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Format: 12/15/2017 - 6pm
Format: 12/15/2017 - 6pm
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Friday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 11:30am
Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Sheraton Chicago
Sheraton Ballroom 1 & 2
Description :

Meeting of Big Heads

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 - 9:00am

9:00am - 3:00pm
ProQuest User Group Meeting [Closed] Exhibitor session Sheraton Chicago
Chicago Ballroom 06
Description :

Meeting for current users of ProQuest solutions featuring a keynote speaker focusing on current trends in the library landscape. Small breakout sessions will include SummonCamp for current clients of the Summon service and an update session for RefWorks clients as well as sessions focused on specific topics and other products or services.

Come share your innovative uses of our products and services, your creative solutions, and your insights and learn from the experiences of others.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
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 - 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 - 2:30pm
Steering Committee Meeting I (GODORT) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Regency Ballroom B
Description :

Meeting of the Steering Committee to discuss Government Documents Round Table organizational business

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 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Committee on the Future of University Libraries Meeting (ACRL ULS) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Comiskey
Description :

To explore and document new directions in university libraries, and to support the ULS Executive Committee by brainstorming means through which ULS might better support university librarians in the future.

Friday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Program for Cooperative Cataloging Program Training Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
S501d
Description :

News, information and discussion related to the training activities of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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.

Saturday, June 29 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Project MUSE User Group Breakfast Exhibitor session Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
DuSable 21A-C
Description :

Hear the latest news on Project MUSE electronic book and journal collections, featuring over 500 journals and 20,000+ books from the most respected university presses and scholarly societies.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:30am
EBSCO Navigating the e-book Business Model Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N137
Description :

Lots of e-book options – a good thing…once you can make sense of them. Subscribe or purchase? Outright or demand driven purchase? Why not throw in short-term loan and loan-to-own? And these are just business model considerations. This session will address key points to consider when navigating e-book business models and other options, including ordering services (e.g. EBSCOhost Collection Manager, GOBI, and OASIS), e-book providers, user experience, and digital preservation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 9:30am
Hiding in Plain Cite: The Growing Importance of Content Neutrality in Library Discovery Services Exhibitor session McCormick Place Convention Center
N132
Description :

As discovery services continue evolving to meet the growing needs of tech savvy librarians and end-users, providing unified access to the content purchased by and subscribed to by the library becomes increasingly important. Unfortunately, determining what content is presented for discovery to end-users is less and less under the direct control of the library and more and more determined by individual vendor policies. As the NISO Open Discovery Initiative has shown, there is a clear need for a more standard set of practices for how content is represented in discovery services and for the interactions between the discovery service providers and the information providers whose resources they represent. Described by Library Journal in its April 16th editorial “Discovering Reciprocity”, libraries are now faced with an inherent conflict of interest when content providers attempt to influence or dictate a library’s choice of discovery. Join members of the research library community for a panel discussion on the risks and rewards of “content neutrality”, the assurance that a library can make available its licensed content through the discovery services of its choice. Attendees will share experiences from their institutions and advise on ways in which they can regain control over the discovery of the resources they have purchased and licensed.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:30am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting and Open House (RUSA HS) Committee meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
N230b
Description :

Do you help patrons work on their genealogy, discover the history of their house, or find primary sources for their research papers? If so, come network with your fellow history librarians at the History Section’s Open House. During the first hour we will provide an update of the section’s activities. From 9 to 10 our committees will meet. If you are interested in joining our section feel free to join a committee meeting to learn about their current activities.

8:30am - 10:00am
CIFNAL Steering Committee Exhibitor session Palmer House Hilton
Monroe Room
Description :

Steering Committee of CIFNAL (Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections)

Interests :
Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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
Collection Development & Community Expectations: Managing Collections and Balancing Resources in an Era of Budgetary Constraints Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S403
Description :

The challenges of the current economy are a common adversity faced by librarians in all types of institutions. With declining budgets and fewer resources librarians must make difficult decisions to meet their library’s overall mission. Join us to hear a panel of experienced librarians share examples of how they have met the challenges of managing various types of library collections, and how they continue to manage the expectations of their diverse customer groups.

8:30am - 10:00am
Connecting Multilingual Patrons with Legal Information: Key Resources Affiliate Event Palmer House Hilton
Spire Parlor
Description :

This workshop focuses on Spanish-language resources for librarians assisting low income and vulnerable patrons facing legal issues. We will highlight:

-LawHelpEspanol.org- a national gateway to websites providing free legal information
-LawHelpInteractive.org- a gateway to pro-se forms assisting self-represented patrons
-CitizenshipWorks.org- a website and companion app assisting individuals understand the naturalization process
-ImmigrationLawHelp.org- a website assisting low-income immigrants find legal help
-Collaborative models between libraries/civil legal services providing Spanish-language legal information/referrals.

-Participants will be able to identify available multilingual sources of legal information to assist patrons facing legal challenges.
-Participants will be able to identify available multilingual sources of legal referral information to assist patrons facing legal challenges.
-Participants will be able to identify key stakeholders and steps in creating their own civil legal services/library partnership.
-Participants will be able to identify additional online legal resources to augment their current collection.
-Participants will be able to access additional online materials concerning Librarians and the Access to Justice Movement.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
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
Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL ULS) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Gold Coast
Description :

Advances university librarianship, university library service, and the development of university libraries in institutions with graduate programs.

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