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Format: 2014-07-25T15
Format: 2014-07-25T15
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Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

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)

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
ALA Washington Office Breakout I - How to Save Your Library Using Grassroots Strategies: Success Stories Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
C141
Description :

Listen to the Advocacy Guru Stephanie Vance share valuable tips on how to influence policymakers during tough economic times. Also, hear success stories from library advocates around the country and what they have done to influence policymakers in their community. Attendees will walk away with 10 principles for grassroots success.

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Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Washington Office (WO)

Saturday, January 21 - 3:00pm

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Do I Own these E-books or Not?: The Adventures of Jo Budler, Kansas State Librarian Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
C146
Description :

You’ve heard about it. How one State Librarian dared to suggest that her libraries “owned” -- and did not rent – the e-books they had purchased. Now hear the behind the scenes story from Jo Budler, Kansas State Librarian. Learn about the publishers’ reaction to her claim and what this daring effort might mean for state and public libraries across the country. Learn why Budler took the path she did and how you can learn from her experience to improve what you can do in your own library.