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Online Doc ALCTS PARS Response to COL FDLP TF Discussion: January 25, 2014

by Maggie Farrell on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 06:10 pm
in COL's FDLP Taskforce

Attached is the response developed by ALCTS PARS to the January 2014 discussion that the FDLP Task Force organized.

Discussion Social media articles (July-August 2014)

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 04:23 pm
in Social Media Working Group (ALA Staff)

DO see the new American Library Association Connect with Us page for a listing of ALA's social media accounts, with direct links to the Official ALA Social Media Channels for Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube

ALAonTwitter - A public list by Amer. Library Assn.
List of the Twitter accounts of the American Library Association

DO see the new American Library Association Connect with Us page for a listing of ALA's social media accounts, with direct links to the Official ALA Social Media Channels for Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube

ALAonTwitter - A public list by Amer. Library Assn.
List of the Twitter accounts of the American Library Association

ALA Facebook Pages List
List of the Facebook Pages of the American Library Association

What's New on ALA's Blogs | Netvibes
Instant display of the RSS feeds from ALA Blogs

Social media news articles continue to be collected via Scoop.it:

Social Media Articles - Social Media Working Group:
http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg

The articles are tagged per social media tool, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, etc. The newest articles always appear first.

Also remember these categories, introduced earlier this year, plus a few new ones --

Analytics & Metrics:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=AnalyticsMetrics

Anecdotes & News:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=AnecdotesNews

Crisis or Criticism Response:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=CrisisORCriticismResponse

Customers & Members:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=CustomersMembers

Demographics:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=Demographics

Guidelines & Tips:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=GuidelinesTips

Organization Policies:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=OrganizationPolicies

Security & Privacy:  http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=SecurityPrivacy

Strategy: http://www.scoop.it/t/smwg/?tag=Strategy

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Online Doc SCBFC Minutes, Annual LV, 2014

by Mary Beth Dunhouse on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 04:16 pm
in ALSC Special Collections and Bechtel Fellowship

Minutes
ALSC Special Collections & Bechtel Fellowship Committee
ALA Annual, LVCC N110, 112
Las Vegas, NV
June 29, 2014

Members present: Connie Champlin, Alpha DeLap, Mary Beth Dunhouse, Jennifer Estepp, Elisa Gall, Jeanne Lamb, Krissy Wick, Kay Weisman (Priority Consultant), Christine Jenkins (past member)

Guests: Ernie Cox, Tess Prendergast, Sharon Verbeten

Committee Chair Jeanne Lamb distributed copies of the agenda and Committee members introduced themselves at the start of the meeting.

Minutes
ALSC Special Collections & Bechtel Fellowship Committee
ALA Annual, LVCC N110, 112
Las Vegas, NV
June 29, 2014

Members present: Connie Champlin, Alpha DeLap, Mary Beth Dunhouse, Jennifer Estepp, Elisa Gall, Jeanne Lamb, Krissy Wick, Kay Weisman (Priority Consultant), Christine Jenkins (past member)

Guests: Ernie Cox, Tess Prendergast, Sharon Verbeten

Committee Chair Jeanne Lamb distributed copies of the agenda and Committee members introduced themselves at the start of the meeting.

Bechtel Fellowship
The discussion focused on revising the Bechtel Fellowship Application document. When we had our conference call last November to discuss the applications we decided it would help to have a checklist to evaluate how the applications met the Fellowship criteria. We also wanted to consider how the proposed topics connect to ALSC core values. Jeanne and Mary Beth will jointly prepare the revised Application document before sending it to Committee members.

Members volunteered to send the Fellowship announcement to various listservs they are on.
The Committee will need to send this out soon to maximize publicity about the Fellowship prior to the October 1 deadline.

Past Board member Ernie Cox had spoken to a group of new ALSC members and had several questions that had come out of this meeting. Questions centered around providing justification to a director in applying for a Fellowship. One point mentioned was the great value the Fellowship is to ALSC members. Another question was how to gain experience to prepare for the Fellowship. Attending programs on historic children's collections, joining listservs on special collections and exploring ACRL/RBMS programs and listservs which focus on special collections were brought forward by Committee members in response to this question.

Program Proposal for ALA Annual San Francisco 2015
A program proposal was submitted by Jeanne Lamb for the June 6, 2014 deadline. The Committee will be notified by July 18, 2014 if the program was approved or not. The title is "Down the Rabbit Hole! Discovering and Using Special Collection Resources in the K-12 Classroom."

Status of Committee special collections directory "Special Collections in Children's Literature: an International Directory" (ALA, 1995)
The Committee is supporting the conversion and updating of this print directory to an online database at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign. Past Committee member and GSLIS Associate Professor Christine Jenkins said she spoke to National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) representatives in the ALA exhibits area. In order to submit a planning grant stakeholders will need to be brought together to define the scope of the database, search structure and value of the database to the intended audience.

