Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | Greater Columbus Convention Center
- 9am-9:30am - Gwen Evans, Welcome and the OhioLINK Update
- 9:30am-10am - Meghan Frazer and Janet Hulm, Reframing OhioLINK: The Team Model
- 2pm-2:50pm - Invited Speaker: Dr. William K. Balzer, How to Run Effective Meetings
Please register online by February 3 to receive the link to the stream. Attendance is limited to staff at OhioLINK libraries.
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Locations marked TBA will be announced closer to the Summit date.
|Time||Location||Session Title||Session Description|
|8:30am-9:00am||Union Station Ballroom A||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|9:00am-9:30am||Union Station Ballroom A||Welcome and the OhioLINK Update||
Gwen Evans, OhioLINK
OhioLINK Executive Director Gwen Evans will open the Summit and give an overview of current projects and future initiatives at OhioLINK.
|9:30am-10:00am||Union Station Ballroom A||Reframing OhioLINK: The Team Model||
Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK; Janet Hulm, Ohio University
In 2017, the Reframing OhioLINK Committees Task Force recommended a new team model for OhioLINK’s governance structure. This session will cover how the Task Force reached their conclusions, an explanation of the new structure, and how the different teams will work together going forward.
|10:00am-10:15am - Break|
|10:15am-11:50am - Concurrent Breakout - Choose from the following Policy Team Discussions and Open Forums|
|TBA||ICS Policy Team Discussion and Open Forum||
Tony Maniaci, The Ohio State University
Join the ICS Policy Team to discuss the future of intercampus policies. We want to hear your thoughts on the appropriate fines structure of OhioLINK items, the appropriate loan period of materials, and other issues that may come up when dealing with the sharing of materials. See the current policy below. What works? What doesn’t work? What should change? What can we do to balance patron needs with good stewardship of the shared materials?
Current Policy Facts
|TBA||CIRM Policy Team Discussion and Open Forum||
Brian C. Gray, Case Western Reserve University and CIRM Chair; Dan Gottlieb, University of Cincinnati; Karen Wilhoit, Wright State University
Join the CIRM Policy Team for discussions on:
2018 OhioLINK explorations: 1) Web of Science versus Scopus, and 2) discovery platform (i.e. EDS or other options). What is upcoming in the process? What do you want in a service and features? What do you hear locally?
How do we expand the OhioLINK offerings (i.e. how we move past just hanging on to what we already have)?
|TBA||DIAD Policy Team Discussion and Open Forum||
Roman Panchyshyn, Kent State University; Sherab Chen, The Ohio State University; Susan Banoun, University of Cincinnati
Join the DIAD Policy Team for an overview of DIAD (Database Improvement and Discoverability). Meet members and the chair, find out what we’re working on, provide feedback on our current projects, and tell us how we can better serve the OhioLINK community.
Our agenda includes the following:
|11:50am-1:10pm - Lunch On-Your-Own, Visit the OETC Exhibit Hall|
|1:10pm-2:00pm - Choose from the following concurrent sessions:|
|TBA||ICS Policy Team: Quarterly Meeting and PCIRC Best Practices||
Matt Shreffler, Wright State University
Agenda items may include a review of OhioLINK updates, updates on the courier system and the addition of Search Ohio stops, and a debrief of the ICS session on policy updates. Please stop by to get to know your team representatives—and we want to meet you! There will also be time to share best practices in how OhioLINK is processed.
|TBA||CIRM Policy Team: How an Offer Becomes a Deal. Negotiation and Licensing for OhioLINK Resources.||
Amy Pawlowski, OhioLINK; Joanna Voss, OhioLINK
Join Amy Pawlowski and Joanna Voss to learn about the lifecycle of an OhioLINK deal. Amy and Joanna will discuss how offers are proposed and approved for purchase, as well as what happens once a deal is confirmed. Members are encouraged to attend if they are interested in understanding how OhioLINK negotiates with the vendor for pricing, terms, and use rights, and how the license is formed and what type of information is included.
|TBA||DIAD Policy Team: Implementing the OhioLINK Material Types Locally.||
Susan Ashby, Frank Bove, Sean Kennedy, David Prochazka, and Mike Monaco, The University of Akron
The University of Akron adopted and implemented most of the new material types from the OhioLINK catalog. Librarians will discuss why and how they implemented the material types, share their lessons learned, and discuss how the material types are utilized in the OPAC, with tips for other libraries considering doing the same.
