RLG Programs Meetings at ALA Annual
June 26-July 2, 2008
RLG Renovating Descriptive Practices Focus Group
Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
This high-level discussion of the SHARES resource sharing partnership included future directions, engagement opportunities, and progress of working groups. In addition, new projects and service offerings by peers were discussed. Informal socializing immediately followed.
Saturday, June 28
|2:00–3:30 p.m.|| |
RLG Shared Print Working Group
Members of the Shared Print Working Group met to report on outcomes of the shared print policy review. Observers were welcome; please contact Constance Malpas for further details.
*Ask hotel concierge for OCLC Green Suite location.
|4:00–5:30 p.m.|| |
RLG Programs Update
A number of different program officers gave updates on a range of projects (rather than focusing on one or two projects).
All program officers attending ALA Annual were at this session and gave reports on projects we have recently completed or have underway. Opportunities for engagement with other RLG Programs partners and program officers were discussed, as well as progress on selected projects in the RLG Programs work agenda.
The meeting agenda is available here.
|5:30–7:00 p.m.|| |
RLG Programs Meet and Greet
*Ask hotel concierge for OCLC Red Suite location.
Sunday, June 29
SHARES Practitioners Meeting
This nuts-and-bolts discussion of SHARES operational issues included technology, new resource sharing models, and SHARES principles and guidelines.
Anaheim Convention Center
Monday, June 30
10:30 a.m.–12 noon
RLG Programs Heads of Systems
This discussion covered issues of interest to systems librarians of RLG Programs partner institutions, including OCLC services of particular importance to this group.
Doubletree Guest Suites
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