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  1. Preparing Copy Catalogers for RDA

    An ALCTS webcast. This webcast address the pressing issue of training copy cataloging and acquisitions staff in the fundamentals of RDA. It familiarizes technical services managers with the crucial differences between AACR2 and RDA and facilitates teachin ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 11:21 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change?

    An ALCTS webcast. How will RDA affect serials cataloging? This session provides an overview of the work done by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section’s Continuing Resource Cataloging Committee in testing RDA. It also highlights issues affecting serials c ...

    admin - 02/28/2012 - 15:41 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Linked Library Data: Tuning Library Metadata for the Semantic Web

    An ALCTS webcast. This session provides a brief introduction to the linked data design pattern and the principles and terminology of the linked data and semantic web communities. Who Should Attend This webcast is for anyone wanting an introduction to link ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 16:41 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Using Web 2.0 Applications in Technical Services

    An ALCTS Webcast. This webcast builds on the lively e-forum discussion Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Technical Services Work held in May 2010. The presentation will familiarize participants with blogs, wikis, tagging, RSS feeds, instant messaging, and Go ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 13:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. 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)

  9. 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)

  10. RDA: Benefits for Users and Cataloguers

    An ALCTS webcast. This webcast explores the benefits of RDA. It begins by looking at how RDA evolved from AACR2 and discusses how RDA 's new direction is advantageous for both users and cataloguers. Do RDA 's objectives and principles have an im ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 12:20 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)