Library of Congress employees will attend the following events during the American Library Association Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Events are presented in chronological order.

Frederick Augustyn, US and Publisher Liaison Division, will serve as an editor/reporter for Cognotes throughout the Meeting. Karl Debus-López, chief of the US General Division and acting chief of the US and Publisher Liaison Division, is past president of FAFLRT, the Federal and Armed Forces Librarians Round Table. Anne Harrison, network program specialist, FEDLINK, is vice-president/president-elect and Annual Conference program chair of FAFLRT. Roberta Stevens, assistant chief of the Geography and Map Division, is the immediate past president of the American Library Association.

The Library of Congress Exhibit Booth is no. 1418 in the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. The Library of Congress’s booth manager is Isabella Marques de Castilla. Exhibit hours are (view schedule of presentations):

  • Friday, June 22: 5:30-7:30 pm (ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:15 pm)
  • Saturday, June 23: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 24: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday, June 25: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (wrap-up party in Ballroom DE with Singer Betty LaVette, 2:00-3:00 pm)

THURSDAY, June 21

Program for Cooperative Cataloging Steering Committee. June 21, 2:00-5:00 pm, Hilton Anaheim-Palos Verdes B. From LC: Judith Cannan, Les Hawkins, Beacher Wiggins. (Closed meeting.)

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FRIDAY, June 22

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Preconference, “A Change in Authority: Authority Work in the RDA Environment.” June 22, 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-207D. Faculty from LC: Ana Cristán, Paul Frank. (Preregistration required.)

ALA Executive Board. June 22, 8:30 am-12:00 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Platinum 9-10. ALA past president: Roberta Stevens. Meeting continues on June 25.

International Relations Round Table (IRRT) Preconference, “Innovative Practices: Developing Sustainable Programs, Mobilizing Support for Your Library!” June 22, 8:30 am-1:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-201C. Speaking at 9:10 am: Roberta Stevens. (Registration required.)

Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Preconference: “Creating Library Linked Data: What Catalogers and Coders Can Build.” June 22, 8:30am-4:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-203B. Speaker from LC: Kevin Ford.

ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group (“Big Heads”). June 22, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom A. LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)/Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Standards Forum on E-Books. June 22, 12:30-4:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-213D.  From LC: Karl Debus-López.

Program for Cooperative Cataloging PCC Program Trainers. June 22, 2:30-4:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center—Room 203A. From LC: Judith Cannan. (Closed meeting.)

OCLC RLG Partners Metadata Managers Focus Group. June 22, 2:30-4:00 pm, Disneyland Hotel-Adventure Room. LC report: Beacher Wiggins. (Closed meeting.)

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SATURDAY, June 23

OCLC Dewey Update Breakfast. June 23, 7:00-8:00 am, Sheraton Park Hotel-Plaza A/B. LC report: Julianne Beall.

ALCTS RDA Update Forum. June 23, 8:00-10:00 am, Anaheim Convention Center-304 A/B. Speaker from LC:Beacher Wiggins.

ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Copy Cataloging Interest Group. June 23, 8:00-10:00 am, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom E. Chair: Angela Kinney. Speaker on Library of Congress training plan for RDA: Judith Cannan.

ALCTS CMDS (Collection Management and Development Section) Chief Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries Interest Group. June 23, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom A. LC representative: Joseph Puccio.

ACRL RBMS BSC (Association of College and Research Libraries, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Bibliographic Standards Committee). June 23, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Disneyland Hotel-Disneyland Grand Ballroom South. LC liaison: Elizabeth Robinson.

MAGIRT (Map and Geospatial Information Round Table) Publications Committee. June 23, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Sheraton Garden Grove-Burgundy Room. Cataloging editor of “baseline”: Tak-Yee (Tammy) Wong.

ALCTS PARS (Preservation and Reformatting Section) PAIG (Preservation Administration Interest Group). June 23, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Terrace. Chair of National Preservation Week Working Group: Jeanne Drewes.

