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This is the first notice for an important upcoming event in September:
please mark your calendars. Additional details will be posted in future
notices.

The School of Library and Information Studies, the Nova Scotia Provincial
Library, and the Dalhousie University Libraries have invited Dr. Charles
(Chuck) R. McClure to Halifax to give a public lecture and a half-day
workshop in September. The schedule for these events is as follows:

Friday, 21st September 2001

 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 Public Lecture: "Key Issues in the Transition to the Networked
  Environment"
 Auditorium # 1, new Faculty of Arts and Social Science Building,
  Dalhousie University

 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 Reception

Saturday, 22nd September 2001

 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Workshop: "Developing Statistics and Performance Measures for the
  Networked Environment"
 Venue in Halifax to be confirmed

Dr. Chuck McClure is the Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies
and the Director of the Information Use Management and Policy Institute at
the School of Information Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee,
Florida. He is well-known throughout North America as an outstanding
speaker and workshop instructor. Further details about Dr. McClure can be
seen at: http://slis-two.lis.fsu.edu/~cmcclure/

The lecture will be open to the public at no charge. Although registration
for the workshop will be required, it is anticipated that there will be no
registration fee. NOTE: details concerning registration will be announced
in future notices, which will be posted to a variety of electronic lists,
and will also be available on the School of Library and Information
Studies website: www.mgmt.dal.ca/slis

Current sponsors of this event are the Nova Scotia Provincial Library, the
Library Boards Association of Nova Scotia, the Dalhousie University
Libraries, and the School of Library and Information Studies at Dalhousie.
Additional sponsors are being sought.