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Registration extended for:
 
*Collections 2009: Collections in times of innovation and change
**Le Palais des congrès de Montréal
**Montréal**, Quebec***
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Friday, May 29, 2009***
9:00 am -- 4:30 pm
 
The registration deadline for the Collections 2009 pre-conference has 
been extended to *Friday, May 1.* 
 
Please register online at the CLA/ACB 2009 conference site, 
http://www.cla.ca/conference/2009/, or send in the form at 
http://www.cla.ca/conference/2009/documents/PreConRegForm2009R2.pdf. 
 Look for pre-conference session P8.
 
Pre-conference rates (unchanged since 2004) are:
 
CDMIG members: $80
CLA members: $100 (non-members of CDMIG)
non-CLA members: $125
 
Registration includes a morning coffee break (kindly sponsored by 
Midwest Library Services), an afternoon coffee break (kindly sponsored 
by Coutts Information Services), and lunch.
 
Here are the presentations that will be taking place at Collections 2009:
 
Keynote presentation (kindly sponsored by Blackwell Book Services): "The 
long-term future of book publishing in Canada (at least the next week 
and a half)" -- Carolyn Wood, Executive Director of the Association of 
Canadian Publishers. 
 
"Drawing comics into Canadian public libraries: an analysis of 
collection practices for comics in public libraries" -- Rachael Collins, 
School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta
 
"Developing a rapid assessment tool for collections and services in sociology: the experience of the ANSS" - David Woolwine, Hofstra University, and Jason Phillips, New York University
 
"More than a rubber stamp?: the role of collection librarians in 
curriculum consultations" - Laura E. Briggs,  UBC Okanagan
 
"E-books, licences and copyright" -- Rob Tiessen, University of Calgary
 
"Dreaming big, going bold: creating a "shovel-ready" e-book collection 
during a time of economic caution, confusion, and crisis" -- John 
Barnett, PALCI (Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc.)
 
"Squaring the circle: towards an integrated print and digital journal 
preservation strategy" - Scott Gillies, University of Guelph
 

  In addition, the CLA/YBP Award for Outstanding Contribution to
  Collection Development and Management will be presented at Collections
  2009.
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Andrew Waller
Convenor, CLA Collection Development and Management Interest Group        
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(403) 220-8133 voice
 
 
Linwood DeLong
Collections Coordinator
University of Winnipeg Library
515 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3B 2E9
 
Ph. 204-786-9124
FAX  204-786-1824
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