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Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Young Gotham: How to Introduce Readers to Gotham’s Newest Detectives Program Moscone Convention Center
121 (N)
Description :

With the super hero genre at an all-time high, young, new readers have found a deep love of some of our most iconic characters. From movies to video games to television, a new generation has discovered the vast library of DC Entertainment’s stories. And now with the diversified launch of bat-books, that new readership can enjoy titles that introduce a younger side of Gotham in BATGIRL, GOTHAM ACADEMY, and GRAYSON. Discover a new side of Gotham that is both familiar and fresh as the creative teams behind the books share their behind-the-scenes look into Young Gotham. Here you will find that while Batman will always be Batman, there is a bat-book and a Gotham for readers of all types and ages.

10:30am - 12:00pm
LLAMA President's Program: "Servant Leadership--Tools to inspire and equip those we influence" Presidents program, Program Moscone Convention Center
3005 (W)
Description :

Art Barter will deliver an inspiring presentation on Servant Leadership, which will provide leaders at all levels with tools for effective and compassionate leadership. Art has presented the servant leadership message to a wide variety of corporate, government, and non-profit audiences throughout the U.S., and he is particularly effective in inspiring and equipping emerging leaders who want to make a difference in the world. Prior to joining Datron in 1999, he spent eight years working with the Disney Corporation and more than 25 years at manufacturing companies. In 2004, Art purchased Datron from The Titan Corporation.

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
The Key to Getting Interviews: Great Cover Letters and Resumes Program Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

You can’t show the hiring manager what a perfect fit you are for that job you really want if you can’t get an interview. Effective cover letters and resumes can be the key to getting your foot in the door. Come to this session to get tips from someone who reviews cover letters and resumes on a daily basis, a human resource director. Bring your resume and be prepared to leave with ideas for polishing your resume and cover letters so that you can start getting those interviews.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
BESt Top Picks in Library Furniture and Equipment Program Moscone Convention Center
3010 (W)
Description :

Showcase and discussion of
the new voted “Bests”
in Library
Furniture
& Equipment. The
winning products will include
best innovative seating, material display/shelving, tables/carrels, youth furnishings, technology and
accessories. Library directors and architects will hold a panel discussion reviewing
how they serve library functions. Hear what to look for when selecting furniture and
equipment to support changing
service and technology
needs in your library.

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Innovative Spaces: Creating Dynamic Library/Learning Environment(s) Program Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Imperial A
Description :

The Learning Commons, Exploratorium and startup maker spaces all offer a flexible combination of seating and work areas. This program will focus on how to develop these dynamic and effective library space/service configurations; the panel will share best practices and provide examples of successful learning spaces. Participants will learn how to develop innovative exhibits, spaces, and services—even with limited funding. Attendees will find new ways to make a space both flexible and efficient.

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Club Management: A New Solution Exhibitor session, Program Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 10
Description :

Following field trials with small, medium, and large public libraries, Counting Opinions is launching its NEW, fully hosted Reading Club Management solution. Learn how this new platform can improve the delivery of your library's reading club programs.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
AIDS in the End Zone: Working with Incarcerated Youth to Create a Graphic Novel on HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

This session will describe a program in which two professors at the University of South Carolina, and a graphic illustrator, collaborated with incarcerated youth to develop a graphic novel on HIV/AIDS. The graphic novel, AIDS in the End Zone, is currently being used as an HIV/AIDS prevention tool with other incarcerated youth, and young adults in school and public libraries. Participants will learn how to replicate the process of creating a graphic novel with teens.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Aligning Learning Spaces with Pedagogy: The Instruction Librarian’s Role in Classroom Re/Design Program Moscone Convention Center
3014-3016 (W)
Description :

How do we redesign our library classrooms to better align changing pedagogy and student learning? A panel of instruction librarians who influenced change in their learning spaces in support of information literacy programs will discuss strategies for small and large-scale library classroom needs assessments and redesigns, the pedagogical shifts that the redesigns supported, and the impact of new learning space design on student learning. This program is co-sponsored in name only by LIRT.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Beyond Tintin: Collecting European Comics in the U.S. Program Moscone Convention Center
3004 (W)
Description :

What are the major trends in European comics? What tools exist to help us build an international collection encompassing the various formats—graphic novels, minicomics, webcomics? More and more, libraries seek to support the growing interest comics are receiving from scholars. Our panel of two distinguished professors, a writer/editor of graphic novels, and a curator of a major comics library survey the European comics scene, offering practical suggestions about collecting in this burgeoning field. This is a joint program sponsored by SEES and WESS. This program is sponsored in name only by ACRL LES and the ALA Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries Member Interest Group.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Boots on the Ground: Making Academic Libraries Work for Veterans Program Moscone Convention Center
3018 (W)
Description :

Large numbers of veterans enrolled in academic institutions using educational benefits provided through the “Post-9/11 GI Bill” remain an invisible library constituency. To highlight what we do to help, current librarian and former U.S. Army Ranger, Eduardo Tinoco, presents an environmental scan of veteran services at academic institutions. Then, Jared Hoppenfeld, a business librarian, describes library support given to the national Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program, designed to create small business owners.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Connecting Communities: Documenting and Sharing Asian American Heritage Program Moscone Convention Center
2004 (W)
Description :

This program will be a panel discussion about Asian American Records and Local History. Co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA).

