Transforming CollectionsPosted: February 17, 2012 | Author: Steven Harris | Filed under: Collection Philosophy, Professional development | Tags: ALCTS, training | Leave a comment »
Date: February 22 & 23
Description: “Join us to talk about all the ways our collections are changing and discuss topics such as handling new formats, preservation methods, repository services, planning for the future, best practices for moving forward, and budgeting for changing times. Come share your success stories about how you are meeting the research, teaching, and recreational needs of your users of today and tomorrow.”
ALCTS Online CoursesPosted: August 30, 2011 | Author: Steven Harris | Filed under: Professional development | Tags: training | Leave a comment »
ALCTS has several online training courses coming up:
Fundamentals of Acquisitions (October 3â€‘October 28)
This fourâ€‘week online course provides a broad overview of the operations
involved in acquiring materials after the selection decision is made.
Fundamentals of Collection Development/Management (October
This fourâ€‘week online course addresses the basic components of
collection development and management (CDM) in libraries.
Sponsored by Couttsâ€‘Ingram.
Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (November
This fourâ€‘week online course provides an overview of acquiring,
providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to
Sponsored by Harrassowitz.
Fundamentals of Preservation (October 17â€‘November 11)
This fourâ€‘week online course introduces participants to the principles,
policies and practices of preservation in libraries and archives.
See more info at: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/index.cfm