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Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 3:00pm
PLA BIG IDEAS San Francisco [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
San Francisco Public Lib., Koret Auditorium
Description :

Join us for the first ever PLA BIG IDEAS @ ALA Annual, an ideal event for public library directors, deputy directors, and managers. An extension of the popular BIG IDEAS series at PLA Conference, this engaging day will feature dynamic speakers from outside the library world sharing their ideas and knowledge about strategy, leadership, and creativity. The day-long program is designed to be thought-provoking and fun! Take new (BIG!) ideas back to your library and make a difference in how you connect with your colleagues and your community. A networking lunch is included in the cost of registration, along with an informal reception following the event. The day will be hosted in the beautiful San Francisco Public Library and its Koret Auditorium. Find speaker descriptions online: http://www.ala.org/pla/education/alaannual/15bigideas

Cost :
PLA Member - $350, ALA Personal Member - $395, Nonmember - $435
8:30am - 4:00pm
Beyond the Looking Glass: Real World Linked Data. What Does It Take to Make It Work? [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
Description :

Current discussion puts undue emphasis on the philosophy and technology of linked data. Yes, it's cool and demands to be played with. And yes, the library community is late to the party. But what is required for success besides an interesting idea?

Join us to explore ontology design and data modeling in the real world. Learn about the people, processes, metrics, and yes the technology, needed to succeed.

This preconference is intended for Non-IT library staff that have a general understanding of linked data, and are ready to engage further in learning and applying data modeling concepts that are central to using/creating linked data in a production environment. Some knowledge of XML and HTML will be assumed (although not required).

Sponsors :
Cost :
$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $319 Non Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Build a Circuit & Learn to Program an Arduino in a Silicon Valley Hackerspace: Panel of Inventors & Librarians Working Together [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Computers have changed our lives, but what do we really know about them? Library/information centers can provide answers. Via this hackerspace hosted innovative and experiential session, attendees will learn practical skills. Soldering and learning the basics of Arduino programing leaving being able to create and adapt programs for their own needs. Following, this a panel of Silicon Valley insiders and librarians will share how their institutions programs on programming contribute to analytical thinking.

(An additional materials fee of $25, payable at the door, may apply for this session. )

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
CANCELLED Let's Hack a Collaborative Library Website! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

In this hackathon attendees will learn to use the Bootstrap front-end framework and the Git version control system to create, modify and share code for a new library website. Expect a friendly atmosphere and a creative hands-on experience that will introduce you to web literacy for the 21st century librarian. Morning will consist of in-depth introductions to the tools, while afternoon will see participants split into working groups to build a single collaborative library website.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Challenges with Managing Streaming Media and other Digital Content for Academic Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2014 (W)
Description :

The provision of streaming media services are a challenge for academic libraries. The preconference will address new issues and trends in the acquisition, management and licensing for streaming media and other digital distribution conduits. The program will include topics such as; selection, collection development, acquisition models, issues in acquisitions and workflow management, delivery systems and platforms, standard licensing models and scenarios for various types of digital media, distribution rights, and emerging digital resources.

Cost :
$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $319 Non Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Creating Better Tutorials Through User-Centered Instructional Design [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2008 (W)
Description :

Have you wanted to involve users as you design interactive e-learning, but aren’t sure where to start? In this unique, hands-on workshop, you will learn the core and emerging principles of instructional and user experience design and apply what you have learned to design, develop, and test a tutorial you create. Workshop facilitators will cover topics including design thinking, user-centered pedagogy, user interface prototyping, and intercept usability testing while providing hands-on practice in each area.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Learn to teach coding and mentor technology newbies - in your library or anywhere! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and grow the number of women of color working in technology. LITA is devoted to putting on programs that promote, develop, and aid in the implementation of library and information technology. Together, BCG and LITA offer this full day pre-conference workshop, designed to turn reasonably tech savvy librarians into master technology teachers. The workshop will help attendees develop effective lesson plans and design projects their students can complete successfully in their own coding workshops. The schedule will feature presentations in the morning followed by afternoon breakout workgroups, in which attendees can experiment with programming languages such as Scratch, Ruby on Rails, and more.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Preconference: Building Blocks for Library Space Planning – From Vision to Paper [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Wells Fargo Learning and Event Center
Description :

This full-day preconference will provide you with the necessary tools to navigate a library planning process. You’ll learn the elements of successful planning, including big picture visioning, understanding space needs, and diagramming adjacencies. Participants will also have the opportunity to submit their own library for a small group planning exercise. Registration includes lunch, a happy hour with drinks and snacks, and a copy of “Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space.”

