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Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:00am
Book Buzz Theater Featuring Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS Author event, Exhibitor session Dallas Convention Center
C1
Description :

Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS, Celebrates Spring 2012 with special guests Lauren Myracle, author of Shine, Margi Preus, author of 2011 Newbery Honor winner Heart of a Samurai, and Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series.

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Unofficial Event
8:00am - 9:00am
Executive Board Meeting I (LIRT) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
D165 (Committee 1)
8:00am - 9:00am
Joint Chairs Meeting (LITA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
D220 Table 1
8:00am - 9:30am
Book Links Editorial Advisory Board Meeting (ALA) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
Bryan - Beeman B
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 10:00am
2013 Wilder Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A104
Description :

2013 Wilder Committee will discuss possible nominees for the 2013 award.

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Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00am
AAUP Book Selection Committee Meeting (AASL) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A302
Description :

Meeting to select suitable titles for secondary school use from the current publications from the members of the Association of American University Presses to be published in an annual bibliography.

8:00am - 10:00am
Advisory Committee Meeting (ALA OLOS) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
D169
8:00am - 10:00am
ALA Washington Office Update: Orphaned Works & Digital Libraries Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
C146
Description :

Consecutive panel discussions will address two hot topics and take questions from the audience. The first panel from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. will examine the current state of orphaned works. Panelists will discuss how institutions are "unlocking" orphans, best practices developed in doing so and possible paths forward.

The second panel from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. will review the landscape of digital libraries including the HaithiTrust Digital Library, Internet Archive and the proposed Digital Public Library of America. Panelists will discuss how the models work, ways in which they differ and how each digital library is approaching orphaned works.

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Washington Office (WO)
8:00am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas C
Interests :
8:00am - 10:00am
All Committee Meeting I (REFORMA) Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Patio Room
Description :

Meeting time for committees of REFORMA, the National Association for the Promotion of Library & Information Services to Latinos & the Spanish-Speaking.

Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
REFORMA (Affiliate)
8:00am - 10:00am
All Section Committees (LLAMA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A3-A4
8:00am - 10:00am
Annual Conference Program Committee Meeting (ALTAFF) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A106
8:00am - 10:00am
Annual Conference Programs Committee Meeting (ACRL) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Lone Star Ballroom A2 (Table 3)
Description :

Part of the Professional Development Coordinating Committee Meeting

8:00am - 10:00am
Board of Directors Meeting I (ASCLA) Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
D161
8:00am - 10:00am
Cataloging Issues Discussion Group Discussion/Interest group Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Garden Room
Description :

Discusses issues relating to cataloging and access particularly Western European material

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8:00am - 10:00am
Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee Meeting (RUSA STARS) Committee meeting Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas C Table 9
Interests :
8:00am - 10:00am
Collection Development Education Committee (RUSA CODES) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A108
Description :

Meeting of members of the RUSA CODES Collection Development Education Committee.

8:00am - 10:00am
Committee Meeting (ACRL AFAS) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Majestic 09
8:00am - 10:00am
Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (ALA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
C143
8:00am - 10:00am
Conference Orientation (NMRT) Other Dallas Convention Center
D173
Description :

New to the Midwinter Meeting or ALA? Get a fun and informative introduction to the Midwinter Meeting. Learn to navigate the exhibits, to decipher the conference program, how ALA really works, and ways to get involved. NMRT provides tips from the pros and the opportunity for you to get your questions answered.

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