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Format: 04/22/2018 - 11pm
Format: 04/22/2018 - 11pm
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Friday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 4:00pm
Discovery to Delivery: Rethinking Resource Sharing [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S404a
Description :

Patron discovery already takes place at any time and anywhere. New models are evolving. Delivery is also changing rapidly. Libraries are filling millions of requests through multiple channels, e.g. physical delivery, online delivery, and patron selected downloads. Patron-driven collection development is growing in popularity. Vendors are reacting and changing too. Trends and technologies in areas from discovery to delivery and a vision for the future will be discussed. The day will end with small group discussions among participants and presenters.

This event is made possible with sponsorship support from OCLC and Relais.

A separate ticket is required in order to attend this event. Register now at http://ala13.ala.org/register-now. Tickets will not be available at the door.

REGISTRATION ENDS JUNE 21!

Rates: ALA Member , $199. ASCLA Member: $169. Retired or Student Member: $149. Non-Member, $219.

Cost :
189

Friday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 4:00pm
OCLC Americas Regional Council Member Meeting and Symposium Exhibitor session Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Prairie Room
Description :

Join OCLC member leaders and staff for updates on OCLC products and services, a Regional Council business meeting and the next keynote address in our “Collective Insight—Driven by Shared Data” series. This session will focus on the opportunity to examine shared data in new ways that help us make better decisions, learn about the information ecosystem and impact how we live.  Libraries can play a compelling role in helping our communities make sense of that information in useful and innovative ways.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm
NISO/BISG 7th Annual Forum: The Changing Standards Landscape Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
E351
Description :

NISO/BISG 6th Annual Forum: The Changing Standards Landscape

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Taiga Forum meeting Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N127
Description :

Join new & continuing members of the Taiga Steering group for an informal early happy hour on Friday, June 28 between 2pm and 4pm at the M/X bar in the Hyatt Regency at McCormick Place (next to the McCormick Place North Building) to celebrate the launch of Gentle Disturbances, the new collaborative Taiga blog. Come with feedback and ideas about future blog topics and/or future Taiga events.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
All-Committee Meeting (ACRL AAMES) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Columbus KL
Description :

Librarians and specialists in the fields of Asian, African, and
Middle Eastern area studies who are also members of AAMES committee meet to report the activities of AAMES subcommittees and discuss logistical and other relevant issues.

8:30am - 10:00am
Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
Education and Training (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the All Committee Meeting

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
Interlibrary Loan (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting.

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
International Interlibrary Loan (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
Legislation and Licensing (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting

8:30am - 10:00am
Membership (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting

8:30am - 10:00am
OCLC Results―and Revelations―from OCLC WorldShare Management Services Libraries Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N135
Description :

More than 100 libraries worldwide are "live" with OCLC WorldShare Management Services, a library services platform introduced in 2011 and built on WorldCat cooperative data. Join OCLC's Andrew K. Pace who will present revolutionary results from these libraries and a preview of what's coming next. Also, WMS community members will share the impact of WMS on their library's users and staff.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
Organization (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
Research and Statistics (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of the STARS All Committee Meeting

8:30am - 10:00am
STARS All Committee Meeting Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Open meeting time shared by many of RUSA/STARS committees

8:30am - 10:00am
STARS/Atlas Mentoring Award Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of All Committee meeting

8:30am - 10:00am
Vendor Relations (STARS) Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Williford C
Description :

Part of All Committee meeting

Saturday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
A Day in the Life of an E-Resource Librarian Using Alma: A Live Demonstration of End-to-End E-Resource Management in a Next Generation Library Environment Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N132
Description :

Managing e-resources in the next generation library has progressed leaps and bounds in terms of efficiency and effectiveness. Join this presentation for a live demonstration of how Alma approaches the management of e-journals and e-books, end-to-end. Session attendees will learn how Alma handles patron-driven acquisition, what activating a resource looks like in the system, the impact analytics such as cost-per-use inform decision-making when acquiring e-resources through Alma and more. This presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with members of the Alma development team.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
ILL Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group McCormick Place Convention Center
N231
Description :

A forum for programs and discussion of issues pertaining to interlibrary loan and resource sharing among all types of libraries.

Interests :
10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC QuestionPoint Users Group Meeting Exhibitor session Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Regency Ballroom C
Description :

Join the QuestionPoint product team and your virtual reference colleagues to hear the latest updates from QuestionPoint, followed by a discussion of tips & tricks, best practices and ideas for successful virtual reference services.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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