ALACognotesISSUE 2 2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE Saturday, June 25, 2011 Wikimedia Foundation HigHligHts Director Gardner to Present Auditorium ALA President’s Program Speaker S ue Gardner, executive di- edge wikis. Wikimedia operates rector, Wikimedia Foun- the largest collaboratively Series dation, will join Ameri- can Library Association (ALA) edited reference projects in the world, including Wikipedia, one TODAY President Roberta Stevens of the world’s 10 most popular from 3:30–5:30 p.m., on Sun- sites. Since her arrival at Wi- Harlan Coben day for the ALA President’s kimedia, Gardner has intro- J.A. Jance Program. Gardner will discuss duced major initiatives focused 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. free-knowledge wikis and how on organizational maturity, this format impacts librar- long-term sustainability and Jeff Kinney ies and library service. The increased participation, reach 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. program, entitled “Wikipedia: and quality of the Foundation’s Past, Present, and Future,” is free-knowledge projects. William Joyce open to all attendees. Gardner was formerly head 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The Wikimedia Foundation of CBC.CA, the Internet plat- Siva Vaidhyanathan ALA attendees fill the show floor for the Exhibits Opening is a non-profit charitable orga- form for the Canadian Broad- Reception hosted by over 900 organizations as well as four stages nization that operates Wikipe- casting Corporation, Canada’s 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. featuring the hottest authors, chefs, poets and illustrators. dia and nine other free-knowl- radio, TV and new media public broadcaster and the nation’s Exhibits largest journalistic organiza- Today and Sunday Dan Savage Tells ALA It Does Get Better tion. Under her leadership, CBC.CA experienced a historic 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. By Brad Martin sending the message audience surge and launched Monday LAC Group that he would “never many new major multimedia 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. New York, NY get married, never technologies, including pod- D an Savage, au- have a child and never casting, breaking news alerts, thor of the syn- be a marine.” live-event blogging and many dicated column “Now, over thirty forms of user interaction. “Savage Love” and the years later, I can get Gardner has worked in all Editorial Director of married, can have chil- forms of media to create high TODAY Seattle’s weekly news- dren and can even be quality, award-winning pro- Diary of a Wimpy Kid paper The Stranger, a marine—not that I gramming. As a journalist, 9:00 a.m. described the rapid evo- want to be a marine!” she specialized in pop culture, lution of the “It Gets He went on to tell social issues and media analy- Fraggle Rock Better” Project that he of how far we have sis, covering stories such as 12:00 p.m. and his husband Terry come as a society and manipulation of the news me- Miller began as a way that in many ways dia during the first Gulf War,The Lila Acheson Wallace to speak directly to les- there has never been the rise of gated communities Library at the Julliard bian, gay, bisexual and a better time than now in California and the racial School transgender (LGBT) to be a young person implications of the return of 5:00 p.m. youth—kids who find who is LGBT. “At the the death penalty to New York. themselves going same time, however, if The Most Dangerous through rough times, you’re a kid who is be- Man in America: Daniel even to the point of Dan Savage discusses the “It Gets Better” ing bullied as a result Ellsberg & the Pentagon being bullied so much Project while delivering the keynote of your sexual orienta- Papers that they come to be- address at the Opening General Session. tion, there has never 6:00 p.m. lieve suicide as the only been a worse time,” way out. years ago, and that this was Savage explained. Tickets for tonight’s event are avail- Library of the Early Mind Savage told of coming out not only a message about his The “It Gets Better” able at the Scholarship Bash booth to his parents over thirty sexuality, but he was also in the Registration Area in front of 8:00 p.m. » see page 3 Hall I-J.
