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  1. NEH Accepting Applications for Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Program

    The Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities will be accepting applications for grants in its Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program, with a deadline of July 19, 2016. These grants support projects t ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 05/16/2016 - 15:51 - ALCTS News

  2. Use ALA Legislative Action Center to send message re LCSH

    It’s not often that the House of Representatives’ “power of the purse” is used to control-- of all things-- what subject headings the Library of Congress can use to classify materials, but that’s just what’s on the agenda when the House Appropriations Com ...

    KCASCIO - 05/12/2016 - 15:40 - 1 comment - ALCTS News

  3. The Future of Cataloging and Metadata Management: e-Forum Summary

    On May 3-4, 2016, the ALCTS e-Forum “I’m Lost: The Future of Cataloging and Metadata Management for the Rest of Us” discussed various questions regarding the direction of cataloging and metadata management in libraries today. Special focus was given to th ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 05/07/2016 - 14:36 - ALCTS News

  4. Bibliotheca Alexandrina Launches the Arabic Bibliographic Standards Website

    On May 3, 2016, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina announced that it had launched the Arabic Bibliographic Standards (ABS) website. The following is excerpted from the press release: The website is addressing a specialized Arab library community, focusing on sta ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 05/06/2016 - 13:21 - ALCTS News

  5. Action needed: FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill

    ALA and ALCTS have issued a letter the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations with a request to remove the “Library of Congress Classification” amendment from the FY 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations legislation. In March, the Libr ...

    KCASCIO - 05/02/2016 - 08:41 - ALCTS News

  6. 2016 ALCTS Election Results

    The results of the 2016 ALA and ALCTS elections are in; all appointments are three-year terms (2016-2019). ALCTS Division Mary Beth Thomson (University of Kentucky), President-Elect Jacquie Samples (Duke University), Director at Large Acquisitions Section ...

    KCASCIO - 05/01/2016 - 18:08 - ALCTS News

  7. My ALCTS Experience: Xan Arch

    In 2008, I had joined an ALCTS committee for the first time and had no idea what I was doing. One of my first interactions with the committee was a question to the committee chair, as we prepared for ALA. I emailed her: “I'm just asking you, instead ...

    SHOLLICH1 - 04/29/2016 - 09:48 - ALCTS News

  8. Brad Meltzer to Sign Latest Book at Preservation Week Booth

    New York Times best-selling author, television host and library advocate Brad Meltzer will sign copies of his latest book at the Preservation Week booth at 1 p.m. Meltzer is the 2016 Preservation Week Honorary Chair and will be an Auditorium Speaker 10:30 ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 04/28/2016 - 16:58 - ALCTS News

  9. Update on Illegal aliens LCSH changes

    The ALA Washington Office informed the ALCTS Office on Wednesday that a rider was attached to the House Appropriation Bill for the Legislative Branch that, similar to the bill introduced by Rep. Diane Black, will bar the Library of Congress from making th ...

    KCASCIO - 04/21/2016 - 14:00 - ALCTS News

  10. Brad Meltzer to Chair Preservation Week Again

    Best-selling author, television host and library advocate  Brad  Meltze r will join thousands of library preservation experts to safeguard digital photos and recordings during  Preservation Week®, April 24 – 30, 2016. Meltzer joins the campaign for anothe ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 04/19/2016 - 10:01 - ALCTS News

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