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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

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Integrating ‘e’ and ‘p’: Building a New Monograph Approval Infrastructure Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

eBooks are becoming a preferred format for many libraries; however, acquiring eBooks on an approval plan can be challenging. This presentation will discuss how two university libraries have partnered with approval plan vendors to integrate “e” (eBook) and “p” (print book) acquisition into approval profiles. Presenters will describe the challenges of managing eBook selection and acquisition, discuss how libraries and approval vendors deal with evolving publishing patterns, and suggest strategies for acquiring eBooks as a preferred format.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 10:00am
The E-book Elephant in the Room: Determining What’s Relevant and Effective for Your Patrons & Making Effective Decisions for Your Future E-collection Program Anaheim Convention Center
204B
Description :

Faced with growing e-collections, more interesting e-content from publishers and a struggle to balance our materials budgets, how do we make good decisions about e-collections content? How do we evaluate the success of e-books when many of these patrons never darken the doors of our library building? How do we gain the valuable patron feedback beyond download statistics? What support issues arise around use of the collections, are the vendor platforms reliable, and what e-formats are most in demand? Hear how representatives from both public and academic libraries are measuring the success and challenges of their e-book collections.

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Format and Budget Transitions: An Interactive Q&A Exhibitor session, Program Hilton Anaheim
Laguna B
Description :

An interactive Q&A on the transition in formats in the audio industry from hard goods (CDs) to digital and how this has affected budget allocations. Librarians who buy in both the CD and digital format will discuss how they determine what to buy and how they foresee the coming changes in their budgets. APA President Michele Cobb will moderate and provide industry statistics that will help librarians in their planning.

Valerie Piechocki is currently the Chief of Materials Management for the Prince George's County Memorial Library System. She has held a variety of positions in public, academic and special libraries in Maryland. She was an early adopter of digital audio both personally and for PGCMLS and looks forward to the seamless synchronization of high quality e-audio with e-pub.

Michael Ciccone is currently the Director of Collections at The Hamilton Public Library in Ontario. Previously he was the Associate Director of Collections at the DC Public Library and the Head of Acquisitions for the branches of The New York Public Library.

Michele Lee Cobb has served with the Audio Publishers Association (APA) board since 2001, as a director and officer, and is currently President. She is also VP – Sales & Marketing for AudioGO (the home of BBC Audiobooks and Audio Bookshelf).

10:30am - 12:00pm
A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies: Music Collection Development for the Non-Specialist Affiliate Event, Program Anaheim Convention Center
203A
Description :

This interactive session will cover the basics of developing collections in music in a variety of formats. Participants will learn how to identify the types of printed music and sound recordings that meet the needs of their patrons, and develop strategies for building or expanding collections. Print and electronic formats, music vendors, and helpful resources will all be examined.

Sponsors :
AFL-MLA

Saturday, June 23 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ubiquitous Video: Can Libraries Offer It? (Or Can Libraries Adapt?) Program Anaheim Convention Center
202A
Description :

Is your library embracing the demand for streaming video content? Video is becoming a ubiquitous medium, and educators are demanding more content and easier access. Hear from a librarian, a faculty member, and a content developer as they discuss the changing demands for multimedia access and delivery; how libraries can adapt collection development strategies and access methods to meet these needs; and how video collections are conceptualized to meet the needs of their academic markets.

Saturday, June 23 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
ALCTS Affiliates Showcase Program Anaheim Convention Center
207A
Description :

What’s going on at the local level? Some of the programs presented by ALCTS affiliate members at state, regional or other local conferences or meetings are highlighted in the ALCTS Affiliates Showcase. This showcase covers a variety of topics of interest to ALCTS members, such as collaboration, hidden collections, and workflow issues. Come see what your colleagues are talking about.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Making Textbooks Affordable: A Successful Initiative at a University Library Program Anaheim Convention Center
203A
Description :

The "Affordable Learning Solutions" initiative is a California State University system-wide push to lower student costs by encouraging the use of freely- and cheaply-available (mostly digital) alternatives to textbooks. This presentation will detail how the initiative was successfully implemented by CSU Dominguez Hills, a mid-sized campus serving traditionally underprivileged students. We will discuss problems encountered when encouraging faculty to buy into new course reading technologies, as well as strategies for overcoming them.

Interests :
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Publish Or Bust!: An ePublishing Odyssey Program Anaheim Convention Center
207B
Description :

The session will detail a yearlong endeavor at the Chesapeake Public Library on electronic publishing called Publish or Bust! A librarian and a local volunteer will chronicle their experiences writing a novel and exploring alternatives for publishing. The end goal will be a live how-to journey featuring daily blogs, tweets, and Facebook postings, the creation of an “inspiration room” in which their activities will be filmed, and successful publication and inclusion of their work in the library catalog. The experiment will culminate in the launch of a full-service, self-publishing resource area at the Central Library.

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Spanish e-Publishing Program Anaheim Convention Center
202B
Description :

The exploding world ebooks is not limited to the English language. The demand for libraries to provide Spanish language ebooks is growing. Come hear about the current and future state of Spanish language ebook publishing, access for libraries, and how libraries are already integrating Spanish language ebooks into their collections.

