Best of the Best from the University Presses (AASL)
Are you looking for titles that meet special collection development needs or that can meet the expectations of college bound students in your school or public library? This program highlights titles from the Best of the Best of University Presses that reflect a viewpoint and topical coverage not typically reflected in standard selection tools. With a strong emphasis on non-fiction titles, this program highlights a key resource for young adult and school librarians.
ACRL / ACRL_STS
Data Curation as a Form of Collaborative Research
Data curation involves managing digital research data to facilitate access, dissemination, and preservation of information content and context. Librarians can engage with academic researchers in organizing, describing, and preserving research data from beginning to end of a project. This program examines data curation research opportunities for librarians, including the skills and knowledge needed for effective data curation; collaborative relationships between librarians and academic researchers; and approaches to data curation within the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Subjects: Digital Libraries, Metadata, Knowledge Management, Partnerships, Preservation
Moderator: Sheril Hook
Speakers: D. Scott Brandt, Associate Dean for Research/Professor of Library Science, Purdue University; Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Patricia Hswe, Digital Collections Curator, The Pennsylvania State University
ACRL_IS / ACRL_CJCLS
Learning Styles: Fiction, Nonfiction, or Mystery?
What do we really know about learning styles? This program will examine the conventional wisdom about learning styles and lead us into deeper consideration of how we address learning styles in our online and classroom teaching. A moderated panel of speakers will investigate the relevance and validity of learning styles in relation to information literacy instruction, and lead participants in exercises to reflect on their perceptions of learning styles.
Subjects: Distance Learning, Information Literacy, Instruction
Moderator: Anne-Marie Deitering, Franklin McEdward Professor for Undergraduate Learning Initiatives, Oregon State University
Speakers: Char Booth, Instruction Services Manager & E-Learning Librarian, Claremont Colleges Library; Lori S. Mestre, Head, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jean Runyon, Dean, Virtual Campus, Anne Arundel Community College
ACRL_STS / ACRL_SEES
STS Research Forum for Science & Technology Library Research
The Research Forum provides an excellent opportunity to share recent research addressing issues in science and technology librarianship.
CALA Annual Program 2011-2012
CALA Annual Program
WWW.ALAANNUAL.ORG ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION / PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 105