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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Conference: 12th Interlending and Document Supply Conference. Due July 15

ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT FOR EARLY REGISTRATION TO THE 12th Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference. Rates increase after this Friday, July 15.

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. You'll hear about the latest developments in interlibrary loan: new technologies, recent cost studies, sharing digital resources, and strategies for improving transborder ILL. Our speakers will describe many cutting-edge projects, from cooperative collection development ventures to shared storage facilities to purchase-on-demand programs. Abstracts for all conference papers are available here.

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.

Chicago... home to the blues, deep dish pizza, the Magnificent Mile, and now the 12th ILDS Conference! Full program information, online registration, hotel information, and anything else you'd want to know about the meeting is at www.ilds2011.org

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