Library of Congress employees will speak or otherwise represent the Library at the following events during the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., June 26-July 1, 2014. Events are presented in chronological order.

Donna Scanlon, electronic resources coordinator at LC, is vice chair/chair-elect of the Reference and User Services Association Emerging Technologies in Reference Section (RUSA MARS, formerly Machine Assisted Reference Section).  She will attend many RUSA and MARS committee meetings that are not included in this listing. 

Judith Cannan is the recipient of the FALFRT Achievement Award for 2014.  The Awards Reception will be on June 29; details are given in this listing.

The Library of Congress Exhibit Booth is no. 1709 in the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The Library of Congress’s booth manager is Isabella Marqués de Castilla. Exhibit hours are (view schedule of presentations):

  • Friday, June 27: 5:30-7:00 pm; ribbon-cutting and opening reception
  • Saturday, June 28: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 29: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday, June 30: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

THURSDAY, June 26

*Program for Cooperative Cataloging Steering Committee. June 26, 2:00-5:00 pm, Paris Las Vegas-Chablis. From LC: Judith Cannan, Les Hawkins, Beacher Wiggins, Jessalyn Zoom. (Closed meeting.)

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FRIDAY, June 27

*ALCTS Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries (“Big Heads”). June 27. 24, 8:30-11:30 am, Flamingo Las Vegas-Virginia City I-II. LC representative: Beacher Wiggins.

*OCLC Research Library Partners Metadata Managers Focus Group. June 27, 2:00-4:00 pm, Paris Las Vegas-Burgundy,. LC report: Beacher Wiggins. (Closed meeting.)

*ARL (Association of Research Libraries) Assessment Forum and Survey Coordinators Meeting. June 27, 1:30 to 5:00 pm, Flamingo Las Vegas-Lake Mead Room. ARL survey coordinator for LC: Susan Morris.

*Program for Cooperative Cataloging PCC Trainers. June 27, 2:30-4:00 pm, Bally’s Las Vegas-Palace 3. From LC: Judith Cannan, Ana Cristán. (Closed meeting.)

*ALA International Relations Committee. June 27, 2:00-4:00 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-N214. Member from LC: Joan Weeks. Continues on June 30.

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SATURDAY, June 28

*OCLC Dewey Update Breakfast and ALCTS Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group, June 28, 7:00-10:00 am, Bally’s Las Vegas-Skyview. From LC:  Caroline Saccucci.

*ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Copy Cataloging Interest Group. June 28, 8:30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center-N260. Vice co-chair/co-chair elect: Linda Geisler. LC report: Angela Kinney.

*PCC Standing Committee on Training. June 28, 8:L30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center -N224. Co-chair: Paul Frank. (Closed meeting.)

*MARC Advisory Committee I. June 28, 8:30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center-N203. From LC: Kevin Ford, Sally McCallum, John Zagas; liaison for ISSN Review Group: Regina Romano Reynolds. Continues June 29.

*ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) SAC (Subject Access Committee) Subcommittee on Genre/Form for LCGFT Literature Terms. June 28, 8:30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center -N204. LC liaison: Janis L. Young.

*ALCTS Chief Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries Interest Group. June 28, 9:00-11:30 am, Flamingo Las Vegas-Virginia City I-II. LC member: Joe Puccio.  Also from LC: Donna Scanlon.

*ALCTS Program Committee. June 28, 8:30-11:30 am, Las Vegas Convention Center -N222. Report on program proposals for Cataloging of Children’s Materials at 10:30: Linda Geisler. 

*ALCTS PARS Preservation Administrators Interest Group. June 28, 8:30-11:30 am, Paris Las Vegas-Champagne I. LC report: Jeanne Drewes.

*RUSA MARS All-Committee Meeting and Conference Program Planning Committee. 8:30-10:00 am. June 28, 8:30-11:30 am, Bally-Skyview 4. Vice chair/chair-elect of MARS: Donna Scanlon.

*REFORMA All-Committee Meeting I. June 28, 8:00-10:00 am, Caesar’s Palace-Neapolitan III. From LC: Ana Cristán.

*CIP Advisory Group. June 28, 10:30-11:30 am, Caesar’s Palace-Pompeian Room III. Chair: Karl Debus-López. Also from LC: Camilla Williams, Schamell Padgett.

*RUSA/MARS Program “New Directions for Data Visualization in Library Public Services.” June 28, 1:00-2:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center -S224.  Program committee member: Donna Scanlon. 

*ALCTS CaMMS CC:DA (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section, Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access). June 28, 1:00-5:30 pm, Flamingo Las Vegas-Virginia City I-II. LC report: Dave Reser.  (Continues June 30).

*ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) SAC (Subject Access Committee) Subcommittee on Genre/Form Implementation. June 28, 1:00-2:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center -N228. LC liaison: Janis L. Young. Meeting continues on June 30.

