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  1. Damaged Book Jacket Protectors

    Dear Donia, How long would it take 24-hour exposure to fluorescent lighting to damage a book jacket protector?   Q. Dear Donia, Community college librarian here with a strange question: How long would it take 24-hour exposure to fluorescent lighting to da ...

    BMORRIS - 11/02/2018 - 15:49 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Removing Mold from Old Books

    Dear Donia, How do I remove mold on books so that it doesn't come back?   Q. Dear Donia, I have a full set of the old Oxford English Dictionary. Many years ago after being in a damp room, a whitish mold appeared on the spines of the volumes. My wife ...

    BMORRIS - 11/02/2018 - 15:09 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Framing Family Heirlooms

    Dear Donia, How do I frame old letters and clothing? Q.  Dear Donia, I have some of my parents love letters from 1945 and a 1930's Dutch dress my great-grandmother made for my Mother. I would like to have them framed so I can enjoy seeing them every ...

    BMORRIS - 11/02/2018 - 14:40 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Protecting a Label on an Antique Buffet

    Dear Donia, What is the best way tp protect a label on furniture during a move? Q. Dear Donia, We have a very old buffet. On the back is the original label from when this piece of furniture was new. We need to move the buffet, but want to be sure the labe ...

    BMORRIS - 11/02/2018 - 14:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. The Write Stuff: Strategies and Tools for Staying On Track From Start to Finish

    Tuesday, 9/18/2018- Wednesday, 9/19/2018 [show times] 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central) 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain) 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific) Writing and publishing is an important aspect of librarianship. Whether you are writing to earn ...

    BMORRIS - 12/03/2018 - 11:22 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Restoring a Signature on Laid Paper

    Dear Donia, How do I restore a signature of Thomas Jefferson on laid paper? Q. Dear Donia, Is it possible to restore a large cut signature of Thomas Jefferson (on laid paper)? It has a clean diagonal tear through the signature. Thanks, Pete A. Dear Pete, ...

    BMORRIS - 11/01/2018 - 15:06 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. SAC Subcommittee on Faceted Vocabularies

    Charge The ALCTS/CaMMS/SAC Subcommittee on Faceted Vocabularies (SSFV) facilitates the implementation and use of faceted vocabularies in library metadata. SSFV accomplishes its goals through development of best practices and training materials for catalog ...

    BMORRIS - 06/04/2019 - 10:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Working with Digital Repositories

    Tuesday, 8/14/2018- Wednesday, 8/15/2018 [show times] 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central) 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain) 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific) Many libraries use digital repositories as solutions for preserving, managing, and sharing thei ...

    BMORRIS - 12/03/2018 - 11:20 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Licensing Electronic Resources to Serve the Library's Mission

    Licensing electronic resources must be undertaken in a way that supports the library’s mission by providing access to the highest possible number of databases, electronic journals, eBooks, and streaming media at the lowest possible cost. While the specifi ...

    BMORRIS - 08/21/2018 - 13:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Introduction to R for Libraries

    This webinar series was presented on May 9, May 23, and May 30, 2018. Access the recording and materials now:   Webinar Recording (May 9th) YouTube Video (May 9th) Presentation Slides (May 9th) Intro to R & R Studio Handout Nuts & Bolts of R Hando ...

    BMORRIS - 05/03/2019 - 14:16 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)