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October Ivins

Ivins eContent Solutions
Principal and Consultant
October was an academic librarian for 20 years at UNC and LSU, and was an executive at two Boston area publishing services dot coms.  She is an independent consultant to publishers and other content providers, associations, libraries, and consortia.  Projects typically include market research, product and license development, pricing, and/or marketing strategy.  She earned both BA and MLS degrees at UNC-Chapel Hill and completed PhD coursework in LIS (digital libraries and the information industry, and qualitative research methods) at UT Austin.   She is active in the American Library Association (ALCTS) and is a past president of the North American Serials Interest Group and the Society for Scholarly Publishing.   She is a frequent speaker at professionals meetings.