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The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association, is now accepting applications for the Online Course Grant for Library Professionals from Developing Countries to participate in our online Fundamentals courses held between September 19, 2016 and December 16, 2016. One free seat per session is available to librarians and information professionals from developing countries.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) congratulates Melanie Church, content services librarian at Greenlease Library, Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo., as the recipient of the 2016 First Step Award—A Wiley Professional Development Grant presented by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section. The award will be presented on Saturday, June 25, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Florida.

Sunday, April 24 kicks off the 6th annual Preservation Week, a national awareness campaign developed by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Established in 2010, Preservation Week promotes the importance and understanding of protecting and caring for personal and community cultural heritage collections, including books, documents, photographs, textiles, artwork, furniture and any other collectible items.

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) congratulates the recipient of the 2016 Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award, Bonnie Parks. Presented by the Continuing Resources Section (CRS) of ALCTS, this award consists of a citation and $1,500 donated by ProQuest and is given for distinguished contributions to serials librarianship. The award will be presented at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony on June 25 during the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando.

The Acquisitions Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has selected Jim Mouw, associate university librarian for collection services at the University of Chicago, to receive the 2016 HARRASSOWITZ Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award. The award will be presented on June 25 at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando.

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Event ALCTS e-Forum: User Experience and the Electronic Resources Librarian

by Jeremy Myntti on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 10:40 am

ALCTS e-Forum: User Experience and the Electronic Resources Librarian

ALCTS e-Forum: User Experience and the Electronic Resources Librarian

April 10-11, 2018

 

Moderated by Michael Rodriguez and Kate Hill

 

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.

 

Designing good patron experiences with usability and user experience (UX) techniques is not a new concept in librarianship. There are user experience departments and staff. Conferences and journals are dedicated to the concept. However, a quick scan through sources like the Designing for Digital conference schedule and Weave: The Journal of Library User Experience suggests a lack of UX thinking when it comes to electronic resources: publisher platforms, discovery services, resource management software for staff, and other library tools, whether proprietary or open source. How can electronic resources librarians facilitate positive, successful user experiences with eresources?

 

In this e-Forum, we will discuss what exactly UX and usability design means, how UX can be brought into issues of collection development and eresources management, and what struggles and successes that discussion participants have experienced with UX in the context of eresources. Participants will finish this e-Forum with an understanding of the possibilities and complications of implementing this framework for electronic resources - and with some practical ways to start the UX conversation at their own libraries.

 

Moderators

Michael Rodriguez is Licensing & Acquisitions Librarian at the University of Connecticut, where he spearheads and streamlines contracts, procurement, and electronic resources management. Before UConn he served as E-Learning Librarian at Hodges University, where he developed a new library website and technology training programs. Michael chairs electronic resources management interest groups for LITA/ALCTS and for the ACRL New England Chapter. He writes for Library Journal, Charleston Advisor, College & Research Libraries News, Serials Review, Technical Services Quarterly, and Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship. Michael was named a 2015 Library Journal Reviewer of the Year and a 2017 Charleston Conference Up-and-Comer.

 

Kate Hill is the Electronic Resources Librarian at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She handles the entire electronic resource workflow, from licensing to perpetual access, for everything from eBooks to streaming media. Previously, she was a Libraries Fellow at North Carolina State University, working in the Acquisitions and Discovery Department and the User Experience Department, where she helped develop the open source projects of Kuali OLE and GOKb. Kate chairs the ALCTS Continuing Resources Standards Committee for ALA and also is a member of the Electronic Resources and Libraries Planning committee. She just published her first book, The ABCs of ERM from ABC-CLIO. In addition, she writes for Serials Review and has presented at numerous conferences, including Electronic Resources and Libraries, ACRL, ALA, NASIG and the Charleston Conference. Kate was named as a member of the North Carolina Library Association Leadership Institute and a 2017 Charleston Conference Up-and-Comer.

 

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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Event ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

by Jeremy Myntti on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:22 am

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata

Session 3: May 21 - June 29, 2018

This six-week course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of metadata, including:

  • Similarities and differences between cataloging and metadata

  • Descriptive, technical, and administrative metadata schema

  • Content standards and controlled vocabularies

  • Approaches to metadata creation and transformation

  • Metadata project design

Instructors

  • Ivey Glendon, Manager for Metadata Analysis & Design, University of Virginia Library

  • Jennifer Roper, Interim Senior Director for Collections Access & Discovery, University of Virginia Library

See the Fundamentals of Metadata website for more information.

