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  1. 1. ALACognotes SAN DIEGO — 2011 MIDWINTER MEETING Saturday, January 8, 2011 Ted Danson to Keynote Highlights President’s Program Tomorrow A Today ctor, environmental Larry David’s “Curb Your activ ist and author Enthusiasm.” He is currently Sunrise Speaker Series Ted Danson, will serve in Alaska filming “Everybody 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. as keynote speaker for the Loves Whales” with Drew SDCC Ballroom 20D American Library Associa- Barrymore and John Krasin- tion’s President’s Program ski. In addition to winning Exhibits Open tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. in the 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20D. Candidate’s Forum Danson’s versatility in both telev ision a nd f i lm 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. makes him one of the most SDCC Room 20AB accomplished and credible ALA President Roberta Stevens and Chair of the Exhibits actors today. From his feature Roundtable Gene Shimshock cut the ribbon to open the Exhibits Spotlight on Adult Literature film appearances in Joseph on Friday evening as the ALA Executive Board looks on. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Wambaugh’s “ T he On ion Exhibit Hall Field” in 1979 and Lawrence Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture K asdan’s “ Body Heat ” in 1981 to his starring role in Ted Danson Richard Rhodes to Keynote 12th 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. the television series “Cheers,” he has captivated worldwide two Emmys and three Golden Annual Arthur Curley Lecture J SDCC Ballroom 20D audiences with his equally Globe awards, Danson has ournalist, historian and tion and the Alfred P. Sloan sensational dramatic and been nominated for 12 Em- author Richard Rhodes Foundation. He has been a Postal Services Aisle 2800 comedic performances. mys, eight Golden Globes and will deliver the Arthur visiting scholar at Harvard 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Curley Memorial Lecture and MIT and a host and cor- Danson has most recently one SAG Award. starred in three critically In February 2009, Dan- today at 4:00 p.m. respondent for docu- Sunday acclaimed television shows: son testified before the U.S. in the San Diego mentaries on public FX’s legal drama “Damages,” Convention Center, television's “Front- Sunrise Speaker Series Ballroom 20D. line” and “American HBO’s “Bored to Death” and » see page 3 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. R h o d e s i s t he Experience” series. SDCC Ballroom 20D author or editor of An affiliate of the 22 books, including Center for Interna- Exhibits Open The Making of the tional Security and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Atomic Bomb, which Cooperation at Stan- won a Pulitzer Prize ford University, he Special Afternoon with in Nonfiction, a Na- lectures frequently tional Book Award to audiences in the Neil Gaiman and Nancy Pearl Richard Rhodes and a National Book (photo by Nancy Warner) United States and 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Critics Circle Award, abroad. SCDD Ballroom 20D and Dark Sun: The The Arthur Cur- Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, ley Lecture honors the late ALA President’s Program which was one of three final- Arthur Curley, past president 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. ists for a Pulitzer Prize in of the AL A (1994-95) and SDCC Ballroom 20 D History. director of the Boston Public Rhodes has received nu- Library (1985-96). Mr. Curley, Postal Services Aisle 2800 merous fellowships for re- who died in 1998, was a cham- 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. search and writing, including pion of the arts and believed The ALA/ERT Booklist Author Forum authors, from left to right, grants from the Ford Founda- that the library played a key Armistead Maupin, Susan Vreeland, David Levithan, and Stewart tion, the Guggenheim Founda- role in presenting the arts to O’Nan, gather backstage prior to their presentation. tion, the MacArthur Founda- the community. The Library Corporation PAC Bring this Solutions that Deliver coupon to TLC Booth #1031 for a chance to win a FREE KINDLE • 800.325.7759 • Visit Booth #1031
