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Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Leading the Charge: Practical Management Tools and Tips for New Technical Services Managers Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

The transition into management in library technical services can be daunting and challenging! This lightning round program by experienced managers will present a variety of ways to build rapport and gain your staff's trust, assess current procedures and workflows without scaring off the natives, and initiate change in a positive way!

Sponsors :
10:30am - 11:30am
Librarians Build Communities Membership Initiative Group Discussion/Interest group Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite A
Description :

What does the phrase "librarians build communities" mean to you? Our project began with the idea that librarians can demonstrate commitment through volunteer work, but we recognize our engagement and commitments as library staff stretch far beyond that. To realize our full potential as a membership initiative group and eventually as a round table, we'd like to support, encourage, and recognize all forms of community connection. Bring your ideas and enthusiasm to this meeting to help craft the next movement in ALA and our profession - one that will celebrate the contributions and value that librarians bring to our communities.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Innovation in Action Author Event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 04
Description :

The communities and users that libraries serve are always changing; true innovation helps libraries adapt to meet their needs and aspirations both now and in the future. Join library leaders and thinkers Ben Bizzle, John J. Huber, Anthony Molaro, Steven V. Potter, and Leah L. White as they present concrete examples of innovation in action that can be applied at your institution.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Library of the Future – Learning with the Participatory Library at Cedar Rapids Public Library Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

In June 2008 a destructive flood swept through the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In the wake of the flood, a visionary group realized that the silver lining to the story was the opportunity to radically re-imagine the role a library could play in the life of the community. The focus was on creating a space that, in the words of the library director, would be “more like an Apple Store than the DMV.” The new Cedar Rapids Public Library opened in August of 2013 and the impact of that design decision has been astonishing. Before the flood, the library saw 11,000 annual visitors come through the library for meetings and special events. In contrast, during the first year of operation, the new library hosted 102,000 visitors and is on track to host 150,000 people in 2015. This panel discussion between library staff and the design team from OPN Architects will address the philosophy that drove the development of the new library, the design choices that were made and take a candid look at the results.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Lightning Presentations Program Moscone Convention Center
2011 (W)
Description :

Get up to the minute updates organized by LITA from your colleagues in this series of 5 minute presentations about the usage of technology in libraries.

10:30am - 11:30am
Measure Up! Data Analysis Tools to Optimize Library Management Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Librarians can leverage data-driven evaluations to optimize library practice. But what data should be collected, and how should it be analyzed? This session shows how applying data analytics to California’s school library dataset can provide a predictive model to help school libraries meet state standards. The speakers share appropriate data analysis statistics to apply to optimize library management. Presenters will share a flowchart to help choose appropriate data analytical tools.

10:30am - 11:30am
Next Chapter Book Club: A Community-based Model for Engaging People with Disabilities Program Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

This program will provide an overview of the Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), a successful book club model for engaging people with developmental disabilities in weekly, socially supported reading activity. NCBC has been implemented by 16 public libraries across the country and in Canada. Historically, people with developmental disabilities have encountered barriers accessing literacy and lifelong learning opportunities. NCBC allows libraries to position themselves to more effectively serve diverse populations.

10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC Linked Data Roundtable: Stories from the Front Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
3008 (W)
Description :

Linked data implementers will share their stories about what has worked and what hasn’t, problems faced and solved, and remaining challenges and opportunities. Speakers will be drawn from major library linked data initiatives and their focus will be on practical considerations of linked data implementations. Presenters will speak briefly about their experiences to allow time for discussion with the audience.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Open Government: Current Trends and Practices Concerning FOIA, Open Access, and Other Post-Wiki-Leaks Issues Program Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

Hear from federal librarians about evolving and emerging trends concerning Freedom of Information Act requests and open access in the post-Wiki-Leaks era.