Fee

$139 ALCTS Member and  $169 Non-member

How to Register

To register, complete theonline form orregister by mail.

Registration Deadline

Registration for each course is limited to 20 people. For courses that are not sold out, online and fax registration ends at 12 noon CDT on the Monday before the course begins. Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by two Mondays prior to the course start date.

Contact

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org.

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Event ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

by Jeremy Myntti on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:19 am

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

Session 2: May 14 - June 22, 2018

This six-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and sizes of libraries. The course will introduce key concepts in collection assessment including:

  • the definition of collection assessment,

  • techniques and tools,

  • assessment of print and electronic collections, and

  • project design and management.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe the fundamental aspects of collection assessment

  • understand the various collection assessment methods and tools, including both qualitative and quantitative analysis

  • design and implement a collection assessment project

  • perform a collection assessment of print resources

  • complete a collection assessment of electronic resources

Instructors:

  • Ginger Williams, Head of Acquisitions, Texas State University

  • Alison M. Armstrong, Collection Management Librarian, Radford University

  • Teresa Negrucci, Collection Assessment and Development Librarian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Miranda Bennett, Head of Liaison Services for Collections & Research Support, University of Houston

  • Erika Ripley, E-Resources & Serials Acquisitions Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Kristin Calvert, Head of Content Organization and Management, Western Carolina University

  • Posie Aagaard, Assistant Dean for Collections, University of Texas at San Antonio

Registration Fees: $139 ALCTS Member and  $169 Non-member

For additional details, registration links, and contact information see: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fca/ol_templ

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 web courses, contact Megan Dougherty at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org.

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Event ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

by Jeremy Myntti on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 10:17 am

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

Session 1: May 7 - June 1, 2018

This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. Complete definition of collection development and collection management:

  • Collections policies and budgets as part of library planning

  • Collection development (selecting for and building collections)

  • Collection management (evaluating and making decisions about existing collections, including decisions about withdrawal, transfer, preservation)

  • Collection analysis—why and how to do it

  • Outreach, liaison, and marketing

  • Trends and some suggestions about the future for collection development and management

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the range of CDM responsibilities and the required skills and competencies

  • List the elements in a collection development policy

  • Write a collection development policy

  • Explain the importance of collection analysis

  • Perform one or more types of analysis

  • Explain outreach and liaison responsibilities and be able to develop a plan to increase your activities in these areas

Who Should Attend:  

This is a fundamentals course that will appeal to anyone interested in the topic with no previous experience.

Instructors

  • Brian Quinn, Coordinator of Collection Development, Texas Tech University

  • Jennifer Arnold, Director of Library Services, Central Piedmont Community College

  • Ginger Williams, Head Acquisitions Librarian, Texas State University

  • Alexandria Arnold, Executive Director, Bernardsville (NJ) Public Library

  • Alison Armstrong, Collection Management Librarian, Radford University

Registration Fees:  $109 ALCTS Member and  $139 Non-member

The Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management is generously sponsored byMidwest Tape.

For additional details, registration links, and contact information see: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fcdm/ol_templ

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 web courses, contact Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Continuing Education Program Officer at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org.

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Event ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Preservation

by Jeremy Myntti on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 11:32 am

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Preservation

 

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Preservation

 

Session 2: April 30 - May 25, 2018

 

Four-week online course that introduces participants to the principles, policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives. It is designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all levels of responsibility. Provides tools to begin extending the useful life of library collections.

 

Course components:

  • Preservation as a formal library function, and how it reflects and supports the institutional mission

  • The primary role of preventive care, including good storage conditions, emergency planning, and careful handling of collections

  • The history and manufacture of physical formats and how this impacts on preservation options

  • Standard methods of care and repair, as well as reformatting options

  • Challenges in preserving digital content and what the implications are for the future of scholarship

 

Who Should Attend

Designed to inform all staff, across divisions and departments and at all levels of responsibility. Provides tools to begin extending the useful life of library collections.

