ALCTS webinars for spring

For Immediate Release
Tue, 02/15/2011

Contact:

Charles Wilt

CHICAGO - The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has a dynamic set of webinars this spring covering institutional repositories, RDA and other timely and important topics.  Join your colleagues in these highly desirable continuing education events.  Sign up now while space is still available. 

Institutional Repository Series

Supported by Berkeley Electronic Press, this series of webinars on institutional repositories is based on the presentations at the ALCTS 2009 Midwinter Symposium. The sessions have included a brief history of institutional repositories, key benefits and possible obstacles to a successful IR implementation, as well as  a discussion of the future of the institutional repository within the larger context of the rapidly changing scholarly communication landscape.  All sessions will last one hour and will begin promptly at 11 a.m. PST; noon MST; 1 p.m. CST; 2 p.m. EST.

Repository Metadata: Challenges of Interoperability

This webinar will be presented by Wendy Robertson.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011   1-2 p.m. CST

Engaging Your Campus in Utilizing Institutional Repositories

This webinar will be presented by Marianne Buehler.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011  1-2 p.m. CST

Re-engineering the Institutional Repository to Engage Users

This webinar will be presented by Suzanne Bell and Nathan Sarr.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011   1-2 p.m. CST

 

RDA Series

Catalogers, librarians and staff, department heads who will be planning RDA implementation and library directors who need to understand the benefits and importance of implementing RDA should reserve an hour for an ALCTS webinar.

RDA and Serials Catalogers: Will Our Work Really Change?

This webinar will be presented by Steve Shadle.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011  1-2 p.m. CST

Linked Library Data: Tuning Library Metadata for the Semantic Web

This webinar will be presented by Corey Harper.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011  1-2 p.m. CST

Preparing Copy Catalogers for RDA

This webinar will be presented by Irina Kandarasheva and Mark Wilson.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011  1-2 p.m. CST

 

Also available

Culling your Collection: the Fine Art of Weeding

This webinar will be presented by Keri Cascio.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1-2 p.m. CST


Organizing the Evaluation of Electronic Resources

This webinar will be presented by Lenore England and Li Fu.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011  1-2 p.m. CST

Cases and Commentaries: Intellectual Property Issues for Librarians

This webinar will be presented by Anne Gilliland.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011  1-2 p.m. CST



Registration Information
Register online or by mail for the session or series of your choice.
Online Registration: http://tinyurl.com/3xu9hf6

Webinar Pages and Complete Information:www.ala.org/alcts/events

Single Webinar Registration Fee – includes one webinar of your choice

Individuals: ALCTS members $39; nonmembers $49
Groups (two or more people watch from one access point):  member/nonmember $99
 

Series Webinar Registration Fees - includes all webinars within the series of your choice
Individuals: ALCTS members $120; Non-members $160; International members $120
Groups (two or more people watch from one access point):  $346