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Monday, March 5
 

10:45am CST

S007: Did we buy this? Untangling which materials are licensed with the help of modern technology
A trouble report for an e-book comes in, but there’s no title list in the contract.  Or maybe this e-journal is bundled with that one?  The OhioLINK consortium has developed a tool tracking contracts, licensed materials, and participating libraries over time.  This is our answer to: Did we buy this?

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Voss

Joanna Voss

Collections & Insight Analyst, OhioLINK


Monday March 5, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Room 204

10:45am CST

S002: Limits of Discovery Systems for Users
There is no shortage in the academic literature about the value of discovery tools and how "we done it good." This presentation will focus on interviews conducted during 2017 across 12 academic institutions and highlight the possiblity that all is perhaps not right in the world of discovery tools 

Speakers
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Nicholas Wyant

Head, Social Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington


Monday March 5, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Salon 4

10:45am CST

S005: KBART Automation: Staying up-to-date to keep YOU (and your subscriptions) up-to-date!
The NISO KBART (KnowledgeBases And Related Tools) Automation working group is creating a recommended practice to build a seamless connection between libraries' local knowledge bases and information providers’ access/entitlement systems. Could a standard application of an API really bring to librarians and users the holy grail: accurate and timely library holdings across different systems?

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Doellinger

Stephanie Doellinger

Senior Metadata Operations Manager CI & KB, OCLC
Stephanie Doellinger is a Senior Metadata Operations Manager at OCLC. Over her 10-year tenure, she and her team have worked with both publishers and libraries to manage the processing and validation of e-resource metadata which make up the WorldCat knowledge base and Central Index... Read More →
avatar for Nettie Lagace

Nettie Lagace

Associate Executive Director, NISO - National Information Standards Organization
Nettie Lagace is the Associate Executive Director 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 →
avatar for Noah Levin

Noah Levin

Metadata Manager, Springer Nature
Noah Levin works for Springer Nature managing their Link Resolver/Discovery data, MARC Records, ONIX Feeds and internal metadata workflows. Noah is also a member of the NISO KBART Standing Committee and the KBART Automation Working Group. Starting his career in the industry 21 years... Read More →
avatar for Charlie Remy

Charlie Remy

Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Monday March 5, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Room 301

1:15pm CST

S011: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Librarian Art of Decluttering and Organizing EZProxy
EZProxy is an authentication tool for many libraries, and even with diligent updating it can get cluttered!  We’ll walk you through overhauling the configuration file and removing the cobwebs, and show you some best practices for maintaining a tidy EZProxy instance.  You'll come away feeling joy about each every stanza!

Speakers
avatar for Noelle Egan

Noelle Egan

eResources & Acquisitions Librarian, Drexel University Libraries
avatar for Erin Finnerty

Erin Finnerty

Electronic Resources Librarian, Temple University


Monday March 5, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm CST
Salon 4

1:15pm CST

S010: Customizing Discovery Interfaces to Understand Users’ Behaviors and Provide Better Service
Customizing a library discovery layer using open-source software enables libraries to tailor services to its users, understand user behavior at user, department, and campus levels, and build integrations with library and campus services. Learn how and why a research library built a discovery interface to consolidate multiple interfaces into one.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Vacek

Rachel Vacek

Head of Design & Discovery, University of Michigan Library
Rachel Vacek manages the Design & Discovery department that provides development, design, content strategy, user research, digital accessibility expertise, and UX strategy across the entire University of Michigan Library web presence. She has previously worked at the University of... Read More →
avatar for Ken Varnum

Ken Varnum

Senior Program Manager, University of Michigan Library
I am the Senior Program Manager at the University of Michigan Library. In this role, I am responsible for three programs: Library Search, the U-M Library discovery interface, delivery interfaces, and the library's evolving and emerging analytics infrastructure.


