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Thursday, June 21 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 5:30pm
Civic Reflection Builds Community Connections: A Program Model for Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute Hilton Anaheim
Palos Verdes A
Description :

Targeted at library directors, department heads and senior staff from public, academic and special libraries, this hands-on workshop will train participants in dialogue facilitation skills with proven success in strengthening partnerships, building effective teams across departments and organizations, and raising the profile of the library as a center for community life. Participants will leave with valuable facilitation skills that can immediately be put to use for their libraries and communities.

Cost :
ALA member - $325

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 11:15am
Conversation Starters: Hacking Library School Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A
Description :

The Hack Library School Blog is for, by, and about library school students. Our guiding philosophy is based on the principle of crowd-sourcing information. We seek to create a collaborative environment where other library school students can come together and share information with one another to enrich their education. We hope to bring the virtual discussion to ALA and get people talking.

This conversation starter seeks to bring together students and professionals to talk about issues pertaining to our education and our field. It will be a moderated conversation with guiding questions such as: what aspects of library school curriculum prepare you for the job? What emerging technologies enrich your education? How do you “hack” library school? Hack Library School is about being the change that you want to see. What would you change?

Library school students, new and seasoned professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend and share information.

Sponsors :
ALA
10:30am - 12:00pm
Addressing Global Diversity: Meeting the Needs of International Students in Academic Libraries (ACRL) Program Anaheim Convention Center
201C
Description :

Addressing Global Diversity Program Description International student enrollment in higher education in the United States reached an all-time high of 723,277 students in 2011. This panel presentation will provide various perspectives on meeting the unique needs of international students in academic libraries. The panelists will represent several types of institutions and will discuss ways of effectively improving programs and services, developing partnerships with other campus units, and raising staff awareness of cross-cultural issues.

10:30am - 12:00pm
AFL-CIO-ALA Library Service to Labor Groups Committee Meeting (RUSA) Committee meeting Hilton Anaheim
Balboa C
10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC ― Libraries Lead Community Digital Inclusion Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Marriott
Grand Salon A-C
Description :

The FCC describes libraries as "vital centers for digital literacy," but to extend broadband access and encourage adoption of digital technology to improve opportunities for education, employment and civic engagement takes the effort of whole communities. Learn about the Framework for Building Digital Communities and the IMLS-funded project with WebJunction and partners ICMA (International City/County Management Association) and TechSoup Global in this far-reaching effort; and share with us your vision of a connected community.

Sponsors :
UNO
10:30am - 12:00pm
Preparing College-Ready 21st Century Citizens with Integrated Information / Media Literacy Programs in Education Program Anaheim Convention Center
204A
Description :

How can K-12 and academic librarians prepare learners to work successfully in information- and technology-rich environments so they will be college-ready? How can we librarians expand our focus from information literacy to incorporate all 21st Century skills that boost deep content understanding, and successfully collaborate with teachers and professors to truly integrate these skills? This program features school and academic librarians who met this challenge and succeeded in integrating information literacy into their curriculum.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Science in the Stacks Program Anaheim Convention Center
209A
Description :

A new library service model for children which provides hands on opportunities for science learning for children ages 3-12 in urban public libraries. Science in the stacks is centered around 36 Discovery Exhibits which provide experiential sience learning that is integrated with traditional library resources.

Saturday, June 23 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:30pm
Have I Got a Story for You! Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 9
Description :

The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Scientific & Technical Library at China Lake, CA began presenting storytelling programs in 2004. The staff produced and videotaped the earliest programs with nothing but enthusiasm - no extra funding and no extra staffing. With 24 successful programs completed, the team enjoys sharing their lessons learned and telling stories about their storytelling experiences. The programs were designed to improve organizational communication and knowledge capture, but they proved valuable in many other ways. The library gained networking partners, marketed library services, and the staff learned new skills. The programs enhanced the reputation of the library as an asset to the organization. Program topics have covered weapons development, wartime missions in Kosovo and Vietnam, creating tethers for the Mars Exploration Rover, local archaeology, and Indian legends from local tribes. Evaluation methods have included feedback forms, observation, interviews, and recognition from upper management. This poster session will include a video montage of great moments from past programs, marketing materials, lessons learned, and instructions for embarking on a similar type of program.

