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Format: 06/24/2018 - 1pm
Format: 06/24/2018 - 1pm
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Monday, June 30 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Play, Play, Learn: Games and the Common Core Library Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N243
Description :

This program will focus on the application of play theory to Common Core aligned instruction. The use of curriculum aligned modern board games allows a library to provide an additional format of media to support student learning. Participants will be introduced to play theory and shown how the elements of play are closely connected with the underlying themes of Common Core instruction. Though game play examples, participants will learn how to identify successful game elements that promote learning through play. A final major focus will be on the direct alignment of resources to AASL and Common Core curriculum standards.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Public and Cultural Programs Advisory Committee Meeting II (PCPAC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N211
Description :

Meeting of the advisory committee to the ALA Public Programs Office, charged with promoting excellence in cultural programming; assisting library staff to become more effective providers of cultural programming; identifying and disseminating resources for cultural programming; and promoting the Cultural Communities Fund.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Speaking About 'The Speaker' Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N253
Description :

In 1977, ALA released “The Speaker,” a film that led to unprecedented rancor, division, and discussion within the association. Controversy over the film dominated the 1977 Annual Conference in Detroit, and nearly 40 years later, strong opinions remain about the process and the end product. You can read about the controversy in articles from American Libraries July/August 1977 issue: http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/sites/americanlibrariesmagazine....

We invite you to attend one of two screenings of the 42-minute film in advance [either online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojFYx52X-Ys or as part of the of the “Now Showing @ ALA” series (http://ala14.ala.org/node/14032)] and join us for this panel discussion of the film and the controversy, followed by an audience discussion.

Speakers: Robert Wedgeworth, past ALA Executive Director; Beverly Lynch, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies; Marc McCallon, Abilene Christian University. Moderator: Julius C. Jefferson, Jr.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teach Me SUCCESS: Teaching Success and Strong Character through Characters Kids Love Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N231/233
Description :

In an effort to reach the whole child with increasingly restrictive standardized testing, education leaders expanded the traits required in character education curriculum to include intrapersonal skills that empower children to set, pursue, and achieve personal goals. This prompted a research study that determined that Child Choice Award-winning books, where educators choose nominees and children select winners, contain thousands of models of the new SUCCESS traits, giving librarians 123 resources, many of which are likely already in their collections, that meet standards for school library collection development to recommend to teachers, use in their own lessons, and support collaborative units.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N240
Description :

Are We Still Doing This? Streamlining Workflows in Collection Management
Regina Koury, Idaho State University library
In 2013 Idaho State University instituted campus-wide Program Prioritization process, based on Robert Dickeson’s model and initiated by the Idaho State Board of Education. As part of this process, ISU library have been tasked to identify key processes, number of personnel assigned to the key processes and key processes that can be streamlined or eliminated.
This dynamic, full of real examples presentation will describe how library’s Collection Management workflows have been re-evaluated. How library strategically streamlined acquisitions, cataloging, electronic resources and government documents management workflows, which processes were relevant and which no longer applied, which technology we used to help us to be efficient and creative and how Collection Management navigated through changes.

Keeping Up Connections: Managing Change in Technical Services Through Collaboration at Atkins Library
Shoko Tokoro, Atkins Library, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Joseph Nicholson, Atkins Library, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
In 2011, a reorganization of Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte resulted in the disbanding of Technical Services. The functions of each unit of Acquisitions, Cataloging, Electronic Resources, Serials, Collections Development, and Government Documents were physically separated, and personnel from some units were annexed to different departments. In July 2013, the library adopted a new ILS that has added more complications to the roles and workflows of staff. This presentation will describe how librarians and staff at Atkins have collaborated creatively across redrawn organizational boundaries and devised agile workflows to ensure that both traditional technical services tasks and new responsibilities are handled effectively during a period of organizational change. A particular focus will be the migration of library data to the new ILS at Atkins, an effort that required close cooperation among staff and a nimble rethinking of traditional staff roles and responsibilities.

