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Monday, April 4
 

10:45am

S10 - e-Books as Course Materials: Demonstrating Value with “Free” Textbooks
The LSU Libraries e-textbook initiative provides students free access to required textbooks through our website. The Libraries identifies required textbooks that are available in the e-book collection, then adds them to a searchable web page. This session will describe our program and how you can implement one at your university.

Speakers
avatar for David J. Comeaux

David J. Comeaux

Systems and Discovery Librarian, LSU Libraries
Dave is responsible for the management of the LSU Libraries’ online library services platforms. Dave provides vision, leadership, and creative thinking to manage and improve discovery of and access to analog and digital content. He also leads the creation, development, and implementation... Read More →
avatar for Emily Frank

Emily Frank

Coordinator of Scholarship & Open Access, Louisiana State University Libraries
avatar for Mike Waugh

Mike Waugh

Systems Librarian, LSU Libraries


Monday April 4, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 105

1:15pm

S13 - Assessing the User Experience of E-Books in Academic Libraries: Search, Usage, and Information Finding
We report findings from a comprehensive assessment of e-book user experience from transaction logs, e-book usage data, and user tests. Results of the assessment have significant implications for the design of e-book features to support users’ reading strategies and help libraries create a consistent e-book user experience.

Speakers
avatar for Xi Niu, PhD

Xi Niu, PhD

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
MP

Marlen Promann

Purdue University
avatar for Tao Zhang

Tao Zhang

Digital User Experience Specialist, Purdue University
User experience, user research, usability test, interface design, wireframes


Monday April 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 204

2:15pm

S20 - Google vs Library Databases: Cultivating Research and Critical Thinking Skills in the Undergraduate Student Population
This presentation will demonstrate pedagogical techniques such as scaffolds to engage learners in critical thinking and research process in a collaborative learning environment.The presenters will discuss scenarios in which they prepare and coach 21st-century learners to skillfully discern the targeted information using Google and Library Integrated & Discovery Services.

Speakers
avatar for Bernadette  Lopez-Fitzsimmons

Bernadette Lopez-Fitzsimmons

Information Services Librarian, Manhattan College
avatar for Kanu A. Nagra, Ph.D

Kanu A. Nagra, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
E- metrics, Critical Thinking Skills in Multiple Learning Style Learners Other Interests : Gardening, Sky Diving and Traveling.


Monday April 4, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Room 301

3:25pm

S24 - Apps in the World of Libraries and Discovery: A New Frontier
Increasingly, apps can be integrated within discovery to augment the user experience and enhance the interaction between a library’s stakeholders and its resources. Panelists will showcase how apps are used in their respective discovery environments. And they will look at the increased library engagement that apps deliver.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Frierson

Eric Frierson

Senior Director of Field Engineering, North America, 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 →
avatar for Andrea Leonard

Andrea Leonard

Metadata Librarian, Appalachian State University
Andrea is the Metadata Librarian at Appalachian State University, working with digital collections. She earned a B.A. from Virginia Tech, an M.L.I.S. from the University of Pittsburgh and, most recently, a second master’s from Appalachian State University. She served as an E-Resources... Read More →
avatar for Jason Martin

Jason Martin

Head of Public Services, duPont-Ball Library, Stetson University


Monday April 4, 2016 3:25pm - 4:10pm
Room 204

3:25pm

S28 - Search, Serendipity & the Researcher Experience
When considering researchers’ information-seeking needs, we often focus on search, such as optimizations for Google-type library search. But what about unplanned instances of discovery?
Through a study of undergraduate students and faculty, this talk summarizes common researcher experiences with methods of serendipitous discovery within the scholarly community.

Speakers
avatar for Lettie Conrad

Lettie Conrad

Executive Program Manager, Discovery & Product Analysis, SAGE Publishing
Lettie Conrad came to SAGE in 2006 after managing the publications program for a think tank in Washington, DC. As an Executive Manager in SAGE’s Online Products Team, Lettie leads a group of specialists who expand SAGE’s capacity for digital product development innovations... Read More →


Monday April 4, 2016 3:25pm - 4:10pm
Room 104

4:20pm

S31-01 - E-Books: Let's Try and Keep it Simple
The Coates Library at Trinity University created a survey to gauge our E-Book use on-campus. 240 students and faculty responded to the online survey; the results were significant! As a response, we created an E-Books at Trinity Libguide dedicated to helping users with each of our E-Book platforms.
 
