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Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
All the Data: Privacy, Service Quality, and Analytics Program Moscone Convention Center
2020 (W)
Description :

ACRL’s The Value of Academic Libraries report emphasized the need for libraries to systematically collect user data in planning and decisionmaking activities. Indeed, many libraries are seeking ways to use such data as part of institutional efforts to better understand and measure library impact and educational outcomes. These efforts have raised many questions about user privacy, anonymity, policy, library values, and service development. This program will prepare librarians to actively engage with these issues.

10:30am - 11:30am
Should I Tweet That? Academic Freedom and Social Media Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Social media gives us a platform to express ourselves on any subject to a wide audience. It also tests the traditional boundaries of speech protected by academic freedom. When faculty appointments can be revoked on the basis of 140 characters, are we witnessing new limits on academic freedom? Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion on what academic freedom means in the age of social media. This program is sponsored by the ACRL Professional Values Committee.

Sunday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Professional Values Committee Meeting (ACRL) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Executive Boardroom
Description :

Meeting of the Professional Values Committee (ACRL)

8:30am - 11:00am
A Screening of The 50 Year Argument: A Martin Scorsese Film Celebrating the Legacy of The New York Review of Books Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
Description :

Join us for a screening of Martin Scorsese's highly-anticipated latest film, The 50 Year Argument an "incisive portrait of a vanguard cultural institution" (Variety). Scorsese and longtime documentary collaborator David Tedeschi ride the waves of literary, political, and cultural history as charted by the influential publication, The New York Review of Books, America’s leading journal of ideas for over 50 years. Told through Scorsese's inimitable and energetic documentary style, this provocative film explores the power of ideas in shaping history. The film weaves rarely seen archival footage of cultural icons, newly filmed interviews with many of the Review’s current contributors with original footage reflecting the humming, restless energy of the paper's brilliant and charismatic editor Robert Silvers at work in the Review’s West Village offices.The film will be followed by a Q+A with one of the celebrated journalists who is featured in the documentary.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ethical Lapses: Many Shades of Grey Program Moscone Convention Center
2024 (W)
Description :

How does your institution handle ethical issues? If there are policies in place, would you know how to apply them? In the second installment of the “What Would You Do?” series, we will tackle some of the ambiguous situations surrounding ethics in the field. Even if you think as professionals and librarians we know right from wrong, unintended and unforeseen ethical lapses can still occur. Join us to hear from a panel, review model policies, and role-play scenarios to help with decision-making in the face of real-life ethical grey areas.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
No Place to Hide: Whistleblowers Expose the Surveillance State Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

Glenn Greenwald will participate by Skype from his home in Rio de Janeiro. His recent book explains the importance of Edward Snowden’s dramatic revelations on how the U.S. government is collecting massive amounts of material about everything we do. He will talk about the failure of the mainstream media to actively investigate what the U.S. government is doing, and the need therefore to vigorously support whistleblowers.

Monday, June 29 - 7:30am

7:30am - 9:00am
FOCLIS Annual Meeting Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite H
Description :

Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists Annual Meeting

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Committee on Professional Ethics II Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
111 (N)
Description :

Second business meeting of the Committee on Professional Ethics

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: ...And Social Justice for All: How Can Librarians and Social Workers Collaborate? Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Here in the nation's first city to hire a full-time social worker for its central public library, you'll hear a lot about serving our least advantaged patrons. But we and our social work colleagues have a shared history of commitment to social justice as well as much to learn from each other in theory and practice. Does your library system connect directly with social services? How do you make social justice part of your daily work? Bring learnings from your work life and from conference sessions to this open conversation with a public librarian and social worker.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Public Health and Public Libraries: Librarians as Health Literacy First Responders Program Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Preventable diseases like measles are spreading in the Unitd States because parents are receiving misinformation about childhood vaccines. This panel begins a conversation about the role of public libraries in addressing issues of health information literacy. Public libraries are uniquely positioned to serve as health information resources for their communities. This panel provides an overview of the field of public health, highlights innovative health promotion initiatives at public libraries, and covers training and funding resources for health-related library outreach and programming.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)