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Registration is now open for the 2018 Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference

Registration is now OPEN! Reserve your space for the 5th Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, OH on June 7 & 8, 2018.

Schedule in brief:

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 1 to 2:30pm or 3:30 to 5pm – Northwest Book Depository Tours
  • 1 to 1:15pm – Welcome
  • 1 to 3:15pm – Lightning rounds
  • 3:30 to 4:30pm – OCLC Update
  • 5 to 6pm – Opening reception and trivia contest
  • 6:30pm and later – Dine-arounds or dinner on your own

Friday, June 8, 2018 — 8am to 3:45pm

  • Keynote address
  • Three tracks of concurrent sessions
  • Breakfast, lunch, and breaks included

Keynote Address: Promises and Pitfalls of 21st Century Resource Sharing – In this presentation, George Needham will discuss the roots of interlibrary loan in the early 20th century, consider the impact of technology in the forms of the MARC record, OCLC, and the web, and then look at what forms resource sharing may take in the years to come.

Conference Rates:

The conference registration fee is $125 ($150 for registration after May 29) and includes all sessions, as well as the reception on Thursday and breakfast and lunch on Friday.

Join your resource sharing partners in charting our course together.

For hotel reservations and other information, visit the conference website.