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Friday, June 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 4:00pm
A Change in Authority: Authority Work in the RDA Environment [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
207D
Description :

Not familiar with RDA authorities? Did you know that implementing RDA means creating authority records to support the FRBR/FRAD relationships? Let the name authority experts teach you to create authority records in the RDA environment. At this one-day workshop learn to assign MARC 21 data for name authorities: persons, families, corporate, conferences, places, including preferred titles for works and expressions, with focus on the new MARC 21 fields that can be used now with AACR2!

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Advance & On-site: $269 ALA Member; $219 ALCTS Division Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member; $319 Non-Member
8:30am - 12:00pm
Libraries in the Cloud [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
201B
Description :

Discover how libraries can benefit by moving to the cloud and what role librarians can play when staff and student applications become hosted. The session discusses the implication of hosted computer applications and resources on school library programs and the role of the school librarian.

What are the advantages of moving to a "hosted" school library catalog and circulation system? How can school librarians themselve take advantage of GoogleApps and similar cloud-based productivity tools? And what roles can the school librarian play when a school adopts a program like GoogleApps for Education?

Cost :
AASL Member $109; AASL retired member $99; AASL student member $79; ALA member $159; Non-member $224

Friday, June 22 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual 2012 Unconference Discussion/Interest group Anaheim Convention Center
210C
Description :

An unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itself. Unlike most conferences where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for our profession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

Sponsors :
ALA

Friday, June 22 - 11:00am

11:00am - 4:00pm
OCLC Americas Regional Council Member Meeting and Symposium Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Marriott
Grand Salon A-E
Description :

Open to all! Join your OCLC member colleagues for a fast-paced, informative afternoon. We'll start with a light lunch at noon. After a brief welcome from ARC Chair William Maes, you'll hear a dynamic keynote presentation.

Sponsors :
UNO

Friday, June 22 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
LITA 101: Open House Orientation Session Anaheim Convention Center
201C
Description :

LITA Open House is a great opportunity for current and prospective members to talk with Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) leaders and learn how to make connections and become more involved in LITA activities.

Friday, June 22 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:15pm
Opening General Session featuring Rebecca MacKinnon Opening/Closing Session, Speaker series Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A-E
Description :

The Internet was going to liberate us, but in truth it has not. For every story about the web’s empowering role in events such as the Arab Spring, there are many more about the quiet corrosion of civil liberties by companies and governments using the same digital technologies we have come to depend upon.

Sudden changes in Facebook’s features and privacy settings have exposed identities of protestors to police in Egypt and Iran. Apple removes politically controversial apps at the behest of governments as well as for its own commercial reasons. Dozens of Western companies sell surveillance technology to dictatorships around the world. Google struggles with censorship demands from governments in a range of countries—many of them democracies—as well as mounting public concern over the vast quantities of information it collects about its users.

In Consent of the Networked, journalist and Internet policy specialist Rebecca MacKinnon argues that it is time to fight for our rights before they are sold, legislated, programmed, and engineered away. Every day, the corporate sovereigns of cyberspace make decisions that affect our physical freedom— but without our consent. Yet the traditional solution to unaccountable corporate behavior—government regulation— cannot stop the abuse of digital power on its own, and sometimes even contributes to it.

A clarion call to action, Consent of the Networked shows that it is time to stop arguing over whether the Internet empowers people, and address the urgent question of how technology should be governed to support the rights and liberties of users around the world.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Rebecca MacKinnon works on global Internet policy as a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. She is co-founder of Global Voices, a citizen media network, and a former fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. She is on the board of the Committee to Protect Journalists and worked for twelve years as a journalist in Asia, including as CNN’s Bureau Chief in Tokyo and Beijing.

Sponsored by Basic Books

Sponsors :
ALA

Friday, June 22 - 7:00pm

7:30pm - 9:30pm
CAPC Meeting (OLAC) Affiliate Event Hilton Anaheim
San Simeon
Description :

Cataloging Policy Committee for the Online Audiovisual Catalogers

Sponsors :
AFL
AFL-OLAC

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Getting Started with Cloud Computing using Amazon Web Services Program Anaheim Marriott
Orange County Salon 3
Description :

Cloud computing has been gaining popularity in libraries. The session is a beginner's guide to using Amazon web services. It is intended to provide a step-by-step, hands-on session using Amazon cloud computing services, primarily using EC2. Learners will be able to launch /stop/terminate a Linux/Windows instance, create / attach / detach new storage, make / launch instance images, securely copy/delete files, and install / remove a library application such as DSpace on the instance.

8:00am - 10:00am
Library Boing Boing Update Discussion/Interest group Anaheim Convention Center
205B
Description :

Join ALA's newest Member Interest Group as we discuss new projects to work on to grow the Happy Mutant community. Hear co-convener Jason Griffey talk about his latest project LibraryBox (http://jasongriffey.net/librarybox/), a self-contained digital resource sharing device that utilizes Free, Libre and Open Source software (FLOSS) to create mobile wireless file access networks where users can download digital content.

