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File ACRL-SPOS16-Packet

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 03:28 pm

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ALCTS

Event ALCTS webinar: Publishers' Hidden Content: How PIE-J Can Help

by Gina Solares on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 01:42 pm

ALCTS webinar: Publishers' Hidden Content: How PIE-J Can Help

Sponsored by the CRS Committee on Holdings Information

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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

ALCTS webinar: Publishers' Hidden Content: How PIE-J Can Help

Sponsored by the CRS Committee on Holdings Information

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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

Description: PIE-J: The Presentation & Identification of E-Journals is a NISO Recommended Practice that provides guidance to e-journal publishers and providers. This presentation will provide an overview of the PIE-J guidelines that relate to holdings/coverage data, with specifics in the area of how to deal with title changes and title histories so as to avoid bad coverage data that negatively affects discovery and access. The presentation will include examples and will provide methods that librarians can use to report holdings problems to publishers and providers.

Learning outcomes:

Following the webinar, attendees will be able to: 

* Provide an overview of PIE-J

* Illustrate the specific problem of the “buried” title change

* Discuss approaches to resolve the problem and present materials provided by the PIE-J Standing Committee that can be used to report problems

Who should attend?

Publishers, Content Providers, Electronic Resource Librarians/Staff, Metadata Librarians/Staff

Presenters:

Steve C. Shadle

As Serials Access Librarian, Steve’s primary responsibility at the University of Washington Libraries is to manage the library linking systems that provide access to journal full-text. In addition, he catalogs eSerials selected by the UW Libraries. Steve's background in serial standards began with his work as an ISSN Cataloger at the Library of Congress and currently includes serving on the NISO Standing Committee for Presentation and Identification of Electronic Journals (PIE-J). 

Regina Romano Reynolds 

Regina is director of the U.S. ISSN Center and head of the ISSN Section at the Library of Congress ISSN Section. She was a member of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee and co-chaired the LC group that recommended LC projects based on the Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control report. Regina has extensive experience in standards for serials, including the ISSN standard and NISO’s PIE-J, Presentation and Identification of E-Journals. 

 

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Registration Fees:  ALCTS Member $43 ; Non-member $59 ; Group rate (members/non-members) $99/$129 ; International $43   

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

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/091416

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.

*Apologies in advance for multiple postings.*

 

ALCTS webinar: Publishers' Hidden Content: How PIE-J Can Help

 

Sponsored by the CRS Committee on Holdings Information

 

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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

 

Description: PIE-J: The Presentation & Identification of E-Journals is a NISO Recommended Practice that provides guidance to e-journal publishers and providers. This presentation will provide an overview of the PIE-J guidelines that relate to holdings/coverage data, with specifics in the area of how to deal with title changes and title histories so as to avoid bad coverage data that negatively affects discovery and access. The presentation will include examples and will provide methods that librarians can use to report holdings problems to publishers and providers.

 

Learning outcomes:

 

Following the webinar, attendees will be able to:

* Provide an overview of PIE-J

* Illustrate the specific problem of the “buried” title change

* Discuss approaches to resolve the problem and present materials provided by the PIE-J Standing Committee that can be used to report problems

 

Who should attend?

Publishers, Content Providers, Electronic Resource Librarians/Staff, Metadata Librarians/Staff

 

Presenters:

Steve C. Shadle

As Serials Access Librarian, Steve’s primary responsibility at the University of Washington Libraries is to manage the library linking systems that provide access to journal full-text. In addition, he catalogs eSerials selected by the UW Libraries. Steve's background in serial standards began with his work as an ISSN Cataloger at the Library of Congress and currently includes serving on the NISO Standing Committee for Presentation and Identification of Electronic Journals (PIE-J).

 

Regina Romano Reynolds

Regina is director of the U.S. ISSN Center and head of the ISSN Section at the Library of Congress ISSN Section. She was a member of the U.S. RDA Test Coordinating Committee and co-chaired the LC group that recommended LC projects based on the Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control report. Regina has extensive experience in standards for serials, including the ISSN standard and NISO’s PIE-J, Presentation and Identification of E-Journals.

