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JSTOR Events at ALA Midwinter 2008

JSTOR Participants' Meeting
Please join us for our Participants' Meeting at the ALA Midwinter
Meeting in Philadelphia. The meeting will take place on Sunday, January
13, 2008 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Crowne Plaza hotel (Liberty C). As
always, the program will include updates on JSTOR activity in addition
to guest speakers. Highlights from this year*s program will include: 
Laura Brown, Senior Advisor, of Ithaka (, will share the
findings of a paper titled University Publishing in a Digital Age. This
paper argues that a renewed commitment to publishing in its broadest
sense can enable universities to more fully realize the potential global
impact of their academic programs, enhance the reputations of their
institutions, maintain a strong voice in determining what constitutes
important scholarship, and in some cases reduce costs; 
JSTOR staff will discuss collection development, the new JSTOR delivery
platform, and other future plans and goals; 
and, we will have an update on the status of Aluka (, an
affiliate of JSTOR. 
A full agenda will be sent as the date draws closer, and, in the
meantime, we hope that you will mark your calendars and plan to attend.
If you have any questions about the program or would like to RSVP please
send an email to [log in to unmask], or call us at 734-887-7001
(888-388-3574, toll free in the U.S.). 
JSTOR Open House/New Platform Demos 
We are very pleased to invite you and your library colleagues to the
JSTOR Open House and Demo Sessions, to be held during the ALA Midwinter
Meeting in Philadelphia. 
JSTOR User Services staff will be available to answer questions and
provide demonstrations of the Beta version of the new JSTOR website,
which is due to be released in early 2008. The Open House will be held
Saturday and Sunday afternoons in a hospitality suite at the
Ritz-Carlton Hotel located at Ten Avenue of the Arts. The hotel is
unable to give us the exact room number in advance, so please check with
the Ritz-Carlton concierge or front desk upon arrival for the open house
The Open House hours will be:
Saturday, January 12: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, with demo presentations at
2:30PM and 4:00PM
Sunday, January 13: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, with demo presentations at
1:30PM and 3:00PM
If you would like to arrange a specific time to meet with a member of
JSTOR User Services, please let us know. You may contact us via email
([log in to unmask]) or by telephone, 888-388-3574. 

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FEDLINK Vendor Services Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
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