EBSS ALA Annual 2014 Programs, Events, and Meetings

EBSS activities at the ALA 2014 Annual Conference


There are lots of great events and programs sponsored by EBSS:


Meeting agendas will be posted as they become available.

As usual, the majority of our committees meet at our consolidated meeting on Saturday morning. Here is a basic outline for that meeting:

  • All-Committees Meeting.
    Sat June 28, 08:30 to 11:30am: LVH-Pavilion 11

This meeting is broken down as follows, unless your committee arranges differently:

  • 8:30-9:00: New leaders Orientation (for folks who will be new committee chairs for 2014-2015)
  • 9:00-9:15: Break and breakfast - EBSS will have light breakfast snacks (but bring your own coffee!)
  • 9:15-10:45: Welcome and then committee meetings
  • 10:45-11:15: Reporting out and wrap up

A few committees meet outside of the consolidated meeting. (If you don't see your Committee listed below, that means you are at the consolidated meeting above):

  • Education Research Libraries Forum.
    Friday June 27, 02:30 to 04:00 pm: BALLY-Bronze 1
  • Curriculum Materials Committee.
    Sunday June 29, 08:30 to 10:00 am: LVCC-N230
  • Social Work/Social Welfare Committee Meeting.
    Sunday June 29, 08:30 to 10:00 am: LVCC-N238
  • Conference Program Planning - San Francisco 2015 Committee Meeting.
    Sunday June 29, 10:30 to 11:30 am: LVCC-N223

And two EBSS committee meetings for the Executive committee and the Advisory Committee (Exec+current chairs of the EBSS Committees):

  • Advisory Council.
    Sunday June 29, 03:00 to 04:00 pm: BALLY-Palace 1
  • Executive Committee Meeting.
    Mondayn June 30, 08:30 to 10:00 am: LVCC-N221


A sampling of great presentations from our incredibly active community.

  • Jennifer Fabbi/Lesley Farmer will present on:
    “Common Core State Standards and General Education: Information Literacy Connects the Dots”
    Saturday, June 28, 1:00 to 2:30 pm: LVCC-N253
  • Mona Anne Niedbala will give a poster entitled:
    ''Tailor it to their needs and they will come: Designing information literacy instruction for large class settings''
    Saturday, June 28, 2:30 to 4:00 pm: LVCC, Exhibit Hall, Table 4
  • Rachel Wadham will give a poster entitled:
    "So You Think You are Information Literate?: Assessing Pre-Service Teachers Information Literacy Skills"
    Saturday, June 28, 2:30 to 4:00 pm: LVCC, Exhibit Hall, Table 17
  • Lesley Farmer will give an poster for WGSS on:
    “Technology Impact on New Adult Behavior about Health Information: Focus on Gender Issues"
    Saturday, 6/28 at 4:00 to 5:00 pm: LVCC-N115
  • Joyce Garczynski will present on:
    “Are You Taking a Gamble on Your Academic Library Career by Having a Baby (or Two)?” a session that explores what the research says about the impact of having children on an individual’s academic library career.
    Monday, June 30, 10:30 to 11:30 am: LVCC-N258
  • Anne Driscoll, Cynthia Crosser, Karen Downing, Qunying Li, Robyn Reid will present an Ignite Monday session on:
    "Campus Collaborations!"
    Monday, June 30, from 11:30 am to 12:00 noon: LVCC-N239/241