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Sunday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Building the Future of Libraries with #Homemade Digital Tools Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 19
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate C3
Description :

1. Topic: The impact of discovery layers on Technical Services staff
Facilitator: Erika Johnson, University of San Francisco

While some libraries have made the switch to next-generation library systems that only have a discovery layer, others are running both a discovery layer and a traditional catalog. This discussion will investigate whether such duplication is still necessary for some resources, and the impacts on tech services staff.

2. Topic: Redesigning libraries and archives using user experience design
Facilitator: Alexandra Lederman, Teachers College, Columbia University

As digital repositories grow into maturity, how can libraries and archives redesign them to maximize design and patron experience? We'll examine well-designed and recently re-designed digital archives while considering a question set inspired by user experience (UX) design.

3. Topic: Streaming media
Facilitator: Beth Bernhardt - Assistant Dean for Collection Management and Scholarly Communications
Streaming Media - Come join the discussion on how technical services departments are handling request for streaming media. How do you fill these requests? What are the options for streaming media? And how are you communicating this information to your users?
4. Topic: Acquisitions of digital materials
Facilitator: Dana Haugh, Teachers College, Columbia University

Materials budgets have shifted to accommodate large journal and database subscriptions, single-title article access, and most recently, ebook holdings. Can libraries use the digital age as a means to change the digital publishing system and distribution?

5. Topic: Assessment and Technical Services
Facilitator: Leanne Finnigan, Temple University Libraries

Though library assessment has long been associated with public services, technical services departments increasingly play an essential role, both as supportive partners and as the subjects of assessment. In this discussion, we will share challenges we face and brainstorm ways to engage in assessment most effectively.

6. Topic: Using service experience design to create user-centered library services
Facilitator: Meredith Powers, Teachers College, Columbia University

How can library staff be encouraged take a user-centered approach towards library services as a whole, rather than as independent entities? The concept of service experience design takes a macro view of user/patron experience, and can help us take a broader approach to policy development. Discuss how looking at the library from a holistic perspective might lead us to better evaluate and assess the whole library ecology, and deliver better user services in all contexts.

7. Topic: Cataloging and Describing Graphic Materials: Negotiating New Terrain
Facilitators: Nicole Smeltekop, Michigan State University Libraries and Tim Kiser, Michigan State University Libraries
As more technical services work becomes automated, many of us have found that cataloging becomes more directed toward the unique materials held by our institutions. This roundtable will focus on practices in cataloging and describing graphic materials of all kinds (maps, posters, photographs, and more) in both physical and digital formats.

Sponsors :
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Drones and Robots for Reference? (RUSA-MARS) Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
Description :

Discussion of Emerging Technologies in Reference Services

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA Awards Presentation and Presidents Program Presidents program Moscone Convention Center
3014-3016 (W)
Description :

LITA President Rachel Vacek welcomes Louis Rosenfeld to present on the latest cutting edge issues of concern to technology librarians. Lou Rosenfeld has been instrumental in helping establish the fields of information architecture and user experience, and in articulating the role and value of librarianship within those fields. Lou is co-author of Information Architecture for the World Wide Web (O’Reilly; 4th edition to be published in 2015) and Search Analytics for Your Site (Rosenfeld Media, 2011), co-founder of the Information Architecture Institute and the Information Architecture Summit and Enterprise UX conferences, and a former columnist for Internet World, CIO, and Web Review magazines.

Lou founded the ground-breaking information architecture consultancy Argus Associates in the early 1990s. As an independent consultant, he has helped a variety of large and highly-political enterprises make their information more findable, including Caterpillar, PayPal, Ford, AT&T, the Centers for Disease Control, Accenture, and the NCAA. Lou now manages Rosenfeld Media, which publishes some of the best-loved books in user experience, produces UX events, and equips UX teams with coaching and training. Follow Lou @louisrosenfeld

3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Coalition to Advance Learning for Archives, Libraries and Museums: The View Ahead Exhibitor session, Forum/Update/Assembly Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 13-15
Description :

The Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries and Museums brings together archives, library and museum organizations working in deliberate coordination across sector boundaries to devise and strengthen sustainable Continuing Education and Professional Development (CE/PD) through increased coordination and collaboration. Leaders in CE/PD will be interested in the notable progress the Coalition has made toward its vision, pursuing collaborative projects, exchanging resources and knowledge, and building communication channels and tools. Learn about the Coalition Strategy, which outlines goals and objectives, describes actions taken and lessons learned, and envisions future directions for cross-sector collaboration related to staff development. The Coalition work is currently funded by grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
To the MOOC and Beyond! Adventures in Online Learning, Copyright and Massive Open Online Courses Program Moscone Convention Center
2014 (W)
Description :

As online learning proliferates, universities expect libraries to be more involved in licensing and copyright support. From Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to distance learning, continuing studies, to flipped and blended courses, content selection that engages students and supports instruction is key. However, content can have rights restrictions that limit use in open environments. Learn from librarians in the trenches about the challenges and opportunities of online learning support.

