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Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
ANTswers: an interactive library FAQ Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 12
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cleaning House: Using the LibGuides 2 Migration to Clean Out the Old and Adopt the New Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 15
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Creating Effective Instructional Materials with I-LEARN Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 16
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Making it with Rural Libraries: The New Mexico Makerstate Initiative Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 5
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
The No-Space Makerspace: geeking out with students in their own STEM learning environments Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 20
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Tweeting Our Patrons: A New Core Competency for Virtual Reference? Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 11
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Conference Program Planning - Orlando 2016 Committee Meeting (ACRL STS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Sunset Room
Description :

Meeting of the committee.

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3:00pm - 4:00pm
Crowdfunding for Libraries: How to Use Kickstarter to Build Your Community Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

Crowdfunding is transforming the way we discover and fund social and creative initiatives. People, companies and organizations are using platforms such as Kickstarter to maximize their exposure and potential support; libraries are no exception. In this panel, we will explore the question: How can crowdfunding help libraries expand their efforts to increase civic engagement and inform their communities? In addition, we will discuss how best to involve members of the community.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Data Visualization in the Library: Collections, Tools and Scalable Services (Part 2) Program Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
Description :

Data visualization, the use of graphical techniques to better communicate complex geographic and statistical information, is used to interpret the results of data analysis more clearly and to a wider audience. These techniques are being used by a wide range of disciplines. What are the implications of these tools and techniques for library users? Part one of the Program describes the landscape of data visualization, library services and patron expectations; part two an overview of available tools, criteria for tools and datasets, and an open discussion about libraries services. Join Justin Joque and Angela Zoss to learn much more.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lessons Learned: Libraries, Course Managment Systems and Future Directions (RUSA-MARS) Discussion/Interest group Westin St. Francis
Elizabethan A
Description :

This discussion will encapsulate key findings, trends and future directions of the role of libraries in Course Management Systems (CMS). Building on two past ALA Annual and Midwinter presentations and several years of research on the topic, the presenters will engage the audience in identifying key lessons and take-aways regarding the implementation of a robust presence for libraries in CMS. The discussion will highlight developments in library systems compatibility with CMS, such as Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas Instructure, and others. Focus will be on the future of these services for librarians and best practices.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA 3D Printing Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite K
Description :

Create the framework and interests of those involved in the 3D printer LITA IG group. The meeting will also establish which members can contribute to specific resources (ex. website content, construction of website, policies, etc.).

The IG meeting will also look at how to share the information gathered and effectively push it out to libraries of all kinds.

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3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA Instructional Technologies Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite B
Description :

Join us as we discuss technology tools and platforms for library instruction. Come and share your ideas for using technology to reach off campus users or distance students and learn from your peers. Includes the brief business meeting. Please visit the LITA Instructional Technologies IG ALA Connect site linked on our about page: http://www.ala.org/lita/about/igs/insttech/lit-igit

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA Open Source Systems Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
224 (S)
Description :

LITA Open Source Systems Interest Group

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Performance Metrics Management: Taming the Monster Exhibitor session, Program Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 04
Description :

Has your library gotten to the point where data from multiple systems and locations can no longer be adequately managed in Excel spreadsheets? Learn about LibPAS, an established web solution being used in numerous academic and public libraries to streamline the capture, reporting and sharing of quantitative performance data.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Using Digital Media to Cultivate Innovative Thinking in the Classroom Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

Digital media is changing the way that educators teach – and transforming the way that students learn. Join Dr. Kelly Whitney, Ed.D., Director of Digital Curriculum for PBS LearningMedia as she explores the ways that digital content can be used to capture the focus of 21st century students while strengthening the key skills that lead to innovation.

3:00pm - 4:30pm
OCLC WorldCat Discovery User Community Meeting Exhibitor session Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

All WorldCat Discovery Services users are invited to the WorldCat Discovery Services Users Community meeting. Early users of the new service will share experiences using WorldCat Discovery and the WorldCat Discovery API in their institutions and share best practices for a smooth transition from FirstSearch or WorldCat Local. Hear an update on planned enhancements from OCLC and take time to exchange tips for using WorldCat Discovery with others in the discovery community. Plan to join your colleagues at the combined OCLC community reception that follows.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:30pm
OCLC WorldShare Management Services User Community Meeting Exhibitor session Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 01 & 02
Description :

Join your WorldShare Management Services (WMS) colleagues and Andrew K. Pace, OCLC Executive Director, as well as other members of the WMS team in San Francisco. Plan to participate in discussions, ask questions and discuss the WMS roadmap. Please note this session is for current WMS libraries only. Plan to join your colleagues at the combined OCLC community reception that follows.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
RUSA President's Program - It's Complicated: Navigating the dynamic landscapes of digital literacy, collapsing contexts, and big data Presidents program, Program Moscone Convention Center
3014-3016 (W)
Description :

We have more access to more information than ever before, while others have more access to data about us than ever before. This ecosystem of “big data” introduces a myriad of challenges as the public grapples with privacy, digital literacy, the politics of algorithms, and collapsing contexts across social media. Librarians, long the patron saint of information, have a crucial role to play in helping guide the conversation. In this talk, danah boyd will weave together her research on youth culture with her analysis of the “big data” phenomenon to discuss the role of libraries and librarians in a data-soaked world. Sponsored by the RUSA President’s Program Planning Committee and the RUSA Just Ask Task Force.

Saturday, June 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Making a Makerspace Happen: A discussion of the current practices in library makerspaces and experimentation at University of Maryland, Baltimore Program Moscone Convention Center
132 (N)
Description :

This presentation will provide an overview of the current practices in makerspaces in three categories: academic libraries, school libraries, and local membership-based makerspaces. Mediated vs. open service model, various programming and marketing approaches, and the space and staffing considerations will be discussed with pros and cons to provide a solid starting point for creating a makerspace. We will also share some findings from experimenting with 3D printing devices and equipment at University of Maryland, Baltimore.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Publisher/Vendor Relations Discussion Group Panel Presentation (ACRL STS) Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

The University Press: Navigating the Digital Publishing Landscape:
University Presses play an essential role in STEM publishing and account for some of the world’s oldest scholarly publishing operations. While often thought of primarily as book publishers, many have long and well-established reputations in journal publishing as well. Please join us for a discussion of the future challenges and opportunities facing University Presses within the digital publishing environment.
Panelists:
Neil Christensen, Director, Digital Business Development, University of California Press; Michael Magoulias, Director, Journals, University of Chicago Press; Damon Zucca, Publisher, Digital Reference, Oxford University Press.
Moderator: Scott Warren, Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries

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