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  1. Shared Print Repositories

    Canceled. Watch for information on new dates this fall. Space in libraries is an increasingly valuable commodity. Librarians are looking for cost-effective solutions to store and provide access to large, legacy print collections. Shared print repositories ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/16/2014 - 10:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Saying Goodbye to the Electronic Resources Fund

    This presentation introduces new concepts and a new way of thinking about the library budget as more than just a way of spending funds, but also as a tool for planning and reporting, for both management and selectors. It will give attendees ideas about re ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/19/2014 - 11:35 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Public Services for Technical Services Librarians

    Many technical services positions also include public services responsibilities. You may have known this when accepting the position or these responsibilities may have been added because of restructuring or downsizing. There are a variety of public servic ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 11:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Optimizing Floating Collections for Public Libraries: Tips for Managing Customer Access

    In this webinar, we will provide a current overview of floating collection practices across the U.S. We will focus on ways in which staff from all areas of the library system can optimize customer access to materials in a floating collection. We will disc ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/15/2013 - 14:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Accessible Electronic Resources for All

    This webinar covers the library's role in providing equal access to electronic databases, streaming media, and other online materials. This webinar will cover accessibility-related legislation such as the Rehabilitation Act Section 504/508 and ADA la ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/24/2013 - 11:59 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Challenges with Linked Data in Libraries

    This hour-long webinar takes the discussion of linked data in libraries a step further. The benefits that linked data represents are incontestable: making relationships in metadata explicit, using web–friendly markup, and liberating libraries from their c ...

    CMCCONNELL - 12/30/2013 - 13:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Treasure or Trash Heap?

    Weeding is not for the faint of heart By Will Manley A couple of years ago I was giving a keynote presentation at a state library conference in the Upper Midwest when a librarian came up to me with a copy of my first book, Snowballs in the Bookdrop,  publ ...

    bgoldberg - 02/18/2014 - 10:06 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Floating Collection: How It Can Work in a Large, Multicampus, Academic Library

    “If our libraries’ collection is ‘one collection, geographically dispersed,’ why do we have to ship books back to the library of origin after they are returned by a patron?” In response to this question, Penn State University Libraries’ began a floating c ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/19/2013 - 11:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Evaluating Print Book & E-Book Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    This webinar will describe two patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) models: buying print books based on interlibrary loan borrowing requests and the current e-book model working with an e-book aggregator or a library book vendor The session will describe seve ...

    CMCCONNELL - 07/26/2013 - 14:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Sudden Selector's Guide to Physics Resources

    By Michael Fosmire Selectors gain most of their knowledge on the job, which might provide some small comfort to those librarians who find themselves plunged into the world of business, perhaps even unexpectedly. The purpose of this book, part of the Sudde ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/15/2013 - 10:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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