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  1. Patron-Driven Acquisitions: Where Do I Start and How Do I Know When I’ve Arrived?

    April 12 and 13, 2011 Hosted by Nancy Gibbs and Angela M. Carreno The convergence of ebook availability, patron interest in e-books, new business models and the economic crisis has accelerated library adoption of Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA). This chan ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Job Hunting: A Conversation about How to Do It Well

    May 4 and 5, 2011 Hosted by Tiffany Eatman Allen and Erica Findley In this free and open e-Forum discussion, our hosts will look at performing a successful job search in library technical services. Whether you are new to the field or just changing career ...

    admin - 03/23/2012 - 09:54 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Beyond 2010 the Year of Cataloging Research

    March 9 and 10, 2011 Hosted by Sherab Chen and Susan Massey Based on a motion initiated by the Implementation Group on the Library of Congress Working Group Report, at ALA Midwinter 2010 the ALA and ALCTS Boards of Directors passed a resolution designatin ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Pass It On—Preservation Week @ Your Library

    February 1 and 2, 2011 Hosted by Jeanne Drewes and Karen Motylewski ALA, ALCTS, and a variety of partners including the Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services initiated national collections preservation week to help address t ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:06 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. RDA Ask-the-Experts Webinar

    You may have attended RDA webinars and programs, or followed discussions about RDA on lists and blogs, but you still have questions. ALCTS held a free webinar with RDA testers and experts. The recording may provide some answers. Find the recording here: 0 ...

    admin - 02/28/2012 - 15:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Open Access Initiatives in Scholarly Communications

    February 16 and 17, 2011 Hosted by Adrian Ho and Sarah Shreeves Libraries have used various strategies to engage with faculty, students, and administrators around changes in the scholarly communication system. Open access (OA) has become a popular topic a ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:08 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 2

    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 session uses numerous side-by-side examples in MARC format to show the most significant chan ...

    admin - 05/08/2012 - 12:38 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. 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)

  9. Organizing the Evaluation of Electronic Resources

    Looking for a better way to organize your evaluation of electronic resources? The electronic resources evaluation process is multifaceted and includes a seemingly endless range of resources and tools involving numerous library staff. If not well managed, ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 11:15 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Cases and Commentaries: Intellectual Property Issues for Librarians

    This webinar discusses current issues in copyright and other areas of intellectual property law, explains why these issues are of interest to librarians and libraries, and describes the organizations that advocate on behalf of libraries in this arena. Who ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 11:08 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)