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Call for Participation

The South Central Unicorn Users' Group will hold its' annual conference on November 3, 2006, at the Radisson Hotel - Corpus Christi Beach, Corpus Christi, TX.  SCUUG is now welcoming proposals for user presentations.  The deadline has been extended. Proposals will be accepted and scheduled on a space available basis. Moderators for sharing sessions still needed.

Submit proposals by e-mail to the SCUUG officers at .  Please include the following information in your proposal:

-- Name, affiliation, and contact information for each presenter for the session

-- Tentative title and a short description or abstract of your presentation or session

We welcome proposals for sessions on any aspect of using and managing Unicorn systems, and even broader issues related to information technology in libraries.

Additionally, the officers are soliciting volunteers to moderate round-table styled sharing sessions on various broad Unicorn topics, including:

-- System Administration/UNIX

-- System Administration/NT

-- API

-- Circulation

-- Cataloging/Technical Services

-- Serials

-- Acquisitions


We are also interested in your suggestions for preconference sessions on Thursday, November 2.  Possibilities exist for full-day or half-day sessions.  Send your suggestions to the address given above for presentations. Options include, but are not limited to, traditional topics like SIRSI delivered training, and non-library activities such as behind-the-scenes at the aquarium, deep sea fishing, wildlife tours including dolphin watching, surfing/windsurfing/kitesurfing, kayaking or sailing lessons, day of golf, dinner cruise, casino cruise, etc. We’re only limited by making minimum attendance for each activity and ability to coordinate the number of activities.

Whether you are willing to present (or even have an idea for something you would like to see), are willing to volunteer to moderate round-tables, or have preconference suggestions, the officers would appreciate an email to at your earliest convenience.  Thanks in advance for your help in making SCUUG 2006 a big success!