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EBLIP9: Other Events & Programming

EBLIP 9 Conf. 2017

Other Events & Programming

Opening Reception at the Free Library of Philadelphia
Monday, June 19, 2017
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us for the official opening reception of the 9th Evidence-Based Library & Information Practice conference! This is a great opportunity to relax and meet fellow attendees. Tours of the Free Library will be available as well!


Panel Discussion: Responding Proactively to “Fake News”
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Jon Eldredge, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico

Heather Holmes, Associate Director of Libraries, Medical University of South Carolina
Scott Walter, University Librarian, DePaul University
Malin Ögland, Head, County Library, Uppsala, Sweden

Library and information practitioners are dedicated to providing accurate evidence. How do we then respond productively to intentionally-produced misinformation? This panel discussion will consist of practitioners representing health, public, and academic organizations. The discussion will begin by describing the dynamics of fake evidence and trace it to its sources, including hostile governments. Next, panelists will review established methods to counter suspected fake information and suggest new techniques for responding proactively to fake evidence.


PALCI/JSTOR Session: Transforming eBook Access & Collective Collections through Data: The New JSTOR EBA Program & PALCI's Consortial Pilot
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

Grab your lunch, and join John Lenahan (JSTOR) and Jill Morris (PALCI) for their presentation, "Transforming eBook Access & Collective Collections through Data: The New JSTOR EBA Program & PALCI's Consortial Pilot."

Description: After nearly two years of partnership and experience running a consortial Demand Driven Acquisitions program, JSTOR and the PALCI consortium gathered feedback and data leading to the development of a successful new Evidence Based Acquisitions program in the Fall of 2016. This presentation will briefly describe the new model, its benefits, as well as PALCI's consortial implementation and transition from DDA to EBA during a 9-month pilot. Presenters will provide data showcasing the model's ability to support strategic consortium and library collections goals.


Conference Dinner at the Crystal Tea Room
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Please join us for a very special conference dinner at Philadelphia's famous Crystal Tea Room. Don´t miss the opportunity to network and socialize with fellow attendees! (Note: The Crystal Tea Room is located on the 9th floor of the Wanamaker Building. Please enter the building through the West entrance off of Juniper Street and the square around City Hall. Once inside, please take the escalators on the right side. On the next level, take the elevators to the Crystal Tea Room on the 9th floor. Elevators from the ground floor are available at the North Entrance.)