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ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group

Event E-Resource Preservation Strategies (CMERIG Session @ ALA Annual 2017)

by Sunshine Carter on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 01:20 pm

The ALCTS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (CMERIG) is pleased to announce its program for ALA Annual in Chicago. The program’s theme is “E-resource Preservation Strategies”  and will feature three speakers.

TimeSunday, June 25, 3:00-4:00 PM

LocationMcCormick Place, Room W178a

Program: 

The ALCTS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (CMERIG) is pleased to announce its program for ALA Annual in Chicago. The program’s theme is “E-resource Preservation Strategies”  and will feature three speakers.

TimeSunday, June 25, 3:00-4:00 PM

LocationMcCormick Place, Room W178a

Program: 

The Band-Aid Approach: Providing Access to Locally Hosted Perpetual Access

Sunshine Carter, Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Minnesota Libraries

Figuring out how to handle post-cancellation access can be a daunting task.  Hear about an informal approach being tested at the University of Minnesota Libraries to provide both discovery and access for acquired data sets, PDF documents and post-cancellation access.

Internet Archive: Ideas for Proactive and Patron-Friendly Use

Susan J Wishnetsky, Assistant Collections Librarian, Northwestern University

When open access titles, small society newsletters, or government agency publications disappear from their web sites, we know that Internet Archive is likely to have saved a backup, often with all the content still available and intact.  Instead of suppressing our catalog records and directing patrons to the Wayback Machine to perform another search, why not use Internet Archive’s links to make the process seamless for our patrons?  And with Internet Archive’s “Save Page Now” feature, we can also make sure that vulnerable content is captured before it’s too late, helping to ensure its preservation for the future.

Workarounds for Post-Cancellation Access Rights and Records in Electronic Resource Management Tools

Christina Geuther, Electronic Resources Librarian & Assistant Professor, Kansas State University

Electronic resource management tools were not built for cancellations, but adding to collections.  In an environment of cuts and cancellations, metadata and acquisitions departments at Kansas State University put their heads together to activate perpetual access for electronic collections, provide for their record discovery when it was no longer hosted, and document the status within the Ex Libris Alma system.  In a few cases, the consortial agents of license agreements were by this time defunct.  The librarians tracked down paper trails from a ten year period, at a time when licenses were just starting to include post-cancellation rights language.

See you in Chicago! 

Sunshine Carter (Chair) & Michael Fernandez (Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect)

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ALCTS Publisher / Vendor Library Relations (PVLR) Interest Group

Online Doc ALCTS Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations (PVLR) Interest Group seeks new Co-Chair

by Lee Sochay on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:26 pm

The ALCTS Publisher-Vendor-Library Relations IG (PVLR) is looking for one (1) new co-chair for 2017-2019 to serve alongside two new co-chairs, Elizabeth Wallace from the University of Alberta Libraries and Carolyn Morris from Baker & Taylor. Terms begin after the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and co-chairs are expected to attend both ALA Annual and Midwinter conferences. The PVLR is a long-standing interest group with roots in fostering communication and discussing issues of mutual interest.

Charge: PVLR will create formal and informal settings for the discussion of issues and trends of interest to publishers, vendors, librarians, and others concerned with the business aspects of library collections and technical services, and will highlight best practices among our constituent groups.

With work divided among three (3) Co-Chairs, the demands on time are quite manageable and the discussions are worthwhile to all constituent groups.

Co-Chairs need to be or become an ALCTS member and have an active interest in developing programs and discussions to benefit the relations of publishers, vendors, and libraries.

Please respond with your interest to:

Suzanne Kemperman (Co-Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

(kempers@oclc.org)

Lee Sochay (Co-Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

sochayle@msu.edu

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ALCTS Publisher / Vendor Library Relations (PVLR) Interest Group

Online Doc ALCTS Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations (PVLR) Interest Group at ALA Annual 2017

by Lee Sochay on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:13 pm

The ALCTS Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations (PVLR) Interest Group invites you for a discussion on Streaming Videos - Opportunities and Challenges in Libraries.

About the topic:

The ALCTS Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations (PVLR) Interest Group invites you for a discussion on Streaming Videos - Opportunities and Challenges in Libraries.

About the topic:

Today, people increasingly demand access to content where and when they want it. Streaming video and video-on-demand has become a very popular format for entertainment and informational purposes. There are many new vendors in this growing market place. Libraries are experiencing an increasing number of requests for these types of resources. At the same time, there are many challenges that make acquiring these resources unmanageable, restrictive or impossible for libraries. Among these challenges are the understanding and management of different business models such as PDA, DDA, or subscription-based services and the fact that licensing requirements may be either non-existent or not friendly to library services. In addition, purchasing requirements from a diverse pool of vendors cause inefficiency in acquisitions workflows. There are varying quality of metadata in MARC records for video materials and hurdles in the management of authentication and the accessibility, including compliance with usability and accessibility standards for users with physical disabilities.  

