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32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Friday, November 9 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Discover EDS: Tales of Implementation and Use

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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
avatar for Shannon Fox-Teichmann

Shannon Fox-Teichmann

Coordinator of Electronic Services & Collections, Austin College Abell Library Center
Austin College
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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... Read More →
avatar for Athena Hoeppner

Athena Hoeppner

Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Central Florida Libraries
So, I have this idea that we, collectively, and I mean ALL libraries, need to create ubiquitous tool to connect people everywhere to library content they can use. | I'm the eResources Librarian at the University of Central Florida. I've bounced around the academic library for 20 years, with stints in Reference, Instruction, Systems, and Acquisitions. | My work and research center on applying technology to connect users to content. I... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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, College of the Arts, 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... Read More →
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Robb Waltner

Head of Acquistions and Collection Development, University of North Florida
I have served as the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development at the University of North Florida for seven years.  I also have experience in public services and access services.  I have a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Library, Media, and Information Science.


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