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Purpose: Provides a forum for discussion of issues within the field of technical services which are relevant to library staff at all levels, particularly those issues relating to the evolution of technical services as it affects and is affected by technology and greater interdependency among all library departments.

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2011 ALA Annual: ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group Round Table Discussion

  • 1.  2011 ALA Annual: ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group Round Table Discussion

    Posted Jun 10, 2011 10:52 AM

    ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group
    Round table discussion

    Time: Sunday, June 26, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Location: JW Marriott Orleans

    Join us for a round table discussions with your colleagues to share
    creative ideas in technical services.  Possible topics include:

    1.      What tools are you using to create efficiencies in workflows?
    2.      How is your library planning to implement RDA?
    3.      How has the use of outsourcing affected your workflow?
    4.      How do you handle different work styles and preferences?
    5.      How do you prioritize cataloging activities?
    6.      What strategies do you use to handle backlogs, if you have them?


    Thanks,
    Libbie

    Libbie Crawford, MLIS
    Product Manager
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    libbie_crawford@oclc.org 

    Tony Fang

    University of Minnesota Libraries

    Technical Services Department, Specialized Cataloging Unit

    Email: fangx046@umn.edu Tel.: 612-626-8344