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Saturday, June 27 - 7:00am

7:00am - 8:30am
Priority Group Consultant's Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Moscone Convention Center
226 (S)
Description :

Meeting with President, Executive Director and Priority Group Consultants.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 8:45am
Conversation Starter: A CQ Teaser: Exploring Cultural Intelligence Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

You've heard of IQ and EQ, but what about CQ?

Cultural Intelligence (CQ) refers to our ability to function effectively across national, ethnic, and even organizational cultural boundaries. Cultural Intelligence involves four interdependent capabilities: Knowledge, Motivation, Interpretation, and Behavior.

Improving our CQ makes us better communicators and more gracious actors in our increasingly diverse world. Through this highly interactive conversation, sample what CQ has to offer and learn tools you can apply immediately as you cross cultural boundaries.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 10:00am
ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Meeting Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite B
Description :

Business Meeting of the ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 10:00am
All Committees Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 13-15
Description :

All of REFORMA's committees meet at this time. These include: Children's & Young Adult Services Committee (CAYASC), Education Committee, Finance Committee, Fundraising Committee, International Relations Committee, Legislative Committee, Librarian of the Year Award Committee, Membership Committee, Nominations Committee, Organizational Development and New Chapters Committee, Program Committee, Public Relations Committee, Pura Belpré Award Committee, Recruitment and Mentoring Committee, REFORMA National Conferences Coordinating Committee, Scholarship Committee, Technology Committee, Translations Committee & Webinar Committee. See http://www.reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=321&contentid=321 for more information on REFORMA Committees.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
8:00am - 10:00am
RUSA RSS All-Committee Meeting and Open House Committee meeting Parc 55 San Francisco
Market Street
Description :

Open House for all RUSA Reference Services Section members and those interested in the work of the section. Committee meetings will take place directly following open house activities. Visitors are welcomed!

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:00am
Placement Center Orientation Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

This orientation is intended for people who are not familiar with the ALA JobLIST Placement Center. We will walk around the Center and discuss the available services and activities. Both employers and job seekers are welcome to attend. Staff will be available to answer your questions.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
AAP/LIBRARYREADS’ BOOK-A-LICIOUS BREAKFAST! Author Event, Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate B
Description :

The AAP and LibraryReads invite you to hear from six fantastic authors in a breakfast sponsored by the AAP Library Marketing Committee. Book signing to follow event.

Hear from authors:
Charles Belfoure, author of House of Thieves (Sourcebooks Landmark)
Anthony Marra, author of The Tsar of Love and Techno (Hogarth)
Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You (Penguin Books)
Nnedi Okorafor, author of Lagoon (Simon & Schuster/Saga Press)
Stacy Schiff, author of The Witches (Little, Brown & Co.)
Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed (Picador/Macmillan)

Email Becca at bworthington@publishers.org to request an invitation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
ALA Award Committee Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite B
Description :

ALA Award Committee meeting to approve all ALA Awards

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting and Open House (History Section/RUSA) Committee meeting, Social event Moscone Convention Center
200-212 (S)
Description :

A meeting and open house for all History section committees and members.

8:30am - 10:00am
Bookmobile Saturday - Bringing Service Beyond the Library's Walls Program Moscone Convention Center
2008 (W)
Description :

Every day, bookmobiles bring the world to the communities they serve, extending library programs, services and much more beyond the library’s physical walls. Join bookmobilers from the Bay Area and beyond as they discuss innovative mobile outreach programs and initiatives. Part of Bookmobile Saturday, this 90-minute panel discussion is open to all attendees of ALA Annual Conference.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Copy Cataloging Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

Update from the Library of Congress
Presenter: Angela Kinney, Chief, African, Latin American and Western European Division (ALAWE), Library of Congress

Fighting the Hydra: or, Revising a Complex Quality Control Workflow
Presenter: Autumn Faulkner, Assistant Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, Michigan State University

Michigan State University Libraries receives thousands of shelf-ready monographs from approval plans each year, which are accompanied by matching copy records located by the vendor. A recent overhaul of the quality control procedure for these records presented several challenging decisions, including what types of issues could be resolved by initial copy catalogers in Acquisitions, which errors should be passed along to an "advanced problem solver" in Copy Cataloging, and best methods for distilling many-layered, complicated instructions into a concise and user-friendly document. This presentation discusses the entire range of considerations encountered, from workloads, pay grades, and RDA training, to technical writing, formatting, and accessible web design!

Using XSLT for Automated Quality Control for Vendor Provided Records
Presenter: Dominique M. Bortmas, Complex Cataloging & Metadata Specialist, Florida State University

Vendor records, ideally, should meet quality standards and be free of error. However, records do not always meet an institution’s standards. Errors ranging from multiple 049s, 245 indicators, missing LOC call numbers 9or call numbers without cutter numbers), and many other problems produce incorrect records which create multiple conflicting issues for the library, staff, and patrons. In order to save time and resources while still producing high quality vendor records, the presenters uses an XSLT script to address these and many other problems found within vendor records. The vendor supplied MARC records are converted to XML using MarcEdit and an XSLT script is run on the records to identify problems with the records. Rather than have catalogers search through each record for accuracy, the result from this script flag the problem records; in turn, the staff is informed about records that need correction. This presentation demonstrates how to utilize xml technologies in order to automate the quality control review of vendor supplied catalog records. There will be an overview of the problems with some vendor records and why automation needs to be implemented.