NEW ORLEANS • Saturday, June 25, 2011 Cognotes • Page 3Savage The Project has helped Better” videos and still growing, ac- cording to Savage. whether their parents or anyone else likes it or not.”» from page 1 destroy the “old deal,” The Project has helped destroy the Before Savage’s presentation, ALAcampaign started with one video which Savage described “old deal,” which Savage described past president Betty Turock joined Jillposted to YouTube talking about the as an unspoken agree- as an unspoken agreement whereby Nishi from the Bill and Melinda Gatesjoys of leading an LGBT lifestyle, ment whereby parents parents and even clergy have more or Foundation, in announcing $300,000along with the suggestion that oth- and even clergy have less said to LGBT teens that “you’re in new funding that will be provideders make and post their own videos ours to torture until you’re eighteen.” by the foundation to support ALA more or less said toexploring the same theme. Savage said that they can speak Spectrum Scholarships. The money By the time one week had passed, LGBT teens that “you’re directly to the kids by going over the will be provided in two ways—by directtheir YouTube account had maxed ours to torture until heads of the parents or anyone else contributions and by national grants.out at 650. They posted a message you’re eighteen.” who would not give them the permis- Melinda Gates also appeared virtuallytelling people to keep making videos sion to speak. “We can speak to them in a short videotaped message.and that they would figure out how to telling them that they had changedpost them all at some point. Savage the “It Gets Better” YouTube accountand Miller were surprised the nextday when an email from a Google which allowed thousands more vid- eos—thereby solving the problem. Cognotesengineer appeared in their mailbox There are now over 23,000 “It Gets ISBN: 0738-4319 Students to ALA Volume 2011 Issue 7 Talea AndersonGoing Mobile @ your library: Reporters University of WashingtonHow Libraries Can Serve Mobile Phone Users Frederick J. Augustyn, Jr. Naomi Fosher University of Rhode Island The Library of Congress The proliferation of mobile phones ing stakeholders in meeting the con- Washington, DC Dana Johnsonand the advent of smart phones that stantly evolving information landscape.can do just about anything means that Murphy helps libraries and publishers University of North Texas Kacee Churchpeople are getting and using informa- identify, understand and adapt to trends Harmony Science Academy ALA Liaisontion in ways about which libraries in technology and information engage- Euless, TX Paul Grallerneed to be aware. ment as a regular professional speaker Librarian at Yale University and and through his Twitter account, @ Publisher/Managing Editor Brad Martinmobile technology innovator Joe Mur- libraryfuture and his blog, http://jo- Deb Nerud Vernon LAC Groupphy will discuss how mobile phones emurphylibraryfuture.com/. New York, NY Photographyprovide a unique opportunity for The PR Forum will take place fromlibraries to market themselves and 8:00–10:00 a.m. Sunday at the Morial Curtis Compton Stacy Voellerhelp customers seek the information Convention Center, Room 344. Minnesota State University Productionthey need. The annual PR Forum is one of the Morehead, MN Tim Mercer An innovator in the field of mobile most anticipated programs for library CustomNews, Inc.technology Murphy’s professional work public relations and marketing profes-focuses on technology trends and assist- sionals at the ALA Annual Conference. NEW! Available at Booth # 3340 for an Exclusive Preview PsycTESTS™ and PsycTHERAPY™ PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information for each instrument. PsycTHERAPY is a database of streaming therapy demonstrations, featuring clinicians working with participants, that offers synchronized, searchable transcripts and allows users to create playlists. Stop by Booth # 3340 to see a preview and to preregister for a free 30-day trial! www.apa.org/pubs/databases | 877-236-2941
Page 4 • Cognotes Saturday, June 25, 2011 • NEW ORLEANSHundreds of Libraries Build Communities volunteers gather before heading out Friday to help Get your “Bash Cash” at Proquest (Booth #2816) and H.W. Wilsonlibraries and others in New Orleans that still need assistance rebuilding following Hurricane (Booth #1816) for the ALA /Proquest Scholarship Bash taking placeKatrina. The first ALA Libraries Build Communities event was held in New Orleans during the tonight at the National World War II Museum from 8:00-11:00 p.m.2006 ALA Annual Conference, the first city-wide convention held in the city after Katrina. Bash Cash can be used for any number of Bash-related transactions.Librarian Yasmin Ally, National Library Board, Singapore, snaps a photo of quiltsto benefit the Chris Hoy Scholarship. In 2000, the ALA BiblioQuilters created their Reference Librarian Andrea Mullarkey, second from right, Berkeley Public Library,first quilt for the Exhibits Round Table (ERT) Silent Auction. The 14 quilts they Berkeley, CA, shares a laugh with fellow emerging leaders while explaining herhave contributed from 2000-2010 have raised more than $3500. The quilts are poster “Deadlines ALA,” during the Emerging Leaders poster session.on display in the Halls G-J lobby area of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.Attendees can place bids on the quilts at the display until 4:45 p.m. Sunday. ALA Past Presidents Sarah Long, left, and Barbara Ford, right, pause for a photo with Peggy Barber, Consultant, Library Communication Strategies, Inc., in theAngela Barnes, left, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY, photographs Sheila lobby of the convention center.Cummins, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA, under the “Scrap House”by artist Sally Heller across from the convention center. The work is a monument tonature’s unpredictable powers, honoring the people and remembering the eventsthat occurred on August 29, 2005, due to Hurricane Katrina.