Monday March 5, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm CST
Salon 3

1:15pm CST

S014: Discovery Analytics: How Patrons at Three Campuses Interacted with Primo
This study explores the Primo implementation at three campuses. We review analytics to see how often patrons use scopes, facets, advanced search, and embedded services.The study seeks to identify user “success” by looking at indicators, such as saving/emailing records, accessing fulltext, generating citations, and requesting books.

Speakers
avatar for Annis Lee Adams

Annis Lee Adams

E-Resources Librarian, California State University, East Bay
avatar for Margot Hanson

Margot Hanson

Instruction & Outreach Librarian, California State University - Maritime Academy
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Laura Wimberley

California State University, Northridge


Monday March 5, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm CST
Room 301
  5. User Experience & Promotion

1:15pm CST

S015: Finding and Connecting the Dots: How Facilitating the Interdisciplinary Exchange of Early Stage Ideas Speeds Innovative Productive Research
Researchers are constantly trying to find new innovative ways to solve problems. Sharing early stage research across diverse disciplines such as Social, Life, and Physical Sciences helps researchers find and connect the dots that will speed productivity, encourage innovation, and ultimately accelerate the pace of discovery.

Speakers
avatar for Shirley Decker-Lucke

Shirley Decker-Lucke

Publishing Director, Elsevier-SSRN
I'm the publishing director at SSRN, where we facilitate the sharing of early stage research and collaboration amongst scholars across many disciplines. I'm really interested in the quickly changing world of how researchers are working in interdisciplinary ways and are sharing their... Read More →
avatar for Gregg Gordon

Gregg Gordon

Managing Director, SSRN


Monday March 5, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm CST
Room 202

3:00pm CST

S023: Sharing Operational Information for Data-Driven Decision-Making with Custom Reports and Dashboards
Almost everyone working in the library can benefit from exposure to data about how the library operates. But not everyone can create custom reports to understand trends and patterns. This session discusses the design and implementation of analytics dashboards, and the types of data required for decision-making in academic libraries.

Speakers
avatar for Katy Aronoff

Katy Aronoff

Director of Solutions Architecture, Ex Libris
Katy Aronoff is director of solutions architecture for Ex Libris, running the pre-sales team for North America and conducting product demonstrations and workshops at libraries across the United States, Canada, and Latin America for Ex Libris. Prior to joining Ex Libris, she worked... Read More →
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Nick Schockmel

Library Specialist, University of Washington Libraries


Monday March 5, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm CST
Room 301

3:00pm CST

S025: Let’s Talk About DRM: The Reality of Usage Restrictions and How Librarians & Students Make It Work
The promise of 24/7, unlimited access for multiple users makes ebooks seem like a dream, yet rigid copyright structures can introduce usability nightmares. This panel features students and librarians sharing DRM experiences and brainstorming solutions to ease its frustrations.

Speakers
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Laryssa Polika-Engle

Product Marketing Manager
avatar for HT Sun

HT Sun

Lead Product Manager, ProQuest


Monday March 5, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm CST
Room 204

4:00pm CST

S037: CORAL Users Group Meeting
Join us for our 8th annual gathering for both prospective and active users of the CORAL electronic resources management system. Highlights will include announcements for changes to the software and documentation along with demonstrations. The session will include time for attendees to share feedback and ask questions.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Vieira

Scott Vieira

Electronic Resources Librarian, Rice University Fondren Library
Scott Vieira serves as Chair of the CORAL Web Committee and a member of the CORAL Steering Committee.
avatar for Heather Wilson

Heather Wilson

Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Librarian, Caltech Library
Right now, I spend most of my work time obsessing about authentication, battling a link resolver, and manipulating CORAL. Please talk to me about these things! (Seriously. I need all the tips I can get.)


