The American Library Association’s annual conference is ready to kick off and runs from preconference activities on Thursday, June 27 to its close on Tuesday, July 2. Librarians from the University of Illinois are presenting on a wide range of topics at the conference. If you will be there, consider dropping by to see one of the following presentations!Presentations are in schedule order. Links from titles lead to ALA schedule information for the session.
- Kaufman, Paula, Tina Chrzastowski, and Lynn Wiley. “The LibValue Project: Ebook Value Overview.” ARL Library Assessment Forum. Friday, June 28, 1:30pm-3pm. [
Closed session.Correction: This session is not closed. More info.]
- Searing, Sue. “The Practitioner/Supervisor Perspective on LIS Student Practicums.” Library and Information Science Interest Group. Friday, June 28, 3pm-4:30pm.
- Emanuel, Jenny. “Developing NextGen Leaders in Your Library and the Profession: Grow Your Own.” Saturday, June 29, 1pm-2:30pm.
- Kaufman, Paula. “New Collaborations for European and American Studies.” Saturday, June 29, 1pm-2:30pm.
- Kruger, Betsy. “The Making of the Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D model Collection.” ALCTS PARS Digital Conversion Interest Group. Saturday, June 29, 1pm-2:30pm.
- Mischo, William. “Not Everyone Wears a Size 2.0: A Panel Discussion Featuring Primo Customers Who’ve Made Customizations Based on Usability Testing.” Saturday, June 29, 3pm-4pm.
- Sheehan, Beth. “Supporting Criminal Justice/Criminology Research in Other Social Science Disciplines.” Criminal Justice/Criminology Librarians Discussion Group. Saturday, June 29, 3pm-4pm.
- Wardecker, Mark. “Digitizing the Classics Library’s Dittenberger-Vahlen Collection.” Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Discussion Group. Sunday, June 30, 8:30am-10am.
- Green, Harriett. “Writing for Publication.” Literature in English Section General Membership Forum. Sunday, June 30, 1pm-2:30pm.
- Hahn, Jim. “The University of Illinois Technology Prototyping Service.” LITA Emerging Technologies Interest Group. Sunday, June 30, 10:30am-11:30am.
- Ford, Barbara, and Susan Schnuer. “Training: the key to Sustainable International Library Development Projects.” International Relations Round Table. Monday, July 1, 8:30am-10am.
- Rudasill, Lynne. “IFLA in the 21st Century – Opportunity and Participation.” International Relations Committee Panel on International Opportunities for Librarians. Monday, July 1, 1pm-2:30pm.