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Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Digital Archiving for Humans Program Moscone Convention Center
120 (N)
Description :

Socializing the archive! Hear about the overlaps and differences between traditional archives and digital startups engaging the social web to make material more interoperable, searchable and usable.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Library of the Future - Learning with Steelcase's Learning-Optimized Library Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

As libraries evolve, new tensions have emerged between learning activities and space design. Learn how to move your space from compromised to optimized, how to effectively support individual and group work and help students make the most of the library to increase student success. Steelcase will give an overview on their research on human behavior in libraries and examples of how to design for these tensions.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Putting Your Patrons in the Driver's Seat: Assessing the Value of On-Demand Streaming Video Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Today, more than 90% of Americans watch over 40 billion online videos each month. This session explores some big questions: Why, despite this statistic, do we still see such limited use of and innovation in online video on campuses? What is the opportunity for Patron-Driven-Acquisition models for online video? And, how can we most effectively deploy online video to heighten awareness and use with our patrons?

Monday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Blend It: Using Technology to Create Onsite/Online Learning Spaces Program Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Perceived barriers between our onsite and online colleagues and other learners are rapidly eroding. Using social media tools (e.g., Twitter, Facebook private groups, and Google+ Hangouts) and mobile devices allows us to draw people together when and wherever needed. Join us for this interactive session that uses a couple of case studies to show how online and onsite groups can be brought together for meetings and learning opportunities in a variety of settings.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Data-Driven Libraries: Capturing Users’ Behavior across Library Platforms Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Libraries are seeking solutions to track how patrons interact with libraries web resources to build data-driven services. The hard part is trying to capture users’ interaction across platforms (library discovery interface, library catalogs, subject databases, and others like social media). The LITA HoLT interest group will assemble a panel to discuss technologies and best practices to capture user’s interaction with web platforms, visualize the data in various ways.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Getting to know Git: the tool that allows you to collaborate, share and back-up your projects Program Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
Description :

Work smarter, collaborate faster and share code or other files with the library community using the popular version control system Git. Featuring a mix of git fundamentals and hands-on exercises, participants will leave understanding the basics of Git, knowing how to use key commands and sharing their work on GitHub. We will spend the last 30 minutes helping users install and configure Git on their own laptops and answer any participant questions.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library of the Future - Learning with Google's Daniel Russell Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

What is the future of search, online content, and reference questions? How can today’s information searchers help us envision the library of the future? Dr. Daniel Russell, library advocate, user, and Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality & User Happiness at Google, will share his thoughts on the future of libraries, online question asking, information search and retrieval. Russell’s work focuses on understanding how searchers think of online content, exploring how they search and what they consider search success and failure. He blogs at SearchReSearch (http://searchresearch1.blogspot.com), teaches search skills classes online at PowerSearchingWithGoogle.com, and teaches live search classes at libraries throughout California.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Open Source Software & Technical Services: Kuali OLE, GOKb and VuFind Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Can technical services librarians influence library system development? In the open-source and community-source projects, such as Kuali OLE (Open Library Environment), GOKb (Global Open Knowledgebase) and VuFind, technical services librarians play lead roles in design, specifying, prioritizing, testing and implementing new software. This program will focus on the technical services librarian participation in these projects, and will show some of the technical services functionality of these products.

Sponsors :
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Providing Context for Digital Collections Program Moscone Convention Center
3002 (W)
Description :

This panel will discuss the Lowcountry Digital Library's decision to create the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI), an Omeka-based digital exhibition platform that provides context for its growing digital collections. LDHI translates archival materials, historic landscapes and structures, and expertly curated interpretation into digital public history exhibitions. Topics covered will include workflow and technology challenges, how digital collections and exhibits can (or can't) work together and what customizations were made to Omeka for this project.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Raspberry Pi and Beyond: Teching up your teen program Program Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

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No computer lab? No problem. You can provide technology programs for your teens at minimal cost with Raspberry Pi computers, MaKey MaKey boards and stuff you already have. Your teens can code their own Minecraft world using Python, make a keyboard out of practically anything, create animation using Scratch and lots more. You don’t have to be a tech wiz to provide technology programs. We’ll help you avoid the pitfalls and find the right resources.
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1:00pm - 2:30pm
Robot Invasion: How librarians in school, public and academic libraries are educating with robots. Program Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
Description :

As libraries throughout the country look to be places of making and learning, movements like hour of code promote that computer programming will soon be as important as reading. Robotics education helps students build STEAM, 21st Century, and coding skills in collaborative, creative environments. A panel of school, public and academic librarians who have coached robotics teams, circulated gear and led classes will share their experiences, and help attendees get started with robots.

