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Event ALCTS webinar: Cataloging, Gender, and RDA Rule 9.7

by Gina Solares on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:48 pm

ALCTS webinar: Cataloging, Gender, and RDA Rule 9.7

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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

Description:

ALCTS webinar: Cataloging, Gender, and RDA Rule 9.7

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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

Description:

One of the paradoxes at the heart of library cataloging and classification is the demand to fix in place elements of a record even when those elements are in flux. This webinar will discuss the particular example of RDA rule 9.7, a rule that formerly required gender, if recorded, to be fixed in RDA-compliant name authority records using a binary controlled vocabulary: male, female, or not known. Also covered will be an understanding of queer theory and gender outside the male/female binary, the process followed by a group of catalogers who lobbied the international RDA Steering Committee for a rule change and ultimately succeeded, and best-practices for recording gender in RDA Authority Records.

Learning outcomes:

During this webinar, participants will

* Learn the basic concepts of queer theory in order to understand thinking about gender outside of the male/female binary male/female.

* Review the development of RDA and the shift in cataloging practice for name authorities in order to understand the need for an intervention in RDA Rule 9.17.

* Learn about the process of changing RDA Rule 9.7 in order to understand how catalogers can intervene to make positive change on behalf of authors and users.

* Discuss the implications and best-practices for recording gender of a person in an RDA Authority Record in order to develop ethical description practices for gender in authority files.

Who should attend? General library professionals who have some background in cataloging

Presenters:

Amber Billey received her MLIS from Pratt Institute in 2009. She is the Metadata Librarian at Columbia University Libraries and is a visiting instructor at Pratt School of Information. Amber is Chair of the ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group. She is a member of the Controlled Vocabularies Editorial Committee of the ACRL RBMS Manuscripts Section, the PCC NACO Task Group on Identity Management, and the Advisory Board for the Digital Transgender Archive.

Emily Drabinski is an academic librarian, author and teacher working in New York City. She holds the position of Coordinator of Library Instruction at Long Island University, Brooklyn and is a part-time faculty member at Pratt Institute's School of Information. She was a 2014 Library Journal Mover & Shaker Advocate, and winner of the Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year in 2015 for her article "Towards a Kairos of Library Instruction.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Drabinski

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Registration Fees:  ALCTS Member $43 ; Non-member $59 ; International $43  

Group rate (members/non-members) $99/$129

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

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/031517

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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ACRL Digital Curation Interest Group

Event 2/27 DCIG Presentation: Curating Research Data

by Brianna Marshall on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 09:35 am

We hope you'll join us for the Digital Curation Interest Group's February presentation! See details below.

Curating Research Data: How We Manage It Today and Why We Should Collaborate in the Future

Monday, February 27  |  2-3pm CST

Presenter: Lisa Johnston, University of Minnesota

We hope you'll join us for the Digital Curation Interest Group's February presentation! See details below.

Curating Research Data: How We Manage It Today and Why We Should Collaborate in the Future

Monday, February 27  |  2-3pm CST

Presenter: Lisa Johnston, University of Minnesota

As reproducibility and data sharing emerge as key issues for academic researchers, the data management services offered by the library must grow from consultation and guidance to hands-on data curation and service. For two years the University of Minnesota Libraries have offered a robust service involving multiple data curation specialists that curate data deposited into our Data Repository for the University of Minnesota (DRUM) and appropriate subject data repositories. Data curation steps, including quality assurance, file integrity checks, documentation review, metadata creation for discoverability, and file transformations into archival formats, are value-add services that enhance digital data for long-term preservation and reuse. This talk will explore the data curation workflows and staffing in place at our institution and also highlight procedures in place at disciplinary and institutional such as Dryad, ICPSR, Yale, and the U of New Mexico. These experiences are collected in a new book titled Curating Research Data: A Handbook of Current Practice, released as an open access ebook by the American College and Research Libraries in January 2017. 
 

Please register to join this presentation: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9aedc21df2b03972cb35535184c2f7f6

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ALCTS

Event ALCTS e-Forum: Advances in Electronic Resources Management

by Jeremy Myntti on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:48 am

ALCTS e-Forum: Advances in Electronic Resources Management

ALCTS e-Forum: Advances in Electronic Resources Management

March 28-29, 2017

 

Moderated by George Stachokas and Anne Liebst

 

Please join us for an e-forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!

Registration information is at the end of the message.

 

Each day, discussion begins and ends at:

Pacific: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mountain: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Central: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Eastern: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

As libraries continue to transition away from information services based on physical materials, how is electronic resources management changing? How are electronic resources changing libraries? How have libraries reorganized? How are library consortia and other groups of libraries working together to solve problems? What new systems or tools are being used? What new professional positions are being created? How is work distributed across the library? Are legacy print collections being replaced systematically with online journals and eBooks? What are some of the problems encountered in this transition? How have information services been improved to serve users?

