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  1. Work/Life Balance

    Does “when worlds collide” describe how you feel about your life? Are you desperately seeking a personal life without losing your job? Then you may be experiencing a need for work/life balance. During this two-day e-forum on work/life balance, participant ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 09:34 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Preparing Your Library for RDA

    September 14–15, 2010 Presented by Mary Beth Weber and Christopher Cronin Released in June 2010, Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the intended successor to the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2). While RDA is not being immediately adopted in ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/23/2013 - 16:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. RDA Training

    Catalogers and technical services departments are now fully immersed in training for Resource Description and Access. While some libraries may have resources to bring in external trainers, many organizations are taking on the training challenge in-house. ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/25/2013 - 12:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. I'm Tweeting on the Inside: A Case Study in Small-Scale Social Media

    Social media has proven itself as a powerful tool for connecting with your library patrons and building a sense of community. But what if you're not able to use it to promote your library? Maybe your supervisor isn't a fan of Twitter, or the lib ...

    NMUNGUIA - 06/04/2013 - 10:04 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  5. LLAMA webinar: "Leading and Communicating Change"

    Elliott Shore is a nationally-recognized figure with many years of experience as a library administrator, author, and speaker.  He will discuss change management with a focus on leadership and communication. Participants will learn: How to identify types ...

    FREULAND - 07/24/2013 - 15:31 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  6. Ebook Acquisitions: Methods, Management, and Workflows

    Ebook providers offer a wide variety of options for obtaining and providing access to ebooks for academic libraries. How do you sort through the available options to determine what methods would be a good fit for your own institutional needs? Lease vs. ow ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 11:53 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Programmatic Changes to the LC/NACO Authority File for RDA

    This hour-long webinar covers the changes to the LC/NACO authority file related to RDA. The phased approach to changes adopted by the PCC will be discused, such as records with the 667 update notice added during Phase 1, as well as records updated as part ...

    CMCCONNELL - 12/30/2013 - 12:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Transforming Libraries

    Visionary professor R. David Lankes, author of  the award-winning “Atlas of New Librarianship,” and Barbara Stripling, Co-Chair of ALA President Molly Raphael’s Empowering Voices, Transforming Communities initiative, presented a free webinar on Thursday, ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Passing the Community Engagement Baton

    “Passing the Community Engagement Baton: A Conversation with ALA President Molly Raphael and ALA President-elect Maureen Sullivan,” hosted by ALA 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling, features an unprecedented conversation among ALA leadership, focus ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 10:35 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Engaging Communities Through Controversy

     Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one community" program in Santa Clara (Calif.) County. Its 2012 program, "Muslim and American-Two Perspectives," featured two books written by A ...

    JFALCON - 04/03/2013 - 09:46 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues