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Sunday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 8:15am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - 3D Printing in the Classroom Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

How do you turn young tech consumers into tech creators? At Hartford High School, Mike Hathorn puts students in charge of their own learning, giving them the topics and equipment, but also the freedom, to explore their own ideas. But room 212 is no ordinary classroom. Hathorn's students create detailed digital models with professional 3D software like SketchUp, and print their designs on the school's own 3D printers. Watch this short film to learn how the Hartford high schoolers are digitizing and "printing" their town's history, and encouraging other students to explore technology at maker showcases like TechJam.
Runtime: 11 minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/119583269

Sponsored by lynda.com

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 8:45am
Conversation Starter: Start-up Outreach at YOUR Library! Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Are you heeding the call of this year's theme "Transforming our libraries, ourselves" but don't know where to start? Are you interested in transforming your library by bringing in new communities? Join us to talk about successful outreach projects. The panel will share ways to identify underserved populations in your community and create outreach plans to take back to your library.

This presentation will present the results of the 2015 Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference. Seguimos Creando Enlaces, now in it's 4th year, is a free conference held in San Diego,CA that brings together librarians from the US and Mexico to share projects and exchange ideas. This year's conference focused on creating outreach plans to reach underserved Latino and Spanish-speaking groups in our communities. This session will include examples of successful outreach stories and tips so you can do it yourself.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 10:00am
Literary Tastes Author Event, Program Moscone Convention Center
West Exhibit Hall, 1st Floor
Description :

Listen to some of the year’s best authors discuss their works and the craft of writing while enjoying the company of other book lovers. This year we are featuring Katherine Addison (Goblin Emperor), Amy Belding Brown (Flight of the Sparrow), Stuart Rojstaczer (The Mathematician's Shiva), Jo Walton (My Real Children) and Ashley Weaver (Murder at the Brightwell) followed by a book signing with each. All Annual Conference registrants are invited! Light refreshments served. This event is sponsored by Penguin RandomHouse, Macmillan Publishers, and Ingram Content Group.

8:00am - 12:00pm
Affiliate Assembly II (AASL) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 4
Description :

Meeting of the delegates of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

8:00am - 5:30pm
Committee on Accreditation (COA) meeting [Closed] Committee meeting Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Skyline A
Description :

Committee on Accreditation meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:15am - 8:30am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Project-based Learning: STEM to STEAM with Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

In 2002, a school district in Goleta, California, attempted an experiment. They introduced DPEA, the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, a program designed to teach twenty-first-century skills via project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). They discovered that when they added "art" to the program (STEAM) that they attracted 50% more girls, and got better adoption from parents, mentors, the outside community, and students. DPEA allows students to explore one project a year, rotating through each aspect of the STEAM program. The Academy has been running for over ten years and is recognized as a pioneer in education reform, prizing independent thought and modern skills over standardized testing and book-based lectures. Here the students, teachers, and administrators tell us why it works. Learn about their cutting-edge robotics program, multidisciplinary approach, and the unique collaborations that happen between students, teachers, and parents.
Runtime: 9 minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/101665737

Sponsored by lynda.com

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 8:45am
Now Showing @ ALA: Start your day with Shorts - Visual Thinking Strategies Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

What if teachers taught with questions rather than lectures? What if students were asked to reflect instead of regurgitate? Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) challenges the standard model of teaching by encouraging a reflection-and-response style of learning. Designed by art educator Philip Yenawine and developmental psychologist Abigail Housen, VTS relies on children's natural ability to observe, using imagery as the starting point for learning. The teacher asks open-ended questions; students reflect and respond. The process has been proven to strengthen critical thinking skills, language development, confidence, and collaboration. Watch VTS at work in three Louisiana schools and find out what alternative teaching methods like these might have in store for America's classrooms.
Runtime: 11 minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/105894448

Sponsored by lynda.com

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 9:30am
All-Committees Meeting (ACRL CLS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 5
Description :

Meeting time for the committees of the ACRL College Libraries Section. Please visit if you're interested in joining a ACRL CLS committee!

8:30am - 9:30am
Award Jury Meeting [Closed] Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
264 (S)
Description :

PLA's awards jury meets.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 9:30am
Beacon Me Up, Scotty! Pushing Information by Proximity Program Moscone Convention Center
2006 (W)
Description :

Learn from the experiences of the Orange County (Fla.) Library System's (OCLS) early adoption of iBeacon technology to promote library services and programs. Using third party software, OCLS created an interactive marketing environment inside our libraries to promote upcoming programs, events, and new services. With an app on their mobile phone, library customers are alerted to an array of information, even just passing by the front doors. Learn more about this innovative approach to communicating what's up at your library by reaching people where their attention is...their phone!

8:30am - 9:30am
Best Practice - Support Staff Edition Program Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
Description :

This one hour program is an opportunity for support staff to promote their services, how they communicate with patrons and other library staff, their space and information they provide, uses of alternative formats and policies.

