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ALCTS Organization and Bylaws Committee (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services)

Online Doc Review Schedule for ALCTS Sections, Division-level Committees & Interest Group

by Sunshine Carter on Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 02:30 pm

The following is the schedule for 5-year review of ALCTS Sections, and Division-level Committees and Interest Groups. O&B will contact individual sections, committees, and IGs to supply necessary information for their review. Please send any questions to the current O&B Chair listed on the following webpage (http://www.ala.org/alcts/mgrps/cmtes/ats-by)

The following is the schedule for 5-year review of ALCTS Sections, and Division-level Committees and Interest Groups. O&B will contact individual sections, committees, and IGs to supply necessary information for their review. Please send any questions to the current O&B Chair listed on the following webpage (http://www.ala.org/alcts/mgrps/cmtes/ats-by)

Committee To be reviewed in 
Advocacy and Policy 2021/22
Affiliate Relations 2018/19
Budget and Finance 2019/20
Continuing Education  2018/19
Fundraising 2020/21
International Relations 2020/21
Leadership Development 2019/20
Metadata Standards Committee 2021/22
Membership  2021/22
Planning 2017/18
Program 2017/18
Publications 2018/19
Standards 2017/18
   
Interest Group To be reviewed in 
Creative Ideas in Technical Services 2021/22
Electronic Resources 2019/20
Electronic Resources Management 2021/22
FRBR 2020/21
Linked Library Data 2020/21
MARC Formats Transition 2017/18
Metadata 2018/19
New Member Interest Group 2019/20
Public Libraries Technical Services 2021/22
Publisher/Vendor Library Relations 2018/19
Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services 2017/18
Scholarly Communications 2020/21
Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries 2018/19
Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries 2017/18
Technical Services Workflow Efficiency 2017/18
   
Section To be reviewed in 
Acquisitions 2018/19
Cataloging and Metadata Management  2017/18
Collection Management  2021/22
Continuing Resources 2019/20
Preservation & Reformatting  2020/21
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GODORT (Government Documents Round Table)

Event IDTF Virtual meting

by Catherine McGoveran on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 04:34 pm

IDTF Virtual Meeting 

Date: Tuesday, February 6th

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST 

Agenda: Updates from United Nations Publications, the World Bank, and more, followed by Q&A session with presenters. Formal agenda to follow, including full list of presentations. 

IDTF Virtual Meeting 

Date: Tuesday, February 6th

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST 

Agenda: Updates from United Nations Publications, the World Bank, and more, followed by Q&A session with presenters. Formal agenda to follow, including full list of presentations. 

Please contact Catherine McGoveran, the IDTF Coordinator, at catherine.mcgoveran@uottawa.ca if you have items you would like to add to the agenda. 

The meeting will be held via Adobe Connect (VOIP and telephone). Participation link and dial-in number forthcoming. 

Please watch this page for further updates. Thank you!

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ACRL LES (Literatures in English Section)

Event ACRL LES Literatures in English Reference Discussion Group

by Alex Watson on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 04:13 pm

A virtual discussion group for the ACRL LES Literatures in English section.

ACRL RBMS Workshops Committee

Event ACRL/RBMS Workshops Committee Midwinter Meeting

by Christina Kasman on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 03:38 pm

The Workshops Committee will hold a virtual meeting preceding ALA Midwinter on iday, January 26 at noon EST. We will not be meeting in person at Midwinter.

 

The Workshops Committee will hold a virtual meeting preceding ALA Midwinter on iday, January 26 at noon EST. We will not be meeting in person at Midwinter.

 

If anyone not on the committee would like to join us, just send an email letting us know; all are invited.

 

The draft agenda is posted in full below.

 

Best wishes,

 

Elizabeth Wilkinson and Christina Kasman, co-chairs

 

RBMS Workshops Committee

 Pre-Midwinter 2018 Virtual Meeting

 

1.      Welcome

2.       Selection of recorder

3.       Review and approval of minutes from Annual, June 24, 2017 (can be found on RBMS website here: http://connect.ala.org/files/workshopsminutes17annual.pdf)

4.       Midwinter Workshop Update

a.       Liaisons: Whitney Buccicone, Jessica Crouch

5.       Responsibilities of Liaison and On-Site Coordinator

6.       Workshops: 2018 Conference

a.       Scheduled workshops:

                                                         i.            Full Day:

1.       Born Digital Boot Camp

a.       Lara Friedman-Shedlov and Daniel Johnson, organizers

2.      RDF: data modeling, linked data & the Rare Materials Ontology Extension

a.       Jason Kovari, organizer

                                                       ii.            Half Day:

