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31—Leadership: The spring conference of the Eastern New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries will be held at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Titled “Leadership Roles for Librarians: Examining the Possibilities,” the program will feature a keynote address by Joanne R. Euster, university librarian of the Rutgers University Libraries and past president of ACRL. Additional speakers include Laurie Larwood of the SUNY at Albany School of Business, and Anne F. Roberts, Communications Project Librarian at SUNY at Albany. Contact: Elizabeth C. Duncan, Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208; (518) 445-2341.


11-14—Alabama: The Alabama Library Association Annual Conference will be held at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. The keynote speaker will be Fannie Flagg, comedy writer, actress, and author. The President’s Program on the Problem of Literacy, “What Is Being Done and What Can Be Done,” will be presented by Marilyn Centner of the Alabama Public Library Service. Contact: William N. Nelson, P.O. Box 2210, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 35229; (205) 870-2846.

27-29—Research: The Third National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. The Conference will provide a forum in which undergraduate students can present their research to a national audience and engage in scholarly discussions in their own and unrelated disciplines. Research topics will span all academic disciplines. Keynote speakers include Michael S. Brown (professor of genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center), John E. Corbally (president, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation), Kathleen Hall Jamieson (professor of communication, University of Texas at Austin), Walter Adams (professor of economics, Michigan State University), Harry B. Gray (professor of chemistry, California Institute of Technology). Faculty registration fee: $40 before April 1, $60 after. Contact: NCUR/EUREKA, Trinity University, Continuing Education and Conference Center, 106 Oakmont, San Antonio, TX 78212; (512) 736-7601.


5—Quality control: The Spring 1989 meeting of the Northern California Technical Processes Group and the California Library Association Technical Services Chapter, “Access and Quality Control: Can You Have One Without the Other?” will be held at Dominican College in San Rafael. Principal speaker will be Michael Gorman, director of the library at California State University, Fresno, and editor of AACR2. Other speakers will include Carol Davis of OCLC, Ed Glazier of RLIN, and Pat Thomas of Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library. Some issues to be addressed are: the relationship between quality control and authority control; consistency of access across various databases; and costs of quality control. Contact: John

Dooley, NCTPG Secretary/Treasurer, Palo City Library, 1213 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94393; (415) 329-2620.


19-22—Ohio: The American Theological Library Association will hold its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Simeon Daly, St. Meinrad School of Theology, Archabbey Library, St. Meinrad, IN 47577; (812) 357-6718.

23—Lighting: A pre-conference on lighting sponsored by the LAMA-BES Equipment Committee will be held prior to the ALA Annual Conference in Dallas. The full-day program will feature guest speakers representing architects, librarians, lighting designers, and engineers. State-ofthe-art exhibits are also planned. Contact: Marilyn Loesch, ALA-LAMA-BES Equipment Committee Member, Hampton Institute, Huntington Library, East Queen Street, Hampton, VA 23668; (804) 727-5379.


31-August 11—Federal libraries: The 17th annual Institute on Federal Library Resources, sponsored by the School of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America, will be held in Washington, D.C. The carefully planned curriculum will, among other things, identify the role of the federal libraries, information centers, and data banks in the federal library community; discuss the implication of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science’s posture as related to federal libraries; and identify resources, publications, and specialized services provided by federal libraries. Participants will be addressed by 25 directors of federal information programs and several membership association representatives. Contact: The School of Library and Information Science, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064; (202) 635-5085.

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