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Using the GPO Contract for Library Binding
Wednesday, March 19, 2007
9:00 a.m. * 12:00 p.m.
(See Meeting Announcement 2007-20 at
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/ma/2007/ma0720.pdf)
 
Join your colleagues for a briefing on using the Government Printing
Office (GPO) contract to procure library binding. (For library managers
and staff, this morning session will focus on the details of binding
preparation, shipment and receiving processes.

Featured speakers include:

o  Werner Haun, Head of Collections Care at the Library of Congress,
who will discuss library binding options and highlight key
elements in the contract. 
 
o  A representative from GPO, who will summarize the contract
requirements and describe the responsibilities of both vendor and
library.

o  Eric Fairfield, The HF Group, the binding vendor, who will discuss
the bindery operation, how to communicate your orders, and the changing
nature of the binding industry.

The program will conclude with a question and answer session for
participants. To view the contract, point your browser to 
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/rfp/gpocontract405.pdf.
 
Date
Wednesday, March 19, 2007
 

Time
9:00 a.m. * 12:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is not
entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.)

Place
The Library of Congress, Madison Building, Dining Room A, 6th Floor
101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC
 

Metro
Capitol South
(Orange/ Blue Lines)

 
Sponsor
FLICC Preservation and Binding Working Group
 
 
Information
Call FLICC (202) 707-4813
TTY (202) 707-4995

Cancellations
Please notify FLICC at (202)707-4813 if you cannot attend to allow
those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.
 

Registration
Free, but advanced registration is required.  Register online at
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html.