FLICC Meeting Announcement 2000-18 How and Why to Use FEDLINK in FY2001 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's new for 2001? How can I register for FEDLINK online? * 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 do we join a consortium of federal libraries or agencies? Beyond discussing what's new and reviewing FEDLINK's FY2001 fees, presenters will: * Review FEDLINK's new online registration system, * Discuss the FEDLINK mission, services, costs and benefits, contracting methods, and membership options, * Highlight IAG management, payments and amendments, refunds, and member/vendor relations, and * Provide a services update including detailed information about consortial purchasing, books contracts, OCLC, and more! FEDLINK fiscal staff, LC contracting personnel, and FEDLINK network program specialists will be available throughout the morning to answer questions for individual agencies. Please invite your agency contracting or finance officers and any others who will be using FEDLINK services and may have questions about the program. Date Thursday, August 17, 2000 Time 9:00 a.m.--12:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.) Place Mumford Room, 6th Floor, Madison Building Library of Congress 101 Independence Avenue, S.E. Washington, D.C. Metro Capitol South (Orange and Blue lines) Sponsor FEDLINK Fiscal Operations, Network Operations, and LC Contracts & Logistics Registration Free--but advance registration is required. Call the FLICC office to register at (202) 707-4800. Information Call FEDLINK Network Operations (202) 707-4848; TTY (202) 707-4995 ADA accommodations will be provided if requested five (5) business days in advance. Please contact (202) 707-4800 or [log in to unmask] Cancellations Please notify FLICC at (202) 707-4800 if you are unable to attend to allow those on the waiting list to register.