*ALCTS CaMMS Committee on Cataloging: Asian and African Materials. June 28,  4:30-5:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center -N212. LC report: Bruce Johnson.

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SUNDAY, June 29

*ALA ALCTS/MAGIRT (Maps and Geospatial Information Round Table) Cartographic Resources Cataloging Interest Group. June 29, 8:30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center-N234. Report on genre/form development: Janis L. Young. Also from LC: Tammy Wong, Min Zhang.

*ALA Council I. June 29, 8:30-11:00 am, LVH-Paradise North. Council member: Joan Weeks. Continues on June 30 and July 1.

*BIBCO/CONSER/NACO/SACO Members-At-Large Meetings. June 29, 8:30-11:30 am, Las Vegas Convention Center-N253. CONSER-at-Large: 8:30-8:50 am.  Includes ISSN report by Regina Romano Reynolds. Ideas for PCC involvement in BIBFRAME: 8:50-9:50 am. NACO-at-Large: 10:00-10:20 am. BIBCO-at-Large: 10:20-10:40 am. SACO Workshop: 10:40-11:30 am. CONSER Coordinator: Les Hawkins. Leading NACO-at-Large: Paul Frank. Leading BIBCO-at-Large: Jessalyn Zoom. Leading SACO Workshop: Paul Frank, Janis L. Young. Also from LC: Judith Cannan, Ana Cristán, Hien Nguyen.

*ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC). June 29, 8:30-11:30 am, Flamingo Las Vegas-Virginia City I-II. LC report: Janis L. Young. LC Dewey report: Caroline Saccucci. Dewey editorial report: Julianne Beall. (Continues June 30.)

*ALA International Relations Round Table Executive Committee. June 29, 8:30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center -N212. Member and Webmaster: Joan Weeks.

*RUSA MARS Virtual Reference Discussion Group. June 29, 10:30-11:30 am, Paris Las Vegas-Chablis.  From LC: Donna Scanlon.

*LC Bibliographic Framework Initiative Update Forum. June 29, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-S220 (Lecture Hall). Introduction: Beacher J. Wiggins. Speakers from LC: Sally McCallum, Kevin Ford, Andrea Leigh.  Additional speaker: Philip Schreur, Stanford University. Also from LC: Susan Morris, Dave Reser, Roberta I. Shaffer.

*Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table (FAFLRT) Awards Reception. June 29, 12:00-1:00 pm, Las Vegas Hilton-Ballroom E. Recipient of 2014 FAFLRT Achievement Award: Judith Cannan.

*ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) Cataloging of Children's Materials Committee. June 29, 1:00-2:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-N203. Chair: Linda Geisler.

*Authority Control Interest Group. June 29, 1:00-5:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-N262. LC update: Janis L. Young.

*ALA MAGIRT (Maps and Geospatial Information Round Table) Executive Board. June 29, 3:00-5:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center -N212. Cataloging editor of MAGIRT “base line”: Tammy Wong.

*MARC Advisory Committee II. June 29, 3:00-5:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-N203. From LC: Kevin Ford, Sally McCallum, John Zagas; liaison for ISSN Review Group: Regina Romano Reynolds. Continued from June 29.

*PCC Participants Discussion Group. June 29, 4:30-5:45 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-S230. From LC: Judith Cannan, Ana Cristan, Karl Debus-López, Paul Frank, Les Hawkins, Susan Morris, Beacher Wiggins.

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MONDAY, June 30

*ALCTS CaMMS (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section) SAC (Subject Access Committee) Subcommittee on Genre-Form Implementation. June 30, 8:30-10:00 am, Las Vegas Convention Center-N215. LC liaison: Janis L. Young. Continued from June 28.

*ALA Council II. June 30, 8:30-11:30 am, LVH-Paradise North. Council member: Joan Weeks. Continued from June 29; continues on July 1.

*ALCTS CaMMS CC:DA (Cataloging and Metadata Management Section, Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access). June 30, 8:30-11:30 am, Las Vegas Hilton-Pavilion 01. LC report: Dave Reser. (Continued from June 28).

*ALA International Relations Committee. June 30, 1:00-2:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-N215. Member from LC: Joan Weeks. Continued from June 27.

*ALCTS Continuing Resources Cataloging  Forum. June 30, 1:00-2:30 pm, Las Vegas Convention Center-N256.  ISSN update: Regina Romano Reynolds.

*ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC). June 30, 1:00-5:30 pm, LVH-Pavilion 01. LC report: Janis L. Young. Dewey report: Caroline Saccucci.  (Continued from June 29.)

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TUESDAY, July 1

*ALA Council III.  July 1, 7:45-9:15 am, LVH-Paradise North. Council member: Joan Weeks. Continued from June 30.

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