ALCTS events at the ALA Annual Conference, June 23–28, 2011 in New Orleans, LA
- RDA 201: RDA Gets Real Thu, June 23
Two-day session. Using the RDA Toolkit, this preconference will guide catalogers as they apply RDA to a variety of resources (print monographs and serials, integrating resources, electronic/digital formats, and general non-print formats).
- Patron-Driven Acquisitions in Academic Libraries Fri, June 24
Session will guide attendees through the different models, expose them to real-life programs at libraries of varying sizes, offer strategies for set-up and ongoing management, and point out common technical services issues.
- What Is It, Anyway? Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library and Archival Materials Fri, June 24
Introduction to Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library and Archival Materials (LCGFT) that will focus on the correct application of LC genre/form terms to works, with an emphasis on the differences between genre/form terms and subject headings.
- Future of Acquisitions: Planning For Change in an Ever-Changing Environment Sat, June 25 at 08:00 AM
As many of our traditional tasks are automated and outsourced many acquisitions staff are retooling existing skills to participate in new resource sharing services and digital repository tasks, to name a few. Join us to explore the future of acquisitions.
- CANCELLED--Metadata Creation Tools Sat, June 25 at 08:00 AM
- Slicing and Dicing: Usage Statistics for the Practitioner Sat, June 25 at 10:30 AM
A down-and-dirty look at usage statistics from the trenches of acquisitions by focusing on gathering, normalizing, and analyzing statistics from different providers.
- Digital Audio Metadata Standards Sat, June 25 at 10:30 AM
Sort through the many possible approaches we could take to address digital audio metadata standards.
- CANCELLED--Collection Assessment Data: Organizing Chaos Sat, June 25 at 01:30 PM
Now that you have the collections data, what do you do with it? How do you organize it for different audiences? Find out how at this session.
- Leading Technical Services in 2011 Sat, June 25 at 04:00 PM
Panel of prominent technical services leaders impart reflections on their career in librarianship and provide advice to others in the profession.
- Preservation Film Festival Sat, June 25 at 04:00 PM
Join your fellow preservation fans for screenings of preservation-themed film and video clips.
- Planning for the Worst: Disaster Preparedness and Response in High-Density Storage Facilities Sun, June 26 at 08:00 AM
Disaster Preparedness and Response in High-Density Storage Facilities
- CANCELLED--Linked Data Sun, June 26 at 08:00 AM
- Open Source Electronic Resource Management Systems Sun, June 26 at 10:30 AM
To tame the ERM landscape, ERMS need to be flexible and affordable. Two systems will be reviewed by the presenters.
- Webinar Open House Sun, June 26 at 12:00 PM
Discover how effective webinars are in providing targeted, timely, professional development, get tips on developing and presenting a webinar, and experiment with webinar software.
- Purchase-on-Demand Programs in Public and Academic Libraries Sun, June 26 at 01:30 PM
Panel discussion about how to start doing purchase-on-demand and the patron response to it.
- MARC 583 Field for Conservation Actions Sun, June 26 at 01:30 PM
Presenters will review the overall guidelines for recording conservation actions in the MARC 583 field, including the reasons for, and development ofstandardized local terms. The macros built at Schlesinger will also be demonstrated.
- Consultants for Technical Services: What Do They Do and How Can They Help? Sun, June 26 at 04:00 PM
Have you always wondered what consultants can do for technical services operations? Come to this program to find out.
- Children's Cataloger's Sandbox: Using the Tools of Cataloging Correctly for Kids 5th edition Sun, June 26 at 04:00 PM
An expert panel will share information about the catalog tools as presented in the book.
- Journal Review Benefits Beyond the Budget: Dollars and Sense Mon, June 27 at 08:00 AM
A look at a comprehensive journal review from the inside.
- Economic Reflections on Libraries: ALCTS President's Program Mon, June 27 at 10:30 AM
From the perspective of academic economist and university librarian, considering libraries (both academic and more generally) both as producers of value and as entities whose behavior is subject to the laws of supply and demand.
- Forum on Emerging Research in Collection Development Sun, June 26 at 04:00 PM
This forum is intended to nurture new authors by giving them an opportunity to present research and receive feedback as they prepare manuscripts for publication.