LACONI Technical Services Section Cataloging AV Boot Camp

When:          Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time:            9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where:         Schaumburg Township District Library

Schedule:
9:15-9:25 a.m.                Registration and Refreshments
9:25-9:30 a.m.               Business meeting
9:30 a.m.-3:30 pm.       Program (includes lunch break)
A tour of the Technical Services Department will be offered.

A refresher workshop in cataloging AV, this program will focus on the nuts and bolts of cataloging DVDs, Blu-Rays, music and spoken word, and video games in MARC following RDA principles. This program will include an in-depth discussion of the MARC tags and subfields for AV materials.

Speaker: Bobby Bothmann, Professor of Metadata & Emerging Technologies Librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2012 recipient of the Nancy B. Olson Award from OLAC. He assisted Ms. Olson in the re-write of Cataloging of Audiovisual Materials and Other Special Materials for its fifth edition and is currently working on an RDA companion to the fifth edition.

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.

Attendees must register through EventBritehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/technical-services-section-cataloging-boot-camp-for-av-tickets-24351098792

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LACONI Technical Services Section Cataloging Boot Camp for Books

Cataloging Boot Camp for Books

When:           February 19, 2016
Time:            9:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:          St. Charles Public Library

Schedule:
9:15-9:25 a.m.                Registration and Refreshments
9:25-9:30 a.m.               Business meeting
9:30 a.m.-3:00 pm.      Program (includes lunch break)
A tour of the Technical Services Department will be offered.

A refresher workshop in cataloging books, this workshop will focus on the nuts and bolts of cataloging books in MARC following RDA principles. This program will include an in-depth discussion of the MARC tags and subfields for books.

Speaker: Chris Oliver, Head of Resource Description and Metadata Services at the University of Ottawa Library.

Please note that there is a registration fee which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00.

Due to space limitations we are asking for a two person per library limit on registrations. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is February 10, 2016. If you have any questions about program registration please contact Amy Weiss, phone (630) 487-2547 / email: aweiss@woodridgelibrary.org / fax (630) 964-0787

Attendees must register through Eventbrite.

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ILA Annual 2015 Meeting Notes

Resources & Technical Services Forum (RTSF)
ILA Annual Meeting Notes
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

  1. New ILA Website
    Members were encouraged to complete their profiles and add a photo on the new ILA.org website.
  1. ILA Knowledge Exchange
    Members were given an introduction to the new ILA Knowledge Exchange (KE) and encouraged to use the site.  The Knowledge Exchange is a new area of the ILA website where users can ask for advice, share an event, share a document, or share an update.  Each entry can be searched for later and tagged.

    Finding the KE:
    –>ila.org –>Connect –>Share on the Knowledge Exchange –>Login

    During our discussions of the KE, we talked about ILA RTSF current websites and they include:

    (1) WordPress Blog
    (2) ILA RTSF page (ILA.org > About > Forums > RTSF)

    Question: Should we phase out the WordPress site and move to the ILA.org RTSF page? Yes, with time.  Presently, the RTSF ILA site doesn’t have all of the functionality we have with our WordPress Blog.  Members need the ability to comment on posts and currently only the Forum Manager is able to add new posts to the page.

    Suggestions for ILA.org

  • Add email notification system to the KE.  When members add something to the KE, enable members to opt-in for email alerts.
  • Make the KE visible to members without requiring login

Suggestions for ILA RTSF page

  • Give members the ability to comment on posts
  • Enable more members to post items to the page

3.) Brainstorm ideas for programs for next year

A. Technical Services Networking session with topic tables
-Collection Development
-Cataloging
-E-resources
-Proposal is already written (contact: Brooke Sievers@ Addison)

B. Right-sizing your collection: include the full life-cycle of the process from collection development, weeding, statistics and procedure and vendors on “how to get rid of items the right way” (Discover books, Better World Books, Boys & Girls Club, what if your library doesn’t have space to store discards?)

C. How does collection development move from buying books to build a collection to curating a collection? Or, are both of these the same?  How do you adjust your collection development polices to reflect how collection development practices are changing?

D. Best practices for re-writing policies.
-ILL
-Collection development

E. Technical Services staff working the reference desk… How does cataloging knowledge help enrich the experience of covering the desk? (contact: Bill Schultzjr @ EIU has presented on this topic in the past)

F. Unique things that libraries are doing with spaces and collections. How has what your library has begun collecting and your use of space changed recently?  And, how have these new collections and space changes meant for Technical Services?

