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Event Book and Paper Interest Group (ALCTS PARS): Risky Collections: Preservation, Access, and Issues of Diversity and Inclusion

by Jeanne Goodman on Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 12:27 pm

This session will discuss how some collection materials having to do with race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and other sensitive topics can lead to challenging use cases and preservation decisions, and opportunities for difficult dialogue.

This session will discuss how some collection materials having to do with race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and other sensitive topics can lead to challenging use cases and preservation decisions, and opportunities for difficult dialogue. Discussion format is three lightning rounds with a Q&A after each on: Preservation Decisions: Balancing the materiality and access needs of problematic items; Access for Classroom and Reading Room: Policies, Procedures and Workarounds; “Current Climate in Preservation and Conservation Profession: How are issues of diversity and inclusion being addressed?”

 

Format is 3 lightning rounds with topics introduced in 5 minute presentation and then opened up for Q&A and discussion for 15 minutes for each round. The session will conclude with general discussion.

 

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ALCTS / LITA Metadata Standards Committee

Event MSC / Metadata Interest Group presentation ALA 2017

by Erik Mitchell on Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 09:41 am

 

Representatives from the MSC gave a presentation about the committee's principles and their application at the ALCTS Metadata Interest group meeting at ALA Annual 2017. A summary of the presentation, slides and  discussion content are available at:

http://metaware.buzz/2017/06/25/msc-metadata-interest-group-presentation...

 

ALSC Board of Directors

Discussion Online Board Meeting: Children in Crisis Project

by Andrew Medlar on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 08:27 am

Greetings ALSC Board Colleagues,

An item of New Business at Midwinter which we deferred for virtual work is the verbal request received from REFORMA at the ALSC/REFORMA Joint Executive Committee Meeting on January 9 to support their Children in Crisis project. I am now calling an online Board meeting to address this request.

Greetings ALSC Board Colleagues,

An item of New Business at Midwinter which we deferred for virtual work is the verbal request received from REFORMA at the ALSC/REFORMA Joint Executive Committee Meeting on January 9 to support their Children in Crisis project. I am now calling an online Board meeting to address this request.

On the website about the project, you can read more about it and its goal "to raise funds for books and backpacks for young refugees in detention centers across the country who awaited immigration processing or deportation" (quote source), and further information includes articles from American Libraries and SLJblog posts from our own ALSC Blog and YALSA; support from the IBBY Foundation; and a Council Resolution from 2015 Annual calling on ALA units to support the project and develop resources.

The form which this support would take, if any, is up to us and so I would now like to entertain discussion on this request for ALSC to support REFORMA's Children in Crisis project.

Andrew

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LITA Board of Directors

Discussion 2017 Annual Board Meeting Discussion Documents

by Jenny Levine (staff) on Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 10:08 pm

This page lists all of the Board Discussion Documents for the June 24, 2017, and June 26, 2017, Board meetings in Room W186c in McCormick Place West.

The 2017 Annual Board Meeting Informational Documents are listed in a separate post.

Join the meeting online at http://ala.adobeconnect.com/litaboard.

BOARD DOCUMENTS

DOC 17-1 ... 2017 Annual Board Meeting Agenda (PDF, 490KB)

CONSENT AGENDA DOCUMENTS

This page lists all of the Board Discussion Documents for the June 24, 2017, and June 26, 2017, Board meetings in Room W186c in McCormick Place West.

The 2017 Annual Board Meeting Informational Documents are listed in a separate post.

Join the meeting online at http://ala.adobeconnect.com/litaboard.

BOARD DOCUMENTS

DOC 17-1 ... 2017 Annual Board Meeting Agenda (PDF, 490KB)

CONSENT AGENDA DOCUMENTS

DOC 17-2 ... Approve April 17, 2017 Board Minutes (PDF, 491KB)
DOC 17-3 ... Accept President's Report (PDF, 883KB)
DOC 17-4 ... Accept Vice President's Report (PDF, 90KB)
DOC 17-5 ... Accept LITA Councilor's Report (PDF, 429KB)
DOC 17-6 ... Accept Executive Director's Report (PDF, 556KB)
DOC 17-7 ... Accept Rowman and Littlefield June 2017 Publishing Report (PDF, 1.2MB; private document)
DOC 17-8 ... Accept ALA Editions June 2017 Publishing Report (PDF, 429KB)
DOC 17-9 ... Send Emails to Forum Participants on Behalf of Sponsors (Vote)
DOC 17-10 ... Accept New Charge for ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards Committee (Vote)
DOC 17-11 ... Accept Committee and Task Force Charges (PDF, 524KB)

DISCUSSION ITEM DOCUMENTS

DOC 17-12 ... Compensation of Invited Speakers Brief (PDF, 407KB)
DOC 17-13 ... Pilot for an On-Demand Educational Webinar (PDF, 529KB)
DOC 17-14 ... Pricing for Job Site (PDF, 453KB)
DOC 17-15 ... Length of Appointment Term for the Web Coordinating Committee (WCC) Chair (PDF, 417KB)
DOC 17-16 ... Changes to the LITA Excellence in Children's Science Fiction Award
Committee (PDF, 594KB)
DOC 17-17 ... Bylaws Committee Recommendation for a Board Secretary (PDF, 404KB)
DOC 17-18 ... FY2017 Q3 Summary Report (XLSX, 32KB)
DOC 17-19 ... FY2017 Q3 Full Report (XLSX, 181KB)
DOC 17-20 ... FY2017 Q3 Budget Narrative (PDF, 391KB)
DOC 17-21 ... Personas Use Cases Summary by Bohyun Kim (Email) (PDF, 233KB))

I will add files to the list as new documents come in.

To download all of the attached public documents at once, use the "Download attached files in one zip file" link beneath the list of attachments.

JUNE 19, 2017 UPDATE:

Uploaded the following documents

DOC 17-2 ... Approve April 17, 2017 Board Minutes (PDF, 491KB)
DOC 17-4 ... Accept Vice President's Report (PDF, 90KB)
DOC 17-5 ... Accept LITA Councilor's Report (PDF, 429KB)
DOC 17-6 ... Accept Executive Director's Report (PDF, 556KB)

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ALA Council

File cd_39_CenterfortheFutureofLibrariesReport

by Lois Ann Gregory-Wood (staff) on Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:18 pm

DOCX File, 31.08 KB

ALA Council

File cd_25_1_cbl_rpt_62417_inf

by Lois Ann Gregory-Wood (staff) on Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:18 pm

DOCX File, 24.98 KB

ALA Council

File cd_5_council_rules_62417_act

by Lois Ann Gregory-Wood (staff) on Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:18 pm

DOC File, 21.5 KB

ALA Council

File cd_8_5_Council_I_62417_5pm

by Lois Ann Gregory-Wood (staff) on Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:18 pm

DOCX File, 17.64 KB

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