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November 7, 2019

Preprints – Why Should Librarians Care?

Oya Rieger at the Charleston Conference

On, Thursday, November 7, from 2:30 – 3:10 pm, Oya Y. Rieger will join Susan K. Kendall (Michigan State University Libraries), Rachel Burley (Springer Nature), and Jessica Polka (ASAPbio) for a panel discussion on “Preprints – Why Should Librarians Care?” at the Charleston Conference. For more information and to register, please see the conference website. About the panel Librarians play a critical role in supporting students and faculty in understanding the trends and developments in scholarly communications. Librarians also…
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November 6, 2019

Legacy Missions in Times of Change: Defining and Shaping Collections in the 21st Century

Oya Rieger at the Charleston Conference

On Wednesday, November 6, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Oya Y. Rieger will speak on “Legacy Missions in Times of Change: Defining and Shaping Collections in the 21st Century” at the Charleston Conference. She will be joined by the University of Kentucky Libraries’ Antje Mays. For more information and to register, please see the conference website. About the session Despite the rapidly changing information and technology landscape, collections continue to be at the heart of academic libraries, signifying their…
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November 7, 2019

The Future of Subscription Bundles: Big Deal, No Deal, or What’s the Deal?

Roger Schonfeld at the Charleston Conference

On Thursday, November 7, from 4:30 – 5:15 pm, Roger Schonfeld will present on “The Future of Subscription Bundles: Big Deal, No Deal, or What’s the Deal?” as part of a Charleston Conference panel. Beth Bernhardt (Oxford University Press), Tim Bucknall (the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), and Mark McBride (SUNY System Administration) are also presenting. For more information and to register, please see the conference website. About the panel In light of well-publicized negotiations around journal deals…
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November 6, 2019

Resolved: Preprint Servers Have Improved the Scholarly Communication System

Oya Rieger at the Charleston Conference

On Wednesday, November 6, from 4:45 – 5:45 pm, Oya Y. Rieger is taking part in a “Hyde Park Debate” at the Charleston Conference. Oya will argue in favor of the proposition: Resolved: Preprint servers have improved the scholarly communication system.” Taking the opposing side is Kent Anderson (Caldera Publishing Solutions). Rick Anderson will serve as moderator and timekeeper. For more information and to register, please see the conference website. From the conference website The structure of the event…
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November 7, 2016

Shaping a Library by Linking Planning and Budgeting

The Charleston Conference last week featured a plenary address from Jim Neal, Columbia University’s former library director and the ALA president-elect. Jim spoke about his views on the changing nature of libraries and offered a series of “commandments” about how libraries can and should evolve going forward. Among many other observations based on his years of experience in academic research libraries, Jim emphasized his views that strategic planning processes fail us too often, that we need fewer ideas and stronger…
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November 3, 2016

Seeing Students Succeed

Roger Schonfeld at the Charleston Conference

Roger Schonfeld and Kate Lawrence, vice president for user research at EBSCO Information Services, are speaking on “Seeing that Students Succeed: rising expectations and the library’s role in teaching and learning,” at the Charleston Conference on Thursday, November 3, from 2:30 -3:10 pm. They will be in the Cypress Ballroom North, Courtyard Marriott. “Interest in supporting students and their competencies and learning outcomes shows signs of surging.” This was one of the most significant findings of the latest Ithaka S+R …
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November 5, 2015

Overcoming the Challenges to Seamless Access to Licensed Content

Roger Schonfeld Speaks at the Charleston Conference

Roger Schonfeld is speaking on “Overcoming the Challenges to Seamless Access to Licensed Content” at the Charleston Conference on Thursday, November 5 at 11:35 am. He will be joined by Richard Gedye, Director of Outreach Programmes, STM. In a world where there is an increasing expectation that “one click will get you there”, this session examines just how difficult it can often be for a researcher to access journal content to which their own institution has a current institutional license, because…
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November 4, 2015

Workshop at the Charleston Conference

Defining a Discovery Role for Your Library

Roger Schonfeld is offering the workshop “Defining a Discovery Role for Your Library” at the Charleston Conference on November 4, from 9:00 am – noon. Registration is now open through the Charleston Conference. Please note that participants in the local surveys program and Ithaka S+R’s consulting clients receive a discounted rate to attend. Please email Kimberly Lutz at kimberly.lutz@ithaka.org to receive the code. Discovery is a core library activity that has changed dramatically in recent years. Search has moved…
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November 4, 2015

Dismantling the Stumbling Blocks that Impede Researchers’ Access to E-Resources

Roger Schonfeld is offering the workshop “Dismantling the Stumbling Blocks that Impede Researchers’ Access to E-Resources” at the Charleston Conference on November 4, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Registration is now open through the Charleston Conference. Please note that participants in the local surveys program and Ithaka S+R’s consulting clients receive a discounted rate to attend. Please email Kimberly Lutz at kimberly.lutz@ithaka.org to receive the code. Academic and research libraries typically allocate the vast majority of their materials…