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Monday, April 3

10:00am CDT

S003-01 - Sayonara Silos: Reconstructing Library Organizations Along with Library Systems
This short will draw a comparison between the evolution of library automation and management systems and the organizational structures and positions of academic libraries. Through discussion of this comparison, the presenter will argue that library organizations should restructure to better serve our user communities and sustain our collective, professional futures.

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Hillary Veeder

Public Services Librarian, Texas Tech University
Hi, Hello, Everyone! 2nd time ER&L attendee and 1st time presenter this year. I thoroughly enjoyed my first experience @ ERL and am looking forward to sharing my professional voice - thank you in advance for the opportunity!!

Monday April 3, 2017 10:00am - 10:15am CDT
Room 203

10:15am CDT

S003-02 - The Impact of Discovery Systems on Libraries' Organizational Structure and Staffing
As libraries adopt new technologies, it is important to consider how and by whom they will be managed and incorporated into existing organizational structures.  This presentation will cover the preliminary results of widely distributed survey about how the adoption of discovery systems impact the organization and personnel of academic libraries.


Kelsey Brett

University of Houston
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Richard Guajardo

Richard Guajardo is Head of Resource Discovery Systems at the University of Houston. He provides oversight for electronic resources management, discovery tools, and the library services platform. He is currently on the 2017 NASIG Conference Planning Committee and is vice-chair of... Read More →

Frederick Young

University of Houston

Monday April 3, 2017 10:15am - 10:30am CDT
Room 203

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