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NASIG 29th Annual Conference
Taking Stock and Taming New Frontiers
May 1-4, 2014
Ft. Worth, Texas

Established in 1985, the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. (NASIG) is an independent organization that promotes communication, information, and continuing education about serials and the broader issues of scholarly communication. NASIG welcomes anyone interested in the serials information chain. Inspired by the United Kingdom Serials Group (UKSG), NASIG held its first conference at Bryn Mawr College in June 1986. The annual conference, usually held in late May or June, offers a premier opportunity to meet others representing the diverse interests of the serials community and to hear speakers who are on the cutting edge of scholarly communication.
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Friday, May 2 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Expanding Technicians' Work Beyond the ILS

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Silos are not limited to big departments.  When I started at UB, the two technical services technicians did either acquisitions or physical processing of new materials, but not both.  Their work was limited by system – if it wasn’t in the ILS, someone else did it.  Following the principle of “whoever has the item/information completes the work”, technicians now add items to WorldCat Lists and create invoices for gifts as part of cataloging; do physical processing of standing orders as part of acquisitions; and are learning to maintain journal holdings in Serials Solutions and E-books in SFX.

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Betty Landesman

Betty Landesman has held positions in technical services and electronic resources management in a variety of academic and special libraries, and is co-chair of the NISO Content and Collection Management Topic Committee with Marti Heyman. She is a long-time Charleston, NASIG, and ER&L attendee and presenter on the topic of standards.

Friday May 2, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Crystal Ballroom A/B

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