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Monday, March 4 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
S17: Efficiency at the expense of control: open source vs. vendor-maintained knowledgebases

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In May 2017, our library decommissioned our locally developed, open source knowledgebase and link resolver and adopted a vendor-provided one. This session will cover the pros and cons of being a service provider for other libraries, then, a commercial knowledgebase vendor and a content provider will further discuss knowledgebase management.

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Jane Burke

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, ExLibris, a ProQuest company
Jane Burke, Vice President Strategic Initiatives, is one of the executive sponsors of Intota™, Serials Solutions web-scale management solution. In this role, she is providing strategic leadership and working closely with the development partners to deliver a world class library... Read More →
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Sandra Wong

Discovery Librarian, Simon Fraser University (CRKN)
Sandra Wong is the Discovery Librarian at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC; Canada.
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Julie Zhu

Senior Manager, Discovery Partners, IEEE
Julie Zhu cultivates and manages effective working relationships with Discovery Service, Link Resolver, Proxy Service and Search Engine providers to maximize IEEE content findability, visibility and accessibility in multiple discovery channels. She serves in NISO’s Information Discovery... Read More →

Monday March 4, 2019 1:15pm - 2:00pm CST
Room 203