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Format: 06/23/2018 - 12am
Format: 06/23/2018 - 12am
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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

Friday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Web Managers Committee Meeting (GODORT) Committee meeting Flamingo
Valley of Fire I
Description :

Discussion of issues related to managing GODORT websites

Saturday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Project MUSE User Group Breakfast Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom F
Description :

Hear the latest news about Project MUSE electronic book and journal collections, featuring over 600 journals and 30,000 books from the most respected university presses and scholarly societies.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting (RUSA MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

All Committees of the Emerging Technologies in Reference Section will meet together and then break out into individual committees to work on projects.

8:30am - 10:00am
Best Free Web Sites (RUSA-MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the Best Free Web Sites Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

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
Conference Program Planning Committee Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the Conference Program Planning Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

8:30am - 10:00am
Local Systems and Services Committee (RUSA MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the Local Systems and Services Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

8:30am - 10:00am
Outreach Committee (RUSA MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the Outreach Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

8:30am - 10:00am
Products and Services Committee (RUSA MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the Products and Services Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

8:30am - 10:00am
Professional Development Committee (RUSA MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the Professional Development Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

8:30am - 10:00am
RUSA RSS Discovery Services Committee Meeting Committee meeting Flamingo
Laughlin II
Description :

Annual meeting of the RSS Discovery Services Committee (formerly the RSS Catalog Use Committee).

8:30am - 10:00am
User Experience Design Committee (RUSA MARS) Committee meeting Bally’s
Skyview 4
Description :

Members of the User Experience Design Committee of RUSA MARS will gather during the MARS All-Committee Meeting to hear general announcements concerning MARS and to discuss future plans for the committee. Those who may be interested in joining the committee are encouraged to attend.

8:30am - 5:30pm
WT Cox Integrated Services [Closed] Exhibitor session Caesars Palace
Trevi
Description :

Learn more about WT Cox integrated services with informative product demonstrations.

eContentStats – powered by Pubget, provides your library the ability to collect, manage and analyze e-resource statistics.

Journal Finder - our exclusive A-Z, Link Resolver and ERM solution.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Facilitating Teaching and Learning through the integration of Library Services and Course Management Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
S232
Description :

The changing ecosystem for scholarly communication drives libraries to look for new ways in which they can leverage their knowledge and expertise to better serve their communities and also to demonstrate value to their institutions. A tighter integration of library services with teaching and learning environments enables the library to be more visible to faculty and students, to optimize the use of the content it acquires and licenses, and to make informed decisions when developing its physical, digitized, and electronic collections.

The session will discuss the integration between course management systems, discovery systems, and library management systems. It will focus on cross-system workflows and optimal user experience for all stakeholders—faculty, students, and library staff. The work done by a Northwestern University Library team to integrate their Blackboard course management system and the Primo discovery system will be described.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Libraries in the Course Management System: Best Practices and New Directions Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N263C
Description :

Course Management Systems (CMS), such as Blackboard, Sakai, Canvas Instructure, and Moodle are ubiquitous in the classroom environment. These systems are bridging the gap between traditional, hybrid, and fully online classes, as most academic institutions have adopted the use of a CMS across a wide spectrum: from serving to keep track of administrative processes, such as grading and attendance, to being the main tool for organizing and communicating course information for both faculty and students. Libraries have responded by implementing a variety of services in the CMS, including LibGuides, chat widgets, discovery search tools, and more. Three academic library panelists will highlight their experiences and efforts to integrate research services into the CMS. We will engage the audience in a group discussion of best practices, assessment, and project management tips for implementing a robust library presence in the CMS environment. The attendees will benefit from exploring the challenges and advantages of integrating library services into university-wide systems and platforms.

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