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Cognotes • SAN DIEGO Saturday, January 8, 2011 • Page 3 Danson In his new book, Oceana, Danson describes his journey as an environ- » from page 1 House Committee on Natural Re- mental activist, an odyssey that began with his joining a modest local protest Changes and Cancellations sources, urging Congress to protect in the mid-1980s, gained momentum Saturday the oceans and climate from the with his opposition to offshore oil threats of offshore drilling. drilling near his Southern California ALCTS Disc Forum, 8:00 a.m. SCDD Room 05 B, CANCELLED. nter Meeting are thrilled that Mr. Danson “We SAN DIEGO neighborhood and culminated with ALSC Great Interactive Software for Kids Committee Saturday, January will join us in San Diego, as libraries his current status as one of the world’s 8, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. (HILTON BAYFRONT/Sapphire 410) CANCELLED. play a critical role keeping the public most influential oceanic environmen- informed,” said ALA President Ro- tal spokesmen, testifying before con- GODORT Joint GIS/GODORT Leg. Mtg. Was HIL BAY Aqua 306B berta Stevens. “Libraries have a long- gressional committees in Washington, MOVED to SDCC 32 AB. standing commitment to free public D.C., addressing the World Trade YALSA Past President’s Lecture, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. SDCC Room 08, access to government information on Organization in Zurich, Switzerland CANCELLED. health and safety, which gives all of and helping found Oceana, the larg- us the tools to make good decisions for est organization in the world focused Sunday ourselves, families and communities.” solely on ocean conservation. ASCLA/COSLA Reception 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the Manchester C Room of the Manchester Grand Hyatt. ALA Store Located in Exhibit Hall ALSC Great Interactive Software for Kids Committee Sunday, Janu- ary 9, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (HIL BAY/Sapphire 410) CHANGED to 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The ALA Store, offering all of ALA Store Hours your promotional and continuing The RUSA Midwinter Book and Media Awards Reception 5:00 – 6:30 education needs at the 2011 Mid- Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. p.m. Manchester A/B Room Manchester Grand Hyatt. winter Meeting, will now be located Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the Exhibit Floor at booth 1940. Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. YALSA’s Past President’s Lecture Cancelled YALSA’s Past Presidents’ Lecture, scheduled for today from 4:00 – 5:30 Do You Know, OIF? p.m. has been cancelled due to a family illness. Past President Mary K. Chelton will not be able to attend the Midwinter Meeting, but will be The Office for Intellectual Freedom points of view on current and histori- recording a version of her speech, “ Roots and Branches: YA Beginnings was established December 1, 1967, cal issues. Materials should not be pro- and Horizons,” for YALSA’s website, to be posted later. with the charge of implementing scribed or removed because of partisan YALSA apologizes for the cancellation and sends its regards to Chelton ALA policies concerning the concept or doctrinal disapproval. and her family. of intellectual freedom as embodied III. Libraries should challenge in the Library Bill of Rights, the As- censorship in the fulfillment of their sociation’s basic policy on free access responsibility to provide information to libraries and library materials. and enlightenment. The goal of the office is to educate IV. Libraries should cooperate with librarians and the general public all persons and groups concerned with about the nature and importance of resisting abridgment of free expression Now extended to intellectual freedom in libraries. and free access to ideas. include humanities The Library Bill of Rights The American Library Association V. A person’s right to use a library should not be denied or abridged be- Discover… journals affirms that all libraries are forums cause of origin, age, background, or for information and ideas, and that the following basic policies should guide their services. views. VI. Libraries that make exhibit spaces and meeting rooms available MORE OpenChoice I. Books and other library resources to the public they serve should make should be provided for the interest, information, and enlightenment of such facilities available on an equi- table basis, regardless of the beliefs Giving more choice in how you all people of the community the li- brary serves. Materials should not be or affiliations of individuals or groups requesting their use. search, access and archive. excluded because of the origin, back- Adopted June 19, 1939, by the ALA ground, or views of those contributing Council; amended October 14, 1944; to their creation. June 18, 1948; February 2, 1961; June Maney’s hybrid open access service has II. Libraries should provide mate- 27, 1967; January 23, 1980; inclusion rials and information presenting all of “age” reaffirmed January 23, 1996. been extended to include our extensive list of humanities journals. Cognotes For further information about how Published five times annually in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter MORE OpenChoice can benefit you, please Meeting, and six times annually in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference ISBN: 0738-4319 Volume 2011, Issue 2 visit our stand (no. 2250) during ALA. Reporters Frederick J. Augustyn, Jr. The Library of Congress Brad Martin LAC Group, New York, NY Stacy Voeller Minnesota State University, Moorhead Managing Editor Deb Nerud Vernon Photography Curtis Compton Production Jenn Waters, CustomNEWS, Inc.
