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Wednesday, November 7
 

9:00am

Morning Preconference: Collection Development and Acquisitions Policies and Procedures – Do They Meet the Needs of Today’s Academic Library Environment?

With recent vast changes in formats, purchase/subscription options, and funding sources, many librarians are wondering if their existing policies, procedures, and processes are meeting their library’s needs in the current environment.

In this presentation and workshop participants will be introduced to the entire allocation, acquisitions and collection development process at the Dean B. Ellis Library of Arkansas State University.  The discussion will begin with a presentation of the annual collection development calendar utilized by the Ellis Library, followed by an overview of the formula-based allocation process utilized there.  The materials selection process and overall budgeting principles will also be presented.

A central theme of the initial presentation will be how these processes have changed in recent years due to the changing academic library scene.
Bailey and Creibaum will then lead attendees in a lively discussion and information sharing session to identify a variety of practices utilized by institutions of varying sizes and missions.  Information gathered will be used in the development of a major survey to be conducted by the presenters, which they anticipate presenting at a future Charleston Conference.

Attendees will be exposed to a number of ideas for improving collection development and acquisitions policies and procedures in their libraries and will leave the session with a greater understanding of the variety of processes available to academic libraries.

Speakers
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Jeff Bailey

Library Director, Arkansas State University
A native of Dayton, Ohio, Jeff Bailey was recently appointed Director of the Dean B. Ellis Library of Arkansas State University after leading the library for three years in an interim capacity.  In his twenty-one year academic library career, Jeff has held positions in both public and technical services.  Jeff received his MSLS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania when online searching was limited to Dialog and BRS.  He was a key player in the original development of Arkansas...
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Linda Creibaum

Acquisitions and Serials Librarian, Arkansas State University
Linda Creibaum grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and has spent most of her life in the Mid-South.  She was among the first to get a degree via distance education, an MSLS from the University of Illinois.  Linda has worked in a variety of library positions, including Solo Librarian and Instructional Services Librarian, in several states, and very much enjoys the challenges of being Acquisitions Librarian at Arkansas State University.

Wednesday November 7, 2012 9:00am - 12:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

9:00am

Morning Preconference: Negotiating with Vendors

The introduction of digital content created a new link in the information chain:  the license. Almost every librarian responsible for arranging  electronic access to information has had to review or negotiate not just prices but contractual terms, adding hours -- sometimes frustrating hours at that -- to the process of buying materials.  But few have legal training, and most non-sales people haven't spent a lot of time thinking about what underpins successful negotiations.  Negotiating with Vendors brings together librarians and vendors -- plus a lawyer or two -- to help you prepare for these discussions.  You'll come away with a better understanding of why licenses matter, and how to use them to safeguard your rights and ensure that both party's obligations are made clear.  Some of the dizzying legalese will come into focus, and armed with fresh insights you'll be able to approach license discussions with less anxiety and doubt.

Speakers
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N. Bernard “Buzzy” Basch

President, Basch Subscriptions
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Rick Burke

Executive Director, SCELC
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Adam Chesler

Director of Library Relations, Business Expert Press / Momentum Press
Adam manages library relations, including sales and community outreach, for Business Expert Press and Momentum Press, two new companies which publish ebooks for business students and engineering professionals, respectively.  Previously he was Content Director for the American Society for Training and Development; prior to that, he held sales, customer relations, and customer service positions at the American Chemical Society; and customer relations, marketing, sales, and content...
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Jill Grogg

Electronic Resources Librarian and Professor, The University of Alabama Libraries
Jill Grogg is the Electronic Resources Coordinator at The University of Alabama (UA) Libraries, where she holds the rank of professor. Grogg has published widely, including articles, book chapters, and Library Technology Reports (American Library Association). She co-authored A Librarian’s Guide to Negotiation: Winning Strategies for the Digital Age (Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2012). A full list of publications and presentations is available at http://www.wedogg.com. Grogg was awarded...
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Ward Shaw

Independent Investor
Ward Shaw is a private investor and frequent contributor within the scholarly information community. Previously, he founded and owned the CARL Corporation and UnCover Inc., and served as Chairman and CEO of those companies. He was Executive Director of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, Associate Director of Libraries at the University of Denver, and at Colby College. He holds degrees from Hamilton College, Simmons College, and an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Northern...
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Bruce Strauch

The Citadel, Professor of Business Law
Bruce Strauch, J.D. is a Professor of Business Law and Director of the Citadel Mentors Program. He holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill and Oxford, is extensively published in the field of copyright and trademark, is the author of nine novels and the publisher of a trade journal of the scholarly publishing industry. His wife Katina is the founder of the Charleston Conference and Assistant Dean for Technical Services and Collection Development at the College of Charleston (SC) Libraries; his son is...
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Wednesday November 7, 2012 9:00am - 12:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

9:00am

Morning Preconference: Swimming in a Whirlpool: A Frank Discussion of e-Book Programs, Problems and Possibilities

Notes from Julie Blake, OhioLINK

Join us for a preconference session that we hope will be a candid and frank discussion of e-books presented by librarians who are currently using the various e-book programs chronicling their experiences.   In the audience will be representatives from the major e-book vendors who will be there to field questions and comment. We want to encourage and expect the sort of spirited dialogue for which Charleston is known and that good information will result.  

Speakers
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Kristin Antelman

Associate Director for the Digital Library, North Carolina State University
Kristin Antelman is Associate Director for the Digital Library at NCSU Libraries.   She has long been interested in issues related to serials and electronic resource management. She is NCSU’s representative on the Kuali OLE Functional Council and is PI on a new collaborative project between Kuali OLE and JISC to build a Global Open KnowledgeBase.
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Julie Blake

OhioLINK
Julie is the Assistant Director for Electronic Licensing at OhioLINK, a consortium of approximately 90 academic libraries in Ohio. She earned a Master’s in Library Science from Indiana University and a Master’s in Business Administration from St. Cloud State University. A native Ohioan, she worked at academic libraries in reference, electronic resources, administration, collection development and acquisitions/licensing in North Carolina, Minnesota, and Maryland before returning...
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Nancy Gibbs

Head, Acquisitions Department, Duke University Libraries
Nancy Gibbs is head of Acquisitions at Duke University Libraries, The department is responsible for ordering all monographs, serials, periodicals and electronic resources and orders, receives, and catalogs non-Roman language materials. She has held positions at Penn State University Libraries as a Reference Librarian and Head of Personnel; Auburn University as a Humanities Cataloger and Approval Plan Librarian; and at North Carolina State University Libraries as Asst Head and Head of...
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Jeanne Harrell

Collection Development Operations & Acquisitions Services, Texas A&M University
Jeanne Harrell is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Monograph & Automated Acquisitions for the Texas A&M University Libraries in College Station, Texas.  She has been a member of the library faculty at Texas A&M for twenty-seven years.  She has been active in both the Texas Library Association and the American Library Association in leadership roles since 1985, and has published primarily in the area of library acquisitions, most recently in fund accounting and...
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October Ivins

Principal and Consultant, Ivins eContent Solutions
October was an academic librarian for 20 years at UNC and LSU, and was an executive at two Boston area publishing services dot coms.  She is an independent consultant to publishers and other content providers, associations, libraries, and consortia.  Projects typically include market research, product and license development, pricing, and/or marketing strategy.  She earned both BA and MLS degrees at UNC-Chapel Hill and completed PhD coursework in LIS (digital libraries and the...
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Jack Montgomery

Western Kentucky University, Professor, Collection Services Coordinator
Jack G. Montgomery was born in Columbia, South Carolina. He earned his B.A. from the University of South Carolina, his MLS at the University of Maryland–College Park in 1987.  First, as a law librarian he worked in acquisitions, serials, and collection development in academic law libraries in Virginia, Ohio, and Missouri. Montgomery then made the transition to the general academic library and to Western Kentucky University in 1998 where he is a Professor and/Collection Services Coordinator...
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Wednesday November 7, 2012 9:00am - 12:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

9:00am

O'Reilly Mini Tools of Change (TOC) for Publishing

Full program available online at http://oreilly.com/minitoc-charleston.html.

O'Reilly Media's Tools of Change and BiblioLabs in cooperation with The Charleston Conference presents Mini TOC Charleston, a one day event of conversation focusing on the thriving publishing, tech, and bookish-arts community.

Mini TOC Charleston is geared at librarians, large & small publishers, self-published authors, creative collectives, information hobbyists, journalists, historians, bloggers, or online experts seeking a better understanding what ubiquitous content means for the future of commercial publishing.

Our definitions and expectations of what commercial publishing is have changed over the past ten years. Today, anyone can publish; and beyond the philosophical reaction to whether this is "good or bad", the practical reality of managing today's information stream presents unprecedented challenges and opportunities. Content has become omnipresent. Developing efficient and high-value commercial systems for interested customers and content creators to share at the right time is the art and business of the future. What does this mean for the future of publishing?

What is a Mini TOC?

So, you may be asking yourself, what is a mini TOC? Well, for one — it's smaller than the "big" TOC held in New York every year. The attendance for Mini TOC's are limited — at Mini TOC Charleston, we'll have a maximum crowd of 300 smart people. And small is good. While the focus at Mini TOC is on the intersection of technology and publishing — just like at the "big" TOCs — at Mini TOC the crowd is small, the atmosphere is intimate and informal, and all the emphasis is on attendees and presenters sharing the conversation.

Program Lineup

We're still developing and adding to the program, but sessions confirmed so far include:

  • Libraries in the 21st Century: Panel Discussion on the role of Librarian as Curator
  • Challenges and Opportunities in an Age of Ubiquitous Content
  • The Importance of Being Earnest: Why Style and Voice Matter in a world Crowded with Content
  • The Age of Avocation: Creativity and Commerce
  • You Still have to Sell Something: Global Perspectives on Content Creation & Distribution
  • Device Agnostic: Sharing Content and Collaboration Across Platforms
Wednesday November 7, 2012 9:00am - 3:35pm
The Hippodrome (360 Concord St., Suite 100 Charleston, SC 29401)

9:00am

All Day Preconference - Shared Print Monographs: Making It Work

To date, shared print programs have focused largely on journals. Initiatives from WEST, CIC, ASERL and others have demonstrated the savings, efficiency and collection security possible through structured collaboration.

Monographs pose a different challenge. Books far outnumber journals, and each title-level decision to share or withdraw yields little space. New tools and approaches are evolving to make shared print programs work for books. The keys are to aggregate and analyze data, to develop robust policies and business models, and to utilize library-defined rules. Two recent initiatives are noteworthy:

In March 2012, the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) and Sustainable Collection Services (SCS) completed a shared print pilot project with seven Michigan academic libraries. Monograph collections ranged in size from 160,000 to 1.2 million volumes. This Shared Print Initiative (SPI) resulted in 534,000 withdrawal candidates, while retaining two print copies of all titles within the group.

The Maine Shared Collections Strategy (MSCS) includes 8 of Maine’s largest libraries, plus the state’s consortium: Maine InfoNet. The group is several months into a 3-year project to develop a statewide program for shared management of print collections—including monographs. Participating libraries will collaborate on storage, retention, and preservation decisions.

Please join us to learn more about these pioneering projects. Topics will include:

• Managing data from multiple ILS systems
• Normalizing bibliographic, item, and circulation data
• Developing and refining withdrawal and retention criteria 
• Improving decisions with data
• Allocating withdrawal and retention responsibility
• Recovering from errors
• Maintaining momentum and flexibility
• Developing an MOU
• Managing and growing the group
• Moving from project to practice
• Managing campus relations

12 shared print veterans from pilot libraries, MCLS, SCS, and MSCS will share their respective viewpoints, offering practical steps for moving forward. To paraphrase Stephen Colbert, the day’s message will be: ‘We Are Shared Monographs (And So Can You!).’

Speakers
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Andy Breeding

Partner, Sustainable Collection Services
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Barbara Cockrell

Associate Dean for Collections, Western Michigan University
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Randy Dykhuis

Executive Director, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)
Randy Dykhuis is Executive Director of the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services, a nonprofit, membership organization that provides libraries in Michigan and Indiana with a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing and technical support for electronic resources. He has held that position since February 2010. Prior to that, he was Executive Director for the Michigan Library Consortium, a position he held from August 1995 through February 2010. Prior...
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Ruth Fischer

Partner, Sustainable Collection Services
Ruth was born in Washington, DC. She graduated from Earlham College with a B.A in American Frontier History and she holds a Masters in Education from Penn State. For many years prior to the start of SCS, Ruth was one of the R's in R2 Consulting, analyzing library workflows, organizational structures, and management strategies. Throughout the 1990s, she was a key contributor at YBP Library Services in the design and implementation of approval plans, cataloging and shelf-preparation services...
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Scott Garrison

Dean of Libraries, Ferris State University
Scott Garrison is Dean of the Ferris Library for Information, Technology, and Education at Ferris State University. His focus is leveraging the flux, uncertainty and disruption libraries and their institutions face, existing and new tools and user behavior, and key relationships across campuses and regions to foster greater user, library, and institutional success.
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Pamela Grudzien

Head of Technical Services, Central Michigan University
Pamela has many years of library experience in public services, collection development, resource sharing, and more recently, technical services.  This varied experience has provided her with a well-rounded perspective of academic library services, challenges, and opportunities. Her latest projects include a Technical Services workflow analysis and reorganization plan as well as involvement in the statewide shared print project called MI SPI.
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Clement Guthro

Director of Libraries, Colby College
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Robert Kelly

Collection Development Librarian, Eastern Michigan University
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Rick Lugg

Partner, Sustainable Collection Services
Rick has worked with academic libraries since 1983. As a consultant and vendor, he has written approval  plans, streamlined workflows, evaluated collections, and designed library-friendly products and services. He holds an MLIS from Simmons College.  In 2007, Rick saw a growing need to weed monographs collections—responsibly, intelligently, and efficiently. His interest in this unlikely topic is partly karmic: having spent the first half of his career putting books into...
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Deborah Rollins

Head, Collection Services, University of Maine
Deb Rollins is the Head of Collection Services at the University of Maine and co-PI for the IMLS-funded Maine Shared Collections Strategy project http://www.maineinfonet.net/mscs/. She is responsible for overall collection development and acquisitions at UMaine, and also manages group licenses for the seven-campus University of Maine System and the Maine State Library’s statewide MARVEL! resources http://libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/.  Deb earned her MLS from...
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Doug Way

Head of Collections and Scholarly Communications, Grand Valley State University
Doug Way is the Head of Collections and Scholarly Communications at Grand Valley State University, where he previously held positions as Head of Liberal Arts Programs and as Government Documents Librarian. Doug has written and spoken extensively on the use of academic library collections, collection management and scholarly communications. He holds a Master’s degree from Wayne State University in Library and Information Science and resides in western Michigan with his wife and three children.

10:30am

11:00am

Vendor Showcase

List of Participating Vendors and Booth Numbers

Alphabetical Listing of Vendors

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with over 1,300 collection development, acquisitions, and electronic resources professionals from around the country and internationally. This year’s 32nd Annual Charleston Conference features an exciting list of speakers and, for the 13th year, back by popular demand, the Charleston Vendor Showcase — your chance to show your latest electronic products and services to a target audience of library buyers.

** New Extended Hours ** 
Show Date & Time: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 — 11:00 am to 6:00 p.m.

Location: Francis Marion Hotel, Carolina Ballroom 
387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

 


Wednesday November 7, 2012 11:00am - 6:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:00pm

Vendor Showcase Lunch

Join us at the Showcase for an open lunch buffet for all conference and preconference attendees. Food and beverage stations will be set up inside the Carolina Ballroom, outside both ballroom entrances, and inside the Calhoun Room. 

 

Wednesday November 7, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

1:00pm

Afternoon Preconference: COUNTER at 10: Evolving Measures of Journal Impact, Value and Utility

Hazel Woodward's Slides             Paul Wouter's Slides

Since it was launched in 2002, COUNTER has become an established standard that librarians worldwide now use to help them assess the value and utility of the journals in their collections. COUNTER-based metrics such as ‘cost-per-download’ have been used to compare the value of journals from different vendors. Yet, in the last decade the way online journals are structured and accessed has changed significantly and we must ask if the traditional, COUNTER-based usage statistics now provide sufficient insights into the usage of today’s online journals. Researchers are, after all, developing new activities such as blogging and twittering. Should we be measuring these and other forms of activity beyond item downloads, searches, etc? Would reporting content downloads at the sub-article level provide clarity or confusion?

For an even longer period, ISI citation data have been used as a basis for measuring the impact and influence, not only of journals, but also of individual authors and their institutions. What role will citation measures have in the future?

More recently, some novel forms of impact measurement – altmetrics- have emerged, that are both impressive and startling, and which attempt to provide new insights and alternatives to traditional  measures, such as the number of readers, tags used, bookmarks, comments and threads, blogging and tweets. A pioneer in this area has been PLoS, and as yet few other publishers have developed a large suite of altmetrics.

The transformation of scholarly communication into a variety of digital networked forms has created both challenges and opportunities for the evaluation of the impact of research. The aim of this pre-conference is to provide a forum for the discussion of new ways of assessing the scientific and social impact of research publications and to identify possible future directions for such metrics.

Speakers
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Mayur Amin

Director of Research, Elsevier
Mayur heads a global Research and Relations group at Elsevier and is based in Oxford.  He has been involved in scholarly publishing for over 30 years, initially with Pergamon and then with Elsevier. His early interest in the communication needs of the scholarly community was formed through the management of journal programmes and then, in the late 80s, through early experimentation with new publishing technologies. Since 1990, Mayur has developed a range of research programmes ranging...
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Richard Cave

Director of IT and Computer Operations, PLOS
Richard oversees the I.T. Operations and Development teams at PLOS. When he joined PLOS in 2005, the I.T. department consisted of two web producers and a few decrepit servers. Fast forward to 2012 - the team now consists of almost twenty employees including developers, support technicians and system administrators. The I.T. Operations and Development teams oversee the internal infrastructure for the PLOS organization, the platform for the PLOS products and development of Ambra, an open source...
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Carol Tenopir

Professor at the School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
A frequent speaker at professional conferences and prolific author, Carol Tenopir is a Chancellor's Professor and Director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies at the University of Tennessee. She is on the Board of Directors for project COUNTER and the Principal Investigator for research projects that investigate measuring the value and outcomes from scholarly reading and data management.
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Berenika Webster

Product Manager, Thomson Reuters
Dr Berenika M. Webster is a Product Manager for the Thomson Reuters Scientific.  She is responsible for the development of two research analytics products: InCites and Research in View.  Berenika holds a Masters degree in Information Science from University of Western Ontario and PhD in bibliometrics from Warsaw University.    She has 15 years of experience in bibliometrics research and consultancy work in UK and Australia.  Her bibliometric work focuses on...
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Hazel Woodward

Director, Information Power
Until 2012, Hazel had spent her entire career in academic libraries, latterly as Director of Libraries at Cranfield University, UK. She is now a Director of Information Power, a consultancy company which works with both publishers and libraries on management and strategy issues. Hazel has been very active within the information community, serving on a wealth of committees such as UKSG, JISC Collections, and ICOLC. She is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of COUNTER. Hazel also...
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Paul Wouters

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, University of Leiden

Wednesday November 7, 2012 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

1:00pm

Afternoon Preconference: Positive Trends in Sustainability? Emerging Approaches to Archiving Licensed Databases

Libraries invest millions of dollars annually in commercially produced research databases. How can affordable, persistent access to these costly digital resources be ensured? What specific archiving and replacement provisions do the various database publishers currently offer? Is persistence now a standard to be expected? What innovations can libraries and researchers expect in the near future?     

Speakers:

  • Introduction:  Marie Waltz, Center for Research Libraries, on core expectations and recent developments in trusted digital repositories.
  • Tim Babbitt, Senior Vice President, Platform Management, ProQuest, on ProQuest’s development of a sustainable platform for long-term content management.
  • Stephanie Orphan, Publisher Relations Manager, Portico, on the operational and business model impact of Portico’s program to archive digitized collections of historical materials.
  • Caitlin Tillman, Head, Collection Development, University of Toronto Libraries and Chair of the OCUL (Ontario Council of University Libraries) Information Resources Committee.  Speaking on Scholars Portal, an academic-based digital repository locally hosting licensed content.
  • Comments: Aisha Harvey, Head, Collection Development, Duke University, on a collections officer’s viewpoint of how and whether these trends influence local investment decisions currently, and how they might in the future.

 

The CRL Global Resources Forum is a platform for analysis and expertise which enables research libraries to make informed decisions and optimize returns on their investment in traditional and digital collections.

Speakers
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Timothy Babbitt

SVP, Platform Management, ProQuest
Tim Babbitt is Senior Vice President, ProQuest Platforms and is responsible for bringing innovation to platform content and tools that support researchers across the entire lifecycle of their research. Prior to joining ProQuest in 2009, Babbitt served as the Chief Information Officer at JSTOR. In addition, Babbitt has been on the business school faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has also taught at the University of...
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Aisha Harvey

Head, Collection Development, Duke University Library
Aisha Harvey joined Duke University Libraries in 2002.  In her current position as the Head of Collection Development, Aisha provides leadership, vision and strategic direction for the Duke University Libraries in the development and management of the libraries’ collections.  In 2011, Aisha served as the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries’ (ASERL) first Visiting Program Officer to lead the development of a cooperative journal retention program in the southeast region.  Prior...
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Stephanie Orphan

Publisher Relations Manager, Portico
Stephanie Orphan is responsible for maintaining and expanding publisher participation in the Portico preservation service to ensure ongoing growth and sustainability of the Portico archive. She joined Portico as publisher content coordinator in 2007 and brings a strong understanding of publishing platforms, metadata, and packaging formats to her role as publisher relations manager, as well as significant relationship management experience. | |      | Prior to joining...
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Caitlin Tillman

Head, Collection Development, University of Toronto Libraries
A graduate of the University of Michigan, Caitlin Tillman has worked in libraries in Canada, the United States, and Italy.  She is currently the Head of Collection Development for the University of Toronto Libraries. | | |
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Marie Waltz

Center for Research Libraries
Marie-Elise Waltz began working at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) in 2002.  Ms. Waltz attended Indiana University, where she received an MLS and St John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Prior to working at CRL she worked at Concordia University, PepsiCo and the San Diego County Public Law Library. Since 2006 she has worked on auditing and assessment of digital repositories for institutions who have engaged CRL independently, and through grant projects funded by the Andrew...
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Wednesday November 7, 2012 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

1:00pm

Afternoon Preconference: Serials Resource Management

How does one manage the libraries resources when we are adding new faculty, new courses the number of students and we are told cut our materials budget. Learn some approaches from your colleagues.

Speakers
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N. Bernard “Buzzy” Basch

President, Basch Subscriptions
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Rick Burke

Executive Director, SCELC
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Patrick Carr

Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions, East Carolina University
Patrick Carr is Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions at East Carolina University’s Joyner Library. Prior to starting at East Carolina University in 2008, he worked in serials librarian positions at Mississippi State University for three and a half years. Patrick holds an MLS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, an MA in English from the University of Rochester, and a BA from St. Bonaventure University. He is a frequent contributor to the professional literature and...
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Leigh Ann DePope

Serials/Electronic Services Librarian, Salisbury University
Leigh Ann DePope is the Serials/Electronic Services Librarian at Salisbury University. She is responsible for all aspects of serials and electronic resource management. She has serials experience in both public and academic libraries. Leigh Ann has earned her MLS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the Pennsylvania State University.
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Julia Gammon

University of Akron
Julia Gammon is Head of the Acquisitions Department at the University of Akron. Active in the library community, Ms. Gammon was President of NASIG and is involved in ACRL, ALA and ALCTS committees. She was co-editor of Advances in Serials Management and is on the editorial board for Serials Review and Library Collections Acquisitions and Technical Services. On a regional level, she is currently chair of the OhioLINK Collection Building Task Force a key committee in Ohio’s statewide library...
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Gracemary Smulewitz

Rutgers University
Gracemary Smulewitz is the Head of Distributed Technical Services at Rutgers University Libraries.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Library Science from Rutgers University.  Ms. Smulewitz has worked with serials for over 26 years and the latest 10 years with electronic resources.  Gracemary heads the Distributed Technical Services Department which has realigned operations to meet the demands of the electronic...
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Susan Zappen

Skidmore College
Susan Zappen became Head of Technical Services at Skidmore College's Lucy Scribner Library in 1995 and became Associate College Librarian for Collections in 2001. She has been attending the Charleston Conference nearly every year since 1989, the year Hurricane Hugo tried but failed to stop the conference. Susan enjoys opera as well as ballroom dancing with her husband. She is a Red Hat Society member and firmly believes that chocolate is the most important food group!  

Wednesday November 7, 2012 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:30pm

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by the Charleston Information Group LLC

Wednesday November 7, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

4:00pm

Charleston Vendor Showcase Reception

Join us for happy hour: a wine and cheese reception inside the Charleston Vendor Showcase. 

Sponsored by Springer and the Charleston Information Group

Wednesday November 7, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:00pm

Juried Product Development Forums

The Forums are focus groups designed for publishers and vendors to gather market input from librarians on the development of a particular product or service, and for librarians to discuss market issues with publishers and vendors invited to participate in a forum.

The Forum sessions for librarians are intended for library staff and will be closed to other publishers and vendors. Invitations will be sent to registered library workers by email, and there will be a staffed sign-up table at the Conference for attendees to register on-site. In addition, publishers & vendors may invite their customers to sign up for this event. Distributors, consultants or individuals from other companies will be admitted if the participating publisher or vendor has added their name to the list of attendees for their session.

Publishers and vendors have a unique opportunity for feedback from librarians regarding the design, features, feasibility or pricing of a particular product or service that addresses internal debates and shortens the sales cycle.

Wednesday November 7, 2012 5:00pm - 6:15pm
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6:00pm

Ignite Charleston

FREE admission to all Charleston Conference attendees with their conference badge!

For more information: http://www.bibliolabs.com/ignite-event/

Enlighten Us, But Make it Quick!

Charleston, South Carolina has come onto the radar screen of the world. With a rich culture, history, landscape and a vibrant economic climate, it is a beautiful place to live, work and create. Chosen this year as America’s top travel destination by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, it shows no signs of slowing down. Charleston’s arts, dining & music scenes are among the best in the world, with an attitude that mixes Deep South hospitality with punk rock defiance. In the last decade a thriving technology scene has also emerged — including a world-class, city-funded technology incubator (the Charleston Digital Corridor) and numerous start-ups pushing into new areas of web and mobile product development.

Join some of the media world’s top thinkers, influencers and technology luminaries as we show off the best Charleston has to offer in the engaging Ignite format.

What is Ignite?

Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just 5 minutes.  Get more info or purchase Tools of Change tickets at http://oreilly.com/minitoc-charleston.html.

Ignite is a fundraiser to help support Creative Parliament’s efforts to grow Charleston’s creative talent and culture. All proceeds from tickets sales will be matched by BiblioLabs.

Wednesday November 7, 2012 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Charleston Music Farm (32 Ann Street, Charleston, SC 29403)
 
Thursday, November 8
 

7:00am

Continental Breakfast

Join us for a complimentary breakfast buffet, sponsored by the Charleston Information Group LLC.

8:00am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Overflow seating for all plenary sessions is available in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Katina Strauch

Founder, Charleston Conference
Katina Strauch is Assistant Dean for Technical Services and Collection Development at the College of Charleston (SC) Libraries. She is the founder of the internationally acclaimed Charleston Conference (1980) as well as founder and editor of Against the Grain (1989) and Chair of the Board of the Charleston Report (1996) and the Charleston Advisor (1999). She has won the UNC-Chapel Hill, School of Library and Information Science, Distinguished Alumnus Award (1992), South Carolina Outstanding...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 8:00am - 8:15am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

8:15am

Our New Job Description

Today’s scientists are looking for a new kind of help.  They want air traffic control support to help them navigate through the explosion of data and research online.  They want technology to streamline and order their research and to help them collaborate. More than ever, they need help in making their voices heard above the noise and in finding new grants or research positions.  Annette Thomas CEO of Macmillan’s global science and education businesses will join us to accentuate the positive about the changing roles of the publisher in this digital science age.

NOTE: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Annette Thomas

CEO, Macmillan
Annette Thomas is the CEO of Macmillan. Annette joined Macmillan in 1993 as the cell biology editor for Nature magazine. She held a number of editorial and publishing roles within Nature Publishing Group, including Publisher of the ground-breaking Nature Reviews series, before being appointed Managing Director in October 2000. During the seven years of her leadership, NPG established itself as a major scholarly publisher, extending the reach and influence of the Nature brand in science...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 8:15am - 9:00am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

9:00am

Integrating Discovery and Access for Scholarly Articles: Successes and Failures

The goal of Google Scholar is to help researchers everywhere find & learn what their colleagues worldwide have discovered. We have come a long way towards making it easy for scholars to find relevant articles. In this talk, I will describe our experiences in trying to make it easy for researchers to read the articles that they have found. Over the years, we have worked with many partners for this - libraries, library software providers, library consortia, publishers, hosting platforms, aggregators, international organizations. We have had some clear successes and some clear failures. I will describe what worked and what didn't.

NOTE: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Anurag Acharya

Founder and Lead Engineer, Google Scholar
Anurag Acharya is a Distinguished Engineer at Google. In previous lives, he has been an undergrad at IIT Kharagpur, a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon, a postdoc at the University of Maryland and an assistant professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is one of the founders of Google Scholar which is his current focus.

Thursday November 8, 2012 9:00am - 9:45am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

9:45am

Presentation of Vicky Speck Leadership Award
Vicky Speck ABC-CLIO Leadership Award is awarded every year to a leader in the Charleston Conference who has made a lasting contribution to the Conference’s mission. We have given the award to four people so far – Anthony Watkinson (2006), Jack Montgomery (2007), Beth Bernhardt (2008), Heather Miller (2009), Eleanor Cook (2010), and Glenda Alvin (2011).

 
Thursday November 8, 2012 9:45am - 9:55am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

9:55am

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Macmillan Publishers / Nature / Palgrave / Digital Science.

10:15am

Curating a New World of Publishing

The drastic increase in publishing output has created an abundance that can be overwhelming, but this windfall of content ultimately presents an opportunity for libraries to develop deep and unique collections while preserving the intellectual works of our time. What is the role of the library as curator within this world of independently published content? Do libraries still have bibliographers with the skill sets necessary to identify high‐quality content without the aid of a well‐known imprint on the book spine? What technological approaches might be employed to make the process of identifying important or just plain interesting content scalable?

Speakers
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Mark Coker

President, Smashwords
Mark is the founder of Smashwords, the world’s largest distributor of indie ebooks. Smashwords makes it fast, free and easy for any author or publisher to publish and distribute an ebook.  In the last four years, Smashwords has helped nearly 50,000 indie authors and small presses around the world publish and distribute more than 145,000 ebooks. | In June 2010, The Wall Street Journal named Mark one of the "Eight Stars of Self-Publishing."  In March 2012, MediaBistro named Mark...
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Mitchell Davis

Chief Business Officer, BiblioBoard
Mitchell Davis is a publishing and media entrepreneur. Mitchell was a founder in 2000 of BookSurge (now Amazon's CreateSpace) the world's first integrated global print-on-demand and publishing services company. He is also founder & chief business officer of BiblioLabs a packager of historical content for print-on-demand and digital consumer platforms and founder of Organic Process Productions an award-wining independent documentary and philanthropic media company.
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Eric Hellman

President, Gluejar Inc.
Eric Hellman, President of Gluejar Inc., is a technologist, entrepreneur, scientist and writer. After 10 years at Bell Labs in physics research, Eric became interested in technologies surrounding e-journals and libraries. His first business, Openly Informatics, developed OpenURL linking software and knowledgebases, and was acquired by OCLC in 1996. At OCLC, he led the effort to productize and expand the xISBN service, and began the development of OCLC's Electronic Resource Management...
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Rush Miller

University of Pittsburgh, Hillman University Librarian and Director
Rush G. Miller has served as University Librarian and Director of the University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh since 1994.  He also holds a joint appointment as Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science.  In addition, he holds the Hillman Endowed Chair.  He received the M.A. and Ph.D. in Medieval English History from Mississippi State University, and the M.L.S. from Florida State.  Before coming to Pitt, he was Dean of Libraries at...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 10:15am - 11:00am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

11:00am

The Changing World of eBooks

Charleston in 2012 welcomes two of the real experts on the amazing way in which eBooks are being transformed, not in the academic sector but in the consumer sector.  Peter Brantley and Mike Shatzkin will tell us how it is in the same way as they fluently tell a wide audience on blogs and lists. Books as vehicles of content are no longer as we know them - neither in form or functionality. Indeed can the word "book" really describe what readers are consuming? Where do apps fit in? What about enhanced e-books? Most Charlestonians work in the academic sector either as librarians, vendors or publishers but they also live in the wider world. What is the future of the eBook and how might it impact on our day jobs? Are there going to be major changes on the way for academic librarians, aggregators and publishers as they struggle to invent new ways of working to handle new forms of content or will our sector still stick to what are more or less print equivalents at least for the immediate future? The moderator Anthony Watkinson (University College London) will guide the conversation and seek input from the floor.

NOTE: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Peter Brantley

Director, Bookserver Project
Peter is the Director of the Bookserver Project at the Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based not-for-profit library. He was previously the Director of the Digital Library Federation, a non-profit association of research and national libraries.  He has worked in senior information technology management roles at the University of California; the New York University Libraries and Press; Rapt, a startup firm focusing on advertising optimization, acquired by Microsoft; and the mass market...
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Mike Shatzkin

Founder & CEO, The Idea Logical Company
Mike Shatzkin is a veteran of five decades in the trade book business, having worked at every point in the value chain that stretches from writer to reader: author, agent, packager, editor, production director, sales director, and marketer. He has worked with the biggest companies in the industry and fledgling startups and his clients have included publishers' most important trading partners among retailers and wholesalers as well. For the past 20 years Shatzkin has led industry thinking about...
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Anthony Watkinson

Consultant, CIBER Research
Anthony Watkinson is the Principal Consultant at CIBER Research and is an associate of Oxford Brookes University and an honorary lecturer at University College London. He is a director of the Charleston Conference, a member of the editorial board of the Charleston Advisor and co-organiser of the Fiesole Retreats. He also consults for the Publishers Association and organises events and writes for the International Association of STM Publishers. He spent forty years working as a senior publisher...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:30pm

Discovery & Usage: The Foundation of a Powerful Collection

Don’t miss the opportunity to join your colleagues and EBSCO for an informative discussion about a strategy that will help you lay a solid foundation upon which you can build a powerful collection.

The right usage analysis tool can help you assess the effectiveness of your library’s collection development and access tool choices, and the right discovery tool can maximize exposure of your collection — affording you more time to develop a collection that will empower your users so they can achieve their research objectives.

Join EBSCO at the 2012 Charleston Conference, where a panel of noted librarians and EBSCO experts will share their insights about the successes, challenges, and roadblocks associated with implementing an effective strategy that will help you build the collection your users need.

Register Now!

Speakers
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Michael Gorrell

Executive Vice President of Technology, Chief Information Officer, EBSCO Information Services
Michael Gorrell is the Executive Vice President of Technology, and Chief Information Officer of EBSCO Publishing. He is responsible for managing all technology operations for EBSCO Publishing, as well as providing key leadership in strategic product direction for the EBSCOhost platform. Michael joined EBSCO Publishing in August 1994, coming from the high tech industry, specifically hired to help usher in the ambitious new service called EBSCOhost. He has been responsible for building a high...
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Oliver Pesch

Chief Strategist for E-Resource Access and Management Services, EBSCO Information Services
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Elizabeth Siler

Electronic Resources Librarian, Florida International University
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Edward Smith

Executive Director, Abilene Library Consortium
Edward Smith is the Executive Director of the Abilene Library Consortium.  He has worked various information management positions in corporations, public and academic libraries, and consortia for 20 years.    | | |

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Rue de Jean (39 John Street)

12:30pm

E-books… It’s Been 12 Years, Now What? A Panel on Strategic E-book Acquisition and the Future

This interactive session will take a look back at the past 12 years of the e-book industry: where it started, what’s happened since then, and what we can look forward to in the future. Earlier in 2012, ebrary announced a new approach to strategic e-book acquisition involving three steps: Transition, Diversify, and Streamline.  Prior to this, several converging factors in the industry made strategic e-book acquisition possible: the number of books published electronically is at an all-time high; there are now a number of different acquisition models, and solid usage data is available since e-books have been on the market for more than a decade. Moreover technology in the consumer market for e-resources has exploded; we’ll examine those milestones and how they impacted not only ebrary but the e-book industry as a whole and how they got us where we are today.  

ebrary will present alongside YBP, San Jose State University, and University of Notre Dame while deep-diving into the second strategic step, Diversification, which will provide key insight for libraries by looking at usage statistics specifically from the schools represented and using them to expand other acquisition models in both higher and lower use subject areas. The discussion will involve current library challenges and the most efficient and strategic solutions for solving them. Active audience participation will also be encouraged in soliciting attendees’ perspective on these matters in their own libraries.

Participants will leave the session with a better an interesting take on the history of e-books, the challenges being faced in acquisitions, and what we have to look forward to in the future that will enhance acquisition and provide the greatest return on their investment.

Speakers
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Kris Baker

YBP, Director of Digital Sales
Kristine Baker, Director of Digital Sales, joined YBP Library Services in 2000 in the Human Resources Department. She moved to customer service in 2001 and to sales in 2003. She added regional responsibilities in 2006 and new buisness development in 2007. Since 2007 Kristine has focused her work on digital content and the services needed to support academic libraries. In 2010 she moved to Director of Digital Sales for the newly created YBP Digital Sales Team that focuses on digital products...
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Matt Barnes

Vice President, Marketing, ebrary
As Vice President of Marketing for ebrary, Mr. Barnes leads strategic marketing, communications, product marketing, and partner relations. In this role he is focused on ensuring ebrary develops products and services that help libraries deliver relevant content to their patrons in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible. Previously, Mr. Barnes was appointed to this position after serving as ebrary’s Vice President of North American Sales, where he was instrumental...
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Carole Correa-Morris

Head of Acquisitions, San Jose State University
Carole has worked at the San Jose State University Library for over 20 years, and has been Head of Acquisitions since 2005. Her work includes streamlining of ebook workflows and negotiating e-resource license agreements.  She enjoys investigating new library technologies and material formats, and navigating the related implementation challenges.  She has previously presented on ebook workflows at ER&L and at annual IUG conferences. 
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Laura Sill

Head, ILL & Acquisitions Services, University of Notre Dame

12:45pm

A Real Challenge: Incorporating Patron-Driven Acquisitions Programs into Collection Development Strategies & Budgets
Many academic libraries are striving to develop collection policies and budget allocations that integrate Patron-Driven Acquisitions and/or Demand-Driven Acquisitions plans. Two Acquisitions Librarians from the University of Florida will lead discussion on how academic libraries are meeting this challenge and describe how their library has modified approval profiles and reallocated material budgets to incorporate three ongoing PDA programs.
Speakers
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Steve Carrico

Chair, Acquisitions Department, University of Florida
Steven Carrico has been employed as an Acquisitions Librarian at the University of Florida Smathers Libraries since 1994. He has authored or co-authored a wide range of refereed and non-refereed journal articles, book reviews, bibliographies, and three monograph chapters (in ALA Editions, Haworth Press, and Chandos Publishing). Steve has presented at several conferences and serves or has served on numerous national and state library committees, and is part of the editorial peer-review board...
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Trey Shelton

E-Resources Librarian, University of Florida
I recently became the Electronic Resources Librarian in the Acquisitions Department at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. I previously managed the Print & Media Acquisitions unit at the Libraries. I earned my MLIS from the University of South Florida in 2009. I currently serve on several library working groups, and two university committees.

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

ALL YOU CAN EAT: Rethinking Textbook Models on University Campuses

The relationship between libraries and textbooks goes all the way back to the beginning of formal education when libraries were the only repository of texts available. And up through the 1970s, libraries and textbooks made a nice couple: libraries collected books (including textbooks) and so students could either buy or borrow all their course materials, pretty conveniently, right on campus. Libraries wanted to share information, and textbooks were easily consumable -- life was good, relatively. Then, in the 1980’s life for libraries and textbooks got hard -- as libraries’ budgets decreased and textbooks’ costs rose, students started to realize that libraries and textbooks were no longer in a happy relationship. For some time now, libraries have not collected textbooks and students have been otherwise unable to afford their required course materials. Meanwhile, the confluence of digital publishing technologies in particular and the Open Access ethos in general has brought libraries and textbooks much closer. With availability of online texts increasing, so are campus expectations: it is righteously assumed that all adopted course materials -- like tacos, pizza, coffee -- are available somewhere on campus, all the time -- at the bookstore, the library, the cafeteria, or just up in the cloud. Therefore, it makes sense for readers to pre-pay for all-you-can-eat course materials plans, not unlike on-campus meal plans. With such a consumer-subsidized course materials strategy in place, libraries can help solve the generations-old "textbooks are too expensive" problem. This session will describe efforts underway at Wake Forest University to feed more books to more people at more predictable price-points -- illustrating how libraries and textbooks, if not people, can finally get same-sex married in North Carolina.

Speakers
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William Kane

Digital Publishing, Wake Forest University
William P. Kane is the Director of Digital Publishing at Wake Forest University.  They checked, and he is a librarian, with an MLS from the University of Pittsburgh -- from there something about his having been a janitor, then a millworker, and then a schoolteacher in Pennsylvania, then a systems and collection development librarian in Detroit, then a dot-com adventurer with Alibris out of California.  In any case, he tells everyone who asks --and so far, it's only been his mom -- that...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Alumni Use of Electronic Resources

Many libraries are now providing online resources to their alumni. It’s a great service, but what are the costs and pitfalls? What resources are libraries providing? What role does the library play?  What is the relationship with the Alumni office?  Do we charge alumni for this service? How have alumni responded? And what are the technical challenges to establishing and maintaining this service?  Sooo many questions!  This lively lunch will kick off with brief presentations from three librarians and then we’ll open up the floor to hear from participants.  We invite librarians who are already providing alumni resources to share their expertise with those of us who are just entering into this new arena.   Esther Onega, Head of the Brown Science and Engineering Library at University of Virginia was an early proponent of this service and has been working on this service for seven years.  Nancy Rosenwald, Director of the Newberry College library has just kicked off the program and will tell us about those very recent experiences.  Joan Campbell, Collections Librarian at Bowdoin College, will highlight their  new JSTOR program for alumni.

