ALCTS News

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Benjamin Abrahamse, Chair, Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee, and Cataloging Coordinator, Acquisitions and Discovery Enhancement, MIT Libraries, welcomed attendees and introduced the agenda. Shana McDanold, Head of Metadata Services, Georgetown...

August 31, 2016

The August 2016 ALCTS e-forum, entitled "Time and Project Management in Technical Services" kicked off on Tuesday, August 16 with a lively discussion of various problems librarians had faced in dealing with time and project management. Lack of...

August 30, 2016

On July 12 and 13, 2016, the ALCTS e-Forum “Acquiring and Managing Streaming Film Services” discussed various issues regarding the complexities of offering films in streaming format. Participants discussed many challenges in finding desired...

August 29, 2016

Announcements

ALCTS Calls for Nominations for 2017 Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 ALCTS awards. Nominations for the Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award are due November 18, 2016; all other nominations are...

September 21, 2016

ALCTS Members Running for ALA Council in 2017

ALA has released its list of candidates for the upcoming 2017 election. The slate is available online. This is not the final list of candidates; any ALA member who wants...

September 9, 2016

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