Past Programs

Creating Community with Digital Collections: A Conversation about Curation and the Public Good, December 13, 2013

Tufts University, Medford, MA

Dr. Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America

Professor Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, co-director of the NULab and co-founder, Our Marathon Archive at Northeastern University

Moderated by Michael Leach, Head of Collection Development, Cabot Science Library, Harvard University, and adjunct instructor of Collection Development at Simmons

Cutting edge Issues in Licensing: Text Mining, MOOCs and More, April 25, 2013

Northeastern University, Boston
Co-sponsored with the Serials and Electronic Resources Interest Group (SERIG)

Textbooks and Their Stakeholders, November 1, 2012

Nicole Allen, Student PIRGs Affordable Textbook Advocate. "An Overview of the Textbook Market and Strategies to Reduce Costs."

Dustin Lewis, Project Manager/Technical Lead, H2O online platform for textbook development and distribution; Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Harvard Law School Library. "H2O: Developing and Distributing an Ocean of Content."

Kyle K. Courtney, Manager, Resource Sharing and Faculty Information Delivery, Harvard Law School. “Intellectual Property Law and Textbooks.”

Chris Hyde, Senior Account Manager, Nature Education. "Presenting Principles of Biology; An Interactive Textbook Changing the Educational Landscape."

Carrie Nelson, Academic Librarian, College Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison (via Skype). "Do Libraries Belong Here? Lessons From an Institutional E-textbook Implementation."

E-Books: A Quick Fix on a Moving Target October 28, 2011

Kyle Courtney, Manager, Resource Sharing and Faculty Information  Delivery, Harvard Law School   “E-Books: Intellectual Property Rights of Libraries  and Library Patrons

Andromeda Yelton  “Give Books to the World”

David Swords Vice President Sales and Marketing EBL-Ebook Library "Patron Driven Acquisitions-History and Best Practices"

Greg Eow, British and American History Librarian, Yale University  “A Change of Heart on E-books: A User’s Perspective

Bob Boissy, Director, Network Sales, Springer “Issues in Current and Future E-book Technology”