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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

1:00pm - 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

Friday, June 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:30am
Coordinating Committee Meeting (AASL / NCATE) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Orange County
Grand Ballroom B
Interests :
8:00am - 10:00am
Board Update (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Disneyland Hotel
Mississippi
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 4:00pm
Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (C) Editorial Group Meeting (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Frontier Board Room
Description :

Charge: To serve as the ALA representative of rare book, manuscript, and other special collections librarians and curators in all matters involving standards for providing intellectual access to and bibliographic description of those collections; to provide a centralized forum for discussion of issues relating to special collections technical processing, such as description, cataloging, and provision of intellectual access; to propose and/or develop necessary tools to support these activities; to develop ALA positions on, and provide a continuing review of, bibliographic standards for special collections;

8:30am - 3:30pm
Disney's Approach to Quality Service [$] Preconference/Institute Disneyland Hotel
Castle A & B
Description :

Walt Disney’s edict was “Give the public everything you can give them.” Even today, everyone at Disney strives to exceed customer expectations every day. Uncover the secrets behind the Disney service culture. In this program you will examine the model for delivering world-class guest service and discover ways to create a consistent, successful environment for both employees and customers. You can then use these ideas to transform and improve your own library service.

Cost :
LEARNRT members $295; Non-members $325
8:30am - 4:00pm
Mastering Business Acumen (MBA) in a Day: Business Concepts for Library Reference [$] 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
8:30am - 5:30pm
Immersion Faculty Meeting (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Western
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 22 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Working Session: White Paper on Intersections of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communications (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Monorail B
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
9:00am - 4:00pm
Digital Humanities in Theory and Practice: Tools and Methods for Librarians [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
208B
Description :

Learn how humanities librarians can participate in, create, and lead digital humanities initiatives. In addition to introducing theories and practices that characterize the digital humanities, explore several examples of how librarians currently lead library digitization initiatives, collaborate on faculty projects, and participate in national grant-funded efforts. Investigate project management complexities, digital humanities’ impact on research collections, humanities librarians’ work with faculty to manage their digital humanities research, and digital humanities’ role in scholarly communications.

Interests :
Cost :
$255 ACRL member, $295 ALA member, $325 Nonmember, $105 student
9:30am - 12:30pm
Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update Hyatt Regency Orange County
Grand Ballroom A
Description :

Meeting of Big Heads

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9:30am - 4:00pm
Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations Discussion/Interest group Hilton Anaheim
Pacific B
Description :

ALTAFF’s popular Nuts & Bolts is jam-packed to inspire Trustees, Friends, and Foundations. Coffee begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by topics including engaging volunteers for you library and Friends group, advocacy, social media, and inspiring success stories. Lunch on your own. The afternoon session begins with David Levinson, author of “Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins.” Deborah Stone from ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom will talk about current hot topics followed by the popular roundtable discussions. Please RSVP to altaff@ala.org if you plan to attend.

Friday, June 22 - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:00pm
Board Orientation (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Mississippi
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 22 - 11:00am

11:00am - 1:00pm
Immersion Program Committee Meeting (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Columbia
Description :

N/A

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 22 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm
AASL / NCATE Program Review Training Other Hyatt Regency Orange County
Grand Ballroom B
Description :

New and experienced reviewers are encouraged to attend this session featuring Rebecca Pasco, Chair of the NCATE Coordinating Committee, and Elizabeth Vilky, Accreditation Associate for Program Review at NCATE. Reviewers will learn about the NCATE process, the 2010 ALA/AASL Standards for Initial Preparation of School Librarians, writing and reviewing reports, and appropriate assessments. Special focus will be on the newly approved 2010 Standards and their application in the review process. Attendees will study a sample report and participate in a review exercise. Program report writers are welcome to attend as observers.

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Friday, June 22 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Leadership Council Networking Session (ACRL) Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Magic Kingdom Ballroom 1
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Identifying & Communicating the Value of Academic Libraries Vendor demonstration/activity Anaheim Marriott
Orange County Salon 3
Description :

A pre-conference session for academic assessment librarians and senior management. Presented by Joe Matthews, noted library consultant, library assessment guru, co-author of the award winning book "Listening to the Customer", as well as "The Customer-Focused Library: Reinventing the Public Library from the Outside-In".
Sponsored by Counting Opinions.

Sponsors :
UNO
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Controlled Vocabularies Subcommittee of the Bibliographic Standards Committee Meeting I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Columbia
Description :

Welcome to the Controlled Vocabularies for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging, developed and maintained by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (ACRL/ALA). These thesauri provide standardized vocabulary for retrieving special collections materials by form, genre, or by various physical characteristics that are typically of interest to researchers and special collections librarians, and for relating materials to individuals or corporate bodies.

Friday, June 22 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Education Research Libraries Forum Forum/Update Disneyland Hotel
Mississippi
Description :

Provides an opportunity for Education Librarians to gather and discuss relevant issues.