Here is an updated list of programs, including a date and time for the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame Library and Archives tour. Four of our events this year are ticketed, and you can purchase the tickets when you register. If you've already registered, you can purchase the tickets separately. The Joint Poster Session and the Joint Division Reception are FREE but a ticket is required for head count purposes. The Foundation Center tour and dinner ticket is also FREE, but a ticket is required and each individual is responsible for their own dinner costs. The R&R HoF tour is $25, which includes transportation.Register before April 1 to get the early bird discount!Social Sciences & Humanities Roundtables Sunday, June 16, 9–10 am
Get to know the Social Sciences & Humanities Division and our sections by participating in roundtable discussions. Choose the Museum, Nonprofit, Labor Issues, or Geography & Map table - and you'll have the opportunity to switch tables during the session. Each table will have a leader to facilitate lively discussion.
Joint Poster Session Monday, June 17, 10:45–11:45 am Co-sponsored by the Academic Division and the Education Division
FREE ticketed event - make sure to select a ticket when you register!
The Joint Poster Session provides SLA members an opportunity to present their work in a relaxed and interactive setting. Attendees can view posters on a variety of topics and talk with the presenters.
Defending Democracy in the Digital Information Age Monday, June 17, 10:45–11:45 am Presented by the Military Libraries Division; co-sponsored by the Social Sciences & Humanities Division
The presenter, David Salvo, Deputy Director of the German Marshall Fund's Alliance for Securing Democracy, will focus on how authoritarian regimes have been exploiting social media platforms to undermine democratic institutions and destabilize democratic societies – and not just in the context of elections. As time allows, he will also discuss some solutions for various parts of society – government, the private sector, media, etc.
Joint Division Reception Monday, June 17, 7:15–9:15 pm Co-sponsored by the Transportation Division, Solo Librarians Division, and Government Information DivisionFREE ticketed event - make sure to select a ticket when you register!
Join the Social Sciences & Humanities, Solo, Government Information, and Transportation Divisions for our annual reception. Enjoy food and drinks while mingling with fellow attendees, and learn more about the participating divisions.
Digital Storytelling with Omeka and Curatescape Tuesday, June 18, 10:15–11:30 am Co-sponsored by the Information Technology Division
Curatescape is a web and mobile app framework for publishing location-based, multi-media narrative content using the Omeka content management system. It is used by libraries, universities, preservation groups, and cultural institutions around the world, helping researchers connect with local and global audiences. Learn about the development of this open source tool and how it is being implemented in communities around the world.
Cleveland Stories: Place-Based Writing Tuesday, June 18, 10:15–11:30 am
Cleveland Stories is a neighborhood-based writing program offered by Literary Cleveland. This session will include discussion of the program's design and implementation and a reading by a participant. Attendees will be inspired by this innovative community program and learn about our host city's neighborhoods.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library & Archives Tour Tuesday, June 18, 10 am-12 pm Museum Section program
Ticketed event - $25 includes transportation to the library (not the same as the museum location). Purchase your ticket when you register.
Staff of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will provide attendees with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Library & Archives, the world's most comprehensive collection of materials on rock & roll music. The mission of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock & roll. The Library & Archives furthers that mission through collecting, preserving and providing access to our resources for scholars, educators, students, journalists, and the general public to broaden the awareness and understanding of rock & roll, its roots, and its impact on society.
Data for Social Good: Tour of Foundation Center-Cleveland and Dinner in Playhouse Square Tuesday, June 18, Tour 5:30–6:45 pm, Dinner 7:15 pm Nonprofit Section programFREE ticketed event - make sure to select a ticket when you register!
Tour the Foundation Center-Cleveland office, followed by Dutch-treat dinner at a restaurant.