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Thursday, November 3

10:30am EDT

Building the Knowledge School
The rise of the information school movement has been seen as both a positive and negative reality in the preparation of librarians. Have undergraduate programs taken away resources and attention from the masters in library science? Has the growth of faculty with little or no understanding of libraries diluted the field? Lankes will lay out his thoughts for moving past the arguments to defining a knowledge school. A school focused on impact in communities and built upon the values of librarians, but serving the needs of a broader information infrastructure.

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Anthony Watkinson

Principal Consultant, CIBER Research

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David Lankes

Director, School of Library & Information Science, University of South Carolina
R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am EDT
Grand Ballroom 3, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

10:30am EDT

Rolling with the Punches... and Punching Back: The Millennial Librarian’s Approach to Library Budgets and Acquisitions
We work in libraries that are constantly evolving; collections are shifting formats, budgets are shrinking, and a new crop of millennial librarians are stepping up to lead through these changes. There is no single "right" way to manage a library budget or collection, but the perception of what makes a library great has changed as millennials have begun managing libraries in new and innovative ways. This session will present the budgeting and collection management approaches of several libraries (public, academic, and academic law) under the leadership of veteran library administrators through the eyes of new, millennial leaders. Attendees will then hear these millennial leaders' perspectives on how these strategies can be changed to better suit the libraries' current and future needs, including suggestions on how best to think strategically, with long-term goals in mind, and work with vendors, administration outside of the library (such as boards of directors or university administration), and library staff.


Robert Hollandsworth

Economics, Finance & PRTM Librarian, Learning Commons Coordinator, Clemson University

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Ashley Chase

Associate Director, Stetson University College of Law
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Lindsay Cronk

Coordinator of Online Resources and Collections, University of Houston
Collections person.

Ellen Frentzen

Assistant Librarian for Adminstration, Boston University School of Law
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Christine Weaver-Pieh

Collection Resources Manager, Medina County District Library

Thursday November 3, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am EDT
Grand Ballroom 2, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

10:30am EDT

Working in Partnership to Support Quality Research
Helping to support the best quality research in all fields is a core mission of both publishers and librarians. So how do we collaborate to do this and how could we do more? This talk will explore the ways that we work together to support both the production of quality research and the dissemination of the findings. Support for authors includes providing access to content as well as tools to help the process of writing and publication. In today’s world the new author is faced with a bewildering array of options and a few pitfalls to avoid. How can we do more to help them navigate this complex landscape? And as the researcher becomes more and more specialized and overwhelmed by the sheer volume of the published literature, how can we both work toward a shared goal helping researchers find and use the information they need and ensure that their work is read by their peers? In addition to journal articles, this might include data and grey literature, eg conference papers. Search and discovery plays a major role and is a key area of current and potential future collaboration between publishers and librarians.


Edward Colleran

Partner, Triumvirate Content Consultants

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Jayne Marks

VP Global Publishing, Wolters Kluwer

Thursday November 3, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am EDT
Grand Ballroom 1, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

4:45pm EDT

Access to Freely Available Journal Articles: Gold, Green and Rogue Open Access across the Disciplines
A recent bibliometrics study found that 54% of 4.6 million scientific papers from peer-reviewed journals indexed in Scopus during the years 2011-2013 could be downloaded for free on the internet in April of 2014 (Archambault, et al. 2014). As time rolls on, authors and researchers are increasingly using more-and-less legal scholarly article sharing services to "take back the literature," or even just to access it more conveniently (Bohannon, 2016). The objective of this study was to evaluate a manageable sample of journal articles across the sciences, social sciences and humanities for their availability in gold, green and rogue open access forms, including ResearchGate and Sci-Hub. Attendees will gain a greater appreciation of the extent of open access availability through Google Scholar, Google and commercial discovery systems, and will be challenged to roll with the times by expanding the role of libraries in broadening access to the freely available literature.


