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The May 2011 preview issue of ALA Cognotes, covering the exhibits and programs from ALA11 - the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Library Association.

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    • NEW ORLEANS PREVIEW ALACognotes 2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE May 2011Friday’s Opening GeneralSession Features Dan SavageNEW DAY/TIME!Friday, June 24, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.Immediately preceeds the All ConferenceReception on the Exhibit FloorD an Savage is the author of the syndicated column, “Savage Love,” and the Editorial Director of The Stranger, Seattle’s weeklynewspaper. Last fall, Savage and his husband,Terry Miller spearheaded the “It Gets Better”campaign by downloading a video on YouTube aftera rash of gay teen suicides: youths who took theirown lives because of bullying. Six months later,www.itgetsbetter.org has evolved into a nonprofitorganization and a national movement, with morethan 10,000 videos and growing. President BarackObama, The Salt Lake City Library, Free Phila- Dan Savage (photo by » see page 10 Christopher Staton) (first photo) The exhibit hall drew thousands of librarians at the 2010Writer, Actor Molly Shannon Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 900 companies will display the latest in publishing, furnishings and technologies for your library in New Orleans. (second photo) St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans’ Frenchat Closing General Session Quarter and the Andrew Jackson Statue (photo courtesy New Orleans CVB). Tuesday , June 28, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. ALA Annual Conference M Exhibits to Open Friday Afternoon olly Shannon, whose debut children’s book Tilly the Trickster will be published T in September 2011 by Abrams Books for he Exhibits will be located in Young Readers, is one of the most recognizable fe- male comedic actresses in entertainment through the Ernest M. Morial Conven- tion Center, Halls G-J. Sales, Giveways, her work on television and in films. The official opening ceremony and Entertainment at ribbon cutting for the exhibits will be The Emmy-nominated actress is known for portraying exuberant characters and became fa- held Friday, June 24 at 5:15 pm fol- Wrap Up Rev Up! mous for her roles on Saturday Night Live. Molly lowing the Opening General Session. Exhibits Closing has appeared in numerous hit movies, includ- The ALA Annual Conference Reception ing “Superstar”, “Never Been Kissed”, and “How Exhibits includes more than 1500 Monday June 27, the Grinch Stole Christmas”, and featured on booths featuring products and ser- 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. top-rated television shows, including Glee, 30 vices designed to help you manage Exhibit Halls G,H,I,J Rock, Scrubs, Seinfeld, Will & Grace, Sex and the library of the Millennium. Your The fun begins on the exhibitMolly Shannon » see page 10 ALA Exhibitors are eager to dis- floor with special sales and cuss how they can help make your giveaways offered by your ALA library even better. From virtual exhibitors. libraries to mobile book-stacking Special Wrap Up Rev Up systems to premium quality library prize raffle drop boxes will be furniture, the exhibits is your one located at the back of the 500 stop shopping for all of your library and 3600 aisles on the exhibit Click here to see needs. Join us to explore the latest our ad on page 3. floor on Monday. Drop off your innovation available to your library. See page 14 to learn more! » see page 8 » see page 6 for exhibitor list and floor plan CLICK HERE CLICK HERE CLICK HERE CLICK HERE TRAVEL ANNUAL EXHIBITS & HOUSING MAY 13 CONFERENCE
    • Page 2 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANSAuditorium Speaker Series Attracts Range of Authors The series is a fixture on Google—and the growing resistance Gladstone has won a Peabody Award, the USA Today, Wall Street to its expansion across the globe. two Murrow Awards, the National Journal and Publishers Sponsored By UC Press Press Club’s press criticism award, and Weekly bestseller lists, and has been the recipient of a Peabody and has remained consistently Daniel Ellsberg: a Knight Fellowship at Stanford Uni- in the top spots on the New “ War And Secrecy ” versity. Her first book,The Influencing York Times lists since pub- Sunday, June 26th, Machine, will be published by W. W. lication. The book series 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Norton & Company in May. has won a Nickelodeon A Presentation by Daniel Kids’ Choice Award, books Ellsberg, the man the Nixon ad- in the series have won nu- ministration dubbed “The MostJ. A. Jance Harlan Coben (photo merous awards voted on by Dangerous Man in America.” by Béatrice Le Grand) students and teachers in Ellsberg is a former UnitedMystery Panel schools around the globe States military analyst who,Saturday, June 25th, and, in 2009, Jeff Kinney was named while employed by the RAND8:00 - 9:00 a.m. one of TIME magazine’s most influ- Corporation, precipitated aFeaturing J. A. Jance and ential people in the world. He lives in national political controversyHarlan Coben Massachusetts with his wife and sons. in 1971 when he released the J. A. Jance is the New York Times Sponsored By Abrams Book For Pentagon Papers—a top-secretbestselling author of the J. P. Beau- Young Readers And Amulet Books. Pentagon study of U.S. govern-mont series, the Joanna Brady series, ment decision-making about David Simon (photo Laura Lippman (photothe Ali Reynolds series, and four in- William Joyce the Vietnam War—to The New by Paul Schiraldi) by Jan Cobb)terrelated thrillers about the Walker Saturday, June 25th, York Times and other newspa-Family. Born in South Dakota and 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. pers. This is the 40th anniversary of Sponsored By W.W. Nortonbrought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance A true luminary and creative Ellsberg’s going PL A President’s Program andlives with her husband in Seattle, spirit, William Joyce has put his per- i n t o h i d i n g t o Awards PresentationWashington, and Tucson, Arizona. sonal stamp on all types of children’s avoid arrest by Sunday, June 26th, Harlan Coben is the number-one media. His picture books include the FBI while dis- 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.New York Times bestselling author George Shrinks, Dinosaur Bob and seminating the Featuring David Simon Andof numerous adult novels, and the His Adventures Pentagon Papers Laura Lippmanwinner of the Edgar Award, Shamus with the Family to the major news PLA and PLA President, AudraAward, and Anthony Award—the first Lazardo, Bently media. Ellsberg Caplan, welcome writer-producer Da-author to receive all three. His books & Egg and San- also spent three vid Simon and mystery author Lauraare published in forty languages with ta Calls. He has years in the U.S. Lippman as keynote speakers.more than 47 million copies in print won three Emmy Marine Corps, Simon and Lippman, husbandworldwide, and have been number-one awards for his Daniel Ellsberg serving as rifle and wife, bring a dynamic energybestsellers in over a dozen countries. Rolie Polie Olie platoon leader, and urban perspective to the stage.He lives in New Jersey. Shelter is his animated series; operations officer, and rifle company Their Baltimore origins inspire theirfirst novel for young adults. For more developed char- commander. A more detailed biog- work—Simon as writer and producerinformation on Harlan, visit www. acter concepts for raphy can be found at http://www. of award-winning shows, “Homicide”harlancoben.com, and for more infor- “Toy Story” and William Joyce ellsberg.net/bio. and “The Wire”, and Lippman as themation on the Mickey Bolitar books, “A Bug’s Life”; Sponsored By Social Responsi- best-selling author of mysteries fea-visit www.mickeybolitar.com. his films include “Robots” and “Meet bilities Round Table, ALA Office For turing Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan Sponsored by Penguin Young the Robinsons” and he’s currently Intellectual Freedom, ALA Office For and books, What the Dead Know andReaders and HarperCollins co-directing “The Guardians”; and is Literacy And Outreach Services And Life Sentences. Simon also brings producing “The Leaf Men”, based on Video Round unique insight on the conference host-Jeff Kinney his picturebook. William Joyce is an Table city, New Orleans, from his currentSaturday, June 25th, honorary Guardian of Childhood, with work on the TV drama “Treme”.10:30 - 11:30 a.m. his first Guardian picturebook, Man Brooke Sponsored By Harper Collins Jeff Kinney’s work has been widely in the Moon, debuting in Fall 2011, Gladstonecredited for its ability to turn reluctant and his body of work can be found Sunday, Science Fiction/Fantasy Panelreaders on to books. Since publica- in toy boxes, bookshelves and hearts June 26th, Monday, June 27th, tion of the first everywhere. 10:30 - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Diary of a Wimpy Sponsored By Simon & Schuster 11:30 a.m. Featuring C.J. Cherryh And Kid book in April Brooke Glad- Brandon Sanderson 2007, more than Siva Vaidhyanathan stone is co-host A multiple award-winning author 35 million books Saturday, June 25th, 3:30 - Brooke Gladstone and managing of more than thirty novels, C.J. Cher- are in print in the 4:30 p.m. editor of NPR’s ryh received her B.A. in Latin from United States, and Siva Vaidhyanathan, Professor award-winning “On The Media”. A the University of Oklahoma, and then the books have of Media Studies and Law at the former senior editor at “Weekend Edi- went on to earn a M.A. in Classics been sold in more University of Virginia, is the author tion” and “All Things Considered”, from Johns Hopkins University. Cher- than 30 countries of Copyrights and Copywrongs: The ryh’s novels, in-Jeff Kinney around the world. Rise of Intellectual Property and cluding Tripoint, How It Threatens Cyteen, and The Creativity and Meet the Authors/ Pride of Chanur, The Anarchist in Illustrators are famous for T the Library: How his is your opportunity to their knife-edge the Clash between meet and get autographs suspense and Freedom and Con- complex, realis- CLICK HERE trol is Hacking the from favorite adult and children’s authors and illustra- tic characters. Real World and tors. Cherryh won the Crashing the Sys- Click here for the latest list John W. Camp- C.J. Cherryh ANNUAL tem. In his newest book, The Googl- of author signings. Also, check bell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was CONFERENCE ization of Every- Siva the Final Program, Exhibit Di- rectory and watch for updates in also awarded the Hugo Award for her thing (and why Vaidhyanathan Cognotes on site in New Orleans. short story Cassandra in 1979, and we should worry), the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 Siva Vaidhyanathan examines the ways we have used and embraced » see page 10
