LACONI Technical Services Section Resources for Catalogers

When:           Friday, November 10, 2017
Time:            9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:          Tinley Park Public Library

Panelists Richard Stewart (Indian Trails Public Library), Joy Anhalt (Tinley Park Public Library), Michelle Sandstrom (Naperville Public Library) and Rebecca Bartlett (La Grange Public Library) will discuss cataloging resources, including OCLC Classify, WebDewey, Cataloger’s Desktop, RDA Toolkit, professional websites, blogs and listservs.

Please note that there is a registration fee, which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

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LACONI Technical Services Section Anatomy of a MARC record

Anatomy of a MARC Record

When:          Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time:            9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where:         Indian Trails Public Library

Catalogers and non-catalogers are invited to attend this workshop on the MARC format for bibliographic records.  Catherine Suchy, instructor at the Joliet Junior College Library Technical Assistant Program, will present an overview of the fields and tags in the MARC bibliographic record.

Please note that there is a registration fee, which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

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2017 TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award winner

Congratulations to Jen Fredericks, Downers Grove Public Library, for winning the 2017 TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award

https://www.ila.org/about/awards/2017-ila-award-winners

2017 TBS Inc Award press release

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ILA Award nomination deadline extended

There is still time to submit a nomination for the ILA Awards. The nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, May 22. Please click here to learn about the awards and to submit a nomination. Take advantage of this opportunity to let your colleagues know about innovative programs and ideas and the hard-working librarians, staff, and trustees throughout Illinois who have created them. Inspiration and good ideas should be shared!
Award nominations are due by May 22nd.

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Reminder: Nominees for the TBS, Inc. Technical Services Awards are needed by May 15!

It’s time to send in your nomination for the TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award!  We are looking for librarians who have shown a commitment to leadership, programming and professional development in the Technical Services field.  The nominee must be an ILA member or work at an ILA institutional library.

This award is presented each year by the ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum and sponsored by Today’s Business Solutions, Inc.  Award winners receive a $500 financial award and are recognized with a certificate at the ILA Annual Conference.

Please visit the award website to submit your nomination.  The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2017.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Bartlett at 708-215-3240 or bartlettr@lagrangelibrary.org

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LACONI Technicals Services RDA Serials

RDA Serials Cataloging

When:           Friday, May 19, 2017
Time:            9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:          Poplar Creek Public Library, Streamwood, IL

Still a little wary about cataloging serials in RDA? This is the training for you! This Basic Serials Cataloging Workshop, part of the Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program, will offer an introduction to cataloging serials with RDA. It will cover RDA and CONSER standards, RDA core elements and terminology, transcribed versus recorded elements, new or revised areas of information, and creation of new records and serial maintenance. Access to the PowerPoint presentation will be given to participants ahead of the workshop via email.

Speaker: Steve Shadle is Serials Access Librarian at the University of Washington Libraries where he catalogs serials, supports link resolver and knowledgebase applications and otherwise wrangles serial holdings and bibliographic data. Steve was an original Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program trainer and has most recently contributed to the RDA revisions of the CONSER Cataloging Manual.

Please note that there is a registration fee, which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

Eventbrite registration

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Looking for TBS, Inc. Technical Services Awards nominees!

It’s time to send in your nomination for the TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award!  We are looking for librarians who have shown a commitment to leadership, programming and professional development in the Technical Services field.  The nominee must be an ILA member or work at an ILA institutional library.

This award is presented each year by the ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum and sponsored by Today’s Business Solutions, Inc.  Award winners receive a $500 financial award and are recognized with a certificate at the ILA Annual Conference.

Please visit the award website to submit your nomination.  The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2017.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Bartlett at 708-215-3240 or bartlettr@lagrangelibrary.org

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