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PARS Discussion Group

From: Thomas H. Teper <tteper>
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2003
American Library Association Midwinter Meeting
Loews Commonwealth C
Sunday, January 26, 2003
4:30 pm


A. Publication

    Ever wonder why there are so few preservation-related articles
    in Library Resources and Technical Services? Well, so has John
    Budd, Editor and Chair of LRTS. John will discuss issues about
    the publication and its role within ALCTS as well as attempt to
    gather information from us about why publications submitted in
    acquisitions, collection management, preservation, and serials
    are so few and far between.

B. Ergonomics in Preservation and Conservation Workspaces

    Shawn Tonner of Library Building and Renovation Management will
    be leading a discussion about ergonomics in the workspace. Shawn
    is a librarian by training and has worked as a library building
    consultant (primarily in academic libraries) for the last seven
    years. Shawn says that, "Like your members and all those
    involved in work place redesign, I continue to struggle with the
    human factor and ergonomic issues that seem to continue to
    plague us. For every fact, there seems to be an equal and
    opposite truth." This forum will provide us with the opportunity
    to discuss information about ergonomics with an individual
    intimately involved in incorporating ergonomics within the

For questions or more information about PARS DG, please contact
co-chairs Ann Olszewski <Ann.Olszewski [at] cpl__org> or Tom Teper
<tteper [at] uiuc__edu>.

Tom Teper
Head of Preservation
University Library
246F Main Library
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Fax: 217-244-4358

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