Assn. for Library Collections & Technical Services

LiveWebinar
Two-part virtual preconference before ALA Annual Conference 2016 in Orlando.
LiveWebinar
Two-part virtual preconference before ALA Annual Conference 2016 in Orlando.
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Columbia and Cornell have worked to build collaborative relationships in the broad area of technical services. The experience has taught valuable lessons about the nature of collaboration—some are hardly surprising or unique, mirroring the experiences of similar ventures such as the University of California's Next Generation Technical Services initiative. The broad scope of 2CUL and its intense focus on just two library systems gives this venture unique challenges and opportunities. An ALCTS webcast
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This e-Forum will invite participants to explore the issues and share experiences and practical solutions to the various challenges of providing and managing streaming film services in libraries.
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FRBR first appeared twelve years ago, and although many of its basic concepts are well known, how many of your staff have read and understand the complete text? Do you know that, for example, chapter six explains how to talk about FRBR with library administrators and public service librarians? This presentation describes our active training methods for FRBR.
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In this session, LC's Associate Librarian for Library Services, Deanna Marcum and its Director for Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access, Beacher Wiggins share their thoughts on LC's decision regarding RDA. Marcum gives her reactions to reviewing and accepting the recommendations of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee. Wiggins, a Coordinating Committee co-chair, describes the test, findings, and analyses that led to the recommendation to implement RDA not sooner than January 2013.
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Offered by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are sweeping the country. Librarians will gain an understanding of the complexity of the MOOC movement, learn how to support students and faculty engaged with MOOCs, become familiar with the copyright and intellectual property requirements in relation to MOOCs, and hear what the future may hold for MOOCs.
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Overview of RDA provisions related to archival collections, including both bibliographic and authority records. Explores the possible connections between RDA and Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), and their potential application as supplementary standards.
LiveWebinar
The second session of this three-part Library Preservation Today series will provide an introduction to the structure and materials that make up books and scrapbooks, their safe storage and handling, and the implications for preservation and conservation. Low-cost, in-house preservation approaches will be discussed.
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This e-forum will explore a number of possible career paths for catalogers and metadata creators.

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