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Friday, June 26 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
FRBR Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
236-238 (S)
Description :

Meeting of the interest group

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC Enhance and Expert Community Sharing Session Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

The Enhance and Expert Community Sharing Session is a forum for Q&A and for the exchange of information concerning OCLC's Enhance program and Expert Community.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 12:30pm
Intellectual Freedom Committee II Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Second business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Committee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 3:00pm
ALA Budget Analysis & Review Committee (BARC) Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Nob Hill A-C
Description :

To review the proposed budget, as forwarded by the ALA Executive Board, in the context of the ALA strategic plan, annual priorities and budget assumptions; to review the financial performance of the association and the budget impact of potential actions of ALA council; to make budget recommendations to the ALA executive board and to report to council regarding budget analysis and process.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 4:00pm
GraphiCon Discussion Forum: Diversity in Comics Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
3010 (W)
Description :

#weneeddiversebooks is the hashtag of the moment, and #weneeddiversecomics is included in that call. This discussion forum will bring together a wide range of creators to take stock of where we stand: how diverse comics are now, where there are gaps, and where we'd all like to see comics go from here. Join us for a series of panels with creators, editors, and librarians to discuss the ins and outs of increasing diversity within the format.

The afternoon will be hosted by two Masters of Ceremony from We Need Diverse Books, Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung.

Each panel will examine different aspects of diversity in the comics community. We will start with a wide view of the industry, then narrow our focus with two panel discussions of gender and queer representation in comics.

His, Hers, and Theirs: Gender and Comics
In the past few years, critical and frequently heated discussions about women and comics have highlighted a range of issues around gender for comics creators and readers. Industry folks and fans alike are debating how genders are portrayed, the visibility of different gender identities, and the lack of representation. Join creators Tony Cliff (Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant), Tania Del Rio i (Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty, Husbands, My Poorly Drawn Life), Brenden Fletcher (Batgirl, Gotham Academy), Jennifer L. Holm (Babymouse, Sunny Side Up), and Trina Robbins (From Girls to Girlz, Pretty in Ink) to take a look at all of the intersections between gender and comics.

Out of the Closet and Into the Library: Queer Comics are Here
Queer characters and storylines have had a turbulent history in comics, but that's changing as new voices are using the format in pioneering ways. Join moderator Juliette Capra, a comic book fan, retailer and Valkyrie along with creators Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf, Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever), Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Lumberjanes), Alex Woolfson (The Young Protectors, Artifice) and Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer, Skim) for this fun and informative panel with an assortment of comic book creators who speak to queer representations in current comics for a variety of audiences and ages.

#WeNeedDiverseComics
Our first panel will be a wide-ranging discussion of diversity in comics: where we are now and where we need to go from here. Have shifts in the industry and audience led to new opportunities for characters and creators? How is the industry changing to meet the demand for increased diversity within the format? Our panelists work on both mainstream and independent projects. Moderator David Brothers will lead the discussion with Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy), Karl Kerschl (Gotham Academy), Gene Yang (The Shadow Hero, American Born Chinese), Ethan Young (Nanjing) and Jeremy Whitley (Princeless).

Schedule of events
12-12:15 Introduction to the afternoon
12:15-1:15pm Gender Panel
1:15-1:30pm Break
1:30-2:30pm Out of the Closet and Into the Library
2:30pm-2:45pm Break
2:45-3:45pm #WeNeedDiverseComics
3:45-4:00pm Wrap Up

Presented by the Graphic Novels & Comics Member Initiative Group; Special thanks to Viz Media for sponsoring the AV equipment for the Discussion Forum.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 4:00pm
OITP - E-Rate Training Workshop Forum/Update/Assembly Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite B
Description :

Training on how to use the E-rate program

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Zines in Libraries: Collecting, Cataloging, and Community [$] Affiliate Event, Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2007 (W)
Description :

Zines offer a unique way for libraries to expand their print collections and connect with their communities in a time when so much of our work is going digital. Handmade publications that can cover any subject, many zines represent perspectives rarely covered in other print media. Zines offer a range of programming opportunities for youth and adults alike. Participants in the workshop will learn from librarians who have brought zines into their collections, as well as those who have used zines for programming and outreach. Topics include what zines are, the history of zines, how libraries are incorporating them, and ways that they are being used to connect with community. You will leave with ideas and concrete steps for getting started with zines in your institution, no matter your budget or institutional culture.

