Case studies on the impact of eBook archives at North American university libraries

Sponsored by Springer Nature
Recorded on 09/25/2018

Posted in Ebooks and Digital Resources


Register for the next ACRL/CHOICE webinar sponsored by Springer Nature, where you’ll see first-hand how eBook archives have been acquired and implemented at US and Canadian University libraries.

From initial implementation to FTE uptake and usage, this webinar will provide an in-depth overview of the experiences of librarians adopting an eBook archive.

Why was the purchase made? Has the acquisition proven to be a success? Are researchers accessing the content? Discover answers to these questions and more when you attend.


Denise D. Novak

Acquisitions Librarian
Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Denise Novak is the Head of Acquisitions for the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. Before coming to Carnegie Mellon she was head of Acquisitions and Collection Development at the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN. Her previously held positions were at the Fort Worth Public Library, Fort Worth, TX and the Louisville Free Public Library in Louisville, KY. She is a former president and treasurer of NASIG (formerly the North American Serials Interest Group) and has served on committees and task forces of several professional library organizations including NASIG and ALCTS

Trish Chatterley

Collections Strategies Coordinator
University of Alberta, Canada

Trish Chatterley is Collection Strategies Coordinator at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Prior to becoming head of the acquisitions unit, she was involved with monograph acquisitions for the UofA Libraries including ebook packages, demand-driven acquisition programs, and approval plans. The UofA is an electronic-preferred library that provides access to extensive ebook collections.

John Meier

Science Librarian
Pennsylvania State University Libraries 

John Meier is a Science Librarian at the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library in the Pennsylvania State University Libraries at University Park. His responsibilities include instruction, collection development, reference, and investigating methods of delivering library information and services to the departments of Mathematics and Statistics. He is also the Patent and Trademark Resource Center librarian for Penn State. John holds an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. His current research interests lie in using rapid prototyping in the library and leadership in higher education.