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Friday, November 8 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Your Budget is Stretched. Reference Content is Free Online. So Why are New Reference Works from “Traditional” Publishers Worth Your Investment?

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New technologies and processes are rapidly transforming reference content – the way it is commissioned and sold by publishers, edited by experts, acquired by librarians, and used by patrons. What are the implications of this transformation for you, and for how you allocate your budget?

A panel will provoke your thoughts and provide answers on these topics:

- How has reference commissioning and publishing changed, and what does it mean for me?
- How can I balance providing reference content that is the most trustworthy vs. the most current, without breaking my budget?
- What is the role of free reference content?
- What new models for buying reference content are becoming available to me?

Moderators
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Heather Donnellan

Channel Manager, Third-Party Platforms, Elsevier Science and Technology Books
As the manager of third-party platforms at Elsevier, I work to make sure that our science and technology content is accessible wherever, whenever, and however our end-users prefer to ingest it. I'm passionate about ebooks, the different ways they are being delivered, and what devices they are being read on. Electronic content opens up a world of opportunities to reach people in new ways.

Speakers
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Dominick DellaSala

President, Chief Scientist, Geos Institute
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Cory Polonetsky

Marketing Director, Elsevier
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Audrey Powers

Associate Librarian, College of the Arts, University of South Florida
I am an Associate Librarian at the University of South Florida. Currently, I work with students and faculty in The College of The Arts, but in my former life I was a Science librarian. These very different roles have provided me with the unique opportunity to work with researchers, faculty and students who are intriguing and dedicated to the disciplines they are engaged in. | | As a Charleston Conference Director I collaborate with other... Read More →


Friday November 8, 2013 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Laurens Room, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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