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Format: 2014-10-30T23
Format: 2014-10-30T23
Time Title Type Location

Monday, June 25 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
CANCELLED: ALCTS Forum Forum/Update Anaheim Convention Center
204B
Description :

Program of "hot" topics and up to the minute issues.

8:00am - 10:00am
CANCELLED: Universal Accessibility Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Anaheim Marriott
Grand Salon G-H

Monday, June 25 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED Seeing is Believing: Understanding Data Visualization for Library Research Program Anaheim Convention Center
203A
Description :

The workshop will provide an overview of best practices in the graphical presentation of quantitative information, emphasizing the need for clarity, fairness, and efficiency. The purpose of data visualization is to display data impartially in order to uncover the ‘stories’ data have to tell. Attendees will learn to adopt practices that enhance effective portrayal of these stories and to avoid those that interfere. Guidelines for choosing chart styles, highlighting key data patterns, and more will be presented. Examples of poor practices lurking in popular graphical software features will be included.

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA-ORS
10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: Adrenaline Rush @ Belgrade City Library Program Anaheim Convention Center
207A
Description :

Belgrade City Library (BCL) represents the largest public library network in Southeast Europe. Despite the economic crisis, BCL reached a record number of members in 2010 and overcame a number of challenges.To fulfill ever-changing patrons’ needs, BCL needed to provide staff with the skills and support they need to do their jobs effectively. This is a showcase of what happened behind-the-scenes: where professionals find their inspiration and how they carve new paths in library development.

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: Digital Literacy at the Front Lines of Library Service: Issues, challenges, and opportunities Program Anaheim Convention Center
202B
Description :

Digital literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information. Librarians serving diverse, underserved communities are regularly confronted with digital literacy dilemmas. In addition to providing access to technology and basic and increasingly creative instruction, they must address the boundaries of patron privacy, the increasing importance of adaptive technology, and the complex issues around digital citizenship. Panelists will address these issues and begin a national conversation. Sponsored by ALA's Committee on Literacy, OITP Digital Literacy Task Force, the OLOS Advisory Committee, and PLA.

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: I Have My Eye On You: The Impact of Pervasive Government Surveillance on Our Rights and Liberties Anaheim Convention Center
201D
Description :

In the name of increased security, governments are turning to pervasive, warrantless, suspicionless surveillance to track individuals' activities in both the public and private realm, posing a very real threat to our rights of free speech, privacy, and free association. Join our panelists in exploring the tools of the new surveillance regime, such as data mining, security cameras, locational tracking, and biometric identifiers and learn about their potential for abuse and the need to establish a system of transparency and accountability to protect our civil liberties.

Monday, June 25 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
CANCELLED: Reaching Beyond Bricks and Mortar to Empower Student Success Affiliate Event Embassy Suites Anaheim South
Landmark Ballroom Salon A
Description :

Is your library considering using voice-over IP (VoIP) to provide information literacy instruction? This session will address instructional models and applications used to provide library instruction online and embed information literacy into course.

Sponsors :
AFL
AFL-BCALA