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Discussion ALA Annual 2017: ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group meeting

by Scott Phinney on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 04:31 pm

Please come join us for the ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries IG meeting in Chicago!

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 8:30–10:00 a.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S103

We will have roundtable discussions of the following topics:

Please come join us for the ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries IG meeting in Chicago!

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 8:30–10:00 a.m.
Location: McCormick Place, S103

We will have roundtable discussions of the following topics:

- Technical Services Responsibilities for OERs (Open Educational Resources)
- Can Smaller Libraries Embrace Linked Data, BIBFRAME, etc.? What is the Technical Services Role in Their Advancement?
- What Organizational Structure is Optimal for Technical Services Units of Larger Academic Libraries?
- Institutional Repositories: Technical Services Workflows and Support
- Technical Services and Special Projects
- Going it Alone: the Role of Technical Services in Standalone ILS Management
- The "Accidental" Project Manager in Technical Services

Looking forward to seeing you in Chicago!

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Discussion ALA Midwinter 2017 Meeting Report

by Scott Phinney on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 07:55 am

The Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group met on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 8:30-10:00 am.  The attached report outlines what was discussed during the meeting; the final version of this report will appear in a forthcoming issue of Technical Services Quarterly.

Discussion ALA Annual 2016 Meeting Report

by Anastasia Guimaraes on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 12:39 pm

The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group met on Saturday, June 25, 2016, from 8:30-10:00 am.  The attached report outlines what was discussed during the meeting; the final version of this report will appear in a forthcoming issue of Technical Services Quarterly. 

Discussion ALA Annual 2016: ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group meeting

by Anastasia Guimaraes on Tue, May 31, 2016 at 09:34 am

Please come join us for the ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries IG meeting in Orlando!

The Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries IG will meet Saturday morning, June 25, 8:30-10:00 a.m. in the Rosen Centre Hotel, Salon 01/02

 

We will have round table discussions of the following topics:

Statistics: What to Count, How, and Why?

Please come join us for the ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries IG meeting in Orlando!

The Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries IG will meet Saturday morning, June 25, 8:30-10:00 a.m. in the Rosen Centre Hotel, Salon 01/02

 

We will have round table discussions of the following topics:

Statistics: What to Count, How, and Why?

Creating a TS Vision from the Larger Library Vision or Mission Statement

Recognizing and fostering leadership skills on all levels

Project management tools & techniques for TS managers

How to make administrators understand the importance of cataloging

How to seek new collaborative work, and what to do when things don't go well

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Orlando!

 

Nastia Guimaraes

TSMALIG Chair 

  

Scott Phinney
TSMALIG Vice-Chair

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Discussion ALA Midwinter 2016 Meeting Report

by Anastasia Guimaraes on Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 03:23 pm

The Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group met on Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 8:30-10:00 am.  The attached report outlines what was discussed during the meeting; the final version of this report will appear in a forthcoming issue of Technical Services Quarterly

Discussion ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group meeting at Midwinter 2016

by Anastasia Guimaraes on Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 07:28 pm

The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group will meet on Saturday, January 9 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in  BCEC 252AB.

Come join your colleagues for a lively discussion of the following topics in a round-table format:

Conducting assessment of Technical Services

Preparing TS staff for migration from a traditional ILS to a next-generation library management system

Promotion/tenure for TS librarians (challenges of showcasing the value of your work)

The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group will meet on Saturday, January 9 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in  BCEC 252AB.

Come join your colleagues for a lively discussion of the following topics in a round-table format:

Conducting assessment of Technical Services

Preparing TS staff for migration from a traditional ILS to a next-generation library management system

Promotion/tenure for TS librarians (challenges of showcasing the value of your work)

Re-purposing staff with traditional cataloging skills to meet non-MARC metadata challenges

Mass deaccession and shared print repositories/retention trusts

Managing transfer of critical knowledge when facing mass retirements in TS

Managing microfilm acidification workflow from TS (acquisitions and cataloging) perspective

We look forward to seeing many of you in Boston!

 

 

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Discussion ALA Annual 2015 Report

by Amy Lana on Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 11:10 am

The Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group met in San Francisco on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 8:30-10:00 am.  The attached report outlines what was discussed during the meeting; the final version of this report will appear in a forthcoming issue of Technical Services Quarterly.

Discussion Tech Services Managers meeting at ALA Annual 2015

by Amy Lana on Thu, May 28, 2015 at 09:03 am

The world of technical services is more complex than ever before, presenting challenges to the veteran and new librarian alike.  The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group invites you to join us Saturday, June 27th in the Moscone Convention Center room 2012 (W) from 8:30-10:00 am to discuss these challenges and brainstorm solutions.
 
Join your colleagues at roundtables featuring topics such as: 

The world of technical services is more complex than ever before, presenting challenges to the veteran and new librarian alike.  The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group invites you to join us Saturday, June 27th in the Moscone Convention Center room 2012 (W) from 8:30-10:00 am to discuss these challenges and brainstorm solutions.
 
Join your colleagues at roundtables featuring topics such as: 

  • Technical Services Managers as project managers
  • Institutional Repositories: Who, What, When, Where, …Why? 
  • The Sudden Acquisitions Librarian: What do I do now?  
  • What qualities and skills does a leader in Technical Services need today vs ten years ago? 
  • Are there resources for which it is appropriate to rely on your discovery layer rather than cataloging them?
  • What new services/products are challenging the tools and/or talent of Technical Services today?

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

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Discussion ALA Midwinter 2015 Meeting Report

by Amy Lana on Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 03:17 pm

The Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group met on Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 8:30-10:00 am.  The attached report outlines what was discussed during the meeting; the final version of this report will appear in a forthcoming issue of Technical Services Quarterly.

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