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Call For Proposals: Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group, ALA Annual 2017by Allison Yanos on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 03:31 pm
The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its session during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm.
Now that the “Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians” has been officially adopted by ALCTS, we are excited to know how cataloging and metadata practitioners, educators, and managers plan to use the document. We welcome proposals for presentations that explore ideas and preparation for putting those plans into action.
Presenters will be allotted approximately 15-20 minutes, with a short time for questions after the presentations.
Please submit a presentation proposal to Susan Rathbun-Grubb (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Allison Yanos (Allison_Yanos@baylor.edu), Co-Chairs of the Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group by May 15th. Your proposal should include: 1) Proposed presentation title; 2) abstract (up to 150 words); and 3) name and position of presenter(s).
Thank you, and we look forward to reading your proposals.
ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group
Susan Rathbun-Grubb and Allison Yanos, Co-Chairs
Maurine McCourry and Elizabeth Shoemaker, Vice Co-Chairs
Thanks for your continued interest in FRBR.
We will be posting agenda items and meeting details shortly.
In the interim, Kathy Glennan has informed us that the FRBR Review Group has submitted the LRM for approval to IFLA and will post the Transition Mapping and IFLA LRM documents soon on the FRBR Review Group's web pages at https://www.ifla.org/frbr-rg
Feel free to contact us with questions, etc.
Mr. Thomas A. Adamich (Co-Chair, February 15, 2017, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Kalan Knudson Davis (Co-Chair, February 15, 2017, to June 30, 2017)
Prof. Michele Seikel (Vice-Chair, February 15, 2017, to June 30, 2017)
Tom Adamich, MLS
Visiting Librarian Service
224 Chauncey Ave. N.W.
P.O. Box 932
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Call for Proposals: ALA Annual ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Groupby Sunshine Carter on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 09:53 am
The ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (CMERIG) is seeking presentation proposals for our meeting to be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 pm during the ALA Annual 2017 conference in Chicago.
We are looking for presentations that discuss ways in which libraries are preserving acquired e-resource content. This issue impacts a wide breadth of library services, including collection management, access, data services, and preservation. Example topics include:
- Tracking post-cancellation access rights
- Decision making related to post-cancellation access rights
- Preserving electronic content
- Purchasing and managing files (e.g. PDF, datasets, sound recordings)
- PORTICO, LOCKKS, or CLOCKKS use by libraries
- Locally created or hosted solutions for long-term preservation and/or access to e-content
- Providing access to preserved e-content
- Licensing workflows/best practices for ensuring long term access rights
The meeting is scheduled to last one hour with time for several presentations and a bit of administrative business. We request that the following information be included in each proposal:
- Name, job title, contact information and affiliation of presenter(s)
- Title of presentation
- Abstract (100 words)
- Estimated length of presentation
Please send your proposal to Sunshine Carter at email@example.com by Monday, May 15, 2017. Presenters will be notified of selected presentations by Friday, May 19, 2017.
Sunshine Carter (Chair)
Michael Fernandez (Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect)
Here are the notes from our 4/13 conference call. Please contact me with any updates or edits. Note the inclusion of potential "umbrella" recommendations categories and subcategories, also listed below.
