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Saturday, January 21 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL ULS) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Trinity 1
Description :

Executive committee for University Libraries Section

8:00am - 10:00am
Executive Committee Meeting I (ACRL ANSS) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 3
8:00am - 10:00am
Executive Committee Meeting I (ACRL IS) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Majestic 10
Description :

First meeting of the ACRL Instruction Section Executive Committee

8:00am - 10:00am
Fundraising Committee Meeting (ACRL WESS) Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Board Room
8:00am - 10:00am
Health Sciences Interest Group Meeting (ACRL) Discussion/Interest group Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Trinity 4
Description :

The Health Sciences Interest Group of ACRL will be having an informal discussion of information literacy competences related to the health sciences.

8:00am - 10:00am
Membership Committee Meeting (ACRL ANSS) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Pearl 2
8:00am - 10:00am
New Standards for Libraries in Higher Education Forum (ACRL) Forum/Update Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Houston Ballroom C
Description :

This forum offers an opportunity for academic librarians to learn more about the new Standards for Libraries in Higher Education approved by the ACRL Board and released October 2011. Learn how these standards differ from previous standards and learn about the services ACRL will offer to support librarians in applying the standards for the purposes of strategic planning, program review, and institutional effectiveness.

8:00am - 10:00am
Professional Development Coordinating Committee Meeting (ACRL) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Lone Star Ballroom A2
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 - 10:00am
Readers' Advisory Committee Meeting (RUSA CODES) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A109
Description :

Meeting of the committee members and others interested in learning about the Readers' Advisory Committee.

8:00am - 10:00am
Scholarships Committee Meeting (ACRL) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Lone Star Ballroom A2 (Table 2)
Description :

Part of the Professional Development Coordinating Committee Meeting

8:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Institutes Committee Meeting (ACRL) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Lone Star Ballroom A2 (Table 1)
Description :

Part of the Professional Development Coordinating Committee Meeting

8:00am - 11:00am
Budget and Finance Committee Meeting I (ACRL) Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Trinity 2
8:00am - 12:00pm
Bibliographic Standards Committee Meeting (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
D166
Description :

Charge: To serve as the ALA representative of rare book, manuscript, and other special collections librarians and curators in all matters involving standards for providing intellectual access to and bibliographic description of those collections; to provide a centralized forum for discussion of issues relating to special collections technical processing.

8:00am - 12:00pm
Exhibition Awards Committee Meeting (ACRL RBMS) [Closed] Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
State Room 4
Description :

Charge: To promote exhibitions of library and archival materials that contribute to or disseminate knowledge on any topic. To recognize outstanding printed exhibition catalogs and guides, and electronic exhibitions, produced by United States and Canadian institutions. Although printed exhibition catalogs and guides must be associated with physical exhibitions, electronic exhibitions need not be. Submissions are chosen for awards based on their accuracy and consistency of presentation, clarity, originality, quality of design, and usefulness and relevance to the intended audience.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 5:00pm
ProQuest Migration Training Exhibitor session, Vendor demonstration/activity Omni Dallas Hotel
Arts District 2
Description :

Managing your migration, training for ProQuest customers.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
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
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
Academic / Research Librarian of the Year Award Committee Meeting (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
A134
Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
10:30am - 12:00pm
ACRL Metrics User Group Meeting Forum/Update Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Houston Ballroom C
Description :

A demonstration and discussion of ACRL Metrics for current (and prospective) subscribers. Demonstration will highlight key capabilities including peer group comparisons, built-in report templates, and export capabilities.