The Opening Ceremony of the 2013 IFLA WLIC was a feast of color–a fitting preview of the colorful experience awaiting us all in Singapore, a city of unbounded diversity.
The Section on Serials and Other Continuing Resources (SOCRS) met four times at the 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
Our Standing Committee met officially twice during the congress, sponsored a well-attended programme, and met informally for a delicious dinner in the Singapore district of Little India. Here are a few photos of our dinner:
Members of our French contingent, from right to left, Francoise Pellé , ISSN International Centre, France, and Jean-Louis Baraggioli, Director Centre Technique du Libre de l’Enseignement Supérieur, enjoying a tasty dish of Indian curry.
Chair Helen Adey, right, Resource Acquisition & Supply Team Manager, Nottingham Trent University, with her delightful family.
Americans, from left to right, Christina McCawley, Serials & Acquisitions Librarian, West Chester University, and Martha A. Spoers, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku, Azerbaijan. Martha was one of our programme presenters.
Incoming Secretary of our committee, Margaret Mering, Coordinator of Cataloging and Metadata, University of Nebraska Lincoln, smiling in the foreground, with (right) outgoing Secretary Helen Heinrich, Chair, Technical Services Department, California State University, Northridge, with her husband (far left), enjoying the spicy dinner and hearty companionship.
Conference Session 165, Congress track 3: Users driving access and services.
The panel of speakers at our session (from left to right) were Wilma Mossink (MC), Ann Okerson, Helen Heinrich, David Tempest, and Martha A. Speirs.
Our committee’s session was titled: Gold mining! Text and data mining of journals: librarians, publishers and researchers excavating the treasure trove. Panelists were from Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, the UK, and the USA, and included librarians, administrators, and publishers. Individual presentations were as follows: Continue reading