CHICAGO - Two virtual preconferences coming in June bring the conference experience to you. The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) offers two virtual preconferences that are sure to guarantee a great experience. Registration is open for each, so sign up early to make sure you get a spot.
Shared Collection Development: Collaborative Models for Digital Collections
An ALCTS virtual preconference
This two-day (June 10 and 11) virtual preconference provides an overview of collection development for shared electronic resource collections. The first session describes a consortium ebook demand-driven acquisitions project from the perspective of a library vendor and the consortium. The second session addresses special considerations related to developing and licensing shared electronic resource collections.
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Demand-Driven Acquisitions for a Shared eBook Collection: The Colorado Alliance Experience
Monday, June 10: 2 - 3:30 p.m. Central, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern, noon – 1:30 p.m. Pacific
Barbara Kawecki, MLS
Senior Digital Content Sales Manager, Western U.S. and Western Canada, YBP Library Services
Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication and Collections Services, Penrose Library,University of Denver
eResource Sharing: Getting Buy With a Little Help from Your Friends
Tuesday, June 11, 1 – 2 p.m. Central, 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern, 11 a.m.- noon Pacific
Athena Hoeppner, Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Central Florida Libraries
ALCTS member: $39 each session, $62 series: Non-member: $49 each session, $80 series: Group rate; $99 each session, $168 series: International; $39 each session, $62 series; Current ALA student members and LIS faculty: free
Loan Agreements for Exhibits Materials: The Basics
An ALCTS Virtual Preconference
Increasingly, libraries are loaning collection materials to other institutions for exhibit, Unlike museums, libraries are often unprepared for this complicated process. This virtual preconference discusses the basic elements of a loan agreement, including legal and financial expectations of both parties and the care and preservation of the borrowed item. A case study will offer advice and tips on creating a loan agreement from scratch, as well as direct participants to existing resources. Presented as three one-hour sessions. June 18-20, each session begins at 11 a.m. Pacific, noon Mountain, 1 p.m. Central, and 2 p.m. Eastern.
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Tuesday, June 18
Introduction to Loan Agreements
Presented by Kristina Bottomley, registrar, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
Wednesday, June 19
Conservation and Preservation Issues
Presented by Tonia Grafakos, conservation librarian, Northwestern University Library
Thursday, June 20
Case Study-Northwestern University Library
Presented by Sara Stigberg, acting art collection public services librarian, Northwestern University Library
ALCTS member; $39 each session, $95 series: Non-member; $49 each session, $118 series: Group; $99 each session, $258 series: International; $39 each session, $95 series: Current ALA student members and LIS faculty; Free
All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session, so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.
For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or email@example.com.
ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association