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Monday, April 3

11:45am CDT

Lunch & Learn with Ex Libris: Weeding e-Resources
This session is now at capacity. Guests registered through this link will be given priority. 
**Please use this link to RSVP to reserve your spot for this event**

While the weeding of physical materials in libraries has become a well-worn workflow, weeding e-resources is much newer and can seem confusing. This session will demonstrate how to incorporate usage, overlap analysis, and duplicate title analysis to make sure you’re keeping what you need and not what you don’t. E-resource specialists will present new electronic resources reporting workflows that combines usage data, an overlap analysis of e-resources owned between different vendor packages, and a duplicate title analysis of e-resources owned all within a single system. This session will review each of these reporting features and their data output to help us understand our e-resource collections, where we are allocating funds, and what savings can be generated for the library.

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Katy Aronoff

Director of Solutions Architecture, Ex Libris
Katy Aronoff is director of solutions architecture for Ex Libris, running the pre-sales team for North America and conducting product demonstrations and workshops at libraries across the United States, Canada, and Latin America for Ex Libris. Prior to joining Ex Libris, she worked... Read More →
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Hong Ma

Head of Library Systems, Loyola University Chicago
Hong Ma is the Head of Library Systems at Loyola University Chicago. She played essential roles in LITA (Library Information Technology Association) and serves on the Core Board as Director-at-Large. She serves on the ELUNA Steering Committee and the ER&L Workshops Committee . She... Read More →

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Ex Libris

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for higher education. Offering SaaS solutions for the management and discovery of the full spectrum of library and scholarly materials, as well as mobile campus solutions driving student engagement... Read More →

Monday April 3, 2017 11:45am - 1:15pm CDT
Room 301
  Sponsored Session
Tuesday, April 4

9:00am CDT

Measuring the Impact of Archive Content: A Circulation Study
How do you measure the impact of archive content? Come join the conversation as Hannah McKelvey (Montana State University) and Mitch Moulton (Springer Nature) discuss the initial motivations, needs, and expectations associated with licensing archive content. Session includes a print and electronic circulation analysis of Springer Book Archive titles at Montana State University over a one-year period.

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Hannah Mckelvey

Electronic Resources & Discovery Services Librarian, Montana State University Library
Hannah McKelvey is an Assistant Professor and Electronic Resources & Discovery Services Librarian at MSU Library in Bozeman, Montana.

Mitch Moulton

Account Development Manager, Springer Nature

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Springer Nature

Springer Nature is a new force in research, professional and educational publishing. Every day around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, and resources reach millions of people - helping students to learn, researchers and scientists to discover, and professionals to achieve... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 9:00am - 9:45am CDT
Room 202
  Sponsored Session

11:00am CDT

How are digital primary sources being used? Exploring Usage Data and Case Studies (Session Presented by Adam Matthew)
How are Humanities students and scholars using digital primary source materials? We  have mined usage data from all Adam Matthew resources to explore user trends, popular subjects, topics, and tools in digital primary source research and teaching. This session will present our findings and cross reference with user case studies.

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Michael Levine-Clark

Dean, University of Denver

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Adam Matthew Digital

Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. Our award winning collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval family life and Victorian medicine to 1960s pop culture and global politics... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 11:00am - 11:45am CDT
Room 202
  Sponsored Session

11:45am CDT

Lunch & Learn with EBSCO: Achieving Success in Research, the EBSCO Discovery Service Way

**Please use this link to RSVP to reserve your spot for this event**

Success in research stands or falls with discovery. Discovery, after all, is the entry point to the library’s collections. With this in mind, EBSCO has focused much of its development efforts on EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which has become the discovery service of choice for thousands of libraries worldwide. So how does EDS support success in research? From its unique approach to relevance ranking, the inclusion of subject indexes, to an array of customization options delivered by our library service engineers, there is much that goes into EDS. This presentation will provide an overview of EDS. The presenter will present the core EDS features and functionality that drive success in research and will look at the array of ways in which libraries can work with EBSCO engineers to customize EDS to meet specific institutional and user needs.

Learning objectives: participants will learn about EDS, its core features and customization options that support success in research.

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Eric Frierson

Sr. Director, Field Engineering, EBSCO
Hey! I'm the team lead for library services engineering and integration for EBSCO. This means I can answer any question you might have about integrating EDS or the EDS API into your library and campus. I'm also a developer, building applications that use our API in outside-of-the-box... Read More →

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EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of research databases, e-books and e-journals—all combined with the most powerful discovery service and management resources to support the information and collection development needs of libraries... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 11:45am - 1:00pm CDT
Salon C
  Sponsored Session

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

Sage Focus Group
Do you ever wish you had the ear of a publisher? Join the SAGE Focus Group and come ready to discuss the trends that are impacting your priorities and purchases. Also, what support do you need from publishers and content providers to help roll out new purchases? All participants will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Spaces are limited so RSVP now here.

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Carmel Schrire

Executive Marketing Manager, SAGE Publications

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SAGE Publishing

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 900 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products... Read More →

Tuesday April 4, 2017 4:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
Room 101
Wednesday, April 5

9:30am CDT

New tools and techniques to help evaluate your journal collections, powered by Scopus
In this session we look at the tools and techniques available to help you select the correct metrics for different situations. These include the research metrics available in Scopus, along with the new set of free, community driven journal metrics, called CiteScore metrics, which can be used to evaluate journal collections.

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Chris James

Product Manager Research Metrics, Elsevier
Research metrics, demonstrating (societal) impact, responsible use of metrics and Snowball Metrics. Recently launched CiteScore metrics

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As the world’s leading provider of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. We partner with a global community of 7,000 journal editors, 70,000 editorial board members, 300,000 reviewers... Read More →

Wednesday April 5, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am CDT
Salon A/B

11:30am CDT

Lunch & Learn with Oxford Univeristy Press: Reference Reimagined: Oxford Research Encyclopedias and the New Frontier of Scholarly Reference
**Please use this link to RSVP to reserve your spot for this event**

Damon Zucca, Publisher of Scholarly Reference for Oxford University Press, and Abby Scheel, Humanities Librarian from The Florida State University discuss the role of publishers and subject librarians in offering scholarly reference resources for inter-disciplinary research. They will discuss the current reference landscape, including both free general reference resources and the role of scholarly reference.  The discussion will highlight the Oxford Research Encyclopedias program and the role of contextual scholarly research in the Wikipedia age.

Learning Objectives for this session:

Cross-disciplinary research; Future of Reference; Role of Librarians and University Presses in Developing new Scholarly Reference Resources

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Abby Scheel

Humanities Librarian, The Florida State University
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Damon Zucca

Publisher, Scholarly Reference, Oxford University Press

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Wednesday April 5, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm CDT
Room 301

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