Speakers
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Joan Campbell

Collections Librarian, Bowdoin College
Joan Campbell has been the Collections Librarian at Bowdoin College in Maine since 2006.  Previously, she was Research and Instructional Services Librarian at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She received her MLS from Simmons College in 1989 and served as Assistant Librarian for the Semester at Sea program in 1989 and 1999.   She has reported that she still often feels at sea during the semester, especially when navigating the e-books seascape.
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Claire Fund

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Director of Administrative Services
Claire Fund has served as Director of Administrative Services at the College of Charleston Library since 1996.   She coordinates, plans and implements major projects including building the new Addlestone Library, Friends of the Library projects,   budgeting, planning  and personnel issues.   Prior to joining the College of Charleston Library, she led a checkered life as Associate Director of College Relations at the College of Charleston, Director...
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Esther E. Onega

Head of the Brown Science & Engineering Library, University of Virginia
Esther Onega has been a librarian in various capacities at the University of Virginia since 1997, starting as the Distance Education Librarian. In 2007 she became the Google Book Project Manager and, now, is Head of the Brown Science & Engineering Library. She received her MLS from the University of Maryland in 1989 and worked as a law librarian for the General Assembly in Maryland, the Dept. of Justice, and the Federal Reserve Board before moving to U.Va. She has many interests...
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Nancy Rosenwald

Director, Wessels Library, Newberry College
Nancy Rosenwald received her bachelor’s degree in History from Furman University, and a M.A.in Asian History from Wake Forest University. At Wake Forest, she assisted the Curator of Rare Books at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and developed an interest in special collections that led her to Terry Belanger’s Rare Book program at Columbia University. Since receiving her library degree, Ms. Rosenwald has directed academic, medical, public and government libraries, and managed...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

E-book Cataloging Using the WorldCat Knowledge Base

Libraries continue to struggle with cataloging e-books, managing records from multiple sources, customizing URLs, merging records from multiple sources, and managing updates and deletes. Holly Tomren, Drexel University, and Sarah Haight Sanabria, Southern Methodist University, will describe their processes for cataloging e-books along with their experiences during the beta pilot test of cataloging e-books using the WorldCat knowledge base. David Whitehair, OCLC, will provide additional information about the new WorldCat knowledge base functionality. Please join us for a lively discussion and share your experiences related to managing e-book cataloging.

Speakers
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Sarah Haight Sanabria

Electronic Resources Cataloger, Southern Methodist University
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Holly Tomren

Head, Metadata Services, Drexel University Libraries
Holly Tomren is Head, Metadata Services at Drexel University Libraries. She manages a program that promotes discovery and sharing of resources by creating, enhancing, and optimizing metadata for use and re-use in a variety of tools, techniques, and services, in support of the research & scholarly needs of the Drexel University community. She was previously Head of Monograph, Electronic Resources & Metadata Cataloging at the University of California, Irvine Libraries, where her...
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David Whitehair

Senior Product Manager, OCLC
David Whitehair and his group manage many of OCLC’s cataloging and metadata services including WorldShare Metadata, Connexion, WorldCat Selection, and more. David has been with OCLC for over 20 years.  His library career began when he was a freshman at Ohio State University where he worked in the acquisitions department of the library. He received a BS in Education from Ohio State University and received an MLS from Kent State University.

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room (125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

Get Your ERM Affairs in Order

What does it take to manage electronic resources effectively? When faced with a myriad of detailed tasks required for e-resource management, how do you set your priorities and choose what to do first?

When e-resources first arrived, managing these volatile and expensive additions to your collection was probably manual and definitely time consuming. Then homegrown (often multiple!) software solutions and ERM systems became popular options to handle the increasing volume of e-resources. Now it’s time to apply knowledge from current practices and years of experience and re-envision how to manage e-resources.

New systems promise improvements that libraries should be prepared to take advantage of, but in the meantime there are short-term strategies that can help libraries get their ERM affairs in order and achieve greater success. Learn what works, what doesn’t work, and benefit from lessons learned over a decade of struggling to get on top of it all.

The session will start with a data and literature review of the current state of e-resource management. Results of recent library projects examining workflows in the interest of efficiency and better services for patrons will be shared by presenters with deep experience with implementation of e-resource management systems.

Attendees should be prepared to share their stories, articulate their challenges and describe their current solutions. This discussion will be synthesized by the group to discover what information is most critical to organize and store centrally for immediate efficiencies, the unresolved pain points that require re-envisioning systems, and how to best prepare for the future.

Finally, through examining examples of existing workflows and their value streams, the group will determine if specific workflow steps are adding value for patrons or just taking time. 

Speakers
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Ashley Bass

Senior Product Manager, Serials Solutions
Ashley Bass is a Senior Product Manager at Serials Solutions and is responsible for the product lifecycle of several e-resource management and assessment services for library collection management. Ashley works with many libraries around the world, providing technical information, workflow consultation and product information. She is a recognized subject matter expert in the area of ERM and frequently speaks at industry conferences covering a range of related topics, such as assessment...
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Phyllis Kaiden

Sr Product Manager, Serials Solutions
Phyllis Kaiden is a Senior Product Manager for Serials Solutions. In her current role, she is defining the vision and product requirements for Serials Solutions Intota™.  | Phyllis is a professional librarian with experience in public and academic libraries. She has held positions in all aspects of software development, including developing ILS systems and student systems for higher education.  Prior to joining Serials Solutions, Phyllis managed digital content services...
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Anne Prestamo

Assoc Dean for Collection and Technology Services, Oklahoma State University
Anne Prestamo is Associate Dean of Libraries for Collection and Technology Services and the Claud D. Kniffin Professor of Library Service and Education at Oklahoma State University.  A significant portion of her responsibilities focus on evaluation and implementation of electronic resources, and analysis and negotiation of licensing agreements. She has earned the respect of many library vendors as she works diligently to implement advanced technological features offered in their...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

GOKb: A Community-Based E-Resource Knowledge Base

At the Charleston Conference last year we presented a conceptual design for the Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb), a project to create and maintain a community source e-resource knowledge base, one built by and maintained over time by the community and freely available for use by all. Since that time much progress has been made. The project has received funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the initial conceptual design has been realized in a conceptual data model, and we are having conversations with a range of data providers and vendors. This session will provide an update on the scope and design of GOKb; describe points of intersection with our sister project in the UK, KnowledgeBase Plus; and outline ideas for a community maintenance plan. In this Lively Lunch we want to get feedback from the Charleston community on what GOKb could be and how it should be managed. We welcome all input at this formative stage in the project. Who should we be talking to? What will trip us up if we don’t do it right? How would you like to become involved?

Speakers
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Kristin Antelman

Associate Director for the Digital Library, North Carolina State University
Kristin Antelman is Associate Director for the Digital Library at NCSU Libraries.   She has long been interested in issues related to serials and electronic resource management. She is NCSU’s representative on the Kuali OLE Functional Council and is PI on a new collaborative project between Kuali OLE and JISC to build a Global Open KnowledgeBase.
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John Little

Head, Discovery & Core Services, Duke University
John works with a team of application managers, integration developers, and system administrators to deliver library services such as the catalog, Summon, ContentDM, and mass storage in support of repositories, digitization, and information delivery.  John has been involved with Kuali OLE from it's inception and is the US Coordinator of GOKb.
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Jim Mouw

Associate Univ. Librarian for Collection Services, University of Chicago

12:45pm

Negotiating Access: Textmining in 2012 and Beyond

Researchers and librarians are given minimal access to scientific content for mining. The process of gaining access is inefficient and often unsuccessful. How can librarians, publishers, and researchers take text mining forward to the benefit of the scientific community? We will hear from a prestigious scientific publisher; a leading researcher in the field of text mining; and Copyright Clearance Center, partner of publishers and librarians.

Speakers
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Timo Hannay

Managing Director, Digital Science
Timo Hannay is Managing Director of Digital Science (http://www.digital-science.com/), a new division of Macmillan Publishers that creates software solutions for research. He previously worked at Nature Publishing Group, where he was director of nature.com. In his former lives, Timo was a research neurophysiologist (in Oxford and Tokyo), journalist (at The Economist and Nature) and management consultant (at McKinsey & Co.). |  
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Skott Klebe

Copyright Evangelist, Copyright Clearance Center
Skott Klebe has worked in copyright and licensing technology for more than fifteen years, leading the development of some of the largest licensing systems in the world. Skott was the architect of RightsLink, Copyright Clearance Center’s point-of-content licensing system, and is the inventor on several patents in the fields of content and licensing. He speaks regularly at publishing industry events on topics including copyright, technology, and disruption in the ebook marketplace.
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Richard Rogers

Head of Software Development Libraries, MIT

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

SkyRiver, Academically Speaking

Panel includes three deans/directors and a moderator.  Is OCLC the only game in town?  Academic library deans/directors say no, and further argue that other academic librarians should open their minds to a new possibility from a “new kid” in town.  In an admittedly controversial change, these academic librarians argue that now is the time to consider new possibilities as change is occurring on every point on the landscape of librarianship.  This is a particularly interesting and important point of interest to any library wishing to save money while continuing high level service to their constituencies!  Cliff Haka, Mark Y. Herring and Donald Bailey will discuss their decision to move to SkyRiver as the bibliographic utility for their libraries.  Leslie Straus will moderate.  The panelists, representing medium, large and small academic libraries, will discuss why they chose to make the move, what it meant for their libraries, the pros and cons of making the move, and what the future might bring.  Ample time is being reserved for a Q & A from the audience.

Speakers
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D. Russell Bailey, Ph.D.

Director, Providence College
Prof. D. Russell Bailey, Ph.D., combines professional interests in teaching, learning and research/TLR in the digital age with interests in the arts. Bailey's concepts of TLR derive from intercultural work in languages (West & East), literatures, music, aesthetics and, most recently the Commons (Information, Learning, Library) and Knowledge Creation (especially the Digital Humanities). New models of "libraries" as learning organizations and collaborative partners in higher education TLR...
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Clifford H. Haka

Director of Libraries, Michigan State University
Born and raised in Chicago, Cliff Haka received his undergraduate degree from Western Illinois University, masters degrees in history and library science from the University of Illinois and MBA from the University of Kansas. Prior to coming to MSU, he held positions at the Illinois State Historical Library and the University of Kansas. Cliff has served on the boards of the Center for Research Libraries, the Michigan State Library, the Midwest Center for Library Services, and the Michigan Library...
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Mark Y. Herring

Dean of Library Services, Winthrop University
Mark Y. Herring is Dean of Library Services at Winthrop University.  Prior to serving in Rock Hill, Herring was Dean of Library Services at Oklahoma Baptist University, and library director at King College in East Tennessee.  He has worked in librarianship for more than three decades. | Herring has written numerous articles, books, and scores of reviews for magazines and journals both in and out of the library profession.   Herring's most recent book, Fool’s Gold...
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Leslie Straus

President, SkyRiver Technology Solutions
Leslie has been associated with library technical services since library school graduation, beginning as a cataloger and subsequently moving to companies that serve libraries including Coutts, UTLAS and Innovative Interfaces. In 2006 she retired from Innovative as VP of Worldwide Sales after 21 years with the company, primarily in the areas of sales, marketing and product management. In 2009, she was invited out of retirement to head up SkyRiver, the bibliographic utility for cataloging that...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 227 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want
Using high tech visual aids (printouts from websites) and multimedia (Spice Girls tunes), I’d like to lead a 'cooking' class to come up with a recipe for the best mix of features for an ideal librarian help site. The idea is to solicit your comments and feedback on which parts of publishers' online librarian portals are the most useful, valuable, and have the most 'flavor'. News... data... pricing... policies... blogs... printable flyers... how-to guides?  I’m curious to also identify pet-peeves, annoying sections, and tools that don’t work or are missing, as well as hear about things that would help improve your day-to-day interaction with scholarly online content. And, while I'm at it, seek advice on how we can improve 'spice up' the cross-publisher library administration section of the HighWire portal. Feel free to send me a note in advance if you have a particular favorite (or hated) site, something that would 'pepper' my session.
Speakers
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Bonnie Zavon

Public Relations, HighWire | Stanford University
Bonnie Zavon is responsible for public relations and marketing communications at HighWire. At Stanford since 1999, her role includes helping society publishers understand the library perspective, and vice versa. | | Wearing many hats at HighWire, Bonnie: manages a Brazilian-wide consortia; supports HighWire-publisher marketing discussion and sales groups; updates the HighWire Portal; exhibits and speaks at information industry events, including Charleston, IFLA, MLA, SLA, Frankfurt and...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room (125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

The Value of Primary Source Material in Teaching

This session will be a conversation about the value of primary source material in teaching. The panel will include a History professor, a librarian and members of two publishing houses who are involved in launching primary source material collections such as Churchill Archive and Drama Online. The intent of the session is to discuss how primary source material can add value in the classroom and how librarians, students and professors can make the best of the resources available to them. The panelists will also provide examples of how collections of primary source material fit within their institution’s curriculum and how their use may be different (or similar) in the US and in the UK

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Emilie Delquie

Vice President, Publishers Communication Group
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Eela Devani

Project Director for Churchill Archive, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
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Brenna Henry

Technical Services Librarian, Hillsdale College
Brenna has been working with the serials and electronic resources at Hillsdale College since 2011, and she was the Alwin C. Carus Coin Collection Coordinator at Hillsdale College from 2008-2009. She has an MLS from Indiana University, Bloomington (2011) and a BA in English from Hillsdale College (2008). She is very happy to be back at her alma mater, and enjoys reading, community theater, and extreme mud runs. 
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Paul Moreno

Dean of Faculty; William and Berniece Grewcock Chair in Constitutional History and Associate Professor of History, Hillsdale College
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Jenny Ridout

Publisher for Drama Online and Head of Drama, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 122 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

Using Technology to Facilitate Technical Services Workflows

Managing workflows in a complex and evolving environment is a challenge for technical services librarians. By taking advantage of technology, technical services librarians at the University of Houston Libraries currently develop and revise workflows using tools such as Google docs, Microsoft Outlook tasks, and Drupal-based forms. By embracing technology and harnessing the power of these tools, the UH librarians are able to successfully pair effective communication with a high-level of transparency. The Assistant Head of Acquisitions and the Electronic Resources Coordinator will talk about their experiences in creating workflows using a variety of products, as well as sharing their analysis of the limitations of each tool. Additionally, they will also share their experiences training technology-shy staff and workflow-resistant public services librarians on the newly developed workflows. Highlighted projects to be discussed will include a project to move print titles to online, a project to set up the online portion of print plus online titles, and a project to run three serials reviews in 2012. The UH librarians will lastly touch on how these programs have helped to improve communication and to create a better sense of appreciation between technical services departments as well as improving communication between technical services and public services.

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Jeannie Castro

Electronic Resources Coordinator, University of Houston
Jeannie Castro is the Electronic Resources Coordinator at the University of Houston. She holds an MLIS from Florida State University and a Masters in Communication from Auburn University.
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Kelli Getz

Assistant Head of Acquisitions, University of Houston
Kelli Getz is Assistant Head of Acquisitions at the University of Houston’s M.D. Anderson Library in Houston, Texas. She received her MLS from Indiana University- Bloomington in 2007.  Kelli is active in the profession chairing NASIG’s Program Planning Committee and serving on ALA’s ALCTS Acquisitions Section Executive Committee. | | |

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 120 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

What Do Publishers Do (and Why Does It Cost So Much)?  What Librarians Need to Know About the Business of Publishing Today

How are prices typically calculated and decided?  Without disclosing business secrets of any particular company, we will review the economics of scholarly publishing today.  What value do editors and other publishing employees add?  What effects do increasing price/cost pressures have on product quality, and does it really matter?   How does the larger ecosystem of a publishing company affect pricing?  Are the approaches of for-profit and nonprofit companies fundamentally different?  How much do publishers save by publishing in e-formats, and are the savings being passed along to customers?  What is a sensible approach as a library customer to deciding whether or not prices are fair?  Are self-publishing and open-access models cheaper and poised to challenge the power of corporate publishing?  Publishing veterans with long experience in both commercial and university-press scholarly publishing attempt to address some issues clearly and squarely that publishers and librarians don’t talk about enough with each other.

 

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Ellen Faran

Director, The MIT Press
Ellen W. Faran is Director of the MIT Press, a position she has held since 2003.  She has over thirty-five years’ experience in trade, professional and scholarly publishing; her previous employers include Houghton Mifflin; Farrar, Straus & Giroux; HarperCollins; the National Academy Press; and the Folger Shakespeare Library.  Ellen currently serves on the boards of Beacon Press, the Purdue University Press, and the AAUP.  She has a degree in English from Radcliffe...
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Michael Magoulias

Journals Director, University of Chicago Press
Michael Magoulias began his publishing life as a sub-editor on British Vogue and Tatler. His subsequent career has been devoted to the sustaining rigors of academic and professional publishing, including Gale Research, Chadwyck-Healey, and Encyclopaedia Britannica. He spent 14 years at Elsevier, most recently serving as Publishing Director for "The Lancet" portfolio. Since April 2012, he has served as Director of the Journals Division of the University of Chicago Press, where he oversees a...
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Sylvia K. Miller

Project Director, University of North Carolina Press
Sylvia K. Miller has nearly three decades of experience in scholarly publishing.  Specializing in acquiring and developing encyclopedias, she was involved in some of the earliest digital reference publishing at Scribners in the 1990s and went on to spearhead online reference as a publishing director at Routledge.    Following her move to Chapel Hill, NC in 2005, she brought the ten-volume Encyclopedia of World Dress & Fashion to Berg Publishers (Oxford, UK) and Oxford...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

What is Keeping You Up at Night? A Discussion of Current Hot Topics in Collection Development
This interactive lunch discussion will ask each participant to list the top 3 issues in collection development that keep them up at night. The issues can be strategic and/or local. The ARL “ISSUE BRIEF on 21st-Century Collections,” released in May 2012, listed content, infrastructure, publishing and the way scholars communicate as key strategic issues in 21st century collection development. How closely do these issues mirror what is taking place where you are? We will explore why these nocturnal issues are troublesome, what we plan to do about it and how we propose to manage it. Participants will have an opportunity to comment and provide suggestions to each other. Responses will be collected and shared through Against the Grain.
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Susanne Clement

Director, Quinney Library, Utah State Univeristy
Susanne Clement is the director of the Quinney Natural Resources Library at Utah State University.   Prior to that she was head of collection development at the University of Kansas.  She has served on several ALCTS CMDS committees.  Among her recent publications include a CLIP Note on collection development (#42), published by ACRL in 2010 and  “From Collaborative Purchasing Towards Collaborative Discarding: The Evolution of the Shared Print...
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12:45pm

What's the Use? Usage, Utility, the Value of Library Resources, and the P- to E-text Transition

The value of library resources is coming under increasing scrutiny as the transition from print to digital text accelerates. As a contribution to the discussion about how to value library resources appropriately, we will bring together a group who are interested in the usage of those resources, particularly of monographs in both print and digital formats. During the session, participants will tackle two objectives.

First, they will consider existing studies of the uses of print and electronic text and the venues, problem formulation, and data collection strategies for a research project that would test two hypotheses:

Hypothesis 1: When a book is fully available online, print circulation will be flat or go down.
Hypothesis 2: When a book is online with limited viewing (e.g., GBS snippet view or search-only), print circulation will be flat or increase.

The results of experiments based on these hypotheses will inform the prospects for large-scale collaboration on the management of print collections as libraries repurpose their spaces and as scholars, students, and publishers take advantage of the affordances of digitized text.
Second, participants will consider more broadly how libraries and publishers measure the usage of licensed e-book collections and the implications of tracking the value of such collections in the context of e-journal as well as traditionally purchased print book collections. As monograph collections show signs of moving more steadily to digital versions, such value calculations are consequential not only to collecting choices but also over time to publishing choices.

Participants will have an opportunity to review current practices and identify future research or standard-setting requirements.

Taking these components together, the session will serve as a milestone in the understanding of usage measurement and value analysis for monographs in an increasingly digital context.

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Bob Kieft

College Librarian, Occidental College
College Librarian, Occidental College (2008--). Prior to moving to Occidental in the fall of 2008, he worked at Haverford College, where he was most recently Director of College Information Resources and Librarian of the College. From 1974-1988, he worked at the Stanford University Libraries in public services and collection development. A member of RUSA/CODES, he has held a number of positions in that Section and in RUSA; he is currently on the executive committee of a discussion group within...
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Roger Schonfeld

Program Director, Ithaka S+R
Roger C. Schonfeld is Program Director for Libraries, Users, and Scholarly Practices. In this role, he leads Ithaka S+R’s studies of academics’ and students’ attitudes, practices, and needs, as well research on the changing role of the academic library and scholarly society. He also consults with libraries and library consortia, digital humanities projects, distinctive collections and centers of excellence, and scholarly publishers. | | Roger has served on the NSF Blue Ribbon Task...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

What’s the Value of the E-Resources Librarian?

Although electronic resources management librarians are charged with managing collections that continually consume an ever-increasing chunk of their libraries’ financial resources, much of the work they do is behind-the-scenes. This lively lunch will feature discussion about the ways in which electronic resources librarians contribute to the value of their libraries’ collections and services. Participants will be encouraged to brainstorm new ideas for demonstrating that value in a challenging economic and assessment environment.

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Gayle Baker

Professor/Electronic Resources Coordinator, University of Tennessee Libraries
Gayle Baker has been the Electronic Resources Coordinator at the University of Tennessee since 1993.  She has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences and the University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies.  Prior to entering the library profession, Baker was a computer programmer for several years.
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Rachel Fleming-May

Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences, The University of Tennessee
Rachel A. Fleming-May is on the Management Team of the IMLS-funded Value, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries (LibValue) project. She has published and presented research about assessment of academic libraries resources and services in journals including portal: Libraries and the Academy and Library Quarterly, and at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Assessment Conference, the Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) Conference, and the Association...
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Jill Grogg

Electronic Resources Librarian and Professor, The University of Alabama Libraries
Jill Grogg is the Electronic Resources Coordinator at The University of Alabama (UA) Libraries, where she holds the rank of professor. Grogg has published widely, including articles, book chapters, and Library Technology Reports (American Library Association). She co-authored A Librarian’s Guide to Negotiation: Winning Strategies for the Digital Age (Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2012). A full list of publications and presentations is available at http://www.wedogg.com. Grogg was awarded...
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12:45pm

Why Are Publishers Developing Their Own Ebook Content Delivery Platforms - What Are the Pros and Cons for Libraries?

Collections librarians Tony Horova (University of Ottawa), Nancy Gibbs (Duke University), Jessica Grim (Oberlin College) and Helen Clarke (University of Calgary) join Tim Williams from Edward Elgar Publishing and Michael Zeoli from YBP to discuss why independent publishers are increasingly building their own content platforms and the benefits and challenges this brings for acquisition librarians in managing their collections. Delegates will hear both the library and independent publisher's perspectives.

In a time of major turbulence in the book industry, why are independent book publishers increasingly investing in expensive technology to host books when aggregators already do this job for them? Why do some libraries prefer ebooks on publishers' platforms? What are the challenges for librarians in managing this alongside DDA, e-preferred and print approval plans?
Issues such as technology decisions, license terms, business models, workflow issues, and the challenges faced by librarians in dealing directly with publishers at a time when library budgets and staff are increasingly stretched will be discussed.

The participants on the panel all have extensive experience will collections development and emerging electronic business models such as e-approval plans, DDA, publisher collections.

Speakers
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Helen Clarke

Associate Vice Provost - Collections, University of Calgary
Helen Clarke is Associate Vice Provost for Collections in Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary.  Her responsibilities include e-books includes licensing, assessment and negotiation.  Currently the University of Calgary operates an electronic preferred book approval plan with YBP and a patron driven acquisition program for ebooks with YBP and ebrary.  We are also customers of Serials Solutions Ebook marc record service.  Helen is part of the...
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Nancy Gibbs

Head, Acquisitions Department, Duke University Libraries
Nancy Gibbs is head of Acquisitions at Duke University Libraries, The department is responsible for ordering all monographs, serials, periodicals and electronic resources and orders, receives, and catalogs non-Roman language materials. She has held positions at Penn State University Libraries as a Reference Librarian and Head of Personnel; Auburn University as a Humanities Cataloger and Approval Plan Librarian; and at North Carolina State University Libraries as Asst Head and Head of...
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Jessica Grim

Collection Development & Management Librarian, Oberlin College
Jessica Grim has been Collection Development Librarian at Oberlin College since 2007.  Previous to that she was a Reference & Instruction Librarian at Oberlin for 15 years.  Prior to Oberlin she worked in Reference at NYPL, and UC Berkeley. | | |
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Tony Horava

AUL Collections, University of Ottawa
I've been involved in Collections work for many years, and have seen remarkable transformations over the years. The challenges around ebooks, licensing, budgets, consortial strategies, new forms of knowledge and scholarly communications spring to mind. Reading in the digital age fascinates me - it is such a sea-change.  I also teach a course in Collection Management at our School of Information Studies and really enjoy teaching the new generation of collection developers and managers. The...
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Tim Williams

Managing Director, Edward Elgar Publishing
Tim is Managing Director of Edward Elgar Publishing and has worked closely with librarians over the last few years to develop the company's electronic publishing strategy. Edward Elgar Publishing is an academic publisher in the social sciences covering subjects such as law, business, economics and public policy.  They have over 4000 titles in print and publish 350 book titles a year along with a number of journals.  Edward Elgar Publishing has sold ebooks through aggregators...
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Michael Zeoli

VP Strategic eContent Development & Partner Relations, YBP Library Services

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:00pm

Breaking Boundaries in Scholarly Publishing

The evolution of digital has already led to significant developments within the publishing industry. New products, metrics, and notably business models have all had impact on scholarly communication, but what more changes can and should take place?

Over the past year, Palgrave Macmillan has undertaken a number of surveys to explore the publishing consumption behaviours of the market. Questioning over 1000 researchers across humanities and social science, the surveys reveal insights into publishing requirements as well as the still existing publishing boundaries - from the dominance of widely-accepted formats of articles and monographs, to interdisciplinary research, publication times, pricing flexibility and beyond.

This presentation will share the survey results and ask all stakeholders to consider what further boundaries we should be breaking in order to better meet the needs of the research community.

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Carrie Calder

Marketing Director, Palgrave Macmillan
As Marketing Director at Palgrave Macmillan, Carrie leads strategic marketing and communications across the company’s scholarly products and publications including monographs, journals and new publishing initiative –Palgrave Pivot.  Her previous role as Head of Marketing and Digital Sales at BioMed Central, an open access publisher, has given Carrie strong experience of digital publishing and emerging business models.

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Can the Exorbitant Cost of Subscriptions to Digital Image Databases Still Be Justified?

With reduced or flat budgets and a proliferation of high resolution open access digital images, the time is opportune for appraising the necessity of subscriptions to expensive image databases in academic libraries. This talk will draw on a rich set of data drawn from art history courses taught in recent years at the University of Connecticut, both from the presenter, who is an adjunct instructor, and faculty colleagues. The data source is the actual slide lectures used in art history courses, in which all image sources are identifiable. Beginning with a comparison of the availability and quality of open access digital images with that of images in subscription databases, the paper will also draw upon postings to the ARLIS-NA listserv responding to a query about whether art librarians and visual resources curators are considering cancelling costly image database subscriptions. The results of a questionnaire about free vs. licensed-for-a-fee image use (posted on a variety of discussion lists and aimed at librarians and faculty) will also be presented. Equal consideration will be given to the divergent image needs of teaching, which demands high resolution images for lecture presentations, and research, which relies more heavily on scholarly compilations such as the Illustrated Bartsch. Part of the presentation will be interactive, and will include a brief demonstration of techniques for finding open access images on Web. The paper will conclude with a consideration of the evolving role of the art librarian in the academic environment , with its emerging emphasis on locating images for individual users , rather than maintaining repositories of retrievable images.

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Michael Young

Art & Design Librarian, University of Connecticut
Michael Young is an art librarian and art historian, who works and teaches at the University of Connecticut. As a librarian who is also a heavy user of the library's collections as a researcher and an instructor in Art History, he approaches image databases and other library resources from a variety of vantage points. | | |

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Custom Financial Reports

This poster will illustrate one way to create an Excel custom report using financial data exported from an ILS. If you can export your financial data with the fund and associated fields (appropriations, expenditures, encumbrances) then you can format and present it any way you like.

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Michael Winecoff

Associate University Librarian for Technical Services, UNC Charlotte
I am currently the Associate University Librarian for Technical Services and oversee Monographic Acquisitions, Serials Acquisitions and the Post Cataloging Quality Control section. Before taking this position I gained valuable paraprofessional experience as a copy cataloger, catalog maintenance coordinator and supervisor of the Accounts Payable and Receiving section of Acquisitions. 

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Evaluation of Current Collection Practices via Patron-Driven Acquisition: A Case Study

The University of Alberta Libraries undertook a creative patron-driven acquisition project in order to more fully meet user needs as well as to evaluate current collection development procedures. The project was unique in that it involved on-demand purchase of both print and electronic titles, and the title selection pool included books previously passed over for purchase by subject selectors. Brief details of the project will be shared, and reflections to inform future PDA projects given.

Objective of the session

This poster will present the methods used to implement a PDA project that included both print and electronic titles. The benefits and challenges of incorporating print-based PDA will be explored. Since one of the goals of the project was to assess current collections policies, results that informed us in this regard will be presented. These relate to user preferences for format, identifying gaps in a collection, and meeting the needs of different user groups.

What attendees can expect to learn

Attendees can expect to learn more about using patron-driven acquisition not just as a collection development tool, but also for evaluation of current collection practices. They will learn about potential obstacles that may be encountered when initiating PDA projects, as well as possible solutions to overcoming those obstacles.

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Trish Chatterley

Collections Manager, John W. Scott Health Sciences Library, University of Alberta
Trish is liaison librarian to the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as to the Arts & Humanities in Health & Medicine and Medical History programmes.

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Everything That's Wrong with E-book Statistics - A Comparison of E-book Packages

Despite the existing Counter Code of Practice for e-books, there is a lack of a common standard for e-book statistics when it comes to defining “a download.” Publishers can deliver statistics on different levels; title level, chapter level or even page level, and still be Counter compliant. Because of these inconsistencies, a relevant comparison between publishers can’t be done. On top of that many of the e-book packages are not COUNTER compliant at all and include tables, graphs, videos and self-assessment tests in their statistics.

The lack of comparable statistics leaves acquisition librarians confused with no support in the renewal process, because there is no way of knowing how to compare "title” use and "page” use. It also makes it hard to establish value for money and to justify purchases to our stakeholders.

The objective of the presentation is to show how difficult it can be to analyze and compare usage statistics from different e-book packages. It will show examples of usage statistics from e-book packages at Uppsala university library and illustrate how complicated and complex the analysis gets when type of usage statistics in considered. This presentation has no easy solution to the problem, but it highlights the importance of a common standard for e-book statistics and higher awareness among librarians.

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Karin Byström

Head, Section for e-resources, Uppsala University Library
Karin Byström is the head of the Section for e-resources at Uppsala University Library. She has worked with e-resources for three years and her main focus is e-books. She is currently the project manager for a national project on DDA as an acquisition model for academic libraries. The project is funded by the National Library of Sweden and will deliver a report in November. She is also a member of the NISO working group on a recommended practice on DDA.

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Hidden Gems: Discovering Upstate Authors in the Stacks

In May 2011, Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library started a weeding project of its main book collection.  Together with the help of our evening and weekend staff, student assistants and information resources team we were able to weed over 25,000 items in eleven months.  This poster will describe the interdepartmental workflow, the low-tech communication style we employed and how we were able to successfully weed a collection without throwing away a single book.

This poster will also explain how we capitalized on an unexpected benefit of the weeding project. Since our collection development policy clearly states that items with faculty contributions are retained the identification of faculty authors in books, something that had long been an obstacle, became an opportunity.  Learn how we identified Upstate authors and contributors; made them discoverable through our catalog; and what we are doing to continue these efforts.

Speakers
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Rebecca Kindon

Information Resources Librarian, Upstate Medical University, Health Sciences Library
Rebecca started at Upstate Medical University in 2005 as a reference librarian.  In 2010 she became the Information Resources Manager overseeing acquisitions, serials and electronic resources.  She earned her MLS degree from Syracuse University. | | |

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Making the CAP Fit

In 2006 the Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) completed a comprehensive strategic plan. One objective of the plan was to identify and develop a model to assess the collections. The University’s growing enrollment of graduate students and the University administration’s expectations of increased faculty research provided the impetus for investigating a model. For the last six years members of the Library faculty and staff have conducted the Collection Assessment Project (CAP), a self-study project developed by the Association for Research Libraries. The Library is currently implementing recommendations which emerged from the teams’ findings and preparing policies and procedures to measure and streamline collection development activities.

We will share our experiences in conducting CAP, in writing the Interim and Final reports, and in the first stages of implementing the recommendations. We will outline what we learned about ourselves, the mistakes we made, and how we plan to continue the analysis of how the Library can best provide what its users must have to teach, learn, and do research.

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Maureen James

Collection Development Librarian, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library
Maureen is the Collection Development Librarian at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is an avid gardener and loves to cook.
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Donna Rose

Head of Cataloging, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library
Donna Rose is the Head of Cataloging at Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She holds a MLIS from Vanderbilt University/George Peabody College. 

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Still on the Fence about PDA Purchasing? Try a Conservative Approach
Is the idea of starting a PDA program alarming? Are you intrigued, but concerned about how to begin? Looking for a “jumping off” point to start an informed conversation with the administration at your library? Consider your current, well-established profiles to be a safety-net, and the basis for adding in Patron Initiated Purchasing. That’s what a mid-size, midwest university did. They took a conservative approach to PDA by looking at the print profiles already in place with their approval vendor. Since the subject librarians and faculty were confident in the quality and selection of the print material coming in on approval, it was decided that the profile would be the basis for the PDA selections. This minimized the popular concerns about PDA – poor quality, “opening the collection” too widely, lack of control over acquisitions spending. Sections of the profile that were “e-book preferred” could easily be turned into PDA options. Other areas that had been designated to deliver notification slips were included in the pilot. Careful consideration and open dialog between the library and the vendor were essential to creating a plan that works well. Spoiler Alert: After a year of purchasing against rather tight profile parameters – the subject librarians are now considering taking a more “open” approach for PDA.
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Pamela Grudzien

Head of Technical Services, Central Michigan University
Pamela has many years of library experience in public services, collection development, resource sharing, and more recently, technical services.  This varied experience has provided her with a well-rounded perspective of academic library services, challenges, and opportunities. Her latest projects include a Technical Services workflow analysis and reorganization plan as well as involvement in the statewide shared print project called MI SPI.
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Lisa McDonald

Account Manager, Ingram-Coutts
Lisa has been with Ingram Academic since 2010. She is the Account Manager for college, university and federal libraries in the Central and Mountain U.S. Prior to joining the Ingram team, she worked in OCLC's Cataloging and Metadata Services group for 10 years and also spent one year working for the BBC. She earned her MLIS from Kent State University - class of 2003. | | |

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Sub Group Response Variability in the LibQUAL+TM Information Control Dimension

LibQUAL+TM is a tool that libraries use to assess service quality internally and to compare against peer institutions. However, analysis of sub groups within disciplines is not well represented in the literature. In an ever changing academic environment, customization of service changes the status quo and leads to best practices. Surely, most librarians are familiar with this tool and conversations about different global experiences will keep the session lively and informative.

Speakers
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Ibironke Lawal

Science and Engineering Collections Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University
I have been at VCU for over a decade as collections librarian and liaison to the School of Engineering and science departments in the College of Humanities and Sciences. Providing effective service to students, moving them toward academic excellence, assisting faculty to reach their career goals are the things that motivate me. Apart from my regular duties, I have worked as chair of Diversity Plan Task Force and LibQUAL+TMTask Force. My interests lie in assessment and benchmarking our...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

To Keep, or Not to Keep: The Effect of Discovery Tools on Licensed Resources

For the last few years, libraries have been acquiring discovery tools in effort to make it easier for users to find their licensed and unique local content. Vendors have touted the discovery tools' ability to speed up the research process and increase usage of the collection. However, has the entire collection seen an increase in usage? Are resources not indexed by discovery tools still being used? How will this affect decisions to cancel, keep, or acquire resources? This poster session will share the usage analysis and collection management issues that Florida State University faces after implementation of a discovery tool.

Speakers
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Apryl Price

Electronic Resources Collection Management Librarian, Florida State University
I’ve been the Electronic Resources Collection Management Librarian at the Florida State University Libraries since Fall 2010. I have been managing electronic resources for 8 years. Professionally my interests include electronic resource management systems and business models. Personally, I enjoy traveling, reading, and music.

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Using Data Visualization Tools for Collection Analysis

This poster session will share our assessment of data visualization tools like RapidMiner, ManyEyes, DabbleDB, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Google to determine the most practical and feasible way for a small academic library to analyze our collection and demonstrate the value of library collections. Librarians at Marymount University in Arlington, VA are exploring ways to use data visualization for collection analysis on a shoestring and without a programmer. With a large cut to our budget at a University moving to zero-based budgeting, we needed to be able to demonstrate the value of library collections, identify collection strengths and weaknesses, and allocate funds to support the most critical areas of the curriculum. We are collecting patron borrowing data from our ILS, electronic resource usage data, and pairing it with program information . Attendees can expect to learn about free and inexpensive ways to use data visualization tools for collection analysis and to show the University community the value of library collections.

Speakers
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Barbara Siller

Technical Services Librarian, Marymount University
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Gwen Vredevoogd

Collection Development Librarian, Marymount University
Gwen Vredevoogd is Collection Development Librarian at Marymount University.  She has been an academic librarian for fifteen years, coordinating collection management to support the curriculum, managing electronic resources, providing reference and liaison services, and teaching information literacy sessions.  Her MLS is from the University of Pittsburgh and MA in English is from Ohio University.
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Hongqiang Mason Yang

Electronic Services Librarian, Marymount University
Mason Yang has been the Electronic Services Librarian at Marymount University since Feb, 2010. Before joining Marymount University, he worked as a Reference Librarian for the Loudoun County Public Library for 4 years. Mason Yang started his professional career as a part-time librarian for the Prince George's County Memorial Library on Oct., 2005. | | Mason Yang graduated from JiangSu Univeristy, China, with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He received his master’s degree in Computer...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:15pm

A Conversation With Technical Services Librarians and Publishers: A Workshop on Process Enhancement

Publishers often lack insight into the role of Technical Services Librarians, and conversely T.S. Librarians all too often lack information about Publishers that would lead to quicker problem resolution.  The goal here is to map out a standard practice of interaction between Technical Services Librarians & Publishers, so that we can have better communication, and ultimately better service for our patrons and customers.  Library practices vary from one institution to another.  Practices will vary by size of the library, size of the publisher, how serials or ebooks are paid for (subject fund, centrally) and who initiates requests (subject specialists, patron-driven acquisition).  Some items to discuss: How are cancellations handled? What are the most effective communication pathways? How are policies/changes made (e.g. role of advisory boards in this process)?  Having libraries learn about what are the most effective ways to communicate with publishers would be helpful to attendees.

Speakers
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Jane Bethel

Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian, US Environmental Protection Agency
As a UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science librarian, Jane is contracted by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. Jane earned her MLIS degree from Dominican University in River Forest, IL. She has managed the serials collection for the EPA-RTP Library for over two years. For seven years before that, she managed serials at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.
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Margaret Hogarth

Electronic Resources & Acquisition, Claremont University Consortium
Margaret Hogarth is Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Librarian for the Claremont University Consortium Library. Recently, she was Electronic Resources Coordinator and Subject Specialist for Environmental Sciences, Water and Soils for the University of California, Riverside Libraries. Her newly published book, Data Clean-up and Management, is now available from Chandos. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MLIS from San Jose State University and an...
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Beth Hoskins

Library Relations Coordinator, Duke University Press
Beth Hoskins has worked at Duke University Press for 10 years. She has held positions dedicated to supporting library customers in the customer service, journals marketing, and library relations departments.  | | |
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Mark Johnson

Director, Publisher Relations, HighWire
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Alexis Manheim

Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian, Stanford University Libraries
Alexis Manheim joined the staff of the Acquisitions Department in the Stanford University Libraries as the Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian in 2010. After starting her career working in reference and government and legal information, she made her way into technical services through positions at RLG, OCLC, and Millsaps College. Alexis holds a MA in American History and MLS from Indiana University, Bloomington.
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Audrey Powers

Associate Librarian, University of South Florida
I am an Associate Librarian at the University of South Florida. Currently, I work with students and faculty in The College of The Arts, but in my former life I was a Science librarian. These very different roles have provided me with the unique opportunity to work with researchers, faculty and students who are intriguing and dedicated to the disciplines they are engaged in. | | As a Charleston Conference Director I collaborate with other professionals to develop and organize the...
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Albert Sciamanna

Executive Director Customer Support & Sales Operations, SAGE Publications
Albert Sciamanna heads up SAGE's customer service and fulfillment related teams. He has been with SAGE for 4 years and has supported SAGE in setting up back office and customer service procedures while making the change to a more electronically driven environment. | | Prior to joining SAGE, Albert spent more than 15 years at Elsevier in a wide variety of functions ranging from editorial/production to sales and product management in both Amsterdam and New York locations. He was part of...
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Anneliese Taylor

Assistant Director, Scholarly Communications & Collections, University of California, San Francisco Library
Anneliese leads scholarly communication activities and oversees collection development and technical services at the UCSF Library. She earned her MLIS at the University of Texas @ Austin, and is passionate about transformation in scholarly publishing.
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Barbara Walker

Content Licensing and Sales Manager, FASEB Office of Publications

2:15pm

An Open and Shut Case: Making Access to Content Easy, Affordable, and Sustainable

Does DRM stand for Digital Rights Management or Digital Rights Manipulation?  DRM serves the interest of publishers attempting to navigate a new era with an old business model. The Internet and digital files have created stark challenges for publishers, as librarians and users increasingly demand unrestricted access and usage. Yet publishers have businesses built on selling print, with the presumption that one book should serve one reader at a time.  Using journals as model, publishers have closely controlled access to book content through rapidly increasing prices, license- and technology-based restrictions, and bundling strategies.  But the goal for publishers should be to expand access to scholarly content while creating sustainable, profitable businesses -- which means steering clear of legacy print models or the fear of how content will be used. It also means finding creative ways to shift some, if not all, of the costs away from libraries, faculty and students when and if possible.  How can outright ownership, rather than subscription-oriented leases, of content work for publishers as well as users?  The founder of a new, born-digital publishing company talks about how to look ahead rather than back, and develop a program that can thrive while enabling, rather than constraining, scholars and librarians.