Robert Hollandsworth

Economics, Finance & PRTM Librarian, Learning Commons Coordinator, Clemson University

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Michael Levine-Clark

Dean, University of Denver
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John McDonald

Associate Dean for Collections, University of Southern California
John McDonald is the Associate Dean for Collections at the University of Southern California. In this role he handles all aspects of Collections and Technical Services. Active professionally, he has published a number of articles on collection development and information usage behaviors... Read More →
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Jason S. Price

Director of Licensing Services, SCELC

Thursday November 3, 2016 4:45pm - 5:30pm EDT
Grand Ballroom 1, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

4:45pm EDT

The Devil is in the Details: Challenges of Collaborative Collecting

There is an old African saying:  “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” The Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida (UF) are active participants in a number of collaborative collection development initiatives that provide significant benefits to us, to our partners, and to others who benefit from the results of our efforts. Each of these initiatives requires a significant effort to establish and sustain trust and to maintain the value to the collaborators. Each step often takes longer to plan and to execute because a number of people have to be consulted and have their preferences and concerns addressed. But UF continues to invest in these initiatives and to seek additional opportunities for deep collaboration, because in the end, they take us much farther than we can go alone. 

Examples of these collaborations, and the details that challenged us, include the ASERL Collaborative Federal Depository Program; the Digital Library of the Carribean (dLOC); the Florida Academic Repository (FLARE) and Scholar’s Trust, two shared print archiving projects in which Florida has a lead or significant role; a somewhat controversial collaboration with Elsevier, recently expended to include other publishers through CHORUS; and a new partnership with the Biblioteca Nacional “José Martí” de Cuba, (BNJM) to establish a Cuban Heritage collection for worldwide public access by collaborating with other research libraries to digitize monographs, journals, newspapers, and government documents from and about Cuba produced primarily before the 20th Century. 

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Charles Thomas Watkinson

AUL, Publishing, University of Michigan Library
I'm AUL for Publishing at University of Michigan Library and Director of University of Michigan Press. I'm particularly interested in next-gen institutional repositories, the future of ebook collections and acquisitions, and how books can also get to participate in the networked digital... Read More →

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Judith Russell

Dean of University Libraries, University of Florida

Thursday November 3, 2016 4:45pm - 5:30pm EDT
Grand Ballroom 3, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

4:45pm EDT

The Evolution of E-books
As we all know, the advent of the ebook have had a profound impact on libraries. What started as very tentative steps with NetLibrary at the turn of the millennium – this seems like a lifetime ago! - has rapidly evolved with the integration of digital content and services in libraries. The evolution from print to online has been a rocky and complicated journey, unlike the relatively smooth transition from print to online format for journals. Much has been written and said about the challenges and opportunities resulting from the ebook. Major challenges include ownership, preservation, discovery, accessibility, licensing and acquisition models, and usability. It’s time to take a step back and look at the remarkable evolution of the ebook – where have we come from, where are we today, and most importantly, where do we want the adoption or integration of ebooks to lead us? What does this mean for the iconic role of the monograph in libraries and in particular for the success of our students and faculty? Looking back can help us better understand the odyssey of the road ahead. What are the main drivers, challenges, and opportunities? Our panelists have significant and varying experiences with ebooks in libraries and they will bring us their insights and analyses.  They will address various issues and challenges, guided by the questions below.

Historical Perspective of eBooks
How have eBooks changed over time? 
What is your perspective on the evolution of the eBook?  
What do you like and/or don’t like?

The Future of eBooks
What new developments are on the horizon?
What are the latest models emerging?
Will these changes meet the needs of students in higher education?
What are the implications for academic libraries/students/educators?

How will eBook reading impact literacy, reading, and learning in today’s world?
Will this affect academic collection development?
What philosophical challenges are posed as academic libraries embrace eBook collection development?

