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RUSA RSS Education & Professional Development for Reference (Reference Services Section)

Discussion EPDRC Annual Agenda

by Anne Behler on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 10:52 am

Greetings,

 

What follows is the agenda for the Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee meeting at the ALA Annual Conference, 2010.  Please submit any comments or edits ASAP. 

 

Best,

Anne Behler

 

 

Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee

Reference Services Section of RUSA

Saturday, June 26, 2010, 9-10 a.m.

Westin City Center, room 146 A/B

Greetings,

 

What follows is the agenda for the Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee meeting at the ALA Annual Conference, 2010.  Please submit any comments or edits ASAP. 

 

Best,

Anne Behler

 

 

Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee

Reference Services Section of RUSA

Saturday, June 26, 2010, 9-10 a.m.

Westin City Center, room 146 A/B

Please feel free to join us for the RSS Open House from 8-9 a.m. in the same location.

 

1) Review and Approve minutes from the Midwinter Meeting in Boston, MA. (see attachment) 

2) Update on migration to Connect

  • RSS move to Connect (Anne)
  • moving content from Wetpaint (Rosalyn and Kristen)

3) Final survey update and lessons learned (Anne)

4) Future Directions

  • New Chair Introduction (Anne and Dan)
  • Initiatives and Activities Brainstorming (Dan)

5) New Business

 

 

 

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ALA Website Advisory Committee

Online Doc Draft Agenda for Annual

by Aaron Dobbs on Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 07:07 am

Planning document for WAC meeting (please add items and info as approporaite)
WCC 204a
Monday, June 28, 8am-noon

Several WAC members will need to leave early for ALA Council
(WAC Chair is also scheduled to speak to Council at ~11am - Council agenda is not yet fully set)

Rough plan:

Planning document for WAC meeting (please add items and info as approporaite)
WCC 204a
Monday, June 28, 8am-noon

Several WAC members will need to leave early for ALA Council
(WAC Chair is also scheduled to speak to Council at ~11am - Council agenda is not yet fully set)

Rough plan:

8:00 – 9:00 Plenary session, reports from working groups
9:00 – 10:00 Working group breakout sessions
(ALA Councilors need to be in Council session for 9:30 9:00 am start of Council II)
(WAC Chair will need to be to Council session before 11am in case the agenda moves faster than expected)

WAC Plenary Session:

  • WAC Chair report to Council
    • Progress on the new CMS selection
    • ALA Connect (possibly including the MemberFuse alpha test)
      • Plans for the Event Planner in ALA Connect; to include information about the phased approach required to integrate with iMIS (our association management application) and Wingate Web, the room scheduling application.
    • The 2015 Strategic Plan
      • Does not explicitly address technology as a goal, nor does it include references to the IT infrastructure required to accomplish the stated goals.
    • Send Council published version of the ITTS Annual Report to WAC for more information about ITTS accomplishments.
      • need to submit this report to Lois Ann Gregory-Wood in time to be produced and distributed for Council I
  • ITTS Report
  • 2015 Plan
  • CMS Selection Task Force report
  • Subcommittee reports, including Content Manager Recognition
  • Determining new meeting time for future sessions to avoid conflicts
    • Maybe "better" as a doodle-type poll - comparing against this year's conflicts?
  • Prioritizing next year’s work
    • ITTS work prioritization recommendations
    • Web Content Manager Volunteer work prioritization recommendations
    • Other Recommendatoins?

WAC Breakout Sessions:

 

Source for much of this draft

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Vegan and Vegetarian Librarians

Event Sunday night at Thai Tanic -- NOT JAVA GREEN!

by Catherine Michael on Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 04:11 pm

Thai Tanic

My cell phone: 607-280-6931 (Cathy)

ACRL 2017 TechConnect Presentations Committee

Discussion Monday meeting location change and skype

by Emily Rimland on Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 03:25 pm

Hi all,

Kenley and I think we have a plan for tomorrow so we can include the folks that want to skype in. Instead of the mayflower room we will meet in the mayflower lobby where there is free wifi. Also, one of the meeting rooms has decent free wifi and we might get lucky, but look for one of us in the lobby.

Please let us know if you want to skype in and your username. Mine is erimland, Kenley's is kenleyneifield.

Sorry for the short notice but hopefully this works for some!

Emily

Heads of Library Technology Interest Group (LITA)

Discussion Emerging Technologies: Virtualization in Libraries Program Announcement and Evaluation Link

by Edward Sanchez on Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 06:16 pm

 

Monday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Emerging Technologies: Virtualization in Libraries LITA Washington Convention Center -143B/C Digital Information & Technologies

 

 

Monday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Emerging Technologies: Virtualization in Libraries LITA Washington Convention Center -143B/C Digital Information & Technologies

 

A panel presentation on the use of virtualization technologies in large research, mid-size, and public libraries to reduce costs and staffing, improve reliability and security, and contribute to green initiatives. Speakers will represent a variety of backgrounds and types of libraries and will describe how virtualization in their setting is related to other emerging technologies such as cloud computing and identity management. Following the panel presentation, time will be available for questions and discussion. Presented by LITA Heads of Library Technology IG. Speakers: Stu Baker, Associate University Librarian for Library Technology, Northwestern Univeristy; Matthew Hamilton, Library Innovation and Technology Manager, Boulder Public Library; Dave Pcolar, University Libraries at UNC Chapel Hill, Systems Specialist

Program Evaluation:  

Emerging Technologies: Virtualization in Libraries: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D5DW2BW

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ACRL Board of Directors

Discussion ACRL Board meeting agenda for documents for Annual Conference 2010 in D.C.

by Katharine Coombes (staff) on Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 06:12 pm

The ACRL Board of Directors will hold two meetings during the ALA 2010 Annual Conference Meeting in Washington D.C.

