2002 STS Conference Program


ACRL Science and Technology Section

Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue:
Science and Technology Intellectual Property Issues in the Digital Age

Monday, June 17, 2002
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Hilton & Towers, Salon A and B

STS Welcome and Introduction to Program and Speakers

JoAnn DeVries
Associate Librarian, St. Paul Campus Libraries, University of Minnesota
STS 2002 Chair

Richard Llewellyn
Life Sciences Librarian, Iowa State University
Moderator and STS 2002 Program Chair

The Death of Fair Use? Implications for Producers and Consumers of Scientific Information
Linda S. Dobb, Executive Vice President, Bowling Green State University

A Researcher's Perspective on Sustaining "Fair Use"
Dr. Alan Covich, Professor, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University

Your Role in Preserving Open Inquiry, Research and Learning at the University
Carrie Russell, Copyright Specialist, American Library Association


Audience Questions


   Poster Sessions and STS Reception (Salon B)

Poster Session Presentations:

"Access to International Botany and Plant Sciences Journals: An Endangered Species," by Kathy Fescemyer, Life Sciences Librarian, Pennsylvania State University.

" Information Production and Dissemination of Scholarly Electronic Publications: An Alternative to Costly Commercial Publications," by Paul G. Haschak, Reference Librarian, and Jean Caswell, Systems Librarian, Southeastern Louisiana University.

"Intellectual Property Issues in Science: Seeking Proactive Instructional Approaches," by Randall Halverson and Sally Neal, Members of the Science/Engineering/ Technology/Nursing Team, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.

The U.S. Patent and trademark office will have a display in the poster area.


Special thanks to the sponsors of the 2002 STS program reception:

Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Elsevier Science, Inc.
Springer Verlag New York, Inc.
Swets Blackwell,


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