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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

Friday, June 27 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 4:00pm
Tour of National Atomic Testing Museum [$] Ticketed event Offsite
National Atomic Testing Museum
Description :

Come explore America’s nuclear history on a guided tour of the National Atomic Testing Museum! We’ll learn more about atomic testing, the Nevada Test Site, the Cold War, and nuclear and radiological science and technology. After the one-hour tour, you can visit the special exhibit on Area 51 for a small additional charge. Transportation to and from the museum from the convention area will be provided.

Cost :
Free for RUSA members, $10 everyone else

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Security Committee I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N220
Description :

Committee meeting to discuss current issues relating to security in rare books and special collections libraries.

8:30am - 11:30am
Preservation Administrators Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Paris
Champagne 1
Description :

Update from NYU, Buffalo State College, and the U. of Delaware on Library and Archives Conservation Education: Graduates and Curriculum Revisions
Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa, U. of Delaware
Library of Congress Preservation Update
Adrija Henley, Library of Congress
Collaborative Preservation, the UC/PLCH model
Holly Prochaska
Beginning in January of 2012, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (PLCH) and U. of Cincinnati Libraries (UCL) began a long-term collaboration to provide conservation and preservation treatments in an equally-managed, staffed, and equipped preservation lab situated on the U. of Cincinnati’s main campus.
Research on Mechanical System Shutdowns in Library Storage Areas
Jeremy Linden
Discuss methodologies and final results of a four-year experiment into the use of mechanical system shutdowns as a method to achieve significant reductions in energy use in library environments without compromising the preservation quality of collections environments. Research has shown that environmental conditions (temperature and relative humidity) are the most significant factors that impact the lifespan of cultural materials held by institutions. Mechanical systems in library environments are designed to run continuously in order to maintain the desired environmental conditions, resulting in high cost monetarily and in energy consumption. Altering these conditions through changes in HVAC operating schedules is a risk many institutions have been hesitant to take.

This four-year experiment was federally funded by the IMLS, and conducted by the Image Permanence Institute (IPI) at the Rochester Institute of Technology and their partner Peter Herzog, principal of Herzog/Wheeler & Associates. The experimental partners for the research were the Birmingham (AL) Public Library, Cornell, the New York Public Library, the UCLA, and Yale.

Announcements
Kimberly Tarr,New York U., will highlight a new publication, Digitizing Video for Long-term Preservation: An RFP Guide and Template, which was developed as part of the Mellon-funded Video At Risk project
Audience members may line up to give other announcements.
Preservation Statistics updates
Annie Peterson, Tulane
PARS and ALCTS updates
Becky Ryder, PARS Chair
Preservation Debates
Topic 1: The next generation of preservation librarians does not need training in caring for analog objects.
Affirmative: Howard Besser, New York U. and Dawn Aveline, UCLA
Negative: Emily Shaw, U. of Iowa and Jacob Nadal, ReCAP
Topic 2: As libraries emphasize digital collections, the traditional role of the preservation administrator becomes obsolete.
Affirmative: Jeanne Drewes, Library of Congress and Katie Risseeuw, Northwestern U.
Negative: Julie Mosbo, Texas A&M and Tom Clareson, LYRASIS

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
Map and Geospatial Data Collection Managers Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N120
Description :

We look forward to a good discussion of the issues, new developments, and problems in the selection, acquisition and management of map collections.

10:30am - 11:30am
Security Committee II (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N220
Description :

Committee meeting to discuss current issues relating to security in rare books and special collections libraries.

10:30am - 12:00pm
MARC 583: The Journey to Recording Conservation Actions Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 15
Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Partners in Preservation: Documenting the Nation’s Oldest City Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 9
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Rusty Reels & Fragile Floppies: Surveying Audiovisual and Digital Materials in Special Collections Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 5
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
The DataONE Toolkit for Librarians Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 2
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N203
Description :

Lightning Round Discussion Topics in Las Vegas
When: Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 1:00-2:30pm
Where: Las Vegas Conference Center, Room N203
There are forces of change requiring new approaches by collection development practitioners. Join us for a whirlwind discussion of some current trends...

1) Who should be the selector? The librarian or the users?

Moving from philosophical to the practical implications of user-selection models, how do collection development practitioners handle this important question? Which DDA/PDA/POD models work the best? How to shape profiles to get the most of these opportunities? What are the budgetary implications? Which assessment approaches are the most useful?

2) What are successful methods to predict coming collection needs?

Your collection is a living organism that must be adapted to changing needs on your campus. Past usage, ILL statistics, and anecdotal evidence from users has its place. Beyond this, how do you stay informed on needs and what additional data do you collect to predict collection needs? Are you able to use your predictive data for the purpose of budget development and collection expansion?

3) To collect or not to collect: collection decisions of open source materials

Open source content is growing in importance in selection decisions yet has hidden budgetary and user impact. What approaches are in play at academic institutions? How are various disciplines managing this dynamic area of publishing? What next steps can you take to make the most of this lasting publishing trend?

Questions? Suggestions? Would you like to help lead one of these discussion topics?

