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2. Collection Development & Assessment [clear filter]
Monday, April 3

11:00am CDT

S011 - Considering Collections as Service: The Transition from Building Collections to Curating Access
The academic library is finally changing. Its focus must be on its services to its users and its collection(s) must be viewed as one of those services, a means to an end rather than an end in itself. The implications of this perspective change offer profound opportunities.

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Glenn Bunton, MLIS, MS

Director of Library & Information Technology, University of South Carolina Libraries
Technology, education, libraries, photography, ice cream, barbecue, sports, music, movies, travel, anything and everything.

Monday April 3, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am CDT
Room 301

11:30am CDT

S009-03 - Standards in Motion: the NISO Altmetric Initiative
The latest NISO recommended practice, Outputs of the NISO Alternative Assessment Project, was published in September 2016; a NISO Standing Committee now provides support and education and determines what next steps might be taken in the standardization area for this important new realm of researcher and publication assessment. 

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Todd Carpenter

Executive Director, NISO
Wine, food, wine, Standards, running, wine, food, wine.http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8320-0491
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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 →

Monday April 3, 2017 11:30am - 11:45am CDT
Room 203

1:15pm CDT

S013 - DDA/EBA Assessment in the Mega-Sized and the Medium-Sized Library: Going Beyond “They Clicked It → We Bought It → Done'
Libraries often assess DDA/EBA programs based on use and cost. However, some vendors provide richer data beyond COUNTER. This panel focuses on assessment methodologies that capitalize on robust usage data and advocates for all participants to work together to improve standards that can allow us to better assess e-resources.

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Nicole Branch

Head of Instruction & Assessment, Santa Clara University
Nicole Branch is Head of Instruction & Assessment at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. In this role, Nicole coordinates the library’s assessment program and serves as the subject librarian for the departments of anthropology, sociology, and the University’s Miller... Read More →
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Tina E Chrzastowski

Head of Access & Delivery Services, Santa Clara University Library
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Jessica Harris

Head of Electronic Resources & Serials, Santa Clara University Library
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Lynn Wiley

Head of Acquisitions, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Monday April 3, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm CDT
Room 101

2:15pm CDT

S019 - The Charlotte Initiative for Permanent Acquisitions of Ebooks by Academic Libraries – Research Project Final Report
How can libraries provide eBooks for the long term? How do course use, ILL, user experience, licensing, and platforms and preservation fit in? What business models are needed to support these core principles:

  • Unlimited simultaneous users

  • No Digital Rights Management (DRM)

  • Irrevocable perpetual access and archival rights

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October Ivins

Principal and Consultant, Ivins eContent Solutions
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... Read More →

Monday April 3, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm CDT
Room 101

2:15pm CDT

S023 - Do the numbers add up? Taking a holistic approach to e-resource usage
Learn how librarians at an academic library took a holistic approach to analyzing e-resources using data from a MINES for Libraries™ survey, OneScience reports on faculty publications compared to the library’s holdings, vendor statistics and more. See how this approach can help with collection development and faculty connections.

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Dawn McKinnon

McGill University

Monday April 3, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm CDT
Room 301

3:30pm CDT

S027-01 - The Flipped Interlibrary Loan Model of Acquisitions: Using “FILL” for Collection Development
Flipped Interlibrary Loan principles include use of ILL data for collection development, emphasizing the value of permanent access, delivery of materials at speeds competitive to ILL, timely communication, and collaboration of ILL and Acquisitions. This resulted in Lehigh’s Express Purchase program and an ILL-based eBook pilot in collaboration with ProQuest.

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Dan Huang

Resource Acquisitions Manager, Lehigh University
I enjoy meat, meeting new librarians, and diving into talking about patron driven acquisitions. Ask me about Lehigh's Wayfinder project!

Monday April 3, 2017 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT
Room 203

3:30pm CDT

S028 - Doing More with Your Data: How to use statistics to improve services, enhance collections, and impress your boss
Modern libraries track a host of database and discovery service statistics. However, many libraries don’t take full advantage of the wealth of data available to them. We will address common and wish list statistics gathered both internally and by vendors.


