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Friday, June 26 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Building the New Nostalgia: Making the Case for Why Libraries Matter Program Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 09
Description :

The new book “BiblioTech” argues that libraries are crucial institutions for serving Americans’ 21st century information needs, but that they are also at risk. Librarians and their allies explore how we can best position libraries to thrive in the digital age by leveraging existing—and new—assets amid dwindling government support.

John Palfrey will be signing copies of BiblioTech during the ALA/ERT Exhibits Opening Reception at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation booth #3731 from 5:30pm – 6:00pm

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services Demo Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite C
Description :

LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services demo will explain the benefits of being able to focus on your unique collection by using LYRASIS to host your archival description tool. This system is robust enough to manage the description of all types and sizes of archives, from a small corporate archive up to organizations with many large archives and collections.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting I (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Union Square
Description :

All REFORMA members are welcome. Executive Committee members' names can be found at http://reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=10&contentid=10

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Friday, June 26 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
International Librarians Orientation Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate A
Description :

This is a “must-attend” session for first-time international attendees and other members from abroad. ALA members will provide an overview of ALA, the conference, exhibits and the city of San Francisco, including recommended programs and social activities. This program provides an opportunity to meet other colleagues who will help international librarians get the most from their conference experience.

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Emerging Leaders Poster Session and Reception Other Moscone Convention Center
3014-3016 (W)
Description :

The ALA 2015 class of Emerging Leaders will showcase their final projects at this poster session. It will be the culminating event for this class of Emerging Leaders. Since the Midwinter Meeting teams have been working virtually on projects related either to ALA units or other professional concerns. This poster session will allow each team to highlight its creative and innovative solutions for their project assignments. Emerging Leader sponsors, member guides, and all conference attendees are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
GODORT Kick-Off Social event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Join the leaders of the Government Documents Round Table and learn about programs, support, and opportunities that GODORT has to offer at the new GODORT Kick-off.
Come learn how to be more involved!
The GODORT Buddy Mentorship Program will meet up following this event.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA Open House Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
2005 (W)
Description :

LITA Open House is an opportunity for current and prospective members to talk with Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) leaders, committee chairs, and interest group participants. The goal of Open House is to share information, encourage involvement in LITA activities, and help attendees build professional connections

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LYRASIS Islandora Hosting Services Demo Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite C
Description :

LYRASIS Islandora Hosting Services demo will show you can get reliable access, hosting, management and support for your digital content with LYRASIS Islandora Hosting Services. The system is robust enough to manage all types and sizes of digital content collections and is scalable to manage small collections up through very large digital repositories.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
OITP - Copyright Subcommittee Meeting Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite K
Description :

Committee meeting

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:45pm - 6:15pm
Zine Pavilion: Zine Swap! Social event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Zine Pavilion
Description :

If you make zines, bring a stack of them to the Zine Pavilion during the opening festivities to trade with other zinester librarians. There will be special treats for everyone who trades.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Intellectual Freedom Round Table Awards Reception Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite B
Description :

Intellectual Freedom Round Table Awards Reception

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
7:00pm - 9:00pm
NMRT Mentoring Social Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Juniper
Description :

The NMRT Mentoring Social gives participants in both the NMRT Conference Mentoring Program and NMRT Career Mentoring Program a chance to meet in person. For Conference Mentoring participants, this is a further chance to exchange conference survival tips and make a definite professional connection at Annual. For Career Mentoring participants, the social provides an opportunity to cement the mentoring relationships developed during the previous nine months of career mentoring. All participants in NMRT's Mentoring programs are encouraged to attend even if their mentoring partner cannot attend the social.

7:00pm - 9:30pm
ALCTS 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Social event Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

Kick off your conference weekend with ALCTS 101--a friendly, low-key evening with light refreshments and the opportunity to win great door prizes, including an iPad mini!

ALCTS 101 is an informal overview of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division. Chat with established members about ALCTS sections (cataloging, preservation, continuing resources, etc.), interest groups, navigating Annual, publishing opportunities, professional development, and volunteer opportunities.

Want to get involved? Stick around for the short business meeting of the ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG) following the event, where you can volunteer to serve as Vice Co-Chair or Student Liaison.

All are welcome—those considering membership with ALCTS, student members, new members, and long-term members wanting a brush-up.

You’re also invited to the first-ever ALCTS 101 After Party!
**PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION HAS CHANGED!**
Walk over to Whispers Bar & Grill (located in the Courtyard Marriott at 299 2nd Street) with us immediately following ALCTS 101. If you can’t attend 101, just meet up with us there between 8:45 and 9:00. RSVP for the After Party is recommended, but not required: http://goo.gl/forms/e9zmlUdg3g

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Friday, June 26 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
All Task Force Meeting Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
CANCELLED Rainbow Project Book List Committee (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

Interests :
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Feminist Task Force (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

Interests :
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Hunger, Homelessness and Poverty Task Force Meeting (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
International Reponsibilities Task Force (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Task Force (SRRT) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite C
Description :

Business Meeting

7:30pm - 10:00pm
ALAplay 2015 Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07
Description :

Make your way to ALAPlay for a free evening of open gaming, learning and exploration centered around games, graphic novels and cosplay. Come play some of the newest games in ALA's game library and also be sure join our guests Paizo, Fantasy Flight, and Academy Games. We are also be running an Unpub at ALAPlay this year. Local game designers and librarians will be bringing in their unpublished games for playing and feedback from attendees, with prizes being handed out for the best rated games. If you have a tabletop game design that you would like to bring, share and get feedback on, get in touch with Brian Mayer (bmayer@gvboces.org).

So come and play at ALA!

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