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  1. ALCTS Seeks ALCTS News Editor

    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) invites applications and nominations for the position of Editor of ALCTS News, the association’s official news source. ALCTS News is a digital news website. The editor will be appoin ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/07/2017 - 10:23 - ALCTS News

  2. Creating the Future, Preserving the Past: Celebrate ALCTS at 60!

    For most of us at Midwinter, Monday morning is the last, tired morning of a busy conference, so it was great to attend the upbeat, feel-good ALCTS Forum before a long flight home. Dina Giambi, ALCTS President 2008-2009 and Chair of the Steering Group for ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/08/2017 - 15:54 - 1 comment - ALCTS News

  3. RDA Forum: 2017 Midwinter Meeting

    The 2017 Midwinter Meeting RDA Forum held on January 21 featured two speakers. Kathy Glennan, ALA Representative to the RDA Steering Committee (RSC), spoke about the outcomes of the RSC’s meeting in November 2016, highlighting three major topics. IFLA Lib ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 02/06/2017 - 09:37 - ALCTS News

  4. Focus on Committees and Interest Groups: Affiliate Relations Committee

    This month's column focuses on the excellent work of the Affiliate Relations Committee. 1) What’s the mission of the Affiliate Relations Committee? The mission of the Affiliate Relations Committee is to connect state and regional technical services g ...

    ANEATROUR - 12/03/2017 - 17:15 - ALCTS News

  5. ALCTS Approves Slate of Candidates for 2017 Election

    At the 2017 Midwinter Meeting, the ALCTS Board of Directors approved its slate of candidates for the 2017 elections. The elections will open on March 13, 2017 and will close on April 5, 2017. More information about ALA elections can be found here. Divisio ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/30/2017 - 08:05 - ALCTS News

  6. ALCTS Announces Midwinter 2017 Contest Winners

    The ALCTS New Members Interest Group held a Trivia Contest during the 2017 Midwinter Meeting, with 50 participants. These were the lucky winners: First Prize was one free individual registration for the ALCTS Exchange held in May 2017, won by Shanna Holli ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/27/2017 - 15:01 - ALCTS News

  7. OCLC Research Publishes Report on Digitization in Public and State Libraries

    ALCTS is pleased to announce that OCLC Research has published a new report: Advancing the National Digital Platform: The State of Digitization in US Public and State Libraries. This report summarizes the results of a needs assessment and gap analysis of d ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/27/2017 - 12:47 - ALCTS News

  8. Time and Project Management in Technical Services: e-Forum Summary

    The August 2016 ALCTS e-forum, entitled "Time and Project Management in Technical Services" kicked off on Tuesday, August 16 with a lively discussion of various problems librarians had faced in dealing with time and project management. Lack of s ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 04/05/2018 - 12:48 - ALCTS News

  9. Acquiring and Managing Streaming Film Services: e-Forum Summary

    On July 12 and 13, 2016, the ALCTS e-Forum “Acquiring and Managing Streaming Film Services” discussed various issues regarding the complexities of offering films in streaming format. Participants discussed many challenges in finding desired content for in ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 04/05/2018 - 12:48 - ALCTS News

  10. From the President: Into the Woods—Midwinter is Coming

    Walking in the woods allows me to reflect, and watch for pileated woodpeckers among the trees. The weather has been very mild here in Maryland, even as we start a new year. It’s difficult to really feel that Midwinter is coming. We will soon be gathering ...

    RMUGRIDGE - 01/10/2017 - 10:47 - ALCTS News