 

Instructors

  • Donia Conn, Preservation Consultant for Cultural Heritage Collections

  • Ashley Cox, Preservation Specialist, Saint Louis National Archives and Records Administration

  • Karen O’Connell, Preservation Coordinator, Georgetown University Library

  • Jenny Mullins, Digital Preservation Librarian, Dartmouth College

  • Roger Smith, Director of the Digital Library Program, University of California - San Diego

  • Patti Gibbons, Head of Collection Management, University of Chicago Library, Special Collections

  • Julie Mosbo, William and Susan Ouren Preservation Librarian, Texas A&M University Libraries

 

Registration Fee

$109 ALCTS Member and  $139 Non-member

 

This course is one-third of the Collection Management elective course approved by the Library Support Staff Certification Program (LSSCP).Collection Management Elective FAQ

 

For additional details and access to the registration link, please go to: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fpres/ol_templ

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 web courses, contact Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Continuing Education Program Officer at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org

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Event ALCTS webinar: Linked Data Description of Cartographic Resources

by Julene Jones on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 06:31 am

ALCTS webinar: Linked Data Description of Cartographic Resources

 

ALCTS webinar: Linked Data Description of Cartographic Resources

 

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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

 

This is the sixth session of a six-part series.  View the other sessions in this series.

 

This series of six webinars builds on the introductory series om MARC to BIBFRAME: Linked Data on the Ground, which was presented in fall 2016 and is now available free of charge. It describes the continuing BIBFRAME initiatives taking place at the Library of Congress as well as within the broader information community.  

 

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of the work and output of theLinked Data for Production-Cartographic Materials (LD4P-CM) project, including an introduction to the Geospatial and Cartographic Materials Ontology (GCRO), developed by the LD4P-CM project, which can be used along with other Linked Open Data (LOD) vocabularies to extend the current BIBFRAME 2.0 and bibliotek-o models for the description of geospatial and cartographic resources.

 

The Linked Data for Production (LD4P) project is a multi-institutional effort that is exploring the use of the Library of Congress’ Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) as a means to semantically annotate library metadata using Linked Open Data (LOD) principles.

 

The LD4P Cartographic Materials subproject is focused both on evaluating the existing BIBFRAME 2.0 ontology and extending the model in order to better support the description of geospatial and cartographic resources in LOD environments.

Learning outcomes:

During this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • about the Linked Data for Libraries Cartographic Materials (LD4P-CM) project, including it's background, goals, and outcomes; and

  • how the Geospatial and Cartographic Resources Ontology (GCRO), developed by the LD4P-CM project, can be used to extend the BIBFRAME 2.0 and bibliotek-o models for the description of geospatial and cartographic resources.

 

Who should attend? Anyone interested learning how Linked Open Data (LOD) and semantic web ontologies (BIBFRAME and bibliotek-o) can be used and extended to describe library geospatial and cartographic resources including printed maps, atlases, digital geospatial datasets.

 

Presenter:

Marc McGee, Geospatial Metadata Librarian, Harvard Library Information and Technical Services, is coordinator for the Linked Data for Production Cartographic Materials project. Marc has over 13 years of experience cataloging geospatial resources including rare, paper cartographic materials in the Harvard Map Collection and digital geospatial datasets for the Harvard Geospatial Library.

 

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Registration Fees for single webinar:  ALCTS Member $43; Non-member $59; Group rate $129  

Registration fees for webinar series:  ALCTS Member $172; Non-member $236; Group rate $516  

How to Register: Complete the individual webinar online registration form or the complete series online registration form. You must log in to register.

 

For additional information about this webinar, please go to the following website:

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/050218

 

For more information about this series of webinars, please go to the following website: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/MARCtoBIBFRAME

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 Megan Dougherty, Program Officer, ALCTS Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org.

 

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Event ALCTS webinar: Densho Digital Repository

by Julene Jones on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 12:17 pm

ALCTS webinar: Densho Digital Repository

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

This webinar is sponsored by the Preservation Outreach Committee for Preservation Week.

Description: Densho is a grassroots organization with a mission to preserve the stories of the Japanese American experience during World War II and to educate, collaborate, and inspire action for equity.

ALCTS webinar: Densho Digital Repository

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

This webinar is sponsored by the Preservation Outreach Committee for Preservation Week.

Description: Densho is a grassroots organization with a mission to preserve the stories of the Japanese American experience during World War II and to educate, collaborate, and inspire action for equity.

Densho has over 20 years of experience recording oral histories and digitizing the archival record of the Japanese American community. During this webinar we will discuss our origins as a community-based cultural heritage organization preserving the stories of those who lived through the World War II incarceration. We will also go over lessons learned, our commitment to access and usability, and how our strong relationships within the community have strengthened our organization and programs.

Learning outcomes:

Participants in this webinar will come away with:

1. An understanding of the unique characteristics of community archives and how they differ from other types of repositories.

