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Sustainable Collection Management: Enabling the Transformation of Libraries

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Presenter: Matt Barnes, Director of Sustainable Collection Services, OCLC

Matt Barnes reviewed how libraries are expanding the scope and nature of their collections; integrating information resources with applied learning experiences; facilitating researcher collaboration; and completely rethinking collections and access. 

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Solving the Textbook Cost Crisis

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016  
Presenter: Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education, SPARC
Nicole Allen leads SPARC's work on the issue area of Open Education, with a dual focus on public policy and engaging the library community to advance this issue on campus

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HathiTrust and Your Library:  An Update for 2016

Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Presenter: Mike Furlough, Executive Director, HathiTrust
In this talk, Mike highlights HathiTrust’s services and its major programs focused on shared print, computational research, and federal documents.  Discussion focused on how the University of Maryland can build on HathiTrust for their own needs.

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The Evolving Scholarly Record: Scope, Stakeholders, and Stewardship

Date: Monday, November 16, 2015 Brian Lavoie
Presenter: Brian Lavoie, Research Scientist at OCLC Research
In this talk, Brian discussed highlights from the OCLC Research reports The Evolving Scholarly Record and Stewardship of the Evolving Scholarly Record: From the Invisible Hand to Conscious Coordination, with special emphasis on the ways the scholarly record is changing in a digital, networked environment.

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Diversity in the Future of the Research Library

Date: Monday, May 11, 2015 Courtney Young
Presenter: Courtney L. Young, 2014-2015 American Library Association President
Courtney L. Young is currently Head Librarian and Professor of Women’s Studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny and the 2014-2015 American Library Association (ALA) President. In 2011, Courtney was named a Library Journal "Mover & Shaker", recognized as a Change Agent for her ability to successfully make connections among a diversity of duties in her library, on campus, and in the profession.
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Kentucky Fried Libraries: battered and chewed up in the digital marketplace

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014 Mark Sandler
Presenter: Mark Sandler, Director of the Center for Library Initiatives at the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
Mark Sandler discusses the prospects for research libraries when proximity has diminished value, and scale, efficiency, and customer acquisition become the keys to success.

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The Evolution of Open Access: What Might Happen Next

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Heather Joseph image
Presenter: Heather Joseph, SPARC Executive Director
Heather Joseph reviews some of the trends that have emerged in open access: not only how we access and use scholarly research, but how it is disseminated, curated and evaluated.

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Library Objectives: Collections – Discovery – Preservation

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Roger Schonfeld image
Presenter: Roger Schonfeld, Program Director for Libraries, Users, and Scholarly Practices at Ithaka S+R
Roger Schonfeld reviews some of the trends that have emerged in the areas of collections, discovery and preservation to help libraries consider wise objectives for each.
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Terps in Our Beds: Building Meaningful (Library) Relationships in a Multi-Partnered World

Date: Monday, March 25, 2013

Presenter: Dan Hazen, Associate Librarian for Collection Development, Harvard College
Dan Hazen's presentation centers on how partnerships are essential for research libraries but should include discussion on scope, adaptability, assessment plans, and business models.
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Altmetrics: Beyond the article and beyond the impact factor

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Jason Priem image
Presenter: Jason Priem, PhD student and Royster Fellow, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; co-founder of ImpactStory
Jason Priem upends traditional measures of scholarly impact by looking in new places such as Wikipedia and Twitter. Doing so promotes and rewards new forms of Web-native scholarship. Priem demonstrates that “altmetrics”—a term he coined—can inform conversations about what it means to impact scholarship today.
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The River, the Pond, and the Future of the Research Collection

Date: Monday, April 30, 2012 Rick Anderson image
Presenter: Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Collections, University of Utah
Rick Anderson is a popular speaker on subjects related to the future of scholarly communication and information services in higher education. He discusses the future of library access to research collections.

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The Future Library Print Collections: To Share is to Preserve

Date: Monday, October 10, 2011 Lizanne Payne image
Presenter: Lizanne Payne, Consultant
Lizanne Payne discusses how research libraries are reducing the number of books on their shelves by developing strategies to share their print collections.
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Reshaping the research library: Observations on the future of academic collections

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011 Constance
Presenter: Constance Malpas, Program Officer, OCLC Research
Constance Malpas examines the transition of scholarly work from print-based media to networked resources and explores the impact of this transition on the organization of academic libraries.
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Academic Authors and Copyright: Recent Developments in Scholarly Communication

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010 Michael Carroll image
Presenter: Michael W. Carroll, Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law
Michael W. Carroll's presentation on copyright, scholarly communication, author rights, and Open Access.
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