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The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association, is now accepting applications for the Online Course Grant for Library Professionals from Developing Countries to participate in our online Fundamentals courses held between September 19, 2016 and December 16, 2016. One free seat per session is available to librarians and information professionals from developing countries.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) congratulates Melanie Church, content services librarian at Greenlease Library, Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo., as the recipient of the 2016 First Step Award—A Wiley Professional Development Grant presented by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section. The award will be presented on Saturday, June 25, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida.

Sunday, April 24 kicks off the 6th annual Preservation Week, a national awareness campaign developed by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Established in 2010, Preservation Week promotes the importance and understanding of protecting and caring for personal and community cultural heritage collections, including books, documents, photographs, textiles, artwork, furniture and any other collectible items.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) congratulates the recipient of the 2016 Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award, Bonnie Parks. Presented by the Continuing Resources Section (CRS) of ALCTS, this award consists of a citation and $1,500 donated by ProQuest and is given for distinguished contributions to serials librarianship. The award will be presented at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony on June 25 during the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando.

The Acquisitions Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has selected Jim Mouw, associate university librarian for collection services at the University of Chicago, to receive the 2016 HARRASSOWITZ Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award. The award will be presented on June 25 at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando.

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Event ALCTS e-Forum: Advances in Electronic Resources Management

by Jeremy Myntti on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:48 am

ALCTS e-Forum: Advances in Electronic Resources Management

ALCTS e-Forum: Advances in Electronic Resources Management

March 28-29, 2017

 

Moderated by George Stachokas and Anne Liebst

 

Please join us for an e-forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!

Registration information is at the end of the message.

 

Each day, discussion begins and ends at:

Pacific: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mountain: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Central: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Eastern: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

As libraries continue to transition away from information services based on physical materials, how is electronic resources management changing? How are electronic resources changing libraries? How have libraries reorganized? How are library consortia and other groups of libraries working together to solve problems? What new systems or tools are being used? What new professional positions are being created? How is work distributed across the library? Are legacy print collections being replaced systematically with online journals and eBooks? What are some of the problems encountered in this transition? How have information services been improved to serve users?

 

Moderators

George Stachokas is the Electronic Resources Librarian at Auburn University Libraries. His responsibilities include negotiating license agreements with library vendors and coordinating the management of electronic resources. Previously, he has served as Special Assistant to the Dean for Project Management and Head of Resource Services at Purdue University Libraries and Electronic Resources Librarian at Indiana State University.

 

Anne Liebst is currently the Discovery and Access Coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In this capacity she is responsible for the maintenance and administration of the ILS, discovery, and e-resource systems and platforms, as well as the dissemination of assets and metadata to partners. Anne starts a new chapter in life on March 13, 2017 as the Director of Library Services for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

 

What Is an e-Forum?

An ALCTS e-forum provides an opportunity for librarians to discuss matters of interest, led by a moderator, through the e-forum discussion list. The e-forum discussion list works like an email listserv: register your email address with the list, and then you will receive messages and communicate with other participants through an email discussion. Most e-forums last two to three days. Registration is necessary to participate, but it's free.

 

For information about upcoming e-forums, please visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum

 

How to Register

You must register your email address to subscribe to or access an electronic discussion list on ALA's Mailing List Service. Once you have registered for one e-forum, you do not need to register again, unless you choose to leave the list. Find instructions for subscribing and unsubscribing online. (http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum/sympa)

 

If you have any problems, please contact alcts-eforum-request@ala.org.

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Event ALCTS webinar: Intermediate LC Subject Headings

by Gina Solares on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:19 pm

 

ALCTS webinar: Intermediate LC Subject Headings

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description:

Part 2 of the two-part series Library of Congress Subject Headings

 

ALCTS webinar: Intermediate LC Subject Headings

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description:

Part 2 of the two-part series Library of Congress Subject Headings

This session will build off of the introductory session by providing more detailed instruction on the construction of structured headings with geographic, chronological, and free-floating subdivisions. Additionally, the session will address the application of names as subject headings, as well as headings for literature and the use of genre terms.

Learning outcomes:

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

* Construct structured headings with applicable free-floating subdivisions

* Select and apply name headings as subject headings

* Apply appropriate headings for works about literature and works that are literature

* Apply appropriate genre terms

Who should attend? Catalogers and metadata librarians.

