DataFest 2017 Vendor presentation page
Fun facts about Firefly
How does Expak collect statistics? What is the turn-around time for deliveries? Who sends the most to where? How does library traffic compare to other industries? How does Tenn-Share compare with other library consortia?
Steve Schmidt, Expak Logistics
Senior Vice President
11:00-11:30 pm - Room 3
Readex digital historical primary resources
Overview of Readex digital collections and the recent updates and enhancements to our interface and platform.
Erin Luckett, Readex
Vice President of Sales and has been with Readex for almost 15 years.
10:15-10:45 am - Auditorium
Historical Digital Archives - onetime perpetual resources great for filling in gaps in content and freeing up valuable shelf space. Databases - aggregated content in core subject specific areas. OpenAthens - content accessibility resources used to pull usage stats, setup permission sets, and provide single sign on authentication. EBSCO Discovery Service - premium Discovery Services with elite relevancy ranking, indexing, customization, and tech support.
Zach O'Dell, EBSCO
Regional Sales Manager for Tennessee covering all Academic Institutions in the State. My team oversees Electronic Resources, including Databases, eBooks, Discovery, and Software Systems.
12:45-1:15 pm - Room 3
Oxford Reference and Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Reference Reimagined: Discover what?s new in Oxford Reference and Oxford Research Encyclopedias OUP is proud to partner with Tenn-Share on ongoing discounts for products that support innovation in every step of the research journey---from scholarly monographs to long-form reference, find out what?s new in these OUP products: Oxford Reference brings together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press?s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, spanning 25 different subject areas. Find out about the new additions including A Dictionary of Nursing, A Dictionary of Disaster Management, and the latest publishing in Science on Oxford Reference. Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) combine the speed & flexibility of digital with the rigorous standards of academic publishing. Each of the 22 subjects goes beyond the basic facts to contextualize topics within existing scholarship and help pave the way to deeper engagement and inquiry. Content is being added all the time, including the newest module, Planetary Science.
Jenifer Maloney, Oxford University Press
Senior Consortia Account Manager
1:30-2:00 pm - Room 3
Research goes high tech
Using Gale and TEL Databases with Google Drive, Google Classrooms and Microsoft OneDrive for Research and Assignments. Research Goes High Tech with Gale and TEL Databases. Students and educators can now conduct online research, add comments, highlight, and make notes right in the Gale database article, then save and share in Google Classroom, Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive. Research online can be tricky, so Lori will share the techniques and instruction she uses to help students, organize their information, process what they have learned, and use the online tools to help them avoid plagiarism. URL to Presentation Guide: http://library.chattanoogastate.edu/Virtual-Libraries
Lori Warren, Coordinator of Library Marketing and Outreach, Chattanooga State Community College
2:15-3:00 pm - Room 3
IngramSpark® is an award-winning independent publishing platform that offers the same fully integrated print and digital products and global distribution services enjoyed by big-time publishers to the indie-publishing community through a single platform. Once you finish and format your book, IngramSpark makes it possible to share it with the world. It’s your content. We just help you do more with it.
Josh Floyd, IngramSpark
Key Account Sales Manager, IngramSpark, Ingram Content Group Inc. Josh promotes the growth, sales, and brand of the IngramSpark platform by providing education, information, and best practices for Ingram’s Publish-on- Demand services. Josh has been with Ingram for 6+ years first working as a Publisher Representative, then as an Ingram Independent Bookstore Representative, and is now with IngramSpark as Key Account Sales Manager.
11:00-11:30 pm - Auditorium
Mike will introduce you to more than their ILS system, in particular, TLC SmartTECH. TLC want to be a different solution for libraries; a company that knows library workflows and how to integrate the hardware into that environment , and has recently launched TLC Device Management and SmartClass for classroom collaboration.
Cheryl Viands, TLC
12:45-1:15 pm - Auditorium
Back by popular demand, what's new with Springshare?
