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The ALCTS Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group (TSWEIG) invites proposals for presentations or topics of discussion at its 2017 ALA Midwinter meeting in Atlanta. The meeting will be held on Monday, January 23rd, from 1:00-2:30 PM.


TSWEIG's charge is to provide a forum to exchange information and discuss techniques in workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library resources. Possible presentation and discussion topics include, but are not limited to:


•             Streamlining workflows

•             Project management

•             Workflow collaboration between departments

•             Training personnel

•             Use of technology to improve workflows


Presentation or discussion proposals should include:


•             Title

•             A brief (300 words or less) summary of the topic

•             Amount of time needed to present or discuss topic

•             Name(s), position(s) title(s), and email address(es) of presenter(s)


Please email proposals or discussion topics by Monday, November 21st to Hayley Moreno ([log in to unmask]) and Lucas Mak ([log in to unmask]). Proposals should not be sent in reply to this listserv.


We look forward to hearing from you!


Hayley and Lucas



Heylicken (Hayley) Moreno

Database Specialist II

OCLC, Metadata Services & WorldCat Quality Management

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Lucas Mak

Metadata and Catalog Librarian

Michigan State University Libraries

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