|2:00pm-2:50pm - Choose from the following concurrent sessions:|
|TBA||How to Run Effective Meetings||
Invited Speaker: Dr. William K. Balzer, Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, Bowling Green State University
Not all meetings are created equal. This workshop will discuss best practices for running effective meetings of all kinds, including how to improve meeting facilitation and participation skills and tips to help you prepare for the (un)expected that occur during meetings. Whether you are a novice or experienced meeting convener/facilitator, this is an opportunity to help improve the meeting culture in your organization.
|TBA||The Ohio Digital Network and Digital Public Library of America||
Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK; Jen Johnson, State Library of Ohio
Academic libraries can connect to DPLA through the Ohio Digital Network (ODN) and OhioLINK, which is serving as a Community Engagement Center (CEC) for Ohio’s academic institutions. Meghan Frazer and Jen Johnson will provide an update on the ODN project and cover the following topics: a review of the structure of the DPLA project in Ohio, upcoming professional development opportunities for librarians, how to get involved as an individual library, criteria for collections to be included in the project, and steps for being on boarded to the Ohio Digital Network.
|TBA||Sneak Peek! The New OhioLINK eBook Platform||
Judy Cobb, OhioLINK
This session will begin with some background and an overview of the upcoming migration from the legacy EBC platform to the new platform. Then join us for this sneak peek demonstration into the future of OhioLINK eBooks that will include apps for mobile devices, bookmarking and note-taking functionality, and a modern look and feel for our end users. Members who provide front-line research or instruction assistance are encouraged to attend to provide feedback on the new interface.
|2:50pm-3:05pm - Break|
|3:05pm-4:00pm - Choose from the following concurrent sessions:|
|TBA||A New Look for the Central Catalog – An Introduction to Encore||
Theda Schwing, OhioLINK
In 2017, OhioLINK purchased Innovative’s Encore interface for the Central Catalog. Encore not only updates the look of the Central Catalog, but it also adds some new features that will make it easier for patrons to find the materials they are looking for. This session will take a tour through Encore, noting the differences between Encore and the classic catalog, leaving plenty of time for comments and questions.
|TBA||OhioLINK Communities of Interest Discussion Session||
Tasha Bryant-Willis, OhioLINK
In the new team structure, there is a new type of group called a Community of Interest. These groups will provide opportunities for OhioLINK libraries to share best practices and discuss issues of importance to their work. Come to this session to learn about how a Community of Interest is established, hear which communities are already planning to form a group, and share your ideas for new Communities of Interest.
|TBA||How to Assess and Report Accessibility of Online Library Resources||
Christine Adams, Youngstown State University; Nicole Arnold, Muskingum University; Meghan Frazer, OhioLINK
As a matter of professional principle, librarians believe in access to library materials for all. Given the complex nature of online databases and multi-faceted publisher platforms, however, it can be difficult to determine if a resource is truly accessible for all of our users. Users with disabilities may have increased difficulty navigating these resources if the vendor is not adhering to accessibility standards in development. Librarians must identify the accessibility shortcomings in our online resources in order to proactively assist users in the short-term and persuade vendors to make these products more accessible in the long-term. In response to this problem, a small task force of Ohio librarians has developed a system for evaluating library resources against web accessibility standards. The system includes a standard evaluation matrix based on individual guidelines from Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and a report template designed to easily communicate evaluation findings to stakeholders. In this presentation, the attendees will learn about the template, how to customize it for their own evaluations, and how the results might influence accessible software development. The task force will also discuss best practices for working through the evaluation and reporting process.
|OhioLINK Summit attendees are invited to the OETC Keynote Address|
|4:30pm - 5:45pm||Exhibit Hall A||OETC Keynote||
Dr. Wesley Fryer, Director of Technology, The Casady School
Join the OETC for their keynote address from Dr Wesley Fryer.
OhioLINK Summit Planning Team
- Sue Polanka, Chair (Wright State University)
- Matt Benzing (Miami University)
- Colleen Boff (Bowling Green State University)
- Andrea Christman (Sinclair Community College)
- Meghan Frazer (OhioLINK)
- Emily Gattozzi (Bowling Green State University)
- Katy Mathuews (Ohio University)
- Jess McIntosh (Otterbein University)
- Christine Rigda (University of Toledo)
- Matt Shreffler (Wright State University)
- Selina Wang (Oberlin College)
- Ann Watson (State Library of Ohio)