Register Now for 2013 DANJ Fall Conference: Global Information, Local Access – Friday, November 1st at 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. a�� 3 p.m.

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

Location: Friend Center, Princeton University

A�Keynote Speaker: Iain Watt, New Chief, Dag HammarskjA�ld Library, United Nations

Registration fee: $45, students: $20 (includes breakfast, lunch, and DANJ membership)

Registration form at

Registration Due Oct. 21 to Deborah Mercer (, 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 HammarskjA�ld Library, United Nations
    Libraries and Access to International Documentation – Trends and Speculations
  • Susan Kurtas, Librarian, Dag HammarskjA�ld 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

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About John Pell

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

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