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ACRL WGSS Collections Committee (Women and Gender Studies Section)

Discussion ALA Annual 2009 Agenda

by Erica Carlson Nicol on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 03:43 pm

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Volunteer minute-taker
3. Approval of the agenda
4. Review of minutes from the 2009 Midwinter meeting
5. WSS Core Books in Women’s Studies: Update
6. WSS Collection Development Resources site: Updates

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Volunteer minute-taker
3. Approval of the agenda
4. Review of minutes from the 2009 Midwinter meeting
5. WSS Core Books in Women’s Studies: Update
6. WSS Collection Development Resources site: Updates

6.1  Core List of Journals in Women’s Studies  
6.2  Women’s and Gender Studies Publishers

6.  New editors needed for pages
7.  New topics and new pages – ideas and needs

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RDA: Resource Description & Access

Discussion CCDA, MARBI to trial e-participation

by Patrick Hogan (staff) on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 02:10 pm

The ALCTS committees CCDA and MARBI are among a select groups meeting at the ALA Annual Conference who will experiment with electronic participation. The EParticipation Task Force created a Recommendations wiki page - lots of tech tips for those planning or participating.

2009 ALA Annual Conference [Event]

Discussion Flyer describing the Conference Shuttle ("Gale") Busses

by Karen Muller on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 02:03 pm

This will help you plan your route ... but you may also want to check out both the CTA and Metra - see http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/trip_planner.aspx - or even Google Maps with the "use public transit" option checked.

RDA: Resource Description & Access

Discussion ALCTS programs at ALA Annual Conference

by Patrick Hogan (staff) on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 01:41 pm

ALCTS programs at Annual Conference

GODORT Program Committee (Government Documents Round Table)

Online Doc Draft Minutes from 2009 Annual Program Meeting I - Friday, January 23, 4:00-5:30pm

by Amy West on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 01:15 pm

Program Committee I
Friday, January 23, 4:00-5:30pm
Sheraton Denver - Aspen

Program Committee I
Friday, January 23, 4:00-5:30pm
Sheraton Denver - Aspen

Agenda
1. Welcome, introductions - Amy West
2. Establish note taker, approve agenda, approve minutes from ALA Annual Anaheim, CA 2008
2.1 Note Taker: Amy West
2.2 Approve Agenda: Yea: Amy, John, Bruce
2.3 Approve Minutes from ALA Annual: Yea: Chris, Bruce, John, Amy
3. Business
a. Chair Report & liaison check-in
a.a Chair Report: see b and c below
a.b Report on APSA Short Course from John Hernandez: "GODORT and LPSS have been collaborating on developing Short Courses for the American Political Science Association annual conference which is usually held at the end of August. It's basically the equivalent of a pre-conference. This year's will be in Toronto. We're working on a tenure-related theme- probably something on author's rights and open access journals. Still working out the topic.  Chris Palazzolo and I are involved, as are Bruce Pencek and Ann Marshall among a few others. Kevin McClure was also part of this when we did it in Chicago in 2007."
         b. Report on 2009 Preconference for ALA Annual
         b.a on schedule
         c. Report on 2009 GODORT Program at ALA Annual
         c.a on schedule
         d. Solicit proposals for programs at ALA Annual 2010 \ Discussion
         d.a proposals put forward for Steering are the Blakeley/Glenn/Quinn preconference "The New Civic Engagement" and the Hartnett program "Together We Can Save Congress: Librarians and Archivists Working Together"

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ACRL Intellectual Freedom Committee

Event Academic and Intellectual Freedom Climate on Campus: Are Our Campuses Secure in the Next Generation?

by Xima Avalos on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:24 am

This year's ACRL Intellectual Freedom Committee program will take place Saturday, July 11, from 3:30 - 5:30 in the Hyatt Regency McCormick, Conference Center Room 10 C/D.

 

This year's ACRL Intellectual Freedom Committee program will take place Saturday, July 11, from 3:30 - 5:30 in the Hyatt Regency McCormick, Conference Center Room 10 C/D.

 

Four panelists will explore threats to freedoms on our campuses, how to inspire students to discover and explore intellectual freedom as central to the teaching and learning experience, the importance of teaching students to be the next generation of intellectual freedom and First Amendment defenders, and how academic librarians can form partnerships and mount effective campaigns to keep the fight for freedoms alive while engaging students in the process.

