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Format: 09/23/2017 - 6pm
Format: 09/23/2017 - 6pm
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Friday, January 24 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 2:00pm
NISO Demand Driven Acquisition Working Group [Closed] Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
306
Description :

This is a new project to develop recommended practices for the Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) of Monographs.

Interests :
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Meeting I (SRRT-FTF) Committee meeting Sheraton
Logans 2
Description :

Business Meeting

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury I [Closed] Other Sheraton
Salon 5
Description :

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury will decide the 2014 winners.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
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

Friday, January 24 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Leadership Council Networking Session Committee meeting Loews Hotel
Regency A
Description :

n/a

Interests :
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Public Libraries Advisory Committee Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
105 A
Description :

The Public Libraries (Journal) Advisory Committee meets.

1:00pm - 2:30pm
ALA Intern Meet & Greet Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
307 B
Description :

An introductory meeting for participants in the ALA/Council Committee Internship program

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Steering Committee Meeting I Courtyard
Grand Ballroom
Description :

GODORT executive board meeting, open meeting

1:00pm - 4:00pm
2014 Alex Awards [Closed] Committee meeting Courtyard
William Penn Boardroom
Description :

This is a closed meeting to select the 2014 Alex Awards--the best adult books for young adults.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 4:00pm
2014 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults [Closed] Committee meeting Marriott
Room 301
Description :

This is a closed meeting for YALSA's Excellence in Nonfiction Award Committee to select the winner of the 2014 award.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults Committee meeting Marriott
Room 413
Description :

Join YALSA's Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults committee as we discuss the most amazing teen audiobooks of the year, and work down to our top 30.

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Biennial Educators Meeting Forum/Update Marriott
Liberty C
Description :

Topic: What Skills are Needed for the Next Generation Cataloger/Metadata Professional?

Moderator: Erin Stalberg, Director of Discovery and Access Library, Information, and Technology Services, Mount Holyoke College

Panelists:
•Daniel Joudrey, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College
•Shana McDanold, Head, Metadata Services, Georgetown University
•Autumn Falkner, Cataloger, Michigan State University
•Bobby Bothmann, Metadata & Emerging Technologies Librarian, Minnesota State University, Mankato
•Ryan McGinnis, Graduate Student Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College (co-presenter with Dr. Joudrey)

This event is co-sponsored by the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Board of Directors Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
111 A
Description :

Meeting of the ALCTS Board of Directors

1:00pm - 4:00pm
COL Business Meeting I Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
303 AB
Description :

Committee on Legislation Business Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
InformsUs Process Applications Exhibitor session Marriott
Franklin 06
Description :

InformsUs offers libraries a wide array of opportunities to convert existing labor intensive activities into automated processes. This frees up staff to spend more time on customer facing issues than day-to-day administration.
At this session, Counting Opinions will demonstrate a number of applications (Reference Tracking, Events and Program Management, Reading Programs, Contest Management, and more) that have already been/being developed and are available "off the shelf" as is or, available for local customization.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Listen, Measure, Act - State Libraries Exhibitor session Loews Hotel
Library
Description :

A workshop for State Data Coordinators, Provincial Library System Administrators and senior Library management.
This workshop is offered to subscribers of Counting Opinions' services who want to strengthen their knowledge and use of these services and how to optimize their deployment and/or suite of services for the most effective operational insights. In addition to LibPAS, State-/Province-wide structured customer feedback will be demonstrated and discussed during this workshop.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Literacy Assembly Meeting and Committee on Literacy Meeting Committee meeting Marriott
Franklin 04
Description :

The Literacy Assembly and the Committee on Literacy will meet.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL) Member Meeting [Closed] Pennsylvania Convention Center
126 B
Description :

Meeting to discuss updates and priorities for the NERL Consortium. Members only.

Interests :
Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
REFORMA (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Committee meeting Sheraton
Parlor C
Description :

During these sessions the YALSA committee will be discussing Quick Picks nominations, teen feedback and general thoughts on the nominated titles. On the last day of meetings, the committee will be voting on the official list as well as the Top 10. Quick Picks is for young adults (ages 12-18) who, for whatever reasons, do not like to read. The purpose is to identify titles for recreational reading, not for curricular or remedial use.

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Schneider Family Book Award [Closed] Committee meeting Marriott
Room 310
Description :

Jury members to select the finalist for the Schneider Family Book Award

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

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