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Format: 06/20/2018 - 10pm
Format: 06/20/2018 - 10pm
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Sunday, June 29 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
PR Forum: Stories Matter - 13 tips and one cautionary note for powerful narratives that drive social impact Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S219
Description :

Who sets the narrative and how they set it impacts who cares about an issue, what they hear, and what they are willing to do. Communicators will receive insights from Eric Friedenwald-Fishman, the creative director/founder of Metropolitan Group (MG), a strategic communication and resource development firm that works exclusively with social purpose organizations. Friedenwald-Fishman specializes in integrating strategy and creative to advance social impact through branding, public will building and social marketing campaigns, and is the co-author of Marketing That Matters: 10 practices to profit your business and change the world.
Presented by ALA’s Public Awareness Committee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Best Practice – Support Staff Edition Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N240
Description :

This presentation will examine how the Access Services Department at the University of North Texas increased staff productivity by implementing a new staff development plan with staff involvement. Areas to be discussed include interactive department meetings, staff retreats and workflow streamlining. This presentation will also highlight how these areas led to the creation of new services.

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8:30am - 10:00am
Building gorgeous responsive web sites fast with Twitter Bootstrap Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S227
Description :

Do you have a web site? Do you need it to look good, even if you're not a designer? Do you need it to work on lots of devices and browsers, even if you have no testing budget? Of course you do! With Twitter Bootstrap, you win. In this hands-on session (bring a laptop if you can) we'll build a gorgeous web site fast with the Bootstrap framework. (Basic HTML/CSS knowledge required.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Care of Borrowed Special Collections: Playing Nice with Other People's Toys Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S228
Description :

This program will spell out the complexities of borrowing and exhibiting Special Collections from another institution, including legal issues, insurance, transportation, liability, security, display space, environmental issues, lending institution restrictions and policies, selection and publicity. Based on a recent collaboration between the Wayne State University Library System, the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at WSU and the University of Michigan's Special Collections Department, material from the Jewish Heritage Collection of UM was exhibited at WSU.

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8:30am - 10:00am
Citizenship Programs and Resources at the Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N236
Description :

The ALA Committee on Literacy and Outreach Services and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will host a discussion of examples of libraries providing citizenship resources and programs.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Community Driven Design Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
Description :

From the beginning of the Branch Library Improvement Program in 2000, the San Francisco
Public Library and the city have had a strong commitment to engaging the local community in each of the library building projects.
The Bayview Branch Library and the North Beach Branch Library are both remarkable examples of how community input was
integrated into the planning, design and construction of these new libraries.

8:30am - 10:00am
Create, transform and sustain: managing for edgy new technology services Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S230
Description :

Want to develop a new creative service in your library? This program will present three library projects and talk about how the service was implemented by transitioning staff to new roles, as well as obtaining new funding and reallocating existing resources. Speakers will address how the new services gained staff buy-in and were sustained and evaluated once in place.

8:30am - 10:00am
Designing Effective Library Experiences for African-American Male Youth Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S231
Description :

The goal of this session is to enable school librarians to create supportive environments and meaningful experiences that enhance literacy achievement and life outcomes of African-American male youth. Supporting lifelong learning is a key component of the mission of school libraries. The national crisis of literacy achievement of African-American males is an extension of this mission, and one we believe the school library community must embrace. Research on best practice in the literacy instruction of Black male youth, including effective pedagogy, text selection, and community empowerment, must be part of the professional repertoire of school library professionals.

8:30am - 10:00am
Going Beyond Job Search Help at Queens Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

In a tough economy and labor market, many libraries have gone beyond basic job search help to provide more extensive services for job search training, from resume building to interview preparation and mock interviews. Queens Library expanded job search training beyond that to provide in-person and online career specific training opportunities that help library customers to be more competitive in a tight labor market. This has included online training and free testing for certification for software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suites and QuickBooks and for career certifications such as Six Sigma, Project Management and Human Resources as well as in-person training for construction, food safety and entry-level healthcare careers. Queens Library staff will discuss the logical progression from resume help to career-specific training and lead a discussion on what might work in libraries of all sizes serving diverse populations.

8:30am - 10:00am
IMLS Update Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N243
Description :

IMLS Update

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Innovative Talent Management Practices in Federal Libraries: Responding to the Challenges of Recruitment, Retention, and Succession Program Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description :

Federal libraries are facing issues surrounding recruiting and retaining staff, and planning for continuity. Join Roberta Shaffer - Library of Congress, Mary-Deirdre Coraggio and Rosa Liu - NIST, and other panelists to hear how they are managing talent in their libraries.