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NEW ORLEANS • Saturday, June 25, 2011 Cognotes • Page 9Diversity in Action at 2011Diversity and Outreach Fair The ALA Office for Literacy and “Family Cultural Exchange,” FirstOutreach Services (OLOS) has selected Regional Library, M.R. Dye Branchpresentations for the 2011 Diversity “Family Literacy for New Ameri-and Outreach Fair, to be held today cans,” Ethnic and Multicultural In-from 3:00–5:00 p.m. in the Special formation Exchange Round TableEvents Area in Hall J at the Morial (EMIERT)Convention Center. “Filipino American Library (FAL),” The chosen presentations will high- Filipino American Librarylight innovative and successful library “Financial Literacy @ Your Library,”outreach initiatives and programs Prairie View A&M Universityduring a poster session open to all “Financial Literacy in the Com-ALA attendees at the 2011 Annual munity,” Queens Library & FINRAConference. (spell out) Topics for this year’s event include “Focus on Immigration: Developinglibrary-based family literacy programs Library Staff Cultural Competencies,” The New Orleans Museum of Art, the city’s oldest fine arts institution, has aand library services to underserved University of Michigan Library magnificent permanent collection of more than 40,000 objects.or underrepresented communities, “Joint Conference of Librarians ofincluding people with disabilities; poor Color (JCLC) 2012,” Joint Conferenceand homeless populations; people of of Librarians of Color to Librarians Facing Discrimination Librarians Associationcolor; English-language learners; gay, “Kid Stuff at GLBT Round Table,” or Defending Intellectual Freedom,“ “Ten Libraries, One Goal: Prog-lesbian, bisexual and transgender Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgen- LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund ress Report on Recruiting Futurepeople; new Americans, new and non- der Round Table (GLBTRT) “Multiple Literacies of the Native Librarians with Diverse Backgroundsreaders; older adults; people living in “Library Advocacy, Family Literacy, American and Latino Communities, through a Collaborative Project,” Northrural areas; incarcerated people and and Global Outreach,” ChineseAmeri- An Asset-Based Approach,” Knowledge Carolina Library Associationex-offenders; and mobile library ser- can Librarians Association River, University of Arizona “Turn the Page: Library Servicesvices and bookmobiles. The theme of “2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Sun- “Reaching Out with Words and Im- for Incarcerated Youth, “University ofthis year’s Fair is family literacy. rise Celebration,” SRRT Martin Luther ages,” Asian Pacific American Library Illinois at Urbana-Champaign GSLIS The 2011 Diversity and Outreach King, Jr. Holiday Task Force Association “UCSB Invites Enthusiastic, Ener-Fair will feature: “More than Money: the Benefits of a “Spectrum Scholarship Program,” getic, Highly Motivated Librarians to “ACRL Racial and Ethnic Diversity Comprehensive Recruitment Program ALA Office for Diversity, Spectrum Apply,” University of California, SantaCommittee,” ACRL Racial and Ethnic for Underrepresented Students,” Uni- Scholars and Alumni BarbaraDiversity Committee Members versity of Illinois at Urbana-Cham- “Talk Story: Sharing Stories, Shar- To learn more about the Diversity “The American Dream Starts @ paign GSLIS ing Culture,” American Indian Library and Outreach Fair, please visit www.your library,” ALA Office for Literacy “Merritt Fund: Providing Assistance Association/Asian Pacific American ala.org/divfair.& Outreach Services “The ARL Initiative to Recruit a Di-verse Workforce and Career Enhance-ment Program: Inclusive RecruitmentLeading to Literacies in Research CONGRATULATIONSLibraries,” Association of ResearchLibraries EBSCO Scholarship Winners! “Bookmobiles: An American Icon forOver 100 Years,” Association for Book-mobile and Outreach Services Megan Hodge Carrie L. Waibel “Catch Them While They Are Randolph-Macon College Bexeley Public LibraryYoung!