It will be chaired by Jim Brox of the economics department, with membership that includes three other faculty members (Robert Le Roy of chemistry, David Roulston of electrical and computer engineering, dean of graduate studies Pat Rowe); three staff (Bob McNair of environmental studies, Barry Scott of the research office, Peter Sprung of computing services); and three students (Martin Bunch, graduate in geography, Duncan Phillips, graduate in mechanical engineering, and Kelly Foley, undergraduate in geography).
Its instructions: "develop a comprehensive Policy. . . . The Policy should cover authorship, patents, software, copyright, and materials developed for teaching. It should include a Statement of Principles, default options for sharing IP rights, and mechanisms for informal and formal dispute resolution. . . . The Committee should aim to produce a draft Policy for discussion in May 1996. . . . Following any necessary revisions, the Policy will be submitted to the President for final approval."
"Each system is an advanced academic library system offering powerful new features to library users," she says. The three firms are Innovative Interfaces, SIRSI, and Endeavor Information Systems.
The SIRSI system was on hand last week, and Innovative is available for test-driving today through Friday. The Endeavor system will follow, January 30 to February 2. "Our thanks to all of you who tested SIRSI last week," says Fullerton on behalf of the committee that's evaluating the systems. "We appreciate your time and comments."
"Panelists, including students, alumni and organization/program representatives, will tell you how to prepare, find and quality for work/internship and volunteer positions outside of Canada. Everyone interested in unique international experiences is encouraged to attend. Networking after the presentations will give you the opportunity to chat with the panelists directly." More information: ext. 4047, eadrian@nh1adm.
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