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  1. Seeing the World through a Different Lens: International Films for Youth

    Webinar participants will learn to identify sources to locate, review and access international films for youth. We will discuss specific films that depict themes including: socio-economic conflicts, gender identity, cultural heritage, family relationships ...

    JNAJDUCH - 03/11/2013 - 11:06 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  2. Teen Spaces on a Dime

    Large or small, bright and colorful or muted and calm, teen spaces are a critical part of the library. But for many libraries on a tight budget, creating a teen space can be a challenge. Join Katherine Trouren Trend for a practical discussion on how to wo ...

    EGAUS - 10/31/2012 - 14:40 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  3. Role of the Professional in Library Technical Services

    What constitutes a professional in library technical services, and how do we define what is professional-level work? Do you find that the library/information science degree is the best preparation for high-level technical services tasks and responsibiliti ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/12/2012 - 15:39 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. ALSC Core Competencies: Serving Children with Distinction and Commitment

    Children deserve the best in everything, and library service is no different. But what does superior library service to children look like? The ALSC Core Competencies identify the skills, orientations and understandings that children can expect of the ded ...

    JNAJDUCH - 01/25/2013 - 16:39 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  5. RDA in 10 Easy Steps

    Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the successor to the cataloging rules, AACR2. RDA completely revamps the structure of the cataloging instructions by closely following the entity-relationship model used to construct databases. However, as complex ...

    ANOVAK - 02/08/2013 - 16:12 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. RDA for the Non-Cataloger: What’s in It for You?

    Many libraries will be implementing Resource Description & Access (RDA) early in 2013. What will this mean for technical services and other library staff? How are RDA records different from AACR2 records? This webinar provides a general overview of th ...

    JREESE - 01/30/2013 - 12:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Publish with ALCTS!

    The mission of the ALCTS Publishing Program is to serve the information needs of ALCTS members and the broader library community in areas of expertise related to selecting, obtaining, preserving, and providing access to resources required by library users ...

    ANOVAK - 10/09/2012 - 13:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Principles of Classification

    Have you ever wondered why we have library classification systems and how they work? How does one system organize information compared to another? This webinar covers basic, general principles of classification, presents the basic structure of the two mai ...

    ANOVAK - 02/13/2013 - 11:03 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Turning Statistics Into Assessment: How can Technical Services Measure the Value of Their Services?

    In these days of increased competition and limited resources, organizations are being asked to define and measure their value. Universities are asked to report on return on investment. Federal, state, and local institutions must make the case on how well ...

    ANOVAK - 08/06/2012 - 12:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. Book Blitz 2: 45 Must Know YA Titles in 60 Minutes

    Back by popular demand! Join Shauna Yusko for a look at 45 “Must Know” fiction and nonfiction YA titles released in the second half of 2012.  Shauna will highlight Dystopian, Not to Miss Non-Fiction, Paranormal, Historical Fiction, Quiet Gems, and Middle ...

    SKUENN - 10/16/2012 - 14:35 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)