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Monday, April 4


S03 - Altmetrics in Practice: Librarian and LIS Faculty Views
Altmetrics measure the impact of scholarship via mentions in social media and other non-traditional venues. For librarians and faculty, altmetrics are also a new area for research. The focus of this presentation is the results of surveys of academic librarians’ and LIS scholars’ awareness and use of altmetrics.

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Stacy Konkiel

Director of Research Relations, Altmetric & Dimensions
Stacy Konkiel is the Director of Research Relations at Altmetric & Dimensions (Digital Science). She studies incentives systems in academia and informetrics, and has written and presented widely on Open Science. Previously, Stacy worked with teams at Impactstory, Indiana University... Read More →
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Dr. Sarah Sutton

Associate Professor of Library and Information Man, Emporia State University School of Library and Information Management
I'm currently on the faculty of the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University where I teach information organization, collection development, and, of course, e-resources management. I love to talk about what practicing librarians in serials and e-resources... Read More →

Monday April 4, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am
Room 203
Tuesday, April 5


S36-03 - Standards for Altmetrics? What's Next?
This talk will update its audience on work done at NISO to advance standards and recommended practices for altmetrics, including term definitions and use cases; identification of "alternative" research output forms (besides "an article"); and a code of conduct for data producers to demonstrate adherence to community definitions for data quality.
*This short talk is part of session "S36 - Standards & Best Practices"

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Elizabeth Winter

Head, Collection Acq & Mgmt, Georgia Tech Library
eResources, restructuring technical services, project management, OERs/open textbooks, discovery beyond discovery systems, how academic libraries can remain relevant in the 21st century

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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 →

Tuesday April 5, 2016 9:00am - 9:15am
Grand Ballroom


S50 - Insights through Visualization: Analyzing the Use of Library-Published Content
Good data visualization helps us discover hidden patterns and communicate complex concepts.  This presentation describes an effort at ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company to create interactive visualizations of our technical reports’ usage and content. The end product generates insights into research and promotes engagement with readers and authors.

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Andrea Cato

Information Analyst, ExxonMobil Upstream Research

Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 203


S58 - Is “E” for Everybody? Reorganizing to Fit E-Resources across Blended Departments
As library budgets languish, e-resource availability flourishes, and new technologies emerge, two academic institutions share projects for reorganizing workflows.  The presentation will cover reorganization efforts of Technical Services at Tulane University, and Acquisitions and Resource Sharing at University of Kansas.  Both will outline processes, resulting strategies, personnel training, and assessment metrics.

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Judith Emde

Assistant Dean - Content & Access Services, University of Kansas Libraries

Kathrine Montgomery

Head, Acquisitions and ERM, Tulane University
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Angela Rathmel

Head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing, University of Kansas
Angie Rathmel is currently head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing at the University of Kansas (KU) Libraries. She previously served as the libraries’ electronic resources librarian, among other positions. Angie oversees workflows related to the libraries’ collection budget, including... Read More →

Tuesday April 5, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 204