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  1. Transforming MARCXML Records Using XSLT

    Catalogers have become fluent in information technology such as web design skills, HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Stylesheets (CSS), eXensible Markup Language (XML), and programming languages. The knowledge gained from learning information te ...

    EWHITMORE - 01/26/2015 - 14:54 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Moving Image Preservation 101

    This presentation covers the basic composition and history of film and video technology, particularly as it relates to formats found within personal and family collections. Tips and tricks for preserving your personal moving image materials will be addres ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/20/2015 - 14:41 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Digital Preservation for Individuals and Small Groups

    As technology changes, the greatest threat to preserving digital files is obsolescence. Files may get stuck on obsolete media or in some form that may become unusable in time. If you don’t actively care for your digital possessions you may lose access to ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/20/2015 - 14:39 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Disaster Response Q&A

    Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything, but racing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury. This session, presented in celebration of Preservation Week 2015 ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/20/2015 - 14:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. E-Book Cataloging Using a Shared Mailbox

    Acquiring and cataloging e-books received as firm orders presents a unique challenge to librarians accustomed to print materials, who struggle to manage an invisible backlog and workflow, and the attendant difficulties with tracking, communicating between ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/16/2015 - 14:05 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Persistence: “Got yours?” Preserving Scholarship

    As more and more content  (books and journals and other genres) is made available only in an electronic format, ensuring that the scholarly record remains intact in the event of a technological or natural disaster is ever more critical. Learn about the im ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/15/2015 - 11:07 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Trends and Advancements for Library Resource Discovery

    Marshall Breeding, an independent consultant, will provide an overview of the current realm of search tools that libraries provide to their communities, including index-based discovery services, socially enabled library portals, and related products. Look ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/15/2015 - 09:47 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Workflow Maps: Tools for Insight and Enhancement

    Have you ever asked “How can we make this process better” only to realize that no one really understands the process from start to finish in the first place? Workflow mapping can be a powerful approach to understanding the systems and processes libraries ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/15/2015 - 09:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Cataloging Continuing Resources in a Changing Landscape

    The cataloging of continuing resources has weathered the change to RDA but unresolved issues remain and new issues have surfaced. This presentation will explore continuing resources cataloging from the perspectives of ISSN, RDA, and FRBR; introduce an alt ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/14/2015 - 17:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Tailoring Communications to Different Audiences

    This webinar focuses on the importance of communication for technical services librarians and staff. In a single day, we may find ourselves negotiating with vendors, requesting or providing tech support, explaining new purchases to public services staff, ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/15/2015 - 09:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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