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Discussion Banned Books Week 2017 Celebration

by Amy Crump on Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 04:50 pm

The Homewood Public Library District (IL) has created three parody videos, celebrating our freedom to read. Take a look!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cibr122eb6Q&index=3&list=PLzHTk7-tdQnSsK...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cibr122eb6Q&index=3&list=PLzHTk7-tdQnSsK...

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Discussion Video Round Table NowShowing@ALA Screenings with special Q&A Announcement

by Tiffany Hudson on Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 02:18 pm

Annual is right around the corner!  VRT is sponsoring an inspiring and timely slate of Now Showing @ALA film screenings, from protest movements and radical video makers to accounts of American poverty from the inside. Now updated with a Special Q&A segment for Agents of Change!

Annual is right around the corner!  VRT is sponsoring an inspiring and timely slate of Now Showing @ALA film screenings, from protest movements and radical video makers to accounts of American poverty from the inside. Now updated with a Special Q&A segment for Agents of Change! FollowVRT on Twitter
 
SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (Film Screening)
Now Showing @ ALA: Agents of Change (2016)
Location: McCormick Place, W181c
Directed by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, 66 mins, co-sponsor California Newsreel
With Special Guest Speaker, Roderick Ferguson
Prof. of African American and Gender & Women’s Studies, The University of Illinois at Chicago
Agents of Change examines the untold story of the racial conditions on college campuses across the country that led to college protests during the 1960s. Reveals how unprepared these institutions were when confronted by demands for black studies programs, safer housing, fairer judicial proceedings, and changes to democratize the institutions. The film's characters were at the crossroads of change and controversy at a pivotal time in America's history.  
Post screening Q&A with Roderick A. Ferguson, Professor of American Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago and author of We Demand: The University and Student Protests published by UC Press.
 
SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 11:30AM - 1PM (Film Screening)
Now Showing @ ALA: Here Come the Videofreex! (2015)
Location: McCormick Place, W181c
Directed by Jon Nealon and Jenny Raskin, 78 mins, co-sponsor Cinema Guild
Here Come the Videofreex! gives a first-hand account of a little known group of innovators, the Videofreex, a group of passionate young men and women in the 1960s who changed the nature of journalism through the power of portable video, forging a legacy that has evolved to become today's all-access media environment.  Don’t forget to get your evening tickets for the VRT Gala, Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World Not an ALA member? Make an account here to buy tickets OR if already registered for Annual, use the link in your confirmation email to add a ticket.



MONDAY, JUNE 26, 1:30PM - 2:30 PM (Film Screening)
Now Showing @ALA: Long Story Short (2016)
Location: McCormick Place, W181c
Directed by Natalie Bookchin, 45 mins, co-sponsor Icarus Films
Long Story Short reminds all of us that living in poverty is a real issue for thousands of Americans. Over 100 people at homeless shelters, food banks, adult literacy programs, and job training centers in Los Angeles and the Bay Area in Northern California discuss their experiences of poverty: why they are poor, how it feels, and what they think should be done about American poverty and homelessness today. Numerous interviews are stitched together to form a polyphonic account of American poverty told from the inside. MacArthur Grantee Natalie Bookchin, an artist whose work has been shown at the Pompidou Centre, the Whitney Museum and the Tate, uses the film to amplify the voices of the displaced and dispossessed. LONG STORY SHORT is included on the ALA VRT 2017 Notable Videos for Adults list.
 
