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Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 11:30am
Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Parc 55 San Francisco
Embarcadero
Description :

Meeting of Big Heads

Sponsors :
8:30am - 4:00pm
RDA Jane-athon [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2024 (W)
Description :

You’ve heard about hackathons--but have you ever heard of a Janeathon? Drawing on the hackathon model of bringing people together to explore new ideas by setting them to task equipped only with software and their collective gumption and enthusiasm, ALA Publishing and the RDA Development Team announce the first ever event designed to catalog Jane Austen resources with software specifically designed to use RDA. In addition to building practical experience with ‘native’ (not MARC-based) RDA, participants will explore the very real issues inherent in using Resource Description Framework (RDF) statements in aggregated “packages” ready to contribute to the Linked Data world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
ALA Members - $269, Other Member - $149, Non Member - $309

Friday, June 26 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:30am
Print Archive Network (PAN) Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

The PAN meeting is an open forum for anyone with an interested in the future of Print Preservation. In particular we target best practices for shared print archiving programs. We provide a varied agenda with speakers who are working on shared print preservation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 1:00pm
STARS Preconference: ILL Data Storm - Practical Assessment [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Using data to inform decisions in a library is paramount in today's world of tight budgets. Managers, directors, deans, and provosts want numbers to prove that a service is beneficial. Several resource sharing professionals will speak to how they collect and use data, whether to improve services, influence collection decisions, or justify their existence. Time will be allotted for small groups to discuss their experiences and exchange ideas.

Cost :
EARLY BIRD Division Members: 119; ALA Members: 139; Non-ALA Members: 159; Students/Retirees: 109; ADVANCED Division Members: 149: ALA Members: 169; Non-ALA Members: 189; Student/Retirees: 169; ON SITE: Division Members: 199; ALA Members: 219; Non-ALA Memb

Friday, June 26 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC Enhance and Expert Community Sharing Session Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

The Enhance and Expert Community Sharing Session is a forum for Q&A and for the exchange of information concerning OCLC's Enhance program and Expert Community.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Program for Cooperative Cataloging Program Training Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

News, information and discussion related to the training activities of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Other, Social event Westin St. Francis
Tower Salon A & B
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or a longtime member looking for an opportunity to connect with other members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor. Sponsored by all RUSA Sections.

Saturday, June 27 - 7:00am

7:00am - 10:00am
OCLC Dewey Update Breakfast and ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group Meeting Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 01-03
Description :

Learn what's new with Dewey and WebDewey 2.0, and share ideas and notes with our ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group colleagues during this combined meeting.

ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group will cover two topics:

1) Are public libraries using BISAC?—Michele Zwierski, Nassau County Public Library System, has canvassed other public libraries to find out how they are organizing their library collections. She will discuss the pros and cons of organizing according to BISAC.

2) The Revised Library of Congress CIP Data Block—Caroline Saccucci, Library of Congress, will discuss the revised layout of the CIP data block, which is the information printed on the title page verso of thousands of books cataloged by LC at the pre-publication stage. This completely updated layout includes new information such as BISAC headings and genre/form terms, labels for data elements, combines print and electronic data elements into one CIP Data Block, and includes URL Permalink to the MARC record. The new data block will be implemented after ALA Annual.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Breakfast with Beanstack Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite A
Description :

Join us to learn more about Beanstack and to get a first look of our latest update, Beanstack for Summer Reading. This service is included with Zoobean's Beanstack product, which provides parents with personalized recommendations of children's books in your collection. The summer reading portal is also available to teens and adults. Each week, it recommends an event at the participant's local branch. It also makes it easy to discover booklists created by your librarians, log reading and earn badges. We'll share early results and how ongoing enhancements will help your library engage families all year long. Beanstack is designed for use on mobile phones and tablets. Since launching with Sacramento Public Library in January, over 40 public libraries have partnered with Zoobean to offer the service.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
How Makerspaces and DIY Science Can Promote STEM Learning at Every Age Author Event, Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
124 (N)
Description :

Long before atom-smashers and deep-space probes, there were no separate classes of people labeled scientists or inventors. Fundamental breakthroughs in science and technology were made by ordinary people who felt a passion to explore, build, and create with the tools at hand. Today, the economic importance of STEM is greater than ever, and devices like 3D printers and rich sources of scientific understanding online can empower individuals to new success—if they are properly motivated to engage with STEM subjects and if they have access to those resources. The role that libraries can play in making those connections has therefore never been more crucial.

John Rennie, editorial director of MHE’s AccessScience, will lead this panel of Makerspace innovators and leading librarians. They will discuss the best practices for libraries that want to encourage hands-on exploration and curiosity-driven learning of STEM subjects, with case studies from successful programs across a wide range of ages. They will also look at exciting new information resources that can help libraries and their users develop the knowledge and skills to participate effectively in a Maker-friendly world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
Managing Transliteration of Bibliographic Data Program Moscone Convention Center
3010 (W)
Description :

The intersection of language technology with library data has the potential to open up interesting new ways of introducing users to multilingual content. The program will explain principles that have historically underpinned the production of data in non-Roman scripts and discuss how those data may be handled in the future. Attention is given to resources for transliteration, tools whose use can be evaluated relative to machine translation, OCR, the Linked Data environment, and character encoding.