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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 →

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Mitchell Davis

CFO, Bibliolabs
Mitchell Davis is a publishing and media entrepreneur. He was the founder in 2000 of BookSurge the world’s first integrated global print-on-demand and publishing services company (sold to Amazon.com in 2005 and re-branded as CreateSpace).   Since 2008 he has been founder... Read More →

David Durant

Federal Documents and Social Sciences Librarian, East Carolina University
My professional interests focus on the importance of preserving and ensuring access to legacy print collections in the digital library environment. This is an especially pressing issue in federal documents, where my institution is a member of the ASERL Collaborative Federal Documents... Read More →
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Jim O'Donnell

University Librarian, Arizona State University

Thursday November 3, 2016 4:45pm - 5:30pm EDT
Grand Ballroom 2, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Saturday, November 5

9:45am EDT

A Gold Open Access World Viable for Research Universities?
Open access is at the heart of a seismic shift in scholarly publishing. In particular, gold open access (OA) has expanded rapidly, increasing in market share every year. In the gold OA model, financial viability shifts from the demand to the supply side, with article processing charges (APCs) a common scenario. Ideally, this model would be sustainable for academic research institutions, in that, it would cost them cumulatively no more to pay APCs than they pay now in the traditional subscription model. APC-driven gold OA has financial and other implications for libraries, institutions, and authors. In the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded “Pay It Forward” project, we examined the viability of gold OA by looking at institutional costs, faculty and graduate student opinions, and various models for gold OA. The Pay It Forward research teams gathered a variety of qualitative and quantitative data from publishers, research libraries, and faculty and students including: current APC charges, current subscription charges, journal publication costs, opinions and behavior of graduate students and faculty members regarding publishing, reading, and OA. The speakers will discuss the findings of the research and the implications for the viability of the gold OA model.

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Charles Thomas Watkinson

AUL, Publishing, University of Michigan Library
I'm AUL for Publishing at University of Michigan Library and Director of University of Michigan Press. I'm particularly interested in next-gen institutional repositories, the future of ebook collections and acquisitions, and how books can also get to participate in the networked digital... Read More →

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Ivy Anderson

Associate Executive Director, California Digital Library
Ivy Anderson is the Associate Executive Director and Director of Collection Development at the California Digital Library (CDL), where she oversees a broad range of shared collections activities on behalf of the ten campuses of the University of California system. Before coming to... Read More →
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Greg Tannanbaum

Strategic Partnerships, Meta
Greg Tananbaum serves as a consultant to publishers, libraries, universities, and information providers as owner of ScholarNext (www.scholarnext.com). ScholarNext clients include Facebook, Microsoft, SPARC, Meta, and Annual Reviews.  He has been President of The Berkeley Electronic Press, as well as Director of Product Marketing for EndNote. Greg writes a regular column in Against the Grain covering emerging developments in the f... 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 →

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am EDT
Colonial Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

9:45am EDT

Update on Industry Trends and Issues
Three industry experts will discuss with each other the issues and trends they see on the horizon. This session intends to take the current pulse of the industry and inform attendees of what really needs to be on their radar screens. It will focus on the key, cutting edge issues, trends, and initiatives that are poised to have major consequences and require the profession’s attention. 

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Anthony Watkinson

Principal Consultant, CIBER Research

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Rick Anderson

Assoc. Dean for Collections & Schol Comm, University of Utah
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Maria Bonn

Senior Lecturer, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Maria Bonn is a senior lecturer at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as asenior lecturer. She teaches courses on the role of libraries in scholarly communication and publishing. Prior to her teaching appointment... Read More →
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Gary Price

Founder/Editor, infoDOCKET and Consultant, Self
Gary Price is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area.  He is currently the Resource and Reference Center Director for GIJN and editor of infoDOCKET.com, a daily update of news and new research tools.He lives near Washington... Read More →

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am EDT
Gold Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