/Create, Share, and Listen: Re- Glen Allen, Va. Westerville, Ohiocount your New American Experiencethrough Digital Storytelling,” Woodruff Win ShihLibrary - University of Atlanta Elissia Buell University of Southern California “Celebrating Cultural, Reading, & San Diego, Calif.Family Literacy with Día and Noche Los Angeles, Calif.de Cuentos,” REFORMA “Circle of Learning Program,” San Tina Chan Miranda C. RodriguezJose State University SLIS “Cooking, Blogging, and Gaming Syracuse University The Catholic University of AmericaOur Way to Family Literacy,” Any- Syracuse, N.Y. Washington, D.C.think Libraries, Huron Street Branch,Thornton, Colo. ”The Fair Housing Five: Building Jonathan Chima OguguaPartnerships Between School Libraries Federal University of Technology-Owerriand Non-Profits to Conduct Outreach Owerri, Nigeriato Underserved Communities,” Audu-bon Charter Library Congratulations to this year’s EBSCO/ALA Annual scholarship winners. Each has JOIN US earned $1,000 to enable them to attend the meeting. in the Exhibits! The winners each contributed an essay, which was judged by an ALA-designated jury Saturday, June 25 of professional peers. We applaud these librarians as well as the many other excellent 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. applicants in this year’s candidate pool. Sunday, June 26 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Please stop by the EBSCO booth (#2830) this weekend Monday, June 27 to learn about new tools for managing your collection. 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Page 10 • Cognotes Saturday, June 25, 2011 • NEW ORLEANSServing Special Needs and Autism in the Library Prisoners Right While in New Orleans, join theAssociation for Library Service to Carolina as well as the chapter award from the Charlotte chapter of the Au- of us think we know. Marcelo hears music no one else can hear, part of to Read: ASCLAChildren (ALSC) for the ALSC Char- tism Society. Both awards were given the autism-like impairment no doctor President’slemae Rollins President’s Program specifically for Twarogowski’s work on has been able to identify.Monday at 8:00 a.m. in MCC Room sensory programming and the positive “A national leader in the field Program278-282. The program is entitled effect it had on families living with of autism, ALSC is excited to host The Association of Specialized“How Libraries can Best Serve Spe- autism. Dr. Ricki Robinson, whose medical and Cooperative Library Agenciescial Needs Patrons, Especially those Cynthia Lord is the author of two practice is devoted to an integrative enthusiastically presents “Pris-with Autism Spectrum Disorders novels, Rules and Touch Blue, and two approach to the education and care oners Right to Read: Balancing(ASD).” picture books, Hot Rod Hamster and of children with Autism Spectrum Intellectual Freedom and Cor- The keynote speaker is Dr. Ricki Happy Birthday, Hamster (August, Disorders” said ALSC President rectional Security”, the division’sRobinson, a leader in developing 2011). In her Newbery Honor novel, Julie Corsaro. “Furthermore, we are 2011 President’s Program.multidisciplinary treatment plans Rules, 12-year-old Catherine just proud to host two award-winning The program which will be heldfor children with ASD and author wants a normal life, which is nearly authors, Cynthia Lord and Francis- today 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. inof Autism Solutions (in press). impossible with a brother with autism co X. Stork, who share passion and MCC-Room 285, is hosted by AS-Robinson is co-director of Descanso and a family that revolves around his commitment to helping others learn CLA’s Librarians Serving SpecialMedical Center for Development disability. A former teacher and the more about the world of autism.” Populations Section (LSSPS) andand Learning in La Canada, Cali- mother of a son with autism, Lord Also taking place at the annual the Library Services to Prisonersfornia. She is a clinical professor of said, “I wrote Rules to explore some conference today at 1:30 p.m. is the Forum.pediatrics at the Keck School Medi- of my own questions about living with ALSC program, “Sensory Storytime: Librarians serving the incarcer-cine at USC and Senior Attending someone who sees the world so differ- Preschool Programming that Makes ated and detained will find thisPhysician at Children’s Hospital ently than I do, but also to show a full Sense for Kids with Autism.” Librar- program extremely interestingLos Angeles. She has been in private experience of family life with a child ians will learn about adapted story- and relevant to the daily chal-pediatric practice for over 30 years, with autism: the happy moments, time programs and the principles lenges they face when it comesspecializing in children with devel- the heartbreaking ones, the ones that behind them from three experienced to balancing