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Format: 09/24/2017 - 5pm
Format: 09/24/2017 - 5pm
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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
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Assessment in Action, Part I [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 1 & 2
Description :

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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Assessment in Action, Part I, Breakout 1 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 6
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Assessment in Action, Part I, Breakout 2 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 5
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Assessment in Action, Part I, Breakout 3 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 4
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Assessment in Action, Part I, Breakout 4 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 7
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Assessment in Action, Part I, Breakout 5 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 3
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Thursday, June 26 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 8:00pm
BCALA Executive Board Retreat [Closed] Affiliate Event Paris
Burgundy
Description :

BCALA Executive Board Retreat

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 12:00pm
Beyond Glitz and Glitter: Great Brands Start from Within [$] Preconference/Institute Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
Description :

The draw of a sparkling new brand often starts with a glitzy new logo or fun new colors, but great brands start from within. Learn ways to tap into the DNA of your organization to develop a brand that reflects your library’s culture and community. Hear how three libraries – all in different phases of their brand’s lifecycle – moved beyond the glitz and glitter to create brands that resonate with staff and customers alike. Find examples for staff engagement and share your creative ideas about branding for the 21st century library in this workshop-style preconference.

Cost :
Early Bird: ALA Member($175), Division Member($125), Retired Member($125), Student Member($125), Non-Member($225). Advance and Onsite: ALA Member($185), Division Member($135), Retired Member($135), Student Member($135), Non-Member($235)
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 1 & 2
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 1 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 6
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 2 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 5
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 3 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 4
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 4 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 7
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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 5 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 3
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
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 - 12:00pm
Coming out of the Shell: Becoming a Powerful Public Speaker (NMRT) [$] Preconference/Institute Caesars Palace
Anzio
Description :

Anyone, even the shyest among us, can give a presentation that everyone will listen to.. it just takes learning savvy presentation and public speaking skills. Three experienced librarians with years of instruction and public speaking experience will impart their wisdom at this pre-conference session, sharing their favorite tools, tricks, and tips. Attendees will learn how to put together an engaging, informative, and appropriate presentation that will command attention, how to overcome nervousness and stage fright. Join us on June 27th to gain new insight into coming out
of your shell and becoming a powerful public speaker.

Cost :
$55-$105
9:00am - 4:00pm
Preconference: The Reference Interview [$] 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 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm
NISO/BISG 8th Annual Forum: The Changing Standards Lanscape Affiliate Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
Description :

This program will explore how the publishing and library communities are facing the new digital marketplace, with a special focus on the standards that underlie the e-book supply chain. Rather than concentrate on differences and divergent needs, this forum will highlight the commonalities between publishers and libraries and what each group can learn from the other. In this way, we hope to draw out where cooperative approaches can solve common problems.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Leadership Council Networking Session (ACRL) Committee meeting Paris
Versailles 1 & 2
Description :

n/a

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