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  1. ALCTS Publishes Sudden Selector’s Guide to Government Publications

    ALCTS Publishing has released its latest publication from the Sudden Selector’s Guide series, the Sudden Selector’s Guide to Government Publications. Authored by Alexandra Simons and edited by Mary Feeney and Helene Williams, this new guide explores the r ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/16/2017 - 15:08 - ALCTS News

  2. The Weeding Planner: Managing Massive Weeding Projects: e-Forum Summary

    “The Weeding Planner: Managing Massive Weeding Projects” focused on two themes: big picture questions and the nuts and bolts of projects. Day 1 concentrated on big picture questions. The forum began with a discussion of the motivation for massive weeding ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/16/2017 - 14:35 - ALCTS News

  3. ALCTS 60th Anniversary: e-Forum Summary

    The ALCTS 60th Celebratory e-Forum took place over two days on June 13 and 14, 2017. There were 44 individuals who contributed their memories, compliments, and thoughtful feedback about ALCTS to mark the diamond anniversary. Day one focused on what attrac ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/16/2017 - 14:25 - ALCTS News

  4. ALCTS Bylaws Special Election Results

    On June 12, 2017, the question of adopting the proposed Bylaws to replace the current Bylaws of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services passed by a vote of 105 to 0. In accordance with Article XVII of the Bylaws, the amendments be ...

    KCASCIO - 06/14/2017 - 13:55 - ALCTS News

  5. A Great Success: National Library Legislative Day Report

    I traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in my first National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) on May 1-2, 2017, as a part of the Michigan delegation. NLLD is an annual library advocacy event on Capitol Hill organized by ALA and attended by delegations ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/13/2017 - 15:58 - ALCTS News

  6. From the President, May 2017: Harbingers of Wondrous Events to Come

    Spring finds me in the woods foraging for mushrooms. Morels come up once a year, aren’t easy to find, pass quickly, but are worth the effort. We’ve had several stellar ALCTS events pass quickly this Spring and I want to take a moment to appreciate them. P ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 06/06/2017 - 13:57 - ALCTS News

  7. ALCTS Exchange Presentation on the Decolonization of the Catalog Now Available as Open Access

    Power structures embedded in the metadata of library catalogs often reflect the same power structures embedded in western society, including white supremacy and racism. This problem is especially prominent in tribal college libraries where students from t ...

    BMORRIS - 06/05/2017 - 15:56 - ALCTS News

  8. Focus on Committees and Interest Groups: CaMMS Faceted Subject Access Interest Group

    This month we are visiting with the CaMMS Faceted Subject Access Interest Group. Are you using vocabularies for faceted subject access at your library? Read on to learn about the programs and projects of this group that support subject access through face ...

    ANEATROUR - 01/19/2018 - 10:21 - ALCTS News

  9. ALCTS Appoints Chelcie Rowell as ALCTS News Editor

    The Board of Directors of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has approved the appointment of Chelcie Juliet Rowell as the new editor of ALCTS News, a continuously updated online publication with the purpose to report ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 05/26/2017 - 15:41 - ALCTS News

  10. ALCTS Bylaws Special Election Opens

    The special election to vote on a proposed set of ALCTS bylaws is open as of 9:00am Central Time, Friday, May 19, 2017. To access the ballot, you must login onto ALA Connect with your ALA login/password. The ballot will appear as a post under the My Divis ...

    KCASCIO - 05/19/2017 - 08:59 - ALCTS News