Fundamentals Web Course Series

ALCTS offers related courses that cover the basics of library technical services skill areas.
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LSSC approvedThe first three courses above are approved by the Library Support Staff Certification program and comprise the Collection Management Course.

Schedule of Upcoming Sessions

2014 Schedules

Fundamentals of Acquisitions (FOA)

Session 1:   February 24 – April 4
Session 2:   April 28 – June 6
Session 3:   July 21 – August 29
Session 4:   September 15 – October 24
Session 5:   November 10 – December 19

Fundamentals of Preservation (FOP)

Session 1:  March 10 – April 4
Session 2:  May 12 – June 6
Session 3:  August 18 – September 12
Session 4:  October 20 – November 14

Fundamentals of Collection Assessment (FCA)

Session 1:  March 3 – April 11
Session 2:  April 28 – June 6
Session 3:  July 28 – September 5
Session 4:  October 13 – November 21

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (FCDM)

Session 1:  March 3 – March 28
Session 2:  April 21 – May 16
Session 3:  July 28 – August 22
Session 4:  September 29 – October 24
Session 5:  November 17 – December 12

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (FERA)

Session 1:  February 24 – March 21
Session 2:  April 14 – May 9
Session 3:  July 21 – August 15
Session 4:  September 22 – October 17
Session 5:  November 10 – December 5