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Format: 09/22/2017 - 12am
Format: 09/22/2017 - 12am
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Friday, June 28 - 7:30am

7:45am - 3:30pm
A Wild Ride: 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite Location
Art Institute of Chicago
Description :

THE PRECONFERENCE IS SOLD OUT AND IS NOT INCLUDED WITH CONFERENCE REGISTRATION. Apologies for the previous confusion.

Take a wild ride through the past, present and future of award-winning children’s book art at this stimulating preconference being held at the Art Institute of Chicago, celebrating 75 years of the Randolph Caldecott Medal. Hear about the creative process from an array of Caldecott winners, editors, and art directors. Engage with one another in small book discussion groups and an exciting array of breakout sessions that will increase your knowledge about art and the artistic process, and encourage you to look at Caldecott winning books with a fresh eye.

Highlights include:

- A reception and book signing on Thursday evening, where you'll have an opportunity to visit the Art Institute's exhibition of original art from Caldecott Medal and Honor Books, 2010-13, and get books signed by Caldecott Medal artists. (Books will be available for sale on site.)

- A keynote presentation by Brian Selznick, 2008 Medalist (for The Invention of Hugo Cabret) and 2002 Honoree (for The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins).

- Sneak peeks into the process of creating an award-winning picture book, from "Matching Words and Pictures" featuring Erin and Phillip Stead and Neal Porter; to "Choosing a Medium and a Style" featuring Chris Raschka and Lee Wade; to "Preparing Art for Production" featuring Jerry Pinkney and Patti Ann Harris.

- Interactive book discussions, organized so that you will read one Caldecott winner from each decade, assigned in advance; challenge yourself to read ones you might not have been inclined to otherwise.

- An Honor Book luncheon panel, moderated by Leonard Marcus and featuring Melissa Sweet, Pamela Zagarensky, Peter Brown, and Kadir Nelson.

- Your choice of one of twelve fascinating breakout session topics, several to be presented by Art Institute staff in order to offer you the best art expertise available. Sessions include "Art and Stories," " The Caldecott Medal and Social Issues," "Caldecott Medal Artists at the Art Institute: A Closer Look," "Caldecott Books for Older Readers," "How Did They Do That?," "Look to Learn; Learn to Look," "Multi-Layered Meanings," "Randolph Caldecott and Caldecott Medal History," "Serving on the Caldecott Committee," "Style and Media," "Watching Dry Paint!," and "Weston Woods and the Caldecott Winners."

- A closing session on possible future directions in children's book art by Paul O. Zelinsky, three-time Caldecott Honoree and 1998 Medalist (for Rapunzel).

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
SOLD OUT

Friday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 4:00pm
Business Reference 101: Core Competencies for Business Librarianship [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S401d
Description :

This full-day interactive workshop is designed for new business librarians; generalists who have assumed responsibility in business librarianship; or librarians who handle business reference-related inquiries in all types of libraries including academic, public, and special libraries.

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.

Cost :
239

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 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
BRASS/RUSA EMERALD AACSB Workshop Exhibitor session, Other, Ticketed event McCormick Place Convention Center
S104b
Description :

This is a workshop that will help academic business librarians to identify how they can be involved in the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation process with colleges of business administration. Dr Dan LeClair, VP and Chief Knowledge Officer, leader of AACSB International, will give a presentation regarding academic business school accreditation changes and the way in which the library can be involved in the process. The workshop will address how the library can support business schools through the accreditation process. It will facilitate discussion between AACSB and academic business librarians on the future of this relationship. Pre-registration is required and is available here: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/research/workshops/brass.htm

Friday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101: Network, Get Oriented, Get Involved Orientation Session, Program Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Jackson Park 10ABC
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or are a longtime member looking for opportunities to connect with members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor.

Friday, June 28 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Task Force to Review Competencies for Special Collections Professionals Meeting (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Gold Coast
Description :

This task force is charged to review Competencies for Special Collections Professionals (2008) and determine whether the standard should be (1) continued in force without change, (2) revised to address current needs, or (3) rescinded.

Saturday, June 29 - 8:30am

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 - 5:30pm
Baker & Taylor User Group Meeting [Closed] Exhibitor session Hilton Chicago
Joliet Room
Description :

Baker & Taylor / collectionHQ product training on programs for pre invited customers

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 5:00pm
Resume Review Service Other McCormick Place Convention Center
Placement Center
Description :

If you need help getting your resume polished, stop by the Placement Center while you are at conference. Come and discover the best way to show your most recent accomplishments with an updated resume.

