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Format: 11/20/2017 - 9pm
Format: 11/20/2017 - 9pm
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Saturday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Publish with ALCTS! Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S404a
Description :

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) offers a wide variety of publishing options including its peer-reviewed journal Library Resources and Technical Services,the ALCTS Newsletter Online, the Paper Series, and the Sudden Selectors’ Series. This program will offer an overview of the ALCTS publishing program presented by a panel of ALCTS Publications editors and will provide potential authors with concrete advice for getting their work published with ALCTS.

Saturday, June 29 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
ALCTS Affiliates Showcase Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S402b
Description :

What’s going on at the local level? Some of the programs presented by ALCTS affiliate members at state, regional or other local conferences or meetings are highlighted in the ALCTS Affiliates Showcase. This showcase covers a variety of topics of interest to ALCTS members, such as preservation, digitization and workflow issues. Come see what your colleagues are talking about.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Multiple Identities: Managing Authorities in Repositories and Digital Collections Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S402a
Description :

This program will discuss existing implementations of authority control in repositories and digital collections. Presenters will demonstrate current working models and workflows of controlled access points outside of traditional cataloging systems, potentially including linked data schemes and research id registries.

Sunday, June 30 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Staff Retooling: Adapting to Change in Technical Services Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S402b
Description :

Retirements, new technology, and electronic formats have forced academic libraries to look creatively at job responsibilities for librarians and paraprofessional staff in technical services. A panel of librarians will discuss their experiences adapting to these changes and challenges.

Sunday, June 30 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Managing Projects: From Ideas to Reality Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S502
Description :

This presentation provides an overview of project management concepts and how they can be applied in technical services to increase effectiveness by introducing the five areas of project management: Initiate, Plan, Execute, Control, and Close. In addition, the program will discuss criteria for selecting projects appropriate for project management tools. Speakers will address how these tools and techniques have been used in technical services departments. In addition, visual displays of actual project graphs will be displayed.

Sunday, June 30 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:30pm
The 'Twilight' of AACR2 and the 'Breaking Dawn' of RDA Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S401
Description :

As darkness falls at the end of 2012, will you be ready for Team RDA? We will take the work ‘Twilight’ and catalog it through its different manifestations. Want to see how the ‘Twilight’ board game would be cataloged in RDA? How about the DVD? Come learn about the similarities and differences between AACR2 and RDA using the work 'Twilight'.

Monday, July 1 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Confessions of a Digital Packrat: ALCTS President's Program with Erin McKean Presidents program, Speaker series McCormick Place Convention Center
S105
Description :

How do you let go of digital data when every word of every book might be the one piece of evidence you need to make a dictionary entry complete? What does it mean for transformative uses like lexicography when there are so many different digital storehouses available (with varying degrees of difficulty). What makes a digital collection attractive to packrats like me?

Erin McKean is the founder of Wordnik.com and the former editor-in-chief of American Dictionaries for Oxford University Press. In her "spare" time she writes, sews, blogs, and writes books about dresses, including The Secret Lives of Dresses (Grand Central, 2011) and The Hundred Dresses (Bloomsbury, 2013).