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  1. Preview of the 2015 Fall Webinar Schedule

    The following table provides a preview of the upcoming webinar's planned by the Continuing Education Committee for the upcoming Fall 2015 season. Please check back as events will added as they are planned. Registration for the following events will o ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/13/2015 - 13:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. ALA Midwinter: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting?  Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. If applicable, please share what you are g ...

    EWHITMORE - 03/25/2015 - 13:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. From MARC to BIBFRAME: An Introduction

    This presentation provides an introduction to the Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME), a model used for expressing and connecting bibliographic data through the semantic web. Includes an overview of linked data, examples of MARC metadata expressed as BIBFR ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/23/2015 - 10:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. E-Book Cataloging Using a Shared Mailbox

    Acquiring and cataloging e-books received as firm orders presents a unique challenge to librarians accustomed to print materials, who struggle to manage an invisible backlog and workflow, and the attendant difficulties with tracking, communicating between ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/10/2015 - 14:25 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Annual Conference

    Follow the conversation on Twitter: #alctsac15 ALCTS Virtual Preconference Planning for the Evolving Role of Metadata Services June 2–4, 2015. Three 90 minute sessions over three days: Metadata Services for Research Data Management Assessing Metadata Staf ...

    EWHITMORE - 03/17/2015 - 13:06 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. 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 - 01/26/2015 - 12:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Faculty Buy-in for IR and OA Publishing

    This session will demonstrate how even a small institution with limited staffing and resources can achieve more than 30 percent buy-in of their faculty to the institutional repository (IR) and increase awareness of and support for open access publishing o ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/06/2015 - 13:49 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. New Trends in Library Content Acquisitions

    Libraries now benefit from an array of new content acquisition models, ranging from purchase to subscription to demand-driven and various hybrid models. Additionally, these models apply to both book and journal content, in both print and electronic format ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. 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

  10. 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

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