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2012 Charleston Conference: Accentuate the Positive!

Against the Grain "Views from the Penthouse Suite" Interviews

Plenary Sessions Thursday, November 8, 2012:

Our New Job Description
Speaker: Annette Thomas, CEO, Macmillan

Integrating Discovery and Access for Scholarly Articles: Successes and Failures
Speaker: Anurag Acharya, Founder and Lead Engineer, Google Scholar

Curating a New World of Publishing
Speakers: Mitchell Davis (Moderator) - Bibliolabs; Mark Coker, Smashwords; Eric Hellman, Gluejar Inc.; Rush Miller, University of Pittsburgh

The Changing World of eBooks
Speakers: Anthony Watkinson (Moderator), Senior Lecturer, University College London; Peter Brantley, Director, Bookserver Project; Mike Shatzkin, CEO, Idealogical Company

Annual Skit
by the Mighty Charleston Players

I Hear the Train A Comin' - LIVE
Speakers: Greg Tananbaum (Moderator) - CEO, ScholarNext;
Peter Binfield - Co-Founder and Publisher, PeerJ; Timo Hannay, - Managing Director, Digital Science

Plenary Sessions Friday, November 9, 2012:

Contemporary Trends and Debates in E-Journal Licensing
Speaker: Kristin Eschenfelder, Professor, University of Wisconsin - Madison
School of Library and Information Studies

What Provosts Think Librarians Should Know
Speakers: James O'Donnell, Georgetown University; J. Bradley Creed, Samford University; Jose-Marie Griffiths, Bryant University.

The Twenty-First Century University Press: Assessing the Past, Envisioning the Future
Speakers: Leila Salisbury, University Press of Mississippi; Douglas Armato, University of Minnisota Press; and Alison Mudditt, University of California Press

Building the Digital Public Library of America: the Hubs Pilot Project
Speaker: Emily Gore, Director of Content, Digital Public Library of America

SCOAP3: Going Live with the Dream
Speaker: Ann Okerson, Senior Advisor to CRL

Find > Search
Speakers: Meg White (Moderator), Rittenhouse Book Distributors; Marjorie Hlava, Access Innovations; Elisabeth Leonard, SAGE Publications; Stanley Wilder, UNC Charlotte; Elizabeth Willingham, Silverchair.

Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Long Arm of the Law
Speakers: Ann Okerson, Senior Advisor for CRL, Winston Tabb, Dean of Libraries and Museums, The Johns Hopkins University, William Hannay, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP, and Nancy Weiss, General Counsel, Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Hyde Park Debate: The Traditional Research Library is Dead
Speakers: Rick Anderson, Interim Dean, Marriott Library, University of Utah;
Derek Law, Professor Emeritus, Strathclyde University.

2011 Charleston Conference: Somthing's Gotta Give!

Against the Grain "Views from the Penthouse Suite " Interviews

Plenary Sessions Thursday, November 3, 2011:
The Semantic Web for Publishers and Libraries
Speaker: Michael Keller, University Librarian, Director of Academic Information Resources, Founder/Publisher HighWire Press, Publisher Stanford University Press, Stanford University

Data Papers in the Network Era
Speaker: MacKenzie Smith, Research Director, MIT Libraries

"Everything We See Hides Another:” Coping with Hidden Collections in the 21st-Century Research Library.
Speaker: Mark Dimunation, Chief, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress

The Digital Public Library of America: The Idea and Its Implementation
Speakers: Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and Director of the Harvard University Library; Rachel Frick, Director, Digital Library Federation; Sanford Thatcher (Moderator), Former Director, The Pennsylvania State University Press.

Skit: Patron Driven Acquisitions Meets the Cloud

New Initiatives in Open Research
Speakers: Lee Dirks, Microsoft Research; Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information
Daily Summary
Speaker: Jack Montgomery, Western Kentucky University

Video Presentation from Moshe Pritsker, Founder and CEO, JoVE:

Academic Video Publishing: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask, Part 1

Academic Video Publishing: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask, Part 2

Plenary Sessions Friday, November 4, 2011

Exectutives’ Roundtable: The Boundaries are Getting Blurred
Speakers: T. Scott Plutchak - Director, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham;
Paul Courant
-  Dean of Libraries, University of Michigan; H. Frederick Dylla – Executive Director and CEO, American Institute of Physics.

I Hear the Train A Comin’ - LIVE
Speakers: Greg Tananbaum
Founder and CEO, Anianet, Owner and Operator, ScholarNext; Kevin Guthrie - President, ITHAKA; Anne Kenney - Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, Cornell University.

The Long Arm of the Law
Speakers: Ann Okerson – Associate University Librarian, Yale University; Jack Bernard – Assistant General Counsel, University of Michigan; William Hannay – Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP; Lauren Schoenthaler – Senior University Counsel, Stanford University.

The Future of Online Newspapers
Debora Cheney - Head, The News and Microforms Library, The Pennsylvania State University Library;
Chuck Palsho - President, Media Services Division, NewsBank, Inc.; Chris Cowan – Vice President of Publishing, ProQuest; and Fredrick Zarndt (Moderator) – CEO, Global Connexions.

Daily Summary
Speaker: Derek Law, University of Strathclyde

Plenary Sessions Saturday, November 5, 2011
The Status Quo Has Got to Go
Speaker: Brad Eden
- Dean of Library Services, Valparaiso University

Hyde Park Corner
Speakers: Melody Burton, Chief Librarian, Okanagan Library, University of British Columbia; Kimberly Douglas, University Librarian, California Institute of Technology.

