My ALCTS Experience: Elyssa Gould

I began my library career in cataloging and metadata but eventually morphed into an electronic resources librarian about three years ago. I love electronic resources work—it’s mentally engaging, always involves solving a puzzle, puts me in contact with many parts of the library, and makes great use of my ability to read bibliographic records. Today I am electronic resources librarian at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where I lead a team of five that handles database trials, activates new electronic resources, and troubleshoots electronic resource access problems.

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Call for Reporters at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans

ALCTS News is looking for volunteers to report on ALCTS preconferences, programs, and forums at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Are you attending one of the sessions below? Would you like to share what you learn with the ALCTS community? Email Chelcie Rowell, editor of ALCTS News, at alctsnews@lists.ala.org to volunteer to report on a session at Annual.

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ANMIG Seeks Volunteers for 2018–2019

The ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG) is seeking volunteers to serve for 2018–2019. ANMIG has focused on the interest of new ALCTS members and information professionals since 2009. The group is charged with developing interest group meetings at ALA conferences, helping new members of ALCTS assimilate to the division, plan virtual events and share pertinent information to the larger library community. Currently, the positions of co-vice chair, student liaison, social media coordinator, and member-at-large. If you are interested, please send a short bio and a few sentences about why you are interested to the co-chairs Xiping Liu (xliu47@uh.edu) and Rachel Turner (turnerr@binghamton.edu).

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