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Friday, January 20 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study Advisory Committee Meeting (ALA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A119
Description :

Advisory Committee Meeting for the Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study

Sponsors :
ALA
ALA Office for Research & Statistics (ORS)

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:30am - 9:30am
ALA Master Series: A Library occupies Occupy Wall Street Forum/Update, Speaker series Dallas Convention Center
Theater
Description :

Learn first-hand from the librarians on the front lines of Occupy Wall Street. Betsy Fagin, Mandy Henk, Zachary Loeb, Daniel Norton, and Jaime Taylor share their experiences participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement and building the People's Library.

Betsy Fagin was an ALA Spectrum Scholar in 2004 at the University of Maryland where she received her MLS degree. She has also received degrees in Creative Writing and Literature from CUNY - Brooklyn College and Vassar College.

Mandy Henk has been a librarian since 2003. She has experience working reference and doing instruction, but her main focus has been Access Services. Mandy's research interests include sustainable librarianship and the political economy of academic publications.

Zachary Loeb earned an MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2011. His areas of interest include archives, library technology, young adult services and the democratization of the public record.

Daniel Norton: Student, advocate and pre-professional librarian, Daniel serves as a liaison for educational outreach with the People's Library of Occupy Wall St. As an activist employed in NYC, he engages with the practice of librarianship through a fresh lens and a desire to impact the profession with forward-thinking ideas.

Jaime Taylor earned her BA from Smith College in 2006 and her MLS from Simmons College in 2009. She is the art librarian and archivist at Poster Auctions International in New York City, and one of the People's Librarians at Occupy Wall Street.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
Feminist Task Force Meeting I (SRRT FTF) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
D221 Table 1
Description :

Meeting to plan and coordinate activities of the Feminist Task Force. All interested encouraged to attend.

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Access to Information Committee I (RUSA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A104

Saturday, January 21 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Edge Initiative: Where People Connect, Communities Achieve Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update Dallas Convention Center
A130/131
Description :

A forum and group discussion on the Edge Initiative, a national effort to introduce benchmarks for high quality public access technology in libraries.

Sponsors :
ALA
Affiliate Organization
American Library Association (ALA)

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.

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Hot Topics, National Council for Learning Resources & All Committees Meeting (ACRL CJCLS) Affiliate event, Committee meeting, Discussion/Interest group, Governance/Membership Meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Majestic 05
Description :

Hot Topics Discussion Group - on topics of interest to Community & Junior College Librarians - including: TBA, embedded librarians. An update from our partner National Council for Learning Resources NCLR meeting will be heard. This session will be immediately followed by an All Committees meeting

Saturday, January 21 - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries Meeting I (ALA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
C144
Description :

This will be the first face-to-face meeting of the new Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries, appointed by ALA President Molly Raphael in fall 2011.

Sunday, January 22 - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
CANCELLED: Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries Meeting II (ALA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A310
Description :

This will be the second face-to-face meeting of the new Working Group on Digital Content and Libraries, appointed by ALA President Molly Raphael in fall 2011.