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15—Technical services: Spring Program, California Library Association Technical Services Chapter (Southern Region), Santa Fe Springs Public Library. Theme: “Access in an Online Environment: Problems of Organization.” Speakers: Michael Carpenter, Tom Johnson, and Robert Bremer. Contact: D. Kathryn Wein- traub, Library, University of California, Irvine, CA 92713; (714) 856-6079.

19—Management: “Management and Supervision Issues in Information Companies,” American Chemical Society, 1155 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, the emphasis will be on the effective management of human resources. Fee: NFAIS members, $150; non-members, $200. Contact: NFAIS, 112 S. 16th St., Philadelphia, PA 19102; (215) 563- 2406.


2-5—Problem-solving: Library Analytical Skills Institute, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. Sponsored by the ARL Office of Management Studies, the Institute uses a laboratory approach that includes pre-course preparation and field studies. Fee: $450. Limited to 35 participants. Contact: ARL/OMS, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232-8656.

10-12—SUNY: Annual Meeting, State University of New York Librarians Association, SUNY Brockport. Fee: members, $25; non-members, $45; students, $20. Contact: Virginia Papan- drea, Drake Library, SUNY Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420; (716) 395-5790.

14-17—Serials: Second Annual Conference, North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), Denison University, Granville, Ohio. Speakers include Donald Riggs, John Secore, and Jean Houghton. Deadline: May 26. Contact: Kathleen Meneely, Cleveland Health Sciences Library, 2119 Abington Road, Cleveland, OH 44106; (216) 368-3269.

26-28—Library technicians: “Library/Media Support Staff: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,” 20th Annual Conference, Council on Library/ Media Technicians, San Francisco. Fee: members, $50; non-members, $55; students, $45. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Barbara Humlicek, 6814 Stanwood, San Antonio, TX 78213.


9-14—Book trade: The Out-of-Print and Antiquarian Book Market,” sponsored by the University of Denver and presented by Book Seminars, Inc., in cooperation with AB Bookman’s Weekly. Keynote speaker will be Marcus Mc- Corison, director of the American Antiquarian Society. Topics covered will include antiquarian book dealers and used book shops, bibliographic description, appraisals, care and preservation, and the nature of the physical book. CEUs: 3.0. Fee: $395. Contact: Margaret K. Goggin, 4024 N.W. 15th St., Gainesville, FL 32605; (904) 378-8144.

12-15—Newspapers: First International Symposium on Newspaper Preservation and Access, London, sponsored by the IFLA Working Group on Newspapers. Workshops on collection development, bibliographical aspects, the user’s viewpoint, microfilm, indexing, and preservation will be offered. Full resident, single room fee: £365. Contact: Valerie J. Nurcombe, Information Consultant, 8 Kingfisher Drive, Over, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 1PF, United Kingdom.

18-21—Staff training: “Managing the Learning Process in Libraries,” Baltimore. The intended audience for this new Office of Management Studies institute is library professionals who need to develop skills and techniques necessary to ensure the development of effective training in a library setting. Fee: $400. Limited to 35 participants. Contact: Susan Jurow, ARL/OMS, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232-8656.


4-6—Information science: “The Information Profession: Facing Future Challenges,” sponsored by the Special Libraries Association, Washington, D.C. Sessions will discuss issues including information malpractice, the role of information in societal change, pay equity and comparable worth, the status of the profession, and the changing workplace. Contact: David Malinak, Director of Communications, SLA, 1700 18th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20009; (202) 234- 4700.

6-7—Popular culture: “American Play: 1820-1914,” a symposium on recreation and leisure in the United States, sponsored by the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, New York. Changing attitudes towards leisure, its relationship to industrialization, and new recreational opportubities for women are some of the themes. Contact: Florence Smith, The Strong Museum, One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607; (716) 263-2700, x212. ■ ■

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