Rebecca Boughan

Continuations Librarian, Brigham Young University
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J Curtis Thacker

Director of Discovery Systems, Brigham Young University

Monday April 3, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Room 204

3:45pm CDT

S027-02 - Forecasting Use: Using ILL data to try and predict the impact of unbundling two publisher packages
Looming budget cuts meant that UWM had to prepare for major cancellations, including our Big Deals. This short talk will discuss how ILL data was collected and analyzed alongside COUNTER usage in a attempt to forecast the effect that breaking a part multiple Big Deals would have on ILL.


Mitchell Scott

Collection Assessment Librarian, UW-Milwaukee

Monday April 3, 2017 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
Room 203

4:30pm CDT

S031 - Cooperative Collection Management between Universities: Exploring the Possibilities and Potential Pitfalls
University libraries typically do their data analysis in a siloed approach.  Two peer institutions collaborated to share methodologies, best practices, and results in order to make needed cancellations and reallocation of funds to areas of need. This presentation will inform you of the results of this process.


Kevin R Garewal

The University of Akron

Rich Wisneski

Assistant Director, Cleveland State University

Monday April 3, 2017 4:30pm - 5:15pm CDT
Room 101
Tuesday, April 4

8:00am CDT

S037-01 - Empowering Subject Specialists through Fund Code Consolidation
In Fall 2016, the USC Libraries consolidated hundreds of fund codes used for library acquisitions down to approximately 50 while simultaneously giving subject librarians responsibility for managing serials and database expenditures rather than simply monograph purchases.  This session will report on the progress and problems of the project to date.

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John Eric Juricek

Co-Associate Dean, Collections, Univ of Southern California
Acquiring, assessing, and managing electronic and print resources at a large research university.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 8:00am - 8:15am CDT
Room 203

8:30am CDT

S037-03 - Open Access and Database Coverage Overlaps: Determining the Real Cost-Per-Use Using J5 COUNTER Reports
Using J5 COUNTER reports, learn to calculate the actual cost-per-use for core titles by looking only at usage that falls outside of the coverage overlap. The presenter discovered many journal titles exhibiting overlap did not justify their cost-per-use compared to the cost associated with ILLing only the most current articles._x000D_


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Matt Gallagher

Collection Management & Metadata Librarian, University of the Sciences

Tuesday April 4, 2017 8:30am - 8:45am CDT
Room 203

9:30am CDT

S043-03 - How Should We Select E-Book Packages? A comparison of practices in book, e-journal and other consumer content selection
Using visual elicitation, we ask audience members to sketch current selection practices for e-books. We then present new ways of understanding selection criteria and processes from the book, e-journal, e-book, and consumer research literature.  We then ask audience members to refine selection practice drawings based on our presentation. 

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Kristin Eschenfelder

Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Kristin R. Eschenfelder (PhD, Syracuse 2000) is a Professor at the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests focus on access and use regimes – or the complex, multi-level networks of laws, customs, technologies and... Read More →
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Mei Zhang

Ph.D. student, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
I am a Ph.D student majored in Library Science at University of Wisconsin- Madison. My research focuses on electronic resource management and information policy, and my dissertation will explore decision making processes used by libraries for selecting e-book packages, and processes... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 9:30am - 9:45am CDT
Room 203

11:00am CDT

S056 - Evidently Rising: New Providers, Models, and Lessons in Evidence-Based Acquisitions of E-books
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

eBooks Strategist, US History Librarian, International Relations Librarian, Social Sciences Collection Strategist, UC San Diego
Harold has been a selector and subject liaison at UCSD since 1988. He holds degrees from Wake Forest University and Indiana University. Cannot resist these conversation starters: Rolling Stones, craft beer, college football, genealogy, Route 66, Moomins.

Vanessa French

Electronic Resources Librarian, Butler University
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Arielle Lomness

Collections Librarian, University of British Columbia - Okanagan Campus
Arielle Lomness is the Collections Librarian at UBC Library’s Okanagan campus, in addition to serving as a subject librarian. She is currently responsible for coordinating the Library’s collections activities, including the acquisitions of new content, the maintenance of the existing... Read More →
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Josh Petrusa

Assoc. Dean for Collections & Digital Services, Butler University

Melanie Schaffner

Director, 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... Read More →
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Lynn Wiley

Head of Acquisitions, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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

11:00am CDT

S057 - Evaluating Paid-for and Open Access Data Resources
Data comes in a multitude of formats, concerns most subject areas, but is often found freely available. After pulling from a variety of resources, talking to numerous librarians, and researching offerings, this presentation presents all necessary elements of a data resource into an easy-to-use evaluation rubric and collection development policy.