Don’t miss the event of the season: VRT Gala!
SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Location: Off Site, Gene Siskel Film Center
VRT Gala: Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World
***Tickets are limited: please order soon!***
Ticketed Event: Advance Purchase $20; Day of Member $25; Day of Non-Member $30
Join VRT for drinks and hors d'oeuvres followed by a presentation from Tom Colley, Archive and Collection Manager at Video Data Bank, a collection of over 1,400 tapes created by members of the Videofreex, one of the country's earliest radical video collectives.   In conjunction with this event, all ticket holders will be invited to preview the feature length documentary "Here Come the Videofreex!" online, courtesy of Cinema Guild.  This event coincides with the VRT and Cinema Guild co-sponsored "Now Showing @ALA" program screening of the feature length documentary "Here Come the Videofreex!" on Sunday, June 25th at 11:00 am in room 181c in the West Building of the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
To buy tickets after registering, use the link in your conference registration email.  Not attending ALA or not a member? Make an account here to buy tickets.
Can’t wait to see you this summer!
VRT 2017 Programming, Gala and Communications Committees
 

VRT on Twitter  #ALAAC17 #ALAVRT  VRT on Facebook (events for all VRT programs)

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Discussion VRT's Great Lineup of Video-Related Programs at ALA Annual: now with room assignments!

by Tiffany Hudson on Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 02:14 pm

Greetings Film Enthusiasts and Videofreex,

 

ALA Annual in Chicago is rapidly approaching: don’t miss these great ALA Video Round Table programs, running June 24th-25th... now with room assignments!

 

Evening Ticketed Event:

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Location: Off Site, Gene Siskel Film Center

VRT Gala: Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World

Greetings Film Enthusiasts and Videofreex,

 

ALA Annual in Chicago is rapidly approaching: don’t miss these great ALA Video Round Table programs, running June 24th-25th... now with room assignments!

 

Evening Ticketed Event:

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Location: Off Site, Gene Siskel Film Center

VRT Gala: Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World

***Tickets are limited: please order soon!***

Ticketed Event: Member $25; Non-Member $30

Join VRT for drinks and hors d'oeuvres followed by a presentation from Tom Colley, Archive and Collection Manager at Video Data Bank, a collection of over 1,400 tapes created by members of the Videofreex, one of the country's earliest radical video collectives.   In conjunction with this event, all ticket holders will be invited to preview the feature length documentary "Here Come the Videofreex!" online, courtesy of Cinema Guild.  This event coincides with the VRT and Cinema Guild co-sponsored "Now Showing @ALA" program screening of the feature length documentary "Here Come the Videofreex!" on Sunday, June 25th at 11:00 am in room 181c in the West Building of the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

 For more info:  http://2017.alaannual.org/ticketed-events

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=257947

 

 

Daytime Programs:

 

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Video as Research Data:  Challenges & Solutions in Video Data Preservation

(Co-sponsored by ACRL ANSS, ACRL DCIG and ALCTS Digital Preservation Group)

Location: McCormick Place, W175a

Videos are often taken as a part of scholarly research projects, yet this presents challenges for librarians who advise researchers on federally-mandated data sharing and storage. Participants will learn workflows they can assess against needs at their home institution. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261261

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1:00 PM - 2:30PM

Filming Our Future: Growing a Video Production Niche in the Ak-Chin Indian Community

(LITA Program, co-sponsored by VRT)

Location: McCormick Place, W185bc

For the past seven years the Ak-Chin Indian Community Library has found a niche in the community using the power of film and in 2016, the library’s Movie Club program was selected as one of YALSA’s Top Ten Summer Learning Programs. Learn how to make a positive impact in your community using film and creativity. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=257863

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Community Partnerships and Digital Literacy through Public Service Announcements

(Co-sponsored by PLA, YALSA)

Location: McCormick Place, W175c
Libraries are increasingly finding ways to help their school-age patrons to communicate creatively and make a positive impact in their communities through video projects.  Representatives from the Carson City Library and School District share tips from their experiences helping high school freshmen create 60-second PSAs that raise awareness of social issues at their school. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261259

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Rocking the Small Screen (Without Losing Your Mind): Planning and Managing Library Promotional Videos

(Co-sponsored by PLA, ACRL LMOIG)

Location: McCormick Place, W175a

Video on the web is one of today's hottest social networking trends, but what can online videos do to promote your library? A public library and a university library will both share what they have learned and how realistic expectations can bring success. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261260

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

How Are Our Instructors Truly Using Media? A Multifaceted Approach to Developing Departmental Course Media Use Profiles

Location: McCormick Place, W175b                            

One of the greatest challenges for librarians working with media collections is deeply understanding the use of these materials in course context. This program will describe a multifaceted approach to this challenge that combines mining large corpora of departmental syllabi using NVIVO text analysis software with reserves, survey, and interpersonal correspondence data to build departmental media resource use profiles. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261258

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Preservation Showdown: Audiovisual Edition!

