Presentation on theme: "Technical Services Section Reflecting and Connecting."— Presentation transcript:
Technical Services Section Reflecting and Connecting
Access Collaboration Communication Leadership Networking Programming
Is a TSS membership right for you? YES, if one or more of the following describes your workday…. Metadata/Standards/Access/Cataloging/MeSH/NLM/FRBR/Best Practices/Repositories RDA/MARC/ERM/Acquisitions/Serials/Archives/Information Organization/Digitization
Cataloging to Purrfection!
Contributing to the Internet Archive
Archival Preservation Using the Technology of Our Future to Preserve Our Past
TSS provides venues for discussing issues that matter the most to technical services professionals, such as….
Providing quality, reliable information access through cataloging and indexing
Staying current with evolving cataloging standards, policies, and documentation
Technological innovations that meet the evolving information needs of our users
Electronic resource management that connects health sciences researchers and practitioners to the information they need Providing remote access to health information through ERMS and link resolvers
Technological innovations that deliver remote health information resources to practitioners so they can focus on patient care
Digitization and metadata standards to create digital libraries that connect users to hidden collections Digitization Metadata application for controlled access System population with digital images Metadata standards
Other TSS advantages include….
Programs that inform technical services professionals of the latest innovations and practices
Committee work and other professional development opportunities Ad-Hoc Mentoring Committee Ad-Hoc Research Committee Ad-Hoc Task Force on Administrative Metadata Bylaws Committee Continuing Education Committee Membership Committee Nominating Committee Program Committee Standards Committee
Leadership opportunities Section Chair Section Chair-Elect/Program Chair Section Past Chair/Bylaws Chair Nominee to MLA Nominating Committee Secretary/Treasurer Section Council Representative Continuing Education Chair Membership Chair Nominating Chair Standards Chair Ad-Hoc Mentoring Chair Ad-Hoc Research Chair Ad-Hoc Task Force on Administrative Metadata Chair List Manager Newsletter Editor Web Site Editor MLA Liaison to ALA Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access MLA Liaison to NASIG MLA Liaison to NISO MLA Liaison to OCLC
Connections and collaborations through strategic alliances
And so much more…. Grant opportunities for continuing education on research Informing the membership through newsletter announcements Communication and information dissemination via the TSS listserv Strategic planning for CE courses on technical services Membership feedback via survey s
So what are you waiting for? MLA Technical Services Section needs you!! Join MLA TSS today!