ALCTS announces upcoming continuing education events

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/17/2012


CHICAGO - The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) offers a wide variety of online continuing education opportunities through e-forums, webinars and Web courses.  Below is a list of upcoming events for the winter and spring.  New courses, additional details, fees and other information (including links to registration) are available at



- Services Lead to Success: Strategies for Repository Growth (IR series) (Feb. 8)
- Effective Subscription Management and Alternatives (Feb. 15)
- Preparing for the Worst (Feb. 22)
- The Black, White, and Gray Areas of Licensing: A Review and Update for Librarians and Publishers (Feb. 29)

- Preservation Workflow (March 7)
- RDA and Moving Images (RDA series) (March 14)
- Holdings: What They Are and Why They Are Important (March 21)
- RDA and 3D Objects and Kits (RDA series) (March 28)

- Staffing the IR for Small and Medium-sized Libraries (IR series) (April 4)
- More Product, Less Process: Why It Matters to Archivists, Librarians, and Researchers (April 11)
- You Ought to be in Pictures: Bringing Streaming Video to Your Library (April 18)
- Preservation Week: Taking Care of Family Textiles (April 24)
- Preservation Week: Preserving Digital Photographs (April 26)

- Using the Library of Congress Classification H Schedule (May 2)
- Using the Library of Congress Classification P Schedule (May 9)
- Rare Materials and RDA (RDA series) (May 23)
- Archival Materials: Using RDA with DACS (RDA series) (May 30)
- Cooperative Collection Development (June 6)


Web Courses:

- Fundamentals of Acquisitions (Feb. 27-March 23)
- Fundamentals of Collection Assessment (Feb. 27-April 6)
- Fundamentals of Collection Development/Management (March 19-April13)
- Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (March 5-March 30)
- Fundamentals of Preservation (March 26–April 20)



-Transforming Collections, hosted by Lisa German and Sarah Simpson (Feb. 22-23)

If you have additional e-forums ideas, please contact Kristin Martin, e-Forum Coordinator,

Questions? Interested in sponsoring or creating an event? Contact

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association.