Sponsors :
ALA
11:00am - 12:30pm
It Takes a Village to Create a State Literary Map: Future Directions of the online Literary Map of North Carolina Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 8
Description :

Partnering with the North Carolina Center for the Book, the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro are developing an innovative online literary map of North Carolina to support public interests, encourage student research, and document the state's rich literary tradition. This unique project is a database-driven, searchable/browseable, multilevel, multimedia online research tool which provides an extensive amount of content on works written about North Carolina and authors associated with the state. Originally designed for academic researchers, the map has expanded in both scope and content to include K-12 students, public library patrons, cultural tourists, and readers of all ages and interests. In the expansion of the audience, the project has increased collaboration among patrons, librarians, educators, authors, and prominent members of the literary community within North Carolina. Currently, a formal launch for the website is planned for the fall of 2012. This poster presentation will cover the development of the project, statewide collaborative efforts, and future ventures which include digitization of original manuscript materials, development of educational curricula and cultural resources, and sustainability of the map.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Capitalizing on university resources for easy and economical information literacy assessment Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 17
Description :

ePortfolios continue to gain strength in higher education as a viable and relatively quick method for assessment of student work. Miami University (Oxford, OH) recently implemented Chalk & Wire as its ePortfolio system for the entire campus. The libraries have partnered with several departments to utilize ePortfolios for the assessment of information literacy skills. Student work from those departments is automatically forwarded to a team of librarians that assess the work using a revised version of the information literacy rubric developed by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). What is unique about this process is that the artifacts are not tailored to the library or to the information literacy rubric. Now in its third year, this project has provided extremely valuable and robust data regarding the information literacy skills at Miami. It assists in developing a baseline for students, and helps us to see progression in information literacy as students move through the curriculum. The assessments have provided data on which classes need further assistance with research assignments, classes that need syllabi revised to better assist students in the research process, and has helped us to easily identify classes and assignments that can serve as a model to others.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Using Academic Digital Collections to Enrich K-12 21st Century Learning Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 6
Description :

Primary sources are key to the success of 21st century learners. This poster session will share strategies of a kindergarten-12th grade educational component integrated into three successful academic library digitization projects developed using grant funding provided by the North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) Heritage Partners. "The Eastern North Carolina Digital Library" (http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/historyfiction/), "Seeds of Change: The Daily Reflector Image Collection" (http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/reflector/), and "North Carolina State Government Publications Collection" (http://www.ncgovdocs.org/) provide appealing, accessible, and historically significant primary and secondary resources usable in all areas of the kindergarten-12th grade curriculum making history come alive in the classroom. Presenters will share first-hand experiences based on planning, implementation, marketing, forming partnerships, grant writing techniques, focus groups, teacher workshops, lesson plan activity development and promotional strategies. Lessons learned during the process of the implementation of the kindergarten-12th grade educational components for all three projects will also be highlighted.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Text Creation Partnership Update Discussion/Interest group Red Lion Hotel Anaheim
Leon II
Description :

Meet with fellow TCP partners, learn how others are using this resource at their institutions, and get an update on the progress of EEBO-TCP Phase II.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:30pm
"What Your Library Can Do For You and What You Can Do For Your Library: Baby Boomers" Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 10
Description :

The Branch Manager of the Clairemont Library, in San Diego, CA, was selected for the Eureka Leadership Institute and the "Transforming Life after 50" Fellowship in 2010. As a result, the Clairemont Library received a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the California State Library to create programs and volunteer opportunities for Baby Boomers in the Clairemont area of San Diego. An advisory group consisting of staff from five libraries and organizations such as Parks and Recreation and San Diego County Aging & Independence Service was formed. Surveys were distributed and focus groups held in order to determine what pilot programs should be planned for Baby Boomers. The five participating libraries held a total of 23 programs between June and August 2011. A Technology Fair for Older Adults was held in May. A spreadsheet of volunteers willing to offer adult programs was created and posted online for San Diego Public Library employees. The Clairemont Library held 16 programs presented by volunteers. Volunteers and program attendees were surveyed to determine the impact of the grant. The poster will contain pictures of events, event flyers, and graphs and charts.

Sponsors :
ALA
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Catching the Wave: Using a Milestone to Reach New Audiences Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 19
Description :

Throughout Pepperdine University's 75th anniversary year, the University Libraries have supported efforts to celebrate and promote the university's heritage. The special collections department has moved beyond the typical borders of the library and reached into all areas of university life, becoming a key player in these initiatives. The department has planned events, contributed to displays, developed new physical and digital collections, and provided materials for publications and media productions. These efforts have fostered partnerships with various departments across campus, greatly increasing the visibility and use of the special collections. In this poster, the presenters will utilize photographs, screenshots, and charts to showcase the various initiatives librarians developed and contributed to the celebration. They will share a short anniversary video that incorporates newly digitized still and moving images from the archives. The presentation will also touch on methods for evaluating the success of anniversary initiatives, such as usage statistics and collection growth. After attending the session, participants will be inspired to identify milestones in their own communities and institutions that will benefit through the use of archival materials and library resources. They will have concrete ideas for leveraging resources, utilizing technology, developing collections, and reaching a wider audience during milestone celebrations.

