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Saturday, June 27 - 7:00am

7:00am - 7:00pm
ProQuest - Events (Saturday - CLOSED) [Closed] Exhibitor session Westin St. Francis
California East BR
Description :

ProQuest Events on Saturday June 27:
8:00 – 9:30 am PDT. How the NISO Open Discovery Initiative Affects Your Library: Vendor Transparency and the Research Experience. Westin St Francis California East Ballroom. Join us for a breakfast presentation with Marshall Breeding, industry thought leader who worked with the community to introduce the ODI — for an exploration into libraries’ discovery layers and how those solutions affect content accessed by researchers. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

10:00 – 11:30 am PDT. Implementing Linked Data & Discovery –
Liberating Library Data and Empowering Users. Westin St Francis California East Ballroom. Libraries are caught at the center of intense research habits and resources description, and staying ahead of users continues to be a challenge. Join us to gain practical tips on using Linked Data and Discovery technologies at your institution to build foundations that can liberate libraries from outdated systems and deliver new levels of research success and productivity. Featuring Jason Clark, Associate Professor and Head of Library Informatics & Computing, Montana State University, and Beth Namei, Reference & Instruction Librarian, University of Southern California. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

Noon to 1:30 pm PDT. Are You Aligned with Your Researchers?
Diversifying Content to Improve Outcomes. Parc 55 Hotel, Cyril Magnin Ballroom. Join us for lunch and a lively discussion with librarians Steve Bosch, University of Arizona and Rice Majors, Santa Clara University. We’ll be discussing how libraries are expanding beyond traditional sources to include multiple content types in their collections, improving research and teaching outcomes with content diversity. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

2:30 – 4:00 pm PDT. ProQuest: New Content, New Platform Upgrades, New Experiences. Parc 55 Hotel, Cyril Magnin Ballroom. Enjoy refreshments with librarian colleagues, and see how you can empower new levels of research success with:
• Major new ProQuest collections
• Diverse content additions to existing programs — across all disciplines and formats
• Results of in-depth user research exposing barriers in the research process
• Live demonstration of the new Ebook Central
• ProQuest platform upgrades and enhancements

Guest speakers will include some of ProQuest’s most prestigious partners. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Herding the fuzzy bits: What do you do after crowdsourcing? Program Moscone Convention Center
133 (N)
Description :

Once you’ve invited the crowd to help, how do you use what they provide? Presenters will share ideas for incorporating crowdsource-enhanced data from many sources (flickr, transcription, twitter) back into collections, along with approaches--including “whoopsies” and remaining challenges--for quality control, data discovery, data disagreement, building communities, and scalability. The session will be interactive on Twitter locally and remotely, and will include fun activities to demonstrate some of the issues and methods at play. Additional information will be made available in an open online space for viewing and editing during the session at: http://s.si.edu/16ZfZ9b

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
All the Data: Privacy, Service Quality, and Analytics Program Moscone Convention Center
2020 (W)
Description :

ACRL’s The Value of Academic Libraries report emphasized the need for libraries to systematically collect user data in planning and decisionmaking activities. Indeed, many libraries are seeking ways to use such data as part of institutional efforts to better understand and measure library impact and educational outcomes. These efforts have raised many questions about user privacy, anonymity, policy, library values, and service development. This program will prepare librarians to actively engage with these issues.

10:30am - 11:30am
Collect Building Census Without Effort Program Moscone Convention Center
3002 (W)
Description :

Through careful analysis of wireless ("wifi") controller logs it is possible to understand a great deal about patron locations and visit times in a Library building(s). The exact types and numbers of wireless devices carried can be known, as well as the nature of their use. The data are available on demand, do not harm patron privacy, and can replace manual headcounts.

10:30am - 11:30am
Don't Freak Out: Fracking the Customer Data Goldmine Program Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

Borrower privacy is a “third rail” for most librarians. Is it time for a change? Customers have come to expect highly-personalized service based on past use; they get recommendations now for everything from shoes to music. Is it time for libraries to leverage their “big data” to provide personalized service? How can we do this without compromising our principles? In this panel discussion, we will recap privacy concerns; outline opportunities for customizing service; and share concrete examples from libraries that have repurposed borrower data to provide value-added services.