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    • Page 4 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANSALA MobileConnects at Annual Exhibit Floor Stage PresentationsB oopsie TM has partnered with Live@ your library the stage have included Nick Hornby, What’s Cooking @AL A ALA to bring you ALA Mobile... Reading Stage Dinaw Mengestu, Sara Paretsky, – Cooking Stage the fastest, easiest way to ac- This stage is located in the Ex- Mary Doty, Leif Enger, Susan Power, The “What’s Cooking @ ALA”cess important and useful information hibits on Saturday, Sunday and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Naomi Shihab Cooking Pavilion will showcase aabout the Annual Conference in New Monday. Take a break from a busy Nye, U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, and variety of chefs and authors. ChefsOrleans, directly from your cell phone. day of programs and meetings, and Sherman Alexie. will be heating up the exhibit floor ALA Mobile requires access to the let someone read to you for a change. After each reading, LIVE! authors with fantastic displays of the latestdata network on your phone (make Stop by the LIVE! @ your library will be available to sign copies of their cookbooks. Chefs will be there everysure you monitor your data use if you Reading Stage to experience read- work for conference attendees. Visit day to prepare the hottest recipes ondo not have an unlimited data plan). ings by new and favorite authors and www.ala.org/publicprograms for sched- the Demonstration Stage and to au-Go to http://ala.boopsie.com from your poets, learn how to develop author ule updates. tograph their latest books. Past chefsmobile phone’s browser; or, simply text programs and find new reading The LIVE ! @ your library Reading have included Matthew Locricchio,the word “ala2011” to 41411. You will recommendations for your patrons. Stage is presented by the ALA Public Warren Brown, Bill Yosses, Spikereceive a text message back with a In the past, readers featured on Programs Office. Menelsohn and Dorie Greenspan.link to download and install the smallapplication to your phone. PopTop Stage: Popular Click on the ALA Logo and select Topics, Every Day“Exhibitors”, “Sessions”, etc. ALA Mobile Rosemary The PopTop Stage will focus onis powered by Boopsie’s SmartPrefix Harris, popular librarian favorites includingsearch, so you only have to type the first author of mystery, romance, travel, sci/fi reli-few letters of each word of the name. Dead Head, gion and horror. The PopTop StageTo view a list of the sessions, select the moderates will feature readings, discussions,“Sessions” channel. If you want to see a panel and presentations on topics that areall sessions on Friday, type ‘fri’. Clicking discussion near and dear to all librarians andon a session will show you more details. with fellow the populations they serve.The “add to plan” feature allows you to mysterycreate a personal schedule. You can also authors at Graphic Novel/find local restaurants, hotels and even the PopTop Gaming Stagetaxi services through the ALA Mobile. stage at the The Graphic Novel Stage will Boopsie also provides a world- 2010 Annual feature hot new artists and authorsclass mobile library application with Conference as well as discussions on the graphiccomplete integration with your exist- in novel genre. Both gaming anding ILS — visit them in booth #823 Washington, graphic novels are hot library topicsat Annual Conference and at http:// D.C. for young and old.www.boopsie.com.
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    • Page 6 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Mobile App Pavilion Exhibit Hours Registration Hours Friday, June 24: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday June 23, 7:30am – 6:00pm Sunday June 26, 7:30am – 5:00pm Saturday, June 25: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday June 24, 7:30am – 7:30pm Monday June 27, 7:30am – 2:00pm Sunday, June 26: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday June 25, 7:30am – 5:00pm Monday, June 27: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Assignment Name ............................. Booth Number ALISE ............................................................... 3519 Azuradisc, Inc. .................................................. 3451 BOOM! Studios................................................. 16403M Library Systems..........................3216 AltaMira Press .................................................. 1832 B&H Publishing Group........................................ 446 Boopsie............................................................... 8233M Library Systems Mobile App ......................816G Altarama Information Systems ........................... 419 Backstage Library Works.................................. 2132 Borntraeger Science Publishers ....................... 252547 Paintings ...................................................... 3834 Alternative Press Center................................... 3718 Baker & Taylor ..................................2049 Bound to Stay Bound Books ...........2216720 design, inc. .................................................. 760 Ambassador Books and Media......................... 2421 Baker Publishing Group.................................... 3734 Boyds Mills Press ............................................. 1515 A-B-C America Reads Spanish ................................... 2516 Basch Subscriptions Inc, Brainfuse .......................................................... 3540A&E Home Video/New Video Group ................ 3558 American Collective Stand ............................... 2519 a Prenax Company ....................................... 3838 Bridgeman Education/The BridgemanAAAS/Science .................................................. 816E American Go Foundation.................................. 1643 BayScan Technologies, LLC............................... 740 Art Library ...................................................... 3724Abbeville Press, Inc. ......................................... 1340 American Interfile & Library Relocations .......... 3832 Bearport Publishing Co......................................1154 Brill.................................................................... 2615ABC-CLIO......................................................... 2740 American Psychological Association ................ 3340 Beijing Chinese Book Trading Co. .................... 2458 Britannica Digital Learning................................ 1040ABDO Publishing Company ............................... 949 Annick Press....................................................... 952 Beijing International Book Fair.......................... 2519 Brockhaus/German Books................................ 2525ABI Professional Publications............................. 560 AP Images From AccuWeather Inc................... 1734 Benchmark Education Company ...................... 1044 Brodart Co. ......................1616,1626,1630Abingdon Press .................................................. 748 Archaia Entertainment ...................................... 1654 Berkeley Electronic Press................................... 519 Brookhaven Press ............................................ 2425ABRAMS, The Art of Books Since 1949 ........... 1427 ARL / LibQUAL+® / StatsQUAL® ....................... 2162 Bernan ...............................................1831 Burgeon Group, LLC ........................................ 3160Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.................... 2519 Arsenal Pulp Press ........................................... 1255 Bernan Press ....................................1832 BWI.....................................................2758Accessible Archives, Inc. .................................. 2225 Arte Publico Press .............................................. 928 Better World Books............................................. 934 ByWater Solutions .............................................. 732AccuCut® .......................................................... 1547 ArtMattan Productions ...................................... 3841 BiblioCommons Inc............................................. 507 Camara Brasileira do Livro ............................... 2360ACS/OCS/Selectec............................................. 316 ARTstor ............................................................... 410 BiblioCommons Inc........................................... 816F Cambridge University Press ............................. 2724Action! Library Media Service ........................... 3447 Astaro ................................................................. 420 Bibliotheca ITG, LLC .......................................... 428 Candlewick Press .............................1023Actrace ............................................................. 3839 Atiz Innovation, Inc. ............................................ 331 Bi-Folkal Productions, Inc. ................................ 3814 Capstone .......................................................... 1347Adam Matthew Education................................. 3434 Atlas Systems ................................................... 2734 Big Cozy Books .................................................. 404 Cardinal Publishers Group ............................... 3837Agati Furniture .................................................. 2334 AtoZ Databases .................................................. 418 The Bilingual Publications Company ................ 2361 Career Choices, LLC ........................................ 3723ALA Affiliates.....................................................2122 AudioGO ........................................................... 2221 Bill Sargent - Author.......................................... 3829 Career Cruising ................................................ 3632ALA Public Programs Office ............................. 1354 Author Solutions, Inc. ....................................... 2623 BioMed Central ................................................... 853 CareerOneStop .................................................. 727ALA Publishing ................................................. 3123 Auto-Graphics, Inc. ............................................. 634 Birchard Company ............................................ 