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CST
Room 106
  1. Managing e-Resources & Licensing

4:00pm CST

S028: We Didn’t Fear the Reader: Embracing New Service Models with Staff and Patron Input
The Lehigh University Libraries chose not to fear the reader and instead empowered both staff and patrons to influence the creation of a new cross-functional environment. Project Wayfinder is Lehigh’s new open source software initiative designed to foster improved patron facing services and to open new doors in workflow management.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Huang

Dan Huang

Resource Acquisitions Manager, Lehigh University
I enjoy meat, meeting new librarians, and diving into talking about patron driven acquisitions. Ask me about Lehigh's Wayfinder project!
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Michelle Suranofsky

Sr. Analyst, Lehigh University
avatar for Sharon Wiles-Young

Sharon Wiles-Young

Director of Library Access Services, Lehigh University
Lehigh University Libraries, FOLIO, OLE, VuFind discovery layer, ILL and Acquisitions service models and workflows, Library Services in general


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CST
Salon 3

4:00pm CST

S035: I'm Nobody! Who are You? Electronic Access for Special User Categories
Dual enrollment students, alumni, distance learners, visiting scholars--eveyone needs acccess to electronic resources, however, for these special users who oftentimes circumvent the traditional registrar process getting access is complicated. This presentation will present ways to identify, understand, and track these users, as well as, create fruitful, enduring connections with them.

Speakers
avatar for Charissa Brammer

Charissa Brammer

Metadata & Discovery Systems Librarian, Colorado College
avatar for Sommer Browning

Sommer Browning

Associate Director of Technical Services, University of Colorado Denver
Discovery. Access. Electronic Resources. Acquisitions. Budget. Assessment. Tenure-track. Poetry.
avatar for Shannon Tharp

Shannon Tharp

Collections and Content Management Librarian, University of Denver Libraries


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CST
Room 204

4:00pm CST

S031: The FOLIO Marketplace: a new Model for Library Innovation
While the FOLIO product and concept are unique and innovative, its marketplace could be even more revolutionary. The FOLIO marketplace will allow people to share numerous products, enhancements, workflows, and ideas. But many questions remain, so come explore some of these possibilities and help define the marketplace’s future.

Speakers
avatar for Jesse Koennecke

Jesse Koennecke

Director, Acquisitions & E-Resource Licensing, Cornell University
Ask me about Battledecks@ER&L!
avatar for Peter McCracken

Peter McCracken

Electronic Resources Librarian, Cornell University
I'm the Electronic Resources Librarian at Cornell University, and have been here since June 2016. Starting in 2019, I run a (very small) group called "E-Resources and Acquisitions Strategy", in which we'll try to make things better in our corner of the library, and then tell the world... Read More →


Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CST
Salon 6
  7. Emerging Technologies & Trends

4:15pm CST

S036-02: Implementing Shibboleth authentication in Ezproxy: Challenges, Solutions, and Lessons
Shibboleth provides a number of benefits when authenticating resources through EZproxy.  This presentation will focus on one library’s experience in implementing Shibboleth authentication including the challenges, solutions, and lessons learned.

Speakers
avatar for Todd Wallwork

Todd Wallwork

Systems and Technical Services Librarian, The University of Alabama



Monday March 5, 2018 4:15pm - 4:30pm CST
Room 105
 
Tuesday, March 6
 

9:15am CST

S038: Managing the Collective Collection: Tools and Strategies for Collaborative Collection Management
The Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries has developed strategies and tools to help member libraries manage their legacy print collections responsibly. We will share specific strategies to help libraries responsibly downsize print collections, demonstrate a locally developed tool for comparing collections, and discuss a range of potential use cases.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Levine-Clark

Michael Levine-Clark

Dean, University of Denver
avatar for George Machovec

George Machovec

Executive Director, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries and Managing Editor, ccAdvisor, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries
I am the executive director of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries. My expertise revolves around library consortia, shared print programs, union catalogs and e-resource licensing. I am the managing editor of The Charleston Advisor/ccAdvisor.


Tuesday March 6, 2018 9:15am - 10:00am CST
Salon 3

9:15am CST

S039: Perceived Gender Issues in Library-Vendor Negotiations
Diminishing acquisition budgets, big deal break-ups, and rising inflationary costs make negotiations between librarians and vendors even more important. With a review of the literature and a short survey among peer institutions, this brief study looks to investigate if there is a perceived gender-bias in vendor-librarian negotiations.

