ALCTS is pleased to present the following Midwinter events.
NOTE: A Midwinter Meeting registration is NOT required to register for an ALCTS Symposium.
ALCTS Midwinter Symposia
Re-envisioning “Technical Services” to Transform Libraries: Identifying Leadership and Talent Management Practices
Friday, January 8, 2016 | 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. | event code ALC2
Join your colleagues to explore how libraries can recruit and cultivate staff who can serve as both leaders and contributors and provide insight into talent management, including identifying and nurturing leaders; succession planning; promoting diversity; and connecting staff with the best training options throughout their careers. | MORE
Strategize Me! Personal Career Planning
Friday, January 8, 2016 | 8:00 a.m.–12 noon | event code ALC1
We participate in strategic planning to chart our organization’s future, but how often in our personal careers do we stop and examine where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going? This engaging half-day workshop invites participants to explore ways to energize their career paths by giving them tools, ideas, and a renewed sense of focus. | MORE
NEDCC is hosting a tour of their facilities on January 8, 2016, during the ALA Midwinter Meeting. NEDCC staff will provide a guided tour of the Paper and Photograph Conservation Laboratory, the Book Conservation Laboratory, and the Digital Imaging and Audio Preservation Studios. Space is limited. | MORE
ALCTSfest: A MidConference Gathering
Good friends, good food, your favorite libation. The annual ALCTSFest (uh-lex fest) is that mid-conference break you need to catch up with your colleagues for lively conversation and a good time. Cash bar is provided. ALCTSfest is generously sponsored by YBP Library Services.
Saturday 6–8 p.m., Renaissance Waterfront, Atlantic Junior Ballroom
Midwinter Games 2016
ALCTS Trivia Contest
From Wednesday, January 4 through Friday, January 7, ALCTS will post one trivia question per day at 2 p.m. EST to both Twitter and Facebook. You have until midnight EST to follow the question link to a Google Form and submit your answer. | MORE
ALCTS Photo Scavenger Hunt
From Saturday, January 8 through Monday, January 11, score points by snapping photos of all the great people, places, and things going on around you at Midwinter in Boston. Programs, meetings, booths, authors, city landmarks, and even fellow ALA-ers are on the photo list. Score the most points and you can win one of our collection of fabulous prizes. | MORE