 
*This short talk is part of session "S31 - eBooks, Licensing & Accessibility"

Moderators
avatar for Angela Sidman

Angela Sidman

Director of E-Resources & Serials Management, Yale University

Speakers
avatar for Lanette Garza

Lanette Garza

Resource Management & Assessment Librarian, Trinity University
Trinity University


Monday April 4, 2016 4:20pm - 4:35pm
Room 301

4:35pm

S32-02 - Choosing Our Words Wisely: Writing for Library Websites
Writing on library web interfaces must be succinct and meaningful to users.
This session discusses best practices for writing on library websites to enhance user experience such as:

Applying the principle of “less is more”
Eliminating the need for wordy explanations through sound design choices
Replacing jargon with useful terms

 
* This short talk is part of session "S32 - Usability"

Speakers
avatar for Jill Locascio

Jill Locascio

Digital & Technical Services Librarian, SUNY College of Optometry


Monday April 4, 2016 4:35pm - 4:50pm
Room 203

4:50pm

S32-03 - A Donut For Your Thoughts: 5 Minute Usability Testing with Optimal Sort
Editing a website governed by an institution-wide content management system can be difficult, as attempts to gain user feedback on changes are overwhelmed by comments about design features outside of the library's control. Come learn how a free online tool helped one library focus on testing designs they could improve.
 
* This short talk is part of session "S32 - Usability"

Speakers
avatar for Tiffany LeMaistre, MSIS

Tiffany LeMaistre, MSIS

Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian, Nevada State College
Hi! I'm Tiffany LeMaistre, the Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian at Nevada State College (NSC). It's interesting working at the first digital library in the state of Nevada! I especially enjoy analyzing collections and services through integration with the student data... Read More →


Monday April 4, 2016 4:50pm - 5:05pm
Room 203
 
Tuesday, April 5
 

9:45am

S44-01 - Developing Marketing Plan for Library Databases to Optimize Return on Investment
The goal of this presentation is to provide different strategies to maximize the return on investment through promotion and marketing of library databases. It will also uncover the popular marketing theory & practices in use to develop an effective marketing plan for library databases using both free and paid methods.
 
*This short talk is part of session "S44 - External Relationships"

Moderators
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Xan Arch

Director of Collection Services, Reed College

Speakers
avatar for Kanu A. Nagra, Ph.D

Kanu A. Nagra, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
E- metrics, Critical Thinking Skills in Multiple Learning Style Learners Other Interests : Gardening, Sky Diving and Traveling.


Tuesday April 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:00am
Room 301

9:45am

Pathways to Primary Sources
This informative session will explore innovative solutions for increasing student engagement and faculty in-class use of digital primary sources. Join humanities and social sciences data providers Adam Matthew as they showcase new tools that will enliven students’ imaginations and faculty research. Hear from Michael Levine-Clark on how these features are transforming the learning experiences at the University of Denver. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask the panel questions and receive free, 30 day trial access to all interactive tools featured.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Butler

Alex Butler

Product Specialist and Academic Outreach, Adam Matthew Digital
Hello! When I'm not talking about digital resources or primary source research, feel free to chat to me about football (translation: soccer), food (any kind), the UK and anything you fancy really. Look forward to meeting you!
avatar for Michael Levine-Clark

Michael Levine-Clark

Dean of Libraries, University of Denver
avatar for Lenny Rogers

Lenny Rogers

Senior US Library Sales Manager, Adam Matthew Digital



Tuesday April 5, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am
Room 103

10:45am

S48 - Alternative Avenues of Discovery: Competition or Potential
Join this session to learn about recent studies on the impact of library discovery solutions and their overall use by academic and research library patrons as well as the possibilities of leveraging technologies such as mobile experience and linked data to extend the reach of libraries to your patron community.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Levine-Clark

Michael Levine-Clark

Dean of Libraries, University of Denver
avatar for Ido Peled

Ido Peled

Corp VP, Mobile Campus Solutions, Ex Libris
avatar for Jason Price

Jason Price

Director of Licensing Operations, SCELC
Jason S. Price is Director of Licensing Operations at the SCELC Library Consortium. He earned a doctorate in plant evolutionary ecology from Indiana University Bloomington where he gained in depth experience as a graduate student researcher and teacher and capped it off with a Masters... Read More →


Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 204

1:15pm

S53 - Integrating Discovery and Database A-Z Lists with LibGuides
LibGuides is used by libraries to curate knowledge and share information on any topic.  In this session, panelists will provide practical examples of how discovery and LibGuides work together, and what implementation of a large database A-Z list looks like.

Speakers
avatar for Martha Allen

Martha Allen

Chair, Research and Instruction Services, Saint Louis University
avatar for Erin Finnerty

Erin Finnerty

Electronic Resources Librarian, Temple University
avatar for Eric Frierson

Eric Frierson

Senior Director of Field Engineering, North America, 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 →
avatar for Kimberly Copenhaver, MLS

Kimberly Copenhaver, MLS

Access Services Librarian, Eckerd College
Kim Copenhaver serves as Reference, Instruction and Access Services Librarian at Eckerd College and faculty liaison to the Behavioral Sciences.


Tuesday April 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 204

1:15pm

S56 - How Users Conduct Research Using Discovery Systems: Results of a Usability Study
A group of librarians conducted a usability study to find out how users complete common research tasks using the library’s discovery system.  The methodology, results, and impacts of the study will be presented. The presenter will play audio and screen recordings from the study to provide examples.