Wells Fargo Learning and Event Center
333 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $205; ALA member $255; non-member $295
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Preconference: Stepping Into the Director Role--Preparing for the Part [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
124 (N)
Description :

As Director positions open up, have you wondered how to reach that new level in your career or what it takes to become an effective new library director? In this full-day preconference, new library directors will detail how to develop the skills you’ll need to succeed, how to respond to the challenges you’ll likely face in your first few years, and how you can leverage your career and ALA experiences to assume a leadership role.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $205; member $255; non-member $295
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Tour of San Francisco Branch Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

The San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP) was the largest capital project in the library’s history and transformed the neighborhood branch system. Over 14 years and $200 million, 16 neighborhood libraries were renovated and eight new were built. The program resulted in seismically safe, ADA accessible, 21st century libraries. This full-day tour includes five new/renovated libraries, with architects at each location presenting their designs. Motor coach transportation and a light lunch are provided.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $95; ALA member $145; Non-member $195

Friday, June 26 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual Unconference Discussion/Interest group, Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate B
Description :

An Unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itself. Unlike most conferences where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for out profession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 1:00pm
STARS Preconference: ILL Data Storm - Practical Assessment [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Using data to inform decisions in a library is paramount in today's world of tight budgets. Managers, directors, deans, and provosts want numbers to prove that a service is beneficial. Several resource sharing professionals will speak to how they collect and use data, whether to improve services, influence collection decisions, or justify their existence. Time will be allotted for small groups to discuss their experiences and exchange ideas.

Cost :
EARLY BIRD Division Members: 119; ALA Members: 139; Non-ALA Members: 159; Students/Retirees: 109; ADVANCED Division Members: 149: ALA Members: 169; Non-ALA Members: 189; Student/Retirees: 169; ON SITE: Division Members: 199; ALA Members: 219; Non-ALA Memb
9:00am - 4:00pm
Awesome Onboarding! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Club Room
Description :

Want to get your new staff started with powerful organizational support?

Then join us for a day of engaged learning. We’ll start with a presentation by a leading Silicone Valley employer discussing the challenges and rewards of adding staff to their global workforce.

Then you will break off into small, large and academic library groups to discuss best practices specific to your type of library.

We hope that you are able to join us for this exciting learning opportunity.

Our featured presenters are Amy Jordan, Louise Whitaker, Sheri Stone, Colleen Eggett, and Steven Weitz, Senior Learning Consultant, LinkedIn.

Cost :
$150.00
9:00am - 4:00pm
Looking to the Future: Strategic Foresight and Scenario Planning [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

Go beyond trend spotting and learn how professional futurists leverage strategic foresight tools and approaches to look and see the big picture of where we are headed. Join our presenters, two consultants trained in Foresight by the University of Houston, as they lead hands-on activities where you will learn tools and techniques you can leverage for creating future scenarios at your own organization.

Cost :
Division Members; Early Bird: $179.00, Advanced: $219.00, ALA Members; Early Bird: $229.00, Advanced: $259.00, Non ALA Members; Early Bird: $255.00, Advanced: $299.00, Students / Retirees; Early Bird: $150.00, Advanced: $179.00
9:00am - 4:00pm
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) In Your Library. [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

The ADA is one of the most comprehensive civil rights laws in the United States. It ensures that Americans with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to enjoy employment opportunities, purchase goods and services, and participate in state and local government programs and services. The specialized training staff of the Pacific ADA Center tailors this preconference training program for the specialized needs libraries face with ADA questions and issues.

Cost :
Division members; Early Bird: $179.00, Advanced: $219.00, ALA members; Early Bird: $229.00 Advanced: $229.00 Non ALA members; Early Bird: $255.00, Advanced: $299.00, Students//Retirees; Early Bird: $150.00, Advanced: $179.00
9:00am - 4:00pm
The United States Board on Books for Young People Program (USBBY) Board Meeting Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Lombard Room
Description :

Board meeting of USBBY members.

Friday, June 26 - 9:30am

9:30am - 12:00pm
OITP - Advisory Committee Meeting I Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
272-274 (S)
Description :

Committee Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:30am
International Perspectives on Academic and Research Libraries Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 15 & 16
Description :

The International Perspectives on Academic and Research Libraries Discussion Group will discuss and promote projects and issues of interest and import to academic and research libraries from an international perspective.

Interests :
10:00am - 12:00pm
Committee on Diversity All Sub-Committee Business Meeting Committee meeting Parc 55 San Francisco
Mission
Description :

The ALA Committee on Diversity and its Subcommittees will meet.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 4:00pm
AMIA@ALA: Association of Moving Image Archivists workshop for ALA [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Ninth St. Independent Film Center, 145 Ninth St.
Description :

Overview: The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) is proud to lead this workshop on preserving, protecting and making audiovisual material accessible. This six hour workshop is attended for all interested, and no experience is required. Topics will include film and video preservation, digitization, and how to share 16mm film collections in classrooms of all ages.

Agenda:

10am-11:00am: How Libraries can Preserve Analog Resources in a Digital World

11:00am-12:00pm: Don’t Be A Film Wrecker - Best Practices for Storing, Repairing, and Viewing Film Prints and VHS Tapes

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch on your own

1:00pm-2:30pm: A/V Outsourcing for All: A Step-by-Step Method for Initiating Video Digitization Projects

2:30-2:45: Break

2:45pm-4:00pm Using Films: Reviving 16mm in the 21st Century Classroom

Cost :
$20 VRT member, $25 non-member

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