 

Moderators

George Stachokas is the Electronic Resources Librarian at Auburn University Libraries. His responsibilities include negotiating license agreements with library vendors and coordinating the management of electronic resources. Previously, he has served as Special Assistant to the Dean for Project Management and Head of Resource Services at Purdue University Libraries and Electronic Resources Librarian at Indiana State University.

 

Anne Liebst is currently the Discovery and Access Coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In this capacity she is responsible for the maintenance and administration of the ILS, discovery, and e-resource systems and platforms, as well as the dissemination of assets and metadata to partners. Anne starts a new chapter in life on March 13, 2017 as the Director of Library Services for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

 

What Is an e-Forum?

An ALCTS e-forum provides an opportunity for librarians to discuss matters of interest, led by a moderator, through the e-forum discussion list. The e-forum discussion list works like an email listserv: register your email address with the list, and then you will receive messages and communicate with other participants through an email discussion. Most e-forums last two to three days. Registration is necessary to participate, but it's free.

 

For information about upcoming e-forums, please visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum

 

How to Register

You must register your email address to subscribe to or access an electronic discussion list on ALA's Mailing List Service. Once you have registered for one e-forum, you do not need to register again, unless you choose to leave the list. Find instructions for subscribing and unsubscribing online. (http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum/sympa)

 

If you have any problems, please contact alcts-eforum-request@ala.org.

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ACRL Liaisons Assembly (Association of College & Research Libraries)

Event Liaisons Assembly Meeting - February

by Carrie Donovan on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:48 pm

Name: ACRL Liaisons Assembly Committee Monthly Meeting

Start Time:          02/23/2017 3:00PM CST

Duration:             01:00 hour

URL:       http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r88rjasjmt6/

Access: Anyone who has the URL for the meeting can enter the room

Agenda: Discuss proposal from ALA-MW and next steps


If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

Name: ACRL Liaisons Assembly Committee Monthly Meeting

Start Time:          02/23/2017 3:00PM CST

Duration:             01:00 hour

URL:       http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r88rjasjmt6/

Access: Anyone who has the URL for the meeting can enter the room

Agenda: Discuss proposal from ALA-MW and next steps


If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

  1. Adobe Connect has recently updated their software. When you log-in, you may notice a screen asking you to install the add-in. If you click “yes,” the update will install in about 20-30 seconds.
  2. You may need to complete the audio setup wizard after installing the add-in.
  3. Use Firefox, if possible -- Internet Explorer and Chrome seem to have some issues.
  4. Make certain you have an updated version of Flash.
  5. You will need a headset for VoIP. If you are using a machine with a built-in microphone, you will need to disable the built-in microphone and enable the microphone on your headset (a USB headset is best).
  6. Once you enter Adobe Connect (you will sign in as a guest -- so no log-in is needed), you will need to click on the speaker and microphone icons to activate -- both need to be GREEN.
  7. Please allow a few minutes to get in and test your audio, etc. before the start time.
  8. To test audio, click on ‘Meeting’ in upper left corner. Choose the audio set-up wizard. Click through every step, making sure the dropdown is set to your USB headset, and click through to the very last screen. 
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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board

Event ACRL Framework Advisory Board - March 2017 Meeting

by Donna Witek on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:04 am

Framework Advisory Board Meeting

March 2, 2017

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific / 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Mountain /

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Central / 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern 

Access Details:

By phone: (641) 552-9185 
Access code: 144 043#

Agenda will be posted when available.

ALCTS

Event ALCTS webinar: Intermediate LC Subject Headings

by Gina Solares on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:19 pm

 

ALCTS webinar: Intermediate LC Subject Headings

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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

Description:

Part 2 of the two-part series Library of Congress Subject Headings

 

ALCTS webinar: Intermediate LC Subject Headings

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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

Description:

Part 2 of the two-part series Library of Congress Subject Headings

This session will build off of the introductory session by providing more detailed instruction on the construction of structured headings with geographic, chronological, and free-floating subdivisions. Additionally, the session will address the application of names as subject headings, as well as headings for literature and the use of genre terms.

Learning outcomes:

Following this webinar, participants will be able to:

* Construct structured headings with applicable free-floating subdivisions

* Select and apply name headings as subject headings

* Apply appropriate headings for works about literature and works that are literature

* Apply appropriate genre terms

Who should attend? Catalogers and metadata librarians.

Presenter: Bobby Bothmann is metadata & emerging technologies librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and professor in Library Services. Bobby catalogs books and e-resources, wrangles files of MARC records, and investigates new technologies. He is a member of OLAC and serves on the editorial board for CCQ. He holds an MLIS and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication. He teaches cataloging and classification as an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Registration Fees (per individual webinar or series of 2 webinars):  

ALCTS Member $43 ; series of 2 webinars: $69

Non-member $59 ; series of 2 webinars: $95

Group rate (members/non-members) $129 ; series of 2 webinars: $206  

 

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

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/030317

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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ACRL DLS Research Committee (Distance Learning Section)

Event 2017_02_14 Research Committee Agenda

by Andrea Hebert on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 08:44 am

DLS Research Committee Meeting Agenda

February 14, 2017

10:30-11:30 A.M. (central)

  1. Introductions (who’s here): Andrea Hebert
  2. Volunteer to take minutes:
  3. Preview of new committee & new charge:

Mentoring & Networking Committee: Develops and oversees the DLS Library mentors, a program which helps new and less experienced librarians tasked with serving distance students identify a mentor in the field; Promotes and facilitates research and publication opportunities in the area of distance librarianship.