2010: 30th Anniversary - Anything Goes!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Let Them Eat... Everything: Embracing a Patron-Driven Future
Speaker: Rick Anderson -
Associate Director for Scholarly Resources & Collections, University of Utah

A Consortium for Sharing Primary Materials
Speaker: Joseph J. Esposito
– CEO, GiantChair

Who Do We Trust? The Meaning of Brand in Scholarly Publishing and Academic Librarianship
Speakers: Anthony Watkinson (Moderator) - Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Studies, University College London; Kent Anderson - CEO/Publisher, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery; Dean Smith - Director, Project MUSE; Hazel Woodward - University Librarian Cranfield University UK; Allen Renear - Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Charleston Conference Observatory: Are Social Media Impacting on Research?
Speaker: David Nicholas
- Director of the Department of Information Studies, UCL Centre for Publishing and CIBER Research Group; Ian Rowlands - Professor of Information Studies,  University College London (UCL); Deanna Wamae - Senior Vice President of the Americas, Emerald Group Publishing Inc.

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) vs. Serials Solutions Summon Faceoff
Speakers: George Machovec, The Charleston Advisor; Tim Bucknall, UNC Greensboro; Jane Burke, Senior VP for Strategic Initiatives, ProQuest; Mike Buschman, Senior Product Manager, Summon;  Sam Brooks, Senior Vice President, EBSCO; Michael Gorrell, Senior Vice President, EBSCO

SKIT- Doin’ the Charleston Rag: 30 years in 20 minutes

Charleston Skit Players:
Ann-Marie Breaux, YBP
Stephen Clark, College of William & Mary
Jennifer Clarke, Bucknell University
Eleanor Cook, East Carolina University
Todd Hallerman, Elsevier
Chuck Hamaker, UNC-Charlotte
John Laraway, YBP
Corrie Marsh, Univ. of Texas-Pan American
Athena Michael, Wiley
Jack Montgomery, Western Kentucky University
John Riley, BUSCA
Susan Zappen, Skidmore College

The Tower and the Open Web--the Role of Reference
Location: Francis Marion, Carolina Ballroom
Speakers: John Dove
(President, Credo Reference); Phoebe Ayers (Wikimedia Foundation / University of California at Davis); Casper Grathwohl (Vice President and Online and Reference Publisher, Oxford University Press); Jason B. Phillips (Librarian for Sociology, Psychology, Gender and Sexuality Studies and American Studies, New York University); Michael Sweet (CEO, Credo Reference)

Friday, November 5, 2010

Full-Spectrum Stewardship of the Record of Scholarly and Scientific Research
Speaker: Brian E. C. Schottlaender - The Audrey Geisel University Librarian, University of California, San Diego

Executives’ Roundtable
Speakers: T. Scott Plutchak
- Director, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Moderator), Youngsuk (YS) Chi - Vice-Chairman and CEO Elsevier, Science & Technology; Kent Anderson - CEO/Publisher, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc.

When Rubber Meets the Road: Rethinking Your Library Collections
Speakers: Roger Schonfeld
- Research Manager, Ithaka S+R; Sue Woodson - Associate Director of Digital Collection Services, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins Medicine

What Can Our Readers Teach Us?
Speaker: John Sack
- Associate Publisher and Director, HighWire Press, Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources

"I Hear the Train A Comin' - LIVE" session
Speakers: Greg Tananbaum
- CEO, Scholarnext; Joseph J. Esposito – CEO, GiantChair

Creating a Trillion-Field Catalog: Metadata in Google Books
Speaker: Jon Orwant
- Engineering Manager, Google Books

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Efficient and Effective Funding of Open Access ‘Books’
Speaker: Frances Pinter - Publisher, Bloomsbury Academic; In Dialog with Sanford G. Thatcher – Director Emeritus, Penn State University Press; Free-lance Acquiring Editor

The Long Arm of the Law
Speakers: Ann Okerson -
Associate University Librarian for Collections and International Programs, Yale University; William Hannay - Attorney, Schiff Hardin LLP; Lauren K. Schoenthaler – Senior University Counsel, Stanford University

Closing Remarks
Speaker: Anthony Ferguson, University of Hong Kong


2009 Charleston Conference: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Thursday, November 5, 2009:

New Librarianship - R. David Lankes, Associate Professor, Syracuse University's School of Information Studies

"AcqTalk" Skit - Ann Marie Breaux (YBP), Jennifer Clarke (Bucknell U.), Eleanor Cook (East Carolina U.), Todd Hallerman (Elsiever), Audrey Melkin (Atypon), Steve O’Dell (Ebsco), John Riley (Gabriel Books)
“Raising Spirits in This Tough Economy”: Results from CIBER’s Global Library Survey - David Nicholas, University College London; Christopher Warnock, ebrary; Mark Kendall, YBP Library Services
I Hear the Train A' Comin' - Greg Tananbaum - CEO, Anianet; Douglas Armato- Director, University of Minnesota Press; Kevin Guthrie- President, Ithaka

Friday, November 6, 2009:
Discovery versus Disintermediation - Jane Burke, Serials Solutions
Our Common Future - Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library
"Waiting for the Dough" Skit - Ann Marie Breaux (YBP), Jennifer Clarke (Bucknell U.), Eleanor Cook (East Carolina U.), Audrey Melkin (Atypon), John Riley (Gabriel Books), Phil Davis (Cornell Univ)

Saturday, November 7, 2009:
Hyperlinked Library Service: Trends, Tools, Transparency- Michael Stephens, Dominican University
Lightning in a Bottle: Libraries, technology and the changing system of scholarly communications - Kevin Smith, Duke University

2008 Charleston Conference: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

Derek Law - Standing in a Company of the Dead
"OR" Skit



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