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Standards guide for librarians now available as an EPUB

CHICAGO -- “The Critical Component: Standards in the Information Exchange Environment,” edited by NISO Executive Director Todd A. Carpenter, is now available in and e-book bundle. The bundle includes both a PDF file and an EPUB file, one of the many standards covered in the book. "The Critical Component" clarifies the importance of standards in 21st Century libraries, information services and publications and includes chapters and case studies on the:

ALCTS requesting nominations for 2016 Continuing Resources Awards

CHICAGO —Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for outstanding achievement and promise in the field of serials and continuing resources. The awards are presented by the Continuing Resources Section of ALCTS. One award honors an individual who shows outstanding promise in the field of serials, while the other recognizes an individual whose work represents the finest achievements in research, collaboration, creative work, leadership and service. 
 

ALCTS accepting nominations for the 2016 Preservation Awards

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) preservation awards. ALCTS presents three Preservation Awards, through its Preservation and Reformatting Section, to honor individuals whose work represents the finest achievements in research, collaboration, creative work, leadership and service in preservation or to support a new preservation staff member’s participation in preservation activities at the ALA Annual Conference. 
 

ALCTS seeking 2016 Innovation Awards nominations

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for innovation and collaboration. ALCTS presents two awards to honor individuals and/or 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 2016 Publication Awards nominations sought

CHICAGO —Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 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 partners with Charleston Conference on data curation event

CHICAGO — An ALCTS preconference to the Charleston Conference focuses on “An Introduction to Library Research Data Management Services.” The preconference takes place from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Registration is now open online. Registration fees are $159 for ALCTS members and $225 for non-members.

Search begins for ALCTS 2016 Professional Recognition Awards nominations

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 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 2016 Ross Atkinson Award nominations sought

CHICAGO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 20.
 

ALCTS offers webinar on RDA copy cataloging and more

CHICAGO —Join ALCTS on Wednesday, Sept. 9 for “RDA for Copy Catalogers: The Basics,” a webinar presented by Vicki Sipe at 1 p.m. Central time.

Sipe elected ALCTS President for 2016-2017

CHICAGO —Vicki Sipe, catalog librarian, Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has been elected the 2016-2017 President of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).

She previously held positions at the National Cancer Institute-Frederick and Costabile Associates. Sipe holds an M.L.S. degree from University of Maryland, and a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota. 

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