All Sessions

0 sessions
Narrow by:
Format: 06/22/2018 - 10pm
Format: 06/22/2018 - 10pm
Time Title Type Location

Thursday, June 26 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Executive Board Executive Committee (ALA) Other Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom D
Description :

Meeting of the Executive Board Executive Committee (ALA)

Sponsors :
4:00pm - 5:00pm
GMS Welcome and Graduate School Institute [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Other Flamingo
Reno I
Description :

GMS Welcome and Graduate School Institute

Sponsors :
AFL
Affiliate Organization
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Spectrum Institute Opening Reception [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 4
Description :

Welcome reception with ALA President Barbara Stripling, ALA President-Elect Courtney Young, and ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Thursday, June 26 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Joint Youth Divisions Executive Meeting (AASL, ALSC, YALSA) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N201

Thursday, June 26 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Freedom to Read Foundation Reception [Closed] Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
N101
Sponsors :
FTRF.
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Thursday, June 26 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Spectrum Institute Defining Diversity Through Dialogue [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 1
Description :

This session will explore the interconnectedness of our identities, the unique ways that we define ourselves, and our values, beliefs and biases. We will use exercises to help us learn about who we are and how we impact others, and similarly, who others are and how they impact us. Come prepared to participate in this highly interactive session. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars and invited guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Friday, June 27 - 7:30am

7:30am - 8:30am
Spectrum Institute Breakfast [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 4
Description :

Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Board Update (ACRL) Other Bally’s
Palace 1
Description :

n/a

8:00am - 12:00pm
External Review Panel Training Other Caesars Palace
Milano VII
Description :

New and experienced External Review Panelist (ERP) pool members are invited to attend a training session on the role of ERP members in the ALA accreditation process. Participation is a prerequisite for serving on a review panel. Participants will learn about the comprehensive review process, hear from experienced panelists, and work in a group to analyze a sample Program Presentation. This year’s training will focus on Standard IV: Students of the Standards for Accreditation. Currently assigned ERPs are especially encouraged to attend. Program heads who want to learn more about the accreditation process are welcome to attend as observers.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 12:00pm
The Power of Persuasion: Developing Influence to Become Your Own Best Advocate [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Caesars Palace
Milano I
Description :

Why are some school libraries better supported than others? Working with a team of researchers, Ken Haycock has interviewed more than 200 administrators, politicians and lobbyists. Through examination of decisions taken in difficult financial times, and the behaviors of teacher-librarians and school administrators, six principles for persuasion have been validated. Evidence and messaging are not working when the support for school libraries continues to decline. Learn the principles, and many examples, to be successful in any situation.

Interests :
Cost :
AASL Member: $109 ; ALA Member: $159 ; Non-member: $224 ; Retired Member: $99 ; Student Member: $79
8:00am - 1:00pm
Training the Trainer: Keeping up and staying ahead of new trends, standards, services and technologies-IRRT Preconference [$] Preconference/Institute Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom F
Description :

The IRRT Preconference provides a forum for librarians interested in international librarianship to discuss the current and future state of librarianship. The library profession is constantly adjusting to new technical developments, standards and innovative new services. Yet the current fiscal climate can make it difficult for librarians and libraries to invest in continuing training and professional development. Come and hear how librarians around the world address professional development and continuing education initiatives and strategies conducted by librarians for their coworkers, organizations or the profession at large.

Cost :
90
8:00am - 4:00pm
Library Tour: Las Vegas Libraries, Legends and Highrollers [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Join this full-day tour of new libraries in North Las Vegas, Henderson District Libraries, and the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). The tour will also include the Las Vegas Clark County Library District Windmill Library and Service Center, a LEED gold building. Tour will be led by a local historian and members of the Architecture for Public Libraries Committee, and price includes motor coach transportation and a light lunch. Tour buses will be located on Convention Center Drive, just outside the main entrance of the LVCC North Hall.

