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FINAL REMINDER for ALCTS 101

 

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes!

 

3rd REMINDER for ALCTS 101

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes!

ALCTS 101 is an informal overview of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division. Chat with established members about ALCTS sections (cataloging, preservation, continuing resources, etc.), interest groups, navigating Annual, publishing opportunities, professional development, and volunteer opportunities.

2nd REMINDER for ALCTS 101

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes!

ALCTS 101 is an informal overview of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division. Chat with established members about ALCTS sections (cataloging, preservation, continuing resources, etc.), interest groups, navigating Annual, publishing opportunities, professional development, and volunteer opportunities.

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes!

 

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes!

 

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Discussion ALCTS Exchange Proposal Deadline Tomorrow

by Zachary Stein on Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:59 am

The deadline for ALCTS Exchange proposals is this Friday, Dec. 9. Submit yours now: http://bit.ly/2fkNEz7 #ALCTSx17

Discussion Metadata Lightning talks at the Metadata Interest Group Meeting, ALA Midwinter 2017

by Zachary Stein on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 08:28 am

Attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, GA?  Are you interested all things metadata?  Mark your calendars and attend our lightning talk session during the Metadata Interest Group Meeting on Sunday, January 22 from 8:30-10:00 in Georgia World Congress Center, room B204.  Following the lightning talks, a business meeting of the Metadata Interest Group will be held.  

Attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, GA?  Are you interested all things metadata?  Mark your calendars and attend our lightning talk session during the Metadata Interest Group Meeting on Sunday, January 22 from 8:30-10:00 in Georgia World Congress Center, room B204.  Following the lightning talks, a business meeting of the Metadata Interest Group will be held.  

For presenters and lightning talk abstracts, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/h4fofj9

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Discussion Call for DPLAfest 2017 Session Proposals Now Open

by Zachary Stein on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 01:00 pm

DPLA is seeking session proposals for DPLAfest 2017 (https://dp.la/info/get-involved/dplafest/april-2017/), an annual conference that brings together librarians, archivists, and museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers an

DPLA is seeking session proposals for DPLAfest 2017 (https://dp.la/info/get-involved/dplafest/april-2017/), an annual conference that brings together librarians, archivists, and museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, educators, and many others to celebrate DPLA and its community of creative professionals.

Proposals should be related to digital libraries, broadly defined. This year, we are particularly interested in proposals at the intersection of digital libraries and:

  • Social justice
  • Copyright and rights management
  • Public engagement
  • Analytics, assessment, and impact
  • Metadata/data quality
  • Collaboration across types of institutions and sectors
  • Training, professional development, and technical literacy
  • Open educational resources
  • Open access content, including use and reuse
  • Technical infrastructure of interoperability including
    • International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) integration
    • ResourceSync
    • Linked Open Data
    • Repository systems
    • Aggregation technologies
    • Search and discovery

We also encourage proposals that highlight digital library work being done in and/or focusing on our host city – Chicago!

The deadline to submit a session proposal is Tuesday, January 17, 2017. For more information visit: https://dp.la/info/get-involved/dplafest/april-2017/proposals/

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Discussion Designing for Digital Call for Proposals Extended Through 12/14

by Zachary Stein on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:58 pm

Submit to the 2017 Designing for Digital Conference Call for Proposals through December 14, 2016. For a detailed list of the topics covered at D4D: http://designingfordigital.com/about/tracks/.

Submit to the 2017 Designing for Digital Conference Call for Proposals through December 14, 2016. For a detailed list of the topics covered at D4D: http://designingfordigital.com/about/tracks/.

The D4D Program Planning committee has opened the 2017 Call for Proposals and is currently seeking 4 hour workshops, 90 minute seminars, 45 minute sessions and 20 minute short talks in these recently revised tracks:

· Tools & Methods
· UX in Practice
· Service & Physical Space Design
· Trends, Emerging Issues, and the Future of UX
· Leadership & Organizational Strategies

View Details & Submit Today! http://designingfordigital.com/speaking-opportunities/

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Discussion Call for Submissions: My ALCTS Experience

by Zachary Stein on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 09:32 am

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Looking for something fun to do this winter?

The editorial team at ALCTS News is looking for volunteers to share their stories for the My ALCTS Experience column. This is a regular column that highlights the experience of one of our members. Some recent examples can be found here:

***please excuse the inevitable cross-posting***

Looking for something fun to do this winter?

The editorial team at ALCTS News is looking for volunteers to share their stories for the My ALCTS Experience column. This is a regular column that highlights the experience of one of our members. Some recent examples can be found here:

http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/columns/myalctsexp-neatrour

http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/columns/myalctsexp-wynne

http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/columns/myalctsexp-leach

Possible topics to cover include: How did you discover ALCTS? What has your experience with ALCTS been like so far? Has ALCTS helped you get a job? Has ALCTS helped you on the job? Have you made awesome networking/mentoring/peer contacts through ALCTS? Do you have any advice for other ALCTS members?

If you’re interested in being featured, would like to nominate someone else who might be interested, or have questions/comments/cool ideas, please contact Shanna Hollich at shollich@gmail.com.