Speakers
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Beth Bernhardt

Assistant Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communications, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Libraries
Beth Bernhardt is the Electronic Resources Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has her graduate degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina. Beth has over twenty years of experience working in academic libraries, 12 years of that specializing in electronic resources. Her job is to evaluate, recommend and provide access to electronic resources. Beth is a certified North Carolina State Library trainer and provides training on NC LIVE...
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Adam Chesler

Director of Library Relations, Business Expert Press / Momentum Press
Adam manages library relations, including sales and community outreach, for Business Expert Press and Momentum Press, two new companies which publish ebooks for business students and engineering professionals, respectively.  Previously he was Content Director for the American Society for Training and Development; prior to that, he held sales, customer relations, and customer service positions at the American Chemical Society; and customer relations, marketing, sales, and content...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Article Level Metrics: Analyzing Value in the Scholarly Content

Richard Cave's Slides                William Gunn's Slides

Elizabeth Lorbeer's Slides        Michael Margotta's Slides      

Heather Piwowar's Slides         

Article level metrics are increasing availability of real, or near real time data via online content delivery mechanisms that describes academic content viewing activity; including downloads, citation activity, level of social bookmarking, trackbacks and other views into the performance and scope of published research. The data presented in article level metrics benefit all stakeholders in the scholarly content value chain. Libraries can capture research publication impact of faculty research. Researchers are able to identify collaborators in real time. Funding organizations can identify the impact of the research they fund. Publishers are better able to demonstrate the quality, value and reach of their published product.

Using a panel of publishers, host service providers, and analytics industry leaders, an overview of available article level metrics will be discussed with the specific focus on the benefit for the institutional library.

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Richard Cave

Director of IT and Computer Operations, PLOS
Richard oversees the I.T. Operations and Development teams at PLOS. When he joined PLOS in 2005, the I.T. department consisted of two web producers and a few decrepit servers. Fast forward to 2012 - the team now consists of almost twenty employees including developers, support technicians and system administrators. The I.T. Operations and Development teams oversee the internal infrastructure for the PLOS organization, the platform for the PLOS products and development of Ambra, an open source...
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William Gunn

Head of Academic Outreach, Mendeley
Dr. William Gunn is the Head of Academic Outreach for Mendeley, a research management tool for collaboration and discovery. Dr. Gunn attended Tulane University as a Louisiana Board of Regents Fellow, receiving his Ph.D in Biomedical Science from the Center for Gene Therapy at Tulane University in 2008. His research involved dissecting the molecular mechanism of bone metastasis in multiple myeloma and resulted in a novel treatment approach employing mesenchymal stem cells, the body's own...
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Elizabeth Lorbeer

Associate Professor, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Liz Lorbeer is a librarian who is a champion of the publisher-vendor-librarian relationship.   She is currently responsible for overseeing the management of the biomedical collection at the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Liz’s mentoring program with the University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies offers students real-life library experience among the shelves and out in the field with vendors.    She is the...
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Michael Margotta

Head of Global Business Development, Maverick Publishing Specialists
"Michael is a Senior Maverick Associate and Head of Global Business development. In addition to providing consultation for publishing and e-distribution strategies, he is responsible for all Maverick business development operations and activities. | With over 25 years senior management experience, both as Head of an STM publishing house and providing consultation for e-distribution platforms, Michael specializes in new business development, acquisitions, operations management, vendor service...
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Heather Piwowar

Co-Founder and Postdoc, ImpactStory, Duke, and UBC
Heather is a cofounder of ImpactStory (nee total-impact), an online tool for tracking the broad impact of diverse scholarly products. | | Heather Piwowar is also a postdoc with Duke University and the University of British Columbia. She's passionate about how scientists share and reuse research data. Her research requires text mining access. She has an active research blog (http://researchremix.wordpress.com) and twitter account (@researchremix).

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room (125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

2:15pm

Beyond Implementation: Making Your ERMS Work for You

The University of Notre Dame started building CORAL, a modularized open source ERM, over two years ago.  Implementation caused workflow changes, including deeper information sharing with stakeholders, enhanced record-keeping, and increased efforts and options for institutional knowledge storage.  Likewise, American University, after learning about CORAL’s workflow utilities, implemented the Resources module to solve ongoing and emerging workflow issues when responsibility for some e-book ordering shifted from the ERM unit to the Acquisitions unit. Learn how ERM practices were enhanced and expanded at the two Libraries through the use this flexible system.  

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Andrea Langhurst

Program Director, Resource Acquisitions & Discovery, University of Notre Dame
Andrea Langhurst is currently Program Director for Resource Acquisitions and Discovery at the University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Libraries. Andy has been at Notre Dame since 2008, previously working as Licensing/Acquisitions Librarian and unit manager for the Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Pay Services unit.
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Stacey Marien

Acquisitions Librarian, American University
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Kari Schmidt

Electronic Resources Librarian, American University
"Kari Schmidt is the electronic resources librarian at American University Library. She joined American University in 2008, and currently works on e-resource licensing and acquisition, e-resource collection management issues and ERM workflows and system management, as well as initiatives related to enhancing end-user access."

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 227 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

2:15pm

Collaborative Marketing for Electronic Resources

This presentation reports on the results of an international collaborative project with 100 libraries to benchmark the marketing of electronic resources. I will describe the impetus for the project, the project planning, the execution and results of this effort. The talk will highlight the collaborative aspect of the project.

Objective of the session. Identifying “best practices” is usually done with a large body of experience to draw from, and this project hoped to spur development of that experience so that we can all move forward quickly in the process of marketing electronic resources. This collaborative model is the first of its kind in libraries, related to electronic resources.

What attendees can expect to learn. Attendees will learn how a typical marketing plan can be implemented at their libraries by viewing the complete process employed by 100 libraries over 5 months. Attendees can also expect to see a demonstrated example of a good, collaborative effort that can be replicated for other projects where a wider body of evidence on a particular topic is needed.

Speakers
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Marie Kennedy

Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian, Loyola Marymount University

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 120 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

2:15pm

Developing a Cross Institutional E-Book Strategy

As part of the 2CUL vision (http://2cul.org/node/17), Columbia and Cornell University Libraries strive to merge their respective core operations by 2015. In an effort to find mutual grounds for collaboration around E-Books, a small cross institutional task force, with members from collection development, access services and technical services was formed in June 2011. The TF was charged to investigate the wide spectrum of issues surrounding eBooks at Cornell and Columbia and recommend steps that 2CUL should take to improve e-book access and management, and to propose an organizational framework that will ensure continued monitoring of these issues and appropriate action.

A year later, the task force has finalized its preliminary recommendations. In this presentation the two co-chairs of the TF (Colleen Major from Columbia and Boaz Nadav-Manes from Cornell) will focus on the Task Force’s efforts to examine local E-Book licensing, acquisition, and management work-flows; the ways we identified procedures and operations that can be streamlined and integrated as we move closer towards the goal of joint management of electronic resources; and describe the ways we have partnered with faculty and vendors (MUSE and JSTOR) to look at collaboration in a consensual, forward looking, perspectives. The presenters will provide a brief background of the 2CUL collaboration, an overview of our varied local practices, workflow environments and systems used to support the life cycle of an E-Book. We will speak to our institutional similarities and differences, and areas that have been identified from which we can build a stronger collaboration. The presenters will also provide a checklist of useful things to take into account as other institutions follow similar paths.  

Speakers
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Colleen Major

Networked Electronic Resources Librarian, Columbia University Libraries
Colleen Major is the Networked Electronic Resources Librarian at Columbia University Libraries, where her work focuses on electronic resources acquisitions, access, and services. Colleen previously served as the Ethnic Studies Librarian and Multicultural Coordinator, and Acquisitions Librarian at The University of Montana. She holds a M.L.S. from The University at Buffalo. 
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Boaz Nadav-Manes

Director, Acquisitions and Automated Technical Services, Cornell University Library,
Boaz Nadav-Manes, Director of Acquisitions and Automated Technical Services and Philosophy librarian at Cornell University Library.  Boaz holds a B.A. in Classics and Philosophy from Tel Aviv University and an M.F.A degree from Cornell. He currently leads Cornell’s “Pre-Order Online Form” initiative (http://poof.library.cornell.edu/content/about) and is responsible for fully automating a Patron Driven Acquisitions for print and electronic materials as well. Boaz is a...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Distinctive Collections: The Space Between “General” and “Special” Collections and Implications for Collection Development

Many libraries separate collection development activities into two broad categories, that of “general” collections versus “special” collections. Although this makes for a clean distinction between two areas of library activity (roughly the work of librarians as distinct and separate from that of archivists), in between these two poles lie “distinctive collections” – items that are neither especially rare nor unique (special), but are also not run-of-the-mill monographs or journals.  Government documents, numeric datasets, ephemera, area collections, audiovisual media, born-digital materials – these are all recognized subsets of library collections with their own frameworks (more or less developed) for acquisition, cataloging/metadata, preservation, inter-institutional collaboration.  Falling as they do somewhere between “general” and the “special” collections, these distinctive collections are often overlooked in traditional collection development and public service activities. 

This panel discussion will demonstrate that failing to understand distinctive collections on their own terms is a mistake. A full appreciation of “distinctive collections” allows libraries to think creatively about a number of timely issues, including how much of selection duties can be outsourced through patron-driven acquisitions and approval plans, the role of collaborative collection development, and appropriate resource allocation to the acquisition and management of these collections. This session will present a big-picture overview of how distinctive collections and their management fit into the overall collection profile of a library, and case studies of distinctive collections along the continuum within a single research university library. Attendees will take away a conceptual framework for distinctive collections and an appreciation for how this framework might guide some of the more pressing issues facing the profession.  

 

Speakers
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Daniel Dollar

Director of Collection Development, Yale University Library
Daniel Dollar is the Director of Collection Development for the Yale University Library. As the library’s chief collection development officer, Daniel leads and coordinates collection activities in all formats, and manages the collection development budget. In addition, he represents the Yale University Library as a participating partner on the Research4Life Executive Council.
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Gregory Eow

Associate Director of Collection Development, Yale University Library
As the Associate Director of Collection Development at the Yale University Library, I help set the strategic goals for library collection building, especially in the area of digital publishing and e-books. I also serve as the subject specialist for American, British and Commonwealth history. I hold a Ph.D. in history from Rice University and an M.L.I.S., with a concentration in archives, from the University of Pittsburgh.
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Julie Linden

Head of Collection Management, Center for Science & Social Science Information, Yale University Library
Julie Linden holds an M.L.S. from Syracuse University, as well as M.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Connecticut. She has worked at Yale Library since 2000. Prior to her current position at Yale she was a librarian for numeric data, social science electronic resources, government information, political science, and international affairs (usually only two or three of those at a time). 

2:15pm

e-Content Discovery: Approaches, Methods, and Tools to Improve Findability

Making content discoverable is a key strategic objective for academic publishers and librarians. Each of the discussants in this panel represent institutions that have taken a slightly different approach to addressing the issue, employing discovery search services, semantic enrichment, editorially crafted taxonomies, and unified content platforms. This panel will explore the unique institutional motivations for their approach and areas of commonality in effort. The objective of the session is to provide context for different approaches to discovery and foster a discussion around the common goal. What are the commonalities in approach? How can libraries and publishers initiatives on content discovery work together?

Speakers
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Becky Albitz

Associate College Librarian for Collection Management, Bates College
Becky Albitz is the Associate Librarian for Collection Management at Bates College. Previously she was the Electronic Resources and Copyright Librarian at Penn State, Head Librarian at Penn State Shenango, Media and Performing Arts Librarian at NYU and the Media Librarian at the University of Iowa. She received her undergraduate degrees in film and English from the University of Rochester, a masters in film from Penn State, an MLS from The University of Pittsburgh, and her doctorate in higher...
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Robert Faber

Editorial Director, Reference, and Director, Discoverability Program, Oxford University Press
Robert’s role as an online publisher at OUP includes Oxford Reference and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, for which he helped get 10,000 people to write 50,000 biographies on time, and organized simultaneous publication in print and online in 2004. He was also director of the Oxford English Dictionary through to the launch of its new online edition in December 2010, and now leads a major program to improve ways of finding and using content across OUP’s global academic...
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Martha Sedgwick

Senior Manager, Online Products, SAGE
I have worked at SAGE for the past 4 years and before that was at Macmillan publishers. Since graduating I have always worked in online publishing and I am excited by online technologies and what these have to offer users in terms of information and engagement. In my spare time I love to watch old movies!
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Marc Segers

Solutions Architecht, iFactory
Marc's work at iFactory supports publishers throughout the product development process outlining relative advantages and disadvantages of solutions and supporting partnership relationships. Marc provides consulting on overall publishing strategy and platform management coordinating various product teams to ensure that the interests and goals of the publisher are being met. Drawing upon more than 14 years in educational/academic publishing, Marc's strategic role includes consulting...
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Katrin Siems

Vice President of Marketing & Sales, De Gruyter
2000–2003: Practical Training as a bookseller and publisher at Gruner & Jahr,Hamburg. 2003–2006: Studies Foreign Trade / International Management at the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg. 2006–2007: Studies of International Management at École Supérieure de Commerce, Montpellier. 2007–2009: International Management-Trainee Program at Springer Science + Business Media, Wien/Paris/Heidelberg/New York. 2009–2010: Director Business...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Ebook Availability Revisited: A Quantitative Analysis of the 2012 Ebook Aggregator Marketplace

In 2008, we found that only about 20% of five academic libraries' 2006 print book content was available from the ebook aggregator marketplace, and that only 4% of ebook content was available from all four major aggregators (EBL, Ebrary, Ebsco, and MyI Library). This presentation will poll the audience and present 2012 availability: is it the status quo or a quantum leap? After revisiting print vs ebook availability, we'll delve into the newly competitive world of major aggregator subscription products (Ebrary vs Ebsco) with an objective comparison of content breadth, depth, & quality. The new kids on the block--the university press aggregators (JSTOR, Oxford, and Project muse)—will be examined in the general aggregator context. On the publisher side, case studies will reveal the extent to which some are still holding back their prime content.  Finally a 'big data' comparison will shed light on the future role the scanned behemoths Google books and Hathi Trust may play.  Attendees can expect to leave the session with a big picture perspective on the breadth & depth of the current ebook aggregator marketplace and its major players.

Speakers
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John McDonald

Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Claremont University Consortium
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Jason Price

Program Manager, Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium
Jason Price is Program Manager at the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC). He earned a doctorate in plant evolutionary ecology from Indiana University Bloomington where he gained in depth experience as a teacher and researcher before pursuing a Masters in Library Science.  He thoroughly enjoys applying data analysis skills he developed during graduate school to current library challenges. During his 10 years as a librarian at The Claremont Colleges, he worked as...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Great Expectations: New Organizational Models for Overworked Liaisons

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Liaisons (subject specialists) keep getting busier. Research instruction, embedding in classes, outreach, collection development, weeding, assessing teaching and collections, promoting scholarly communication issues, and creating online learning objects are all potentially part of what a liaison is expected to do nowadays. So we hope every liaison is very interested — and very good — at all those responsibilities. Is that realistic? And does a liaison have time for all those things?

At UNC Greensboro, library administrators decided it is time to examine how liaisons are organized to manage all of these competing responsibilities. The library formed a Liaison Collection Responsibilities Task Force to benchmark how other libraries might be handling the complexities of liaison responsibilities in innovative ways, and to recommend several possible new organizational models for the collection development and public services work of liaisons.

Members of the task force will review their benchmark findings and invite the audience to provide their own examples. Then we will present our recommendations for new organization models. Some recommendations will reflect incremental changes; others will be radical. We will ask the audience for feedback on the recommendations and suggestions for other models.

 

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Steve Cramer

Business Librarian, UNC Greensboro
I began working in Jackson Library in April 2001, and was awarded tenure in 2007. I came to UNCG from Duke University, where I was the Digital Services Librarian and business specialist in Perkins Library. Before that, I was a librarian at Davenport College (now University) of Business in Holland, Michigan. | | I earned a BA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies from the University of Michigan in 1991, and a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from the University of North...
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Michael Crumpton

Assistant Dean for Administrative Services,, UNC Greensboro
Michael Crumpton, MLS, SPHR is the Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He oversees administration of budgets, human resources and facilities; organizes and addresses space and remodeling issues; and works with grant and organizational development issues.  He has taught on topics related to community college libraries and paraprofessional needs.  He has previously presented at Charleston, for a partial list of his publications...
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Amy Harris

Reference Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator, UNC Greensboro
Amy is Information Literacy Program Coordinator and Reference Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also serves as liaison to the Religious Studies, Media Studies, and Philosophy departments. She provides leadership for librarians teaching course-integrated library instruction and help with assessment. She also serves on the library's Collection Management Committee.

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Knowledge Unlatched: Can We Change the Face of Scholarly Book Publishing?
Knowledge Unlatched is an exciting and innovative publishing initiative that aims to set up an international library consortium to provide access to specialist scholarly books in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The international consortium will be in a position to aggregate demand for books and secure collective payments to bring titles to first digital publications. By paying publishers an upfront fee that covers origination costs in exchange for open access publication, participating libraries will find their monograph budgets going further and that their students and scholars have access to hugely increased numbers of titles. This sustainable business model will reduce risks to publishers and the financial obstacles in reaching readers will be removed.

Knowledge Unlatched is a not-for profit organization, established for the benefit of all stakeholders in the global scholarly communications ecosystem. The project has already received initial funding and support from a wide range of national and international library organizations and it is currently inviting libraries and publishers to take part. This includes a full- scale pilot scheme to indicate the way forward for development. Frances and Hazel will describe the project and present the benefits from the perspectives of both libraries and publishers. 

 

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Frances Pinter

Executive Director, Knowledge Unlatched
Frances Pinter is the founder of Knowledge Unlatched – a not-for-profit company devising and implementing new business models in the area of scholarly book length publications. She was the founding Publisher of Bloomsbury Academic and publisher of the Churchill Archive online. Frances is a visiting fellow at both the Big Innovation Centre and the London School of Economics. Previously she was Publishing Director at the Soros Foundation (Open Society Foundation). In the late 90s...
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Hazel Woodward

Director, Information Power
Until 2012, Hazel had spent her entire career in academic libraries, latterly as Director of Libraries at Cranfield University, UK. She is now a Director of Information Power, a consultancy company which works with both publishers and libraries on management and strategy issues. Hazel has been very active within the information community, serving on a wealth of committees such as UKSG, JISC Collections, and ICOLC. She is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of COUNTER. Hazel also...
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2:15pm

Lives in Books

Michael Zubal has spent the better part of his 48 years surrounded by the printed page. Bookselling has been his sole career. Carol Feltes, University Librarian at Rockefeller University in New York City, is a life-long lover of books and has worked in libraries since her teens. David M. Earle is Associate Professor of Transatlantic Modernism and Print Culture at the University of West Florida. He began collecting books at an early age and has published widely on modern literature and its relation to popular culture.

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David Earle

Associate Professor of Transatlantic Modernism and Print Culture, University of West Florida
David M. Earle is Associate Professor of Transatlantic Modernism and Print Culture at the University of West Florida. He is author of Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form (Ashgate, 2009) and All Man!: Hemingway, 1950s Men’s Magazines, and the Masculine Persona (Kent State, 2009). Online projects include the Virtual Newsstand, a digital recreation of a newsstand from 1925, and the Pulp Magazines Project, a research hub for the study of early 20th...
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Carol Feltes

University Librarian, Rockefeller University
Carol Feltes was destined for a life in books. She got her first library card at the Kalamazoo public library bookmobile at age 4 and grew up in book oriented family as a fanatic reader and a book collector. She and her big brother used to hoard their pennies and pool them to go together to buy the next adventure in whatever their current series of choice was..... The Boxcar Children....The Swallows and the Amazons.....The Freddie the Pig books or an all time favorite: the "Wrinkle in Time...
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Michael Zubal

Bibliographer, Zubal Books
Michael Zubal has spent his entire life in the scholarly and antiquarian book business. From an early age he has traveled the country meeting with librarians, researchers, collectors and fellow booksellers. His specialties include History of Science, Literature, Anthropology and Archaeology. Zubal Books is included in the Cleveland episode of Anthony Bourdain’s "No Reservations" and also features prominently in the new Harvey Pekar book "Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me".

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Measuring and Applying Data about Users in the Seton Hall Library

Measuring the use and outcomes of scholarly reading demonstrates the value of library collections and helps librarians make decisions about collections and services. This presentation presents data on how faculty and students at Seton Hall University locate, obtain, read, and use scholarly articles and books, how librarians can learn from the findings to better meet user needs, and how the library can present its findings to stakeholders.

Design/methodology/approach

Data were gathered using questionnaire surveys of university faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students as part of the IMLS Lib-Value project and based on Tenopir and King Studies conducted since 1977. Many questions used the critical incident of the last article and book reading to enable analysis of the characteristics of readings, in addition to characteristics of readers.

Findings

Seton Hall’s e-journal collection is vital to its users, supporting faculty research and teaching and student coursework.  However, high use of books from non-library sources suggests some deficiencies in the collection.  Findings show an opportunity to brand library material to clearly distinguish it from what is perceived as ‘free on the web’, examine use of both print and e-books, and work with professors to increase student awareness and use of library resources.

Originality/value

Our presentation highlights two areas of importance for librarians and its stakeholders.  First, we demonstrate a useful method for measuring library value.  Second, we show how a university library can apply survey findings to its situation, informing collection development and budget allocation. Seton Hall University is not alone in its struggle for funding during nationwide budget cuts coinciding with rising journal prices, and is an example of how libraries can express their value and learn how to best meet its users’ needs.

Speakers
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Lisa Rose-Wiles

Science Librarian/Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University
Lisa Rose-Wiles is the Science Librarian at Seton Hall University Libraries in South Orange, New Jersey.  She holds an MLS from Rutgers University and a PhD in Biological Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to moving into the library field, Lisa conducted field research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica, Argentina and Suriname. Her current research focuses on scholarly communication and usage patterns of library materials. | | |
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Carol Tenopir

Professor at the School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
A frequent speaker at professional conferences and prolific author, Carol Tenopir is a Chancellor's Professor and Director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies at the University of Tennessee. She is on the Board of Directors for project COUNTER and the Principal Investigator for research projects that investigate measuring the value and outcomes from scholarly reading and data management.
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Rachel Volentine

Research Coordinator, University of Tennessee
Rachel Volentine is a 2011 MLIS graduate from University of Tennessee and is a research coordinator for the Center for Information and Communication Studies at the University of Tennessee. She has a Bachelor's in history from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.  Her current research is on the shifting behaviors and attitudes of researchers in the current changing digital times. |    | |

Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Negotiating Tactics: Secrets from Both Sides of the Table

Whether you are negotiating for new content or for an external vendor service, the outcome of these negotiations can vary considerably.  This session will explore both library and vendor perspectives on what information and tactics can help ensure a more successful outcome for the negotiation process. 

The librarian panelist will present a number of (anonymized) examples to illustrate what financial, and other, benefits can be achieved through negotiations. They will discuss how they tailor their approach to a negotiation for a given product and provide suggestions for librarians who are new to the negotiation process.

The vendor panelists will provide valuable insights into the vendor’s business model and its impact on your negotiation and some tips and tools on how to reduce surprises and achieve increased return on product investment with a better understanding of vendors' motivations.

Audience members will be polled at various points throughout the session to get their thoughts and experiences in regards to the negotiation process.   Attendees can expect to leave the session with an improved understanding of what types of concessions they can request during the negotiation process, and how to approach these negotiations in a way that paves the road for a mutually satisfying resolution.

 

Speakers
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Amelia Brunskill

Coordinator of Collections & Scholarly Resources, DePaul University Library
Amelia Brunskill is the Coordinator of Collections & Scholarly Resources at DePaul University. She was previously DePaul's Electronic Resources Librarian and prior to that she was the Liaison Librarian for the Sciences at Dickinson College, in Carlisle, PA. She received her MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. 
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Matt Dunie

President, Data-Planet
Matt Dunie has founded or co-founded three information and content application services companies (Insight Publications, RefWorks, and LabArchives), is an advisor to ThirdIron, and held numerous executive-level management positions and professional association board positions. His professional experience includes senior positions at Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), Atlantic Media, and Thomson. He has been involved with leading industry and business organizations in both membership and board...
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Michael Gruenberg

Gruenberg Consulting, President
Mike Gruenberg’s name in the Information Services Industry is synonymous with winning results – in sales team development and leadership, in performance and customer satisfaction, and in his own success in selling complex information services into demanding markets worldwide. Mike’s track record during more than 30 years in the Industry is headlined by the significant profit performance he has delivered in every position he has held. | | Mike is currently the President...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Parkview Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

New Scholarly Communication Technologies in Action

Timo Hannay's Slides             Alex Wade's Slides

For a number of years, the academic community has anticipated tools that will simplify the scholarly communication lifecycle.  This vision is now becoming a reality, with a number of new applications and services that facilitate the coordinated and seamless flow of data and information.  Join Alex Wade (Microsoft Research) and Timo Hannay (Digital Science) for a look into real technologies being used by real scholars to improve scholarly communication.

Speakers
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Timo Hannay

Managing Director, Digital Science
Timo Hannay is Managing Director of Digital Science (http://www.digital-science.com/), a new division of Macmillan Publishers that creates software solutions for research. He previously worked at Nature Publishing Group, where he was director of nature.com. In his former lives, Timo was a research neurophysiologist (in Oxford and Tokyo), journalist (at The Economist and Nature) and management consultant (at McKinsey & Co.). |  
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Alex Wade

Director for Scholarly Communication, Microsoft Research

2:15pm

PIE-J: Recommended Practices for the Presentation and Identification of E-Journals (served ala mode)

NISO is releasing its Recommended Practices for the Presentation and Identification of E-Journals (PIE-J).  The document is designed to provide guidance on the presentation and identification of e-journals, particularly in the areas of title presentation and bibliographic history, accurate use of the ISSN, and citation practice.  These practices will assist publishers, platform providers, abstracting and indexing services, knowledgebase providers, aggregators, and other concerned parties in facilitating online discovery, identification, and access for their publications.

Our presentation will focus on highlighting the key areas of the document and its application, including:

  • Creating clear visibility of title history and ensuring its discovery.
  • Informing and guiding researchers to proper citations.
  • Making the format of content clear and helping librarians and researchers quickly identify the content and format they are seeking.

The speakers will provide an overview of the recommended practices by discussing the good, the bad and the ugly of e-journal interfaces with an eye towards how content providers can improve end-user display and access with a minimal amount of effort.

Speakers
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Edward Cilurso

Vice President, Taylor & Francis LLC
I have worked at Taylor & Francis for nearly 15 years, overseeing the production of the US journals program.  I also manage our production tools, including our Central Article Tracking System (CATS).  I have experience with online journals dating back to 1994, and was excited to join NISO's working group on its PI -J standard, which I think will be immensely useful to small and large publishers and librarians. | | |
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Steven Shadle

Serials Access Librarian, University of Washington Libraries
As a librarian, Steve connects users to content. His primary responsibility at the University of Washington Libraries is to manage the library linking systems that provide access to journal full-text. In addition, he catalogs eSerials selected and licensed by the UW Libraries. Steve’s background in serial standards began with his work as an ISSN Cataloger at the Library of Congress and currently includes serving on the NISO working group developing guidelines for Presentation and...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Proving the Value of Library Collections

Proving the value of library collections has always been a concern of collection development librarians.  Librarians have devised creative methods of gathering evidence to demonstrate to university administration the essential role libraries play in research productivity.  In an attempt to demonstrate the value of library collections, librarians from the University of Kansas (KU) Libraries conducted a citation analysis study utilizing KU science faculty publications.

Using a random sampling of faculty from the departments of Physics, Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, and Geology, KU librarians developed lists of the citations in their publications and checked to determine if KU Libraries provides access to these citations in print or electronic format. In addition, a random sampling of the citations from the faculty publications was also examined to determine if the citations could be accessed through aggregator full-text databases, electronic journal packages, or print journals and monographs.  The librarians also compared journal and monograph use and utilized the data collected as method of justifying budget allocation practices. Finally, the monograph citations were analyzed to determine the effectiveness of the approval plan profile by identifying the ratio of books that were purchased on the approval plan compared to books that were selected by librarians. 

KU librarians will share their findings and discuss how they used the citation analysis to demonstrate the value of the library collections and inform collection development decisions.

 

Speakers
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Lea Currie

Head of Content Development, University of Kansas Libraries
Lea Currie has been the head of Content Development at the University of Kansas Libraries since 2008 and employed with the Libraries in other positions since 1999. Lea’s principal role in her current position is to manage the collection development budget, review and analyze collections, and coordinate collection development projects.
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Amalia Monroe-Gulick

Strategy and Assessment Librarian, University of Kansas
Amalia holds an MLS from Indiana University, as well as a BS and MS in political science from Illinois State University. She has worked at the University of Kansas Libraries since 2008 as the librarian for political science and public administration.  

2:15pm

Striving for Uniqueness: Data-Driven Database Deselection
Mercer University Libraries consist of three main entities that have historically subscribed to electronic resources separately. The libraries will begin the process of consolidating access and subscribe to resources as a single body, providing a consistent set of resources to students across Mercer's wide geographic area. In order to accomplish this we will need to reduce the number of aggregated databases to be able to share access to the remaining titles at all locations without increasing the net fiscal outlay.

This presentation will introduce the title comparison tool that the Library Systems Department has developed to inform decisions that subject bibliographers and selectors must make. Existing tools for overlap analysis tend to focus exclusively on full text access, but our investment in indexes is significant, necessitating a closer look at their uniqueness and ongoing value to our institution. Our tool presents vital data including the uniqueness of titles within each database as compared to all other databases about which we have information. We will discuss the process that we followed to ingest vendor-supplied title lists, the challenges that we encountered in normalizing data and conceptualizing the overlap analysis, and the data model that we settled upon to produce quick, interactive results.

The audience will be encouraged to participate in the presentation by asking questions or sharing their own experiences throughout via either social media or conventional means.

Attendees can expect to learn about the process of developing in-house software to aid in vital data-intensive collection management tasks. They will also gain insight into the process and pitfalls of detecting duplication among title lists for a large number of databases.

 
Speakers
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Jeremy Brown

Associate Director for Technical Services and Systems, Mercer University Libraries
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Geoffrey Timms

Systems Librarian, Mercer University Libraries
In his sixth year at Mercer University and as a member of the Library Systems Department, Geoff spends much of his time working on web applications for library use. He also manages electronic resources. Recent collaborative projects include creating dynamic item maps in the library catalog (LITA, 2012), a virtual new bookshelf, and an overlap analysis tool (Charleston, 2012). He contributed to a recently-published book entitled Managing Electronic Resources: A LITA Guide. When not in...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 122 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

3 Years, 400,000 Books, and 1 Front Page Story: A Library’s Collection Review Odyssey

Library collections are unique, growing organisms that need care and maintenance. Collections are shaped by local acquisition and maintenance practices and procedures making each one unique. The unique nature of collections and local practices necessitate libraries to develop collection review practices accordingly. This session will outline the steps and thought process involved in a first-time holistic collection review project of a library’s monograph, audio-visual, and journal collections. Learn how 15 librarians tackled an unprecedented review of its University Library’s entire physical collection. Come away with a clear understanding of the steps and decisions necessary to manage a successful collection review project. Hear about our communication and technology strategies that resulted in more faculty involvement than we ever could have expected. Visit our project wiki at (will provide if selected) for lots and lots of useful information.

Speakers
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Michael Bell

Assistant Dean, and Head of Materials Processing, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Michael Bell is Head of Materials Processing and Assistant Dean at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Michael has an MLS from George Peabody and has served at UT Chattanooga since 1980 in a variety of faculty positions.
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Theresa Liedtka

Dean, Lupton Library, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Theresa Liedtka is dean at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga's Lupton Library.  Prior to joining the faculty at UTC, Theresa held library positions at California State University Fullerton, Georgetown University, and Simmons College.  Theresa has a MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, a MA in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University, and a BA in History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 
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Andrea Schurr

Digital Development Librarian, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
After spending eight years as UTC Library’s Head of Access Services, Andrea decided to cross over to library IT in 2009, assuming the roles of Digital Development Librarian and computer science graduate student. She holds an MS in Library and Information Science and Undergraduate Degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrea is still working on her MS in Computer Science at UTC.

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 227 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

And the Workflow Says: Conducting and Using a Workflow Analysis for Positive Change

Over a six month period University of Michigan’s Electronic Records and Database Management (ERDM), which includes Electronic Access, Electronic Acquisitions, and the Electronic Cataloging units, undertook a comprehensive workflow analysis in preparation for the implementation of Innovative’ s ERM. A two tiered task force was established, which included librarians as well as staff, a charge was written, and an interview schedule was established. Each of the 18 staff members was interviewed at least once by two members of the task force and the results were analyzed as the project moved along.

This was an intense process and our talk will outline our charge, the difficulties of conducting such an intensive review in such a short amount of time, and our results. The final report contained over 15 workflow charts, a staff responsibility matrix, network diagrams that demonstrated the amazing reach of our units, and a written report with many recommendations. Our recommendations were broken down by unit and for the ERDM as a whole. For example, we have emphasized for each of the units within ERDM the need for a move from specialization to generalization so that all staff can participate in the work of the unit as a whole to prevent backlogs. At the time of the conference we will be able to discuss how our report has impacted the work of the units, particularly our E-Acquisitions unit, which is heavily involved in the ERM implementation and has had a serious shift in staffing due to retirement. We will also show how we were able to shed some light on our ‘invisible’ electronic resources and the staff who manages their life cycle.

Speakers
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Emily Campbell

Special Projects Librarian, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 120 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

Collection Development Policies are Sooooo Twentieth Century......Or Are They?

Once upon a time many libraries had exhaustive collection development policies that included how many different kinds of atlases they needed and how often they replaced foreign language dictionaries. Does your library have a collection development policy? Has it been updated since the internet? Since you embraced ebooks? Should libraries have a collection development policy? If so then how should it be revised for the twenty first century? Is the main audience internal or external? Does copyright play a role? This session will be an interactive so bring your collection development policy philosophy to share.

Speakers
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Victoria Koger

Collection Development Librarian, Eastern Kentucky University
Victoria is the Interim Collection Development Librarian at Eastern Kentucky University. She earned her MLIS from Florida State University in 1997 and has a background in reference and instruction at academic institutions.

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Creating a Sustainable Sustainability Network

The SSRN eLibrary has delivered over 50,000,000 full text scholarly papers for free and receives over 60,000 new submissions each year from dozens of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. But we know we can't do it all.

Based on a multi-year, successful partnership with now publishers, SSRN created the Sustainability Research & Policy Network with GSE Research. now's approach to Open Access, while still early in its experience, does not seem to have had a negative impact on sales and generated positive reactions from its authors. Plus, now’s reach to its target audiences grew significantly by being included in the SSRN eLibrary database. This session will outline the basis for creating these collaborations, provide the motivations and perspectives of the different organizations, explain why it is critical for content creators and providers to build relationships that focus on their specific strengths, and share some of the positive and not so positive experiences. In addition, the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions about the changing role of publishers and exchange ideas about identifying and building on your strengths.

Speakers
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Gregg Gordon

President & CEO, SSRN
Gregory J. Gordon is President and CEO of Social Science Research Network (SSRN), a leading multi-disciplinary online repository of working and accepted paper research in the social sciences and humanities. Currently the number one repository in the world, SSRN is focused on the high quality, rapid, electronic delivery of scholarly research at the lowest possible cost. More importantly, SSRN is working with scholars to find innovative ways to reduce the researchers time...
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John Peters

Director, GSE Research and Greenleaf
John Peters is a Director of GSE Research Ltd, based in Leeds, England, publishers and advisers in governance, sustainability and environment; and of Greenleaf Publishing in Sheffield, the leading publisher of books and journals in sustainability. He is a Visiting Fellow at the University Campus Suffolk, England; Huddersfield University, England; and Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. He has previously held visiting academic posts in the UK, UAE, India and Australia. John was formerly...
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now publishers

President and Publisher, now publishers
Zac Rolnik has spent the last 25+ years in the academic publishing industry including Global VP Publishing at Kluwer Academic Publishing and more recently as the founder and publisher at now publishers.

3:15pm

Do You Have Any Good Books to Read? Popular Reading Collections in Academic Libraries

Should academic libraries have popular reading collections? What is the value of having one? What should the collection include? How are libraries incorporating new technologies and formats? This presentation and discussion will focus on a variety of issues and challenges associated with popular reading collections: acquiring, maintaining, funding and promoting the collection. The discussion will provide an opportunity for librarians to share their experiences and ideas, and allow others considering starting a collection to ask questions. The discussion leaders will describe the collection at the University of Washington Libraries—how it was started, who’s using it, and how materials are selected and weeded.

Speakers
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Faye Christenberry

University of Washington Libraries
Faye has served as the English Studies Librarian at the University of Washington since 2002.  She is responsible for purchasing fiction, poetry and literary scholarship in all formats for the UW Libraries’ collection.  Faye is also the fund manager for the humanities disciplines, allocating the monograph budget, monitoring spending, and providing training for selectors within the group.  She recently added the position of Head, Mathematics Research Library, providing leadership and...
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Anne Davis

Collection Development Coordinator, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, University of Washington Libraries
Anne is lucky enough to have two jobs: Collection Development Coordinator for Odegaard Undergraduate Library and Anthropology Librarian for Seattle Campus of the University of Washington. She is particularly interested in graphic novels. 

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 122 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

Don't Forget the Little Publisher, Part Deux

This Panel discussion is an update from the 2011 Panel of the same topic. The objective of this session is an update and an expansion, illustrating to the publishing and library communities alike the opportunities to discover and subscribe to high-quality content from small to medium-sized information providers, which to date are overlooked because these information providers lack the resources to effectively market their content. Attendees can expect to come away from the session with additional understanding of the following: what types of content are they missing; NEW examples of sales and marketing strategies that are being used to get content out in the market, NOVEL subscription/pricing alternatives; SUCCESS stories from the trenches; and other. This session will discuss domestic U.S. and international publishers and markets alike. This session will provide commentary from both the publisher and librarian points of view.

Speakers
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Anne McKee

Program Officer for Resource Sharing, Greater Western Library Alliance
McKee received her M.L.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington and has had a very diverse career in librarianship. She has been an academic librarian, a sales rep for two subscription agencies and now a consortium officer for the past 13 years. A former President of NASIG, McKee is on the Serials Review Editorial Board, 3 publisher/vendor library advisory boards and strives to balance a busy career with an even busier family including a husband, 1 high schooler, 1 middle...
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Dave Myers

President, DMedia Associates
David Myers, President and CEO of DMedia Associates, Inc. – Is an Information Industry expert, with over 22 years experience specializing in Strategy, Sales, Licensing and Business Development.  Throughout his career, he has drafted, negotiated and closed over 500 domestic and international licensing agreements with publishing partners, customers and distributors.  He has also negotiated and closed countless business alliances, strategic partnering, and revenue generation...
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Stuart Silcox

National Sales Manager, Canada, Swets
Stuart is a veteran of the Canadian library subscription market, with over 20 years of managerial experience in customer service, marketing and sales for subscription agents like The Faxon Company and Swets. Stuart has played a key role in negotiation and facilitating publisher and consortia deals, such as the national deal for CRKN and ALJC, bringing together 67 libraries and 45 publishers into a single license agreement.
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Tom Taylor

President, Dragonfly
Tom Taylor is President of Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting.  Dragonfly manages the sales efforts of independent publishers through a global network of sales organizations.  Before forming Dragonfly, Tom was Vice President of Marketing and Sales at SAGE in California. Tom has been in academic publishing for 33 years starting in 1979 as a sales representative at Addison Wesley (Pearson) where he moved into positions in marketing, editorial and sales management. ...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room (125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

How Did That Get In There?: Streaming Media in the Land of Discovery

Audio and video content have had a history of isolation from mainstream discovery and delivery in large part due to the complexities of the lending systems that have developed around them. These systems have dictated a concentration on the carrier over the content and resulted in multiple barriers to use. Streaming media offer a chance to remove these barriers by eliminating the systems involved and allowing the content to shine through the carrier. Given the advent of YouTube and everything it entails, users are clearly ready for this shift, but are multimedia content providers, library service providers, and librarians?

Over the past several years, there has been an increasing demand for audio and video streaming collections in libraries. The overhead required for an academic institution to provide streaming audio and video services to users has been prohibitive, and collection budgets in general have shifted heavily toward electronic resources. As a result, eyes have turned to online, virtual solutions, but have minds turned, too?

Books and journals seem to continue to rule many of the ways in which the library world considers and treats its content, from catalog records and online delivery to standards development and coverage in library systems. Are streaming videos included in A-Z title lists? Do link resolvers deliver streaming audio content? Do discovery systems cover the elements users need to find streaming video and audio? Does fulltext have meaning in video or audio?
This presentation covers the challenges that content providers, library service providers, and librarians face in ensuring the fullest possible coverage of streaming media in today’s discovery landscape. The focus is on the collaborative efforts needed from all of these parties to make audio and video content an intrinsic part of the library-learning environment.

Speakers
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Harry Kaplanian

Director, Discovery Services, EBSCO Publishing
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Scott Spicer

Media Outreach and Learning Spaces Librarian, University of Minnesota
I serve as Media Outreach and Learning Spaces Librarian for the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Libraries. In this role, I am head of Media Services, a unit dedicated to supporting the development of student media literacy skill sets, and promotion of deeper subject knowledge and meaningful, authentic learning experiences through the integration of media resources and student-produced media into curriculum. I hold an M.L.I.S and M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction - Learning Technologies...
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Aaron Wood

VP, Systems and Data Architecture, Alexander Street Press

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

How Do E-Resources Contribute to Teaching and Learning? Findings from the Lib-Value Project

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)-funded LibValue Project (http://libvalue.cci.utk.edu/) is a 3-year project devoted to developing tools and measures for demonstrating academic libraries’ value and contributions to the work of higher education. In addition to investigating academic libraries’ support for faculty research, teaching and learning have been a major focus of effort. This presentation will feature a panel of members of the LibValue Management Team and project participants discussing findings from several projects devoted to this endeavor, specifically:

• Student Learning and the Student Experience:

Panelists will report on two threads of research related to e-resources’ role in supporting student success, including student e-resources usage during a multi-session series of library research skills workshops as well as findings from multiple surveys of undergraduate students regarding their use of resources in the University of Tennessee-Knoxville Library Commons.

• Teaching:

Panelists will present research conducted at the University of Tennessee and the University of North Carolina-Wilmington to investigate instructors’ use of electronic resources in support of their teaching. Responses from nearly 400 Graduate Teaching Assistants, part-time-, and tenure-line faculty indicate heavy (and increasing) reliance on both libraries’ electronic resources for course preparation and assigned readings. The presenters will highlight similarities and differences between responses at UNCW, a regional institution with the Carnegie Classification of “Master's L: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)" and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, classified as “RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)”.


