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  1. Protecting Future Access Now

    Models for Preserving Digitized Books and Other Content at Cultural Heritage Organizations Access the webcast now. Over the past decade, the number of digitization projects initiated by cultural heritage organizations has risen dramatically. As these orga ...

    admin - 10/12/2012 - 11:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Roadmap to JPEG2000 (LITA)

    The session will include presentations by three implementers of the JPEG2000 standard in three different institutions. The presenters will cover how they have used the standard for preservation or access or both. They will outline the steps in their workf ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  3. Reengineering the Institutional Repository to Engage Users

    All too many institutions jumped on the institutional repository bandwagon, only to find they had installed it… and no one came. So what do you do about a service in which you’ve already invested time and effort (and committed hardware), that your users c ...

    admin - 04/13/2012 - 12:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Engaging Your Campus in Utilizing Institutional Repositories

    Institutional repository (IR) best practices include engagement with administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Acquisition of research scholarship, publications, student theses/dissertations, and other academic objects can be challenging and frustrati ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 11:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Repository Metadata: Challenges of Interoperability

    This session gives an overview some of the specific challenges in repository metadata including working with both user submitted data and automated processes. The presentation covers how repository data may be searched and repurposed and the fields that a ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Copyright and Contracts: Moving Beyond Text in IRs

    An ALCTS webcast. As the content in institutional repositories expands to include media, data and other format types, concerns over copyright also swell. Moreover, with institutions using social media sites such as Flickr and YouTube to highlight the inst ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Digital Preservation

    January 19 and 20, 2011 Hosted by Amy Rudersdorf and Lisa Gregory This free e-forum email discussion on digital preservation (DP) will challenge your perception of DP in the library. You may not think so, but DP touches all areas of library services. Inco ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Writing and Publishing in Librarianship

    December 7 and 8, 2010 Hosted by Eleanor Cook and Sandra Roe In this free and open e-Forum discussion, our presenters will look at writing in librarianship. Librarians, particularly those who work in academic settings, are often expected to do research, w ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Using RDA: Moving into the Metadata Future (ALA TechSource Workshop)

    ALA TechSource Workshops are designed to help you and your staff participate in a hands-on learning experience that will help you make the best technology decisions for your library. We hope you’ll find the workshop both informative and practical. In this ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  10. Digital Licensing Online eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    The course includes short quizzes at the end of each of the 27 modules. Each module is designed to take approximately 30 minutes to complete and can be taken whenever convenient, making this eCourse feasible for even the busiest librarian. Also provided i ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 12:07 - Online Learning