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FLICC Meeting Announcement MA 98-23

Database Users Group Meetings

Databases are a staple information service for federal libraries
and information centers but the offerings and services continue to
change. Learn new ways to maximize your usage of these services
and meet the vendors of these products. Major database providers
Dialog, Lexis-Nexis, and Westlaw will join FEDLINK program
specialists and LC/FEDLINK contracting officers to explore:

* new web products, databases, and services for government users,
* ways to use the services more effectively and efficiently,
* tips on getting more for your online dollar,
* new flexibility in FEDLINK's BOAs for customer-specific
  offerings , and
* procedures designed to meet your agency's needs.

Following each vendor presentation will be a Question and Answer
Session and an opportunity to exchange ideas with other users.
Invite an end user(s) from your agency to join you and add their
direct input to the discussion. Your feedback will help the
vendors serve federal customers more effectively, and ensure that
the FEDLINK staff identify the issues and services you need as
they enter FY99 contract negotiations with these vendors. Register
now to attend one or all of these User Groups!

Dates
DIALOG - Wednesday, May 20, 1998
LEXIS-NEXIS - Tuesday, June 23, 1998
WESTLAW - Tuesday, July 21, 1998

Time
All sessions are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Registration begins
at 8:30 a.m.)

Place
Mary Pickford Theater, 3rd Floor, Madison Building, Library of
Congress, First and Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC

Metro
Capitol South (Orange and Blue lines)

Sponsor
FEDLINK Network Operations

Registration
FREE, but reservations are required. Call the FLICC Office to
register (202) 707-4800.

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) 707-9948 TTY or (202) 707-7544 VOICE.

Information
Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995

Cancellations
Please notify FLICC at (202) 707-4800 if you are unable to attend
to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.