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment (HRDR)

Saturday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Management of Electronic Reference Services Discussion Forum (MARS): Counting Counts: The State of Public Services Statistics & Reporting Discussion/Interest group Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Burnham 23A-C
Description :

From pencils, to clickers, to software with immediate reporting, librarians and public service staff members have emphasized the importance of reference and research assistance. In this era of automated tracking and statistics, however, we often deal with different types of systems recording similar types of interactions. There may be one system for local/campus email reference and another for in-person interactions with patrons. At this discussion group, thought-provoking questions on these and related topics will inspire a useful discourse on how to effectively merge and/or manage these efforts and correlate them to student and library success.

10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC The Power of Shared Linked Data at the Network Level Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N135
Description :

As the Web has enabled ubiquitous and instantaneous discovery of information, library users expect to find material online. Libraries must aggregate their data to be more relevant on the Web; it’s not enough to have collections accessible only through an online catalog, but we need to weave library data throughout the Web. Ted Fons, OCLC Executive Director, Data Services, will demonstrate why we must use the latest ideas and technologies to make our shared library data consumable by Web services (including linked data and graph theory) and rethink the model of shared cataloging—to move away from record management to the management of entities that can be recognized and consumed on the Web.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 12:00pm
Up, Up, and Away with RDA! Integrating the New Rules Effectively into a Copy Cataloging Workflow Poster session McCormick Place Convention Center
Hall A, Exhibit Floor
Description :

The University of Illinois at Chicago Library (UIC) will be adopting the Resource Description and Access (RDA) cataloging rules into their technical services workflows beginning Spring 2013. Adherence to the new standards will be a key factor for enhancing access to library materials, as well as for outreach to those non-library web communities who seek to organize their information for purposes of sharing their data for the greater good. In preparation for this, the Technical Services unit has been preparing for the formal workflow changes through an analysis of compounding factors, identifying necessary changes to the current workflow process, and creating and implementing training for affected faculty and staff.

In order to prepare staff for a smooth transition, the following factors and their influence were considered: local, national, and international impact of migration; the scope of changes needed to be made to bibliographic records; staffing resources; levels of staff training; potential conflicts with automated and outsourced workflows; ILS considerations; the roles of external cataloging agencies such as LC and OCLC; and the acceptance and concrete support of the local library administration.

This poster presentation will outline the outcomes of this analysis and implementation, including early statistical measurements of workflow outputs. Emphasis will be on detailing the training strategy and the proposed training model used to facilitate adoption, as well as flowcharts of policy decisions and anticipated workflow procedures. Handouts including training techniques and cataloging documentation samples will be available.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 12:00pm
What's Beyond the Music Library? - Music Representation in Non-Music Databases Poster session McCormick Place Convention Center
Hall A, Exhibit Floor
Description :

This research project was completed to assist students in the music field locate interdisciplinary articles outside of the common music databases and article indexes. The search results of three non-music/humanities databases (PsycINFO, Social Sciences Full Text and America: History & Life) were analyzed in order to determine the coverage of music materials. In this study, only recent, relevant articles were counted in the search results. Book reviews and articles published earlier than 2007 were not included. This study includes data and graphs that illustrate recent trends in music research within these non-music databases as well as popular topics covered in the articles (Music & Emotion, Music & Culture, Music & Race). This study aims to provide a guideline for those music researchers who are unfamiliar with non-music databases and in turn provide a road map for promoting interdisciplinary music research.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 29 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Ignite Saturday Session: Mismanaging Future Managers: Are Library Schools Failing to Adequately Prepare Administrators? Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S102d
Description :

Over 1,000 academic, public, school and special librarians responded to a survey about the management education they received during their MLS programs. The aim of the survey was to determine their perceptions of the management curriculum offered in library schools. The survey results reveal a fascinating disconnect between the education librarians wanted while they were students and the education they wish they had received now that they are practitioners. Come to this Ignite Session to learn what librarians think about their management education and how it may need to change in the future.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 29 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Alchemy and Outreach: Innovative Uses of Primary Sources for K-8 Poster session McCormick Place Convention Center
Hall A, Exhibit Floor
Description :

