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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Conference: 12th Interlending and Document Supply Conference. Register by July 15

Registration is now open for the 12th Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference to be held September 19 - 21, 2011 in Chicago, USA. Details athttp://www.ilds2011.org/.

Come to the Windy City to hear how libraries across the globe are creatively sharing their resources to cope with shrinking library budgets, skyrocketing collection costs, and increasingly restrictive copyright laws. Our speakers will describe many cutting-edge projects, from cooperative collection development ventures to shared storage facilities to purchase-on-demand programs. You'll hear about the latest developments in interlibrary loan: new technologies, recent cost studies, sharing digital resources, and strategies for improving transborder ILL.

What does registration cost?
  • On or before July 15:
    ALA or IFLA members: $375
    Non-members: $425
  • After July 15:
    ALA or IFLA members: $450
    Non-members: $500
What do you get for your money?
  • Admission to all program sessions
  • ILDS conference bag
  • All-conference dinner on Monday evening at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Lunch on Monday and Tuesday
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
An optional Chicago Skyline Boat Tour is scheduled for Tuesday evening, September 20, and costs $50 per person.

A final program with abstracts of selected papers will be posted to www.ilds2011.org during the week of March 14.

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