the library’s missionopmental delays for over 20 years. make me laugh.” public librarians and a Louisiana- to ensure access to information Joining Robinson in a panel dis- Young adult author Francisco X. based Sensory Integration Occu- while respecting the facility’s goalscussion will be authors Cynthia Lord Stork is the author of many young adult pational Therapist who works with of safety and security. Programand Francisco X. Stork and librarian novels including Last Summer of the children with Autism Spectrum participants will learn to use posi-Patricia Twarogowski. Recognized Death Warriors, Marcelo in the Real Disorders and sensory processing tive communication skills and thefor her effective programming in the World, Behind the Eyes, and The Way of problems. Attendees can expect to new “Prisoners’ Right to Read:library for special needs children, the Jaguar. The third novel from Stork, be inspired, educated and empow- An Interpretation of the LibraryTwarogowski received the 2009 Marcelo in the Real World, is the story ered to develop or modify their own Bill of Rights” (PRTR) to help“Professional of the Year Award” of seventeen-year-old Marcelo Sandoval storytime programs to serve kids correctional administrators craftfrom the Autism Society of North and his discovery of the world the rest with autism. improved policy and correctional line staff to consistently interpret policy. A Q&A session surround- ing the PRTR is also part of the session. Learn more about ASCLA at www.ala.org/ascla or join at www. ala.org/membership. AASL and AAUP Present the Choose Your Own Best of the Best The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the Adventure Association of American Univer- sity Presses (AAUP) will present the 2011 Best of the Best from the University Presses on tomor- row, from 1:30–3:30 p.m. in the Morial Convention Center, Room • Top-Ranked Master of Library and Information Science 333. This popular session show- cases the favorite University Press books chosen by librarians who • Post-MLIS Certificates and Courses reviewed and selected hundreds of titles for the annual edition of University Press Books for Public • PhD in Communication, Information and Library Studies and Secondary School Librar- ians. Attendees will learn about titles that meet special collection • Bachelor of Information Technology and Informatics development needs or that can meet the expectations of college bound students. This program • Accelerated Non-Credit Training highlights titles from that reflect a viewpoint and topical coverage not typically reflected in standard Courses available at the New Brunswick campus and online. selection tools. With a strong em- phasis on non-fiction titles, this Department of Library and Information Science at Rutgers iSchool program highlights a key resource comminfo.rutgers.edu • 732-932-7500 • email@example.com for young adult librarians. Cognotes_ALA_Ad v2.indd 1 5/20/11 4:51:08 PM
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Page 12 • Cognotes Saturday, June 25, 2011 • NEW ORLEANSJoin Quinceañera Celebración at Annual Conference The Association for Library Service feature the 2011 medal and honor win- The Pura Belpré (Author) Award by Tricycle Press, an imprint of theto Children (ALSC) and REFORMA ning Belpre authors and illustrators. honors a Latino writer whose chil- Crown Publishing Group, a division of(the National Assocation to Promote Also on hand will be the madrinas and dren’s books best portray, affirm and Random House, Inc.; Me, Frida, illus-Library and Information Services to padrinos (godparents of the award) in celebrate the Latino cultural experi- trated by David Diaz, written by AmyLatinos and the Spanish-Speaking) a unique coming of age ceremony. The ence. The Dreamer, written by Pam Novesky and published by Abramswill be hosting a gala of the Quinces 2011 Medal winners will be honored Muñoz Ryan, is the 2011 Belpré Au- Books for Young Readers, an imprintfor the Pura Belpré Award at ALA and will be there to receive recognition thor Award winner. The book is illus- of ABRAMS; and Dear Primo: A LetterAnnual Conference to celebrate the and make remarks. trated by Peter Sís and published by to My Cousin, illustrated and writtenawards’ 15th anniversary. The event “This year’s celebration represents Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scho- by Duncan Tonatiuh and published bywill take place on Sunday from 1:00– a significant