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Friday, January 20 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Shared Print Discussion (Center for Research Libraries) [Closed] Affiliate event Dallas Convention Center
A310
Description :

Invitational meeting of consortia and libraries involved in shared print programs, hosted by Center for Research Libraries.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

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)

Friday, January 20 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Taiga Forum Meeting Exhibitor session, Social event, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C149
Description :

Changes in the economic and information landscape of higher education and technology demand that academic libraries develop new solutions to meet changing user expectations, and prepare our organizations for future directions. All academic library Associate University Librarians, Associate Deans, Assistant Directors, or equivalent ranked senior personnel who are interested in discussing organizational change are welcome to attend.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 5:00pm
RMG Consultants - 22nd Annual Presidents' Seminar Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update, Other, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A201/202
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Program Training Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A306
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 20 - 4:00pm

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Collection Development Committee Meeting (GWLA) Other Dallas Convention Center
C144
Description :

Committee Meeting for the Greater Western Library Alliance Collection Development Committee

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Project MUSE Users Group Breakfast Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Pavilion Room
Description :

Hear the latest news on Project MUSE electronic book and journal collections, featuring over 500 journals and 14,000+ books from the most respected university presses and scholarly societies.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
8:00am - 5:00pm
Outstanding Reference Sources Committee Meeting (RUSA CODES) Committee meeting Magnolia Hotel
Commerce
Description :

The committee will meet to review member-nominated reference titles, discuss the merits of those titles, and then recommend the most outstanding reference publications for small and medium-sized libraries to be included on our annual list.

8:30am - 10:00am
OCLC The Power of Cooperation at Web-scale: OCLC's Strategy for Academic Libraries Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C155
Description :

Learn how your library will benefit as libraries worldwide collaborate to create a shared future through OCLC Web-scale solutions. Moving library operations to the cloud enables transformational shifts in resourcing that help meet end users’ changing needs, and the new cooperative platform will create opportunities for sharing data and locally-created applications with libraries locally and globally. Hear how OCLC’s Web-scale solutions are changing every step of the library’s workflow: acquisitions, circulation, electronic resource management, resource sharing, discovery, metadata management and more. This session will include updates on recent publications from the OCLC Office of Research.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC The Power of Cooperation at Web-scale: OCLC's Strategy for Public Libraries Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C155
Description :

Learn how your library will benefit as libraries worldwide collaborate to create a shared future through OCLC Web-scale solutions. Moving library operations to the cloud enables transformational shifts in resourcing that help meet end users’ changing needs, and the new cooperative platform will create opportunities for sharing data and locally-created applications with libraries locally and globally. Hear how OCLC’s Web-scale solutions are changing every step of the library’s workflow: acquisitions, circulation, electronic resource management, resource sharing, discovery, metadata management and more. This session will feature updates about advocacy programs for public libraries.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
OCLC Workflows Transformed: Libraries Share Experiences with OCLC Web-scale Management Services Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C141
Description :

Join library panelists as they share current and planned efficiency savings achieved with OCLC Web-scale Management Services by replacing rote tasks with higher-value, higher-priority projects. This session will be led by an OCLC workflow consultant who has been on-site at these implementing libraries to assess the impact of Web Scale services on cataloging, discovery and delivery.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Atlas Systems - Ares Users Group Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A124
Description :

A forum where users can communicate experiences, ideas and technical expertise related to the use of Ares reserves automation software.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Collaborative Digitization Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Dallas Convention Center
D161
Description :

Join us for an opportunity to discuss issues of common concern for anyone involved in digitization projects. This discussion group is open to everyone from experienced project managers to those new to digitization initiatives. Each meeting includes guest speakers and opportunities for project updates from discussion group attendees. Final program details in Connect Community at: http://connect.ala.org/node/151439

Saturday, January 21 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Atlas Systems - Aeon Users Group Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Omni Dallas Hotel
South Side 1
Description :

A forum where users can communicate experiences, ideas and technical expertise related to the use of Aeon Special Collections management software.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 22 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
JSTOR Participants Meeting [Closed] Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Hyatt Regency
Shawnee Trail #362
Description :

JSTOR has spearheaded new efforts in support of its not-for-profit mission to extend access to the content on the platform, including Books at JSTOR, the Current Scholarship Program (CSP), and releasing the Early Journal Content freely to the world. This session will cover JSTOR’s vision for integrating books on to the JSTOR platform and how CSP addresses user needs and can increase library’s goals for information delivery and access. Additionally, we will discuss how JSTOR helps institutions leverage their investments in broadening access to local content and providing access options to unaffiliated scholars through the Register and Read program.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 12:00pm
CONSER / BIBCO / SACO-at-Large Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C141
Description :

The Sunday BIBCO / CONSER / NACO / SACO meetings will be devoted to progress on PCC RDA Policy Decisions and progress in the RDA training arena.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 22 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
OCLC Create, Manage and Share Digital Special Collections on the Web Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C149
Description :

Join us to learn how CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software helps you to share digital special collections on the web and gives you full control of digital items, as well as their descriptions, access and display. The website configuration tools let you easily customize the appearance and behavior of your digital collections. And the new commenting, tagging and rating features encourages users to engage with your online collections.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 12:00pm
RSDD Committee Meeting (GWLA) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A124
Description :

Planning Meeting for the Greater Western Library Alliance RSDD Committee

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 22 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Committee on Archives, Libraries and Museums (CALM) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A133
Description :

Business meeting to set strategy and plan 2012 annual conference programs.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Consortia and Systems Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Omni Dallas Hotel
Arts District 7
Description :

The Library Consortia and Systems Interest Group provides a forum for discussing emerging trends in technology and their impact on library consortia and their supporting structures. The Interest Group is an open interest group and welcomes all consortia members.

Interests :