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Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 4:00pm
StoryCorps @ your library: Enhance Library Programming through Oral History Narratives [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Learn about resources available from ALA and StoryCorps to jumpstart your own StoryCorps-style oral history project in your library, using StoryCorps' unique methods as a guide. StoryCorps will lead a hands-on workshop that includes practical tips for recruiting participants, bringing out the best stories from your patrons, planning successful public programs, and ensuring that your oral history and storytelling programs are a success. Librarians who have participated in the StoryCorps @ your library initiative and started their own interview collections will share tips for attendees interested in launching their own StoryCorps style projects.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
Member ticket prices: Early Bird-$180; Advance-$235; Onsite- $290. Non-member ticket prices: Early Bird-$235; Advance-$290; Onsite- $345

Friday, June 26 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting I (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Union Square
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)

Saturday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
All Committees Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 13-15
Description :

All of REFORMA's committees meet at this time. These include: Children's & Young Adult Services Committee (CAYASC), Education Committee, Finance Committee, Fundraising Committee, International Relations Committee, Legislative Committee, Librarian of the Year Award Committee, Membership Committee, Nominations Committee, Organizational Development and New Chapters Committee, Program Committee, Public Relations Committee, Pura Belpré Award Committee, Recruitment and Mentoring Committee, REFORMA National Conferences Coordinating Committee, Scholarship Committee, Technology Committee, Translations Committee & Webinar Committee. See http://www.reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=321&contentid=321 for more information on REFORMA Committees.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

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
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
RUSA RSS Library Services to the Spanish Speaking Committee Meeting Committee meeting Parc 55 San Francisco
Market Street
Description :

Official meeting of RSS Library Services to the Spanish Speaking Committee, held in conjunction with the RSS All-Committee Meeting and Open House.

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
EMIERT General Membership Meeting Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite B
Description :

Join us to hear about the Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table.

10:30am - 11:30am
Library Innovation in Action Author Event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 04
Description :

The communities and users that libraries serve are always changing; true innovation helps libraries adapt to meet their needs and aspirations both now and in the future. Join library leaders and thinkers Ben Bizzle, John J. Huber, Anthony Molaro, Steven V. Potter, and Leah L. White as they present concrete examples of innovation in action that can be applied at your institution.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Improving Library Collections through Small Grant Writing Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 20
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
ACRL-AFAS Research Forum: African Americans in the West Forum/Update/Assembly Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 9
Description :

Resources for the Study of the African in New Mexico, Akilah S. Nosakhere, New Mexico State University Carlsbad
This presentation will highlight contemporary and classic resources and identify key researchers and institutions for researchers seeking to expand the historical record to include the African legacy in the New Mexico Territory and the American West. General references will be provided to resources chronicling the African experience in New Spain (the Americas) examining the multifaceted experience of the African in the American West. !

Insurers of the Dream: Records of a People and Their Business, Kelly Besser and Megan Hahn Fraser, University of California, Los Angeles
The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company was founded in 1925 in Los Angeles with a mission to provide dignified employment for African Americans and to provide them with insurance protection. Golden State Mutual operated for eighty-four years and grew to become one of the largest Black-owned companies in the United States. The company records were donated to UCLA Library Special Collections (LSC) in 1986. This presentation will include highlights of the collection, discuss appraisal, accession and arrangement challenges, and discuss how the collection has been used to gain insight into economic, educational, cultural and social justice issues central to the history of African Americans in Los Angeles.

Putting African American History on the Map: Using Clio to Connect the Public to Historic Sites and Library Resources, David J. Trowbridge, Marshall University
This presentation will introduce Clio, a free website and mobile application that connects the public with thousands of historical sites throughout the United States. Trowbridge’s work focusses on race in the American West from the Civil War to the 1930, with an emphasis on black pioneers who traveled to the West in the aftermath of Reconstruction. In addition to dozens of entries related to this work, Clio includes hundreds of entries that preserve and share the history of schools, churches, and other black institutions throughout the West and in communities throughout the United States.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alcatraz Occupation: Self-Determination and Tribal Information Needs Affiliate Event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan A/B
Description :

The Occupation of Alcatraz by Indians of All Tribes changed the origin and concept of Indian self-determination and established a precedent for Indian rights activism. Tribal libraries continue this effort, working to meet tribal information and technology needs to support self-determination and self-governance. Join the American Indian Library Association for a panel featuring participants in the occupation at Alcatraz Island - Jeannie Whitehorse, Tony Gonzales, Lenny Foster, and Eloy Martinez - and learn about their experiences as well as the work of tribal libraries.

Sponsors :
AFL
American Indian Library Association (Affiliate)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
REFORMA President’s Program - Books for Unaccompanied Minors: REFORMA Responds to the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
3002 (W)
Description :

When thousands of unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras began to cross the border into Texas, REFORMA quickly responded to the humanitarian crisis through the establishment of the Children in Crisis Book/Backpack /Mochila Project. This program will discuss the many aspects of the project that involved many librarians working across the country mainly through email to determine how best to serve the children who were being detained in inhumane facilities. The program will discuss the challenges and strategies involved in organizing the book and library community to donate books and funds in order to give these children the comfort of a book and the use of their imagination to continue their learning in the midst of great odds.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Reaching Out to Transform Communities Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 7
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Seeking to Know Sikhs Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 10
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
All-Committees Meeting (ACRL SEES) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Lombard Room
Description :

ACLR SEES All-Committees Meeting: Access & Preservation Committee, Automated Bibliographic Control Committee, Newsletter Editorial Committee

3:00pm - 4:00pm
APALA Program - Create Possibilities for Refugee, Immigrant and Low Income Students Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
236-238 (S)
Description :

The library can provide a variety of learning opportunities for refugee, immigrant and low income young adults and teens as they prepare for college and/or jobs. Involve your teens in the opportunity to build their own experience, learning about the possibilities ahead of them. Students will gain research skills to test prep, college applications, job training to life skills; your library is an excellent resource to provide programing to these communities. This presentation represents three different institutions in the Salt Lake Valley working to reach a common goal of supporting these young adults and teens. Global to local.

Sponsors :
AFL
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Diversity officers discussion group Discussion/Interest group Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Mason Room
Description :

Diversity officers discussion group

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Diversity Member Interest Group Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, Special Events Area 2
Description :

This member interest group provides an organizational home for members dedicated to fostering an improved climate for diversity within their institutions and professional organizations.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL SEES) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 13
Description :

ACRL SEES Executive Committee Meeting

Saturday, June 27 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:30pm
The 17th Annual International Latino Book Awards Affiliate Event, Author Event, Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07
Description :

Over the last 16 years the International Latino Book Awards has honored 1,668 authors and publishers and has grown to become the largest Latino literary and cultural awards event in the USA. Winners have been chosen from across the USA and from 18 countries outside the USA. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now in conjunction with REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-speaking and Las Comadres de las Americas.

Join us in celebrating this year's winners!

For more information visit: www.lbff.us/ILBA.php www.reforma.org www.lascomadres.com

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

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