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Thursday, June 26 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Executive Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N216
Description :

ALSC Executive Committee members meet.

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Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 4:00pm
Nuts and Bolts for Friends, Trustees, and Foundations Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
S219
Description :

The popular Nuts & Bolts program will feature speakers addressing topics of interest to Trustees, Friends, Foundations, and advocates. RSVP to united@ala.org. Coffee and meet & greet will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:00 a.m. Lunch is on your own. Agenda available online at www.ala.org/united.

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 - 4:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting I (ALSC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N202
Description :

Meeting of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Friday, June 27 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
APALA Executive Board Meeting Affiliate Event Flamingo
Carson City II
Description :

Executive Board Meeting of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, an Affiliate of the American Library Association.

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Sponsors :
AFL
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Data, Evidence and Outcomes - What does it all mean? Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
N109
Description :

Given the current level of interest in "outcomes", author and consultant Joe Matthews will provide session attendees with an overview of the difference between the different types of reporting; how they translate to everyday operations and advocacy; and what is required to effectively execute.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
Isn't it Romantic Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N263
Description :

A panel of popular romance writers will discuss their books and will sign copies following the program. Authors include Jeaniene Frost, Penelope Douglas, Deborah Coonts, Shelley Coriell, and Ryan Winfield. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

8:30am - 10:00am
Library Friends Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N115
Description :

Friends of the Library members and library staff and invited to join this informal discussion with counterparts from across the country. Bring your best practices to share and questions to ask of your fellow Friends.

8:30am - 10:00am
Public Library Trustee Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 04
Description :

Are you a library trustee? If so, join this informal discussion group and bring your best practices to share and questions to ask of fellow trustees from across the country.

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Saturday, June 28 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Design thinking and LibQUAL+: The changing needs and expectations of faculty and undergraduates in ARL libraries — Trends 2003–2011 Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 19
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
2015 Nominating Committee I (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Flamingo
Bryce Board Room
Description :

2015 Nominating Committee meeting.

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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
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
Forum Migration 1914–2014: Asia and the World (ACRL AAMES) Forum/Update/Assembly Bally’s
Bronze 1
Description :

The AAMES Forum on modern migration focuses on Asia and its connection with the entire world since the First World War, when the world experienced major challenges from wars, revolutions, economic growths and crises, technology advances, etc. The Forum is to put all the political, economic, social and cultural factors together, and examine how their interrelations affect the migration issues in Asia and in the world. In supporting the theme of the panel, the presenters are covering many unique and rare library collections, including historical photos, archives and live interviews, which could be essential resources to research scholars and to the public.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Powering Reading Clubs To A New Level Exhibitor session Caesars Palace
Sorrento
Description :

See how technology can power Reading Clubs to a new level of positive experience for both participants and library staff.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board Orientation (ALSC) Orientation Session Las Vegas Convention Center
N202
Description :

Orientation for newly elected board members, along with current board members.

Saturday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
"S.T.E.M."-ulating Young Minds: Creating Science-Based Programming @ Your Library Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 12
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Quirky Books for Quirky Librarians Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
Description :

A panel of authors who have stepped around, through, and outside of the box will discuss their wonderfully offbeat subjects in this popular program. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program. Authors include Ben Parzybok, Jennifer Holland, Ian Doesher, Andrew Mayne, Liz Climo, and Caitlin Dougherty. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

Sunday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
First Author, First Book: Veteran & Rookies Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N220
Description :

A best-selling veteran author and debut authors will speak about their books and writing experiences. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program - your chance to get a signed first edition or ARC from tomorrow's literary star! Authors include Jim McGinty, Will Thomas, Adi Alsaid, Oscar Goodman, and Kimberly Elkins. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.

8:30am - 11:30am
All Committee I (ALSC) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N110
Description :

Meeting of all ALSC committee members to meet with their chairs.

8:30am - 11:30am
All Committee II (ALSC) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N112
Description :

Meeting of all ALSC committee members with their chairs.

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