Magazine article American Libraries

Upcoming Continuing Education

Magazine article American Libraries

Upcoming Continuing Education

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FACE-TO-FACE LEARNING

Rules and Tools for Cataloging Electronic Resources Workshop

Sept. 13-14, 2004, Chicago

This two-day workshop is designed for practicing catalogers with a working knowledge of MARC and AACR2 looking to further their knowledge in various aspects of MARC/AACR2 cataloging of electronic resources. Topics include cataloging electronic monographs, integrating resources and serials, multiple versions and aggregators, and updating integrating resource records for changes and machine--assisted generation of cataloging. ALCTS, www.ala.org/alcts/events.

ALSC National Institute

Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2004, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minn.

The keynote speakers for the National Institute are 2004 Newbery award winner Kate DiCamillo and 2004 Newbery Honor winner Kevin Henkes. Workshop topics include: Middle School Readers; Outcome-Based Evaluation; Building Design; Book Evaluation; and the PLA/ALSC Every Child Ready to Read @ your library program. A free preconference titled "Understanding Poverty" also will be offered. Tours of the Minnesota Children's Museum and several metropolitan libraries are additional options. ALSC, www.ala.org/ala/alsc/alscevents/alsc2004inst.htm. Cost: ALSC members, $310; ALA members, $350; nonmembers, $395

AASL National Institute

Oct. 1-3, 2004, Dallas (Irving), Texas

"Collaboration and Reading to Learn @ your library[R]," AASL's Fall Forum, provides instruction and strategies for collaborating with classroom teachers, reading and literacy specialists and others who play a critical role in promoting reading for understanding. Presenters Stephen Krashen, Peter Afflerbach, Donna Ogle, and Gail Bush are leading researchers in the reading, school library media, and collaboration fields. ALSC, www.ala.org/aasl/fallforum. Cost: $199, member; $239, ALA member; $289, nonmember (includes one-year membership to AASL for ALA members and nonmembers).

2004 LITA National Forum

Oct. 7-10, 2004, West Port Sheraton Chalet, St. Louis, Missouri

Explore such diverse topics as IT service assessment, information architecture, planning library locations using GIS, streaming media, portals, wireless applications, open source software, metadata harvesting, WikiWikiWebs, content management systems, MARCXML, and online learning. LITA, www.lita.org/forum04. Cost: LITA members, $300 before August 31.

New Planning for Results Workshop

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, New Orleans, La.

PLA's publication The NEW Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach (ALA, 2001) presents a simplified planning process, one that most library managers can complete in about four months. This hands-on workshop will introduce concepts that will help in developing strategic plans for libraries. Workshop will be taught by Sandra Nelson, author of the book. PLA, www.pla.org. Cost: PLA members, $175; ALA members, $205; nonmembers, $235; two or more registrants from same library or system, $155.

LAMA National Institute

Nov. 18-20, 2004, Wyndham Palm Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, Calif.

"What It Takes to Take the Lead," will allow participants to learn, discuss, and explore the theory and practice of personal and organizational leadership in a two-day, intensive retreat in a relaxed setting. Keynote: Carla Hayden, 2004 ALA President. Distinguished faculty: Luis Herrera, 2004 PLA President; Camila Alire; Don Riggs; John Lubans; Julie Todaro; and Pat Wheeler, 3M Library Systems. LAMA, www.ala.org/ala/lama. Cost: Early Bird registration is $425 for LAMA members; $495 for ALA members; $625 for nonmembers.

Preservation Workshop Series

Fall 2004, Chicago

The ALCTS Preservation Workshop Series begins a new year of exciting education events in early fall 2004. Based in Chicago, these workshops bring the very best of preservation education to the Midwest. See the ALCTS Web site for our fall schedule, further information, locations, and topics. …

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