Moving from print-centric to e-centric workflows: a reorganization of the Technical Services Group at the GMU Libraries
Meg Manahan, George Mason University Libraries
Nathan Putnam, University of Maryland Libraries
In 2010, the George Mason University Libraries Technical Services Group (TSG) underwent a massive reorganization in order to update for new workflows and demands. After a year of research, targeted focus groups, and departmental meetings, a new TSG emerged. The hallmark of the reorganization was flexibility, particularly with regard to format. The two new TSG departments - Resource Acquisitions and Resource Description & Metadata Services - are format blind. Job descriptions are also format-neutral, to allow all staff to work with any format. The focus on flexibility is embodied most significantly by an E-resources Team that crosses departments and even bridges other library divisions. Membership on the team is fluid, so that over time the team can expand or contract as needed. This presentation will focus on the impetus for the reorganization, the team model and the improved electronic workflows within this team, and the other changes, such as cataloging on receipt, that allowed us to allocate additional staff to electronic resources.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
Top Library Building Trends Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N259/261
Description :

A panel of architects, librarians and consultants will provide an overview of new and exciting ideas in planning public and academic library facilities. Topics will include the rethinking of spaces for services, new building design, and other “must have” items to keep your library up-to-date. Each panelist will provide a brief presentation with slides. The entire panel will then field questions from the audience.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tribes and Scribes: A Double Feature Highlighting Native American and WPA Historical Research Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N232
Description :

Needles in the Haystack of History: How to use the WPA Historical Records Survey
The Work Projects Administration Historical Records Survey (WPA HRS), one of the best discovery tools for government records from the 1700s through the early 1940s, is now more easily accessed through University of Kentucky library. Hear about what it has to offer historians and genealogists. We’ll also give strategies on how to track down present-day locations of archival material described in the HRS
Historic Indian Publications by the United States Federal Government
Learn about materials from the Bureau of American Ethnology, the Census, the Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and other federal documents and publications pertaining to Native Americans

1:00pm - 2:30pm
User Experience IG Discussion/Interest group Las Vegas Convention Center
N242
1:00pm - 2:30pm
YALSA's President's Program and Membership Meeting Presidents program Las Vegas Convention Center
N255/257
Description :

Don't miss the YALSA President's Program titled: A Burning Need to Know: How Passion Connects to Learning' where you'll have the chance to talk with others about how to create learning opportunities for teens in your library and in your community. In this highly interactive program participants will be able to talk with connected learning coaches (librarians from schools, public libraries, and library schools) who will answer questions and facilitate discussion about how to bring the ideas of connected learning into the school and public library for and with teens.

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting II (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Las Vegas Hotel
Conference Room 03
Description :

All REFORMA members are welcome. Executive Committee members' names can be found at http://reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=10&contentid=10

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
1:00pm - 3:00pm
LLAMA Board of Directors Meeting II Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N237
Description :

LLAMA Board of Directors Meeting II

1:00pm - 4:00pm
2015 Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting IV (ALSC) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N114
Description :

The Notable Children's Books Committee will be preparing to evaluate books published in 2014 for the 2015 Notable Children's Books list.

Interests :
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting II (RUSA) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N238
Description :

Meeting of the RUSA Board of Directors

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Program Committee Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N209
Description :

Meeting of the ALCTS Program Committee

Sponsors :
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Executive Board Meeting II (ALA) Other Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom D
Description :

Meeting of the ALA Executive Board.

Sponsors :
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Board of Directors Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N117
Description :

Meeting of the ALCTS Board of Directors

Sponsors :
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Subject Analysis Committee II Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 01
Description :

Second meeting of SAC

1:15pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Brian Francis Slattery (Seven Stories Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 555
Description :

The Family Hightower
The novel takes a look at capitalism and organized crime in the 20th century, the legend of the self-made man, and what money can do to people. Like Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex, The Family Hightower stretches across both generations and continents, bearing the weight of family secrets and the inevitable personal toll they take on loved ones despite our best intentions.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 30 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Conversation Starter: We Make Everyday: How you’re (most likely) already doing the makerspace thing Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

Makerspaces aren’t all 3D printers and building boats in the library. At their core, makerspaces are about a simple maker attitude: to foster exploring new skills and creating in the library in meaningful ways. You may be surprised to find that making is already in everything you do--and if it isn’t, it can easily be incorporated. Join us to learn about how libraries are making everyday, including examples from the Chattanooga Public Library, Darien (CT) Library, and more. Explore a range of makerspace mentalities, including low- and medium-tech examples and ideas for tapping potential partners in your community. When you return from ALA, you’ll be able to grab some duct tape and glue and help your community start making!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Board of Directors Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N217
Description :

LITA Board of Directors

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