Join your federal colleagues during the 2013 ALA Annual Conference! New this year: the morning programs will be webcast; see details below!
All FAFLRT events will be held on Sunday, June 30.
8:30-10:00 am Careers in Federal Libraries - Focus on managing in challenging times and the changing roles of librarians, with Blane Dessy (FEDLINK), Nancy Faget (ARL), Robin Butterhof (LC), Wanda Davila-Barreto (FDA), and Nzinga Holley-Harris (DOJ-FBI Academy)
10:30-11:30 am Library Internships: Best Practices - Guidance from Linda Geisler (LC), Kathel Dunn (NLM), and Deborah Balsamo (EPA)
12:00-1:00 pm FAFLRT Awards Reception - Afternoon tea to celebrate FAFLRT accomplishments and honor our awardee, Katherine M. Chan
1:00-2:00 pm FAFLRT Membership Meeting - Guest speaker: Valerie Glenn, Government Documents Registry Analyst with the University of Michigan
On-site location: Exchange Room of the InterContinental Hotel, 505 North Michigan Avenue, the Magnificent Mile. Times are CDT.
8:30-10:00 am Careers in Federal Libraries
Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges of working in federal libraries. A panel representing a range of federal agencies and positions will discuss the changing role of librarians in the federal sector and what it takes these days to further your career in federal libraries; the impact of not just a shrinking budget, but non-existent budget; and the demands of relocating, downsizing, or even closing a library.
* Webcast link : http://login.icohere.com/FEDLINK?pnum=QLI35520
10:30-11:30 am Library Internships: Best Practices
This program will explore the pros and cons of interns in the library for both library and intern, and suggest best practices on how to attract and manage an intern.
* Webcast link: http://login.icohere.com/FEDLINK?pnum=ZKD35521
12:00-1:00 pm FAFLRT Awards Reception
Join us for afternoon tea to recognize the 2013 Cicely Phippen Marks scholarship awardee, Katherine M. Chan, and catch up with friends and colleagues.
1:00-2:00 pm FAFLRT Membership Meeting
The annual membership meeting for all members of the Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table, and others interested in federal librarianship. Guest speaker Valerie Glenn, Government Documents Registry Analyst, will talk about the government document registry work she is doing with the HathiTrust and University of Michigan. Meet the new officers for 2013! Persons interested in finding out more about FAFLRT are also welcome to attend.
* No password is required for webcasts. Be sure to check your computer settings prior to a webcast: http://icohere-meeting.net/WebConference/systemtest/
Librarian/Network Program Specialist
Library of Congress, FEDLINK
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