Posted by: farringtonk | November 18, 2015

Calling Academic Librarians: ACRL: NE Access Services Group meeting, Friday, December 4

Association of College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter

Access Services Interest Group

What the cool kids are doing: Innovations in Access Services and Resource Sharing


College of the Holy Cross · Hogan Campus Center, December 4, 2015


9:30-10:00               Registration and Welcome

10:00 – 10:45         eBook ILL: Reality? Sharla Lair, LYRASIS

11:00 – 11:45         Interlibrary Loan and Patron Driven Acquisitions: Building

Responsive Collections with the Getting It System Toolkit, Mark Sullivan, IDS Project

12:00 – 1:30                        Lunch

NEASC 2015 Standards for Accreditation: Implications for

Libraries, Eric Poulin, Massachusetts Library Association

1:30 – 2:30              Occam’s Reader: the New (and Only) Solution for Sharing

eBooks (webinar), Ryan Litsey et al., Texas Tech University



The registration fee is $30 and will be available through Eventbrite. We can only accept payment with credit card. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. A water dispenser will be available – please bring your own water bottle.


About our speakers


Sharla Lair is a Licensing Program Strategist at LYRASIS, a membership organization dedicated to creating, managing, and promoting access to information.

Sharla obtained her BS, MS (Geography), and MLIS degrees from Florida State University.


Eric Poulin is Coordinator of Library Services at Greenfield Community College’s Nahman-Watson Library, and an adjunct faculty member at the Simmons School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College. He is currently serving as the President of the Massachusetts Library Association.

Eric holds a BA in Communication Studies from the University of Massachusetts, and an MLIS from the University of Rhode Island.


Mark Sullivan is the Executive Director of the IDS Project, a New York based library cooperative that focuses on community and innovation. He has developed tools which many libraries use to streamline their interlibrary loan operations.

Mark holds a BS in Biology from Cornell University, a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School, and an MLS from the University at Buffalo.


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