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Registration Fees:  ALCTS Member $43 ; Non-member $59 ; Group rate (members/non-members) $99/$129 ; International $43   

 

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

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/091416

 

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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Spectrum & Diversity Scholars Community

Discussion Call for Proposals- Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Tips and Techniques for Advancing within Your Mission

by Twanna Hodge on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 12:25 pm

We’re excited to invite you to submit chapter proposals for our forthcoming ACRL book, Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Tips and Techniques for Advancing within Your Mission

Proposals are due October 10th, 2016.

The Book

We’re excited to invite you to submit chapter proposals for our forthcoming ACRL book, Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Tips and Techniques for Advancing within Your Mission

Proposals are due October 10th, 2016.

The Book

As emerging technologies become easier to use, public service information professionals of all kinds are increasingly tasked with making decisions regarding which technologies to use, promote, and provide support for. These technology-mediated exchanges can play an important role in how information, and the library, is perceived and used.

 

This book will share perspectives on how to interpret and apply the ALA's Core Values of Librarianship in the context of emerging technologies as well highlight case studies of organizations and applications that exemplify relevant library values. It will be grounded in theory, but be made applicable to a variety of libraries by situating discussions within a framework for decision-making.

 

Authors will retain copyright of their work, and after one year the entire book will be made available open access.

 

Structure

The book will be organized into chapters corresponding with the values identified in the ALA's Core Values of Librarianship, but individual chapters do not need to tie directly to any particular interpretation of those values (see “Chapter Details”). Authors should consider library values in the context of emerging technology, and what the implications are for making decisions about library practice. 

The editors are interested in considering a wide variety of perspectives and forms of submissions in order to be relevant to a broad audience

 

Each section will include both:

•    Practical case studies of how to effectively use a particular technology in a library setting

•    Theoretical models for understanding and interpreting the relevant library value (or values) in context of a relevant technology

Most submissions should include at least some elements of theory and practice, but can focus on any aspect. We will also consider submissions featuring just one element (an important theoretical consideration that could impact other works, or a particularly impactful case study). 


 

Copyright

Priority will be given to producing the best possible final work that is meaningful to a wide audience rather than necessarily “original research,” so authors may reuse portions of previous works when copyright allows. If doing so, authors are expected to revise their work and provide at minimum an introduction and conclusion that fit with the theme of this volume. 

Chapter Details
For a more context and suggested topics for each chapter visit this document: https://goo.gl/slsCNV 



 

Potential Sections Include:

 

·         Confidentiality/Privacy & Intellectual Freedom

·         Access/Democracy

·         The Public Good/Social Responsibility & Education and Lifelong Learning

·         Preservation

·         Diversity

·         Service

·         Professionalism

 

Examples of topics include:

•    Libraries providing access to encryption technology

•    Libraries providing training/access to technology that enables expression

•    Libraries relationship to modern efforts to censor (e.g. NSA; Patriot Act; China’s firewall)

•    Technology that supports Open Access

•    The #ICANHAZPDF phenomenon, and technology surrounding interlibrary loan

•    Licensing/copyright agreements and library values

•    Preventing link-rot and related issues with archiving websites

•    Issues surrounding private/public communications online (e.g. preserving e-mails, Facebook posts and other semi-public digital objects stored on private servers)

•    How library interfaces impact diversity

•    How library values such as professionalism and service can be embodied in technology decisions

 

Don’t see your topic/idea here? We encourage you to contact the editors atvaluesandtechnologyacrl@gmail.com to discuss how your idea may fit within this book’s scope.