2/5/2018 - Update!!  Do you think that gender influences vendor-library negotiations on pricing and licenses?  Come to our presentation and hear what 200 librarians and vendors think about that!  Survey results are in and the perceived gender issues are very real and quite interesting.  Hear the story and what people had to say, and tell us how you feel on the topic.

Speakers
avatar for Anne Cerstvik Nolan

Anne Cerstvik Nolan

Collection Strategist, Brown University
Anne has been at the Brown University Library for 26 years, first as Assistant Head of Reference and Head of Interlibrary Loan. Along the way, someone realized that all of the eresources work she had been doing (in addition to the other two jobs) was really a full-time job, and so... Read More →
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Amy Thurlow

Regional Manager, EBSCO Industries, Inc.
Amy Thurlow has been with EBSCO Industries Inc for over thirteen years during which she has primarily been in a sales role working directly with clients within the library to negotiate pricing, contracts, and terms for databases and software. She is familiar with working with individuals... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 9:15am - 10:00am CST
Salon 4

10:45am CST

S055-01: Old-school Selection; New-school environments: Examining usage patterns between librarian-selected print and e-books over time and system changes
We all know ebook usage seems to be rising, and print falling, but can specific causes be found in the data? The presenters examined 2011-2017 usage on librarian-selected print and e-book titles and track usage trends, tying them to changes in the systems and collections environments.

Speakers
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Vanessa French

Electronic Resources Librarian, Butler University
avatar for Josh Petrusa

Josh Petrusa

Assoc. Dean for Collections & Digital Services, Butler University


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:45am - 11:00am CST
Room 105

10:45am CST

S049: Combining Forces for E-Resources: How We Organized a Hackfest for Not Necessarily Programmers
SCELC has generously supported grants for hackfests for electronic resource issues for the past two years. These e-resource-focused events welcome all experience levels, and encourage cross-training and creative thinking rather than requiring programming knowledge. We will share our planning, marketing, and program information for productive, collaborative events with tangible takeaways.

Speakers
avatar for Alexa Stoneman, MLIS, MA, Dip. Lib.

Alexa Stoneman, MLIS, MA, Dip. Lib.

Electronic Resources & Instruction Librarian, Touro University California
Successful history of planning and implementing library and technology operations to enhance resources and services.
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Justine Withers, MLIS

Cataloging Librarian, University of San Francisco
improving display of e-resources in discovery layers, efficient record management, putting it all together


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Salon 4

10:45am CST

S048: New Competencies in Reporting & Analytics
Do you build reports for your library or department? You may have the basics down, but what comes next? Come hear one library, experienced in advanced reporting and analytics, share tips, tricks, and best practices. They’ll discuss experiences with community-based reporting and benchmark analytics to better understand their own activities.

Speakers
avatar for Jessie Ransom

Jessie Ransom

Solutions Architect Senior, Ex Libris
I joined Ex Libris in early 2015 after spending nearly 6 years working as a reference librarian in my home state of Colorado. I now work as a Solutions Architect with Ex Libris, demonstrating Ex Libris products to prospective libraries. I have an MLIS from the University of Washi... Read More →
avatar for Margaret Briand Wolfe

Margaret Briand Wolfe

Systems Librarian, Boston College
Boston College was a development partner with Ex Libris for Alma and was the first institution to go live with Alma in July 2012. As a systems librarian at Boston College my primary responsibility is Alma. I also work in Alma Analytics and with the Alma APIs. Feel free to ask me anything... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Salon 3

10:45am CST

S056: To Be(nto) or not to Be(nto)? That is the question...
The “bento box” results display has been adopted by many trend-setting libraries. But is it more effective and more liked by users? This presentation will discuss the results of a study designed to answer those questions and include insights from one of the pioneers of the bento box display.

Speakers
avatar for Josh Boyer

Josh Boyer

department head, User Experience, NC State University Libraries
public services, library web, user research,
avatar for David J. Comeaux

David J. Comeaux

Systems & Discovery Librarian, Louisiana State University
Dave is responsible for the management of the LSU Libraries’ online library services platforms. Dave provides vision, leadership, and creative thinking to manage and improve discovery of and access to analog and digital content. He also leads the creation, development, and implementation... Read More →



Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am CST
Room 106

1:00pm CST

S059: Comprehensive Database Assessment with a Small Staff
This session will review the steps taken to create the assessment protocol used and will include initial results.  The goal of this process is not cancellation, but a strong rationale for why we have each resource.  This comprehensive assessment was created and performed by < 5 people.

Speakers
avatar for Courtney Fuson (she/her/hers)

Courtney Fuson (she/her/hers)

Asset Management Librarian, Belmont University
librarian. knitter, sewer, runner, crafter, baker, reader & occasional blogger. mostly Mama for now.


Tuesday March 6, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm CST
Room 202

1:00pm CST

S060: Crying, Waiting, Hoping: How to Make Sure Your Remote Users Can Access e-Resources
Off-campus e-resource access problems can cause serious frustration for both library users and staff. This session will explore best practices used by libraries with high off-campus e-resource usage that have improved users’ experience and provide tips for identifying potential access issues using the EZproxy logs and administration page.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Peters

Michael Peters

Serials & E-Resources Coordinator, University of the Incarnate Word
I have worked in academic libraries for almost 20 years, and have held the position of Serials & Electronic Resources Coordinator at the University of the Incarnate Word Mabee Library for over 15 of those. I coordinate the acquisition, implementation, and maintenance of the library’s... Read More →
avatar for Hank Sway

Hank Sway

Product Manager, OCLC
Hank Sway is Product Manager for APIs and EZproxy at OCLC. Prior to joining OCLC in 2016, he held a variety of library technology roles, including as Assistant Library Director for Technology at the Public Library of Brookline (Massachusetts) and as Systems Librarian at Harvard University... Read More →



Tuesday March 6, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm CST
Room 204
  5. User Experience & Promotion

2:00pm CST

S064: Have your cake and eat it too: Streamlining resource access via interoperable discovery and patron empowerment integration & SSO at Seton Hall University
This presentation will review how SHU, OCLC and EBSCO cooperated to improve and streamline SHU’s patrons’ login process and provide unified access to SHU’s catalog, availability, and patron account functionality directly within EDS. This session will explain the structure of the integration, as well as perform a live demonstration.

Speakers
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Marc Keepper

Product Manager, FOLIO, EBSCO
avatar for Elizabeth Leonard

Elizabeth Leonard

Asst. Dean, Seton Hall University
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Tyler Martin

Senior Product Manager, EBSCO Information Services
I am a Senior Product Manager at EBSCO working on EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), and my current focus is on current EDS ILS Integration projects and Patron Empowerment Functionality in EDS. I also manage a team of Product Management Analysts who are responsible for building and maintaining... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CST
Salon 6

2:00pm CST

S069: How to put the library in the patrons' workflow, and be loved for it
I'll present how using innovative product development processes taken out of the startup world helped create an end user focused new product that offers library services in the workflow of off campus users, thus generating a new touchpoint with patrons - one that they highly appreciate.

Speakers
avatar for Johan Tilstra

Johan Tilstra

Founder, CEO of Lean Library, Lean Library


Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CST
Room 106

2:00pm CST

S065: Open Access Content in Discovery
As open access academic materials continue to grow in number, libraries must consider how to make them discoverable. Join this panel discussion on the concerns surrounding open access discovery, including vetting content, identifying and locating it within vendor indexes, and raising patron awareness of open access materials within the library.

