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  1. ALCTS Annual Report 2012–13

    Through education, discussion, publishing, and collaboration, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) leads in developing standards and best practices for selecting, identifying, acquiring, organizing, managing, retrieving ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/13/2013 - 12:04 - ALCTS News

  2. New Name and Charge for the Advocacy Coordinating Group

    At the ALA 2013 Annual Conference, the ALCTS Board of Directors approved a new charge for the ALCTS Advocacy Coordinating Group and asked the group to recommend a new name that reflects its expanded charge encompassing policy-based and legislative activit ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/13/2013 - 12:02 - ALCTS News

  3. Guest Column: Why Does ALCTS Publish?

    The ALCTS publishing program serves the information needs of ALCTS members and the broader library community in areas of expertise related to selecting, obtaining, preserving, and providing access to materials and establishes ALCTS as the leading voice in ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/13/2013 - 11:21 - ALCTS News

  4. Marianne S. Hanley: My Conference Experience

    I am grateful for the opportunity to have been chosen as the 2013 recipient of the Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant. As a grant recipient, I was asked to share a few thoughts and ideas about my experiences as a first-time attendee of an A ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/13/2013 - 11:22 - ALCTS News

  5. Streaming Media: Acquisition, Discovery, and Usage Data

    This streaming media e-forum, held August 27–28, 2013, explored the streaming media acquisitions process, how access is established to optimize discovery and how usage information should inform each step of the process. Seven topics emerged from the discu ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/13/2013 - 11:23 - ALCTS News

  6. Focus On: Fundraising Committee

    Pamela Bluh, University of Maryland, interviews Fundraising Committee Chair Lenore England about the committee’s work and her experiences as Chair. Lenore England’s background, her personal and professional contacts, and her calm demeanor are well suited ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/13/2013 - 11:24 - ALCTS News

  7. Genevieve Owens Crowned ALCTS President

    At the 2013 ALA Annual Conference Inaugural Luncheon, incoming president Genevieve Owens receives a crown given to her by outgoing president Carolynne Myall. An ALCTS tradition since Pamela Bluh's presidency in 2007–08, each incoming president receiv ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/02/2013 - 10:29 - ALCTS News

  8. e-Book Acquisitions: Methods, Management, and Workflows

    The e-forum discussion focused on a variety of topics related to issues of e-book acquisitions, such as: options for obtaining and providing access to e-books for academic libraries, lease vs. ownership, internal workflows, acquisition models, and usage s ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 11:48 - ALCTS News

  9. Work/Life Balance

    In this e-forum, major themes and responses came of the electronic discussion of work/life balance. Important factors lending to a better work/life balance include flexible schedules, childcare, eldercare, family leave and simply time off of work. Another ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 09:41 - ALCTS News

  10. e-Book MARC Records in the Age of AACR2, Provider-Neutral Guidelines, and now RDA

    This e-forum focused on creating MARC records for e-books using standards such as AACR2, provider-neutral guidelines, and RDA, as well as issues related to managing those records. The intention was to engage library catalogers, consortiums, authors of sta ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 09:37 - ALCTS News