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January

23-25—Microfilm:The Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover, Massachusetts, a non-profit, regional conservation center, has scheduled a three-day intensive microfilm training workshop at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The Center specializes in the preservation of library and archives collections as well as art on paper, photographs, historic maps, and microfilming on a fee-for-service basis. Additional workshops will be held in Andover in March and August 1990. Registration is $150 forthe Philadelphia session. Individuals interested in applying should call or write Mary Elizabeth Ruwell at Northeast Document Conservation Center, 24 School Street, Andover, MA 01810; (508) 470-1010, to obtain an application.

February

20-23—Learning resources:The Learning Resources Association of California Community Colleges is hosting the National Learning Resources Conference, “The Change Dimension: Learning Resources for the 1990s,” in San Francisco, at the Golden Gateway Holiday Inn. Contact: Donald Kirkorian, LRACCC, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Suison, CA 94585; (707) 864-7106.

March

5-7—Computers in libraries:The fifth annual Computers in Libraries Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Hyatt Crystal City at the Washington National Airport (Arlington, Virginia). The Schedule includes a wide-range of sessions (78) including those on integrated online systems, CD-ROM, local area networks, software, bulletin boards, electronic mail, and databases. The fee is $195 for three days. Pre-conference workshops are offered on March 4th. To register call (800) 635-5537 or (203) 226-6967 or write to Meckler, 11Ferry Lane West, Westport, CT 06880.

22-23—New York:Donald Marchand, dean of the Syracuse University School of Information Studies will be the end-note speaker at a two-day conference for academic and special librarians at the Hotel Syracuse, Syracuse, New York. Marchand will cap off the conference with a talk on the future of the library profession and how students are selected and educated for new and changing roles in the profession. The theme of the conference is “Harmony in a Time of Change: Finding Common Ground,” it will focus on issues facing academic and special librarians in the coming decade. The conference is being sponsored by the following academic and special library organizations: the Academic and Special Library Section of the New York Library Association, the Western New York/ Ontario and Eastern New York chapters of ACRL, Upstate Chapter of SLA, the Association of Law Librarians of Upstate New York, the SUNY Librarians Association, the SUNY Council of Head Librarians, and the New York chapter of the Art Librarians Society. This diverse sponsorship is ensuring that a variety of programs are beingplanned and will cover such topics as creativity in the profession, the uses of HyperCard, and public relations in libraries. Contact: Jean Currie, Conference Chair, South Central Library Council, Dewitt Building, 215 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 273-9106.

April

2-3—Grantsmanship:The College and University Libraries Division of the Texas Library Association is sponsoring a pre-conference entitled “Fund Raising and Grantsmanship in the 1990s,” to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dallas. The Association of College and Research Libraries, Texas Chapter, and the Reference Round Table of TLA are cosponsors. Libraries of all types and sizes are becoming increasingly involved in fundraising and the program is being planned with this in mind. Collette Murray, vice-president for development, Texas Tech University, will speak at the opening session. She will be followed by Irene Hoadley, director, Sterling C. Evans Library, Texas A & M University, Pat O’Brian, director, Dallas Public Library. The second day will feature a panel presentation and discussion by three experts who will give us tips on how to be successful when seeking grants from the federal government, private foundations, and corporate foundations, they are: Carolyn Bucknall, assistant director for collection development, the General Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin; Leo Andreica Papa, program associate and manager of information systems, Meadows Foundation; and Mary Sue Andrews, Public Affairs Consultant, Arco Foundation. Handouts and bibliographies will be available. Registration is $50 for the full conference or $30 for one session for TLA members; $70 or $40 for TLA members. Contact: Virginia Phillips (512) 471-3811.

18-20—Book publishing: Publishers Weeklyand Cahners Exposition Group, Stamford, Connecticut, will co-produce an “International Book Publishing Conference and Services Expo,” to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The annual event will be the first of its kind devoted exclusively to serving the specific needs of the worldwide book publishing industry. Attendees representing small and large book publishers will include art directors, production managers, senior and managing editors, sales and marketing managers, and key executives. Publishers Weekly will structure a comprehensive conference program for attendees designed to enhance the professional development of the book publishing community, in the areas of design, production, marketing, editorial, finance, and promotion. Contact: Walter Heithaus (617) 536-8152 or Jill Stone Squire (203) 964-0000.

July

3-5—Judaica:The Association of Jewish Libraries will hold the First International Conference of Judaica and Israeli Librarians at the Ramada Renaissance Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel. Contact: Edith Lubetski, Stem College Library, 245 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10016; (212) 340-7720 or Amnon Zipin, Room 308 Ohio State University Libraries, 1858 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-3362.

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