Speakers
avatar for Danielle Ostendorf

Danielle Ostendorf

E-resources Librarian, Univ. of Colorado Anschutz
Previously worked at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
avatar for Alisha Quagliana

Alisha Quagliana

Discovery Services Librarian, University of Texas at Austin


Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CST
Room 301

2:15pm CST

S068-02 - Using scripts to evaluate and compare ebook metadata completeness across multiple record sources
Using Python scripts to evalute MARC record sets for ebooks, the University of Minnesota is able to quickly determine overall record quality and make data-driven choices for metadata source (among OCLC's WorldShare Collection Manager, the Alma Community Zone, and content providers).This presentation will share evaluation data and discuss its implications.

Speakers
avatar for Stacie Traill

Stacie Traill

Metadata and Discovery Analyst, University of Minnesota
Stacie Traill is a Metadata Analyst at the University of Minnesota Libraries. Prior to her current role, she held positions as Cartographic and Electronic Resources Cataloger and Special Formats Cataloging Coordinator also at the University of Minnesota. Stacie has worked extensively... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:15pm - 2:30pm CST
Room 105
  1. Managing e-Resources & Licensing

3:15pm CST

S077-01: (mis)Adventures in building a data dashboard : trying to use Alma and Tableau to create a cancellations dashboard
BC Libraries plans to build a dashboard to inform decision-making by tying together data from diverse sources.  As an initial step in this direction, a cancellation dashboard is under construction.  It intends to identify electronic resource candidates for cancellation in order to fund the cost of new subscriptions as needed.  

Speakers
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Amy Dittman

Head of Electronic Resources & Serials Acquisition & Management, Harvard University


Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:15pm - 3:30pm CST
Room 105

3:15pm CST

S071: A Very Bad Idea: Calculating ROI in Libraries
Libraries exist in a world where everyone and every thing is expected to show their respective worth. While it is tempting to follow this model for demonstrating value it is the first step towards a system where everything will have to have a demonstrated value.

Speakers
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Nicholas Wyant

Head, Social Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington


Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm CST
Salon 4

3:15pm CST

S075: Drilling Down – Assessing Digital Scholarship Options Available through Commercial Vendors
Ensuring the availability of rich digital content is a vital component of a library’s digital scholarship program. This session will explore the development of a rubric allowing libraries to evaluate the data mining potential within their current collections, as well as helping to inform the decision-making process for new acquisitions.

Speakers
avatar for Joshua Been

Joshua Been

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Baylor University
Provides academic support and outreach in the areas of text analysis, data visualizations, and geospatial research.
avatar for Jackie Bronicki

Jackie Bronicki

Assessment & Statistics, University of Houston
University of Houston
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J. Michael Thompson

Assistant Director for Library Collection Services, Baylor University
avatar for Loretta Wallace

Loretta Wallace

Social Sciences Liaison Librarian for Business, University of Texas at Austin
Loretta Wallace is the Business Librarian for the University of Texas Libraries. She is the director of the Business Research Center and liaison to the McCombs School of Business. Most of her career as a research librarian has been within the corporate sector working in a variety... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm CST
Room 202

3:15pm CST

S073: Redesigning Technical Services to Meet Today’s Patron’s Needs
Implementing a next-gen library system gives library staff opportunities to assess technical services processes with an eye towards patron needs and more effective use of resources. We will explore how an academic library at a public institution is developing internal staff for a whole new way to run tech services.

Speakers
avatar for Katy Aronoff

Katy Aronoff

Director of Solutions Architecture, Ex Libris
Katy Aronoff is director of solutions architecture for Ex Libris, running the pre-sales team for North America and conducting product demonstrations and workshops at libraries across the United States, Canada, and Latin America for Ex Libris. Prior to joining Ex Libris, she worked... Read More →
avatar for Katie Gohn

Katie Gohn

Head, Collection Services, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
avatar for Charlie Remy

Charlie Remy

Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm CST
Salon 6

3:15pm CST

S078: Moving to ERM, or What Do We Have; Is That Perpetual; and Where’s the Title List?
We have folders, emails, memories, and LibGuides, but the University of Central Florida never had an electronic resource management system. In July, our consortia migrates to Sierra and its ERM. How to gather and track our data in a useful, sustainable way? Hear our plan and share your experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Tina Buck

Tina Buck

Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Central Florida
Serials and database access with some ILS/ERM, cataloging, and acquisitions mixed in. Outside work, I like to cook and bake bread.


Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm CST
Room 106

3:15pm CST

S074: Going Where Our Users Are: Enhancing Discovery and Access Beyond Traditional Library Tools
Many patrons bypass the library and its discovery channels - opting for PubMed, Google Scholar or even pirate sites like Sci-Hub to find/access articles. We'll report on a pilot designed to eliminate friction and instead provide seamless access to library resources, regardless of the patron's starting point.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Chabak

Jason Chabak

Director of Institutional Sales & Business Development, ReadCube
avatar for Michael Levine-Clark

Michael Levine-Clark

Dean, University of Denver


Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm CST
Room 301

4:15pm CST

S084: WMS Collection Manager and Licenses, 2018 Tips & Tricks
Learn the latest tips, tricks, techniques and workflows for WMS Collection Manager and Licenses in order to make the library’s resources accessible to users, whether print, electronic or other formats. Learn how to accurately reflect your library’s resources, address usage permissions, reduce issues and make resources discoverable.

Speakers
avatar for Margaret Hogarth

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 →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm CST
Room 202

4:15pm CST

S087: Analyzing Linked Data from an SEO Perspective
One of the chief promises of linked data for libraries is search engine visibility. Few studies, however, have attempted a quantitative analysis of linked data's impact on search engine rankings. In this session, we will review a linked data project from a search engine optimization perspective.

Speakers
avatar for Trey Gordner

Trey Gordner

Founder, Koios
Any of the following: - online visibility / search engines - digital marketing - user experience (UX) - startups For more on what Koios is building: libraries.readlibre.com


Tuesday March 6, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm CST
Room 106

4:30pm CST

S086-02: A Cloud to Another Cloud - Migrating from WMS to Alma
UNC Charlotte Atkins Library migrated from OCLC WorldShare Management Services to Ex Libris Alma in January 2018.  This presentation describes how Atkins Library, an early adopter of such a transition, initiated pre-migration cleanup, prepared for electronic resources and cataloging records, and tackled unexpected migration issues.  

Speakers
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Shoko Tokoro

Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian, UNC Charlotte



Tuesday March 6, 2018 4:30pm - 4:45pm CST
Room 105

4:45pm CST

S086-03: Lucky2+: Institutional Repository Efficiencies via a Unique Partnership Now Extending to Others
Researchers want publication dissemination to share results, build promotion portfolios, and gain funding success. Librarians enable discovery of research by hosting journal articles within institutional repositories. A solution has been achieved through an innovative partnership between an academic library and a commercial publisher. Others can employ the described automated processes.

Speakers
avatar for Robert V Phillips

Robert V Phillips

Application Programmer II, University of Florida
PhD in Cognitive Science, J.D., Application Programmer at the University of Florida. Topics of interest: Python; Django Websites; Mining, converting, analyzing XML; Elsevier APIs; Institutional Repository; Podengos



Tuesday March 6, 2018 4:45pm - 5:00pm CST
Room 105
 
Wednesday, March 7
 

8:30am CST

S094: Consortium Collection Development: A Multi-Format Approach
This panel will discuss how the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) partnered with Oxford University Press and GOBI Library Solutions to address the WRLC’s goal of transitioning more resources from print to digital while minimizing duplication, meeting the collection development goals of individual libraries and supporting faculty and students’ needs.

