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Friday, January 20 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Springer Pre-Show Meeting [Closed] Exhibitor session, Social event, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
C140
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

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
Innovative Users Group (IUG) Meeting [Closed] Exhibitor session, Social event Omni Dallas Hotel
Cedars
Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, January 20 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Meet and Greet: Training & Learning (LEARNRT) Other, Social event Dallas Convention Center
D165
Description :

Join in the conservation about training in your library. Share your ideas, find out trends, and meet new people. This is a great way to kick off your conference with other innovative friendly library folks. All are welcome.

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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Orientation for International Librarians Social event Dallas Convention Center
A308
Description :

Orientation for International Librarians

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Friday, January 20 - 7:00pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
CANCELLED Speed Networking (ALSC) Social event Hyatt Regency
Reunion Ballroom A
Description :

Meet as many professionals as you can... with Speed Networking! Join ALSC for this exhilarating evening as we put a new spin on the classic speed dating structure. Participants will be organized to move around the room- meeting new people and exchanging ideas every couple of minutes. The event is free and light refreshments will be provided courtesy of Disney-Hyperion.

7:30pm - 10:00pm
Community & Junior College Libraries Section Social (ACRL CJCLS) Social event Offsite Location
Off-Site
Description :

Community & Junior College Libraries Section Social (ACRL-CJCLS) to be held at TBA with an advance ticket cost of TBA, by deadline TBA.

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Friday, January 20 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
YA Lit Trivia Night FUNdraiser Social event Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas B
Description :

Think you know all there is to know about young adult literature and YALSA's book awards and book lists? Then come show off your knowledge at this event! Cash bar and light refreshments. Donations will be collected at the event for YALSA's Leadership Endowment, which will fund future leadership-focused efforts, such as student scholarships, mentoring programs, leadership institutes and more.

8:00pm - 11:00pm
Emerging Leaders Meetup And Social Social event Offsite Location
City Tavern
Description :

The best part of Emerging Leaders is all of the people that you get to meet. So, this meetup is for all of the Emerging and Emerged Leaders in ALA. If you’ve been involved in the program in any capacity or if you’re interested in seeing what EL is all about for next year, come by and talk to some good people. There will be many alumni here to share their experiences with the program as well as mentors from current and previous years. This is also your opportunity to have some drinks, be social, and make those important connections that will help you out years from now.

If you’re not involved in EL, you should come out and have some drinks with us too! This is an open invite for everyone to #partyhard with us.

The City Tavern has been called the "BEST PLACE TO MEET PEOPLE...DOWNTOWN", "BEST DOWNTOWN HANGOUT", and "BEST DOUBLE FISTED DRINKING" spot by the folks at the Dallas Observer. For more information on the venue check out http://citytaverndowntown.com, located at 1402 Main Street.

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/296734323705354/

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 21 - 11:00am

11:30am - 1:00pm
Springer Innovations for Academic Libraries Lunch and Learn Session Exhibitor session, Social event, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A305
Description :

In these sessions you will learn firsthand how the power of Springer innovation can improve your library’s research and development capabilities. The sessions feature specific real life scenarios regarding research and Springer eProducts including eBooks and journals. Attendees will be automatically entered to win a free Apple iPad! Lunch will also be served courtesy of Springer.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 12:00pm

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bites with LIRT Other, Social event Offsite Location
Off-Site
Description :

Held at a nearby restaurant, this gathering allows for colleagues to network over lunch.

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Saturday, January 21 - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ex Libris - Path to the Future: How Three Libraries Took Steps to Secure the Future of Their Libraries Today Exhibitor session, Social event Dallas Convention Center
C148
Description :

A Panel Discussion featuring Midwestern State University, UT Dallas and Texas Woman's University.
Today, most libraries are evaluating their next resource management system. But many are unaware of the numerous paths available to them to get from today's technology environment to the future. Hear from three members of the Alma Early Adopter Community and how they are preparing to transition today's environment into the next generation of systems.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 21 - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Midwinter Social (NMRT) Social event Offsite Location
City Tavern
Description :

Join NMRT members for an evening of networking and fun at the City Tavern in Dallas (1401 Main Street). Light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, January 21 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Member Reception (ALCTS) Reception, Social event Marriott City Center
Plaza Ballroom A
Description :

Join your colleagues and friends for the ALCTS Member Reception. Always a stellar event during Midwinter.
Sponsored by YBP.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Membership Social (RUSA) Reception, Social event Adolphus Hotel
Century Ballroom A
Description :

A social gathering for members of RUSA and those interested in learning more about RUSA. Membership not required. Come join us for a great party!

Saturday, January 21 - 7:00pm

7:30pm - 10:00pm
5th Newbie & Veteran Librarian Tweet-up Social event Offsite Location
Anvil Pub
Description :

Join us for the 5th Newbie & Veteran Librarian Tweet-up! Learn and discuss all things that librarians are interested in over great music and drinks! Make the Saturday night a TRIFECTA of great social events!!

The Anvil Pub (2638 Elm Street) is considered one of the coolest bars in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas. They have a green kitchen that is greaseless with a very low carbon imprint, bike-friendly (can bring bicycles in the bar to park), and they also have vegan options on the menu. There is a large selection of beers, and also Texas beers specifically. Please be sure to RSVP at http://twtvite.com/alamw12-tweetup . More info is available at https://www.facebook.com/events/188808927870633/ .

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, January 21 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Noche de Cuentos (REFORMA) Affiliate event, Author event, Social event Offsite Location
Dallas Public Library
Description :

Join us for REFORMA's signature program, Noche de Cuentos: A Magical Evening of Tales. It'll be a fun-filled night with good stories and great company!

Moved to the Dallas Public Library, J Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St., Dallas, TX, (2nd Floor)

Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Saturday, January 21 - 10:00pm

10:00pm - 11:00pm
ALA MW '12 After-Hours Social Social event Offsite Location
LaGrange
Description :

The ALA Facebookers After-Hours event returns to Midwinter in Dallas (10:00 pm - 2:00 am, LaGrange: 2704 Elm St.)!

As usual, this will be the best-attended social event at the conference, so invite all your friends so they don't miss out!

There's a cover charge BUT we don't have to pay it. Librarians go straight through the silver doors to a separate room and NOT into the line where they will be asking for a cover.

It's only a few doors down from the Tweet-up at the Anvil Pub (which runs 7:30-10pm)! View the FB event at http://www.facebook.com/events/315294991825219/.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, January 22 - 7:00am

7:00am - 9:30am
Alexander Street Customer Appreciation Breakfast [Closed] Exhibitor session, Reception, Social event Dallas Convention Center
A3-A4
Description :

Alexander Street Customer Appreciation Breakfast: Come enjoy a hot breakfast, the company of colleagues, the latest news from Alexander Street, and a special guest speaker worth getting up early for! Invitation only, please.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, January 22 - 11:00am

11:30am - 1:00pm
Springer Innovations for Academic Libraries Lunch and Learn Session Exhibitor session, Social event, Vendor demonstration/activity Dallas Convention Center
A310
Description :

In these sessions you will learn firsthand how the power of Springer innovation can improve your library’s research and development capabilities. The sessions feature specific real life scenarios regarding research and Springer eProducts including eBooks and journals. Attendees will be automatically entered to win a free Apple iPad! Lunch will also be served courtesy of Springer.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event