When librarians and archivists seek out opportunities to work with classroom teachers, the partnerships not only add value to the traditional school curriculum, they also highlight the collections and educational resources of the participating institution. This poster will present the outcomes of a two-year collaboration with K-8 teachers to design an outreach program that helps students contextualize primary sources in both original and digital formats through the use of medieval manuscripts, images of which will be featured on the poster. Introducing students to the historical and creative aspects of the medieval book as a physical object through theatrical performance, self-discovery heuristics, and hands-on demonstrations is a unique approach that meets common core standards in such areas as language arts and history. Integrating interactive activities has proved successful in helping students acquire the requisite knowledge to place primary source materials into an historical context while preparing them to get the most from an on-site visit or an in-class viewing of digital resources. The interactive methods outlined can be repurposed to showcase any institution’s collection, and the vetted digital repositories can be used as stand-alone teaching resources. Participating teachers’ evaluations of the outreach program are very positive. Written and oral feedback received from parents and students will also be discussed. A sign-up sheet will be available for those who want more information, including samples of pre-learning worksheets and a bibliography of resources. Examples of the scriptorium tools and materials used in the classroom will be on display.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:30pm - 2:00pm
The MAGIC of Web Tutorials: Developing Best Practices to (Re)Focus on Users Poster session McCormick Place Convention Center
Hall A, Exhibit Floor
Description :

Libraries of all shapes and sizes are moving instructional content online. But, what are the best practices in this area? What works, and what doesn’t? What can libraries and librarians do to make online information appealing, engaging, and useful enough that patrons take advantage of it?

The Oakland University Library considered these questions and undertook a project to (re)assess how to leverage the library’s social and technology resources to make online tutorials more focused on students’ and faculty’s needs. Through a multi-part assessment process, the eLearning and Instructional Technology Librarian reconsidered the web tutorials offerings through faculty and staff feedback, a literature review of best practices, and an analysis of other universities’ online tutorial offerings. From this information, the eLearning and Instructional Technology Librarian developed the MAGIC guidelines (Manageable, Accessible, Geared at users, Informative, Customizable) for restructuring online tutorials to put users at the center. Employing MAGIC meant integrating web tutorials at points-of-need, identifying and sharing essential information, and engaging students in the learning whenever possible. Library faculty evaluation at the beginning and end of this process support the effectiveness of MAGIC in improving online tutorials!

This poster will use before-and-after images of tutorials and the library’s tutorials page to illustrate MAGIC and the shift toward user-centered resources. Other visuals, including infographics of faculty feedback, will illustrate how the MAGIC framework helped one library advance its online learning options. Furthermore, attendees will be able to experience the library’s revamped tutorials.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:30pm - 2:00pm
The Sound of Success: Information Literacy in Music Poster session McCormick Place Convention Center
Hall A, Exhibit Floor
Description :

Music students are non-traditional researchers because their first venue for learning is practice and performance. However, standards by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) require students to master research skills such as “gain multiple disciplinary perspectives” and the “ability to identify and locate information.” The ACRL Information Literacy Standards as well as the Music Library Association (MLA) “Information Literacy Instructional Objectives” also support information literacy outcomes for students in both music performance and music teaching degrees.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Research At Your Service! ¡Investigaciones para servirles! Latinos & their Information Needs on Center Stage Affiliate Event Palmer House Hilton
Spire Parlor
Description :

The growth of the Latino population means we need more research. REFORMA President Denice Adkins, University of Missouri, Columbia, conducted a research competition focusing on the Latino population, their library and/or information needs, and/or the responses of the LIS community to those needs. Three winners will present their research. Come hear the best exemplars of research, new developments and why research and library service are inseparable, i.e. how to link research results to making our libraries more useful, and how to design service-level research that tells us what we need to know about Latino library users. Everyone is welcome!

*Patricia L. Guardiola, will present her project titled, "Serving an Exploding Population: Analyzing the Information Behavior of and Resources Available to Latino Patrons, Using the Louisville Free Public Library System as a Model."
*Kaitlin J. Peterson, will present her project titled, "Including the Culturally Excluded and Socially Forgotten: Information Services for Spanish Migrant Workers in the United States."

*Jimena Sagás, will present her project titled, "Where I come from libraries are different: A comparative study of patron experience with libraries in Mexico and the United States."

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
LIS Education Student Services Hilton Chicago
Astoria Room
Description :

Do you have an interest in Student Services in LIS education? Join us to connect with those who play a role in academic advising, admissions, recruitment, programming, outreach, career development, alumni relations, and other student services in LIS education programs! This will be an informal round-table discussion so come prepared to ask questions, share ideas, and learn how to stay connected & continue the conversations after the conference is over.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
OCLC Library Analytics―Data to Inform Decision-making and Measure Impact Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N227a
Description :

How can the collective data—shared, enriched and managed by libraries—be combined with analytic tools to inform decisions you are making, and demonstrate the value of your services to users and funders? Join Kathryn Harnish, OCLC Director, as she leads a panel discussion on today’s analytics technology and the impact on decision-making for libraries.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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