(ALCTS Program, co-sponsored by VRT)

Location: McCormick Place, W184d                             

Two teams will go head to head to debate the statement "The preservation of analog audiovisual media is the single most important preservation issue facing libraries (and archives and museums) in 2017." Teams will include members from the Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS) and the Video Round Table (VRT), bringing their different perspectives to each side of the issue. Audience members will be expected to ask questions during the debate, and the debate will be followed by an open discussion. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=257918

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Create, Communicate, Captivate: Inspiring Media Production in Your Library

(Co-sponsored by LITA)

Location: McCormick Place, W175c

Learn how academic, school and public libraries can spark creativity and transform users from passive consumers of media into content creators and active participants in their information environment. Join us as we guide you through key aspects of creating a thriving video production space and coaching users effectively to create amazing multi-modal works which can be showcased to promote and inspire more participation and increase support for high-impact programs. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=260897

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM;

AMIA@ALA Distributing Archives: Preservation, Restoration, and Access

(Co-sponsored by AMIA, The Association of Moving Image Archivists)

Location: McCormick Place, W181c

Panel will discuss organizations acting as both archives and distributors of moving image materials. Attendees will learn about the challenges for media content providers that are also caretakers of their holdings; the difference between preservation and restoration of moving images; and the importance of preserving motion picture film and the projection experience. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=260895

 

 

Now Showing @ALA:

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 11:30AM - 1PM (Film Screening)

Now Showing @ ALA: Here Come the Videofreex! (2015)

Location: McCormick Place, W181c

Directed by Jon Nealon and Jenny Raskin, 78 mins, co-sponsor Cinema Guild

Here Come the Videofreex! gives a first-hand account of a little known group of innovators, the Videofreex, a group of passionate young men and women in the 1960s who changed the nature of journalism through the power of portable video, forging a legacy that has evolved to become today's all-access media environment.  Don’t forget to get your evening tickets for the VRT Gala, “Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World” http://2017.alaannual.org/ticketed-events

For more info on other film screenings at ALA Annual 2017, including Agents of Change and Long Story Short, check out the complete Now Showing@ALA schedule.

 

Can’t wait to see you this summer!

VRT 2017 Programming, Gala and Communications Committees

 

VRT on Twitter  #ALAVRT  VRT on Facebook (with events for all VRT ALA Annual programs)

 

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Discussion NMRT Resume Review Service at ALA Annual

by Casey McCoy on Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 10:47 am

Please excuse cross-postings.

Please excuse cross-postings.

The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters as well as taking resume review appointments for the 2017 ALA Annual Meeting! Visit our informational website for more details or keep reading: https://sites.google.com/view/nmrtresumereview2017annual/home

Thank you to all those who’ve volunteered, so far!

Are you on the job market? Is your resume rusty? Are you attending Annual in Chicago? Join us in the ALA JobList Placement & Career Development Center on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 to get your resume reviewed by an expert! Walk-in reviews are accommodated as time allows, and we encourage signing up for an appointment in advance. Advanced sign-up for appointments closes on Friday, June 16th at 5:00 PM CST.

 

We also seek volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters! If you’ve been a hiring manager or served on a search committee, consider signing up to volunteer an hour or two as a Resume Reviewer at Annual 2017! Not ready to review but still want to be part of the action? The Resume Review Service also seeks Booth Greeters!Booth Greeters make sure the resume review service runs smoothly by checking in reviewers and reviewees. Volunteering as a Booth Greeter is a great opportunity for library school students and new professionals; it looks good on a resume and provides you with an excellent chance to network. Sign-up today and visit ourinformational website for more details.

