ALCTS Monographs

Longer publications that offer in-depth coverage of current topics in library technical services—often collections of papers by presenters and other experts.

For information about writing for ALCTS Monographs, contact the editor, Susan Thomas, alctsmonographs at lists.ala.org. Browse ALCTS publications by topic.

Peruse the latest monographs in this collection:

 

Assessment Strategies in Technical Services, edited by Kimberley A. Edwards and Michelle Leonard (2019)

Assessment Strategies in Technical Services

Guide to Streaming Video Acquisitions, edited by Eric Hartnett (2018)

Guide to Streaming Video Acquisitions

 

Digital Preservation in Libraries: Preparing for a Sustainable Future, edited by Jeremy Myntti and Jessalyn Zoom (2018)

Digital Preservation in Libraries: Preparing for a Sustainable Future

 

Reengineering the Library: Issues in Electronic Resources Management, edited by George Stachokas (2018)

Reengineering the Library: Issues in Electronic Resources Management

 

Coding with XML for Efficiencies in Cataloging and Metadata: Practical Applications of XSD, XSLT, and XQuery, by Timothy W. Cole, Myung-Ja (MJ) K. Han, and Christine Schwartz (2018)

Coding with XML for Efficiencies in Cataloging and Metadata: Practical Applications of XSD, XSLT, and XQuery

 

Affordable Course Materials: Electronic Textbooks and Open Educational Resources, edited by Chris Diaz (2017)

Affordable Course Materials

 

Textbooks in Academic Libraries: Selection, Circulation, and Assessment, edited by Chris Diaz (2017)

Textbooks in Academic Libraries: Selection, Circulation, and Assessment

 

Linked Data for Cultural Heritage, edited by Ed Jones and Michele Seikel (2016)

Linked Data for Cultural Heritage

 

Shared Collections: Collaborative Stewardship, edited by Dawn Hale (2016)

Shared Collections: Collaborative Stewardship

 

The Critical Component: Standards in the Information Exchange Environment, edited by Todd A. Carpenter (2015)

The Critical Component: Standards in the Information Exchange Environment