Presenter: Bobby Bothmann is metadata & emerging technologies librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and professor in Library Services. Bobby catalogs books and e-resources, wrangles files of MARC records, and investigates new technologies. He is a member of OLAC and serves on the editorial board for CCQ. He holds an MLIS and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication. He teaches cataloging and classification as an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Registration Fees (per individual webinar or series of 2 webinars):  

ALCTS Member $43 ; series of 2 webinars: $69

Non-member $59 ; series of 2 webinars: $95

Group rate (members/non-members) $129 ; series of 2 webinars: $206  

 

For additional information and access to registration links, please go to the following website:

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/030317

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce@ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Discussion ALCTS and LLAMA speaker presents the business of social impact

by Keri Cascio-IL (staff) on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 01:34 pm

Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, is the featured speaker at the President’s Program of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). The President’s Program “The Business of Social Impact: Creating a World Where Everyone Has Value” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017 during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago.

Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, is the featured speaker at the President’s Program of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). The President’s Program “The Business of Social Impact: Creating a World Where Everyone Has Value” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017 during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago.

Businesses and their role in society are often defined by an organizations’ tax status as a “for profit” or “non-profit.” However, every business is a social enterprise, whether they know it or not, and has a role to advance society. With social entrepreneurship on the rise, the convergence of for profit and non-profit business models is imminent. In her presentation, McWhorter asks “How do we create social impact and a world where everyone has value?”

McWhorter became the CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago in March 2013. She has embarked upon a journey to transform the 140-year-old social service agency to a 21st century social enterprise. McWhorter is moving the agency into the digital age by re-launching the TechGYRLS program, which focuses on developing STEM awareness for girls ages 9 through 14 and introducing 3D: Developing Digital Diversity, which provides web and mobile application development training to adult women. McWhorter was included in the inaugural list of “The Blue Network”, comprised of the top 100 innovators in Chicago, by Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Innovation.  In Spring of 2015, the YWCA launched its own e-commerce site, called the YShop, which provides carefully curated goods and services from businesses that support the mission of the YWCA.

A proven leader in the corporate and social change sectors, McWhorter prides herself on being a socially-conscious business leader throughout her career. McWhorter is an active member of Chicago’s civic, business and philanthropic communities. Most recently, she was a partner at Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest accounting firms in the U.S. She has also held senior positions with Snap-on Incorporated and Booz Allen Hamilton. McWhorter also serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations, including Chicago Finance Exchange, Chicago Child Care Society and Search Inc. McWhorter is also a member of the Executive Council of Ms. Tech advancing women businesses in technology and a board member of the Chicago Center for Arts and Technology. As an engaged community leader, McWhorter is a member of the Mayor's Commission on a Safer Chicago and served as a member of Mayor Emanuel’s second term transition team.  She received her bachelors in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her masters in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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Event ALCTS e-Forum: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Library Technical Services

by Jeremy Myntti on Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 01:11 pm

ALCTS e-Forum: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Library Technical Services

ALCTS e-Forum: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Library Technical Services

February 28 - March 1, 2017

 

Moderated by Emily Drabinski, Paolo P. Gujilde, and Harrison W. Inefuku

 

Please join us for an e-forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!

Registration information is at the end of the message.

 

Each day, discussion begins and ends at:

Pacific: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mountain: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Central: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Eastern: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

Equity, diversity and inclusion are critical and strategic values that librarians work to integrate into their collections and services. Touching on the many aspects of library collections, this discussion will address equitable access to collections, scholarly communication and diversity, diversity and visibility in collection development and management, and inclusion and advocacy in cataloging.

  • Why do equity, diversity and inclusion matter in U.S. libraries?

  • How are librarians integrating these values into their technical services work?

  • What would an inclusive collection, catalog, and scholarly communications policy look like?

  • What challenges do librarians face when working toward equity and inclusion?

 

Moderators

Emily Drabinski, Coordinator of Library Instruction (Long Island University, Brooklyn). Drabinski edits Gender & Sexuality in Information Studies, a book series from Library Juice Press/Litwin Books. She also serves on the editorial board of Radical Teacher and as secretary of the Long Island University Faculty Federation Local 3998 NYSUT/AFT/AFL-CIO.