 

The sign-up period for these volunteer opportunities closes  iday, June 16th at 5:00 PM CST.  People registering by Friday, May 26 will be notified of their volunteer schedule by Tuesday, May 30.  People registering between Saturday, May 27 and Friday, June 16 will be notified of their volunteer schedule by Tuesday, June 20.

 

If you have any questions, please contact NMRT Resume Review Service Committee Chair Brandy Horne & Assistant Chair Hannah Buckland at resumereviewnmrt@gmail.com. Thank you!

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Discussion Applications for the 2017 NMRT ALA Conference Mentoring Program are Open

by Casey McCoy on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 02:45 pm

The New Members Round Table Mentoring Committee is seeking applicants for its 2017 ALA Conference Mentoring Program, occurring during the American Library Association Annual Conference, June 22nd - 27th, in Chicago, IL. The NMRT Mentoring committee will pair first time attendees with more experienced conference goers.

 

The New Members Round Table Mentoring Committee is seeking applicants for its 2017 ALA Conference Mentoring Program, occurring during the American Library Association Annual Conference, June 22nd - 27th, in Chicago, IL. The NMRT Mentoring committee will pair first time attendees with more experienced conference goers.

 

Applicants should apply to be a conference mentee if this is their first time attending an American Library Association Annual Conference. Program mentors are those who are comfortable navigating the massive, and often daunting, annual conference and can provide guidance and tips to someone who has never experienced it before.

 

Applicants must attend the conference at least 3 days to be eligible. Mentoring pairs should plan to meet with each other two times and be willing to remain in contact via phone or email during the conference.

 

The committee will also be hosting a Mentoring Social on Friday, June 23rd, where mentors and mentees from all of our programs have a place to meet face to face! The social runs from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in the Comiskey Meeting Room. Attendance is highly recommended and serves as a great opportunity to not only meet up with your mentoring match but also gives you a chance to meet up with other conference attendees.

 

Applications are due June 2nd with notification of pairings to occur by the week of June 11th.

 

For more information and to apply, visit:

 

http://www.ala.org/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/mentor/mentoringcommittee

 

Any additional questions or concerns may be directed to the NMRT Mentoring Committee by emailing ALANMRTmentoring@gmail.com.

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Discussion Job Posting - Library Technical Assistant Part-Time (Art Coordinator)

by Christopher Brackett on Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:40 pm

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library would like to announce a Library Technical Assistant Part-Time (Art Coordinator) position that we have at our Southshore Regional Library in Ruskin, FL. The deadline to apply for this is Thursday April 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Interested individuals can click on the following link to begin the application: Library Technical Assistant Part-Time (Art Coordinator)

 

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library would like to announce a Library Technical Assistant Part-Time (Art Coordinator) position that we have at our Southshore Regional Library in Ruskin, FL. The deadline to apply for this is Thursday April 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Interested individuals can click on the following link to begin the application: Library Technical Assistant Part-Time (Art Coordinator)

 

Library Technical Assistant Part-Time (Art Coordinator)

Recruitment #1704-LITAPTGU99-003

Date Opened

4/6/2017 12:01:00 PM

Filing Deadline

4/20/2017 11:59:00 PM

Salary

$13.88 - $21.25/hour

Department

Library Services

Job Type

Part-Time/Temp

Employment Type

Part-Time 

Go Back Click HERE to apply

INTRODUCTION

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

WHAT MATTERS MOST

Hillsborough County Government is guided by our shared values that help us deliver on the promise of effective quality service. We expect and demonstrate:

  • Customer Commitment: Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity: Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence: Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork: Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.
  • Four year degree of formal training in art education.
  • Two or more years of experience in teaching or coordinating visual and applied arts programs
  • Strong customer services skills
  • Valid Drivers License

