WHERE and what time range is this meeting taking place? Kennita Williams Research Librarian Marcia D Talley wrote: > From your 1999-2000 OCLC Users' Council Delegates: > Arlene Luster Marcia Talley > [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] > ph: 808-449-2209 ph: 410-293-6905 > > The first OCLC USERS COUNCIL MEETING of FY00 is scheduled for October 3-5, > 1999. Please take a moment to read the information below and get back to > either Arlene or me with your comments and/or suggestions. As always, we > are interested in making sure the concerns of federal librarians are > represented at Users' Council. > > 1999/2000 ANNUAL THEME: > A New World: OCLC, Libraries, and Users in the 21st Century > > GOALS FOR 1999/2000 OCLC USERS COUNCIL > 1. Examine ways that libraries and OCLC are expanding the information > available to users. > 2. Illustrate how libraries are balancing new and traditional > collections and services. > 3. Review OCLC, network, and library activities in creating and sharing > digital collections. > > OCTOBER MEETING TOPIC: > > The User View of the New World > > KEY QUESTIONS: > > 1. How are library users changing in their composition, expectations, > and experiences and how they access and use both information and knowledge? > 2. What are the likely impacts of these changes on libraries and OCLC? > 3. What will constitute a successful and sustainable library in the > 21st century? > 4. What can libraries, networks, and OCLC do together to better serve > library users?