 

Paolo P. Gujilde, Coordinator of Collection Development (Georgia Southern University). Gujilde manages Zach S. Henderson Library’s general collections, from selection to assessment. His research interests include library collection assessment and diversity and inclusion in academic libraries.

 

Harrison W. Inefuku, Co-Lead of Digital Scholarship and Initiatives Department and Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian (Iowa State University). He oversees the library’s institutional repository and library publishing programs. He holds a dual MAS/MLIS degree from the University of British Columbia and has presented and published on diversity and inclusion in archives and scholarly communication.

 

What Is an e-Forum?

An ALCTS e-forum provides an opportunity for librarians to discuss matters of interest, led by a moderator, through the e-forum discussion list. The e-forum discussion list works like an email listserv: register your email address with the list, and then you will receive messages and communicate with other participants through an email discussion. Most e-forums last two to three days. Registration is necessary to participate, but it's free.

 

For information about upcoming e-forums, please visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum

 

How to Register

You must register your email address to subscribe to or access an electronic discussion list on ALA's Mailing List Service. Once you have registered for one e-forum, you do not need to register again, unless you choose to leave the list. Find instructions for subscribing and unsubscribing online. (http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum/sympa)

 

If you have any problems, please contact alcts-eforum-request@ala.org.

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Discussion ALA Midwinter Catalog Management Interest Group (ALCTS CaMMS) Meeting Summary and Presentation Slides

by Andrew Sulavik on Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 09:51 am

 

Title:  “Librarians as a Developer Community: Projects that Can and Should be Replicated.”

Presented: Saturday, January 21, 2017

 

 

Title:  “Librarians as a Developer Community: Projects that Can and Should be Replicated.”

Presented: Saturday, January 21, 2017

 

Joseph Nicholson, Metadata Librarian at the J. Murrey Atkins Library, University of North Carolina at Charlotte  presented "NACO Records by Other Means: Authority Control in Straitened Circumstances." Mr. Nicholson spoke about a streamlined and unconventional approach to creating Name Authority Cooperative (Program for Cooperative Cataloging project: NACO) authority records. It involves utilizing authority data stored on Excel spreadsheets, gathered and entered by students and paraprofessionals, using OCLC templates, Google forms, XSLT, and other simple tools to generate authority records that comply with NACO standards.

 

Kathryn Lybarger, Head, Cataloging and Metadata, at the University of Kentucky Libraries  presented “Providing Access to and Discovery of Oral Histories at The University of Kentucky.” Ms. Lybarger spoke about the challenges, decision-making processes, methodologies and workflow for cataloging oral histories in OCLC, and how 200 oral history projects, previously housed in a standalone catalog, were integrated and exposed in their online catalog.

 

Andrew T. Sulavik, Head of Metadata & Resource Description Services at Howard University presented “How and Why Catalogers Can and Should Contribute to the Development of  a Discovery Chart that Navigates Hidden Domains of Knowledge for Their Users.” Dr. Sulavik spoke about a new, innovative discovery tool being developed at Howard University. This tool exposes and visualizes many of the unseen library materials and services available at Howard and beyond. It helps users to discover resources available within the consortium to which Howard belongs by categorizing library materials and services according to time frames based on realistic search and retrieval times.

 

Jackie Shieh, Resource Description Coordinator, Gelman Library at George Washington University presented “Prepare to Be Linked: Enhancing MARC Data with Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) on a Shoestring.” Ms. Shieh spoke about linked data and the importance of making plans to transition your local library data to linked data by inserting Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) URIs in subfield 0 ($0) contained in Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC) bibliographic records. She also outlined the steps George Washington University took to add URIs and how they since have maintained the URIs in their collection.

 All of the presentations are available here for downloading.

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Event ALCTS webinar: Introduction to LC Subject Headings

by Gina Solares on Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 11:35 am

ALCTS webinar: Introduction to LC Subject Headings

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description:

This is part 1 in the two-part series on Library of Congress Subject Headings.

ALCTS webinar: Introduction to LC Subject Headings

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Description:

This is part 1 in the two-part series on Library of Congress Subject Headings.

