[Eril-l] ALCTS webinar: New Research on Staff and Leadership Development in Technical Services

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Wed Jan 25 08:31:04 PST 2017

*Apologies in advance for multiple postings.*

ALCTS webinar: New Research on Staff and Leadership Development in
Technical Services

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

This webinar is 90 minutes in length and will begin at 11am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Session 2 of the five-session series Re-envisioning Technical Services:
Identifying Leadership and Talent Management Best Practices


Over the past several years, the area of technical services has evolved and
the boundaries of technical services has become fuzzy. The scope of
technical services is changing and interconnecting with other areas of the
profession. Library technical services departments and staff now have
unique and special training needs prompted by changing standards, new
formats, and innovative technologies. In addition, technical services, like
other departments in libraries, are facing leadership and succession
planning issues. In 2015-2016, the Association of Library Collections &
Technical Services President’s Program Committee designed an online survey
that was sent out to librarians and staff in technical services (including
Libraries in ARL, Oberlin, and the University Libraries Group) that asked
28 questions regarding the major issues faced by technical services
including: What new skills are needed in technical services? How are
libraries developing staff skills? How are libraries handling training
needs? How are libraries addressing leadership (gaps and staff placed in
new leadership roles)? How are libraries identifying emerging leaders? How
are libraries dealing with succession planning?

The presentation will highlight the results of the online survey and
provide detailed information regarding new skills, training, leadership and
succession planning.

Who should attend?

Library and technical services managers and others interested in the future
of technical services

Presenter: Cory Tucker the Head of Continuing Resources & Collections at
the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries. Cory recently served on the
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
President’s Program Committee and previously served as the Chair of the
Collection Management Section of ALCTS. He received his BS in Finance from
the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and his MLS from the University of
South Florida.


Registration Fees (per individual webinar or series of 5 webinars):

ALCTS Member $43 ; series of 5 webinars: $172

Non-member $59 ; series of 5 webinars: $236

Group rate (members/non-members) $129 ; series of 5 webinars: $516

For additional information and access to registration links, please go to
the following website:

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org. For all other
questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS
Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce at ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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