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There will be two programs at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago where aspects of the Open Library Environment Project will be discussed. The participants in the design phase of the project encourage you to attend one or both of them to learn about the design phase deliverables and the plans for the build phase.
The first is a full 90-minute session with the title The Open Library Environment Project: Building an ILS for Service Oriented Architecture Integration
. It will be held on Saturday, July 11th from 10:30am
in McCormick Place West room W-196a
. This will be the more in-depth of the two programs, with plenty of time for questions and answers with members of the design group.
In the second, members of the OLE Project design team will be on a panel at the LITA Next-Generation Catalog Interest Group program called Post-Integrated Library Systems? - The Open Library Environment (OLE) and the Unified Resource Management (URM) Projects
. It will be held on Monday, July 13th from 3:30pm
in Chicago room of the Palmer House hotel
. Also on this panel will be Oren Beit-Arie, the Chief Strategy Officer of Ex Libris, and Susan Sterns, the Vice President of Professional Services of Ex Libris, talking about their Unified Resource Management (URM) Project.