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Format: 02/18/2018 - 2pm
Format: 02/18/2018 - 2pm
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Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Using Instructional Design Applications to Effectively Flip Library Instruction Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S225
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Instructional design applications help to determine the efficacy of learning outcomes for any subject. This presentation is designed to demonstrate how instructional design applications can assist librarians with successfully flipping their classrooms. Several instructional design models will be reviewed and the presenter will cover why flipping the classroom enhances learning environments.

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8:30am - 10:00am
Washington Update – 2014 Congressional Election and its Impact on Libraries Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N259/261
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Former Virginia Senator, Jim Webb will look at the 2014 Congressional elections and talk about how a new Congress could impact library legislation. There is the very real possibility that the Republicans will take over the Senate at a time when we will need a new Director for IMLS to be confirmed, the Reauthorization of LSTA is up in 2015, we want access to Workforce Investment funds, early learning funds, and school librarians want to be better integrated into K-12 schools’ learning environment.

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ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 11:30am
Executive Board Meeting (GLBTRT) Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N229
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A meeting of the officers and directors-at-large of the GLBT Round Table. The board provides oversight of round table business and planning between membership meetings. It carries out the formal decisions of membership and approves the annual round table budget. It makes recommendations and reports to membership through round table communication channels. http://www.ala.org/glbtrt/about/glb-ec Meeting agenda: http://connect.ala.org/node/65035

Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: Practical Outreach: Best Practices for Engaging Your Community Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
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The co-chairs of the 2013 Atlanta Emerging Librarians, a networking subcommittee of the Georgia Library Association, detail the lessons learned from their year of event planning. Areas of discussion include: designing an event or program, event promotion and marketing timelines, taking your event online, and cultivating an audience by soliciting and analyzing feedback. Learn how to solicit speakers and donors, how to create a planning and promotion timeline, how to use promotional tools, and how to create digital archives of your events.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:15am
Conversation Starter: Virtual Passport: Connecting Teens Through YouTube Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
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Imagine this...breakfast in London, lunch in Morocco, and dinner in South Africa. You can do this and more through the global community of YouTube.Teens in Columbia, South Carolina are discovering that they don't only have to be consumers, but can be creators of this original content.

To foster these experiences we have developed My World, a unique programming series that teaches and empowers teens to create original visual art using new media. The hope is that this leads to career paths and hands-on learning opportunities that will open the world both locally and globally for teens.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Batman: A Celebration of 75 Years Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
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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
Bookmobile Saturday: Bookmobiles 101 Panel Discussion Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

Part of Bookmobile Saturday at Annual Conference, this panel discussion will feature practitioners from the field, representatives from the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services and a leading bookmobile manufacturer as they explore the many aspects of maintaining bookmobile service, from procuring and maintaining a vehicle, developing successful and innovative programming, and opportunities for bookmobile and outreach staff through professional development. Featured panelists will include Lee Whiting, Outreach Services Librarian, Summit County Library, Park City, Utah; Marianne Thompson, ABOS Board Member and Outreach Services Manager, Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, Ill.; Martin Marek, Farber Specialty Vehicles, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and Eletha Davis, ABOS President and Mobile Library Services Manager, Williamsburg Public Library, Williamsburg, Va. Admission to the panel is free and open to all ALA Annual Conference Attendees.

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ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
AFL-ABOS
10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED Creating Fun, Accessible Programming for Youth with Disabilities Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N237
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Youth patrons with disabilities are members of every public library’s population. This presentation will review best practices on accessible, engaging and entertaining programs for children of all ages and abilities. Throughout the presentation there will be examples and discussion of accessible technology options for children with varying disabilities and how to apply them to specialized programming that caters to their individual needs.

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 - 11:30am
CANCELLED WO Breakout II - Policy Revolution Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N256
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Given the revolution in libraries, national public policy and advocacy need to be critically examined to ensure that they serve libraries’ needs for years to come. ALA just launched a new initiative to reimagine and re-engineer national public policy and advocacy for the library community. This session provides an overview of this new initiative and an opportunity to ask questions about it.

