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Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 8:45am
Conversation Starters: Military Writers Workshops: Community Programming for Military Veterans Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A
Description :

Join us for a discussion of our experiences organizing, planning, and promoting a series of writing workshops for military veterans in the Washington, D.C. area. Our project builds upon the work of Amy Hartman and Holly Baumgartner that was featured in American Libraries in November 2011; as federal librarians, we were eager to extend such an excellent opportunity for education and lifelong learning to a greater number of veterans. Come learn about the importance of community programming for military veterans, the challenges that libraries may face in the process of developing programs for veterans, and the steps involved in designing our writing workshops! Attendees will gain an appreciation of the art of writing memoir, and will learn that memoir writing offers non-professional writers opportunities to enrich their lives by creating stories based on life experiences, as well as to contribute to the cultural and historical record. Presenters will also discuss marketing, outreach, and promotion of writing workshops, and strategies for overcoming the challenges associated with recruiting participants. We hope you will join us!

Speakers:
- Nancy Faget, Information Resources Branch Chief, Army Research Laboratory; Michelle Dunaway, MLIS Candidate, University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, and ALA NMRT-FAFLRT Liaison, 2011-2012

Sponsors :
ALA
8:00am - 10:00am
Integrating ‘e’ and ‘p’: Building a New Monograph Approval Infrastructure Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

eBooks are becoming a preferred format for many libraries; however, acquiring eBooks on an approval plan can be challenging. This presentation will discuss how two university libraries have partnered with approval plan vendors to integrate “e” (eBook) and “p” (print book) acquisition into approval profiles. Presenters will describe the challenges of managing eBook selection and acquisition, discuss how libraries and approval vendors deal with evolving publishing patterns, and suggest strategies for acquiring eBooks as a preferred format.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 10:00am
Project MUSE Users Group Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency Orange County
Grand Ballroom F
Description :

Come hear the latest news about book and journal collections on Project MUSE. Share ideas and questions with fellow users of the platform.

Sponsors :
UNO
8:00am - 10:00am
The E-book Elephant in the Room: Determining What’s Relevant and Effective for Your Patrons & Making Effective Decisions for Your Future E-collection Program Anaheim Convention Center
204B
Description :

Faced with growing e-collections, more interesting e-content from publishers and a struggle to balance our materials budgets, how do we make good decisions about e-collections content? How do we evaluate the success of e-books when many of these patrons never darken the doors of our library building? How do we gain the valuable patron feedback beyond download statistics? What support issues arise around use of the collections, are the vendor platforms reliable, and what e-formats are most in demand? Hear how representatives from both public and academic libraries are measuring the success and challenges of their e-book collections.

8:00am - 12:00pm
ABC-CLIO Demo Room [Closed] Exhibitor session Anaheim Marriott
La Jolla & Los Angeles
Description :

ABC-CLIO product demo/training, by invitation only.

Sponsors :
UNO
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Cataloging in Publication Advisory Group (CAG) Update Other Hilton Anaheim
Redondo
Description :

The Annual CIP Advisory Group Meeting is open to everyone. There will be updates on new initiatives in the CIP Program, including the new CIP E-Book Metadata Project. (Library of Congress)

Sponsors :
UNO

Saturday, June 23 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:30pm
Developing a Downloadable Audiobook Collection in an Academic Library Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 15
Description :

Downloadable audiobooks are a relatively new addition to the ever-widening world of electronic resources available in libraries. Instead of checking out audiobooks as physical CDs, patrons are able to access them as digital audio files through the library's website. Once the patron "checks out" the audiobook online, it can be downloaded to a home computer, laptop, or a variety of portable listening devices (such as iPhones). Seeing electronic audiobooks as potentially very helpful for college students, two academic librarians at Southeastern Louisiana University developed a small collection as a pilot project for their library. This poster session illustrates their experience with starting the project, including the various questions and choices they encountered. How should a provider be chosen? What if funding is not available for a subscription service? Can the audio files be downloaded to any of the different mobile devices library users may own? The poster also highlights the selection process and the efforts the librarians made to choose audiobook titles that would be most relevant to academic coursework. The poster session will feature portable listening devices with selected audio clips in order to demonstrate usability and sound quality to attendees.

Sponsors :
ALA
11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Session: Ebooks Must Replace Paper Textbooks, and Librarians Must Lead the Charge Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A Table 4
Description :

Ignite speakers present for exactly 5 minutes, accompanied by 20 slides. Each slide is displayed for 15 seconds, with slides advancing automatically. This is one of six Ignite sessions in this time slot.

As the costs of education at all levels continue to spiral out of control, textbooks (and schoolbooks of all kinds) in electronic format could provide a way for both students and educators to reduce their out-of-pocket expense. Such books are also more convenient to use and more durable than paper books. This presentation is a call for school, academic, and public librarians to take the lead in making electronic texts available as an option for students. There are many complicated problems to be resolved, including issues related to hardware, software, intellectual property, the rights of authors, education policy, and teaching strategies. But the expertise of librarians, and their commitment to service, make them the people best qualified to confront these issues.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Collection Management in Public Libraries Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Hilton Anaheim
Manhattan
Description :

This discussion group is open to anyone interested in Collection Management in Public Libraries. Come meet others who share your issues/ideas/concerns. Please email topics you would like discussed to Nanci Milone Hill at nhill@mvlc.org

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Publish Or Bust!: An ePublishing Odyssey Program Anaheim Convention Center
207B
Description :

The session will detail a yearlong endeavor at the Chesapeake Public Library on electronic publishing called Publish or Bust! A librarian and a local volunteer will chronicle their experiences writing a novel and exploring alternatives for publishing. The end goal will be a live how-to journey featuring daily blogs, tweets, and Facebook postings, the creation of an “inspiration room” in which their activities will be filmed, and successful publication and inclusion of their work in the library catalog. The experiment will culminate in the launch of a full-service, self-publishing resource area at the Central Library.

