PAN ALA Midwinter 2021, Online

Event Logistics

Friday, January 22, 2021
2:00-5:00 pm Central/3:00-6:00 Eastern/1:00-4:00 Mountain/12:00-3:00 Pacific
Online Zoom meeting, please register here,
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Agenda PDF (Note: Central Time) 

12:00-12:05  Welcome & Announcements
Matthew Revitt, Maine Shared Collections & EAST
12:05-1:05 International Updates
1. Shared Archiving in Germany (Dr. André Schüller-Zwierlein, Bibliotheksdirektor, Universität Regensburg)
2. White Rose Group Shared Collections (Jane Saunders, Head of Collection Services, University of Leeds & Sarah Thompson, Head of Collection Services, University of York)
3. UK Research Reserve Collaborative Print Journal Collection (Andy Appleyard, Heads of Operations North, British Library & Alison Selina, Document Supply Manager, British Library)



4. Program Assessment Panel (Moderator, Amy Wood, Center for Research Libraries)

  • Susan Stearns, Executive Director, Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust
  • Alison Wohlers, Manager Shared Print Programs for UC Libraries and the Western Regional Storage Trust, Libraries
  • Heather Weltin, Shared Print Officer, HathiTrust
1:35-2:00 Insights
5. JRNL Gap Filling Tool Enhancements (Ben Walker, Associate Dean, Discovery, Digital Services and Shared Collections, University of Florida)
6. University of Connecticut Brittle Books Project (Michael Rodriguez, Collections Strategist, University of Connecticut)


2:00 Adjourn

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