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ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Consulting After Retirement: Is it Right For You? Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
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Thinking of retiring? Want to utilize your skills and expertise on a part-time per project basis? Like to keep your hands on the pulse of change? Then maybe being a Library consultant is the right path for you? or is it? You make your own decision after listening to this expert panel who have gone through the process and will share their experiences.

10:30am - 11:30am
Future of Libraries Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N254
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The Future of Libraries will feature ALA President Barbara Stripling moderating a panel of participants from "Libraries From Now On," a convocation of librarians and future thinkers, framing questions and ideas for the future of libraries - our changing organizational roles, shifting cultural community expectations, and determining our influence. Join Eans Independent School District (TX) and Westlake High School Librarian, Carolyn Foote, Chattanooga Public Library Director, Corinne Hill, and Bay Area Community College-College of Marin, Library Director Pearl Ly, for a lively conversation on their insight about libraries and library service of tomorrow.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Implementing an IL Curriculum, With a little help from my friends Exhibitor session, Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N243
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How can libraries meet the demands of teaching information skills, improving student retention, and meeting institutional goals - with less time and staff than ever before?

This session will outline how one library successfully implemented Credo’s Information Literacy Course Module to meet their library and institutional goals. We will discuss strategies for designing an IL curriculum and using it to supplement one-shot workshops, reach online/distance students, and provide materials at students’ point of need.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
International Developments in Library Linked Data: Think Globally, Act Globally - Part Two Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S230
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Libraries have the potential to make major contributions to the Semantic Web, but are still emerging as global participants. RDA implementation and the BibFrame initiative have drawn fresh attention to the promise and potential of linked data. What are the international developments in linked data, emerging from libraries and other memory institutions? Come hear our speakers address current projects, opportunities and challenges.

NOTE: Part One of this program takes place from 8:30-10:00 a.m.: it is not necessary to attend both.

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10:30am - 11:30am
Is the Public Library the New Education Institution of the Future? Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S221
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How does formal education fit into the future of public libraries? What role will public libraries play in an ever growing digital learning landscape? In 2013, The Aspen Institute facilitated discussions on the future of public libraries and the future of learning via the Internet. This session will showcase the reports—one recently published and another forthcoming—from both groups and delve deeper into the connections, and significance of the results.

10:30am - 11:30am
Leading from the Side: On, Off and Within Your Campus Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S220
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In collaboration, DLS and ULS bring together academic librarians to speak about their roles as leaders within their institutions, not through administrative authority but through innovation and creativity, with special emphasis on the changing landscapes of digital research and distance learning. Panelists will discuss their experiences including: communicating effectively to foster innovation; developing a self-awareness of leadership potential while recognizing that potential in others; and building coalitions horizontally and vertically within an organization.

10:30am - 11:30am
Librarians as Digital Leaders: Collaborating on the Development and Use of Digitized Collections Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
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Digitization has enormous potential to bring local history collections to a wider audience, often through academic and public library partnerships. In this session participants will hear from several successful collaborations funded through IMLS that highlight promising practices for the wider dissemination of digitized collections. Panelists will share tools they leveraged to bring their materials to researchers, students, and the general public, as well as evidence of how these collections are being used in unanticipated ways.

10:30am - 11:30am
Libraries in the Publishing Game: New Roles from Content to Access Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N262
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Libraries have been at the receiving end of the publishing process, but things are changing for the good of libraries, authors and scholarly communication. Libraries are taking on new and innovative roles in every aspect of the publishing process. Examples of such innovation include partnering with publishers, creating content, providing author-support services and publishing an assortment of content. Hear from libraries and institutions that serve in a variety of publishing roles, affecting publishing by becoming integrated into it.

10:30am - 11:30am
Lightning Presentations Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S225
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Get up to the minute updates from your colleagues in this series of 5 minute presentations about the usage of technology in libraries.

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10:30am - 11:30am
Making Tenure: A Model for Collaborative Publishing Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S227
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Discover a new group publishing model that supports academic librarians in tenure-track positions. Listen as newly tenured and new tenure-track faculty librarians demonstrate their model and provide the tools you need to bring the model back to your own library environment. From the research brainstorming step through journal selection and the submission process, you will learn to tackle publishing obstacles such as the Institutional Review Board application, fair work distribution, group organization, and clear communication.

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