Lessons Learned from Managing Multiple Shelf-Ready Cataloging Projects
Presenter: Angela Kinney, Chief, African, Latin American and Western European Division (ALAWE), Library of Congress

The presenter describes her experiences at the Library of Congress of working with international vendors to implement and manage shelf-ready cataloging projects. It includes a description of the steps that can be taken when instituting such projects, the challenges and positive aspects of outsourcing cataloging, and the resources needed to do it. The presentation will discuss training issues, including the need for distance learning, and the impact of importing vendor-provided records on the roles of cataloging staff. Also included will be information about how vendor records are treated as copy cataloging at the Library of Congress, and the importance of quality control and of developing efficient workflows in order to reap benefits from shelf-ready cataloging projects.

8:30am - 10:00am
Enhancing Access To Literary Works For Children: LC’s Genre/Form and Audience Terms Program Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
Description :

This program will introduce participants to Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library and Archival Materials (LCGFT) and Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms (LCDGT) and explain how to use them to catalog and provide access to materials for children. LCGFT and LCDGT will be placed into the context of existing practice, and the relationships among subject headings, genre/form terms, and demographic terms will be discussed. Real-world examples and hands-on exercises will be provided.

8:30am - 10:00am
Gaming for All: Level the Playing Field for People with Disabilities Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Gaming is a great way to invigorate library programs, bring in new users and bridge the digital divide. Join AbleGamers, Brooklyn and DC Public Libraries for an interactive panel discussion. Learn how to compliment traditional services with cutting-edge accessible gaming for patrons of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re a teen hanging out after school, a college student looking for a break, a returning veteran, or a senior on an Exergaming Bowling team, gaming beckons.

8:30am - 10:00am
HarperCollins Adult Book Buzz Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3006 (W)
Description :

The HarperCollins Library Marketing team is pleased to present forthcoming titles for Fall 2015. Get the inside track on your favorite authors and discover a few new ones! Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
Herding the fuzzy bits: What do you do after crowdsourcing? Program Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
Description :

Once you’ve invited the crowd to help, how do you use what they provide? Presenters will share ideas for incorporating crowdsource-enhanced data from many sources (flickr, transcription, twitter) back into collections, along with approaches--including “whoopsies” and remaining challenges--for quality control, data discovery, data disagreement, building communities, and scalability. The session will be interactive on Twitter locally and remotely, and will include fun activities to demonstrate some of the issues and methods at play. Additional information will be made available in an open online space for viewing and editing during the session at: http://s.si.edu/16ZfZ9b

8:30am - 10:00am
If You Publish Linked Data, Will they Come? Program Moscone Convention Center
2003 (W)
Description :

Previous presentations on linked data have promoted the attitude of "if you publish it, they will come." How do we know our linked data is being used by others? How do we justify the effort spent to create the linked data? How are institutions publishing linked data evaluating the use of their data, specifically use by non-library entities? Panelists from institutions currently publishing linked data will attempt to answer these questions and provide insight into how they are defining the value of publishing linked data.

8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee III Committee meeting Grand Hyatt San Francisco
Sunset
Description :

Third business meeting of the Intellectual Freedom Committee

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Kids Comics Have Arrived Program Moscone Convention Center
232-234 (S)
Description :

An all-star panel of kids comics creators discuss ways to get children excited about reading, encourage creativity, and cultivate a love of literature using great graphic novels and comics. Panelists include Jennifer Holm (Babymouse), Cece Bell (El Deafo), Mike Maihack (Cleopatra in Space), and others. Moderated by Scott Robins, Children’s Services Specialist for the Toronto Public Library. Q&A to follow.

Presented by the Graphic Novels & Comics Member Initiative Group

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Learn and Share the Secrets of Successful Money Programs Program Moscone Convention Center
2007 (W)
Description :

Where should you turn for advice and best practices about financial education programs? Start with your colleagues from across the country! They’ve got creative and effective strategies for helping customers with their personal finance information needs. Come prepared with your own success stories and questions. Get program ideas you can use right away in your library. Learn how to position your programs for maximum impact. Find out about resources, marketing materials, training opportunities, and more. This interactive discussion session is hosted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), FINRA Investor Education Foundation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Join us to explore how we can build on the success of Smart investing@your library® and Money Smart Week™ year-round at your library.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Linked Library Data Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate A
Description :

Linked Data Love: research representation, discovery, and assessment

Kristi Holmes, PhD
Director, Galter Health Sciences Library
Associate Director of Evaluation, NUCATS
Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine-Health and Biomedical Informatics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The explosion of linked data platforms and data stores over the last five years has been profound – both in terms of quantity of data as well as its potential impact. Research information systems such as VIVO (www.vivoweb.org) play a significant role in enabling this work. VIVO is an open source, Semantic Web-based application that provides an integrated, searchable view of the scholarly activities of an organization. The uniform semantic structure of VIVO-ISF data enables a new class of tools to advance science. This presentation will provide a brief introduction and update to VIVO and present ways that this semantically-rich data can enable visualizations, reporting and assessment, next-generation collaboration and team building, and enhanced multi-site search. Libraries are uniquely positioned to facilitate the open representation of research information and its subsequent use to spur collaboration, discovery, and assessment. The talk will conclude with a description of ways librarians are engaged in this work – including visioning, metadata and ontology creation, policy creation, data curation and management, technical, and engagement activities.

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VIVO and BIBFRAME: Understanding People through Linked Data

Steven Folsom
Discovery Metadata Librarian
Cornell University Library

Linked Data for Libraries (LD4L) is a collaboration of the Cornell University Library, the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, and the Stanford University Libraries, and is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project attempts to illustrate the value of linked data through a number of use cases; the focus of LD4L Use Case 2 is to “See and search on Works by people to discover more works and better understand people”. To this end, LD4L has experimented with connecting university faculty profiling systems with library data about the intellectual output of the university. This presentation will describe a pilot to preprocess MARC records for Cornell theses for conversion to BIBFRAME with VIVO URIs, ultimately providing greater context to student theses and more fully reflecting faculty service to the university.

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