Take advantage of the seats available for:
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
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

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
Wednesday, March 19, 2007

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.)

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

Capitol South
(Orange/ Blue Lines)

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

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

Free, but advanced registration is required.  Register online at