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Minutes from HoLT IG at ALA Annual 2014

Heads of Library Technology (HoLT) Interest Group

ALA Annual Meeting 2013 

Sunday, June 29th, 2014
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Chair: Meg Brown-Sica (outgoing), Vice-Chair/Incoming Chair: Hong Ma, Incoming Vice-Chair Robert Nunez

1. Announcements regarding events of interest at ALA Annual.

2. Introductions and explanation of the purpose of the group. Information about the email list and ALA Connect site ()lita-holt@ala.org and http://connect.ala.org/node/66223

3. Introductions of attendees.

4. Discussion about ideas for future meetings/programs from the IG.

5. Presentations and followup questions/discussion, etc.

      • The Impact on Online Scholarly Journal Usage Data of Publisher Websites

                           Presenter: Chan Li, Sr. Data Analyst, California Digital Library

      • Adding copyright/license information to different library systems

                           Presenter: Jenny Jing, Information Systems Librarian, Queen’s University                            Library

      • CrowdAsk: A Crowsourced Library Help System

                      Presenters: Ilana R. Stonebraker, Business Information Specialist and                        Assistant Professor of Library Science, Purdue University

      •  Other discussions (suggestions for HoLT IG)

                                HoLT IG will look for opportunities for online webinars for topics like digital                                          preservation, linked data etc.