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Wednesday, December 31 - 4:00pm

CANCELLED: Ignite Sunday Session: Not Just Video Games (but you probably should get those too) Program
Description :

Want to collect for and serve video game designers and developers? It's not just about video games. Learn about web and print resources and programming ideas based on an information behavior study of video game design students!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Thursday, June 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:30pm
Fundamentals of Collection Assessment [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Las Vegas Convention Center
N234
Description :

Modeled on the popular six-week online course, this one and a half day preconference introduces the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and sizes of libraries. The course will introduce key concepts in collection assessment including:
•the definition of collection assessment,
•techniques and tools,
•assessment of print and electronic collections, and
•project design and management.

This is a ticketed event. To attend, you must register for this ALCTS preconference either in advance or at the door.

"Closed - Exclusive to Group Members" means attendance is restricted to preconference registrants. Limited seats are still available. To register on-site, see the ALCTS staff at the door.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Thursday (1pm-4:30pm) & Friday (8:30am-4pm): $338 ALCTS Member; $399 ALA Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member, $469 Nonmember

Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 12:00pm
Streaming Media Passes the Tipping Point: Now What? [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Las Vegas Convention Center
N236
Description :

This half-day program will present fascinating and unexpected trends on streaming media in libraries from a recent national survey of academic librarians and will take a deep look at acquisition support and challenges in both public and academic institutions. Join us and learn where to purchase streaming media collections, the latest trends in streaming media, how to optimize discovery, marketing and evaluate usage in an effort to prepare for the future of content at your library.

This is a ticketed event. To attend, you must register for this ALCTS preconference either in advance or at the door.

"Closed - Exclusive to Group Members" means attendance is restricted to preconference registrants. Limited seats are still available. To register on-site, see the ALCTS staff at the door.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
$119 ALCTS Member; $144 ALA Member; $49 Retired Member; $49 Student Member; $169 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Fundamentals of Collection Assessment [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Las Vegas Convention Center
N234
Description :

Modeled on the popular six-week online course, this one and a half day preconference introduces the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and sizes of libraries. The course will introduce key concepts in collection assessment including:
•the definition of collection assessment,
•techniques and tools,
•assessment of print and electronic collections, and
•project design and management.

This is a ticketed event. To attend, you must register for this ALCTS preconference either in advance or at the door.

"Closed - Exclusive to Group Members" means attendance is restricted to preconference registrants. Limited seats are still available. To register on-site, see the ALCTS staff at the door.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Thursday (1pm-4:30pm) & Friday (8:30am-4pm): $338 ALCTS Member; $399 ALA Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member, $469 Nonmember

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
9:00am - 4:00pm
Managing Local and Community-produced Born-digital Audiovisual Content [$] Preconference/Institute Caesars Palace
Neopolitan II
Description :

Libraries increasingly need to manage local and community-produced media content in born-digital form. This ranges from oral histories, local television and radio programming, to student thesis projects, sporting events, and university public relations videos. It also may include community-related material that is not handed directly to a library, but is instead posted to media sharing sites such as YouTube. Often the amount of content is daunting, and the sense of urgency for preservation overwhelming.

Multiple speakers will provide examples of strategies for the ingest and management of important born-digital content, illustrating reasonably achievable processes for institutions with varying collections and resources. Topics will include offering advice to content contributors (on
preferred file formats, wrappers, and metadata), to file structures and metadata for maintaining a collection, to a variety of methods for providing access, to concerns about ensuring the longevity and integrity of these works.

Audience:
A key audience will be archives and special collections
librarians. It is expected that the workshop content will also speak to public librarians and school librarians who get local contributions (local history, videos of football games, etc.), and to managers of mass produced
collections (like many in the Video Round Table) who are occasionally called upon to manage locally produced content (like university PR spots).

Potential learning outcomes:

● Participants will be equipped with multiple strategies for management and preservation of born digital collections
● Participants will be able to identify preferred file formats for ingest which will provide standards for their respective collection
● Participants will have more understanding regarding issues of longevity, integrity and access of born-digital material which will inform the development of their own institutional strategies
● Participants will be presented with examples of publicly accessible born-digital collections that can serve as models to apply to their own collections.
● Participants will be presented with examples of how acquired born-digital materials can be incorporated into educational programs relevant to the participants’ institution.
Co-Sponsored by NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program (MIAP)

Cost :
$50
9:00am - 4:00pm
Preconference: The Reference Interview [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Caesars Palace
Florentine I
Description :

Learn why people do not ask for what they really want, find out about the psychological barriers to asking for help, and discover how to work with your users so that they are willing to come back again with future questions. This interactive workshop covers techniques for in-person, telephone, and chat/IM reference services, and will be valuable for staff at any level of experience.

Cost :
Advanced Reg fees: Division members: $199; ALA members: $219; Non-ALA: $259: Students: $149

Friday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101: Network, Get Oriented, Get Involved Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or are a longtime member looking for opportunities to connect with members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor.

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting and Open House (RUSA HS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Mtg Rm C
Description :

Do you help patrons work on their genealogy, discover the history of their house, or find primary sources for their research papers? If so, come network with your fellow history librarians at the History Section’s Open House. During the first half-hour, we'll provide an update of the section’s activities. From 9:00 to 10:00, our committees will meet. If you are interested in joining our section, feel free to join a committee meeting to learn about their current activities.

8:30am - 10:00am
CIFNAL Steering Committee Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
N238
Description :

Steering Committee of CIFNAL (Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections)

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
Get HIP: Highly Interactive Programs for Multicultural Communities Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
Description :

Learn how to embrace the diversity of your community through HIP multicultural programs. Presenters will share programming tops and techniques such as fingerplays, action rhymes, current books, music and more designed to get all participants excited about fresh programming.

8:30am - 10:00am
Isn't it Romantic Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N263
Description :

A panel of popular romance writers will discuss their books and will sign copies following the program. Authors include Jeaniene Frost, Penelope Douglas, Deborah Coonts, Shelley Coriell, and Ryan Winfield. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

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
Vendor Relations Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
Description :

Committee charge: To monitor and, as appropriate, collaborate in resource sharing product and service development; to provide a forum for the exchange of information between resource sharing practitioners and the providers of products and services that support resource sharing; to disseminate information to the resource sharing community. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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
AAP Children's Author Speed Dating Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
N112
Description :

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) Children's Library Marketing Committee will be hosting its first Speed Dating event at ALA Annual 2014. Join us to mingle with 15 children's authors and illustrators (TBD) in traditional speed dating fashion.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
ALA Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries Member Interest Group Business Meeting Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N238
Description :

Business meeting of ALA's Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries MIG. The group will report on recent projects and discuss plans for future programming and projects

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

Throughout his 75 year history, the Dark Knight has become one of the most popular and widely recognized super heroes in the world. From comics to TV to movies to video games, the World’s Greatest Detective has permeated all entertainment mediums and beyond. Come by for a look at Batman’s rich history and what the future holds this pop culture icon!

Panelist(s): Pete Thomasi, Pat Gleason from Batman & Robin, Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul from The Flash and Detective Comic, Batman Group Editor - Mark Doyle; Moderator: Mike Pawuk

Presented by the Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries MIG with thanks to DC Comics

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
CODES Hot Topics Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N219
Description :

The CODES Hot Topics Discussion group focuses on high-interest collection development issues in public and academic libraries.

10:30am - 11:30am
Collection Development Discussion Group (ACRL RBMS) Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N234
Description :

Meets to discuss current issues related to collection development in rare books and special collections libraries.

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