Sponsors :
ALA
8:00am - 10:00am
Reaching Your Patrons with the Mobile Web: Tips and Tricks for Customer Service Success Program Anaheim Convention Center
207C
Description :

We've all been there - you create a new service which has everything everyone wants.... except your customers. Learn to work effectively to create a mobile web app that will be loved by your customers. Scottsdale Public Library Staff will take you through creating the Gimme Engine and discuss the research, technology, and marketing plan that made it a success. For any library new to mobile with little/no internal development expertise.

8:00am - 10:00am
“I Can Do It All By Myself”: Exploring new roles for libraries and mediating technologies in addressing the Do-It-Yourself mindset of library patrons Program Anaheim Convention Center
210D
Description :

Users are increasingly self-reliant in their information seeking behavior. Where is the place for the personal interaction with librarians in this new paradigm? Join an active conversation to explore (a) What the DIY user behaviors are, (b) how libraries can respond to them in terms of new services, fiscal and personnel resources, and technologies, and (c) how to leverage technology to create online or face-to-face mediation opportunities that would be welcomed by users.

8:30am - 10:00am
OCLC ― Selecting OCLC WorldShare Management Services: Perspectives from Different Types of Libraries Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Convention Center
209A
Description :

Come hear from librarians at several types of libraries who have selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as the right choice for circulation, acquisitions, license management and a next-gen discovery experience for library users. Andrew K. Pace will share OCLC’s vision for connecting the world’s libraries to operate and innovate at Webscale, and how these applications can help you define a new future for your library.

Sponsors :
UNO

Saturday, June 23 - 9:00am

9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starters: Discovery Here, Discovery There: Pros and Cons of Local or Remote Hosting of Discovery Tools Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A
Description :

Discovery systems are powerful tools to help users find information resources across the breadth of the library's online holdings. Many of these tools offer APIs for libraries to build their own user interfaces to the search index, allowing a library to keep site visitors within the library until the time they access the full text of a resource. What are the pros and cons of keeping discovery local? This talk will explore the user interaction, interface design, and user expectations of such homegrown interfaces.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium Speaker - David Weinberger Author Event, Speaker series Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom DE
Description :

David Weinberger is a celebrated Internet philosopher and co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto. His most recent book, Too Big to Know, provides a compelling vision of the future of knowledge in a connected world, shaking the foundations of our concept of knowledge—from the role of facts to the value of books and the authority of experts. “We used to know how to know. We got our answers from books or experts. We’d nail down the facts and move on. But in the Internet age, knowledge has moved onto networks. There’s more knowledge than ever, of course, but it’s different. Topics have no boundaries, and nobody agrees on anything.”

Weinberger describes Too Big to Know as being “about what happens to knowledge and expertise now that we are faced with the fact that there is way way way more to know than can be known by any individual. Its hypothesis is that knowledge and expertise are becoming networks, and are taking on the properties of networks.” The book shows how business, science, education, and the government are learning to use networked knowledge to understand more than ever and to make smarter decisions.

A senior researcher at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for the Internet & Society, and co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, Weinberger is also the author of Small Pieces Loosely Joined and Everything is Miscellaneous. His writing has appeared in Wired, Smithsonian, The Guardian, USA Today, TV Guide, Information Week, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe, and he has been a frequent commentator on National Public Radio. He has been a strategic marketing advisor to high tech companies, an Internet advisor to presidential campaigns. , and has a Ph.D. in philosophy.

Weinberger’s appearance is sponsored by Basic Books.

Sponsors :
ALA
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
10:30am - 12:00pm
Community Voices: Preserving the History and Culture of Our Communities Program Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Description :

Step Back into the Future - New Technology Brings History to Your Smartphone: Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science developed "GeoStoryteller" for the Goethe-Institut's project German Traces. Geodata is used to guide you via a mobile website along NYC's German Traces recapturing the early days of immigration in New York City. Podcasts, slideshows and augmented reality make this a rich and entertaining learning experience.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Comparing Discovery and Search Tools Program Anaheim Convention Center
303D
Description :

Colleagues at Bucknell and Illinois Wesleyan University collaborated in a research project designed to compare two discovery search tools (Summon and EBSCO Discovery Service), Google Scholar and the use of library databases. Eighty students completed per-determined search tasks and a debriefing interview. Analysis of the results has resulted in a deeper understanding of the strengths and weakness of these tools, how students obtain and evaluate information, and the value of library instruction.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Hot Topics Discussion Forum Discussion/Interest group Sheraton Park Hotel
Palm East
Description :

Join us for a lively discussion of the latest hot topics in emerging technologies for reference.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Instructional Technologies Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hilton Anaheim
Pacific D (Table 7)
Description :

How can librarians keep up with instructional technologies? Not just knowing what is new, but also what is most effective for use in teaching.

Join us for the first meeting of the LITA Instructional Technologies Interest Group where we will share our own experiences and techniques for keeping current on these issues as a guided discussion, followed by an open forum and further discussion on future conference planning and the direction we would like this Interest Group to take.

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC WorldShare Platform: App-sharing at Webscale Vendor demonstration/activity Hyatt Regency Orange County
Imperial
Description :

What if you could customize your library system, the same way you do your Facebook page or iPhone—and then share it? The OCLC WorldShare Platform lets you share apps, ideas and creativity with the entire library community and beyond. Hear from a panel of app-makers about their innovations and how you can use them.

Sponsors :
UNO