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Thursday, November 3 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm
One Size Does Not Fit All: Tuning the Discovery Service to Meet Stakeholder Needs

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More often than not, a one-sized single solution does not fit. When implementing a discovery service, each institution has its own requirements and different types of users have different needs. In this session, the two universities will examine different configuration and customization options that are available to libraries when implementing a discovery service. Join Esther Onega, University of Virginia and Kristi Lobrano, Franklin University to discuss what libraries can do independently, and where vendor support comes in. Topics include branding, profile options, catalog and IR loading, linking, and website integration.

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Kristi Lobrano

Systems Librarian, Franklin University
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Eric L Frierson MSI

Director of Field Engineering, North America, EBSCO Information Services
Hey! I'm the team lead for discovery service 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 ways, and love to hear new ideas for how library resources can be used.
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Esther Onega

Director, Collections Delivery and Access, University of Virgina
Esther Onega has been a librarian in various capacities at the University of Virginia since 1997, starting as the Distance Education Librarian. In 2007 she became the Google Book Project Manager, then Head of the Brown Science & Engineering Library, and now she is the Director of Collections Delivery and Access (ILL, Stacks, HathiTrust, EDS, Alumni Databases, etc.). She received her MLS from the University of Maryland in 1989 and worked as a law... Read More →



Thursday November 3, 2016 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Grand Cypress Ballroom, Courtyard Marriott 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401