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Dec. 1 deadline for ALCTS 2013 Publication Awards nominations

CHICAGO —Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for excellence in publication. ALCTS presents two publication awards to honor individuals for outstanding achievement in research and writing in the field of library collections and technical services.  

If you are interested in nominating a publication for either of the awards, contact the chair of that award jury. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is Dec. 1.


 

ALCTS 2013 Ross Atkinson Award nominations sought

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award.  The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is Dec. 1.

Search begins for ALCTS 2013 professional recognition awards nominations

CHICAGO —Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for professional achievement. The three awards honor individuals whose work represents the finest achievements in research, collaboration, creative work, leadership and service in the fields of cataloging and classification and acquisitions and for outstanding promise.

ALCTS seeking 2013 innovation awards nominations

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for innovation and collaboration. ALCTS presents two awards to honor individuals and groups whose work represents the finest achievements and leadership in collaboration and innovation. 

If you are interested in nominating a candidate for either of the awards, contact the chair of that award jury. The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is Dec. 1.

ALCTS offers exciting new guides and webinars for “Sudden Selectors”

CHICAGO — Library professionals suddenly tasked with selecting resources in new and unfamiliar subject areas have two new books and webinars to help them from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).

ALCTS awards Transforming Collections micro grants

CHICAGO — Transforming Collections micro grants have been awarded to two projects: preserving digitally published open access works and digitizing a foundation collection in health sciences. The micro grants of $1,500 each were given to the University of Maryland Baltimore County library and the University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library.

Did you participate in Preservation Week? Take our survey

CHICAGO — The third Preservation Week took place April 22-28, 2012.  Preservation Week, sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) and its Preservation & Reformatting Section (PARS), is an opportunity to connect the care of collections and family treasures with your communities.  Over the last two years, hundreds of events providing preservation education to the public have taken place in public, academic and school libraries, state agencies, archives, museums and historical societies.

Preservation Administrators Interest Group hosts IMLS Preservation Fellows

CHICAGO — The Preservation Administrators Interest Group (PAIG) hosts a program on the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Fellowships in Preservation Administration from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 23 in the Hyatt's Terrace Room. 

ALCTS presents RDA at Annual

CHICAGO—RDA (Resource Description and Access), the new cataloging standard, will be implemented in the U.S. national libraries in March 2013. There has been much written and discussed about RDA and the implementation by libraries across the U.S. and internationally.

Genevieve Owens voted ALCTS president-elect

CHICAGO — Genevieve Owens, assistant director of the Williamsburg (Va.) Regional Library, is the newly elected president-elect of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS).  Owens will become president-elect at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim and serve as president 2013-2014.

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