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: 2023 ALA Core Virtual IG Week

  • 1.  Call for Proposals: 2023 ALA Core Virtual IG Week

    Posted Jan 11, 2023 02:35 PM
    Edited by Sai Deng Jan 11, 2023 02:36 PM

    The ALA Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group (TSWEIG) would like to invite you to submit a presentation proposal for the 2023 ALA Core IG Week, March 6-10. The IG's session will be held online on Friday, March 10, 2023, from 11-12 am (CST).  

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

    Theme: Hybrid Workspaces and Digital Workflows  

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

    • The long-term impact of hybrid work schedules on Technical Services workflows
    • How Technical Services embraces LOD and its impact on workflows 
    • DEI cataloging and workflows in Technical Services
    • Establishing workflows in traditional ILS or digital repositories
    • The impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on Technical Services workflows

        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 ( and Caroline Saccucci ( by Friday, February 10, 2023.  

        Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! 


        ALA Core Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group Co-Chairs 

        Sai Deng (

        Caroline Saccucci (

        Sai Deng
        Metadata Librarian
        University of Central Florida