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Welcome to the Official Wiki of the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, CA.

The 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, CA, from January 7-11, 2011 was a great success. Thanks to all attendees and exhibitors for a very positive, productive meeting and to the people of San Diego for being such wonderful hosts. Visit the American Libraries Midwinter Tracker for news, features, photos and video from around the meeting. Be sure to tag your own posts and uploads with the official hashtag: #alamw11.

Topics

Welcome to San Diego: 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting Preview
Midwinter_HelpDesks | Updated Midwinter 2011 Schedule (as of December 27, 2010) (pdf, 330KB) | Conference Scheduler (formerly known as the Event Planner) | What's Happening from Mary Ghikas (229KB, PDF)

General Information
Accessibility | ALA Office | ALA Store | Boopsie mobile app | Children and Childcare | Coat Check | Cognotes-Daily Meeting Newspaper | First Aid in the Conference Center | Internet Cafe and Internet Room | Interpreting Services | Literature Distribution Area | Onsite Meeting Changes | Map | Membership Services | Message Center | Midwinter Meeting Policy | New Mothers Room | Placement Center | Postal Services | Program Addendum‎ | Registration Hours | Reprographics | Shuttle Bus - Sponsored by Gale | Smoking Rule | Wireless

Association Work
ALA Acronyms | ALA Committees | ALA-APA Committees | Council and Executive Board | Divisional Committees | Division Events and Happenings | Financial Meetings | Forums & Symposia | Freedom to Read Foundation | Interest Groups | Joint Committees | Presidental Initiatives | Round Table Committees | Task Forces | Washington Office Update

Connecting With Other Attendees
Event Planner | Events for First-Timers | For Job Seekers | Chapter Events | Parties/Receptions | Events with Food | Speakers | Other Activities | Unofficial Events | Special Ticketed Events | Roommates | Attendee Schedules | Networking Uncommons | Remixing Libraries: #ALAMW11 Unconference

Discussion and Interest Groups
Discussion Groups | Pre-Midwinter Institutes | Interest Groups | Special Events

In The Exhibits
ALA Store - now in the exhibits! | Booth Events and Author Events | Location and Hours | List of Exhibitors | Opening Reception | Spotlight on Adult Literature | Pop Top Stage | Postal Services | Wrap Up - Rev Up Closing Event

Youth Media Awards
When and Where | The Results

San Diego Guide
Tips for Getting Around | More Dining in San Diego | Attractions, Museums and Libraries | | What's Going On | Entertainment and Activities | Hotels | Vegan and Vegetarian Dining | Dining Guide from American Libraries | Map | Wifi | Google Map of Conference Hotels and Bus Shuttle Routes | Map of Conference Hotels (PDF) | The Convention Center | SDPL's Guide to San Diego Information Sources

Sharing

American Libraries Midwinter Coverage at http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/alamw11
Follow all the blogs, tweets, photos and video from around Midwinter in one easy place.

Facebook ALAMW11 Event
Flickr - alamw11 Group
YouTube - ALA Channel
Twitter
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Follow us at @alamw

Get the #alamw11 Twibbon at http://twibbon.com/cause/2011-ALA-Midwinter-Meeting/Join

Hashtags

Index of ALA Units on Twitter

The official hashtag for the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting is #alamw11
Youth Media Awards is #ALAyma
Networking Uncommons is #unalamw11
RUSA Midwinter Book & Media Awards is #rusaawards
ALA Committee on Professional Ethics is #alaethics
The World (and Jason Griffey) Interviews Vernor Vinge from LITA is #alamw_vinge
Money Smart Week @ Your Library, Sunday, January 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m. #moneysmartweek
LITA Top Tech Trends is #alamwttt
Free stuff around Midwinter = #alafree (see http://wp.me/prNJL-8Z)

Chapter-related Hashtags

International Council of Library Association Executives #iclae
Chapter Relations Committee #crc
Chapter Relations Task Force #chapterrelationstaskforce
Chapter Councilor #chaptercouncilor
The Chapter Leaders Forum, Friday, January 7, 2011, 9:30am–4:00 p.m., Marriott, Balboa 7 #chapterleadersforum

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