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Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 3:30pm
San Francisco Public Library Branch Tours Affiliate Event Offsite
SFPL Branch Tours
Description :

SFPL Branch Tours

Visiting North Beach, Golden Gate Valley, Ortega, Potrero, Bayview. Tours will begin at Moscone Center.

Sponsors :
AFL
Affiliate Organization
8:30am - 4:00pm
Beyond the Looking Glass: Real World Linked Data. What Does It Take to Make It Work? [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
Description :

Current discussion puts undue emphasis on the philosophy and technology of linked data. Yes, it's cool and demands to be played with. And yes, the library community is late to the party. But what is required for success besides an interesting idea?

Join us to explore ontology design and data modeling in the real world. Learn about the people, processes, metrics, and yes the technology, needed to succeed.

This preconference is intended for Non-IT library staff that have a general understanding of linked data, and are ready to engage further in learning and applying data modeling concepts that are central to using/creating linked data in a production environment. Some knowledge of XML and HTML will be assumed (although not required).

Sponsors :
Cost :
$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $319 Non Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Bibliographic Standards Committee – Descriptive Cataloging for Rare Materials Task Force Meeting I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Executive Boardroom
Description :

Meeting of the RBMS-BSC Task Force charged with creating an initial version of a consolidated Descriptive Cataloging for Rare Materials (DCRM) standard based on RDA (Resource Description and Access)

8:30am - 4:00pm
Build a Circuit & Learn to Program an Arduino in a Silicon Valley Hackerspace: Panel of Inventors & Librarians Working Together [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Computers have changed our lives, but what do we really know about them? Library/information centers can provide answers. Via this hackerspace hosted innovative and experiential session, attendees will learn practical skills. Soldering and learning the basics of Arduino programing leaving being able to create and adapt programs for their own needs. Following, this a panel of Silicon Valley insiders and librarians will share how their institutions programs on programming contribute to analytical thinking.

(An additional materials fee of $25, payable at the door, may apply for this session. )

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
CANCELLED Let's Hack a Collaborative Library Website! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

In this hackathon attendees will learn to use the Bootstrap front-end framework and the Git version control system to create, modify and share code for a new library website. Expect a friendly atmosphere and a creative hands-on experience that will introduce you to web literacy for the 21st century librarian. Morning will consist of in-depth introductions to the tools, while afternoon will see participants split into working groups to build a single collaborative library website.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Challenges with Managing Streaming Media and other Digital Content for Academic Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2014 (W)
Description :

The provision of streaming media services are a challenge for academic libraries. The preconference will address new issues and trends in the acquisition, management and licensing for streaming media and other digital distribution conduits. The program will include topics such as; selection, collection development, acquisition models, issues in acquisitions and workflow management, delivery systems and platforms, standard licensing models and scenarios for various types of digital media, distribution rights, and emerging digital resources.

Cost :
$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $319 Non Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Creating Better Tutorials Through User-Centered Instructional Design [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2008 (W)
Description :

Have you wanted to involve users as you design interactive e-learning, but aren’t sure where to start? In this unique, hands-on workshop, you will learn the core and emerging principles of instructional and user experience design and apply what you have learned to design, develop, and test a tutorial you create. Workshop facilitators will cover topics including design thinking, user-centered pedagogy, user interface prototyping, and intercept usability testing while providing hands-on practice in each area.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
Designing the Future: A Design Thinking Toolkit [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

The challenges facing librarians are real, complex, and varied. As such, they require new perspectives, new tools and new approaches. With support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in partnership with Chicago Public Library and Aarhus Public Library, IDEO created a toolkit for using design thinking to better understand library patrons. During this preconference, explore this step-by-step, open-source guide and practice design thinking.

Cost :
Varies
8:30am - 4:00pm
Genealogical Librarianship Symposium [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Parc 55 San Francisco
Market Street
Description :

An interactive day learning and networking for all librarians serving genealogists. Leaders from the library and genealogical industry will cover a variety of topics including strategic planning, partnerships, and serving diverse populations. Luncheon provided by our sponsor, ProQuest. Register here: http://bit.ly/1KxFOtQ

