Today's Topics:

   1. ALCTS webinar: How to Get from Here to BIBFRAME (Elaine Franco)
   2. Call for proposals: ALCTS CRS Committee on Holdings Information
Midwinter (Elaine Franco)


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ALCTS webinar: How to Get from Here to BIBFRAME

Date:   Wednesday, November 2, 2016

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.


Session 4 in the series, ?From MARC to
is focused on providing a high-altitude roadmap for a complete conversion
process to BIBFRAME, as well as a discussion of various tools and methods
that will assist with the transition.

Additional sessions in this series include:

?         Library of Congress BIBFRAME

?         Putting the Link in Linked

?         Embedded URI in MARC: An Essential for Linked

?         Modeling and encoding serials in

?         Linked Data Cataloging

Learning outcomes:

* Attendees will have an understanding of the roadmap to transition data to

* Attendees will be familiar with tools and methods that can be used in the
transition process.

Who should attend? Technical service librarians and staff and library

*This is an intermediate course intended for those with a basic
understanding of bibliographic records and linked data


Carl Stahmer is Director of Digital Scholarship at the University of
California Davis. He has worked in the area of linked data for many years,
including participation in several research studies funded by major
government and foundation funders


Webinar Series ? 5 webinars

Participant Each ($) Series of 5 ($)

ALCTS Member (individual) $43 series $172 (save $43)

Non-member (individual) $59 series $236 (save $59)

Group rate (members/non-members) $99/$129 series $396 (save $99)/$516 (save

International (individual) $43 series $172 (save $43)

For additional information and access to registration links, please go to
the following website:

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email<>. For all other questions
or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events
Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or<>.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.


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Are you using OCLC's Collection Manager? If so, the ALCTS Continuing
Resources Section Committee on Holdings Information is seeking proposals for
presentations at ALA Midwinter 2017 in Atlanta. If you have something to say
about matters related to OCLC's Holdings Management in your library, we're
interested in hearing about it. The CRS Committee on Holdings Forum will
meet 3:00-4:00pm on Saturday January 21st.

The ALCTS CRS Committee on Holdings Information seeks to address and study
matters related to holdings information in all formats, with special
attention to standards, use, and functionality in the exchange and use of
holdings information in and among systems. The committee's interests include
the application of holdings information wherever it appears, including local
catalogs, group catalogs, and union catalogs.

If you have a proposal for a related topic and would like to share that
topic at ALA Midwinter, please share your idea. Submit your topic and brief
description (150 words max) to Shelley Almgren, CRS Committee on Holdings
Information, Chair,<>  Deadline
is Monday, November 14th.
On Behalf of CRS-Holdings Committee,

Shelley Almgren
CRS Committee on Holdings Information, Chair Periodicals/Systems Librarian
West Library Texas Wesleyan University
1201 Wesleyan St.
Fort Worth, TX 76105


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