1.       17th Century Handwriting Toolkit      

a.       Ashley Cataldo

1.      Logic Models: a tool for strategic planning

a.       Erin Passehl-Stoddart, organize

b.       Liaisons selection

2.       Workshops Selection Rubric Review

3.       Workshops for 2019 Conference

4.       New business and action items

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ACRL Board of Directors

File ACRL-MW18-Board-Packet

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 03:02 pm

PDF File, 9.05 MB

ALCTS / LITA Metadata Standards Committee

Online Doc MSC ALA Midwinter 2018 Meeting agenda

by Erik Mitchell on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 02:38 pm
  • Date and time:  2/11/2018:  1:00 - 2:30 in Sheraton Tower Court A; Hollow Square room

  • Review progress on outreach and profiles

    • Data collection process: pearls and pits

    • Brainstorm on how to obtain more/better responses; additional groups to reach out to

    • Share summaries

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ACRL International Perspectives on Academic and Research Libraries Discussion Group

Discussion Webinar: Global Academic Library Partnerships, and Academic Library Experiences in American University of Afghanistan

by Raymond Pun on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:48 am

Title: Global Academic Library Partnerships, and Academic Library Experiences in American University of Afghanistan
 
Date: 1/31, Wednesday at 9 am PST, 11 am CST, 12 pm EST 
 
Link to attend: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r2cxn0oks6u4/ 

Title: Global Academic Library Partnerships, and Academic Library Experiences in American University of Afghanistan
 
Date: 1/31, Wednesday at 9 am PST, 11 am CST, 12 pm EST 
 
Link to attend: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r2cxn0oks6u4/ 
(no RSVP needed) 
 
Summary: Interested in learning more about sister library partnerships, global academic library services, and experiences in American University of Afghanistan? Our two speakers will talk respectively on these topics and share how you can be involved in some of these efforts! 
 
Speakers:
 
Mark Mattson is the Global Partnerships and Outreach Librarian at Penn State University. The majority of his work focuses on facilitating international collaboration (including 6 sister library partnerships), libraries involvement in internationalization of the university, service to international students, and service to students studying abroad. He is a member of the IRRT’s International Sister Libraries Committee and the International Connections Committee.
 
Rebecca L. Miller is the founder and principal consultant of BiblioDev, LLC, a consulting firm with the mission of assisting libraries in developing countries, because better libraries lead to better lives. Dr. Miller is passionate about the development of libraries, archives and information centers to foster increasing literacy levels and a culture of reading and research in countries that need it most.  She has spent nearly five years in Afghanistan, where she was the Library Director at the American University of Afghanistan for two years, and has worked on several consultancies and volunteer projects to educate Afghan librarians and improve the level of professional service.  Prior to moving to Afghanistan, she was an Assistant Professor at the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Kentucky, and Program Director at the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University.  Currently she resides in Munich, Germany, where her most recent projects have included developing a digital asset management system for a global corporation and conducting research on the information needs of refugees.  Dr. Miller holds a MLS and PhD in Library Science from Emporia State University (Kansas, USA), and a MA in Diplomacy from the Patterson School, University of Kentucky (Kentucky, USA).
 
Thanks,
Ray
Co-convener of ACRL International Perspectives 2017-2018

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ALCTS New Members Interest Group

Discussion ANMIG Chat - Navigating ALA Midwinter Denver

by Xiping Liu on Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:34 am

Heading to ALA Midwinter soon? Are you overwhelmed by all the sessions, events, and exhibits and wondering how to prioritize your schedule and navigate Denver? On Wednesday, January 31 at 2 PM EDT, we will have three guests join us on Twitter to chat about tips and tricks for navigating this year's midwinter conference. Joseph Olivarez and Viccy Kemp, ANMIG co-chairs will be your hosts.

Heading to ALA Midwinter soon? Are you overwhelmed by all the sessions, events, and exhibits and wondering how to prioritize your schedule and navigate Denver? On Wednesday, January 31 at 2 PM EDT, we will have three guests join us on Twitter to chat about tips and tricks for navigating this year's midwinter conference. Joseph Olivarez and Viccy Kemp, ANMIG co-chairs will be your hosts. Our guests are Kristin Martin, ALCTS President-elect, Carrie Forbes, Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services from University of Denver Libraries and Jack Maness, Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication & Collections Services from University of Denver Libraries. They are sure to have some great tips for us!

If you would like to send us questions on the topic beforehand, please submit them to the moderators by twitter or email: Joseph Olivarez (@jdolivarez or jolivare@library.tamu.edu) and Viccy Kemp (@viccy74 or victoriakemp@flower-mound.com). We will ask the questions during the chat. ANMIG twitter chats follow a similar format to other library chats. Moderators will tweet out questions starting with Q [number of question] (e.g. Q1, Q2, and Q3). Followers will tweet back the answers using A [Number of Question] (e.g. A1, A2, and A3). Make sure to use #ANMIGchat in all of your tweets!

We hope to see you there!

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