G. RDA deadlines have come and gone… What are libraries doing with MARC records? Are you following RDA?  What does all this mean for Linked Data or Bib Frame? (contact: Erica Laughlin, RSA is working with SirsiDynix on Blue Cloud Linked Data integration)

4.) Forum manager for next year: July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017
Tim Longo
Evanston Public Library
tlongo@cityofevanston.org

5.) TBS, Inc. ILA Technical Services Award
Members were encouraged submit nominations for the TBS, Inc. ILA Technical Services Award which is awarded each year at ILA.

Volunteers for the Award Committee were solicited: chair & three members

Chair
Judy Nuernberger
Head of Technical Services
Vernon Area Public Library District
jnuernberger@vapld.info

Members
Laura McGrath
Manager of Access Services
Skokie Public Library
lmcgrath@skokielibrary.info

Robert Moffett
Director of Technical Services
Gail Borden Public Library
rmoffett@gailborden.info

Jennifer M. Baugh
Assistant Director & Cataloger
clarkjml2@gmail.com

Alternate
Amy Weiss
Head of Technical Services
Woodridge Public Library
aweiss@woodridgelibrary.org

Any questions?

-Robert Moffett
rmoffett@gailborden.info

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Agenda for RTSF ILA Annual Meeting

Resources & Technical Services Forum (RTSF)
ILA Annual Meeting
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

  1. New ILA Website!

–>Complete your profile & add picture

  1. RTSF Knowledge Exchange

–>About > Forums > RTSF

  1. Brainstorm ideas for programs for next year
  1. Elect forum manager for next year: July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017
  1. TBS, Inc. ILA Technical Services Award
    1. Nominate names for next years award
    2. Volunteers for the Award Committee: chair & three members
  1. ILA RTSF Program Planning Meeting

–>Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

–>Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL

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ILA 2015, less than 1-month away

It’s almost October and ILA 2015 is less than 1-month away.  Can you believe it?  There are a host of great Technical Services programs being offered this year in Peoria.

The Resources & Technical Services Forum (RTSF) ILA 2015 meeting is Friday, Oct. 23rd @ 1:30 @ the Peoria Civic Center, Room 218 and I hope you can make it.

Description
Work in Tech Services? Have an interest in resource management? Come join us at our annual meeting. We’ll discuss the upcoming year, find volunteers for the award committee, and elect a new forum manager.

The Resources and Technical Services Forum (RTSF) focuses on the development, design, application, and integration of various technologies to improve access and delivery of information to libraries. All conference attendees are invited to attend the annual RTSF meeting.

Other

Save the date: I will be hosting a brainstorming session for ILA 2016 planning @ Gail Borden Public Library on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.

savethedate

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LACONI Technical Services Section Linked Data program

LACONI Technical Services Section
Linked Data 101: Is This Web of Data Really Real?

When:           Thursday October 29, 2015
Time:            10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:          Barrington Area Public Library

Schedule:
9:30-9:50 a.m.                Registration and Refreshments
9:50-10:00 a.m.              Business meeting
10:00 a.m.-3:00 pm.       Program (includes lunch break)

You’ve heard talk of linked data, shared vocabularies like BIBFRAME and schema.org, library visibility, and end user fulfillment. But what is it, why does it matter, and who needs to be involved?  Join us for an engaging, interactive discussion that gives you a great introduction to the world of linked data. You will learn you can take steps today to help your library better weave into the new fabric of the Web.

Speaker: Jeff Penka, Vice President of Product Management at Zepheira.

Please note that there is a registration fee which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00.

All attendees must register through EventBrite.

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How can I forget? The RTSF Forum Meeting is Oct. 23rd, 1:30-2:30.

“Resources and Technical Services Forum Meeting,” facilitated by Robert Moffett, Gail Borden Public Library
10/23/2015, 1:30–2:30, Location: Peoria Civic Center | Room: 218

Work in Tech Services? Have an interest in resource management? Come join us at our annual meeting. We’ll discuss the upcoming year, find volunteers for the award committee, and elect a new forum manager.

The Resources and Technical Services Forum (RTSF) focuses on the development, design, application, and integration of various technologies to improve access and delivery of information to libraries. All conference attendees are invited to attend the annual RTSF meeting.

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