Allyson Rodriguez

Coordinator of Electronic Resources, University of North Texas

Tuesday April 4, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am CDT
Room 301

1:15pm CDT

Thinking Outside The Box: Non-Traditional Takes on Assessment and Management of E-Resources

Whether through a serials review process or a detailed study, analyzing the value of e-resources at regular intervals is important to ensure their fit within your library’s collection and budget. While COUNTER statistics are vital for comparable analysis and reporting, there are other metrics and features that can be used to help assess, manage, and promote resources - giving more benefits to the end user.

We’ll look at how other metrics (i.e. impact factors, ILLs, turnaway statistics) and qualitative factors (i.e. perpetual access, open access, scholarly research support, recommendations, user feedback, classroom use, and curricula matching) offer actionable insights for librarians. This session will provide some perspectives and case examples, and a forum for discussing these issues.

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Steven Altieri

Senior Director of Sales - Americas, JoVE
Steve is the longest tenured member of the sales department having joined JoVE in 2012. He has sold into every market that JoVE covers and opened the APAC sales office in Melbourne, Australia in 2014. He reports seeing many kangaroos. Since returning to the US, he is currently serving... Read More →
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Whitney Bates-Gomez

Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian, Georgia State University
ER&L is one of the highlights of my year -- I always learn so much! I would be happy to chat about academic libraries (something I am new to!), Atlanta (also new!) and anything that generally makes the work life of an ERL easier and more fun. I also serve on the ER&L Poster Committee.Any... Read More →
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Scott Pope

Continuing Resources Librarian, Texas State University
Scott Pope is the Continuing Resources Librarian at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. In the role, Scott coordinates the acquisitions, renewals, and cancellations of databases and serials. Prior to this role, Scott was the Monographic Acquisitions Librarian at Texas State... Read More →

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JoVE is the leading producer and publisher of video resources with the mission to increase productivity of research and education in science, medicine and engineering. Established in 2006, JoVE has produced over 6,000 video articles demonstrating experiments filmed in laboratories... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm CDT
Room 202

2:15pm CDT

Diving Deeper for Better Insight: Combining Patron Analytics and Patron-driven Acquisition Models to Better Serve Your Researchers

What if your usage and sales reports went beyond *how* your users leverage your resources to tell the story of *why* they use your resources? What if these reports combined statistics with demographics so you could determine how to best serve individual user types?  

Gaining this level of insight often requires surveying users and hours of analysis. During this session, ProQuest’s Diana Peterson will talk through how libraries leverage Patron Analytics, the EBL-originating feature recently relaunched on ProQuest Ebook Central, to skip this time-consuming process. She’ll offer three examples of ways libraries use Patron Analytics to showcase their library’s value as well as offer best practices around combining the data it collects with other ProQuest features, including patron-driven acquisition models like Access-to-Own, to build a collection that best meets the needs of the researchers that it serves.

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Diana Peterson

Sr. Director of Product Management, Ebooks, ProQuest
Ebook acquisition, DDA, EBA, Access-to-Own, ebook user experience, ProQuest ebooks. I'm a mom of triplets about to head to university (3 different ones) so in both business & personal life, library resources are important to me!

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ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections, and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm CDT
Room 202

3:15pm CDT

Measuring Impact: The New Alexander Street Admin Portal

We released our new admin portal in late January and our focus was moving beyond usage data. We are measuring impact with a set of new data capture tools to assess the video viewers perspective on the efficacy of the video, the viewers use-case or reason for watching the video and a beta tool to offer customized in-video assessments that can feed gradebooks in learning management systems as well as aggregate data in the admin portal. These are new features but the data is rolling in, so we will give a quick overview of the impact measures in the admin portal and share some of our early data.

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David Parker

VP, Editorial & Licensing, Alexander Street a ProQuest Company
David Parker is VP Editorial and Licensing for Alexander Street – the leading provider of video, multi-media databases and unique, curated content to the global university library market. Prior to his role with Alexander Street, David founded Business Expert Press and served as... Read More →

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Alexander Street

Alexander Street pairs exclusive streaming video, audio, and curated full-text with cutting-edge online tools to transform the way people research, learn, and teach in virtually every discipline. Learn more at http://alexanderstreet.com.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 3:15pm - 4:00pm CDT
Room 202

4:15pm CDT

S088 - Integrated Collection Development for the 21st Century
The University of North Texas Libraries adopted a new collection development method to better respond to emerging acquisitions models, unstable budgets, and the evolving scholarly communications landscape. This presentation will explore our innovative philosophy and demonstrate how librarians can adapt the model to local circumstances.


