32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Friday, November 9 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
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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.

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Marjorie M. K. Hlava

President, 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... Read More →
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Elisabeth Leonard

Executive Market Research Manager, SAGE
Elisabeth Leonard is the Executive Market Research Manager at SAGE, where she leads the investigation of market trends and runds SAGE's library advisory boards. Leonard comes to SAGE from Western Carolina University where she was the Associate Dean for Library Services for the last... Read More →
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Meg White

Director, Technology Services, Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc.
Meg White is a 25-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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →

Friday November 9, 2012 4:45pm - 5:30pm EST
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403