Program for Cooperative Cataloging Standing Committee on Training. Business meeting. June 23, 9:30-11:00 am, OCLC Blue Suite. Co-chair from LC: Paul Frank. (Closed meeting.)

CIP Advisory Group. June 23, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Hilton Anaheim-Redondo Room. Chair: Karl Debus-López. Presenters on CIP E-Book Metadata Project: Karl Debus-López, Caroline Saccucci, Camilla Williams.

US National Libraries RDA Update Forum. June 23, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Elite Ballrooms. Chair from LC: Beacher Wiggins. Also from LC: Susan Morris, Regina Reynolds.

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) Accessibility Assembly. June 23, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Desert Springs. From LC: Ruth Nussbaum.

MARBI (ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee). June 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Royal Ballroom A. LC representative: Sally McCallum. Continues June 24.

ALCTS Acquisitions Section All-Committee Meeting. June 23, 1:30-3:30 pm, CrownePlaza Anaheim Resort-Mazatlan Room. LC member: Karl Debus-López.

RUSA Board of Directors. June 23, 1:30-3:30 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-211B. RUSA Secretary: Carolyn Larson. Continues on June 25.

FAFLRT Program: “Disaster Response: Lessons Learned.” June 23, 1:30-3:30 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-Room 213C. Speaker: Jeanne Drewes.

ALCTS CaMMS CC:DA (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section. Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access). June 23, 1:30-5:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom A . LC report: Barbara Tillett. Meeting continues on June 25.

ALCTS SAC (Subject Analysis Committee) Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation. June 23, 1:30-5:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Granada Room. LC liaison: Janis Young. Continues on June 25.

ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Continuing Education Committee. June 23, 4:00-5:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Barcelona Room. LC report: Angela Kinney.

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)/COSLA (Chief Officers of State Library Agencies) Networking Party and Awards Reception. June 23, 5:30-6:30 pm, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel-Sequoia South Ballroom A-C. Presenting the Exceptional Service Award: Ruth Nussbaum.

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SUNDAY, June 24

RUSA MARS (Reference and User Services Association, Machine-Assisted Reference Section). All-Committee Meeting. June 24, 8:00-10:00 am, Hilton Anaheim-Pacific A. RUSA MARS Nominating Committee chair and Conference Program Planning Committee member: Carolyn Larson.

Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT)/ALCTS CaMMS Map Cataloging Discussion Group. June 24, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Royal Ballroom A. LC liaison: Min Zhang.

CONSER/BIBCO/NACO/SACO At-Large Meetings. June 24, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom F. CONSER Coordinator: Les Hawkins. SACO-at-Large chair: Paul Frank. Also from LC: Hien Nguyen, Melanie Polutta, Janis L. Young. (BIBCO/CONSER joint issues discussion: 8:30-9:30 am. NACO/BIBCO-at-Large, led by Paul Frank: 10:00-10:30 am. SACO-at-Large: 10:30-11:30 am.)

FAFLRT (Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table). “Managing your Career in Federal Libraries and Information Centers.” June 24, 9:00-11:00 am, Red Lion Hotel Anaheim-Serafina A-B. Speaker from LC: Blane Dessy.

ALA Council I. June 24, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Platinum 1-6. Members from LC: Roberta Stevens, Joan Weeks.

Library of Congress New Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Update Forum. June 24, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Grand Salon A/C. Chair: Beacher Wiggins. Speaking from LC: Sally McCallum. Keynote speaker: LC contractor Eric Miller. Also attending from LC: Kevin Ford, Susan Morris, Dave Reser, Barbara Tillett.

ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Materials. June 24, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Terrace E. LC report: Bruce Johnson, for Tom Yee.

FAFLRT (Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table). Membership Meeting. June 24, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Red Lion Hotel Anaheim-Serafina A-B. FAFLRT Past President: Karl Debus-López.

FAFLRT (Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table). Awards Reception. June 24, 12:00-1:30 pm, Red Lion Hotel Anaheim-Serafina A. FAFLRT Past President: Karl Debus-López.

