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  1. 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 - 10/14/2014 - 11:37 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. 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 - 10/14/2014 - 11:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. MOOCs and the Public Library

    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 - 10/13/2014 - 16:25 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. 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)

  5. Copyright Issues for Growing Digital Collections

    Presenter will share experiences working with a legal services department at an academic campus. After eighteen months of getting no signed copyrights transferred to the university from authors and copyright holders, she was able to convince the legal hea ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. 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 - 09/25/2014 - 13:21 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Digital Preservation

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Libraries—both public and academic—are in the business of gathering, organizing, and presenting to the public the intellectual content of our culture. To some extent, we’re also responsible for the preservati ...

    bgoldberg - 05/30/2014 - 16:07 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. E-Books

    Resources for You and Your Patrons ALA Digital Content and Libraries Working Group http://www.ala.org/groups/committees/special/ala-dcwg As libraries struggle to meet the challenges of providing digital content in an environment characterized by significa ...

    admin - 08/19/2014 - 11:16 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  10. A Midwinter Update on the Digital Public Library of America

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Stephen M. Brooks The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) aggregates resources that can be made freely available on the web from libraries, historical associations, and other cultural institutions; applies metadata; ...

    bgoldberg - 01/29/2014 - 10:33 - American Libraries Magazine

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