2948 Carus Publishing Company ...............................1155ALA/Membership Pavilion ................................ 2540 Aux Amateurs De Livres ................................... 2354 Black Rabbit Books .......................................... 1061 Casalini Libri - Fiesole, Italy.............................. 2355ALA BOOKSTORE ........................................... 2531 AV2 by Weigl .................................................... 3725 Bloomberg Government ..................................... 353 CASSIE .............................................................. 603Albert Whitman & Company ............................. 1523 AWE, Inc. .......................................................... 2924 Bloom’s Literary Criticism ................................. 3232 Cato Institute ...................................................... 852Alexander Street Press......................................3115 Axzo Press ....................................................... 1051 Bloomsbury / Walker Books for Young Readers....1123 CDW-G ............................................................. 3557Alexandria......................................................... 3545 Ayn Rand Institute ............................................ 1049 Blue Apple Books ............................................. 1233 CEDROM-SNi................................................... 3735Alibris for Libraries .............................................. 546 Ayn Rand Institute ............................................ 1046 Bolinda Publishing, Inc. .................................... 3549 Celayix Software................................................. 710 Bologna Children’s Book Fair ........................... 2519 Center Point Large Print ................................... 2321 The Book House Inc. ........................................ 3020 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ... 3620 Click on the PURPLE BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visit Book Publishing Company ............................... 1034 Centurion Technologies ...................................... 415 Cognotes advertiser and Library Champion Web sites. Book Systems, Inc. ............................................. 729 Cerebellum Corporation ................................... 3655 Click on the RED BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visit BookExpo America (BEA) 2011 ........................ 2518 Chandos Publishing.......................................... 2215 Cognotes Preview Issue advertiser Web sites. Booklist ............................................................. 1334 Charlesbridge Publishing.................................. 1323 BookPage ......................................................... 1546 Chelsea Green Publishing Company ............... 3616 Click on BLUE BOOTH SPACES to visit Library Champion Web sites. Books on Tape .................................................. 1216 Chelsea House ................................................. 3232 Books24x7®, A SkillSoft Company ..................... 635 Chena River Marblers....................................... 3650 ...or click on the BOLDED COMPANY LISTINGS Booksamillion ................................................... 3740 Chicago One Stop ............................................ 3456
    • 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 7 ALA Annual Conference Exhibits CLICK HERE REGISTER! Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA Halls G-JAssignment Name .................................................... Diamond Book Distributors ............................... 1740 Ex Libris , Inc. ...................................3126 Frankfurt Book Fair -Chicago Review Press ..................................... 2251 Digital Campus ................................................. 3450 Explore.org ....................................................... 3660 Ausstellungs und Messe GmbH .................... 2525Childhood Cancer Guides ................................ 3822 Digital Transitions/Content Facet Publishing ............................................... 2215 Free Spirit Publishing ....................................... 1346Children’s Book Press Conversion Specialists .................................... 831 Facts On File Inc. ............................................. 3232 Freedom’s Hammer Productions ...................... 3824 (dist. by Publishers Group West) ................... 1248 Disney - Hyperion Books ...................................1158 FamilySearch.................................................... 3148 Freegal Music ..................................................... 832Children’s Plus, Inc. ...........................................1150 DK Publishing Inc. ............................................ 1421 Farber Specialty Vehicles ................................. 2950 Frozen Light Collection ..................................... 3261ChiliFresh Enterprises, Inc. ................................ 608 Dorrance Publishing Company ......................... 2524 FDA Office of Women’s Health ......................... 3728 Fulcrum Publishing ........................................... 1255Chin Music Press.............................................. 1255 Dreamscape ..................................................... 3555 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) .. 343 G-H-IChinaSprout...................................................... 2454 Dreamspinner Press ......................................... 3817 Federal Reserve Board ...................................... 340 Galaxy Press ...................................................... 559CHOICE Magazine ........................................... 1535 Drexel University Online, Federal Trade Commission ................................ 335 Gale, part of Cengage Learning ......2016Chronicle Books ............................................... 1016 The iSchool ....................................1526 Ferguson’s ........................................................ 3232 Gardening with Kids ........................................... 927Cinco Puntos Press .......................................... 1255 Dun & Bradstreet .............................................. 2226 Film Movement ................................................. 3452 Gareth Stevens Publishing ............................... 2616Classical Comics Ltd. Eastman Kodak Company .................................. 807 Films Media Group ........................................... 3232 Gaylord Brothers ....................1716, 2316 (dist. by Publishers Group West) ................... 1248 EasyBib.com....................................................... 508 Films On Demand............................................. 3232 Geographic Research, Inc. ............................... 3621Clavis Publishing .............................................. 2251 EBL-Ebook Library ............................................. 701 Firefly Books ....................................................... 946 German Books in Print ..................................... 2525Clear-Vu ........................................................... 3658 ebrary ............................................................... 2819 FireSign by Anode ............................................ 3623 GERMANY-Association of PublishersCMS.................................................................... 702 EBSCO Information Services ..........2830 Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd................................. 1024 & Booksellers in Baden-Wuerttemberg ......... 2525CoLibri Systems North America, Inc. ................ 1855 ECW Press ....................................................... 2251 Florida State University, School of Globe Pequot Press ......................................... 2515ColorMarq ......................................................... 2322 Editorial Oceano, Inc. ....................................... 2422 Library & Information Studies ...................... 3526A Good Books ...................................................... 1033Combined Book Exhibit ...................2524 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers ............... 1615 FOLDA:Library for Deaf Action ......................... 3813 Goosebottom Books LLC ................................. 3826Comex Systems Inc.......................................... 3421 Egmont USA ....................................................... 954 Follett Library Resources.................................. 2758 GoPrint Systems, Inc. ......................................... 523Comic Book Legal Defense Fund ..................... 1749 e-ImageData Corp. ............................................. 624 ForeWord Reviews ........................................... 1621 Government Institutes ...................................... 1832Compendium Library Services ......................... 2741 Elecompack by A.S.R.S.................................... 3028 Frances Lincoln Ltd. (dist. by Publishers Grant Professionals Association ....1619Comprise Technologies ...................................... 440 Ellison Educational ........................................... 1026 Group West) .................................................. 1248 » see page 8Computype ....................................................... 1558 Elsevier Inc...............................1839,1840Consortium Book Sales & Distribution.............. 1255 Emerald Group Publishing Inc .......................... 3646Copyright Clearance Center ............................... 330 Emery-Pratt Company ...................................... 1833Counting Opinions (Squire) Ltd. ......................... 724 Enslow Publishers Inc. ..................................... 1329CQ Press .......................................................... 1860Crabtree Publishing Company.......................... 3631 Environmental Protection Agency....................... 660 EnvisionWare ................................................... 3132 ALA/ERT ExhibitsThe Creative Company..................................... 3634Credo Reference .............................................. 2316 EOS International ............................................... 610 Equinox Software, Inc......................................... 550 Opening Reception FridayCrowley Company ............................................ 1625 Erasmus Boekhandel BV.................................. 2353CRS Advanced Technology .............................. 3727 ERIC ................................................................. 3322 Friday, June 24, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. D-E-F Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH/PONS GmbH....... 2525 The Exhibits Opening Reception sponsored by ALA and ERT willData2 Corporation ............................................ 2621 Essence of History............................................ 3850 be held throughout the Exhibits Hall. Enjoy free hors d’oeuvresDe Gruyter ........................................................ 2420 Estey/Tennsco .................................................. 2815 as you visit the ALA exhibitors. This is a great way startDematic Corp.................................................... 3625 Euromonitor International ................................. 2455 your conference experience in New Orleans,DEMCO Inc. .....................2240,2340,2440 Eustis Chair ...................................................... 3649 so be sure to join us!Demos Medical Publishing Evanced Solutions, Inc. .................................... 2239 (dist. by Publishers Group West) ................... 1248 Evanced Solutions LLC Mobile App................. 816-I
