The FY2000 Registration Booklet will contain the basic information; it =
will be distributed to all FEDLINK members that first week in August. In =
early October, the FEDLINK Member Handbook will be updated. However, much =
of the information in the Handbook from FY99 is still current. Finally, =
we will be videotaping the program and hope to have copies available by =
the end of August. If you would like to borrow a copy of the videotape, =
you can reply to me at [log in to unmask] and I will forward your request to the =
appropriate staff member. =20
Susan M. Tarr, Executive Director
Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC)
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4930
Tel. 202-707-4800; fax 202-707-4818; email [log in to unmask]
>>> "Hadley, Alice" <[log in to unmask]> 07/12 2:11 AM >>>
Is there any information on this topic available for those of us who =
attend this meeting?
Alice E. Hadley, MLS, AHIP =20
Librarian The more you know the better you =
US Naval Hospital, Guam Voice: 671-344-9250
Medical Library Fax: 671-344-9290
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> From: Publications FLICC[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]=20
> Sent: Saturday, July 10, 1999 1:13 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list FEDLIB
> Subject: Minor correction to How and Why to Use FEDLINK FY2000
> The following contains a minor correction to Flicc Meeting Announcement
> 99-30 previously sent.
> FLICC Meeting Announcement 99-30
> How and Why to Use FEDLINK in FY2000
> Please join us for FEDLINK's annual briefing on how federal agencies and
> federal contractors can use FEDLINK to simplify acquiring online
> information, publications, and library support services for their
> libraries and offices. Designed both for new and experienced FEDLINK
> customers, the session will answer:
> * What does FEDLINK do? Under what authority? Bywhat contracting rules?
> * What are the costs and benefits of using FEDLINK?
> * What's new for 2000? What about serials competitions?
> * How can we manage our services to get the most for our agency dollar?
> * How can we benefit from competition within the FEDLINK framework?
> * How can we form a consortium of federal libraries or agencies?
> * What should we do with publications license agreements?
> FEDLINK fiscal staff, LC contracting personnel, and FEDLINK network
> program specialists will be available throughout the day to answer
> questions for individual agencies. Please invite your agency contracting
> or finance officers and any others who will be using FEDLINK services =
> may have questions about the program.
> Wednesday, August 4, 1999
> 9:00 a.m. =AF 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no =
> to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.)
> Mumford Room, 6th Floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101
> Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C.
> Capitol South (Orange and Blue lines)
> FEDLINK Fiscal Operations, Network Operations, and=20
> LC Contracts & Logistics
> Free=AFbut advance registration is required. Call the FLICC office to
> register at (202) 707-4800 or visit our Web site at
> to register on line.
> Call FEDLINK Network Operations (202) 707-4848; TTY (202) 707-4995
> Interpreting services (American Sign Language, Contact Signing, Oral
> and/or Tactical) will be provided if requested five (5) business days in
> advance of the event. For other ADA Accommodations, please contact the
> Library's ADA Coordinator at (202) 707-4995 TTY or (202) 707-7544 VOICE.
> Please notify FLICC at (202) 707-4800 if you are unable to attend to =
> those on the waiting list to register.
> FEDLINK Fundamentals
> Morning Session=AF9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
> The first half of the day is designed for:
> * new, current, and potential members interested in evaluating the costs
> and benefits of using FEDLINK;
> * staff members who handle FEDLINK services, IAGs, and accounts;
> * contracting officers who need to know the authority, scope, and
> contracting framework of the FEDLINK program; and
> * finance personnel who have questions about FEDLINK interagency funds
> transfers and invoice payment processing.
> Beyond discussing what's new and reviewing FEDLINK's FY2000 fees,
> presenters will discuss the FEDLINK mission, services, contracting
> methods, transfer and direct pay options, and demonstrate the program's
> potential costs and benefits. The morning will also highlight FY2000
> registration procedures, IAG management, payments and amendments, =
> electronic funds and data transfers, member/vendor relations, and
> pro-active account management.
> Services, Competition, Consortia and Licensing
> Afternoon Session=AF1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
> The second half of the day is designed for librarians and contracting
> officers who are:
> * competing their agency's FY2000 serials subscription requirements
> through FEDLINK;
> * considering competitions for other agency requirements, e.g., books =
> * trying to get deeper discounts and broaden library services by joining
> non-federal consortia or by forming consortia within the government;
> * negotiating, signing, and managing licenses for electronic publications=
> FEDLINK serials contracting officer's technical representative (COTR) =
> McDonald will update attendees on the status of FEDLINK serials
> competitions for FY2000, provide tips for describing serials technical
> requirements, guidance for people who have elected to conduct competition=
> on their own, and suggestions for administering your serials contract. =
> Williams, FEDLINK Program Specialist, will describe ways members can get
> deeper discounts on FEDLINK services by competing individual requirements=
> and taking advantage of consortial pricing. She will also explain how to
> use the FEDLINK IAG/account structure to form federal consortia and lead =
> discussion of licensing issues and solutions for federal libraries.
> Finally, the FEDLINK contracting officers, program specialists, and =
> managers will join in for a question and answer session.