2005 SSP Fall Seminars

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Washington, DC
Institutional Repositories, Nov. 7
Current Topics in Copyright, Nov. 8

Philadelphia, PA
The ROI of Discoverability, Nov. 7
Embracing Technology and Process, Nov. 8


November 7, 2005 through November 8, 2005
Philadelphia & Washington, D.C.





Conference Packages

Pass Name Description
1-Main Registration Registration to seminar, including lunch.


Event Name Date Time Description
1-The ROI of Discoverability-PA Nov 7, 2005 8:30 AM The ROI of Discoverability: If They Can't Find It, They Won't Use It and Can't Buy It
Investing in discoverability pays off. Discoverability is affected by what's in the content and what surrounds it, from first creation through final dissemination. Explore it from the point of view of the creators and the users of information, the librarians and search engines that help them both, and the advertisers that underwrite it.
2-Embracing Technology and Process-PA Nov 8, 2005 8:30 AM Embracing Technology and Process Changes to Successfully Transform a Scholarly Publisher
Understanding how to balance the significant gains associated with new technology with the real costsboth human and financialoften linked with widespread change, is often daunting to publishers. This seminar will explore a variety of book and journal technologies, the challenges some publishers have faced when implementing them, how they overcame them, the process changes that worked, as well as where the industry is headed next from a technology perspective.
3-Institutional Repositories-DC Nov 7, 2005 8:30 AM Institutional Repositories: Opporunity or Threat
Institutional Repositories may become the backbone of the Open Access movement as libraries around the world begin implementing or planning on capturing the intellectual assets of their institution. Just what are IR's and why are libraries and consortium building these multifaceted repositories are two questions that this seminar addresses. IR's are becoming a major focus of educational institutions in the UK and Europe as some higher education authorities are mandating that faculty deposit their publications in the IR. In the United States the IR movement is gaining strength with many of our major research libraries are building or developing IR's to mange the intellectual capital of their institutions.
4-Copyright: Developments at the Core of Your Business-DC Nov 8, 2005 8:30 AM Copyright: Developments at the Core of Your Business
Copyright is at the core of the entire publishing process, but recent industry trends particularly in electronic distribution, are affecting this bedrock. The first half of this day-long seminar will explore broader issues pertaining to copyright assignment and your organization's "philosophy", focusing on policy, effects on discourse, and your business. The afternoon will address practical copyright questions, such as ILL, fair use, DRM, versioning, and access.
Special Meal Pass-Philadelpha Nov 7, 2005 12:00 PM
Special Meal Pass-Philadelphia Nov 8, 2005 12:00 PM
Special Meal Pass-Wash, DC Nov 8, 2005 12:00 PM
Special Meal Pass-Wash, DC Nov 7, 2005 12:00 PM

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