Sponsors :
ALA
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Outreach and Engagement: 45,000 Troops Are Coming To an Academic Library Near You! Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 13
Description :

A recent article in Time Magazine (11/21/2011) stated: "45,000 troops are coming home to a country that does not know them." For veteran students who will be starting or returning to academic institutions across the country, there are frequently significant challenges that impact their ability to achieve academic success, including: academic preparedness, social acceptance, wide-ranging health concerns, and perceived anonymity on campus.

At Indiana University-Bloomington, the Office of Veteran Student Services (VSS) and Libraries' Reference Services Department have partnered in an innovative program that provides a welcome community to several hundred veteran students, in order to assist with their transition to academic life. The VSS is centrally located in the Indiana Memorial Union, which is an energized hub of campus activity. Every week, a reference librarian holds office hours in the VSS student lounge, and provides one-on-one library research assistance to undergraduate and graduate veteran students. Additionally, a librarian and other campus representatives participate in an academic course entitled First Year Veterans Experience, designed to support the transition of veterans to higher education.

This poster will demonstrate a growing campus dialog, aimed to assist veteran students with reaching their individual goals and achieving academic success.

Sponsors :
ALA
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Stories for Learning, Laptops for Growing Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 15
Description :

Central Washington University's James E. Brooks Library was the recipient of an $18,000 grant funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The Brooks Library provided students and community members targeted/dedicated access to laptop computers, books, electronic resources, and trained staff to help them search, identify, and apply for employment. While performing their employment searches, their children were engaged with story hour and early childhood literacy embedded learning kits. The whole family was served in a supportive environment with the primary goal of connecting employees with future employers. As an example of how academic libraries can serve their larger communities beyond campus our library staff and faculty reached out of academia to collaborate with local and regional non-library agencies and organizations to better serve the needs of the community during this period of high unemployment. Presentation will include photos, excerpts of feedback, and samples of literacy kits.

Sponsors :
ALA

Saturday, June 23 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Hot Topics in Community College Libraries / National Council for Learning Resources Report Affiliate Event, Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update, Table Talk Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel
Pacific Ballroom C & D
Description :

Hot Topics of interest to community & junior college librarians will be discussed; followed by a membership report from the National Council for Learning Resources (NCLR), the CJCLS voice in the American Association of Community Colleges.

4:00pm - 5:30pm
OCLC The Power of Groups: Collaboration & Innovation Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Marriott
Orange County Salon 1-2
Description :

"If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go farther, go together." This African proverb exemplifies the power of working together as a community.

Learn how consortia are experimenting with new forms of collaboration to improve their services, demonstrate their value, and increase the visibility of their members. And learn ways to creatively think about new types of partnerships that can take us from “institution-scale” to “Webscale." Participants will have the opportunity to share examples of successful, new collaborative projects or services they have formed, and how these new relationships have served to strengthen their interactions with their communities, libraries and library users.

Sponsors :
UNO

Sunday, June 24 - 10:00am

10:30am - 11:15am
Conversation Starters: Limitless Libraries: A Collaborative Program that Works Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A
Description :

Limitless Libraries, a partnership program between Nashville Public Libraries and Metro Nashville Public Schools, began in 2009 and has taken the city by storm. Limitless Libraries is centered on getting the best possible material to the students of Nashville. With two major aspects: collection development for school libraries and delivery of public library materials to schools, the program is reaching over 24,000 students. This conversation starter will walk attendees through the entire process, from beginning the conversation with the school district to how Limitless Libraries is sending over 7,500 Nashville Public Library items to students monthly.

Speaker: Stephanie Ham, Project Coordinator-Limitless Libraries, Nashville Public Library; Emily Pukas, Collection Development Librarian, Nashville Public Library

Sponsors :
ALA
10:30am - 11:30am
Collaborative Librarianship: the Combined School-Public Library Model and Community Literacy Program Anaheim Convention Center
213D
Description :

Cooperation among school and public libraries has been reported in the literature as early as 1876. Professional discussions, research and writing regarding collaborative partnerships fall into two approaches: cooperation and Joint use. This program address the extent to which this library service model transforms education into a community-wide literacy program, shaping and defining the democratization of societies and moving communities along the path to sustainability. Attendees will learn of current research findings that this library service model contributes to community literacy, lifelong learning and a sense of community at a cost savings.