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Thursday, June 25 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Don’t Go Missing on the Shelf: Getting the Support you Need to be a Success [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan A/B
Description :

This panel consists of four speakers who will discuss their unique experiences, offer useful tips to attendees and engage participants in a lively question and answer period at the end of the session. An archives intern at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will talk about her personal experiences with academic mentors in undergraduate and graduate school, emphasizing what experts from different fields can offer a young professional. An Assistant Medical Librarian at Kaiser Permanente, will discuss her experiences being involved with both formal mentoring program and seeking informal mentorships and how those mentorships have helped her navigate the library profession. A Regional Librarian at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, will provide useful tips to those who haven't been fortunate enough to locate and cultivate a mentoring relationship in their career and discuss alternative ways to find support from within your organization. A Reference & Instruction Librarian at Haas Arts Library, Yale University, will present an analysis of current library mentorship and what academic literature says about mentorship approaches and their effectiveness for library students and professionals. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Thursday, June 25 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
GMS Welcome and Graduate School Institute [Closed] Discussion/Interest group Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Plaza A
Description :

GMS Welcome and Graduate School Institute

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Spectrum Institute Opening Reception [Closed, $] Discussion/Interest group, Preconference/Institute Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

Welcome reception with ALA President Courtney Young, ALA President-Elect Sari Feldman, and ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Thursday, June 25 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Defining Diversity Through Dialogue [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan A/B
Description :

This session will explore the interconnectedness of our identities, the unique ways that we define ourselves, and our values, beliefs and biases. We will use exercises to help us learn about who we are and how we impact others, and similarly, who others are and how they impact us. Come prepared to participate in this highly interactive session. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars and invited guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Friday, June 26 - 7:30am

7:30am - 8:30am
Spectrum Institute Breakfast [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Social event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
GODORT Kick-Off Social event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Join the leaders of the Government Documents Round Table and learn about programs, support, and opportunities that GODORT has to offer at the new GODORT Kick-off.
Come learn how to be more involved!
The GODORT Buddy Mentorship Program will meet up following this event.

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 - 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 - 9:30am
Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Committee Meeting (ACRL) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Sunset Room
Description :

Meeting of the Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Committee (ACRL)

Interests :
8:30am - 11:30am
Leadership & ALSC Other Parc 55 San Francisco
Embarcadero
Description :

ALSC committee chairs will meet with their Priority Group Consultants, along with hearing what's new in ALSC from President Ellen Riordan.

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Mentoring-on-the-Fly Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Looking for some professional guidance and advice while at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco? If so, stop by the Placement Center for the ACRL - University Libraries Section's "On-the-Fly" Mentoring to talk with an experienced librarian about any and all aspects of your career. Mentoring sessions are available by appointment and on a first-come drop-in basis.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
ASCLA 101 Discussion/Interest group, First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Forum/Update/Assembly, Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 13-15
Description :

A networking and orientation event for interested, new and current members of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agancies, (ASCLA).

10:30am - 11:30am
Board Meeting (RMRT) Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite A
Description :

Meeting of the Board and interested members of the Retired Members Round Table (RMRT).

10:30am - 11:30am
Joint Committees Meeting (ACRL WESS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 13
Description :

Meeting of the ACRL WESS Fundraising, Recruitment to the Profession, Membership, Publications, and Nominating Committees

10:30am - 11:30am
Membership Committee Meeting (ACRL ULS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Seacliff Room
Description :

Addresses issues related to University Libraries Section members, recruits new members and promotes involvement in ULS.

10:30am - 11:30am
Next Chapter Book Club: A Community-based Model for Engaging People with Disabilities Program Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

This program will provide an overview of the Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), a successful book club model for engaging people with developmental disabilities in weekly, socially supported reading activity. NCBC has been implemented by 16 public libraries across the country and in Canada. Historically, people with developmental disabilities have encountered barriers accessing literacy and lifelong learning opportunities. NCBC allows libraries to position themselves to more effectively serve diverse populations.

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
CANCELLED From Recruiting to Mentoring: Transformative Affiliate Event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 04
Description :

School library staffing around the country currently faces a wide range of challenges, from systems facing a shortage of credentialed candidates to other systems where school library positions have been eliminated. Additionally, licensure requirements vary widely from state to state and impact university preparation and school hiring decisions. As a result, school libraries may be left unstaffed or staffed by paraprofessionals or others unprepared for the challenges facing twenty-first century school libraries. How do we prepare new “leaders to transform teaching and learning” in this context? How and where should we be recruiting these leaders? These are issues facing school library supervisors and university preparation programs, yet they have significant implications for all K-12 education stakeholders concerned with preparing students who are workplace and college ready. Faced with these challenges, school systems and universities are exploring innovative paths to the recruitment, preparation and support of school library staff. In this session a panel of district library supervisors, state leaders, and library school faculty will share perspectives on the issue, strategies to identify and prepare library candidates, and highlight innovative efforts to prepare a new generation of school librarians who will be leaders in the transformation of teaching and learning.

The panel of district library supervisors and library school faculty will share perspectives on the issue, strategies to identify and prepare library candidates, and highlight innovative efforts to prepare a new generation of school librarians.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learning from One Another: Mentoring Across and Within Borders-IRRT Papers and Projects Program Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Mentoring is an effective way of assisting people to progress in their careers through a partnership between two people, an experienced mentor and a less experienced mentee. Formal mentoring programs exist in librarianship as in other professions and may be found within libraries, library associations, or other professional settings. This program will feature presentations on mentoring projects and programs from around the world.

Interests :
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mentorship Program Forum: Library Research Round Table Initiative Forum/Update/Assembly Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 06
Description :

This will be a kickoff for the 2015-2016 round of the program, where mentors and mentees who have applied to participate will be able to meet/mingle with each other and establish mentor/mentee relationships. It will also be a chance to follow-up on the mentor-protégée relationships established during the LRRT Mentorship Program ALA Annual in 2014 and 2015.

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Check Out a Librarian Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Are you a job seeker? Looking to find your librarian niche? Want to move up the librarianship ladder but not sure how? Are you interested in some of ALA's amazing programs or getting involved in activities? Well, we have an event just for you! Join us to talk with working librarians who are doing great and interesting things with their careers. Find out how to get a job, move into a more specialized area, or move into your career goals. All types of libraries will be represented. Libraries are changing and you need to be ready! No appointment needed.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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