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  1. Continuity of Operations after a Disaster

    An ALCTS Webcast. Ever thought about what would happen if a disaster struck your institution? Would patrons continue to have access to your online catalog and other e-resources? Will staff continue to be employed? The ultimate goal of any disaster-affecte ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Disaster Preparedness and Planning

    An ALCTS Webcast. Are you prepared for a disaster to your collection? According to the Heritage Health Index Report issued by Heritage Preservation in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 78 percent of us are not prepared, puttin ...

    admin - 02/23/2012 - 13:44 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Open Access: Key Trends

    While content recruitment at the local IR may seem slow and painful, from a global/historical perspective, the growth of open access in all its flavors is nothing short of phenomenal. The benefits of the IR for authors and for institutions will become mor ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 13:49 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Bringing Research Data into the Library: Expanding the Horizons of Institutional Repositories

    An ALCTS Webcast. The focus of library-managed institutional repositories has so far been on document-like items (published articles, preprints, theses, reports, working papers, etc.) but there is growing demand to expand their use into new genres such as ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 13:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. The Potential of Partnerships: Dissolving Silos for a Successful IR Implementation

    An ALCTS Webcast. In this hour-long webcast, The University of Massachusetts’ institutional repository is used as a case study to explore: how the new digital repository service has affected the way librarians envision our place in the future of the acade ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 13:59 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Cataloging Icky Things, or, If You Can Catalog a Book, You Can Catalog Anything!

    An ALCTS Webcast. Do you have “icky stuff” like kits, DVDs and models in a back room that you want to add to your collection but you can’t find a MARC record for it? Has it been years since you have had to catalog anything and you think you have forgotten ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 14:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Institutional Repositories: The Promises of Yesterday and of Tomorrow

    Based on his keynote addresses at the ALCTS 2009 Midwinter Symposium, this introductory webinar will include a brief history of institutional repositories and discuss the key benefits as well as the possible obstacles to a successful IR implementation. Th ...

    admin - 02/23/2012 - 13:52 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Beyond the Institutional Repository: Campus Research Distribution Strategies

    The idea that universities and libraries ought to be more involved in developing a university's research distribution policy and developing strategies for the distribution of research and scholarship is one that is sparking a lot of interest among pr ...

    admin - 02/23/2012 - 13:53 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Generating Campus Buy-In for Your IR

    How do you translate the value of an institutional repository to campus leaders, faculty and other key campus groups? Marisa Ramirez, Digital Repository Librarian and Michael D. Miller, Dean of Library Services (California Polytechnic State University) wi ...

    admin - 02/23/2012 - 13:55 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. How to Present a Webinar

    As travel costs rise and staff time gets tight, online webinars are increasing in value as a continuing education tool. ALCTS is committed to creating new webinars on emerging issues in technical services, and we would like to train presenters on how to d ...

    admin - 05/17/2013 - 15:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)