ALCTS Continuing Education Events for Late Summer/Fall 2011


ALCTS offers a wide variety of online continuing education opportunities through webinars, web courses, and e-forums. Below is a list of upcoming web courses and webinars beginning in August, 2011. Additional details and registration information will be posted at as it becomes available.


Web Courses:

-          Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (August 22-September 16;  November 14-December 9)

-          Fundamentals of Collection Development/Management (September 12-October 7;  October 24-November 18)

-          Fundamentals of Acquisitions (October 3-October 28)

-          Fundamentals of Preservation (October 17-November 11)


-          The Art of Scanning (August 24) (IR series)

-          Recommendations from the RDA Test (August 31) (RDA series)

-          Book Repair Basics for Libraries (September 14)

-          Floating Collections (September 21)

-          RDA and Cartographic Materials (September 28) (RDA series)

-          CONSER Standard Record: Where Are We Now? (October 5)

-          Constructing the Future Library: Architectural and Digital Considerations (October 12)

-          RDA Basics: Scores (October 19) (RDA series)

-          RDA Basics: Sound Recordings (October 26) (RDA series)

-          Cataloging Law Materials with RDA (November 2) (RDA series)

-          ISSN and You (November 9)

-          Cooperative Collection Development (November 16)

-          Promoting Institutional Repositories on and off Campus (November 30) (IR series)

-          Standards and Metadata (December 7)

-          2 CUL: Cornell and Columbia Collaborate – Next Gen Tech Services (Dec. 14)

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Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.