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Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
The History and Evolving Acceptance of Collecting LGBT Materials in Libraries Program Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 2
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An academic librarian, a public librarian, a school librarian and a panelist with broad historical LGBT materials collection experience will discuss the past and present state of LGBT materials collection in libraries. The discussion may include availability of LGBT materials in libraries, communities’ acceptance of LGBT materials in libraries, and how LGBT materials are being defined with evolving attitudes and perceptions in America. The program will conclude with a discussion about the future of collecting LGBT materials.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Raising of America: How Libraries Can Make a Difference for Our Babies and Young Children Program Moscone Convention Center
3007 (W)
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Come watch the groundbreaking documentary for PBS —The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation — followed by a moderated discussion on how libraries can play pivotal roles in building safe, secure and nurturing communities so all kids have the opportunity for a strong start. Join filmmakers, author of the acclaimed book For Our Babies: Ending the Invisible Neglect of America’s Infants, and California State Library’s ‘Early Learning with Families’ staff in conversation.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Unknown Knowns and Known Unknowns: How Speculative Fiction Gets Technological Innovation Right and Wrong Author Event, Program Moscone Convention Center
2005 (W)
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Science Fiction often has a predictive value, yet often overlooks the small things. Join our great panel of Science Fiction and Fantasy authors, Vernor Vinge, Greg Bear, John Scalzi, Marie Brennan and Larry Correia as they discuss their work and how it connects with technological opportunities and developments that were missed, never invented, and those that came about in ways unimagined. The panel will consider the role speculative fiction plays in fostering innovation and bringing about new ideas.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Voices of Youth: Community partnerships for video production Program Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
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San Francisco Public Library's Board of Advising Youth (BAY) and librarian panel will talk about their involvement with Bay Area Youth Media Network and the new SFPL Learning Lab (a.k.a. The Mix at SFPL), and their partners the Bay Area Video Coalition
and Adobe Youth Voices; The California Academy of Sciences, BAVC and KQED

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Welcome to Night Vale and Libraries—The Role of Librarians in the Podcast and Forthcoming Novel Program Moscone Convention Center
3011 (W)
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Librarians play a unique role in the wildly popular comedic podcast, Welcome to Night Vale, a fictional community radio show that “belongs to a particular strain of American gothic that encompasses The Twilight Zone, Stephen King and Twin Peaks, with a bit of Tremors thrown in” (The Guardian). Located somewhere in the Great American Southwest, Night Vale is a fictional desert town where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are all commonplace. But the most fearsome creatures of all are librarians—malevolent beings who are not to be trusted and are believed responsible for the establishment’s high fatality rate—“well above the national average for libraries.” A faceless spectre is rumored to roam the Night Vale Public Library’s Biography section (which contains only 33 copies of the official biography of Helen Hunt). “Remember,” warns Cecil Baldwin, host of Welcome to Night Vale, “if confronted by a librarian while looking for a book to check out, do not attempt to escape by climbing a tree. There are no trees in the library. And the precious moments it will take you to look around and realize this will allow the librarian to strike. Don’t become a statistic."
Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, co-creators of the podcast and authors of the forthcoming novel Welcome to Night Vale (Harper Perennial, October 2015) talk about why librarians play such a unique role in the Night Vale universe and how librarians can leverage the podcast’s enormous popularity among teens and young adults through community-building programming, listening parties, and book release events.
Moderating the panel is Robin Brenner, Reference and Teen Librarian at the Public Library of Brookline, MA, who regularly hosts Welcome to Night Vale listening parties at her library. Brenner is an active member of YALSA, and has served on multiple awards committees. She is the editor-in-chief of the graphic novel review website, No Flying No Tights.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Whacking the Weeds in the Library: Deaccessioning Print and Digital Materials in the 21st Century and Beyond Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
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This program will include a public, academic, and community college librarian to discuss strategies for weeding/deaccessioning materials in their libraries and how to do so in ways that make providing user services more effective.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
What Every Director Needs to Know About Credit Cards & Patron Privacy Program Moscone Convention Center
121 (N)
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The issue of privacy and security is not just an issue facing libraries today but is a worldwide problem as seen in the recent security breaches with companies like Target and Home Depot. Clearly companies like these thought they were protected given the sophistication and security resources available to them, however this turned out to be incorrect. In reality the issues of “Privacy and Security” is a relatively new phenomenon beginning with identity theft and credit card fraud. And, now as libraries begin to move towards these new frontiers you must understand your role for protecting your patrons' private data and credit card numbers. So what are the issues you need to be aware of? Let us show you where to start: 1. What is the PCI-Data Security Standard? 2. Who are the PCI Stakeholders? Merchants...libraries like you! 3. The 1, 2, 3 Best PCI Practices. 2015 does brings with it new and expanded requirements under PCI-DSS Version 3.0, learn about these changes.

