ALCTS News

Features

Librarians, with all our information superpowers, continue to be vulnerable to attack by our archenemy—loss of information. A few years ago, members from ALA’s Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Division (ALCTS), hoping...

December 16, 2016

During 2016 I was fortunate to be sponsored by ALCTS to participate in the ALA Emerging Leaders Program. As part of the cohort of Emerging Leaders, I glimpsed the sizable architecture of ALA, networked with awesome people, and worked together with members...

December 9, 2016

The November 2016 ALCTS e-Forum “From the Behind the Scenes to Front and Center: Social Media for Technical Services and Collection Development Librarians” considered various issues surrounding the promotion of collections content and...

November 18, 2016

Announcements

ALCTS Announces 2017 Midwinter Trivia Contest

Starting Monday, January 9 and going through Friday, January 13, ALCTS will post one trivia question at 2 p.m. EST daily, as well as a bonus question at 6 p.m. EST daily,...

January 9, 2017

ALCTS Exchange Registration Open

In May 2017, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) will hold its first-ever fully online event, called the ALCTS Exchange. Part of the...

November 18, 2016

ALCTS Announces 2017 Emerging Leader: Anastasia Chiu

Anastasia Chiu, resident librarian at the Samuel L. Paley Library at Temple University, has been selected as the ALCTS-sponsored Emerging Leader for 2016-2017. Each year,...

November 4, 2016

OLAC Seeks Column Editor

OLAC is looking for a News and Announcements Column Editor for the OLAC Newsletter. Content appropriate for this column includes announcements of conferences, continuing...

October 26, 2016