This session will briefly cover the history and principles of the LCSH vocabulary and introduce the participant to the basics of content analysis. Participants will learn how to assign main headings and how to build structured headings with topical free-floating subdivisions. Participants will learn how to find and make use of the Subject Headings Manual and will be introduced to Classification Web and Authorities.loc.gov as tools for selection of controlled vocabulary from LCSH.

Learning outcomes:

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

* Describe the principles behind the LCSH vocabulary

* Identify concepts for subject analysis using the 20% rule

* Construct topical headings and basic structured headings

 

Who should attend? Catalogers and metadata librarians.

Presenter: Bobby Bothmann is metadata & emerging technologies librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and professor in Library Services. Bobby catalogs books and e-resources, wrangles files of MARC records, and investigates new technologies. He is a member of OLAC and serves on the editorial board for CCQ. He holds an MLIS and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication. He teaches cataloging and classification as an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

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Registration Fees (per individual webinar or series of 2 webinars):  

ALCTS Member $43 ; series of 2 webinars: $69

Non-member $59 ; series of 2 webinars: $95

Group rate (members/non-members) $129 ; series of 2 webinars: $206  

For additional information and access to registration links, please go to the following website:

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/030117

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce@ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Discussion Looking for new FRBR IG Co-Chairs

by Donia Conn on Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 02:29 pm

ALCTS is seeking someone (or several someones) interested in revitalizing the currently dormant FRBR Interest Group.
 
The current charge of the group is: To provide a forum for the discussion of issues derived from or related to IFLA's functional requirements for bibliographic records, including implementation and research.
 

ALCTS is seeking someone (or several someones) interested in revitalizing the currently dormant FRBR Interest Group.
 
The current charge of the group is: To provide a forum for the discussion of issues derived from or related to IFLA's functional requirements for bibliographic records, including implementation and research.
 
Additional information about the FRBR Interest Group can be found on the ALCTS website: http://www.ala.org/alcts/mgrps/ig/ats-dgfrbr

 

If you are an ALCTS member with an interest in issues surrounding IFLA's functional requirements for bibliographic records, especially in light of the new FRBR-LRM implementation for RDA, please contact Donia Conn at bookconservator@yahoo.com by 24 February 2017.

 

Thank you!

 

Donia Conn
ALCTS IG Coordinator

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Discussion ALCTS mailing list issues: ALCTScentral, PADG, and more

by Keri Cascio-IL (staff) on Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 04:52 pm

It has recently come to the attention of the ALCTS Office that random people have been silently unsubscribed from some of our electronic discussion lists. Please take the following actions to check your list subscriptions that are hosted by ALCTS and ALA:

  1. Visit http://lists.ala.org and log in (there are options for “First Log In” and “Lost Password” if needed)
  2. Click on the “My Lists” button and you will see all of the lists to which you are subscribed

To subscribe to a new list:

It has recently come to the attention of the ALCTS Office that random people have been silently unsubscribed from some of our electronic discussion lists. Please take the following actions to check your list subscriptions that are hosted by ALCTS and ALA:

  1. Visit http://lists.ala.org and log in (there are options for “First Log In” and “Lost Password” if needed)
  2. Click on the “My Lists” button and you will see all of the lists to which you are subscribed

To subscribe to a new list:

  1. Search for the list name from the home page or the menu bar at the upper right-hand part of your screen
  2. Click on the list on the search results screen
  3. Choose the “Subscribe” link on the left-hand side of your screen

You can return to http://lists.ala.org anytime to manage your subscription:

  • Change your email address for any reason (under My Preferences)
  • Unsubscribe from a list
  • Access the list archive to review a discussion
  • Choose to receive the messages in digest format instead of one email at a time

Many of the lists we host are open subscription, and most are unmoderated. Here’s a sample of lists that may be of interest to you: 

If you are currently volunteering on a committee and have been unsubscribed, the ALCTS Office will have to resubscribe you to your committee discussion list. Please contact one of our staff, or email alcts@ala.org for assistance.

Please feel free to share this message with your colleagues.

