ALCTS News

Features

Agile management methods in technical services were the topic at the Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS) Forum on Sunday June 26 at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. A trio of interesting speakers provided an introduction to agile...

August 24, 2016

On June 26, 2016, Bonnie Parks (University of Portland) coordinated the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section’s Standards Forum with two guest speakers. The first speaker was Nettie Legace of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO),...

August 23, 2016

On Sunday, June 26, Frances Harrell, Katie Risseeuw, Whitney Broadaway, and Jessica Bitely led a lively discussion regarding our inaugural Preservation in Action event. On Friday, June 24th, volunteers worked with the Orange County Regional History Center...

August 22, 2016

Announcements

ALCTS Announces New Slogan

On Saturday, June 25, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) announced the winner of the ALCTS Slogan Contest at the 2016 ALCTS...

August 5, 2016

ALCTS Publishes Monograph: Linked Data for Cultural Heritage

With its roots in computer science, linked data is unfamiliar territory for many library catalogers. But since the origins of MARC nearly 50 years ago, the value of...

August 3, 2016

ALCTS Invites Program Proposals for 2017

The ALCTS Program Committee invites program, forum, and pre-conference proposals for the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, June 22-27. The committee will...

July 8, 2016

ALCTS Interest Group Seeks Input on Cataloging Competencies

At the meeting of the ALCTS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, the Cataloging Competencies...

July 8, 2016