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ProQuest subject matter experts and valued customers will be discussing hot topics at one of the longest running conferences in the information industry, the annual Charleston Conference.
Designed to gather a diverse group in order to talk about issues that are important to the information industry, the conference is being held Wednesday, November 5 through Saturday, November 8, 2014 in historic Charleston, South Carolina. The friendly atmosphere of the conference makes it an essential event for ProQuest to have conversations with librarians and faculty.
Partnered with our customers and industry partners, ProQuest is hosting a number of sessions to enlighten attendees about our library workflow and research tools, unique resources, and essential ebook content that continue to support researchers and libraries.
Here’s a preview of what you can expect to learn from ProQuest during the conference:
>> Lively Lunch: If you are you curious how new technologies can help make weeding your library’s collection easier and more successful, join this Lively Lunch on Collection Development, where a panel will describe state-of-the-art approaches.
>> Lively Lunch: Yale University will demonstrate how vendors and librarians can work to support digital humanities projects by sharing how they applied TDM to the Vogue Archive from ProQuest.
>> Innovation Session: Learn about some of the most significant advances in linking technology in more than 12 years, and how these changes are not only increasing usage of library resources, but also improving users’ perception of the library.
>> Innovation Session: Join Jim Hammons from Ball State University, where he explains how Intota Assessment helped to showcase their library value to new administrators.
>> Innovation Session: Northumbria University will present how using the EBL platform proved successful in addressing the significant challenges PDA can bring to ebook collection development and delivery.
>> Conference Breakout: Michael Levine-Clark, University of Denver Libraries, will take a closer look at the arts and humanities titles and compare usage in the humanities to other disciplines by delving into data for hundreds of thousands of e-books from ebrary and EBL at institutions worldwide.
Also, be sure to check us out during the Vendor Showcase on Wednesday, November 5, to learn about the latest innovations from ProQuest and see demonstrations of our newest products and services.
Don’t miss the Charleston Premiers—a fast-paced series of 5-minute presentations from 15 vendors—where ProQuest will describe how we’re using data to help improve the research outcomes of researchers worldwide.
We’ll see you in Charleston!