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ALCTS CMS Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group

To identify and promote useful qualitative and quantitative assessment measures that provide management information for the assessment of library collections both in the local setting and on the national and international level.. To promote better utilization of existing assessment measures...


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ALCTS CMS Adminstration of Collecton Management Interest Group

Provides a forum for the discussion and analysis of issues related to the administration of collection management and development, including but not limited to budgeting and fund allocation, organization and staffing, collection development policies, collection analysis, preservation, and...


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ALCTS CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group

To address issues related to collection management of electronic resources, their funding, negotiation and license agreements, and selection policies; to consider the adjustments an electronic environment requires of collection developers; to act as section liaison with other groups dealing with...


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Promoting Preservation Interest Group (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services)

To advocate for preservation of cultural heritage materials among librarians and non-librarians, by offering educational opportunities and supporting outreach efforts both inside and outside of institutional library contexts. To promote understanding of preservation principles and ...


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ALCTS PARS Book and Paper Interest Group

Discussion of matters related to the preservation and continuing role of books, paper-based materials, and other tangible artifacts in collections. Discussion includes, but is not limited to, library binding, physical quality and treatment. Reports to the PARS Preservation Standards &...


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ALCTS New Members Interest Group

ANMIG seeks to cultivate the new members of ALCTS by capitalizing on existing ALCTS initiatives and ALCTS veterans to develop pathways for inclusion of new members into the ALCTS organization and a realization of the value of their contributions to the organization. Check us out online! ...


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ALCTS PARS Digital Conversion Interest Group

Discussion of matters related to the conversion of analog (or older born-digital) collections to digital formats. Specific topics may include: care and handling, stabilization, vendor out-sourcing, in-house conversion (equipment and software), derivatives, and deliverables for content ingest to...


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ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group

Provides a forum for exchanging information and discussing issues related to public library technical services functions. Open to all librarians interested in technical services activities, including acquisitions, cataloging and classification, processing, preservation and bindery activities,...


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ALCTS CaMMS Catalog Management Interest Group

Discusses the various issues involved with cataloging, classification, and authority control after the initial cataloging has been performed. Provides a forum for exchanging information and discussing techniques, new developments, and problems in managing the bibliographic integrity of library...


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ALCTS CRS Access to Continuing Resources Interest Group

Keep the issues surrounding the access to continuing resources (e.g., pricing models and licensing issues) in the forefront of discussion; encourage collaborative partnerships between librarians, publishers, and vendors that will foster the evolution of continuing resources; and ensure open...