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Event Heather Weltin

by Kirk MacLeod on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:54 pm
in IAmRUSA

IAmRUSA Interviewee for the Week of September 1st is

Heather Weltin

Ask her a question!

Event December 11, 2013 SustainRT virtual discussion

by Beth Filar-Williams on Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 03:44 pm
in Sustainability Round Table (SustainRT)

Follow up from our first SustainRT Virtual Discussion today:

  • recording (it downloads java and runs the recording)
  • powerpoint (attached as pdf)
  • google doc (open to all, where we shared idea and things we had done)

Event Open, online business meeting of RSS' Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee

by Jason Coleman on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 09:40 am
in RUSA RSS Education & Professional Development for Reference (Reference Services Section)

RSS' Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee will be conducting an open, online business meeting on September 3, 2014 from 3pm-4pm (Central Time).

To join the meeting, go to https://ksu.zoom.us/j/671767278

The agenda for the meeting is:

I. Introductions

RSS' Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee will be conducting an open, online business meeting on September 3, 2014 from 3pm-4pm (Central Time).

To join the meeting, go to https://ksu.zoom.us/j/671767278

The agenda for the meeting is:

I. Introductions

II. Review of past goals and progress toward those goals

III. Update goals - if appropriate

  • Discuss possibility of sponsoring a webinar

IV. Decide whether to host discussion forum at 2015 ALA Midwinter

V. Decide on regular meeting schedule and method

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Event ALCTS Webinar: Using the Power of Excel to Help with Cutting a Budget

by Jane Rosario on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 12:22 am
in ALCTS

Apologies in advance for multiple postings.

ALCTS Webinar: Using the Power of Excel to Help with Cutting a Budget

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sessions begin at 11 am Pacific | 12 Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern and last about an hour.

Apologies in advance for multiple postings.

ALCTS Webinar: Using the Power of Excel to Help with Cutting a Budget

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sessions begin at 11 am Pacific | 12 Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern and last about an hour.

In this session, the presenter will show ways to use Excel spreadsheet functions and features to compile, organize, and evaluate data for many purposes, not the least of which is planning with a reduced budget. Content covered will include Excel and other spreadsheets, usage data, and data downloaded from an integrated library system.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will learn ways to use Excel to compile, organize, and evaluate data for collection development planning in a reduced budget environment.

Who Should Attend?

Collection development and collection management librarians and support staff for collection management units.

Presenter

Karen Harker is Collection Assessment Librarian at the University of North Texas. She has more than twenty years of experience in public, academic, and medical libraries, in which she has worked analyzing systems, evaluating processes, managing research data sets, performing statistical analyses, and using qualitative and quantitative techniques to analyze collection strengths and weaknesses. Karen is a member of ALCTS and the Texas Library Association.

Fee

ALCTS Member (individual) . . . $43

Nonmember (individual) . . . $59

International (individual) . . . $43

Groups

(Applies to a group of people who will watch the webinar together from one access point.)

Member group . . . $99

Nonmember group . . . $129

All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session, so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.

How to Register

To register, complete the online registration form or register by mail for the session you would like to attend.

Contact

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager, at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or jreese@ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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Event 9/30/14 Deadline for PLA Leadership Academy Applications

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:45 am
in PLA (Public Library Association)

Please read the registration details for application requirements. Letters of recommendation are needed before the deadline.

http://www.ala.org/pla/education/leadershipacademy

 

Event Bundle Midwinter and Annual Conference Registration opens September 9, 2014

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:25 am
in PLA (Public Library Association)

http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/midwinter-meeting

Registration and housing for 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits open October 1, 2014.

(Bundle registration for 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference is open September 9-30, 2014. Bundle registrants may book Midwinter housing starting September 9.)

Event ACRL IS Teaching Methods Virtual Meeting August 26, 2014, 12-1 pm MT

by Merinda McLure on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 10:23 am
in ACRL IS Teaching Methods Committee (Instruction Section)

ACRL Instruction Section

Teaching Methods Committee

Virtual Meeting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Noon-1 p.m. MT

 

AGENDA

 

I.          Welcome and introductions.

 

II.         Additions to the agenda.

 

III.        Announcements.

 

ACRL Instruction Section

Teaching Methods Committee

Virtual Meeting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Noon-1 p.m. MT

 

AGENDA

 

I.          Welcome and introductions.

 

II.         Additions to the agenda.

 

III.        Announcements.

 

IV.        Discussion: 2014-2015 committee activities, first steps.
            Reference draft Annual Planning Form at http://connect.ala.org/node/227901
            (committee access only)

VI.        Adjourn.

 

If you wish to attend the meeting as a non-member guest, please contact the Chair in advance for details: Merinda McLure merinda.mclure@colostate.edu.

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Event DLS Discussion Group Committee Meeting

by Jill Hallam-Miller on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 08:02 am
in ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section)

The DLS Discussion Group committee will meet virtually on September 11th from 12:00 PM to approximately 1:00 PM (Eastern time).

Please join the meeting at http://centralpenn.adobeconnect.com/dls-dg/

You can enter the virtual meeting room any time prior to the meeting to test your system and microphone. If you do not have a microphone, you can participate using the chat feature. Please be sure to have headphones/speakers.

Guests are welcome.

The DLS Discussion Group committee will meet virtually on September 11th from 12:00 PM to approximately 1:00 PM (Eastern time).

Please join the meeting at http://centralpenn.adobeconnect.com/dls-dg/

You can enter the virtual meeting room any time prior to the meeting to test your system and microphone. If you do not have a microphone, you can participate using the chat feature. Please be sure to have headphones/speakers.

Guests are welcome.

Contact meeting facilitator Jill Hallam-Miller with questions.
Email: jillhallam-miller@centralpenn.edu
Phone: 717-728-2415

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Event Business Reference Sources Committee Publishers' Forum (RUSA_BRASS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm
in RUSA BRASS (Business Reference and Services Section)

"Hitting the Jackpot—Sources for Local and Regional Business Information”: The hardest facts to find are about something in your own backyard. Reliable and accurate local business information and data is often quite challenging to track down.

"Hitting the Jackpot—Sources for Local and Regional Business Information”: The hardest facts to find are about something in your own backyard. Reliable and accurate local business information and data is often quite challenging to track down. Representatives from a variety of providers including Euromonitor Passport Cities (localized city economic profiles, analysis on consumers); Alteryx Demographics Now (US Census data); Proquest ABI Inform (local/regional business news) and Data Planet (US State statistical datasets) will demonstrate what they have to offer for these specific data needs. Come prepared to ask your own local questions as well.

More information about this conference session

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Event DLS Executive Board Virtual Meeting

by Alice Daugherty on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 12:11 pm
in ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section)

The ACRL DLS Executive Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 28th from 2:00PM - 3:00PM Central time.

This is an open meeting and we welcome guests.

 

Access will be through Adobe Connect at the following URL:

http://connect.lsu.edu/dlsexec/

 

An agenda will be forthcoming.  If you have any questions please contact 

Alice Daugherty

adaugher [at] lsu [dot] edu

 

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