Technical Services

Upcoming Programs for 2019-2020 (check back for more information)

  • September 2019: Acquisition Round-up: Four popular vendors will demo their services
  • November 8, 2019: Introduction to Authority Control, Joilet Public Library, Black Rd. Branch.
  • March 20, 2020: Cataloging Bootcamp, Part 1: Books. Schaumburg Township Library District, 10:00 – 3:00. Watch for more information in February!
  • May 8, 2020: Cataloging Bootcamp, Part 2: Audio-Visual with Bobby Bothmann at Naperville Public Library, 95th St. Branch
  • August 2020 (Date to be determined): LACONI Unconference — Topics will include Future of Cataloging, Ethics and philosophy of cataloging, and Technical Services workflow
  • November 2020: Building Call Numbers & WebDewey. Gail Borden Public Library (TBD)

The purpose of the LACONI Technical Services Section is to provide Technical Services Librarians, and other interested persons, opportunities for continuing education, professional development, and networking with their colleagues. You can find information about our programs on this website or by joining our Yahoo Group ( If you know about us please help promote us to your colleagues. If you don’t know about us, come and join us for a great experience in learning, developing, and networking.

Meetings are usually the first Friday in September, November, February, and April. For more information, or if you would like to participate on the section’s Advisory board, please contact us using the form below.