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Associate's or higher degree from an accredited college or university;

and

One year of experience in teaching or coordinating visual and applied arts programs; and working with personal computers, some of which included training and troubleshooting basic computer hardware and software problems. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands:

Ability to lift, push, or handle library materials weighing up to 20 pounds. This position will also require bending, kneeling, standing, sitting and walking for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

Work is typically performed in a climate controlled library, but sometimes requires outdoor activities in parks, recreation centers, or other locations due to the nature of the programs being conducted.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Working knowledge of visual and applied arts. 
  • Working knowledge of teaching methods and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of the community's cultural art resources.
  • Ability to conduct and teach visual and applied arts workshop classes.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to coordinate, teach and oversee multiple programs.
  • Ability to plan, develop, and evaluate visual and applied arts programs. 
  • Ability to create, and teach visual and applied arts workshop classes.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to coordinate, teach and oversee multiple programs.
  • Ability to plan, develop and evaluate visual and applied arts programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Teach visual and applied art classes.
  • Plan, prepare and present art programs and activities at the library for ages pre-kindergarten through adults. 
  • Audition artists for proposed programs and stay current on emerging art trends. 
  • Coordinate art programming as well as hire quality art teachers with art backgrounds to carry out art programs and activities. 
  • Coordinate art class registration for library customers to sign up for art classes. 
  • Promote gallery shows at the library and hold opening receptions for the public to view galleries.
  • Facilitate meetings to discuss ideas for the galleries and art/exhibits for the juried exhibits. 
  • Assist in making supply purchase recommendations for art classes at the studio.
  • Participate in programming/teaching of art classes both in the library and through outreach activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CONCLUSION

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees may be required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to a major emergency or natural disasters affecting County operations. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees may be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*

 

 

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

PLEASE NOTE

Applicants are encouraged to use the online application -- once completed, you may re-use it "as is" for any number of additional jobs or you may customize it for additional jobs.

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.

Clicking the link above will navigate you to the Employment Opportunities Page website for you to apply for this job.

 

Upload Resume to Start an Application

Upload Resume to Start an Application

View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.

This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.

Ask a Question

To retrieve forgotten UserIDs and Passwords, or to ask a question, you may send us an email at CADHRJobInquiry@hillsboroughcounty.org

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

 

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Discussion Video Related Programs at ALA Annual! Early bird pricing ends 3/22!

by Tiffany Hudson on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 01:09 pm

Greetings Film Enthusiasts and Videofreex,

 

June may seem like a long way off, but ALA Annual in Chicago is right around the corner. In fact, early-bird pricing ends at noon, Wednesday, March 22nd.

 

Register now and don’t miss these great ALA Video Round Table programs running June 24th-25th:

 

Evening Ticketed Event:

 

VRT Gala: Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World

Greetings Film Enthusiasts and Videofreex,

 

June may seem like a long way off, but ALA Annual in Chicago is right around the corner. In fact, early-bird pricing ends at noon, Wednesday, March 22nd.

 

Register now and don’t miss these great ALA Video Round Table programs running June 24th-25th:

 

Evening Ticketed Event:

 

VRT Gala: Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

***Tickets are limited, so order soon!***

Ticketed Event: Early Bird Member $20; Early Bird Non-Member $25

Join VRT for drinks and hors d'oeuvres followed by a presentation from Abina Manning, Director of Video Data Bank and Curator of a collection of over 1,400 tapes created by members of the Videofreex, one of the country's earliest radical video collectives.  Coincides with the VRT and Cinema Guild co-sponsored "Now Showing @ALA" program screening of the feature length documentary "Here Come the Videofreex!"  For more info:  http://2017.alaannual.org/ticketed-events

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=257947

 

Daytime Programs:

