Library Informer (Vol. 5 no. 4)

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Library Informer (Vol. 5 no. 4)
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Library Informer
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O[F THEBA 11N. S:lLl\Ill\AA:/. -I' I/"\ l' 'IJILY l\ I\ :, IIJII J{ VOLUMEVto.5 APRIL, 1993Thepeople who getoninthis world arethe people who getupandlook for the circumst nceshy wan,and, iftheycan'tfindthem,makethem.GeorgeBernardShaw. Ibrry NotBirthday GreetingsApri116JIonovan FLom ThR L ne /Cireul L i ain Mrs.M.Reynes. MaLe30 to ApLi 1 3 1Lib ryA tyWkAmnesy Wee. gIves eaen p rson wi hoveruelibrarymaterialsanoppor n y e ur all maer'a\s and not b chargedanyfinesrlatetees.0,aetnowandavoid thosfrustatlonsof having topyfinesorItecharges.Con L ees & S minaC"s Academ'cConferences ofParticularinteresttoScholars. r,pe11,. I ..... .Co :ere,ce onColegeComposionand Cc::-.:n:1.ca .on o. "at:onaCanc o. eacerso. Er.g.s., :ego. Co;') ac 'iC E,11 .. enon !""";' .,;r:..a, "nas680. importar. nga s'a ceLarnlng s.onals3. n ntee5ance c.:1g Ca. r nee,F-irv 'vJP; arrlo,3'Far'ewrkr.,Fals Church,Va.20 2. c.t:Fax: 510-820-5894.

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Con f erer.cesI & continuedI ,.,."prll 4--7...19th IInnual National YouthProfessionals'!nstitu',e "workingWith Cnallengeo Youth: A\.Iareness to!lct:on" notel Inter-continental, Fla,Sponsoredby .AVE,[nc.(WorK Achievement. Valuesand Education)tn15everlt on tfftctlve classroom MotiVation. CriticalYOutn 'onemplo,ment, orug abuse, droppingout),contact 5USchool S.W ..Suite600, .asnington. D.C.20024-2754. 202-484-0103, fax 202-488-7595. ilpri!'7--<0 .. !-,nnu<. Iileeting.?opular Culture ;'.5S0. eo Tne American Culture IIsso .. Ne\.l Orleans. Contact: RayBro\.lne. PopularCulture, Bowl ingGreenStateUniv. Bowl ing Green.Ohio43403419-372-2981. Fax-419-372-8095 I 9--11...'Democracy IIncient andMooern"National ilrchives, Georgetown Univ. Washington. Contact:JosiahoDer or Charles Heurick, American SchoolofClassicalStudiesatAthens.41East 72ndStreet. New York10021, (212)-861-0302. IIprll 15--16..Organlzatlon of American HistoriansAnnual ilnaheim Hilton &Towers, Anaheim,Calif.Contact: Sheri Sneri II,812-855-7311 Apri I 14--18.-heGathering of Graduates, UWl.Mona, Jamaica. IIpri I28-May1.. ilnnualI,meriuan i\sso. ofCommunityandJr.Colleges,Portland,Oregon. Contact: AACJC. OneDupontCircle,Washington 20036. 202-728-0200. June 23--Z6 ... EDUCATIONALMEDII\ 93: World ConferenceonEaucational MultimediaandHypermedia, Hyatt Orlanao Hotel, Orlando, Fla. Sponsoredby.the IIsso. for the lIavancement of Computing in Education. Contact: IIACE, P.O.Box2966,CharlottesvilIe, Va. 22902Phone: 804-973-3987, Fax: 804-978-7449. August 23--27...AI-ED93: World ConferenceonArtificialIntelligenceInEducation, Edinburgh Conference Centre, EdinburgScotland.HostedbytheUniversityofEainDurgn. Contact AliCE P.O.Box2,CharlottesvilIe,Va.22902, 804-973-3987,Fax804-978-7449.

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3. ?:',ge .:. FROt'j THEMEDIADEPARTMENT AP'port:3rd;fDua. learning Conference (!r.c::: wi!I culminatingeventoEDistanceLearningWeek. tnereques, of Distance LearningAsso. theUnIted stateshasMarcn 28Lo April 3.1993,asweekofspecial reccgl:tion:or thecontributiondistancelearning to and training.rD:CON togetherthetopdistancelearning. fros theUnitedStates, Canada andthe Worlw.cC1ference Is expected toexceed500 this yearas f::ore of theinw"vators inelectronicallymediatedinstruction fnc\..s on IDLC:JN the place tomeet.Someofthe topics upfordiscussionatthisconterenceare:I.Distance Learn:ng forHigherEducation.FullyAccredited andlliaster1s degreesdeliveredelectron:callyvIa 1ite, cableT.V. andvideotape. L. Distance forgradesKthrough12andBasicEducation. Features advanced placement andcriticalcoursesInMath,Science,and Language.istance forCorporateTraining. ro!nlngretcainingtre country'sworkforce, studiesof succe3sEultraining,?e?crts tram Asia, South and Centre!America learn other 2eports en from theworie. 6, :esignfor Learning.isEow aoes videoeffect : .. I,the to \evls:o". 7hen012. I: haveanopportunity tomeet, 11:-. To:: \.;no;,./ill be lv:cheonspeii