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Sunday, July 15
 

12:00pm CDT

DMIL Board Meeting

Division board meeting


Sunday July 15, 2012 12:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E264
 
Monday, July 16
 

7:30am CDT

Military Libraries Division Monday Networking Breakfast

Opportunity for attendees to share experiences, collaborate, and make new contacts at the beginning of the conference day.


Monday July 16, 2012 7:30am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S401D

8:00am CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: The Wikileaks Controversy

The Wikileaks scandal headlined worldwide news in 2010 - 2011 and highlighted issues of government classification, information policy, and information ethics. This session will explore various facets of the controversy.

SPEAKING: Patrice McDermott, OpenTheGovernment.org


Monday July 16, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

12:00pm CDT

Military Libraries Division Business Meeting and Lunch

PRICE: $5.00 Member/ $5.00 Student Member/ $5.00 Non-Member

DMIL Business Meeting for DMIL members only. Tickets are $5.00 and may be purchased through SLA Conference Registration.


Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E267
 
Tuesday, July 17
 

8:00am CDT

Military Libraries Division Tuesday Networking Breakfast

Opportunity for attendees to share experiences, collaborate, and make new contacts at the beginning of the conference day.


Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S401D

10:00am CDT

Tales from the Trenches: Contract Negotiation Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Many librarians are involved in the contract negotiation process or work alongside their institutions' purchasing and procurement staff. They have to be able to read and comprehend often complex contracts in order to get the most favorable and sensible terms for their libraries and organizations. Experienced information professionals who manage the content and contracts for their organizations will share their knowledge and tips for "getting to yes" without too much bloodshed!

MODERATING: 
Amy Affelt, Compass Lexecon

SPEAKING:
Carol Ginsburg, BST America LLC; Steven Goldstein, Alacra; Barbara Hirsh, NERA Economic Consulting; Laurie Sue Leichman, McKinsey & Co Inc; Bob Lemmond, Wolters Kluwer; Bill Noorlander, BST America LLC


Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E353A

2:00pm CDT

Building a Greener Library

Ms. Ginnie Cooper, Director of the District of Columbia Public Library, has led the construction of several libraries using green materials and design. Her presentation will address the DC Public Library's involvement in building a greener future for our capital city.

SPEAKING:
Ginnie Cooper, District of Columbia Public Library

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS:
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/BuildingGreenerLibraryGCooper.pdf  


Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E351
 
Wednesday, July 18
 

8:00am CDT

Military Libraries Division Wednesday Networking Breakfast

Opportunity for attendees to share experiences, collaborate, and make new contacts at the beginning of the conference day.


Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S401D

10:00am CDT

Combat Memories: Collecting Veterans' Histories

The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress collects and preserves personal stories and other documents from America's war veterans. Robert Patrick will discuss the role that librarians play in this effort, focusing on the dual roles of many librarians who are both veterans and project facilitators.

MODERATING:
Monika Maslowski, Library of the Marine Corps

SPEAKING:
Robert Patrick; Library of Congress


Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E261

12:00pm CDT

Gov on the Go: Mobile Apps

Government information is now being made available on the go via smart phone applications.  This session will explore creating mobile applications using government information as well as one government library's experience evaluating mobile applications for use in an agency setting.

SPEAKING:
Heidi Peters, ARTI; Katrina Stierholz, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS: 
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/GovontheGoMobileAppsHPeters.pdf

 


Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

6:30pm CDT

Military Libraries Division Open House: Batter Up! An (Almost) MLB Experience

Batter Up! Wear your home team cap and jersey for (an almost) major league baseball experience. Military Libraries Division will host a baseball themed Open House - complete with Chicago hot dogs and beer - to wrap up SLA 2012.


Wednesday July 18, 2012 6:30pm - 9:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room B
 
Thursday, July 19
 

8:30am CDT

Pritzker Military Library Breakfast, Tour, and Author Talk

PRICE: $5.00 Member/ $5.00 Student Member/ $5.00 Non-Member

Take a private tour of the Pritzker Military Library with the Military Libraries Division. Enjoy a gourmet continental breakfast, tour the library, and enjoy a talk by Cyndee Schaffer, the author of "Mollie's War: the Letters of a WWII WAC in Europe."


Thursday July 19, 2012 8:30am - 12:00pm CDT
Pritzker Military Library 104 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603