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Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Conference Program Planning - San Francisco 2015 Committee Meeting (Part of All-Committees Meeting) (ACRL STS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Imperial A
Description :

Meeting of the STS Conference Program Planning - San Francisco 2015 Committee.

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
Herding the fuzzy bits: What do you do after crowdsourcing? Program Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
Description :

Once you’ve invited the crowd to help, how do you use what they provide? Presenters will share ideas for incorporating crowdsource-enhanced data from many sources (flickr, transcription, twitter) back into collections, along with approaches--including “whoopsies” and remaining challenges--for quality control, data discovery, data disagreement, building communities, and scalability. The session will be interactive on Twitter locally and remotely, and will include fun activities to demonstrate some of the issues and methods at play. Additional information will be made available in an open online space for viewing and editing during the session at: http://s.si.edu/16ZfZ9b

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
If You Publish Linked Data, Will they Come? Program Moscone Convention Center
2003 (W)
Description :

Previous presentations on linked data have promoted the attitude of "if you publish it, they will come." How do we know our linked data is being used by others? How do we justify the effort spent to create the linked data? How are institutions publishing linked data evaluating the use of their data, specifically use by non-library entities? Panelists from institutions currently publishing linked data will attempt to answer these questions and provide insight into how they are defining the value of publishing linked data.

8:30am - 10:00am
Liaisons Committee Meeting (part of All-Committees Meeting) (ACRL STS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Imperial A
Description :

Meeting of the Liaisons Committee as part of the All-Committees Meeting of STS.

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
LITA Mobile Computing Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
220 (S)
Description :

Mobile Computing IG

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
LLAMA All Sections/All Committees Committee meeting Hotel Nikko
Nikko Ballroom
Description :

LLAMA All Sections/All Committees

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
Managing With Data: ACRLMetrics Exhibitor session, Program Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 05
Description :

A discussion and demonstration of ACRLMetrics for current and prospective subscribers in relation to the new "workbook" Managing With Data Presentation will highlight how ACRLMetrics can be used for advocacy, budget defense and demonstrating value.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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
OverDrive's Roadmap Breakfast [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite H
Description :

Learn about the details on OverDrive's roadmap. Share your feedback and input on OverDrive's platform and other industry activities to help OverDrive plan for other enhancements.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 10:00am
Research Committee Meeting (part of All-Committees Meeting) (ACRL STS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Imperial A
Description :

Meeting of the Research Committee as part of the All-Committees Meeting of STS.

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
RUSA RSS Virtual Reference Subcommittee Committee meeting Parc 55 San Francisco
Market Street
Description :

Meeting of the RSS Virtual Reference Tutorial Subcommittee. All are welcome to attend.

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
A Tale of Two Cities: NYPL and CPL Wi-Fi Lending Projects Program Moscone Convention Center
2008 (W)
Description :

In an effort to close the digital divide and address the lack of broadband access among low-income residents, New York Public Library’s “Check Out the Internet,” and Chicago Public Library’s “Internet to Go” services allow patrons to check out and take home Wi-Fi hotspots. This program will describe the approaches each library took to attack the problem of the digital divide in their cities, provide an update, discuss lessons learned and plans for the future.

Interests :
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
Collect Building Census Without Effort Program Moscone Convention Center
3002 (W)
Description :

Through careful analysis of wireless ("wifi") controller logs it is possible to understand a great deal about patron locations and visit times in a Library building(s). The exact types and numbers of wireless devices carried can be known, as well as the nature of their use. The data are available on demand, do not harm patron privacy, and can replace manual headcounts.

10:30am - 11:30am
EBooks Made Easy with Library Simplified Program Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Discover library ebooks. Borrow immediately. Read anywhere, anytime. All in three clicks or less. Introducing Library Simplified, a nationwide project led by New York Public Library to employ technology and innovation in library policies and deliver a customized eBook experience for your library patrons. The Library Simplified team will give you an update on the progress of their IMLS-funded project as well as a demo of this exciting, open source tool.

10:30am - 11:30am
Edge User's Group Meeting Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite I
Description :

Stuck on the Edge assessment? Overwhelmed by your Recommendations? Not sure how to create an Action Plan? Stymied by the Executive Tools? The Edge Initiative invites all Edge users to join our User’s Group meeting at ALA Annual 2015! Join your colleagues and the Edge team to discuss the features available in the Toolkit and how other libraries are using them to effect change in their libraries and communities.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Executive Perspectives: a candid look into the Library Technology industry; anticipating next moves Program Moscone Convention Center
3020 (W)
Description :

Libraries in the US collectively invest almost half a billion dollars annually in the platforms that manage and provide access to their collections and services. Marshall Breeding, author of the annual Library Systems Report published in American Libraries, will assemble and moderate a panel of executives representing organizations that produce software or services for libraries. Breeding will give a brief introduction and will then lead a lively discussion to probe at the technology and business trends currently in play, including industry consolidation, differing approaches to opening software to library programmers, and the shift toward cloud-based technologies. The panel is scheduled to include: Kim Massana, Chief Executive Officer Innovative Interfaces; Matti Shem-Tov, President and Chief Executive Officer Ex Libris; Bill Davidson, President and Chief Executive Officer SirsiDynix; Kurt Sanford, Chief Executive Officer ProQuest; Skip Prichard, President and Chief Executive Officer OCLC; Annette Harwood Murphy, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President The Library Corporation.

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