Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group

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Purpose: Provides a forum to discuss and analyze techniques, new developments, problems and technological advances in the workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library materials and resources.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Call for Proposals: ALA Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency IG at Core IG Week, 2022

  • 1.  Call for Proposals: ALA Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency IG at Core IG Week, 2022

    Posted Jan 11, 2022 08:05 AM

    *** Apologies for cross-posting *** 

    The ALA Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group (TSWEIG) would like to invite you to submit a proposal of a presentation, to be presented at the 2022 ALA Core IG Week, March 7-11. The program will be held online on Friday, March 11, 2022, from 1-2 pm (EST).  

    The IG will be discussing workflow trends and cases related to a variety of topics and welcomes your proposal. 

    Theme: Workflow Trends and Cases in Technical Services 

    Possible topics could include (but are not limited to):  

    • New workflow trends and cases in Technical Services in libraries 
    • Adoption of inclusive cataloging and its impact on workflow in Technical Services 
    • Linked Data and its impact on workflow in Technical Services 
    • Changing of cataloging rules/documents/tools and its impact to Technical Services 
    • Establishing workflow or lessons learned in transitioning to a new ILS 
    • Establishing workflow or lessons learned in transitioning to a new digital repository 

    Each presenter will be allotted 15 minutes (full presentation) or 5-10 minutes (light presentation). Please include in your proposal the following information: 

    • Presentation title 
    • Presenter name(s), affiliation & email(s) 
    • A brief (250 words or less) summary of the topic 
    • Time needed to present the topic 

    Please submit your proposal to the IG Co-chairs, Sai Deng (sai.deng@ucf.eduand Yan Liao (ylia@loc.gov) by Monday, January 24, 2022 

    Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! 

    ALA Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group Co-Chairs 

    Sai Deng (sai.deng@ucf.edu

    Yan Liao (ylia@loc.gov)



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    Sai Deng
    Metadata Librarian
    University of Central Florida
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