Video as Research Data:  Challenges & Solutions in Video Data Preservation

(Co-sponsored by ACRL ANSS, ACRL DCIG and ALCTS Digital Preservation Group)

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM       

Videos are often taken as a part of scholarly research projects, yet this presents challenges for librarians who advise researchers on federally-mandated data sharing and storage. Participants will learn strategies they can assess against needs at their home institution. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261261

 

Filming Our Future: Growing a Video Production Niche in the Ak-Chin Indian Community

(LITA Program, co-sponsored by VRT)

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1:00 PM - 2:30PM

For the past seven years the Ak-Chin Indian Community Library has found a niche in the community using the power of film and in 2016, the library’s Movie Club program was selected as one of YALSA’s Top Ten Summer Learning Programs. Learn how to make a positive impact in your community using film and creativity. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=257863

 

Community Partnerships and Digital Literacy through Public Service Announcements

(Co-sponsored by PLA, YALSA)

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM                 

Libraries are increasingly finding ways to help their school-age patrons to communicate creatively and make a positive impact in their communities through video projects.  Representatives from the Carson City Library and School District share tips from their experiences helping high school freshmen create 60-second PSAs that raise awareness of social issues at their school. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261259

 

Rocking the Small Screen (Without Losing Your Mind): Planning and Managing Library Promotional Videos

(Co-sponsored by PLA, ACRL LMOIG)

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Video on the web is one of today's hottest social networking trends, but what can online videos do to promote your library? A public library and a university library will both share what they have learned and how realistic expectations can bring success. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261260

 

How Are Our Instructors Truly Using Media? A Multifaceted Approach to Developing Departmental Course Media Use Profiles

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM                                  

One of the greatest challenges for librarians working with media collections is deeply understanding the use of these materials in course context. This program will describe a multifaceted approach to this challenge that combines mining large corpora of departmental syllabi using NVIVO text analysis software with reserves, survey, and interpersonal correspondence data to build departmental media resource use profiles. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=261258

 

Preservation Showdown: Audiovisual Edition!

(ALCTS Program, co-sponsored by VRT)

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM                                  

Two teams will go head to head to debate the statement "The preservation of analog audiovisual media is the single most important preservation issue facing libraries (and archives and museums) in 2017." Teams will include members from the Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS) and the Video Round Table (VRT), bringing their different perspectives to each side of the issue. Audience members will be expected to ask questions during the debate, and the debate will be followed by an open discussion. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=257918

 

Create, Communicate, Captivate: Inspiring Media Production in Your Library

(Co-sponsored by LITA)

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 1:00 PM - 2:30PM

Learn how academic, school and public libraries can spark creativity and transform users from passive consumers of media into content creators and active participants in their information environment. Join us as we guide you through key aspects of creating a thriving video production space and coaching users effectively to create amazing multi-modal works which can be showcased to promote and inspire more participation and increase support for high-impact programs. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=260897

 

Distributing Archives: Preservation, Restoration, and Access

(Co-sponsored by AMIA, The Association of Moving Image Archivists)

SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel will discuss organizations acting as both archives and distributors of moving image materials. Attendees will learn about the challenges for media content providers that are also caretakers of their holdings; the difference between preservation and restoration of moving images; and the importance of preserving motion picture film and the projection experience. For more info:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=260895

 

Now Showing@ALA:

Stay Tuned for screening dates and times for four great documentaries!

 

Agents of Change

Directed by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, 66 mins, co-sponsor California Newsreel

Here Come the Videofreex

Directed by Jon Nealon & Jenny Raskin, 78 mins, co-sponsor Cinema Guild

Long Story Short

Directed by Natalie Bookchin, 45 mins, co-sponsor Icarus Films

The Brainwashing of My Dad

Directed by Jon Senko, 89 mins, co-sponsor Forward in Time

 

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

 

Regards,

VRT 2017 Programming Committee

 

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Discussion Student Chapter of the Year Award Nominations EXTENDED to 3/17

by Casey McCoy on Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 05:33 pm

The deadline to apply for the ALA NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award has been extended to March 17th!