highpoint in the his- lastic Inc. Three Belpré Author Honor Abrams Books for Young Readers, an4:00 p.m. and all conference attendees tory of the award particularly as it Books were named: ¡Olé! Flamenco, imprint of ABRAMS.are welcome to attend free of charge. reaches its own coming of age,” said written and illustrated by George “It is important to ALSC and RE- The Quinceañera Celebración will REFORMA President Lucia González. Ancona and published by Lee & Low FORMA to meet the needs of these Books Inc.; The Firefly Letters: A Suf- children by encouraging the produc- fragette’s Journey to Cuba, written tion of high-quality Hispanic chil- by Margarita Engle and published by dren’s books, and supporting Hispanic Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan authors and illustrators,” said Oralia Children’s Publishing Group; and 90 Garza de Cortes, a co-founder of the Miles to Havana, written by Enrique Belpre award and honorary co-chair Flores-Galbis and published by Roar- for the Quince Celebración. Delicious ing Brook Press, an imprint of Mac- food, music, and dance will also be millan Children’s Publishing Group. part of the Celebraciòn. Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Award honors a Latino illustrator whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural ex- E-books Access perience. Grandma’s Gift, illustrated Topic of Sunday and written by Eric Velasquez, is the 2011 Belpré Illustrator Award win- Program ner. The book is published by Walker The Presidential Task Force Publishing Company, Inc., a division on Equitable Access to Electronic of Bloomsbury Publishing, Inc. Three Content, a.k.a. the EQUACC Task Belpré Illustrator Honor Books for Force, was created as the result of illustration were selected: Fiesta Ba- a Council Resolution to study chal- St. Louis Cathedral in the evening. (Photo courtesy of New Orleans Metropolitan bies, illustrated by Amy Córdova, writ- Convention & Visitors Bureau, photo by Richard Nowitz). lenges and recommend potential ten by Carmen Tafolla and published solutions in libraries for improved access to electronic content. Its program, “Where We Are, Where We Are Heading: The Presidential Task Force on Eq- uitable Access to Electronic Con- tent Update” will be held on Sunday from 4:00–5:30 p.m. at the Loews Hotel, Louisiana Ballroom. During this program, members of the task force will provide insight and updates on the work of the group. Panelists will represent the five areas on which the task force has focused its work: Environmental Scan, Licensing, Accessibility, Public Relations, and Model Projects. Feedback and discussion from the audience is highly encouraged. Special guest Brewster Kahle will provide introductory remarks. Task Force panelists will in- clude the following: • Moderator: Linda Crowe, co- chair EQUACC Task Force, Executive Director, Califa Group • Christopher Harris, School Li- brary System Genesee Valley Educational Partnership • Jackie Rafferty, Library Di- rector Paul Pratt Memorial Library • Char Booth, Instruction Ser- vices Manager & E-Learning Librarian at the Claremont Colleges Library • Jamie LaRue, Library Direc- tor, Douglas County Libraries • Heather Wicht, Electronic Re- sources Librarian, University of Colorado at Boulder
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Page 14 • Cognotes Saturday, June 25, 2011 • NEW ORLEANSJoin OITP for an E-rate ‘Doubleheader’ on Sunday On Sunday, the ALA Office for In- Administrative Company – the agency The second, “E-rate Office Hours AASL Sessionformation Technology Policy will hosttwo programs on E-rate, a critical that administers this critical program! Linda Lord, chair OITP’s E-rate with USAC” will be held from 1:30– 5:30 p.m. in HIL-Trafalgar. OITP Focuses onfunding source for libraries that sup- Task Force, will serve as moderator. encourages all who either apply for Internationalports their connectivity needs. Speakers will include the following: E-rate funding or would like to apply The first, “E-rate: Looking Back, • John Noran, Universal Service for the first time attend. Children’s BooksForging Ahead” will be held from 10:30 Administration Bring your questions—big or small Presented by the Uniteda.m.