Provides an informal forum for collection development and technical service librarians to exchange information and discuss techniques, new developments, problems, technological advances, and emerging trends in the workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library materials and resources.
The ALCTS Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group (TSWEIG) invites proposals for presentations or topics of discussion at its 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. The meeting will be held on Monday, January 27, from 1-2 PM.
TSWEIG's charge is to provide a forum to exchange information and discuss techniques in workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library resources. Possible presentation and discussion topics include, but are not limited to:
Workflow collaboration between departments
Use of technology to improve workflows
Presentation or discussion proposals should include:
A brief (300 words or less) summary of the topic
Amount of time needed to present or discuss topic
Name(s), position(s) title(s), and email address(es) of presenter(s)
Please submit your proposal by filling out this form by Monday, November 8 with notifications of selection-status for proposals going out the week of November 18-25. Proposals should not be sent in reply to this post.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Jesse & Gina
Sent on behalf of Jesse & Gina, TSWEIG Co-Chairs:
Jesse A Lambertson
Metadata and Digital Resources Librarian
D'Angelo Law Library - University of Chicago
Head of Cataloging and Metadata Management
Gleeson Library | Geschke Center, University of San Francisco
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