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Upcoming Discussions

Date Topic Host(s)
October 13 NEW DATE: Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing for) Retirement Pamela Bluh & Jane Edmister Penner
November 17 Standards for Digital Images Ann Caldwell and Felicity Dykas

Have an Idea for an e-Forum? Suggest an e-Forum topic. Contact the e-Forum Coordinators, Nadine Ellero and Rebecca Kemp Goldfinger, at alcts-eforum-request@lists.ala.org with ideas.

Previous Sessions

Date Topic Host(s)
September 23 Hire Right the First Time: Best Practices for Building the Team You Need Terri Schell, Brian Staples, & James Kelly
September 1 The New ALCTS Strategic Plan: Areas of Focus to Strengthen the Association Norm Medeiros, Vicki Sipe, Mary Page, & Andy Hart
August 5 Patron-Driven Acquisitions/Demand-Driven Acquisitions: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly John Sandstrom & Samantha Rich
May 11 So You’ve Got Your MLS. Now What? Vicki Gruzynski & Erin Leach
April 22 Sustainable Preservation Programs Whitney Baker, Melissa Tedone, & Peter Verheyen

See e-Forum Archive for all previous sessions.