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Format: 04/20/2018 - 8pm
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Friday, January 24 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 4:00pm
External Review Panel (ERP) chair training Discussion/Interest group Sheraton
Logans 1
Description :

External Review Panelists who have participated in two or more on-site reviews are invited to attend training for ERP chairs. The session will prepare attendees to lead an external review of MLIS programs seeking ALA accreditation. The session will include a panel discussion featuring experienced ERP chairs and Office for Accreditation staff. People who are currently assigned to chair a review are strongly encouraged to attend. Heads of programs that are currently in the comprehensive review process are invited to attend as observers.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Library and Information Science (LIS) Education Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
126 B
Description :

Library and Information Science educators and academic librarians are invited to engage in a lively and pragmatic discussion of strategies to promote the effective alignment of LIS education with the evolving needs of the academic library workplace.

Saturday, January 25 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Getting Started with Research Data in Your Repository Exhibitor session Marriott
Room 303
Description :

Interested in supporting data on your campus? Many libraries are eager to get started, but are anxious about whether they have the resources and capacity to build a successful program in the changing data landscape. The good news is, you’re more ready than you realize. Digital Commons is a flexible platform that can already support the vast majority of data sharing and preservation needs on campus.

The session will provide an overview of the types of data generated by researchers and discuss strategies for community outreach. Additionally, drawing on conversations with repository managers and other leaders in the data field, we'll present a set of guidelines and best practices for preparing and showcasing data in your repository. You have the tools to get started now - we'll show you how!

Speaker:
Mark Roquet, Scholarly Communication Advisor, bepress

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC The Future of FirstSearch and WorldCat Local: What OCLC's New Discovery Services Mean for Your Library Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
108 B
Description :

The new experience for FirstSearch integrates the best features of OCLC’s discovery interfaces into a single service that enables library users and staff to discover and access resources—especially electronic and digital materials—held by their home library alongside those held by libraries around the world through WorldCat. Come see the new service and learn about plans for its ongoing expansion in the future. The program will also feature a preview of features in beta testing for WorldCat Local—OCLC’s premium webscale discovery service. Hear from colleagues about their experiences thus far and share your perspectives about discovery in your library.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 2:30pm
Guide to Reference Editorial Meeting Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
115 C
Description :

The Guide to Reference Editorial Review Board and Contributing Editors will discuss direction and evolving practices for the Guide. Those interested in becoming a Contributing Editor are invited to attend.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Building Provost Support for your Repository Initiative Exhibitor session Marriott
Room 303
Description :

Support at the Provost level is a key factor in the success of your repository initiative. We invite you to come and hear how other institutions engage the attention of their Provosts, maintain interest with compelling feedback, and launch new efforts when new Provosts come on board. This will be followed by Q&A and an informal discussion period with the speakers.

Speakers:
Joyce Rumery, Dean of Libraries, University of Maine
Glenda Thornton, Director, University Library, Cleveland State University
Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communications Librarian and Associate Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Information Commons Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
120 B
Description :

We will meet to discuss issues facing Learning/Information Commons in libraries.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Papers: Revolutionizing the research workflow Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
102 B
Description :

Papers revolutionizes the way researchers handle their documents. It takes organizing PDFs to the next level with collections and smart collections, file renaming, and automatic metadata retrieval. Highlight, annotate, and sync these to and from Papers for iPad/iPhone. Cite in almost any application, format your citations in 6300+ citation styles. This workshop covers how Papers can help you get more out of your research. New to Papers? Discover how Papers can help you be a more efficient researcher and save you time. Current Papers users can join the workshop to learn pro-tips and discover new features.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Scholarly Communications Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
203 A
Description :

We will feature two presentations.

Pilots to Program: UC San Diego Research Data Curation Pilots and the Library Research Data Curation Program
Mary Linn Bergstrom
UC San Diego
In the spring of 2011, the UC San Diego Research Cyberinfrastructure (RCI) Implementation Team invited campus researchers and research teams to participate in a Research Curation and Data Management Pilot program. The projects were chosen based on a number of criteria:how they represented the range of campus research and the various services they needed. The pilot process began in Sept 2011 and will be completed in early 2014.
Participants received services: assistance with the creation of metadata to make data discoverable and available for future re-use; ingest of data into the San Diego Supercomputer Center’s storage system; ingest of datasets and digital objects into the Library’s Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) for long-term access and discovery; movement of data into Chronopolis; data object identifier services; and training classes.
Implementation details of the services and the new Research Data Curation Program (RDCP) created at the Library based on the pilots will be discussed. RDCP supports data lifecycle management and will focus on aspects of contemporary scholarship: data creation and storage, description and metadata creation, citation and publication, and long-term preservation and access. The RDCP will provide services campus users can select to meet their needs. It will also provide support for data management requirements from national funding agencies.
Data Services as Information Services: or, Old Wine, New Bottle
Ivey Glendon and Michele Claibourn
University of Virginia Library
The currency of data in scholarly research is on the rise. The data supporting research across all academic disciplines is subject to the norms and requirements for access and sharing that has characterized the research output itself. In July 2013 the University of Virginia Library created a new library service to support data-intensive research initiatives. Research Data Services (RDS) is dedicated to the collaborative collection, management, use, and preservation of data across the research lifecycle, and offers coordinated support services and expertise for data-intensive research and teaching.
The growth of data-oriented research and of publicly-available datasets demands data literacy across the institution. We will relay how the RDS team serve and interact with the university research enterprise. Composed of data librarians charged with data acquisitions and discovery, specialists in statistical analysis and GIS engaged with training in the use of quantitative and spatial data, metadata and data management experts providing guidance and expertise on the creation of data documentation for preservation and dissemination, and digital media technologists supporting training to capture and transform data, the team supports researchers throughout the research data lifecycle.
We will discuss our organization – seeding data services throughout the library rather than concentrating them into a single unit – as well as the challenges we’ve encountered in gaining recognition within the university as a voice in the developing discussion around quantitative research at UVa and a service provider in the rapidly evolving research ecosystem.