Cost :
free but must register via http://bit.ly/1KxFOtQ
8:30am - 4:00pm
Learn to teach coding and mentor technology newbies - in your library or anywhere! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and grow the number of women of color working in technology. LITA is devoted to putting on programs that promote, develop, and aid in the implementation of library and information technology. Together, BCG and LITA offer this full day pre-conference workshop, designed to turn reasonably tech savvy librarians into master technology teachers. The workshop will help attendees develop effective lesson plans and design projects their students can complete successfully in their own coding workshops. The schedule will feature presentations in the morning followed by afternoon breakout workgroups, in which attendees can experiment with programming languages such as Scratch, Ruby on Rails, and more.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Preconference: Building Blocks for Library Space Planning – From Vision to Paper [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Wells Fargo Learning and Event Center
Description :

This full-day preconference will provide you with the necessary tools to navigate a library planning process. You’ll learn the elements of successful planning, including big picture visioning, understanding space needs, and diagramming adjacencies. Participants will also have the opportunity to submit their own library for a small group planning exercise. Registration includes lunch, a happy hour with drinks and snacks, and a copy of “Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space.”

Wells Fargo Learning and Event Center
333 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $205; ALA member $255; non-member $295
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Preconference: Stepping Into the Director Role--Preparing for the Part [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
124 (N)
Description :

As Director positions open up, have you wondered how to reach that new level in your career or what it takes to become an effective new library director? In this full-day preconference, new library directors will detail how to develop the skills you’ll need to succeed, how to respond to the challenges you’ll likely face in your first few years, and how you can leverage your career and ALA experiences to assume a leadership role.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $205; member $255; non-member $295
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Tour of San Francisco Branch Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

The San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP) was the largest capital project in the library’s history and transformed the neighborhood branch system. Over 14 years and $200 million, 16 neighborhood libraries were renovated and eight new were built. The program resulted in seismically safe, ADA accessible, 21st century libraries. This full-day tour includes five new/renovated libraries, with architects at each location presenting their designs. Motor coach transportation and a light lunch are provided.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $95; ALA member $145; Non-member $195
8:30am - 4:00pm
PLA’s Project Outcome Launch - Sold Out [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
3008 (W)
Description :

Library leaders from PLA’s Performance Measurement Task Force kick off the session by describing their experience in pilot-testing seven core performance measure. Attendees will learn how to deploy outcome measures in their libraries, collect and use resulting data, and leverage the project support network to ensure successful adoption. This program no longer has space available.

Cost :
Free
8:30am - 4:00pm
Publishing Committee Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 11
Description :

ALA Annual Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 4:00pm
RDA Jane-athon [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2024 (W)
Description :

You’ve heard about hackathons--but have you ever heard of a Janeathon? Drawing on the hackathon model of bringing people together to explore new ideas by setting them to task equipped only with software and their collective gumption and enthusiasm, ALA Publishing and the RDA Development Team announce the first ever event designed to catalog Jane Austen resources with software specifically designed to use RDA. In addition to building practical experience with ‘native’ (not MARC-based) RDA, participants will explore the very real issues inherent in using Resource Description Framework (RDF) statements in aggregated “packages” ready to contribute to the Linked Data world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
ALA Members - $269, Other Member - $149, Non Member - $309
8:30am - 4:00pm
StoryCorps @ your library: Enhance Library Programming through Oral History Narratives [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Learn about resources available from ALA and StoryCorps to jumpstart your own StoryCorps-style oral history project in your library, using StoryCorps' unique methods as a guide. StoryCorps will lead a hands-on workshop that includes practical tips for recruiting participants, bringing out the best stories from your patrons, planning successful public programs, and ensuring that your oral history and storytelling programs are a success. Librarians who have participated in the StoryCorps @ your library initiative and started their own interview collections will share tips for attendees interested in launching their own StoryCorps style projects.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
Member ticket prices: Early Bird-$180; Advance-$235; Onsite- $290. Non-member ticket prices: Early Bird-$235; Advance-$290; Onsite- $345

Friday, June 26 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:30am
Print Archive Network (PAN) Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

The PAN meeting is an open forum for anyone with an interested in the future of Print Preservation. In particular we target best practices for shared print archiving programs. We provide a varied agenda with speakers who are working on shared print preservation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual Unconference Discussion/Interest group, Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate B
Description :

An Unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itself. Unlike most conferences where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for out profession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 12:00pm
Citizens Save Libraries: Rounding Them Up and Showing Them How! Discussion/Interest group Hotel Nikko
Mendocino
Description :

This special workshop will provide in-depth training on how to create an advocacy campaign and give the basics for helping to train others as well. Library directors, state library development staff, Trustees, and consultants are invited to attend to learn how to work with local library supporters for specific advocacy campaigns, and/or to enhance existing advocacy skills. This workshop will make use of the Citizens Save Libraries Power Guide for Successful Advocacy.

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