More Virtual Engagement: What Might ALCTS Future Be?

Session Description

The ALCTS Exchange is a singular celebration and a community exploration of a new kind of professional engagement. Marrying four real time live streams with asynchronous content and dialog, the Exchange pushes the boundaries of what professional meetings, conversations, and learning could be. Event planners and ALCTS staff will reflect on their learning from the experience of prioritizing inclusiveness, interaction, innovation and impact and consider the implications for the community and the trends the Exchange experience illuminates.

Session Type




  • Karla StriebKarla Strieb, Associate Director for Content & Access, The Ohio State University Libraries

    In addition to chairing the ALCTS Exchange Working Group, Karla Strieb is the Associate Director for Content & Access at the Ohio State University Libraries. As part of the senior leadership team, she is responsible for selection, acquisition and description of content, including special collections materials; preservation and reformatting; and collection access and storage, including circulation, e-reserves and interlibrary services. Strieb ( has written and presented widely on issues relating to digital communication, collections, and emerging library roles.

  • Keri CascioKeri Cascio, Executive Director, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services

    Keri Cascio is the Executive Director of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Before joining the ALCTS office in 2015, Cascio was an active member and helped implement the ALCTS webinar program in 2008 as a member of the Continuing Education Committee. She has previously held positions at public libraries, library consortia, and independent research libraries, and has been committed to continuing education and professional development for most of her library career.

Pre-Exchange Activity

  Pre-Session Reading – Day 4 Virtual Engagement Group Discussion Guide



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