  4. 4. Page 4 • Saturday, January 8, 2011 Cognotes • SAN DIEGO 2011 Midwin A pair of birds watch the conference activity from their perch on a bird of paradise plant at the San Diego Convention Center. Librarian Karen Schneider, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA, receives her ALA bag and materials at registration from Dan Hunton on Friday morning. Library student Catherine Hong, San Jose State University School of Library & Information Science, The architecture of the San Diego Convention Center, designed by Canadian architect Arthur takes advantage of the weather to look over her Erickson, creates an interesting graphic pattern as an ALA attendee descends a lobby escalator. meeting guide. ALA attendees make connections in the new Networking Uncommons space. Leah Ayers, Vestavia Hills, Ala., participates with Project Team A in the Emerging Leaders Workshop.
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  6. 6. Page 6 • Saturday, January 8, 2011 Cognotes • SAN DIEGO Today’s Author Signings 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. All the Seasons of the Year 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Abrams, #1910 ABC Clio, #2628 Penguin Group, #1917 Wiley, #1540 Lisa Hendrix Marissa Moss Megan Perez Wally Wang Immortal Champion Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of The New Graduate Experience Microsoft Office 2010 For Dummies Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 2011 Midwin Flux Books, #2216 11:00 a.m. Midnight Ink, #2216 9:30 a.m. Sarah Stevens PopTop Stage, #700 Sue Ann Jaffarian Oxford University Press, #1517 Latte Rebellion Sue Ann Jaffarian Murder in Vein Meet the Chief Editor of the Oxford Murder in Vein English Dictionary Sourcebooks, #1353 1:00 p.m. Kristi Yamaguchi 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kane/ Miller, #1910 10:00 a.m. Dream Big, Little Pig! Abrams, #1910 Frances M. Wood MacMillan, #2026 Lauren Myracle When Molly Was a Harvey Girl Kelli Stanley 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Shine City of Dragons Reflections Publishing, #751 Martin Pearl Publishing Kid Illustrator: Kiana Aryan - 7th Wiley, #1540 2155 John A. McKinsey 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. grader at Carmel Valley Middle School Matt Krantz The Lincoln Street Abrams, #1910 The Real Beauty Investing Online For Dummies 6th Edition Deb Rose 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Wiley, #1540 Peter Economy Writing Fiction For Dummies 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Gamadin, #718 Tom Kirkbride Book I - Gamadin: Word of Honor, Book II - Gamadin: Mons, Book III - Gamadin: Distant Suns 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Midwest Tape, #1311 Helen Thorpe Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America (Audiobook) 2:00 p.m. Workman Publishing Company, # 1810 Richard Louv The Nature Principle Oxford University Press, #1517 Meet the Chief Editor Oxford Bibliogra- phies Online: Communication The Oxford English Dictionary 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Abrams, #910 David Diaz Frida Flux Books, #2216 Brent Hartinger Shadow Walkers ABC Clio, #2628 Janice Gilmore Simply Indespensible » see page 8 Cognotes Looking for Reporters Cognotes is looking for dedi- cated individuals who will be attending Annual Conference to join the Cognotes reporting staff. If interested please send your name and a writing sample to Managing Editor, Deb Nerud Vernon at Those who are chosen for the Cognotes committee will receive a paid registration for the conference.
