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AnnuAL ConferenCe & eXhibition 2010 preLiminAry progrAm 2010 ANNuAL CONfERENCE dIvISION PRESIdENt’S PROGRAMS AASL presiDent’s progrAm cALL to Action: LeADing the trAnsformAtion of eDucAtion for the 21st century Saturday, June 26, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. A call to action! School librarians should be at the forefront of the push to transform American education into the 21st century, but instead too many are fighting just to preserve jobs, keep classroom teachers coming to the library, and encourage students to read. It’s time to tear down the walls in our thinking that confine what is possible; the students are counting on you to usher in a new era of learning. By tapping into common sense, best practice and the AASL learning standards, the path to a more powerful and purposeful school library program begins. by our keynote speaker and reactors to think and act differently as a leader when facing uncertainty and crisis. AfL reformA buiLDing community – reformA presiDent’s progrAm Saturday, June 26, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. REFORMA President’s Program featuring a popular Latino figure speaking about Latinos in the USA. ALCtS got DAtA? neW roLes for LibrAries in shAping 21st century reseArch/ ALcts’s presiDents progrAm Monday, June 28, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Research in the Information Age is driven by digital data. Libraries are emerging as critical partners in the curation, access, use, re-use, and preservation of research data. Digital stewardship, and the requisite cyber-infrastructure, economic models, and policies required to administer and protect research data, present both new opportunities and challenges for 21st century libraries. In this talk, we describe the emerging role for Libraries as stewards of valued digital research collections. Speaker: Francine Berman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Vice President for Research. ACRL/LLAMA/ASCLA AcrL/LLAmA/AscLA presiDents’ progrAm: cApitALizing on crisis: LeADing LibrAries in the post-recession erA Saturday, June 26, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Affecting positive change has always been a leadership test, but the current economic situation presents continuous obstacles that make it even more difficult for libraries to achieve their missions. Declining funding, library closings, service eliminations, and staff layoffs are, unfortunately, commonplace. Rather than taking a fatalistic attitude during these hard times, be challenged

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary

ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary
Table of Contents
ALA President's Program
Auditorium Speaker Series
Opening General Session and Closing Session
Special Events
Book Cart Drill Team World Championship
Exhibit Information
Division Presidents' Programs
Council and Membership Meeting Schedule
First Time Attendee Information
General Information
Travel Information
Registration and Housing Information
Hotel Information
Pre-conferences and Special Events
Tour Information and Registration
Camp ALA
ALA Acronyms
Program Tracks and Descriptions

ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary