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Friday, June 26 - 8:00am

8:00am - 1:00pm
BRASS Preconference: Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2005 (W)
Description :

What are common misconceptions about intellectual property among entrepreneurs? Two IP attorneys will discuss disputes and challenges startups are facing. Librarians and entrepreneurs will also get tips from experts on effective patent and trademark searching, learn about Patent and Trademark Resource Centers, and get introduced to best practices in integrating your library into the local innovation ecosystem, including building partnerships with local organizations and collaboration with the university commercialization office.. Sponsored by the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.

Cost :
EARLY BIRD Division Members: 129; ALA Members: 149; Non-ALA Members: 169; Students/Retirees: 119; ADVANCED Division Members: 159: ALA Members: 179; Non-ALA Members: 199; Student/Retirees: 179; ON SITE: Division Members: 209; ALA Members: 229; Non-ALA Memb

Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 2:30pm
RUSA History Field Trip to U.S. Immigration Station at Angel Island [$] Ticketed event Offsite
Angel Island, US Immigration Station
Description :

From 1910 to 1940, Angel Island was the site of an Immigration Station that functioned like the Ellis Island of the Pacific Coast ushering in immigrants from eighty two countries. In 1970, the site was slated for demolition because of its deteriorated condition; but an alluring discovery saved it and led to renewed interest in the Angel Island Immigration Station. Tour the Museum with some time to look around the island. Field trip includes a bus from the Moscone Center to Pier 41, a ferry across to the island and a shuttle to the museum and return trip.

Cost :
RUSA HS Members $10; RUSA Members $20; All other ALA members: $70
8:30am - 4:00pm
Genealogical Librarianship Symposium [$] 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
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
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 - 1:00pm
STARS Preconference: ILL Data Storm - Practical Assessment [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Using data to inform decisions in a library is paramount in today's world of tight budgets. Managers, directors, deans, and provosts want numbers to prove that a service is beneficial. Several resource sharing professionals will speak to how they collect and use data, whether to improve services, influence collection decisions, or justify their existence. Time will be allotted for small groups to discuss their experiences and exchange ideas.

Cost :
EARLY BIRD Division Members: 119; ALA Members: 139; Non-ALA Members: 159; Students/Retirees: 109; ADVANCED Division Members: 149: ALA Members: 169; Non-ALA Members: 189; Student/Retirees: 169; ON SITE: Division Members: 199; ALA Members: 219; Non-ALA Memb
9:00am - 4:00pm
Looking to the Future: Strategic Foresight and Scenario Planning [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

Go beyond trend spotting and learn how professional futurists leverage strategic foresight tools and approaches to look and see the big picture of where we are headed. Join our presenters, two consultants trained in Foresight by the University of Houston, as they lead hands-on activities where you will learn tools and techniques you can leverage for creating future scenarios at your own organization.

Cost :
Division Members; Early Bird: $179.00, Advanced: $219.00, ALA Members; Early Bird: $229.00, Advanced: $259.00, Non ALA Members; Early Bird: $255.00, Advanced: $299.00, Students / Retirees; Early Bird: $150.00, Advanced: $179.00
9:00am - 4:00pm
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) In Your Library. [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

The ADA is one of the most comprehensive civil rights laws in the United States. It ensures that Americans with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to enjoy employment opportunities, purchase goods and services, and participate in state and local government programs and services. The specialized training staff of the Pacific ADA Center tailors this preconference training program for the specialized needs libraries face with ADA questions and issues.

Cost :
Division members; Early Bird: $179.00, Advanced: $219.00, ALA members; Early Bird: $229.00 Advanced: $229.00 Non ALA members; Early Bird: $255.00, Advanced: $299.00, Students//Retirees; Early Bird: $150.00, Advanced: $179.00

Friday, June 26 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting (RUSA) Committee meeting Westin St. Francis
Kent Room
Description :

Meeting of RUSA's Executive Committee; this meeting is open to Annual Conference registrants.

Friday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101 First-TimeAttendeeSessions, Other, Social event Westin St. Francis
Tower Salon A & B
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or a longtime member looking for an opportunity to connect with other members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor. Sponsored by all RUSA Sections.