    • Page 8 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANSExhibitors Intelex Corp ........................................................ 850 International Information Services .................... 3842 Click on the PURPLE BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visit» from page 7 International Monetary Fund (IMF) ..................... 846 Cognotes advertiser and Library Champion Web sites. iREAD Summer Reading Program ................... 2126Assignment Name ............................. Booth Number iTeam Resources, Inc ....................................... 3624 Click on the RED BOOTH SPACES on the floor plan to visitGrebow Tile Donor Recognition........................ 2833 iVina Corp. .......................................................... 708 Cognotes Preview Issue advertiser Web sites.Gressco Ltd. ..................................................... 1730 J-K-L Click on BLUE BOOTH SPACES to visit Library Champion Web sites.Grey House Publishing ..................................... 2825 James Lorimer & Company. Ltd. ...................... 1036Groundwood Books (dist. by Jasper Library Furniture ................................... 3046 ...or click on the BOLDED COMPANY LISTINGS Publishers Group West) ................................ 1248 Jean Touzot Librairie Internationale.................. 2452Groupe Archambault Inc. .................................. 2460 JobShop Inc........................................................ 562Grove/Atlantic, Inc. (dist. by Publishers John Wiley & Sons .................................. 2932,3032 LSU School of Library & Information Science .. 3527 OECD ............................................................... 2158 Group West) .................................................. 1248 Journal of Visualized Experiments ..................... 728 Lucy Korner Verlag GmbH................................ 2525 Office on Women’s Health, U.S. DHHS .............. 450Guadalajara Int’l Book Fair ............................... 2451 JSTOR ................................................................ 501 Lyngsoe Systems ............................................. 3316 The Oliver Press Inc. ....................................... 3656H.W. Wilson, Co. ...............................1816 Junior Library Guild ............................................ 939 LYRASIS............................................................. 959 One Call Now ..................................................... 423Hachette Book Group USA................................1134 Kane Miller/Usborne Books ...............................1147 M-N-O Open Repository................................................. 855Hale Manufacturing ............................................ 339 KAPCO Book Protection................................... 2739 M.E. 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    • 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 13 ERT Silent Auction to Benefit Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship WONKY QUILT — 65” x 66”; Coordinated by Dale Ricklefs, Round Rock, TX (retired); T-SHIRT QUILT, 58.5” x 89”, MUSIC QUILT, 57” x 68.5”; Made BOOKSHELF QUILT, 40” x 60”; Quilted by Kelly Sattler, Michigan Coordinated by Jill Patterson, Orange by Kay Martin and Pat Carterette, Coordinated by Erica Stiner, State University, East Lansing, MI. County Library, CA; Quilted by Kelly Cuyahoga County Public Library; Librarian, Fort Hood, TX;N Sattler, Michigan State University, East Quilted by [unknown] Quilted by Erica Stiner amed for Christopher J. Hoy, Lansing, Michigan who was director of the ALA Conference Services Office and information studies leading to a 1998 at the Annual Conference in dozen other librarian/quilters joinedfor over 20 years, the Christopher master’s degree. Applications for the Washington, D.C., when Connie Jo them. Since then the BQs haveJ. Hoy/ERT Scholarship was es- scholarship are due by March 1. In- Ozinga (then in Rochester, MN) and met at ALA and PLA conferencestablished with donations from the formation about scholarships and the Nann Blaine Hilyard (then in Lake from San Francisco and Seattle tofamily of Christopher J. Hoy and application process are available from Villa, IL) met by chance outside the Greensboro, N.C., and Philadelphiathe Exhibits Round Table (ERT) to the ALA Awards and Grants page. For convention center. They had had some to shop for fabric, visit quilt shows,honor his memory. a list of past recipients please visit: online correspondence through PubLib and tour textile museums. This $5,000 General ALA Schol- www.ala.org/ert and quilt discussion groups, but had In 2000 the BiblioQuilters cre-arship is awarded each year to an not met in person. For the 1999 New ated their first quilt for the Exhibitsindividual who will be attending an The Quilts Orleans conference they announced a Round Table (ERT) Silent Auction.ALA-accredited program of library The ALA BiblioQuilters began in fabric shopping expedition and a half » see page 19       A Library’s #1 Resource   for Products and Services  Software Video Games DVDs Custom Packaging    Booth #1639     Visit us at ALA Annual    and       Spin to Win!      A chance for an online shopping   spree & more!       For full details and prize rules, visit www.SQRsolutions.com
    • Page 14 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANSWikimedia Director to Speak at ALA President’s ProgramS ue Gardner will join Ameri- Wikimedia, Gardner has introduced Gardner has worked in all forms of can Library Association (ALA) major initiatives focused on organi- media to create high quality, award- President Roberta Stevens at her zational maturity, long-term sustain- “Wikipedia: Past, Present, winning programming. As a journal-President’s Program to speak about ability and increased participation, and Future,” will be held ist, she specialized in pop culture,one of the most popular Internet sen- reach and quality of the Foundation’s on Sunday June 26, from social issues and media analysis, cov-sations of this decade. The program, free-knowledge projects. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. ering stories such as manipulation oftitled “Wikipedia: Past, Present, Gardner was formerly head of CBC. the news media during the first Gulfand Future,” will be held on Sunday CA, the Internet platform for the War, the rise of gated communities inJune 26, from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. during Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, California and the racial implicationsthe ALA Annual Conference in New Canada’s radio, TV and new media launched many new major multimedia of the return of the death penalty toOrleans. public broadcaster and the nation’s technologies, including podcasting, New York. Gardner is executive director of the largest journalistic organization. breaking news alerts, live event blog- For more information regarding theWikimedia Foundation, the non-profit Under her leadership, CBC.CA expe- ging and many forms of user interac- Annual Conference, please visit www.charitable organization that operates rienced a historic audience surge and tion. alaannual.orgWikipedia and nine other free-knowl-edge wikis. Wikimedia operates thelargest collaboratively edited refer- ALA 2011 Membership Meetingence projects in the world, includingWikipedia, one of the world’s 10 mostpopular sites. Since her arrival at Celebrating Libraries: The Power of Renewal and Service to Their Communities C ome join fellow members Curator/Archivist at the Center for In addition, join us for reports and ALA officers at the an- African/African American Studies at from the ALA Executive Director nual membership meeting on Southern University, and Idella Wash- Keith Michael Fiels, ALA Presi- Saturday June 25, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., ington, currently the librarian at Wil- dent Roberta A. Stevens, and ALA CLICK HERE in the MCC, LaNouvelle Orleans liam Hart Elementary School in Gretna, President-Elect Molly Raphael on Ballroom. This year we are focusing Louisiana, and former librarian at the the “state of the Association.” Time on libraries and the communities Benjamin Franklin High School in New is reserved at every ALA member- ANNUAL we serve and support. Two speak- ers from the New Orleans area will Orleans, will talk about the challenges and successes of serving campus com- ship meeting for resolutions on topics brought by the membership CONFERENCE talk about post-Katrina rebuilding munities after Katrina and the key role that can help shape association of their respective libraries and the libraries played in their students’ lives. policy. Your ideas and votes matter. impact these libraries had on their Celebrate libraries and their powerful Come, participate and help shape communities. Linda Hill-Smith, service to the community! the future of the association. ALA/Proquest Scholarship Bash Great way to kick off Captivating rt conference Suppo ! Venue! um Spectr ips! rsh Schola The Scholarship Bash began in New Orleans in 1999 and has raised over $750,000 and provided numerous scholarships including more than 100 to Spectrum Scholars. WHEN: 8:00 – 11:00 PM, Saturday, June 25 WHERE: National World War II Museum Help provide more scholarships in the COST: $35/person (includes dessert reception, city where it all began while enjoying entertainment and admission) a night out with colleagues. WHY: Proceeds support ALA MLS Scholarships Tickets are tax-deductible, as applicable by law. s food Deliciou ks! and drin Click here to register and purchase your bash tickets!
