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1. Second Call for ALCTS CaMMS Copy Cataloging Interest Group
call for Vice Co-Chairs 2016-2017 (Elaine Franco)
2. ALCTS seeking 2017 Innovation Awards nominations (Elaine Franco)
The ALCTS CaMMS Copy Cataloging Interest Group seeks two volunteers to serve
one year (2016-2017) as vice co-chairs, then transitioning to co-chairs the
next year (2017-2018). Our charge is to discuss informally common problems
concerning copy cataloging, including quality control, work flows, copy
cataloging of all kinds of materials (monographs, serials, audiovisuals,
etc.), staffing needs, training copy cataloging, and effects of changes in
cataloging rules on copy cataloging.
As vice co-chair, you will assist with the planning and delivery of the
Group's meetings, including solicitation for speakers and selection of
topics to be presented. As co-chair, you will assume full responsibility for
planning the meetings, filing reports to ALA, and selecting incoming vice
co-chairs. Attendance at ALA Midwinter and Annual conferences for the two
year commitment is required. No prior experience is necessary.
Please submit your name and a brief statement of interest to the current
co-chairs Cynthia A. Romanowski at
cromanow...@govst.edu<mailto:cromanow...@govst.edu> and Dan Tam Do at
d...@uvm.edu<mailto:d...@uvm.edu> by September 30, 2016.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Thank you and have a wonderful day!
Cynthia A. Romanowski, MLIS, MCIS
Technical Services Librarian
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Association for Library
Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for innovation and
collaboration. ALCTS presents two awards to honor individuals and/or groups
whose work represents the finest achievements and leadership in
collaboration and innovation.
If you are interested in nominating a candidate for either of the awards,
contact the chair of that award jury. The deadline for nominations and
supporting materials is Dec. 1.
ProQuest Coutts Award for Innovation
The Collection Management Section (CMS) presents the ProQuest Coutts Award
for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management, which recognizes
significant and innovative contributions to electronic collections
management and development practice. The award consists of a citation and
$2,000 generously donated by ProQuest.
Criteria for selection of the winner will be determined by the person's
achievements, including but not limited to:
* Building and managing new types of electronic collections and
* Addressing selection issues and processes for electronic resources
* Creating effective organizational structures for the workflow
management and development of electronic resource collections
* Increasing visibility, discovery and user access to electronic
Nominations should include the name, address, phone number and email address
of each nominee and nominating party, a formal statement of nomination that
includes a rationale, a description of any projects that the nominee has
initiated and successfully completed and letters of support and endorsement.
Letters of endorsement from others should provide additional evidence of the
worthiness of the nominee. The number of letters of endorsement received for
a nominee shall not be a determining factor in the selection process;
rather, the evidence of the person's accomplishments that fulfill the intent
of the award shall be the factor considered. Self-nominations will not be
accepted. Current employees of ProQuest and its subsidiaries are not
eligible for the award.
Send nominations to: Erika
d>, chair, ProQuest Coutts Award Jury
Visit the ProQuest Coutts Award for Innovation
Outstanding Collaboration Citation
This award recognizes and encourages collaborative problem-solving efforts
in the areas of acquisition, access, management, preservation or archiving
of library materials. It recognizes actions, services or products that
improve and benefit the providing and managing of library collections. The
citation may be presented to two or more individuals or groups who have
participated jointly in an appropriate achievement. Accomplishments that
expose problems may be as valuable as successes. The citation will be
presented in a year when an achievement of merit has occurred. Recognized
forms of collaboration must be between library personnel and other
individuals or such groups as publishers, vendors, cultural organizations,
government agencies, philanthropic organizations and the like. Results of a
collaborative effort must demonstrate advancement in collection management
or technical services working environments.
Send nominations, along with written justification for the citation in terms
of demonstrated outcomes in work achieved through actions, services or
products; how the achievement contributed to the fulfillment of needs in the
work of collection management or technical services and any other factors
relevant to the merit of the achievement and two letters of recommendation
20Award>, chair, Citation Jury.
Visit the Outstanding Collaboration
ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association. An international
member-driven association, ALCTS engages the library community on issues and
policies that affect the acquisition, management, discovery and preservation
of library collections.
End of Tsig Digest, Vol 53, Issue 13
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