ALCTS Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries Interest Group

The ALCTS Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries Interest Group is extending a call for discussion topics for its Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, January 21 from 3:00–4:00, GWCC, Room B214.

Submissions received so far:

· Open Textbooks

· Access vs. Ownership

· Collecting non-print formats

Please send your ideas and suggestions to nancy.godleski@vanderbilt.edu

ALCTS Virtual Preconference Call for Proposals

How are metadata creators developing methods to encourage the creation of metadata that represents diverse points of view? How does using sources of authority control such as LCSH contribute to misrepresentation of cultural heritage materials? Are our digital libraries equitable? This virtual program provides a venue for sharing ideas to promote cultural competencies and inclusivity in the metadata process.

Potential topics could include:

Strategies for evaluating inclusivity or exclusivity of metadata

ALCTS News

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ALCTS CaMMS Catalog Management Interest Group's ALA Midwinter Conference Program

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We warmly invite you to attend the ALCTS CaMMS Catalog Management Interest Group’s program at the ALA Midwinter Conference to be held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, Room A302 from 1:00-2:30 p.m, Saturday, January 21, 2017.

The IG meeting starts at 1 pm. There will be a short (15 min) business meeting prior to the open meeting. Only co-chairs and vice-co-chairs are expected to show up in the business meeting. We will announce next year's co-chairs at the beginning of the open meeting.

2017 Midwinter ALCTS CRS Standards Forum

ALCTS CRS Standards Forum
Sunday, January 22, 2017, 10:30-11:30 am
Georgia World Congress Center, A312

The ALCTS CRS Standards Committee invites you to attend a Midwinter forum discussing the latest developments in standards for continuing resources.

Register for the ALCTS New Members Interest Group Meeting

Date and time: Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10:30AM-11:30AM

Location: The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Room B213

Are you a library school student or new professional considering membership with ALCTS? Want to learn more about the division and how you can get involved? If so, then please consider joining the ALCTS New Member Interest Group (ANMIG) at our ALA Midwinter meeting in a casual and fun filled event to learn more about what ALCTS has to offer you! 

REPOST - ALCTS Publishing: Digital Preservation Monograph Chapters Call for Proposals

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ALA Midwinter 2017: ALCTS Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group (RPLTS IG) Session

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Please come join us for the ALCTS  Role of Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group (RPLTS IG) session in Atlanta!
The RPLTS IG will meet Saturday morning, January 21, 2017 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), A315.

Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories

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The Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories (TCIR) is accepting
proposals for full sessions (30-45 minutes) and lightning talks (5-10
minutes). Topics may include but are not limited to:

· Copyright

· Open access

· Outreach and promotion

· Open educational resources

· Research data management

· Library-based publishing

· Platform(s)

ALCTS 2017 Trivia Contest continues through Friday, Jan. 13

#alamw17#alctsmw17 Remember that the ALCTS 2017 Trivia Contest continues through Friday, Jan. 13: http://www.ala.org/alcts/events/mw/2017/trivia

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