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ALCTS Virtual Preconference focuses on creating successful scholarly communication with an institutional repository

CHICAGO The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) will present a three-day (June 10-12) virtual preconference designed to inform and inspire attendees to "just say yes" to developing or expanding scholarly communication programs on their own campuses and to identify content recruitment opportunities for library-supported publishing and institutional repositories.

Rise of the introverts: Leverage your quiet influence

CHICAGO Is the rise of the quiet influencer the future face of business? Some may think the way to get things done is by being the loudest or the most charismatic, but these and other introverts have found success leading quietly: Tim Cook, Condoleezza Rice and Michael Dell. Now, more than ever, are we recognizing the need for those who can get things done in different ways? 

Fundamentals of Collection Assessment — an ALCTS preconference at Annual in Las Vegas

CHICAGO Modeled on the popular six-week online course, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) brings you “Fundamentals of Collection Assessment” from 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26 and from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday, June 27 at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.  This day-and-a-half preconference will introduce the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries.

Statistics and Reports: Data-Driven Decision-Making, an ALCTS Annual Conference Preconference

CHICAGO "Statistics and Reports: Data-Driven Decision-Making," an Annual Conference Preconference from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), explores the options for making more decisions based on discoverable statistics and reports. 

This preconference seeks to answer several questions: 

Sign up for the ALCTS 'Library Preservation Today!' virtual preconference

CHICAGO The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to offer Library Preservation Today!, a virtual preconference presented by instructors from our popular "Fundamentals of Preservation" Web course. Registration is open, so sign up early to make sure you get a spot.

Still time to plan to celebrate Preservation Week

CHICAGO — Preservation Week, a presentation of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), will be held April 27–May 3, 2014. Two free webinars will offered during that week: on April 29 affordable ways to preserve family keepsakes will be highlighted and on May 1, the session will cover the best ways to preserve scrapbooks. The webinars will each begin at 1 p.m. CDT and will last about one hour. Registration is required. Learn more at ALCTS Events.

ALCTS seeks ALCTS News editor

CHICAGO The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) invites applications and nominations for the position of editor of the ALCTS News, the association’s official news source.  ALCTS News is a digital news website.  The editor will be appointed for a renewable three-year term, beginning July 1, 2014, just after the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

New GiveALA Opportunities from ALCTS

CHICAGO – New GiveALA donations opportunities are now available for the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).  These new opportunities offer donors three distinct categories of giving:  new and ongoing initiatives, Preservation Week and supporting the good work of ALCTS.  Donations may be at any level.  To donate to any of the three funds, visit  GiveALA by clicking the GiveALA link in the upper right hand corner of the ALCTS or ALA webpage, login, and select "Divisions."

The new giving categories from ALCTS are:

ALCTS virtual preconferences coming in June

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.

Library Preservation Today!
An ALCTS virtual preconference

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