Program attendees will leave the session with more information about the LibValue Project as well as ideas for conducting similar assessment projects at their home institutions. Attendees will have ample opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.

Speakers
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Rachel Fleming-May

Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences, The University of Tennessee
Rachel A. Fleming-May is on the Management Team of the IMLS-funded Value, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries (LibValue) project. She has published and presented research about assessment of academic libraries resources and services in journals including portal: Libraries and the Academy and Library Quarterly, and at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Assessment Conference, the Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) Conference, and the Association...
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Peter Fritzler

Sciences Librarian/Lecturer, William Randall Library, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Peter Fritzler is the Science Librarian at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). He has held this position since 2004 and has worked at UNCW since 2002. His interests include information literacy, library user experience, and local surfing history.
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Rachel Radom

Instruction Librarian/Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Libraries
Rachel Radom is Instructional Services Librarian for Undergraduate Programs at the University of Tennessee Libraries in Knoxville.  She has a BA in art history and art conservation and a dual Master’s of Information Science and Library Science from Indiana University, Bloomington. Rachel is interested in how libraries, universities, and the public respond to issues related to copyright and scholarly communication and how these responses impact university...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Let It Flow: Effectiveness of Unified and Intelligent Workflows in the Library

Libraries today frequently struggle with identifying the best strategy to maximize resources, systems and staff. As collections shift from print to electronic resources, the need for new ways to manage workflows becomes more critical. With the introduction of new web-scale management systems and the looming question of when to migrate away from the traditional ILS, librarians must determine how much automation is desired vs. required – and how to balance the value of technology and human interaction.

As library workflows are adjusted and streamlined, especially when implementing a new library management system, librarians face the challenge of automating and integrating the disparate steps through technology and determining how staff roles must evolve. What’s the best approach for determining which decisions should be made by the library system or librarian?
This session will explore intelligent workflows and examples from librarians with experience in transforming decision-making steps from the individual to technology. Anne Prestamo of Oklahoma State University will present the library’s work with automation of patron requests for new materials. Cyril Oberlander of SUNY Geneseo will discuss the GIST recommendation engine for buy vs. borrow decisions. Attendees will learn about the impacts, benefits, constraints and concerns associated with streamlined and unified workflows and automation of decision making.

Audience members will also have an opportunity to share their experiences and ideas for re-imagining workflows. In a world where rules-based systems can decide what to do, the challenge becomes how to leverage the business intelligence of the system, while capitalizing on the human expertise and ability to engage with users in a meaningful way that delivers value – and ultimately demonstrates how the two can work harmoniously.

Attendees will leave this session with a deeper understanding of the considerations, best practices for evaluation and insight to determine when and how to implement unmediated workflows.

Speakers
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Phyllis Kaiden

Sr Product Manager, Serials Solutions
Phyllis Kaiden is a Senior Product Manager for Serials Solutions. In her current role, she is defining the vision and product requirements for Serials Solutions Intota™.  | Phyllis is a professional librarian with experience in public and academic libraries. She has held positions in all aspects of software development, including developing ILS systems and student systems for higher education.  Prior to joining Serials Solutions, Phyllis managed digital content services...
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Cyril Oberlander

Director, Milne Library, SUNY College at Geneseo
Cyril Oberlander is the Director of Milne Library at the SUNY College at Geneseo since April, 2012, and was previously the Interim Director since January 2011, and before that the Associate Director of Milne Library since January 2008.  Prior to that, he was the Director of Interlibrary Services at the University of Virginia Library 2005-2008; and Head of Interlibrary Loan at Portland State University from 1996-2005; and before that served as the Assistant Supervisor and the...
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Anne Prestamo

Assoc Dean for Collection and Technology Services, Oklahoma State University
Anne Prestamo is Associate Dean of Libraries for Collection and Technology Services and the Claud D. Kniffin Professor of Library Service and Education at Oklahoma State University.  A significant portion of her responsibilities focus on evaluation and implementation of electronic resources, and analysis and negotiation of licensing agreements. She has earned the respect of many library vendors as she works diligently to implement advanced technological features offered in their...
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3:15pm

NISO’s DDA Initiative: Cross-Industry Stakeholders Express PDA to Improve the Landscape for All

In Summer 2012, the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) convened a working group to create a recommended practice regarding Demand-Driven Acquisition. This group, consisting of librarians, publishers, e-book aggregators and approval and ILS vendors, is developing a flexible model for print and e-book DDA that will work across all stakeholders. Its Recommended Practice, planned to be completed in 2013, is intended to support the ability of libraries to develop DDA plans that meet differing local collecting and budgetary needs while also allowing consortial participation and cross-aggregator implementation.

The working group co-chairs will discuss the background and impetus for the formation of the group and report on its progress starting out. As part of the information gathering phase of work, a discussion will solicit audience input on the recommendations to be included, which could include the following:

  • Best practices for populating and managing the pool of titles under consideration for potential purchase, including methods for automated updating and removal of discovery records;
  • Development of consistent models for the three basic aspects of e-book DDA – free discovery to prevent inadvertent transactions, temporary lease, and purchase – that work for publishers and libraries;
  • Methods for managing DDA of multiple formats; and
  • Ways in which print-on-demand (POD) solutions can be linked to DDA
Speakers
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Barbara Kawecki

Director of Sales, Western US, YBP Library Services
Barbara Kawecki, Director of Sales, Western U.S., is responsible for the management and growth of YBP business throughout the western U.S. Barbara has more than 23 years of experience selling information products and services into the academic library market. She has served at YBP as Senior Digital Content Sales Manager in the Western U.S. from 2010 to 2013 and prior to that worked as a Senior Collection Development Manager in the same territory from 2006 to 2010. She also had a previous...
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Nettie Lagace

Associate Director for Programs, National Information Standards Organization
standards! use of standards, need for standards, love/hate relationship with standards.... standards standards standards!
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Michael Levine-Clark

Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication and Collections Services, University of Denver
Michael Levine-Clark is the Associate Dean for Scholarly Communications and Collections Services at the University of Denver’s Penrose Library. He has an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, and an MA in History from the University of Iowa. With colleagues from the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, he founded the open access journal Collaborative Librarianship, and serves as co-editor for scholarly articles. He has served as chair of the...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Positively Perplexing E-books: Digital Natives’ Perceptions of Electronic Information Resources

Anecdotal evidence from user surveys and the experiences of information professionals portray a picture that “digital native” students do not differentiate between the variety of information resources online. The issue of container only becomes problematic to these students when they have to produce a scholarly work and cite their information sources. Then the question becomes, “What is it?”. This session will present preliminary data from a survey of university students on how they recognize and label electronic information resources. The presenters will explore such questions as: Do users recognize an e-book as a book? If not, how do they categorize it? Does the amount and placement of labeling from the publisher make a difference in their recognition? Do they differentiate between an academic database and a search engine? Are newspaper articles and peer-reviewed journal articles considered synonymous? The presenters will seek audience feedback on their views of the results via the attendees’ personal mobile devices. Do they think the traditional product names of book, journal, article, etc. matter in the online world? If yes, what can librarians and publishers do to preserve the identities of these containers?

Speakers
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Amy Buhler

Science and Technology Librarian, University of Florida
My research interests are assessment of information seeking behaviors, library instruction, and marketing of library services.
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Tara Cataldo

Science Collections Coordinator, University of Florida
I am the Collections Coordinator at UF's Marston Science Library and subject specialist in the Biological and Life Sciences. I have been an academic librarian for 13 years and my research interests include information seeking behavior and usage patterns of library collections. 

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Shotgun Sessions

These short “pecha kucha-like” sessions will feature 5 PowerPoint presentations of 6 minutes and 40 seconds each. We will have approximately 10 minutes at the end of the session intended for Q&A for all 5 sessions. Come for a lively, rapid-fire group of talks.

1) Serials Workflow Changes: Transitioning from Print to Digital Subscriptions
Netta Cox, North Carolina A&T State University 

The session will describe the workflow changes from primarily creating new serial  subscription check-in records and adding items into the Millennium Integrated Library system (ILS), to the database cleanup of cancelled serial subscription titles, in a continuing effort to reflect accurate holdings information in the Online Public Access catalog (OPAC) for users.

Prior to the cancellation of print serial subscriptions, microform, newspapers and standing orders,  staff regularly set up new check-in records, created check-in cards, added new items , copy cataloged, and claimed print serial titles using the Millennium ILS.  The workflow has shifted towards database clean up, i.e. updating check-in records of cancelled subscription titles, holding statements, notes and deleting check-in cards.

The shotgun session will compare and contrast the workflow of the Serials department before and after cancellation of serial subscriptions. The audience will learn the previous steps used to create a new serial tile check-in record, versus the steps to cancel serial subscription title check-in records using Millennium ILS and Ebsconet.

2)  Textbook Affordability: Is There a Role for Libraries?
Charles Lyons, University at Buffalo

Try searching the library catalog, as many students do each semester, for the latest version of the textbook being used in a class on your campus and you will likely come up empty-handed. Many academic libraries – due to high prices, frequently-issued new editions, and a tendency to go missing from the collection – have very justifiably chosen to play only a marginal role in the provision of textbooks on campus. However, the dynamics of the textbook market are changing rapidly and this presentation will provide attendees with an overview of these market changes.

This session will focus specifically on the issue of affordability in the context of the increased availability of e-textbooks (electronic versions of textbooks). Topics covered will include: the bundling of supplemental materials with textbooks; shortening of revision cycles; development of a robust used-textbook market; proliferation of purchasing options and outlets; emergence of textbook price comparison tools; new business models for institutional access to e-textbooks; and open access and alternative textbooks.

The presenter has been leading an e-textbook initiative at the University at Buffalo that began this Spring and will roll out in the Fall of 2012 with the campus participating in the Internet2 / EDUCAUSE e-textbook pilot program. The presentation will include data on expected savings from this initiative.

3)  Using Vendor Notification Slips to Promote Input into Book Purchasing
Lora Brueck, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Building on a previous poster session, results are reported from WPI's vendor notification slip program in which library liaisons forward slips in their subject areas to academic departments for feedback on which books to purchase. While the desired results were to get department input into spending the book budget, especially for departments who traditionally have not spent their allocations, other benefits have also come from the program.

4)  Busting Ebook Myths
Beth Jacoby, York College of PA

We’ve all heard the myths about ebooks, such as Millennial students prefer ebooks over print, history and humanities students prefer print over ebooks, and younger students prefer reading on their smart phones.  A survey was conducted among typical undergraduate students asking their preferences between print books or ebooks for academic work, and if ebooks, which computing devices they prefer to use for reading.  Come hear the evidence that busts the ebook myths and points to the highly nuanced reading preferences of undergraduates.  The results are broken down by subject major, student age, gender, and year in college.

5)  Library Technical Services:   Key Ingredients in the Recipe for a Successful Institutional Repository
Tammy Sugarman, Georgia State University 

For several years, academic institutions have been establishing and maintaining institutional repositories (IRs) to collect, make accessible, preserve and showcase the institution’s research and scholarly output.   At a majority of institutions, the library is the entity that takes on the responsibility of organizing and maintaining the repository.   As the nature and purpose of IRs has evolved over time, the opportunities and challenges for units within the library have also shifted.  What has been the impact of IRs on academic libraries and specifically, on technical services functions within the library?  What are some of the contributions technical services units can make to insure the success of an IR?   Attendees will walk away with ideas about additional ways technical services units can show their relevancy and contribute to the success of their institution.

Speakers
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Lora Brueck

Collections Manager, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
As Collections Manager at WPI's very active library, I oversee the budget for print and electronic books and audiovisual resources; perform collection assessments for new WPI programs to identify needed resources; and oversee a staff of three who perform cataloging,  acqusitions, and preservation. I am responsible for digitizing a large collection of undergraduate projects and for creating metadata for local collections we are digitizing. I also curate one of three library galleries.
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Netta Cox

Serials Librarian, F.D. Bluford Library, North Carolina A&T State University
Netta Cox is currently the Head of Serials /Librarian at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She received a Master’s in Library Science from Catholic University. She is a former Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance Fellow. She has experience working in...
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Beth Jacoby

Collection Development Librarian, York College of PA
Currently the Head of Collection Development at York College of Pennsylvania, Beth has over 25 years experience in academic libraries.  With a B.A. from Gettysburg College and M.L.S. from University of Michigan, she previously held positions in large academic libraries, including a medical library.  Beth has served on numerous national and regional library committees.  In her current position she manages collection development, e-resources, acquisitions, cataloging, periodicals...
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Charles Lyons

Electronic Resources Librarian, SUNY University of Buffalo
Charles Lyons is the Electronic Resources Librarian at the University at Buffalo. Previously, he worked in the corporate library at Lehman Brothers and in the Science and Engineering Libraries at the University of Virginia. He received his MS from Drexel University in 2002.
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Tammy Sugarman

Interim Dean of University Libraries, Georgia State University

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Social Research Collaboration: Libraries Need Not Apply?

Jose Luis Andrade's Slides       Christopher Erdmann's Slides        Jan Reichelt's Slides

Social media was born an efficient method of personal networking. As more and more researchers took to social media platforms, we have witnessed an organic growth of collaboration among scholars, faculty, students, etc. This phenomenon has led us to a profound change in the way we conduct research through social media. Research through collaboration is now increasingly important in order to achieve a higher impact throughout the research community. But where does the library fit into this?

The simple answer is that researchers are now bypassing the library.
This presentation will look at the new reality of social research collaboration and discuss what kinds of web-based tools can support the workflow and peer collaboration of researchers. The presenters will also discuss why it is essential for libraries to become part of the solution before they are left out in the cold.

Speakers
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Jose Luis Andrade

President, The Americas, Swets
Jose Luis Andrade was appointed as Swets¹ President of the Americas since January 2010 where he assumed commercial responsibility for the whole region. Before then in September 2007, Jose Luis was appoint as President of North America where he was responsible for managing all of the sales, marketing, customer service, finance and operations activities in the United States and Canada. Jose Luis came from his role as Swets¹ General Manager for Latin America...
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Christopher Erdmann

Head Librarian, The John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Christopher Erdmann is the Head Librarian of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library. His current projects include theastrodata.org, Harvard Library UX and collaborative work with the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS). Previously, he worked as a librarian for the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Garching near Munich where he specialized in bibliometrics, developing text mining and bibliographic software that is...
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Jan Reichelt

Co-Founder and President, Mendeley
Jan is Co-Founder and President of Mendeley, one of the world’s largest research collaboration platforms, with thousands of users and research groups and millions of research papers. Mendeley helps people to organize and collaborate on research projects and makes academic research fascinatingly more accessible and transparent. | | Research can be a lot of fun, and so is starting a technology company. So why not combine the two? Jan already worked at two Internet start-ups during the first...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Text Mining Rights from Three Perspectives

Heather Piwowar's Slides             Judson Dunham's Slides         Teresa Lee's Slides

A passing tweet by co-presenter Heather Piwowar, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia, about her frustration with the limited number of Elsevier journals available for text mining led to surprising discussions with the publishing giant and a flurry of media attention. Text mining involves the automated search and compilation of huge volumes of textual data. Though invaluable for research, this technique is generally not permitted by library subscription licenses.

For the University of British Columbia, Piwowar’s advocacy of text mining and open science presented an unusual opportunity to actively partner with a researcher and library counsel to negotiate usage rights with a major publisher. At the time of writing, the Library was working with university counsel to draft terms that can be used as a model for text mining negotiations with other publishers. This issue also stimulated changes in Elsevier’s thinking, leading the publisher to undertake an extensive, top to bottom review of its text mining policies in response to this and other inquiries from researchers and customers.

The presenters will give an overview of text mining and its research application, provide the ‘back story’ of conversations amongst themselves and within their respective organizations, and engage participants in discussion of how emerging scholarly and research trends may change the business of library licensing, and beyond that, the researcher/library/publisher dynamic.

Speakers
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Judson Dunham

Sr. Product Manager, Elsevier
I have been in product management at Elsevier for seven years, working mostly on our flagship online search and discovery products ScienceDirect and Scopus. In recent years I’ve led efforts to develop new ways of integrating supplementary data into online articles, establish linkages between articles and research data in repositories and dynamically integrate external data into articles. I'm part of the team leading our explorations into facilitating text mining for curation and research...
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Teresa Lee

E-Resource & Access Librarian, Appalachian State U
Teresa Lee is a theatre and movement artist-educator. She is a Professor of performance in the Department of Theatre & Dance at Appalachian State University. Ms. Lee earned her certification to teach the Alexander Technique from Alexander Technique International. Since 1994, she has worked with applying Alexander Technique to actor preparation in professional theatre workshop settings, privately, and in college and university classes in the Southeast. She is also on the faculty of the Seven Oaks...
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Heather Piwowar

Co-Founder and Postdoc, ImpactStory, Duke, and UBC
Heather is a cofounder of ImpactStory (nee total-impact), an online tool for tracking the broad impact of diverse scholarly products. | | Heather Piwowar is also a postdoc with Duke University and the University of British Columbia. She's passionate about how scientists share and reuse research data. Her research requires text mining access. She has an active research blog (http://researchremix.wordpress.com) and twitter account (@researchremix).

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

The Future of Reading in a Digital Age: What Does It Mean – or Not Mean - For Us?

Reading and libraries have gone together since time immemorial – but what happens when reading takes on radically different forms? The nature of reading – what we read, how we read, and the relationship between information and its delivery – is changing radically. New technologies are deconstructing and reconstructing our concept of what it means to read, thus transforming our expectations and engagement with reading. The fluid, dynamic act of scholarly reading today has many consequences for what we do. This session will explore the implications for libraries, especially trends and forms of reading, patron expectations, and service issues.

Speakers
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Tony Horava

AUL Collections, University of Ottawa
I've been involved in Collections work for many years, and have seen remarkable transformations over the years. The challenges around ebooks, licensing, budgets, consortial strategies, new forms of knowledge and scholarly communications spring to mind. Reading in the digital age fascinates me - it is such a sea-change.  I also teach a course in Collection Management at our School of Information Studies and really enjoy teaching the new generation of collection developers and managers. The...
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3:15pm

TRLN Oxford University Press Consortial E-Books Pilot

Resulting from the TRLN Beyond Print initiative, this pilot attempts to create a financially sustainable model for consortial acquisition e-books coupled with needed print copies, while moving the TRLN libraries and partner publishers to a decidedly electronic environment for books that will improve support for instruction and research. Working with a book vendor (YBP Library Services), TRLN and Oxford University Press hope to evolve a vending model for e-books that other consortia and their partner publishers would find useful.

Speakers
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Ann-Marie Breaux

Vice President, Academic Service Integration, YBP Library Services
Ann-Marie Breaux works for YBP Library Services, developing and implementing technical and workflow services for customers. Based in Woodstock, Georgia, Ann-Marie has worked for YBP since 1997. Prior to that, she worked in a variety of acquisitions and cataloging positions for Lamont and Hilles undergraduate libraries at Harvard. Ann-Marie has an AB from Harvard University and an MLS from Simmons College.
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Annette Day

Collection Management Head, North Carolina State University Libraries
Annette Day is currently Head of Collection Management at North Carolina State University. Originally from the UK she worked at University College London, University of Warwick and the University of Coventry before transferring across the Atlantic to Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. After six years in Philadelphia, working as Head of the Math/Physics/Astronomy Library and Acting Assistant Director, Engineering and Physical Sciences Libraries she moved to North Carolina State...
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Aisha Harvey

Head, Collection Development, Duke University Library
Aisha Harvey joined Duke University Libraries in 2002.  In her current position as the Head of Collection Development, Aisha provides leadership, vision and strategic direction for the Duke University Libraries in the development and management of the libraries’ collections.  In 2011, Aisha served as the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries’ (ASERL) first Visiting Program Officer to lead the development of a cooperative journal retention program in the southeast region.  Prior...
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Rebecca Seger

Director, Institutional Sales - Americas, Oxford University Press
Rebecca Seger is the Institutional Sales Director for Oxford University Press USA.  She has been working with libraries for her entire career, currently leading the OUP team that works with, and sells, to all types of libraries and consortia in North and South America.  Rebecca has been with OUP for 12 years, and has focused on the product development, sales and marketing of ebooks, databases and journals to and for the academic and library community, and has been part of the product...
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Luke Swindler

Collections Management Officer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries
Luke Swindler has been working in collections for over three decades.  In his current position he has a leading role in analyzing, planning, and managing library collections generally and spearheading e-books initiatives specifically at UNC Chapel Hill Libraries.

3:15pm

Zen and the Art of Scholarly Publishing Business Models

Nothing is free – someone has to pay! Reader, author, advertiser, or some grantor/benefactor. Question is who, how much, and when.

The scholarly publishing business models are continuing to evolve. Each of them striving to maximize reach and readership, and, yes, revenues - enough to keep the publishing enterprise viable. High priests of the art get most of them to pay. There is also the matter of "quality" and, of course, conferring professional status and reward on the author(s).

This session will take a look at a number of scholarly journal publishing business models in the marketplace – the art and practice without the reverence. Panel of three publishers will talk about their respective models, leaving it to the audience to compare and contrast, and ask questions of the panel.

Speakers
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Peter Binfield

Co-Founder and Publisher, PeerJ
Pete Binfield has worked in the academic publishing world for almost 20 years and is the Publisher and co-Founder of PeerJ, a new Open Access publishing company. Since gaining a PhD in Optical Physics, he has held positions at Institute of Physics, Kluwer Academic, Springer, SAGE and most recently the Public Library of Science (PLoS). At PLoS he ran PLoS ONE, and developed it into the largest and most innovative journal in the world. He is currently a member of the...
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Eric Moran

Associate Director, Sage Publications
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Kristen Ratan

Publisher, PLOS
Kristen Fisher Ratan is the Chief Publications and Product Officer at the Public Library of Science (PLOS). She joined PLOS in the summer of 2011 in order to focus her efforts on using policy, best practices, tools and technologies to transform scholarly communication. Kristen has a 20 year history in the information industry leading strategic innovations at HighWire, Atypon, and BIOSIS. She holds a Masters in Biomedical Science from Mount Sinai Medical School, with a focus in Neuroscience...
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Bob Schatz

North American Sales Manager, BioMed Central representing BMC and Springer
Bob, who holds a library degree from the University of Oregon, is a long-time participant in the Charleston Conference and the larger library community. He has been a part of and hosted numerous panels and presentations and contributed to library literature, including as a past columnist for Against the Grain. Having spent over thirty years in bookselling to academic libraries, Bob is currently the North American Sales Manager of BioMed Central, the pioneer of peer-reviewed open access...
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4:00pm

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Index Data.

4:30pm

Annual Skit

Full Script

2012 Charleston Skit Players:

  • Stephen Clark, College of William & Mary
  • Eleanor Cook, East Carolina University
  • Tina Currado, Taylor & Francis
  • Rebecca Kemp, University of Maryland
  • John Riley, Busca, Inc.
  • Susan Zappan, Skidmore College
  • Corrie Marsh, Univ. of Southern Mississippi (in absentia)
  • Jay Askuvich, Midwest Library Service

NOTE: "The Mighty Charleston Players Present Their Greatest Hits 2007-2012" The collected scripts from all 6 years of the Charleston Conference. 72 pages of raucous and ribald library humor destined for immortality in your Z682.5 section.

Do you remember skits such as "Waiting for the Dough" or "Got No Life? Get a Second Life!" Then get all six years in print, available from Busca, Inc., Amazon and Advanced Book Exchange for $10.00.

Thursday November 8, 2012 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

4:45pm

I Hear the Train a Comin’ - LIVE

Please join Greg Tananbaum in conversation with two industry leaders as we discuss the nature of innovation. Peter Binfield (Co-Founder and Publisher, PeerJ ) and Timo Hannay (Managing Director, Digital Science) have both made their careers at the vanguard of scholarly communication.  During this session, we will delve into what innovation in this industry really means, how we go about it, and what constraints we face.  No PowerPoints, just a stimulating conversation and Q&A.

NOTE: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Peter Binfield

Co-Founder and Publisher, PeerJ
Pete Binfield has worked in the academic publishing world for almost 20 years and is the Publisher and co-Founder of PeerJ, a new Open Access publishing company. Since gaining a PhD in Optical Physics, he has held positions at Institute of Physics, Kluwer Academic, Springer, SAGE and most recently the Public Library of Science (PLoS). At PLoS he ran PLoS ONE, and developed it into the largest and most innovative journal in the world. He is currently a member of the...
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Timo Hannay

Managing Director, Digital Science
Timo Hannay is Managing Director of Digital Science (http://www.digital-science.com/), a new division of Macmillan Publishers that creates software solutions for research. He previously worked at Nature Publishing Group, where he was director of nature.com. In his former lives, Timo was a research neurophysiologist (in Oxford and Tokyo), journalist (at The Economist and Nature) and management consultant (at McKinsey & Co.). |  
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Greg Tananbaum

Consultant, ScholarNext Consulting
Greg Tananbaum serves as a consultant to publishers, libraries, universities, and information providers as owner of ScholarNext (www.scholarnext.com). ScholarNext clients include Microsoft, SPARC, eLife, and Annual Reviews.  He has been President of The Berkeley Electronic Press, as well as Director of Product Marketing for EndNote. Greg writes a regular column in Against the Grain covering emerging developments in the field of scholarly communication. He has been as an invited...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

'Get It Now' Experience

In 2009, The California State University Libraries had a problem. Obtaining journal articles via ILL wasn’t meeting their patron’s delivery expectations and all too often articles went unclaimed wasting time and money. Sound familiar? To solve this problem, the CSU Office of the Chancellor worked closely with Copyright Clearance Center to develop a cost-effective, expeditious article delivery service called "Get It Now" that’s putting a smile on the faces of both patrons and librarians. Today, Get It Now is used by over 130 academic institutions and is tightly integrated within the content search and ILL workflows via seamless integration with Ex Libris SFX, ILLiad, Odyssey, and other library applications. Millions of journal articles from over 30 leading publishers are now available within minutes, 24 x 7, at special academic rates. Come learn more about Get It Now, find out how it’s integrated with SFX, and hear directly from an ILL librarian how their institution is using and benefiting from it.

Speakers
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Tim Bowen

Director, Academic Products and Services, Copyright Clearance Center
Tim Bowen is the Director of Academic Products & Services at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) in Danvers, Massachusetts. He joined Copyright Clearance Center in 2003 and is responsible for the development and management of CCC's pay-per use and annual licensing services for academic institutions as well as CCC’s newest product, Get It Now. Mr. Bowen has over 20 years of product management, product marketing, and channels marketing experience. Previously, he worked at Genuity, Cabletron...
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Jeremy C. Shellhase

Systems Librarian, Humboldt State University
Over the course of my library career I have been a Clinical Medical Librarian, an OCLC regional network coordinator, an associate director of a medical library, an assistant dean for library systems, head of information services, and picked up a Pitt MBA along the way. I am active in system-wide technology initiatives of the CSU library system and played a role in establishing CSU Scholarworks, a shared Dspace implementation for the CSU. I'm interested in digital preservation, discovery systems...
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Christine Stohn

Product Manager, Ex Libris
Christine Stohn is a product manager in the Discovery and Delivery business unit at Ex Libris. Christine has over 20 years of experience in the library industry, having worked on the content and data side before joining Ex Libris in 2001. Her current focus is the bX Usage-Based Services and on cross-systems data projects, such as the integration of open-access material and research data with discovery services. Christine holds a degree in library sciences from the Free University in Berlin and...
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6:00pm

Accidental Collection Assessment: the NCSU Libraries Collection Move

In January 2013, the NCSU Libraries will open a brand new library, the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. Approximately 1.4 million volumes will be transferred to the new library from existing campus locations for opening day, with the majority of those collections being housed in an automated retrieval system (bookBot) and not in open stacks. A collections move of this size requires strategic planning reinforced and guided by lots of data, assessment, and clean-up of records, items, and processes. This system-wide effort has given us unique and unprecedented opportunities to assess our collections, their scope, access, composition, and trends in growth and use.

This presentation will describe the collections move project at NCSU Libraries focusing on the data gathered and assessment tools and strategies employed. It will describe what we learned about our collections and how these techniques can be employed by other libraries regardless of whether your collection are on the move or not.

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Hilary Davis

Associate Head, Collection Management, North Carolina State University Libraries
Currently, I am Associate Head of Collection Management and Director of Research Data Services at the North Carolina State University Libraries.  My primary role is to work with faculty, students and researchers in the sciences, help lead the Collection Management Department, and play a leading role in the Libraries' initiatives to support research data and data management at NC State.  In 2008, I was named one of Library Journal’s “Movers and...
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Annette Day

Collection Management Head, North Carolina State University Libraries
Annette Day is currently Head of Collection Management at North Carolina State University. Originally from the UK she worked at University College London, University of Warwick and the University of Coventry before transferring across the Atlantic to Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. After six years in Philadelphia, working as Head of the Math/Physics/Astronomy Library and Acting Assistant Director, Engineering and Physical Sciences Libraries she moved to North Carolina State...
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John Vickery

Collection Manager, Management and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University Libraries
John Vickery is a collection manager and certified SAS programmer at North Carolina State University Libraries. He’s been with the NCSU Libraries since 2005 and holds an MSLS from UNC Chapel Hill where he specialized in database design and administration. He started programming in SAS to analyze NCSU Libraries’ print collection and PDA program and has continued to use SAS to assist with a major collections move and other data analysis projects.

Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

How to Engage Faculty with Academic Video

Many libraries have already invested in streaming video services. If you have—or if you’re making the decision now to bring video into your institution—engaging faculty is of key importance. How can you show your faculty ways to get the most out of your library’s video resources? When faculty embrace video, the result is increased usage and best value for your investment.

Eileen Lawrence will explain a variety of tools both live and in development, addressing integration with systems like Blackboard and LibGuides, embedding, training videos, acquisition flexibility, discoverability, and other ways to draw faculty to video.

deg farrelly will discuss the importance of discoverability, the role of the librarian, and will give examples of what librarians are currently doing and can do.

Carolyn Bain will show examples of creative ways instructors have used video to improve research and how they’ve integrated video into teaching for specific subject areas.

We hope you’ll leave the presentation with new ideas for promoting video, building awareness, and creating excitement among your faculty members.

Speakers
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Carolyn Bain

President, Bain Pugh & Associates, Inc.
Carolyn Bain, Ph.D. is president of the award-winning media firm, Bain Pugh & Associates, Inc. Before migrating from academia to a career in media, she served as Associate Professor with tenure and Head of Theatre at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She returned to academia to complete her Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies in 2007 at the University of Maryland, College Park where she was a fellow of the Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and the Clara and...
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deg farrelly

Media Libarian, Arizona State University
deg farrelly has worked with academic media collections for 37 years. As Arizona State University’s media librarian his primary responsibility is selection and management of media content to support teaching and research across the university’s four campuses. Now focusing on streaming video he recently assumed the role of administrator for ASU Libraries’ ShareStream implementation. | | deg presents frequently on academic media matters at national conferences and highly attended...
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Eileen Lawrence

VP, Sales and Marketing, Alexander Street Press
Eileen has worked with academic libraries since 1980. She’s one of the founders of Alexander Street Press, having served previously as Vice President of Sales at Chadwyck-Healey, Inc.  Eileen created and manages Alexander Street’s sales teams globally, has worked with regional and national consortia around the world, and has a commitment to creative pricing models for universal access.  She’s a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received her master’s...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

It’s All About Connections: Utilizing Webinars to Enhance Education

One of the channels employed by academic librarians in learning about new opportunities or issues related to the utilization and management of information resources is through their participation in webinars offered by different organizations, including publishers. Although webinars are mainly utilized by librarians, students can also benefit from these free knowledge resources offered by experts in their respective disciplines. The notion that students can tune into a webinar from across the globe at any hour of the day is enticing. But webinars aren’t just for librarians and students—they are ideal for researchers and professionals, as well. Webinars are a great place for experts to confer on new techniques and technologies being employed in their industry. Most webinars are free to participants and, oftentimes, are offered as part of an ongoing series. In addition, they are archived so that registrants can view a recording of the event at a later time. Webinars are an effective, collaborative, knowledge-sharing resource for presenters and participants alike.

Speakers
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Daniel Freeman

Online Learning Manager, ALA TechSource
Daniel A. Freeman is the Online Learning Manager for American Library Association Publishing. In this capacity, he produces and managers online workshops, online courses, webinars and other professional development opportunities for librarians. He is former Editor of Library Technology Reports and Smart Libraries Newsletter. He holds an M.S. from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois. | | Prior to joining ALA, Daniel was an Online Content...
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Diane Fulkerson

Social Sciences and Education Librarian, University of South Florida in Lakeland
Diane Fulkerson received here MLS from the University at Buffalo and is the Social Sciences and Education librarian at the University of South Florida in Lakeland, FL. She is the chair of the Information Literacy Standards Committee of ACRL and is the author of Remote Access Technologies for Library Collections: Tools for Library Users and Managers. Her work as a librarian provides her with the opportunity to use webinars for professional development and to provide library...
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Saeed Otufat-Shamsi

Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, IGI Global
A passionate professional in the field of Information Science and Technology Management with more than 18 years of career that has spun around applying and disseminating the latest information technology in multi-disciplines such as publishing, financial, telecommunication, and engineering sectors. Saeed is currently holding the position of Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in applied research publications on all aspects of...
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Lisa Carlucci Thomas

Director, Design Think Do
Lisa Carlucci Thomas is an experienced manager, librarian, writer, and speaker; nationally recognized for her leadership, innovation, and research on evolving mobile and social technologies. Her presentation topics include ebooks, libraries, mobile culture, social media, technology trends, training, career development for information and communications professionals, and the intergenerational library workplace. Lisa is the Director of design think do, a library technology and creative...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room (125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

6:00pm

Moving Technical Reports Forward: New Roles for Libraries & Librarians

Technical reports have always posed problems for libraries and librarians. They are often bibliographically inconsistent, difficult to source, and published to varying standards of quality. In some fields, these reports are also large in number and central in importance. Additionally, established workflows for acquiring and preserving technical reports in distributed repositories have been undermined by the transition from print to digital. Overall, the "gray literature" challenges librarians face have increased.

This concurrent session will present three case studies of how academic libraries have found innovative ways to face the problems of technical reports and improve their production, dissemination, and preservation; thus reducing the duplication of research efforts and saving public funds. Transportation is one example of the disciplines where these described changes are taking place, and the opportunities for libraries to improve the technical report workflow in this field will be a particular focus of the session.

Attendees can expect to learn about the challenges of handling technical reports in the digital age, and the opportunities that exist for improving discoverability and dissemination in the networked environment. A particular focus will be on new roles for libraries and librarians, and how library publishing and data management services can offer new opportunities for partnerships with researchers. Plenty of time will be allotted for questions, discussion, and joint brainstorming.

Session will be chaired by David A. Sherer of Purdue University Libraries.

Speakers
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Maliaca Oxnam

Technical Report Archive & Image Library Chair, University of Arizona
Maliaca Oxnam is a librarian in the Scholarly Publishing & Data Management Team of the University of Arizona Libraries. She serves as the Chair to the Technical Report Archive & Image library (TRAIL) formed with support from the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL).  Ms. Oxnam received the 2010 LexisNexis-GODORT-ALA "Documents to the People" Award and last summer received the 2012 Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award from...
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Roberto Sarmiento

Head, Transportation Library, Northwestern University
Roberto A. Sarmiento is the current head of the Northwestern University Transportation Library. Previously, Roberto worked as the director of the Panama Canal Commission Technical Resources Center (library and special collection) and has been a consultant for US, Panamanian and Japanese government agencies on transportation information matters. Roberto is an active speaker on the subjects of transportation information, acquisition, digitization and management, presenting in the US and...
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David Scherer

Digital Repository Specialist, Purdue University
David Scherer is the the Scholarly Repository Specialist in the Purdue Libraries at Purdue University. David’s role includes serving as a representative for Purdue Libraries’ Scholarly Publishing Services and as the manager of the Purdue e-Pubs digital repository. David’s professional interests include: collection development, scholarly communication, open access, institutional repositories, and the usage of archival collections in classroom instruction. His personal interests include...
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Charles Watkinson

Director, Purdue University Press and Head of Scholarly Publishing Services, Purdue University
Charles Watkinson joined the staff of Purdue Libraries in September 2009. Previously he was Director of Publications at the American School of Classical Studies. In 2012 he was made head of a newly conceptualized libraries publishing division, with the discipline-focused "Purdue University Press" and the campus-focused "Scholarly Publishing Services" as its two imprints but a shared staff and infrastructure. His role includes supervision of the Purdue e-Pubs institutional repository. He is on...
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6:00pm

Not Your Mother's PDA: The Transition from PDA Pilot to Full Acquisitions Integration

Western Libraries, an academic library with an FTE of 34,000, and Ingram Coutts, have worked together to implement an e-preferred Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) program at Western Libraries. This implementation has required collaboration between Coutts and Western Libraries collection librarians to develop effective profiles. These profiles allow the PDA collection to be filtered according to subject and non-subject parameters.

There are several aspects of this project that make it unique. First, every e-book that is selected by a PDA-preferred profile will automatically be loaded into the catalogue for PDA. Patrons will trigger a purchase if the book is accessed twice. Second, duplication is avoided because our holdings are sent to Coutts on a weekly basis. Third, the PDA program has been implemented across all collections areas at the University. And fourth, if a title is offered in both print and electronic, our default selection is for the electronic.

The first objective of this paper is to describe the Western Libraries journey from PDA trials to a system wide e-preferred PDA program. The second objective of this paper is to present our assessment strategy and outcomes of this collaborative project with Coutts.

Attendees can expect to learn how Western Libraries:

• Partnered with Ingram Coutts to implement this large-scale e-preferred PDA program
• Is assessing the e-preferred PDA strategy
• Addressed challenges during implementation of the PDA program.

We would engage the audience by:

• Presenting interesting, well-prepared material,
• Providing both the Coutts and the Western Libraries perspectives,
• Listening and responding to questions and comments from the audience, and,
• Providing recommendations and best practices for others who are interested in implementing a PDA program at their library.

Speakers
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Bruce Fyfe

Research and Instructional Services Librarian, Western University
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Erin Gallagher

Collections Consultant, Ingram Coutts
Erin Gallagher is a Collections Consultant for Ingram Library Services, a leader in distribution, print-on-demand, and academic library services.  Erin's coverage area includes the Southeastern US and Atlantic Canada, where she partners with academic libraries to build and maintain Approval, Slip, and Patron-driven profiles.  She joined Ingram in 2010 after completing her M.L.I.S. from Florida State University.  While at FSU, Erin was a Graduate Assistant in the Scholar's...
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Nicole Nolan

Acting Director, C.B., Western University
Nicole Nolan is a Research and Instructional Services Librarian for Western Libraries, at the University of Western Ontario. As a Librarian for Western Libraries, Nicole specifically works at the C. B. "Bud" Johnston Library (Business Library) and collects, instructs, and provides reference for the business students, staff, and faculty. 
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Harriet Rykse

Digital Information Resources Librarian, Western University
Harriet Rykse is currently the Digital Information Resources Librarian and, in that role, has shared responsibility for the acquisition of and access to electronic resources. She is also the primary liaison between Western Libraries and the provincial and national consortia in which the Library is a member.  Prior to her current role, Harriet was the Head of Research and Instructional Services at the Engineering/Science/Health Sciences Library at Western and before that she was a school...
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Yves Vanier

Area Manager, Ingram Coutts
Yves Vanier has worked with academic libraries since joining Coutts (now Ingram Library Services) in 1992.  Prior to 1992, Yves worked for American and Canadian publishers.

6:00pm

Reshaping Cataloging Workflows

As technology rapidly develops, scholarly publications have become diverse in format and access methods. For example, scholarly publications can be purchased from vendors, or published as open access publications. Additionally, there are free resources available from portals and repositories such as HathiTrust and the Internet Archive. Although these advances in information technology and the abundance of available digital resources are welcomed by many, it also presents challenges for libraries’ cataloging workflows. To make these resources accessible to users, libraries have been trying to find the best ways to integrate the metadata for these resources into their systems, or to make them discoverable via their discovery services. However, since these resources are available from many different sources, identifying available resources and keeping track of newly available resources becomes a difficult task. In terms of cataloging, because each vendor and repository has its own way of publishing new resources, creating URLs, and updating and managing links, libraries need to set up a separate workflow that only work for each vendor or repository. The inconsistency of publishing practices often forces libraries to manually check and update links that have already been ingested into their cataloging systems, which ultimately affects the user experience in accessing resources. This session examines challenges in cataloging electronic resources, including digital scholarly publications, and suggests possible workflows to help enhance access to and manage these resources, both in libraries and vendors.

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Myung-Ja "MJ” Han

Metadata Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Myung-Ja K. Han is Metadata Librarian and Assistant Professor, University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her main responsibilities consist of developing application profiles for digital collections, creating metadata for digital resources, and evaluating and enhancing cataloging and metadata workflows. Her research interests include interoperability of metadata, especially using OAI-PMH and semantic web technologies, relationships between collection description and...
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William Kries

Electronic Resources Cataloging Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

Shotgun Sessions

Victoria Koger's Slides   Carol Cramer's Slides  Andrea Wirth's Slides  
Heidi Schroeder's Slides
  Jo Flander's Slides 

These short “pecha kucha-like” sessions will feature 5 PowerPoint presentations of 6 minutes and 40 seconds each. We will have approximately 10 minutes at the end of the session intended for Q&A for all 5 sessions. Come for a lively, rapid-fire group of talks.

1)  Acquisitions Socialism
Victoria Koger, Eastern Kentucky University

Do you divide your monographs budget by academic department, use a formula, tweak amounts every year, and/or take journal use into consideration? Have you wondered why some departments never spend as much as they are allotted and some never have enough? We made the big leap from assigning amounts for every department and program to one big pot for all monographs. This session will share why, how and what we have learned in the past few months.

2)  Oh the Possibilities!  Repurposing a Citation Study
Andrea A. Wirth, Oregon State University

Three years ago a citation analysis of the graduate works from the Oregon State University (OSU) Water Resources Graduate Program (WRGP) was underway.   At that time the authors the study were focused on the task at hand which was to review how well OSU’s journal collections were supporting the WRGP five years into the program.  After successfully completing the original study, the authors repurposed the data for a water resources subject guide and used the overall findings to make new connections with the water community at OSU and beyond.  This short presentation seeks to demonstrate how a local citation study can evolve to support a myriad of uses that build connections with patrons and improve library services.