Speakers
avatar for Kelsey Brett

Kelsey Brett

Discovery Systems Librarian, University of Houston Libraries
Discovery Systems Librarian at the University of Houston


Tuesday April 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 105
 
Wednesday, April 6
 

9:00am

S77 - Online Does Not Equal Accessible: Implementing Accessibility Procedures & Review for Library E-Resources
This presentation will outline Michigan State University’s and Swarthmore College’s accessibility efforts for library e-resources. Specific accessibility processes and workflows, purchasing procedures, experiences, and future plans will be shared. Tools utilized to assess web content accessibility and functional usability of licensed electronic resources will also be discussed.

Speakers
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Jessica Brangiel

Electronic Resources Management Librarian, Swarthmore College
avatar for Heidi Schroeder

Heidi Schroeder

Accessibility Coordinator, Michigan State University
Heidi Schroeder has been a librarian at the Michigan State University Libraries since 2007. She currently serves as the Accessibility Coordinator. Heidi's professional interests include: accessibility, collections, and affordable course materials/textbooks. Heidi lives in East Lansing... Read More →


Wednesday April 6, 2016 9:00am - 9:45am
Room 301

9:00am

S79 - Improving UX for Research Success
We all recognize bad design but what does getting it right require?  “Empathy for the people you are designing for and feedback from these users is fundamental to good design,” said Hasso Plattner, Institute of Design at Stanford. Learn key lessons and insights uncovered from students about ebook platform needs.

Speakers
avatar for Diana Peterson

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!


Wednesday April 6, 2016 9:00am - 9:45am
Room 105

9:00am

S75 - Researching Researchers: Developing Evidence-Based Strategy for Improved Discovery and Access
Leading libraries, publishers, and vendors regularly study the practices and needs of academics and students, in order to serve them better. In this session, experienced researchers will examine today’s search behaviors, emerging discovery forms, and access challenges, reviewing strategies for improving discovery and access that result from this research.

Speakers
avatar for Lettie Conrad

Lettie Conrad

Executive Program Manager, Discovery & Product Analysis, SAGE Publishing
Lettie Conrad came to SAGE in 2006 after managing the publications program for a think tank in Washington, DC. As an Executive Manager in SAGE’s Online Products Team, Lettie leads a group of specialists who expand SAGE’s capacity for digital product development innovations... Read More →
avatar for Deirdre Costello

Deirdre Costello

Director, UX Research, EBSCO Information Services
Comic books, animal rights and UX, of course!
avatar for Lisa Hinchliffe

Lisa Hinchliffe

Professor/Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Information Literacy, Library Assessment, Value of Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Mentoring
avatar for Roger C. Schonfeld

Roger C. Schonfeld

Director of Libraries, Scholarly Communications and Museums Program, Ithaka S+R
Roger is program director at Ithaka S+R. There, he leads strategic consulting, surveys, and other research projects, designed for academic libraries, publishers, and scholarly societies. Previously, Roger was a research associate at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He received degrees... Read More →



Wednesday April 6, 2016 9:00am - 10:45am
Ballroom C

10:00am

S85 - Needle in a Haystack: Promoting Core Journals in the Age of Discovery
In this age of discovery, users access a staggering amount of journal content, but do they find core journals in their field? Librarians and faculty at a small Midwestern college believe users benefit from highlighting core journal titles.  Explore solutions (DIY and licensed) for creating/maintaining custom lists of core journals.

Speakers
avatar for Jenifer Holman

Jenifer Holman

Electronic Resources Librarian, Hope College


Wednesday April 6, 2016 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 104

1:00pm

W04 - Workshop! Accessibility for ERLs: Optimizing resources for all abilities
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up: Post-Conf Workshop 4: E-Resources & Social Media: How to Optimize, Promote, Connect, and Assess.
Resources are designed for use by people of all abilities. This workshop will build your proficiency with accessibility for e-resources. Participants will learn strategies to incorporate accessibility measures into workflows, considerations for policy-making and vendor negotiations, and techniques for improving the accessibility of their own websites and online resources.

*THIS SESSION WILL BE VERY HANDS-ON. A LAPTOP IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED FOR FULL PARTICIPATION

Speakers
avatar for Laura DeLancey

Laura DeLancey

Electronic and Continuing Resources Coordinator, Western Kentucky University
avatar for Kirsten Ostergaard

Kirsten Ostergaard

Electronic Resources & Discovery Services Libraria, Montana State University


Wednesday April 6, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon A

1:00pm

W06 - Workshop! E-Resources & Social Media: How to Optimize, Promote, Connect, and Assess
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up: Post-Conf Workshop 6: Create a Course Content Student Affordability Program on Your Campus!.
This workshop will give participants an intentional and informed approach to using social media to promote e-resources to library community. Participants will develop a social media plan, learn how to optimize e-resources for social media sharing, connect with community, and assess their efforts. Plans will be tailored for organizational capacity.

Speakers
avatar for Doralyn Rossmann

Doralyn Rossmann

Head of Digital Library Initiatives, Montana State University
Academic Librarian, CC-Certificate Facilitator, recent participant in the Open Textbook Network's Open Educational Resources certificate program. Curious about the role of certificates in the open movement. Let's talk!


Wednesday April 6, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 105