Join EBSCO at this year’s Charleston Conference virtually. We will be hosting several sessions, as well as virtual EBSCO and GOBI booths, where you can speak with representatives to discuss our latest offerings.

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Virtual Vendor Showcase: November 1st – November 2nd: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Live Presentations — November 3rd (EST)

8:45 AM - Leveraging Federated Authentication to Simplify Remote Access, Provide New Means of Content Evaluation, and Improve Outcomes And Assessment
Check out this session with GALILEO, LibLynx, Coastal Carolina University and EBSCO to learn about the importance of remote access during the COVID-19 pandemic.

9:45 AM - Looking For Trouble: Seeking Out, Resolving, and Preventing E-Resource Link Issues
EBSCO Library Services Engineer Courtney McAllister and Johns Hopkins’ Jennifer Hill will discuss techniques to optimize linking, link checking, reporting forms, instructional resources, and e-resource troubleshooting procedures.

12:15 PM - Social Learning Across Content: A Coalition to Promote Interoperable and Accessible Spaces for Students and Instructors
EBSCO Senior Product Manager Donna Shaw joins speakers from Delta Think, UC Davis, Coherent Digital, Hypothesis and Internet Archive for a roundtable discussion on supporting cross-platform social learning and how libraries can get involved.

1:30 PM - Accessibility and Scholarly Communications: Ensuring Access for All
Join EBSCO Principal Product Manager for Accessibility, Rob Smith, to discuss ways to understand and proactively address the accessibility issues that readers and researchers face in their academic and scholarly work.

Live Presentations — November 4th (EST)

8:45 AM - Creating a User-Friendly Library Habitat
Stacks founder and EBSCO Vice President of Product and Technology Innovation Kristin Delwo joins Motlow State Community College to discuss their substantial library and vendor collaboration in transitioning the MSCC’s library website, discovery tools, subject guides and ILS components.

2:30 PM - The Reality About Serials Inflation and the 2021 Periodicals Price Survey
Join EBSCO as we discuss the effects of the pandemic on library budgets, open access and the 2022 serials marketplace forecast with the University of Washington.

3:30 PM - Embedding the Library in the Patron’s Workflow: Case Studies From Two Universities
EBSCO joins two librarians from Harvard University and the University of North Alabama as they discuss why they chose to implement Lean Library, as well as the key features and benefits they bring and the significance of tools that integrate with and complement integral library services.

Live Presentations — November 5th (EST)

1:30 PM - On the (Open Access) Road Again: Is the Value of the Big Deal Declining?
EBSCO Director of Product Management John McDonald joins University of Denver and SCELC Library Consortium to provide insight into whether increasing open access publishing is reducing the value of the traditional big deal packages.

Be sure to use the Charleston Conference hashtag, #chsconf2021, and follow EBSCO on Twitter to stay connected and receive live updates on EBSCO-hosted sessions.