 

Proposal Guidelines and Submission Instructions
A short form with an attached Word document (.doc or .docx) is required for proposal submission. The Word document should be written in Times New Roman, 12 pt., be double-spaced, and include:

•    A working title

•    Names of all contributing authors & their respective institutions

•    Contact information for the primary author

•    Estimated final word count

•    A brief (250-500 word) description of your proposed chapter

•    Please identify any relevant library values and technologies, and if your chapter will include any explicit recommendations for decision making

Attach your chapter submission proposal to an email with the subject line: Chapter Proposal Submission_(PrimaryAuthor’sLastName)
And send to:valuesandtechnologyacrl@gmail.com

Our information

Peter Fernandez, Interim Head, LRE Liaison Programs University of Tennessee Libraries

Kelly Tilton, Information Literacy Instruction Librarian at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

 

Important Dates

Proposals are due October 10th, 2016

•       Contributors will be notified of their status (acceptance or rejection) byOctober 31, 2016

•       Deadline to submit the first draft of accepted chapters for revision: February 1, 2017

•       Submission of edited volume to publisher: May 31, 2017

ACRL Publications Agreement FAQ: http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/publicationsfaq

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ALA Committee on Diversity (COD)

Discussion Agenda for August 2016 conference call

by Miriam Nauenburg on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:02 am

Hello all,

Attached please find our agenda for the conference call tomorrow, Thursday 8/25, at 1 PM EST. I look forward to meeting with you then!

Best,
Miriam Nauenburg

EMIERT Executive Board

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by Lori Mestre on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 07:56 am

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ASCLA Program and Preconference Planners

Discussion 2017 ASCLA Program Information for planners/presenters - Sept. 2, 2016 deadline

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:58 pm

Hello Everybody,

I hope you each received my message letting you know that your program proposal for ASCLA for 2017 was approved.

Hello Everybody,

I hope you each received my message letting you know that your program proposal for ASCLA for 2017 was approved.

I have set up a group in ALA Connect to communicate with you here: http://connect.ala.org/node/153502. Those of you who are not ALA members will have to set up a free account (by clicking “Join” in the upper right corner) and let me know. I’ll add you to the group once I hear from you. I was able to add the following people already:

Amanda Wilson

Betsy Diamant-Cohen

Lydia Collins

Mary Kearns-Kaplan

Michelle Bickert

Robin Brown

Sharon Grover

Wendy Cornelisen

 IMPORTANT:If there is anyone else you want to add to the group, please send me their name and email.

All of our work will be done in Connect, so please make sure to login and turn on your e-mail notifications for this group, by logging into Connect, clicking on the arrow next to “Your Account” in the upper right corner, clicking on “Edit Your Email Notifications” and following the instructions from there. Using the group helps centralize information—both info that is shared with the team, and info that you provide to staff—so that it doesn’t get lost or misplaced in our inboxes. We’ll be posting all the announcements, deadlines, room assignments, and other information to this group

 

Our first deadline will be September 2nd. We are asking you to finalize the titles and descriptions and any confirmed speakers for your event, so that we can begin promoting the program slate this fall and also so that we can provide information to Conference Services for logistics. We’ve posted a spreadsheet of the titles and descriptions here: http://connect.ala.org/node/256671.  Please respond with a reply/comment in Connect on this post prior to September 2nd confirming the following: Final title, Confirmed description, Any confirmed (at this point) speakers for your event.

 

For your convenience, we’ve attached an FAQ sheet to help you confirm titles and descriptions. We will also be providing other information and documentation regarding deadlines, A/V, speaker waivers and other important logistics. These will be posted in the Connect group soon.

 

I hope you are enjoying these last few weeks of summer, and we’ll be in touch soon regarding this first deadline. Questions? You can post those in response to this post as well and we'll do our best to answer.

 

Thanks, everybody – let me know if you have any questions.

