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Format: 06/20/2018 - 7pm
Format: 06/20/2018 - 7pm
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Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Managing Challenges, Maximizing Impact: Policies and Practices for Controversial Programming Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N240
Description :

From religion to health care to immigration — controversial subjects can pose a unique challenge for librarians. How can we offer high-quality programs on these important, but potentially polarizing, topics while maintaining an environment conducive to civil dialogue? In this session, intellectual freedom advocates and experienced programming librarians will discuss how to prepare for and host events that may attract controversy, but also can increase visibility and foster community engagement.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Metadata and Indicators for Open Access Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N253
Description :

This program addresses metadata needs of open access (OA) materials and the use of visual indicators to help users determine their access rights. Presenters may discuss: use of existing or new vocabularies, schema, and other projects, such as Crossmark, Jisc’s Vocabularies for Open Access (V4OA) project, and ONIX-PL in library systems; use of OA vocabularies and schema for faculty consultation and education related to scholarly communication, author’s rights, and open access; studies of OA indicator use and successes/failures.

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10:30am - 11:30am
Smart investing @your library®: Adding Value In Your Community Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N232
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Learn how financial literacy programs are increasing libraries social capital. By leveraging existing programming and integrating this service innovation, libraries add value that reaches across all ages and economic levels.

10:30am - 11:30am
Turning Books Into A Cool New Tool: RA Marketing in the Age of Maker Spaces Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S233
Description :

Maker spaces and 3D printers are hip and libraries are using them to ensure that they remain relevant and are perceived as keeping up with the latest trends. One of the trends that hasn’t gotten much attention, however, is the fact that books are still our brand and reading is the main reason citizens view the library as valuable and continue to support it. Does the key to public library success lie in adopting new technologies or in revitalizing the one that has been at the heart of our services for more than 100 years? Join library marketing expert Tina Thomas of Edmonton PL and Duncan Smith of Novelist and find out at this program which argues that the key to our future is contained in our past.

10:30am - 11:30am
What No Tchotskes? Creating an Experience Based Summer Program Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S231
Description :

Looking to better engage your summer reading patrons? Hear from a panel of librarians who have incorporated 21st century skills into their programs, to create dynamic customer driven learning experiences. Summer Reading should be a time for exploration and discovery. Learn how your library can drop the incentives, increase your programs participation, and inspire patron creativity.

10:30am - 11:30am
Whither Library Consortia? Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N264
Description :

Based on research for a forthcoming book on library consortia, our co-presenters will discuss changes in the landscape of consortia, e.g., funding, membership, and services as well as innovations designed to add value to membership and enhance the sustainability of consortia.

10:30am - 11:30am
WO BO Session I - INFORMATION MANIPULATION PART I: NET NEUTRALITY Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N259/261
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How does the recent network neutrality court case impact the public's right to know? Is public access to the Internet being manipulated? Learn about how the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is addressing network neutrality issues and what ALA is doing to support an open Internet. Featuring Gigi Sohn, Special Counsel for External Affairs, Federal Communications Commission [invited]. Panel of respondents include Vivian R. Wynn, Chair of the ALA Committee on Legislation and President of Wynn Library Consulting, and Aaron Dobbs, former member of the OITP Advisory Committee, past chair of the ALA Web Advisory Committee and Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian, Shippensburg University and Emily Sheketoff, Director of the ALA Washington Office.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
WO Breakout Session III: Libraries and E-government Discussion/Interest group, Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N260
Description :

Join us as we look at libraries and the best of e-government services! Featured library programs and descriptions are listed below:

Homa Naficy, Chief Adult Learning Officer, Hartford Connecticut Public Library, Harford, CT
The American Place (TAP) is a free library program designed to welcome immigrants and facilitate their transition into their new home city. Services include free English and Citizenship classes, resources for studying at home and assistance with accessing online immigration information. TAPS also recruits and trains volunteer Cultural Navigators to offer mentoring and tutoring support to new arrivals
www.hplct.org

Eunice Anderson, Chief, Neighborhood Library Services, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD

Balitmarket is the first VSP (The Virtual Supermarket Program) in the nation. It enables neighborhood residents to place grocery orders at their local library branch once a week and receive their groceries the following day at the library for no delivery cost. This increases access to high quality affordable groceries in the very neighborhood that they live in, allowing them to bypass the difficultly and expense of catching multiple bus rides or taxi cabs in order to reach healthier food options. Residents are able to pay with cash, credit, debit and food stamps.
www.Baltimarket.org

Shaney T. Livingston, Alachua County Library District Director, Alachua, FL
The Library Partnership is collaboration with Northeast Florida Library Information Network (NEFLIN). Through a two year grant the goals were to research, develop and provide eGovernment service at libraries throughout the north-central Florida Region. The Library Partnership: A neighborhood Resource Center expands the traditional role in its community. By sharing space with over 30 service providers, ACLD staff and social service partners communicate and then work together to provide coordinated and complementary services to meet a client’s full needs.
http://www.aclib.us/eGovernment

