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On April 19-20, 2016, ALCTS held the e-Forum “Middle Managers in the 21st Century Library,” hosted by Xan Arch and Laura Turner. This two-day discussion focused on opportunities and challenges currently facing middle managers in library...

June 20, 2016

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association, is the premier organization for professionals in acquisitions, collection management, cataloging and metadata, continuing resources,...

June 10, 2016

On May 3-4, 2016, the ALCTS e-Forum “I’m Lost: The Future of Cataloging and Metadata Management for the Rest of Us” discussed various questions regarding the direction of cataloging and metadata management in libraries today. Special...

May 7, 2016

Announcements

NEH Accepting Applications for Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Program

The Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities will be accepting applications for grants in its Humanities Collections and Reference...

May 16, 2016

Use ALA Legislative Action Center to send message re LCSH

It’s not often that the House of Representatives’ “power of the purse” is used to control -- of all things -- what subject headings the Library of Congress can use to...

May 12, 2016

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Launches the Arabic Bibliographic Standards Website

On May 3, 2016, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina announced that it had launched the Arabic Bibliographic Standards (ABS) website. The following is excerpted from the press...

May 6, 2016

Action needed: FY 2017 House Appropriations Bill

ALA and ALCTS have issued a letter the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations with a request to remove the “Library of Congress Classification”...

May 2, 2016