2. An awareness of the major decisions that should be taken into account when establishing a community archives.

3. An understanding of the importance of working with the community and keeping an open mind to the ways in which their history should be preserved.

 

Who should attend?  This Preservation Week Webinar is intended for library, archives, and museum professionals, as well as individuals working with or planning to build community or local history collections.

 

Presenters:

Geoff Froh is Densho’s Deputy Director. Though trained as a social scientist, Geoff has over two decades of experience developing technology and information management strategies for a variety of for-profit and non-profit ventures, ranging from small think-tanks and startups to the Department of State, the Adobe Corporation and his Holiness the Dalai Lama. Most recently, Geoff served as the Chief Information Officer of Health Alliance International, an NGO engaged in global health work. Born and raised in the Washington, DC metro area, Geoff has a BA in Asian Studies from the University of Virginia and an MS in Information Management from the University of Washington.

Sara Beckman is a Digitization Technician at Densho. She graduated from Indiana State University with a BS in History and from University of Washington with a Masters in Library and Information Science. She moved to the Seattle area in 2010 and loves her adopted home. Sara knew almost nothing about Japanese American incarceration upon joining Densho as an intern in 2015. Now she hopes to help spread awareness to the wider public with her work on the Densho Digital Repository.  Before joining the staff at Densho, she interned with several other digital archives, including Wabash Valley Visions and Voices, The Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library, The South Asian American Digital Archive, and The Early Seattle Theatre History Project.

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This webinar is free.  To attend this free webinar, simply signup online and you will receive the access link via email.

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

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/042618

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 Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Program Officer, Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or mdougherty@ala.org

 

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Event ALCTS webinar: Preserving Family Recipes

by Julene Jones on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 05:11 am

ALCTS webinar: Preserving Family Recipes

 

ALCTS webinar: Preserving Family Recipes

 

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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

 

This webinar is sponsored by the Preservation Outreach Committee for Preservation Week.

 

Description: From Uncle’s barbecue sauce to Grandma’s cobbler, family recipes fill us with nostalgia and draw us closer to family—if they have been saved and if they actually work right, that is. So what can you do if a beloved recipe is sketchy, horribly outdated, impossible to read, or unwritten? How can you make sure those old handwritten recipes as well as heirloom photos and kitchen artifacts last for future generations? And did you ever stop to look at your recipes with a historian's eye, exploring what that family recipe may be telling you between the lines? Valerie J. Frey, author of Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions (UGA Press), will explore various aspects of your family's heirloom recipes.

 

Learning outcomes:

Participants will learn:

  • How to care for their family recipe books and sheets, as well as other kitchen artifacts

  • Techniques for translating sketchy, illegible, or unwritten food traditions into usable information

  • How to interpret family recipes from a historical perspective

  • A toolkit for working effectively with these family heirlooms

 

Who should attend?  This Preservation Week webinar is intended to provide a programming opportunity for public libraries to share with their patrons.

 

Presenter:

Valerie J. Frey is a writer and archivist from Athens, Georgia with projects focusing on genealogy, local history, storytelling, material culture, and the everyday home life of our ancestors. Valerie holds degrees from the University of Georgia and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her archives career began with a Junior Fellowship in the Manuscripts Division at the Library of Congress and she went on to serve as an archivist at the Georgia Historical Society, the Savannah Jewish Archives, and the Georgia Archives. She now writes full time. Her most recent book, Preserving Family Recipes: How to Save and Celebrate Your Food Traditions was released in November of 2015 through the University of Georgia Press.

 

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This webinar is free.  To attend this free webinar, simply signup online and you will receive the access link via email.

 

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

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/042418

 

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 Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Program Officer, Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or mdougherty@ala.org

 

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Event ALCTS webinar: Improve Discoverability of Non-Roman Materials

by Julene Jones on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 02:04 pm

ALCTS webinar: Improve Discoverability of Non-Roman Materials

 

ALCTS webinar: Improve Discoverability of Non-Roman Materials

 

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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

 

This is the fifth session of a six-part series.  View the other sessions in this series.

 

This series of six webinars builds on the introductory series om MARC to BIBFRAME: Linked Data on the Ground, which was presented in fall 2016 and is now available free of charge. It describes the continuing BIBFRAME initiatives taking place at the Library of Congress as well as within the broader information community.  