Sunday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Collection Management and Development Research Forum Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

The Publications Committee of the Collection Management Section of ALCTS is sponsoring the Sixth Annual Collection Management & Development Research Forum at the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Tony Greiner will discuss a data-driven weeding project in which he developed a list of common characteristics of uncirculated materials. This work led to recommendations for identifying and avoiding purchasing books that are unlikely to ever be used. Tony is Reference and Instruction librarian at Portland Community College in Oregon. While his professional interest is in collection use, his best stories are about driving the hippo truck when he worked for the circus.

Forrest Link and Bethany Sewell are currently investigating the feasibility of using short-term loans of ebooks as an alternative to traditional interlibrary loan. They will present their findings at the forum. Bethany is the Access Services and Reference Librarian at The College of New Jersey where she oversees the functions of Circulation, Reserves, and Interlibrary Loan. Prior to coming to The College of New Jersey, Bethany was the Access Services Librarian at the University of Denver. Bethany received her MLS with a specialization in Art Librarianship from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2006. Forrest is the Acquisitions and World Languages & Cultures Librarian at the College of New Jersey. He received his MLS from Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Now You're Talking: Tools to Utilize for Virtual Services (RUSA-MARS) Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
120 (N)
Description :

This discussion will focus on various tools that libraries can utilize in implementing virtual reference services that include IM, texting, email and video products. The discussion will include learning about virtual services technologies and trends. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to share their experiences and to ask questions of other librarians. If you are considering implementing virtual reference services in your library or you would like to learn more about what has worked and not worked for other libraries, this is an opportunity to gain insight on options for implementing virtual reference services in your library.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
PARS Forum Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

Preservation Metrics: Impacts and Implications

Do you gather preservation metrics? Want to talk about how to use them better? As data-driven decision-making becomes more popular, it is essential that we leverage the many ways we can use that data.

Come to the PARS Forum to discuss how we are currently using preservation metrics, and how we might do a better job of utilizing the data we gather.

Tom Clareson will start off talking about the Heritage Health Information Survey, a national survey to gather preservation metrics for cultural institutions. Kara McClurken will do a quick review of the results of her recent PADG survey on how members are using Preservation Metrics; then we will have a lightning round (five minutes each) from PARS members talking about how they currently use metrics at their institution.

Monday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Publisher/Vendor/Library Relations Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

The ALCTS Publisher Vendor Library Relations Interest Group. PVLR focuses on topics that interest librarians, publishers and vendors. The topic for Annual 2015 is”: Book metadata ... its creation, distribution or dissemination and use, but ultimately its optimal discoverability.

Book metadata will be discussed from a variety of perspectives from a panel of librarians, vendors and publishers. The panelists are: Noah Levin from Springer who will review publisher metadata, MJ Han a metadata librarian speaking about local practice and Suzanne Kemperman from OCLC who will talk about metadata partnerships for WorldCat discoverability. The Library of Congress with Karl Debus-Lopez and Camilla Williams will review LC’s CIP for ebooks and their work on using contributed publisher metadata via ONIX.

Sponsors :

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Leveraging Your Library's Data for Decision Making, Strategic Planning, and Advocacy Program Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Circulation, program attendance, user satisfaction…you already collect a lot of data about your library, but how do you make these data meaningful? Join us to learn from Carl Harvey (School Librarian, North Elementary School, Indiana), Janine Reid (Director, High Plains Public Library District, Colorado), and Rebecca Vargha (Head, Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina) about how they use data and evaluation in their libraries for decision making, strategic planning, and advocacy. During this interactive session, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss these topics with the speakers.

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 - 12:00pm
ALCTS President's Program: Three Short Stories about Deep Reading in the Digital Age Presidents program Moscone Convention Center
3014-3016 (W)
Description :

Join us for this exciting President's Program.
In this presentation, Professor Wolf will explore three themes (short stories): The transition from a literary to a digital culture--- with its concomitant effects on the changing reading brain; the beauty and the threats of the digital milieu on the next generation of readers; and the role of stewardship played by the Library in the preservation of "deep reading" in our culture.

Maryanne Wolf was featured on NPR on 5/28/15 in the story "Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In There": http://www.npr.org/2015/05/28/408787099/the-technology-of-books-has-chan...

Sponsors :

Monday, June 29 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Monday Ignite Session: Should Librarians Teach Aggregation Tools Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

It's a philosophical question more than a tools question. Let's assume there will be an ever-changing assemblage of possible tools to aggregate the web as we use it. I want to ask how, why, or where this might fit into the already crowded field of Things We Teach People. Especially in light of the new ACRL Information Literacy Framework: is this our job?

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Monday, June 29 - 1:00pm

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
SustainRT - Lightning Round Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

Join Sustainability Roundtable for another round of lightning presentations. Join us as we hear about projects, events and more happening in our libraries.

Sponsors :
SUSTAINRT.

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)

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