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Format: 2014-09-23T21
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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 - $325
1:30pm - 5:30pm
Who Do I Trust to Protect My Privacy? [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Privacy Conversation Deliberative Forum and Moderator Training Preconference.

Cost :
25.00

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 $109 (ASCLA members)
8:00am - 12:00pm
The Nuts & Bolts of Building a Public Library / Jail / Prison Partnership [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Hilton Anaheim
Oceanside
Description :

Hear from speakers who've successfully built public library/correctional setting partnerships, and learn how to build these kinds of relationships step-by-step. Public librarians and correctional librarians interested in creating literacy and reading program partnerships for youth in detention centers and adults in jails or prisons will not want to miss this half-day workshop that will cover such difficult issues of collection development, security, and staff interactions.

Interests :
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
8:00am - 4:00pm
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.

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.

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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 - 3:30pm
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 $325
8:30am - 4:00pm
Build a Great Team: One Year to Success [$] 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.

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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, $105 student
8:30am - 4:00pm
Web Content Strategy for Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
205B
Description :

Your library’s new website is powered by a high-octane content management system (Drupal, WordPress, etc.) that gives you more power than ever to communicate with your patrons. But what are you saying? How are you saying it? What kind of service are you providing online? How can you ensure that it’s just as good as in your buildings? Content strategy to the rescue! Topics will include strategy development, training & adoption, production control and governance.

Cost :
LITA Member: $235; ALA Member: $299; Non-Member: $380

Friday, June 22 - 9:00am

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.

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Cost :
$255 ACRL member, $295 ALA member, $325 Nonmember, $105 student

Friday, June 22 - 12:00pm

12:30pm - 4:00pm
Leading Professional Development that Matters … and Works [$] Preconference/Institute Anaheim Convention Center
201B
Description :

In this era of unprecedented school reform, librarians can thrive as embedded professional development (PD) leaders. Adult learners bring a wealth of background skills, interests, and experiences (Early and Bubb 2004). Unlike the one-shot, one-size-fits-all workshops of the past, today’s PD considers time, setting, circumstances, pedagogical choices, and level of formality for customized PD. We will discuss several PD models, exploring together how we can improve our schools from the inside out.

Cost :
AASL Member $109; AASL retired member $99; AASL student member $79; ALA member $159; Non-member $224
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Books We’ll Still Talk About 45 Years from Now [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Anaheim Convention Center
204A
Description :

Have always wanted to be on a YALSA book selection committee but couldn't bring yourself to dedicating a full year to reading? Participants in this preconference will evaluate dozens of YA books, explore the styles and themes of YA fiction through recent years, and make educated guesses on which titles will have staying power. The goal is to pick the one book that will have staying power and be read 45 years from now in the year 2057! Why 45 years? The Outsiders is still being widely read and it was written in 1967, 45 years ago. A list of books that will be discussed will be sent to participants in advance.

Cost :
$129, members and nonmembers, $89 students