Check Us Out at the 2019 Charleston Conference

News | October 31, 2019

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Find out where EBSCO Information Services will be at this year’s Charleston Library Conference.

It’s that time of year again! The Charleston Library Conference is next week, and we are providing a summary of sessions and information about where EBSCO will be during the conference.

Beyond our guide, here are additional ways to stay connected:

  • EBSCO will be at Charleston's Vendor Showcase at table #59, Open Athens will be at table #58 and GOBI will be at table #57 on Tuesday, November 5th, from 10:30am – 6:00pm.  
  • Stay updated by following Charleston Library Conference on Twitter. Remember to use the hashtag #chsconf2019 and tag @EBSCO to stay connected!
  • Follow us on Twitter at @EBSCO as we tweet in real time.

Here’s a quick look at where you can catch us at Charleston:

Tuesday, November 5th 

From Silicon to Serials: Bringing Startup Methods to Library Innovation 1:00pm – 4:00pm

  • 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.

Wednesday, November 6th

Harnessing the Market for the Benefit of All: Increasing Transparency and Other Emerging Possibilities for E-book Accessibility 10:45am – 11:25am

  • 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.

Twelve Danishes for the Price of One: The Benefits of Bulk Acquisitions for Libraries 10:45am – 11:25am

  • 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.

Driving Textbook Affordability: Bridging the Gap Between Faculty and Librarian in the Selection of Open Educational Resources (OER) 2:00pm – 3:10pm

  • 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.

The Sun Shining in the Middle of the Night: How Moving Beyond IP Authentication Does Not Spoil the Fun, Ease, or Privacy of Accessing Library Resources 3:30pm – 4:10pm

  • 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.

Stopwatch Session 2: Systems 3:30pm - 4:10pm

  • 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.

Thursday, November 7th

Textbooks have many flavors: Understanding the complexities for students, instructors, publishers and libraries 1:00pm – 2:10pm

  • 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.

Friday, November 8th

Good, Bad or Somewhere In-Between: The Impact of Market Consolidation on Libraries and Universities 9:45am - 10:30am

  • 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.

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