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Dialogue with Directors Discussion Group (LLAMA - Library Leadership & Management Association)

Event Dialog with Directors Discussion Group: Being, Finding, or Implementing Mentorship

by Brian Gray on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 09:29 am

DwD DG: Being, Finding, or Implementing Mentorship

Location: Sheraton Chicago BR I

 

New Agenda item: Discuss a possible name change of the discussion group to be more accurate and representative of its purpose.

ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Discussion Managing Preservation Without a Preservation Librarian Program at ALA

by Donia Conn on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 09:13 am

Please join ALCTS PARS, PLA and LLAMA BESS for this great program!

Please join ALCTS PARS, PLA and LLAMA BESS for this great program!

Managing Preservation without a Preservation Librarian

 

Sponsored by PARS and Co-sponsored by PLA and LLAMA SASS

 

12 July 2009

3:30pm – 5:30pm

 

McCormick Place West Room W-181

 

 

Many libraries manage preservation programs and activities without a full-time preservation administrator.  Managing preservation in small and mid-sized libraries of all types (public, academic, school, special, etc.) depends on the integration of preservation responsibilities in all units and the support of administration. 

 

This program will:

 

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Outline how to organize a preservation program without a full-time preservation administrator.

 

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Demonstrate the importance of administrative support, policies, and planning in  establishing and sustaining a preservation program.

 

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Establish the roles and responsibilities of individuals and units in the library and how to sustain preservation activity over the long-term.

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

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Roberta Pilette, Head, Preservation Department, Yale University

 

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Michele Stricker, Consultant, Library Development Bureau, New Jersey State Library

 

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Oliver Cutshaw, Librarian, The Chicago School, Southern California

 

 

 

 

Staff and librarians in small, mid-sized, and large institutions that do not have a professionally trained preservation librarian are invited and encouraged to participate in this program.

 

 

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ALCTS

Discussion Managing Preservation Without a Preservation Librarian Program at ALA

by Donia Conn on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 09:13 am

Please join ALCTS PARS, PLA and LLAMA BESS for this great program!

Please join ALCTS PARS, PLA and LLAMA BESS for this great program!

Managing Preservation without a Preservation Librarian

 

Sponsored by PARS and Co-sponsored by PLA and LLAMA SASS

 

12 July 2009

3:30pm – 5:30pm

 

McCormick Place West Room W-181

 

 

Many libraries manage preservation programs and activities without a full-time preservation administrator.  Managing preservation in small and mid-sized libraries of all types (public, academic, school, special, etc.) depends on the integration of preservation responsibilities in all units and the support of administration. 

 

This program will:

 

·        

Outline how to organize a preservation program without a full-time preservation administrator.

 

·        

Demonstrate the importance of administrative support, policies, and planning in  establishing and sustaining a preservation program.

 

·        

Establish the roles and responsibilities of individuals and units in the library and how to sustain preservation activity over the long-term.

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

·        

Roberta Pilette, Head, Preservation Department, Yale University

 

·        

Michele Stricker, Consultant, Library Development Bureau, New Jersey State Library

 

·        

Oliver Cutshaw, Librarian, The Chicago School, Southern California

 

 

 

 

Staff and librarians in small, mid-sized, and large institutions that do not have a professionally trained preservation librarian are invited and encouraged to participate in this program.

 

 

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Union Library Workers

Discussion Ludlow Massacre site designated a National Historic Landmark.

by Kathleen McCook on Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 09:38 pm

Ludlow becomes a National Historic Landmark.

 

Ludlow was the site of 14 months of strikes in 1913-14 by some 1,200 coal miners who were fed up with low wages, unsafe conditions and company towns that kept the miners deeply in debt. More than 100 people died in the strikes.

Ludlow becomes a National Historic Landmark.

 

Ludlow was the site of 14 months of strikes in 1913-14 by some 1,200 coal miners who were fed up with low wages, unsafe conditions and company towns that kept the miners deeply in debt. More than 100 people died in the strikes.

One particularly tragic confrontation occurred on April 20, 1914, when 20 people, including 11 children and two mothers, died when the Colorado National Guard stormed a tent encampment.

The United Mine Workers Association bought that site in 1917, then installed a granite monument to the strikers and the massacre victims.

See more at AFL-CIO blog.

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ACRL AFAS (African-American Studies Librarians Section)

Event AFAS All Committees Meeting

by Heather Martin on Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 09:08 am

Location:  Palmer House in Spire Room

The following AFAS Committees will meet during this time:

Membership, Publications, Research and Policy

Annual Conference attendees interested in learning more about these committees are welcome to attend. 

Committee descriptions and contacts are available on the AFAS Web site.

 

 

 

ALCTS CMDS Collection Development and Electronic Resources (Collection Management and Development Section)

Discussion Collecting for Digital Repositories, ALA Annual program July 12

by Adrian Ho on Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 06:02 pm

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend this program at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago:

Collecting for Digital Repositories: New Ways to Disseminate and Share Information
Date: Sunday, July 12th
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Room W-190b, McCormick Place West

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend this program at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago:

Collecting for Digital Repositories: New Ways to Disseminate and Share Information
Date: Sunday, July 12th
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Room W-190b, McCormick Place West

Three presenters will discuss collection development and management issues for three types of digital repository (i.e., institutional, disciplinary, and data repositories).  They will focus on selection criteria, content recruitment, and the role of digital repositories in scholarly communication.  