    • 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 15 ALA Membership Pavilion Enjoy Outstanding Author Lineup The ALA Membership Pavilion is your first stop in the exhibits. Learn at 2011 Literary Tastes Breakfast A how membership can enhance your career, connect you with colleagues ll book lovers and adult readers Nathaniel Philbrick, author of 2011 from around the world, and help you improve library services to your are invited to celebrate the best Notable Book The Last Stand: Custer, community. ALA Ambassadors – a group of long-time, experienced mem- writing and most outstanding Sitting Bull, and the Battle of Little bers - will be on hand to welcome you and help you find the right resource authors of 2011 at the Literary Tastes Bighorn both here at conference and throughout the year. For our newest mem- Breakfast, an ALA Annual Conference Guy Gavriel Kay, author of 2011 bers, meet colleagues from the New Members Round Table who will help tradition hosted by the Reference and Reading List Fantasy winner Under you find ways to get more involved in the association, supporting your User Services Association (RUSA). Heaven as part of the exciting author career and the rest of the profession through membership. ALA staff are The breakfast, which will be held lineup for this event. ready to help answer your questions about your membership and ALA. from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Sunday, June 26, The breakfast is a ticketed event With information and displays from every ALA division, round table and features authors from RUSA’s 2011 lit- sponsored by the Collection Develop- office, plus interesting and informative Poster Sessions throughout the erary book award selections, including ment and Evaluation Section (CODES) conference, the ALA Membership Pavilion is your one-stop place to learn. the Notable Books List for outstanding of RUSA and is one of many CODES fiction, non-fiction and poetry; The events at the Annual Conference. Reading List for the best genre fiction Conference participants can add theASCLA Preconferences of the year; the Sophie Brody Medal for breakfast to their registration by locat-Offer Learning on Leadership, achievement in Jewish literature; the Dartmouth Medal for an outstanding ing it on the list of ticketed events in the online registration form (event codeConsulting and Digital Collections reference work; and the Outstanding Reference Sources list. Authors read RUS2) located at www.ala.org/annual. Those not attending the conferenceU pcoming preconferences hosted ALA member, $225; non-member, $295; from their work, ruminate on writing are invited to purchase tickets for the by the Association of Special- student and retired members, $165. and sign books, while attendees enjoy breakfast only by selected “Preconfer- ized and Cooperative Library a scrumptious breakfast. Authors ences and Ticketed Events Only” asAgencies (ASCLA) at the 2011 ALA Forever is a Long Time: participating in this year’s event will their registration type, then selectingAnnual Conference in New Orleans Preservation Planning for be announced throughout the spring the Literary Tastes Breakfast from theinclude topics like leadership skills, Digital Collections at the RUSA website, RUSA blog and event list.preservation planning for digital collec- Friday, June 24, literarytastes.com. Registration for Breakfast tickets start at $50 fortions and how to become a successful 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. the breakfast and conference is now RUSA members, who receive the bestlibrary consultant. After more than a decade of acquir- available at the 2011 Annual Confer- price on this and other RUSA events The preconference topics highlight ing and creating digital collections, ence website. throughout the conference. Pricesareas of expertise of ASCLA’s mem- libraries are now exploring options increase after the advance registra-bers, and are open to all interested for assuring long term access to these This year’s authors are: tion deadline of May 13. Join ALAparticipants. digital resources. This preconfer- Judith Shulevitz, author of the 2011 and RUSA or add ALA and RUSA to ence will introduce participants to Sophie Brody Medal-winning title The your membership by calling the ALAAssembling a Consulting digital preservation standards and Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different membership team at 1-(800)-545-2433,Toolkit: What You Need to best practices, digital preservation Order of Time option 5.Know to Become a Successful planning, how risk assessment canLibrary Consultant be used in planning, and case studiesFriday, June 24, of implementable solutions. Faculty9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. will include three leaders in digital Bookmobile Sunday Focuses on The wildly successful, sell-out work-shop is back for a final time! Seasoned preservation planning: Tom Clareson of LYRASIS, Katherine Skinner of Importance of Mobile Outreach Services Mconsultants Nancy Bolt and Sara Educopia Institute and Liz Bishoff of obile delivery services areLaughlin will present an overview of The Bishoff Group. Event Code: ASC2. evolving to meet the needsthe consultant’s role and guide you Advance Registration (through May of 21st century library pa- The three-partthrough a self-assessment to uncover 13, 2011): ASCLA member, $175; trons. Bookmobile Sunday at the Bookmobile Sunday willyour consulting potential. Participants ALA member, $220; non-member, $295; 2011 ALA Annual Conference pro- be held on June 26, fromwill work together to identify consult- student and retired members, $165. vides attendees with opportunities 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.ing opportunities and how to align them to learn, network, and be inspired.with their experience and skills. Take- Interested participants have the Learn about the issues, technolo-aways include marketing tips, pricing option to register for just an ASCLA gies, and best practices that areyour services and business manage- preconference, or for both a preconfer- shaping today’s bookmobiles from How Books Are Brought to Childrenment strategies. Event Code: ASC3. ence and the Annual Conference. For experts in the field; attend an au- Around the World. Tickets to theAdvance Registration (through May preconference-only registration using thor lunch with Margriet Ruurs; lunch are $25 and may be purchased13, 2011): ASCLA member, $240; the online form (login required), se- and climb aboard one of the newest with advanced conference registra-ALA member, $275; non-member, $295; lect “SO-Preconference and Ticketed vehicles during the Annual Parade tion or in-person at the Conferencestudent and retired members, $175. Events Only” as the registration type of Bookmobiles. The three-part registration desk, please refer to and proceed to select this event from Bookmobile Sunday will be held on Ticket ALA OLO1.Leadership Skills: Leading the list of ticketed events. Confer- June 26, from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. After lunch, the program willYour Library to Excellence ence registrants can add this event during ALA’s 2011 Annual Confer- move outside for the Parade ofFriday, June 24, to their registration, and will find it ence in New Orleans. Bookmobiles from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.,9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. under the list of ticketed events and From 10:30 a.m. to noon, attend- where attendees can explore book- This workshop will teach you all the preconferences in the online form. ees will hear about the latest trends mobiles from across the country andthings about leadership they never cov- Event codes are listed above in the in bookmobiles in a panel discus- speak with bookmobile staff. Duringered in library school. Attendees will event descriptions for those using the sion where experts in the field will the parade, attendees can enter aidentify leadership roles and strengths printed registration form for fax or discuss a range of topics, including drawing to win a Nook e-reader.and then learn to apply them; explore mail. Advance registration rates are bookmobile advocacy, “bookmobiles The parade is free and open to allwhat it takes to be a good supervisor available through May 13, and prices 101,” tips for new bookmobiles, out- conference attendees.and how to cultivate those qualities; re- will increase after that date. Registra- reach, and programming. Admis- Bookmobile Sunday is made pos-view communication styles, the power tion for all ASCLA preconferences will sion to the panel discussion is free. sible through the generous supportof words and the importance of listen- close Sunday, June 19. Following the panel discussion, of OBS, Inc. (http://www.obsinc.net),ing; learn how to deal with change Not an ASCLA member, but inter- from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., partici- Matthews Specialty Vehicles (http://and create a motivating environment; ested in discounted registration rates pants will have the opportunity www.msvehicles.com) and Farberand how to build the credibility and on conference, ASCLA preconferences to attend an author lunch with Specialty Vehicles (www.fsvcc.com).respect needed to succeed as a leader. and other ASCLA events? Join, renew Margriet Ruurs, award-winning For more information, and toExpert facilitator and trainer Linda or add ASCLA to your ALA member- author of several children’s books, register, please visit www.ala.org/Bruno will present. Event Code: ASC1. ship by calling 1-(800)-545-2433, including My Librarian Is a Camel: annual.Advance Registration (through May option 5 or visiting www.ala.org/13, 2011): ASCLA member, $195; membership.