 

Description: In this session, attendees will learn how to provide subject access to non English materials in the language of the script and how to link the non English term to external sources via linked data techniques. This will allow users to search the catalog by subject in their preferred language. The presentation will address the following questions: Can MARC21 records be utilized to display non-English subject terms in the integrated library system (ILS)? Can non-English terms be linked to FAST subject terms? Can users search the library catalog by subject terms in their preferred languages, e.g., Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, or French?

 

Learning outcome: Upon completion of this session, attendees will have learned how to provide access to non-English materials in the language of the script and link non-English terms to external sources with linked data.

 

Who should attend? Metadata, cataloging, area studies, and subject librarians

 

Presenter:

Magda EL-Sherbini is currently the Middle East & Islamic Studies Librarian at the Ohio State University Library. Prior to this, she was the Head of Cataloging. She is the author of  RDA: Strategies for Implementation (ALA Editions, Chicago, 2013). She is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University. She regularly teaches online courses on RDA for ALA.

 

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Registration Fees for single webinar:  ALCTS Member $43 ; Non-member $59 ; Group rate $129  

Registration fees for webinar series:  ALCTS Member $172 ; Non-member $236 ; Group rate $516  

How to Register: Complete the individual webinar online registration form or the complete series online registration form. You must log in to register.

 

For additional information about this webinar, please go to the following website:

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/041818

 

For more information about this series of webinars, please go to the following website: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/MARCtoBIBFRAME

 

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 Megan Dougherty, Program Officer, ALCTS Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Event ALCTS webinar: ArtFrame: Extending Library Ontologies for Works of Art

by Julene Jones on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 07:44 am

ALCTS webinar: ArtFrame: Extending Library Ontologies for Works of Art

 

ALCTS webinar: ArtFrame: Extending Library Ontologies for Works of Art

 

Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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

 

This is the fourth session of a six-part series.  View the other sessions in this series.

 

This series of six webinars builds on the introductory series om MARC to BIBFRAME: Linked Data on the Ground, which was presented in fall 2016 and is now available free of charge. It describes the continuing BIBFRAME initiatives taking place at the Library of Congress as well as within the broader information community.  

 

Description: ArtFrame, led by Columbia University Libraries, is a domain-specific sub-project of Linked Data for Production (LD4P), a Mellon-funded cross-institutional effort aimed at piloting the production of linked data in libraries. The ArtFrame vocabulary is an extension of BIBFRAME and LD4P/LD4L-Lab's bibliotek-o ontologies to describe works of art (both two-dimensional and three-dimensional) natively as linked data. This Webinar will discuss the work completed by Columbia staff and the ArtFrame Extension Group, including use cases , modeling areas, tools, outcomes, and lessons learned.

 

Learning outcomes:

• Introduce the Linked Data for Production (LD4P) project

• Introduce the ArtFrame domain-specific sub-project

• Review existing descriptive cataloging standards for works of art

• Review use cases for describing art objects as linked data within a library environment

• Review and outline the modeling areas for ontology development to describe art objects and their intrinsic and extrinsic properties

• Review tools that were used throughout the project

• Review outcomes of the project and lessons learned

 

Who should attend? Art librarians, metadata librarians, catalogers, and catalog librarians

 

Presenters:

Melanie Wacker is Metadata Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries. She works across the organization to ensure the integration of digital metadata with local and national systems. Her responsibilities include development of application profiles for digital collections, metadata creation, training, consultations, and NACO/SACO work. Melanie is currently the Columbia lead for her institution’s LD4P (Linked Data for Production) project participation. She is active in several national and international committees and task forces.

 

Amber Billey is the Metadata Librarian at Columbia University Libraries where she works with colleagues to ensure the application of local and national standards for the creation and maintenance of digital metadata to enable information organization and discovery. Amber works with Melanie on the the LD4P project and the ARTFRAME linked data ontology extension for art objects. She is the Co-Chair of the PCC BIBFRAME Task Group, and a member of the PCC Task Group on Identity Management in NACO.

 

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Registration Fees for single webinar:  ALCTS Member $43; Non-member $59; Group rate $129  

Registration fees for webinar series:  ALCTS Member $172; Non-member $236; Group rate $516  

How to Register: Complete the individual webinar online registration form or the complete series online registration form. You must log in to register.

 

For additional information about this webinar, please go to the following website:

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/040418

 

For more information about this series of webinars, please go to the following website: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/MARCtoBIBFRAME

 

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 Megan Dougherty, Program Officer, ALCTS Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org.

 

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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