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ACRL Instruction Section, Teaching Methods Committee, Virtual Meeting December 11, 2015, 2 pm - 3 pm ETby Lauren Wahman on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 08:19 am
ACRL Instruction Section
Teaching Methods Committee
Friday, December 11, 2015
2:00-3:00 pm EDT
1. Welcome and introductions
2. Additions to the agenda
- ACRL IS Committee Volunteer Form due 2/15/16
4. Subcommittee Reports
- Featured Teaching Librarian
- Selected Resources
- Site Transition
- Blog Guidelines
5. Virtual Discussion Planning
- Update on potential FTL panelists
- Topics survey
- Event date
6. Personal Announcements
If you wish to attend the meeting as a non-member guest, please contact the Chair in advance for
details: Lauren Wahman firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Wilson, Amanda (OST)
Subject: Call for Nominations: 2016-17 FAFLRT Board
It’s that time of year when we reach out to our membership to ask for volunteers to stand for election for the FAFLRT Board.
FAFLRT Board positions open for the 2016 elections are:
(1) VP/President/Past President (term: June 2016 – June 2019)
(2) President/Past President (replacement for current vacancy; term: June 2016 – June 2018)
(3) one Federal Director (term: June 2016 – June 2018)
(4) one Armed Forces Director (term: June 2016 – June 2018)
(5) Treasurer (term: June 2016 – June 2018)
You do not need experience to serve on the Board -- you only need the interest, creativity, flexibility, and commitment to volunteer approximately one (1) hour a month for Executive Board conference calls, and additional time to assist with conference program planning, contributing content to the FAFLRT Newsletter, serving on various committees, etc.
We hope you will consider nominating yourself or a colleague for a position.
Requirements: You must be an ALA and FAFLRT member by elections (April 2016) to serve in any of the positions.
How to Volunteer: If you are interested or want to know more, please email me at email@example.com.
Amanda J. Wilson
Immediate Past President, Federal and Armed Forces Library Round Table
Director, National Transportation Library
U.S. Department of Transportation
ALCTS e-Forum: Discovery Layers vs. the Traditional Catalog
December 9-10, 2015
Moderated by Erika Johnson and Kristin E. Martin
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.
While some libraries have made the switch to next-generation library systems that only have a discovery layer, others are running both a discovery layer and a traditional catalog, yet others may not use a discovery layer at all. This discussion will investigate the decisions libraries have made when implementing a discovery layer, which tools libraries are using to provide access to different types of resources, and whether duplication between the catalog and discovery layer is still necessary for some resources. We will cover the follow questions, always with particular attention to the impacts are on technical services staff:
How have discovery layers changed the way libraries provide access to resources?
What kinds of materials are located in the catalog, in the discovery layer, or in both?
How have discovery layers changed library technical services and its workflows?
What areas need improvement with respect to workflows and access?
How do consortia intersect with individual library discovery tools?
Erika Johnson, Head of Acquisitions and Collection Management (University of San Francisco). Previous positions held include Electronic Resources Librarian at Boston College, Acquisitions & Serials Librarian at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and Program Officer for the American Library Association.
Kristin E. Martin, Electronic Resources Management (ERM) Librarian (University of Chicago). Previous experience includes ERM (University of Illinois at Chicago) and cataloging (University of Illinois at Chicago, University of NC at Chapel Hill, the State Library of NC, and the Cleveland Museum of Art). She is the lead Subject Matter Expert for the E-Acquisitions Team developing ERM functionality for the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE). Is Member-at-Large for ALCTS CaMMS and served as past E-Forum Coordinator (2009-2014).
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.
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The EBSS Reference Sources and Services Committee will be meeting via conference call. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.
The call is scheduled to start Friday, November 20th, 2015 3:00PM Eastern Standard Time.
Dial In Number - 1 (702) 589-8240
Access Code - 7026816
I have attached the draft of the meeting's agenda to this email. Please let me know if you have any questions beforehand.
The United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) will make its announcement of the 2016 Outstanding International Books, representing the best of international children's literature, at ALA Midwinter.
Following the 2016 Outstanding International Books announcement, author Ruta Sepetys will be speaking about her forthcoming book, Salt to the Sea, set in 1945 as World War II is drawing to a close and inspired by the real-life events related to the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, the largest shipwreck in history.
The USBBY event will take place iday evening, January 8, at 8:00 p.m. in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Room 106.
ALCTS webinar: RDA Serials Cataloging Update
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.
Description: It has been four years since the CONSER program approved the use of RDA for serials cataloging. This webinar will provide an update on serials cataloging practices that have evolved over the last four years as well as present useful resources that have been developed in the meantime.
* Understanding of current CONSER serials cataloging practices that have developed over the last four years
* Knowledge of resources that can be used to support the serials cataloger
Who should attend? Cataloging staff who already have some experience with serials cataloging and who want to stay current.
Presenter: Steve Shadle is Serials Access Librarian at the University of Washington Libraries where he is responsible for local systems and services that provide access to electronic serials (including library cataloging). With Les Hawkins (CONSER Program Coordinator), he developed the Electronic Serials Cataloging Workshop for the Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program (SCCTP). He serves as a trainer for a number of SCCTP courses. Steve is a past recipient of the Ulrichʼs Serials Librarianship Award and currently serves on the Editorial Board for Serials Review.
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:
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 email@example.com. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
This meeting has been cancelled.
Topic: DLS- November monthly meeting
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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