    • Page 16 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANSFRIDAY, JUNE 24, 8:00 PM novels! The first volume, slated forMINE release this November, is set a thou- Hailed as “absorbing,” “a must sand years before the events of thesee,” “Oscar material” and “the best film and will feature a cover, storymovie at SXSW,” MINE is a docu- and art direction by the legendarymentary about the essential bond Brian Froud, the original conceptbetween humans and animals, set designer of the film! Stop by the Ar-against the backdrop of one of the chaia Entertainment booth (#1654)worst natu- for free Dark Crystal graphic novelral disasters ing falls within employ the promotional posters while they last!in modern the fortieth an- Witchblade to Sponsored by Archaia Entertain-U.S. his- niversary of the combat a much menttory: Hur- ten-day period greater andricane Ka- during which frighteningly SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 8:00trina. This Ellsberg and his organized con- PMgripping, wife simultane- spiracy of evil SRRT FEMINIST TASKcharacter- ously went into that threatens FORCE PRESENTSdriven story hiding and dis- the very soul “PINK SARIS”follows New seminated the of humanity. Movies, Movies, Movies. YouOrleans Pentagon Pa- As Sara tries are invited to an entertaining andresidents as pers to various to keep the se- educational movie night with thethey attempt the daunting task of publishers including the New York cret of the Witchblade, do her job and Feminist Task Force and Womentrying to reunite with their pets Times and the Washington Post. The have a personal life, she finds that her Make Movies (www.wmm.com).who have been adopted by families Pentagon Papers played an enormous most formidable adversary may be the The program includes an introduc-all over the country, and chronicles role in turning the tide of public opinion Witchblade itself. tory speaker and a showing of “Pinkthe custody battles that arise when on the Vietnam War. It was the Nixon Sponsored by Top Cow Productions Saris.” The award winning film,two families love the same pet. administration that dubbed Daniel “Pink Saris” by director Kim Longi-Who determines the fate of the ani- Ellsberg The Most Dangerous Man notto is an unflinching and oftenmals—and the people—involved? in America. FREE. Panel discussion amusing look at unlikely politicalA compelling meditation on race, afterward, time permitting. activists and their charismaticclass and the power of compassion, Seymour Wishman, President, First leader; in extraordinary scenes,MINE examines how we treat Run Feature Films, has been kind we watch Sampat launch herselfanimals as an extension of how we enough to make this program possible. into the centre of family dramas,view and treat each other. witnessed by scores of spectators, Brought to you by Film Move- SATURDAY, JUNE 25TH, 8:00 convinced her mediation is thement PM best path for the vulnerable girls, ALSC PRESENTS “LIBRARY OF though some are less certain.SATURDAY, JUNE 25, THE EARLY MIND”NOON This documentary film is an explora-FRAGGLE ROCK tion of the art and impact of children’s Dance your cares away as Ar- literature on our kids, our culture, SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2:30 PMchaia Entertainment and The Jim and ourselves. FAUBOURG TREME: THEHenson Company present a selec- From the first UNTOLD STORY OF BL ACK tion of epi- stories we hear NEW ORLEANS sodes from told to us to During slavery, Faubourg Treme the classic those childhood was home to the largest community 1980s televi- heroes that stay of free black people in the Deep South sion series, with us a life- and a hotbed of political ferment. Here “Fraggle time, the impact black and white, free and enslaved, MONDAY, JUNE 27TH, Rock”! Join on our culture rich and poor co-habitated, collabo- NOON us as we fol- runs deeper rated, and clashed to create much of COMIC BOOK LITERACY low the ad- than what we what defines New Orleans culture up The Comic Book Literacy Docu- ventures of might expect. to the present day. In so many ways its mentary showcases comic books Red, Gobo, “No one suspects the children’s writer,” story reflects the tortuous path taken as a way to inspire a passion for W e m b l e y, says author and illustrator Mo Wil- by African American history over the reading in both children and adults. Mokey and lems, a former ‘Sesame Street’ writer. centuries. Comics are a diverse, misunder-Boober as they play, laugh, sing The film features nearly 40 prominent Winner of the Award of Commen- stood medium that, for too long,and learn valuable life lessons at authors and illustrators talking about dation from the Society for Visual have been the dirty little secretthe same time. Be sure to stop by their work, its genesis and its impact. Anthropology of the literary world. From thethe Archaia Entertainment booth The number of books in print by the Winner of the Peter C. Rollins immigrant who learns English by(#1654) for free copies of Fraggle authors in ‘Library of the Early Mind’ Award for Best Documentary, Popular reading Superman comics to theRock comics and discounted copies exceeds 240 million. A panel discussion Culture Association/American Culture child who develops a love of litera-of Fraggle Rock graphic novels— with film producer Ted Delaney will Association ture from the X-Men, comics haveperfect publications for the all ages directly follow the film. kept America reading for decadessection in your library. The books Sponsored by Media Source, Inc.; SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 5:30 PM with fantastic tales, well structuredare published by Archaia Enter- Little, Brown; and Macmillan Chil- THE DARK CRYSTAL stories and amazing fantasies.tainment and The Jim Henson dren’s Book Group. Visit the world of Thra once again asCompany and they capture the fun, Archaia Entertainment and The Jimtone and message of the TV show! SUNDAY, JUNE 26, NOON Henson Company are proud to pres- ALA introduces a FREE Sponsored by Archaia Entertain- WITCHBL ADE ent a screening film program locatedment In this adaptation of the Top Cow of the classic comic book, Witchblade is the story of 1982 film, “The in Auditorium C of theSATURDAY, JUNE 25, a New York detective, Sara “Pez” Pez- Dark Crystal,” Convention Center.6:00 PM zini, whose search for justice brings her to raise aware-THE MOST DANGEROUS into contact with the Witchblade, an Click here, or visit http:// ness about theMAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL ancient, intelligent, living weapon so upcoming three- www.alaannual.org/ELLSBERG AND THE powerful it can battle Earth’s darkest volume collec- content/now-showing-PENTAGON PAPERS evil forces. Week in and week out, “Pez” tion of all-new, ala-film-program, for The full-length 2010 Oscar-nomi- employs her skills as a police detec- original Dark updated schedules.nated documentary. The film show- tive to fight crime. 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    • 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 17Group Discounts Available for RUSAPreconferences in New OrleansT he Reference and User Services Effective Library Service Association (RUSA) is offering to Older Adults Seeking group registration discounts for Employment and Volunteerits four 2011 Annual preconferences in OpportunitiesNew Orleans. Friday, June 24, Libraries, library networks or 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.systems registering three or more of Topic: How libraries can respond totheir employees for any of RUSA’s the job search assistance needs of olderfour preconferences will pay excellent job seekers; an overview of prospectiveper-participant rates that are only partners, including resources that mayavailable through group registration. be available through the WorkforceAny organization or staff member is Investment Act and the Corporationeligible, regardless of membership for National and Community Service.status, and may register for any RUSA Group Rates: $120 each until Maypreconference so long as the three- 13; then $150, May 14 – June 19person minimum is met. This offer is Advance Registration (through Maylimited to preconferences hosted by 13, 2011): RUSA member, $125;RUSA. ALA member, $170; non-member, $215; Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is a great place to spend an afternoon in This year’s events cover topics that student and retired members, $105. downtown New Orleans. (Photo courtesy New Orleans CVB.)are especially useful for public librar- Onsite Registration (May 14 – Juneians: genealogy reference, business 27, 2011): RUSA member, $155;reference, services to older adults andsuccessful collaborations with library ALA member, $195; non-member, $250; student and retired members, Pavillion Overviewinformation technology staff. Compre- $130.hensive event information—includ- A SSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PAVILIONing individual registration rates—is Feed your curiosity about emerging technology and how to use it to Business Reference 101: Coreavailable at the RUSA website. The serve more people in your community and serve them better. Visit the Competencies for Businessgroup registration form can also be Assistive Technology Pavilion to discover the latest accessible