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Make Your Mark at ALA

At ProQuest, we believe libraries are extraordinary sources of inspiration for their users. And our unprecedented agenda of ALA sessions are designed to help you keep that tide of inspiration going.

From content to platforms to workflow tools, ProQuest is continually improving our products for you and your users. While you're in New Orleans, stop by booth 2230 and talk to us about your library's needs — and how we can help you create the best solutions.

Register for your favorite sessions today – they fill fast!


Alexander Street breakfast

An Unforgettable Breakfast with the Cast and Director of The Mountaintop

This year's Alexander Street Customer Appreciation Breakfast features live scenes from The Mountaintop, performed by the L.A. Theatre Works production's lead actors, Karen Malina White as Camae and Gilbert Glenn Brown as Dr. Marting Luther King, Jr.

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When: Sunday, June 24
Time: 7:15 am - 9:00 am
Where: Sheraton New Orleans – Armstrong Ballroom
Presenter: Shirley Jo Finney, Award-Winning International Director and Actress

Ebooks Workshop

Ebook Workshop: Innovation in Ebook Workflows Exploring Discovery, Acquisition, and Access

Use discovery enrichment to promote your library; explore multiple acqusition models; three powerful LibCentral features you should try; and more!

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When: Friday, June 22
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 201-202
Presenter: Kari Paulson, Vice President Market Development, Books-Market Development, Anna Bullard, Director Content Strategy Sr, Books-Market Development, Jed Reinitz, Director Product Management, Books-Product Management, and Laryssa Polika, Product Marketing Manager, Books-Product Marketing

 

VHA

Stories of the Archive: Hidden Treasures and Possibilities

Journey through the hidden treasures of the Visual History Archive – 55,000 audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of human atrocities.

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When: Saturday, June 23
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 227
Presenter: Badema Pitic, Ph.D, Visual History Archive Program Coordinator, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

Books and Ex Libris

Better Together: Optimizing Workflows for Librarians

Learn all the ways you'll save time and money as we integrate some of your favorite ProQuest and Ex Libris products.

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When: Saturday, June 23
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 227
Presenter: Audrey Marcus, Books VP of Product Management

 

Syndetics Unbound

Guide Researchers to the Right Sources - Fast! Transform Your Catalog with Syndetics Unbound

Learn how to enrich your catalog with recommendations, reviews, cover images, biographies, tags and more – paving your users' path to exploration and discovery.

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When: Sunday, June 24
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 227
Presenters: Jed Reinitz, Books Director of Product Management and Tim Spaulding, Founder of LibraryThing

OASIS

Simplifying Book and Video Acquisition for Academic Libraries: OASIS

See recent enhancements to ProQuest's web-based platform for search, selection, and ordering; give us feedback; and get a preview of what's next!

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When: Sunday, June 24
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 209
Presenter: Audrey Marcus, Books VP of Product Management

 

Focus Group

Focus Group: Dissertations & Theses

If you're a librarian who works with dissertations and theses – or a customer of ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global – join us to share your thoughts and receive a $25 gift card.

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When: Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, ProQuest Conference Room 4108
Presenter: Austin McLean, Director, Scholarly Communications and Dissertation Publishing

Ex Libris

Visit with Ex Libris at ALA Annual

Stop by the ProQuest booth to say hello to our Ex Libris colleagues, and check out the Ex Libris sessions.