The presenters are:
Paul Royster, U. of Nebraska-Lincoln (presenter for institutional repository)
Dianne McCutcheon, National Library of Medicine (presenter for PubMed Central)
Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins U. (presenter for data repository)

Raym Crow from SPARC will be the moderator.  

This program is co-sponsored by ALCTS CMDS Collection Development and Electronic Resources Committee, ACRL Scholarly Communication Committee, and ACRL EBSS E-Resources in Communication Studies Committee.  It is funded in part by a generous donation from ARTstor.  

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Adrian K. Ho
Chair
Collection Development and Electronic Resources Committee
CMDS, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services

Scholarly Communication Librarian
The University of Western Ontario
(519) 661-2111 x87832  |  adrian.ho@uwo.ca

http://www.lib.uwo.ca/
http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/
https://www.lib.uwo.ca/blogs/digitalscholarly/

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ALCTS

Discussion ALCTS-CMDS Forum at ALA

by James C. Tucker (non-member) on Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 04:34 pm

Title: Keeping the Best in Challenging Economic Times: Evaluating and Assessing Collections for Cancellation Decisions

Title: Keeping the Best in Challenging Economic Times: Evaluating and Assessing Collections for Cancellation Decisions

Description: Academic libraries are facing difficult economic times and many libraries will experience budget cuts. In these economic times, it is vital that libraries make well informed decisions on which resources to cancel. This program provides three current examples of serials cancellations projects at academic libraries. The program will provide information on using evaluation and assessment of library collections to make the best possible decision for journal and database cancellations.

Speakers:

Gerri Foudy, Manager of Collections and Scholarly Communications at the University of Marlyland at College Park
Paul Metz, Director of Collection Management at Virginia Tech University
Greg Raschke, Associate Director for Collections and Scholarly Communication at the North Carolina State University Libraries

Date and Location:

Sunday, July 12th from 3:30pm-5:30pm at the InterContinental Hotel in the Seville East room.

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Women Administrators Discussion Group (LLAMA - Library Leadership & Management Association)

Discussion Strategic Reorganization: Restructuring Libraries in Hard Times: Topic for Women Administrators Discussion Group Meeting

by Elizabeth Brice on Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 03:56 pm

The LLAMA Women Administrators Discussion Group focuses on issues of interest to all women library managers. Please join us on Sunday, July 12, from 10:30 to noon as we discuss "Strategic Reorganization: Restructuring Libraries in Hard Times." We will meet in the Sheraton Chicago Missouri Room. Chair-elect Nancy Hewison and I look forward to seeing you there.

Elizabeth Brice

2009 Chair

 

GLBTRT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table)

Discussion ALA Conference GLBT Round Table Program: “What Makes Tango so Scary”

by David Vess on Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 02:42 pm

Link to Originial ALA Press Release about GLBT-RT Program at ALA Annual.

Contact: Isaac Tufvesson,
Communications Specialist,
Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS),
American Library Association (ALA)
(312) 280-2140
itufvesson@ala.org

NEWS
For Immediate Release,
June 22, 2009

Link to Originial ALA Press Release about GLBT-RT Program at ALA Annual.

Contact: Isaac Tufvesson,
Communications Specialist,
Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS),
American Library Association (ALA)
(312) 280-2140
itufvesson@ala.org

NEWS
For Immediate Release,
June 22, 2009

ALA Conference GLBT Round Table Program: “What Makes Tango so Scary?”

CHICAGO - The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Round Table (GLBT RT) of the American Library Association will sponsor a program during the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Chicago to focus on the issues of intellectual freedom, child development and censorship of children’s book with LBGT themes, called “What Makes Tango so Scary? Serving Your Whole Library Population, Intellectual Freedom, and Censorship of LGBT Children's Books.”   

The program will feature the authors of “And Tango Makes Three,” Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell.  Richardson, is a clinical and academic psychiatrist with a longstanding interest in psychoanalysis, sexual development and parenting.  He teaches psychoanalytic theory at the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Research and Teaching at Columbia University.  Parnell is a playwright, author, and television producer.  He co-produced the hit series “West Wing.” His plays include ‘Flaubert’s Latest’, ‘An Imaginary Life’ and ‘QED.’  Parnell and Richardson will talk about their experience as authors of the most frequently banned book since ‘Tango’ was published in 2005.   

Four librarians will also be featured in the program, including Jamie LaRue, director of Douglas County Libraries in Colorado, which received several challenges to “Uncle Bobby’s Wedding.”  Other panelists include Carolyn Caywood, Bayside Special Services in Virginia Beach, Va., discussing the history of censorship of LBGT-themed children’s materials; and Nancy Silverrod, San Francisco Public Library.   

The program will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 12, in W-194a of the McCormick Place Convention Center.

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Location Information

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, West Building
Building: West Building
Location: Building entrance: 2400 S Dr Martin L King Jr Dr. Chicago, IL 60616

Room:
W-194a
Floor: Level 1

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 South Martin L. King Drive

Chicago
, IL

(312) 567-1234

 

Map of Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, West Building. Address: 2400 S Dr Martin L King Jr Dr. Chicago, IL 60616

Floor Plan of Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, West Building. Address: 2400 S Dr Martin L King Jr Dr. Chicago, IL 60616

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ALCTS

Discussion ALCTS NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

by Charles Wilt on Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 11:28 am

Christine Taylor and I are proud to announce that the June issue of the ALCTS Newsletter Online is now available at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/resources/ano/v20/n2/index.cfm

 Feel free to share this information with your colleagues.

 Sincerely,

 Mary Beth Weber

Editor, ALCTS Newsletter Online

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