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Presentations from ALA Annual 2015

The interest group met on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1-2:30p.m. There were three presentations and two lightning talks. Slides from the presentations are attached to this message.


  • Gauging User Interest in Non-Traditional Library Resources

Tami Sandberg, Manager, NREL Library


  • Inflated Journal Value Rankings:  Pitfalls You Should Know About HTML and PDF Usage Based on Publisher Website Design

Chan Li, Sr. Data Analyst, California Digital Library and Jacqueline Wilson, Senior Associate for Collection Development, California Digital Library  


  • Leveraging WorldCat Web Services for Collection Analysis

Richard Entlich, Collection Analyst Librarian, Cornell University


Lightning Talks

  • Academic E-Books: Do DRM Restrictions Effect Usage?

Tara Tobin Cataldo, Science Collections Coordinator, University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries and Trey Shelton, E-Resources Librarian, University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries


  • Taking altmetrics beyond the article to the book: An introduction to the Bookmetrix project with Springer Books

Sara Rouhi, Product Specialist, Altmetric.com and Wouter van der Velde, Senior eProduct Manager eBooks, Springer 

Thanks to all of the presenters and to everyone who attended!