Action items highlighted:
- LAST CHANCE to send Melissa names and emails of guest testers by TODAY, 4/14 (2 invitees per person)
- Take survey when it is released
- Notify Melissa and Mike about any clarifications needed for questions, verbiage, or demographics
- Check for and report any technical glitches encountered
- Task force members and guests should provide feedback by Friday, 4/21
- Mary will send out completed Guidelines document to CATF members by Monday, 5/1
- Task force members should review current Best Practices for Presenters page and send suggestions for improvements and potential content to Lily by Monday, 5/1
Draft Recommendations Categories and Subcategories
Category 1: BEFORE (Pre-conference virtual and in-person meeting planning)
- Site Visits (1-2 years prior to conference; contract finalizing)
- Accommodations and Housing
- Conference Center Spaces (room setups overview, conference center spaces, room placement)
- Communication with Site Personnel (facilities and fixed spaces, help services, hotline awareness)
- Web Accessibility (registration, OnPeak, scheduler, conference app, online environment)
- Audiovisual Preparations (procedures for room setups, captioning, accessibility of virtual meeting software)
- Exhibits (hall setup, rest areas, vendor awareness and planning, wayfinding & signage, carpeting)
- Social Events and Off-Site Locations (individual division and group planning; reservations of accessible off-site spaces)
- Presenter Preparations (presentation best practices for accepted proposals; meeting & program planning checklist)
Category 2: DURING (Coordinating accommodations and addressing concerns on-site)
- On-Site Accessibility Services Management (availability and coordination of scooters, interpreters)
- Reporting Newly Arising Issues (addressing, troubleshooting, and tracking processes in real time)
- Setup and Maintenance for Programs and Exhibits (process for either participants or leaders/vendors reporting and handling issues with a specific event or space, including audiovisuals)
- Transportation (addressing transit needs and concerns)
- Awareness and Publicity of Reporting Issues (signage; program, site, & app links to hotlines; info booths knowledge)
Category 3: AFTER (Assessment and evaluation)
- Assessment (general needs, purpose, & sustainability)
- Surveying Methods (regular follow-up surveys; focus groups; data collection)
- Issue Tracking Database (creation, organization, & responsibility; review; maintenance & distribution of relevant info)
- Site and Systems Review (accessibility explicitly covered in site-specific decisions meetings immediately after conference; negotiating terms for reusing location)
- Improvements to Future Conferences (implementing changes following review; immediate incorporation of feedback into planning for upcoming conferences)
- Communication (providing updates, tips, and relevant info to members, leadership, vendors, & other ALA bodies)
Public Library Association
Board of Directors Meeting
12:30pm-5:00pm, Sunday, April 30, 2017
ALA Washington Office (1615 New Hampshire Ave NW, 1st Floor, Washington D.C.)
PLA Board of Directors and NLLD 2017 Schedule:
Sunday, April 30, 2017
• Lunch served at 12:00 noon
• PLA Board meeting 12:30pm to 5:00pm
• Board dinner at 6:30pm at Bistro Bis, Kimpton George Hotel, 15 E St NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202/661-2700
Monday, May 1, 2017
• National Library Legislative Day, 8:00am to 4:20pm, Liaison Hotel, 415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, 5:00pm reception at 902 Hart Senate Office Building
• Appointments TBD arranged by Scott and Larra
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
• Meetings with legislators/Congressional offices schedule
• Appointments TBD arranged by Scott and Larra
CURATOR, WINE LIBRARY,HEALDSBURG REGIONAL LIBRARY FULL-TIME
The Sonoma County Library is seeking a customer service driven professional with excellent communication skills and a wine background for its Curator, Sonoma County Wine Library position located in Healdsburg,, CA. The successful leader will bring innovation, a commitment to preserve the region’s wine history and culture, and a problem-solving spirit to the position. The Sonoma County Wine Library is in the heart of the Northern California Wine Country, with plentiful recreational and cultural attractions nearby, ranging from the seashore to the redwoods to bustling San Francisco.
As a special library within a public library setting, the Sonoma County Wine Library serves wine industry professionals, tourists and enthusiasts with aplomb. With collections and services in business and technical resources, rare books portraying the global history of wine, oral histories and archival information detailing the history of wine in the North Coast region, as well as a comprehensive trove of resources spanning every related subject from growing grapes to pairing wine with anything you might think of, the Wine Library is an indispensable resource for historians, wine country tourists, aspiring home winemakers, viticulturists, picking crews, hospitality professionals, and corporate business partners alike.
TO APPLY: A formal application is required. Applications can be obtained from the Library jobs page: http://sonomalibrary.org/sites/default/files/application.pdf. Please send your completed application materials by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (707) 527-5076, or mail to 211 E Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. All information must be received by the final filing deadline. Postmarks will not be accepted, nor will unsigned material. Resumes may be included but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Applicants should include at least the name and contact information for at least one professional and one personal reference.
Sonoma County Library
211 E Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404