ALCTS Online Newletter

  • Procedures for Establishing an Interest Group
    Do you have an idea for an interest group? Interest groups have many beneficial features. Establish one in less 4 easy steps.

  • 2002-2003 ALCTS President Annual Report
    This annual report reflects the ALCTS Division's many and diverse accomplishments as they relate to its six strategic goals: Standards, Best Practices, Education, Professional Development, Interaction and Information Exchange, and Association Operations.

  • New Acquisitions Guide to Out-of-Print Materials
    This guide presents an overview of both traditional and online resources available to the acquisitions librarian locating and acquiring out-of-print material.

  • Survey on Roles of Acquisitions Librarians Now Available
    The Acquisitions Section Acquisitions Organization & Management Committee takes a snapshot of what Acquisitions staffs are doing today in their survey.

  • Successful Cataloging Recruitment Mentoring Program to Recruit Catalogers Pilot
    The program goals were to foster an exchange between practicing library professionals and library school graduate students and to develop an interest in cataloging careers among students currently enrolled in library school programs. 100% of the mentees would encourage fellow students to participate in this program, and 90% answered that they had gained a better understanding of what it means to be a cataloger as a result of participating in the program.

  • New NISO Metadata Demystified Guide
    The guide presents an overview of evolving metadata conventions in publishing.
  • Ann Sandberg-Fox Obituary
    ALCTS mourns loss of Ann M. Sandberg-Fox, an internationally respected cataloging trainer and consultant who was one of the first Library of Congress (LC) employees to catalog computer files.

  • ALCTS Seeks Nominations for 2004 Awards
    Each year ALCTS presents eight awards to honor individuals whose work represents the finest achievements in research, creative work, leadership and service in the field of library collections and technical services. Help ALCTS honor fellow members and colleagues whose accomplishments merit recognition.

  • LRTS Editor Position
    Applications now being accepted for LRTS Editor.

  • ALCTS Papers Series Editor Appointed
    The ALCTS Board has appointed a new editor to the theme-oriented series publishing papers from ALCTS continuing education offerings and conference programs and other appropriate groups.
  • Digital Preservation Program Funding
    The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) seeks applications for projects that will advance the nationwide program to collect and preserve digital materials .