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  1. Recommendations from the RDA Test: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Review of the findings and recommendations concerning the RDA implementation presented in the Report and Recommendations of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee that highlights key findings and the basis for those findings. Discussion of the rationale ...

    admin - 04/13/2012 - 12:38 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Book Repair Basics for Libraries

    An ALCTS webinar. Access the session now: Book Repair Basics for Libraries webinar recording (.flv) Book Repair Basics webinar materials (.pdf) Please send us your feedback about this webinar: evaluation form Participants will become familiar with several ...

    admin - 03/05/2012 - 10:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Protecting Future Access Now

    Models for Preserving Digitized Books and Other Content at Cultural Heritage Organizations Access the webcast now. Over the past decade, the number of digitization projects initiated by cultural heritage organizations has risen dramatically. As these orga ...

    admin - 10/12/2012 - 11:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Serials, Staffing, and Workflow

    June 15 and 16, 2011 Hosted by Jennifer Sippel and Christine Stachowicz While working with serials has always required a tolerance for change and ambiguity, the transition from print to electronic subscriptions has introduced workflow and staffing issues ...

    admin - 03/24/2012 - 12:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Changes from AACR2 to RDA. Part 1

    An ALCTS Webcast RDA: Resource Description & Access was published in June 2010 and has been undergoing a test by the U.S. national libraries and others. This webcast uses numerous side-by-side examples in MARC format to show the most significant chang ...

    admin - 06/03/2013 - 15:23 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Disaster Response

    An ALCTS Webinar. Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything. Rushing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury. This session discusses managing a disaster situat ...

    admin - 01/20/2015 - 12:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Patron-Driven Acquisitions: Where Do I Start and How Do I Know When I’ve Arrived?

    April 12 and 13, 2011 Hosted by Nancy Gibbs and Angela M. Carreno The convergence of ebook availability, patron interest in e-books, new business models and the economic crisis has accelerated library adoption of Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA). This chan ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Job Hunting: A Conversation about How to Do It Well

    May 4 and 5, 2011 Hosted by Tiffany Eatman Allen and Erica Findley In this free and open e-Forum discussion, our hosts will look at performing a successful job search in library technical services. Whether you are new to the field or just changing career ...

    admin - 03/23/2012 - 09:54 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Beyond 2010 the Year of Cataloging Research

    March 9 and 10, 2011 Hosted by Sherab Chen and Susan Massey Based on a motion initiated by the Implementation Group on the Library of Congress Working Group Report, at ALA Midwinter 2010 the ALA and ALCTS Boards of Directors passed a resolution designatin ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Pass It On—Preservation Week @ Your Library

    February 1 and 2, 2011 Hosted by Jeanne Drewes and Karen Motylewski ALA, ALCTS, and a variety of partners including the Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services initiated national collections preservation week to help address t ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:06 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)