Recording: Using ePADD to process and provide access to email archives

Recording of the March 17, 2017, ACRL DCIG: Using ePADD to process and provide access to email archives


Call for Proposals: Best Practices for Digital Preservation

The ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group (DPIG) seeks speakers to present at the ALA Annual Conference to be held in Chicago on Sunday, June 25th, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM.

The Digital Preservation Interest Group’s charge is to serve as a venue for discussing the preservation management of digital assets whether commercial, born-digital or converted e-resources.

Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length. Additional time will be allowed for questions and discussion.

Call for proposals - ALCTS College & Research Libraries Interest Group

The ALCTS College & Research Libraries Interest Group is looking for panelists for its meeting at ALA Annual in Chicago on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Our theme is Data and text mining: facilitating our researchers’ needs in the 21th century. Topics could include but are not limited to issues related to:

• Licensing

• Workflows

• Policies

• Technological infrastructure

• Training and instruction

• Case studies

Register today for two exciting ALCTS Preconferences coming to Chicago ALA Annual 2017

Register today for two exciting ALCTS Preconferences coming to Chicago ALA Annual 2017

ANMIG Article: “Troublesome Catalogers and Metadata Fairies”

Take a look at the article “Troublesome Catalogers and Metadata Fairies” to learn about important aspects of technical services and collections and the evolution of the cataloging from AACR2 to BIBFRAME as well.

The article was written by Victoria Carlson, ANMIG Co-Vice Chair.

ALCTS Exchange 2017: Register as a group and save!

Early-bird registration ends March 15. Register your group or institution today.

Register as a group or institution and save on registration costs

The ALCTS Exchange will engage a wide-range of presenters and participants, facilitating enriching conversations and learning opportunities in a four-day, fully online, virtual forum. The ALCTS Exchange is designed to facilitate engagement of site-based groups that wish to promote collective learning and seek optimal savings.

Group Registration Includes:

Single (1) user access to the live stream over all four days.

ALA seeks proposals for 2017-2018 Diversity Research Grants through April 15

*Please excuse cross-postings*

The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity, equity, and outreach issues within library and information science.

The application deadline has been extended to midnight central time on April 15, 2017.

ALA Annual 2017 Conference - Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 22

ALA Annual 2017 Conference - Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 22. #alaac17

Registration Now Open for ALCTS Virtual Precon at ALA Annual

Register early and save your seat for "Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Metadata,” an ALCTS Virtual Preconference prior to 2017 ALA Annual Conference.

Programming includes:

Session 1: Outreach and Inclusivity in Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories
Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1 pm – 2 pm CT
Digital Project as Community Outreach: A New Way of Approaching Metadata
Doing Justice to the Humanities: Increasing Inclusivity with More Specific Subject Description

ALCTS Mentoring Program Call for MENTORS

The ALCTS Mentoring Program call for applications resulted in a large number of ALCTS members applying to be either mentors and mentees. Thank you to everyone who has applied so far and for your willingness to share your expertise and time to help prepare future ALCTS leaders.

In order to ensure that we have the best possible pairings between mentors and mentees, we are seeking additional MENTORS who are experts or working in the following areas:


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