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Discussion What's Happening at Midwinter 2010

by Jenny Levine (staff) on Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 07:36 pm

Your Midwinter 2010 pre-planning can go into overdrive - Mary Ghikas' traditional "What's Happening" document is now available! It's long (37 pages), so please think carefully before printing out the whole thing, but it's packed with information about the 2010 Midwinter Meeting (and ALA in general).

Note that you don't need to log in to Connect to download this PDF (231KB).

Discussion 2010 Midwinter Meeting Schedule

by Jenny Levine (staff) on Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 10:50 am

The 2010 Midwinter Meeting schedule with room locations is now available! (PDF, 197KB)

This information is also available in the Event Planner, which is now open for all attendees. If you have specific questions about your meeting, please contact your staff liaison.

The 2010 Midwinter Meeting schedule with room locations is now available! (PDF, 197KB)

This information is also available in the Event Planner, which is now open for all attendees. If you have specific questions about your meeting, please contact your staff liaison.

Location codes:

BCEC = Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
FAIR = Fairmont Copley Plaza
HIL = Hilton Boston Financial District
HYATT = Hyatt Regency Boston
INTER = Intercontinental Boston
MAR = Marriott Copley Place
OMNI = Omni Parker House
PARK = Boston Park Plaza
REN = Renaissance Boston Waterfront
SEA = Seaport Hotel
SHER = Sheraton Boston Hotel
COP = Westin Copley Place
WEST= Westin Waterfront

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Event Virtual Communities and Libraries Meeting at 2010 ALA Midwinter -- Saturday, 1/16, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon EST with simultaneous in-world meeting during this time (7:30 AM SLT - 9:30 AM SLT) on ALA Island OPEN TO ALL

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:18 pm

ALA VCL MIG - Virtual Communities and Libraries
Saturday, 1/16, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon - BCEC-Room 206A (Boston Convention and Event Center)

There will be an inworld meeting as well for those who would like to attend on ALA Island at 7:30 AM SLT - 9:30 AM SLT -- Galen Noltenius Sky Platform on ALA Island (206, 100, 46)

*Agenda:*

Report stating that we will continue as is for another year.
Speaker:  Nick Noakes, lib.twg group
Exploration of other Virtual Worlds
Upcoming event - World's Fair
Program for ALA DC
Outreach Effort for 2010

ALA VCL MIG - Virtual Communities and Libraries
Saturday, 1/16, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon - BCEC-Room 206A (Boston Convention and Event Center)

There will be an inworld meeting as well for those who would like to attend on ALA Island at 7:30 AM SLT - 9:30 AM SLT -- Galen Noltenius Sky Platform on ALA Island (206, 100, 46)

*Agenda:*

Report stating that we will continue as is for another year.
Speaker:  Nick Noakes, lib.twg group
Exploration of other Virtual Worlds
Upcoming event - World's Fair
Program for ALA DC
Outreach Effort for 2010

If anyone at the RL meeting would like to go out for lunch after this meeting we can do so as a group!

--
Rhonda
SL: Abbey Zenith
"Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries"
http://books.infotoday.com/books/VirtualWorlds.shtml

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Discussion Careers in Federal Libraries

by Sarah Smith on Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 10:54 pm

Join us Friday, January 15, 2010
ALA Midwinter Meeting Preconference
Careers in Federal Libraries

"The average annual salary for all librarians in the Federal Government in
nonsupervisory, supervisory, and managerial positions was $80,873 in 2007."

Date:         Friday, January 15, 2010
Time:       9:00AM-3:30PM
Location:  The Martha's Vineyard Room at Hyatt Regency Boston
1 Ave De Lafayette, Boston MA, 02111
Friday, January 15, 2010

Join us Friday, January 15, 2010
ALA Midwinter Meeting Preconference
Careers in Federal Libraries

"The average annual salary for all librarians in the Federal Government in
nonsupervisory, supervisory, and managerial positions was $80,873 in 2007."

Date:         Friday, January 15, 2010
Time:       9:00AM-3:30PM
Location:  The Martha's Vineyard Room at Hyatt Regency Boston
1 Ave De Lafayette, Boston MA, 02111
Friday, January 15, 2010

-  Meet federal information professionals
-  Learn about academic, public, technical, medical, school, law, and special libraries in federal agencies
-  Gather resume tips and interview techniques
-  Find internships, practicums, scholarships, & more

There are a limited number of seats available.  Register for this FREE preconference
event as part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting Registration or email us at 2010careers@gmail.com

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Event ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group Meeting at 2010 ALA Midwinter -- Sunday, 1/17, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST with ACRL in SL Group meeting simultaneously in-world during this time (1 PM - 2:30 PM SLT) on ALA Island

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 05:29 pm

ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group will meet at ALA Midwinter Boston on 1/17, Sunday, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST at the Westin Copley Place, Essex NE Room.

The ACRL in SL Group will meet in world during this time (1 PM - 2:30 PM SLT) on ALA Island.  We will attempt to join the two meetings via the Internet.

Meeting discussion:

ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group will meet at ALA Midwinter Boston on 1/17, Sunday, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST at the Westin Copley Place, Essex NE Room.

The ACRL in SL Group will meet in world during this time (1 PM - 2:30 PM SLT) on ALA Island.  We will attempt to join the two meetings via the Internet.

Meeting discussion:

Progress of ACRL in Virtual Worlds: an overview of the history of this group.
Reports from the in-world group on activities since ALA Annual meeting last summer, poster sessions, etc.
Current plans for the in-world group.
Exploration of other virtual worlds for academic librarianship.

If anyone in Boston would like to go out for dinner after this meeting we can do so as a group!

--
Rhonda
SL: Abbey Zenith
"Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries"
http://books.infotoday.com/books/VirtualWorlds.shtml

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Event ALA Placement Center Open House

by Beatrice Calvin (staff) on Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 02:01 pm

We are planning on holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, from 10:00am - 12:00noon on-site in the Placement Center during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston.  Representatives from various library and library-related companies will talk with conference attendees about their work environments as well as activities in and around their institutions (i.e. sports, arts, music, community involvement, etc).  There is no cost to participate in the Open House.

We are planning on holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, from 10:00am - 12:00noon on-site in the Placement Center during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston.  Representatives from various library and library-related companies will talk with conference attendees about their work environments as well as activities in and around their institutions (i.e. sports, arts, music, community involvement, etc).  There is no cost to participate in the Open House. Employers interested in participating in the Open House should contact Beatrice Calvin no later than Friday, December 18, 2009.  

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Event ALA Midwinter Meeting

by Jenny Levine (staff) on Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 02:43 pm

The 2010 ALA Midwinter Meeting will take place in Boston, MA. See you there!

The 2010 Midwinter Meeting will take place in Boston, MA, on January 15-19.

Please post additional information, questions, or discussions to this group.

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