FLICC Meeting Announcement 2003-21
FEDLINK Spring Membership Meeting
Join with your colleagues to suggest ways to improve FEDLINK processes
and services. The FEDLINK Advisory Council (FAC) members will facilitate
small group discussions to identify new approaches and options for
FY2004. The morning will also feature a discussion of the FY2004
proposed budget and reports from the four FLICC working groups:
Education, Content Management, Preservation and Personnel.
In addition to the morning membership meeting, a special afternoon
program will feature Outsell, Inc. and a group discussion on identifying
trends in the information industry and federal libraries.
See below for more information
Thursday, May 8, 2003
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no
entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.) The afternoon
program begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
Mumford Room, 6th floor, Madison Building, The Library of Congress--Use
the Main Entrance at 1st Street and Independence Avenue, S.E.,
Capitol South (Orange and Blue lines)
Free--Open to all FEDLINK members but advance registration is required.
Call the FLICC Office to register at (202) 707-4800 or visit the FLICC
Educational Programs Web site at http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html.
Registration covers both morning and afternoon programs.
Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202)
707-6362; TTY or [log in to unmask]
Call FEDLINK Network Operations (202) 707-4848;
TTY (202) 707-4995
Please notify FLICC at (202) 707-4800 if you are unable to attend to
allow those on the waiting list to register.
The Spring Membership Meeting will also be cybercast! On Thursday, May
8, 2002 at 9:00 a.m., point your browser to
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/cybercast/feds03.html and watch the proceedings
at your desk.
You may want to test your viewing options before the event. If you can
view any of the videos available on the FLICC Web site's Online
Educational Video Library (http://lcweb.loc.gov/flicc/vidlib.html), you
can view the cybercast. Please contact your IT/automation professionals
for assistance with any local restrictions or firewalls.
Welcome and Introductions
* Carla Pomager, U.S. Army Library Office, Community & Family Support
Center, Chair, FEDLINK Advisory Council
FEDLINK FY2004 Budget Proposal
* Carol Bursik, Department of Justice, Chair, FLICC Budget and Finance
FLICC Working Group Reports
Status of FLICC and FEDLINK
* Susan M. Tarr, Executive Director, FLICC
* Lynn McDonald, Network Coordinator, FEDLINK Network Operations
* Joan Fitts, Head, FEDLINK Section, Contracts Services
* Joe Banks, FEDLINK Business Manager
Focus on FEDLINK: Break-Out Sessions
Special Afternoon Program 1:00p.m.--3:00p.m.
The Information Industry and Federal Libraries
Knowledge management? Content integration? Consortia and
enterprise-wide licenses? Outsourcing? Staff and budget reductions? Join
your colleagues to help FLICC/FEDLINK and Outsell, Inc. identify the
most important trends affecting federal libraries and the information
marketplace. Outsell analysts will report on trends in the content
Small group discussions will identify how these trends affect our work,
and how additional trends in the government shape the challenges for the
future. Input from these discussions will be used by representatives to
our advisory groups such as the FEDLINK Advisory Council and OCLC
Members Council to shape priorities for future activities.