Friday, June 26 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 10:00pm
ALAplay 2015 Social event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 07
Description :

Make your way to ALAPlay for a free evening of open gaming, learning and exploration centered around games, graphic novels and cosplay. Come play some of the newest games in ALA's game library and also be sure join our guests Paizo, Fantasy Flight, and Academy Games. We are also be running an Unpub at ALAPlay this year. Local game designers and librarians will be bringing in their unpublished games for playing and feedback from attendees, with prizes being handed out for the best rated games. If you have a tabletop game design that you would like to bring, share and get feedback on, get in touch with Brian Mayer (bmayer@gvboces.org).

So come and play at ALA!

Saturday, June 27 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:30am
RUSA Learning Opportunities & Knowledge Coordination Task Force Committee meeting Hotel Nikko
Carmel 1
Description :

Committee meeting of the LOKC Task Force

Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting and Open House (History Section/RUSA) Committee meeting, Social event Moscone Convention Center
200-212 (S)
Description :

A meeting and open house for all History section committees and members.

8:30am - 10:00am
Breakfast with Beanstack Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite A
Description :

Join us to learn more about Beanstack and to get a first look of our latest update, Beanstack for Summer Reading. This service is included with Zoobean's Beanstack product, which provides parents with personalized recommendations of children's books in your collection. The summer reading portal is also available to teens and adults. Each week, it recommends an event at the participant's local branch. It also makes it easy to discover booklists created by your librarians, log reading and earn badges. We'll share early results and how ongoing enhancements will help your library engage families all year long. Beanstack is designed for use on mobile phones and tablets. Since launching with Sacramento Public Library in January, over 40 public libraries have partnered with Zoobean to offer the service.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
CANCELLED IRC Americas Program Program Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
Description :

Attend the program of the IRC Americas Subcommittee.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Learn and Share the Secrets of Successful Money Programs Program Moscone Convention Center
2007 (W)
Description :

Where should you turn for advice and best practices about financial education programs? Start with your colleagues from across the country! They’ve got creative and effective strategies for helping customers with their personal finance information needs. Come prepared with your own success stories and questions. Get program ideas you can use right away in your library. Learn how to position your programs for maximum impact. Find out about resources, marketing materials, training opportunities, and more. This interactive discussion session is hosted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), FINRA Investor Education Foundation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Join us to explore how we can build on the success of Smart investing@your library® and Money Smart Week™ year-round at your library.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
National Save for Retirement Week Program Moscone Convention Center
132 (N)
Description :

According to the Pew Research Center, since January 2011, when the oldest Baby Boomer turned 65, each day for the next 19 years, 10,000 baby boomers will retire and begin receiving Medicare and Social Security benefits. By 2030, when the youngest Baby Boomers turn 65, 18% of the nation’s population will be at least that age. Are you one of the 76 million people preparing for retirement? Come learn about valuable resources available for you from America Saves, Department of Labor, Social Security Administration and TIAA-CREF plus programming ideas for older adult services at your library.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
When Text Isn't Enough: An Exploration into the World of Multimodal Scholarship in the Digital Arts, Sciences and Humanities Program Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Increasingly, scholars are producing works in non-traditional genres and mediums, published using alternative platforms. This presentation will describe some of the trends and unique affordances of multimodal scholarship across the digital arts, sciences and humanities domains, with an emphasis on the video format. Examples discussed include innovative multimodal digital art scholarship, a recent study on science journal digital video abstracts, and multimodal digital humanities publications. We will also discuss the potential implications of these emerging areas of scholarship on librarians and library services, illustrated by two case studies of multimodal digital humanities projects in libraries - Community Voices at the University of Washington (Bothell) and Immigrant Stories at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities).

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
A Tale of Two Cities: NYPL and CPL Wi-Fi Lending Projects Program Moscone Convention Center
2008 (W)
Description :

In an effort to close the digital divide and address the lack of broadband access among low-income residents, New York Public Library’s “Check Out the Internet,” and Chicago Public Library’s “Internet to Go” services allow patrons to check out and take home Wi-Fi hotspots. This program will describe the approaches each library took to attack the problem of the digital divide in their cities, provide an update, discuss lessons learned and plans for the future.

Interests :
10:30am - 11:30am
Reading into the Future: Tips and Tools for Staying on Top of the Book World Program Moscone Convention Center
2016 (W)
Description :

It’s a big book world, and someone’s gotta read it. Keeping up with the burgeoning world of publishing and popular culture can appear daunting, but it can be done! Be the first to know (instead of the last to hear) about reading trends and hot new titles.Join a panel of experts who will share practical techniques and invaluable resources to help you keep up with the current literary scene. Learn strategies to maximize your reading time, stay ahead of your patrons, and position yourself as a crucial literary resource in your library community.

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