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32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition

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Thursday, November 8
 

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... Read More →
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Margaret Hogarth

Resource & Acquisition Team Leader, Claremont Colleges Library
Margaret Hogarth is the Information Resources Acquisitions Team Leader at the Claremont Colleges Library, where she works with electronic resources, acquisitions and STEM-related services. She has an MLIS from California State University, San Jose and a Masters in Environmental Studies... Read More →
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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

Head, Acquisitions Department, 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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Albert Sciamanna

Vice President Customer Service and Fulfillment, SAGE Publications
Albert Sciamanna heads up SAGE's customer service and fulfillment related teams. He has been with SAGE for 8 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... Read More →
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Anneliese Taylor

Head of Scholarly Communication, University of California, San Francisco
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Barbara Walker

Content Licensing and Sales Manager, FASEB Office of Publications


Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
School of Science and Mathematics Building - Auditorium 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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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Adam Chesler

Director of Library Relations, Business Expert Press / Momentum Press
Adam manages library relations 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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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William Gunn

Director of Scholarly Communications, 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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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.  


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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Stacey Marien

Acquisitions Librarian, American University
Shelf Ready, ebooks. Gardening, cooking!
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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... Read More →


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

Loyola Marymount University
I'm the co-director of the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship and the Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian at Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles CA).


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Julie Linden

Associate Director of Collection Development, 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... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom North 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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

Director of Licensing Services, SCELC Library Consortium
Jason S. Price is Director of Licensing Services at the SCELC Library Consortium. He earned a doctorate in plant evolutionary ecology from Indiana University Bloomington where he gained in depth experience as a graduate student researcher and teacher and capped it off with a Masters... Read More →


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.

 


Speakers
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Steve Cramer

Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian, UNC Greensboro
I am the UNCG Business & Economics Librarian. I'm co-chairing the Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference, which will take place in Durham NC in Fall 2020, https://entrelib.org/. Previously I worked at Duke University and Davenport College. I'm co-founder of Business Librarianship... Read More →
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Michael Crumpton

Assistant Dean for Administrative Services, NCLA President, UNC Greensboro
http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/clist.aspx?id=1946">Michael A. Crumpton, MLS, SHRM-SCP, is the Assistant Dean for Administrative Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mike oversees administration of budgets, human resources and facilities; organizes and addresses... Read More →
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Amy Harris Houk

Department Head, Research, Outreach, and Instruction, UNC Greensboro


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. 

 


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom South 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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/Associate Professor, Seton Hall University Libraries
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... Read More →
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Carol Tenopir

Professor, University of Tennessee, School of Information Sciences
A frequent speaker at professional conferences and prolific author, Carol Tenopir is a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of Tennessee. For the last decade she has served on the Leadership Team of the NSF-funded DataONE project, which has brought together librarians, scientists... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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
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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Michael Gruenberg

Consultant, IOS Press
IOS Press serves the information needs of scientific and medical communities worldwide publishing more than 100 international journals and 75 books each year. Featuring the IOS Press Neurodegenerative Disorders Journals Collection: Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Journal of Parkinson’s... Read More →


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... Read More →
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Alex Wade

Director for Scholarly Communication, Microsoft Research


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

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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Amalia Monroe-Gulick

Collection Assessment Librarian, University of Kansas Libraries
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.


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

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

Assistant Dean for Technical Services & Systems, Mercer University Library
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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... Read More →


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 of the Library, University of Tennessee at 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 of the Library, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Andrea Schurr

Digital Development Librarian, University of Tennessee at 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 now holds an MS in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee... Read More →


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

Director of Document Delivery, 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 Management Librarian, Eastern Kentucky University Libraries
Victoria is an Associate Librarian in Collection Management and Leader of the Collections and Acquisitions team 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. Weeding... Read More →


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

Managing Director, SSRN
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John Peters

Chief Executive, GSE Research Limited & also Greenleaf Publishing (now part of Taylor & Francis Routledge)
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... Read More →
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Zac Rolnik

President and Publisher, now publishers
Zac Rolnik has spent the last 25+ years in the academic publishing industry and is the founder and publisher at now publishers (www.nowpublishers.com).


Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
School of Science and Mathematics Building - Auditorium 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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

English Studies Librarian, University of Washington Libraries
Faye Christenberry is English Studies Librarian at the University of Washington Libraries. She is co-author of Literary Research and the Literatures of Australia and New Zealand: Strategies and Sources (Scarecrow). Faye’s personal and professional interests converge on our topic... Read More →
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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 (GWLA)
McKee received her M.L.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington with 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 19+ years. A former President of NASIG, McKee is a member... Read More →
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David Myers

Representative - N.A Sales, Bentham Science Publishers
David Myers, President and CEO of DMedia Associates, Inc., is an Information Industry expert, with over 27 years experience specializing in Strategy, Sales, Licensing and Business Development. Throughout his career, he has drafted, negotiated and closed over 500 domestic and international... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Tom Taylor

President, Dragonfly Sales and Marketing Consulting
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... Read More →


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 (Twin Cities)
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 program dedicated to supporting the development of student media literacy skill sets, and promotion of deeper subject knowledge... Read More →
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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

Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, The University of Tennessee
Rachel Fleming-May is an Associate Professor in the University of Tennessee’s School of Information Sciences. Her research and teaching interests include assessment, academic librarianship, and the intersection of creative writing and information
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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

Instructional Services Librarian, University of Tennessee Libraries
Rachel Radom is Instructional Services Librarian for Undergraduate Programs at the University of Tennessee Libraries in Knoxville. Her research interests include how libraries, universities, and the public respond to issues related to copyright and scholarly communication and how... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom North 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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, Customer Retention, Western US, GOBI Library Solutions
Barbara Kawecki, Director of Customer Retention, Western U.S., is responsible for the management and growth of GOBI Library Solutions business throughout the western U.S. Barbara has more than 23 years of experience selling information products and services into the academic library... Read More →
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Nettie Lagace

Associate Director for Programs, NISO - National Information Standards Organization
Nettie Lagace is the Associate Director for Programs at NISO, where she is responsible for facilitating the work of NISO's topic committees and development groups for standards and best practices, and working with the community to encourage broad adoption of this consensus work. Prior... Read More →
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Michael Levine-Clark

Dean of Libraries, University of Denver


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

Engineering 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 Tobin Cataldo, MLS

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 17 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.


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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... Read More →
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Netta Cox

Serials Librarian, F.D. Bluford Library, F.D. Bluford/N.C.A&TSU
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... Read More →
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Beth Jacoby

Content Development Librarian, York College of Pennsylvania
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... Read More →
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Charles Lyons

Director, Butler Library, State University of New York College at Buffalo
Charles Lyons is Library Director at Buffalo State College. Previously he served as Associate University Librarian for Discovery & Delivery at the University at Buffalo, worked in the corporate library at Lehman Brothers, and in the Science and Engineering Libraries at the University... Read More →
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Tammy Sugarman

Associate Dean, 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... Read More →
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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 sof... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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

Associate University Librarian, Content and Access, University of Ottawa
The Big Deal has been a major challenge at our university, as we dealt with budget cuts, exchange rate issues, annual increases to the costs of scholarly resources, and the demand for new resources in many fields. The Big Deal is a complex iceberg floating in the middle of all this... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom South 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Rebecca Seger

Vice President, Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships, ITHAKA
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Luke Swindler

Collections Management Officer, University of North Carolina
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 for the University Library, University of North... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Bob Schatz

Open Research Group, Springer Nature
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... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Fountain Courtyard 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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 & 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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Christine Stohn

Director of Product Management, ExLibris
Christine Stohn is director of product management for discovery and delivery at Ex Libris. Christine has over 25 years of experience in the library and information industry, having worked on the content and data side before joining Ex Libris in 2001. In her current role Christine... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Courtyard Marriott Fountain Courtyard 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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Hilary Davis

Department Head, Collections & Research Strategy, North Carolina State University Libraries
Hilary Davis is Department Head, Collections & Research Strategy at the North Carolina State University Libraries in Raleigh, NC. Her primary role is to provide leadership and direction in the Libraries’ overall collection development strategies, and play a leading role in the Libraries... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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John Vickery

Analytics Coordinator and Collections & Research Librarian for Social Sciences, NCSU Libraries
I'm interested in applying analytical methods to library data for better organization in matters such as collections and service optimization. I like to program in Python, SAS and R.


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... Read More →
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deg farrelly

Media Librarian, Arizona State University Libraries
With 40 years experience as a media librarian deg farrelly provides a unique perspective on video in academic libraries. He is the author of “Streaming Video” in the book Rethinking Collection Development and Management, (published by ABC-Clio) and co-investigator in the 2013... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Mr David Scherer

Scholarly Communications and Research Curation Consultant, Carnegie Mellon University
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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... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom South 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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
Bruce Fyfe, Head of Research and Instructional Services, The DB Weldon Library, 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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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.


Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom North 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Jo Flanders

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

Collection Management Librarian, Eastern Kentucky University Libraries
Victoria is an Associate Librarian in Collection Management and Leader of the Collections and Acquisitions team 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. Weeding... Read More →
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Heidi Schroeder

Accessibility Coordinator, Michigan State University
Heidi Schroeder has been a librarian at the Michigan State University Libraries since 2007. She currently serves as the Accessibility Coordinator. Heidi's professional interests include: accessibility, collections, and affordable course materials/textbooks. Heidi lives in East Lansing... Read More →
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Andrea Wirth

Science Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries & Press
Andrea Wirth is a Science Librarian and Associate Professor in the Center for Digital Scholarship and Services and the Teaching and Engagement Department (TED) at Oregon State University Libraries and Press. Her areas of expertise and interest include collection development and management... Read More →


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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Bob Holley

Professor Emeritus, School of Library & Information Science, Wayne State University
Professor Emeritus, 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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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 of Online Strategy, UC Davis
Peter Brantley (@naypinya) is Director of Online Strategy for the University of California Davis Library. Previously, I was the Director of Digital Development at New York Public Library, and the Director of Scholarly Communication at the open source not-for-profit, Hypothes.is. Currently... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Karen Phillips

SVP, Global Learning Resources and UK Editorial, SAGE Publishing
Karen joined SAGE Publishing in 1984 and has held several roles in marketing and editorial in over 30 years. Karen became Editorial Director in 2010, leading SAGE’s UK books, journals and online product teams. Karen became Senior Vice President of Global Learning Resources in June... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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 de... Read More →


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

Collection Development Coordinator, CSU Northridge
Chris has been an Electronic Resources Librarian since 2009, and just moved back to Los Angeles after working at Southern Illinois State University Edwardsville for 5 years. He has written and presented on perpetual access, Open Access, and usage analysis.


Thursday November 8, 2012 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
 
Friday, November 9
 

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.


Speakers
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Maribeth Manoff

Head, Discovery & Technical Services, University of Tennessee
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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... Read More →
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Deborah Thomas

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.


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... Read More →
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Bruce Pencek

College 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.  With an eye toward cultivating a new academic field, he was a founding... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
School of Science and Mathematics Building - Auditorium 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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

Reference Technology Integration Librarian, University of Denver
University of Denver, Main Library
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Michael Levine-Clark

Dean of Libraries, University of Denver


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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom North 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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Bob Boissy

Director, Institutional Marketing and Account Development, Springer Nature
Bob spent the last 10 years in a variety of sales and marketing jobs for Springer, and the 15 years before that working in technical support and data exchange operations for a subscription agent. Bob is former Chair of the International Committee for EDI for Serials, and Past President... Read More →
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Adam Chesler

Director of Library Relations, Business Expert Press / Momentum Press
Adam manages library relations 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... Read More →
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Anne McKee

Program Officer for Resource Sharing, Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA)
McKee received her M.L.S. from Indiana University, Bloomington with 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 19+ years. A former President of NASIG, McKee is a member... Read More →
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Kimberly Steinle

Library Relations and Sales Manager, Duke University Press
Kimberly Steinle is the Library Relations and Sales Manager for Duke University Press. Kim has worked at the Press for over 15 years and is responsible for institutional subscription revenue through the sale of electronic collections and through communication with the library community... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
School of Science and Mathematics Building Room 138 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom South 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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 Librarian, Arizona State University Libraries
With 40 years experience as a media librarian deg farrelly provides a unique perspective on video in academic libraries. He is the author of “Streaming Video” in the book Rethinking Collection Development and Management, (published by ABC-Clio) and co-investigator in the 2013... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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David Hirsch

Librarian for ME & South Asian Studies, UCLA
David Hirsch served as the Librarian for Middle Eastern, Central Asian, South Asian and Islamic Studies at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) since 1989. He holds the title of Distinguished Librarian and was named Librarian of the Year at UCLA in 2013.   Mr Hirsch... Read More →
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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


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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

Department Head, Collections & Research Strategy, North Carolina State University Libraries
Hilary Davis is Department Head, Collections & Research Strategy at the North Carolina State University Libraries in Raleigh, NC. Her primary role is to provide leadership and direction in the Libraries’ overall collection development strategies, and play a leading role in the Libraries... Read More →
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Barrie Hayes

Bioinformatics and Research Data 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... Read More →


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.

Speakers
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John P. 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... Read More →
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Allan Scherlan

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 collection management, publishing, open access, and international librarianship in Collection Development... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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 Librarian and 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... Read More →
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Marta Deyrup

Librarian and Professor, Seton Hall University
Marta Deyrup is Professor and Head of Technical Services at Seton Hall University Libraries in South Orange, New Jersey. She holds a MLS from Rutgers University and a PhD from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University.