 

Best Wishes,

 

Susan

 

Susan Hornung

Executive Director, ASCLA/RUSA

American Library Association

50 East Huron

Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: (800) 545-2433 x4395

Direct:  (312) 280-4395

Fax: (312) 280-5273

Email: shornung@ala.org 

ALA: www.ala.org

ASCLA: www.ala.org/ascla

RUSA: www.ala.org/rusa

 

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RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee

Discussion August 2016 committee meeting

by Joseph Yue on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 01:57 pm

RUSA Awards Coordinating Committee

Planning Meeting

Aug. 25, 2016 (Thurs), 2:00 - 3:00pm CT.

 

Dial: 866-714-4933

Passcode: 76286198

 

Tentative Agenda

00:00 confirmation of agenda

00:05 vendor relations liaison's role with ACC

 

00:15 ACC project inventory and preliminary timeline

00:35 --tasks breakdown and assignment

00:45 awards reception status

00:55 any other business

 

01:00 adjournment

EMIERT Executive Board

Online Doc ALA Actions Annual 2016

by Lori Mestre on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 09:57 am
ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly

Discussion ACRL 2017 Midwinter Meeting Scheduling

by Elois Sharpe (staff) on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 08:49 am

Dear ACRL Communities of Practice Leaders,

It’s that time of year again. On Tuesday, August 23, the meeting submission process will begin for the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting, which will be held in Atlanta, GA from January 20-24, 2017. 

As you may already be aware of, ALA has a software system that ACRL staff will use to submit your Midwinter Meeting requests.  In an effort to have all sessions entered by the ALA deadline, staff will enter your meeting information for you.

Dear ACRL Communities of Practice Leaders,

It’s that time of year again. On Tuesday, August 23, the meeting submission process will begin for the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting, which will be held in Atlanta, GA from January 20-24, 2017. 

As you may already be aware of, ALA has a software system that ACRL staff will use to submit your Midwinter Meeting requests.  In an effort to have all sessions entered by the ALA deadline, staff will enter your meeting information for you.

Section chairs, interest group conveners and discussion group conveners will need to let me know if your group will be meeting at MW17 by September 9No meetings will automatically be scheduled this year, unless we receive your confirmation.

Please have your Midwinter Meeting room requests to me via email by Friday, September 9 per the following guidelines.

Step One:

  • Review your meeting schedule from the 2016 Midwinter Meeting (PDF attached).

  • Review attached meeting timeslots and no conflict times.

  • Determine if your committee(s) will meet at the same time at MW17 as it did for MW16.

Step Two:

  • If you want to keep your MW16 time and A/V for your MW17 meetings, you must confirm with me and I will schedule your meeting to replicate the MW16 schedule as best as possible.
  • If you want to meet at a new time: Email your specifics as follows to me no later than end of September 9:
    • ACRL Committee Name:
    • Meeting Date:
    • Meeting Time (Start and End):
    • Expected Attendance:
    • Room Set (Theater, Conference Hollow Square-25-40 or Banquet Rounds-Rounds of 10:
    • Specific AV Requests (i.e., Computer, Projector, Screen, ( Microphone-Must have more than 40 attendees):
  • If your unit will meet virtually for MW17, please let me know.

Questions about virtual participation at Midwinter and virtual meetings?

  • There is “limited support” for blended meetings (on-site and virtual) through the Skype kit that can be requested. If you choose to offer a blended meeting, it will be the responsibility of the meeting attendees/chair to ensure everything runs smoothly.
  • Please note that it is not mandatory to attend conference. If your committee should choose to meet virtually, please contact me if you are interested in scheduling a virtual meeting using ACRL’s Adobe Connect or WebEx software. Complete details regarding virtual meetings, including the request form, are available at online. It is recommended to conduct virtual meetings before or after Midwinter Meeting to better accommodate all schedules.

Please let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your cooperation as we work together for a successful ALA Midwinter Meeting.

Thank you!

Elois

 

Elois Sharpe

Program Coordinator

Association of College & Research Libraries

50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611

T: 312-280-5277; F: 312-280-2520

Email: esharpe@ala.org; http://www.acrl.org

 

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