9:45am EDT

Who's Faster, a Pirate or a Librarian? Sci-Hub, #icanhazPDF, Alternative Access Methods, and the Lessons for Libraries and their Patrons
Libraries have traditionally been the go-to place for information. But social media and the deep web have presented users with other options. If gaps grow between what libraries are prepared to offer and what users want and need, a variety of problems can arise. Librarians play an essential role as advocates and trainers for information literacy, as well as guardians of content. Content piracy threatens every link in the scholarly communication chain. This session will discuss the latest outside-the-library access methods for STM content and the reasons why some users prefer them. Commentary on the legal landscape and lessons from other content businesses will also be offered. The closely related challenge of user authentication will also be explored. Audience participation is requested.

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Adam Chesler

Director, Global Sales, AIP Publishing

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Scott Ahlberg

COO, Reprints Desk
Scott has decades of experience in content, document delivery, and startup businesses, starting with Dynamic Information (EbscoDoc) in the 1980s, and later as an executive at Infotrieve. He has served in various roles at Reprints Desk since 2006, providing his expertise in operational... Read More →
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Carolyn Caffrey Gardner

Information Literacy Coordinator & Liaison Librarian, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Interested in the intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy, critical pedagogy, & all things instruction
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Georgios Papadopoulos

Founder and CEO, Atypon
Georgios is Atypon’s founder and CEO. Atypon's Literatum platform will be underlying 40% of all scholarly content ever published. Georgios has enough of a technical background to explain what the technologists are building in their labs for the next generation of publishing platforms... Read More →
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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.)

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am EDT
Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

11:00am EDT

Innovation Lightning Round 1: Collection Development: Analysis and Assessment, Digital Scholarship, and Scholarly Communication Threads
New at the 2016 Conference! These presentations are each 10 minutes in length, and will be timed by a moderator. We schedule 5 presentations back-to-back during a 60 minute time slot with time for questions and answers at the end.

1. Time to Take New Measures: Developing a Cost-Per-Cited-Reference Metric for the Assessment of E-Journal Collections (Virginia Martin, Megan Kilb, Tessa Minchew)

The current primary quantitative measure of e-journal subscription return-on-investment (ROI) is cost-per-use (CPU). While CPU is widely used, it also widely criticized, and should not be relied on to the exclusion of other factors when assessing ROI. Because CPU is an imperfect measure, the presenters developed a new, complementary metric for evaluating e-journal subscription ROI: cost-per-cited reference (CPCR).  CPCR assigns a dollar value to each citation of a particular journal by authors affiliated with the subscribing institution during a specified time period. By focusing on the content that researchers cite in their scholarly output, a CPCR metric assists in measuring the value of journal subscriptions to researchers and the institutions that support them.  This presentation will give a very high level overview of a collaborative project, conducted by librarians in the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN), to develop a local CPCR metric and to apply that  metric to the evaluation of a consortial Big Deal.Presenters will explain CPCR, how they calculated and applied it to a particular shared Big Deal, and where they would like to take it in future. 

2. Scholarly Needs for Text Analysis Resources: A User Assessment Study for the HathiTrust Research Center (Harriet Green, Angela Courtney)  

Scholars across the academy are increasingly interested in using the wealth of available digital textual resources to integrate computational text analysis into their research. In this presentation, we will report on a study that the Scholarly Commons group of the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) has undertaken to assess the needs of such scholars. The HTRC aims to facilitate the work of researchers who wish to study the contents of the massive HathiTrust Digital Library by providing tools and services for computational, non-consumptive text analysis. For this user requirements study, we interviewed faculty, graduate students, and academic support staff from primarily humanities disciplines about their research practices, desired resource needs for textual analysis research, and envisioned future work with text analysis in research and teaching. Through in-depth qualitative content analysis of the interviews, we have identified four primary areas with which the interviewees reported needing support: data acquisition and management, managing results, research collaborations, and teaching and training. During this lightning talk, we will discuss how our study is informing development at the HTRC, and how the results can be generalized to other initiatives for developing text analysis tools and interfaces. We will also discuss future directions for the study, including plans for a second phase of the study to encompass researchers from the social sciences and sciences. 
3. Research Center as Distant Publisher: Publishing Non-Consumptive Compliant Open Data Worksets to Support New Modes of Inquiry (Robert McDonald) 

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), founded in 2010, is managed by Indiana University Bloomington and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under an agreement with the HathiTrust Board of Governors and the University of Michigan. The HTRC mission supports new knowledge creation through novel computational uses of the Hathitrust Digital Library (HTDL). Through the introduction of the concept of distant publishing, this presentation will discuss ideas for data and software publication that support the HTRC non-consumptive research methodologies and offer scholars new methods for research inquiry. The type of data publishing discussed in this session will have larger impacts for textual data mining in libraries and for new modes of scholarly communication dissemination.

4. Let the good times roll: A new model publishing contract for long-form digital scholarship (Lisa Macklin, Melanie Kowalski)
Book contracts are an important component of the infrastructure of scholarly communication, and yet they have remained relatively unchanged over the decades. With the generous support of the Mellon Foundation, Emory University and the University of Michigan are working with stakeholders to draft a model publishing contract and relevant addenda optimized for the publication of long-form digital scholarship. The model publishing contract will be made openly available for use by any interested parties, including authors, university presses, academic publishers, and digital scholarship centers. In this working session, we will discuss the goals of the project, share a draft of the developing contract documents, and seek feedback from Charleston Conference attendees on the draft agreement and addenda. Attendees will have the opportunity to shape the future of a particular kind of publication agreement many of us depend on but few are satisfied with, and facilitators will receive valuable feedback from those we hope will eventually seek to adopt this agreement. 

5. Acquiring Born-Digital Items: Single PDFs (Peter Rolla)

The acquisition and management of born-digital resources has proved challenging, as these items often cannot be purchased or acquired as part of our regular workflow. This presentation will look specifically at acquiring single PDFs, from both acquisitions and collections management perspectives, considering the workflow and preservation implications of these resources. Buying a single PDF of a textual work is not our first choice when acquiring resources, but often for non-mainstream items this is the only format in which a title is available. Many of these titles have high research value for our faculty members or are needed as part of one of our core collections of distinction (Marine Sciences, Melanesian Studies, modern poetry).This presentation will discuss the issues surrounding the acquisition of individual PDFs, including working with non-traditional vendors; reproduction rights issues; long-term storage; and access. The UC San Diego Library’s solution to these issues is to ingest individual PDFs in our Digital Collections library, and the presentation will discuss the pros and cons of this decision as well as the workflows implications. Audience participation will also be welcome, and in the Q&A audience members will be asked to share their challenges and solutions to acquiring and making available PDFs and other born-digital items. 


Robert Hollandsworth

Economics, Finance & PRTM Librarian, Learning Commons Coordinator, Clemson University

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Angela Courtney

Head, Arts and Humanities Department, Indiana University
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Harriett Green

Associate University Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis
I am the Associate University Librarian for Digital Scholarship and Technology Services at Washington University in St. Louis.
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Megan Kilb

E-Resources Librarian, UNC-Chapel Hill

Melanie Kowalski

Copyright and Scholarly Communication Librarian, Emory University Libraries
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Lisa Macklin

Director, Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications, Emory University
Lisa A. Macklin is both a librarian and a lawyer and serves as the director of Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications for Emory University Libraries. In this role, Lisa leads the Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications division which includes Collection Management... 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 →
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Robert McDonald

Associate Dean for Research and Technology Strategies, Indiana University
As the Associate Dean for Research and Technology Strategies, Robert H. McDonald works to provide library information system services and discovery services to the entire IU system and manages projects related to scholarly communications, new model publishing, and technologies that... Read More →
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Tessa Minchew

