Several ALCTS members participated in the Photo Scavenger Hunt while enjoying the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
The Library of Congress announces the availability of its Recommended Format Specifications, a document describing the hierarchies of the physical and technical characteristics of
Three parts, three days: Monday, June 16-Wednesday, June 18
Running from Friday night through Monday of Annual (Friday, June 27 – Monday, June 30) you can score points by snapping photos of all the great people, places, and things going on around you.
The ALCTS microgrant application deadline is June 2, less than a week away. All ALCTS members in good standing are eligible to submit a proposal.
PIE-J: The Presentation & Identification of E-Journals, a NISO (National Information Standards Organization) Recommended Practice, was published just over a year ago, having be
Please respond by Friday, June 6
Placing Literature (www.placingliterature.com) provides a method for location-based author discovery.
The results of the ALA and ALCTS election for our 2015-2016 leaders are in.
New GiveALA donations opportunities are now available for ALCTS.
It is with great regret that we share this sad news. University of Vermont librarian Birdie MacLennan passed away on March 10, 2014, after a brief illness.
Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) announces the availability of grants of up to $1,000 (funded by an ALCTS grant) to assist authors with preparing literature reviews.
The Chronicles in Preservation project, a collaborative effort led by the Educopia Institute, the MetaArchive Cooperative, the Chronopolis program, the University of North Texas, and Virginia Tech
There are two exciting developments related to Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS), ALCTS’ flagship journal, that will take place in the coming year.
Several ALCTS members participated in the Midwinter Games Trivia Contest while enjoying the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.
The winners are...
Several ALCTS members participated in the ALCTS Midwinter Games! which included a Photo Scavenger Hunt.
ALA Midwinter 2014 is just around the corner, so get in the spirit and test your ALCTS knowledge with the ALCTS Trivia Contest!
Learn the facts in a new video from the CRS Education, Research, and Publications Coordinating Committee. Watch it on YouTube.
This fall, ALCTS released three new publications.
The Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) Mentoring Committee has begun recruiting mentors and mentees for the year July 2014 through June 2015.
Katy DiVittorio, serials acquisitions specialist at Auraria Library, Denver, Colo., has been selected as the ALCTS sponsored Emerging Leader for 2013–2014.
"Preservation, Trust, and Continuing Access for e-Journals" is the latest in the Digital Preservation Coalition’s (DPC) series of Technology Watch Reports released on October 30, 2013.
Has an article that appeared in Library Resources & Technical Services or in an ALCTS publication, such as The Institutional Repository: Benefits and Challenges, help
"A Survey of Preservation Activities in Cultural Heritage Institutions: FY2012" is a pilot survey coordinated by the Preservation and Reformatting Section (
Registration is now open for the 2013–14 sessions of the popular “fundamentals” web courses, including the newly redesigned and updated Fundamentals of Acquisitions.
In addition to the MOOC webinar series, a number of other webinars are scheduled this fall.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are sweeping the country, and libraries and librarians are watching this development carefully.
At ALA Annual Conference in Chicago this past June, the ALCTS Board of Directors endorsed “Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations.” A Task Force of the Preservation and Reformatting Section (
Through education, discussion, publishing, and collaboration, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) leads in developing standards and best practices for selecting
At the ALA 2013 Annual Conference, the ALCTS Board of Directors approved a new charge for the ALCTS Advocacy Coordinating Group and asked the group to recommend a new name that reflects its expande