Sunday, June 24 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Current Research on and Use of FRBR in Libraries Program Anaheim Convention Center
213AB
Description :

As libraries explore new bibliographic metadata standards, new questions are emerging related to uses of FRBR, data migration, and the design of discovery systems. This panel session will feature presentations from FRBR researchers from universities and real-world service providers, including OCLC and eXtensible Catalog. Panelists will discuss current research and practice in the field and explore the next important steps in facilitating and implementing FRBR adoption.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 10:00am
eThemes, Newsy and This Week in Newsy: FREE Online Resources for 21st Century Learners Program Anaheim Convention Center
207D
Description :

Learn to integrate eThemes, Newsy, and This Week in Newsy, three FREE databases, into your planning! You will save time and have quick access to numerous high-quality safe on-line resources. Newsy provides video clips of eight areas of current events in an engaging and diverse manner. This Week in Newsy provides expanded lesson plans for teachers using Newsy video clips. Imagine discussions you can generate with your students after viewing a Newsy clip. BYOD

8:00am - 10:00am
International Library Partnerships: Logistical and Technical Issues Relating to International Digitization Projects Program Anaheim Convention Center
202A
Description :

Organizations are engaged in collaborative preservation projects with institutions across the world. Yan Han representing the Afghan Digitization Project and David Magier representing the Yemeni Manuscript Project will discuss these unique partnerships. Jon Voss will discuss how through History Pin, collaborations can effect access. We'll explore the technical and logistical requirements of working on these types of international projects as well as the benefits these relationships can reap.

8:00am - 10:00am
Transforming Collections Program Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

What will library collections look like in the near future? A distinguished panel of academic and public library leaders will discuss the current landscape, dramatic changes taking place in how we define library collections, and innovative ways for libraries to transform collections in the global information environment.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012

8:00am - 12:00pm
Long-term Stewardship of Scientific Data: Your Library Can Participate in DataONE Program Anaheim Convention Center
205A
Description :

This session will demonstrate how libraries participate in DataONE (NSF-funded DataNet partner) by installing and running a Member Node which stores accessible copies of biological and environmental data as part of DataONE's global network. 1: Introduction to DataONE 2: How libraries participate in DataONE 3: Demonstration of installing and running a Member Node 4: Linking DataONE to library search systems 5: DataONE education and outreach services 6: How to join the DataONE User's Group.

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Sunday, June 24 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Humanities in Eurasia Program Anaheim Convention Center
203A
Description :

The program Digital Humanities in Eurasia will examine the development and use of e-resources in the humanities that focus on the countries of Eurasia. The speakers will include both Eurasian scholars; and librarians from the region, who use these resources on a daily basis. The speakers will highlight opportunities to teach about the region using digital learning objects, open source digital projects, pathfinders and other electronic resources. The program is aimed at the non-specialist who is interesting in enhancing the globalization and internationalization of their libraries by learning about electronic resources available for the study of Eurasia.

The program is co-sponsored by the Eurasian and Central Asian subcommittee of the International Relations Committee and the Slavic and East European Section (SEES) of ACRL.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Documenting Sexual Dissidence and Diversity in France, Italy and Spain Program Anaheim Convention Center
201A
Description :

Documenting and preserving minority cultures is an ongoing challenge for libraries and archives as most of this cultural production continues to exist beyond the mainstream. Such is the case for sexual minorities in progressive societies like those of France, Italy and Spain. The various voices from a panel (an independent researcher, a literary scholar, an academic librarian, and an activist-publisher) provide a learning opportunity not only to assess voids in our collections but also offer novel strategies for addressing such gaps.

10:30am - 12:00pm
The Rise of E-Reading Program, Speaker series Anaheim Convention Center
Ballroom A
Description :

Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, will share recent survey findings and other research about the rise of e-books, their impact on people’s reading habits, and the way that library patrons are hoping to avail themselves of e-book borrowing. He also will explore general reading trends and describe the next steps in the Project’s ongoing research about the evolving role of libraries.

Sunday, June 24 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group: Update and Future Directions Program Hilton Anaheim
California B
Description :

Come hear about the latest ALA-wide developments on ebooks and other digital content issues of most concern to the library community. Sari Feldman (Cuyahoga County Public Library) and Robert Wolven (Columbia University), co-chairs of the Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries, lead a panel addressing these developments, including an update of where ALA stands with respect to ebooks, publishers, and content distributors. Critical digital content issues for the future will also be discussed.

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ending the Big Deal: Truth and Consequences Program Anaheim Convention Center
213AB
Description :

The dire economic situation facing many libraries has forced librarians to consider cancelling their “Big Deal” journal packages. Although the merits of leaving a large publisher package can be debated, reductions in library funding have left some with no other choice. Please join us for a frank discussion with our panelists who will share their experiences in dismantling Big Deals and address concerns regarding publisher negotiations, the impact on document delivery, and reactions of their user communities.

Did you attend this program? Take our post-conference survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/alctsevents2012