Electronic Resources Librarian, NC State University Libraries
Tessa Minchew is an Electronic Resources Librarian at the North Carolina State University Libraries. Her duties include e-resources licensing; package, project, knowledgebase and e-resources management; discovery troubleshooting; cataloging policy and procedure oversight; internal... Read More →

Peter Rolla

Director, Content Acquisitions & Resource Sharing, UC San Diego Library

Saturday November 5, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

11:00am EDT

Innovation Lightning Round 2: End User/Use Statistics and Management/Leadership Threads
New for the 2016 Conference! These sessions are 10 minutes in length, and will be timed by a moderator. We scheduled 4 presentations back-to-back during a 60 minute concurrent time slot with time for questions and answers at the end. 

1. Go with the Flow: Utilizing User & Staff Feedback to Develop Training Modules for a Peer-to-Peer Roaming Service (Rachel Winterling, Barry Falls) 

In response to growing demand for patron assistance detached from the traditional library desk model, J. Murrey Atkins Library rolled out a peer-to-peer roaming service in fall 2015. Currently, roaming staff walk around the library, equipped with an iPad and visible identification, seeking user questions related to research, printing, directions, technology, circulation policies and study rooms. Our goal is to increase staff visibility while reducing library anxiety.

An assessment was conducted to gather quantitative and qualitative data to inform recommendations to improve client interaction of the library's peer-to-peer roaming service. The assessment utilized an employee survey and user focus groups to inform recommendations. Feedback from users and library staff played an integral role in shaping the service to better meet the needs of the community.

Based on the the assessment's findings, the Roaming Services Coordinator is adding responsibilities to the roaming staff as well as creating training modules to keep staff  up-to-date on changes to the library including resources, policies, and services. In the past year, J. Murrey Atkins Library has undergone major physical and digital changes. Examples of the changes include a first floor remodel and the implementation of self-help kiosks, Technology Support Desk, and a website redesign. 

Attendees will be introduced to the peer-to-peer roaming service and will gain insight on conducting service assessment as well as developing training modules to meet the changing needs of an academic library community.  

2. Operational Fusion: Supporting innovation and enduring commitments through design, strategy and cross-sector collaboration (Laura Sill, John Wang)

The session shares ongoing efforts at Hesburgh Libraries of the University of Notre Dame to transform traditional technical services to meet new challenges of modern academic libraries.  A large-scale organizational redesign in 2012 continues with subsequent phases of change, positioning staff squarely with the library mission of “Connecting People to Knowledge” and creating a nimble, learning organization supported by cross-sector collaboration in strategic areas of resource sharing, metadata strategy, collection services, and systems support and development.  Resource Acquisitions and Discovery (RAD), one of three programs of the Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology (DARIT) division, is the collection acquisitions and cataloging backbone with staff and faculty who have traditional technical know-how and longevity of service at the university.  RAD is evolving organizationally and culturally, continuously building on past strengths, while uncovering new sources of value in an extended discovery function.  The DARIT Strategy Map supports this shift and it articulates shared principles with focus areas of learning and growth, internal process improvement, financial, and customer perspective.  The Map provides a unifying strategy of purpose and mindset of both builder and maintainer. The session will highlight culture shift and fusion of innovation and enduring commitments through the establishment of blended teams for several key areas:  ILL, acquisitions, electronic resources and collection assessment, the use of project management and active skills assessment for improving program effectiveness, and the adoption of a fresh view of resource description and discovery for driving traditional, archival and digital resource description priorities through multiple systems.   

