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  1. 2017 ALA Candidates for President Respond to ALCTS' Questions

    Every year ALCTS sends a list of questions to the ALA presidential candidates. In 2017 there are three candidates for president, all of whom responded thoughtfully to our questions. Their responses (in alphabetical order) follow. The 2017 elections will o ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 03/10/2017 - 07:40 - ALCTS News

  2. Focus on Committees and Interest Groups- CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee

    This month we are visiting with the CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee to learn about their work areas, initiatives, and upcoming programming! 1) What’s the mission of the CaMMS Subject Analysis Committee? The current charge (just revised last year) is to s ...

    ANEATROUR - 03/27/2017 - 06:40 - ALCTS News

  3. From the Office: Legislative Advocacy and Technical Services

    As technical services staff, library advocacy isn’t always at the top of our minds. We often associate it with keeping school libraries open and properly staffed, intellectual freedom issues, or local library tax ballot initiatives. But in 2016, we found ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/28/2017 - 13:51 - ALCTS News

  4. ALCTS Board Action Items, Midwinter 2017

    The ALCTS Board met twice during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting: Friday, January 20, 1:00-5:00, and Monday, January 23, 1:00-5:30. The Board’s action items and decisions follow: Action Items Adopted the Agenda and convened the 2017 Midwinter Meeting of th ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/28/2017 - 11:05 - ALCTS News

  5. Holdings Information Forum: 2017 Midwinter Meeting

    The Continuing Resources Section (CRS) Holdings Information Forum was held on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The forum featured two presentations in which the presenters describe their experiences using OCLC’s Collection Manager at the University of Denver a ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/27/2017 - 14:15 - ALCTS News

  6. RDA Tech Forum: 2017 Midwinter Meeting

    The 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting RDA Tech Forum held on January 23 was not a forum in the strict sense of the word. Rather it followed the format of a town hall-type meeting and was led by James Hennelly, Director of RDA Toolkit. 3R Project The discussion f ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/27/2017 - 13:23 - ALCTS News

  7. Interviews with ALCTS Leaders: Susan Wynne, Cataloging and Metadata Management Section Chair

    What is your full time position? Cataloging & Metadata Librarian at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. What are some interesting things you’re working on? My consortium, the University System of Georgia, is migrating from Voyager to Alma. W ...

    FLINCHBA - 02/27/2017 - 14:25 - ALCTS News

  8. ALA Appoints Keri Cascio, ALCTS' Executive Director, to RDA Board

    Keri Cascio will represent the American Library Association (ALA) on the Board of Directors for Resource Description and Access (RDA), a unified cataloging standard designed for the global, digital world and metadata users in many environments. Keri Casci ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/21/2017 - 13:13 - ALCTS News

  9. CaMMS Forum: Working Within and Going Beyond: Approaches to Problematic Terminology or Gaps in Established Vocabularies

    The Cataloging and Metadata Management Section Forum at the ALA Midwinter 2017 meeting was held on Sunday January 23. The program featured three speakers who discussed different aspects of the practical and ethical issues in creating, maintaining, and cha ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/22/2017 - 12:58 - ALCTS News

  10. Library of Congress BIBFRAME Update Forum: 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting

    The Library of Congress BIBFRAME Update forum was held during the 2017 Midwinter Meeting on Sunday, January 22, at Georgia World Congress Center. Five speakers from the Library of Congress, Stanford University, Index Data, and OCLC gave the attendees an u ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/21/2017 - 06:54 - ALCTS News

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