Annual Conference 2012

June 21–26, 2012 in Anaheim, CA

ALCTS events

Virtual Preconferences

Local Collections, Collective Context: Managing Print Collections in the Age of Collaboration
Mon, June 4–Wed, June 6
This preconference will examine core aspects of shared collection management, including collaborative decision-making, bibliographic issues, and planning and communications.

The How and Why of Research: What Is the Rock in Your Shoe?
Tues, June 12–Thurs, June 14
This three-part program will teach attendees how to define a research agenda and will describe various research methodologies and techniques. The presenters will discuss each step in the research cycle and will address the various professional publishing options for sharing research results.

In-Person Preconferences

A Change in Authority: Authority Work in the RDA Environment
Fri, June 22 at 8 am
Learn to create authority records to support the FRBR/FRAD relationships in the RDA environment.

Creating Library Linked Data: What Catalogers and Coders Can Build
Fri, June 22 at 8:30 am
Sponsored by the LITA/ALCTS Linked Library Data Interest Group. (Division Member Rate available to LITA & ALCTS members)

Programs

Integrating 'e' and 'p': Building a New Monograph Approval Infrastructure
Sat, June 23 at 8 am
Academic librarians and vendors discuss integrating e-books in approval plans–don’t miss it!

Write for it! Jump Start your Research Agenda and Join the Conversation
Sat, June 23 at 10:30 am
Insights into acquisitions and collection development research and publishing from both a librarian’s and journal editor’s perspective.

Transforming Technical Services: Growing IT Skill Sets Within Technical Services Departments
Sat, June 23 at 1:30 pm
Learn how several expert Technical Services librarians effectively cultivate IT skills within their  existing staff and how they address the challenges and opportunities inherent in this process.

ALCTS Affiliates Showcase
Sat, June 23 at 4 pm
The ALCTS Affiliates Showcase highlights local-level programming by presenting a sampling of those from across the country.

Transforming Collections
Sun, June 24 at 8 am
A distinguished panel of academic and public library leaders will discuss the current landscape, dramatic changes taking place in how we define library collections, and innovative ways for libraries to transform collections in the global information environment.

Current Research on and Use of FRBR in Libraries
Sun, June 24 at 8 am
This panel focuses on current FRBR research and real-world use and includes panelists from OCLC, Kent State, eXtensible Catalog, and Wake Forest University.

NISO's IOTA Initiative: Improving OpenURLs Through Analytics
Sun, June 24 at 10:30 am
A reporting tool and rating system that measure OpenURL quality have been developed for optimizing discovery and linking tools.

RDA Worldwide
Sun, June 24 at 1:30 pm
Hear how Resource Description and Access, the new guidelines for library cataloging, is being received around the world, with speakers from Europe, North America, and the Pacific Rim.

Ending the Big Deal: Truth and Consequences
Sun, June 24 at 1:30 pm
Panelists share their experiences dismantling “Big Deal” journal packages.

Brittle Book Strategies for the 21st Century
Sun, June 24 at 4:00 pm
This panel of preservation professionals will facilitate a discussion of best practices, workflow tools, and decision making criteria used by Preservation Librarians at academic institutions. Sponsored by HathiTrust.

Kuali OLE: Developing & Implementing a Community Source LMS
Mon, June 25 at 8 am
Partners from the Kuali OLE (Open Library Environment) project will demonstrate the latest release of OLE software, which will allow libraries to develop workflows breaking away from print-based models and reflecting the changing nature of library materials.

RDA and Government Publications
Mon, June 25 at 10:30 am
This year’s GODORT Program will demonstrate the implications of cataloging government information in the Resource Description and Access (RDA) environment. Co-sponsored by ALCTS.

ALCTS/ACRL President's Program: Future of the Book: Innovation in Traditional Industries
Mon, June 25 at 10:30 am
ACRL/ALCTS Annual joint President’s Program presents: Duane Bray, a partner at IDEO on the Future of the Book: Innovations in Traditional Industries.

Forums

Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS) Forum
Fri, June 22, at 1:30pm

RDA Update Forum
Sat, June 23, at 8:00am

Transformation: Revenge of a “Fallen” Code. Morphing our current MARC reality into a new RDA-enabled future
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Holdings Information Forum: Quality Standards in Batch Records and Adventures in Cooperative Cataloging: Many Hands Make Light Work
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

The AIR We Breathe. Borrowing Lessons From RDA Development To Train For Your Next Triathlon
Sun, June 24, at 8:00am

Continuing Resources Standards Forum
Sun, June 24, at 10:30am

Emerging Research in Collection Management & Development Forum
Sun, June 24, at 4 pm

How Will RDA Impact Your System?: A Forum of Vendors Discussing Implementation Plans
Sun, June 24, at 4:00pm

Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee Update Forum
Mon, June 25, at 1:30pm

Interest Groups

Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group
Fri, June 22, at 9:30am

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) Interest Group
Fri, June 22, at 10:30am

Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group
Fri, June 22, at 2:30pm

Copy Cataloging Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 8:00am

Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 8:00am

Chief Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 8:00am

Preservation Administrators Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 8:00am

Administration of Collection Management Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 10:30am

Cataloging Norms Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 10:30am

Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 10:30am

Scholarly Communications Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 10:30am

Catalog Management Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Digital Conversion Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Electronic Resources Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Library Code Year Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Newspaper Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 1:30pm

Catalog Form and Function Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

Electronic Resources Management Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

Faceted Subject Access Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

Intellectual Access to Preservation Metadata Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

MARC Formats Interest Group
Sat, June 23, at 4:00pm

College and Research Libraries Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 8:00am

Digital Preservation Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 8:00am

Metadata Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 8:00am

Automated Acquisitions/In Process Control Systems Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 10:30am

Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 10:30am

Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 10:30am

Linked Library Data Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 10:30am

Promoting Preservation Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 10:30am

Acquisitions Managers & Vendors Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 1:30pm

Book and Paper Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 1:30pm

Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 1:30pm

Authority Control Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 1:30pm

Access to Continuing Resources Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 4:00pm

Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group
Sun, June 24, at 4:00pm

Heads of Cataloging Departments Interest Group
Mon, June 25, at 8:00am

MARC Formats Interest Group
Mon, June 25, at 8:00am

Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations Interest Group
Mon, June 25, at 8:00am

Collection Management in Public Libraries Interest Group
Mon, June 25, at 1:30pm

Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group
Mon, June 25, at 1:30pm