3)  Running a Contest to Encourage Timely Monograph Ordering
Carol Cramer, Wake Forest University

An age-old problem: Whatever deadline you set for placing monograph orders, you receive a big burst of orders at the last minute. Acquisitions staff beg for book orders one month and get flooded with them the next. Librarians at Wake Forest University tried to mitigate this problem by running a contest: have 65% of your target spent by an early deadline, and your fund wins a share of a cash prize. The presenter will discuss how the contest idea was an effective incentive for selectors and how it served to make Acquisitions work more steady.

4)  The Changing Landscape of Course Content: Electronic Textbooks and Electronic Course Packs
Heidi Schroeder, Michigan State University Libraries

This fall, Michigan State University (MSU) is implementing electronic textbook (eText) and electronic course pack pilot projects.  Faculty and over one thousand students in several pilot courses will be using either eTexts from two major publishers or faculty generated electronic course packs. All course content will be accessible through MSU’s course management system via the Courseload platform. Courseload offers searching, highlighting, note taking/annotations, sharing, printing, the ability to embed and add other electronic content, user statistics, and more.

This presentation will describe these pilots in detail and will provide attendees interested in eTexts and electronic course packs an overview of one university’s experiences from initial planning to implementation and assessment. The central role of the MSU Libraries as part of the planning and implementation team for both pilots will be discussed, as well as pilot goals, logistics, challenges and concerns, vendor interactions, training, technical support, and accessibility issues. Research plans and procedures as well as future considerations and possible plans will also be outlined.

5) Library Serials and Electronic Subscriptions Project
Jo Flander, St. Cloud State University 

Recently, in our work area, we completed a project that involved setting up a spreadsheet that includes information on our subscriptions to journals, databases, and standing orders to be  shared with faculty, librarians, and other staff to view. The goal is to share data on subscriptions across campus, and obtain feedback on what to renew/cancel.  Among other categories, the spreadsheet includes information on prices for the resources, statistics on usage, the current format (print, online, print plus online), and value to accreditation programs. For this session, the presenter will discuss the spreadsheet and provide comments on the outcome.

Speakers
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Carol Cramer

Head of Collection Management, Wake Forest University
Carol Joyner Cramer is the Head of Collection Management at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. Before tackling Collection Management, she worked in Reference and as an Electronic Resources Librarian. She has also taught a credit-bearing Information Literacy course to undergraduates. She has a BA in Comparative Area Studies from Duke University and an MSLS from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, travel and (of course...
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Jo Flanders

E Resource/Serials Librarian, Miller Center Library, St. Cloud State University
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Victoria Koger

Collection Development Librarian, Eastern Kentucky University
Victoria is the Interim Collection Development Librarian at Eastern Kentucky University. She earned her MLIS from Florida State University in 1997 and has a background in reference and instruction at academic institutions.
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Heidi Schroeder

Health Sciences Librarian / eText Operational Lead, Michigan State University Libraries
Heidi Schroeder has been a health sciences librarian at the Michigan State University Libraries since 2007. She currently serves as the bibliographer and liaison to MSU's College of Nursing and as one of MSU's operational leads for its eText (electronic textbook) pilot. Heidi's professional interests include: the role of libraries in eText initiatives, ebooks, library instruction/information literacy, reference services, and collection development. Some of her personal interests include...
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Andrea Wirth

Science Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries & Press
Andrea Wirth is an associate professor in the collection development unit at Oregon State University (OSU) Libraries. In addition, she is a subject librarian for several earth science disciplines. She received her bachelor’s degree in geology from Oregon State University and her master’s in library science from the University of North Texas. |

Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

Should Libraries Add Digitally What They Would Weed Physically?

The goal of many libraries, especially smaller ones, is not only to provide materials that meet the needs of their users but also to eliminate those that don’t. Careful selection is designed to make available materials that are useful to the community and that the community wants to use. Weeding removes those materials that are no longer used, are unattractive or damaged, or that contain inaccurate information. As currently taught, weeding is designed to provide a smaller number of excellent materials without the distraction of the dross. Patrons can more easily find the needles once the hay is removed. Part of this philosophy is based upon the physicality of print library materials and the fact that smaller libraries have limited space. Should the same principles then apply to digital resources? While digital resources have great potential to increase the amount of information available, should the library still attempt to assure that these resources are congruent with the mission of the library? Free resources such as Google Scholar and the proposed Digital Public Library of America potentially make available a broad array of texts. Should the smaller library link to these resources and encourage their use? Users in libraries with thousands of items will now have access to millions and will need to acquire the same skills as the users of large research libraries. These skills include sophisticated searching but more importantly the ability to evaluate information quality. While the physical items in the smaller library are vetted for their reliability, the users of these large databases will encounter, for example, medical and science books from decades ago. On the other hand, will those sophisticated enough to find these resources also have the skills to understand how to evaluate them? The audience members will be encouraged to add their views.

Speakers
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Robert P. Holley

Professor, School of Library & Information Science, Wayne State University
Professor, Wayne State University School of Library & Information Science. Bob Holley has been actively involved in collection development since 1980 as an academic librarian, library science professor, and researcher. He was chief collection development officer at the University of Utah and at Wayne State University. He has taught collection development to hundreds of students both in the classroom and online in the Wayne State University School of Library & Information Science. His...
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Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

The Future of Serials in a Linked Data World

Serials, from a cataloging, search, and retrieval point of view, are currently described and accessed via metadata records. Each record is tied to the title of the journal, newspaper, or magazine. The record might cover a range of years for that publication under its current title, or it might cover the current iteration and previous titles. But in our libraries, to find a serial we look for the appropriate record, usually a MARC record. As we all know, the cataloging rules are changing and RDA will soon replace AACR2 as the content standard for creating MARC records or other library metadata for books and serials.

The Library of Congress has announced that as the cataloging rules are changing, so too will the bibliographic framework change. All signs are pointing toward a new framework built on RDF and linked data. How will the hierarchical model used in RDA operate in a linked data environment? Should future structures and displays use the traditional hierarchical approach, or should they take as a model the web-like structure taking shape for the Semantic Web?

The educational objective of this session is to review today’s MARC-based environment in which the serial record predominates, and compare that with what might be possible in a future world of linked data. The session will inspire conversation and reflection on a number of questions. What will a world of statement-based rather than record-based metadata look like? What will a new environment mean for library systems, workflows, and information dissemination? The presenters will facilitate a lively discussion about the future, with linked data at the center of the discussion. Attendees will gain insight from the presentation and their colleagues, and a deeper understanding of the issues, as well as new ideas for addressing the challenges they face in their own libraries.

Speakers
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Valerie Bross

Head of the Continuing Resources Cataloging Section, UCLA Library Cataloging & Metadata Center
Valerie Bross, is head of the continuing resources cataloging section at the UCLA Library Cataloging & Metadata Center. She is a past NASIG speaker and in 2012, she received the Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award from the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Her exceptional and distinguished contributions to the field of serials librarianship have included a consistent and wide-ranging role in the development and testing of cataloging standards, including...
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Yvette Diven

Serials Solutions
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Laurie Kaplan

Director, Editorial Operations, Serials Solutions
Laurie Kaplan has been working in publishing for over 30 years, first in legal publishing, then legal newspaper publishing, and then serials publishing. She has spent the last 9 years with a CIG company, and Serials Solutions for the last 5 years. She has an AB degree in Anthropology/Sociology from Lafayette College and an JD degree from St. John's University, and is working toward her MLIS from Rutgers.

Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

The Value Chain of Scholarly Communication: Discoverability Issues and Collaboration Opportunities

The lifecycle of scholarly works from author to researcher is supported by many points of cross-sector collaboration across the academic publishing industry. This ‘value chain’ - made up of publishers, technical vendors, and librarians, among many others - is a vital factor in the research workflow. Recently, questions around open access and online self-publishing have called this value into question - often by those who are not aware of the intricate steps and global teamwork involved in bringing a completed manuscript to fruition and ensuring it is readily accessible by other scholars. The objective of this session is to explore the “value-added” contributions of publishers, vendors and librarians and ways to collaborate on lasting improvements to the discovery of research and scholarship.

This session aims to provide an overview of typical steps taken by members of the scholarly value chain to shepherd a research manuscript through its lifecycle, from dissemination to the point of access. By demonstrating this process, we aim to inspire conversation about opportunities for improvements, especially in our work to ensure that research is highly discoverable by global academics. We will begin with a published journal article and its pathway through the academic network to the eyes of a reader, highlighting the links in the chain along the way. We will then use an online voting tool for audience participation to vote on which links need to be stronger and where the opportunities are for improvement. The panel will be prepared to engage participants in conversations and inspire cooperative action to enhance scholars’ capacity to locate relevant content in the scholarly corpus.

Speakers
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Peter Brantley

Director, Bookserver Project
Peter is the Director of the Bookserver Project at the Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based not-for-profit library. He was previously the Director of the Digital Library Federation, a non-profit association of research and national libraries.  He has worked in senior information technology management roles at the University of California; the New York University Libraries and Press; Rapt, a startup firm focusing on advertising optimization, acquired by Microsoft; and the mass market...
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Barbara Chen

Director, BIS, Modern Language Association
Barbara Chen is Director of Bibliographic Information Services and Editor of the MLA International Bibliography at the Modern Language Association. With a focus on literature, language, linguistics, film, pedagogy and folklore, the Bibliography is the most comprehensive research tool available to humanities scholars today . Prior to her tenure at the MLA beginning in early 2001, Barbara was Associate Director of Indexing Services at the H. W. Wilson Company, responsible for...
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John Law

Vice President of Discovery Solutions, Serials Solutions
As vice president of discovery solutions, John Law leads a dynamic team that builds information solutions aimed at getting librarians and end-users to their information "discovery moment" effortlessly. John was the visionary and development leader behind the ground-breaking Summon™ web-scale discovery service. He continues to direct its progress, along with other discovery solutions including 360 Link and 360 Search, fueling adoption worldwide. For more than a decade...
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Karen Phillips

Editorial Director, SAGE
Karen has spent her entire publishing career at SAGE Publications, joining in 1984. She has held several roles across marketing and editorial over 28 years at SAGE. She spent five years in marketing, moved to editorial as a Commissioning Editor in 1989 and over the years has worked on the textbook, reference and journal programmes across several social science disciplines. She became Associate Director for Editorial Books in 2006 managing the books programme, and was promoted to Editorial...
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Mary Somerville

University Librarian, University of Colorado Denver
Mary M. Somerville is University Librarian and Library Director at the Auraria Library, which serves the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Community College of Denver. Her research publications and presentations explore cross-sector collaboration opportunities within the scholarly eco-system.  

Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

We’ll Always Have Paris: Long Distance Research Collaboration in the City of Lights

Academic librarians devote their lives to research. Whether it’s providing scholars access to authoritative works or guiding new students through the uncharted territory of online databases and primary sources, librarians are an integral part of the research process. However lack of time and resources can often restrict librarians’ abilities to apply in-depth research methodologies to evaluate their own institutions.

The irony of this circumstance was not lost on the librarians at the American University of Paris, where innovation and collaboration are strong tenets of the institution’s culture. AUP librarians chose to build on their partnerships both internally and externally with faculty and vendors to transform their challenges into a growing study about undergraduate student research behaviors. By administering online surveys to students, and following-up with in-person interviews, librarians were able to collect qualitative data about students, their research behaviors, and their opinions about the library’s resources.

The session will provide an overview of results about students and their use of Literati, as well as highlighting what worked well during the collaborative research process between AUP librarians and Credo Reference. AUP librarians and Credo Reference as partners will discuss the experience of becoming strategic partners, tools for successful collaboration, and lessons learned.

The discussion will be jump-started with an interactive exercise that explores issues specific to attendees. Collaborative solutions to the most burdensome hardships will be considered, and audience members will be asked to share through the facilitation of questions and instant-feedback polls.

Speakers
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Shiva Darbandi

Solutions Associate, Credo Reference
A service-oriented library professional with a background in education and grassroots organizing, Shiva Darbandi is currently a Solutions Associate at Credo Reference, where she collaborates with a broad range of libraries to develop and implement information literacy instructional materials, assessments, and promotional campaigns. Shiva also has experience in the nonprofit sector, impacting over 22,000 students with volunteer-run programming and leading a campaign to raise over $1.5...
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Sally Murray

Technical Services, Web and E-Resources Librarian, American University of Paris
Sally Murray has been working at the American University of Paris (AUP) library since 2002.  She is the cataloguer, webmaster, head of technical services and, with the other librarians, teaches information literacy and performs reference duties.  Before moving to France, she worked at the University of South Alabama Biomedical Library for over 10 years. | | At AUP, the librarians teach information literacy in freshman FirstBridge courses.  These interdisciplinary courses (ie: art and...
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Jackie LaPlaca Ricords

Credo Evangelist, Credo Reference
Jackie Ricords has an academic background in education policy, history, and economics and has completed research projects at the University of Pennsylvania, a Rotary International Fellowship in England and Spain, as well as a NEH Fellowship in Rome. Jackie spent 10 years coordinating education non‐profits, faculty professional development programs, and government projects in the areas of educational technology, service‐learning, and diversity. Before her current position as a...
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Michael Stoepel

User Service Librarian, American University of Paris
Michael Stoepel is the User Services Librarian at the American University of Paris. Michael earned his MLIS degree at the Humbolt University in Berlin (2009). His focus is on information literacy and library research integrating the user perspective into all aspects of library design. 

Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

6:00pm

You Call That Perpetual? Issues in Perpetual Access

Including perpetual access in an electronic resource agreement is only the beginning. Many issues stand in the way of seamless ongoing access and challenge traditional definitions of “perpetual.” Librarians and vendors often fail to properly track the content to which an institution is entitled after a subscription has lapsed. New eBook editions complicate access to previous editions. Multimedia resources may rely on quickly outdated software, so that they become unusable even if the content still has value.
The presenter will discuss these challenges facing perpetual access to electronic journals, books, and multimedia resources, as well as strategies for working through them. This talk challenges the notion that there is a simple dichotomy between leased and owned materials.

Speakers
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Chris Bulock

Electronic Resources Librarian, SIUE Lovejoy Library
Chris is an Electronic Resources Librarian and NASIG member from the St. Louis area. His research and work are focused on improving the library user's experience. Chris is the recipient of the 2012 HARRASSOWITZ Charleston Conference Scholarship.

7:00pm

Annual Reception, Sponsored by Elsevier
Charleston is well known for its hospitality, and the Annual Reception is a true Charleston affair! The reception this year will be held at the Charleston Visitors Center. We look forward to seeing you there!
Thursday November 8, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Charleston Visitors Center (375 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29043)
 
Friday, November 9
 

7:00am

Continental Breakfast

Join us before the morning plenary sessions for a breakfast buffet, sponsored by the Charleston Information Group LLC.

8:00am

Opening Remarks

NOTE: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Katina Strauch

Founder, Charleston Conference
Katina Strauch is Assistant Dean for Technical Services and Collection Development at the College of Charleston (SC) Libraries. She is the founder of the internationally acclaimed Charleston Conference (1980) as well as founder and editor of Against the Grain (1989) and Chair of the Board of the Charleston Report (1996) and the Charleston Advisor (1999). She has won the UNC-Chapel Hill, School of Library and Information Science, Distinguished Alumnus Award (1992), South Carolina Outstanding...
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8:05am

Contemporary Trends and Debates in E-Journal Licensing

Licensing has been a predominate means of governing the transfer of electronic journal content between publishers and libraries since the early 1990s. In this presentation, Eschenfelder will provide an overview of what has and has not changed in the last 20 years of e-journal licensing practice. As part of this history, she will describe what model license recommended terms have been widely adopted and which have not since the early 2000's with specific reference to scholarly sharing, interlibrary loan, electronic reserves and perpetual access. More broadly, she will also discuss why alternative means of governing transactions between libraries and publishers (e.g., SERU) not replaced licensing given their potential to reduce transaction costs. 

Speakers
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Kristin Eschenfelder

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies
Kristin R. Eschenfelder (PhD, Syracuse 2000) is a Professor at the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests focus on access and use regimes – or the complex, multi-level networks of laws, customs, technologies and expectations that shape what information we can access in our daily lives and how we can make of it.  Her recent work examines development of and changes to access and use regimes for digital scholarly...
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8:45am

What Provosts Think Librarians Should Know

Provosts and Librarians are naturally allies, but they live in different worlds and sometimes do not understand each other fully. This panel, chaired by one provost and featuring three others, will set out some of the main things Provosts are thinking about today that affect libraries and open the floor for discussion of how to advance common interests.  Topics will include some mix of innovation in teaching and learning, support for research, funding challenges for different sectors of higher ed, and the flurry of interest in online learning.

NOTE: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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J. Bradley (Brad) Creed

Provost and Executive Vice President, Samford University
Dr. J. Bradley Creed, former dean and professor of Christian history at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary, has been named associate provost at Samford University. Dr. Creed joins Samford this summer after eight years at Baylor. As associate provost, he will assist with curriculum, faculty and academic matters in the Office of the Provost. Samford President Thomas E. Corts described Creed as "among the best and brightest of a new generation of Baptist educational...
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Jose-Marie Griffiths

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bryant University
José-Marie Griffiths joined the leadership at Bryant University as vice president for academic affairs and university professor in 2010. An internationally acclaimed policy expert, researcher, and administrator with more than 35 years of experience in academic, corporate, and government settings, she has served in a number of U.S. Presidential appointments, two requiring U.S. Senate approval.  These include: | | the National Science Board (2006-2012...
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Karen Hanson

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, University of Minnesota
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Karen Hanson is the University of Minnesota’s chief academic officer, with responsibility for managing the colleges and academic units, and the policies and practices that affect the academic life of the university. These include: | | faculty affairs, including promotion and tenure; | undergraduate and graduate education and student well-being; | interdisciplinary collaboration among the sciences, social sciences, humanities...
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James J. O'Donnell

University Professor and ex-Provost, Georgetown University
Jim O'Donnell is not only a seasoned administrator, but he also claims to be the longest-serving publisher of a 100% open access scholarly online journal in the humanities, Bryn Mawr Classical Review.  He's had many other involvements with the library world, most notably chairing a National Research Council study panel on the digital future for the Library of Congress in 2000.

Friday November 9, 2012 8:45am - 10:00am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

10:00am

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Copyright Clearance Center and Emerald Group Publishing.

10:30am

The Twenty-First Century University Press: Assessing the Past, Envisioning the Future

The occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Association of American University Presses, finds university presses at a moment of scrutiny as well as exploration. Two press directors, Doug Armato of the University of Minnesota Press and Alison Mudditt of the University of California Press, will speak about how university presses are meeting today’s challenges and positioning their organizations for increased service and relevance in the digital age.

For much of their history, university presses have been synonymous with scholarly communication. But in today’s highly diverse and increasingly decentered media ecology, presses no longer define the border of scholarly communication even as they remain very much at its center as publishers. In this transitional epoch, presses increasingly straddle a traditional scholarly communications service role and a more market driven but still resolutely scholarly identity as publishers. This widening divergence between scholarly communications and scholarly publishing is at the crux of the sometimes fraught relations of academic libraries and university presses, and Doug Armato will look at the forces in play that could help to resolve that tension even as presses adapt their mission to the far more dynamic, digitally interlinked, and innovative scholarly environment that still remains in its infancy.

Changes in scholarly communication have impacted university presses in just the same way as it has libraries: declining institutional support has been matched by growth challenges, the dominance of commercial publishers in the profitable areas of scholarly publishing, and the growing agenda-setting power of large technology organizations. University presses have been challenged to reiterate their own value while themselves undergoing a quiet transformation, redefining their missions, how they serve the scholarly community while becoming more self-sustaining, and how they can leverage their strengths. As notions of peer review and quality metrics shift, as scholars across disciplines seek greater control of their intellectual property and as the output of scholarly research becomes part of a more dynamic, digital space, Alison Mudditt will explore how university presses are in a unique position to provide solutions and make complex information accessible, promoting access to and engagement with this knowledge among scholars, students and public audiences.

Leila Salisbury will guide the conversation and seek input from the audience.

Speakers
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Douglas Armato

Director, University of Minnesota Press
Douglas Armato is Director of the University of Minnesota Press, where he also acquires titles in digital media and social theory. In collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota, he developed the Mellon Foundation-funded Quadrant initiative, which seeks to redefine how faculty and presses collaborate in developing publishing programs. Prior to coming to Minnesota in 1998, he was Associate Director and Book Division Manager at The Johns Hopkins...
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Alison Mudditt

Director, University of California Press
Alison Mudditt became Director of University of California Press in January 2011. Since joining the Press she has reshaped the Press’s strategy and structure with a focus on the Press’s unique qualities, leveraging these strengths into a clear and distinctive path for the Press. With an uncompromising commitment to a set of core values rooted in the University of California’s inclusive public mission and commitment to academic excellence, the Press remains committed to the...
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Leila Salisbury

Director, University Press of Mississippi
Leila W. Salisbury has been the director of the University Press of Mississippi (UPM) since 2008. Prior to her appointment, she was marketing director at the University Press of Kentucky, where she worked for fourteen years. At UPM, she is responsible for the overall direction and management of a $2.7 million scholarly publishing operation. She oversees the Press’s budget and allocation of resources, shapes the Press’s editorial direction, shepherds fundraising for the...
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Friday November 9, 2012 10:30am - 11:30am
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

11:30am

Building the Digital Public Library of America: the Hubs Pilot Project

Under the Digital Hubs Pilot Project, launched in late September 2012, the DPLA will undertake the first effort to establish a national network out of the over 40 state or regional digital collaboratives, numerous large content repositories, and other promising initiatives currently in operation throughout the US, bringing together myriad digitized content from across the country into a single access point for end users. The approach is to work with 5-7 states or regions (Service Hubs) and a similar number of large content providers (Content Hubs) to aggregate content on a pilot basis. To learn more about this exciting project, join DPLA Director for Content, Emily Gore, for this session. The DPLA Hubs Pilot Project is funded by NEH, IMLS and the Knight Foundation.

Note: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Emily Gore

Director for Content, Digital Public Library of America

Friday November 9, 2012 11:30am - 12:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:30pm

Point of Care Tools and Libraries (the 12th Annual Health Sciences Lively Lunch)

Handouts           References

This year in a hosted, but “no holds barred” session, Lively Lunch participants will be invited to hear about and discuss point of care tools in the health information setting. The session will begin with greetings and a short introduction by Nicole Gallo, representing the host sponsors of this lunch, followed by a short annual update on various health sciences scholarly publishing developments by Ramune Kubilius. Then, Susan Klimley will provide a survey of the point of care tools landscape: What are the various types of tools and how do some become more dominant than others? She will discuss marketing techniques, collection, as well as licensing implications that may include or exclude libraries and librarians. Moderator Deborah Blecic will add some discussion points, such as challenges and opportunities that may arise when an integrated team seeks to acquire and provide clinical information tool access. Can an optimal win-win scenario emerge when there are so many parties with differing interests and perspectives? Session participants will be invited to share their experiences and expertise.

Register online at http://healthscienceslivelylunch.eventbrite.com/.

Speakers
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Wendy Bahnsen

Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc.
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Deborah Blecic

Bibliographer for the Life and Health Sciences, Associate Prof., University of Illinois at Chicago Library
Deb has been at UIC since 1991.  She is a Distinguished Member of the Medical Library Association’s Academy of Health Information Professionals and won the 2005 Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the Health Sciences. She is the author of 12 peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous other publications and presentations. Deb’s current research focuses on the use of electronic resources.  Deb earned her B.A...
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Susan Klimley

Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian, Health Sciences Library, Columbia University
My time is spent reviewing download statistics, monitoring Medical Center publishing patterns, trying to make the link resolver work properly and  keeping up with the latest journal pricing plans. My motto: if it doesn't work, fix it.
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Ramune K. Kubilius

Collection Development / Special Projects Librarian, Galter Health Science Library, Northwestern University
A longtime health sciences librarian. Past chair of MLA’s (Medical Library Association’s) Collection Development Section. Section Council liaison to the National Program Committee for the May 2013 conference, an international federated meeting held in Boston, MA. SLA (Special Libraries Association), regional and state health sciences library organization member. Involved with Charleston Conference as one of the program directors, with all that entails, including- serving as a...
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Friday November 9, 2012 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Rue de Jean (39 John Street)

12:45pm

Changing Operations of Academic Libraries

The session is an exploration of library operational adaptations to the changing technologies of information distribution and usage. The librarians will present glimpses of the changes occurring in their library operations as they transition to services without print. The cadence of change particularly with respect to e-books continues to accelerate. The moderator will summarize some of the technology changes of the last year and a panel of librarians will explore, through the evidence of their changing library operations, a range of topics including: trends in e-book ‘acquisition’ and usage; developments in open access publishing; changes in consortia; and the role of librarians in instruction and evolving peer review and publication processes. After initial presentations, the panel and moderator will encourage questions, comments, and discussion with attendees.

Speakers
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Jim Dooley

Head of Collection Services, University of California / Merced
I've been head of collections and technical services at UC Merced for nine years, predating the opening of the university by two years.  Prior to coming to UC Merced, I held various positions in technical services and special collections at the University of Utah.  I've presented at previous Charleston Conferences and also at ALA.  Currently I'm the chair of the ALCTS Acquisitions Section.
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Allen McKiel

Dean of Library Services, Western Oregon University
Allen McKiel began his career as a programmer/systems analyst. The merger of his technical skills with librarianship occurred at OCLC and NOTIS. He has over twenty years of academic library experience first as the Director of Libraries for Region 2 of Indiana’s Ivy Tech Community College, then as the Director of Libraries for Northeastern State University in Oklahoma, and currently as Dean of Library Services for Western Oregon University.
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Robert Murdoch

Asst. University Librarian for Collection Development & Technical Services, Brigham Young University
Robert G. Murdoch is the Assistant University Librarian for Collection Development and Technical Services for the Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University.  Prior to working at Brigham Young University, he was the Deputy Director of Libraries at Utah State University.  His professional interests include: library administration and management, consortia relations, and library resource licensing and negotiations.

12:45pm

Dirty Little Secret: What's Your Plan for Managing Your Legacy Collections?

Libraries are beginning to "right size" their legacy print collections and rely increasingly on shared collections. Most have at least rudimentary guidelines for weeding and transfer to storage. But the "dirty little secret" is that very few libraries have an overarching strategy and coherent plan that articulate exactly how the collections will be managed, how they will engage their communities in this process, and how it will ultimately benefit those for whom we steward the collections. This emphasis on the short-term tactical and not the long term strategic dimensions of collection management, and concomitant the tendency to keep the overall plan, to the extent it exists, a secret from faculty and students, eventually gets many libraries in trouble.

Join us on a mission to help libraries develop formal written collection management plans that explain how, what, when, where, and why they are managing their legacy collections and why it will benefit users. Such plans are not only procedural and policy, but political in purpose. Bring your own bits and pieces of a plan, along with your questions, stories, worries and ideas to discuss with a panel of collection managers who are in various stages of preparing coherent collection management plans for a university library, a college library, and a consortium of 18 college libraries. You will leave this session with strategies for responsibly performing your stewardship role, to communicate what you are doing, and to situate your local collection management efforts in the context of regional and national shared print programs.

 

Speakers
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Sam Demas

Freelance librarian, Sam Demas Collaborative Consulting
What a time to be a librarian!  After working in academic libraries for almost 40 years (Goddard College, Cornell University, and Carleton College) I am now a freelance consultant in organizational development and collection management.  I love helping libraries large and small with their transitions and growth pangs in moving into hybrid collections and repositioning themselves as learning and teaching centers within their parent institutions.  And I love helping to...
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Bart Harloe

Executive Director, Connect New York
Bart Harloe is currently Executive Director of ConnectNY, an Inn-Reach based Union system located in New York with a current membership of 18 academic libraries from across the state. Before assuming this position Bart was University Librarian at St. Lawrence University for 17 years. He has worked in California and New Mexico before moving to Upstate New York in 1994.  | | |
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Mary Miller

Collection Management and Preservation Strategist, Univ. of Minnesota Libraries
Mary Miller is the Collection Management and Preservation Strategist  at the University of Minnesota Libraries.  Previously she served as Preservation Librarian at Stanford University Libraries, and as Preservation Specialist at the University of Illinois Archives.  She received her MLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Her research interests include the development of  models for managing collections in the context of user need, digitization and...
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Maria Savova

Director of Information Resources, Claremont Colleges Library
As the Collection Management and Digital Integration Librarian at Claremont, Maria is responsible for the Library's Materials budget, as well as number of projects related to collection management and analysis. Her research interests include also discovery tools, e-books, electronic formats and DRM, as well as use of mobile technology in libraries for promoting collections and enhancing information literacy instruction.

12:45pm

Discover EDS: Tales of Implementation and Use

This Lively Lunch will be delivered as a panel presentation by librarians who have employed Ebsco’s Discovery System (EDS) in their academic libraries.  The panelists will address several important aspects of launching a discovery system such as Implementation, Information Literacy, and Assessment, Usability and Customization.  The implementation component will include technical aspects, business requirements, launch preparation, and implementation success.  The information literacy component will include how academic reference services and library instruction has been transformed because of EDS. Assessment, Usability and Customization will focus on customizing the search box, modifying the display of custom links, operability of link resolvers, and assessing EDS using statistics and usability testing.

Michael Gorrell from EBSCO will be present to answer questions and a Q & A time is scheduled at the end of each session for audience members to ask questions, comment and share experiences. 

Speakers
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Shannon Fox

Austin College
Shannon Fox is the Coordinator of Electronic and User Services at Abell Library Center, Austin College in Sherman, Texas. She has been in this role for over six years. Previously she was a Reference and Collection Management Librarian at Neuse Regional Library System in Kinston, North Carolina. She graduated from NCCU with her MLS in 2005. Shannon manages database access, the library website, usage statistics, fulfills the role of systems administrator, oversees circulation services, and...
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Michael Gorrell

Executive Vice President of Technology, Chief Information Officer, EBSCO Information Services
Michael Gorrell is the Executive Vice President of Technology, and Chief Information Officer of EBSCO Publishing. He is responsible for managing all technology operations for EBSCO Publishing, as well as providing key leadership in strategic product direction for the EBSCOhost platform. Michael joined EBSCO Publishing in August 1994, coming from the high tech industry, specifically hired to help usher in the ambitious new service called EBSCOhost. He has been responsible for building a high...
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Athena Hoeppner

University of Central Florida
Athena Hoeppner is the Electronic Resources Librarian at the University of Central Florida. She has 16 years of department-spanning experience in academic libraries.  Her career began in Reference and Instruction and indulged her love of user services, then moved to Library Systems, to  indulged her fascination with computers and technology. Athena now resides in Acquisitions where she coordinates the expenditure of $4 million on eResources and maintains systems that...
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Rafal Kasprowski

Electronic Resources Librarian, Rice University
Over the years, I have been responsible for license negotiation, e-resource acquisitions, OpenURL and discovery platform implementations, remote access maintenance, and collection development. I have organized conference sessions, presented, and published on e-resource management topics, and have chaired interest groups for SLA and the American Society for Information Science & Technology. I am currently the Electronic Resources Librarian at Rice University. I also rotate as instructor for...
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Elizabeth Kocevar-Weidinger

Head of Instruction and Research Services, Longwood University
Elizabeth Kocevar-Weidinger is Head of Instruction and Research Services and interim E-Resources librarian at Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia. She has published and presented on reference and instruction and electronic services, informal learning spaces, and millennial culture.
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Alyssa Koclanes

Instructional & Technical Services Librarian, Eckerd College
Alyssa Koclanes currently works as the Instructional & Technical Services Librarian at the Peter H. Armacost Library at Eckerd College. Koclanes was actively involved in the EBSCO Discovery Service implementation process at Eckerd College and her recent conference presentations include “Making Connections: Strategies to Personalize the First Year College Student Experience” presented with Eckerd colleagues at the Florida Library Association 2012 Annual Conference. ...
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Mary Page

Associate Director for Collections and Technical Services, University of Central Florida
Since 2010, I have served as the AD for Collections and Technical Services at the University of Central Florida. Right now, I am working on a couple of cool projects, such as implementing a discovery tool, planning for a complete library renovation, and getting a digital program going. My colleagues at UCF are amazing, and I feel so lucky to be working there. Florida is interesting, but the wildlife is a little scary. I've had lizards, frogs, and things too fierce to mention in my house. On...
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Virginia Polley

Information Literacy Librarian, Stevenson University
I have been working at Stevenson University (formerly Villa Julie College) since 2002 as the Information Literacy Librarian. Prior to that I had worked at Harford Community College, Iowa State University, and East Tennessee State University. I received my MLS at Brigham Young University.  
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Audrey Powers

Associate Librarian, University of South Florida
I am an Associate Librarian at the University of South Florida. Currently, I work with students and faculty in The College of The Arts, but in my former life I was a Science librarian. These very different roles have provided me with the unique opportunity to work with researchers, faculty and students who are intriguing and dedicated to the disciplines they are engaged in. | | As a Charleston Conference Director I collaborate with other professionals to develop and organize the...
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Robb Waltner

University of North Florida
I have served as the Head of Acquisitions for three years.  But I also have experience in public and access services.  I am currently writing a book of fiction about the life of a librarian and working in academia.   | | |

Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Do We Need E-book Aggregators?

The current model of academic e-book distribution, either via aggregators or directly from publishers is fraught with inherent inefficiencies and pitfalls. Specifically, aggregators, by adapting titles to their unique platform requirements, are delaying the digital release of titles. Publishers, by promulgating a multitude of proprietary platforms or insisting upon bundled purchases, create problems of discovery and access as well as budgetary dilemmas. In both instances, there is also the issue of true ownership of the material bought. Might the solution to these problems be the creation of a new method of e-book distribution mirroring traditional book vending? That is, might traditional booksellers and publishers create a system to supply e-books in a standardized format (PDF?) which would then be housed either on local college/library servers or in cloud servers controlled by the library?

A panel consisting of two librarians, a traditional book wholesaler, a publisher, and an e-book aggregator will tackle the idea.

Speakers
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Jay Askuvich

General Sales Manager, Midwest Library Service
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Forrest Link

Acquisitions Librarian, The College of New Jersey
Forrest has been the Acquisitions Librarian at TCNJ since 2010.  His research interests include collection development and assessment and ebook applications.   Prior to his appointment at TCNJ, he was a vendor rep for Blackwell Book and Midwest Library Service.  A lifelong resident of the Garden State, he holds a BA and MA in Classics and an MLS, all from Rutgers.
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Kari Paulson

President, EBook Library
Kari Paulson is the President and founder of Ebook Library (EBL), a subsidiary of Ebooks Corporation and has more than a decade of experience with ebook technology, working closely both with publishers and libraries to continue to innovate ebook access models and technology. Kari currently oversees EBL’s global operations and thoroughly enjoys the challenges of working in a high growth, rapidly changing space in libraries and publishing.   Most interested in the opportunities and...
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Rebecca Seger

Director, Institutional Sales - Americas, Oxford University Press
Rebecca Seger is the Institutional Sales Director for Oxford University Press USA.  She has been working with libraries for her entire career, currently leading the OUP team that works with, and sells, to all types of libraries and consortia in North and South America.  Rebecca has been with OUP for 12 years, and has focused on the product development, sales and marketing of ebooks, databases and journals to and for the academic and library community, and has been part of the product...
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Luke Swindler

Collections Management Officer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries
Luke Swindler has been working in collections for over three decades.  In his current position he has a leading role in analyzing, planning, and managing library collections generally and spearheading e-books initiatives specifically at UNC Chapel Hill Libraries.

12:45pm

Ebb and Flow: A Selection to Access Workflow for Consortia PDA

In the traditional workflow for delivering electronic resources to patrons, acquisitions have been the bridge between collection development and cataloging. However, new Patron Driven Acquisitions (PDA) purchasing models have reordered workflows and reemphasized communications. The sequence of activities differs since e-book discovery precedes purchasing activities. Workflow complexities are further exacerbated in a consortia environment. The University of Colorado (CU) system collaborated to implement a consortia PDA pilot with Coutts on the MyiLibrary platform in December 2011. This presentation provides an overview of the pilot program and describes the workflow used for shared selection, cataloging, purchasing, and assessment of e-books among five separate Libraries. The presenters provide details on the most salient issues encountered at each phase of the process, such as: selecting pilot subject areas; developing a consortium profile; establishing best-practices for MARC record editing and loading; troubleshooting duplicated e-book titles at individual libraries; resolving invoicing logistics; and designing assessment criteria. Attendees will gain increased understanding of potential issues and possible strategies for implementing a PDA program at their own institutions.

Speakers
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Mary Beth Chambers

Catalog Metadata Librarian, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Mary Beth Chambers is the Catalog Metadata Librarian and an Associate Professor at the Kraemer Family Library at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.  Her co-authored articles on the topic of full-text content in aggregator databases have appeared in Serials Review. | | |
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Yem Fong

Faculty Director for Collection Development, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
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Yumin Jiang

Technical Services Librarian, University of Colorado Law School
Yumin Jiang has a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before attending library school, Yumin studied at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and graduated with a Master’s degree in agricultural economics.  Her undergraduate degree is from Peking University (China).  Prior to joining the University of Colorado Law Library, Yumin also worked at the Health Sciences Library System at the...
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Denise Pan

Associate Director, Technical Services, University of Colorado Denver

Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Enhancing User Accessibility in Library Products

About 650 million or roughly put 10% of the world’s population live with some form of disability or the other (Source: http://www.disabled-world.com/disability/statistics/). Libraries play a very important role in the life-long learning of individuals and research shows that a significant number of people still go to the libraries, inclusive of the disabled. One study released in July 2012 talks about 56% respondents who went to the library in the last year, at least once. (Source: http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/06/22/part-4-how-people-used-the-library-in-the-past-year/ ). Given the diversity of people that use libraries and library related products, especially with evolving technology, companies that feed libraries with content and create library products, need to ensure they are accessible to one and all. Several standards such as Section 508, WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 lay down guidelines to follow to promote web accessibility. Besides library product companies, librarians and library users can also do their bit in enhancing accessibility in library products and content.

This panel discussion on “Enhancing User Accessibility in Library Products” has been structured with a diverse representation of product and service companies that are in the library, publishing and educational domains, with people who have a strong business and technology background. The panel will facilitate a lively interactive lunch discussion around:

1. Why is accessibility of significance to the library market?
2. What are the standard guidelines in building accessibility in library products?
3. What roles do product companies, librarians and users play in promoting accessibility?
4. What practices and implementation techniques can be adopted over and above the standard guidelines in building a truly accessible product?
5. A case study brought to the table to highlight the points discussed

Speakers
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Timothy Babbitt

SVP, Platform Management, ProQuest
Tim Babbitt is Senior Vice President, ProQuest Platforms and is responsible for bringing innovation to platform content and tools that support researchers across the entire lifecycle of their research. Prior to joining ProQuest in 2009, Babbitt served as the Chief Information Officer at JSTOR. In addition, Babbitt has been on the business school faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has also taught at the University of...
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Frank Menchaca

Executive Vice President, Research Solutions, Gale, Cengage Learning
Frank Menchaca is executive vice president of Gale, Cengage Learning.  Frank began his career with Gale in 1994. He has held various positions of increasing responsibility since then, including vice president and publisher of four imprints: Charles Scribner's Sons, Macmillan Reference USA, Schirmer Reference and Twayne Publishers, all while continuing the company's Spanish publishing initiative. Among Frank’s accomplishments at Gale are publication of some of its most successful...
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Rajini Padmanaban

Director,Testing Engagements, QA InfoTech
As Director of Engagement, Rajini Padmanaban leads the engagement and relationship management for some of QA InfoTech's largest and most strategic accounts. She has more than eleven years of professional experience, primarily in the software quality assurance space. Rajini actively advocates software quality assurance through evangelistic activities including writing on test trends, technologies and best practices, providing insights on software testing to analyst firms such as Gartner, IDC. She...
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Mukesh Sharma

CEO, QA InfoTech
As founder and CEO of QA InfoTech Worldwide, Mukesh is responsible for the company's vision and leads the organization's worldwide operations, marketing, sales and development efforts. He founded QA InfoTech with a vision to provide unbiased Quality Assurance (QA) testing solutions and has grown the organization to five Centers of Excellence with over 600 employees.   Mukesh began his technology career with DCM Data Systems as a software engineer, and then worked at IBM Corporation, Quark...
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Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Giving Our Users a Voice: Faculty and Students Talk About Their Perceptions and Use of Library E-books

Users have the Amazon/Apple advertised perception of e-books: easy to use, easy to download, access anywhere. Our students and faculty bring this perception into our libraries, but the academic e-book reality is different: tethered models, download limits, non-intuitive interfaces, access limitations.

This session will provide insights into our users’ experiences with e-books. Hear a panel of students and faculty discuss their perceptions and experiences using e-books from their academic libraries: how they discover library e-books, how they use (or want to use) e-books, if they encourage the library to purchase e-books, if given the option of paper or e-book - under what circumstances is one format preferred over another, what they like most about using e-books, what they wish were better and what changes they would recommend A moderator will encourage audience participation and time will be allotted for questions of the panel.

Speakers
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Helen Aiello

Serials/E-Resources Librarian, Wesleyan University
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Lorraine Huddy

CTW Librarian for Collaborative Projects, Connecticut-Trinity-Wesleyan / CTW Consortium
My colleagues get the wrong impression about me - because my work revolves around ebooks, they think I dislike print books. The truth is that I'd like to own a collection of leather-bound books and prefer print for my own reading. I coordinate consortial projects for Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University.  Since CTW’s projects have focused on sharing print and ebooks, my responsibilities have included several implementations of PDA/DDA/STL programs.

Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 120 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

Inter-Consortial Licensing (ICL): Ramping up Cooperation for Win-Win Results
Consortial licensing has become a well-developed library technique to get more value for the dollar spent, expand access to resources, and control price increases more fully than can be achieved by individual libraries. Consortial licensing has matured and increasingly offers diminishing returns for both libraries and publishers. Furthermore, surveys show that these days consortia are often negotiating with the same publishers for the same resources, sometimes with overlapping memberships. Now there is a growing movement to extend the benefits of consortial licensing through coordinated INTER-consortial licensing (ICL). This is a technique not yet widely exploited beyond the coordinated effort of the late 1990’s, when Lexis-Nexis Academic was introduced in the US marketplace. ICL has been on the agenda of the past two ICOLC (International Coalition of Library Consortia) meetings, as interest in this concept grows. Using the recent inter-consortial licensing efforts spearheaded by CRL and LYRASIS, we will examine the pros, cons, landmines, and limitations of inter-consortial licensing and engage the audience in discussion the potential prospects and benefits for both libraries and publishers. Our objective is to stimulate creative thinking and discussion among consortia, libraries, and publishers on how to use ICL for better win-win results: expanding access to resources through more attractive pricing, while rewarding publishers’ financial bottom line. To date, CRL has spearheaded the ICL effort behind Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collection Online and Bloomsbury’s Churchill Archive, and LYRASIS has spearheaded ICL efforts for Ambrose Video, PrivCo, and Project Muse e-books on behalf of ARL and its libraries and consortia in general.
Speakers
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Ann Okerson

Senior Advisor to CRL, Center for Research Libraries
In fall 2011, Ann Okerson joined the Center for Research Libraries as Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, working with that organization to reconfigure and redirect various existing programs into digital mode.  Previous experience includes 15 years as Associate University Librarian for Collections & International Programs at Yale University; prior to that she had worked in the commercial sector, and also for 5 years as Senior Program Officer for...
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Tom Sanville

Sr Director, Licensing and Strategic Partnerships, Lyrasis
He has been with LYRASIS as Sr Director, Library Services since April 2010, responsible for overseeing the evolution and management of relationships with all third-party information vendors and the development of digitization and technology-based services.  He is active in the development of the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).   He was Executive Director of OhioLINK from July 1992 through March 2010.  Tom was formerly Vice President of Marketing...
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Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Keep Calm and Carry On: eBook Success @ Undergraduate Libraries

The question is no longer whether undergraduate libraries are expected to provide eBooks for students, but how best to manage these collections without the luxury of the resources and staff of larger libraries.  From sorting through all the different models available to scaling traditional acquisition processes for large digital collections, how can a library avoid becoming overwhelmed by eBooks?

Panelists Mary Barbosa-Jerez of St. Olaf College, Cathy Goodwin of Coastal Carolina University, and Roberta Schwartz of Bowdoin College will share their experiences and success with eBooks in their libraries.   

Speakers
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Mary Barbosa-Jerez

Head of Collection Development, St. Olaf College Libraries
Mary Barbosa-Jerez has served as the Head of Collection Development at St. Olaf College since September 2008. Her work includes oversight of the College’s Library collections, Special Collections and Digital Initiatives. Her professional interests include the positive introduction of ebook collections to campus communities; the maintenance of healthy balances in collection; and the creation of sane, non-fetishistic practices for the preservation of library materials. Mary began her career at...
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Cathy Goodwin

Head of Collection Management, Coastal Carolina University
Cathy received the MLIS from the University of South Carolina in 2007 and has worked at Coastal Carolina University's Kimbel Library since 1998. As Head of Collection Management, she oversees acquisitions, cataloging, serials and collection development. She also holds the MSPH from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and a B.S. in Biology from Transylvania University.
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Roberta Schwartz

Technical Services Manager, Bowdoin College
Roberta Schwartz has been the Technical Services Manager at the Bowdoin College Library in Brunswick, Maine for seven years, where she supervises a staff of nine. In collaboration with colleagues at nearby Bates and Colby Colleges, Bowdoin became early signers of e-book agreements with ebrary and other publishers and aggregators. When not working on the latest deal or license, she enjoys all that the coast of Maine has to offer.
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Jaron Vesely

Accounts Manager, Springer
Jaron Vesely is an Academic Account Manager in Springer’s Library Sales group and part of a specialized team charged with bringing eResources to smaller academic institutions across the United States and Canada. He and his colleagues reach out to community colleges, four year institutions, and small graduate schools in the hopes of providing an eBook solution for all types of academic libraries. Springer’s unique purchase model has set the industry standard for eContent and...
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Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Knowing What You Want to Close the Deal with a Positive Win-Win Outcome: Promoting Healthy Library Publisher Relationships

Living within the library materials budget today and leveraging resources is not easy.  As competition for new products grows, budgets shrink, and costs soar.  Publishers have expenses to cover to create a product or release it in new formats, market, distribute and license it.  Increasingly, the margins on sales are slim and everyone wants a deal.  Libraries are building collections by balancing need with value.

Success in doing so is dependent on good customer relationships between libraries and publisher/providers.  As library staff members become increasingly savvy about business details, following best practices, and publishers seek competitive returns on investment, negotiations can become lengthy and complex.  Major considerations in any transaction are price, licensing terms, and how much latitude there is for compromise when deals are made by consortia with complex factors such as when third-party providers are involved.  Each party ultimately wants to pay or receive a fair price and to cultivate good business relationships.

This session will focus on how to achieve that without promising more than will be delivered.  The panel of librarians and publishers/providers explore how both sides of a transaction initiate, cultivate, foster and maintain professional and business relationships through compromise and negotiation with each other for the terms of the individual sale and for the future.

 

Speakers
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Rick Burke

Executive Director, SCELC
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Andrea Cernichiari

Head of Sales & Library Relations, Cambridge University Press
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Adam Chesler

Director of Library Relations, Business Expert Press / Momentum Press
Adam manages library relations, including sales and community outreach, for Business Expert Press and Momentum Press, two new companies which publish ebooks for business students and engineering professionals, respectively.  Previously he was Content Director for the American Society for Training and Development; prior to that, he held sales, customer relations, and customer service positions at the American Chemical Society; and customer relations, marketing, sales, and content...
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Julia Gelfand

Applied Sciences & Engineering Librarian, Univ. of California, Irvine
Julia Gelfand has participated in many Charleston conferences for nearly 20 years.  She continues to have interests in many aspects of the library, publisher, vendor triad that shapes collection development decisions and is watching the tides shift with new and emerging technologies to promote better, more sustainable and more affordable online access best described as new potential in scholarly communication practices.  
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Douglas LaFrenier

Consultant, Scholarly Projects
Doug LaFrenier recently retired from the American Institute of Physics, where he held positions as director of marketing and director of sales. He currently consults for society publishers, specializing in sales and licensing issues. He previously worked for Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, W. H. Freeman and Robert Ubell Associates, a publishing consulting firm. A former Board member of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, LaFrenier has spoken frequently at meetings of SSP, SLA, and the Council of...
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Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Lessons from the Charleston Conference for Law Libraries
Moderated discussion for Law Librarians to explore the theme of the Charleston Conference and points brought up by the keynote speakers. The Charleston Conference is a great view venue for discovering and learning trends in information acquisitions. Topics not necessarily addressed at the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries. Specific library types, such as law libraries, need to reflect on what they have learned at the Charleston Conference and the possible impacts on our libraries and user populations. This is particular true as the American Bar Association, law school accrediting authority, shifts the focus of its statistics from volumes and budgets to titles, formats, and budgets.
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Paula Tejeda

Head of Technical Services, Charleston School of Law
Education: M.L.S., University of Puerto Rico, 1974; B.S. University of Puerto Rico, 1969 Work experience: July 2004 to date:  Charleston School of Law, Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library Associate Law Librarian/Head of Technical Services.  Member of the founding staff of the School.  Responsible for supervising the Technical Services Department and assisting the Library Director in matters related to library administration and drafting and implementation of library policies and...
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Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

12:45pm

Social Media, ROI and Cookie Day

Patricia Cleary's Slides          Bohyun Kim's Slides

As the focus for librarians is increasingly shifting to ROI for their various resources, many have found a potential ally in social media. This session will provide practical examples of institutions around the country and “tricks” they use to increase awareness of their e-books and databases among students, by leveraging the benefits offered by Facebook, Twitter, blogging, the library homepage and yes, cookie days too.  At the same time, vendors and publishers are constantly reaching out to potential end-users through social media and sometimes helping librarians increase their own ROI in the process. 

This session will also address how social media statistics can be tracked and lead to more usage for the highlighted resources or simply by staying in touch with a large number of end-users.  Panelists will include a mix of librarians and vendors who will offer suggestions on best practices they have implemented within their department. The panelists will also address how both librarians’ and publishers’ efforts could at times be combined in order for their creative messaging to really impact ROI for their e-books, for example. This will be an interactive session with short formal presentations from each panelist, followed by a conversation based on questions from the moderator and the audience, who will be encouraged to comment and share their experience throughout the session.

Speakers
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Marie Bloechle

Electronic Acquisitions Librarian, University of North Texas
Marie is the Electronic Acquisitions Librarian at the University of North Texas. UNT is one of the nation's largest public research universities with over 36,000 students. Prior to UNT, she spent 20 years as a corporate librarian, most recently as a research specialist at Verizon where she conducted industry research and marketed electronic resources to company employees. She earned her MLS from Texas Woman's University in 1987. She currently serves as the Webmaster for the TLA's College &...
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Patricia Cleary

Global E-Product Development Manager, Springer
Since the launch of Springer Science + Business Media’s first mobile application –CardiacCT – in 2010, Patricia has been instrumental in crafting the company’s mobile strategy. Patricia’s work in mobile technology has forged new pathways to empower science and medical professionals with the information they need, precisely when and where it is needed. As Global eProduct Development Manager, Patricia continues to pioneer new frontiers in STM Publishing by...
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Emilie Delquie

Vice President, Publishers Communication Group
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Amy Harris

Reference Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator, UNC Greensboro
Amy is Information Literacy Program Coordinator and Reference Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also serves as liaison to the Religious Studies, Media Studies, and Philosophy departments. She provides leadership for librarians teaching course-integrated library instruction and help with assessment. She also serves on the library's Collection Management Committee.
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Bohyun Kim

Digital Access Librarian, Florida International University
Bohyun Kim is the Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical Library in Miami, FL. She has particular interests in library innovation and emerging technologies and has worked in web services, e-resources management, digitization, reference, and instructional technologies. She blogs at Library Hat (http://bohyunkim.net/blog) and can be found at @bohyunkim (http://twitter.com/bohyunkim) in Twitter. She was a 2011 American Library Association Emerging Leader and a 2011...
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Emma O'Hagan

Reference Librarian & Librarian to the School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Emma O'Hagan received her Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Alabama in 2010. She completed two internships while at UA, at the Institute of Economic Growth in Delhi, India and at Lister Hill Library for the Health Sciences in Birmingham, AL. After her internship in collection management at Lister Hill, Emma was hired as a reference librarian and liaison to the School of Nursing.

Friday November 9, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 227 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

12:45pm

Yet Another PDA Presentation!

In the past few years PDA (Patron-Driven Acquisitions) has moved from experimental to a mainstream strategy for accessing e-books. As PDA has matured we are less likely to ask "Should we offer PDA" and more likely to ask "How should we offer PDA". This Lively Lunch is facilitated by representatives from three very diverse academic libraries that are offering PDA in widely varying ways, and who are realizing that the "A" in "PDA" could stand for "Access" instead of "Acquisitions".

At McMaster University we have used mediated short term loans and purchases from EBL since 2007, and have participated in a consortial PDA pilot with Ebrary. We're currently modeling the effects of purchase triggers as we contemplate a move to unmediated access.

At Western University we have been experimenting with PDA since 2007. Applying the lessons learned after completing pilot projects with EBL, Ingram Coutts, and with our provincial consortium we were able to successfully incorporate PDA into our regular acquisitions processes.

At Providence College, we decided "play it safe", and not acquire ANY e-books simply based on patrons' requests. Instead, we chose what was then a unique offering from EBL - the ability to provide access as short-term loans instead of purchases. While the program started out as an experiment, we've grown very fond of it, as it inexpensively bridges gaps in Collection Development and ILL.

The presenters will share PDA experiences at their institution, provide some insights into trends, and offer attendees the opportunity to tell about their own adventures in PDA. Come prepared for a lively discussion on:

  • New options for PDA
  • Assessing value
  • How we done it good: best experiences with PDA
  • Tales from the crypt: what didn't work.
Speakers
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Janice Adlington

Collections & Information Resources Librarian, McMaster University
Janice Adlington heads the collections department - serials, acquisitions, and processing - at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and spends her time pondering the e-book marketplace, Big Deal developments, and education trends.  Before returning north of the border, she spent some years as a subject bibliographer and reference librarian at Vanderbilt University and Trinity College (Hartford).  
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Julie Kliever

Collections Services Librarian, Phillips Memorial Library - Providence College
Trying to bring sanity and stability to the world of Library Acquistions - do you think I have a fighting chance?
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Harriet Rykse

Digital Information Resources Librarian, Western University
Harriet Rykse is currently the Digital Information Resources Librarian and, in that role, has shared responsibility for the acquisition of and access to electronic resources. She is also the primary liaison between Western Libraries and the provincial and national consortia in which the Library is a member.  Prior to her current role, Harriet was the Head of Research and Instructional Services at the Engineering/Science/Health Sciences Library at Western and before that she was a school...
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David Swords

Director of Consortium Sales, ProQuest
David Swords is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ebook Library and has worked with academic and special libraries for 15 years.  He is the editor of Patron-Driven Acquisitions:  History and Best Practices, published by Walter DeGruyter in late 2011.  Swords has a Ph.D. and taught for 12 years at the University of  New Orleans.  He lives in New Hampshire.

12:45pm

Your Library Transformed: A Strategic Partner for Your Institution

How can you transform your library beyond the confines of the traditional library role into a strategic partner within your institution?  Our panelists will share ideas for thinking differently and taking risks to increase collaboration and extend your value throughout your community. 

Attendees will walk away inspired by the 'big ideas' and with very real ideas they can put into action when they return to their own institution.

 

Speakers
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Lana Jackman

President, National Forum on Information Literacy
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Anice Mills

Undergraduate Services Librarian, Columbia University
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Kate Sawyer

Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Libraries, South University
Over 25 years experience in management of academic library operations,  including strategic planning, development and supervision, compliance and accreditation.    MLS, State University of New York at Albany,  2008 to 2011-Director, University Libraries, South University | | 2011-present-Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Libraries, South University | | Task force founding member for EDMC e library consortium | | Library Advisory Board founding Member, Libraries...
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Roger Schonfeld

Program Director, Ithaka S+R
Roger C. Schonfeld is Program Director for Libraries, Users, and Scholarly Practices. In this role, he leads Ithaka S+R’s studies of academics’ and students’ attitudes, practices, and needs, as well research on the changing role of the academic library and scholarly society. He also consults with libraries and library consortia, digital humanities projects, distinctive collections and centers of excellence, and scholarly publishers. | | Roger has served on the NSF Blue Ribbon Task...
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Bob Scott

Digital Humanities Librarian, Columbia University
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Mike Sweet

CEO, Credo Reference
As CEO, Michael brings a broad set of business skills and a passion for libraries and web technology to his role at the market-leading library solutions company.  He focuses on involving librarians, technology partners and publishers in the discoverability and content usability discussion, leading to greater cooperation and innovation across the industry. Before joining Credo Reference in 2006, Michael served as both CFO and COO of CoreWeb, a web software development and consulting...
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2:00pm

Doing Better with Less: Strategies to Transform Technical Services at the University of Nevada, Reno

In early 2010, Technical Services at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Libraries established a Technical Services transformation plan with three strategic directions for a five-year period: 1) strive to build seamless information access services around user workflow; 2) respond to new technologies and user habits to develop new services; and 3) strive to achieve optimal operational efficiency through outsourcing, automation, and streamlining. Ever since then, major projects have been initiated and worked on to move in these directions.  However, continuous staff loss later presented huge obstacles to our ambitious endeavors. To forge forwards, we deployed a number of management strategies to bring the division through a very difficult time and laid a strong foundation for the future. Our strategies include a major re-organization through joining forces of technical services and collection development, adopting a co-management model for the division, creating a new Knowledge Access & Discovery Librarian position and forming an (Access) Discovery and Design department from existing staff, and empowering support staff through professional development and other activities. This poster will present our transformation plan and key projects, with a focus on the management strategies we took to move in these directions in the face of drastic staff reduction.  Lessons learned will be shared. Attendees will be invited to share their own experiences of doing better with less.

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Paoshan Yue

Head, Electronic Resources & Acqusitions Services, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
Paoshan Yue is the Director of Technical Services at the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries. She has worked in serials, e-resource management, discovery and access, and is currently focused on e-resources and acquisitions.

Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

From Chaos to Compliance: Purchasing Electronic Resources and Managing Collections Efficiently
Purchasing electronic resources for a state institution can be a very tedious process with so many rules and regulations. The state of Georgia is no exception. There is a constant need to stay on top of purchasing policies in order to make sure your current subscriptions stay accessible. Then there is the process of working with vendors so you can grow the collection which involves negotiating prices and working out contract differences. The University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library recently took on some procedural changes in an effort to simplify the process and increase communication. This has improved the acquisitions process and has allowed the Ingram Library to negotiate harder for new products, and the electronic collection has benefitted greatly. This session will cover the process of going from a chaotic process to one that is more streamlined and beneficial to the library and the vendors we deal with. Attendees are encouraged to share their own ever-changing licensing processes in an effort to share ideas that have been helpful. By the time of this session, the state of Georgia will have completely rolled out a new electronic purchasing software system, and the pros/cons and challenges to the current process will also be discussed.
Speakers
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Charles Sicignano

Head of Technical Services, University of West Georgia

Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

From Novice to Expert…For the Motivated: An Exploratory Study of University Press Staff Adoption of E-Readers

Presented by Jane Nichols
Collection Development Librarian for Social Sciences & Humanities, Oregon State University 

Co-Authored by Evviva Weinraub
Director, Emerging Technologies and Services, Oregon State University Libraries.

Books and journal articles are the most familiar forms of disseminating scholarly research, however, the move from "ink-on-paper" to a digital format presents small presses with difficulties. Ebooks, eReaders and digital publishing demand that presses transform their publishing model and rethink their business practices. Challenges are wide ranging and numerous; inadequate resources hinder press staff ability to develop the necessary skills to create eBooks while lack of experience with eReading technology limits staff knowledge. With the barrier of device ownership removed, do publishing staff feel better prepared to create new services, develop their skills, and transform their practices?

Librarians at Oregon State University Libraries & Press recognized that our press staff lacked personal experience with eReading technology. We secured funding to distribute four different types of eReaders to the Press staff as part of a larger year-long study of eReader adoption and use. In this poster session we will explore some of the study’s findings and discuss how small presses face challenges as they move into digital publishing. We’ll also look at some of the emotional and intellectual factors influencing adoption or rejection of eReader technology by the Press staff; how their experience has changed their business and their thoughts on the future of the book.

 

Speakers
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Jane Nichols

Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries & Press
Jane Nichols is a Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian at OSUL&P where she focuses on Digital Humanities initiatives and Collection Development.

Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Harvesting the Crop: Implementing a Usage Statistics Management System at Georgia State University

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Gathering, comparing and analyzing usage data for a large collection of electronic resources is a time consuming and arduous process. In the past, limited resources necessitated that Georgia State University Library employ an electronic resources usage analysis strategy that was primarily point-of-need. In an effort to transition to a more systematic and proactive approach, the library acquired EBSCONET® Usage Consolidation in early 2012. Usage Consolidation allows GSU library to store, compile and report on our COUNTER compliant usage data within a single system. This session will provide an overview of GSU’s implementation process, highlight some of the unexpected challenges that occurred along the way, and explore the benefits of adopting the Usage Consolidation system. Attendees will also learn some common problems that occur in vendor supplied data as well as tips for wrangling deviant COUNTER reports into compliance. Audience members will be invited to share their own experiences of working with usage statistics management systems.

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Tricia Clayton

Collection Services Librarian, Georgia State University Library
Tricia Clayton is the Collection Services Librarian at Georgia State University located in downtown Atlanta. As a member of the Collection Development  department, her primary responsibilities include collection assessment, wrangling and interpreting usage statistics, and overseeing Interlibrary Loan. Previously, she was the history librarian at GSU and a reference and electronic resources librarian at Oglethorpe University. She obtained her MLS and MA in History at Indiana...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Moving Towards Shibboleth Authentication: A Canadian Academic Library’s Perspective

Moving towards Shibboleth authentication has been a slow process for Canadian academic libraries. This poster session is intended to present an overview of the current status of Shibboleth implementation from a Canadian academic library’s perspective. The author will begin with needs analysis for Shibboleth authentication for a Canadian academic library, then proceed to explore the issues and challenges surrounding Shibboleth implementation, and finally discuss the key roles of the stakeholders as well as potential collaborations among them.

Attendees may expect to gain a better understanding of Shibboleth authentication from our experience. The author hopes to collect feedback and learn the best practices by communicating with the attendees. 

 

Speakers
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Heather Cai

Information Technology Services Librarian, McGill University
Heather Cai is the Information Technology Services Librarian at McGill University Library, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In this position, she plans, coordinates and implements library systems projects, and provides support for the use of library information systems and applications. Her areas of interest include  e-resources management, resource discovery, systems integration, digital libraries, authentication and access control. She has published several scholarly papers and given presentations...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Patron Problems... or Opportunities for Improvement? It’s All In How You Look At It

Patron problem reports and access issues are obstacles that every Library is confronted with, large or small, public, academic, or special. But what turns these obstacles into opportunities? And how can, and should, customer feedback and complaints be used to improve local library processes and services? This talk will investigate ways in which the feedback provided through user problem reports can be used to improve local processes, and how one can begin to reframe this oft-overlooked library service as a vast and often untapped resource for improving library services overall. Our patrons are talking to us...are we listening?

Speakers
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Susan Marcin

Head of E-Resources Management: Technologies & User Experience, Columbia University
Susan Marcin is the Head of E-Resources Management: Technologies & User Experience for Columbia University Libraries, where her work focuses on electronic resources acquisitions, access, and services.  She holds a BA from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, an MSLS from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and an MBA from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT.

Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Re-Thinking Acquisitions Workflow in a Shared – Bib Environment: Finding Workflow Solutions During a Time of Change at the University of South Florida Library

On June 28, 2012 the University of South Florida (USF) Library in partnership with the other libraries of the state university system transitioned to a shared catalog or Shared Bib Production Environment (SBPROD). This environment was created by taking existing bibliographic records from the individual library (Aleph) catalog environments and merging them to create an updated integrated (Aleph) library catalog environment. In responding to the new shared catalog environment, a team of acquisitions, electronic resource, and cataloging librarians as well as staff members at the USF Library coordinated efforts to review, plan and implement new workflow procedures. The new workflow procedures were designed to accommodate a growing emphasis on acquiring electronic books as directed by collection management policy decisions with an expanding purchase on demand program. The principal objectives the library team worked to find solutions for included:

  1. The integration of benchmarks related to cataloging and acquisitions processes needed to comply with new statewide shared bib best practices.
  2. The implementation of new acquisitions procedures for electronic books.
  3. The implementation of new procedures for budget control.
  4. Modifying existing acquisition workflows used for print materials to accommodate electronic resources to improve timely patron access to online content in a shared bib environment.

This poster session will benefit both new and veteran technical services librarians and staff who possess responsibilities in planning for and in the implementation of workflows in support of electronic resources acquisitions and purchase on demand programs during times of significant organizational and technological change.

Speakers
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John Abresch

Assistant Librarian, University of South Florida Library

Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

The Future is Friendly: Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck from E-Content Collections

E-content has given researchers an increased level of convenience and an unprecedented level of access to knowledge through scholarly articles, but what effect has this had on how researchers seek information?

Do they provide good monetary value to higher education libraries and what are the wider benefits for universities and research institutions? Based on a CIBER report, there is a clear correlation between levels of use of e-content in multidisciplinary collections and research outcomes. More usage of interdisciplinary collections are linked to the number of papers published, as well as the number of PhD awards and income from research grants and contracts. This link is independent of institution size. It is true that we can no longer think of the different disciplines in their own silos, not interacting with each other. For this reason, acquiring e-content interdisciplinary collections makes perfect sense. It is no longer just a question of how much usage title X, Y or Z is having in a given year, but what impact those titles are having on our faculty and research communities. Budget crisis is not a new thing in academic libraries.

So the question is: Are you satisfied with the overall price for your package, and is the unit cost per article where you want it to be?

We should not forget that in the print world along with the pick and choose model, libraries do not hold much of the negotiating power. While also reminding ourselves that there is a completely different game plan when it comes to the purchase of an online database.

Speakers
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James Lingle

Director of Sales and Marketing, IGI Global
I became Director of Sales & Marketing at IGI Global in July 2012. Having worked as a publishing professional for over 25 years in both the US and UK, I have been fortunate to work through, and help implement many of the changes that have impacted our world in that time. As we have transitioned from a purely print industry to one that demands access to our patrons in any way they wish it's been an amazing ride. Since joining IGI Global I have been working with my team to...
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Saeed Otufat-Shamsi

Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, IGI Global
A passionate professional in the field of Information Science and Technology Management with more than 18 years of career that has spun around applying and disseminating the latest information technology in multi-disciplines such as publishing, financial, telecommunication, and engineering sectors. Saeed is currently holding the position of Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in applied research publications on all aspects of...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:00pm

Working Out Our Workflows: Visualizing Who Does What, When and How

After a new position for an Electronic Resources Librarian was created and filled at DePaul University, the Serials & Acquisition Librarian and the new Electronic Resources Librarian set up weekly meetings to work together to visually map out key processes. After some false starts, we found success with mapping out these processes using Visio and began tackling some of the less well defined of our processes. Creating visualizations of our workflows helped us to identify potential bottlenecks and to rethink our procedures, and this process also revealed areas of ambiguity in our current operations that we could address and eliminate.

Our poster will cover how we chose which processes to prioritize for mapping out, what problems we encountered when trying to visualize our workflows and how this work has concretely benefited our daily work. This should be useful to any librarian who wants to revisit, or more concretely document, their current workflows and procedures, and will be particularly helpful for those librarian who work in, or with, Electronics Resources and Acquisitions units.

Speakers
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Amelia Brunskill

Coordinator of Collections & Scholarly Resources, DePaul University Library
Amelia Brunskill is the Coordinator of Collections & Scholarly Resources at DePaul University. She was previously DePaul's Electronic Resources Librarian and prior to that she was the Liaison Librarian for the Sciences at Dickinson College, in Carlisle, PA. She received her MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. 
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Nicole Casner

Serials & Acquisitions Coordinator, DePaul University Library

Friday November 9, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Outside Cypress Ballroom

2:15pm

Automating Record Loading - An Implementation Story

If loading record files is consuming more and more of your Library’s time and effort, learn from our experience in automating record loading at the University of Tennessee. Like most libraries, the University of Tennessee has loaded files of order and bib records into our ILS for years. In 2012 we automated this process by writing loaders that look for these record files and load them into our Ex Libris Aleph ILS without staff intervention. We began the project with Yankee Book Peddler, one of our major vendors, and the result has been positive and significant – with a few bumps in implementation. This presentation will cover the process from three perspectives – systems, vendor, and tech services. From a systems librarian, hear about writing the loaders - the decisions we made and factors we considered. From a vendor, see how vendors can support this kind of project and learn a few tips to make the process easier. From a tech services librarian, learn how Tech Services staff worked to implement the process, check the results, and revise our workflows. We’ll share the problems we encountered, and the changes that we - systems, vendor, tech services – made together to get the project on track.

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Thomas Deborah

Research Collections LIbrarian, University of Tennessee
Deb Thomas has worked in both academic public and technical services.  She currently works on projects where collection development and technical services intersect.
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Maribeth Manoff

Coordinator of Library Systems, University of Tennessee
Maribeth's work is focused on exploration, development, implementation and maintenance of systems and services for e-resource management, discovery, and delivery.
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Jim Shetler

Vice President, Library Technical Services, YBP Library Services
At YBP since 2004, Jim spent a year as Collection Development Manager before moving into the technical services operations role. He was promoted to Vice President in 2007. Jim possesses significant academic library experience coupled with vendor knowledge. Previously, Jim served as Assistant Head of Acquisitions and Serials Support Team Leader as well as Catalog Librarian for Yale University’s Sterling Memorial Library. In addition, Jim has held library positions at Wittenberg University...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 122 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

2:15pm

Discovery Systems: Analyzing the Gap between Professors’ Expectations and Student Behavior

Professors want their students to develop habits of mind that empower them to cross the gap that separates opportunistic searchers from thoughtful, purposive researchers. The marketing of discovery systems (e.g., Proquest/Serials Solutions’ Summon, EBSCO Discovery Service, etc.) to academic libraries suggests that even neophytes will be able to easily maximize their research skills using these tools. These multifaceted search tools certainly do provide rich and accessible initial search results. But observation shows great disparities between search results that students submit as satisfactory and relevant and what their professors want them to select. Perhaps, pedagogically speaking, discovery systems are too rich, too multifaceted, and too beguiling for many students’ own good as they are guided through the transition from searcher to researcher.

Focusing on the question of how students understand and apply the idea of relevance among articles identified by Summon, this presentation updates and adds considerable data to preliminary findings we presented at last year’s Charleston Conference. Whether examining use by undergraduates in introductory courses or graduate students enrolled in an advanced research methods curriculum, our ongoing research finds strikingly similar research-skills deficits in students’ use of Summon to discover and select related journal articles. Spanning several academic terms, our qualitative and quantitative results reveal: (1) that students’ perceptions of relations among articles are often cued by discovery systems more than by the actual content of articles, and (2) this deficit requires professors to adapt instruction (including assignments) to compensate.

Our findings raise troubling questions for libraries and vendors about library technologies’ working at cross purposes with the goals and practices of faculty as teachers. On a more pragmatic level, they raise questions of how better to identify, assess, and communicate the fitness for purpose of discovery systems to different stakeholders (e.g., students, faculty, librarians), who have multiple roles.

Speakers
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Craig Brians

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Political Science, Virginia Tech
CRAIG LEONARD BRIANS (Ph.D., University of California at Irvine, 1997).  His research analyzes communication and political behavior. Since 1993, he's studied how people acquire, utilize, and retain information, from sources as diverse as TV news or advertising or online resources.  His studies’ cover a broad scope, range ranging from examining how knowledge of voter registration laws increases voter turnout to studying which teaching  techniques help students be more...
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Bruce Pencek

Collegiate Librarian for Social Science & History, Virginia Tech Libraries
A lapsed political science professor, Pencek often collaborates with teaching faculty on topics relating to information literacy and assessment within disciplines, presenting in both disciplinary and library venues. He is also a founding organizer of the Veterans in Society Conference at Virginia Tech, where he has been a liaison librarian for a dozen years.  Pencek received his PhD in government from Cornell University, his MSLIS from Illinois, and his BA in political science from Dickinson...
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2:15pm

Does Format Matter? Comparing Usage of E-books and P-books

When multiple formats of the same book are available, to what extent does use of one format impact use of the other? Are there similar patterns of use that might predict preferences for a particular format? This study analyzes three years worth of use data for a large e-book collection in comparison with circulation data for the same set of titles. Using COUNTER data, more nuanced publisher-supplied data, and ILS circulation statistics, we examine usage from multiple angles to show both overlap and degree of usage. In addition to presenting detailed use data, we will discuss the methodology used to gather and compare these large data sets. This study will help determine whether there are similarities in use level for the different formats, helping us learn more about user preferences, and helping us build better collections.

Speakers
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Christopher C. Brown

Government Documents Librarian/Reference Librarian, University of Denver
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Michael Levine-Clark

Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication and Collections Services, University of Denver
Michael Levine-Clark is the Associate Dean for Scholarly Communications and Collections Services at the University of Denver’s Penrose Library. He has an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, and an MA in History from the University of Iowa. With colleagues from the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, he founded the open access journal Collaborative Librarianship, and serves as co-editor for scholarly articles. He has served as chair of the...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Doing More With Less

Want to know how to continue to grow collections and access to journals, ebooks and database content with little to no additional funding? The participants of this session will see how Murray State University Libraries have been able to continue to grow access to content despite unfavorable annual budget allocations.

Some topics that will be discussed are:

• Strategies to increase onetime funding
• Working within the financial system of your institution to make money go further or carry over from year to year
• Budget Strategies
• Vendor Negotiation
• Access Only Options
• Patron Driven Acquisition
• Pay-per-view/Transactional Access

Speakers
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Ryan Weir

eResources Librarian, Indiana State University
Ryan Weir, M.L.S., serves as Electronic Resources Librarian for Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN. Ryan obtained his M.L.S. IU SLIS Indianapolis in 2008. He was formerly the Director of Technical Services at Murray State University in Murray, KY. Ryan’s main goal as an eResource professional is to maximize content while minimizing cost and end user restrictions. He believes this must be accomplished through variety of tactics many of which will be discussed during his...
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2:15pm

Ebooks – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Adam Chesler's Slides          Anne McKee's Slides          Kim Steinle's Slides

Unlike scholarly journals, eBooks have a more unpredictable audience and revenue. They also come in a greater variety of sizes and flavors. A librarian (Anne McKee, GWLA) will set the stage and 3 publishers of different sizes and shapes (new pub – Business Expert Press, STM pub – Springer, University Press – Duke) will describe what makes it’s easy and what makes it hard to sell to academic libraries.

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Robert Boissy

Manager Account Development & Strategic Alliances, Springer
Currently employed at Springer, managing marketing/account development for academic libraries in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Have been in various sales and marketing roles in publishing for over 9 years, and prior to that was in technical services with a subscription agent for 15 years.  Served on several standards groups: SISAC, ICEDIS, EDIteur, NISO.  Happy to be currently serving as NASIG President.  Education credits to Middlebury College, SUNY Albany, and Syracuse...
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Adam Chesler

Director of Library Relations, Business Expert Press / Momentum Press
Adam manages library relations, including sales and community outreach, for Business Expert Press and Momentum Press, two new companies which publish ebooks for business students and engineering professionals, respectively.  Previously he was Content Director for the American Society for Training and Development; prior to that, he held sales, customer relations, and customer service positions at the American Chemical Society; and customer relations, marketing, sales, and content...
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Anne McKee

Program Officer for Resource Sharing, Greater Western Library Alliance
McKee received her M.L.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington and has had a very diverse career in librarianship. She has been an academic librarian, a sales rep for two subscription agencies and now a consortium officer for the past 13 years. A former President of NASIG, McKee is on the Serials Review Editorial Board, 3 publisher/vendor library advisory boards and strives to balance a busy career with an even busier family including a husband, 1 high schooler, 1 middle...
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Kimberly Steinle

Library Relations Manager, Duke University Press
Kimberly Steinle is the Library Relations Manager for Duke University Press. Kim has worked at the Press for more than 10 years and is responsible for institutional subscription revenue through the sale of electronic collections and through communication with the library community. Acting as an advocate for librarian interests in the development and implementation of pricing models is a priority for Kim, and she has successfully created several pricing models for Duke’s electronic packages...
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2:15pm

Enhanced E-Books Part II: Publishers, Libraries, and Digital Humanities

What does multimedia scholarly publishing in the humanities look like in 2012? Software platforms, devices, and publications have advanced since our panel in 2010, when we introduced some cutting-edge multimedia e-books (“Enhanced E-Books: What Are They & What Will They Mean for Libraries?”). We will examine some new enhanced e-books with oral-history excerpts that talk and annotations that link to outside archives and data sets--and we will ask some sharp questions about how libraries are going to handle these types of publications. Next, we will look at how some libraries are stepping in to fulfill the needs of digital humanities scholars whose work does not fit the confines of the traditional book or journal. Examples are interactive maps and augmented-reality applications. What does such role-bending mean for libraries and the future of scholarly publishing; can libraries and publishers be partners in the publishing of multimedia digital humanities scholarship?

 

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Nancy Gibbs

Head, Acquisitions Department, Duke University Libraries
Nancy Gibbs is head of Acquisitions at Duke University Libraries, The department is responsible for ordering all monographs, serials, periodicals and electronic resources and orders, receives, and catalogs non-Roman language materials. She has held positions at Penn State University Libraries as a Reference Librarian and Head of Personnel; Auburn University as a Humanities Cataloger and Approval Plan Librarian; and at North Carolina State University Libraries as Asst Head and Head of...
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Sylvia K. Miller

Project Director, University of North Carolina Press
Sylvia K. Miller has nearly three decades of experience in scholarly publishing.  Specializing in acquiring and developing encyclopedias, she was involved in some of the earliest digital reference publishing at Scribners in the 1990s and went on to spearhead online reference as a publishing director at Routledge.    Following her move to Chapel Hill, NC in 2005, she brought the ten-volume Encyclopedia of World Dress & Fashion to Berg Publishers (Oxford, UK) and Oxford...
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2:15pm

Etextbooks: One Year On
Etextbooks are the latest growth area of experimentation and one that will affect libraries in a number of areas. We have seen a number of new and innovative business models, pricing ideas and interactive or “born digital” products being explored by major Publishers as well as by new market entrants. These new suppliers, distributors and aggregators are developing some innovative approaches to eTextbook supply that are in some cases challenging, and in others sitting alongside the established players. Similarly, the rapid pace of technology is presenting exciting new ways for students and educators to engage with and access interactive materials.
Drawing on statistics and feedback from worldwide studies, this paper analyses innovative changes to the concept of the textbook and delivers informed insight into the impacts that eTextbooks have on study and learning.
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Will Moore

Senior Marketing Associate/Head of US Operations, Maverick Publishing Specialists
Will has more than 15 years of experience delivering innovative marketing for both start-up and established technology companies in the publishing, software and computer hardware industries. Before joining Maverick Outsource services, Will was VP of Marketing for Ingram Digital where he helped to transform that company from a startup to the leading provider of comprehensive digital services for publishers. Prior to that role, Will was Director of Marketing for VitalSource, one of the leading...
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2:15pm

Freely Flowing: Openly Accessible Sources of Streaming Video

Changing methods of instructional delivery and online instruction are altering how video is used and delivered in the academy. Increasingly faculty and students expect videos to be available in streaming format. While only 1/3 of all academic libraries currently provide streaming video services (Primary Research Group, 2010) faculty anticipate using more video and cannot find quality/appropriate material for their instruction. In seeking the content they need, faculty often bypass the library, using what they can find, where they can find it, (Kaufman and Mohan, 2009) with YouTube often the destination of choice.

There is considerable disagreement within academic and library spheres as to how videos can be made available through streaming. Some argue that digitizing and streaming requires permission/licensing, and payment for streaming rights; others argue that digitizing and streaming fall within Fair Use. Regardless of the opposing viewpoints, the process of providing streaming video is labor intensive, and time consuming. But providing access to streaming video needn’t always require prolonged licensing negotiations, expenditure of precious materials budgets, or large investment in personnel time and effort.

Many websites besides YouTube deliver quality content appropriate for use in instruction. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of videos are readily available on open access websites.
Libraries can provide access to videos available on these sites with a minimum of effort. Proactively providing links to these sites, descriptions of their content, and promoting them to faculty, students and other library users can help address the growing demand for streaming video with a minimal investment in time and effort, and no investment in collection/acquisition funds.

In this session the presenter, an acknowledged leader in academic streaming video, will displays and describes (including scope, organization and limitations) a wide variety of websites that provide legal access to streaming video. Time permitting, low-cost pay-per-view sites will also be covered.

Speakers
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deg farrelly

Media Libarian, Arizona State University
deg farrelly has worked with academic media collections for 37 years. As Arizona State University’s media librarian his primary responsibility is selection and management of media content to support teaching and research across the university’s four campuses. Now focusing on streaming video he recently assumed the role of administrator for ASU Libraries’ ShareStream implementation. | | deg presents frequently on academic media matters at national conferences and highly attended...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Implementing and Evaluating E-Book Collection Models: Workflows and Assessment

Over the past two years, Boston College has engaged in a number of e-book programs, some based on staff selection and others using patron-driven selection models. This session will report on a recent assessment done by the e-book task force at Boston College and will include comparisons of usage across staff and patron selected individual titles and packages. The question of “what data is meaningful and useful” will be discussed as will ways in which Boston College has worked to streamline internal workflows to maximize access to and delivery of e-book content. Susan Stearns from Ex Libris will close with an update on ways in which cloud-based community services can further streamline the work of individual libraries and provide more useful analytics for evaluation.

Speakers
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Diane Baden

Head of Monographic Services, Boston College Libraries
Diane Baden is Head of Monographic Services at the O'Neill Library, Boston College. She oversees a department responsible for the life cycle of all monographic formats, from acquisitions and copy cataloging through physical processing. She serves on the E-Books Task Force, which is charged with developing and implementing strategies for increasing the electronic content of the collection. Diane has been an active member of the project team responsible for BC’s role as a development partner...
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Susan M. Stearns

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Ex Libris Group
Susan Stearns is Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for the Ex Libris Group.  She has responsibility for working with major library and vendor partners and was instrumental in establishing the major collaborative partnership programs for Ex Libris Alma.  She joined Ex Libris in 2004 as Director of Operations and soon thereafter Vice President of Professional Services for Ex Libris North America. Prior to Ex Libris, Susan worked in a variety of marketing and product management...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 227 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

2:15pm

International Acquisitions: Opportunities and Challenges

The acquisition of international materials in university libraries presents unique challenges and opportunities. Our presentation will focus on two aspects, development of Western European approval plans and the selection, acquisitions and processing of Middle Eastern Materials. In light of library-wide reorganizations at both University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), over time, these plans evolved to reflect collecting needs under a new organizational structure from both the subject/area specialist point of view as well as the acquisitions/processing staff perspective. We will present issues related to the selection-to-shelf life cycle with examples from the UNC and UCLA collections based on our experiences and workflows. Discussion of alternative experiences and processes from other institutions are welcome.

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David Hirsch

Selector, Middle Eastern Studies, UCLA Library
David Hirsch has been the Librarian for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at UCLA since 1989 and also serves as an adjunct professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the same university.  He has lived traveled, studied, and worked in the Arab World, most recently as an advisor to the National Library of Abu Dhabi, and has a special interest in Middle Diaspora communities and their publications. A native of Philadelphia, PA, he received his BA Degree in Oriental...
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Doug Stewart

Assistant Head, Monographic Services, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Currently the head of the Receiving & FastCat section of the Monographic Services Department at UNC-Chapel Hill's Davis Library. Previously was a serials cataloger, then head of the Copy Cataloging section of the Catalog Department.
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Germaine Wadeborn

Head, Print Acquisitions, UCLA Library

2:15pm

Keeping the Momentum: Moving Ahead with Research Data Support

Last year the NCSU Libraries and the UNC Libraries took part in the ARL/DLF E-Science Institute to frame a strategic agenda for supporting research data management and its broader e-science needs at our universities. We conducted an environmental scan, interviewed key researchers and administrators, and participated in capstone meetings with peer institutions. Our two institutions represent two strategies with varying degrees of divergence and convergence. At the NCSU Libraries, with no repository explicitly designed for research data, we are focusing on developing a portfolio of services and partnerships to create a “campus collaborative” of experts, tools, and training to support research data. With limited or unbalanced domain expertise, we are rethinking how subject specialists can be deployed to serve diverse research needs. At the UNC Libraries, we have an institutional repository, but recognize that it cannot serve all data management needs across campus. We, too, are developing a cooperative network of campus partners to guide researchers to various campus services at their point of need. The Carolina Digital Repository, UNC’s institutional repository, is one option among these services as is helping researchers identify disciplinary repositories where appropriate. Both institutions are particularly interested in exploring the long term possibilities of creating cultural shifts in research data stewardship by educating graduate students and early career researchers, and the ways in which regional library consortia can partner in data management support in the same way we’ve partnered on other issues. Reflecting on these two institutions’ goals, we will discuss the opportunities and challenges centered on supporting data-driven research. We’ll share our plans for next steps and invite discussion on how to respond to those opportunities and challenges in practical, achievable, sustainable, and repurposable ways with limited human, technological, and financial resources. Join us for a presentation and facilitated discussion.