Sponsors :
AFL
Affiliate Organization
Cost :
$15

Friday, June 26 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Intellectual Freedom 101 Discussion/Interest group, First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

Intellectual Freedom is one of the most basic values of librarianship.  ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom was established in 1965 to educate about, promote, and defend intellectual freedom for library users as enshrined in the Library Bill of Rights. ALA’s partner organization, the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF), was established in 1969 as a resource to support intellectual freedom in the courts and beyond. At this fast-paced one-hour session, you will meet of ALA’s various intellectual freedom groups, get all the details on the IF programs planned for this conference and other upcoming events, and find out how you can get involved in the intellectual freedom workings of ALA and FTRF.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
LYRASIS CollectionSpace Hosting Services Demo Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite C
Description :

CollectionSpace Hosting Services demo by LYRASIS experts will show you the benefit from the only web-based open source collection management software that is easily configurable for different collection types, provides unlimited user accounts and offers multi-tenancy, and supports multiple collections branded differently with only one IT installation, all with the setup, installation, configuration, migration, hosting, support, upgrades and training you need.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
236-238 (S)
Description :

Three librarians in the first five years of their careers will discuss how their cataloging coursework did (or did not) help prepare them for their cataloging duties in their current professional roles. We will hear our three presenters focus on their respective cataloging courses and what they learned from them, what kind of experience they have had either before or after library school, and what kind of additional educational or experience-centered background they feel could have been useful to them, if any.

Our speakers:

* Sarah Hovde, Cataloger & BIBCO Liaison, Folger Shakespeare Library

* Tim Kiser, Special Materials Catalog Librarian, Michigan State University Libraries

* Patricia Guardiola, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Yale University

Our session will also feature an update on developments since our Midwinter interest session on the Cataloging Competencies effort.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Conference Orientation (NMRT) Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate B
Description :

New to the Annual Conference or ALA? Come and get a fun and informative introduction to the Annual Conference and San Francisco. Learn how to navigate the exhibits and decipher the conference program, how to make ALA and NMRT work for you, and where to spend your free time in the city. NMRT provides tips from the pros and an orientation that will prepare you to take full advantage of the conference experience.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
OITP - ReadersFirst Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
272-274 (S)
Description :

Update on current work and discussion of potential future directions

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting I (ALSC) Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 10
Description :

Meeting of the ALSC Board of Directors.

1:00pm - 4:00pm
COL Business Meeting - I Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

Committee Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cultivating Your Influence: How to Be a Leading Librarian [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite A
Description :

Becoming a leader can be an intimidating prospect for many new (and not-so-new) librarians. In this session, a diverse panel of librarians will provide insight on how to make it happen! No matter your career level or library type, being a leading advocate is an important component of librarianship and is critical when rallying support for ideas, services, and library users. Join us to learn from leading librarians on how to make your voice heard. Our featured speakers/workshop facilitators are Ingrid Abrams (Brooklyn Public Library), Shannon McClintock Miller (teacher librarian and technology integration specialist), Michelle Millet (John Carroll University), and Wick Thomas (Kansas City Public Library).

Cost :
$55 - $105
1:00pm - 4:00pm
LLAMA Career Institute: "Mind Over Matter: Sustainable success for library leaders" [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
132 (N)
Description :

Librarians can face challenges that lead to career burnout. No matter what stage you are in your career, this half-day preconference will guide you through a series of concepts and practical tools to help sustain and empower your career. You will use mindfulness training to amplify your strengths and learn how career, leadership, and mindfulness are interconnected. You will also learn how your library can utilize a wellness program to improve employee productivity, efficiency, and morale.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $195; ALA member $245; Non-member $295

Friday, June 26 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Committee on Professional Ethics I Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite H
Description :

First business meeting of the Committee on Professional Ethics

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Intellectual Freedom Round Table I Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite H
Description :

First business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Round Table

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting (RUSA) Committee meeting Westin St. Francis
Kent Room
Description :

Meeting of RUSA's Executive Committee; this meeting is open to Annual Conference registrants.

1:30pm - 4:30pm
OCLC Symposium Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07
Description :

Save the date for the OCLC Symposium at ALA Annual 2015. We’ll meet on Friday afternoon, June 26—in-person if you’ll be at ALA, or online for live-stream video participants. Join us for a thought-provoking afternoon with your colleagues, led by experts whose knowledge helps inform the future of 21st century librarianship.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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