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    • Learning How to Make the Most of Annual
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Saturday 7:30am Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 7:30 am - 10:00 am
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      ALA Empowerment Conference - Welcome Breakfast and Conference Kickoff
    • ALA





Saturday 8am Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    • PLA 101: ALA Annual Conference Tips for First Time Attendees
    • PLA; ALA MEMBERSHIP
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Maximizing Your Impact: Classroom Collaboration for Teaching Information Literacy and Reading Comprehension Skills
    • AASL
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers
    • AFL BCALA
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Empowering Library Staff to Reach Out to Spanish Speakers
    • AFL REFORMA
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • ALA ITTS Technical Training
    • ALA
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • The Lubuto Library Project
    • ALA ERT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • NMRT Conference Orientation
    • ALA NMRT
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Ebook Workflows: Selection to Access
    • Presenters: Aline Soules [1], Laura Wrubel[2], Michael Walmsley, Carolyn Morris[3]
    • ALCTS AS
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Taking Off with Every Child Ready to Read® @ your Library®
    • ALSC
    • Presentation Slides available at: Saroj Ghoting Website
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Opening Session: What Do They Want? How do They Become Part of the Team? (The Staff’s Point of View)
    • ALTA
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Are You in the Game? Harnessing Millenial Learning Strategies to Market Your Library
    • LAMA PRMS
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • RFID in Libraries: The Myths, FAQs, and ROI
    • LITA
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • YA Literature, Graphic Novels, and Books on Popular Culture: How Do They Attract Reluctant Readers?
    • YALSA
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Advanced Resumes & Cover Letters
    • ALA HRDR
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • If We Don’t Call it Distance Learning, Does it Exist?
    • LITA
    • Presenters: Lauren Pressley, Kim Duckett, Chad Haefele, Samantha Hines, Howard Carter, Harvey Gover
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Orientation for Chapter Leaders
    • ALA CRC
  • Saturday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Blogger’s Room
    • LITA

Saturday 10:30am Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Best Sellers of a Different Color: Ethnic Writers in America
    • AFL FOLUSA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Federated Searching in Theatre and Film Databases
    • AFL Theater Library Assoc.
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Nuts and Bolts for Friends, Part 1
    • AFL FOLUSA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • The Bilingual Mind: How Children Acquire and Use Language
    • AFL REFORMA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Getting What You’re Worth Salary Negotiation Workshop
    • ALA APA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • When is my ship going to come in? Global trends affecting libraries. Link to PowerPoint presentation
    • Presenter: Miriam Pollack
    • ALA Empowerment Conference
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Research to Understand Users: Issues and Approaches
    • ALA LRRT
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Crossing the Intergenerational Divide: NMRT Outreach to New (and Not-so-New) Librarians Program Website
    • ALA NMRT
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Serving Older Adults in Libraries: Guiding Staff to Make a Difference!
    • ALA OLOS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Baseball’s Greatest Hit: The Story of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”
    • ALA PIO
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Traveling Exhibits for Libraries: New Opportunities
    • ALA PUB PROGS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • We The People Picturing America: Presenting Programs in Your School or Public Library
    • ALA PUB PROGS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • ALA Washington Office Breakout Session - I: The Future of Libraries, presented by the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP)
    • ALA WO
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • ALA Washington Office Breakout Session II
    • ALA WO
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • ALA Washington Office Breakout Session III: Citizen Advocacy for a Democratic Society
    • ALA WO
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Staying Alive: Books Through Print On Demand Technology
    • ALCTS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Old Records, New Records, New Interfaces
    • Presenters: Charley Pennell (Powerpoint), Mary Charles Lasater (Powerpoint) , Cheryl Gowing (Powerpoint).
    • ALCTS Catalog Form and Function Interest Group
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • RDA Update Forum
    • Presenters : Beacher J E Wiggins, John Attig, Nannette Naught (PowerPoint).
    • ALCTS CCS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Removing the Fence: Merging Print and Electronic Serials Workflows
    • Presenters: Lila Angie Ohler ([4])
    • ALCTS CRS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Research Libraries Discussion Group Meeting
    • ALCTS CRS
    • Presenters: Xiaoli Li, Yvette Diven, Beth Bernhardt, Steve Knowlton
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Using the Past to Create the Future
    • ALSC
    • Presenters: Louise Borden, Michael Cart, Angelica Carpenter, Ellen Ruffin, & Mona Kerby (moderator)
    • Handouts:
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Large Print for Lifelong Learning: Bigger is Better
    • ASCLA LSSPS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Shift Happens: Aligning Financial Decisions with Strategic Directions
    • LAMA LOMS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Building and Supporting Koha, an open-source ILS
    • LITA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • How Branding Can Increase the Relevance of Your Library
    • PLA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Library Fundraising on Steroids! Going Beyond the Used Book Sale....
    • PLA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Not Evolutionary--Revolutionary! Library Reorganization Project, 2010-style
    • Handouts: available at [slides]
    • PLA
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Public Programs in a Shoebox: What If You Don’t Have a Community Room?
    • PLA LD
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Public Computing in a Library 2.0 World
    • PLA LD
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • DEWEY OR DON’T WE
    • PLA LS
  • Saturday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Review Outside the Mainstream
    • RUSA CODES
  • Saturday, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Discussion Forum
    • ACRL ARTS