10:30am - 11:30am
Executive Perspectives: a candid look into the Library Technology industry; anticipating next moves Program Moscone Convention Center
3020 (W)
Description :

Libraries in the US collectively invest almost half a billion dollars annually in the platforms that manage and provide access to their collections and services. Marshall Breeding, author of the annual Library Systems Report published in American Libraries, will assemble and moderate a panel of executives representing organizations that produce software or services for libraries. Breeding will give a brief introduction and will then lead a lively discussion to probe at the technology and business trends currently in play, including industry consolidation, differing approaches to opening software to library programmers, and the shift toward cloud-based technologies. The panel is scheduled to include: Kim Massana, Chief Executive Officer Innovative Interfaces; Matti Shem-Tov, President and Chief Executive Officer Ex Libris; Bill Davidson, President and Chief Executive Officer SirsiDynix; Kurt Sanford, Chief Executive Officer ProQuest; Skip Prichard, President and Chief Executive Officer OCLC; Annette Harwood Murphy, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President The Library Corporation.

10:30am - 11:30am
The Continuous Voice of the Customer Exhibitor session, Program Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 05
Description :

Giving the library customer a voice in a library's planning and decision making processes has become an established tenet of today's library administration. Learn how the LibSat continuous customer feedback management platform is being used in both public and academic libraries to help managers be more responsive to changing customer needs and evolving trends in library service.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

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

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rip us Off: Six Marketing Ideas You Can Steal and Use at Your Library Program Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

Libraries provide awesome services. Life-changing services. Where we often fail is telling the story of what we do, what we offer to our community, and the difference we make. No matter how great your program or service is, customers won't use it if they don't know or care about it. At the same time other public libraries offer similar services and target similar customer needs. So why don't we share what works at one library so that it can be reused at another? Come learn about six award-winning library marketing campaigns that you can rip off and use at your library.

Sunday, June 28 - 7:00am

7:00am - 7:00pm
ProQuest - Events (Sunday - CANCELLED) [Closed] Exhibitor session Westin St. Francis
California East BR
Description :

CANCELLED ProQuest Events on Sunday June 28:

The Sunday June 28 session has been CANCELLED.
As an option, you can attend the Saturday June 27 session from 2:30-4 pm for ProQuest: New Content, New Platform Upgrades, New Experiences. By registration only. Parc 55 Hotel, Cyril Magnin Ballroom. Enjoy refreshments with librarian colleagues, and see how you can empower new levels of research success with:

• Major new ProQuest collections
• Diverse content additions to existing programs — across all disciplines and formats
• Results of in-depth user research exposing barriers in the research process
• Live demonstration of the new Ebook Central
• ProQuest platform upgrades and enhancements

Guest speakers will include some of ProQuest’s most prestigious partners. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED Digitallearn.org: Working to Support Digital Literacy for All Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

This session has been cancelled. Please visit Digitallearn.org to become involved with the project.

Monday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library of the Future - Learning with Google's Daniel Russell Program Moscone Convention Center
2009 (W)
Description :

What is the future of search, online content, and reference questions? How can today’s information searchers help us envision the library of the future? Dr. Daniel Russell, library advocate, user, and Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality & User Happiness at Google, will share his thoughts on the future of libraries, online question asking, information search and retrieval. Russell’s work focuses on understanding how searchers think of online content, exploring how they search and what they consider search success and failure. He blogs at SearchReSearch (http://searchresearch1.blogspot.com), teaches search skills classes online at PowerSearchingWithGoogle.com, and teaches live search classes at libraries throughout California.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Providing Context for Digital Collections Program Moscone Convention Center
3002 (W)
Description :

This panel will discuss the Lowcountry Digital Library's decision to create the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI), an Omeka-based digital exhibition platform that provides context for its growing digital collections. LDHI translates archival materials, historic landscapes and structures, and expertly curated interpretation into digital public history exhibitions. Topics covered will include workflow and technology challenges, how digital collections and exhibits can (or can't) work together and what customizations were made to Omeka for this project.