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  1. Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing For) Retirement

    What images do you conjure up when you think of “retirement?”  An AARP card? Medicare?  Caribbean beaches?  Continuing Education?  Travel?  Sleeping until noon?  Reading the latest best-sellers?  All of the above and then some! This e-forum will give part ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/14/2015 - 14:39 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. So you’ve got your MLS. Now what?

    Congratulations, new graduate! You've finished your classes, completed your internship, sat for exams, and now you have your diploma. So...now what? May's e-forum will focus on the challenges and opportunities new library school graduates face w ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/14/2015 - 14:36 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Planning for the Evolving Role of Metadata Services

    an ALCTS Virtual Preconference, June 2–4, 2015 Three 90 minute sessions over three days.  Sessions begin at 2 p.m. Eastern | 1 p.m. Central  | 12 noon Mountain | 11 a.m. Pacific Although relatively new to the library scene, expectations for metadata servi ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/22/2015 - 10:40 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Sustainable Preservation Programs

    Sustainability is a term very much “en vogue,” much like “archival” is in marketing supplies. It can mean different things in different contexts. For purposes of this e-forum, we are using it to discuss the sustainability of preservation activities in the ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/13/2015 - 14:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. From MARC to BIBFRAME: An Introduction

    This presentation provides an introduction to the Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME), a model used for expressing and connecting bibliographic data through the semantic web. Includes an overview of linked data, examples of MARC metadata expressed as BIBFR ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/23/2015 - 10:50 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Digital Preservation for Individuals and Small Groups

    As technology changes, the greatest threat to preserving digital files is obsolescence. Files may get stuck on obsolete media or in some form that may become unusable in time. If you don’t actively care for your digital possessions you may lose access to ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/23/2015 - 10:24 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Disaster Response Q&A

    Once a disaster strikes, the knee-jerk reaction is to rush in and save everything, but racing in without advance planning puts collections at risk of more damage and staff at risk of injury. This session, presented in celebration of Preservation Week 2015 ...

    CMCCONNELL - 04/21/2015 - 14:42 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Interning: A Supervisor's and Student's Perspectives

    Are you currently completing an internship or have any advice for those in one? March's e-Forum will focus on the sharing experiences and discussing "what makes a great internship." Topics will include: what are great questions to ask a sup ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/01/2015 - 10:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Promoción de Repositorios Institucionales

    Este webinar demostrará cómo incluso una pequeña institución con personal y recursos limitados pueda alcanzar más de 30 por ciento participación de los profesores en el repositorio institucional. Al mismo tiempo, demostrará cómo aumentar el entendimiento ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/15/2015 - 12:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. ALA Midwinter: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting?  Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. If applicable, please share what you are g ...

    EWHITMORE - 03/25/2015 - 13:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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