–12:00 p.m. in MCC-Room 334 • Meg Placke, Associate State Librar- and everywhere in between—and States Board on Books forand will feature success stories from ian, State Library of Louisiana and have them answered by E-rate expert Young People (USBBY), “In-libraries that have directly benefit- library applicant partner Dr. Linda John Noran from the Schools and ternational Children´s Bookted from E-rate discounts. Hear how LeBert-Corbello, Director, Jefferson Libraries Division of the Universal Publishing: A Small Pressthese libraries have worked through Davis Parish Library Service Administrative Company— Perspective” will feature athe intricacies of the E-rate applica- • Mala Muralidharan, Virtual Projects the agency that administers this criti- panel discussion of representa-tion process to bring home thousands & E-rate Manager, Arizona State Li- cal program. Sign up for individual tives from small, independentof dollars. Learn how your library brary and library applicant partner appointments during the program. publishers speaking on is-can benefit from E-rate expert, John • Victoria Yarbrough, Acting Director Don’t miss this opportunity for one-on sues relating to internationalNoran from the Schools and Librar- of Libraries & Recreation, City of one time to address the issues that children’s books. Taking placeies Division of the Universal Service Douglas matter to you most. today from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Morial Convention CenterFeminist Task Force Celebrates 2011 Amelia Bloomer List room 277, the session will also The Feminist Task Force of the Breakfast will include a discussion of feminist thinker, public speaker, and include information aboutSocial Responsibilities Round Table children’s literature through the lens suffragist, the list notes books about professional development op-(SRRT) of the American Library Asso- of feminism, and feature 2011 Amelia girls and women that spur the imagi- portunities and resourcesciation will mark 10 years of celebrat- Bloomer List authors and illustrators, nation while confronting traditional attendees can use to includeing the feminist perspective in books including Olga Cossi (Pemba Sherpa), female stereotypes. The bibliography more international children’sintended for young readers from birth Margarita Engle (The Firefly Letters: A is intended to aid children and teens literature in their collectionto 18 years-old at the 2011 Amelia Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba), and Jan in selecting high-quality books released development and teaching,Bloomer Project Breakfast on Sunday Godown Annino and Lisa Desimini, over the past 18 months and may be advocate for more of its usefrom 8:00–10:00 a.m. in the LaFourche (She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty used for a recommended reading list in the classroom, and use in-room at the Loews New Orleans Hotel. Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader). for youth and those who interact with ternational children’s books Titles on the Amelia Bloomer List Tickets are $35 and include break- them and as a collection development to bring to their children afeature women solving problems, gain- fast. To register, visit www.alaannual. or reader’s advisory tool for interested richer understanding of globaling personal power and empowering org. Registration code: ALA5. librarians. experiences and issues.others. Named for Amelia Bloomer, a pio- SRRT’s main Web site is hosted This year’s Amelia Bloomer Project neering 19th century newspaper editor, at http://libr.org/SRRT. Booth LC Booth Schedule # 2856 ALA Annual New Orleans June 24 – 27, 2011 Saturday, June 25 9:00 K-12 Web Archiving program / a selection from www.loc.gov and www.youtube.com/loc 9:30 ISSN: SuperNumber for the Digital Environment a.m. 10:00 The Library of Congress for Teachers 10:30 News from the Center for the Book 11:00 Getting the Most Out of Class Web 11:30 Africana Collections at LC: Presidential Ephemera 12:00 Dealing with RDA: Questions & Answers 12:30 Electronic Resources Online Catalog 1:00 Local History and Genealogy 1:30 Veterans History Project 2:00 Getting the Most Out of RDA with Cat Desktop p.m. 2:30 Controlled Vocabularies as Linked Data on the Web 3:00 Copyright Office 3:30 Children’s and Young Adults’ Cataloging Program 4:00 Access to Electronic Federal Publications/ a webcast from the Library of Congress 4:30 Modern Marvels: The Library of Congress / presented by the History Channel www.loc.gov/ala
