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Discussion AASL Student SIG Gathering at ALA Midwinter

by Karla Collins on Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 05:02 pm
in AASL Student Special Interest Group

Let's get together! 

We would like to gather any AASL Student members for an informal meet and greet at ALA Midwinter. 

We will meet anyone who is interested in the Food Court at McCormick Place from 10:00-11:00 on Saturday morning, Jan 31.

Grab a snack from the food court on your way and join other student members. "Experienced" Midwinter attendees will be there to answer any questions.

Looking forward to seeing you!

For more information, you may contact me, Karla Collins, at collinskb@longwood.edu 

 

Let's get together! 

We would like to gather any AASL Student members for an informal meet and greet at ALA Midwinter. 

We will meet anyone who is interested in the Food Court at McCormick Place from 10:00-11:00 on Saturday morning, Jan 31.

Grab a snack from the food court on your way and join other student members. "Experienced" Midwinter attendees will be there to answer any questions.

Looking forward to seeing you!

For more information, you may contact me, Karla Collins, at collinskb@longwood.edu 

 

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Discussion Agenda for Midwinter 2015 meeting (Chicago)

by Jennifer Miller on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:07 pm
in Metadata Interest Group (ALCTS - Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)

AGENDA

ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting

ALA Midwinter 2015 (Chicago)

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

 

Presentations

  1. Welcome and presenter introductions

AGENDA

ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting

ALA Midwinter 2015 (Chicago)

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 8:30 am - 10:00 am

 

Presentations

  1. Welcome and presenter introductions

  2. Presentation 1 (20 minutes): Breaking the Bottleneck: Automating the Reconciliation of Named Entities to the Library of Congress Name Authority File

  3. Presentation 2 (20 minutes): Linked Data Initiatives at NLM

  4. Q & A (10 minutes)

 

Business Meeting

  1. Welcome and introductions

  2. Approval of minutes from Annual 2014 meeting

  3. Officer reports

    1. Programming - Santi Thompson and Liz Woolcott

    2. Blog - Anne LePage

    3. Secretary (not present at Midwinter) - Steven Folsom

    4. Chair/Vice Chair - Jennifer Miller/Ayla Stein

  4. Liaison reports

    1. MLA (Music Library Association)

    2. LITA

    3. CC:DA - Jessica Hayden

  5. Upcoming elections at Annual

    1. Jennifer Miller (Chair, ALCTS Metadata Interest Group) will be creating a ballot for ALA Annual.  Contact her, jdmiller@gmail.com, if interested in the following seats:

      1. Vice-Chair/Chair Elect

      2. Programming Co-Chair

      3. Blog Coordinator

  6. Brainstorming programming for Annual and beyond

  7. Other topics?

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Discussion Metadata Interest Group 2015 Midwinter presentations feedback form

by Jennifer Miller on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:06 pm
in Metadata Interest Group (ALCTS - Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)

Please rate and give feedback about the presentations at our meeting at Midwinter 2015!

Post-Presentations feedback form: http://goo.gl/forms/mti9BRVMCP

Discussion ALA Conference Committee - Agenda

by Mary Ghikas (staff) on Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:51 am
in ALA Conference Committee

On behalf of ALA Conference Committee Chair Walter Betts, here is the agenda for our meeting in Chicago on Saturday , January 31, 8:30-10:00am, McCormick Place West - W192c.

(1) Continuation of discussion on programming at the Midwinter Meeting:  (a) status of resolution and referrals, (b) initial focus and implementation issues related to proposed "deep dive" sessions.

On behalf of ALA Conference Committee Chair Walter Betts, here is the agenda for our meeting in Chicago on Saturday , January 31, 8:30-10:00am, McCormick Place West - W192c.

(1) Continuation of discussion on programming at the Midwinter Meeting:  (a) status of resolution and referrals, (b) initial focus and implementation issues related to proposed "deep dive" sessions.

(2) Review of skeleton schedule for 2016 conferences.  [Note:  No major changes are proposed from the original 2015 conference skeletons.]  At each Midwinter Meeting, the ALA Executive Board approves the "skeleton schedule" for the following Midwinter and Annual (2016) on recommendation of the ALA Conference Committee and ALA Conference Services.

(3) Update on 2015 Midwinter.

(4) Update on 2015 Annual Conference.

(5) Update on implementation of new Meeting Submission software.  (This will address the whole cycle, beginning with the point that a member submits a program proposal to a Division or other group.  The Division-level -- or other -- program selection committees can work within the system, and program information will move forward through the system without repetitive, and error-prone, rekeying.)

(6) Idea Box proposal (see documents attached).

(7) Other

 

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File apa_budget_4_4_1_13015_inf

by Lois Ann Gregory-Wood (staff) on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 06:27 pm
in ALA Council

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File cd_33_1_barc_rpt_narr_13015_inf

by Lois Ann Gregory-Wood (staff) on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 06:27 pm
in ALA Council

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in ALA Council

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