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  1. Turn Your Idea into a Publication

    an ALCTS Virtual Midwinter Symposium This three-part virtual symposium gives new and potential authors the know-how and confidence to share their ideas and expertise through publishing. Experienced authors and editors introduce fundamentals of research, w ...

    JREESE - 05/23/2016 - 11:40 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Research Projects: Identification to Publication

    Live Once Live discussion took place May 21 and 22, 2014. Read the discussion messages. This two-day e-Forum examined identifying a research project and seeing it through to publication. We are all busy today, wearing many hats and constantly juggling man ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/19/2015 - 10:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  4. The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing

                The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing Edited by Sue Polanka The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasi ...

    HDAVIES - 02/24/2016 - 13:00 - Libraries Transform

  5. Developing and Managing Electronic Collections

    Developing and Managing Electronic Collections: The Essentials by Peggy Johnson The complex issues associated with developing and managing electronic collections deserve special treatment, and library collection authority Peggy Johnson rises to the challe ...

    RGERBER - 03/18/2016 - 12:32 - Libraries Transform

  6. Mentoring in the Library: Building for the Future

    Mentoring in the Library: Building for the Future Marta K. Lee Mentorship is essential to the health of any institution; sharing knowledge and experience transforms managers into stronger leaders and helps less senior employees improve their job skills. N ...

    HDAVIES - 04/01/2013 - 11:45 - Libraries Transform

  7. Successful Community Outreach: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

    Successful Community Outreach: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians Barbara Blake, Robert S. Martin, and Yunfei Du   Here's a practical manual designed specifically to help librarians conceptualize and then implement an outreach program that will ach ...

    HDAVIES - 04/01/2013 - 10:45 - Libraries Transform

  8. English Journal: Mentoring and Teach Development

    English Journal: Mentoring and Teacher Development Vol. 102 No. 3 This episode of the serial English Journal discusses various aspects of mentoring. While the articles are aimed at English teachers, several of the entries discuss mentoring more generally. ...

    HDAVIES - 03/20/2013 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform

  9. Libraries and the Mobile Web

    Libraries and the Mobile Web The vast majority of Americans now own cell phones, and over half of them have mobile access to the Internet through a phone or other mobile device. For libraries to stay relevant, they must be able to offer content and servic ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 14:29 - Libraries Transform

  10. The Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure

    Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure ALA Office for Research and Statistics Focusing on the evolution and current state of public-access technologies in public libraries from the perspectives of infrastructure, services, and resources, th ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform