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Friday, November 7 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Discovery on Trial!

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How would we judge our collective efforts to ensure discoverability of scholarly works? Aside from the buzz, have library discovery services realized their vision for comprehensive, Google-like search of the library catalog? How do we measure their impact on usage of licensed resources? Where are there still gaps in academic discovery and access services? Should we just give up and leave it all to the mainstream web to sort out (Google, Amazon, Wikipedia)?

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Bob Boissy

Director, Institutional Marketing and Account Development, Springer Nature
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Christopher C. Brown

Reference Technology Integration Librarian, University of Denver
University of Denver, Main Library
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Lettie Conrad

Executive Program Manager, Discovery & Product Analysis, SAGE Publishing
Lettie Conrad came to SAGE in 2006 after managing the publications program for a think tank in Washington, DC. As an Executive Manager in SAGE’s Online Products Team, Lettie leads a group of specialists who expand SAGE’s capacity for digital product development innovations... Read More →
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John McCullough

Senior Product Manager, OCLC
John has worked in library automation for nearly 20 years. He was serving as Vice President of Product Management at Innovative Interfaces when he moved to OCLC to work on next-generation offerings like WorldCat Discovery and WMS. John has his MLIS from the University of Western Ontario... Read More →

Friday November 7, 2014 12:45pm - 2:00pm EST
Citadel Green Room, Embassy Suites 337 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403