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  1. RDA Tech Forum: 2016 Midwinter Meeting

    The RDA Tech Forum was held on Monday, January 11 at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting with approximately 20 attendees present. The Forum provided users the opportunity to discuss technical aspects of RDA, as well as its Toolkit and Registry, directly with t ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/04/2016 - 13:18 - ALCTS News

  2. Editorial Assistants Appointed to ALCTS News Editorial Team

    Three ALCTS members have accepted appointments as editorial assistants to develop new content for ALCTS News. Michelle Flinchbaugh is the Acquisitions and Digital Scholarship Services Librarian at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Michelle is ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/03/2016 - 15:35 - ALCTS News

  3. ALCTS Board Action Items, Midwinter 2016

    The ALCTS Board met twice during the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting: Friday, January 8, 1:00-5:00, and Monday, January 11, 1:00-5:30. The Board’s action items and decisions follow: Action Items Adopted the Agenda. Passed the Consent Agenda. Accepted the award ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/04/2016 - 12:59 - ALCTS News

  4. CaMMS Forum: 2016 Midwinter Meeting

    The CaMMS Forum at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting was held on January 10; speakers discussed “Authority Work of the Future: Taking Controlled Vocabulary and Authority Control Beyond the Library Catalog.” Sharon Shafer, Head of Library Search and Usability ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/29/2016 - 14:03 - ALCTS News

  5. CRS Holdings Information Forum: Knowledge Base Strategies: 2016 Midwinter Meeting

    The CRS Holdings Information Forum: Knowledge Base Strategies was held on Saturday, January 9, and featured two presentations on the challenge of maintaining accurate holdings in a library’s knowledge base. Regina Reynolds, U.S. ISSN Center at the Library ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/29/2016 - 13:18 - ALCTS News

  6. CMS Forum: 2016 Midwinter Meeting

    The ALCTS Collection Management Section hosted a forum at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting on Sunday, January 10, that focused on reorganizing staff, workflows, and resources to meet new demands for library collections. Moderated by Betsy Appleton, Electron ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/29/2016 - 10:49 - ALCTS News

  7. RDA Forum: 2016 Midwinter Meeting

    The 2016 Midwinter Meeting RDA Forum took place on January 9. Gordon Dunsire, chair of the Resource Description and Access (RDA) Steering Committee (RSC), spoke first on “RDA Progress on Governance and Strategy.” Two major name changes took place in Novem ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/22/2016 - 13:45 - ALCTS News

  8. PARS Announces FY2015 Preservation Statistics Survey

    PARS encourages libraries and archives to complete the FY2015 Preservation Statistics Survey: Count what you do and show preservation counts! The FY2015 Preservation Statistics Survey, a project to document and analyze the preservation activities of cultu ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/20/2016 - 14:59 - ALCTS News

  9. PARS Forum: Ask the Preservation Experts, 2016 Midwinter Meeting

    The PARS Forum was held during the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday January 9, 2016. Annie Peterson (Lyrasis) opened the PARS Forum by introducing the experts panelists including Ian Bogus (University of Pennsylvania); Gina Minks (Consultant, Austin ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/20/2016 - 15:05 - ALCTS News

  10. From the President

    As I draft this column, the Midwinter Meeting is only days away. The first time I attended an ALA meeting in Boston was January 2005, which was memorable. My wife and nine-month old daughter joined me so we could visit family following the conference. Not ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/05/2016 - 13:34 - ALCTS News

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