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15—Access Services: “Access Services: Circulation and Beyond.” Iowa Memorial Union on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Registration fee of $44 includes morning and afternoon sessions, continuing education certificate, and refreshments. Contact: Ethel Bloesch, School of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa, 3087 Library, Iowa City, IA 52242; (319) 335-5707.

19— Archival Issues in the Preservation of Electronic Records: National ArchivesThea- ter. $40. Contact: Conference Coordinator (NSZ), National Archives, Washington, DC 20408; (202) 501-5540.

20— Technology Forecast: This conference in the National Archives Theater will address issues and concerns arising from new technologies. $40. Contact: see March 19.

22—Science Reference Sources for the Non- Scientist/Non-Science Degreed: University of Texas at Austin. $45. One of several one- day seminars offered by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Contact: Mrs. Mel Boggins, Director of Placement and Continuing Education, GSLIS, EDB 565, UT-Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1275; (512) 471-3821; fax, (512) 471-3971.


1—Conservation Education: Last day to submit applications for scholarship aid to the Columbia University School of Library Service Conservation Education Programs leading to the Advanced Certificate in Preservation Administration. This is your chance to be a part of the last class at Columbia and to be certain to complete the program. Contact: Conservation Education Programs, School of Library Service, 516 Butler Library, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027; (212) 854-4178.

5—Disaster Planning: Toronto, Ontario. One of many workshops sponsored by the University of Toronto Faculty of Library and Information Science. Contact: Continuing Education, Faculty of Library and Information Science, University of Toronto, 140 St. George St., Toronto, Ont. M55 1A1; (416) 978-7111.

14-20—National Library Week.

16—ALA Legislative Day: Washington, D.C.

26-29—ASIS Mid-year conference: Santa Clara, California. Information from ASIS: (301) 495-0900.


9-11—Midwest Archives Conference: Chicago, Illinois. For archivists, historians, librarians, museum curators, manuscript curators, records managers, oral historians, and anyone interested in the preservation and use of historical materials. Contact: Tyler Walters, Northwestern University Library, University Archives, Evanston, IL 60208-2300; (708) 491-3136.

31-June 6—Medical Library Association annual meeting: San Francisco. MLA: (312) 419-9094.


3—14—Modern Archives Institute: Training at the N ational Archives for those who work with archives or manuscripts, or are preparing to enter the field. Contact: John Vernon or Walter Hill, Office of Public Programs, Exhibits and Educational Programs Division, Washington, DC 20408; (202) 501-5212.

8- 13—Special Libraries Association: 82nd Annual Conference, “Masterminding Tomorrow’s Information: Creative Strategies for the ’90s” will be held in San Antonio, Texas. For information: (202) 234-4700.

9- 21—Western Archives Institute: University of California, Berkeley. An intensive introduction to modem archival theory and practice for those whose jobs require a fundamental understanding of archival skills, but have little or no previous archives education; those already in the profession who want to update and renew their knowledge; and those who wish to explore the possibility of an archival career. Tuition only, $400. Application deadline, April 1. Contact: Laren Metzer, Western Archives Institute, 1020 “O” Street, Room 130, Sacramento, CA 95814; (916) 445-4294.

29- July 4—ALA Annual Convention: Atlanta, GA.

30— Bibliographic Instruction: ‘Technology as a Barrier to Information Literacy: Implications for Bibliographic Instruction.” BIS Conference program, 2:00-5:30 p.m., Atlanta.


7-12—Descriptive Bibliography: A noncredit course offered at Indiana University, Bloomington, by the IU School of Continuing Studies and Lilly Library. 3 CEUs. Tuition only, $330. Contact: Alice Fleming, School of Continuing Studies, Owen Hall 204, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405; (812) 855-6329; fax, (812) 855-8997.

9-13—White House Conference on Library and Information Services: Washington, DC.

14-19—Reference Sources for Bare Books: A noncredit course offered by the Lilly Library in cooperation with the School of Continuing Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington. 3 CEUs. Tuition only, $330. Contact: see July 7-12.

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