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Format: 11/23/2017 - 11pm
Format: 11/23/2017 - 11pm
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Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Connecting Youth: Key Findings from the Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums Projects Affiliate Event Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

Beginning in 2012, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the MacArthur Foundation, the Urban Libraries Council and the Association of Science-Technology Centers supported a robust 18-month planning and design process for 24 teen-centered “Learning Labs” across the United States. Join us for a conversation about the project, hear about key findings from NYU’s 18-month study and engage in discussion about recommendations in critical areas such as collaboration, teen engagement, space design, staffing models, outcomes and funding strategies.

Sponsors :
AFL
Urban Libraries Council (Affiliate)

Friday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 3:00pm
Print Archive Network (PAN) & Looking to the Future of Shared Print Las Vegas Convention Center
N262
Description :

Building upon the experiences of current shared print initiatives, Maine Shared Collections Strategy (MSCS) and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) are co-sponsoring a session exploring how the shared print landscape will likely develop in years to come. The session will act as both a call for future action for existing shared print initiatives and as a good starting place for those debating whether shared print is a good fit for their institution. There will be opportunities for attendees to share their own experiences of managing print collections. The session will follow a PAN forum update (9:00-9:45 am). See here for agenda and registration: www.maineinfonet.org/mscs/ala2014/

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Data, Evidence and Outcomes - What does it all mean? Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
N109
Description :

Given the current level of interest in "outcomes", author and consultant Joe Matthews will provide session attendees with an overview of the difference between the different types of reporting; how they translate to everyday operations and advocacy; and what is required to effectively execute.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
LLAMA All sections/all committees Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom A
Description :

All LLAMA section committees: BES, FRFDS, HRS, LOMS, MAES, NPS, PRMS, and SASS

8:30am - 10:00am
Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group Forum/Update/Assembly Caesars Palace
Octavius 20
Description :

Join the ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group and the ACRL Technical Services Interest Group in Vegas for an extended lightening talk followed by roundtable discussion. Our keynote speaker Diane Hillman. She will share her thoughts on current issues facing technical services librarians in academic libraries. Roundtable discussion topics include: promotion and tenure; research and publication; tips for supervising librarians who are seeking P&T and/or who are doing research; collaborative research and publication; the continuing issue of silos; service opportunities for new TS librarians; and general issues facing new technical services librarians.

Sponsors :
8:30am - 11:30am
Chief Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Flamingo
Virginia City I & II
Description :

AGENDA
9:00 Welcome and introductions; review of minutes

9:15 Liblicense Model License revision
Ivy Anderson, Collections Director, California Digital Library, and Julia Blixrud, Assistant Executive Director for Scholarly Communication, Association of Research Libraries
9:40 Occam’s Reader: What is it, and implications for Collection Development
Occam’s Reader Project Team

10:20 Break

10:30 Humanities Data Mining: Transforming Local Copies of Vendor-Digitized Cultural Material
Peter Leonard, Librarian for Digital Humanities Research, Yale University Library

11:10 Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications

Donna Scanlon, Electronic Resources Coordinator, and Joe Puccio, Collection Development Officer, Library of Congress

11:30 Adjourn

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED The Strategic Plan is Dead; Long Live Strategy Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S223
Description :

In today’s fast-changing world, why freeze your strategic thinking in a five-year plan? The opportunity we have today is to free strategy from the binder and take it back to its roots as the dynamic art of making tough choices with imperfect information. In this interactive working session we will discuss why it is essential today to create “adaptive strategy,” then move into hands-on practice with the widely-used Choice Cascade, a tool you can take home to structure your leadership team’s ongoing strategic dialogue.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Integrating Usability into Collection Development Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 17
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Assessment Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N110
Description :

Join us for a lively discussion about assessment and its role in academic library success!

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Continuing Education for Libraries: A National Conversation Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

In 2013, IMLS and OCLC Webjunction began to address Continuing Education (CE) efforts across the field of librarianship through a convening of CE influencers, a white paper, and several targeted grants. The challenges to this sphere are abundant: learners face limited time, funding, and organizational support; providers face questions of sustainability and inconsistent standards for CE delivery; and the overall ecosystem suggests significant duplication of effort. How do we do CE better? Join IMLS and its partners for an overview of progress thus far, and contribute to a national conversation that is certain to shape future CE.In 2013 IMLS and OCLC Webjunction began to address Continuing Education (CE) efforts across the field of librarianship through a convening of CE influencers, a white paper, and several targeted grants. The challenges to this sphere are abundant: learners face limited time, funding, and organizational support; providers face questions of sustainability and inconsistent standards for CE delivery; and the overall ecosystem suggests significant duplication of effort. How do we do CE better? Join IMLS and its partners for an overview of progress thus far, and contribute to a national conversation that is certain to shape future CE efforts in the field.

Saturday, June 28 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Conversation Starter: From Fired to Fired Up! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

After a reduction in force removed 20 certified teacher librarians from Ogden School District, parents, librarians, teachers, and students voiced their objections and concerns at school board meetings and through local newspapers. As a result, the school district found money to rehire seven teacher librarians to develop an innovative library program.
Join the conversation as we discuss sure fire ideas to fuel your library program, help your library program rise from the ashes and how to fight fired with fire! Discussion topics include harnessing public support, promoting your program, linking your program to student achievement through learning objectives and standards.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Nominating 2015 Committee Meeting (ACRL ANSS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N228
Description :

N/A

Sunday, June 29 - 9:30am

9:30am - 11:30am
Board Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Bally’s
Skyview 2
Description :

REFORMA Board of Directors includes the Executive Committee, the Chairs of all Standing Committees, and all the Chapter Presidents. ALL MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS OF OUR WORK ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Sunday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Data Driven Collections: Integrating Evidence Into Your Collection Maintenance and Development Procedures Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S229
Description :

This session will explore how evidence can be used in collection maintenance and development procedures to help manage budgets, track and map patron use patterns, coordinate weeding and improve processes. A panel of representatives from a sample of library systems will be present to share their own experiences, discuss tools that encourage discussion surrounding best practices. The tools discussed will include CollectionHQ, ArcGIS Mapping Platform, ILS data extracts manipulated in Excel and more.

10:30am - 11:30am
Leveraging National Data to Advocate Locally Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

Recent Pew Research Center reports indicate that public libraries are an essential service, location, and resource in our communities. This program will present a research project investigating responses of public library directors and public library system directors to the findings of three reports, measuring the significance of the data in the library’s operations, relationships with stakeholders, and highlighting areas of expansion for useful public library research. In this interactive presentation you will explore ways national reports on public library services can serve as advocacy tools for your public library, including ways to support local data with national statistics.

Sunday, June 29 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 2:00pm
From the Ground Up Promoting Sustainability in Academic Libraries Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 17
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sprouting Green Librarians Among the Weeds Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 7
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
CALA Annual Program Affiliate Event Flamingo
Laughlin II
Description :

Chinese American Librarians Association Annual Conference.

Sponsors :
AFL
Chinese American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) Meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N120
Description :

Meeting of the members of the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST).

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Connecting Arizona Tribal Libraries Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 15
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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