VRT at ALA Annual: Program, Cruise, More

Randy Pitman (vidlib@videolibrarian.com)
Thu, 17 May 2001 12:55:36 -0700 (PDT)

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Hi All,

Dates, times and places have been firmed up for Video Round Table =
activities at ALA. You might want to print this puppy out...

Sailing S.F. Bay and More:=20
VRT at ALA
ALA conference attendees will want to start marking up their day =
planners with the various video-related programs and fun events =
scheduled for June 16-18 in San Francisco. Here's the rundown:

Saturday, June 16, 9-10:30 a.m., Moscone Convention Center, Rm. =
238.--ALA Public Programs, National Video Resources and VRT present =
Reeling Them In: Viewing and Discussion Programs in Libraries: Learn =
about the roots of the Counter-culture, from the "Beats" to Rock 'n =
Roll, in a mini-demonstration of the ALA-National Video Resources-NEH =
viewing and discussion series "Post War Years, Cold War Fears," =
featuring the film "The Beat" from "David Halberstam's The Fifties." =
Learn how your library can offer scholar-led, video-based series for =
out-of-school adults. Other available series include subjects such as =
World War II, technology in the 20th century, and the American =
Presidency.

Saturday, June 16, 2-4 p.m., Moscone Convention Center, Rm. 133--ACRL =
Media Resources Committee will present Media Resources 101: a Primer. =
Media resource programs have changed dramatically over the last 10 =
years, not only in collections, but also in user expectations and =
demands. A panel of media librarians will use the ACRL "Guidelines for =
Media Resources in Academic Libraries" as a springboard for their =
remarks as they share their personal experiences in planning, budgeting, =
staffing, and collection development while juggling additional services =
of distance learning, digital initiatives and networked/satellite =
teleconferencing.

Sunday, June 17, 2-4 p.m., Grand Hyatt, San Francisco Rm.--VRT will =
present The Reel Nitty Gritty: Secrets of Video Librarianship Revealed. =
Aimed at both newcomers to video librarianship and librarians wishing to =
update their knowledge of key concepts and resources, this informative =
program will feature a series of topical circles moderated by veteran =
video librarians, addressing issues such as the nature of the video =
marketplace, selection and evaluation, copyright, access and censorship, =
and evolving digital media.

Sunday, June 17, 7-10 p.m., Pacific Maritime Dock, San Francisco =
Bay--VRT will host its annual gala on a chartered cruise of San =
Francisco Bay, with good food and drink, wonderful video and DVD door =
prizes (including Ken Burns' Jazz on DVD!) and a chance to peek at some =
of this year's ALA Notable Videos for Adults. Tickets are $25 =
non-members; $20 VRT members. Tickets are going fast, so make checks =
payable to "VRT" and mail to: Nell Chenault, VRT Treasurer, Media =
Resource Services, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Box 842033, 901 Park =
Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284-2033.=20

Monday, June 18, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cathedral Hill, Cathedral Hill B =
Rm.--VRT will hold its general business meeting.=20

Monday, June 18, 2-4 p.m., Hilton & Towers, Union Sq. 14 Rm.--The =
Notable Videos for Adults Committee will hold a general business =
meeting.=20

Also, if you do attend ALA, be sure to drop by the VRT table (T-4216) =
and say hi! VRT still has a handful of T-shirts for sale and buttons to =
give away.

Best,

Randy Pitman
VRT Chair
Publisher/Editor
Video Librarian
8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
Seabeck, WA 98380
Tel: (800) 692-2270; Fax: (360) 830-9346
Email: vidlib@videolibrarian.com
Web: www.videolibrarian.com

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Hi All,
 
Dates, times and places have been = firmed up for=20 Video Round Table activities at ALA. You might want to print this puppy=20 out...
 
Sailing S.F. Bay and More:
VRT at ALA

ALA conference attendees will want to start marking = up their=20 day planners with the various video-related programs and fun events = scheduled=20 for June 16-18 in San Francisco. Here’s the rundown:

Saturday, June 16, 9-10:30 a.m., Moscone = Convention=20 Center, Rm. 238.--ALA Public Programs, National Video Resources and = VRT=20 present Reeling Them In: Viewing and Discussion Programs in = Libraries:=20 Learn about the roots of the Counter-culture, from the "Beats" to Rock = 'n Roll,=20 in a mini-demonstration of the ALA-National Video Resources-NEH viewing = and=20 discussion series "Post War Years, Cold War Fears," featuring the film = "The=20 Beat" from "David Halberstam's The Fifties." Learn how your library can = offer=20 scholar-led, video-based series for out-of-school adults. Other = available series=20 include subjects such as World War II, technology in the 20th century, = and the=20 American Presidency.

Saturday, June 16, 2-4 p.m., Moscone = Convention=20 Center, Rm. 133--ACRL Media Resources Committee will present = Media=20 Resources 101: a Primer. Media resource programs have changed = dramatically=20 over the last 10 years, not only in collections, but also in user = expectations=20 and demands. A panel of media librarians will use the ACRL "Guidelines = for Media=20 Resources in Academic Libraries" as a springboard for their remarks as = they=20 share their personal experiences in planning, budgeting, staffing, and=20 collection development while juggling additional services of distance = learning,=20 digital initiatives and networked/satellite teleconferencing.

Sunday, June 17, 2-4 p.m., Grand Hyatt, San = Francisco=20 Rm.--VRT will present The Reel Nitty Gritty: Secrets of Video=20 Librarianship Revealed. Aimed at both newcomers to video = librarianship and=20 librarians wishing to update their knowledge of key concepts and = resources, this=20 informative program will feature a series of topical circles moderated = by=20 veteran video librarians, addressing issues such as the nature of the = video=20 marketplace, selection and evaluation, copyright, access and censorship, = and=20 evolving digital media.

Sunday, June 17, 7-10 p.m., Pacific Maritime = Dock, San=20 Francisco Bay--VRT will host its annual gala on a chartered cruise = of San=20 Francisco Bay, with good food and drink, wonderful video and DVD door = prizes=20 (including Ken Burns' Jazz on DVD!) and a chance to peek at some = of this=20 year's ALA Notable Videos for Adults. Tickets are $25 non-members; $20 = VRT=20 members. Tickets are going fast, so make checks payable to "VRT" and = mail to:=20 Nell Chenault, VRT Treasurer, Media Resource Services, James Branch = Cabell=20 Library, VCU Box 842033, 901 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284-2033.=20

Monday, June 18, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cathedral Hill, = Cathedral Hill=20 B Rm.--VRT will hold its general business meeting. Monday, June 18, 2-4 = p.m., Hilton=20 & Towers, Union Sq. 14 Rm.--The Notable Videos for Adults = Committee will=20 hold a general business meeting.

Also, if you do attend ALA, be = sure to=20 drop by the VRT table (T-4216) and say hi! VRT still has a handful of = T-shirts=20 for sale and buttons to give away.

Best,
 
Randy Pitman
VRT Chair
Publisher/Editor
Video=20 Librarian
8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
Seabeck, WA 98380
Tel: (800) = 692-2270;=20 Fax: (360) 830-9346
Email: vidlib@videolibrarian.comWeb: www.videolibrarian.com
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