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  1. Authority Records and Copyright Determination

    What do Pride and Prejudice, Sherlock Holmes, British Insects and How to Identify Them, and Sixty Years a Bookman have in common? These books are all in the public domain, like many others collected on our library shelves. What information does it take to ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/14/2014 - 10:45 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Can I Copyright My Data?

    As if copyright and current publishing models aren’t confusing enough, sharing datasets makes it even more complex. Join our presenters who will discuss the history of copyright, the purpose of intellectual property laws and policies, and where datasets f ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/13/2014 - 15:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Fundamentals of Cataloging

    Six-week online course that is a basic primer for library cataloging concepts and practices. The course was written and developed by Vicki Sipe, Catalog Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. It covers: principles underlying cataloging pract ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/14/2014 - 16:58 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. More Than Citations and Impact Factor: Altmetric.com

    What are altmetrics? The scientific publishing community has traditionally measured the impact and reach of a research article at the journal level. The most commonly used metric is the impact factor, which measures the average number of citations of rece ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/07/2014 - 10:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Standards for Collection Management- Part 2

    This webinar is the second session of a two-part series intended to familiarize attendees with the practical applications of standards and best practices for collection management in an increasingly electronic world: quality of data in knowledge bases (KB ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/08/2014 - 15:06 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Open Access: What Does It Mean for ALCTS and LRTS?

    On June 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) approved a statement on open access (OA). This e-forum will serve to publicize ALCTS’ OA statement to its members and the profession, consid ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/25/2014 - 12:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Creating Holistic User Experiences

    Have you ever considered what it’s like to: take a bus on a rainy day to a library to start to hunt for a job? plan for your daughter’s college education when you don’t have a college education? organize your reservations so the right books are available ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/24/2014 - 14:24 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Podcasts: What Are They and What Role Can Librarians Play?

    Podcasts are free radio shows—like those on National Public Radio (NPR). One can listen to podcasts at any time in any place. Imagine hitting "play" and listening to NPR shows while commuting, waiting on line, or doing chores. But podcasts are n ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/03/2014 - 11:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Standards for Collection Management- Part 1

    This webinar is the first session of a two-part series intended to familiarize attendees with the practical applications of standards and best practices for collection management in an increasingly electronic world: usage statistics (COUNTER/SUSHI) licens ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/18/2014 - 13:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Housing Solutions for Objects in Collections

    Drawing on their experience housing complex objects from the Special Collections at New York University Libraries, including artists’ books, theater props, artwork, realia, and personal effects of important persons, the presenters will describe specific t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/02/2014 - 11:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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