[Eril-l] ALCTS webinar: Advocacy: How to Win Colleagues & Influence Vendors

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Wed Feb 26 04:25:00 PST 2020

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ALCTS webinar: Advocacy: How to Win Colleagues & Influence Vendors

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1 pm Central, and 2 pm Eastern time.

Description: Interested in advocating for yourself, your department, and
the profession but unsure where to start? This webinar will offer
strategies for those seeking to champion for a more visible, impactful role
of technical services. Examples range from ensuring efficient workflow
creation to emphasizing the importance of quality MARC records to vendors.
Learn how librarians specializing in metadata, acquisitions, and electronic
resources effect change by fostering cross-departmental collaboration,
vendor communication, and professional advocacy.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this webinar the attendees will be able to:


   learn techniques to advocate on behalf of themselves, their department,
   and the technical services branch of the library profession

   gain an understanding of ways to communicate the “invisible labor’
   inherent in technical services work in order to foster equitable
   cross-departmental collaboration

   learn techniques to advocate the library’s best interests when working
   with vendors

Who should attend?

Information professionals working in acquisitions, metadata, and
e-resources interested in advocating for their department, the library, and
the profession.


Stephanie Church is an Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian at Case Western
Reserve University and has over 10 years of experience in Technical
Services. Her focus is primarily in acquisitions, with a specialization in
vendor relations, evidence-based acquisition initiatives, collection
assessment, and data visualization.

Anne Kumer is an Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian at Case Western
Reserve University and has over 10 years of experience working with
archival collections and taxonomy development. She collaborates with
library departments to develop long-term solutions for improved metadata
management and interoperability.

Shelby Stuart is an early-career Electronic Resources Librarian at Case
Western Reserve University. Her responsibilities include ordering,
licensing, assessing, and maintaining access to electronic resources. She
has also held circulation, student supervision, and reference support roles
prior to her current position.


Registration Fees:  ALCTS Member $43; Non-member $59; Group rate $129

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, please contact
alctsce at ala.org

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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