  7. 7. nter Meeting SAN DIEGO DISCOVER what’S nExt. THE NEW WEB OF KNOWLEDGE: COMING THIS SPRING. LEARN MORE AT BOOTH #2225. ExplORE ThE “bIg EASY” On US ARE YOU A QUIZ MASTER? Attend any of our in-booth presentations and you’ll be entered into our grand Stop by booth #2225 to test your prize drawing for a $1,000 travel voucher for the ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition knowledge and win fun prizes — in New Orleans. Visit booth #2225 for your chance to win. anytime or every time. Saturday and Sunday A Clear, Meaningful, and practical Research Evaluation Solution: InCites™ Saturday 10:30 AM; Monday 10:30 AM 10:00 AM; 12:00 PM; 1:30 PM; 4:00 PM Identify and Connect With the global Research Community: ResearcherID Monday Saturday 11:30 AM; Sunday 2:30 PM 10:00 AM; 12:30 PM A Whole new Way to Explore the life Sciences: BIosIs Citation Index® Saturday 2:30 PM; Sunday 10:30 AM Collaborative bibliographies With EndNote® Saturday 3:00 PM; Sunday 3:00 PM; Monday 11:30 AM bells and Whistles to Enhance University Scholarship: Web of Knowledge Discovery Tools and Services sM Sunday 11:30 AM ©2010 Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Thomson Reuters and the Kinesis logo are trademarks of Thomson Reuters.
  8. 8. Page 8 • Saturday, January 8, 2011 Cognotes • SAN DIEGO Author Signings Gerri & Brian Monaghan When a Loved One Falls Ill ALTAFF and Conference Services » from page 6 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Present “Spotlight on Adult Literature” 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., continued Abrams, #1910 Visit these participating pub- (The Nature Principle and Last Sourcebooks, #1356 Joanne Rocklin lishers for free books, galleys and Child in the Woods). Nikki Giovanni One Day and One Amazing more. 1816 Random House, Inc. 100 Best African American Poems Morning on Orange Street 2011 Midwin Be sure to stop by the Referen- - Random House will give away Penguin Group, #1917 ceUSA booth (933) to register to ARCs, including The Snowman Flux Books, #2216 win a prize basket of books, books by Jo Nesbo, The Land of Painted Avery Aames Rebecca Fjelland Davis The Long Quiche Goodbye on CD, and more. Caves by Jean Auel, and The Paris Chasing Alliecat 1741 Perseus Book Group - Wife by Paula McLain. Wiley, #1540 Sherry Shahan (Purple Daze) and 1905 W. W. Norton & Com- Sarah Laurie Wiley, #1540 Steven Arnston (The Wikkeling) pany - ARCs of Townie: A Memoir Kettlebells For Dummies Joyce Lain Kennedy will sign copies of their ARCs. by Andre Dubus III will be given Cover Letters For Dummies 1745 Consortium Book Sales away while supplies last. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & Distribution - Copies of the 1917 Penguin Group (USA) - Saddleback Eductional Publishing, 3:30 p.m. 2010 IMPAC Award-winning title Avery Aames will be sign copies of #1216 Workman Publishing The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker will her book The Long Quiche Goodbye Anne Schraff Company, #1810 be given away, while supplies last. from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ARCs of up- The Ubran Underground Series Debra Lee Baldwin 1810 Workman Publishing coming titles will be given away. Succulent Container Gardens and Co. - The following authors will 2026 Macmillan - Macmillan MacMillan, #2026 Desiging with Succulents sign their books: Brian and Gerri will host author signings and give- Sophie Littlefield Monaghan (The Power of Two), aways of ARCs and books. Bad Day for Scandal! 4:00 p.m. Debra Lee Baldwin (Succulent 2127 Hachette Book Group PopTop Stage, #700 Container Gardens and Designing USA - Hachette will host special MacMillan, #2026 Vicki Douder With Succulents) and Richard Louv book giveaways. Ellyn Bryson A House to Die For The Transformation of Batholomew Fortuno 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Follow all the blogs, tweets, photos and video Abrams, #1910 3:00 p.m. from around Midwinter in one easy place. David Ward PopTop Stage, #700 Between Two Ends Sue Ann Jaffarian American Libraries Midwinter Coverage Corpse on the Cob Flux Books, #2216 is your one-stop 2.0 tracker. Linda Joy Singleton Workman Publishing Magician’s Muse- The Seer Series Company, #1810
