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Format: 07/23/2017 - 5pm
Format: 07/23/2017 - 5pm
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Friday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 4:00pm
Preconference: How Business Librarians Support Entrepreneurs [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Caesars Palace
Pisa
Description :

Ready to maximize the value of your library to local entrepreneurs? This full-day workshop will address common information needs of entrepreneurs, including locating information about their market, industry, competitors and customers for both “Main Street” and technology start-ups, and which free or premium resources to use. Speakers will also discuss existing best practices in local small business support along with examples of collaboration with entrepreneurship faculty. Participants will learn what constitutes acceptable use of subscription business e-resources by entrepreneurs and how to work with vendors to avoid infringement claims.

Cost :
Division members: $259; ALA members $279; non-ALA: $299; Student: $119

Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 4:00pm
History Genealogy Preconference [$] Preconference/Institute Caesars Palace
Milano II & III
Description :

This all-day institute addresses issues of importance to library staff and administration when serving or partnering with genealogical patrons, volunteer, scholars, or educators. Nationally known specialists will discuss everything from Ancestors Roadshows to personalized research, webinar outreach, new online offerings, and making the financial case for genealogical librarianship. Luncheon will be provided by our sponsor, ProQuest.

This preconference is a free event. To register, please fill out the form here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7HHNDJP.”

Cost :
Division members $50; ALA members $60; Non-ALA $70, Student/retirees $40
8:30am - 4:00pm
Statistics and Reports: Data-Driven Decision-Making [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Las Vegas Convention Center
N235
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This preconference will seek to answer several questions: • What data is collected in technical services? • Why is the information collected? • How is the data collected and what reports can be generated? • How can the data be used to analyze collections, workflow and positions? Join the ALCTS Acquisitions Section, Organization & Management Committee as we explore the options for making more decisions based on discoverable statistics and reports.

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 :
$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member; $319 Non-Member

Friday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual Unconference Discussion/Interest group, Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N113
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An Unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itseld. Unlike most conferneces where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for out prodession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

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ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 4:00pm
Preconference: The Reference Interview [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Caesars Palace
Florentine I
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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 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 10:00pm
ALAplay 2014 Social event Caesars Palace
Florentine
Description :

Make your way to ALAPlay for a free evening of open gaming, learning and exploration centered around games, graphic novels and cosplay. Come play some of the newest games in ALA's game library and also be sure join our guests Paizo, Eagle/Gryphon, and Mayfair Games. Dress up as your favorite character from Welcome to Night Vale, but be sure to steer clear of the Dog Park on your way down.

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
Description :

Open meeting for the following STARS committees:
Codes and Guidelines, Education,
ILL, International ILL, Legislation and Licensing,
Membership, Organization, Assessment & Statistics, and
Vendor Relations.

8:30am - 10:00am
Boucher Award Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: To administer an $2,000 award that recognizes a librarian for outstanding professional achievement, leadership, and contributions to interlibrary loan and document delivery through publication, during the previous two years, of significant professional literature, participation in professional associations, and/or innovative approaches to practice in individual libraries. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Part of the RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting

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8:30am - 10:00am
Data-Driven Decision-Making: LRRT Research Forum Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N235
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Libraries collect data on usage of collections, services, and physical space. However, much of these data are not utilized to capacity. This session will feature three research papers, selected by a review committee, that demonstrate how to leverage user-centered data to develop services.

8:30am - 10:00am
Education and Training Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
Description :

Committee charge: To develop continuing education programs in a variety of formats and venues based on the needs of the resource sharing community; to establish links with other entities involved in developing similar kinds of educational programs. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Every Child Ready to Read 2 - Does it Really Work? Evaluating the Program Program Las Vegas Convention Center
S228
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What research and evaluation has been done to determine whether ECRR2 is really supporting our children? What are the research results? How can you use their results to support your work? Two IMLS research grants will be discussed: Project VIEWS and Bringing Home Literacy: determining the impact of library programming on parent behavior. Research results will be shared and discussed. Other research on using ECRR2 with in home child cares will be shared.

8:30am - 10:00am
Get HIP: Highly Interactive Programs for Multicultural Communities Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
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Learn how to embrace the diversity of your community through HIP multicultural programs. Presenters will share programming tops and techniques such as fingerplays, action rhymes, current books, music and more designed to get all participants excited about fresh programming.

8:30am - 10:00am
Interlibrary Loan Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: Evaluate current trends in domestic and international interlibrary loan and recommend solutions to related problems; to foster cooperative resource sharing ventures; to encourage and support research on interlibrary loan; to work with other entities that share an interest in interlibrary loan. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

8:30am - 10:00am
International Interlibrary Loan Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: Evaluates trends in international interlibrary loan (ILL) and resource sharing; develops materials and resources for international ill practitioners; and sponsors and promotes international ill resource sharing efforts, research projects, training and professional development and liaison opportunities. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Legislation and Licensing Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: To monitor legislative and regulatory developments affecting resource sharing; to elicit concerns regarding legislative and regulatory issues that impinge upon resource sharing; to develop and publicize strategies for responding to these issues. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Membership Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: Coordinates activities to recruit, retain, and serve section members. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Organization Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: To advise the STARS executive committee regarding the structural organization of the section; to develop, review, and maintain the section handbook and bylaws; to participate in planning for the section and to monitor and report on progress toward meeting the section's goals. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
Research and Assessment Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: To explore, develop, and promote assessment activities focusing on library resource service communities and STARS membership needs. Support research and assessment collaboration among STARS members. Coordinate, produce, and review STARS program evaluations and other self-assessment activities. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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8:30am - 10:00am
STARS - Atlas Systems Mentoring Award Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom G
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Committee charge: Solicits and evaluates nominations for the STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Award. This award offers $1,000 to fund travel expenses associated with attending ALA’s annual conference. The recipient will be a library practitioner who is new to the field of interlibrary loan/document delivery or electronic reserves, and who has daily, hands-on involvement in the areas of borrowing, lending, document delivery, electronic reserves, material delivery, or resource sharing. (Part of RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting.)

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