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8. Emerging Technologies & Trends [clear filter]
Monday, February 23


The care and keeping of digital humanities projects: tools and best practices for content management and delivery in the digital humanities
As the digital humanities explore new frontiers for thinking about scholarship, new solutions for managing this content in flexible environments are a key part of ensuring the longevity of this research. This session will present methods and tools used for managing and delivering the content of digital humanities projects.

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Jen Hoyer

Senior Account Manager, Artstor
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Chelcie Juliet Rowell

Digital Scholarship Librarian & History Liaison, Boston College

Monday February 23, 2015 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 103
  • Online Conference Status Online


Come One, Come All: Building a Community for the Global Open Knowledgebase
The Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb) is a project to build a community-managed, open data respository of information about electronic journals and books. This presentation will describe the community model of management; the roles of partners including libraries, vendors, and publishers; and the contributions made and benefits realized by each group.

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Kristen Wilson

Project Manager / Business Analyst, Index Data
I work with libraries to design and build open source software. I'm also VP/president-elect of NASIG.

Monday February 23, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Room 204


Fifteen Apps in Fifteen Minutes
This session will identify and briefly demonstrate fifteen (free) apps available on iOS and Android devices that are useful in edcuation settings (classrooms or libraries).

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Holli Duggan

Distance Education & E-Resources Librarian, Concordia University, Nebraska
Concordia University Nebraska

Monday February 23, 2015 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Room 203


MOOCs as microcosm: Rethinking knowledge production & dissemination services
An exploration of the impact of MOOCs and open education initiatives on library services and knowledge production and dissemination activities. This session introduces new library service paradigms that incorporate intellectual property and copyright education, Open Access and Open Education Resource policy development, new scholarly communications activities, and instructional design support.

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Nora Almeida

Instruction Librarian / Volunteer, New York City College of Technology / Interference Archive

Monday February 23, 2015 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Room 105
  • Online Conference Status Online


Going Live With Beta - A Libguides 2 Experience
An overview and discussion of the migration to LibGuides2 at the University Library, reaching tight timelines, coordinating communications and training to maximize effectiveness. Lessons learned and tips for improving on similar projects will also be covered.

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Jaclyn McLean

Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Saskatchewan

Monday February 23, 2015 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Room 203


Creation Spaces: Teaching Students to Create and Explore with Code
Calls of "learn to code" are everywhere lately. But what do people mean by learning to code and how can academic libraries engage with this trend? This talk will assess and explore resources and ideas for ways in which academic libraries can incorporate coding into digital and information literacy programming.


Sarah Morris

Loyola University Chicago

Monday February 23, 2015 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Room 203


The Future of Library Resource Discovery: Creating New Worlds for Users (and Librarians)
In 2014, NISO commissioned a trends and strategy white paper, "The Future of Library Resource Discovery." The paper, covering an area of significant interest for libraries, provides an overview of the current research discovery environment and investigates technologies and practices which may present growth opportunities to support and improve user experience.

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Marshall Breeding

Creator & Editor, Library Technology Guides
Marshall Breeding is an independent consultant, speaker, and author. He is the creator and editor of Library Technology Guides and the libraries.orgonline directory of libraries on the Web. His monthly column Systems Librarian appears in Computers in Libraries; he is the Editor... Read More →
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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 February 23, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Room 103
  • Online Conference Status Online
Tuesday, February 24


Amigos eShelf Service: Providing Options for Libraries
The Amigos eShelf service is an e-book platform that can enhance existing e-book services, become the sole e-book service, or provide hosting for e-books purchased by libraries. Christine Peterson, manager of this project, will discuss issues and options offered to us and where development is currently taking us.

Slides are available here

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Christine Peterson

Engagement & Emerging Technologies Coordinator, Amigos Library Services
As part of a team at Amigos Library Services, I manage the SImplyE implementation project. Talk to me if you are interested in either hosting SimplyE for yourselves or having us host the app for your patrons.

Tuesday February 24, 2015 9:45am - 10:30am
Room 105
  • Online Conference Status Online


Libraries as Online Learning Leaders
Notre Dame discusses tools to help scale library services in supporting campus teaching and learning initiatives - sharing data results from a case study using SIPX's copyright and digital course materials technology to save money, staff time, and improve analytics, and enhancing the Library's expertise and leadership in online learning innovations.

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franny lee

GM and VP SIPX (Co-Founder), SIPX (ProQuest, Ex Libris)
Franny Lee is GM and VP ProQuest SIPX and leads the team.  Franny is dedicated to harnessing technology to make content, copyright and education more accessible and affordable. She is a frequent speaker and writer on the emerging issues at the intersection of campus needs, libraries... Read More →
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Zheng (John) Wang

Associate University Librarian, Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology; Interim Director, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship, University of Notre Dame
Zheng (John) Wang is Associate University Librarian for Digital Access, Resources, and Information Technology at the University of Notre Dame. He provides leadership and guidance and manages vision and strategies in the development and optimization of library systems and applications... Read More →

Tuesday February 24, 2015 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Room 301
  • Online Conference Status Online


Link Resolvers and Analytics: Using Analytics Tools to Identify Usage Trends and Access Problems
Analytics tools have made the leap from business websites to library websites. However, using them with certain vendor sites like link resolvers can be a challenge. This presentation will share some strategies, both successful and unsuccessful, of using Piwik and Google Analytics to explore the patron experience of link resolver tools.

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Amelia Mowry

Metadata & Discovery Services Librarian, Wayne State University

Tuesday February 24, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Room 204
Wednesday, February 25


Non plus ultra: a knowledgebase approach to expand access to DDA titles.
I present a fast, efficient, reliable workflow developed using computer programs to indicate over 3,000 VIVA EBL DDA titles weekly in our library's knowledgebase and make them available through our link resolver, discovery layer, and our A-Z index thereby providing Marymount's patrons with the greatest degree of access and discovery.


Mr. Viral M Amin, MA, MS

Metadata / Electronic Resources Librarian, Marymount University
Marymount University

Wednesday February 25, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Salon D
  • Online Conference Status Online


Ok, but what does linked data offer library patrons?
There are many articles and presentations about the basic concepts and syntax of linked data, a topic of interest to practitioners. This talk will illustrate the extent to which linked data proponents have articulated how linked data should be conceived and represented within user interfaces that improve the experience for library patrons.

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Adam Chandler

Director, Automation, User Experience, and Post-Ca, Cornell University Library
Cornell University

Wednesday February 25, 2015 9:25am - 9:40am
Salon A/B