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Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: Fund Fare 2012 — Fundraising Incubator: New Ideas? How to Avoid an Epic Fail Program Anaheim Convention Center
210C
Description :

Bring your ideas to this new fundraising incubator. After a lightning introduction round, a variety of experienced peers, mentors/advisors and community partners will be available to talk about successful projects and programs –and epic fails!—and give you advice on how to go forth fearlessly. Get hands-on expert advice in on the care and feeding of your new fundraising ideas without ignoring the importance of fundraising and fund development fundamentals.

10:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: Making Sense of the Civil War: Reading and Discussion Program Opportunities Program Anaheim Convention Center
202B
Description :

In collaboration with ALA and 37 state humanities councils, NEH has supported development of a discussion program for libraries that probes the meanings of the American Civil War during its sesquicentennial. Following the popular “Let’s Talk About It” model, the program engages participants in discussion of related texts selected by Civil War historian Edward Ayers. Attend this session for how-to information on hosting the series, an overview of the discussion model, and details about funding opportunities for this and other programs about the Civil War.

Sunday, June 24 - 11:00am

11:30am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED: Ignite Session: Unfettered Librarians Program Anaheim Convention Center
208A Table 5
Description :

Ignite speakers present for exactly 5 minutes, accompanied by 20 slides. Each slide is displayed for 15 seconds, with slides advancing automatically. This is one of six Ignite sessions in this time slot.

Texas Tech University Librarians removed from the traditional reference desk are free to take more active roles within their assigned subject areas enabling them to provide individualized service and presenting librarians with new challenges and opportunities.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA

Sunday, June 24 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
CANCELLED: Learning Labs in Libraries & Museums Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update, Program Anaheim Convention Center
303C
Description :

Urban Libraries Council

Sponsors :
AFL-ULC

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.