Speakers
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Hilary Davis

Associate Head, Collection Management, North Carolina State University Libraries
Currently, I am Associate Head of Collection Management and Director of Research Data Services at the North Carolina State University Libraries.  My primary role is to work with faculty, students and researchers in the sciences, help lead the Collection Management Department, and play a leading role in the Libraries' initiatives to support research data and data management at NC State.  In 2008, I was named one of Library Journal’s “Movers and...
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Barrie Hayes

Bioinformatics and Translational Science Librarian, UNC Health Sciences Library
Barrie Hayes is the Bioinformatics and Translational Science Librarian at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Health Sciences Libraryand Adjunct Instructor at the UNC-CH School of Information and Library Science. She is one of the leaders of the Health Sciences Library’s research services, serving as the library’s liaison to basic biomedical researchers and the NC TraCS Institute, the University’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) unit. She co-chairs...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

National Union Catalog: Asset or Albatross? A Survey of Mid-Size Academic Libraries Up Against the Wall of the 754 Volume NUC: Pre-1956 Imprints.
The 754 volume NUC presents several challenges for mid-sized academic libraries: The NUC is an iconic, pre-digital masterpiece; contains unique bibliographic information; occupies a very large footprint in the stacks; and is lightly or never used by librarians, faculty, and students. Mid-size academic libraries face collection challenges unique to a mission that falls somewhere between that of the large research institutions and smaller liberal arts institutions. Where do they draw the line on depth of the collection? Should older now somewhat esoteric paper reference sets like the NUC be withdrawn to make room for more pressing needs? How does one decide? What are other libraries doing? The presenters share findings of a survey of 60 mid-size academic libraries on their perception of the continued utility of the NUC pre-56 set and their ultimate decision on whether to keep or discard the venerable NUC. The presentation is followed by a discussion of the considerations surrounding retention of many large, older finding aids (e.g., national bibliographies, Cumulative Book Index, etc.) by mid-sized institutions not mandated to have a comprehensive collection.
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John Abbott

Coordinator, Collection Management, Appalachian State University
John Abbott is Coordinator of Collection Management @ Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.  He previously served as North Carolina State University’s Associate Head of Collection Management with responsibilities for life sciences/agriculture, and as Texas A&M University’s Agriculture Librarian.  | Before librarianship, he was a field biologist mapping vegetation in Utah and New Mexico and live-trapping deer and elk; good preparations for collection analysis and...
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Allan Scherlen

Social Sciences Librarian, Appalachian State University
Allan Scherlen is the collections management librarian for the social sciences at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. Allan has published articles on various issues related to publishing, open access, and international librarianship in International Information and Library Review, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Serials Review, Serials Librarian, Public Libraries, and North Carolina Libraries. He was also the co-editor of the Balance Point column in Serials Review for five years.

Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 120 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

2:15pm

Overview of the Altmetrics Landscape

This session will provide an overview of the different altmetrics data providers and applications available for use by librarians and publishers. I will give a brief overview of altmetrics and how these metrics are being used for measuring scholarly communication. Then I will present an analysis of the different altmetrics providers and how they can be used to add metrics to your platform. I will also review Open Source applications that can be used to aggregate altmetrics and the platforms required to run these applications in your own architecture.

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Richard Cave

Director of IT and Computer Operations, PLOS
Richard oversees the I.T. Operations and Development teams at PLOS. When he joined PLOS in 2005, the I.T. department consisted of two web producers and a few decrepit servers. Fast forward to 2012 - the team now consists of almost twenty employees including developers, support technicians and system administrators. The I.T. Operations and Development teams oversee the internal infrastructure for the PLOS organization, the platform for the PLOS products and development of Ambra, an open source...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Playing the Odds: Pascal’s Wager and Decision-Making in the Long Scholarly Conversation

This talk will explore some of the quirky philosophical issues surrounding the nature of the scholarly record and current challenges in academic libraries. The discussion arises from a 2011 Chronicle of Higher Education feature on a widely influential 1979 article entitled “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision Making Under Risk,” which proposed a new model for how people assess risk and weigh decision factors. The theory has been applied to dozens of disciplines and cited thousands of times, and it has applications in academic collection development as well as everywhere else. It addressed the limitations of Utility Theory, which grew out of Pascal’s Wager (i.e., it’s safer to bet on the existence of God) but didn’t adequately explain how people--gamblers and insurance buyers, for instance--actually weigh risks and make decisions. Theory sounds dull, but presented in lay terms, some of it’s actually pretty entertaining. The pace of change and new demands facing libraries offer the opportunity to ask new questions about the nature of the scholarly record. Increasing ubiquity and transience of information, along with rapidly shifting notions of authorship and ownership, offer some interesting angles on how we might re-envision the role of academic library collections in scholarly communication as a whole.

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Douglas Black

Collection Development Librarian, Northern Michigan University
Douglas Black is Collection Development Librarian at Northern Michigan University, after serving as reference librarian at Nova Southeastern University and reference/interlibrary-loan librarian at Amherst College. He holds an AB in English from Middlebury College, an MA in English from the University of New Hampshire, and an MS in Library & Information Science from Simmons College. When he’s not in the library, he’s usually sailing his antique sloop Selkie on Lake Superior...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Parkview Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Reflections on Understanding E-Science: Shared Outcomes from a Houston Symposium

E-science is a research methodology combining data collection, storage and networking on a massive scale. By its very nature, e-Science presents new and diverse opportunities in librarianship. While various academic institutions Cornell, Georgia Tech, and the University of Massachusetts are already engaged in well-established projects at their libraries, e-Science is still relatively new to many others. To explain e-Science and its implications for medical librarians within the Texas Medical Center, The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Library hosted an event on February 13, 2012, called Understanding E-Science: A Symposium for Medical Librarians.

Funded in part by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine--South Central Region (NN/LM-SCR), this symposium’s core was a panel of scientists and librarians serving various roles in e-Science research. These experts described their work to identify concrete opportunities and challenges for libraries hoping to take on similar roles. Designed with an emphasis on medical librarians, the symposium provided an educational and collaborative opportunity for librarians of all specialties.

Within this article, the authors share their experiences in planning and hosting an e-Science event and the catalyst it provided for The TMC Library’s on-going involvement in e-Science research and collaborations.

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Allen Lopez

Education Librarian Reference & Outreach, The Texas Medical Center Library
Allen Michael Lopez is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Houston and the University of North Texas’ College of Information.  He was originally hired by the Texas Medical Center (TMC) Library in January 2010 as a general Reference & Instruction Librarian, but he has since moved into the role of Education Librarian.  In this current role, he oversees the Information Literacy efforts of the TMC Library to reach the various research and clinical institutions...
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Maianh Phi

Reference & Instruction Librarian, The Texas Medical Center Library
Maianh Phi is a graduate of the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin.  She moved back to her native Houston in September 2011 to accept a position at the Texas Medical Center Library as their Reference & Instruction Librarian.  She enjoys serving the varied patrons of the Texas Medical Center by teaching classes, providing reference/research assistance, and fostering outreach. She is passionate about the information professional’s role of turning information into...
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Joanne Romano

Licensing and Serials Librarian, The Texas Medical Center Library
Joanne Romano has been the Licensing and Serials Librarian for The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Library since September, 2007. She manages the Library's collection of over 15,000 online journals, and makes the most of her budget by negotiating with vendors whenever possible.  She also enjoys following the flurry of developments in green and gold Open Access and keeping her Library engaged in e-Science-related projects.  Joanne and her family have lived in Sugar Land, TX since 1997, after...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

The Truth Is Out! How They Really Search

The presenters will discuss the results of a two-year study, funded by Google, that examined undergraduate students' on-line research behaviors. The focus of the project was to examine search techniques that students ARE actually using--not what they tell us they are using. The investigators, as far as they know, were the first to use an unobtrusive web-based tracking tool, OpenHallway, which captures audio and video, in order to record students’ thought processes and on-line research strategies. Students were asked to do research on their own. The lack of the presence of a librarian and the unobtrusiveness of OpenHallway allowed the students to open up in a way they would not have in a controlled environment. Initial analysis has indicated that many of the students’ search patterns fall into one or more of five specific categories, which we will discuss as we demonstrate examples. The demonstration will challenge the audience's perception of how students actually do research.

We will include the audience in rigorous discussion and analysis of the presented evidence. We will ask attendees to provide examples of their own experiences with student research behaviors, discuss them, and compare ways to help students better understand the art and complexities of on-line research.

The objective of the session will be to encourage the audience to re-evaluate library instruction and web design. The audience will:

• learn how to identify specific kinds of on-line research behaviors
• look more critically at library web-page design
• incorporate existing student research patterns into current library instruction.

Speakers
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Beth Bloom

Instruction Coordinator/Associate Professor, Seton Hall University
Beth Bloom, Associate Professor/Librarian II, at Seton Hall University,has an MA in Musicology, in addition to her MLS. She is liaison to the departments of art, music, women’s studies, nursing, and various health sciences. She coordinates Bibliographic Instruction and is a co-recipient of various grants, including a $15,000 Google grant that focuses on students' on-line research behaviors. She has also helped establish information literacy as one of five essential competencies in the...
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Marta Deyrup

Head of Cataloging/Professor, Seton Hall University
Marta Deyrup is Professor and Catalog Coordinator at Seton Hall University Libraries in South Orange, New Jersey. For six years she served as Co-Director of the university's Elizabeth Ann Seton Center for Women's Studies. She holds a MLS from Rutgers University and a PhD from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University. Deyrup is the author/editor of six books and numerous articles. In 2010 she and Beth Bloom received a Google Research Grant to track information...
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Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

2:15pm

Trends in Mobile Web Usage: An Exploration into Journal Usage

Mobile hand-held devices are ubiquitous in today's society, but are they being used to read the scientific literature?  In a rigorous study of 690 journals hosted on HIghWire's platform that were optimized for mobile devices, we report on the similarities and differences in article download and usage patterns between mobile devices and desktop/laptop computers  Bill Matthews, Director of Business Development, HighWire | Stanford University will speak to the many ways in which this data can be regarded, followed by opening up the conversation to a discussion with audience members about how they are finding increased usage of mobile impacting their world.

Speakers
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Bill Matthews

Director of Business Development, HighWire | Stanford University
Bill Matthews is responsible for the business development activities at HighWire including marketing, sales, and strategic partnership. In this role, Bill brings a well balanced pedigree of business practices to HighWire consisting of a consultative communication style, customer-focus approach, and a high degree of ethical standards. Bill has over 25 years of experience and progressive responsibility within the marketing research, online publishing, and information industries, including 16...
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2:15pm

We Asked and They Told Us: Comparing User and Librarian Service Perceptions

The study and survey instrument developed by the presenters examines the perceptions and preferences of users and library staff in the information commons (IC) environment. The presenters developed two survey instruments, one for library users and one for library staff, to measure responses of the same or similar questions asked of IC users and staff at five academic university libraries throughout the United States. Focusing on the University of Florida results gathered from user and staff responses, the presenters provide charts and grafts to delineate the divide or lack of understanding existing between library service providers and their customers across the five institutions that participated in the study. The presenters will involve the audience through discussion about actions that librarians can take to partner with the user in developing services that realistically address customer needs. Finally the presenters show how survey results are influencing innovation and implementation of user driven services within these libraries.

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Michele Crump

Access Support Librarian, University of Florida
Michele Crump is the head of Access Support at the University of Florida Libraries. Prior to her current position, she has served in various technical services positions at Florida since 1991: Emerging Technology Librarian, interim Director of Technical Services Division, and chair of Acquisitions and Licensing Department.
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LeiLani Freund

H&SS Library West Assessment/Information Services Coordinator, University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries
LeiLani Freund is currently the Assessment/Information Services Coordinator and a reference librarian and Linguistics subject specialist at the Library West Humanities and Social Sciences Library, the largest branch of the University of Florida Libraries. She has been at Florida for over 20 years, serving in a number of managerial positions including a recent term as the Interim Chair of Library West following two years as Associate Chair.

2:15pm

What Really Happens When Publishers Move Platforms?

It’s not unusual for content providers to move platforms; technological opportunities are improving all the time and as publishers strive to be competitive and relevant, sometimes a new technology partner is the best choice. Despite the relatively frequent occurrence, platform changes still pose challenges for both publishers and subscribing libraries, as well as everyone in between such as link resolvers and agents.

This session will look at migration issues from a new perspective: not what the challenges are but why exactly they are challenging. Questions such as why Permanent URLs are so hard to achieve, and why Alerts often can't be copied over, will finally be explained. From the library viewpoint questions such as why they need to create custom URLs will be answered, together with a case study of how one library handled the recent event of several publishers moving platforms all at once.

Both publishers and librarians will come away with a clear understanding of why technological challenges arise that risk loss of access for users, and using the recent SPIE Digital Library move Silverchair as an example, lessons will be shared that help every player involved understand and mitigate the issues involved and avoid any break in service for users.

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Scott Ritchey

IT Director, SPIE Digital Library
Scott Ritchey is the Director of Information Technology at SPIE where he is responsible for advancing key business systems, software development, mobile development, computing infrastructure, systems management and support. Scott has provided technical leadership in major systems implementations for the past 15 yearsincluding digital library design and implementation, enterprise publications management, online manuscript submission and review systems, association management systems, and...
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Steven Shadle

Serials Access Librarian, University of Washington Libraries
As a librarian, Steve connects users to content. His primary responsibility at the University of Washington Libraries is to manage the library linking systems that provide access to journal full-text. In addition, he catalogs eSerials selected and licensed by the UW Libraries. Steve’s background in serial standards began with his work as an ISSN Cataloger at the Library of Congress and currently includes serving on the NISO working group developing guidelines for Presentation and...
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3:15pm

A Delightful Challenge: 330 days, an Extra $410,000 for Books, and No Staff Added

As a result of receiving an unexpected $410,000 for replacement materials, Phoenix Public Library needed to quickly identify how to develop targeted, community-based material purchases in a fraction of the usual time allotted to such a large project. Phoenix used collectionHQ™ and long standing vendor partnerships to select, order and receive approximately 20,000 book in under 260 days. This project increased annual purchasing by 7% without adding any new staff or releasing current staff from other duties.

Kathleen Sullivan, the Collection Development Coordinator for the Phoenix Public Library, will outline the steps used to accomplish this task with specific emphasis on using collectionHQ to define needs and the importance of developing successful vendor partnerships. Charleston Conference attendees will be asked to consider and discuss the implications of this project in light of continuing staff reductions in many Collection Development and Technical Services departments. They will also consider how the strategies incorporated into this project can be used in succession planning as current staff cycles out of the workforce.

The City of Phoenix has been awarded (July 15, 2012) an ICMA Center for Performance Measurement Certificate of Excellence for the library's use of collectionHQ and vendor partnerships.

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Kathleen Sullivan

Collection Development Coordinator, Phoenix Public Library
Kathleen Sullivan has worked in public libraries for 40 where her primary responsibility has been as a collection management specialist. Currently, she is the Collection Development Coordinator for the Phoenix Public Library where she oversees the expenditure of a $4.7 million budget. She has served on numerous state and national committees. She is passionate about all aspects of her job and is particularly interested in how customers use and will use library...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Achieving Positive Results through Collaboration: How Libraries, Publishers and Vendors Can Work Together to Create Better Products and Services

Librarians working in the areas of acquisitions and collection development must have the knowledge and ability to work well with publishers and vendors in order to achieve the best results for their libraries and patrons. This session will cover many aspects of a positive relationship between libraries and vendors including proper negotiation skills, ways to work together on pilot programs, development of new products and services, and the benefits of using both publishers and vendors to enhance workflow and ensure a more efficient operation. The speakers will discuss ways in which they have worked together in the past to enhance patron access to content, and will provide specific ideas for how librarians can reach out to information providers to address some of the challenges faced in the Digital Age.

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Michael Arthur

Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development, University of Central Florida
Michael Arthur is Head of Acquisitions & Collection Services at the University of Central Florida. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Marketing & Management in 1991, and his Master of Library Science in 1999, from Indiana University in Bloomington. He received his Master of Public Administration from Old Dominion University in 2006. Michael is active in ALA, and the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), and regularly attends The Charleston Conference. He has presented...
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Rebecca Seger

Director, Institutional Sales - Americas, Oxford University Press
Rebecca Seger is the Institutional Sales Director for Oxford University Press USA.  She has been working with libraries for her entire career, currently leading the OUP team that works with, and sells, to all types of libraries and consortia in North and South America.  Rebecca has been with OUP for 12 years, and has focused on the product development, sales and marketing of ebooks, databases and journals to and for the academic and library community, and has been part of the product...
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Michael Zeoli

VP Strategic eContent Development & Partner Relations, YBP Library Services

3:15pm

Building a Collective Collection in the Cloud

In the last decade, in research libraries, we have seen a shift in emphasis from print to electronic. Although print resources remain a critical part of research collections, there is increased pressure on most campuses to either cap or reduce the library’s footprint for print. At the same time, with the development of Google Books, the Internet Archive, and the HathiTrust, we have seen the emergence of true print surrogate collections in the cloud. Likewise we are also seeing a genuine push to develop shared print repositories at the regional or national level. Electronic collections, collections in the cloud, and shared print repositories have forced us to rethink “what is a collection” and how we build it.

Speakers
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Aisha Harvey

Head, Collection Development, Duke University Library
Aisha Harvey joined Duke University Libraries in 2002.  In her current position as the Head of Collection Development, Aisha provides leadership, vision and strategic direction for the Duke University Libraries in the development and management of the libraries’ collections.  In 2011, Aisha served as the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries’ (ASERL) first Visiting Program Officer to lead the development of a cooperative journal retention program in the southeast region.  Prior...
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Lars Meyer

Director, Content Division, Emory University
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Charles Spornick

Director, Services Division, Emory University
I am currently the interim head of the Services Division for the Woodruff Library- Emory's main library.   From 2004 through 2012 I was the head of collection management at Emory; from 1995 through 2004 I was the head of library’s Beck Center.   There he worked with worked with faculty, other libraries, and the campus Information Technology Division ins planning and implementing digitization projects.   My career at Emory started as a humanities librarian...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 120 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

Case Studies in Monographs Deselection: Collaboration & Workflow Integration

Many libraries have begun to pursue monographs deselection projects, driven by low circulation rates and space pressure. Such projects take many different forms. Join us as we contrast a large-scale collaborative initiative and an ongoing individual library operation.
Collaboration: The Michigan Shared Print Initiative (MI-SPI) involves seven academic libraries, along with the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS). Using data analysis tools developed by Sustainable Collection Services (SCS), MI-SPI identified candidates for removal from individual collections while maintaining a shared distributed collection among participants. The group plans to utilize these tools and processes to expand the cooperative effort. Two perspectives will be presented: a participant library with no pressures on collection space and the project facilitator.

Workflow Integration: Large-scale weeding, shared print and transfer projects can create major spikes in a library’s workload, even when batch processing and rules-based approaches are utilized. James Madison University (JMU) has chosen instead to flatten their deselection workload, by focusing on 2-3 subjects each year. This creates a smaller, more predictable workflow, and enables weeding and transfers to be integrated into routine operations. Potentially disruptive ad hoc projects are converted into a manageable part of the library’s annual workload. In this session, JMU and SCS will describe their ongoing collaboration, and the path toward routinizing deselection work.

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Cheri Duncan

Director, Acquisitions & Cataloging, James Madison University
Cheri Duncan is Director of Acquisitions & Cataloging at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA, where she has held various positions within the JMU Libraries over the past eighteen years. In her current position, Cheri oversees the units of Monographic Services, E-Resources & Serials Management, and Cataloging & Metadata. Cheri holds degrees in Communications and English Education from James Madison University and an MLIS from Texas Women's College. |    |  
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Randy Dykhuis

Executive Director, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS)
Randy Dykhuis is Executive Director of the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services, a nonprofit, membership organization that provides libraries in Michigan and Indiana with a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing and technical support for electronic resources. He has held that position since February 2010. Prior to that, he was Executive Director for the Michigan Library Consortium, a position he held from August 1995 through February 2010. Prior...
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Pamela Grudzien

Head of Technical Services, Central Michigan University
Pamela has many years of library experience in public services, collection development, resource sharing, and more recently, technical services.  This varied experience has provided her with a well-rounded perspective of academic library services, challenges, and opportunities. Her latest projects include a Technical Services workflow analysis and reorganization plan as well as involvement in the statewide shared print project called MI SPI.
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Rick Lugg

Partner, Sustainable Collection Services
Rick has worked with academic libraries since 1983. As a consultant and vendor, he has written approval  plans, streamlined workflows, evaluated collections, and designed library-friendly products and services. He holds an MLIS from Simmons College.  In 2007, Rick saw a growing need to weed monographs collections—responsibly, intelligently, and efficiently. His interest in this unlikely topic is partly karmic: having spent the first half of his career putting books into...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Collaborating to Analyze E-Journal Use Data: A Discussion of Cross-Institutional Cost-Per-Use Analysis Projects within the UNC System

The transition from print to e-resource collections has created unprecedented potential for libraries to collaborate in the collation and analysis of use data. This presentation will consider how libraries can harness this potential to better understand and enhance return-on-investment for their e-journal subscriptions. Specifically, it will discuss two projects within the University of North Carolina (UNC) system through which the system libraries shared use data to make cross-institutional analyses of expenditures, use, and cost-per-use (CPU). The first project, initiated by one of the presenters in the early 2011, centered on the analysis of e-resource CPU data shared among four UNC libraries. The second project was participated in by all UNC system libraries in May of 2012 and resulted from a mandate issued by the UNC General Administration to compare the expenditures for and use of the system libraries’ journal subscriptions. Throughout the discussion of these projects, the presentation will emphasize the opportunities and challenges of collaborative analysis of e-journal use data.

Speakers
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Virginia Bacon

Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions, East Carolina University
Virginia Bacon is the Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions at Joyner Library, East Carolina University. Prior to being in her current position, she was the Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian. She earned her MSLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011.
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Patrick Carr

Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions, East Carolina University
Patrick Carr is Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions at East Carolina University’s Joyner Library. Prior to starting at East Carolina University in 2008, he worked in serials librarian positions at Mississippi State University for three and a half years. Patrick holds an MLS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, an MA in English from the University of Rochester, and a BA from St. Bonaventure University. He is a frequent contributor to the professional literature and...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Electronic Collection Puberty: Analyzing Awkward Changes in E-Book Collecting Strategies

Over the past several years, Utah State University Library has followed national patterns by rapidly developing our e-book collection to support the research and teaching needs of the university. In certain disciplines, however, we have been particularly aggressive, specifically, in psychology, environmental science, biology, and life sciences. These areas reflect several of the disciplinary strengths of our institution. Our question is whether or not, in the world prior to demand driven acquisitions, prospective buying of large amounts of content has had any effect on electronic collection use within disciplines. We will present an analysis of our overall e-book usage data from the past several years in order to ascertain whether our emphasis on electronic collection building in specific subject areas has resulted in a proportional increase in use in those areas. We will then compare these trends with print book use in the same subject areas, to see whether we were accurate in projecting that e-books would become the preferred format once they were more widely available. We will discuss the ways in which we have successfully changed our collection building patterns as well as areas where we can improve or where we may want to refocus our efforts. We will also share the challenges we faced in gathering and analyzing our data. Audience members will be encouraged to share their own thoughts on how to find the appropriate balance between print and e-book collection development for their institutions as well as how to think about e-book usage reports. Attendees can expect to learn about the challenges of e-collection assessment and will learn strategies that they can adapt to their own institutions.

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Jennifer Duncan

Head of Collection Development, Utah State University Libraries
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Katie Wesolek

Electronic Collections Librarian, Utah State University
Katie earned her MLIS from Rutgers University in 2010 and began her position as the Electronic Collections Librarian at Utah State University in July 2012.  She is enjoying the challenge of her first faculty-level position in an academic library. | | |

3:15pm

Empowering Scholars Through Altmetrics

Measurements are powerful. We need appropriate metrics of research impact if we want responsible discovery, accurate assessment, and useful interpretation of research output.
Until recently, scholarship has been dependent on the impact of the publishing container as a proxy for the impact of the research work within. We can now do better: the post-publication impact of individual research objects can be tracked in the scholarly literature and within wider communities through traditional citations and altmetrics sources -- downloads, bookmarks in delicious, shares on Twitter, discussions on Mendeley, patent prior in patents.

These diverse article-level metrics will not only drive more enlightened discovery and more informed assessments, they empower scholars. Researchers are changing where they decide to publish papers, how they value the dissemination of non-traditional research products, and how they perceive outreach and PR.

Join our lively discussion about the impact of article-level measurements on the research landscape today, how you can help make them better, and how you can start using them within your universities and publishing venues.

Speakers
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Peter Binfield

Co-Founder and Publisher, PeerJ
Pete Binfield has worked in the academic publishing world for almost 20 years and is the Publisher and co-Founder of PeerJ, a new Open Access publishing company. Since gaining a PhD in Optical Physics, he has held positions at Institute of Physics, Kluwer Academic, Springer, SAGE and most recently the Public Library of Science (PLoS). At PLoS he ran PLoS ONE, and developed it into the largest and most innovative journal in the world. He is currently a member of the...
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Heather Piwowar

Co-Founder and Postdoc, ImpactStory, Duke, and UBC
Heather is a cofounder of ImpactStory (nee total-impact), an online tool for tracking the broad impact of diverse scholarly products. | | Heather Piwowar is also a postdoc with Duke University and the University of British Columbia. She's passionate about how scientists share and reuse research data. Her research requires text mining access. She has an active research blog (http://researchremix.wordpress.com) and twitter account (@researchremix).
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Michael Taylor

Research Specialist, Elsevier Labs
Mike Taylor is a researcher at Elsevier Labs, based in Oxford, UK. His current areas of interest include altmetrics, contributorship and issues of identity. He has served on the ORCID technical working group for several years. Details of his work can be found at http://labs.elsevier.com.
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Drew Wright

Librarian/Research Services Coordinator, Samuel J. Wood Library & C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Drew is the Research Librarian and Research Services Coordinator at Weill Cornell Medical Library, where he serves as a liaison between the library and the research community and provides support to students and faculty regarding publishing, grant-writing, experimental design, and data management.  

3:15pm

Geek Out: Adding Coding Skills to Your Professional Repertoire

"Jason and Ruby are enjoying some Java while a Python wreaks havoc on the library!" If you’ve heard some of the “geek talk” from library developers, you might be wondering exactly what’s going on…and the answer would be “A LOT!” (Fortunately, though, there are no snakes involved!)

As demonstrated by the strong interest of librarians in the CodeYear project (http://codeyear.com/), more and more librarians are adding coding skills to their professional repertoires. Thanks to simpler approaches to coding, including Java, Ruby on Rails, and Python, barriers to entry for new programmers have been significantly reduced. It’s easier than ever before for library staff members with clever ideas or innovative solutions to put them into action, mashing up data and services from a variety of spaces to add new value for users.

Wondering how you might get started on the path to innovation…and what challenges you might face as you build a coding skill set? In this session, Bohyun Kim, Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical Library, and Kathryn Harnish, Senior Product Manager for OCLC’s WorldShare Platform, will offer suggestions on how to jump into the programming world and where to find resources useful for learning and troubleshooting. Kim and Harnish will discuss how to apply these new skills in a library context and how to seize opportunities to better connect people with your organization’s resources and services. In particular, Kim will discuss her participation in and insights gained from the Library CodeYear project, while Harnish will posit some ways in which the library community can come together to provide more support for fledgling coders and greater innovation in libraries.

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Kathryn Harnish

Senior Product Manager, OCLC
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Bohyun Kim

Digital Access Librarian, Florida International University
Bohyun Kim is the Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical Library in Miami, FL. She has particular interests in library innovation and emerging technologies and has worked in web services, e-resources management, digitization, reference, and instructional technologies. She blogs at Library Hat (http://bohyunkim.net/blog) and can be found at @bohyunkim (http://twitter.com/bohyunkim) in Twitter. She was a 2011 American Library Association Emerging Leader and a 2011...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 122 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

If You've Got It, Flaunt It!

This session invites attendees to learn about turning underused collections into vibrant and relevant parts of the library through collaboration with key constituents in the academic and local community and staying true to the mission and vision.

Speakers will provide perspectives on reviving unique collections in the library that hold value and importance but have lost connection to the college curriculum and the undergraduate research on campus. The experience of learning about the community the collections are purposed to support, renewing the mission and vision in order to revitalize and rebuild the collections, and mapping the collection to the curriculum to ensure future relevance will be shared. The speakers will discuss strategies to work with faculty, colleagues, and administration to open the doors to collaboration and facilitate continual support from key stakeholders.
Jennifer Ditkoff, Head of Collection Development, will share her experience rebuilding the Keene State College Curriculum Materials Library. The CML, once a well funded, staffed, and utilized collection, became disconnected to the curriculum of the Education department and NH education standards. By engaging in a study on local curriculum libraries, collaboration with the Education department has been restored and the vision renewed.

Mason Library Archivist, Rodney Obien, will share his experience renewing the vision for special collections, reconnecting archival materials to the undergraduate curriculum and increasing access to special collections. The special collections now garner national recognition and resulting expansion of the collection has facilitated renovation of special collection space and development of a primary source information literacy curriculum.

Audience members will discuss strategies to envision their own spaces with new life and breath, highlighting the positives pieces within. They will also learn methods to develop their own library’s unique collection to become a relevant, well-used portion of the main library and throughout the campus community.

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Jennifer Ditkoff

Head of Access Services and Collection Development, Keene State College
Jennifer Ditkoff is the Head of Access Services and Collection Development at Keene State College's Mason Library. Her BA is from Saint Michael's College and her Masters in Library & Information Science is from Syracuse University. She has worked in all types of libraries. Her research interests include educational reform, instructional technologies and non-traditional students.
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Rodney Obien

Archivist / Assistant Professor, Keene State College
Rodney Obien is currently the Archivist and Assistant Professor at the Wallace E. Mason Library, Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. Obien served prior as the Curator of Special Collections and Archives at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Mass.). Obien holds B.A. in History from Virginia Wesleyan College (Norfolk, Virginia) and a M.S.L.S. from the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.) He serves on the board of the New Hampshire Archives Group (NHAG) and New...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Addlestone Library Room 227 (205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

3:15pm

Intellectual Property Policies in Academe: Issues and Concerns with Digital Scholarship

Presented by Sheri Ross, followed by comments from Bill Hannay.

Much scholarship is created digitally, often in a mediated online environment with several collaborators and interested parties. As a result, academic institutions must update their intellectual property policies to address current practices in teaching/learning and research/publishing. As institutional policies often serve as contracts, they must be clear and address the rights of several stakeholders, including the institution, granting agencies, faculty, staff and students, among others. While several large universities and institutions with a strong online presence have updated intellectual property policies, many smaller institutions have just begun to revise and execute such policies.

This session will relate the issues uncovered and lessons learned during the recent rewriting of the intellectual property policy at a medium-sized, private liberal arts institution. The session will focus on copyrights and will have three primary objectives. First, attendees will receive a brief overview of copyright and contract law as it pertains to creating a policy for an academic institution. Second, they will be introduced to the needs and concerns of various stakeholder groups at an academic institution. Third, attendees will be presented with scenarios depicting conflicts of interest and will be encouraged to discuss potential policy strategies, relating their own experiences in the development of intellectual property policies at their institutions.

Speakers
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William Hannay

Schiff Hardin LLC, Partner
William M. Hannay regularly represents corporations and individuals in civil and criminal matters, involving federal and state antitrust law and other trade regulation laws.  He is an Adjunct Professor, teaching courses at IIT/Chicago-Kent law school in antitrust, intellectual property, and international business transactions, and is the author or editor of several books on antitrust and intellectual property law, including "The Corporate Counsel's Guide to Unfair Competition," soon to...
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Sheri Ross

Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University
Dr. Ross is Assistant Professor with the MLIS Program at St. Catherine University.  Information Policy is the core of her teaching and scholarship. Scholarly communication, intellectual property and open access are of particular interest.  She serves on the Minnesota State Library Association's Legislative Committee and has evaluated the use of the Research4Life Programs. Dr. Ross also teaches Electronic Resource Management and has been exploring pedagogical issues around teaching...
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3:15pm

Is Your Content Experiencing an Identity Crisis?: Addressing the Pain Points of Classification

The publishing Industry is experiencing an exponential growth in new product offerings. With each new product, we are seeing a constant struggle in meeting the content classification requirements set forth both internally by the publisher, as well as those needed by external distributors. How can this information management become a functional, consistent, and efficient system, blending both the publisher’s internal needs as well as the needs of the users?

Forming a strong content strategy plan is crucial for gaining as much exposure as possible. Striving to improve usability of the content, while also creating a cutting-edge search functionality and improved “findability”, should be the key initiatives of every plan.

This discussion strives to address some of the key issues in content classification and management.

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Todd Carpenter

Executive Director, NISO
Todd Carpenter is Executive Director of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), a non-profit industry trade association that fosters the development and maintenance of standards that facilitate the creation, persistent management, and effective interchange of information used in publishing, research, and learning. Throughout his career, Todd has served in a variety of roles with organizations that connected the publisher and library communities. Prior to joining NISO, Todd had...
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Myung-Ja "MJ” Han

Metadata Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Myung-Ja K. Han is Metadata Librarian and Assistant Professor, University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her main responsibilities consist of developing application profiles for digital collections, creating metadata for digital resources, and evaluating and enhancing cataloging and metadata workflows. Her research interests include interoperability of metadata, especially using OAI-PMH and semantic web technologies, relationships between collection description and...
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Maureen Huss

Senior Product Operations Manager, OCLC
Maureen has held positions at OCLC for more than 17 years.  In her current position, Maureen leads a team of catalogers that create WorldCat bibliographic records in over 30-languages for all types of resources including print, digital, and electronic. The team works directly with libraries to provide cataloging records and also with publishers and vendors to catalog materials and deliver WorldCat records to their library customers. Publishers also use the metadata enrichment services the...
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Lindsay Johnston

Managing Director, IGI Global
Lindsay Johnston has been working in the STM Publishing Industry for more than 6 years. Ms. Johnston is currently the Managing Director at IGI Global, an academic reference publisher based in Hershey, Pennsylvania. During her time at IGI Global, she has procured hundreds of titles within five separate imprints and has made significant contributions to new product development. She has previous experience in educational marketing, specializing in recruitment and public relations. A graduate of...
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Margaret Wayne

Section Head, Benelux, France, and Italy Section ; African, Latin American, and Western European Division, Library of Congress

Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Journals and Supplementary Data

Access to data to support published research is becoming more and more critical. Not only are supplemental data often part of journal articles, sometimes the data ARE the article itself. There are a number of emerging standards efforts under way to enhance data discoverability. At the same time, some publishers are beginning to limit the data they will accept as part of the article publication process. This session will provide an overview of the supplemental data publishing and standards landscape.The objective of the session is to increase audience knowledge of the trends in this area.

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Betty Landesman

Head of Technical Services and Content Management, Langsdale Library, University of Baltimore
Betty Landesman, Head of Technical Services and Content Management at the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library, has been in this position since July 2012.  She manages a department responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, electronic resources management, and metadata development.  She has held positions in technical services, public services, and systems at a number of academic, research, and special libraries as well as with a library automation vendor.  She is...
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David Martinsen

Senior Scientist, Digital Publishing Strategy, American Chemical Society
David Martinsen has been at the American Chemical Society (ACS) for over 25 years, working in various capacities in the Publications Division and in IT. In his current role, he is responsible for tracking new technologies and planning for their incorporation into the scholarly publishing environment. He is currently Chair of the Committee for Printed on Electronic Publications of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and co-Chair of  the NISO/NFAIS...
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3:15pm

Open Access Book Publishing: Case Studies from the Field

Libraries and university presses are partnering in increasingly enterprising approaches to book publishing, incorporating Open Access alongside commercial channels. With the many recent experiments to find sustainable approaches to book publishing, so have there been many questions. What is the effect on a university press of making its books available for free online? If a library digitizes out of print books and makes them available on its repository, does that bring new readers and new revenue? Is there any evidence that channels such as print on demand, downloadable e-books, and e-book aggregators might help ease the financial constraints of non-profit university-based book publishing?

This panel will attempt to answer these questions through three case studies from institutions that are breaking new ground in scholarly monograph publishing. Each will include data collected in the past year about the impact that Open Access has had on usage and sales. At Utah State University, the University Library and the USU Press (a division of the Library) have taken an active role in making backlist press books available in its open access repository, as well as in other book repositories such as HathiTrust and DOAB. The University of Michigan Press will report on the results of a number of experiments in partnership with its library’s MPublishing group to make parts of its list available as Open Access. OAPEN, a European foundation dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, will describe the effects of Open Access on usage, sales and impact from two OA book publishing pilot projects.

The goal of this panel is to help libraries, presses, and their partners with a framework and some initial data to weigh the pros and cons of various models that integrate open access, and determine which would best aligns with their institution’s needs and mission.

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Richard Clement

Dean of Libraries, Utah State University
Richard W. Clement is Dean of Libraries at Utah State University. Before coming to USU in 2008, he was Head of the Department of Special Collections at the University of Kansas. He edited the ACRL journal RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Cultural Heritage from 2003- 2008. He is active in the area of Scholarly Communication and Open Access publication. He serves on the Board of Governors for the HathiTrust and the Steering Committee for SPARC. His most recent achievement is to have...
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Eelco Ferwerda

Director, OAPEN Foundation
Eelco Ferwerda is director of the OAPEN Foundation. Before that he managed OAPEN as EU-funded project at Amsterdam University Press. He joined Amsterdam University Press in 2002 as Publisher of Digital Products. Before joining AUP, he worked in various new media subsidiaries at the former Dutch newspaper publisher PCM, lastly as Manager Business Development for PCM Interactive Media.  OAPEN provides a platform for Open Access book publishing and builds a collection of Open Access...
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Shana Kimball

MPublishing, University of Michigan Library
Shana Kimball is Head of Publishing Services, Outreach & Strategic Development. She is broadly responsible for representing and promoting the capacity of MPublishing to the University of Michigan campus, potential external partners, and beyond. She recommends, develops and pilots new services and imprints, and assists in creating plans for locating those imprints and services permanently in MPublishing. Shana is also the editor of The Journal of Electronic Publishing. She received her...
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Charles Watkinson

Director, Purdue University Press and Head of Scholarly Publishing Services, Purdue University
Charles Watkinson joined the staff of Purdue Libraries in September 2009. Previously he was Director of Publications at the American School of Classical Studies. In 2012 he was made head of a newly conceptualized libraries publishing division, with the discipline-focused "Purdue University Press" and the campus-focused "Scholarly Publishing Services" as its two imprints but a shared staff and infrastructure. His role includes supervision of the Purdue e-Pubs institutional repository. He is on...
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3:15pm

Positive Feedback: Using Interlibrary Loan Data to Enhance Collections and Collection Development Practices

Interlibrary loan data for book titles can reveal much about how well a library collection is meeting the needs of its users. They can also serve as informative feedback for modifying collection development decisions. Brown University and the College of New Jersey independently studied their local ILL borrowing data in an effort to enhance their collections and improve their collection development practices.

At Brown University, researchers focused on faculty borrowing data with the intent of identifying gaps in the collection from the faculty perspective. Utilizing MarcEdit and Excel, faculty ILL requests covering the period from 2008 through 2011 were compared against the library’s holdings and then analyzed by requesting department, publication date, publisher, language and subject classification. This presentation will summarize the result of the analyses and how they affected purchasing decisions, collection development, and the communication dynamic within the library and with academic departments.

At the College of New Jersey, researchers examined the relationship between books borrowed and books subsequently bought, likewise looking to refresh the dialogue between selectors and patrons. Researchers sought to answer two fundamental questions: What do ILL book requests and circulation data tell us about our collection and our patron needs? Can these data help us shape our collection development policies to better serve our patrons? To answer these questions, several comparative analyses were completed using recent ILL and circulation data to determine the effectiveness of purchasing methods and to examine differences in usage patterns and subject interests among undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty.

Both presentations will demonstrate the benefits of using ILL data to enhance collections and collection development practices.

Speakers
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Forrest Link

Acquisitions Librarian, The College of New Jersey
Forrest has been the Acquisitions Librarian at TCNJ since 2010.  His research interests include collection development and assessment and ebook applications.   Prior to his appointment at TCNJ, he was a vendor rep for Blackwell Book and Midwest Library Service.  A lifelong resident of the Garden State, he holds a BA and MA in Classics and an MLS, all from Rutgers.
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Teresa Negrucci

Resource Acquisition and Management Librarian, Brown University
Teresa Negrucci currently serves as the Resource Acquisition and Management Librarian at Brown University. Prior to her appointment at Brown, Teresa was the Collections Management and Assessment Librarian at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. During her tenure as Research Associate for the Conservation Collection at the Getty Research Library and the Getty Conservation Institute, Teresa discovered the value of historic preservation and is now privileged to reside in one of Rhode Island’s...
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3:15pm

Re-tool, Re-train and Re-invent

As more and more library materials migrate from the tradition physical to the electronic formats, the workflow and roles of staff in library acquisitions and serials are compelled to evolve. Librarians in these areas not only have to keep abreast the latest technology and knowledge themselves, but also have to excel as the leader and mangers for their supporting staff.

In many libraries, technical services staff tend to be long term employees who had been performing skillfully the same job for years. How to retool and retrain these staff to ensure smooth transition and efficiency of the new workflow becomes more critical to the librarians who manage these staff. The librarians not only have to fully understand and adapt the workflow, but also know how to provide adequate training and motivate staff to achieve high performance in the new environment.

The author will share the experiences how to retool, retrain and reassign some staff to the new workflow. The audience is expected to learn and exchange ideas and practices from the author and each other on how to successfully manage the staff and workflow in the evolving environment.

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Ying Zhang

Acquisitions Librarian, University of Central Florida Libraries
Ying is the Acquisitions Librarian at the Univ. of Central Florida Libraries. Her main responsibilities include overseeing operations in both monograph and serials. Prior to moving into Technical Services, Ying had built a career in Public Services in academic libraries providing reference services to the academic community, teaching library instructions to both graduate and undergraduate classes, building collections in various subject areas, and running a fee-based information service to...
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Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Parkview Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Shotgun Sessions

These short “pecha kucha-like” sessions will feature 5 PowerPoint presentations of 6 minutes and 40 seconds each. We will have approximately 10 minutes at the end of the session intended for Q&A for all 5 sessions. Come for a lively, rapid-fire group of talks.

