Rosss Shimmon, the IFLA Secretary General, has written to inform us that their Executive Board is introducing discounts for IFLA members, starting with their next general conference in Boston, August 16-25, 2001. This discount can be claimed both by those whose institution is a member of IFLA, and by members of associations who are members of IFLA. The IFLA membership number of the institution, or of IAML (CA-8000) must be quoted on the registration form. The discount is USD $50.00, and applies to both the Early Bird fee (USD $350.00 for non-members) and the Standard fee (USD $425.00 for non-members). It is hoped to be able to apply similar discounts at all future general conferences.

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