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Discussion ALCTS seeks ALCTS News Editor

by Keri Cascio-IL (staff) on Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 02:15 pm

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) invites applications and nominations for the position of Editor of ALCTS News, the association’s official news source. ALCTS News is a digital news website. The editor will be appointed for a renewable three-year term, beginning July 1, 2017 just after the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) invites applications and nominations for the position of Editor of ALCTS News, the association’s official news source. ALCTS News is a digital news website. The editor will be appointed for a renewable three-year term, beginning July 1, 2017 just after the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. ALCTS News currently contains news from the library community, ALA, financial reports, meeting schedules, honors, awards and news about its members and ALCTS’ activities. The scope of the newsletter will continue to grow and change as strategic direction moves into a more interactive, digital-based environment. 

The News Editor is expected to take a leading role in the delivery of news that ALCTS members need to know from the association and the library community beyond. The Editor will have responsibility to set the strategic direction of the News including priorities, content, production, marketing and interaction with the other publishing initiatives of ALCTS. The Editor oversees other News contributors, including editorial assistants. The Editor works closely with the ALCTS Communications Specialist in the ALCTS Office for editing and production. The Editor reports to the ALCTS Board of Directors and submits reports to the Publications Committee and the Board prior to the ALA Midwinter Meeting and ALA Annual Conference. 

The Editor serves as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the ALCTS Board of Directors, attends all Board meetings, and participates in all discussions and planning.The Editor serves as an ex-officio member of the ALCTS Publications Committee and the Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) Board. The Editor is responsible for informing these groups of issues and developments affecting ALCTS News and soliciting and incorporating suggestions regarding general content. The successful candidate will work closely with the ALCTS Advocacy and Policy Committee, ALCTS publication editors, the Interest Group Coordinator and other ALCTS groups to provide coverage of issues important to ALCTS members and the profession. The Editor works with the ALCTS Executive Director and other ALCTS staff members to ensure full coverage of division activities. The Editor is also responsible for coordinating the submission of reports from committees and interest groups after each ALA conference. The current editorial policy is available on the “About” tab of the ALCTS News website.

This position is a highly visible one and requires experience producing a website, blog or other digital publication, ability to establish strategic direction and future initiatives, demonstrated writing and editing ability, familiarity with the issues in areas of ALCTS interests, ability to meet deadlines, ability to work closely with groups and individuals and experience with the technology and processes required for the production of an online publication. Membership in ALCTS is required, along with attendance at both ALA Annual Conference and Midwinter Meetings. A generous annual stipend is provided to support attendance and conference registration is covered as a member of the press. Desirable qualifications include prior experience on ALCTS committees or interest groups, social networking tools, and social media and experience with a Drupal-based web environment.

The application deadline is Mar. 6, 2017. A letter describing the applicant's interest and qualifications for the Editor position and a current CV or resume should be submitted to Maria Collins, chair of the ALCTS News Editor Search Committee, mdcollin@ncsu.edu. The search committee expects to conduct phone interviews in late March and early April. Only electronic applications will be considered.

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Event ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

by Jeremy Myntti on Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 10:17 am

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

Session 1: March 13 - April 7, 2017

This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. Complete definition of collection development and collection management:

  • Collections policies and budgets as part of library planning

  • Collection development (selecting for and building collections)

  • Collection management (evaluating and making decisions about existing collections, including decisions about withdrawal, transfer, preservation)

  • Collection analysis—why and how to do it

  • Outreach, liaison, and marketing

  • Trends and some suggestions about the future for collection development and management

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the range of CDM responsibilities and the required skills and competencies

  • List the elements in a collection development policy

  • Write a collection development policy

  • Explain the importance of collection analysis

  • Perform one or more types of analysis

  • Explain outreach and liaison responsibilities and be able to develop a plan to increase your activities in these areas

Who Should Attend:  

This is a fundamentals course that will appeal to anyone interested in the topic with no previous experience.

Instructors

  • Brian Quinn, Coordinator of Collection Development, Texas Tech University

  • Susanne Clement, Director of Collections, University of New Mexico Libraries

  • Jennifer Arnold, Director of Library Services, Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina

  • Janet Marnatti, Collection Management Director, Bucks County Free Library, Pennsylvania

  • Melissa DeWild, Collection Development Manager, Kent District Library, Michigan

  • Ginger Williams, Head of Acquisitions, Texas State University - San Marcos

  • Alison Armstrong, Collection Management Librarian, Radford University

Registration Fees:  $109 ALCTS Member and  $139 Non-member

For additional details, registration links, and contact information see: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fcdm/ol_templ

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to web courses, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce@ala.org.

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