We hope to see you at ALA in Chicago at the SAGE booth #650!

chicagoWhere has the year gone? Though it is hard to believe that it is already summer, the ALA annual conference is only 2 weeks away!

This year we have a variety of exciting and informative events throughout the duration of the conference at the SAGE Booth #650. In addition to some opportunities to learn about faculty outreach, how to be a Mover & Shaker, the current state of Reference, how to make Open Access work at your library, and some exciting changes for SAGE products, you will also have the chance to win tickets to a hilarious comedic event, a $100 Amazon gift card, and can walk away with a SAGE Canvas Bag. So make sure to pencil the booth schedule in your calendar and to rsvp using the links below.

Stop by our booth (#650) for the following events and demos:

Friday, June 28

5:30-7:00 p.m.  Opening Wine & Cheese Reception

Please join us for a glass of wine at our booth to celebrate the start of a great conference!

Saturday, June 29

10:00 a.m.  What do the 2012 Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey Results say about how you reach out to your faculty? Come discuss faculty outreach with Ithaka Program Director Roger Schonfeld. Breakfast will be served.

11:00 a.m. American Politics deciphered–CQ Databases

11:30 a.m.  Hundreds of research dilemmas: One solution–SAGE Knowledge and SAGE Navigator

1:00 p.m.  CQ Researcher–The New Look Revealed

1:30 p.m.  Movers & Shakers Dessert Reception–Come discuss library success stories with some of Library Journal’s recent “Movers & Shakers.”

2:30 p.m.    Taking the temperature of the reference collection: Survey results revealed

3:00 p.m.   Selecting the right research method–SAGE Research Methods

3:30 p.m.   Bringing Open Access to the social sciences–SAGE Open

4:00 p.m.  Hundreds of research dilemmas: One solution–SAGE Knowledge and SAGE Navigator

Sunday, June 30

9:30 a.m.  How to Make Open Access work in your library–Brunch and learn with Laura Bowering Mullen, Behavioral Sciences Librarian at Rutgers University

10:30 a.m. Hundreds of research dilemmas: One solution–SAGE Knowledge and SAGE Navigator

11:00 a.m.  Selecting the right research method–SAGE Research Methods

11:30 a.m. American Politics deciphered–CQ Databases

2:00 p.m.  Hundreds of research dilemmas: One solution–SAGE Knowledge and SAGE Navigator

2:30 p.m.  “The Laugh’s On Us, Sponsored by SAGE” ticket winners are announced: All Booth Scavenger Hunt players are invited to come back to find out if they won a pair of tickets.

3:00 p.m.    CQ Researcher–The New Look Revealed

3:30 p.m.  Numbers, charts, and graphs: Make sense of statistics–State Stats

Monday, July 1

9:30 a.m.  CQ Researcher–The New Look Revealed

10: 00 a.m.  Numbers, charts, and graphs: Make sense of statistics–State Stats

10:30 a.m.  Selecting the right research method–SAGE Research MethodsSAGE BAG

11:00 a.m.    Bringing Open Access to the social sciences–SAGE Open

11:30 a.m.    Hundreds of research dilemmas: One solution–SAGE Knowledge and SAGE Navigator

All SAGE product demonstration attendees will receive a free SAGE canvas bag and will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card. If you RSVP before the show, you will increase your chances to win!  (You must attend the demo to win.)

To RSVP now, click the links below:

Saturday Demos: http://sageatala13-a.eventbrite.com/#

Sunday Demos: http://sageatala13-b.eventbrite.com/#

Monday Demos: http://sageatala13-c.eventbrite.com/#

 

Let’s go on a scavenger hunt (for a chance to win)!

MS___B8Fhead redstripedw_mic super RTA (2)Stop by our booth to participate in a quick scavenger hunt for a chance to win! It’s simple – complete 3 out of the 4 tasks below in the SAGE booth and submit your Scavenger Hunt card for a chance to attend Sunday night’s hilarious comedic event!

  1. Sign our Library Graffiti wall
  2. Attend one of the product demonstrations or events listed above
  3. Say hello to one of the SAGE Sales Reps
  4. Answer a quick question on a Feedback Card

All Scavenger hunt players will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the hilarious comedians Paula Poundstone, Selena Coppock, Nicole Knepper, Sara Levine, Ross Mathews, and Paul Rudnick perform at “The Laugh’s On Us, sponsored by SAGE” on Sunday, June 30 from 5:30-7:30pm. Tickets at the door are $55 each, so don’t miss out on your chance to win a pair for free!

Winners will be announced Sunday at 2:30pm at the SAGE Booth (and to the winners via text), so make sure to come back!

 

Interested in taking part in a focus group?

Be our guest at ALA! Join SAGE for a lunchtime focus group with lively conversation about budgets, collections, pricing and how SAGE can partner with you.

Come enjoy a meal and lively conversation. RSVP today!

     
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