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  1. Looking Ahead: Research Topics in Acquisitions & Collection Development

    August 16 and 17, 2011 Hosted by ALCTS Acquisition Section Research & Statistics Committee In the quickly shifting landscapes of acquisitions and collection development, it can be difficult to identify and develop viable research topics that lend them ...

    admin - 03/24/2012 - 12:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Cataloging Law Materials with RDA

    Applying RDA to the cataloging of law materials, including laws, court reports, treaties, etc. An ALCTS webcast Who Should Attend? Anyone with an interest in the topic can benefit from this session and is welcome to participate. Presenter John Hostage has ...

    admin - 06/26/2012 - 13:31 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. RDA and Music Basics: Sound Recordings

    Overview of the significant differences in cataloging sound recordings between AACR2 and RDA, addressing both descriptive elements and access points. Examples of RDA in MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority records provided. An ALCTS webcast Who Should Atte ...

    admin - 06/26/2012 - 13:42 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. RDA and Music Basics: Scores

    Overview of the significant differences in cataloging musical scores between AACR2 and RDA, addressing both descriptive elements and access points. Examples of RDA in MARC 21 Bibliographic and Authority records will be provided. An ALCTS webcast Who Shoul ...

    admin - 06/26/2012 - 13:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Recommendations from the RDA Test: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Review of the findings and recommendations concerning the RDA implementation presented in the Report and Recommendations of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee that highlights key findings and the basis for those findings. Discussion of the rationale ...

    admin - 04/13/2012 - 12:38 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Book Repair Basics for Libraries

    An ALCTS webinar. Access the session now: Book Repair Basics for Libraries webinar recording (.flv) Book Repair Basics webinar materials (.pdf) Please send us your feedback about this webinar: evaluation form Participants will become familiar with several ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. 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)

  8. Serials, Staffing, and Workflow

    June 15 and 16, 2011 Hosted by Jennifer Sippel and Christine Stachowicz While working with serials has always required a tolerance for change and ambiguity, the transition from print to electronic subscriptions has introduced workflow and staffing issues ...

    admin - 03/24/2012 - 12:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 1

    An ALCTS Webcast RDA: Resource Description & Access was published in June 2010 and has been undergoing a test by the U.S. national libraries and others. This webcast uses numerous side-by-side examples in MARC format to show the most significant chang ...

    admin - 06/03/2013 - 15:23 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Disaster Response

    An ALCTS Webinar. Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything. Rushing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury. This session discusses managing a disaster situat ...

    admin - 01/20/2015 - 12:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)