Moving Forward: Gaining Momentum through Collaboration Conference

“The 2010 Northwest Interlibrary Loan & Resource Sharing Conference promises to be a great opportunity for professional development and networking! The conference will take place at Portland Community College-Sylvania Campus on September 16-17. View the program, apply for a conference scholarship or travel stipend, and register online at: The conference theme is “Moving Forward: Gaining Momentum through Collaboration.”

This year’s keynote speaker Denise Forro will share with us her perspective on the “The Great Confluence of Resource Sharing Challenges: Managing Demands, Technology, and Operations.” Sessions will discuss: patron-driven acquisitions models, e-books and e-book readers, consortial partnerships, training technologies, and much more!

A preconference will also be held on September 15. Atlas Systems’ Stephanie Spires will discuss “ILLiad 8: Tools for Acquisitions and Collection Development.”

Register before September 1 and prices are as follows: $55 for one day or $85 for both days.   If you have any questions about the conference please contact the conference chair Margaret Bean, at”


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