3. Getting the Message Right: Developing a Strategy for Communicating with Faculty about Collections (Dolsy Smith, Robin Delaloye)

How can we engage faculty more constructively in collection development? How can we help faculty become effective advocates on behalf of library budgets, and effective partners in the process of prioritizing the resources that support their research and scholarship? At the George Washington University, we are developing a comprehensive communication strategy about collections, starting with a big-picture, holistic approach that helps faculty understand the key challenges facing library collections. Working together, experts in collection development, communication, and graphic design have developed a toolkit of narrative and visual materials that library staff can use in presentations, emails to faculty, print and online publication, etc. These resources leverage the power of infographics and analogies to make the "scholarly communication crisis" more salient and intuitive to audiences across the disciplines. In our presentation we will discuss how we drew on talent from across the organization to produce multi-modal messaging aligned with our strategic objectives, and how this messaging supports a collaborative, transparent, and evidence-driven approach to collection development.
4. Building Library Analytics with a little help from your friends in Institutional Research. (Jennifer Murray) 

Modern ILS's produce a wealth of data, that properly blended and analyzed, would add value to the Library mission. The challenge is that while Librarians have the data and understand the mission we lack the analytics tools and skillset necessary to extract actionable intelligence. It simply isn't one of our core competencies . Fortunately college campuses do have offices that have the tools and skillsets necessary to analyze our data; Institutional Research. This presentation will explore how the University at Buffalo Libraries partnered with its campus' Institutional Research office on an analytics initiative using their visualization platform; Tableau. 

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Anthony Watkinson

Principal Consultant, CIBER Research

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Robin Delaloye

Director of Communications & Outreach, The George Washington University Libraries
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Barry Falls

Roaming Services Coordinator, UNC Charlotte
Barry Falls is the Roaming Services Coordinator for J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte, where he has worked for five years. He graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology with a minor in journalism. Currently, Barry is working towards a Master of Library... Read More →
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Jennifer Murray

Head of Discovery Services, SUNY University at Buffalo
I provide leadership in the management and support of the Libraries’ integrated library system (Aleph), cataloging and metadata services, electronic resources and the web-based applications that are used for discovering all library materials through the University Libraries web... Read More →
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Laura Sill

Director, Resource Acquisitions & Discovery, University of Notre Dame
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Dolsy Smith

Collections Strategist & Humanities Librarian, The George Washington University Libraries
I am responsible for developing short- and long-term strategy for our general collections, working closely with our research services group. In addition, I manage collections for the English, Philosophy, Classics, and Religion Departments. Other professional interests include data... Read More →
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Zheng (John) Wang

Associate University Librarian, Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology; Interim Director, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship, University of Notre Dame
Zheng (John) Wang is Associate University Librarian for Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology at the University of Notre Dame. He provides leadership and guidance and manages vision and strategies in the development and optimization of library systems and applications... Read More →
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Rachael Winterling

Usability Coordinator, UNC Charlotte

Saturday November 5, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Colonial Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

11:00am EDT

Innovation Lightning Round 3: Out of the Box Thinking/Entrepreneurship and Technology/Trends Threads
New for the 2016 Conference! These sessions are 10 minutes in length, and will be timed by a moderator. We schedule 5 presentations back-to-back during a 60 minute concurrent time slot with time for questions and answers at the end. 

1. Creating Innovation Spaces in the Workplace (Michael Rodriguez) 

Library innovations are often framed as public facing and presented in terms of technology adoption and makerspaces. Every bit as essential are spaces for innovation in the workplace. This lightning talk makes the case for spaces as vital to creating and sustaining innovative and intrapreneurial cultures within libraries. Intrapreneurial staff lead innovation within organizations, but above all they must create spaces, physical and virtual alike, for innovation to be led by peers. So how can libraries create spaces for inspiring and driving internal change leadership? How can library administrators and staff recalibrate often traditional, cluttered, unengaging, cubicle-based workspaces so as to foster creative and collaborative problem solving? Fast-paced and motivating and rooted in visuals and examples, this presentation touches on everything from office layouts to agile development frameworks. The talk aims to demonstrate to library leaders at all levels why and how to design or recalibrate workplace environments to foster intrapreneurship. The talk will highlight the positive outcomes for the organization, staff, and users alike. Attendees will leave this session with a clearer understanding of the value of innovation spaces and how to design and implement those spaces at their own workplaces.