 This session will bring librarians and industry professionals together for a discussion of ideas and suggestions for best practices and to improve standardization, compliance and efficiency within the marketplace so the needs of library users can be met. 

Presenters:

Tom Humphrey, COO, Kanopy

Kanopy is a video streaming platform for colleges and public libraries. Kanopy’s collection includes over 30,000 documentaries, indie films, foreign language cinema, and learning titles. Tom has a passion for film and believes firmly in its role in its power to engage, educate, and impact. Tom holds Law and Business degrees from the University of New South Wales and a MBA from Harvard University.

Peter Ciuffetti, VP of Product Development, Alexander Street Press

Pete has been a technologist in the industry for over 30 years working for companies that produce library information products.  He's held senior technical positions at SilverPlatter, KnowledgeCite, HW Wilson and Credo Reference.  Pete gets inspired working with librarians, many of who are early adopters, passionately service oriented and can accomplish amazing things with limited resources.

Amanda Maple, Music Librarian and Acting Head Arts and Humanities Library, Penn State University Libraries

As music librarian at the Penn State University Libraries, Amanda Maple provides leadership for music and video collections and services. She earned a Master of Science degree from the School of Library Service at Columbia University in New York, and a Master of Music degree from Florida State University. Before joining the Penn State University Libraries in 1994, Amanda held library positions at St. Olaf College and at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Matthew J. Wayman, Head Librarian, Ciletti Memorial Library, Penn State Schuylkill

Matthew has been serving for the past year as Acting Acquisitions Librarian for Penn State University, in addition to his regular duties. He earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Library Service degrees from Rutgers University, as well as a Master of Arts in History from Temple University. He joined Penn State University as a reference librarian at Penn State Abington in 2000, and has worked at Penn State Schuylkill since 2008.

About the event:

Time: Monday, June26, 8:30am-10:00am

Location: McCormick Place West, Room W175c

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ACRL LES Membership Committee (Literatures in English Section)

Event LES General Membership Forum - changing roles of liaison librarians

by Meg Meiman on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:09 pm

Has your role as a liaison librarian changed over time? Have your job
expectations and duties as liaison librarian recently shifted a bit--or
dramatically?

If your answer is yes, please join us! The LES
General Membership Forum will be on Saturday, June 24 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm in
Palmer House, La Salle 2. Then join us for the LES Social afterward.

Has your role as a liaison librarian changed over time? Have your job
expectations and duties as liaison librarian recently shifted a bit--or
dramatically?

If your answer is yes, please join us! The LES
General Membership Forum will be on Saturday, June 24 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm in
Palmer House, La Salle 2. Then join us for the LES Social afterward.

For more details, click on this insanely long Google doc link:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gyjFm6rG9tcDIC0l1JQGWGCO9h8B7sgahupd21IhLOI/edit?usp=sharing

Hope to see you there! And if you're interested in helping to kick off the
discussion, email me at meg.meiman@gmail.com.

Cheers,
Meg Meiman
Head of Teaching & Learning
Indiana University, Bloomington

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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Discussion Final Reminder: GODORT 101 & Happy Hour

by Rachel Dobkin on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:59 am

Full Schedule: http://wikis.ala.org/godort/images/4/42/Conference_Schedule_annual_2017.pdf

 

especially:

GODORT 101-- everyone should come! Friday, June 23 3-4 Palmer

 

GODORT Happy Hour: Friday June 23 4:30-6:30 Miller's Pub

LITA Board of Directors

Discussion 2017 Annual Board Liaison Reports

by Jenny Levine (staff) on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 10:35 pm

Board liaisons, please list three or more items highlighting the great work your groups have been doing since Annual.

50th Anniversary Task Force: Thomas Dowling and Aimee Fifarek

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Appointments Committee: Andromeda Yelton

Assessment and Research Committee: Christopher Lawton

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Committee and Interest Group Chair Coordinators: Bohyun Kim

Communications and Marketing Committee: Jenny Emanuel Taylor

Board liaisons, please list three or more items highlighting the great work your groups have been doing since Annual.

50th Anniversary Task Force: Thomas Dowling and Aimee Fifarek

  •  

Appointments Committee: Andromeda Yelton

Assessment and Research Committee: Christopher Lawton

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Committee and Interest Group Chair Coordinators: Bohyun Kim

Communications and Marketing Committee: Jenny Emanuel Taylor

Diversity & Inclusion: Evviva Weinraub

Education Committee: Ken Varnum

Forum 2017 Planning Committee: Aimee Fifarek

Membership Development Committee: Susan Sharpless Smith

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Metadata Standards Committee: Ranti Junus

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Program Planning Committee: Ranti Junus

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Publications Committee and ITAL Editorial Board: Thomas Dowling

Top Technology Trends Committee: Ranti Junus

Web Coordinating Committee: Jenny Emanuel Taylor

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ALA Planning and Budget Assembly

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by Keith Brown (staff) on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:52 am

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ALA Planning and Budget Assembly

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ALA Planning and Budget Assembly

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ALA Planning and Budget Assembly

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