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Format: 04/22/2018 - 11pm
Format: 04/22/2018 - 11pm
Time Title Type Location

Saturday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Open House and All-Committee Meeting (RUSA RSS) Social event McCormick Place Convention Center
Description :

Are you looking for ways to become more involved in your profession, and to meet and network with other reference service providers? Visit the Reference Services Section (RSS) Open House to learn more about the work being accomplished in RSS. RSS officers and members will be available to answer your questions and suggest possible committees of interest, and you can visit committee tables where members will be available to talk about current projects. You are welcome to stay from 9:15am-10:00am to sit at a committee table while they conduct their meeting. Refreshments are sponsored by EBSCO.

Saturday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Executive Committee Meeting (RUSA RSS) Committee meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
Description :

Meeting of the RSS Executive Committee, including RSS committee chairs and RSS representatives to RUSA committeees.

Saturday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
19th Annual Reference Research Forum Program McCormick Place Convention Center
Description :

The Reference Research Forum continues to be one of the most popular and valuable programs during the ALA Annual Conference, where attendees can learn about notable projects conducted in the broad area of reference services such as user behavior, electronic services, reference effectiveness and assessment, and organizational structure and personnel. This year’s topics are: Research Guides Usability Study, Two Birds, One Stone: Using a Mixed Methods Approach to Measure Service Process and Identify Usability Pain Points in Virtual Reference, and Query Clarification in Chat Reference: A Visual Transcript Analysis.