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Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

2 - 4 April 2001

Situated amidst beautiful landscaped parklands six miles from the centre of Scotland's vibrant capital city, the venue for the UKSG 2001 Annual Conference and Exhibition is Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. This major event offers the perfect opportunity for librarians, publishers, agents, information specialists and database providers from across the world to exchange news, views and information on the rapidly changing and developing serials scene.

  • Plenary sessions on topics such as CrossRef, the Open Archives Initiative, PURCEL, information service delivery, NESLI, and knowledge management.
  • Eighteen workshops and briefing sessions for delegates to select from including licensing issues, developments in copyright, usage statistics, WWW developments, managing access to e-journals, and linking.
  • A major trade exhibition, reviews of the latest products and services, and informal meetings hosted by exhibitors.
  • Social events, including an informal gathering in Edinburgh city centre on Sunday evening for early arrivals, the widely-acclaimed Monday night quiz and, on Tuesday, a reception and conference dinner at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh's newest and most exciting venue for private functions.