Dean and Director, University of Denver Libraries
Michael Levine-Clark, the Dean and Director of the University of Denver Libraries, is the recipient of the 2015 HARRASOWITZ Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award. He writes and speaks regularly on strategies for improving academic library collection development practices, including the use of e-books in academic libraries, the development of demand-driven acquisition models, and implications of discovery tool implementation.
Assistant Director for Discovery & Technology Services, East Carolina University
Eleanor I. Cook has worked in the library field for over 30 years, and is currently Assistant Director for Discovery and Technology Services at Joyner Library at East Carolina University. She has had various technical services responsibilities including both monographic and serials/e-resources acquisitions, cataloging and preservation. She was President of the North American Serials Interest Group in 2002/2003. She has been active in other... Read More →
Team Leader, MA eBook Project & Advisor, MA Library System
Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University
Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University School of Library & Information Science. Bob Holley has been actively involved in collection development since 1980 as an academic librarian, library science professor, and researcher. He was chief collection development officer at the University of Utah and at Wayne State University. He has taught collection development to hundreds of students both in the classroom and online in the Wayne State... Read More →
Digital Publishing, Wake Forest University
William P. Kane is the Director of Digital Publishing at Wake Forest University. They checked, and he is a librarian, with an MLS from the University of Pittsburgh -- from there something about his having been a janitor, then a millworker, and then a schoolteacher in Pennsylvania, then a systems and collection development librarian in Detroit, then a dot-com adventurer with Alibris out of California. In any case, he tells everyone who asks... Read More →
Vice President of Content for Ebooks, ebrary
Mr. Lees oversees ebrary's content acquisitions, collection development, and content marketing, and works with the executive staff to develop and drive global strategies. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the publishing and information industry.
Prior to coming to ebrary, Mr. Lees was Director of Product Management for Knovel Corporation, where he was responsible for content acquisition and marketing as well as collection development... Read More →
Vice President, Product Development, Ingram Library Services
Bob Nardini is Vice President, Product Development at Ingram Coutts. He worked in both public and academic libraries prior to 1985, when he took a job in the academic bookselling industry, where he has been ever since. In 2007 Nardini joined Coutts and since then has been involved in several areas of the company’s activity, including the development of the OASIS® and ipage® customer sites, the MyiLibrary®... Read More →
Academic Digital Product Manager, YBP Library Services
Matt Nauman is Academic Digital Product Manager at YBP Library Services. He has been involved in the development of YBP’s Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) program. He has also been to more of these conferences than he cares to remember.
Director, Milne Library, SUNY College at Geneseo
Cyril Oberlander is the Director of Milne Library at the SUNY College at Geneseo since April, 2012, and was previously the Interim Director since January 2011, and before that the Associate Director of Milne Library since January 2008. Prior to that, he was the Director of Interlibrary Services at the University of Virginia Library 2005-2008; and Head of Interlibrary Loan at Portland State University from 1996-2005; and before that served... Read More →
Director, UNC Press
John Sherer was named the seventh director of the University of North Carolina Press in June of 2012. Prior to that, he was the publisher of Basic Books in New York and also held the positions of Publisher of Nation Books, member of the AAP Trade Executive Committee, and adjunct professor at New York University’s School for Continuing and Professional Studies. He has held marketing positions at Henry Holt, the Brookings Institution and... Read More →
Ingram Library Services, Ingram/Coutts
Joyce Skokut is Director, Collection Development for Ingram Content Group's library services business unit. In this role, Joyce supports publishers and academic and public library customers worldwide, providing her expertise and guidance on physical and digital content acquisition and collection development models for the library community. Ms. Skokut joined Ingram in 2002, supporting customers in product planning and analysis and managed... Read More →
Director, Purdue University Press and Head of Purdue Libraries' Scholarly Publishing Services, Purdue University