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Spanish e-Publishing Program Anaheim Convention Center
202B
Description :

The exploding world ebooks is not limited to the English language. The demand for libraries to provide Spanish language ebooks is growing. Come hear about the current and future state of Spanish language ebook publishing, access for libraries, and how libraries are already integrating Spanish language ebooks into their collections.

Saturday, June 23 - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries Business Meeting (ALA) Committee meeting Crowne Plaza Anaheim Resort
Mazatlan B

Sunday, June 24 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Digital Preservation Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency Orange County
Pacific Room
Description :

"Web-based digital preservation practice: It’s not just for web pages anymore."

A: Collecting Born-Digital Materials from the Web: It’s a CINCH!

Since August 2011, thanks to an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Sparks! Ignition grant, staff from the State Library of North Carolina in conjunction with staff from the North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education (NCLIVE) have been developing the CINCH tool, which Captures, INgests, and CHecksums records the Library is legislatively mandated to maintain. This tool incorporates a capture utility and existing digital preservation technologies to create a more-automated workflow for capturing online files for preservation and access. This presentation will describe the tool’s development, functionality, and projected use.

Lisa Gregory works as Digital Projects Liaison in the Digital Information Management Program at the State Library of North Carolina. She currently manages one of the State Library’s off-site digitization project, works with interface design and usability, and participates in research and development of digital preservation tools and workflows.

B. The Web is a Mess: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Web Archiving

Web Archiving: While most libraries put a great deal of effort into establishing a dynamic and engaging web presence for their institution, many are not currently preserving their own web presence or web content related to their institution's mission or collecting policies. This session will discuss the importance of web archiving and provide use cases, discuss best practices, lessons learned, challenges and successes and provide an overview of Archive-It, a web archiving service.

Lori Donovan is a Partner Specialist at the Internet Archive helping libraries, archives and othercultural institutions archive the web. Lori has a Masters of Science in Information from the University of Michigan specializing in Archives and Digital Preservation.

C. Digital Preservation and Dynamic Reference: Preserving living references, databases, and other “Book-like Objects”

In an era where the lines between an ebook and a database are increasingly blurred and online learning platforms incorporate gaming or virtual world elements, the question of how to preserve such complex works is more urgent than ever. What is being done now to preserve such content? What are the key question that publishers and libraries ought to be asking? What precisely should we be trying to preserve? Contribute your voice to this essential discussion to frame the preservation policies of the near future.

Dr. Heather Ruland Staines is Senior Manager eOperations for Springer. She manages the global preservation policies for both Springer and BioMed Central. She is currently Publisher Co-Chair of CLOCKSS and Chair of the ALCTS CRS Holdings Information Committee. She was also recently elected to serve on the Board of the Society for Scholarly Publishers.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 10:00am
Transforming Collections Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

What will library collections look like in the near future? A distinguished panel of academic and public library leaders will discuss the current landscape, dramatic changes taking place in how we define library collections, and innovative ways for libraries to transform collections in the global information environment.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 12:00pm
ABC-CLIO Demo Room [Closed] Exhibitor session Doubletree Suites
Tuscany A
Description :

ABC-CLIO product demo/training, by invitation only

Sponsors :
UNO
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 24 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Anaheim Convention Center
210C
Description :

Join us for a lively discussion on rapid changes in staffing and workflow in electronic resources management. Following a 10-15 minute presentation by an invited speaker to spark discussion, participants will share experiences on a range of topics and key issues.

Did you attend this Interest Group meeting? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

10:30am - 12:00pm
Combined Collection Development Education & Collection Development Planning and Assessment Committee Meeting (RUSA CODES) Committee meeting Hilton Anaheim
Lido B
Description :

First combined meeting for members from both the Collection Development Education and the Collection Development Planning and Assessment Committees. The members will be developing a new name and revised/combined mission.

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC ― Our Digital Future: Advancing a Digital Public Library Vendor demonstration/activity Hilton Anaheim
Huntington
Description :

There’s an e-reader in one of every four hands, but users can’t easily access digital content through your library. Your library has local content you need to digitize and make more visible, perhaps to the world. Your community is creating unique, born digital content at a rapid pace, but these collections aren’t yet connected to your library services. These are common concerns, now connected through a complex ecosystem driven by trends in digital content and the near ubiquity of personal technologies. But as a library leader grappling with all this at once, how do you decide where to start? Cathy De Rosa (OCLC) and Martin Gomez (USC and former Los Angeles Public Library director) will host and facilitate a panelist and audience discussion on how trends in digital content could impact public library services; panelists will discuss the outcomes of a November 2011 convening of public library leaders regarding digital services and public libraries, will present on the primary themes emerging from national conversations about public library digital services, consider ongoing activities and likely partnerships, and make recommendations for future discussion and action.

Sponsors :
UNO
10:30am - 12:00pm
Sharing Our Collections : Looking to the Future Program Anaheim Convention Center
213AB
Description :

Cooperative and consortial resource sharing is blurring the lines between Circulation, Access Services, and Interlibrary Loan as libraries find new ways to share collections and create efficiencies. This session will look at the future of consortia: shared e-book collections, floating collections, cloud-based integrated library systems, and the need to be increasingly flexible and collaborative to meet the opportunities and challenges of the future.

10:30am - 12:00pm
The Rise of E-Reading Program, Speaker series Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, will share recent survey findings and other research about the rise of e-books, their impact on people’s reading habits, and the way that library patrons are hoping to avail themselves of e-book borrowing. He also will explore general reading trends and describe the next steps in the Project’s ongoing research about the evolving role of libraries.