  9. 9. Cognotes • SAN DIEGO Saturday, January 8, 2011 • Page 9 Saturday and Sunday Discussion Groups and Forums The following were submitted to RUSA Genealogy and Local History ASCLA SLA LSTA Coordinators RUSA Virtual Reference Disc Cognotes for publication: Disc Group, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., SDCC 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Westin Group, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., SDCC Room Room 24C. Gaslamp. 07B. Saturday January 8 LSTA coordinators convene for an nter Meeting ASCLA ILEXSAN DIEGO Inaugural Consul- RUSA STA RS Hot Topics Disc opportunity to share updates on cur- RUSA Reference Publishing Disc tant’s Forum, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., SDCC Group, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., SDCC Room rent activity in their states, and share Forum, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., SDCC Room 30E. 30B. problems in need of a collaborative so- Room 05B. lution. The session typically includes a ASCLA LSSP Disc Forums: Li- Sunday January 9 presentation from the Institute of Mu- RUSA Disc Forum: Answering brary Service to People with Visual or seum and Library Services (IMLS). the Young Adult Reference Question: Physical Disabilities; Library Services ACRL Professional Development Come prepared to collaborate! What is the Question? 10:30 a.m. – to Individuals With Physical, Learn- Disc Group 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m., SDCC Room 08. ing, Social, Cognitive and Health Dis- SDCC Room 31 A. ASCLA SLAS Youth Services Con- abilities; Library Services to Prison- sultants’ Disc Group 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., RUSA Local Systems and Services ers; Library Services to the Deaf and ACRL Scholarly Communication Hilton Bayfront Aqua 310. Disc Forum: Designing Around a Hard of Hearing. All held concurrently Disc Group 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., SDCC Single Search: How Discovery Layers SDCC Room 25 A/B . Room 31B. ASCLA ICAN Consortia Manage- are Changing Library Websites, 10:30 ment Disc Group 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., a.m. – 12:00 p.m., SDCC Room 10. ACRL SPARC Forum, Marketplace: ALA APA The Library Support SDCC Room 23 A. Open Access and the Changing State Staff Certification (LSSC) Program, RUSA History Librarians’ Disc of Scholarly Publishing, 4:00 – 5:3- forum, 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. Hilton, ASCLA ICAN Collaborative Digi- Group, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., SDCC Room p.m., SDCC Room 29A. Cobalt Room. LSSC offers a national tization Disc Group 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., 08. certification program for library sup- SDCC Room 23 B. RUSA CODES Hot Topics Disc port staff, defined as people working RUSA Disc Forum: LibAnswers: Group, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Hilton in a library without an MILS. LIRT Disc. Forum: Share, Talk, Spreading the Wealth with Collabora- Bayfront Aqua 306B. and Write with Free Online Collabo- tive FAQ Building, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., ASCLA ICAN Physical Delivery ration Tools!, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., SCDD Room 33A. RUSA ILL Disc Group, 10:30 a.m. Disc Group 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., SDCC SDCC Room 23C. – 12:00 p.m., SDCC Room 30B. Room 19. RUSA Management of Electronic RUSA Hot Topics in Electronic Ref- Reference Services in Public Libraries RUSA Hot Topics Disc Forum: ASCLA ICAN Interlibrary Coop- erence Disc Group, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., Discussion Forum: Assessment and Layers of Reality: Extending Library eration Disc Group 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 SDCC Room 07B. Evaluation of Virtual Reference, 4:00 Services and Resources Through QR p.m., SDCC Room 22. – 5:30 p.m., SDCC Room 01A. Codes and Augmented Reality, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., SDCC Room 33A. FRIDAY JANUARY 7 to MONDAY JANUARY 10 CONFERENCE BOOTH, #1751 SATURDAY JANUARY 8 Paul McCartney Interview: Gershwin Prize / a webcast from the Library of 9:00 Congress Bridging Physical and Digital Preservation / a selection from and 9:30 Main font: Avenir 95 Black Secondary Font: Avenir 35 Light AM 10:00 Developments in LC Subject and Genre/Form Analysis / Janis L. Young 10:30 Copyright Office / George Thuronyi & Peter Vankevich 11:00 The New Classification Web / Patricia Hayward 11:30 Public Outreach at the Library of Congress / John Sayers noon Searching LC’s Archival Finding Aids: An XML-Based Redesign / Mary Lacy 12:30 U.S. National RDA Test / Susan Morris 1:00 Africana Acquisitions, Public Services & Outreach / Laverne Page 1:30 Veterans History Project / Robert Patrick 2:00 Getting the Most Out of RDA with Cat Desktop / Colleen Cahill PM 2:30 Electronic Resources Online Catalog / Donna Scanlon 3:00 Chronicling America – Digital Newspaper Project / Teri Sierra 3:30 Modern Marvels: The Library of Congress / featured video from the History Channel Poetry Out Loud / a webcast from the Library of Congress 2010 National Book 4:00 Festival BOOTH #1751