Coby Condrey

University of North Texas Libraries
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Todd Enoch

Head of Serials and Electronic Resources, University of North Texas
Todd Enoch obtained his MLS in 2005 from the University of North Texas while working in their library as a staff member, first in Cataloging and later in Serials. In February 2006, Todd was hired as a librarian at UNT, and has been working as the Head of Serials and Electronic Resources... Read More →
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Laurel Sammonds Crawford, MLIS

Head of Collection Development, University of North Texas Libraries
Laurel has a BS in Zoology and earned her MLIS from Louisiana State University. Her research interests include collection analysis, electronic resource use and delivery, and library leadership.

Tuesday April 4, 2017 4:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
Salon D/E
Wednesday, April 5

8:30am CDT

S091 - Impact Analytics: Measuring and Driving Meaningful Use of Electronic Resources
With COUNTER, Google Analytics, and other usage statistics we can measure whether and how a resource was used. But did that use have impact? Did students learn? Was it a dead end search or a new discovery? See examples of publishers and libraries collaborating to develop meaningful measures of impact.

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Andrea Eastman-Mullins

VP Product Management, ProQuest / Alexander Street
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Jesse Koennecke

Director, Acquisitions & E-Resource Licensing, Cornell University
Jesse is responsible for managing Acquisitions and E-Resource Licensing services for Cornell University Library (CUL). Jesse has been a member of the FOLIO Product Council since 2016, serving on several task forces, chair, and currently as the interim chair.
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Boaz Nadav-Manes

Associate University Librarian for Access Services and Collection Management, Brown University

Wednesday April 5, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am CDT
Room 204

8:30am CDT

S094 - Saving Student Money: Hidden Textbooks in eBook Collections
High cost textbooks are a hot topic for colleges an universities. Libraries license online, scholarly, educational content. The presenters show a method for match already-owned ebooks that have suitable usage rights with assigned textbooks. The identified ebooks can save $100ks of student spending per semester.

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Athena Hoeppner

Discovery Services Librarian, University of Central Florida
Athena Hoeppner is the Discovery Services Librarian at the University of Central Florida, in Orlando, Florida. Her career in academic libraries spans 25 years with roles in public services, systems, and technical services. In her current role, she jointly oversees the eResources lifecycle... Read More →

Ying Zhang

Head, Acquisitions and Collection Services, University of Central Florida
Ying is the Head of the Acquisitions & Collection Services Department at the Univ. of Central Florida Libraries in Orlando, FL. Her main responsibilities include managing the materials budget and overseeing the entire acquisitions and collection services in all formats for UCF Libraries... Read More →

Wednesday April 5, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am CDT
Salon C

9:30am CDT

S098 - Explore the Hidden Cache of Statistics at Your Library: Data Mining and Visualization Techniques for Collection Development and Assessment
Much time and effort is invested in harvesting and storing library data. Analysis is daunting, yet remains essential in discovering new  relationships. Visualizations present results in an easy-to-understand manner. This session covers the process undertaken by one academic library in exploring its untapped collections data and building interactive assessment tools.

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Stephanie Hess

Electronic Resources Librarian, Binghamton University Libraries
Stephanie P. Hess has worked in a variety of Technical Services positions since 1998. She is currently the Electronic Resources Librarian at Binghamton University (SUNY) and possesses an extensive background in acquisitions, cataloging, collection development, and serials managem... Read More →

Wednesday April 5, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am CDT
Room 204

9:45am CDT

S097-02 - Material Order: Using open-source software to manage design materials collections
Librarians at GSD and RISD have been partners in the multi-year development of a shared open-source cataloging and collection management database for materials collections, utilizing CollectionSpace—a web-based, open-source collections management system that builds off existing functionality, adding from scratch only those elements required to support management of materials collections.

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Mark Pompelia

Visual + Material Resource Librarian, Rhode Island School of Design, ARLIS/NA Vice-President / President Elect

Wednesday April 5, 2017 9:45am - 10:00am CDT
Room 203

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