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Friday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
ALA Recruitment Assembly Update Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
Hall A, Meeting Room A
Description :

A forum for discussions on the state of library recruitment to the profession.

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

Saturday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Education Assembly Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N134
Description :

Join the Education Assembly for a great discussion with 2 Online Experts. Keri Cascio who is the ALCTS representative to the Assembly, serves as Director of Innovative Technologies and Library Resource Management at Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, MO. She will be talking about a “Model for An Online Learning Suite”. Chris Harris, Director of the School Library System for the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership and E-Content blogger for American Libraries Magazine who will be talking about “Ebooks: It's a Format, not a Genre”.

10:30am - 11:30am
Sociology Librarians Discussion Group (ACRL ANSS) Forum/Update Hyatt Regency Chicago
Columbus KL
Description :

Meeting of the ANSS Sociology Discussion Group. Invited speakers TBD.

Saturday, June 29 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Business Reference in Public Libraries Forum (RUSA_BRASS) Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N138
Description :

Business Librarian’s Reference Shelf -- Looking to learn more about business reference? New sources for answering those tough business questions? Are you a new business librarian? Join us and hear from authors of recent business reference titles. Learn about new resources, programming ideas and other opportunities to connect with your local businesses.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
CANCELLED: The Journal as Platform: Scholarly Communication and Scholarly Community in the Age of Open Access (ACRL C&RL Forum) Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N231
Description :

Join the College & Research Libraries Editorial Board and representatives of other publishing ventures and scholarly societies to discuss best practices in the evolution of the scholarly journal as a platform for promoting scholarly community in an open access environment. The forum will feature presentations on current models being pursued in the Library and Information Science publishing and beyond. Participants will also engage in a discussion of how these practices can inform the development of College & Research Libraries as both an online-only open access journal and a platform for the promotion of broader access to research and practice in the field of academic librarianship.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Federal Science Agency Update (ACRL STS) Forum/Update Hyatt Regency Chicago
Grand A
Description :

Update on new developments and resources from federal agencies serving the science/technology sector.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Forum on Revised Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education (ACRL) Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N132
Description :

Learn about the work of a newly appointed task force that will substantially revise ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education by June 2014. Hear about the composition of the group, the direction it is taking and, importantly, find out how to provide your suggestions during the process.

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1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mentorship Program Forum: Library Research Round Table Initiative Forum/Update Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Regency Ballroom B
Description :

The forum at ALA Annual will launch the Mentorship Program, including: a discussion of the mentor/protégé relationship, i.e., responsibilities, commitment, etc.;
a discussion of the research process; discussion time for the mentors and protégés to meet and possibly connect (Discussion tables will be identified by research topics with mentors seated at each table so that protégés may select their topic of interest); wrap-up session with suggestions on how the mentors and protégés can continue to work together and submit papers for publication in conference proceedings, journals, and to the LRRT Research Forums.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Research Forum (ACRL AAMES) Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N133
Description :

AAMES members and non-members will present their research followed by a discussion among attendees.

Saturday, June 29 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
ACRL/SPARC Forum (ACRL) Forum/Update Hyatt Regency Chicago
Grand A
Description :

Through its standing Research and Scholarly Environment Committee, ACRL sponsors a regular forum at both the midwinter and annual conference to broaden the base of librarians who are knowledgeable about and engaged in scholarly communication issues. The highly popular forum series is co-sponsored by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). The topic and speakers are chosen 60-90 days before the conference based on issues that are most relevant at that time.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Holdings Information Forum Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N227a
Description :

“Leveraging Your Linked Data: How Promotion of Linked Data Initiatives Gives Small Projects Big Visibility”

We’ve seen how daring colleagues, armed with 30 minutes and a free tool, made big discoveries using even small Linked Data samples. How can these findings be communicated to the wider world—within the institution, the consortia, and beyond? What opportunities exist for Shared Print Repositories in surfacing the Linked Data efforts of their members? How might the discovery platforms play a role? What should we expect in terms of new standards in the display of Linked Data records? Please join us to discuss next steps in Linked Data.

