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Thursday, November 3 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
ATG Special Issue Roundtable: Content for Courses

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Building on the articles in the November ATG Special Issue Content for Courses, this roundtable discussion will dive deeper into the special role that libraries play in content supporting curricula in higher education. Today's content needs can range widely from the traditional articles or textbooks to multimedia events and MakerSpaces. While US libraries have traditionally not held textbooks for student use, they have long played a central role in ensuring that subscriptions support teaching and learning, providing extensive e-reserves, and even participating in course-pack creation. From OER to Alternative textbooks, instructors have more options than ever before - and more questions for their librarians. Many types of publishers and vendors are experimenting with new business models to support classroom use of content, from e-textbooks to course materials solutions. If you assist faculty in acquiring or managing content to support teaching and learning, then this is the session for you!

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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 of NASIG. Current work includes carefully monitoring usage of electronic resources for academic clients in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region, and working on... Read More →
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Jessica Clemons

Interim Director of College Libraries, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
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Charles Lyons

Associate University Librarian for Discovery and Delivery, SUNY University at Buffalo
Charles Lyons is the Associate University Librarian for Discovery and Delivery at the University at Buffalo. Previously, he worked in the corporate library at Lehman Brothers and in the Science and Engineering Libraries at the University of Virginia. He received his MS from Drexel University in 2002.
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Elizabeth McKeigue

Associate University Librarian, Santa Clara University
Elizabeth McKeigue is the Associate University Librarian for Learning & Engagement at Santa Clara University in California. In this role, she oversees activities related to research, teaching, outreach, assessment, and access & delivery services. Prior to 2010, Ms. McKeigue held positions at Harvard University, including Head of Circulation for Widener Library and Coordinator of Reference Services for Widener & Lamont Libraries. Ms. McKeigue... Read More →
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Karen McKeown

Director Discovery & Analytics, Gale
I lead efforts at Gale, a division of Cengage Learning, centered on making the traditionally library focused resources Gale provides discoverable in the path of intended users - students, faculty and learners. Having a college aged daughter and being a part of a company whose legacy includes both the library and higher education publishing, I am most interested in helping to address cost, access, quality tradeoffs of affordable learning... Read More →
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Heather Staines

Director Publisher and Content Strategy, ProQuest SIPX
I'm passionate about online learning, publisher and library technology, and wearables!

Thursday November 3, 2016 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Grand Ballroom 2, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401