The deadline to apply for the ALA NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award has been extended to March 17th!

In the spirit of ALA's New Member Round Table, the Student Chapter of the Year Award is presented in recognition of a chapter's outstanding contributions to the American Library Association, their school, and the profession. The purpose of the award is to increase student involvement in ALA through student chapters, and to recognize future leaders in the profession. The Student Chapter winner will receive $1,000 to help defray travel expenses to ALA Annual; the winning chapter and the runner up will each receive a certificate. Both will be recognized at the NMRT Student Reception at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. The seven categories of Student Chapter of the Year Award criteria include:

  • ·  Membership Engagement
  • ·  Programs
  • ·  Communications
  • ·  Leadership
  • ·  Financial Health
  • ·  Awards and Honors
  • ·  Student Chapter Advisor Statement

All ALA Student Chapters in good standing are eligible to receive the ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award. There is no limit on the number of times a student chapter may win the award. Any ALA Student Chapter advisor, Student Chapter officer or member, or ALA member may nominate a Student Chapter, and self-nominations are encouraged.

Please e-mail the completed form and any supporting documents in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format to the committee chair, Kristen Mapes (kmapes86@gmail.com). Deadline for submitting completed nomination forms is March 17th, 11:59pm EST. All nominations will be acknowledged upon receipt.

More information, including the nomination form, may be found here:http://www.ala.org/nmrt/oversightgroups/comm/awscotya/scotya

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Discussion ALA 2017 Emerging Leaders Team H Project Survey

by Kristin Amsden on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 09:59 am

Did your MLS/MLIS program adequately prepare you for your career in public librarianship? If there are gaps in your professional preparation, how have you addressed them? The Public Library Association (PLA) has sponsored an ALA Emerging Leaders project titled “More Than Your MLIS: Experience and Continuing Education Recommendations for Emerging Public Library Leaders,”  which is now in its second year.

Did your MLS/MLIS program adequately prepare you for your career in public librarianship? If there are gaps in your professional preparation, how have you addressed them? The Public Library Association (PLA) has sponsored an ALA Emerging Leaders project titled “More Than Your MLIS: Experience and Continuing Education Recommendations for Emerging Public Library Leaders,”  which is now in its second year. We’d like to gather your experiences and recommendations in order to 1) provide feedback for stakeholders interested in improving the quality of professional education, and 2) recommend continuing education resources for colleagues entering our profession.


Early career librarians with 5 years or fewer of professional experience are invited and encouraged to offer your feedback by participating in a short survey that will take about 10 minutes to complete. Survey results are confidential, and identifying information will not be shared. Results will be presented at ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1f8oeTiKoRuR9YCYjgSe-MzCR5CHO7iq0UpsySRD...

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Discussion 2017 NMRT President’s Program

by Casey McCoy on Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 07:30 pm

Please join us for the 2017 NMRT President’s Program, Building Bridges in ALA, hosted by Kate Kosturski, on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 9am to 12pm. In this interactive pre-conference event, participants will explore the opportunities and challenges of navigating through the larger ALA organization by listening to a panel discussion composed of transitioning presidents and president-elects. Learn about the different ALA divisions, how they function, and how participation in ALA can benefit your career!

Please join us for the 2017 NMRT President’s Program, Building Bridges in ALA, hosted by Kate Kosturski, on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 9am to 12pm. In this interactive pre-conference event, participants will explore the opportunities and challenges of navigating through the larger ALA organization by listening to a panel discussion composed of transitioning presidents and president-elects. Learn about the different ALA divisions, how they function, and how participation in ALA can benefit your career! Ask questions and network with the panelists, while enjoying light refreshments. Please see the attached flyer for additional information. We hope to see you there!

 

Cost:

$20 NMRT members

$22 non NMRT but ALA members

$25 non-ALA

$15 for a student rate

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