Damon Jaggars, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Services, spoke at the ACRL/NY Annual Symposium 2009 in December: http://acrlnysymp09.wordpress.com/program/ . He also recently published “Comparing Service Priorities Between Staff and Users in Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Member Libraries,” /portal: Libraries and the Academy/, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009, pp. 441-452 (with Shanna Smith Jaggars and Jocelyn Duffy).
Neil Romanosky, Delivery Services Librarian, is Chair of the ALA Reference and User Services (RUSA) Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources (STARS) ILL Discussion Group. Neil moderated the group’s ALA Midwinter session on January 16, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. Cyril Oberlander, Associate Director, Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo, presented “GIST: A Customizable Future for ILL and Acquisitions,” a toolkit that merges acquisitions and ILL functionality by utilizing a library’s ILL software to enable user-initiated purchase requests via a traditional ILL request form. Michael Ireland, Director, CISTI Information Access and Delivery, and Jason Charron, Director, CISTI Corporate Services and Strategic Initiatives, discussed major funding reductions at CISTI and delivered a “CISTI Transformation Update,” describing the resulting new outsourced document delivery service for materials from the collection of the /Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (/CISTI).
Jen Rutner, Assessment and Marketing Librarian, was selected as a member of the ALA Emerging Leaders program for 2010.