Cost :
ALA member $140, LLAMA member $90, retired/student $40, Non-member $175
8:00am - 4:00pm
Preconference: How Business Librarians Support Entrepreneurs [$] 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
8:00am - 4:00pm
ProQuest Day – "Transforming Libraries, Transforming Research" at ALA Annual Las Vegas Convention Center
N120
Description :

Join ProQuest for thought-provoking educational sessions during ALA Annual! What resources do you need to transform your library? How can we help enhance the research experience? Now is your chance to learn from exclusive thought leaders, click on the link below to see more details.

This preconference is a free event. To register, please fill out the form here:
http://go.proquest.com/ala-annual-2014/proquest-day.html?vs=MjhiYmNhY2Ut...

Session:
The Road to Open Access - An Aggregator Journey

Trace the growth and explosion of open access, from the inception of scholarly publishing to the "Age of Information Overload!" As an aggregator, ProQuest has a unique perspective on publishers and institutions for addressing the future of research and open access, while balancing the competing pressures in the research process for efficiency and discovery thoroughness. Learn how open access aligns to the changing nature of user needs and the growing number of highly relevant sources critical to a researcher's success. Come and share your thoughts, ideas and the challenges you each face addressing the growing movement toward Open Access and emerging needs of researchers.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:00am - 5:00pm
ProQuest Day – "Transforming Libraries, Transforming Research" at ALA Annual Exhibitor session Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 10
Description :

Join ProQuest for thought-provoking educational sessions during ALA Annual! What resources do you need to transform your library? How can we help enhance the research experience? Now is your chance to learn from exclusive thought leaders, click on the link below to see more details.

This preconference is a free event. To register, please fill out the form here:
http://go.proquest.com/ala-annual-2014/proquest-day.html?vs=MjhiYmNhY2Ut...

Sessions include:
1. Streaming Video in Academic Libraries – Survey Results and Copyright Information by deg farrelly and Jane Hutchison
2. Transforming Research by Teaching Core Information Literacy Principles
3. SummonCamp

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:00am - 5:30pm
ProQuest Day – "Transforming Libraries, Transforming Research" at ALA Annual Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
S220
Description :

Join ProQuest for thought-provoking educational sessions during ALA Annual! What resources do you need to transform your library? How can we help enhance the research experience? Now is your chance to learn from exclusive thought leaders, click on the link below to see more details.

This preconference is a free event. To register, please fill out the form here:
http://go.proquest.com/ala-annual-2014/proquest-day.html?vs=MjhiYmNhY2Ut...

Sessions include:
1. Keynote by Roger Schonfeld - Library Transformations: The Views of Academic Library Leaders
2. Tales of Transformation – Learn from Real Experiences of Fellow Librarians
3. Discovery in the Research Ecosystem
4. User Experience and Design in the Library: Insights from Experts
5. Diving into Ebook Usage: ALA Update

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:30am
Executive Committee Other Las Vegas Hotel
Conference Room 03
Description :

LITA Executive Committee

8:30am - 10:00am
Branding You! Matching Your Brand to Your Career Plan [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 3
Description :

Have you considered your personal brand or the importance of having mentors when developing a career plan? Come hear panelists who are all in different stages of their careers (from PhD students to library managers) share successes in overcoming career obstacles in diverse environments, the benefits the Spectrum Scholar network provided, and how they continue to pay forward this experience by being mentors themselves. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 10:00am
Connecting Youth: Key Findings from the Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums Projects Affiliate Event Las Vegas Convention Center
S224
Description :

Beginning in 2012, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the MacArthur Foundation, the Urban Libraries Council and the Association of Science-Technology Centers supported a robust 18-month planning and design process for 24 teen-centered “Learning Labs” across the United States. Join us for a conversation about the project, hear about key findings from NYU’s 18-month study and engage in discussion about recommendations in critical areas such as collaboration, teen engagement, space design, staffing models, outcomes and funding strategies.

Sponsors :
AFL
Urban Libraries Council (Affiliate)
8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee I Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N101
Description :

First business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Committee

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Pages