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1 Technical Services Section Reflecting and Connecting

2 Access Collaboration Communication Leadership Networking Programming

3 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

4 Cataloging to Purrfection!

5 Serials Management

6 Contributing to the Internet Archive

7 Archival Preservation Using the Technology of Our Future to Preserve Our Past

8 Institutional Repositories

9 TSS provides venues for discussing issues that matter the most to technical services professionals, such as….

10 Providing quality, reliable information access through cataloging and indexing

11 Staying current with evolving cataloging standards, policies, and documentation

12 Technological innovations that meet the evolving information needs of our users

13 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

14 Technological innovations that deliver remote health information resources to practitioners so they can focus on patient care

15 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

16 Other TSS advantages include….

17 Programs that inform technical services professionals of the latest innovations and practices

18 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

19 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

20 Connections and collaborations through strategic alliances

21 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

22 So what are you waiting for? MLA Technical Services Section needs you!! Join MLA TSS today!


24 Photo Attributions Title page & slide 25: Slide 4: Slide 5: Photo courtesy of Nancy Burford Slide 6: Slide 7: Slide 8: Slide 10: Slide 12: Slide 13: Slide 14: Slide 15: Slide 17: Slide 18: Slide 19: Slide 20:


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