International ILL: A Global Perspective on Resource Sharing
Join the RUSA STARS International ILL Committee as they present their findings from a recent international survey of libraries regarding international interlibrary loan. This survey is a follow-up to their paper “Lending and Borrowing Across Borders: Issues and Challenges with International Resource Sharing” which focused on international ILL issues as they relate to U.S. libraries. In addition to presenting the survey results, Committee members will discuss challenges and possible solutions for international interlibrary loan as revealed by the survey.
Subjects: Resource Sharing, International Issues
SRRT / ACRL_LPSS
National Security vs. the Right to Know
This panel discussion will address issues-including the potential conflict between security concerns and the requirements of transparency, democracy, free press, and the protection of whistle blowers-related to the release of classified U.S. documents by WikiLeaks. Speakers will include Emma Cape, organizer for the Bradley Manning Support Network.
Subjects: Intellectual Freedom, International Issues, Government Documents & Information, Civic Engegement, Ethics
SRRT / ALA-OLOS
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Multicultural Idea Exchange
A panel representing public, academic, school, and special libraries will present the programs and activities that promoted the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in their libraries and communities to “Keep the Dream Alive.” During the Audience Exchange attendees will have a two-minute opportunity to tout their own special events. Everyone is asked to bring at least 25 copies of each handout to fully participate in the closing Materials Exchange.
Subjects: Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diversity, Equity of Access, Outreach Services
Spectacular Services for At-Risk Teens
Participants in this program will learn how to identify at-risk youth populations in their communities and how to advocate, plan, design, implement, and evaluate your library’s program for at-risk teens.
Subjects: Young Adult Services, Outreach Services, Advocacy, Youth Services
SATURDAY JUNE 23, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
How to Quickly Build a Web App Using Drupal
We will demonstrate techniques for pulling together a web application using Drupal 7 along with modules and other free components. We will focus on creating a site that provides a good see experience and has a distinctive look without taking a huge effort.
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