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Join us for Elsevier events at ALA 2018 Midwinter Meeting

Jan 08, 2018

Bear sculpture at Denver Convention Center

You are cordially invited to the following Elsevier-hosted events at the ALA 2018 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Denver, CO (the bear too!). Scroll down the page for details on each event and registration links.


  • The Hunter Forum
  • Networking Reception Hosted by Elsevier
  • Library Connect Focus Group on Scopus Training Program
  • Cookies, Cocoa and Joule




The Hunter Forum

Library Impact and Value Across the University Landscape

Multiple facets of measuring and demonstrating impact and value across the spectrum of partnerships and student success


Download The Hunter Forum slides.


Saturday, February 10 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. (MST)

Colorado Convention Center | Room 705/707

SPACE IS LIMITED; please register early to secure your seat. 

Register by February 5, 2018.


Panel Speakers: 


Emily McElroy

Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director of McGoogan Library of Medicine

University of Nebraska Medical Center 


Leveraging the strategic goals of the university, how do libraries communicate value to administrators and become indispensable to their university?  What metrics and qualitative information are used beyond traditional library statistics?  


Michael Levine-Clark

Dean of University Libraries

University of Denver


Connecting the library to university values to create resonating messaging.


Melissa Bowles-Terry

Head of Educational Initiatives

University of Nevada Las Vegas 


Library educators are making a difference on institutional outcome metrics.  Highlights from GWLA multi-institutional study on: The Impact of Information Literacy Instruction on Student Success.   


Dr. Regina Kilkenny

Chief of Staff

Office of the CU Denver Chancellor

(Past-senior medical education officer with The Colorado Health Foundation and associate dean for the CU School of Medicine) 

University of Colorado-Denver


A university administrator’s perspective and panel response.


Moderator: Jean Shipman

Vice President, Global Library Relations, Elsevier


Networking Reception Hosted by Elsevier

Sunday, February 11 | 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Grand Hyatt Denver | 1750 Welton St. | Crystal Peak Ballroom

(Short walk from CCC - refreshments provided.)

Register by February 5, 2018.



Library Connect Focus Group on Scopus Training Program


Are you a Scopus user, trainer or someone whose institution has Scopus, but you aren’t fully versed yet? Elsevier Library Connect is exploring options to create a Scopus online learning program for you! This may encompass multi-level learning modules, assessment of learning, and an ongoing community component. Like Library Connect’s current offerings, the learning would be free of charge and offered globally online. You are cordially invited our in-person focus group to ensure your learning needs are met.


We expect these to be fun and interactive sessions with limited spots, so be among the first to RSVP!


Afternoon Focus Group at ALA Midwinter

Friday, February 9th | 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Denver Hotel | 1450 Glenarm Place | Humboldt Room

(Hot appetizers and beverages provided.)



Cookies, Cocoa and Joule


Brought to you by Cell Press

Sunday, February 11 | 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.

Colorado Convention Center | Elsevier Booth #1116

(Refreshments provided.)


Please join us at the Elsevier booth for some cookies and cocoa and to learn more about Cell Press offerings for 2018 and our newly launched journal title, Joule.


JouleJoule, a sister journal to Cell, is a home for outstanding and insightful research, analysis and ideas addressing a key global challenge: the need for more sustainable energy.  


Joule is for those who are researching and analyzing the challenges — scientific, technical, economic, policy and social — of providing sustainable energy solutions. This includes chemical scientists, chemical and process engineers, energy researchers, bio-scientists, environmental scientists, materials scientists, chemists, physicists and engineers from across academia, industry and government.


More about Cell Press:


Since 1974 Cell Press has delivered on the commitment to combining the highest-quality science with innovations in technology and publishing practices.


Cell continues to hold one of the highest impact factors in life sciences and as such remains the number one research journal in the category of Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology.


In 2017 Cell Press expanded into the commercial launch of Tier 1 Physical Sciences journals and introduced Chem and Joule to the Cell Press portfolio.