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Exciting preconferences from ALCTS during Annual Conference

CHICAGO  — Exciting preconferences are coming your way during this year's American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).  From RDA to shared print monographs to the semantic Web to crowdsourcing ERM, there is a preconference that meets your need.  Join your colleagues on Thursday, June 27, and Friday, June 28, for these events.  Register through the 2013 ALA Annual Conference website.

Schreur article wins Swanson Best of LRTS Award

CHICAGO — Philip Evan Schreur, head of the metadata department at Stanford University, has been awarded the 2013 Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award for the article, "The Academy Unbound: Linked Data as Revolution," published in Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS), volume 55, number 4, October 2012, pages 227-237.

Ulrich’s Award to Beverley Geer

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has named Beverley Geer as the 2013 recipient of the Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award. This award for distinguished contributions to serials is presented by the Continuing Resources Section of ALCTS and consists of a citation and $1,500 donated by ProQuest through its Serials Solutions business unit.  Ms. Geer will be presented her award at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony, Sunday, June 30, during the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.

Tillett/Murray article wins ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Outstanding Publication Award recipients for 2013 are Ronald Murray and Barbara Tillett for their article “Cataloging Theory in Search of Graph Theory and other Ivory Towers” published in Information Technology and Libraries, vol. 309, no. 4 (December 2011), p. 170-184.

Judy Kuhagen Mann Citation recipient

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) announces that Judith A. Kuhagen is the recipient of the 2013 Margaret Mann Citation presented by its Cataloging and Metadata Management  Section (CaMMS). The Mann Citation will be presented at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago, June 30, 2013.

First Step Award to Jennifer Castaldo

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) announces that Jennifer Castaldo, electronic resources manager/distance education librarian at the Johns Hopkins University, is the recipient of the 2013 First Step Award-A Wiley Professional Development Grant presented by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section.  The award will be presented on Sunday, June 30, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2013 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in

Randy Silverman receives Banks/Harris Preservation Award

CHICAGO - Randy Silverman, preservation librarian at the University of Utah, is the recipient of the 2013 Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award, given annually by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS).  The award, sponsored by Preservation Technologies, L.

Piercy Award to Xan Arch

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has named Xan Arch, director of collection Services, Reed College, Portland, Ore., the winner of the 2013 Esther J. Piercy Award.  The award will be presented on Sunday, June 30, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2013 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago.

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