When: Thursday, April 25 – Saturday, April 27, 2013
Where: UC Berkeley, Doe Memorial Library, Morrison Reading Room (Thursday & Saturday)
UC Berkeley, International House, Robert & Ida Sproul Room (Friday)
The Africana Librarians Council (ALC) was founded in 1957 as part of the African Studies Association (ASA) under the name Archives/Libraries Committee. The ALC continues today as an ASA-sponsored organization. Members of ASA whether they are librarians, archivists or documentalists working with materials from and about Africa or scholars interested in the preservation of or access to Africana may join the ALC.
UC Berkeley is hosting the ALC/CAMP Spring Meetings for the first time since 1987.
Jason M. Schultz, Librarian for Africana Collections
Previous ALC Spring Meetings:
Thursday April 25, 2013
2:00pm - 2:50pm: Public Tour of Doe & Moffitt Libraries
(Optional, for those not taking tour meet at the Doe Library North Entrance at 2:45pm for 3pm East Asian Library Tour)
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Tour: CV Starr East Asian Library
4:00pm - 4:30pm Viewing: South/Southeast Asian Collections Exhibit (Doe Library North Entrance)
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Opportunities & Challenges in International & Area Studies Library Collections: Lecture & Welcome Reception for the Africana Librarians Council/CAMP Spring Meetings
Location: Doe Memorial Library, Morrison Reading Room
Friday April 26, 2013
Africana Librarians Council Meetings
International House, Robert & Ida Sproul Room (2nd floor)
8:00am - 8:30am: ALC Executive
8:30am - 9:30am: Cataloging Committee
9:30am - 10:30am: Book Donations Committee
10:30am - 10:45am: Break
10:45am - 12:30pm: Bibliography Committee
12:30pm - 2pm: Lunch
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Title VI Libraries
3:00pm - 5:00pm: ALC Business Meeting
5:00pm - 5:30pm: ALC Executive Board
Saturday April 27, 2013
Cooperative Africana Materials Project Meetings
Doe Memorial Library, Morrison Reading Room
(Use Doe Library South Entrance)
8:45am - 9:00am: Welcome & Refreshments
9:00am - 12:00pm: Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) Meeting
2680 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Entire hotel (22 rooms) blocked for 3 nights, Thursday April 25th to Saturday April 27th.
Rate: $129 for Single Queen
Call 510-549-1000 to book and mention ALC Meeting w/ the UC Berkeley Library for the block rate.
**Must book by March 25th to ensure block rate.**
The Bancroft Hotel is located across the street from campus. It is one block from the International House (site of Friday's meetings), and a short walk from the Doe Library (site of Thursday's reception and Saturday's CAMP meeting). Continential breakfast included.
**Hotel does not have an elevator. Please book at the UC Berkeley Women's Faculty Club if you require an elevator.**
UC Berkeley Women's Faculty Club
6 rooms blocked for 3 nights, Thursday April 25th to Saturday 27th.
5 Deluxe Double (single occupancy) $120
1 Junior Queen $127
Call 510-642-4175, ask for Cina Chan and mention ALC Meeting w/ the UC Berkeley Library for block rate. Please give your payment information at the time of booking.
**Book by Thursday April 11th, 2013 to ensure block rate.**
**April 11th, 2013 is also the last day to cancel a room. Full payment is due if cancelled after this date per the Women's Faculty Club conference booking policy.**
The UC Berkeley Women's Faculty Club is located on campus, a short walk from the Doe Memorial Library and the International House meeting locations. Continental breakfast, a library, and other amenities are included.
Other Berkeley Hotel Options (No Rooms Blocked)
UC Berkeley Faculty Club
**Building does not have an elevator.**
Closest airport to UC Berkeley serving many direct flights from major US cities.
Roughly 45-60 minutes by car or BART to Berkeley from SFO.
Numerous restaurants are located within walking distance of the UC Berkeley, especially in downtown Berkeley around Shattuck Avenue, and in north Berkeley on Shattuck Avenue.
Oakland and San Francisco provide choices too numerous to list, many accessible to BART trains and other public transit. Oakland has a number of restaurants featuring food from the Horn of Africa and West Africa.
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