CONFERENCE CIRCUIT: Racing toward tomorrow, Part 1: Coverage from ACRL's 9th National Conference

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To view the entire keynote session o n your ow n PC (you will n e ed a 56Kbps or h igher sp e e d connection to the Internet), visit the ACRL W eb site at http://w w w .ala.org/acrl/ copyrightdr.htm l. View ers will n e e d the RealPlayer version 5.0 or higher, which can be dow nloaded for free at http://w ww.real.com / products/player/dload.html. ACRL thanks UMI for its generosity in sponsoring this W eb broad cast Racing toward tomorrow, Part 1 C& RL N ew s ■ Ju n e 1999 / 443 T h e k e y n o
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