To provide a broad framework for information exchange on current developments and activities related to technical services including, but not limited to, collection development, collection management, acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To develop programs and foster and sponsor education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To better connect technical services librarians with ACRL and to enhance technical services.
As of August 2017, the TSIG had 739 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.
The Technical Services Interest Group was established at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2019 ALA Annual Conference.
Join an Interest Group
Join the Technical Services Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL listserv. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.
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