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Thursday, January 23 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 5:30pm
Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to be a Successful Library Consultant (Part One) Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
204 B
Description :

ASCLA--the home to library consultants and independent librarians within ALA--is bringing back its wildly successful, sell-out workshop! Seasoned consultants Nancy Bolt and Liz Bishoff will present an overview of the consultant’s role and guide you through an active and engaging self-assessment to uncover your unique consulting potential and strengths. Takeaways include marketing tips, pricing your services, responding to RFPs, finding clients, business management strategies and so much more. Note that this event is held over two days--Thursday afternoon and Friday morning--with an opportunity for networking on Thursday evening. This institute will not be offered in Las Vegas, so don’t miss out on this opportunity! SPECIFIC EVENT TIMES: Thursday, January 23, 1:00pm-5:30pm and Friday, January 24, 8:30am-1:00pm

Friday, January 24 - 8:00am

8:00am - 4:00pm
Designing Online Courses for Significant Learning Experiences Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
105 B
Description :

Are you interested in developing and teaching online courses that create the best possible learning experiences for student participants? Are you currently teaching an online course but looking for ways to enhance the course structure and content? Using a collaborative, hands-on approach, presenters Dr. Stewart Ross and Linda Jacoby will guide institute participants through the (re)design of an online course using an integrated course design template. At the end of the workshop, participants will have the skills and confidence to assist others in the development of online courses, or to develop their own online training modules or courses. The techniques applied in this session can also be applied to face-to-face course development.

Friday, January 24 - 8:30am

8:30am - 1:00pm
Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to be a Successful Library Consultant (Part Two) Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
204 B
Description :

"ASCLA – the home to library consultants and independent librarians within ALA – is bringing back its wildly successful, sell-out workshop! Seasoned consultants Nancy Bolt and Liz Bishoff will present an overview of the consultant’s role and guide you through an active and engaging self-assessment to uncover your unique consulting potential and strengths. Takeaways include marketing tips, pricing your services, responding to RFPs, finding clients, business management strategies and so much more. **Note that this event is held over two days–Thursday afternoon and Friday morning–with an opportunity for networking on Thursday evening.**
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8:30am - 4:00pm
Here There Be Dragons: Public Access to Federally Funded Research [$] Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
204 C
Description :

This symposium co-presented by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) and bepress Digital Commons offers an unique opportunity to explore the complex issues surrounding the collection, organization, delivery and preservation of federally funded research. Join your colleagues from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter in Philadelphia.

In February 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a memorandum directing Federal agencies to expand public access to the results of taxpayer-funded research. Several means of addressing this mandate, including SHARE (offered by the ARL, AAU, and APLU) and CHORUS (offered by the AAP), have been proposed. This symposium will explore the complex issues surrounding the collection, organization, delivery, and preservation of federally funded research.

Speakers:
•Richard Huffine, Senior Director, U.S. Federal Government Market, ProQuest
•P. Scott Lapinski, Digital Resources Librarian, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
•Howard Ratner, Director of Development, CHOR Inc.
•Olivia M. A. Madison, Professor and Dean of the Library, Iowa State University
•Tyler Walters, Dean of University Libraries, Virginia Tech
•Harrison Inefuku, Digital Repository Coordinator, Iowa State University
•Rebecca Kennison, Director, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, Columbia University
•Maureen P. Walsh, Associate Professor, Institutional Repository Services Librarian, The Ohio State University Libraries Digital Content Services
•Emily McElroy, (Moderator), Director, McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center
•Carol Godschall Hixson (Moderator), Dean of Library at University of South Florida St. Petersburg
•Mary Case (Moderator), University Librarian, University of Illinois-Chicago

Pre-registration prior to Jan. 6, 2014, is recommended as space is limited. Register online and look for “Ticketed Events” and then the ALCTS/bepress Digital Commons Symposium. Registration fees are $219 for ALCTS members, $269 for ALA members, and just $99 for students and retired members.

ALCTS is a division of the American Library Association.

Cost :
Registration fees are $219 for ALCTS members, $269 for ALA members, and just $99 for students and retired members.
8:30am - 4:30pm
CANCELLED Genealogy Resources for Librarians Institute, sponsored by ProQuest [$] Ticketed event Offsite Location
Philadelphia Free Library conference room
Description :

This all-day institute addresses issues of importance to library staff and administration when serving or partnering with genealogical patrons, volunteer, scholars, or educators. Nationally known specialists will discuss everything from superb free resources to future directions at NARA to webinar outreach, new online offerings, webinar instruction, government documents, Quaker resources, and making the financial case for genealogical librarianship. Luncheon included.

