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  • The ALCTS e-forum "Changing Ideas, Roles, and Organizational Structures in Collections and Technical Services" took place on May 21--22, 2019, and was moderated by Michael Arthur (The University of Alabama), Alison M. Armstrong (Radford University), and Rachelle McLain (Montana State University).
  • After a cool and wet spring, it’s hard to believe that summer is arriving, but yet here we are just a week and half away from the ALA Annual Conference, starting on June 20. Washington, DC always offers unparalleled opportunities to explore our government institutions and national treasures, often for no cost at all. This summer ALCTS will add to the cultural riches of our nation's capital by offering conference attendees a wealth of programs and learning opportunities during Annual Conference.
  • ALCTS News is looking for volunteers to report on preconferences, programs, and forums of interest to the ALCTS community at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Are you attending one of the sessions below? Would you like to share what you learn with the ALCTS community? Email Chelcie Rowell, editor of ALCTS News, at alctsnews@lists.ala.org to volunteer to report on a session at Annual.

Upcoming Events

  • Sunday

    We will be holding our interest group meeting on June 23rd from 1–2pm in the Convention Center (room TBD). We are looking for topics of interest. Please contact me if you have ideas of things you would ...

     Jun 23, 2019  |  01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
     Washington DC

  • Friday

    Practical Linked Data in the Classroom Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group ALA Annual Conference, Friday, June 21, 2019, 1-2 pm in Room 143A, Washington Convention ...

     Jun 21, 2019  |  01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
     Washington DC