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  1. Using Third-Party MOOCs on Campus

    This webinar will cover new research on the opportunities and challenges associated with using third-party MOOCs in campus-based courses. In collaboration with the University System of Maryland, Ithaka S+R worked with faculty members at six campuses to tr ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/21/2014 - 12:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Libraries and MOOCs: Role, Opportunities, Pitfalls

    As campuses debate the opportunities and impacts of MOOCs, libraries are also exploring the changing teaching and learning environment. This webinar will explore the variety of roles and skills associated with successful MOOCs, including partnerships to b ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/07/2014 - 11:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. E-Content and First Sale

    A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...

    geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. How to Present a Webinar

    Webinars have become a standard continuing education tool. ALCTS is committed to creating new webinars on emerging issues for all technical services topics, and we would like to train possible presenters on how to develop and present a webinar. Join Keri ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/10/2014 - 11:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Through a MOOC, Darkly: Understanding the MOOC Landscape and Its Impact on Libraries' Digital Resources

    MOOCs are forcing us to rethink how we teach, learn, and provide educational resources. These courses have become a catalyst for issues that universities must confront: the value of a degree and its rising cost, the marketization and unbundling of educati ...

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

  6. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Libraries Stream toward Roku Lending

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been two years since the Ephrata (Pa.) Public Library began lending Roku devices—digital video players that people plug into their televisions so they can view on a larger screen digitized programming that is archived online, such ...

    bgoldberg - 06/16/2014 - 16:32 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

    This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. Gives a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including product trials, licensing ...

    admin - 07/15/2014 - 11:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

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