Sessions with Handouts

Time Title Type Location

Monday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Data-Driven Libraries: Capturing Users’ Behavior across Library Platforms Program Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Libraries are seeking solutions to track how patrons interact with libraries web resources to build data-driven services. The hard part is trying to capture users’ interaction across platforms (library discovery interface, library catalogs, subject databases, and others like social media). The LITA HoLT interest group will assemble a panel to discuss technologies and best practices to capture user’s interaction with web platforms, visualize the data in various ways.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Early Literacy Outreach for Teen Parents: Engage & Inspire with ECRR 2.0 Program Moscone Convention Center
2006 (W)
Description :

The Every Child Ready to Read 2.0 initiative has provided a powerful toolkit for introducing parents to early literacy practices. When those parents also happen to be teenagers, it is essential to take a fun-yet-thoughtful approach to programming. In this session, you will receive reliable, time-tested methods for reaching your teen parent population and introducing the five ECRR practices in a way that is simple, straightforward, and highly interactive. The San Antonio Public Library has impacted a majority of their city’s teen parent population enrolled in school. Learn how you can too.

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.

Sponsors :
1:00pm - 5:00pm
ALA/AIA Library Building Awards Offsite
AIA San Francisco Offices
Description :

The ALA/AIA Library Building Awards are co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The competition recognizes excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries. Awards for distinguished accomplishment in library architecture by an architect licensed in the United States will be made for any library in the United States or abroad. The program is managed by the LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Section's Library Buildings Awards Committee.
AIA San Francisco Offices
130 Sutter Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94104

Monday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mystery to History: An Un-Common Way to Teach the Common Core Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

With the transition to Common Core, school librarians are called to collaborate with teachers as well as to provide library media instruction for the preparation of our students in college and career readiness. How do we assist our teachers with Common Core instruction while preserving our love of fiction? How do we achieve Common Core Standards in our own instruction while sharing our treasured stories? Although Common Core focuses on informational text, there are numerous ways in which we can incorporate fiction as well as nonfiction into the curriculum.