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  1. RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change?

    An ALCTS webcast. How will RDA affect serials cataloging? This session provides an overview of the work done by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section’s Continuing Resource Cataloging Committee in testing RDA. It also highlights issues affecting serials c ...

    admin - 02/28/2012 - 15:41 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Linked Library Data: Tuning Library Metadata for the Semantic Web

    An ALCTS webcast. This session provides a brief introduction to the linked data design pattern and the principles and terminology of the linked data and semantic web communities. Who Should Attend This webcast is for anyone wanting an introduction to link ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 16:41 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Using Web 2.0 Applications in Technical Services

    An ALCTS Webcast. This webcast builds on the lively e-forum discussion Using Web 2.0 Tools to Enhance Technical Services Work held in May 2010. The presentation will familiarize participants with blogs, wikis, tagging, RSS feeds, instant messaging, and Go ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 13:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Digital Preservation

    January 19 and 20, 2011 Hosted by Amy Rudersdorf and Lisa Gregory This free e-forum email discussion on digital preservation (DP) will challenge your perception of DP in the library. You may not think so, but DP touches all areas of library services. Inco ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Writing and Publishing in Librarianship

    December 7 and 8, 2010 Hosted by Eleanor Cook and Sandra Roe In this free and open e-Forum discussion, our presenters will look at writing in librarianship. Librarians, particularly those who work in academic settings, are often expected to do research, w ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. RDA: Benefits for Users and Cataloguers

    An ALCTS webcast. This webcast explores the benefits of RDA. It begins by looking at how RDA evolved from AACR2 and discusses how RDA 's new direction is advantageous for both users and cataloguers. Do RDA 's objectives and principles have an im ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 12:20 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Developing a Library Metadata Policy

    October 13 and 14, 2010 hosted by Melanie Wacker and Susan A. Massey As libraries move toward using non-MARC metadata schema to describe their collections in addition to MARC format cataloging, many discover the need to develop a local metadata policy. Th ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 14:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. FRBR as a Foundation for RDA

    An ALCTSwebcast. This covers the basics of FRBR, including its development and contents. Participants will leave the session with an understanding of the entity-relationship model on which FRBR is based, the FRBR entities and relationships, and the FRBR u ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 16:27 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. RDA for Administrators: Managing the Transition in Your Library

    An ALCTS Webcast. Released in June 2010, Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the intended successor to the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2). At this initial stage, much remains unknown about the impact that RDA will have on library staff, meta ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 16:17 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Introduction to RDA

    An ALCTS Webcast. This introductory webcast on the proposed cataloging rules, Resource Description and Access (RDA), highlights the critical differences between the current cataloging rules (AACR2) and RDA. It is designed as a primer for both front-line c ...

    admin - 02/24/2012 - 14:07 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)