Join FSU iSchool at the ALA Annual Conference!

alasmallJoin FSU iSchool faculty, staff, students and alumni at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 26 – July 1, 2014! Here are some of the places and times where you can find us at ALA Annual:

Friday, June 27

8:30am to 4:00pm – Dr. Richard Urban, “Practical Linked Data with Open Source” pre-conference workshop. Friday, June 27, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center, N258

Saturday, June 28

8:30am-10am Dr. Christie Koontz and Dr. Lorri Mon, Library Research Roundtable Forum on “Data Driven Decision-Making” Saturday, June 28 Las Vegas Convention Center, N235

10:30am – 1pm Lenese Colson, FSU doctoral student, “Leaders Wanted/LIS Doctoral Program Options Fair: Cultivating Diversity in LIS Education” Las Vegas Hotel, Paradise South, Saturday,
June 28 

10:30am to 11:30am Breakout Session III: Libraries and E-government, Shaney T. Livingston, Alachua County Library District Director, Alachua, FL, FSU MLIS alumna, Saturday, June 28, 2014
– Las Vegas Convention Center – N260 

10:30am to 12:00pm Tiffany Baglier, Visiting Assistant Librarian at University of Florida Education Library, FSU MLIS alumna, “Collaborating to Build a Teacher Resources Collection
using Primary Sources,” Saturday, June 28, 2014 – -Las Vegas Convention Center Exhibit Hall – Poster Session – Poster 11

12:30pm to 2:00pm Ophelia Chapman, Systems Librarian, Morehead State University, FSU MLIS alumna. “Financial Know-How and YOU! The Library as a Gateway to Financial Literacy.”Saturday, June 28, 2014 – Exhibit Hall – Poster Session – Poster 9 

4:00pm to 5:30pm Dr. Wayne Wiegand, F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies Emeritus, “Our Values, Ourselves: Examining Our Values and What Others Value About Us (RUSA President’s Program)” Saturday, June 28, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center N255/257

Sunday, June 29

8:30am to 10:00am Nick Sakhnovsky, Librarian, Broward County Libraries, FSU MLIS alumnus, “Citizenship Programs and Resources at the Library” Sunday, June 29, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center, N236

11am-1:30pm Dr. Christie Koontz and Dr. Lorri Mon, PR X-Change, book signing for “Marketing & Social Media — A Guide for Libraries, Archives & Museums” Las Vegas Convention Center, Exhibit Hall, Special Events Area

12:30pm to 2:00pm Mega Subramaniam, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, FSU PhD  alumna. “Who Am I?: Incorporating Identity Play to Boost Teen Engagement (poster),” Sunday,
June 29, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center Exhibit Hall – Poster Session – Poster 8  

1:00pm to 2:30pm Nataly Blas, Business Librarian at Loyola Marymount University, FSU MLIS alumna, “Stop Dreaming and Do It! Best Practices for Gaining Momentum, Developing and Maintaining a Successful Residency Program Sunday, June 29, 2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center S229

1:00pm to 2:30pm Diane Kachmar, University Librarian at Florida Atlantic University, FSU MLIS alumna, “ArtsVegas: Everything You Wanted to Know and More (ACRL ARTS)” Sunday, June 29,
2014 – Las Vegas Convention Center – N116

3 – 4 p.m. Dr. Nancy Everhart and Amelia Anderson, FSU doctoral student, “Stepping Up: Providing Effective Library and Information Services, Programs and Resources to Students with Disabilities” Sunday, June 29, Room S224 Las Vegas Convention Center

4:30pm to 5:30pm Sandy Julia Hutchins, FSU MLIS alumna, YALSAs ” We F’ed Up, But We Fixed It: Thriving When Things Go Wrong” on Sunday, June 29, Las Vegas Convention Center

Monday, June 30, 2014

10:30am to 11:30am Sara Russell Gonzalez, Science Librarian at University of Florida, FSU MLIS  alumna.”More Than Just Yoda:The Role of 3D Printing in the Research and Teaching Mission of
the Library.” STS Program Poster Session Monday, June 30, 2014 – ACRL STS, Las Vegas Hotel Pavilion 06

See the ALA 2014 Conference site for more information: – and on Facebook: We’re looking forward to seeing you there!