Please contact Josephine Crawford (IG chair) at jocraw@k-state.edu

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Digital Conversion Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N109
Description :

Welcome, Introductions DCIG Chairs

Kristin MacDonough, Audiovisual Artifact Atlas Coordinator, Bay Area Video Coalition
QC Tools and the AV Artifact Atlas: Open Source Tools and Resources for Quality Control in Digitization
Quality Control Tools for Video Preservation (QC Tools) is a two-year NEH-funded research and design project organized through the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) in partnership with independent consultants and contributors. The goal of the project is to develop a suite of open source software tools along with an online resource (AV Artifact Atlas wiki) to identify and enhance visual literacy of artifacts and errors prevalent in digitized analog video collections. The audience will be introduced to the QC Tools project as it exists today, highlighting how the software and online resource are useful for librarians beginning or in the midst of an a/v reformatting project. The project serves as a model for the advancement of community built and open educational resources, and attendees will have an opportunity to learn how they might contribute to its growth.

Kimberly Tarr, Head, Media Preservation Unit, NYU Libraries
Preserving Analog Video: Considerations for Outsourcing Projects to Vendors
Together, media degradation and system obsolescence place analog video collections at risk. Many libraries are interested in preserving their analog video materials but don't know where to begin. This presentation will provide the framework for organizations to initiate audiovisual reformatting projects, including: locating qualified vendors, how to request proposals and quotes, reviewing vendor bids, developing a statement of work, and managing projects. The talk will highlight the release of a new publication: Digitizing Video for Long-term Preservation: An RFP Guide and Template, which was developed by New York University's Division of Libraries and its academic partners and technical advisors. The publication is intended to take an institution step-by-step through the process of drafting a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the transfer of analog video -- specifically VHS -- to digital carriers for preservation.

Discussion on how small operations or institutions with limited budgets could proceed with digitization – Roger Smith, UC San Diego

1:00pm - 2:30pm
“Embedded” Cultural Communities in Europe and the Americas: Challenges for Librarians Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S232
Description :

In Europe and the Americas, ethnic groups living within or dispersed among larger communities often seek to preserve their own languages, literatures, artistic traditions, and social identities. What strategies do they use? How can libraries and librarians collect and preserve the languages, literatures, and cultural heritage of these communities? Focusing on Basque, Romani, and Native American cultures, this panel will address the challenges librarians face as they collect materials for and about "embedded" ethnic groups.

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Preservation Metadata Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
S232
Description :

The session will focus on digital forensics, with a talk by BitCurator PI Cal Lee, as well as lightning talks by BitCurator users Jarrett M. Drake (Princeton) and Rebecca Russell and Amanda Focke (Rice). The program provides an opportunity for exchange between the users and developers of the BitCurator tool, as well as those considering digital forensics tools, with the potential to affect ongoing development and application of BitCurator.

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Supporting Digital Curation Activities in Libraries Using the BitCurator Environment
Christopher (Cal) Lee (PI, BitCurator)
When acquiring born-digital materials, librarians often must extract digital materials from media in ways that reflect the rich metadata associated with records and ensure records’ integrity. They must also allow users to make sense of materials and understand their context, while preventing inadvertent disclosure of sensitive data. There are a variety of methods and strategies from the field of digital forensics that can aid this work. This presentation will report on the development and application of digital forensics tools to improve the acquisition, management and access functions of collecting institutions. It will discuss the BitCurator project, as well as formation of the BitCurator Consortium, which will sustain the BitCurator environment and support its user base in the future.

It Takes a System to Curate a Bit: Preservation Planning at the Princeton University Archives
Jarrett M. Drake (Digital Archivist, Princeton University)

Implementing BitCurator at Rice University: Baby Steps to Digital Preservation Glory
Rebecca Russell (Archivist / Special Collections Librarian, Rice University)
Amanda Focke (Assistant Head of Special Collections, Rice University)

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Our program will begin with a short business meeting and the election of an incoming co-chair.

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Note a name change for our group, beginning with this meeting! At the January 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, at the request of the IG chairs, the PARS Executive Committee voted unanimously to change the name of this interest group from “Intellectual Access to Preservation Metadata IG” to “Preservation Metadata IG.”

Saturday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Curators and Conservators Discussion Group (ACRL RBMS) Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N238
Description :

Discussion group that meets to discuss current issues related to curator/conservator relations and to encourage the education of curators and conservators about their respective professions; to provide a forum for discussion about topics of mutual interest; to identify, recommend, and facilitate creation of continuing education seminars through the Seminars Committee; and to publicize issues concerning curators and conservators by encouraging the publication of relevant articles in appropriate journals.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
State and Local Documents Task Force (GODORT) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N210
Description :

Discussion of issues of relevance to librarians working with state and local government publications

Sunday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Digital Preservation Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
S226
Description :

Meeting of the interest group

Sunday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
CALM Meeting Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N204
Description :

Business meeting of CALM - The ALA/SAA/AAM Combined Committee on Archives Libraries and Museums. We will be planning our 2015 program and pursuing response to issues.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
LHRT Edward G. Holley Memorial Lecture: The Business of Lectures Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N237
Description :

Thomas Augst, professor at NYU and NEH Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society, presents a lecture entitled The Business of Lectures: An Itinerant History of Public Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. Following the transatlantic career of a uniquely successful temperance advocate across spaces and platforms of mass communication, this paper maps the development of the public lecture as a civic institution and a professional enterprise.

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