Assn. for Library Collections & Technical Services

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Libraries continue to be built and renovated due to the continuous changes in IT, changes in the expectations of their users, and in response to the importance of the library as place. Explores these three influences and the impact of these changes on space and the design of the modern library using examples and images.

An ALCTS webcast

LiveWebinar
Learn how to create and deliver effective and memorable webinars from two veterans of this style of presentation. You will leave with new skills, including a few easy tips and tricks, in effective presentation design and powerful workshop delivery.
LiveWebinar
The webinar will summarize themes from the IMLS Shareable Local Name Authorities Forum and outline its Reference Model. Topics will include requirements for decentralized identity management and current PCC efforts in this area.
On-DemandeForum
In a context of reduced budgets, more and more libraries find themselves examining existing policies and procedures for the acceptance, evaluation, and processing of in-kind materials donations. A number of factors and considerations necessarily accompany any such examination, particularly if changes to existing policies, procedures, and workflows are proposed. This e-forum will cover topics including the criteria for accepting materials, costs of donations, formats, managing donor relations, disposing of unwanted materials, Friends groups, and the future of in-kind donations.
LiveWebinar
In this webinar, presenters will explore current trends and developments in library technical services and discuss how they will impact the future of this field of librarianship. Participants will learn about hard and soft skills needed for the future of technical services, discover resources to use in developing these skills, and discover ways to advocate these needs for our future evolution.
LiveWebinar
This session will explain the construction and use of Cutter numbers and use of the virtual shelflist in the Library of Congress Classification system.
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This one-hour session addresses the increasing demand of scholars and researchers for access to the underlying data that supports the conclusions in published materials. In response, publishers provide datasets either as stand-alone products or attached to publications. Many questions about how the information community will deal with these resources are unanswered. Traditional bibliographic, discovery, citation, and preservation tools are not well-equipped to address these new content types. An ALCTS webcast
This hour-long session gives an overview of key concepts behind demand-driven acquisition, why and how to implement, and benefits to the library and the campus community. Will also give an understanding of the implications for the library collection. An ALCTS webinar--one of two parts.
On-DemandWebinar
In-depth discussion of concerns and questions about the implications of demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) on the scholarly communication supply chain. Hour-long ALCTS webinar.
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The first webcast in a series on standards in the library environment addressing why standards are important to libraries in areas other than the traditional technical services areas.