10:30am - 11:30am
Public and Cultural Programs Advisory Committee Meeting I (ALA PPO) Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite E
Description :

Meeting of the advisory committee to the ALA Public Programs Office, charged with: promoting excellence in cultural programming; assisting library staff to become more effective providers of cultural programming; identifying and disseminating resources for cultural programming; and promoting the Cultural Communities Fund.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Reading into the Future: Tips and Tools for Staying on Top of the Book World Program Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
Description :

It’s a big book world, and someone’s gotta read it. Keeping up with the burgeoning world of publishing and popular culture can appear daunting, but it can be done! Be the first to know (instead of the last to hear) about reading trends and hot new titles.Join a panel of experts who will share practical techniques and invaluable resources to help you keep up with the current literary scene. Learn strategies to maximize your reading time, stay ahead of your patrons, and position yourself as a crucial literary resource in your library community.

10:30am - 11:30am
Role of the Professional in Technical Services Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
124 (N)
Description :

Please join the Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group as we explore the challenges and opportunities of advancing to a higher administrative level in academic libraries. Have you ever wondered if you should make this move? Have you considered what it would take to reach that higher level? How can you be sure you’re on the right path? Three recently appointed administrators will discuss their move from department head to upper library administration. They will share the lessons learned from the search process and how they handled the inevitable transition issues. The panelists represent three viewpoints: Pixey Mosley made the move as an internal candidate; Paula Sullenger spent many years at one institution before becoming an administrator elsewhere, and Carmelita Pickett rose in responsibility at multiple institutions. The panelists will have advice and encouragement for your situation.

Speakers:

Pixey Mosley
Associate Dean for Administrative and Faculty Services
Texas A&M University Libraries

Paula Sullenger
Associate Dean for Information Resources
Texas A&M University Libraries

Carmelita Pickett
Associate University Librarian
University of Iowa Libraries

Sponsors :
10:30am - 11:30am
RUSA RSS Board Meeting Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 15 & 16
Description :

Official meeting of the RUSA Reference Services Section Board.

Interests :
10:30am - 11:30am
Smart investing@your library®: Actively Engaging Your Audience Program Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
Description :

Smart investing@your library ® program aligns with the emerging, transitional role of library services and the library's role in communities. Programs across the country are building the capacity of libraries to meet the need and growing demand for financial literacy education and resources. Learn about replicable model programs and materials that take an active learning approach to personal finance. We'll take you beyond the workshop series and share innovative approaches that attract audiences and build sustainable financial literacy programs.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
What is a consultant, really? Program Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
Description :

The field of library consulting is a growing within the library profession and a viable career choice, not just for retirees anymore. The unique and often complicated definition of a consultant is continuously evolving and this panel discussion will help solidify what this sector of the library profession really is.

10:30am - 11:30am
WO BO Session II -Copyright and 3D Printing: Be Informed, Be Fearless, Be Smart!” Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

ALA’s Committee on Legislation presents expert Tomas A. Lipinski (Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Information Studies), Patrick Wall, director of the University City Public Library in St. Louis, MO, Gretchen McCord MSIS, JD Founder, Digital Information Law & Editor, Copyright & New Media Law and other special guests for a "plain English" overview of the copyright, and even patent and trademark, challenges and opportunities that 3D printing presents for libraries everywhere.
With “3D, IP and Me” the ALA Washington Office inaugurates “Spotlight:Copyright," a new series of conference programs featuring fresh and timely looks at the latest for libraries and librarians in IP law, policy and practice.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Zombies, and Vampires, and Spooks – Oh My! Author Event Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

Amy Lukavics, Catherine Linka, Stephanie Kuehn, and Mira Grant will will discuss their books and will sign copies following the program. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert. Learn more about the authors on the United for Libraries website at http://www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/annual/authorevents/zombies.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Are Ebooks for Everyone? Evaluating the Accessibility of Academic Ebook Platforms Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 13
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
DETROIT MEETS THE WORLD OF MANGA Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 24
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Executive Board Meeting (NMRT) Committee meeting Parc 55 San Francisco
Sutro
Description :

The Annual Conference meeting of the NMRT Executive Board. All are welcome to observe this meeting.

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