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Library Users of America 2004 Annual Convention Program  Patricia Price
 Jun 18, 2004 18:31 PDT 

You are invited to attend the upcoming annual convention of Library
Users of America in Birmingham, Alabama. An interactive HTML version is
available on our website at
http://libraryusers.tripod.com/program-2004.htm.

Library Users of America
President: Sharon Strzalkowski
Program Chair: Paul Edwards
Registration: $10 - $12
Saturday, July 3
8:00 p.m. Pre-Convention Board Meeting - room J
Monday, July 5
1:30 p.m. Welcome, Sharon Strzalkowski, President - room D
1:35 p.m. Digital books: What they are, where they are, and what they
are like - Brian Charlson, Judy Dixon, Barry Levine and Paul Edwards.
2:30 p.m. NLS: What's happening and what is on the horizon; Frank Kurt
Cylke, Director, NLS; John Hanson, Head, Music Section, NLS; Dr. Judith
Dixon, Consumer Relations Specialist, NLS.
3:10 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. American Library Association Revised Standards: What they are
and how we can have an impact on how they turn out! - Kim Charlson,
Member of the ALA Working Team to develop revised standards; Rahye
Puckett, Mississippi Regional Librarian, invited; Barry Levine, member
of ALA Standards Advisory Committee.
4:00 p.m. Library Users of America, business meeting; Sharon
Strzalkowski, presiding.
4:30 p.m. Adjourn to wine and cheese party. ACB President's Suite
Wednesday, July 7
1:30 p.m. Welcome, Sharon Strzalkowski, President Library Users of
America, Massachusetts; Deanna Noriega, President, Braille Revival
League, Colorado. room J and K
1:35 p.m. The Braille Authority of North America, the Unified English
Braille Code and where we go from here. Kim Charlson, Chairperson,
Braille Authority of North America, Watertown, MA.
2:05 p.m. Info-eyes and other exciting new initiatives that will change
how people who are blind use libraries - Lori Bell, Mid-Illinois Talking
Book Library.
2:50 p.m. Break
3:10 p.m. Talking Book Narrator: Mark Ashby, Potomac Talking Book
Services, Maryland.
3:45 p.m. What is happening at Alabama's Regional Library; Fara Zaleski,
Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped,
Montgomery, Alabama.
4:00 p.m. Library Science as a career: How I use my master's to make
libraries more friendly to people who are blind - Tim Emmons, Alabama.
4:20 p.m. New products and bigger libraries from the American Printing
House for the Blind
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
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