Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures (CORE)

New Federated Authentication Resources from Core

Core has published two new resources to help librarians and library workers better understand federated authentication, which lets library users access remote sites by logging in to a campus sign-on service.

New Core Web Course Explores Fundamentals of Management

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to announce the release of a new web course that introduces library managers to the fundamental concepts of management.

Descubra el impacto de la preservación digital en el medio ambiente

CHICAGO—El contenido digital es creado y recopilado por todos, no solo por bibliotecas y archivos. Mantener la viabilidad del contenido digital no solo requiere el uso de energía, sino también la actualización de los medios y tecnologías de almacenamiento digital.

Seminario web de Preservation Week®: Cómo implementar la sostenibilidad en su instalación

CHICAGO—En un momento en que la sostenibilidad y el ahorro de energía son imperativos para frenar el cambio climático, las instituciones y organizaciones deben ser más agresivas cuando de ahorrar energía se trata. Hay una serie de estrategias de ahorro de energía sostenible que pueden implementar las instituciones dedicadas a colecciones. Sin embargo, estas estrategias requieren el conocimiento de la instalación que alberga la colección, así como un sólido programa de control de datos.

Core ALA Preconference: Crisis Communication/Message Dissemination for Libraries

CHICAGO—Public libraries are faced with unique challenges in a 24-hour news cycle world. While the corporate sector has extensive business continuity plans in place, far fewer libraries have up-to-date crisis communication strategies and plans developed in order to protect their brand in a sudden emergency. At its heart, crisis planning doesn’t actually mean preparing for the worst—it means preparing to avoid risk and maximize opportunity.

Core ALA Preconference: Core Library Buildings Tour

CHICAGO—Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures on Friday, June 24, at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC, for a full-day tour of library buildings throughout the city. Explore the beautiful and unique architecture of Washington, DC and experience the next generation of public and academic library facilities that center the human experience and activate 21st-century learning for all.

Core ALA Preconference: AvramCamp: An Unconference for Women and Non-binary Technology Library Workers

CHICAGO—Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures during the the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC for the full-day preconference event "AvramCamp: An Unconference for Women and Non-binary Technology Library Workers".

Core ALA Preconference: Assembling Your Consultant Tool Kit: What you Need to Know to Become a Successful Consultant

CHICAGO—On Friday, June 24, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures will present the preconference "Assembling Your Consultant Tool Kit: What you Need to Know to Become a Successful Consultant" during the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC. Discover how to build a successful library consulting business by exploring topics on the required personal attributes, establishing the business, areas of consulting, the importance of understanding a client’s motivation, dealing with project scope creep and the methodologies typically employed in co

Core ALA Preconference: The New and Official RDA Toolkit: A Practical Approach

CHICAGO—On Friday, June 24, Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures will present the half-day preconference "The New and Official RDA Toolkit: A Practical Approach" during the 2022 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington, DC. In this program, the presenters will combine presentations with hands-on practice sessions aimed at helping participants to gain both a comprehensive understanding of RDA and a hands-on practice by using the RDA Toolkit and related tools, including LC-PCC Policy Statements and MGD.