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  1. From the President: ALCTS and the Machine Age

    In this last column as ALCTS President, I’m coming to you from my Art Deco living room. It features a variety of sleek, streamlined cabinets that I have filled with vintage glassware, pottery, and books. One is topped off with a Stromberg Carlson radio fr ...

    MALICEJP - 06/30/2014 - 16:58 - ALCTS News

  2. 2014 Emerging Leaders Team F Hosts "Librarians Build Communities: The Past, The Present and The Promising Future" at Networking Uncommons in Las Vegas

    The mission of Librarians Build Communities is “to connect librarians with libraries and community organizations in need of skilled volunteers in order to form meaningful volunteer opportunities and to improve awareness of the expertise librarians possess ...

    DWOOD - 06/26/2014 - 19:32 - 2 comments - Membership

  3. From the Editor: Summertime = Transition Time

    Nearly all of us went through some kind of school system where a summer break meant exactly that: a break. A break from what we knew before, and an opportunity to start anew each fall (or, increasingly, early August). For many of us, summer was not just a ...

    MALICEJP - 06/24/2014 - 13:52 - ALCTS News

  4. From the Office: So you want to be ALCTS Executive Director

    In September 2010, I wrote my News article on being an Executive Director at ALA. That article is probably more relevant now than it was back then, so I’ve re-printed it here for you, slightly edited. The search for the ALCTS Executive Director position w ...

    MALICEJP - 05/29/2014 - 13:54 - ALCTS News

  5. My ALCTS Experience: Pamela Bluh

    My experience in ALCTS – RTSD as it was then known – began very inauspiciously. My first committee assignment was as a member of the Committee to Study Serials Cataloging, the successor to the Serials Advisory Study Committee. This was during a period of ...

    MALICEJP - 05/29/2014 - 13:57 - ALCTS News

  6. ALA Student Chapter at Clarion University Raises Travel Funds with Literary Photo Scavenger Hunt

    Tired of the drab, uninspiring sales of T-shirts and coffee tumblers to raise funds for your ALA student chapter? Yes, we at Clarion University were too! Let me share with you how holding a literary photo scavenger hunt helped us raise funds for our annua ...

    DWOOD - 04/02/2014 - 16:49 - Membership

  7. Board Action Items, Midwinter Meeting 2014

    Board voted to adopt the agenda as distributed. Board accepted the consent agenda Board approved dropping the print edition of LRTS beginning with the Jan. 2015 issue, Vol. 59, no. 1.  An “e” only version will be published. Board voted a continuance until ...

    MALICEJP - 03/07/2014 - 17:28 - ALCTS News

  8. Division Committee and Interest Group Reports, Midwinter 2014

    Affiliate Relations Committee The committee met on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 1pm. Two program proposals were approved for Affiliates Showcase scheduled for ALA Annual Conference 2014. Shannon Tennant is coordinating the showcase. Presenters will be enco ...

    MALICEJP - 03/07/2014 - 17:16 - ALCTS News

  9. CaMMS Committee and Interest Group Reports, Midwinter 2014

    Committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Materials The CaMMS Committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Material (CC:AM) met on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. and welcomed two new members, Scott Opasik and Lihong Zhu. Plans for addressing the ...

    MALICEJP - 03/07/2014 - 17:41 - ALCTS News

  10. From the Office: The Final Problem

    Yes, what you think you heard is probably true. At the ALCTS Member Reception at Midwinter I asked Genevieve Owens, ALCTS President, for a few minutes. And here is what I said: “I am fortunate and honored to have been your executive director for almost 13 ...

    MALICEJP - 03/07/2014 - 13:31 - ALCTS News

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