We would like to draw your attention to the fifth edition of the course
"Electronic Resources and Electronic Publishing", to be held from 10 till 13
August 2004 in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
The course aims to support university and research libraries in the current
transitional phase and to identify new roles and opportunities for them. It
is also highly relevant for publishers.
Where and when
Tilburg University, the Netherlands, Tuesday evening 10 up to and including
Friday 13 August 2004.
Library managers/directors, IT or systems librarians, licensing officers,
and digital library project managers from academic and research libraries,
publishers. Participants will rapidly be able to apply the acquired skills
their own organisation, as they will learn - by means of case studies and
the associated practical approach - to deal with the problems and challenges
that different organisations face.
Changes in the information chain and trends in e-publishing; library
consortia: success, realism, myths and second thoughts; IT trends and
developments; changing views on copyright issues; licensing options; new
roles of publishers on the Internet; the art of negotiating; electronic
preprints: the Open Archives Initiative; document servers in support of
education and research; open access in practice.
Hans Geleijnse, CIO, Director of IT Services and University Librarian,
Tilburg University, NL, is responsible for strategic policy development and
coordination in the field of the university's information and
computerization policy. Hans has been heavily involved in library consortia,
digital library and electronic publishing initiatives.
The most recent programme can be found on our course website:
In 2004 the International Ticer School, formerly known as the International
Summer School on the Digital Library, will furthermore offer the following
library management courses:
* The Digital Library and e-Publishing for Science, Technology, and Medicine
CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 13-18 June 2004
* Return on Investment for Libraries and Information Services (2 days)
Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 27-29 June 2004
* Library Strategy and Key Issues for the Future (2 days)
Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 15-17 August 2004
* Change: Making it Happen in your Library (3 days)
Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 17-20 August 2004
The courses are organised by Ticer B.V., known from the International Summer
School on the Digital Library, in cooperation with Tilburg University in the
Netherlands, the Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library in the USA,
the CERN Scientific Information Service in Switzerland, Informationland in
the Netherlands/UK, the Netherlands Association for Library, Information,
and Knowledge Professionals (NVB), Heriot-Watt University in the UK, and
University of Leeds in
Ms Anja Huijben and Ms Esther Bruls
P.O. Box 4191
5004 JD Tilburg
T. +31 - 13 - 466 8310
F. +31 - 13 - 466 8383
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