2013 DANJ Fall Conference, Global Information, Local Access – Friday, November 1- Friend Center, Princeton University

Do you get reference questions involving international topics or events? Information from IGOs (UN, main body, and agencies), NGOs, (Amnesty International, Red Cross, etc.) and the official publications of other nations can provide the answers. Experts will explain the usefulness of these (mostly) free resources and teach strategies for finding them easily.

Friday, November 1, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Continental Breakfast at 8:30 AM; Program at 9:15 AM, Optional Tours at 3 PM

Location: Friend Center, Princeton University

Keynote Speaker: Iain Watt, New Chief, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations
Registration fee
: $45, students: $20 (includes breakfast, lunch, and DANJ membership)
Registration form
at http://www.danj.org/conf13.pdf
Registration Due Oct. 21
to Deborah Mercer (dmercer@njstatelib.org), New Jersey State Library P.O. Box 520, 185 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625


This event is co-sponsored by
LibraryLinkNJ


Speakers and Presentations

  • Iain Watt, Chief, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations
    Libraries and Access to International Documentation – Trends and Speculations
  • Susan Kurtas, Librarian, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations
    Why UN Documents?
  • Jim Church
    Economics, Development Studies, Political Economy and International and Foreign Government Information Librarian, University of California Berkeley
    The NGO Information Problem: Collections, Access and Preservation Challenges
  • Jeremy Darrington
    Politics Librarian, Princeton University
    Strategies for Unearthing Foreign Government Documents on the Web
  • International Sources in the Classroom, Panel Discussion
    Mary Fetzer, Deputy Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services, Rutgers University Library
    Emily Riley, Second-year Ph.D. student, Department of History, Princeton University
    Dr. Carlos Yordan, Associate Professor, Political Science, Drew University
    Dr. Elizabeth Patterson, Government Documents and Reference Librarian, Drew University

More information about Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ), visit DANJ home at http://www.danj.org/

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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