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adventures in the Archives Program Moscone Convention Center
3004 (W)
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The Bay Area is a focal point for the non-traditional in American Culture, including non-traditional repositories of materials that lie outside the realms of books and manuscripts. Join moderator Jessica Smith, collections manager at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, as she discusses collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials documenting creative work in the fields of cartooning, motion picture production, and more with Andrew Farago from the Cartoon Art Museum, Corry Kanzenberg from theCharles M. Schulz Museum, Juliet Roth and Christine Freeman from Pixar Studios, and Miki Bulos from theLucas Research Library at Skywalker Ranch.

Presented by the Graphic Novels & Comics Member Initiative Group

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Award winning library public relations campaigns in today’s media landscape: the New JCD Awards Program Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
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This program presents a range of public relations campaigns, focusing on those that included a significant social media component.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Best Apps for Teaching & Learning: Curating Apps for Today's Students Program Moscone Convention Center
131 (N)
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With technology literally in the palms of most patrons, school librarians have an opportunity to be the leaders in guiding students, teachers, and parents in the use of age-appropriate curricular-based apps. Learn what role professional vetted apps can play in instruction, creation, and engagement. Build your curation skills and master how to curate mobile apps. And help celebrate the third annual list of 25 best apps for teaching and learning!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beyond the Game Night (GameRT) Program Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
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Beyond the Game Night: The Library as a Hub of Campus Community and Collaboration by Shannon L. Farrell, Amy E. Neeser, and Carolyn Bishoff

Models for gaming services in academic libraries focus on two areas: collections and undergraduate events. These models fell short when applied to our environment so we adapted our approach to reflect the needs of our campus community.

The University of Minnesota Libraries launched a grassroots forum for staff interested in video games that hosted three events and attempted to kickstart a small lending collection. These efforts resulted in spectacular failure, and helped us develop new programming that positioned the Libraries as a hub for gaming communities throughout campus. We are building connections between students, researchers, and the public, and will discuss the following programs:

* Co-hosting “Co-Op Talk,” a monthly student discussion group
* Partnering with a STEM student group on an Oculus Rift sandbox event
* Hosting a gaming research showcase for faculty, staff, and students
* Co-sponsoring a “Games, Gender and Identity” event with the UMN Institute for Advanced Study
* Creating an interactive gaming installation for a city-wide art festival

