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The Hunter Forum at ALA Midwinter 2019

Jan 02, 2019

Hunter Forum


You are cordially invited to:

The Hunter Forum, hosted by Elsevier Library Connect at the 

2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits

Seattle, WA, USA

Spreading Knowledge to Build Collaboration and

Innovation in the Research Ecosystem


Saturday, January 26, 2019

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST

Hyatt Regency Seattle (Co-HQ) - 808 Howell St - Jr Ballroom West

(short walk from WSCC - refreshments provided)



FEW SEATS REMAIN - Secure your seat by January 24, 2019



We will be announcing the inaugural Elsevier Karen Hunter Memorial Award from 1:30 - 1:45 p.m., honoring the legacy of Karen Hunter and her contributions to the scholarly communications and research community. The award recognizes and encourages collaborations between librarians and publishers or exemplar experience with advancing information dissemination via technology.




Panel Speakers:


Laura Spears, Assessment Librarian at George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida

  • How are library teams harnessing and applying various (open) tools to assist researchers, and creating research innovation?


Linda Wilkie, Director of Core Operations/Institutional Research Analyst/Operations Director, Nebraska Biobank, Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • How do research administrators view collaboration and innovation?  How does the Research Office and Library work together on the university’s research mission?


Dr. Paul Crane, Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington

  • How do researchers collaborate with their libraries as they drive toward innovation? What services do researchers and innovators need from their university library partners to fill their innovation pipeline?