Mary Beth mentioned finding a WorldCat record (OCLC number: 47010006) for the directory indicating that it is available as an electronic resource through EbscoHost. As the print edition is still under copyright it is unknown how the Directory is available as an ebook. Ernie Cox indicated he would follow up on this matter. Mary Beth also reported that another project to digitize the Directory was described by Carolyn Brodie, Kent State University, two years ago at the IBBY Congress 2012 in London.

ALSC Committee Work Plan Template
Kay Weisman described the Template and emphasized the following points: Don't let your current committee activities be driven by what you've always done before. Stay in touch with ALSC's core values. What other committees or organizations would it be good to work with?What can be shared with the rest of the ALSC membership, the ALSC listserv and ALA Connect? Could your program be combined with the program of another committee?

Visit by Tess Prendergast, Chair, CAL Advisory Board and CAL Editor Sharon Verbeten
Tess distributed the bookmark "Think, Write, Send" to remind ALSC members and committees to submit articles and photos to CAL.

Submitted by,
Mary Beth Dunhouse, Chair (incoming)
Special Collections and Bechtel Fellowship Committee

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File RSStalk

by Anne Larrivee on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 02:19 pm
in RUSA RSS Discovery Services Committee (Reference Services Section)

PPTX File, 2.45 MB

Discussion 2013-2014 Committee Chair Final Reports Needed

by Kirby McCurtis on Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 02:14 pm
in New Members Round Table (NMRT) Board and Committee Chairs

In order to submit your progress report, please add a comment at the bottom of this post rather than creating a separate post or document for your report.  This way, it will be easy for the Secretary to find the report and make sure it is linked with the list below:

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Online Doc Catalog Use Bibliography

by Colleen Seale on Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 01:38 pm
in RUSA RSS Discovery Services Committee (Reference Services Section)

Bibliography

Articles:

Asher, A., Duke, L., & Wilson, S. (2013). Paths of Discovery: Comparing the Search Effectiveness of EBSCO Discovery Service, Summon, Google Scholar, and Conventional Library Resources. College & Research Libraries, 74(5), 464-488.

Bibliography

Articles:

Asher, A., Duke, L., & Wilson, S. (2013). Paths of Discovery: Comparing the Search Effectiveness of EBSCO Discovery Service, Summon, Google Scholar, and Conventional Library Resources. College & Research Libraries, 74(5), 464-488.

Bauer, K., Friscia, M., & Matheson, S. (2012). From the Catalog to the Book on the Shelf: Building a Mapping Application for Vufind. Code4lib Journal, (17), 1-8. - See more at: http://connect.ala.org/node/202483#sthash.Oazao61t.dpuf

Chang, H. & Iyer, H. (2012). Trends in Twitter Hashtag Applications: Design Features for Value-Added Dimensions to Future Library Catalogues. Library Trends 61(1), 248-258.

Cmor, D. & Litwin, R. (2014). Should We Retire the Catalog? Reference & User Services Quarterly, 53(3), 213-216.

Cmor, D. & Li, X. (2012). Beyond Boolean, Towards Thinking: Discovery Systems and Information Literacy. Library Management, 33(8/9), 450-457.

Coyle, K. (2010). Cataloging Horizons. American Libraries, 41(3), 26.

DeZelar-Tiedman, C. (2011). Exploring User-Contributed Metadata's Potential to Enhance Access to Literary Works. Library Resources & Technical Services, 55(4), 221-233.

Ellero, N. (2013). Integration or Disintegration: Where is Discovery Headed? Journal of Library Metadata, 13(4), 311-329.

Ellero, N. (2013). An Unexpected Discovery: One Library's Experience With Web-Scale Discovery Service (WSDS) Evaluation and Assessment. Journal of Library Administration, 53(5-6), 323-343.

Fu, L., & Thomes, C. (2014). Implementing Discipline-specific Searches in EBSCO Discovery Service. New Library World, 115(3/4), 4-4.

Fyn, A. & LuxRobert, J. (2013). Reflections on Teaching and Tweaking a Discovery Layer. Reference Services Review, 41(1), 113-124.

Harpel-Burke, P. (2012). Catalog Maintenance in the Discovery System: Opinions of Early Adopters. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 19(2-4), 246-263.

Hofmann, M. A., & Yang, S. Q. (2012). “Discovering” What's Changed: a Revisit of the OPACs of 260 Academic Libraries. Library Hi Tech, 30(2), 253-274.

