EBSCO is Texas-bound for the Annual ER&L Conference

News | March 01, 2019

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Join EBSCO in Austin, Texas, for the annual ER&L Conference and find out more about our sessions and activities.

Check EBSCO out at the Electronic Resources & Libraries Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. We will be at Table #300, where you can hear about the latest EBSCO products and services and pick up your copy of our 2019 LibPun calendar. Come join us at these events:

Monday, March 4th

Lunch and Learn with EBSCO: 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM 
You’re invited to join us for lunch! Please join EBSCO to hear about EBSCO updates, what’s up and coming, and to share a meal with your colleagues. Our lunch and learn will feature updates from EBSCONET, GOBI, Knowledge Services and EBSCO Discovery Service. Register here.

Pioneering New Models for Library/Vendor Partnerships with the FOLIO project: 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
This session will explore how the FOLIO project is changing the technology landscape for libraries by providing a truly open, extensible platform, and how the working relationship between the partners can be a model partnership driving innovation. Speakers include Tania Hewes Fersenheim from MIT Libraries, Jesse Koennecke of Cornell University and Andrew Nagy from EBSCO Information Services.

Using Biometric Analysis to Better Understand your Patrons: 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Learn about bridging the gap between faceless quantitative data and personal qualitative feedback with biometric analysis with Kristen Arakelian, Recruiting Coordinator and Arthur Hayden, User Research from EBSCO.

Telemetry and User Insights: How New Product Management Tools are Advancing Library User Experience: 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
Speakers Emma Waecker, Senior Product Manager for EBSCO eBooks, and Elizabeth German of Texas A&M will share the newest frontiers and trends in data-driven product management, with a focus on telemetry. They will also discuss ways in which librarians can use targeted analytics to improve user interactions with library websites and materials.

Tuesday, March 5th

GALILEO: Implementing OpenAthens for a Large and Diverse Consortium: 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Speakers Ken Henslee and Russell Palmer from GALILEO, Andrew Nagy from EBSCO Information Services, and Vee Rogacheva, UX designer for OpenAthens, talk about their collaboration on implementing OpenAthens into GALILEO.

Looking to the Future: Electronic Resources Management in FOLIO: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Presenters Kristin E Martin of University of Chicago and Peter H McCracken from Cornell University will provide a demonstration of available functionality within the ERM, designed to provide comprehensive management for packages of content, including licensing, cost data, access, and title management. 

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