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  1. Universal Access to All Knowledge

    Advances in computing and communications mean that we can cost-effectively store every book, sound recording, movie, software package, and public web page ever created, and provide access to these collections via the Internet to students and adults all ov ...

    ANOVAK - 12/05/2012 - 11:07 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Managing Electronic Theses and Dissertations

    November 15 and 16, 2011 Hosted by Holly Mercer and Jennifer Roper Electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) have existed for more than a decade, yet many institutions are still just beginning to work with this format. Even those with an established progr ...

    admin - 03/24/2012 - 11:58 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Protecting Future Access Now

    Models for Preserving Digitized Books and Other Content at Cultural Heritage Organizations Access the webcast now. Over the past decade, the number of digitization projects initiated by cultural heritage organizations has risen dramatically. As these orga ...

    admin - 10/12/2012 - 11:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Reengineering the Institutional Repository to Engage Users

    All too many institutions jumped on the institutional repository bandwagon, only to find they had installed it… and no one came. So what do you do about a service in which you’ve already invested time and effort (and committed hardware), that your users c ...

    admin - 04/13/2012 - 12:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Repository Metadata: Challenges of Interoperability

    This session gives an overview some of the specific challenges in repository metadata including working with both user submitted data and automated processes. The presentation covers how repository data may be searched and repurposed and the fields that a ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Engaging Your Campus in Utilizing Institutional Repositories

    Institutional repository (IR) best practices include engagement with administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Acquisition of research scholarship, publications, student theses/dissertations, and other academic objects can be challenging and frustrati ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 11:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Copyright and Contracts: Moving Beyond Text in IRs

    An ALCTS webcast. As the content in institutional repositories expands to include media, data and other format types, concerns over copyright also swell. Moreover, with institutions using social media sites such as Flickr and YouTube to highlight the inst ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Digital Preservation

    January 19 and 20, 2011 Hosted by Amy Rudersdorf and Lisa Gregory This free e-forum email discussion on digital preservation (DP) will challenge your perception of DP in the library. You may not think so, but DP touches all areas of library services. Inco ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Writing and Publishing in Librarianship

    December 7 and 8, 2010 Hosted by Eleanor Cook and Sandra Roe In this free and open e-Forum discussion, our presenters will look at writing in librarianship. Librarians, particularly those who work in academic settings, are often expected to do research, w ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Developing a Library Metadata Policy

    October 13 and 14, 2010 hosted by Melanie Wacker and Susan A. Massey As libraries move toward using non-MARC metadata schema to describe their collections in addition to MARC format cataloging, many discover the need to develop a local metadata policy. Th ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 14:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)