Philadelphia Free Library conference room, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103

Cost :
Division members = $50.00, ALA members = $60.00, Non ALA members = $70.00, Students/Retirees = $40.00

Friday, January 24 - 9:00am

9:00am - 4:00pm
CANCELLED Knowing You, Knowing Them: The Secret to Successful Leadership Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
111 B
Description :

One of the biggest challenges of leading others is understanding what makes them tick. This full-day workshop will help you understand both yourself in light of your leadership responsibilities, and those who work for you. Instead of offering a checklist or template of how-tos, presenter Linda Bruno, MBA, will focus on the human element of leadership. You will leave this session with insights into personalities, emotional intelligence, dealing with change and creating a motivating environment--secrets that can help you be a more successful leader! Linda has presented several workshops for ASCLA, and receives rave reviews for her content and presentations.

Friday, January 24 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm
LLAMA Career Institute—Writing and editing: Developing career skills & building your professional reputation [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
120 B
Description :

Writing or editing a professional publication is a great way to advance your career and showcase your knowledge for a global audience. In this half-day institute, you’ll learn the elements of successful writing as librarians share their experiences, tips, and motivations for publishing. Editors from a variety of publications will share what they look for in writers and contributors. If you’ve considered writing as a way to fuel your professional growth, plan to join us.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
ALA Member $175; LLAMA member $125; Retired Member $175; Student Member $95; Non-Member $275

Saturday, January 25 - 7:00am

7:00am - 8:00am
CANCELLED Think Fit Resistance Band Workout [$] Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
Lobby 13th & Arch St.
Description :

Thinking Fit in Philly! Start your morning with an energetic boost from this 60 minute resistance band workout led by certified local instructors with Weston Fitness. Sponsored by Innovative Interfaces, enjoy the morning's fitness focused session for only $15!

Registered participants will enjoy a light snack after your morning work out, and discounts at the local Marathon Grill restaurant (also sponsoring the event). Work out materials will be provided and early morning shuttles are scheduled for your convenience.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
$15

Saturday, January 25 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Consultants Networking Luncheon hosted by ASCLA Library Consultants Interest Group Ticketed event Sheraton
Independence BR A
Description :

Do you consider yourself a library consultant? Would you like to become a library consultant? Lunch and learn with colleagues! The Library Consultants’ Networking Luncheon provides an opportunity to meet others and discuss the skills, craft, and business of consulting. Jamie Hollier will share tips and exercises to for relaxation and focus in Preparing to Speak. Brenda Hough will offer techniques for Presenting online: How do you engage a virtual audience? The event is hosted by ASCLA’s Library Consultants Interest Group (http://connect.ala.org/node/151445). Join us in Philadelphia to network and learn.
The event, scheduled for Saturday January 25, 2014 from 12:00 - 2:00 during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia is a ticketed event. You can add this event to your Midwinter Conference registration. REGISTRATION RATES: ASCLA members, $79; ALA members, $95; non-ALA members, $99; Student/Retired members of ALA, $79.

Monday, January 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
YALSA's Morris & Nonfiction Award Program & Presentation [$] Ticketed event Pennsylvania Convention Center
103 B
Description :

Come to this ticketed event and help the Young Adult Library Services Association celebrate the 2014 honorees and winners for the Morris Award and YA Nonfiction Award! Enjoy coffee, tea and danish and listen to the winners and finalists speak about their honored titles. After the speeches, mingle with the authors and pick up free copies of their books.

Cost :
19

Monday, January 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gala Author Tea Sponsored by ReferenceUSA [$] Author Event, Ticketed event Marriott
Liberty A-C
Description :

Bestselling authors, including Sue Monk Kidd, will discuss their writing life and forthcoming books. Enjoy a light offering of tea, finger sandwiches, and sweet treats. A book signing will follow, with most books given away free and others available for purchase at a generous discount. Buy your ticket early, as this event often sells out. United for Libraries will recognize the winners of the 2013 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards during the program. Tickets cost $55 in advance ($49 United for Libraries division members), $60 onsite. For more information, visit www.ala.org/united.

Cost :
$55 in advance ($49 United for Libraries division members), $60 onsite