Hoy, M. B. (2012). An Introduction to Web Scale Discovery Systems. Medical Reference Services Quarterly31(3), 323-329. doi:10.1080/02763869.2012.698186 - See more at: http://connect.ala.org/node/202483#sthash.mdnmYJk6.dpuf

Julien, C. & Guastavino, C. & Bouthillier, F. (2012). Capitalizing on Information Organization and Information Visualization for a New-Generation Catalogue. Library Trends 61(1), 149-161.

Leebaw, D., Conlan, B., Gonnerman, K., Johnston, S., & Sinkler-Miller, C. (2013). Improving Library Resource Discovery: Exploring the Possibilities of VuFind and Web-scale Discovery. Journal of Web Librarianship, 7(2), 154-189.

Lown, C. & Sierra, T. & Boyer, T. (2013). How Users Search the Library from a Single Search Box. College & Research Libraries, 74(3), 227-241.

Lynema, E. & Lown, C. & Woodbury, D. (2012). Virtual Browse: Designing User-Oriented Services for Discovery of Related Resources. Library Trends 61(1), 218-233.

Meredith, W. (2013). Web-Scale Search and Virtual Reference Service: How Summon is Impacting Reference Question Complexity and Reference Service Delivery. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 18 (1), 1-13.

Miksa, F. (2012). The Legacy of the Library Catalogue for the Present. Library Trends 61(1), 7-34.

Morgan, E. L. (2012). Use and Understand: the Inclusion of Services Against Texts in Library Catalogs and “Discovery Systems”. Library Hi Tech, 30(1), 35-59.

Pirmann, C. (2012). Tags in the Catalogue: Insights From a Usability Study of LibraryThing for Libraries. Library Trends 61(1), 234-247.

Rose-Wiles, L. & Hofmann, M. (2013). Still Desperately Seeking Citations: Undergraduate Research in the Age of Web-Scale Discovery. Journal of Library Administration, 53 (2/3), 147-166.

Spiteri, L. (2012). Social Discovery Systems in Public Libraries: If We Build Them, Will They Come? Library Trends, 61(1), 132-147.

Tarulli, L. & Spiteri, L. F. (2012). Library Catalogues of the Future: A Social Space and Collaborative Tool? Library Trends 61(1), 107-131.

Thompson, J. L., Obrig, K. S., & Abate, L. E. (2013). Web-Scale Discovery in an Academic Health Sciences Library: Development and Implementation of the EBSCO Discovery Service. Medical Reference Services Quarterly32(1), 26-41. doi:10.1080/02763869.2013.749111 - See more at: http://connect.ala.org/node/202483#sthash.qLqGbfw2.dpuf

Thomsett-Scott, B., & Reese, P. E. (2012). Academic Libraries and Discovery Tools: A Survey of the Literature. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 19(2-4), 123-143

Trott, B., & Tarulli, L. (2011). Readers' Services and the Library Catalog: Coming of Age Fiction? Or Non-Fiction?. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 51(2), 115-118.

Wang, Y. & Dawes, T. (2012). The Next Generation Integrated Library System: A Promise Fulfilled. Information Technology & Libraries, 31(3), 76-84.

Blogs and Podcasts:

Askey, Dale. Giving Up on Discovery. Taiga Forum: http://taiga-forum.org/giving-up-on-discovery/. Accessed Ocober 31, 2013.

Parry, M. As Researchers Turn to Google, Libraries Navigate the Messy World of Discovery Tools. The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://chronicle.com/article/As-Researchers-Turn-to-Google/146081/. Accessed April 21, 2014.

Weinheimer, James. First Thus: Catalog Matters Podcast no. 18: Problems with Library Catalog: http://blog.jweinheimer.net/2013/02/catalog-matters-podcast-no-18-proble...

Weinheimer, James. First Thus: Cataloging Matters no. 19: Library Catalogs and Information Architecture: http://blog.jweinheimer.net/2013/04/cataloging-matters-no-19-library.html

Books:

Chambers, S. (2013). Catalogue 2.0: The future of the library catalogue. Chicago: Neal-Schuman.

Tarulli, L. (2012). The library catalogue as social space: Promoting patron driven collections, online communities, and enhanced reference and readers' services. Santa Barbara, California: Libraries Unlimited.

Reports:

Open Discovery Initiative Working Group. (2014) "Open Discovery Iniative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery." NISO-RP-19-2014. http://www.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/13388/rp-19-2014_ODI.pdf

Catalog Examples:

QR Codes: http://infokat.uky.edu/QRinfo.html

For  discussion/consideration:

Catalog by design: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/02/opinion/aaron-schmidt/catalog-by-de...

OPAC Manifesto: http://www.librarian.net/opac/

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