2. Viz-Data's For You: Making Acquisitions Count (Jeffrey Sowder) 

Looking for a new approach to raising the profile of your acquisitions unit using unconventional metrics that reveal work often hidden by traditional statistics? This session presents a case study of an academic library acquisitions manager taking a new direction with statistical gathering and reporting. Learn how Data Visualization and the Viz-Data outlook can refresh the way your data is gathered and shared. Boost your team's image by showing the work being done in inviting and engaging ways.  

3. Using Authoring Tools for Data Sharing (Lisa Zilinski)

Publishers are increasingly requiring authors to share research data, software code, analysis pipelines, simulations, and other supplemental documentation associated with published articles. Many times, publishers do not provide guidance on what information needs to be shared, how the information should be shared, how these materials should be linked to one another and any associated publications, or how to pay for depositing and preserving the information. In the current publishing landscape, data and analysis protocols or code, typically included as supplementary materials as part of a PDF, is not easily reusable, given the time-consuming need to copy and paste in order to digitize, potentially creating errors. Even when the data is accessible and downloadable by a researcher, it loses context and is not discoverable if there is no corresponding metadata specifically for the data, or if the original article does not indicate that there is data within. This session will demonstrate an example of a workflow that leverages authoring tools such as emacs and org-mode to automate data sharing through embedding data and code into the published output, providing researchers with the means to integrate data and code into technical writing and automatically include metadata into the final document.

4. Tracking Link Origins in a Discovery Maze: the NISO Community Strikes Again! (Nettie Lagace) 

Tracking Link Origins is a new NISO project, approved by NISO Voting Members in Spring 2016.  This working group is investigating options for full reporting of link origin information, when users connect to a publisher's content via a discovery service.  Typical web log analysis may obscure this origin information or report only the "last stop" of the request, typically a link resolver. Full reporting will enable content providers, libraries, and discovery providers to measure true success of their work supplying metadata and content to this environment. The working group's investigation focuses on link resolver pathways, and potentially improving the implementation of the NISO OpenURL standard, while including analysis of link routes which make use of DOI/handle servers. The audience will learn about this new NISO activity and be able to provide feedback for the working group to consider. 
5. The Role of Academic Librarians in Ending the Reproducibility Crisis (Donna Gibson, Steven Altieri)

Studies show that as little as 10% of scientific papers can be reproduced. But why is this happening? And how can you, as an academic librarian, a scientific publisher, or a member of the scientific research community, help to bring this reproducibility crisis to an end? We’ll be discussing how academic publishers and librarians can advance the productivity, efficiency, and reproducibility of scientific research.

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Rachel Fleming

Lead Librarian for Acquisitions/Budget Officer, Appalachian State University
Rachel Fleming is Lead Librarian for Acquisitions at Appalachian State University, where she manages the acquisition of all material types. She has previously served as Serials Librarian at Western Carolina University and Collection Development librarian at Central College in Pella... Read More →

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Steven Altieri

Director of Sales Americas, JoVE
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Donna Gibson

Executive Director, Library Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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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 →
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Michael Rodriguez

Collections Strategist, UConn Library
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Jeffrey Sowder

Head Order Services & Acquisitions, Emory University
Jeffrey Sowder is Head of Order Services at Emory University Robert Woodruff Library. Jeffrey serves on the Advisory Committee of ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS). He served as Chair of ALA GLBTRT Rainbow List Committee and was Chair of the ALA GLBT... Read More →
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Lisa Zilinski

Research Data Consultant, Carnegie Mellon University
Lisa Zilinski is the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries Research Data Consultant. As faculty in the Research Curation Division, Lisa consults with all members of the CMU research community on issues surrounding data management, including developing and implementing data management... Read More →

Saturday November 5, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Gold Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403