.xs4all.nl/~eef/BOBCATSSS/97/index.html

1997 January 24 The Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo Showcasing Program 2(A) Improved Information Infrastructure - Network Information Support The Australian Vice Chancellors' Committee (AVCC) Contact: Sue Pace Division of Information Services Griffith University Brisbane 4111 Phone (07) 3875 6453 Fax (07) 3875 7845 Email S.Pace@gu.edu.au | http://www.csu.edu.au/special/online97/satellite.htm

1997 January 23-25 Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Internet Publishing and Beyond: Economics of Digital Information and Intellectual Property John F. Kennedy School of Government, Center for Science and International Affairs, and Center for Business and Government, Harvard Law School; Institute for Information Technology Law and Policy; Harvard University Library; Council on Library Resources; Coalition for Networked Information. Contact: iip@harvard.edu Or send mail to: Tim Leshan Information Infrastructure Project John F. Kennedy School of Government 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, MA 02138 617-496-1389 Fax: 617-495-5776. http://ksgwww.harvard.edu/iip/econ.html Conference papers now available at: http://ksgwww.harvard.edu/iip/econ/econ.html#Conference Papers:

1997 January 23 London Signposting the Digital Landscape 2nd Annual OMNI Seminar (OMNI : Organising Medical Networked Information) Contact: Wendy Roberts, Cambridge University Medical Library, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2SP. Tel: 01223 336756; Fax: 01223 331918; Email: fwr10@cam.ac.uk http://omni.ac.uk/general-info/seminar2.html

1997 January 21-23 Sydney Information Online & On Disc 97: the Eighth Australasian Conference and Exhibition Call for papers issued 24/11/95. Contact: The Program Committee, Information Online & On Disc 97, PO Box 468, Paddington NSW 2021 Australia Telephone: + 61 2 3324622 Fax: + 61 2 3324066 Email: whfoda_acms@interconnect.com.au | http://www.csu.edu.au/special/online97 | Conference Proceedings.

1997 January 20 Sydney "Information and copyright: managing the rights of the creators and the users". In conjunction with the Online and On Disc 97 conference The keynote speaker is Bill Tuck. Contact: Kerry Webb (06) 2301425 kwebb@alianet.alia.org.au or AIMA at aima@nla.gov.au

1997 January 20 Sydney The Electronic Libraries Forum (ELF) meeting. Contact: Warwick Cathro wcathro@nla.gov.au | http://www.nla.gov.au/lis/stndrds/grps/elf/200197.html

1997 January - November Text Retrieval Conference (final segment Nov. 19-21 -- TREC-6 conference at NIST in Gaithersburg, Md.) Conducted by: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Sponsored by: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Software and Intelligent Systems Technology Office (DARPA/SISTO) http://potomac.ncsl.nist.gov/trec/call97.2