Philip Schreur, Stanford University.
Philip Schreur is currently the Head of the Metadata Department at Stanford University. He earned a PhD from Stanford in Medieval music theory and an MLIS from the University of California, Berkeley. Philip is the Chair of the Program for Cooperative cataloging and has been deeply involved in the implementation of the new cataloging rules Resource, Description and Access (RDA) in the United States. With a mid-career move to HighWire Press, he developed an interest in the automated taxonomic analysis of digital texts. Currently, he is in charge of coordinating linked-data project development for the Stanford University Libraries (SUL). Initial areas of interest include the use of linked data as a mechanism for authority control in the digital library, the integration of linked data from disparate sources, and visualization environments.
Richard Wallis, OCLC
Richard Wallis, distinguished thought leader in Semantic Web and Linked Data technology, joined OCLC in 2012 as Technology Evangelist. Richard has been at the forefront of emerging Web and Semantic Web technologies in the wider information world for over 20 years. He is an active blogger, and was a regular podcaster in the "Talking with Talis" series. From 2008 to 2010, he hosted and chaired "Library 2.0 Gang," a monthly round-table podcast series that brought together thought leaders, movers and shakers, and executives from leading organizations in library technology. Richard most recently had been with Talis, a Linked Data and Semantic Web technology organization in the United Kingdom. He is based in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Saturday, June 29 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
General Membership Forum (ACRL WGSS) Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N132
Description :

General Membership forum meeting for ACRL's Women & Gender Studies Section. The WGSS sponsored research poster sessions immediately follow the membership forum.

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Membership/Communications Committee Meeting (ACRL CJCLS) Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N133
Description :

CJCLS Membership review of activities and report from AACC and NCLR.

Saturday, June 29 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Public Hearing for Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (C) Cartographic Materials (ACRL RBMS) Forum/Update Hyatt Regency Chicago
Skyway 260
Description :

Public hearing on DCRM(C), Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Cartographic), part of a series of format-specific manuals
of specialized cataloging rules created and developed by the RBMS
Bibliographic Standards Committee to provide enhanced description and
access of rare materials. The hearing, in which the DCRM(C) Editorial Team is seeking comment and discussion on its draft text from rare materials librarians in general, and map librarians in particular, represents one of the final steps in the approval process of this formal cataloging standard for rare and special maps and other cartographic materials.

Sunday, June 30 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Certification Update Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N140
Description :

An Update and overview of the ALA-Allied Professional Association’s two Certification Programs.
The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program offers library support staff the opportunity to commit to professional development and continuing education through the completion of competency sets developed and implemented by the ALA-APA. The Certified Public Library Administrator (CPLA) Program is a voluntary post-MLS certification program for public librarians with three years or more of supervisory experience. Its aim is to further professional education and development and help librarians move to a higher level of practical professional experience.

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Allied Professional Association
8:30am - 10:00am
RDA Vendor Update Forum Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
E350
Description :

How Will RDA Impact Your System?: A Forum Of Vendors Discussing Implementation Plans
Now that Resource Description and Access (RDA) has been implemented in the U.S. national libraries, it is time to hear from the vendors that design our integrated library systems and bibliographic utilities. What changes will they make to accommodate changes introduced in RDA? How will these changes impact library staff workflows and ultimately the library user's experience? Come to this session on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 8:30-10:00 and hear the vendors discuss their development plans and timelines for implementing required changes. Representatives from ILS Vendors (TBD) will present their plans and will entertain questions and comments about their proposed system changes.

Sunday, June 30 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Continuing Resources Standards Forum Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N138
Description :

Our speaker will be Nettie Lagace of NISO, who will speak on the Journal Article Versions Recommended Practice and Recommended Practices for Online Supplemental Journal Article Materials. She will present an ISSN Update on behalf of Regina Reynolds, who cannot attend.

10:30am - 11:30am
DigitalLearn.org: A New National Digital Literacy Tool Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
N139
Description :

Brand New! DigitalLearn.org is a launching at this conference! DigitalLearn.org is a PLA-managed and IMLS-funded online hub for digital literacy. It includes a collection of self-directed trainings for end-users to increase their skills and a community of practice for digital literacy trainers to share tools, best practices, and more. Join us to learn how this resource can save you time and benefit your organization. Panelists will discuss how they are planning to leverage this tool in their organization. Ways to get more involved in this project and other digital literacy initiatives will also be covered. Speakers: Jamie Hollier / Project Manager / DigitalLearn.org; Crystal Schimpf / Program Manager / Community Technology Network; Shane Southwick / OWL Project Manager / Alaska State Library; Richard Kong / Digital Services Manager / Arlington Heights Memorial Library; and Brandon Bower-Sox Johnson / Chief Technology Strategist / Pixo

10:30am - 11:30am
Library of Congress Bibframe Update Forum Forum/Update McCormick Place Convention Center
E352
Description :

To share progress and issues in designing the new bibliographic framework.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
PLAmetrics User Group and Demonstration Forum/Update Hilton Chicago
Williford A
Description :

PLAmetrics (PLA PLDS Statistical Report data)
Learn more about how to innovate and optimize your library's use of www.plametrics.org

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