 

Speakers:

James Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University and Freedom to Read Trustee

Megan Fitzgerald, Program Director, Center for Campus Free Speech, Chicago, IL

Barbara Fister, Professor and Academic Librarian, Gustavus Adolphus College

Shawn Healy, Managing Director, McCormick Freedom Museum, Chicago, IL

 

 

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BCALA (Black Caucus of the American Library Association)

Discussion E. J. Josey Scholarship information

by Tracy Sutherland on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:39 am

The E. J. Josey Scholarships are two (2) unrestricted grants of $2,000 awarded annually to African American students enrolled in or accepted by ALA accredited programs.

Persons Wishing to Apply Must:

The E. J. Josey Scholarships are two (2) unrestricted grants of $2,000 awarded annually to African American students enrolled in or accepted by ALA accredited programs.

Persons Wishing to Apply Must:

Be an African American Citizen of the United States or Canada.
Be enrolled or accepted by ALA-accredited graduate program leading to a degree in library and information science at the time of application.
 
  Essay Theme will be announced shortly after the end of the Summer ALA Annual Conference.
   
The Deadline for the submission of 2010 essays will be October 31, 2009.
Essays should be submitted in Word 2003 or later to bbeal@mcc.cc.ms.us. Billy C. Beal Meridian Community College
The winning essays will be announced at the mid winter meeting of BCALA in Denver, CO during the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association in January, 2009  
 Special Instructions:

Include a cover letter providing the applicant's name, address, phone number, graduate program, and name of school and anticipated date of graduation.
Essay submissions must be in plain text, Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect format to be mailed electronically as an attachment. Only essays submitted electronically will be considered. Please include E.J. Josey in the subject line of your electronic submission.
The essay must be typed, doubled-spaced.
   
   Essays will be judged on the basis of good argument development and
critical analysis, clear language, conciseness, and creativity.
   
   
   
   


   
   
   

 

 


 


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Dance Librarians Discussion Group (ACRL Arts)

Discussion Tour of Chicago Public Library's Visual and Performing Arts Department

by Helice Koffler on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:08 am

Robert Sloane of the Chicago Public Library has graciously offered to give a tour of the Visual and Performing Arts Department at CPL’s Harold Washington Library Center on Monday evening, July 13, 2009 at 6:00 PM.  The tour would last approximately an hour.

Please let me know here or by e-mail (hkoffler@uw.edu) if you are interested in participating in the tour by July 10th.   Further details to follow.

Dance Librarians Discussion Group (ACRL Arts)

Discussion DLDG Chicago Meeting Agenda

by Helice Koffler on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:02 am

Dance Librarians Discussion Group

AGENDA

Sheraton Chicago, Parlor C
Saturday, July 11, 2009

3:30-5:30 pm

 

  • Introductions
  • Dance Heritage Coalition reports

Distribution of copies of Fair Use Statement and report on DHC activities (Susan L. Wiesner)

Dance Librarians Discussion Group

AGENDA

Sheraton Chicago, Parlor C
Saturday, July 11, 2009

3:30-5:30 pm

 

  • Introductions
  • Dance Heritage Coalition reports

Distribution of copies of Fair Use Statement and report on DHC activities (Susan L. Wiesner)

  • Alison Hinderliter, Manuscripts and Archives Librarian, Newberry Library

Alison will share information with the group about the Newberry Library’s rich dance collections, which include the personal papers of pioneering dance critic and historian, Ann Barzel.  For more information about the Newberry’s manuscript holdings in dance, see: http://www.newberry.org/collections/danceabstracts.html

  • Jeff Katz, University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

Fresh from the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, Jeff will be offering an informal reprise of his presentation, Plié Ball!: Baseball in American Dance (featuring the work of Chicago dance legend, Ruth Page) and looking for feedback from savvy dance librarians as he revises the manuscript for publication.


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BCALA (Black Caucus of the American Library Association)

Discussion Foundation set up to honor Dr. E.J. Josey's life and work

by Tracy Sutherland on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:02 am

Contributions may be sent to:

 

The E.J. Josey Foundation for Justice and Peace

526 West Second Street

Washington, North Carolina 27889

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