ProQuest - Events (Saturday - CLOSED)

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
7:00am to 7:00pm

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ProQuest Events on Saturday June 27:
8:00 – 9:30 am PDT. How the NISO Open Discovery Initiative Affects Your Library: Vendor Transparency and the Research Experience. Westin St Francis California East Ballroom. Join us for a breakfast presentation with Marshall Breeding, industry thought leader who worked with the community to introduce the ODI — for an exploration into libraries’ discovery layers and how those solutions affect content accessed by researchers. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

10:00 – 11:30 am PDT. Implementing Linked Data & Discovery –
Liberating Library Data and Empowering Users. Westin St Francis California East Ballroom. Libraries are caught at the center of intense research habits and resources description, and staying ahead of users continues to be a challenge. Join us to gain practical tips on using Linked Data and Discovery technologies at your institution to build foundations that can liberate libraries from outdated systems and deliver new levels of research success and productivity. Featuring Jason Clark, Associate Professor and Head of Library Informatics & Computing, Montana State University, and Beth Namei, Reference & Instruction Librarian, University of Southern California. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

Noon to 1:30 pm PDT. Are You Aligned with Your Researchers?
Diversifying Content to Improve Outcomes. Parc 55 Hotel, Cyril Magnin Ballroom. Join us for lunch and a lively discussion with librarians Steve Bosch, University of Arizona and Rice Majors, Santa Clara University. We’ll be discussing how libraries are expanding beyond traditional sources to include multiple content types in their collections, improving research and teaching outcomes with content diversity. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

2:30 – 4:00 pm PDT. ProQuest: New Content, New Platform Upgrades, New Experiences. Parc 55 Hotel, Cyril Magnin Ballroom. Enjoy refreshments with librarian colleagues, and see how you can empower new levels of research success with:
• Major new ProQuest collections
• Diverse content additions to existing programs — across all disciplines and formats
• Results of in-depth user research exposing barriers in the research process
• Live demonstration of the new Ebook Central
• ProQuest platform upgrades and enhancements

Guest speakers will include some of ProQuest’s most prestigious partners. Registration required. To register: http://go.proquest.com/ala2015/.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 10:01am PDT
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