Eric Frierson, Senior Director of Field Engineering, EBSCO, is hosting a workshop that will apply the methods of the Startup Way to real problems, starting with forming of an idea to having real data that points the way forward.
Jeanne Masher, Product Owner, eBooks, EBSCO, will be on a panel that will explore the various efforts underway to encourage increased transparency about accessibility features and broader participation from publishers in creating accessible e-books.
Jon Elwell, Director of Content Strategies, EBSCO Books, will speak along with librarians and publishers about the benefits of bulk acquisitions compared to the title-by-title approach and ways these parties can come together to create innovative solutions for achieving a maximized ROI for libraries while also catering to the academic community by providing access to trusted peer-reviewed research.
Donna Shaw, Director of Product Management, EBSCO, Taylor and Francis Group, and University of Massachusetts Lowell will discuss how an academic library is currently using EBSCO Faculty Select to help increase access and affordability of educational resources and learn more about different tools and resources to help libraries provide cost-effective course materials to faculty and students.
Andrew Nagy, Director of Software Innovation at EBSCO and Library Associate at Gwinnett Technical College Library, will provide context about how better to understand the changing landscape of authentication, especially in terms of how SAML technology will replace IP authentication.
This FOLIO session will engage the audience through a theoretical discussion, applicable insights, and a lively active case study that the participants will analyze through the potential application of the frameworks covered.
John Brennan, VP of Product Management for Books at EBSCO, along with University Librarians and Director of Strategic Partnerships at Barnes & Noble College will offer insights into how publishers and providers are currently planning, who currently occupies this landscape.
Kara Kroes Li, Director of Product Management at EBSCO, is on a panel that will explore the impact of an increasingly consolidated marketplace, looking at both short-term and long-term implications, benefits, and consequences of this continually evolving industry.