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Thursday, June 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:00am
Orientation (FTRF) Committee meeting Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Interests :
Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 21 - 9:00am

9:00am - 5:30pm
Business Meeting (FTRF) Committee meeting Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 21 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 4:30pm
Value of Academic Libraries Research Agenda [Closed] Forum/Update Anaheim Convention Center
205A
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Thursday, June 21 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 5:30pm
Who Do I Trust to Protect My Privacy? [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Privacy Conversation Deliberative Forum and Moderator Training Preconference.

Cost :
25.00

Thursday, June 21 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Executive Committee (ALSC) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Anaheim Convention Center
211A
Description :

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Executive Committee members meet.

Thursday, June 21 - 4:00pm

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Joint Executive Committee Meeting (AASL / ALSC / YALSA) Governance/Membership Meeting Anaheim Convention Center
212B
Description :

Meeting of the AASL/ALSC/YALSA Joint Executive Committees.

Thursday, June 21 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Member Reception (FTRF) Reception Anaheim Convention Center
202A
Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 21 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Steering Committee I (JCLC) Committee meeting Anaheim Convention Center
211A
Description :

Meeting of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Steering Committee planning the 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC), September 19-23, 2012. Representatives from AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA and REFORMA.

Interests :
Sponsors :
AFL
AFL-JCLC
AFL-BCALA

Friday, June 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 12:00pm
A Marriage Made in Heaven: Combining Marketing and Development to Ensure the Future of Your Library [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Description :

Has your library stalled in its attempt to develop a fundraising strategy? Are you trying to raise the community's awareness of the value of your library? Two years ago, the New Jersey State Library launched a public awareness campaign with famous athletes and authors serving as Library Champions, and with the help of marketing and development teams, leveraged those champions into an effective fund raising vehicle. Workshop participants will learn 1) how to recruit celebrity champions and local heroes to promote your library; 2) how to leverage library champions, build a donor database and raise big money for your library; 3) how to build a donor development strategy for everyone in your library; and 4) the essential publications your library must produce to secure funders.

Cost :
Starts at $109 (ASCLA members)
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; $319 Non-Member
8:30am - 11:30am
PLA Turning the Page 2.0 Kick-off [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Turning the Page 2.0 addresses core issues of advocacy, communications and relationship building in a convenient blended-learning format. This half-day kickoff introduces librarians and supporters to the 6-week course, which will include virtual classroom sessions and self-paced online work aimed at completing an individual advocacy work plan. Attendance at this meeting is encouraged but not mandatory for the 6-week course. Please learn more about the course before registering for this preconference by clicking here:http://www.ala.org/pla/education/turningthepage. Free preconference; advance registration required.

Interests :
Cost :
$0
8:30am - 12:00pm
Libraries in the Cloud [$] 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 $224
8:30am - 12:00pm
Mental Model Busting [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
303D
Description :

“The library is all about books.” “Libraries can’t charge for services.” The customers don’t want to learn.” “We must have databases!” When we have a mental model of something, it shapes our behavior and limits our creativity in finding solutions. With all the changes in the library world, innovative, out of the box thinking is required. Come do some mental model busting and experience how shifting your thinking can open a new world of possibilities for you and your library.

Cost :
Advance: PLA, $140; ALA, $195; Nonmember, $250. Onsite: PLA, $190; ALA, $245; Nonmember, $300.
8:30am - 1:00pm
Innovative Practices: Developing Sustainable Programs, Mobilizing Support for Your Library! [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
201C
Description :

Come and hear how librarians and administrators from libraries of all sectors showcase creative strategies and practices in developing sustainable partnerships with local organizations. Presenters will discuss case studies of international collaborations between U.S. and international libraries that represent innovative practices in developing program proposals, mobilizing community support, and raising funds. The $75 registration fee includes light refreshments and lunch. (Program is followed by lunch)

Interests :
Cost :
75
8:30am - 3:00pm
Emerging Leaders Workshop (ALA) [Closed] Other Anaheim Convention Center
303AB
Description :

This is a leadership development workshop for the 2012 Emerging Leader participants.

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA-HRDR
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 4:00pm
Build a Great Team: One Year to Success [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
201D
Description :

Based on the self-development style of the popular publication Be a Great Boss: One Year to Success, this new project focuses on a year of education and exercises to foster team building. The preconference will introduce attendees to both the habit of continuing one’s own professional learning and to the value inherent in building and sustaining strong teams in any organization.

Cost :
Advance: PLA, $200; ALA, $255; Nonmember, $310. Onsite: PLA, $250; ALA, $305. Nonmember, $360
8:30am - 4:00pm
Building Digital Collections Using Islandora [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
205A
Description :

This session will introduce the key concepts underpinning the Islandora Digital Asset Management system. Participants will learn the basics of running this rich repository system and how to utilize common "solution packs" to create and theme collections in Islandora. Participants will learn how to begin modeling and curating custom data collections, and how to migrate from other repository systems, including ContentDM, DSpace and more. Textbooks and system access will be provided; participants should bring computers.

Cost :
LITA Member: $235; ALA Member: $299; Non-Member: $380
8:30am - 4:00pm
Creating Library Linked Data: What Catalogers and Coders Can Build [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
203B
Description :

High quality metadata: billions of bibliographic records, finding aids, descriptions of digital content - is a major asset of the library community. Agreement is growing on the benefits of transforming this wealth into linked data. Much experimentation is taking place. However, production-quality tools and infrastructure for linked data are in their infancy. This pre-conference will bring together catalogers and programmers to initiate the systematic, consensus-building approach needed to make Library Linked Data reality.

Cost :
LITA Member: $235; ALA Member: $299; Non-Member: $380
8:30am - 4:00pm
Mastering Business Acumen (MBA) in a Day: Business Concepts for Library Reference [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
206A
Description :

This full-day interactive workshop is designed for new business librarians; generalists who have assumed responsibility in business librarianship; or librarians who handle business reference-related inquiries in all types of libraries including academic, public and special libraries. This workshop will provide librarians with a broad conceptual understanding of business topics in four major business disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Management. This preconference will complement Business 101, which focuses on business reference, business resources, and collection development. This is a repeat and updated version of the 2009 preconference.

Interests :
Cost :
Starts at $179 (RUSA member)
8:30am - 4:00pm
Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action (ACRL) [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
208A
Description :

Libraries in higher education are increasingly required to demonstrate their value and document their contributions to overall institutional effectiveness. The Standards for Libraries in Higher Education is a framework for library planning and assessment that can be used for a variety of circumstances including annual planning, program review, and accreditation self-study. Through presentation, discussion, and group activities, learn how to use the Standards to communicate your library’s impact!

Cost :
$245 ACRL member, $285 ALA member, $325 Nonmember, $105 student