Saturday 1:30pm Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    • Introduction to Women’s Issues
    • ALA SRRT
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Presidential $1 Coins for the Library: Lesson Plans, Materials, and Activities for Directed and Independent Learning Exercises in Library Media Centers
    • AASL
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Nuts and Bolts for Friends, Part 2
    • AFL FOLUSA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Digitizing Indian Country
    • AFL AILA; ALA OLOS
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • President’s Program: Libraries and Justice for the Latino GLBT Community
    • AFL REFORMA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Diversity Currents! Weighing the Balance: Affirmative Action Update
    • ALA DIVERSITY
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Politics of Differences: Cultural Sensitivities and Global Ethics for Libraries and Librarians
    • ALA ETHICS
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Interviewing Strategies
    • ALA HRDR
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Freedom of Expression®: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property
    • ALA IFRT
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Re-Assess, Reassign, and Reinvent: Collection Building Without Global Borders— IRRT International Papers
    • ALA IRRT
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • New Minds, New Approaches
    • ALA LRRT
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Geographic Information in the World of Web 2.0
    • ALA MAGERT
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • President’s Program/Membership Meeting: International Insights for New Librarians
    • ALA NMRT
    • Presenters: Andrew Spencer, Alyson Dalby and Fiona Bradley
    • Presentation slides
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • E-rate Task Force Forum
    • ALA OITP
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    • Advocating for All Libraries: Saving the Library Ecosystem
    • ALA OLA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Martin Luther King Holiday Multicultural Idea Exchange
    • ALA SRRT
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Community Building Through Libraries
    • ALA SRRT


  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • P(l)anning for Gold: Preservation Models in California and the West
    • ALCTS PARS Co-Sponsored by PLA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Creating Readers Theatre at your Library with Top Quality Children’s Books
    • ALSC
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    • President’s Program: A Year with New Opportunities
    • ALTA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Size Does Make a Difference: Library Networks, Cooperatives and Consortia in the 21st Century
    • ASCLA ICAN
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Tomorrow’s Library in Today’s Space: Redesigning and Repurposing Existing Library Spaces
    • LAMA BES
    • Presenters: Jay Schafer, David Zavortink,Troy Ainsworth, Susan Gibbons, Sandra Parsons Vicchio
    • Speaker Biographies in .pdf
    • Flyer in .pdf
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • People Spaces in Libraries: the Community Off-line Experience
    • LAMA BES
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • There’s No Catalog Like No Catalog: The Ultimate Debate on the future of the Library Catalog
    • LITA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Social Software Showcase
    • LITA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Digital Storytelling: Where Outreach, Local History, Programming and Technology Collide
    • PLA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Why Public Libraries Close
    • PLA IC
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    • Teens in Your Branch Library
    • PLA LD
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Frontline Genealogical Reference: The Online Products to Answers Genealogical and Local History Questions
    • RUSA HS
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • ILL Data Collection, Definition, & Analysis: why doesn’t MY data match what I get from various systems?
    • RUSA STARS
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Millennial Librarianship
    • YALSA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Teen Parents Raising Readers: Teen Staff Making It Happen
    • PLA
  • Saturday, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • What the User Expects and How to Get There
    • PLA LD
    • Assessing ILS Options (Jed Moffitt, KCLS) - Slides
    • Open Source Overview (John Houser, PALINET) - Slides, Handout
    • Koha ILS (John Brice, Meadville Public Library/CCFLS) - Slides, Speech
    • The Web, Mail, Filtering & More (Cindy Murdock, Meadville Public Library/CCFLS) - Slides, Handout

Saturday 3pm Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Diversity & Outreach Fair
    • ALA OLOS

Saturday 3:30pm Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Social & Poster Session
    • ACRL ULS
  • Saturday, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Research Forum Poster Session
    • ACRL EBSS
    • Library Instruction and Resources Across the Education Continuum: Assessing the Relationship between Western Montana High Schools and the University of Montana (Charlie Potter & Kate Zoellner, University of Montana) Poster (pdf)
    • Venturing through a New Landscape: A Citation Analysis to Develop and Strengthen the Doctoral Culture at CSULB


Saturday 4pm Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • CJCLS/CLS/DLS Poster Session
    • ACRL CJCLS; ACRL CLS; ACRL DLS
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Patent Information for Science and Technology Librarians
    • AFL PTDLA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Nine Digits Away from My Dream: The Plight of Undocumented Students Seeking Higher Education in the U.S. and the Hope of the Dream Act
    • AFL REFORMA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Virtual Communities & Libraries Exchange
    • ALA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Diversity 101
    • ALA DIVERSITY
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Challenges of Library Development in Africa
    • ALA IRC
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Home Delivery information Services in Asian Countries - What and How they are doing
    • ALA IRC
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • State of Technology Access and Funding in U.S. Public Libraries
    • ALA ORS
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Task Force on the Environment—Greening of the Presses
    • ALA SRRT
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Getting Ready for RDA and FRBR: What You Need to Know
    • ALCTS CCS
    • Handouts: RDA Implementation Task Force (PowerPoint)
    • Handouts: FRBR presentation (PDF)
    • Handouts: FRAD presentation (PDF)
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Serving Latino Children and Families through El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros
    • ALSC; Co-sponsored by REFORMA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Beyond Frog and Toad: Transitional Books for Children
    • ALSC


  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • LAMA 101: Learn about everything that LAMA can offer you!
    • LAMA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Transformational Change: The Evolving Role of Library IT Departments
    • Slides from Richard Wayne's Introduction: [5]
    • Slides from Robin Hastings MRRL presenation: [** Handouts: [6]
    • Slides from Terry Nikkel's UNBSJ presentation: [7]
    • LITA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Science Fiction and Fantasy: Looking at Information Technology and the Information Rights of the Individual
    • LITA
  • Saturday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    • The Plowman and the Rancher Should Be Friends: A Comparison and Discussion of Liaison Workings
    • RUSA CODES

Saturday 8pm Start Time[edit]

  • Saturday, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    • Stories for a Saturday Evening
    • ALSC


Empowerment Conference[edit]

Sunday, June 29[edit]

8am Start Time[edit]


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