Speakers
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Kristine Baker

VP Inside Sales & Consortia, GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
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Gwendolyn Reece

American University
Chair WRLC Steering Committee 2012-2017, Chair WRLC Shared Collections Vision Task Force
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Rebecca Seger

Vice President, Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships, ITHAKA


Wednesday March 7, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am CST
Room 105

8:30am CST

S093: A Simpler Path to Public Access Compliance Using CHORUS Institution Dashboard
CHORUS has developed tools to identify, ingest and monitor funded article metadata, and is partnering with libraries and publishers to ensure that articles are publicly accessible when required. This session shows how publishers, funders and institutions are working together to develop efficient solutions to reduce the cost of compliance.

Speakers
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Howard Ratner

Executive Director, CHORUS
Howard is the Executive Director of CHORUS. Over the past two decades, he played a key role in developing innovative technology solutions that have transformed scholarly communications. He co-founded and chaired ORCID – Open Researcher and Contributor ID system, and was active... Read More →
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Judith Russell

Dean of University Libraries, University of Florida



Wednesday March 7, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am CST
Room 204

9:30am CST

S097: Working with Workflows: Using the FOLIO Workflow App to Support Library Operations
The FOLIO project is creating a separate workflow app, designed to provide a unified approach toward workflows. With the ability to create basic checklists, automate or trigger workflows, and share workflows with other institutions, the workflow app will tie together functionality across all of FOLIO to support system-wide operations.

Speakers
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Eric Hartnett

Texas A&M University
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Kristin E Martin

Director of Technical Services, University of Chicago


Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am CST
Salon 4

9:30am CST

S100: Shadow Systems: Messages to ER Management
No electronic resource management system (ERMS) does it all. Join this discussion of shadow systems, those homegrown or vendor systems that cover functionality not found in ERMS. Drawing from experience, literature and survey results we will discuss the ways librarians have compensated in order to meet collection or functional needs.

Speakers
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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 →


Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am CST
Room 203

9:30am CST

S099: User-Centered Collection Development: Assessing Open Access Funding with Service Design Heuristics
Libraries are increasingly asked to fund open access (OA) initiatives. This often means repurposing traditional materials funds, and the decision-making process can lead to more questions than answers. This session will provide participants with the tools needed to approach OA funding decisions through library service design methodology.

Speakers
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Erin Gallagher

Director of Collection Services, Reed College
Erin Gallagher is the Director of Collection Services at Reed College in lovely Portland, Oregon. Before that, she worked as the E-Resources & Serials Librarian at Rollins College in beautiful Orlando, Florida. Erin started her library career on the vendor side as a collection development... Read More →


Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am CST
Salon 6

9:30am CST

S096: Personalizing the Discovery Experience through Custom User Interface Development
What do you get when you develop a unified discovery interface that combines open-source technologies with API-based access to a vendor index? A custom user experience! This session discusses initial goals and motivation for creating such interfaces, technical and practical considerations, user reception, and strategies for discovery development.

Speakers
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Katy Aronoff

Director of Solutions Architecture, Ex Libris
Katy Aronoff is director of solutions architecture for Ex Libris, running the pre-sales team for North America and conducting product demonstrations and workshops at libraries across the United States, Canada, and Latin America for Ex Libris. Prior to joining Ex Libris, she worked... Read More →
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Jason Thomale

Resource Discovery Systems Librarian, University of North Texas Libraries
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Ken Varnum

Senior Program Manager, University of Michigan Library
I am the Senior Program Manager at the University of Michigan Library. In this role, I am responsible for three programs: Library Search, the U-M Library discovery interface, delivery interfaces, and the library's evolving and emerging analytics infrastructure.


Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am CST
Salon 3

9:30am CST

S102: There are No Right or Wrong Answers: Improving the User Experience One Usability Test at a Time
This session will teach attendees how to assess and improve user experience for library e-resources and related services using task-based usability tests. The presenters will detail their tips and lessons learned after conducting more than 30 usability tests with students to evaluate 8 different eBook platforms.

Speakers
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Natalia Tingle

University of Colorado Boulder
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Esta Tovstiadi

eResources Librarian, SUNY Potsdam
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Gabrielle Wiersma

Director of Scholarly Resource Development, University of Colorado Boulder



Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am CST
Room 105