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13th Annual Conference | March 4-7, 2018 | Austin, Texas & Online


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Monday, March 5

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.

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Annis Lee Adams

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

Instruction & Outreach Librarian, California State University - Maritime Academy

Laura Wimberley

Assessment Librarian, California State University Northridge

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

3:00pm CST

S019: You May Own It…But Can They Find It?
Have you purchased eBook or eJournal collections where the metadata was incomplete or unavailable? Please join us for this session where attendees will learn how to:
  • Increase discoverability of e-collections when metadata is unavailable or incomplete
  • Collaboratively create and manage metadata for electronic resources
  • Receive previously unavailable WorldCat MARC records

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

4:00pm CST

S034: Access Made Easy: RA21 pilots simplify user experience, protect privacy and security
Access to scholarly resources should be seamless and easy. This session will share results of the set of pilots started by the RA21 project to develop better, more user friendly, and more secure practices for access and authentication to STM information than IP-address recognition.

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Todd Carpenter

Executive Director, NISO
Wine, food, wine, Standards, running, wine, food, wine.http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8320-0491
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Ann Gabriel

Chair: RA21 Outreach Committee and VP Academic & Research Relations, Elsevier, Elsevier
Talk to me about RA21!
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Don Hamparian

SR Product Manager, OCLC
Don Hamparian manages EZproxy and identity management at OCLC. He is responsible for product strategy and direction for products and software that protect and provide access to OCLC’s services. With a degree in industrial engineering from The Ohio State University and several years... Read More →

Robert Kelshian

Director of Access Services, American University Library
Rob Kelshian has been with the University Library since 1999. As the Director of the Access Services Division, he oversees Circulation Services, Course Reserves, Technology Services, Interlibrary Services, and Media Services. Rob has served in various roles within both the Washington... Read More →

Monday March 5, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm CST
Room 203
Tuesday, March 6

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.


Marc Keepper

Product Manager, FOLIO, EBSCO
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Elizabeth Leonard

Asst. Dean, Seton Hall University

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

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.

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Danielle Ostendorf

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

Discovery Services Librarian, University of Texas at Austin

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

2:00pm CST

S062: Discovery elsewhere: using the EDS API in mobile, voice searching, and beyond
This session will look at the integration of discovery and ways to leverage the EBSCO Discovery Service API within the learning management system, within a Bento environment, within a mobile interface, within Alexa or Google Home, or within the ILS interface of the library’s choosing.

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Eric Frierson

Sr. Director, Field Engineering, EBSCO
Hey! I'm the team lead for library services engineering and integration for EBSCO. This means I can answer any question you might have about integrating EDS or the EDS API into your library and campus. I'm also a developer, building applications that use our API in outside-of-the-box... Read More →
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William Mischo

Head of Grainger Engineering Library Information Center; Berthold Family Head Emeritus in Information Access and Discover, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Rob O'Connell

Director of Discovery, Access and Digital Engagement, Smith College Libraries

Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CST
Salon 4
Wednesday, March 7

8:30am CST

S089: Improving User Engagement: A Case Study from Caltech
This presentation by Caltech will discuss how the library integrated discovery within the front-end of the library’s choosing. The presenters will look at the use of a Drupal-based content management system to manage the front-end experience, control day-to-day content updates, and deliver an optimal experience to users without involving IT.


Laurel Narizny

Systems & Discovery Librarian, Caltech Library
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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.)

Wednesday March 7, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am CST
Salon 4

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