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  1. Podcasts: What Are They and What Role Can Librarians Play?

    Podcasts are free radio shows—like those on National Public Radio (NPR). One can listen to podcasts at any time in any place. Imagine hitting "play" and listening to NPR shows while commuting, waiting on line, or doing chores. But podcasts are n ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/05/2014 - 17:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Faculty Buy-in for IR and OA Publishing

    This session will demonstrate how even a small institution with limited staffing and resources can achieve more than 30 percent buy-in of their faculty to the institutional repository (IR) and increase awareness of and support for open access publishing o ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/05/2014 - 15:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. New Trends in Library Content Acquisitions

    Libraries now benefit from an array of new content acquisition models, ranging from purchase to subscription to demand-driven and various hybrid models. Additionally, these models apply to both book and journal content, in both print and electronic format ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age On-Demand Webinar

    Apps and E-Books in Storytime Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  5. Using Third-Party MOOCs on Campus

    This webinar will cover new research on the opportunities and challenges associated with using third-party MOOCs in campus-based courses. In collaboration with the University System of Maryland, Ithaka S+R worked with faculty members at six campuses to tr ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/21/2014 - 12:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Libraries and MOOCs: Role, Opportunities, Pitfalls

    As campuses debate the opportunities and impacts of MOOCs, libraries are also exploring the changing teaching and learning environment. This webinar will explore the variety of roles and skills associated with successful MOOCs, including partnerships to b ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/07/2014 - 11:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. How to Present a Webinar

    Webinars have become a standard continuing education tool. ALCTS is committed to creating new webinars on emerging issues for all technical services topics, and we would like to train possible presenters on how to develop and present a webinar. Join Keri ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/10/2014 - 11:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Through a MOOC, Darkly: Understanding the MOOC Landscape and Its Impact on Libraries' Digital Resources

    MOOCs are forcing us to rethink how we teach, learn, and provide educational resources. These courses have become a catalyst for issues that universities must confront: the value of a degree and its rising cost, the marketization and unbundling of educati ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2014 - 14:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  10. E-Content and First Sale

    A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...

    geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine

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