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Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

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

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

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
Managing Transliteration of Bibliographic Data Program Moscone Convention Center
3010 (W)
Description :

The intersection of language technology with library data has the potential to open up interesting new ways of introducing users to multilingual content. The program will explain principles that have historically underpinned the production of data in non-Roman scripts and discuss how those data may be handled in the future. Attention is given to resources for transliteration, tools whose use can be evaluated relative to machine translation, OCR, the Linked Data environment, and character encoding.

Speakers:

Steven R. Loomis, with IBM’s Global Foundations Technology Team for nearly 20 years, is IBM’s Technical Lead for the International Components for Unicode for C/C++ (ICU4C) and primary representative to Unicode. He chairs the Unicode Localization Interchange committee (ULI-TC), and was involved in the founding of the Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) where he continues to maintain its data collection tool. His hobbies include Maltese language advocacy.

Deborah Anderson is a researcher in the Department of Linguistics at UC Berkeley. Since 2002, she has run the Script Encoding Initiative project (http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/sei), which works to get various scripts into the international character encoding standard Unicode, including many non-Roman scripts, so they can be accessed on computers and mobile devices. She is also a Unicode Technical Director and a US representative to the ISO/IEC subcommittee on coded character sets.

As a Metadata Librarian at Stanford University, Margaret Hughes is responsible for creating and maintaining discovery metadata for Humanities, Social Sciences & Africana monographs in all Western European languages. She also provides CIP (cataloging-in-publication) data for titles published by Stanford University Press and Hoover Institution Press. She is also Coordinator of the Africana SACO Funnel Project and Chair of the Cataloging Committee of the Africana Librarians Council.

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!

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Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

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
Librarians Without Borders: International Outreach Program Moscone Convention Center
2024 (W)
Description :

Going global! From preservation and conservation work on a collection of presidential papers in Liberia to service-learning opportunities at international school libraries in Ukraine, and from preservation outreach turned equine rescue in Manipur to book repair workshops in Ecuador, this exciting and informative program will highlight librarians’ outreach programs around the world.

Saturday, June 27 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Preservation Showdown Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

Two teams will go head to head in a debate on the topic "Funding to support access to rare book and manuscripts collections should be entirely dedicated to digitization, not to conservation treatment of original artifacts." Teams will include members from the Preservation and Reformatting Section and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. The debate will be followed by an open discussion with the audience and the debaters.

Sunday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:30am
Getting Started with Library Linked Open Data: Lessons from UNLV and NCSU Program Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

This program will focus on the practical steps involved in creating and publishing linked data including data modeling, data clean up, enhancing the data with links to other data sets, converting the data to various forms of RDF, and publishing the data set. At each step of the process, the speakers will share their experiences and the tools they used to give the audience multiple perspectives on how to approach linked data creation.

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8:30am - 9:30am
Is Technical Services Dead?: Designing Our Future Program Moscone Convention Center
2003 (W)
Description :

Major changes have taken place within technical services within the past five to ten years. Automated workflows, a proliferation of vendor supplied services, patron centered acquisition plans, and digital preservation have impacted how we work and the career paths of our newer professionals. A panel of librarians will discuss whether there is a future for traditional technical services, whether MARC matters with RDA and if RDA will live up to its promise, skills needed for future of technical services work, and technical services advocacy.

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Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
To the MOOC and Beyond! Adventures in Online Learning, Copyright and Massive Open Online Courses Program Moscone Convention Center
2014 (W)
Description :

As online learning proliferates, universities expect libraries to be more involved in licensing and copyright support. From Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to distance learning, continuing studies, to flipped and blended courses, content selection that engages students and supports instruction is key. However, content can have rights restrictions that limit use in open environments. Learn from librarians in the trenches about the challenges and opportunities of online learning support.

Monday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
What Drives Collection Assessment? The "Why" That Brings You to "How" Program Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

Are we completely controlled by our buildings and the need to weed? What other factors for planning lead us to assess our collections? Is it possible to individualize assessment tools for genuinely meaningful results? Learn how three very different libraries, with different objectives, approached evaluation and assessment.

Monday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Coming to Terms with the New LC Vocabularies: Genre/Form (Literature, Music, General), Demographic Groups and Medium of Performance Program Moscone Convention Center
2003 (W)
Description :

The Library of Congress, ALCTS/SAC and MLA have collaborated on new vocabularies to provide genre/form access to literature, music, and "general" works as well as controlled lists of demographic terms and medium of performance terms; new MARC fields are in place for attributes of works including audience, creator characteristics, and time period of creation. Leading contributors to this work will describe the context, development, and practical application of these new vocabularies and fields.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Open Source Software & Technical Services: Kuali OLE, GOKb and VuFind Program Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Can technical services librarians influence library system development? In the open-source and community-source projects, such as Kuali OLE (Open Library Environment), GOKb (Global Open Knowledgebase) and VuFind, technical services librarians play lead roles in design, specifying, prioritizing, testing and implementing new software. This program will focus on the technical services librarian participation in these projects, and will show some of the technical services functionality of these products.

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