The ACRL Board of Directors will hold two meetings during the ALA 2010 Annual Conference Meeting in Washington D.C.

  • ACRL Board I Saturday, June 26, 2010 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. in the Capital Hilton Hotel - Federal Room.
    NOTE: The open microphone period is scheduled from 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Please be present at 4:25 p.m. if you would like to take advantage of the open microphone period to address the Board. If there are no guests present at 4:25 p.m. the Board may move on to other business.
  • ACRL Board II Monday, June 28, 2010 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Mayflower Hotel - Colonial Room

The Board meeting agendas and document compilation are attached to this post. Please contact ACRL Program Officer Katie Coombes at kcoombes@ala.org if you have any questions.

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2010 Emerging Leaders Project C (CALM podcast) [Community]

Online Doc 2010 Emerging Leaders, Project C

by Charlene Hsu Gross on Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 03:32 pm

Team: Group C

Project Title: CALM Podcast  

Project Description: Creation and dissemination of a CALM podcast

The 2010 ALA Emerging Leaders Group C is the third team to work with the Joint Committee on Libraries, Archives, and Museums (CALM) on a project involving the development of Web 2.0 technologies.  CALM comprises representatives from ALA (American Library Association), SAA (Society of American Archivists), and AAM (American Association of Museums).

Team: Group C

Project Title: CALM Podcast  

Project Description: Creation and dissemination of a CALM podcast

The 2010 ALA Emerging Leaders Group C is the third team to work with the Joint Committee on Libraries, Archives, and Museums (CALM) on a project involving the development of Web 2.0 technologies.  CALM comprises representatives from ALA (American Library Association), SAA (Society of American Archivists), and AAM (American Association of Museums).

This year, the group created CALM’s inaugural podcast.  Group C was fortunate to arrange an interview with David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, for our podcast.  A former librarian who now heads the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a federal agency that includes archives, libraries, and museums, Mr. Ferriero represents a unique perspective which is of interest to the CALM audience.  The interview covers Mr. Ferriero’s background and experience as a librarian, his current work at NARA, and views on the convergence of libraries, archives, and museums in the digital landscape.  The team produced a three-part podcast series of the interview with Mr. Ferriero, recorded on April 23, 2010 at the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.

Group C also developed a set of recommendations for CALM regarding procedures, technology, and content for the creation of future podcasts, as well as recommendations about other Web 2.0 technologies to pursue. These recommendations are presented in a report submitted to CALM.

Sponsoring Unit:  Joint Committee on Archives, Libraries, and Museums (CALM).  CALM is the joint committee of three national professional organizations:  American Library Association (ALA), Society of American Archivists (SAA), and the American Association of Archivists)

2010 Emerging Leaders Project C Members: 

Michelle Baildon
MIT Libraries
baildon@mit.edu

Makiba Foster
Washington University in St. Louis
mfoster@WUSTL.EDU

Charlene Hsu Gross
ACA Library of SCAD-Atlanta
cgross22@gmail.com

Ken Kozel
Randolph County Public Library
kkozel@krlibrary.org

Leigh Rifenburg
University of Delaware Library
ldrif@udel.edu

Mentor: 

Frederick Stielow
American Public University System
FStielow@APUS.EDU

ALA Staff Liaison: 

Karen Muller
ALA
Librarian and Knowledge Management Specialist
kmuller@ala.org

Podcast episodes are available at http://calmcte.podomatic.com/.

Final Report http://docs.google.com/View?id=dc79snw8_25cm5w7fcv

Poster session and handout files are attached to this document.

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ALA E-Government Services Subcommittee

Online Doc Annual 2010 Program: E-Government Services - A new toolkit

by Jessica McGilvray (staff) on Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 07:55 am

Attached you will find the power point presentations that were presented during the 2010 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

The speakers were:

Richard Huffine, US Geological Survey

Nancy Fredricks, Pasco County FL, E-Government librarian

John Bertot, University of Maryland

Michelle Chronister, representing USA.gov

Please visit ala.org/egov to view the new E-Government Services Toolkit!

AASL Bylaws & Organization Committee (American Association of School Librarians)

Event AASL All-Committee Meeting

by Jordan Mack (staff) on Tue, May 4, 2010 at 01:04 pm

The meeting will be held in the Washington Convention Center, Room 146A.

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