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ALCTS Medium Heads in Orlando Jack Hall 02 Jun 2004 15:13 UTC

>The ALCTS Heads of Technical Services of Medium-Sized Academic and
>Research Libraries Discussion Group will meet at ALA Annual 2004 in
>Orlando as follows:
>Saturday, June 26: 9:30-11:00 a.m. J.W. Marriott Grande Lakes, Palazzo D
>A new chair will be elected. Nominations will be accepted at the meeting,
>or you may send them to me in advance.

The overall discussion theme will be: Coping with Change. Steering
committee members will facilitate individual round table discussions on the
following sub-topics for 40 minutes, before tables summarize for the group
at large:

1.  How to deal with a new dean

2.  How to cope with changes in next year's budget

3.  Adjusting work flows after migration to a new integrated system

4.  Helping staff cope with change

5.  Developing cooperation between acquisitions and cataloging when
implementing cataloging-on-receipt, PromptCat, receiving shelf-ready
materials, etc.

6.  Convincing the dean that you need more staff in technical services in
order to cope with changes

Come, choose a table, and participate in lively and useful discussions
planned to help you cope.


Jack Hall
114L University of Houston Libraries
Houston, TX  77204-2000
telephone:(713) 743-9687
fax: (713) 743-9748