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  1. From the Editor: June 2017

    Looking back at my three years as Editor of ALCTS News, I can say without hesitation that it has been one of the most rewarding roles that I’ve held in nearly 30 years of ALCTS membership. It has allowed me to become more steeped in the activities of the ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/21/2017 - 08:29 - ALCTS News

  2. Metadata Creation and Remediation in Zine and Digital Library Collections

    On June 7, 2017, the second part of the ALCTS virtual preconference entitled “Diverse, Inclusive and Equitable Metadata” was held. The final session of this two-part preconference, “Metadata Creation and Remediation in Zine and Digital Library Collections ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/21/2017 - 07:36 - ALCTS News

  3. Outreach and Inclusivity in Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories

    On June 6-7, 2017, the ALCTS virtual preconference entitled “Diverse, Inclusive and Equitable Metadata” was held. The first session of this two-part preconference, “Outreach and Inclusivity in Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories,” consisted o ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/21/2017 - 07:37 - ALCTS News

  4. ILS Optimization: e-Forum Summary

    The ILS Optimization e-Forum took place on January 17 and 18, 2017. Participants ranged across the spectrum with representatives from special libraries, academic libraries, and public libraries, and the integrated library systems (ILSs) were equally diver ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/20/2017 - 15:51 - ALCTS News

  5. Read for Later- “They will want their personal space to become one of smart mobility, connecting them and relevant information to act upon.”

    This week’s headline quotes Hakan Kostepen, executive director for strategy and innovation at Panasonic’s automotive systems unit, from a New York Times article about the future interiors of driverless cars.  A quick reminder if you are attending the ALA ...

    MFIGUEROA - 06/19/2017 - 20:42 - Libraries Transform

  6. ALCTS 101 To Take Place at Annual Conference in Chicago

    The ALCTS New Members Interest Group is again hosting ALCTS 101 at the Annual Conference in Chicago. ALCTS 101 is an informal overview of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division. Chat with established members about ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/19/2017 - 16:00 - ALCTS News

  7. ALCTS Publishes Sudden Selector’s Guide to Government Publications

    ALCTS Publishing has released its latest publication from the Sudden Selector’s Guide series, the Sudden Selector’s Guide to Government Publications. Authored by Alexandra Simons and edited by Mary Feeney and Helene Williams, this new guide explores the r ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/16/2017 - 15:08 - ALCTS News

  8. The Weeding Planner: Managing Massive Weeding Projects: e-Forum Summary

    “The Weeding Planner: Managing Massive Weeding Projects” focused on two themes: big picture questions and the nuts and bolts of projects. Day 1 concentrated on big picture questions. The forum began with a discussion of the motivation for massive weeding ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/16/2017 - 14:35 - ALCTS News

  9. ALCTS 60th Anniversary: e-Forum Summary

    The ALCTS 60th Celebratory e-Forum took place over two days on June 13 and 14, 2017. There were 44 individuals who contributed their memories, compliments, and thoughtful feedback about ALCTS to mark the diamond anniversary. Day one focused on what attrac ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/16/2017 - 14:25 - ALCTS News

  10. ALCTS Bylaws Special Election Results

    On June 12, 2017, the question of adopting the proposed Bylaws to replace the current Bylaws of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services passed by a vote of 105 to 0. In accordance with Article XVII of the Bylaws, the amendments be ...

    KCASCIO - 06/14/2017 - 13:55 - ALCTS News

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