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Format: 11/23/2017 - 7pm
Format: 11/23/2017 - 7pm
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Saturday, January 25 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
CANCELLED Common Core State Standards Implementation Assistance Task Force (AASL) Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
203 A
Description :

The AASL CCSS Implementation Assistance Task Force will present their new toolkit and discuss with participants CCSS implementation from across the country.

Saturday, January 25 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED: Adults 50+ Promising Practices: Partnership between AARP Foundation and D.C. Public Library System Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
102 A
Description :

This session has been cancelled.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED: WO Breakout Session II - Security vs. Privacy? Secrecy vs. Transparency? Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update, News You Can Use Update Pennsylvania Convention Center
201 B
Description :

• Can these tensions be resolved in a world of government and corporate surveillance?
• What can librarians do to promote reforms and community involvement?
• Can or will Congress actually seek reforms to the nation’s surveillance laws and practices?

Understand the role of libraries in the public debate and how library supporters must be involved in advocacy and privacy education. Find out how the Office for Intellectual Freedom’s ‘Choose Privacy Week’ can help you present public programs and promote dialogue in your community on surveillance and other aspects of privacy. Hear from ALA’s Office of Government Relations about the implications of different approaches to surveillance reforms, including potential amendments to the USA PATRIOT Act, government surveillance and transparency, and the role of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Featuring Barbara Jones, Director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, Deborah Caldwell Stone, Assistant Director, ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, and Lynne Bradley, director of ALA’s Office of Government Relations, Washington Office.

Cosponsored by the Office of Government Relations and the Office for Intellectual Freedom

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 25 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
CANCELLED Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
202 A
Description :

This Interest Group meeting has been cancelled.

Sunday, January 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
CANCELLED: Germanists Discussion Group (ACRL WESS) Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
121 A
Description :

This session has been cancelled.

Sunday, January 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED Drupal4Lib Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
115 A
Description :

Join us as we discuss Drupal web content administration, maintenance, support and best practices. We will discuss the process of selecting our next chairs and co-chairs, ways to improve our listserve, discuss the pro/cons of starting a Drupal4Lib wiki, and discuss Drupal 8 planning/topics for ALA annual. Bring your topics for planning the ALA annual meeting.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED: Office for Intellectual Freedom & Freedom to Read Foundation Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update Pennsylvania Convention Center
203 A
Description :

Updates from the Intellectual Freedom Committee and the Freedom to Read Foundation.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
FTRF.
American Library Association (ALA)