  10. 10. Page 10 • Saturday, January 8, 2011 Cognotes • SAN DIEGO Traveling Exhibitions Celebrate Life and Work of Great Jewish Artists The ALA Public Programs Office with additional support from Tablet place in history as a poet, an activist the fabric of American culture. is accepting applications for three new Magazine: A New Read on Jewish Life. and a prophet of the world we live in Successful applicants will host one traveling exhibits focusing on Jew- Libraries are invited to apply to today. The exhibit traces her life, intel- traveling exhibition for a six-week pe- ish artists who have contributed to host a traveling exhibition on one of lectual development, work and lasting riod between April 2011 and February the culture of America and the world three subjects: influence. 2012 and receive programming and Midwin 2011 through their lives and work. Public, 1. In a Nutshell: The Worlds of 3. A Fine Romance: Jewish Song- technical support from the ALA Public academic and special libraries, includ- Maurice Sendak writers, American Songs, 1910-1965 Programs Office. Participating librar- ing museum libraries and Jewish com- Based on a major retrospective Illustrated with colorful posters ies are expected to present at least munity centers are invited to apply by exhibition created by the Rosenbach from Broadway shows and photo- two free public programs for adults January 24 by visiting Museum & Library, Philadelphia, graphs of composers, singers and the on themes related to the exhibitions. jewishartists. this exhibit reveals the push and pull casts of hit musicals and films, this All showings of the exhibition must be The exhibits were developed by of New and Old Worlds in Sendak’s exhibit highlights the lives and works free and open to the public. Each of the Nextbook, Inc., a nonprofit organiza- work and shows how Sendak’s artistic of Irving Berlin, George and Ira Ger- exhibits requires at least 200 square tion dedicated to supporting Jewish journey has led him deeper into his shwin, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern and feet of display space. literature, culture and ideas, and the own family’s history and his Jewish a host of other Jewish songwriters who For more information, visit www. ALA Public Programs Office, with identity. wove the American songbook deep into funding from Nextbook. The national 2. Emma Lazarus: Voice of Lib- exhibit tours have been made possible by grants from the Charles H. Revson erty, Voice of Conscience In this exhibit, a vital woman is Prizes Available for Newsletter Subscribers Foundation, the David Berg Founda- brought to life in all her fascinating Librarians are encouraged to use of the website is to increase use of tion and the Nash Family Foundation, complexity. Viewers see Lazarus’s and repurpose the articles on ALA’s libraries. public awareness website atyourli- To register for the website’s bi- to highlight the resources monthly newsletter, visit the Cam- Save While you Learn with ACRL E-learning available every day at libraries. Re- paign for America’s Libraries’ exhibit The Association of College and dollars in tough times through cent articles include those on making space, located next to the press office Research Libraries (ACRL) is offer- ACR L’s e-L earning F requent workplaces greener, online museum in the San Diego Convention Center ing a wide variety of upcoming on- Learner Program. Register for exhibits, classic films and understand- on the ground level in lobby F. line learning opportunities to keep three e-Learning courses or we- ing the personal long term impact of A prize drawing for all new sub- you up-to-date while saving time bcasts and receive a fourth free. social media activity. All information scribers will be held at 3:00 p.m. today, and money. Upcoming courses and Group discounts are also available on the website is available under a Sunday and Monday at the exhibit webcasts focus on deciding with for all ACRL e-learning Webcasts. Creative Commons license that allows space. Four winners will be selected data, copyright, online forms, QR Complete details and course list- libraries to repurpose content in either each day, and attendees must be pres- codes, online library instruction, ings are online at http://www.ala. an online or offline format. All content ent to win. DRM, and more. org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/proftools/ should be credited to The website was launched with Make the most of your learning elearning.cfm. The content targets parents, kids, funding from Carnegie Corporation teens and job seekers and the mission of New York, with additional support provided by Disney Book Group. is part of the Campaign for America’s Libraries, CONGRATULATIONS ALA’s public awareness campaign that promotes the value of libraries and librarians. Thousands of librar- EBSCO Scholarship Winners! ies of all types – across the country and around the globe - use the Cam- paign’s @ your library® brand. The David A. Brackus Sara Pope Campaign is made possible by ALA’s Houston Public Library Library Champions, corporations and Jefferies & Company, Inc. foundations. Houston, TX Houston, TX For more information, visit ala. org/@yourlibrary. Laura O’Neill Hibbler Frances Veit College of the Holy Cross Buckham Memorial Library Worcester, MA Northfield, MN Challenges in Store for Libraries with Beginning Cheryl Lee of New Congress Palo Alto City Library The Washington breakout ses- Palo Alto, CA sion, “New Congress/New Chal- lenges” will explore how changes in the political landscape in Wash- ington at the start of the 112th Congress will impact the library Congratulations to this year’s EBSCO/ALA Midwinter Meeting scholarship winners. community. This program will be Each has earned $1,500 to enable them to attend the meeting and benefit from the held from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., professional development opportunities. today in SDCC-Room 02. Serving as speaker will be Casey Dominguez, PhD. Dominguez The winners each contributed an essay, which was judged by an ALA-designated jury joined the University of San Diego of professional peers. We applaud these librarians as well as the many other excellent Political Science faculty in 2005. applicants in this year’s candidate pool. Her research interests include congressional elections, political parties, campaign finance, and the presidency. She teaches upper and Please stop by the EBSCO booth (#2241) this weekend lower division classes on American to learn about new tools for managing your collection. Politics, as well as an upper divi- sion class on research methods.
  11. 11. nter Meeting Experimental SAN DIEGO research leaving your students feeling a little fuzzy? The Methods Map can show them related methods and help them choose one better suited to their project. Please visit us at booth 2431 3549 to learn more about SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO), the essential tool for researchers.
  12. 12. Page 12 • Saturday, January 8, 2011 Cognotes • SAN DIEGO Membership in AASL Gets Even More Rewarding Through December 31, 2011, new year; the opportunity to apply for more working with organizations like AASL should be directed to AASL, aasl@ or renewing members of the Ameri- than $50,000 in AASL awards and to help spread the word about the im- can Association of School Librarians grants; reduced registration rates on portant connections between libraries The American Association of School (AASL) will receive 10,000 Capstone conferences and continuing education, and learning,” said Tom Ahern, CEO, Librarians, a division of the American Rewards points which can be re- including the AASL National Confer- Capstone and Coughlan Companies, Library Association, promotes the Midwin 2011 deemed for books with Capstone and ence; and discounts on professional Inc. improvement and extension of library their collective imprints. For more and educational publications on a va- If you are not familiar with Cap- media services in elementary and sec- information, visit riety of topics, as well as promotional stone Rewards points visit www.cap- ondary schools as a means of strength- joinnow. items. These points are ening the total education program. In addition to Capstone Rewards “Capstone Rewards is just one ex- valued at $100 and are a gift simply for Its mission is to advocate excellence, points, members of AASL automati- ample of Capstone’s ongoing commit- being a member of AASL. Questions facilitate change and develop leaders cally receive a subscription to AASL’s ment to supporting school librarians regarding access codes or membership in the school library media field. professional journal, Knowledge by helping them stretch their budget, Quest, published five times per school putting books on their shelves and ACRL Introduces Two New Publications Two new ACRL publications – The four-year colleges and community col- ACRL Metrics Workshop Today Academic Library Building in the