technolo- Librarianshipdownloaded from the RUSA website. gies suitable for implementation in libraries. Friday, June 24, Individual registrants are also 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DVD / VIDEO PAVILIONwelcome at these events; pricing is The DVD/Video Pavilion will be a showcase of recorded materials for Designed for new business librar-based on your membership status, and libraries of all types. ians; generalists who have assumedis listed below. Participants are also responsibility in business librari- GAMING PAVILIONwelcome to register for these events The Pavilion will feature game manufacturers, platform companies, anship; or librarians who handleregardless of whether they are regis- and vendors offering electronic games, board games, card games and other business reference-related inquiriestered for the conference. products and services used for curriculum-based teaching and recreation. in all types of libraries including academic, public and special libraries. GRAPHIC NOVEL PAVILION This year’s RUSA preconferences Graphic Novels are a great way to bring teens into your library. Be Group Rates: $175 each until Mayare: sure to visit our Graphic Novel Pavilion to meet the leading publishers 13; then $205 May 14 – June 19The Genealogy Reference and illustrators in this genre and learn all about how to add these books Advance Registration (through MayDesk: How to Make it to your library. 13, 2011): RUSA member, $195;Big and Easy ALA member, $225; non-member, $295; GREEN PAVILIONFriday, June 24, A hot topic in all aspects of life, the ALA Green pavilion will showcase student and retired members, $165.8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. products and services to help libraries “Go Green.” Whether you are Onsite Registration (May 14 – June Topic: Basic skills for effective searching for furniture, signage, lighting, architectural or space plan- 17, 2011): RUSA member, $220;genealogy reference services; expert ning services, or computer recycling this will be the place to gather the ALA member, $250; non-member, $320;speakers on the War of 1812, planta- latest information. student and retired members, $190.tion and confederate records and ge- ARTIST ALLEYnealogy programming for your library. From children’s books to graphic novels, Illustrator Alley includes the Strange Bedfellows: IT andLunch is sponsored by ProQuest. best from all genres. See original artwork by today’s leading illustrators. Reference Collaborations toGroup Rates: $95 each until May Enhance User Experiences INTERNATIONAL PAVILION13; then $120 May 14 – June 19 The International Publishers Pavilion is the perfect place to find multi- Friday, June 24,Advance Registration (through May lingual and multicultural publications and library materials. With suppli- 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.13, 2011): RUSA member, $100; ers from around the world you can add to your collection with one visit. Topic: strategies for successful col-ALA member, $145; non-member, $220; laborations between Reference and IT LIBRARY SCHOOL AND INSTRUCTION PAVILIONstudent and retired members, $75. ALISE institutional members and other schools showcase their valu- departments; speakers draw from per-Onsite Registration (May 14 – June able LIS educational programs for librarians in this pavilion. sonal experience to illustrate successful27, 2011): RUSA member, $125; collaboration; breakout sessions to dig MOBILE APPLIC ATIONS PAVILIONALA member, $170; non-member, Do you need “An app for that”? Find the latest eReaders, mobile apps more deeply into effective strategies.$245; student and retired members, and technology to manage your library, improve service to patrons and Group Rates: $175 each until May$100. help readers of all ages. 13; then $205 May 14 – June 19 Advance Registration (through May SMALL PRESS/PRODUCT AREA The Small Press/Small Product area is often where new and inde- 13, 2011): RUSA member, $185; pendent presses launch their newest titles. This area also serves as a ALA member, $205; non-member, $230; jumping off point where new vendors introduce themselves to the library student and retired members, $160. community. Onsite Registration (May 14 – June 17, 2011): RUSA member, $210; TECHNOLOGY/LIBRARY 2.0 PAVILION The Technology/Library 2.0 Pavilion features the latest products and CLICK HERE ALA member, $230; non-member, $190; student and retired members, service designed to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and creativity of today’s librarians. $255. Not a member, but interested UNIVERSITY PRESS PAVILION ANNUAL in discounted registration rates on The University Press Pavilion serves as a meeting point for a diverse number of university conference, preconferences and other CONFERENCE events? Join, renew or add RUSA to AL A PROFESSIONAL AREA—AL A MEMBERSHIP BOOTH This area will house booths belonging to ALA divisions, roundtables your ALA membership at http://www. or offices or other ALA-affiliated groups. Also visit the ALA Membership ala.org/membership. Learn more booth which will have information on all the ALA groups. about the association at www.ala.org/ rusa.
    • Page 18 • Cognotes 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANSNoted Canadian Diplomat andAuthor, To Speak on Youth,Literacy and LibrariesT he Honorable James K. Bartle- setting up literacy camps in five north- man, former Lieutenant Gov- ern First Nations communities. ernor of Ontario and author Bartleman will read from his youngof numerous books, including the adult novel, As Long as the Riversrecently published As Long as the Flow, (Knopf Canada, 2011) a youngRivers Flow, will join the Committee adult novel that follows a girl from theon Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries Cat Lake First Nation in Northernof All Kinds for their program “Raisin’ Ontario who is stolen from her familyReaders: Improving Literacy for Rural and forced into a faraway residentialChildren and Youth,” on Sunday, June school, where she is punished for26 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. speaking her native language. Rural, Native, and tribal libraries Raisin’ Readers is open to all ALAprovide essential support to their com- Annual Conference attendees. For moremunities through reading programs information, please visit www.ala.org/and initiatives for teens and their annual. The session is co-sponsored by Warren Brown bakes cakes in the Cooking Pavilion before signing copies of hisfamilies. Bartleman, a diplomat, au- the ALA Committee on Literacy. book United Cakes of America at the 2010 Annual Conference.thor, literacy advocate, and member The Committee on Rural, Native,of the Mnjikaning First Nation, will and Tribal Libraries of All Kids re-reflect on his extensive experiences,including initiating the Lieutenant views issues and challenges facing rural, native and tribal libraries of New Online Guide to ALAGovernor’s Book Program in 2004,which collected over 1.2 million books all kinds. Additionally, it collaborates with other ALA units addressing the Annual Conference Targetsto stock school libraries in First Na-tions communities, launching a pro- needs of rural communities; and to serve as an advocate for and partner Programming Librarians Tgram pairing Native and non-Native with libraries serving rural, tribal and he ALA Public Programs Office Development of ProgrammingLib-schools in Ontario and Nunavut, and native populations. has debuted a new online re- rarian.org is funded by a grant from source for librarians who present the Institute of Museum and LibraryGet Practical at YALSA’s Nuts & Bolts cultural and community programs and Service to the ALA Public Programs events: the Programming Librarian’s Office, which fosters cultural pro-For Serving Teens Preconference Guide to Annual Conference (www. gramming as an essential part ofTeens are an essential part of any Vieau on incorporating technology into programminglibrarian.org/annual). library service in public, academic,library’s service, but gaining their services and programs. Tips for manag- The guide is a one-stop resource to school and special libraries. In keep-attention and creating programs and ing teen behavior, including proactive help programming librarians get the ing with that mission, Program-services that meet their unique needs measures that can be taken to ensure most of their conference experience. mingLibrarian.org offers librarianscan be a challenge. staff has positive interactions with It features a conference calendar and timely and valuable information to At YALSA’s Nuts & Bolts for Serv- teens, will also be explored. consolidated listings of programs and support libraries in the creation ofing Teens preconference, scheduled for Tickets for this half-day preconfer- events scheduled for the 2011 ALA high-quality cultural programs for12:30 - 4:30 p.m. June 24 in New Or- ence cost $129 and include light re- Annual Conference in New Orleans, their communities.leans, presenters will crack open their freshments. June 23-28. Successful library programmingtool box and share simple strategies To learn more about what YALSA Programs for adult, youth and initiatives from the ALA Public Pro-for providing basic but effective pro- has planned at