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Page 16 • Cognotes Saturday, June 25, 2011 • NEW ORLEANSCelebrate the Best in Children’s and Young Adult LiteratureAt the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast The Ethnic and Multicultural Ex- Information Science, and recipient Committee of the ALA’s Ethnic and the African American experience viachange Round Table (EMIERT) and of the 2011 Coretta Scott King–Vir- Multicultural Information Exchange literature and the graphic arts.the Coretta Scott King Book Awards ginia Hamilton Practitioner Award Round Table (EMIERT) to African To learn more about the CorettaCommittee will celebrate the best in for Lifetime Achievement will also be American authors and illustrators to Scott King Book Awards, pleasechildren’s and young adult literature honored. Dr. Smith began her career encourage the artistic expression of visit www.ala.org/csk.representing the African-American in 1943 as a children’s librarian inexperience at the 2011 Coretta Scott New York City, earned her doctorateKing Book Awards Breakfast on Tues- and became the first African Americanday, June 28 in the Sheraton New faculty member at the University of Canadian Diplomat and AuthorOrleans Napoleon Ballroom from7:00–9:00 a.m. South Florida, School of Information, where she continues to serve as pro- To Speak on Youth, Literacy and Libraries This year’s celebration will feature fessor emeriti since her retirement The Honorable James K. Bartle- gram in 2004, which collected overCoretta Scott King Author Award in 1993. She has served in numerous man, former Lieutenant Governor 1.2 million books to stock schoolwinner Rita Williams-Garcia, (One capacities within the American Li- of Ontario and author of numerous libraries in First Nations communi-Crazy Summer), Coretta Scott King Il- brary Association and has served on books, including the recently pub- ties, launching a program pairinglustrator Award winner Bryan Collier award selection committees for the lished As Long as the Rivers Flow, Native and non-Native schools in(Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave), John Newbery Medal, the Randolph will join the Committee on Rural, Ontario and Nunavut, and settingJohn Steptoe New Talent Award win- Caldecott Medal, the Mildred L. Native and Tribal Libraries of All up literacy camps in five northernners Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon, Batchelder Award, the Laura Ingalls Kinds for their program “Raisin’ First Nations communities.(Zora and Me) and Sonia Lynn Sadler, Wilder Award, and the Pura Belpré Readers: Improving Literacy for Bartleman will read from his(Seeds of Change). Award. As part of the Coretta Scott Rural Children and Youth,” Sunday novel, As Long as the Rivers Flow, 2011 Coretta Scott King Book King Task Force since its inception, from 1:30–3:30 p.m. a young adult novel that follows aAwards Honor Books will also be Smith has edited four volumes about Rural, Native, and tribal librar- girl from the Cat Lake First Nationrecognized, including Coretta Scott the history of the award. ies provide essential support to their in Northern Ontario who is stolenKing Author Honor Book recipients Tickets are $60 and include break- communities through reading pro- from her family and forced into aWalter Dean Myers (Lockdown), Jew- fast. To register, visit www.alaannual. grams and initiatives for teens and faraway residential school, whereell Parker Rhodes (Ninth Ward), and org, registration code ALA3. Tickets their families. Bartleman, a diplo- she is punished for speaking herG. Neri (Yummy: The Last Days of a will be available from the ALA Regis- mat, author, literacy advocate, and native language.Southside Shorty) and Coretta Scott tration Desk at the New Orleans Mo- member of the Mnjikaning First Raisin’ Readers is open to allKing Illustrator Honor Book recipient rial Convention Center until Sunday, Nation, will reflect on his extensive conference attendees. For moreJavaka Steptoe (Jimi). June 26 at 12:00 p.m. experiences, including initiating the information, please visit www.ala. Dr. Henrietta Mays Smith, pro- The Coretta Scott King Book Lieutenant Governor’s Book Pro- org/annual.fessor emeriti at the University of Awards are presented annually bySouth Florida, School of Library and Grebow2833_CogNotes-QtrPg.pdf 1 the Coretta Scott King Book Awards 5/17/2011 5:33:17 PM Visit Choice at Booth #1535 Swipe your ExpoCard at the Choice booth for a chance to win an Apple iPad! Everyone will receive a free Choice adhesive note-pad. Hurry to Booth #1535 while supplies last!
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