Lynn Silipigni Connaway will speak at the NASIG Conference to be held in Denver on May 5 and 7.

 
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., will discuss the hows and whys of meeting user needs in her presentation entitled, "Mountains, Valleys, and Pathways: Serials Users' Needs and Steps to Meet Them," at the NASIG Conference in Denver. The presentation is scheduled for Friday, May 5 at 4:00 pm and will be repeated on Sunday, May 7 at 9:30 am.

Discussion will center on serials- and cataloging-related information gathered from focus groups and individual interviews conducted to determine the information needs of students and faculty. This research was funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, The Ohio State University, and OCLC.

Regina Romano, co-presenter and Head of the National Serials Data Program, will describe the user-focused nature of both the Access Level Record for Serials and the revised ISSN standard.

More Information

NASIG 2006 Annual Conference Program Guide
http://www.nasig.org/conference/2006/programguide.htm#sset2

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D.
http://www.oclc.org/research/staff/connaway.htm

For more information:

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D.
Consulting Research Scientist
OCLC Research
lynn_connaway@oclc.org
+1-800-413-4557

Bob Bolander
Communications & Programs Manager
OCLC Research
bolander@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5207

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