Thursday, October 01, 2015

Call for ALCTS Web Course Instructors

ALCTS needs knowledgeable librarians from all kinds of libraries to teach additional sections of its popular web courses Fundamentals of Collection Assessment, Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, and Fundamentals of Preservation. 

Please visit the ALCTS Web site for additional information about the courses at

Courses are provided over a four or six week period. They are composed of self-paced modules and include interaction with the instructors and classmates. The courses are already developed and ready to use; no additional editing is needed. Instructors would participate in evaluations and have the opportunity to recommend updates to the course content as needed. A modest honorarium is awarded to course instructors.

To ensure consistency of instruction and a high value experience for participants, course instructor training has several components: 
1.Take the course as a participant. 
2.Repeat the course shadowing the instructor, with access to the instructor interface. 
3.Team-teach the course with an experienced instructor. 

How to Apply: 
If you are interested in becoming an instructor for this ALCTS Web Course, please complete the online instructor application:

You will be asked to:
-Include a statement of interest (300 words maximum)
-Attach a copy of your resume.

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.