Digital Age: A Study of Construction, leges, who demonstrate successful IL course endeavors at their respective Providing data and statistics your subscription during this short Planning and Design of New Library institutions through case studies of is a growing part of the academic informative session. Space and Best Practices for Credit- both classroom and online IL courses. library assessment process. ACRL The free demo will focus on Bearing Information Literacy Courses Authored by Christopher Stewart, and Counting Opinions invite you creating real-time benchmarking – are available for purchase at the The Academic Library Building in the to attend a demonstration of ACRL- reports using customized peer ALA store. Digital Age: A Study of Construction, Metrics today. A new online service groups, delivering real-time trend Edited by Christopher Hollister, Planning and Design of New Library for academic library statistics, analysis and generating custom Best Practices for Credit-Bearing Space is the first comprehensive ACRLMetrics contains historical reports that can be saved, re- Information Literacy Courses is a study of planning and construction of NCES and ACRL data as well as purposed and shared as desired. collection of previously unpublished academic library buildings completed on-board template reports along The session will be held from 4:00 papers in which contributing authors entirely in the 21st century. Stewart with robust capabilities for produc- – 5:30 p.m. in the Hilton Bayfront, describe and recommend best practices examines academic library building ing comprehensive benchmarking Indigo B room. for creating, developing and teaching projects completed in recent years, and custom, localized reports. For more information, please credit-bearing information literacy including survey results on planning Learn how to get the most out of visit (IL) courses at the college and uni- processes and such building charac- versity level. Contributors include teristics as user space in each build- academic librarians from universities, ing, usage and new roles for library buildings. Both titles are also available for purchase through the ALA Online Visit H.W. Wilson Booth #2616 Store ( and by telephone at (866) 746-7252 in the U.S. or (770) 442-8633 for interna- tional customers. At the Wilson Theater: Art Suite – new images, • Retrospective Databases – • Be an Informed more full-text titles now includes full-text Voter! Attend the • OmniFile – more full-text titles ALA Presidential • WilsonWeb Mobile Candidates’ Forum Unlike state and Federal elec- tions that take place every two or four years, ALA elects a new president-elect every year. You owe it to yourself as an ALA member to participate in the elections and choose the person you believe will best lead the Association in the coming year. But who to vote for? Learn about what the can- didates bring to the table by attending the ALA Presidential Candidates’ Forum today from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Drawing for a Gift Basket! Convention Center Ballroom 20AB. Candidates Maureen Sul- livan and Sue Stroyan will each present a statement and then the audience will have the opportu- H.W. Wilson nity to ask questions. Less Searching, More Finding Voting begins March 16 and Toll Free: 800-367-6770 • Tel: 718-588-8400 closes April 22. Results will be Fax: 718-590-1617 or 800-590-1617 REGISTER FOR A FREE TRIAL E-mail: announced April 29, 2011.
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  15. 15. PRO3038 ALACogAd 12/1/10 11:37 AM Page 1 nter Meeting SAN DIEGO Project MUSE e-Books Collections are coming in 2011. Project MUSE is very excited about the upcoming launch of our e-books collections, a new initiative to incorporate scholarly book content into our research platform and content offerings. Beginning in July 2011, Project MUSE will offer e-books collections for purchase alongside its existing journal collections. An integrated discovery environment will allow end users to browse and search journal and book content side-by-side. Project MUSE currently has commitments from nearly 30 publishers to offer forthcoming scholarly monographs in our collections. As we celebrate our 15th anniversary, we remain committed to offering high quality, peer-reviewed academic journals and books electronically, providing value and service to the scholarly community. Make it your mission to visit us and get a sneak preview of e-books on MUSE. Visit us at booth #1112 and enter to WIN a Kodak EasyShare camera! Camera features 14 megapixels, 5x optical zoom and one-touch YouTube upload.