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  1. Developing a Library Metadata Policy

    October 13 and 14, 2010 hosted by Melanie Wacker and Susan A. Massey As libraries move toward using non-MARC metadata schema to describe their collections in addition to MARC format cataloging, many discover the need to develop a local metadata policy. Th ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 14:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. FRBR as a Foundation for RDA

    An ALCTSwebcast. This covers the basics of FRBR, including its development and contents. Participants will leave the session with an understanding of the entity-relationship model on which FRBR is based, the FRBR entities and relationships, and the FRBR u ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 16:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. RDA for Administrators: Managing the Transition in Your Library

    An ALCTS Webcast. Released in June 2010, Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the intended successor to the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2). At this initial stage, much remains unknown about the impact that RDA will have on library staff, meta ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 16:17 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Introduction to RDA

    An ALCTS Webcast. This introductory webcast on the proposed cataloging rules, Resource Description and Access (RDA), highlights the critical differences between the current cataloging rules (AACR2) and RDA. It is designed as a primer for both front-line c ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 14:07 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Mold Prevention and Remediation

    An ALCTS Webcast. This free webcast introduces participants to the basic types of mold and describes the environmental conditions that promote mold growth in home and library collections. Covers prevention as well as remediation should mold growth occur. ...

    admin - 02/22/2012 - 17:34 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Archival 101: Dealing with Suppliers of Archival Products

    An ALCTS Webcast Do you need to purchase archival supplies for your organization or even yourself? Are you confused by the terminology and not sure about what the differences between the various vendors are? Not finding exactly what you are looking for an ...

    admin - 02/22/2012 - 17:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Cataloging more icky things, or, If you can catalog a book, you can catalog this stuff too!

    An ALCTS Webcast. Back by popular demand! Do you have MORE "icky stuff" that wasn't covered in the first icky stuff webinar? Are you a new or inexperienced cataloger or someone who has to catalog because there is no one else to do it? Or ar ...

    admin - 02/22/2012 - 17:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Digital Preservation: An Introduction to the Basic Concepts

    An ALCTS Webcast. This session discusses the fundamentals of digital preservation. After the session, attendees will be able to define digital preservation, discuss significant threats to digital materials, describe tools for addressing these threats, exp ...

    admin - 08/07/2012 - 10:05 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. The Consortial-Campus View: Reinventing the IR from All Directions

    An ALCTS Webcast. The California Digital Library (CDL) supports the 10 University of California campuses' institutional repository and campus publishing efforts through the development and central hosting of eScholarship. This presentation will give ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:42 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Perpetual Beta: Early Literature about Institutional Repositories and What Assessment Can Tell Us Now

    An ALCTS Webcast. As we develop new technologies for managing, accessing, and preserving information materials, libraries concurrently develop our theories and predictions for how those new technologies will affect our operations, services, and patrons; t ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:43 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)