Assn. for Library Collections & Technical Services

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In this session, LC's Associate Librarian for Library Services, Deanna Marcum and its Director for Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access, Beacher Wiggins share their thoughts on LC's decision regarding RDA. Marcum gives her reactions to reviewing and accepting the recommendations of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee. Wiggins, a Coordinating Committee co-chair, describes the test, findings, and analyses that led to the recommendation to implement RDA not sooner than January 2013.
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Happy 60th Birthday, ALCTS! As our official anniversary draws close, we’re excited to celebrate our wonderful organization with a discussion about all the ways ALCTS has positively impacted our careers and our personal lives.
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Offered by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are sweeping the country. Librarians will gain an understanding of the complexity of the MOOC movement, learn how to support students and faculty engaged with MOOCs, become familiar with the copyright and intellectual property requirements in relation to MOOCs, and hear what the future may hold for MOOCs.
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This webinar will provide an overview of the research process, focusing on research in technical services areas. Attendees will learn about each part of a typical research project.
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Overview of RDA provisions related to archival collections, including both bibliographic and authority records. Explores the possible connections between RDA and Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), and their potential application as supplementary standards.
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This webinar will discuss the work completed by Columbia staff and the ArtFrame Extension Group, including use cases, modeling areas, tools, outcomes, and lessons learned.
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This webinar will review methods and tools catalogers use to assess technical services, based on published literature. As part of this, we will discuss how to choose methods or tools appropriate to your goals. We conclude by discussing how our assessment decisions relate to our professional and institutional values.
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Having materials in a library's collection is good; having those materials in the formats needed by the library's community is much better. This webinar will delve into ways of discerning the format needs of a community, including using the census and other data, along with existing reports, to discern the best way of provisioning material for the community.
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Each library's budget is unique; however the importance of providing information about the budget is common across all libraries and is a critical factor in how the library is perceived by its constituents. This program will illustrate how one academic library informed librarians and teaching faculty about the budget realities in order to provide financial transparency and minimize concerns about budget decisions.
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Do you care for the treasured clothing, quilts, lace, christening gowns and even, doilies and antimacassars, in your organization? This session will address condition assessment guidelines, environmental and storage adaptations, considerations in open display of objects, and short-term prioritizing of conservation needs to help you better care for your historic collection.