Our outreach has led to valuable partnerships across campus and increased awareness of the value of games and gaming. We suspect our experiences are not unique, and want to add these insights to the existing conversation on gaming in libraries.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED: Tips to Work in Any Type of Library, Anywhere in the World Program Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
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There are specific and unique requirements associated with Federal civil service. Attend this session to learn the point-by-point tips for every step in the process. Meet the mentors available to help you find a position in a specific type of library. Brought to you by Careers in Federal Libraries.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Crowdfunding for Libraries: How to Use Kickstarter to Build Your Community Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
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Crowdfunding is transforming the way we discover and fund social and creative initiatives. People, companies and organizations are using platforms such as Kickstarter to maximize their exposure and potential support; libraries are no exception. In this panel, we will explore the question: How can crowdfunding help libraries expand their efforts to increase civic engagement and inform their communities? In addition, we will discuss how best to involve members of the community.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Data Visualization in the Library: Collections, Tools and Scalable Services (Part 2) Program Moscone Convention Center
3001 (W)
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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.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
E-Government Services: Veterans Connect @ Your Library Program Moscone Convention Center
2014 (W)
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Come learn about an exciting new program; Veterans Resource Centers in California Libraries, an LSTA project funded through the California State Library is working to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible They are hoping to have 24 “Veterans Resource Center” sites in public libraries around the state open by summer 2015. Speakers: • Karen Bosch Cobb, Library Consultant, Infopeople, Co-manager of Veterans Connect @ the Library program in California, Kevin Graves, Bay Area and North Coast Local Interagency Network Coordinator for CalVet, California Department of Veterans Affairs, Christy Aguirre, Branch Supervisor Sacramento Public Library Southgate Branch, Susan Hildreth, Executive Director, Peninsula Library System, Pacific Library Partnership, and Califa, and Immediate Past Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Facilitating the discovery of your university’s scholarly output with the world Program Moscone Convention Center
120 (N)
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Universities, research organizations and entities have been struggling with a way to expose their researchers and scholarly output to help attract external entities such as media outlets, publishers and others to explore the world of research at their institution. During this session attendees will learn best practices for making their institution, researchers and their scholarly output more discoverable to the world. Attendees will also learn about a new, customizable web solution from ProQuest that can help bring the power of discovery to research that is happening at your campus, quickly and cost effectively.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Geek Out!: The Importance of Pop Culture in Libraries Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
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Geek is chic! With the popularity of movies like The Avengers and shows such as Big Bang Theory, traditionally "nerdy" interests are a much larger part of popular culture. In this talk, I will be discussing ways in which librarians can use popular culture to bring teens into their libraries, based on my own successful experiences as a Young Adult Services Coordinator. Ideas presented will include establishing relationships with brick-and-mortar comic book shops, improving Graphic Novel collections and making them more browser-friendly, hosting movie screenings and comic-book creation workshops, and running your very own Library Comic Convention.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Homestretch (CANCELLED, RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY 6/28) Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
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PLEASE NOTE: The Now Showing @ ALA viewing of The Homestretch will take place on Sunday, June 28. For more details, please see http://alaac15.ala.org/node/30935.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
How Much Punch Does that Program Pack? Best Practices to Evaluate Program Success Affiliate Event, Program Moscone Convention Center
2005 (W)
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Librarians who host programs in their library can agree that counting attendance will never tell the holistic story of whether a program was a success or failure. Panelists will discuss different methods for measuring a program’s impact. Hear strategies from an academic library that ensures programs and exhibits support and add to the curriculum. Also learn about two public libraries and a school library system that use data to drive programming decisions. ALA’s Public Programming Office will also give an update on their work on the NILPPA (National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment) planning grant. Janie Hermann, Public Programming Librarian, Princeton Public Library, NJ; Sarah Searles, District Specialist in Library Media Services, Knox County Schools, TN; Linda Garvin, Director of Library Services, Edmonton Public Library, AB; and Kathleen Webb, Dean of University of Dayton Libraries, OH. The discussion will be moderated by Erin Shea, Branch Supervisor, Ferguson Library, CT. Sponsored by the ALA Public Programs Office and the Public and Cultural Programs Advisory Committee (PCPAC).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
IFLA AVMS – Global Action in AV Concerns: A History and Update Program Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
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The Audiovisual and Multimedia
Section (AVMS) of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
has been active in the Coordinating Council on Audiovisual Archive
Associations (CCAAA) since well before1999, when the UNESCO-organized NGO
Round Table on Audiovisual Records became CCAAA. IFLA AVMS had been a
founding member of the NGO Round Table on Audiovisual Records (now CCAAA) in
1981. This long standing and important relationship has spanned over 50
years with the various organizational incarnations. This program will
explore longstanding partnerships, programming, leadership activities of the
AVMS, an international partner of the ALA VRT.

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