ALCTS webinars for spring
For Immediate Release
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
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
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
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