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ALCTS Newsletter Online Editor (Beverley Geer) Marcia Tuttle 13 Aug 1999 19:05 UTC

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Date: Fri, 13 Aug 1999 12:57:44 -0600
From: Beverley Geer <bgeer@LIBR.UTEP.EDU>
Subject: ALCTS Newsletter Online Editor

ALCTS Newsletter Editor

ALCTS invites applications for Editor of the ALCTS Newsletter Online, is a
quarterly electronic newsletter accessible on the World Wide Web. The
editor is appointed for a nonrenewable five-year term, beginning after the
2000 annual conference. The ALCTS Newsletter contains announcements and
reports of ALCTS organizational developments, educational programs,
committee work, and other activities. The editor is responsible for
determining the content of each issue; for soliciting, screening, editing,
and/or writing all copy to appear in the newsletter; and for correcting,
revising, and approving layouts produced by ALA Production Services.

The editor serves as an ex-officio member of the ALCTS Board of Directors
and the ALCTS Publications Committee and is responsible for informing these
bodies of issues and developments affecting the newsletter and to receive
input regarding general content and priorities. The editor also works with
the ALCTS Executive Director and other ALCTS Headquarters staff members to
ensure full coverage of ALCTS activities and to coordinate Newsletter
content with ALCTS Network News (AN2), ALCTS' e-mail news bulletin.

Requirements include demonstrated writing and editing ability; familiarity
with needs and issues facing professionals employed in areas of ALCTS
interests (collection development and management, acquisition of library
materials, cataloging and  classification, serials management, and
preservation); ability to work with deadlines; and experience with hardware
and software used in the production and transmission of electronic text.
Membership in ALCTS is required as is attendance at both annual and
midwinter conferences. Desirable qualifications include experience in
producing Web documents using HTML and prior experience on ALCTS committees.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 1999. A letter explaining the
applicant's interest in and qualifications for the editor position and a
current vita should be submitted to ALCTS, ALA, 50 E. Huron St. Chaigo IL
60611.  The Search Committee expects to conduct interviews at the January
2000 Midwinter Conference in San Antonio.