DLS Research Committee Meeting Agenda

February 14, 2017

10:30-11:30 A.M. (central)

  1. Introductions (who’s here): Andrea Hebert
  2. Volunteer to take minutes:
  3. Preview of new committee & new charge:

Mentoring & Networking Committee: Develops and oversees the DLS Library mentors, a program which helps new and less experienced librarians tasked with serving distance students identify a mentor in the field; Promotes and facilitates research and publication opportunities in the area of distance librarianship.

  1. Putting things in place for next year. Begin investigating how mentoring committees for other sections work
  2. Google Doc for list and details of mentoring committees                         https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Ec_DjaNn_n1qh8Pg7R3N_vhzx6KrSAXGfHoxvKHkDwQ
  3. Brainstorm about contacting survey respondents? Ideas for logistics?
  4. Next meeting ?

 

Where:  https://lsu.webex.com/meet/ahebert

Code 929 537 346

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ACRL IS (Instruction Section)

Event ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee Meeting

by Amanda Izenstark on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 08:16 am

ACRL Instruction Section

Teaching Methods Committee

Virtual Meeting

iday February 24, 2017

1pm-2pm Eastern

ACRL Instruction Section

Teaching Methods Committee

Virtual Meeting

iday February 24, 2017

1pm-2pm Eastern

https://rhody.webex.com/rhody/j.php?MTID=m9b80bbc9cdc5bba5b8eeaf5941e90946

AGENDA

 

  1. Welcome and Introductions

  2. Additions to the Agenda

  3. Announcements

  4. Announcements from Exec

  5. Reports from Subcommittees

    1. Featured Teaching Librarian

    2. Selected Resources

    3. Web Maintenance

  6. Virtual Event Planning

    1. Volunteer Update

    2. Practice Session Details

    3. Additions & Modifications to Plans So Far

  7. Rescheduling April Committee Meeting

  8. Personal Announcements

  9. Adjourn

 

If you wish to attend the meeting as a non-member guest, please contact the Chair in advance for details: Amanda Izenstark amanda@uri.edu

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ODLOS Advisory Committee (Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services)

Event ODLOS Advisory Committee February Meeting

by Lessa Pelayo-Lozada on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 03:45 pm

Call in number 866-801-5789

Participant Passcode 78965432

 

Agenda

 

 

*Note Taker - Kate Rojas?

 

  1. Welcome/Roll Call (Lessa)

 

  1. ODLOS Update (Jody)

 

Call in number 866-801-5789

Participant Passcode 78965432

 

Agenda

 

 

*Note Taker - Kate Rojas?

 

  1. Welcome/Roll Call (Lessa)

 

  1. ODLOS Update (Jody)

 

  1. EDI Recommendations (Jody)

    1. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11psKIPXYCf48MChuGtCsABMfe612PWpz...

 

  1. Midwinter Resolution Recap (Lessa)

    1. Gun Violence Resolution: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_t8olxo4sDaYnlPaG43Mlp2X1U/view?usp=sh...

    2. Family/Caregiver Status Resolution: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_t8olxo4sDaNVZhdDcyMzJ6TFE/view?usp=sh...

 

  1. Sub-Committee Reports (All)

    1. Best practices (Gwenn Weaver, Lessa Pelayo-Lozada, Lian Ruan)

    2. Environmental Scan (Kate Rojas, Megan Drake, Mimi Lee)

    3. Resource Updates (Julie Winkelstein, Jane Cronkhite, Heidi Daniel, Marianne Thompson)

 

  1. New Sub-committees  (Lessa)

    1. Jean E. Coleman Library Outreach Lecture: http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/olosprograms/jeanecoleman/jeanecoleman

      1. 3-4 people

    2. Diversity & Outreach Fair: http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/divfair/diversityfair

      1. 5 people

 

  1. Reminders/Looking forward (Lessa)

    1. Monthly Form -- Please fill out!

      1. Helps increase communication between groups

      2. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSewRGsKjH2cKq1-XyxOqJXxD_USpzQg5V9gcexdYzXw1rzaXQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

    2. Reporting between ODLOS & our groups

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ACRL Liaisons Training & Development Committee (Association of College & Research Libraries)

Event LTDC Spring Meeting

by Carrie Donovan on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 02:04 pm

Join online: https://hello.freeconference.com/conf/call/6750057

Or by phone: United States: (605) 475-2875  //  Access Code: 675 0057

Agenda:

  • Monthly conference call for liaisons?
  • Liaisons project idea
  • VAL committee point-person
  • Spring webcast update

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