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Tuesday, April 4 • 11:00am - 11:45am
S056 - Evidently Rising: New Providers, Models, and Lessons in Evidence-Based Acquisitions of E-books

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Evidence-based models of acquisition represent a new wave in the e-books market for academic libraries, with major publishers and content providers now on scene with active pilots and projects that employ usage to inform (but not trigger) purchasing. This panel offers participant and vendor insights drawn from recent EBA experiences.

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Harold Colson

International Relations Librarian, U.S. History Librarian, eBooks Coordinator, University of California, San Diego
Harold has been a selector and subject liaison at UCSD since 1988. He holds degrees from Wake Forest University and Indiana University. Rumor says he cannot resist these conversation starters: Rolling Stones, craft beer, college football, genealogy, Route 66, Bernie Gunther mysteries, Moomins. (Post-conference research mission at LBJ Library: National Security File, Country File, Laos.)

Vanessa French

Electronic Resources Librarian, Butler University
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Arielle Lomness

Collections Librarian, University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Arielle is currently responsible for coordinating the UBC Library's Okanagan campus collections activities, including acquisitions, renewals, and cancellations. Along with the Library's Vancouver campus, she has been participating in leading e-book evidence-based and package acquisitions programs. Additional responsibilities include overseeing book and other material donations to the Library. | | Arielle’s research interests include... Read More →
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Josh Petrusa

Butler University
This is my first trip to Austin, despite my teenaged fascination with Richard Linklater's 1991 film 'Slacker'

Melanie Schaffner

Director of Sales and Marketing, Project MUSE
Melanie Schaffner joined Project MUSE® in 1996 and currently serves as Director, Sales and Marketing. Her primary responsibilities include managing global sales and outreach activities, developing business models and a comprehensive marketing strategy for MUSE’s various product lines, contributing to product development plans, and overseeing MUSE’s presence at a variety of library, scholarly, and publishing meetings worldwide... Read More →
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Lynn Wiley

Head of Acquisitions: Associate Professor University Libraries, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday April 4, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am
Room 204

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