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Discussion Big Heads Virtual Midwinter 2018 Meeting

by Martin Kurth on Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Big Heads will be holding our Midwinter 2018 meeting virtually using the ALCTS webinar infrastructure on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 2 to 3:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. Please mark your calendars.

An agenda for the meeting and instructions for connecting to it are forthcoming.

Discussion Round Robin Reports--Annual 2017

by Jennifer Marill on Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:13 am

Discussion Round Robin Reports--Annual 2016

by Martin Kurth on Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:16 am

Discussion Round Robin Reports-Annual 2015

by Jennifer Marill on Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 03:11 pm

Discussion ALCTS ALA Annual Virtual Preconference “Planning for the Evolving Role of Metadata Services”

by Jennifer Marill on Mon, May 11, 2015 at 04:48 pm

The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group and the ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group invite you to join us for the ALCTS ALA Annual Virtual Preconference “Planning for the Evolving Role of Metadata Services.”  The preconference will feature three days of exploring the expansion of metadata services, including:

The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group and the ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group invite you to join us for the ALCTS ALA Annual Virtual Preconference “Planning for the Evolving Role of Metadata Services.”  The preconference will feature three days of exploring the expansion of metadata services, including:

Session 1: Metadata Services for Research Data Management (June 2)

  • Research Data Support at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG): a Metadata Perspective
    • Anna Craft, Metadata Cataloger at UNCG
  • Using DDI Metadata to Support Research Data Management
    • Jared Lyle, Director of Curation Services, ICPSR

Session 2: Assessing Metadata Staffing and Workflows (June 3)

  • Evolving Workflows for Metadata Ingest at The UC San Diego Library
    • Arwen Hutt, Metadata Librarian, UC San Diego
  • Integrating New Services into Existing Metadata Workflows
    • Nathan B. Putnam and Bria L. Parker, Metadata Services, University of Maryland

Session 3: Techniques and Technologies for Developing Local Controlled Vocabularies (June 4)

  •  Special Collections, Special Thesauri: Managing and Publishing Local Vocabularies with TemaTres
    • Allison Jai O'Dell, Special Collections Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, University of Miami Libraries
  • Encoded Archival Context-Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families and Washingtoniana Collections: A Pilot Project at the George Washington University Libraries
    • Dan Tam Do, Metadata Services Managers, George Washington University Libraries

When: June 2-4, 2015

 Time :  2:00pm (EDT)

1:00pm (CDT)

12:00pm (MDT)

11:00am (PDT)

 Length: 90 minutes

 

Event webpage (including session details and registration information): http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/060215

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Discussion Round Robin Reports-Midwinter 2015

by Jennifer Marill on Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 01:08 pm

Discussion Agenda Summer 2013

by James Mouw on Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 10:41 am

ALA

Heads of Technical Services of Large Research Libraries

Friday, June 28, 2013

8:30 – 11:30 am

 

Sheraton – 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL 60611 (at Columbus and the River)

Sheraton Ballroom 1-2

 

8:30 – 8:40 – Introductions and housekeeping

 

ALA

Heads of Technical Services of Large Research Libraries

Friday, June 28, 2013

8:30 – 11:30 am

 

Sheraton – 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL 60611 (at Columbus and the River)

Sheraton Ballroom 1-2

 

8:30 – 8:40 – Introductions and housekeeping

 

8:40 – 10:00 – The role of Technical Services in the Library of the Future

 

Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist, and Judith Nadler, Director and University Librarian, The University of Chicago, will present their thoughts on the Transformation of  Research Libraries, and in particular the role of TS in those futures. This will be followed by a general discussion among the Heads of Technical Services.

 

10:00 – 10:15 – Break

 

10:15 – 10:45 – The Brave New E-World: Struggles and Solutions

 

          Caitlin Tillman and  Marlene Van Ballegooie– University of Toronto

 

          James Mouw – University of Chicago, representing GOKb

 

10:45 – 11:15 – Hot Topics – Betsy Friesen, University of Minnesota, Moderator

 

          Members of the discussion group have been asked to bring to the table the

          current issues that “keep them awake at night.”

 

11:15 – 11:30

 

          Membership

 

          Election of Chair Elect

 

11:30 Adjournment

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Discussion Round Robin Reports: Midwinter 2014

by Charles Wilt-IL (staff) on Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 02:55 pm

Discussion Round Robin Reports Summer 2013

by James Mouw on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 08:54 am

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