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
WO Breakout Session IV: Making an Impact: Proven Grassroots Strategies for Friends, Trustees, Advocates, and Foundations Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N263
Description :

Looking for ways to engage your friends and trustees in a grassroots campaign at your library? Need proven strategies for mobilizing your advocates or foundation to share the value of your library to an outside audience? Now more than ever libraries need advocacy on every level, especially from their Friends, Trustees, Advocates and Foundations; Members of Congress want to hear from their constituents. Are you a member of one of these groups wishing to get more elected officials and influencers to listen to your message? Join this session, led by advocacy expert Stephanie Vance and sponsored by the Washington Office and United for Libraries, for tips and examples on how to have an impact through grassroots organizing and messaging.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: A New Approach to Summer Reading Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

The Maricopa County Library District built an open source software for managing summer reading programs called The Great Reading Adventure. Come to learn of its origin and development and how it can change how your library approaches summer reading.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: Don't Sweat That Presentation! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

Giving a presentation is a daunting task no matter who the audience is -- colleagues, funders, the library board or the public. Learn quick and easy tips to make it look like you're not even breaking a sweat while speaking.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: Not the Same Old Story Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

A person’s first experiences of the library often include sitting down to story time at the public library and being shown the wonder of books by a sweet and enthusiastic librarian. This creates fond memories and sets the ground for future literacy, but can that first magical experience be duplicated when a child becomes a college student? This session reexamines well-known best practices of children’s librarians in the context of academic library instruction.

But what do toddlers and puppets have to do with college students and databases? Although the content and aims of bibliographic instruction and story time are certainly different, in both cases the librarian acts as an entry point to their collections. For many first-year undergraduates, the academic library is a mysterious place. An instruction session may be the student’s first -- or only -- introduction to the resources available to them. Instruction librarians can encourage the joy of discovery or...simply lapse into the drudgery of demonstrating click after click.

Attendees of this session will learn how to incorporate techniques from story time in order to keep audience attention, explain new concepts, and manage difficult patrons in the library classroom. While not all story time practices translate directly -- most 18-year-olds would balk at singing a welcome song as they enter the computer lab -- the underlying values of play and multi-sensory engagement can be adapted effectively. Approaches may include using simple games, repetitive and cumulative instructions, and encouraging audience participation, as well as surprising uses of voice, movement, and interaction. Rather than prescribe specific activities, this session encourages attendees to adapt these strategies to suit their own practice. Keeping story time -- or instruction -- fresh makes it easier to share our enthusiasm with our patrons, and to build a positive foundation for information literacy.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: Play, Baby, Play! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

What can you do with your youngest patrons? Explore early literacy in this IGNITE session! Real life examples of early literacy spaces and programs will be presented.

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ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: Secret Shopping @ Your Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
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See and hear what one library system learned when it sent secret shoppers into its branches to improve usability. Learn how to replicate this process at your own library or system!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: What oral history can do for your library! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
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Learn how to connect the dots between exhibits, social media, creative reuse of materials, and opportunities for outreach when working with oral history interviews. Whether your library has an existing collection of recordings to creating new interview content, this ignite session will provide ideas for working with audio/video materials in diverse ways, from the traditional to the cutting edge. Come learn how oral histories can add increased value and visibility to your institution.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
3D Printers and Library Policies Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N237
Description :

Many public and academic libraries are making 3D printers available for patron use. A panel of speakers will talk about this new trend, including concerns and issues to address when creating library policies related to patron access to and use of 3D printers.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
3D Printing at the Reference Desk & Library Makerspaces Without the Space Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N258
Description :

Want a makerspace, but don’t have the space? Hear from two Silicon Valley libraries who have introduced maker activities without adding real estate. Mountain View Public Library has introduced pop-up participatory programming, such as 3D-printing, eTextiles, molecular gastronomy and soldering. Sunnyvale Public Library is offering daily 3D printing behind its reference desk after an intensive round of staff training. We’ll share tips for implementation and our many lessons learned.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
A New Campus Library: Vision, Design, and Assessing Usage Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N254
Description :

The recently completed Mary Idema Pew Library at Grand Valley State University is the case study for a panel discussion by a librarian, an architect, and a representative of a furniture manufacturer. The panel will discuss how the librarian’s vision for a 21st century university library was addressed in the design of interior and exterior spaces and in the programs and furnishings that are already engaging students and the campus in new ways.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Building Holistic Library Assessment: Space + Collections = Effective Services Program Caesars Palace
Roman IV
Description :

Program will discuss a holistic approach to assessment of library space, collections and services. With all libraries facing challenges of re-designing new space for students, an assessment of collections, especially e-resources, plays a primary role in re-configuring spaces and establishing new services. Collection assessment informs the use of space which impacts service effectiveness. The panel will discuss methodologies used for assessment of collections, space and services for libraries of all kinds. Rubrics and evaluations will be provided.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
CANCELLED OITP - Update and Future Directions of the ALA DCWG Program Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 10
Description :

ALA continues to advocate for improved access to ebooks and digital content. Come learn about recent developments and future plans from the leadership of the DCWG. The session will feature two experts from the publishing ecosystem

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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