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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Fountain Courtyard 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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Rebecca Seger

Vice President, Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships, ITHAKA
avatar for Michael Zeoli

Michael Zeoli

VP, eContent Development, YBP Library Services
YBP Library Services, 1997-current ebrary, 2005-2007 Regenstein Library, Acquisitions Dept., University of Chicago http://www.niso.org/news/events/2015/virtual_conferences/eternal_ebooks/


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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
avatar for Aisha Harvey

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... Read More →
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Lars Meyer

Director, Access & Resource Services, 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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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Cheri Duncan

Director of Scholarly Resources & Discovery, James Madison University
Cheri Jeanette Duncan is the Director of Scholarly Resources & Discovery at the James Madison University and a frequent presenter at professional conferences. For over 24 years, she has served in various positions and leadership roles within JMU Libraries, ranging from cataloging... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Pamela Grudzien

Director of Acquisitions, Metadata and Resource Sharing Services, Central Michigan University Libraries
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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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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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... Read More →
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Virginia Martin

Head, Continuing Resource Acquisitions, Duke University Libraries
Virginia Martin is Head, Continuing Resource Acquisitions Department at Duke University Libraries. Previously, she held positions as Electronic Resource Acquisitions Coordinator at Duke University Libraries and as Head of Electronic & Continuing Resources Acquisitions at Joyner Library... Read More →


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.


Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Duncan

Jennifer Duncan

Head of Collection Development, Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
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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.


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom North 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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
avatar for Peter Binfield

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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.el... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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 M. Hannay

Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP
Bill Hannay regularly counsels corporations and individuals with respect to federal and state antitrust law, intellectual property law, and other trade regulation laws. He is an Adjunct Professor, teaching courses at IIT/Chicago-Kent law school in antitrust and international business... Read More →
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Sheri V.T. Ross

Assistant Professor, St Catherine University, United States of America
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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Fountain Courtyard 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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Todd Carpenter

Executive Director, National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
Standards. Standards. Standards. Wine. Standards. Standards. Standards.
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Lindsay Johnston

Managing Director, IGI Global
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 content strategy... Read More →
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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.


Speakers
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Betty Landesman

Betty Landesman has held positions in technical services and electronic resources management in a variety of academic and special libraries, and is co-chair of the NISO Content and Collection Management Topic Committee with Marti Heyman. She is a long-time Charleston, NASIG, and ER&L... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
School of Science and Mathematics Building - Auditorium 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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Eelco Ferwerda

Director, OAPEN
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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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Ying Zhang

Head, Acquisitions and Collection Services, University of Central Florida
Ying is the Head of the Acquisitions & Collection Services Department at the Univ. of Central Florida Libraries in Orlando, FL. Her main responsibilities include managing the materials budget and overseeing the entire acquisitions and collection services in all formats for UCF Libraries... Read More →


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.


Speakers
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Anna Craft

Coordinator of Metadata Services, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Anna Craft is the Coordinator of Metadata Services 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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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

Academic Liaison Librarian/Government Publications, San Jose State University
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 José State since 2000... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom South 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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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... Read More →
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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

Associate Librarian, STEM Librarian, University of South Florida
I currently serve as the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) Librarian at the University of South Florida, Tampa Library. Along with the rest of the library professionals and subject specialists, I provide information expertise to students and faculty, with a special... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 3:15pm - 4:00pm
School of Science and Mathematics Building Room 138 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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.


Speakers
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Kathy Gehring

Serials & E Resorces Librarian, Connecticut College
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Kendall Hobbs

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Wesleyan University
Kendall Hobbs has been a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut since 1997. He has a BA in philosophy from Vanderbilt University, an MA in philosophy from Emory University, and an MLS from SUNY Buffalo.
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Lorri Huddy

Librarian for Collaborative Projects, CTW Library Consortium
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom South 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Damon Zucca

Reference Publisher, Oxford University Press
Damon Zucca is Publisher of Scholarly Reference at Oxford University Press, where he oversees strategy and development of a range of print and digital products.


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Fountain Courtyard 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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... Read More →
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Kathleen Spring

Collections Management Librarian/Associate Professor, Linfield College
Kathleen Spring is Collections Management Librarian/Associate 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... Read More →


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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Magnolia Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

5:45pm

Ebooks for All: Working to Establish an Ebook DDA Program Within USMAI

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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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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Joseph Esposito

Senior Partner, Clarke & Esposito
I am a management consultant working in the area of publishing, especially scholarly publishing, and digital media. I work with for-profit and not-for-profit companies. Most of my clients are CEOs or Boards of Directors, whom I advise on strategy. My aim is to help organizations make... Read More →


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

Head of Digital Collections, University of Wyoming
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Cypress Ballroom North 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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

Professor; COORD/LIBRARIAN, COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT, DePAUW UNIVERSITY
Joyce is an academic librarian (Professor) and Coordinator of Collection Development at DPU, where she has worked for many years. She earned both Ph.D. (French Literature)and MLS degrees from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Her primary services include assessing and selecting... Read More →


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 H. Teper

Associate University Librarian for Collections and Technical Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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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... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Colonial Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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

Interim Co-College Librarian, Goucher College
Library administration, collection services, electronic resources.


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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →


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
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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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Frank Smith

Director, Books at JSTOR, ITHAKA


Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Francis Marion Carolina Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403