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Format: 02/18/2018 - 9pm
Format: 02/18/2018 - 9pm
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Friday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
COL Business Meeting I Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N102
Description :

Committee on Legislation Business Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Committee on Literacy and Literacy Assembly Meeting (ALA) Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Trevi
Description :

The ALA Committee on Literacy and the ALA Literacy Assembly will meet.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
DUPLICATE CANCELLED. SEE MAXIMIZE YOUR PROFESSIONAL TIME..Turn Your Intentions into Results: Strategies to Improve Productivity and Cultivate a Habit of Scholarship [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Paris
Chablis
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
See Ticketed Events
1:00pm - 4:00pm
DUPLICATE LISTING. SEE Library Tour: Las Vegas Libraries, Legends and Highrollers [$] Preconference/Institute Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Tour
of
new
libraries
in
North
Las
Vegas,
Henderson
District
Libraries,
and
the
University
of
Nevada
Las
Vegas
(UNLV).
Tour
will
include
the
Las
Vegas-­‐Clark
County
Library
District
Windmill
Library
and
Service
Center,
a
LEED
gold
building.

Cost :
ALA member $140, LLAMA member $90, retired/student $40, Non-member $175
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Maximize Your Professional Time: Strategies to Cultivate a Habit of Scholarship [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Paris
Champagne 1
Description :

Many academic librarians hold appointments for which they are expected to conduct research and report their findings through presentation and/or oublication. Unfortunately, some of us are challenged by a lack of time management skills and poor writing habits.During this interactive preconference, learn how a series of interrelated strategies and practices can help improve productivity and cultivaate a habit of scholarship. Topics include setting goals, determining priorities, generating plans, mapping plans to a calendar, establishing a habit of daily writing, monitoring progress, creating and using effective daily to-do lists, making work social, saying no, and letting go.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
ACRL member $195; ALA member $245; Nonmember $285; Retired $245; Student $95
1:00pm - 4:00pm
NorhtEast Research Libraries Consortium Membership Meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N115
Description :

This is a closed meeting of the NorthEast Research Consortium (NERL) membership meeting

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 4:30pm
iPad, YouPad: Circulating iPad Collections in Academic Libraries [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Paris
Champagne 4
Description :

Learn how your academic library might employ a lending collection of iPads to empower faculty in the classroom to accomplish discipline-specific learning outcomes and prepare students for the workplace. Join a team of academic librarian presenters to learn how they planned, implemented, and assessed the use of a collection of iPads in their library. Be inspired by their example to seek funding, imagine opportunities to collaborate with campus and community partners, and pursue a circulating collection of your own.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
ACRL member $195; ALA member $245; Nonmember $285; Retired $245; Student $95

Friday, June 27 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branching Out: Adventures in Non-Traditional Libraries and New Emerging Roles [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 3
Description :

This presentation will explore diversity, not only in the representation of ethnic, gender and socio-cultural differences in the workplace, but also in the form of information professionals working within a diverse range of libraries and new emerging roles. A cooking school librarian, an art school librarian, a state prison librarian and an interactive user experience designer will discuss why they chose to embrace an expanded definition of librarianship. Discover your own meaningful approach to this dynamic profession .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
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Committee on Professional Ethics I Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N101
Description :

First business meeting of the Committee on Professional Ethics

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Intellectual Freedom Round Table I Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N238
Description :

First business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Round Table

Interests :
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Assessment Forum Affiliate Event Flamingo
Lake Mead
Description :

Library Assessment Forum

Sponsors :
AFL
Association of Research Libraries (Affiliate)
1:30pm - 3:30pm
New Board Member Training (YALSA) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N223
Description :

This session is not a YALSA Board meeting. It is a YALSA Board planning/training session.

1:30pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting (RUSA) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N216
Description :

Meeting of the RUSA Executive Committee

1:30pm - 4:00pm
Tour of National Atomic Testing Museum [$] Ticketed event Offsite
National Atomic Testing Museum
Description :

Come explore America’s nuclear history on a guided tour of the National Atomic Testing Museum! We’ll learn more about atomic testing, the Nevada Test Site, the Cold War, and nuclear and radiological science and technology. After the one-hour tour, you can visit the special exhibit on Area 51 for a small additional charge. Transportation to and from the museum from the convention area will be provided.

Cost :
Free for RUSA members, $10 everyone else

Friday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
BCALA International Relations Committee Meeting Affiliate Event Bally’s
Palace 7
Description :

BCALA International Relations Committee Meeting

Interests :
Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
2:00pm - 3:00pm
LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Demo Exhibitor session Las Vegas Convention Center
N212
Description :

LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Demo

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:30pm
ALA Accreditation Appeal Process Training Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Anzio
Description :

Experienced External Review Panelists (two or more on-site visits) and LIS faculty are invited to learn about the updated accreditation appeal process. People who complete this training will be eligible to serve on an Appeal Review Committee in the event of an appeal. People serving on panels where the accreditation decision could result in an appeal (initial accreditation review or review of program on conditional status) are especially encouraged to attend. The training will cover grounds for appeal, how determinations are made, and the appeal process timeline as documented in Section IV of the Accreditation Process, Policies, and Procedures (AP3).

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Assessment in Action: Year One Project Posters, I Poster session Bally’s
Gold Room
Description :

Assessment Project Posters! Presented by the first participants in ACRL’s “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” program, made possible by IMLS. Librarian-led teams carried out assessment projects at their colleges and universities examining the impact of the library (instruction, reference, collections, space, and more) on student learning/success. In both sessions, teams will present posters; additional poster session is Saturday, 8:30am. Find poster abstracts at http://www.acrl.ala.org/value/

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bibliographic Standards Committee - Controlled Vocabularies Group I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Livorno
Description :

Committee meeting to discuss additions and revisions to the RBMS Controlled Vocabularies for Use in Rare Books and Special Collections Cataloging.

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting I (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Las Vegas Convention Center
N209
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)

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