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 Symposium
Empowering Access and Ensuring Accessibility: Connecting People to Information and Collections
Friday, February 9, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. | event code ALC1
Connecting people to information is a fundamental tenet of librarianship. In the rapidly evolving information environment, librarians strive to enhance access and increase accessibility for all populations. These concepts are particularly important for those working in collections and technical services, where responsibility for identifying, selecting, acquiring, organizing, managing, digitizing, and preserving recorded knowledge resides. This symposium explores the landscape and horizon of collections and technical services work as it contributes to access and broad accessibility to stimulate knowledge creation, to foster innovation, and to empower libraries to have a transformative role in society. More...
ALCTS is pleased to offer registration grants
for the 2018 Midwinter Symposium for library school students and library support staff. Applications are due by 5pm Central on Friday, October 27, 2017.
ALCTSfest: A MidConference Gathering
Saturday 6–8 p.m., TBD
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.
Monday 10:30–11:30 a.m., TBD
Topic to be determined
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