Core Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group

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Purpose: Meets and discusses informally problems within the field of technical services which are common to the administration of small- to medium-sized academic and research libraries.

This interest group is part of Core's Leadership and Management Section.

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ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group meeting at Midwinter 2016

  • 1.  ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group meeting at Midwinter 2016

    Posted Dec 04, 2015 04:09 PM

    The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group will meet on Saturday, January 9 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in  BCEC 252AB.


    Come join your colleagues for a lively discussion of the following topics in a round-table format:


    Conducting assessment of Technical Services


    Preparing TS staff for migration from a traditional ILS to a next-generation library management system


    Promotion/tenure for TS librarians (challenges of showcasing the value of your work)


    Re-purposing staff with traditional cataloging skills to meet non-MARC metadata challenges


    Mass deaccession and shared print repositories/retention trusts


    Managing transfer of critical knowledge when facing mass retirements in TS


    Managing microfilm acidification workflow from TS (acquisitions and cataloging) perspective


    We look forward to seeing many of you in Boston!