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Connecting with STEM Professionals for Powerful Public Programs Program Moscone Convention Center
West Exhibit Hall, 1st Floor
Description :

Take your community partnerships to a new level: tap into regional STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) expertise through free resources and opportunities from the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net)! Learn how to contact STEM experts from your area's educational institutions, hobby groups, citizen scientist organizations, and local offices of national agencies. Learn ways your library can support the national call to engage learners in STEM while supporting your lifelong learning mission. Explore tested ways to bring in STEM expertise as you plan and present amazing programs, and experience hands-on activities that you can use immediately with your new collaborators.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Curating Activism in LGBT History Program Moscone Convention Center
3005 (W)
Description :

This conversation-focused session delves into the importance of collecting, preserving, and making available materials documenting the history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender activism. Panelists will reflect on successes and shortcomings in caring for the cultural memory of LGBT activists, movements, and daily lives in special collections libraries and archives as well as the nexus between education and activism within the LGBT community. The conversation will include not only knowledgeable panelists with unique perspectives, but also the audience, whose participation, questions, and perspectives are an essential part of the session, too. This program is sponsored by RBMS and the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Round Table.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Data Clean-Up: Let's Not Sweep it Under the Rug Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Data migration is inevitable in a world in which technological infrastructures and data standards continue to evolve. Whether you work in a catalog database or a digital library/archives/institutional repository, working with library resource data means that you will eventually be required to usher data from one system or standard to another. Three speakers working in different library contexts will share their data normalization experiences.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Data Visualization in the Library: Collections, Tools and Scalable Services (Part 1) Program Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
Description :

Data visualization, the use of graphical techniques to better communicate complex geographic and statistical information, is used to interpret the results of data analysis more clearly and to a wider audience. These techniques are being used by a wide range of disciplines. What are the implications of these tools and techniques for library users? Part one of the Program describes the landscape of data visualization, library services and patron expectations; part two an overview of available tools, criteria for tools and datasets, and an open discussion about libraries services. Join Justin Joque and Angela Zoss to learn much more.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Developing and Strengthening Library Collections with Culturally Relevant African Materials Program Moscone Convention Center
3020 (W)
Description :

As libraries and information networks grow across Africa, and more Africans make their home in North America, librarians on both continents are challenged to respond to local needs and provide culturally relevant materials to their patrons. Librarians and information professionals in many African countries, sometimes partnering with American colleagues, are finding innovative ways to ensure that libraries serve ALL the people in their target populations. Presenters will discuss projects, services, research studies, culturally relevant materials including local languages, preservation and dissemination of indigenous knowledge, and locally relevant digital projects. Come, to hear creative ideas and meet potential partners.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Diversity Dynamism: Mixing Resources and Making Connections Author Event, Program Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

This program weaves together the perspective of scholars, authors, and practitioners in examining how “young people learn best when that learning is connected to their passions, desires, and interests.” Professors Sylvia Vardell and Antero Garcia, librarian Marianne Follis, and authors Janet Wong, Margarita Engle, and Lesléa Newman, will discuss how diversity is the key—in literature, media, and programming and in embracing and exploring questions of cultural and sexual identity.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Double Dutch: Explorations in Hybrid Primary Source Instruction Program Moscone Convention Center
2014 (W)
Description :

How do the pedagogical approaches of using digital and print differ, and how can these differences be woven together into a cohesive experience? Who is involved in creating these experiences? This panel will examine various aspects of the conversation around hybrid approaches to instruction with primary sources. The panelists will offer varied perspectives, including both their successes at teaching with primary sources and the pitfalls they have encountered along the way.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Encouraging Curiosity with NLM’s Online Toybox: Health and Science Resources for K-5 Students Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

Calling all librarians who work with elementary school students! Attend this interactive session to be introduced to free and reliable General and Environmental Health materials from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Knowledge of these online materials will help librarians locate tools to collaborate with teachers, school health professionals and the extended community. Come to this session and leave with an ‘online toy box’ that can be used to engage your elementary student learners!

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
Framing and Enhancing Visual Literacy: Using the New ACRL Framework to Develop Effective Art Instruction Program Moscone Convention Center
3006 (W)
Description :

Through a lively interactive dialogue, experts will define, interpret, and enhance understanding of how to situate Visual Literacy Standards and the new Framework within varying arts instruction scenarios. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear examples, participate in developing tailored instruction sessions and activities for their art and visually focused curricula. Panelists from varying art and instruction backgrounds will provide feedback and demonstrate flexible and creative approaches by marrying aspects of the Standards and Framework. This program is co-sponsored in name only by the ACRL Instruction Section.

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