1)  Get Help Stat: Practical Tools for Assessment
Shiva Darbandi, Credo Reference

Assessment serves as a powerful tool for evaluating programs, measuring learning outcomes, understanding user needs, and much more. Today’s librarians can use sites, such as SurveyMonkey and Zoomerang, to create questionnaires in a matter of minutes. These online tools can also make the task of data collection as simple as downloading and saving results. While online surveys have certainly made our lives easier, these tools still have a ways to go before assisting us with the often overwhelming task of data analysis.

This shotgun session will explore assessment tools beyond SurveyMonkey. Learn about free and Open Source programs that will quickly and easily help with the analysis of your raw data. From importing information into a user-friendly statistics tool to designing colorful infographics, this will be a quick and useful guide through the process of turning raw data into a format that’s more visually engaging for your stakeholders. Best practices, as well as several innovative examples, will be shared with attendees.

2)  Open Access / Closed Coffers: Repositioning an Institutional Repository to Reflect Reality
Anna Craft, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

How can institutional repositories balance increasing workloads, shrinking budgets, and existing stakeholder expectations? What do realistic, forward-looking IR policies and procedures look like in the current environment?  Will faculty members continue to submit materials if “the rules” change? Can all of these pieces be brought together to demonstrate value and show continued growth and success in an academic IR system? The University of North Carolina at Greensboro faced these issues in late 2011 when embarking on a restructuring of policies, procedures, and staffing for its locally-created institutional repository system, NC DOCKS (http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/). This presentation will discuss the needs that sparked the restructuring, the changes that were implemented, and the status of the project at this time.  Lessons learned will be applicable across institutional repository platforms.

3)  Using Data-Driven Collection Management to Optimize Collection Development in a Health Sciences Library
Karen Grigg, Duke Medical Center Library & Archives

Purpose: Describe the methods employed by an academic health sciences library to gather and utilize data from a variety of sources in order to drive purchasing decisions. Due to shrinking collections budgets and inflation, the library must approach spending with a more systematic, data-driven approach.  Additionally, medical libraries must take into consideration currency and the need to balance both research and clinical needs.

Methodology: The Library mines data from a variety of sources. The Library’s ILS tracks circulation activity of new purchases.   Data collected from patron assessment helped to identify user preferences for formats and subject areas. Usage statistics from vendors, combined with library-developed analytics, such as subject rank, cost-per-use, contract factors, strength of the collection in the subject area, and overall cost, provide information on selected titles purchased and the amount spent by discipline. The balanced scorecard method has been employed to provide baseline data and set goals for increased usage of both print and electronic resources.

Results: Due to greater analysis of available data, the library is able to spend more effectively and more responsively, and is.  increasingly able to be more accountable to stakeholders and can better ration a limited budget so that titles purchased are ultimately those likely to be used.

Discussion/conclusion: The methods developed by this library for purchases of monographs, journals, and databases will be outlined. This paper will propose opportunities for future analysis.  Librarians will compare usage of materials after data-driven approach has been applied to previous usage.

4)  Appreciative Inquirer, Listener and Player's Coach:  One Role, Three Keys to Success
Marcy Simons, University of Notre Dame

In the midst of strategic planning came the realization that a plan for reorganization that would align our personnel with the Libraries' and the University's strategic goals was called for.   At the outset there was the expectation that moving forward would include listening, appreciating the best of what was, discovering the best of what is, and dreaming about what could be, as well as the need for a transparent process.  Attendees can expect to learn about Appreciative Inquiry, active listening skills, and the potential impact of a trusted Player's Coach.

5)  The Functions of (Meta)Data: Lessons Learned with a Fedora Digital Repository
Jennifer Eustis, University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut Libraries began building a Fedora digital repository last year. Because of the differences between Fedora and relational databases, it was necessary to understand how Fedora works with objects and datastreams. The repository team realized that with Fedora, there existed several options on how to store data. This realization encouraged looking at metadata differently. For starters, we began to emphasize functions over types of metadata. Secondly, we saw the advantages of striping meta from the word metadata. This change allowed us to conceptualize a broader application of functional data within the repository. My presentation would like to explore our emphasis on the functions of data rather than types of metadata and how this is helping to create a better digital repository.

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Anna Craft

Metadata Cataloger, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Anna Craft is the Metadata Cataloger at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Libraries, where she works with metadata for the library catalog, digital projects, and NC DOCKS, UNCG’s institutional repository.  She began her library career at the North Carolina State University Libraries, has served as Metadata Librarian at Western Carolina University, and is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science. |    |  
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Shiva Darbandi

Solutions Associate, Credo Reference
A service-oriented library professional with a background in education and grassroots organizing, Shiva Darbandi is currently a Solutions Associate at Credo Reference, where she collaborates with a broad range of libraries to develop and implement information literacy instructional materials, assessments, and promotional campaigns. Shiva also has experience in the nonprofit sector, impacting over 22,000 students with volunteer-run programming and leading a campaign to raise over $1.5...
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Jennifer Eustis

Catalog/Metadata Librarian, University of Connecticut
Jennifer Eustis is the Catalog/Metadata and French & Francophone Studies Librarian at the University of Connecticut Libraries at Storrs. She is responsible for cataloging and metadata audiovisual resources, electronic resources, and archival materials and for database maintenance in addition to her duties as liaison to the French & Francophone studies program. She is also responsible for the development and implementation of metadata standards, best practices, crosswalks...
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Karen Grigg

Collection Development Services Librarian, Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
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Marcy Simons

Organizational Development, University of Notre Dame
Marcy Simons works in Organizational Development at the University of Notre Dame where her role is to encourage transformational change throughout the organization.  As a change champion and enabler, Marcy is always looking for ways to create listening opportunities, practice the use of appreciative inquiry, and work with employees to manage important transitions. | | |

Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Statistics and Stories: Measuring the Impact of Information Access in Two Different Ways

It is 10 years since Research4Life’s HINARI programme first leveraged the resources of the World Health Organisation, Yale University Library, and six leading medical publishers to provide developing world institutions with free or low cost access to a body of the world’s most important published medical research. During that time the programme has proved hugely successful, as judged by such metrics as number of participating publishers, number of contributed journals and other information resources, and number of institutions registering for access.

Efforts to measure the impact on recipient communities of the newly available research have been undertaken on two fronts – bibliometric analysis and the collection of individual testimonies and case studies. Methodological challenges have prevented what bibliometric analyses that have been conducted so far from reaching firm conclusions about impact. With these methodological issues firmly in mind, Research4Life has gathered a team of specialist bibliometricians and analysts among its library and publisher partners to develop a specification for the most rigorous attempt yet to measure the impact of access to Research4Life content in terms of quantity and quality of research output.

In addition to developing statistical analyses however, we have also taken seriously the narrative power of true stories as a powerful indication of the impact that our programmes have had in the field. This presentation will discuss some of the impacts revealed by these case studies (now collected together in a published booklet) and the background to how they were developed, as well as providing an introduction to our plans for a bibliometric impact analysis and the work we have undertaken so far.

Speakers
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Daniel Dollar

Director of Collection Development, Yale University Library
Daniel Dollar is the Director of Collection Development for the Yale University Library. As the library’s chief collection development officer, Daniel leads and coordinates collection activities in all formats, and manages the collection development budget. In addition, he represents the Yale University Library as a participating partner on the Research4Life Executive Council.
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Richard Gedye

Director of Publishing Outreach Programmes, STM
RICHARD GEDYE has worked in academic journals publishing since 1986, firstly at Macmillan. In 1991 he joined Oxford University Press where he held a number of positions, including director of sales, marketing, and research. In 2002 he helped found COUNTER, an international organisation which has established a code of practice for vendor-based online usage statistics, and which he chaired for eight years .  | | Since January 2011, Richard has been managing STM’s Outreach programmes...
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Emily Gillingham

Director, Library Relations, Wiley

Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

3:15pm

Textbooks, Libraries & Students: An Evolving Partnership

A recent Government Accountability Office study stated that close to 40% of college students decide against buying textbooks. Rising textbook and tuition costs have created an economic crisis for students that has dramatic consequences for their success and ultimate retention and graduation rates. As a result, libraries and faculty are investigating how to incorporate library resources and open educational resources (OER) into required course materials.

A new San Jose State University (SJSU) initiative known as “Affordable Learning $olutions” works to provide class resources for students by utilizing library owned electronic resources. This session will explain how the SJSU Library partnered with various entities, such as the campus bookstore and vendors, to use online resources readily available through the library catalog and website. We will describe the impetus behind the initiative, the activities that made it happen in spring 2012, and how we plan to sustain and expand the program. Specifically, we will discuss the library-developed web pages that educated the university community about the initiative, targeted faculty workshops and incentives, the creation of the popular “Textbooks Available as eBooks in the Library” list, and the usage statistics results from the first semester of the initiative.

Speakers
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Susan Kendall

Collection Development Coordinator, San Jose State University
Susan Kendall is the Collection Development Coordinator at San José State University Library, a merged library with the San José City public library.  Besides collection development responsibilities, Sue is the coordinator for government publications and liaison to the College of Education.  Research interests include use of electronic government publication, patron driven acquisitions, and affordable learning solutions for students.  Sue has been at San...
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Mary Nino

Associate Dean, San Jose State University
Mary Nino, has worked at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, at San Jose State University, a joint library with the San Jose Public Library in Silicon Valley since with 2002. Mary has been an academic, public, and school librarian and formerly worked in secondary education settings as an English teacher. Her research interests include instruction, technology and the user experience, young adult literature and readers advisory, and audiobooks. 
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Rae Ann Stahl

Head of Technical Services, San Jose State University
Rae Ann Stahl has managed the Technical Services department at San Jose State University since 2004, and served in a variety of other positions at SJSU since 1987. Library and research interests include workflow efficiencies in Technical Services departments, professional development and training, and implementing new initiatives such as affordable learning solutions for students and patron driven e-book programs. Rae Ann also co-directs the Indonesian gamelan group, Pusaka Sunda.

3:15pm

Wasted Words? Current Trends in CD Policies

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Are collection development policies viable today? In order to answer that question, librarians at the University of South Florida, Tampa Library sent out a survey to all academic ARL Libraries to obtain a holistic picture of academic collection development policies, how they are changing due to the abundance of electronic resources and new methods of data-driven acquisition. The transition to electronic resources and the changing role of the collection development librarian are having a tremendous impact on the manner by which libraries select and acquire new materials. The goal of this research project further elucidates the current trends of collection development policies in academic libraries as well as gauge current use and efficacy. The survey and the analysis of the results will be revealed.In contrast, the Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is rewriting, revising, and expanding its collection development policy. One impetus to begin the revision emerged from recommendations made by a team of library staff who conducted the Association for Research Library’s (ARL) Collection Analysis Project (CAP) from 2009 to 2011. The Library is still in the initial stages of the revision project and is committed to completing it. This presentation will outline the reasons for the commitment and the benefits anticipated or already realized by participating in this process.

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Maureen James

Collection Development Librarian, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library
Maureen is the Collection Development Librarian at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is an avid gardener and loves to cook.
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Audrey Powers

Associate Librarian, University of South Florida
I am an Associate Librarian at the University of South Florida. Currently, I work with students and faculty in The College of The Arts, but in my former life I was a Science librarian. These very different roles have provided me with the unique opportunity to work with researchers, faculty and students who are intriguing and dedicated to the disciplines they are engaged in. | | As a Charleston Conference Director I collaborate with other professionals to develop and organize the...
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Donna Rose

Head of Cataloging, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library
Donna Rose is the Head of Cataloging at Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She holds a MLIS from Vanderbilt University/George Peabody College. 
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Megan Sheffield

Assistant Librarian, University of South Florida
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Matt Torrence

Assistant Librarian, University of South Florida
Matt Torrence has educational background in International Studies & Economics, Library & Information Science, and a graduate certificate in the Environmental Studies and Policies.  He currently serves as the Business & Engineering Librarian at the University of South Florida, Tampa Library. Along with the rest of the library professionals and subject specialists, he strives to provide information expertise to students and faculty, with a special focus on the research needs of...
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4:00pm

4:30pm

SCOAP3: Going Live with the Dream

The global SCOAP3 project, which aims to convert peer reviewed High Energy Physics journals to an open access model, has achieved a number of milestones in 2012.  Beginning in late 2012, libraries that previously made Expressions of Interest will be asked to calculate exactly their firm pledges and in early 2013 will authorize the re-direction from their subscription-based charges to SCOAP3 article payments.  CERN (Switzerland) hosts and manages this project for the benefit of SCOAP3.  An international Steering Committee has been working with CERN leadership over the past 1.5 years to realize this initiative.

This session will provide a brief overview of SCOAP3, key dates and deliverables, structures, and future prospects.

Presented by Ann Okerson, SCOAP3 Steering Committee Member, and Senior Advisor for Electronic Strategies, Center for Research Libraries.

Note: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

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Ann Okerson

Senior Advisor to CRL, Center for Research Libraries
In fall 2011, Ann Okerson joined the Center for Research Libraries as Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, working with that organization to reconfigure and redirect various existing programs into digital mode.  Previous experience includes 15 years as Associate University Librarian for Collections & International Programs at Yale University; prior to that she had worked in the commercial sector, and also for 5 years as Senior Program Officer for...
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4:45pm

Find > Search

Since Google issued their IPO in 2004, it seems like all we hear when we talk about the internet is search: search will drive eyeballs, search will create revenue, search will save academia, search will exponentially enhance the research process, and search will make libraries and librarians irrelevant. This panel will take the position that SEARCH is only a stepping stone to the real potential offered by the internet … FIND. Each of the panelists will discuss how their organizations are adding value by ensuring that information seekers are doing more FINDING and less SEARCHING. How does more FINDING translate to USE and even to new scholarship?

Note: Overflow seating is available for all plenary sessions in the Francis Marion Colonial and Gold Ballrooms.

Speakers
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Marjorie Hlava

President and Chairperson, Access Innovations, Inc.
Marjorie M.K. Hlava is President, Chairman, and founder of Access Innovations, Inc. Very well known in the international information arena, she is the founding Chair of the new SLA Taxonomy Division established in August 2009. She is past president of NFAIS (2002-2003), the organization of those who create, organize, and distribute information. Ms. Hlava is past president of the American Society for Information Science and Technology - 1993 (ASIST) and the 1996 recipient of ASIST's prestigious...
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Elisabeth Leonard

Executive Market Research Manager, Sage Publications
"Elisabeth Leonard is SAGE Publication's Market Research Analyst, supporting online product development and management. | Leonard comes to SAGE from Western Carolina University where she was the Associate Dean for Library Services for the last two years. Prior to that, she had served as the Head of Reference, Instruction and Outreach in the Social Sciences and Humanities Library at the University of California, San Diego. | In her new role, Leonard leads research efforts in the library...
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Meg White

Executive Director of Technology Services, Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc.
Meg White is a twenty-year veteran of the health sciences publishing industry. Her background includes various sales, marketing, and product development positions at Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Mosby, Williams & Wilkins, and Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. She is a frequent speaker at industry-related conferences on the topics of product development, technology, curriculum, and continuing medical education. | White is currently executive director of technology...
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Stanley Wilder

University Librarian, UNC Charlotte
Stanley Wilder is the University Librarian at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. His previous libraries include 10 years at the University of Rochester, 10 years at Louisiana State University, and four at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Stanley writes about the aging of librarianship and library management, but he has thus far failed to live down a 2005 Chronicle piece criticizing information literacy.   
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Elizabeth Willingham

Founder and Product Strategist, Silverchair
As a co-founder and Product Strategist at Silverchair, Elizabeth has focused on the optimal retrieval, display, and integration of scholarly information on the Silverchair Content Manager (SCM6) platform. She played a leadership role in the development of the Silverchair’s semantic tool set, including the Cortex taxonomy, Tagmaster, and Totem taxonomy management tool that power the semantic architecture of SCM6. She has led the product development efforts for the McGraw-Hill Access...
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5:45pm

"Well, of course students will love them!" A Consortium Study of Student Perceptions and Use of eBooks

A consortial ebook initiative offered the CTW Libraries (Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University) an opportunity to explore their students’ attitudes and experiences with the libraries’ ebooks.

As part of the ebook pilot evaluation, a group of CTW librarians developed a series of open-ended questions and hands-on tasks to ask undergraduate students on each campus about their understanding, discovery, and use of ebooks. Using these ethnographic techniques, the librarians hoped to learn students’ reactions to various e-books platforms, preferences for “e vs. p”, and how students might go about incorporating ebooks into their research process. Due to differing institutional cultures, the librarians also wanted to see if there were discernible differences in student behavior and attitudes across the three campuses.

Results from these interviews will be discussed, including students’ overall reactions to ebooks, how they find and use ebooks, suggestions to make the ebook experience more user-friendly, and what they foresee as possible directions for academic e-books and their role in libraries as the market evolves.

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Kathy Gehring

Research & Instruction Librarian, Connecticut College
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Kendall Hobbs

Reference / Instruction Librarian, Wesleyan University
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Lorraine Huddy

CTW Librarian for Collaborative Projects, Connecticut-Trinity-Wesleyan / CTW Consortium
My colleagues get the wrong impression about me - because my work revolves around ebooks, they think I dislike print books. The truth is that I'd like to own a collection of leather-bound books and prefer print for my own reading. I coordinate consortial projects for Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University.  Since CTW’s projects have focused on sharing print and ebooks, my responsibilities have included several implementations of PDA/DDA/STL programs.
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Robert Walsh

Social Sciences Librarian, Trinity College
Rob Walsh never thought he’d grow up to be a librarian – but, he’s glad he did. After finishing his MA in African American Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and not wanting to be a well educated bartender or a hapless PhD candidate, he moved back East and eventually pursued his MLS at Southern Connecticut State University. Since the Fall of 2010, he has been Social Sciences Librarian at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. In addition to his teaching...
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5:45pm

Changing the DNA of Scholarly Publishing – The Impact of the Digital Leap

After 500 years of print publishing, the advent of digitization has caused a huge evolutionary leap in scholarly publishing. Content once logically packaged in a book or print journal issue has now quickly evolved not just to an online version of print but into an entirely new digitally-born method of scholarly communication. In this session, publishers and librarians will discuss current emerging models for scholarly communication and discuss its future. Damon Zucca from Oxford University Press talks about the transformation of the long-standing print Oxford Handbooks series into a dynamic article delivery service, providing scholarly research reviews in advance of their print publication and offering born-digital content—blurring ebooks and serials into a new format. Lisa Jones, Acquisitions Librarian at Georgia Gwinnett College Library, talks about her experiences developing a library collection for a born-digital institution in a twenty-first century world encompassing both print and online. Rolf Janke, from Sage Publications shares his experiences of transitioning print content into the digital space focusing on how the value of content must not get lost in translation moving into the various digital forms.

Speakers
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Rolf Janke

VP/Publisher, SAGE/CQ Reference
Rolf Janke, founder and Vice President/Publisher for SAGE Reference, an imprint of SAGE Publications, has been involved in academic publishing for over 30 years with experience in textbook and reference publishing.  At SAGE Reference, he is responsible for the strategic development and growth of the reference product line directed towards academic and public libraries. He has spoken at many conferences on the future of electronic reference and has been published in the Journal of...
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Lisa Jones

Acquisitions Librarian, Georgia Gwinnett College
Lisa Jones has worked at Georgia Gwinnett College as Acquisitions Librarian for four years.  She has been fortunate to assist in the Opening Day Collection of the GGC Academic Library which opened its doors in 2010.  Lisa's previous library experience includes Forsyth County (Georgia) Public Library where she also assisted in an Opening Day Collection. Prior to the libraries, she was employed as Comptroller of a private corporation.
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Damon Zucca

Oxford University Press Reference, Oxford University Press
Damon Zucca is Publisher of Scholarly and Online Reference at Oxford University Press, where he oversees the planning and development of a range of print and digital publishing initiatives, including Oxford Biblical Studies, Oxford Bibliographies, and Oxford Handbooks Online. He has been working in scholarly book publishing for fifteen years as an editor at Garland Publishing, Routledge, and Peter Lang before coming to OUP.

5:45pm

Climbing the Digital Everest – The Journey to Digitize the Nineteenth Century

This session will explore how Gale, part of Cengage Learning, brought the nineteenth century, a true “Digital Mt. Everest,” under sound editorial and technological control with Nineteenth Century Collections Online. The sheer volume of publishing in the nineteenth century, the lack of a comprehensive global bibliography, and the globalization of publishing are enough to make any publisher anxious. Thanks to the Industrial Revolution and steam-powered presses as well as an increase in the literacy rate, publishing exploded and expanded in this period. How does one approach the mammoth goal of comprehensively digitizing the nineteenth century—the books, the manuscripts, the images, the newspapers, the pamphlets, and much more?

Attendees will hear how Gale, working closely with an independent advisory board, approached these many challenges and eventually reached the summit of this Digital Everest with the launch of the first archives of Nineteenth Century Collections Online. Short videos exploring the work done with source institutions will help engage the audience and tell the digitization story from a variety of perspectives.

Attendees will learn how to develop a digitization program that “makes sense” for a broad array of users, and the importance of planning for this journey. They will learn how to overcome challenges – both with content and technology – when embarking on a digitization program. They’ll walk away with a better understanding of commercial partner timelines and concerns for mutual benefit. Finally, attendees will learn to how travel together up the mountain – hearing best practices for libraries and archives as well as curators, researchers and faculty.

Please note: session will be recorded.

Speakers
avatar for Ray Abruzzi

Ray Abruzzi

Associate Publisher, Gale Digital Collections, Gale, part of Cengage Learning
Ray Abruzzi is the Director for Strategic Planning at Gale |Cengage Learning, and the program manager for Nineteenth Century Collections Online. Starting as a print editor for Macmillan and Charles Scribner’s Sons, Ray’s professional experience has mirrored the progression of print media into electronic reference and databases, and he has been deeply involved with Gale’s digitization of large collections of primary sources from major institutions around the world...
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Simon Bell

Head of Strategic Partnerships and Licensing, The British Library
Simon Bell is Head of Strategic Partnerships and Licensing at the British Library.  Simon is charged with establishing strategic partnerships with both commercial and non commercial organisations in order to increase access to the collection through digitisation.  He has been with the British Library for four years and has previously worked in various capacities within the publishing industry for Harper Collins, Oxford University Press, and Routledge.
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Caroline Kimbell

Head of Licensing, The National Archives, Kew (United Kingdom)
A theatre historian by background, Caroline spent 15 years as an academic publisher creating first microfilm then digital collections of primary source materials from libraries and archives around the world.   In 2006, Caroline moved to The National Archives, where she is responsible for mass digitisation, runs the Licensed Internet Associateships and book co-publishing programmes and has acted as consultant to over 70 different organisations on digitisation and commercial partnerships...
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5:45pm

Collections Management for Newbies

Managing collections can be challenging for even the most experienced professional, so it’s not surprising that newly minted collections managers often feel overwhelmed. This session is geared toward librarians who are new to collections management and provides perspectives from both a seasoned collections management librarian and a relative newcomer to the field. By sharing examples from their individual institutions, the presenters will discuss first-year expectations, valuable management resources, approaches to managing collections, relationship-building with stakeholders, resource challenges, change management, financial constraints, collaborative collection development, and more. Attendees will be encouraged to ask questions, including topics of interest to them such as budgeting, licensing, cancellation projects, and weeding.

Speakers
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Kathleen Carlisle Fountain

Head of Collection Development, Washington State University Vancouver
Kathi  is a public services-turned-collections librarian. She manages the day-to-day collections operation of a small regional library of Washington State University, located outside of Portland in Vancouver, Washington. Kathi has a variety of public-services and collections-oriented research projects underway, including a recently published piece on streaming media management in libraries and a forthcoming piece on critical information literacy instruction and political interest group...
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Kathleen Spring

Collection Management Librarian/Assistant Professor, Linfield College
| Kathleen Spring is Collections Management Librarian/Assistant Professor and DigitalCommons Coordinator at Linfield College. Prior to beginning a career in libraries, Kathleen taught speech communication at Eastern Oregon University, Suffolk County Community College, and Hofstra University. Her research interests focus on the intersections of libraries and communication studies, particularly the performance of librarianship, as well as institutional repositories and digital collections...
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Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:45pm

Easy IdP Discovery for Federated Login

The battle to encourage publishers to offer single sign on has been won but the war is far from over in terms of making the user experience an easy one. Discovery to delivery is fraught with problems, with Service Providers failing to display empathy with their users, offering bewildering and irrelevant options and not enough information as to where a user is in the access process. Very often the user gets so lost that they never manage to access the e-resource at all. Presenting IdP Discovery in an easy to understand and user-friendly fashion is the most difficult issue to solve when using federated Authentication to authorize access to e-resources. 

This presentation details some of the more common pitfalls when implementing IdP discovery with a walk through showing how good and bad practise can turn out. It goes on to outline the guidance developed by the REFEDS community to assist in the deployment of consistent and intuitive IdP discovery in accordance with the NISO ESPRESSO standard. With little effort and nearly zero ongoing cost a site can guide users through authentication easily and quickly.

This is a call to arms to e-publishers to implement easy IdP Discovery and hence retain users.

Speakers
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Rod Widdowson

UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research
Rod Widdowson is a systems software engineer with over 25 years experience.  He has been working in support of the UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research since its inception and has been a Shibboleth developer for over 5 years.  During this time he has concentrated on the usability issues that affect both the administrators and the oft neglected end users of Federated authentication systems.  This includes ease of use for administrators (installation and cost...
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5:45pm

Ebooks for All: Working to Establish an Ebook DDA Program Within USMAI

Slides Set 1   Slides Set 2

The University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI), a consortium of public university and college libraries in Maryland, is investigating the possibility of establishing a viable consortial ebook DDA program. While several member Libraries have established individual DDA programs, this effort represents the consortium’s initial investigation and discussion regarding an ebook DDA program. Because a central aspect of the mission of USMAI is to provide unified, cost effective and creative approaches to the acquisition and sharing of information and knowledge resources across member libraries, it only makes sense that we would be investigating a consortial DDA program. Additionally, as other libraries and library groups in Maryland (academic, public, and school), consider how best to offer access to ebooks for their users, any work USMAI does has the potential to benefit the larger statewide library community. Several librarians at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) have been involved in gathering information to share with the directors and member libraries. We will share the results of our search for a model beyond the standard multiplier approach as well as where we are and next steps. Because DDA models are evolving, we hope the audience will ask questions and be able to share their experiences with consortial DDA programs.

Speakers
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Lynda Aldana

Head of Technical Services & Library IT Services, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Lynda Aldana has been the Head of Technical Services at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) since March 2009. Prior to working at the Albin O. Kuhn Library, she worked as the Coordinator for the Cataloging Department at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University. Her first post-MLS, professional job was in the Blues Archive/Music Library at the University of Mississippi. She attended the University of North Texas for her master’s degree in library science...
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David Swords

Director of Consortium Sales, ProQuest
David Swords is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ebook Library and has worked with academic and special libraries for 15 years.  He is the editor of Patron-Driven Acquisitions:  History and Best Practices, published by Walter DeGruyter in late 2011.  Swords has a Ph.D. and taught for 12 years at the University of  New Orleans.  He lives in New Hampshire.
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Joyce Tenney

Associate Director, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Joyce Tenney is an Associate Director at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She has been at UMBC since 1975 in varying capacities. Currently, she is responsible for Serials, Access Services and various e-resource functions including licensing. She attended UMBC for her undergraduate degree in Ancient Studies and University of Maryland, College Park for her master’s degree in library science. She will occasionally try her hand at a Latin crossword puzzle.

Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:45pm

Interstitial Publishing: How Mobile Computing Changes What Publishing Does

Mobile computing changes a great deal of the landscape for scholarly communications.  Among other things, publishers and librarians alike must take into account new file formats, varying screen sizes, and the intrusion into academic publishing by gigantic consumer technology firms such as Amazon, Google, and Apple.  Mobile computing has other properties that are likely to be exploited in new ways by publishers including writing for the "interstices," that is, creating content specifically designed to be consumed between other activities of higher priority.  This presentation engages the question of how publishers are likely to experiment with some of the new properties of mobile devices.

Speakers
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Joe Esposito

consultant, self-employed
Joseph J. Esposito is an independent management consulting working in the areas of publishing, software, and education technology.  His clients range across a broad spectrum, from such technology firms as Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard to publishing companies including Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, AIP, the American Chemical Society, and the university presses of Harvard, Chicago, Penn State, Michigan, and California.  Other clients include JSTOR, the American National Standard...
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Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:45pm

KBART Phase II: The Next Step Towards Better Metadata

After the publication of the Phase I recommendations to improve the exchange of metadata with knowledge bases in January 2010, the NISO/UKSG KBART working group has been working on enhanced recommendations in Phase II for the last two years. Our work will be finished by the end of this year and we would like to present our new proposal. Phase II will include new recommendations for eBook, Open Access and consortia metadata and significantly add to the already existing Phase I best practices.

The details of the new guidelines will be presented to the attendees so they can learn about the improvements these changes will have for the metadata transfer to knowledge bases. They will also get to hear about the current working group and a substantial amount of new endorsers for the recommended practice.

In the end, we would like to get some feedback from the audience about the results from Phase II and discuss these findings with them. Some very important topics have been touched so we would like to make sure that they are known to, understood by a bigger audience and we would like to point out the benefits which arise from these recommendations and how they affect different groups within the publishing community.

Speakers
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Chad Hutchens

E-Resources Librarian, University of Wyoming Libraries
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Ben Johnson

Lead Metadata Librarian, Serials Solutions
Ben is a lead metadata librarian at Serials Solutions in Seattle, Washington, where he manages a team of librarians working with title-level metadata for electronic resources. He worked in university administration before completing a Master of Library and Information Science degree at the University of Washington in 2006. He is interested in data analysis, library consortia and international data issues, process improvement, data standards and automation.

5:45pm

Patron-Driven Acquisition at DePauw University (2009-12)

DePauw University has routinely used faculty collaboration, book reviews, patron-input and other conventional methods to make informed selections for its collections. Like most academic libraries however, there is still a need to re-assess our operations and adopt newer tools to alleviate the rising cost of books. One of such options is Patron-Driven Acquisitions (PDA). This is in part a direct response to the large number of loan requests and non-circulating titles. The PDA uses periodic data to identify quality books of an interdisciplinary nature that were frequently requested via inter-library loan (ILL). For the past three years, De Pauw University libraries have strengthened its collections using the PDA approach. In order to ensure that selection is limited to only quality, cross-disciplinary titles linked to subjects taught and researched, only faculty and student requests of print materials were used in this initial project.. This paper will analyze and discuss with other conference participants, the benefits and drawbacks of DePauw University’s use of PDA over the last three years.

Speakers
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Joyce Dixon-Fyle

Coordinator/Librarian of Collection Development, De Pauw University Libraries
Joyce is an academic librarian (Professor) and Coordinator of Collection Development at DPU, where she has worked for many years. She earned both PhD (French Literature)and MLS degrees from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Her primary services include assessing and selecting subject collections, crafting and revising policies for the development and management of resources for subject holdings. Her wide-ranging scholarly interests include research in Comparative (African) and French...
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Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:45pm

Patron-Driven Acquisitions and the Development of Research Collections

Although often treated as a new phenomenon, patron initiated acquisition programs represent the continuation of a long tradition of grass roots collection development – a tradition that many research libraries moved away from as their librarians developed a new-found sense of professional standing in the 1960s and 1970s. The relatively recent re-emergence of patron initiated acquisitions as a key component in the development of research collections has been portrayed as a challenge to that professional standing; yet, the evidence suggests that a well-managed plan can complement the expertise of the subject specialist while effectively meeting the needs of users. Many users either do not know the subject specialist in their field or feel that they often receive the least individualized attention from the subject specialists who ostensibly serve their needs. This paper reviews the results of a pilot project involving a patron-driven acquisitions plan currently employed at one major research institution. Analyzing those items purchased for a variety of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences provides a picture of the impact of patron driven acquisitions on research collections. The authors present an assessment of statistics related to circulation, subject emphasis, and consortial holdings from data gathered in these fields. The authors suggest that this collection model is one part of an ever growing suite of services designed to meet “just in time” user needs and can be a particularly useful tool in the development of policies for consortial purchases.

Speakers
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Thomas Teper

AUL for Collections, UIUC
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Lynn Wiley

Acquisitions Librarian, UIUC
Lynn Wiley has a BA in Anthropology and an MSLS from the School of Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently the Head of Acquisitions and Associate Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She has worked in academic libraries since 1983 in a public service role until shifting to technical services in 2006. Ms Wiley is active in local, regional and national associations and spoken at conferences worldwide...
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5:45pm

Print Journals – Save Space, Improve Access through Shared Collections

Usage statistics show ever-increasing reliance on online journals in academic libraries – so who needs print collections? Interlibrary loan data reveal continued demand for older print titles, thus most academic librarians hesitate to withdraw print volumes for titles lacking online surrogates. Libraries are torn between the seemingly conflicting goals of alleviating crowded stack space yet trying to speed delivery of articles from print journals to patrons.

Addressing these needs, members of the Maryland Digital Library, the state’s consortium of public and independent academic libraries, devised the “Shared Distributed Journal Collections Project.” Launched in 2010, the project’s goals are: to improve access to print journals held in partner libraries; to save space in crowded collections; to realize cost savings; to provide rapid electronic delivery of articles to end users; and to preserve access to information.

Fourteen of the fifty consortium members joined initially, each one selecting approximately 20 titles and committing to retain them in print or microform until 2020. To expedite access, they promised to deliver requested articles electronically and to maintain their holdings information in a shared document. After the first year of operation, the project coordinator analyzed statistics submitted by partners on five measures of assessment centering on cost savings and lending activity.

How many requests were processed among the participants? How many titles were weeded, and what cost savings accrued? Who benefited most from the project? What policies govern the program? The audience will learn about these issues in the session and will take away tips on establishing a similar cooperative venture. The presenter will elicit discussion on challenges and possible solutions for launching and promoting a shared journal collection project among disparate types of academic libraries.

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Snead

Barbara Snead

Associate Librarian for Collection Services, Goucher College
Barbara Snead is Associate Librarian for Collection Services at the Goucher College Library in Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. Her department encompasses the acquisition, cataloging, processing, and interlibrary lending of both print and electronic monographs, serials, and databases for the library's general collections. She keenly follows developments in ebooks, discovery systems, and technical services workflow. She chairs the Maryland Digital Library's Content Working Group and...
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Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:45pm

The Buck Stops Here: The Importance of ROI and How to Demonstrate Value in a Corporate Library Setting

With the economic downturn libraries need to show a return on investment on each dollar they receive, especially within the collection development budget. Library's collection development decisions for e-journal and e-book purchases need to be based on detailed analytics, e.g., review of usage statistics reports and cost-per-use calculations. The process of gathering statistics from dozens of supplier platforms and then creating custom cost-per-use reports is manual and time consuming. Additionally, in a corporate library settings, ad-hoc reporting, historical trending bears significance. At the end of 2010, the Library acquired a product, called SwetsWise Selection Support, to be implemented in 2011. The benefit of the new product was that it could "gather stats" automatically. Additionally, the Library staff did its own customization and imported historical data for creating trending reports for budget analysis and uploaded cost and usage data for ebooks.

The presenters will discuss the importance of libraries showing ROI and how the library creatively put together a product they needed in order to proves it value to its financial and upper management teams. The presenters would also like to open a discussion of how other libraries are showing their return on investments.

Speakers
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Marija Markovic

Team Leader, Portfolio Management, Abbott Laboratories
Marija Markovic is Team Leader, Content Portfolio Management at Abbott Laboratories library.  Her responsibilities include e-journal and e-book portfolio lifecycle management, contract negotiations,  forecasting resource allocation and oversight of the Technical Services team. In addition, Marija manages Library's policies, procedures and guidelines and is the copyright law subject matter expert. She holds MLS and MA degrees from UIUC.   | | |
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Christine M. Stamison

Senior Customer Relations Manager, Swets
Christine Stamison, Senior Customer Relations Manager for Swets, has worked in various positions in the subscription agent industry for the past 20 years. Previously, she worked for 13 years in academic libraries, primarily in Serials, at both the University of Illinois at Chicago and at the University of Chicago Libraries. Christine received her Masters in Library and Information Services from Rosary College (now Dominican University) and is a regular lecturer for serials, collection...
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Qinghua Xu

Associate Information Scientist, Abbott Laboratories
Qinghua Xu joined Abbott Laboratories as the Associate Information Scientist in 2011. In this role, she administers the integrated library system and link resolver, and troubleshoots online journal and book access.  She is also responsible for the development and regular reporting of metrics from various library systems. Previously, Xu was the Electronic Resources Coordinator for University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She coordinated the life cycle of e-resources and also served as the library...
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Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

5:45pm

The Course Adoption Challenge: Making In-Demand E-books Available in Academic Libraries

For many university presses and other publishers of scholarly monographs, libraries represent a small share of their market, with sales to students and other individuals in academia far outstripping institutional purchasing. Paperback sales for classroom use – so-called “course adoption” titles – have traditionally been the mainstay of scholarly monograph publishing. As these publishers begin to make e-books available to libraries through a growing number e-book aggregators and collectives, titles with the potential for course adoption have posed challenges, but also highlighted the need for experimentation and new solutions.

There is clearly a value to scholars and researchers in making these titles available electronically at their institution, and there has been significant focus on the rising costs for course books. However, the availability of a single e-book in a library has the potential to adversely impact books sales to individuals at that institution. For that reason, many books with the potential for course adoption are available only in print, or have been excluded from library-facing sales channels.

This session will explore how best to make course adoption books available to academic libraries, in ways that serve the interests of scholars, libraries, and publishers. Speakers will include representatives from a university press; a library currently experimenting with e-book acquisition through a variety of models and platforms; and an e-book collective that has begun making course adoption titles available to its institutional customers.

Speakers
avatar for Douglas Armato

Douglas Armato

Director, University of Minnesota Press
Douglas Armato is Director of the University of Minnesota Press, where he also acquires titles in digital media and social theory. In collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota, he developed the Mellon Foundation-funded Quadrant initiative, which seeks to redefine how faculty and presses collaborate in developing publishing programs. Prior to coming to Minnesota in 1998, he was Associate Director and Book Division Manager at The Johns Hopkins...
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Leila Salisbury

Director, University Press of Mississippi
Leila W. Salisbury has been the director of the University Press of Mississippi (UPM) since 2008. Prior to her appointment, she was marketing director at the University Press of Kentucky, where she worked for fourteen years. At UPM, she is responsible for the overall direction and management of a $2.7 million scholarly publishing operation. She oversees the Press’s budget and allocation of resources, shapes the Press’s editorial direction, shepherds fundraising for the...
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Frank Smith

Director, Books at JSTOR, ITHAKA

7:00pm

Friday Night Dine Arounds

Registration Required.

Get together and dine with colleagues at one of Charleston's finest restaurants. Choose between several cuisines, each tantalizing your palate with local, fresh ingredients served in a unique way. Discuss conference topics that intrigued you, get together with old friends, form new friendships with other librarians, or just relax and enjoy a great meal after a thought provoking conference week.

Friday November 9, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Saturday, November 10
 

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: AAAS/Science, Science Online Mobile Capabilities

AAAS/Science’s Fast Tech Talk will demonstrate Science’s new mobile applications for the iPhone, iPad, Android phones, and Android Tablets as well as the mobile-friendly Science website.  The mobile site combined with these applications help bring Science to the fingertips of the 21st century researcher wherever they go.

Saturday November 10, 2012 8:00am - 8:30am
Francis Marion Laurens Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: Elsevier Online Books

The Quality Connection: Academic researchers define the value of high quality eBooks to facilitate high quality teaching and learning outcomes.

Elsevier recently collected responses from over 10,000 academic researchers at universities in a global user value study to assess the value of online book content in facilitating teaching and learning outcomes. The 2012 study aimed to uncover how today’s academic instructors, researchers, and students view the changing role of publishers and of their own university libraries in providing both quality content and platforms designed to meet their evolving needs. The results point to high-quality, publisher-provided online book content and platform as an essential university library resource. With this data, libraries will be better informed to choose the resources that their patrons want and need most to achieve higher levels of research outcomes and ultimately academic success, which also translates into higher prestige for the university library and its larger institution. Come to this session to learn more about what today’s university patrons hold in high demand. Also, learn more about Elsevier’s ScienceDirect eBooks offerings in 2012 including the growing Frontlist Collection, over 150 Textbooks & Text References, and newly digitized collection of “classics” via the Legacy collection recently released on ScienceDirect.

 

Saturday November 10, 2012 8:00am - 8:30am
Francis Marion Calhoun Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: Ex Libris, bX Usage-Based Services

This session will introduce the new suite of bX services including the bX Recommender and Hot Articles (most used articles per subject/month), and show how they enrich discovery with serendipity, inspiration and learning. The presentation will also cover the ongoing bX research on usage data including impact metrics and trends.

Saturday November 10, 2012 8:00am - 8:30am
Francis Marion Drayton Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: International Monetary Fund, IMF eLibrary

The IMF eLibrary  “Custom Books” tool allows users  to select specific chapters, articles, or even whole books on the topic of their choice, and then compile them into  a digital book. Users decide how the material they select  is ordered and the cover page titled, and the system automatically generates a table of contents to match. Custom books complement the individual control users of the IMF eLibrary Data site have over the selection and extraction of data from the IMF. The site offers users the ability to build, save and share their own highly customized queries in a rich interactive online environment.

Saturday November 10, 2012 8:00am - 8:30am
Francis Marion Rutledge Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: Labtiva, ReadCube and ReadCube Access

ReadCube is a hybrid citation manager, link resolver and reading platform. It also contains an eCommerce platform which we are currently using in a trial with NPG and University of Utah to supply content at a fraction of the cost of any other mechanism for single article acquisition.

Saturday November 10, 2012 8:00am - 8:30am
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room (125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: Oxford University Press, The Oxford Index

Sleek, intuitive, and constantly evolving, the Oxford Index discovery tool is the first entirely free service from Oxford University Press. Robert Faber, Director of Oxford’s Discoverability Program, will address the Index’s exciting features, methods to increase usage of digital scholarship, and the discoverability program’s latest initiatives.

8:00am

Fast Tech Talk: Project MUSE

Join Project MUSE for a tour of its interface which will highlight the powerful search and intuitive navigation features of the platform. Learn about the benefits of MUSE for libraries including perpetual access, no DRM, various subscription and purchase options, and a tiered pricing structure based on institution type and research focus.

Saturday November 10, 2012 8:00am - 8:30am
Francis Marion Pinckney Room (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)