FAFLRT (Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table). Executive Board Meeting. June 24, 1:30-3:00 pm, Red Lion Hotel Anaheim-Serafina A. FAFLRT Past President: Karl Debus-López.

ALCTS Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS) Book and Paper Interest Group. June 24, 1:30-3:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Pacific Ballroom. Speaker: Jeanne Drewes, presenting a recap of the American Institute for Conservation paper she presented with Fenella France, “Taking the Measure: Treatment and Testing in Mass Deacidification.”

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) Library Services to Special Populations Section (LSSPS) Library Services to People with Visual or Physical Disabilities that Prevent Them from Reading Standard Print Interest Group (LSPVD). June 24, 1:30-3:30 pm, Hilton Anaheim-Mezzanine Rm. 14. Chair: Ruth Nussbaum.

ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section)/Program for Cooperative Cataloging Committee on Education Training Materials. June 24, 1:30-3:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Commodore Ballroom. From LC: Paul Frank.

Map and Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) program, “The Nuts and Bolts of Map Scanning: Building Your Map Scanning Toolbox.” June 24, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Anaheim Convention Center-204C. Presenter: Colleen Cahill.

ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Cataloging of Children's Materials Committee. June 24, 1:30-3:30 pm, Hyatt-Barcelona Room. Incoming chair: Linda Geisler.

ALCTS All-Committee Meeting. June 24, 1:30-5:30 pm, Anaheim Marriott Suites-Crystal A-D. From LC: Bruce Johnson for Planning Committee, 1:30-2:30 pm, and Budget and Finance Committee, 2:30-5:30 pm.

MARBI (ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee). June 24, 1:30-6:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom A. LC representative: Sally McCallum. Meeting continued from June 23; continues June 25.

Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Participants Discussion Group. June 24, 4:00-5:30 pm, Anaheim Convention Center—Rm. 213B. From LC: Judith Cannan, Paul Frank, Linda Geisler, Les Hawkins, Susan Morris, Beacher Wiggins.

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Awards Reception. June 24, 5:00-6:30 pm, Disney Grand Californian Hotel-Sequoia South Ballroom D. Recipient of “My Favorite Martian” award for contributions to MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference Section: Carolyn Larson.

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MONDAY, June 25

MAGIRT (Map and Geospatial Information Round Table) Executive Board and Membership Meeting. June 25, 8:00-10:00 am, Hilton Anaheim-Coronado Room. LC member: Min Zhang. MAGIRT Webmaster: Colleen Cahill.

ALCTS SAC (Subject Analysis Committee) Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation. June 25, 8:00-10:00 am, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Madrid Room. LC liaison: Janis Young. Continued from June 23.

Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) Program. “RDA and Government Publications.” June 25, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center-201A. Speaker: Regina Reynolds.

ALA Executive Board. June 25, 1:00-4:30 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Platinum 9-10. ALA past president: Roberta Stevens. Continued from June 22; continues on June 26.

ALCTS Continuing Resources Section. Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee Update Forum. June 25, 1:30-3:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Pacific Room. From LC: Karl Debus-López.

MARBI (ALCTS/LITA/RUSA Machine-Readable Bibliographic Information Committee). June 25, 1:30-3:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom A. LC representative: Sally McCallum. Meeting continued from June 24.

ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Subject Analysis Committee. June 25, 1:30-5:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Orange County-Grand Ballroom C. LC report: Janis L. Young. Dewey report: Julianne Beall. Continued from June 23.

RUSA Board of Directors. June 25, 4:00-5:30 pm, Hilton Anaheim-Malibu. RUSA Secretary: Carolyn Larson. Continued from June 23.

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TUESDAY, June 26

ALA Council III. June 26, 7:45-9:15 am, Anaheim Marriott-Platinum 1-6. Members from LC: Roberta Stevens, Joan Weeks.

ALA Executive Board. June 26, 11:00 am-4:30 pm, Anaheim Marriott-Platinum 9-10. ALA past president: Roberta Stevens. Continued from June 25.

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