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Upcoming Discussions

Date Topic Host(s)
February 27 Consortial Cataloging: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Sharing Data Cynthia A. Romanowski and Natalie Sommerville
March 20 Cataloging and Metadata Education Christopher Dieckman, Erin Elzi, and Janelle Zetty

Have an Idea for an e-Forum? Suggest an e-Forum topic. Contact the e-Forum Coordinators, Dan Tam Do and Alana Nuth, at alcts-eforum-request@lists.ala.org with ideas.

Previous Sessions

Date Topic Host(s)
January 23 Oh, the Places You Could Go! Getting the Most out of Consortial Collection Development Andrea Langhurst Eickholt and Lynda Aldana
December 5 Training for Results: Hard and Soft Skills for Technical Services Staff Terry McQuown and Maggie Dull
November 14 Adapting Cataloging Workflows to a Batch Processing Environment Ethan Fenichel, Ariel Turner, and Susan Wynne
October 24 The Ins and Outs of Journal Collection Development Marija Markovic and Steve Oberg
September 5 Power that is Moral: Cataloging and Ethics Elizabeth Shoemaker and Violet Fox

See e-Forum Archive for all previous sessions.