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  1. Just Catalog It! Providing Access to 3-D Materials

    Wednesday, 11/15/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) If we expect our users to be able to find our collections of games and three-dimensional materials, we must catalog them. We ...

    BMORRIS - 08/16/2017 - 11:52 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Removing Shellac from an Autographed Baseball

    Dear Donia, Can I remove shellac from a signed baseball without removing the writing on it? Q. Dear Donia, I have a baseball from the 1947 World Series signed by several players (no stars) with other notations, like score, attendance, "Longest Game&q ...

    BMORRIS - 08/15/2017 - 15:05 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Library Services in Learning Management Systems

    Wednesday, 11/1/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) The learning management system (LMS) has become a standard part of the higher education infrastructure, both for online and fa ...

    BMORRIS - 08/03/2017 - 14:21 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Power that is Moral: Cataloging and Ethics

    Tuesday, 9/5/2017- Wednesday, 9/6/2017 [show times] 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central) 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain) 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific) Catalogers know that the decisions they make in their work can enhance or obscure access to resou ...

    BMORRIS - 08/11/2017 - 13:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Affordable Course Materials: Electronic Textbooks and Open Educational Resources

    A recent survey reports that a student’s average costs of textbooks for a year at a public four-year university is nearly $1,300. Equally worrisome is another study’s finding that two-thirds of students will skip using a textbook because of the cost. By o ...

    BMORRIS - 08/08/2017 - 11:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Preserving Vintage Paint Labels

    Dear Donia, How do I preserve old paint can lables and receipts? Q. Dear Donia, My family has owned and operated a paint company since 1846, and we have a bunch of vintage paint labels and receipts and other documents we have saved throughout the last 170 ...

    BMORRIS - 08/01/2017 - 16:03 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. The State of eBooks in Libraries

    Tuesday, 8/15/2017- Wednesday, 8/16/2017 [show times] 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central) 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain) 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific) Libraries have been handling eBooks for quite some time now, but while libraries have time-test ...

    BMORRIS - 07/05/2017 - 13:55 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Solutions for Copyright Issues in E-Learning

    Wednesday, 9/20/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Libraries are spending increasingly large percentages of their budgets on electronic resources. As online education and the us ...

    BMORRIS - 06/19/2017 - 14:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Restoring a Letter

    Dear Donia, I have a letter that needs to be restored. How do I go about finding someone to restore it? Q. Dear Donia, My family has a letter from William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, to James Logan, Provincial Secretary of Pennsylvania and business ...

    BMORRIS - 08/01/2017 - 15:55 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Vicki Sipe

    ALCTS Annual Report 2017-18 "From the President" articles in ALCTS News: Spring 2017 (May 2017) Midwinter Meeting (January 2017) Fall 2016 (October 2016) ...

    KCASCIO - 07/06/2017 - 11:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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