8:30am - 10:00am
Let's Play in the Sandbox! Creating a Digital Literacies Program for Faculty and Students Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S225
Description :

Seneca Libraries has developed The Sandbox – instruction programs and physical spaces to support digital literacies development for faculty and students. In The Sandbox you can create things like videos (animated and live action), infographics, and podcasts or play with maker tools like Raspberry Pis, Arduinos, and MakeyMakey kits. We also offer assignment development support, in collaboration with our teaching support centre, to faculty using assignments with digital components, such as websites, digital storytelling, and social media.

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8:30am - 10:00am
Librarians take SXSW by storm! Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N254
Description :

The involvement of libraries, archives and museums at one of the biggest tech conferences in the world reached a fever pitch in 2014. A number of organizations and partners (including ALA, PLA, DPLA, ER&L, the Harvard Library Test Kitchen, EveryLibrary, library vendors and others) have organized under the banner of #sxswLAM (Libraries, Archives & Museums) to connect with the technology and creative community at the annual South by Southwest conference in Austin TX. From presenting at the conference (getting in is no small feat) to hosting houses (#ideadrop house), purchasing booth space in the vendor hall, and hitting the streets with one-to-one guerrilla advocacy libraries are getting noticed. Come to this session to learn about this growing presence and how you can get involved!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
OLOS Outreach Panel I: Library Services to the Underserved Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N235
Description :

The first of two panel discussions from the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services panels feature experts from the field that will address library services to the underserved, including adult new and non-readers; gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people; incarcerated people and ex-offenders; older adults; people of color; people with disabilities; poor and homeless people; rural, native and tribal libraries of all kinds; and bookmobile communities.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
SPACE PLANNING PRIMER Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

This interactive workshop will provide a primer for assessing space needs and planning library space use. Attendees will be able to choose from an array of topic-based consultation stations, each focusing on building block basics, the most current application techniques, and emerging trends. For each topic, identification of the most important “how tos” and most helpful resources will enable attendees to define their vision for a new or renewed library environment.

8:30am - 10:00am
Turning Outward to Lead Change in Your Community: Intentionality Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S223
Description :

All communities have challenges. Librarians are uniquely positioned to help conquer them — given the right tools. Through four hands-on sessions, Harwood Institute coaches will show you how to leverage your trusted position in the community you serve to engage people on issues that matter to them. Each stand-alone session focuses on a single tool; taken together, they become a powerful framework for engaging community and leading change. Session 3 will enable participants to test the external orientation and mindfulness of their community engagement choices and decisions.

To access the tools that will be used in this session, please visit http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/libraries-transforming-communit....

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Video Librarianship 101 (Public Libraries) Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N232
Description :

Are you a brand new Media Librarian? Or are you a librarian who suddenly finds yourself in some way having to deal with video issues? Not sure you what you are doing? Not sure what you should be doing? Panic no more! This program is designed specifically to help you learn the basics of video librarianship. Our panel of speakers will be taking on such topics as building the best video collection for your community; streaming; DVD security issues; and putting on that film series that will absolutely wow your community. There will be time available for questions, discussion, and the sharing of success stories.

8:30am - 10:00am
What is an RDA “Record”? Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S220
Description :

This forum will address the essential question “What is an RDA Record?" The panel will describe the bibliographic worldview of RDA and what an RDA record might look like outside of the MARC21 format, present examples of RDA records viewed from within an RDA editing system, and discuss the documentation and other communication channels that can support the management of such records.

Gordon Dunsire is the current chair of the Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA (JSC), and has been a major proponent of RDA as an important resource in mapping our way through the transition from MARC to the new cataloging environment.

Jon Phipps, a principal in the firm of Metadata Management Associates, LLC (MMA), has lead the effort to bring RDA data into a robust technical environment, using tools such as GitHub to extend the capabilities of the Open Metadata Registry (OMR), the ‘home’ of the RDA Vocabularies since 2008.

Deborah Fritz, a principal in the firm of TMQ, Inc. (The MARC of Quality), is part of the development team for RIMMF (an RDA data creation tool based on the constrained RDA elements, and made available in 2011 under a Creative Commons license). The RIMMF team has recently been working closely with JSC and MMA to enable export of RDA records in RDF format.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: Pinterest and Digital Archives Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

Pinterest and Digital Archives in Academic Libraries

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:15am
Conversation Starter: Connect and Create @ your library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

We love art! We love books! Come to a discussion with the Library as Incubator Project, Jessica Pigza, author of BiblioCraft, and 2013 Mover and Shaker Rebecca Zarazan Dunn, about book inspired art programs for your library. We will look at examples, such as Pages to Projects, the Book to Art Club, and Handmade Crafternoons that take stories, concepts, images, and inspiration out of the pages of books and turn them into hands-on maker and creative projects.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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