Monday, June 29 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Conversation Starter: Training teens for real-world work: How library internships and volunteer opportunities provide lifelong skills Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Libraries in San Diego are bridging the gap between school and the professional world by providing opportunities for teens to practice workplace skills and give back to the community. Three libraries—The Preuss School University of California, San Diego (UCSD,) San Diego County Library (SDCL,) and San Diego Public Library (SDPL)— will be discussing teen volunteer and internship programs at their respective locations. An overview of their programs, best practices, lessons learned, and outcomes, will be shared to inspire other libraries wishing to start their own internship and volunteer programs.

The Panel: 1) Maria Gonzalez, Library Assistant at The Preuss School UCSD, started Library Crew in 2008, a lunchtime volunteer opportunity for middle and high school students. Library Crew began as a program to give new students a place to go during lunch, and is now thriving with over 50 student volunteers. Volunteers help with tasks around the library, such as shelving and crafts, while taking ownership and pride in the space.

2) Angelica G. Fortin, Program Services Manager at San Diego County Library, will discuss the Service Learning Program, a program that gives local teens volunteer work experience for school credit and personal enrichment. Every year, an average of 1,700 teens across San Diego County participate in the program contributing over 34,000 hours as they learn valuable work skills to prepare them for future employment and success.

3) Monnee Tong, Teen Services Librarian at San Diego Public Library, supervises the IDEA Lab Tech Team Internship, a paid internship program in conjunction with e3 Civic High, the charter school housed in the same building as San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common. In its second year, the IDEA Lab Tech Team has given multimedia workshops for other teens, created promotional materials for the library, and has practiced workplace skills.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library of the Future - Learning with the Long Now Foundation Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

The Long Now Foundation promotes long-term thinking by bringing together a diverse network of individuals in conversation and in pursuit of several long duration projects. Their 10,000 Year Clock (http://longnow.org/clock/), Rosetta Project language library (http://rosettaproject.org/), and Manual for Civilization (http://blog.longnow.org/category/manual-for-civilization/) encourage individuals to stretch their sense of "now" and bring long-term thinking and responsibility into the everyday decisions that are made. And their new space, The Interval, provides a venue for learning and conversation about big ideas. Join staff from The Long Now Foundation to learn more about how this organization promotes long-term thinking, how they approach these big projects, and what insights they have for the library of the future.

ALA attendees may stop by The Interval (http://theinterval.org)
to see the establishment and space and the Manual for Civilization in person! Catherine and Danielle will be there from 5:30 to 7:30pm Monday June 29, 02015 to further discuss our ideas and projects. The Interval will be open until midnight on Monday night, with a full cocktail menu and light bar snacks available.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA User Experience Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hotel Nikko
Golden Gate
Description :

LITA User Experience Interest Group. We will have three 10-min. presentations and a Q&A to follow at the LITA UX IG meeting at ALA Annual. We will also have discussion time for any UX topics on-site. If you have any UX-related topics you would like to discuss, please bring them with you! Our presenters will include: Jennie Rose Halperin - Safari on Rocket Surgery for the Recent MLS: Use the skills you already know to become a lean, mean UX machine, and Allison Deluca, Systems Librarian at Florida Atlantic University on Card Sorting, One small step forward.

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Monday, June 29 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL-STS) [Closed] Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Marina Room
Description :

Meeting of the committee.

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Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Monday, June 29 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Council Meeting II (ACRL STS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Continental 5
Description :

This is the final business meeting of the conference for the Science & Technology Section of ACRL. Co-chair representation of all section committees, discussion groups and task forces is expected. Visitors are welcome.

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