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Discussion Call for Proposals – Digital Preservation Monograph Chapters

by Zachary Stein on Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 07:23 pm

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publish! with ALCTS
Call for Proposals – Digital Preservation Monograph Chapters

http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/monographs

Proposals sought for an ALCTS publication on digital preservation.
Proposal submission deadline: February 28, 2017

***Cross-posted to multiple lists; please excuse duplication.***

publish! with ALCTS
Call for Proposals – Digital Preservation Monograph Chapters

http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/monographs

Proposals sought for an ALCTS publication on digital preservation.
Proposal submission deadline: February 28, 2017

Many institutions have been creating digital files for several years and are now looking for the best ways to preserve this data. The ALCTS Monographs Editorial Board is requesting chapters for a publication discussing all aspects of digital preservation in libraries, archives, and museums. Chapters may cover current research as well as case studies that can help other institutions find things that they can start doing with digital preservation.

Potential chapters could cover, but are not limited to, the following topics:

- Literature review on digital preservation
- Digital preservation policies
- Digital preservation best practices
- Digital preservation planning
- Creating digital objects for preservation
- Implementing digital preservation services
- Starting a digital preservation program
- Tools and infrastructure
- Digital preservation workflows
- Digital preservation initiatives and/or projects
- Implementing preservation metadata
- Local/state/regional/national collaboratives

Proposals should include:

- Author name(s)
- CV from each author
- Proposed chapter title
- A summary of the proposed chapter (300-500) words

Please submit proposals by February 28, 2017 to Jeremy Myntti (Jeremy.myntti@utah.edu) and Jessalyn Zoom (jiwu@loc.gov). Authors of selected proposals will be notified by April 15, 2017. Full chapters are expected by July 31, 2017 (3,000-5,000 words). Chapters should be unique to this publication – no previously published or simultaneously submitted materials.

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Discussion Speakers of the 2017 ALCTS Midwinter Symposium

by Zachary Stein on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:56 am

Meet the speakers of the 2017 ALCTS Midwinter Symposium: http://www.ala.org/alcts/events/mw/2017/symposium #alctsmw17 #ALAMW17

Discussion Call for Proposals: ALA Annual Conference Poster Session

by Zachary Stein on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 06:23 pm

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago!

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago!

The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community.

Poster session participants place materials such as pictures, data, graphs, diagrams and narrative text on boards that are usually 4 x 8 feet. During their assigned 1½ hour time periods, participants informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees. Titles/abstracts from previous years are available on ALA Connect: (note that this site is only serving as an archive for previous Annual Conference poster sessions – for information on this year's poster session, go to the 2017 ALA poster session website).

The deadline for submitting an application is February 3, 2017. Applicants will be notified in the first half of March, after a double blind peer review process, whether their submission has been accepted for presentation at the conference. The 2017 ALA Annual Poster Sessions will be held June 24 and 25, 2017 in the exhibits hall.

Start the application process now.  You must login to the site using your ALA username and password, or you can create a username and password for the site before you submit your application.

Questions about poster session presentations and submissions may be directed to:

Blake Doherty, chair of the ALA poster session committee, bdoherty@amherst.edu

Or

Candace Benefiel, chair of the ALA poster session review panel, c-benefiel@tamu.edu

Website: https://www.conferenceabstracts.com/cfp2/login.asp?EventKey=SGGBSIDC

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Discussion Deadline Dec. 13th - NASIG 32nd Annual Conference: Call for Proposals

by Zachary Stein on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 09:55 am

NASIG 32nd Annual Conference
Racing to the Crossroads
June 8 to 11, 2017
Indianapolis, IN

Publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of electronic resources and serials are encouraged to submit proposals relating to scholarly communication, publishing, resource acquisition, management, and discovery. Proposals based on emerging trends, case studies, and descriptive and experimental research findings are encouraged. Proposals reflecting the conference theme will be especially valued.

NASIG 32nd Annual Conference
Racing to the Crossroads
June 8 to 11, 2017
Indianapolis, IN

Publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of electronic resources and serials are encouraged to submit proposals relating to scholarly communication, publishing, resource acquisition, management, and discovery. Proposals based on emerging trends, case studies, and descriptive and experimental research findings are encouraged. Proposals reflecting the conference theme will be especially valued.

As we have in recent years, the PPC specifically welcomes programs focusing on the Core Competencies that the NASIG Core Competency Task Force developed for Electronic Resources Librarians. Please refer to the Core Competencies.

Program topics inspired by the Core Competencies include:
● Electronic resource life cycle and management
● Collection analysis and development
● Standards and systems of cataloging and classification, metadata, and indexing
● Technology and providing access to electronic resources
● Licensing and legal framework
● Standards, initiatives, and best practices
● Scholarly communication
● Life cycle of print serials
● Workflow of print resources
● Effective communication with those within and without the library community
● Supervision and management of staff in electronic and print serials departments
● Personal qualities of electronic and/or print serials resources librarians
● Management of projects related to electronic and/or print resources

Please use the online form (https://proposalspace.com/calls/d/679) to submit a proposal or program or idea. This Call for Proposals will close on December 13, 2016.

Inquiries may be sent to PPC at: prog-plan@nasig.org

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ANMIG seeks to cultivate the new members of ALCTS by capitalizing on existing ALCTS initiatives and ALCTS veterans to develop pathways for inclusion of new members into the ALCTS organization and a realization of the value of their contributions to the organization.

ANMIG Officer team:

Carolina Delgado, Co-Chair, email Carolina
Katy Holder, Co-Chair, email Katy
Katy Divittorio, Co-Vice Chair, email Katy
Joseph Olivarez, Co-Vice Chair, email Joseph

Victoria Kemp, Co-Vice Chair, email Victoria 

Casey Ann Mitchell, Member-at-Large, email Casey
Zack Stein, Social Media Coordinator, email Zack
Xiping Liu, Secretary, email Xiping
Kate Hill, Student Liaison, email Kate
 
 
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