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Library Connect presents The Hunter Forum at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia

Empowering Knowledge in a changing research landscape

Oct 31, 2013

Elsevier invites you to SAVE THE DATE for The Hunter Forum (formerly the Digital Libraries Symposium) at ALA Midwinter. The event has been renamed to honor Karen Hunter, a retired senior vice president with Elsevier and the winner of the 2006 CSA/Ulrich's Serials Librarianship Award.

When: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 1:30-3:30 p.m. EST
Where: Philadelphia, PA. Venue to be announced in December.
(Light refreshments provided)


For more than a decade at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Elsevier has welcomed librarians to a special event. This January, we are inviting three speakers to present their own vision of the current and future research experience, including tools, technology and collaboration.     


Elsevier Library Connect presents THE HUNTER FORUM

DISCOVERY: Research Landscape
The researcher's ability to process information and highlight discoveries are vital to the continuity of research breakthroughs.  What does the discovery ecosystem in the scholarly community look like today?

CHANGE: Technology and Policy
Change in information discovery and dissemination continues to happen at a rapid pace. What challenges lie ahead for librarians and universities?

COLLABORATION: Enriching the Research Experience
How do all the pieces come together to enrich the research experience, in terms of integrating discovery tools, technological innovation and information?


Helen Josephine, Head Librarian, Terman Engineering Library at Stanford University.

Helen is the subject liaison to the faculty and students in the School of Engineering departments of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Electrical Engineering, and Management Science and Engineering.  She also offers workshops and consultation to all students and faculty on campus on citation management tools and research databases. Read full bio >>>


Brenda L. Johnson, Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries, Indiana University Bloomington.

Prior to her arrival at Indiana University in 2010, Brenda was the University librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Before joining the UCSB Libraries, she served as Interim Co-University Librarian of the University of Michigan Libraries.  She served the University of Michigan Libraries in various roles for more than 20 years, where she distinguished herself as Associate University Librarian for Public Services with responsibility for their 19 libraries. Read full bio >>>


Cameron Ross is a Vice President of Product Management at Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Cameron Ross leads the teams responsible for editorial policies, content partnerships, and the development of tools and technologies which have made one of the fastest growing research and citation services in the world.