Speakers:

Steven R. Loomis, with IBM’s Global Foundations Technology Team for nearly 20 years, is IBM’s Technical Lead for the International Components for Unicode for C/C++ (ICU4C) and primary representative to Unicode. He chairs the Unicode Localization Interchange committee (ULI-TC), and was involved in the founding of the Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) where he continues to maintain its data collection tool. His hobbies include Maltese language advocacy.

Deborah Anderson is a researcher in the Department of Linguistics at UC Berkeley. Since 2002, she has run the Script Encoding Initiative project (http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/sei), which works to get various scripts into the international character encoding standard Unicode, including many non-Roman scripts, so they can be accessed on computers and mobile devices. She is also a Unicode Technical Director and a US representative to the ISO/IEC subcommittee on coded character sets.

As a Metadata Librarian at Stanford University, Margaret Hughes is responsible for creating and maintaining discovery metadata for Humanities, Social Sciences & Africana monographs in all Western European languages. She also provides CIP (cataloging-in-publication) data for titles published by Stanford University Press and Hoover Institution Press. She is also Coordinator of the Africana SACO Funnel Project and Chair of the Cataloging Committee of the Africana Librarians Council.

8:30am - 10:00am
MARC Advisory Committee (MAC) Meeting I Affiliate Event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Discussions of changes to the MARC formats and approval of proposals. All ALA attendees may participate in the discussions. The approval votes are by the Committee membership which is composed of representatives from CC:DA and other ALA units, various library associations such as the Music Library Association, library system vendors and networks, and national libraries such as the Library of Congress, NLM, NAL, Library and Archives Canada, British Library, and the Deutsche Bibliothek.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
OCLC Search Engine Visibility, Knowledge Cards and Works: Library Linked Data in Action Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

Description: Libraries can now provide topical insights into resources in their collections rather than simply a list of possible sources. Hear how libraries use Linked Data to improve search engine visibility for their collections, connect searchers with libraries on the websites where they begin their research, and give users context for library resources identified in search results. See Linked Data “in Action” in knowledge cards and Works-level entries in a popular discovery service.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

The world of technical services is more complex than ever before, presenting challenges to the veteran and new librarian alike. The ALCTS Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group invites you to join us Saturday, June 27th in the Moscone Convention Center room 2012 (W) from 8:30-10:00 am to discuss these challenges and brainstorm solutions.

Join your colleagues at roundtables featuring topics such as: Technical Services Managers as project managers; Institutional Repositories: Who, What, When, Where, …Why?; The Sudden Acquisitions Librarian: What do I do now?; What qualities and skills does a leader in Technical Services need today vs ten years ago?; Are there resources for which it is appropriate to rely on your discovery layer rather than cataloging them?; What new services/products are challenging the tools and/or talent of Technical Services today?

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Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Cataloging in Publication Advisory Group (CAG) Affiliate Event, Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3004 (W)
Description :

The Cataloging in Publication Advisory Group (CAG) is open to anyone who is interested in learning about the latest developments with CIP records. Discussion topics will include the revision of the CIP Data Block, growth of the CIP E-book program, and the ECIP Cataloging Partnership Program.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Leading the Charge: Practical Management Tools and Tips for New Technical Services Managers Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

The transition into management in library technical services can be daunting and challenging! This lightning round program by experienced managers will present a variety of ways to build rapport and gain your staff's trust, assess current procedures and workflows without scaring off the natives, and initiate change in a positive way!

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10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC Linked Data Roundtable: Stories from the Front Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3008 (W)
Description :

Linked data implementers will share their stories about what has worked and what hasn’t, problems faced and solved, and remaining challenges and opportunities. Speakers will be drawn from major library linked data initiatives and their focus will be on practical considerations of linked data implementations. Presenters will speak briefly about their experiences to allow time for discussion with the audience.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC WorldShare Management Services: Simplifying Workflows for Libraries Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

Join us to hear how libraries and consortia have simplified their workflows with OCLC’s cloud-based WorldShare Management Services—from managing e-resources to cataloging to acquisitions. Libraries will share their experiences with WMS and discuss how streamlined, more efficient workflows have saved time and money, and allowed them to do more. Andrew K. Pace, OCLC, will provide an overview and update.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Role of the Professional in Technical Services Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
124 (N)
Description :

Please join the Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group as we explore the challenges and opportunities of advancing to a higher administrative level in academic libraries. Have you ever wondered if you should make this move? Have you considered what it would take to reach that higher level? How can you be sure you’re on the right path? Three recently appointed administrators will discuss their move from department head to upper library administration. They will share the lessons learned from the search process and how they handled the inevitable transition issues. The panelists represent three viewpoints: Pixey Mosley made the move as an internal candidate; Paula Sullenger spent many years at one institution before becoming an administrator elsewhere, and Carmelita Pickett rose in responsibility at multiple institutions. The panelists will have advice and encouragement for your situation.

Speakers:

Pixey Mosley
Associate Dean for Administrative and Faculty Services
Texas A&M University Libraries

Paula Sullenger
Associate Dean for Information Resources
Texas A&M University Libraries

Carmelita Pickett
Associate University Librarian
University of Iowa Libraries

Sponsors :
10:30am - 11:30am
Subject and Bibliographic Access Committee Meeting (ACRL ANSS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 08
Description :

Meeting of the ANSS Subject & Bibliographic Access Committee. For more information see: http://anssacrl.wordpress.com/committees/subject-bibliographic/

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