ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 2/7/17

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Professional Growth & Development Opportunities sponsored by

  • ACRL;
  • ALCTS;
  • Charlotte Initiative;
  • Ingenta Connect & RedLink;
  • ACRL New England Chapter;
  • NEA: New England Archivists
  • Academic Impressions;

March 22-25, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland
The ACRL 2017 conference will feature more than 300 carefully curated conference programs to help you stay at the forefront of the profession. Registration is now available!

As an attendee, here’s what you can expect:

  • More than 500 carefully curated conference programs selected and presented by leaders in the profession.
  • A variety of formal and informal opportunities to network with more than 3,000 of your peers and colleagues.
  • Exhibits from more than 200 companies highlighting the newest products and services available in the academic library community.
  • Three dynamic keynote sessions that will inspire your work in your library and beyond.
  • One year of free access to the ACRL 2017 Virtual Conference, including more than 130 slidecasts, discussions, and more.
  • Services such as the Placement Center and HeadShot Lounge.

ALCTS Webinars – Upcoming Sessions

Event DateTopicPresented By
February 15New Research on Staff and Leadership Development in Technical ServicesCory Tucker
February 22Case Studies: Residencies, Peer Training, and Succession PlanningAngela Kinney, Elyssa Gould, and Jacob Nadal
March 1Introduction to LC Subject HeadingsBobby Bothmann
March 8Intermediate LC Subject HeadingsBobby Bothmann
March 15Cataloging, Gender, and RDA Rule 9.7Amber Billey and Emily Drabinski
March 22Talent Management and Succession PlanningDr. Meredith Taylor and Dr. Sylvia Hall-Ellis
April 5Mythbusting: The Search For A Tech Services GeneralistJenica P. Rogers

Dates: March 9 and 10, 2017

The landscape of eBooks in the academic library market is rapidly evolving, with many moving pieces to explore. Over the past two years, through research and collaboration, the Mellon-funded Charlotte Initiative has examined the current library market and looked toward the future of eBooks. We are exploring how permanent eBook access in support of traditional academic usage can be achieved.

Location: UNC Charlotte Center City, Charlotte, NC
Hosted by J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte

Topics to be discussed include:

*eBook licensing for academic libraries: challenges and opportunities
*Business models to support permanent ownership and perpetual access
*eBooks and the user experience
*Role of libraries and eBooks in textbook affordability efforts
*Short-term eBook hosting and long-term preservation strategies
*Overall snapshot of the academic eBook market landscape

RedLink Network is a free service that provides libraries with a secure and simple way to communicate IP address changes and access credentials to publishers and partners. RedLink’s premium Library Dashboard provides a complete overview of journal, e-Book, and database usage and turnaway statistics to help with decision-making, helping you determine cost-per-article to help in budgeting and facilitating publisher / product-level usage analysis. During this webinar, we will demonstrate the power of these exciting tools from RedLink.

The Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter invites you to attend its 2017 Annual Conference: Reframing Librarianship in the 21st Century

Friday, May 12 at the <Davis Center, University of Vermont >in Burlington, VT.


“It is an era of reinvention for college and research libraries. Whether we work in cataloging and metadata, scholarly communication, archives, public services, instruction, or another area of librarianship, we have all heard a rhetoric of crisis, transformation, and rapid change applied to our work. The challenges we face have provided an opportunity to refocus on the foundations of our profession: our purpose and our areas of expertise. In reflecting on and redefining our work and ourselves, we are reframing librarianship for the 21st Century. This exciting topic will be kicked off by keynote Suzanne Wones<>, Director of Library Digital Strategies and Innovations at Harvard Library…”

Register now for the Spring 2017 Meeting, “Changing Tides,” March 23-25 in Hyannis, Massachusetts, and take part in a discussion of the many ways in which the archival profession and the world around us are shifting. This year’s meeting will focus on collaboration in a changed environment. See the current schedule-at-a-glance for more information on all events planned during the three-day meeting.

Learn how your institution can revitalize your library to ensure that it remains a vibrant academic hub and learning space on campus for 21st century students. This hands-on event will provide you with an integrated and practical approach to library planning and design. Throughout this event, you will:

  • Envision what can make your library design most responsive to student needs
  • Analyze the latest in library design and learning-space theory
  • Explore a variety of student services increasingly co-located in libraries
  • Uncover processes for working with project stakeholders and promoting campus involvement



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