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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 - 03/03/2014 - 14:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Cataloging as a Public Service?

    The essence of public service is discoverability, the ability for patrons to discover an item. Catalogers and technical services staff are the ones who make this happen. There are many questions associated with these two statements. Does your organization ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 10:50 - 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. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Virtual Reference Resources

    Planning Skills Information Literacy Technologies Staffing/Partners Marketing Assessment Professional Development Planning Why should you provide virtual reference? Breitbach, William, Matthew Mallard, and Robert Sage. “Using Meebo's Embedded IM for ...

    UMKAPPASIG - 03/06/2014 - 16:33 - Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  6. My Sunday Afternoon at Midwinter

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop A photo essay By Stephen M. Brooks                 After attending the update on the Digital Public Library of America, I made my way through the Pennsylvania Convention Center to facilitate a discussion at the ALCTS Creati ...

    bgoldberg - 01/29/2014 - 10:37 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Catching Up Over the Holidays

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By Alan S. Inouye New Year’s week was a good time for me to catch up on work (or at least attempt to become less behind!). Accordingly, there are a few recent developments and upcoming events involving the Digital Content a ...

    bgoldberg - 01/06/2014 - 13:49 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement

    Effective and Proven Tools for Library Service to Poor and Homeless People "Extending Our Reach: Reducing Homelessness Through Library Engagement" is designed to help librarians and library staff create meaningful library services for people who ...

    JAMUNDSEN - 04/02/2014 - 11:12 - Offices of the American Library Association

  9. Financial Literacy

    Resources for You and Your Patrons Consumer.Gov http://www.consumer.gov Purposefully written in very simple language, this website developed by the FTC offers the basics of understanding money, credit, banking, scams, and more. Money As You Grow http://ww ...

    admin - 02/21/2014 - 13:19 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  10. Services for Children

    Library services that target children from birth through teenage years. The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhanceme ...

    admin - 01/17/2014 - 09:52 - Professional Tools