The presentations will be followed by a brief business meeting.

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Educators of School Librarians Section Meeting (AASL ESLS) Committee meeting Marriott
Grand B
Description :

Educators of School Librarians Section (ESLS) Meeting.

Saturday, January 25 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
ELSEVIER LIBRARY CONNECT - HUNTER FORUM [Closed] Exhibitor session Marriott
Grand F
Description :

A discussion on the vision of the current and future research experience, including tools, technology and collaboration.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, January 25 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm
DK Crafternoon with Jane Bull Author Event, Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event Pennsylvania Convention Center
204 B
Description :

Join DK's celebrated craft expert Jane Bull in a cozy afternoon crafting party. Take a break from the busy convention floor, make a crafty creature, read through Jane's inspiring craft books, while enjoying an afternoon tea and snack break.

The first 50 people to attend will receive a DK goody bag including a signed copy of Jane's newest book, Crafty Creatures.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 25 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Residency Interest Group Meeting Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
110 A
Description :

The Residency Interest Group will meet to discuss ongoing initiatives. Current and past residents, as well as coordinators, are encouraged to attend. All are welcome.

Sunday, January 26 - 7:30am

7:30am - 9:00am
Alexander Street Press Breakfast [Closed] Exhibitor session, Social event Marriott
Grand H
Description :

Alexander Street Customer Appreciation Breakfast: Please join us for breakfast to learn about our new and forthcoming online streaming academic products and collections followed by a presentation by our guest speaker.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, January 26 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Library of Congress BIBFRAME Update Forum Pennsylvania Convention Center
114 Lecture Hall
Description :

The Library of Congress will share recent progress in development and testing of the new bibliographic framework, BIBFRAME, in the linked-data environment.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
New Members Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
121 A
Description :

Many librarians, especially those in the early part of their career, struggle to identify opportunities for change in their workplaces while also maintaining a good relationship with colleagues. This session will cover how to pick your battles, how to identify opportunities for change, and when to accept things as they are.

This session is sponsored by the ACRL New Member Discussion Group, but will be appropriate for librarians of all types.

10:30am - 11:30am
OCLC - Parents, Alumni and Libraries: What Customers Really Believe about the Library Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
203 B
Description :

Today, libraries are focused on demonstrating and quantifying their value to the community—for example, a public library looking for ROI indicators for its city council, or an academic library measuring its impact on teaching and learning. These studies are taken from the library perspective in terms of contribution and value. 

In this latest OCLC member research study, we approached the question of value from a slightly different angle: through the eyes of two types of university customers, parents and alumni, to understand their beliefs about the campus experience, and how these beliefs influence their perceptions of the university and the role of the library. We explore their perceptions and memories of the academic experience and find out what they value for themselves or for their children. We then looked at how the library “stacks up” against other elements of campus life, and what this means for libraries and universities as they move to mixed models of physical and virtual learning spaces.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
We Got Your Back: Community Answers to the Digital Divide Forum/Update, News You Can Use Update Pennsylvania Convention Center
201 A
Description :

Is it a normal occurrence that you are working the desk alone and someone comes in needing to learn about email right away? Do you find yourself about to teach a class on the newest tech, but you know nothing about it? If these sound familiar, we have a session and a resource for you! DigitalLearn.org is the new online hub for digital literacy including a collection of self-directed trainings for end-users to increase their digital literacy and a community of practice for digital literacy trainers to share tools, best practices, and more. Join us to learn about this resource and give feedback on the site to help us shape its future. Presenters: Jamie Hollier, PLA

10:30am - 12:30pm
Repositories: Big Impact – Small Budget! [Closed] Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
104 B
Description :

Are repositories flexible enough to help institutions who differ in size, requirements and budgets? Repositories large and small have to cope with the changing requirements of the research landscapes, inside their institution and externally. Open Repository and Open Repository Lite are DSpace platforms that can help manage change, while offering long term solidity. Join us for an overview of the services and a discussion of how they can be of use in your library.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, January 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Executive Board A (MAGIRT) Marriott
Room 402
Description :

A meeting of the MAGIRT Executive Board to discuss business and wrap up the Midwinter conference. All are invited.

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