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Format: 09/23/2017 - 6pm
Format: 09/23/2017 - 6pm
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Friday, January 24 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 4:00pm
2014 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos Committee Meeting I (ALSC) Committee meeting Sheraton
Seminar A
Description :

Evaluation and selection of children's videos/DVDs for the 2014 Notable Children's Videos list and selection of the Carnegie Medal.

Interests :
1:30pm - 4:00pm
2014 Notable Children's Books Committee Meeting I (ALSC) Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
125
Description :

Evaluation of children's books and the selection of the 2014 Notable Children's Books list.

Interests :
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Board Planning (YALSA) Marriott
Room 404
Description :

This session is not a YALSA Board meting. It is a YALSA Board planning/training session.

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)
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Outstanding Books for the College Bound Committee meeting Loews Hotel
P1 Parlor
Description :

YALSA's OBCB committee supports lifelong learning by preparing a revised and updated edition of the annotated Outstanding Books for the College Bound booklist to guide students of all ages planning to continue their education beyond high school.

1:30pm - 4:00pm
RMG's 24th Annual Presidents' Seminar Pennsylvania Convention Center
117
Description :

RMG’s Annual Presidents’ Seminars invite global ILS company and other library industry executives to focus on initiatives and trends that impact libraries. Rob McGee develops the topics and themes, and leads these seminars. The seminar is open to all – librarians and vendors – to encourage dialogue on topical issues and concerns.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 24 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bibliographic Standards Committee Meeting Controlled Vocabularies Group I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Loews Hotel
Commonwealth C
Description :

Subcommittee meeting to discuss proposed additions to the RBMS Controlled Vocabularies for the description of rare books and special collections material

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Committee on Diversity All Sub-Committee Business Meeting Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
307 A
Description :

Meeting of the ALA Council Committee on Diversity and its subcommittees - Diversity Council, Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee, and the Spectrum Advisory Committee.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
116
Description :

Business meeting of Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees - afternoon session.

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Sponsors :
FTRF.
2:00pm - 4:00pm
IUG Meeting Exhibitor session, Social event Pennsylvania Convention Center
102 A
Description :

n/a

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Leadership Council Committee meeting Loews Hotel
Regency B
Description :

n/a

Interests :
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Leadership Strategic Planning (PLA) [Closed] Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
203 B
Description :

Leadership Strategic Planning for PLA.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Scholarly Communication Road Show Presenters [Closed] Committee meeting Loews Hotel
Roberts Boardroom
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Taiga Forum Update Forum/Update Pennsylvania Convention Center
102 B
Description :

Taiga will be reporting out on its activities at the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum in November in Austin, TX, including the rich and thought-provoking conversations about diversity in academic libraries that occurred at the Taiga Forum. We will also be presenting and facilitating another fascinating conversation on issues that matter to us. Stay tuned for the topic and speaker(s). (See below in the Comments for this information) Taiga is building a robust community of practice for senior academic library leaders. Taiga is also a place for lively discourse, the sharing of information, learning from others, and catalytic networking!

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 24 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
ALA Finance Best Practices Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
307 B
Description :

ALA financial education series.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
International Relations Committee I Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
110 B
Description :

First meeting of the International Relations Committee Board. Open to the public.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Program for Cooperative Cataloging Program Training Exhibitor session Pennsylvania Convention Center
202 B
Description :

News, information and discussion related to the training activities of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 24 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
ALA Council Orientation Committee Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
Grand BR B
Description :

The committee's business meeting.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bylaws Committee Committee meeting Courtyard
Mezzanine I
Description :

Committee will work on proposed changes to GODORT bylaws and/or Policy and Procedure Manual

3:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED YALSA Research Forum Forum/Update Pennsylvania Convention Center
103 A
Description :

This session introduces an ongoing project of the YALSA Research Committee on curating existing data sets about the lives of young people, and connecting these topics - social media, health, education, literacy, college preparation, and others - to YA library services. Following some brief sharing on the project, participants will gather in break-out groups to explore ways this research relates to young adult programs and services. The session will conclude with a group debriefing.

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