Interests :
8:30am - 9:30am
CANCELLED Everyone’s REALLY Welcome: Inviting Neurodiverse Students into Your Library Program Moscone Convention Center
2005 (W)
Description :

Some students with Autism, ADHD, and/or other executive functioning or sensory processing challenges sometimes do not feel comfortable with the modern, busy library. How can a school librarian be an advocate while still maintaining a collaborative atmosphere? Come learn more about what it means to be a library that is a haven for the neurodiverse! We'll learn some easy (and inexpensive) design adjustments and brainstorm solutions for your school community.

8:30am - 9:30am
Cataloging and Classification Committee (CCC) Meeting Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
110 (N)
Description :

Join us for the business meeting of the Cataloging and Classification Committee. While a variety of reports from CCC members, task forces, and liaisons will be shared, there's always room for discussions as well.

8:30am - 9:30am
COL - Government Information Subcommittee Meeting Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite H
Description :

Subcommittee Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 9:30am
COL - Grassroots Subcommittee Meeting II Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 05
Description :

Subcommittee Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 9:30am
College and Research Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
236-238 (S)
Description :

The College and Research Libraries Interest Group is hosting two speakers to present on, “Open Classrooms, Open Libraries: Academic library services supporting the creation and use of open education resources.” Sarah Faye Cohen, Managing Director of the Open Textbook Network, will discuss the Open Textbook Network, a consortium of institutions working to help faculty overcome the barriers to adoption of open textbooks, increase institutional capacity to support faculty adoption and use of open textbooks, and collaboratively develop new understandings and best practices of open textbook adoption and use. Beth Turtle, Scholarly Communications librarian at Kansas State University Libraries, will present on the Libraries’ Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative, a program awarding stipends to faculty for the development of open alternatives to the traditional print textbook. To date over $150,000 has been awarded, with in impact of nearly $1 million in savings for over 12,000 students in 32 courses.

8:30am - 9:30am
Conference Program Planning--Orlando, 2016 Committee Meeting (ACRL ANSS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Seacliff Room
Description :

Meeting of the ANSS Program Planning Committee for Annual 2016 (Orlando)

Interests :
8:30am - 9:30am
Conversation with AARP Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Hot Topic: Midlife and Older Adults! As one of the leading voices for an aging America, AARP and AARP Foundation regularly monitors the needs of its 38 million members and helps equip older adults across the country to lead the type of life they imagine and prompt them to consider the most important questions they face. Learn where AARP is investing its time and energy to help you as you consider your own retirement and what resources they are creating with their partners like ALA to assist you with program development for older adults at your library.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 9:30am
Digital Preservation Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

On Choosing A Preservation File Format for Video: “TIFFs are too big to store”, or “We Used JPEGs and Nobody Died”

George Blood, President
What librarian hasn’t struggled with storage capacity? Ever larger library buildings and ever higher data densities have not solved the fundament problem in the cultural heritage field: Information takes up space. Care in acquisition and prudent deaccessioning help, but stuff keeps coming. While storage becomes more efficient and cheaper every day, the fact that it will be easy to store digital video in 20 years doesn’t help us today – in 20 years most legacy video formats will be inaccessible as machines die of old age. What then do we do now? If you cannot afford 10-bit uncompressed files (at a whopping 100GB per hour), and you lack the IT infrastructure to support JPEG2000/MXF, how are you to preserve video today. This talk will explore some of the considerations on the slippery slope of choosing a compressed format for storing moving image collections.

What goes where? Bringing a new repository online at the Ohio State University Libraries

Emily Shaw, Head, Preservation and Reformatting
Like most libraries, the Ohio State University Libraries did not enter the digital library sphere with clear policies and a unified, interoperable infrastructure for managing all of our digital collections. The Libraries has a long-standing commitment to making our unique collections accessible to the campus and global communities and maintains an expertly managed and curated Institutional Repository (the Knowledge Bank). But for more than a decade, OSU’s digital collections developed in response to the requirements of specific projects. Thus, for the past several years, the OSU Libraries has been investing heavily in the planning and development of a robust repository infrastructure to enhance access, management and preservation of digital collections of all types. This presentation will give an overview of our planning process and share some of the workflow documentation currently under development.

Letting somebody else do it.

Frances Harrell, Preservation Specialist
In 2014 The Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club (JPTC), an all-volunteer history and culture organization in Boston, had a selection of their archives digitized by the Boston Public Library, the images transferred to the Digital Commonwealth preservation repository, and the associated metadata aggregated by the Digital Public Library of America. As this model of aggregation grows through the influence of the DPLA, small organizations like this with digital collections will increasingly depend on their colleagues at larger institutions to shoulder the burden of long-term preservation. Using the JPTC as a case study, this talk will take the perspective of the small organizations who want to see their collections increase in reach and impact, and will raise some of the difficult questions the preservation field faces in attempting to steward the digital heritage of these limited-resource compatriots.

8:30am - 9:30am
EBSCO Exhibitor Session Exhibitor session Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

EBSCO Exhibitor Session Description TBD

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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