ALA Annual, please family audiences build visibility for grams Office have included “Let’s Talkgrams and services for teens. Speak- visit www.tinyurl.com/yalsaac11. To the library and enhance the library About It” reading and discussion series,ers include: Erin Helmrich on teen register for this workshop and ALA community’s ongoing commitment to traveling exhibitions, film discussionprogramming basics, Mari Hardacre Annual Conference, please visit www. lifelong learning and cultural engage- programs, the Great Stories CLUB,on essential teen services and Jesse alaannual.org. ment. Programs and events featured Live! @ your library and more. In in the Programming Librarian’s Guide 2002, the ALA Public Programs Office to the ALA Annual Conference will established the Cultural Communities present new programming models and Fund, an endowment to support all formats, resources and inspiration for types of libraries bring communities program development and practical together through cultural program- tips for fundraising, promotion and ming (www.ala.org/ccf). For more building community partnerships, all information about the ALA Public serving the development of the library Programs Office, visit www.ala.org/ as a community cultural center. publicprograms. Meet Seven Popular YA Authors at YALSA’s June 24 Reluctant Readers Preconference Reluctant YA readers are everywhere— and how they reach reluctant read- except maybe in your library. Learn ers with creative programming and how to engage this elusive teen audi- subjects, with speakers Walter Dean ence and turn them into regular read- Myers, Chris Grabenstein, Julie Halp- ers at YALSA’s pre-Annual Conference ern, James Kennedy, Sarah Dessen, workshop, Give Them What They Carolyn Mackler and Jay Asher. Want: Reaching Reluctant Readers, And that is just the beginning! Li- June 24, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., in New brary professionals will also highlight Orleans. Registration cost is $129 and tips and creative strategies that can includes refreshments. be applied to a variety of settings from This workshop will be jam-packed passive programs to outreach. with authors and practical informa- To learn more about what YALSA tion from the moment it begins: has planned at ALA Annual, please • Hear how to reach reluctant visit www.tinyurl.com/yalsaac11. To The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has readers with 2.0 strategies from tech register for this workshop and ALA a magnificent permanent collection of more than 40,000 objects. expert Linda Braun. Annual Conference, please visit www. • Learn about popular authors alaannual.org.
    • 2011 Annual Conference Preview NEW ORLEANS Cognotes • Page 19 Book Editors’ New Favorites Subject of Sunday Session F “ rom the Inside(rs) Out: Book dent, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Editors and the New Titles They Doubleday; Lee Boudreaux, Vice Love”—jointly sponsored by The President, Ecco (HarperCollins); Ste- Association of American Publish- phen Morrison, Editor-in-Chief and ers Trade Libraries Committee and Associate Publisher, Penguin Books; ALA—will feature book publishing’s John Sherer, Publisher, Basic Books top editorial brass, each offering (Perseus Books Group); and, Michael behind-the-scenes stories of two new Pietsch, Executive Vice President and fall 2011 titles. Publisher, Little Brown & Company. Hosted by Nancy Pearl, director, Join the book discussion with top Seattle Center for the Book and editors on Sunday, June 26, 10:00 author of Book Lust, the program a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Room 392, Morial will feature Bill Thomas, Vice Presi- Convention Center. Quilt » from page 13 Exhibits Services, The 14 quilts they have contributed Reminders Amy Sedaris, author of the New York Times bestseller I Like You: from 2000-2010 have raised more than • The United States Post Hospitality Under the Influence, with her “Martha Stewart scissors” during $3,500 for the Chris Hoy Scholarship Office will be on hand of- the 2010 Annual Conference Closing Session in Washington, D.C. Fund. fering Priority Mail service Membership in the BiblioQuilters exclusively. is open to any quiltmaker who worksBookstore, Library Cooperation Topic in or with libraries: librarian, support • Exhibits Only Badges are available for $25 by complet- staff, trustee, friend or vendor. ALAof Monday Program and Discussion attendance is not required. Quilt plan- ing the online registration form. This badge will allowL ning used to begin at Midwinter, but you access to all four days of“ ibraries and Bookstores: Strange shops, Naperville, IL), Betsy Burton now the discussion and planning go the exhibits. No refunds for Bedfellows?”—jointly sponsored (The King’s English, Salt Lake City, on year-round via their Yahoo group. exhibit badges. by the American Booksellers As- UT), Ruth Liebmann (Random House), Anyone who is interested in the group • No luggage carts are al-sociation and the American Library Beth Elder (Director, Salt Lake City may contact Nann Blaine Hilyard, lowed on the exhibit floor atAssociation—will focus on how librar- Public Library, UT) and Sarah Hill nbhilyard@zblibrary.org any time during the Exhibi-ians and booksellers can, and should, (Librarian/Curriculum Director, Paris The BiblioQuilters are contributing tion. If you need a cart for awork together to grow readers, build Cooperative High School, IL). four quilts to the 2011 auction. medical reason, you must getreadership, increase literacy and im- The joint program is scheduled Mon- a waiver at Registration.prove communities. day, June 27, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Morial • Strollers are permitted on Moderated by author and reader’s Convention Center, Auditorium A. the exhibit floor only if thereadviser Nancy Pearl, the program Librarians, booksellers and pub-will feature a lively discussion among lishers are invited to take part in this CLICK HERE is a child in them at all times. REGISTER! Unescorted children are notBecky Anderson (Anderson’s Book- discussion. permitted on the exhibit floor. The Intellectual Freedom Round Table Many Voices, One Nation Moves to Saturday Presents Annual Program on Saturday “Many Voices, One Nation”, the celebration of diverse literature and popular literature and performance art. Featured speakers and perform- Saturday, June 25, impacted government transpar- program that has traditionally wel- ers will be announced soon. 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. ency. comed attendees to annual confer- Many Voices, One Nation began New Technologies: The Im- Rick Falkvinge is the founder of ences on Friday night, will move to as an initiative of ALA Past Presi- pact on Government Trans- the first Pirate Party and a cam- Saturday afternoon this year. Many dent Carol Brey-Casiano. The 2005 parency paigner for next-generation civil Voices, One Nation: New Orleans will Initiative generated a “nation’s book- Interested in government liberties and sensible information take place on Saturday June 25 from list” available at the ALA website, transparency, its effect on librar- policy. In particular, he stresses 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. a nationwide celebration of reading ies, and how changes in technol- how the copyright industries work “Many Voices, One Nation: New entitled Many Voices, One Nation, ogy affect how we share informa- in collusion with Big Brother Orleans”, brings together writers and One Night @ your library® held for tion? Rick Falkvinge, founder hawks to erode or eliminate the artists from different perspectives and the first time on Monday, April 11, of Sweden’s Pirate Party, will parts of Internet that guarantee presents a rich program of spoken 2005 during National Library Week, speak about how the evolution of our civil liberties. (Check your word, music and performance art that and the first Many Voices, One Na- information-sharing tools have program for location). celebrates and reminds us of the many tion literary event held at the ALA unique cultures sharing one world. 2005 Annual Conference in Chicago. Many Voices, One Nation is free to The 2008 event, themed Many Voices, conference attendees. Light refresh- Many Nations, honored the art andLibraries Build Communities Volunteer Day ments will be served and attendees are culture of America’s diverse Native encouraged to bring their lunch to this American populations.Friday, June 24, of the various projects and be able8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to pick the one in which they wish to Register to participate in this participate. Your registration fee willday-long service effort to help local be contributed to local library funds. Airport Shuttle Discountlibraries and the community! All par- Lunch, transportation, and a partici-ticipants will be notified in advance pation T-shirt are included. Click here to make your reservations for one-way or round-trip transportation from the Louis Armstrong International Airport in Poster Poster sessions give librarians the opportunity to make peer-to-peer presentations on research, New Orleans to your housing destination. Sessions innovative programs and problem-solving ideas. Click here for more information.