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Reminder: Early-Bird Registration for 2018 Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference Open Through 5/29 (Conference Rate at Hotel Expires on 5/14)

(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI, on behalf of the Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference)

Register NOW for the 5th annual GLRSC: Charting Our Course Together on June 7-8, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, OH. 

Don’t miss out on the conference room rate. Reserve your room by May 14!

Schedule in brief:

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Northwest Book Depository Tours
  • 1:00 to 1:15 p.m. – Welcome
  • 1:15 to 3:15 p.m.  – Lightning rounds
  • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – OCLC Update
  • 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Opening reception and trivia contest
  • 6:30 p.m. and later – Dine-arounds or dinner on your own

Friday, June 8, 2018–8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

  • Keynote address
  • Three tracks of concurrent sessions
  • Breakfast, lunch, and breaks included

Keynote Address: Promises and Pitfalls of 21st Century Resource Sharing

In his keynote address, George Needham will discuss the roots of interlibrary loan in the early 20th century, consider the impact of technology in the forms of the MARC record, OCLC, and the web, and then look at what forms resources sharing may take in the years to come.

Conference Rates:

The conference registration fee is $125 ($150 for registration after May 29) and includes all sessions, as well as the reception on Thursday and breakfast and lunch on Friday.

Join your resource sharing partners in charting our course together.

For hotel reservations and other information, visit the conference website.

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