By Eric Brownell, Folger Shakespeare Library When I was asked to contribute to this feature, I almost declined, because my ALCTS experience has been rather limited. I have only been a member for a little more than a year, after all. As a cataloger for a s ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/04/2016 - 16:55 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
Charles Wilt, ALCTS Executive Director A Matter of Survival Exactly two years ago in my article I wrote, tongue in cheek, about the impending end of the world, December 21, 2012. Well, it’s coming up pretty fast and may have passed by the time you read th ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/04/2016 - 16:54 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
Each year ALCTS and its sections present awards to honor individuals who have made highly significant contributions in the areas of technical services, collection development, and preservation. The 2012 ALCTS awards were presented on June 24, 2012 at a sp ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/04/2016 - 16:52 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
Reclassification Never Felt So Good: Improving Accessibility to the Education Resource Collection at SNHU
By Brooke Gilmore and Steve Robichaud, Southern New Hampshire University In 2009, it became clear that the Education Resource Collection (ERC) in the Shapiro Library at Southern New Hampshire University needed retooling. This self-contained collection had ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/04/2016 - 16:40 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
Dracine Hodges The Ohio State University The first ALA Annual Conference I attended was back in 2002 when it was in my hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. I was working in an academic library as an acquisitions assistant and contemplating library school. My fir ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/04/2016 - 16:37 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
by Peggy Johnson, LRTS Editor Leslie Czechowski, who is completing her second two-year term on the Library Resource & Technical Services (LRTS) Editorial Board and recently retired from the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System, is e ...
CMCCONNELL - 04/04/2016 - 16:36 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
Balancing the Work with the Life One of the joys of being the newsletter editor is that I am required to read the content of each month's newsletter in order to edit it. That sounds funny, but it's true. If I weren't the editor, there are a ...
CMCCONNELL - 06/14/2013 - 13:31 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
The events in this calendar are among the very best offerings for library technical services professionals, but are by no means the only events of interest. ALA maintains Affiliates Conference & Event Calendar 2012–2024, a comprehensive calendar of ev ...
CMCCONNELL - 06/12/2013 - 12:03 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
Do I want to be an editor when I grow up? My relationship with ALCTS began last fall, when I replied to an e-mail looking for an editor for z687: Creating the Future of Technical Services. An electronic publication, z687 features an online collection of w ...
CMCCONNELL - 06/12/2013 - 12:02 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)
ALCTS and Opportunity It’s 10:30 a.m. You’re checking a bibliographic clean-up project, prior to a library system migration. Uh oh: Did some records just get cleaned out of existence? How can we recover them, pronto? But wait, here’s a call from Reference ...
CMCCONNELL - 06/11/2013 - 11:26 - ALCTS Newsletter Online (ANO)