Sponsored by Library Journal and ER&L
Managing e-resources, developing collections, evaluating user behavior, and making e-content accessible is equal parts challenge and opportunity. This free LJ webcast, developed by Electronic Resources and Libraries (ER&L), offers attendees a brief look at user’s expectations, how e-content is presented to our users, what we need from our vendor partners to make e-content accessible, and tools to better analyze our user data.
- Why Users Won’t Jump Through Library E-Book Hoops and How to Fix It
- Using Data Refinement Tools to Improve User Experience
- Librarian Adoption of Web-Scale Discovery Services
- Where Do MARC Records for eBooks Come From?
Join ER&L Program Chair, Elizabeth Winter and ER&L Conference Coordinator, Bonnie Tijerina, as they moderate an insightful discussion with a distinguished lineup of expert panelists.
Attendees will receive a free download of LJ’s Patron Profiles:
Academic Library Edition: 2012 Report
Jaclyn Bedoya - Electronic Resources Librarian, California State University Fullerton
Jaclyn Bedoya has lived and worked on three continents. She’s been an Electronic Resources/Systems librarian in Edinburgh, Scotland, a Reference & Instruction librarian at CSU Northridge, a Young Adult librarian in East Los Angeles, and before library school, an English teacher in Nagoya, Japan.
Currently she’s an ER Librarian at CSU Fullerton. It turns out that growing up in Southern California spoils you, and she’s happiest being back where there are 300 days of sunshine a year. Also Disneyland.
Galadriel Chilton - Electronic Resources Management Librarian, University of Connecticut
Galadriel is the Electronic Resources Management Librarian at the University of Connecticut where she continuously seeks new models of acquiring e-resources that fit users’ expectations as well as ways to push access to paid e-resources into users’ native online habitats. She has a Master of Library Science from Indiana University and a Master of Education in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from San Diego State University.
Cheri J. Duncan - Director, Acquisitions and Cataloging, James Madison University
Cheri Duncan is Director of Acquisitions & Cataloging at James Madison University. For the past 20 years, Cheri has served in various positions and leadership roles within the JMU Libraries, ranging from cataloging and serials to systems and e-resources, and frequently presents at ER &L, Charleston Conference, and in other venues.
Katy Ginanni - Collection Development Librarian, Western Carolina University
Katy Ginanni’s jobs in life have included swimming instructor and lifeguard; artist’s model; serials acquisitions and electronic resources for several academic libraries; account services, training, and sales manager for a subscription agent; Peace Corps Volunteer; bartender; and, most recently, collection development. She is currently the collection development librarian at Western Carolina University and is delighted to be living in the back yard of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Elizabeth Winter - Asst. Department Head & Electronic Resources coordinator, Georgia Tech Library
Elizabeth Winter is Asst. Dept. Head and Electronic Resources Coordinator at Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology) in Atlanta, GA. She has been working with electronic resources for almost 10 years now. Prior to her work at Georgia Tech she was electronic resources librarian at Georgia State University and has also worked in libraries at Florida State University and Harvard Law School. Her hobbies are running, reading, and cheering for the Boston Red Sox.
Bonnie Tijerina - Head of E-Resources and Serials, Harvard Library
Bonnie Tijerina is a librarian, entrepreneur and library community convener. She is founder of ER&L (Electronic Resources & Libraries) conference and organization, created to facilitate communication and foster collaboration among information management and e-resources professionals in libraries. Bonnie relishes the role of library convener and in 2013 initiated an effort to connect the library community with business and tech with the #ideadrop Library House, an effort she led during SXSW Interactive. Bonnie is also co-founder of the Leadership, Technology and Gender Summit. Bonnie is working to engage the library community in a broad conversation on the future of libraries and the important role library professionals can play in a modern, digital world.
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