Tracy Patterson, Springshare
Regional Sales Consultant
1:30-2:00 pm - Auditorium
Digital Library of Tennessee Summit
If you plan to attend the Tenn-Share DataFest and/or are in the Nashville area on Thursday Oct. 26, please join the Digital Library of Tennessee (DLTN) Committee for an informational session about DTLN. This will include a presentation by Emily Gore, Director of Content for the Digital Public Library of American (DPLA) as well as an update on DLTN and an opportunity for you to guide us as we plan ways to best serve your libraries and constituents.
Suzanne Bonefas, Rhodes College
2:15-4:00 pm - Auditorium
Tennessee Electronic Library Genealogy Resources
Today’s librarians need to be equipped to help their patrons navigate the online genealogy sources that are available. Kayce Butler, a reference librarian at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, will present a basic overview of Heritage Quest and highlight Tennessee specific records on Ancestry. Topics will include U.S. Federal Census records, Freedman’s Bank Records, Revolutionary War Records, Tennessee vital records, and Tennessee Supreme Court Cases. Join us as we explore these online treasures that are waiting to be found!
Kayce Butler, Tennessee State Library and Archives
10:15-10:45 am - Computer Lab
World Book Classroom & Children's Services integration
Learn how to incorporate World Book Educator Tools and Activities to enhance the learning experience.
Erin Loree, Tennessee State Library and Archives
11:00-11:30 am - Computer Lab
World Book and the struggling learner
Learn tips for how to integrate World Book resources with the struggling learner using read aloud, translation tools, and life skills content.
Jeff Williamson, World Book
12:45-1:15 pm - Computer Lab
Homework help and your Tennessee Electronic Library Gale Resources
This session will provide users with an overview of the best TEL Gale resources to assist elementary, middle, high school, and college students with homework assignments.
Jeff Williamson, World Book
1:30-2:00 pm - Computer Lab
Getting started with Learning Express Library
Join us for a tour of the Learning Express Library interface where we will navigate the practice tests, tutorials, and skill-building courses that provide the information your library users need to achieve the results they want — at school, at work, or in life.
Jeff Williamson, World Book
2:15-3:00 pm - Computer Lab
T-Mobile Project SAME
Let's discuss the difference between digital inclusion and digital literacy and how we are working to change the lives of citizens most in need in your community. We will discuss, Project SAME, Project SAME 2.0 and the EmpowerEd grant all offered by T-Mobile.
Matt Beagle, T-Mobile
A digital inclusion specialist that has helped tens of thousands of men, women and children reach the digital age and begin their journey in this digital economy over the last 17 years.
10:15-10:45 am - Room 2
Gale Career Online High School
Career Online High School, part of the world’s first accredited private online school district, can help these students realize their education and career goals. Your library can play a key role in reengaging adults into the education system. Students graduate with an accredited high school diploma and a certificate in a high-growth, high-demand career field, along with a resume, cover letter and other tools to start or advance their career.
Hilary Fox, Gale Cengage Learning
Director of Consortia for Gale. Hilary works extensively with TEL on the Gale resources available for Tennessee libraries.
Heather Wiegand (tentatively)
1:30-2:00 pm - Room 2
Leverging the power of the library with SimplyE
The cost and demand for e-books in libraries continues to grow as libraries struggle to find products and services that are within budget and respect user privacy. Libraries need to take a leading role in developing access to digital content at every step in the digital life cycle. One innovative project from NYPL, SimplyE, focuses on delivery and display of ebooks while adhering to ReadersFirst principles of easy access and seamless enjoyment.
Wendy Cornelisen, Assistant State Librarian for Library Innovation and Collaboration, Georgia Public Library Service
2:15-3:00 pm - Room 2
Barnes & Noble Makerspaces and STEM
Developing a viable maker space in the library and providing support for STEM/STEAM curricula in the school.
Robbie Bryan, Barnes & Noble
Community Business Development Manager
10:15-10:45 am - Children's Program Room
Baker & Taylor Axis360
Let's figure out how to provide a collection of fiction e-Books to all of Tenn-Share's K-12 member libraries' students and staff!
Scott Coning, K-12 e-Book Project Brainstorming with Baker & Taylor
Digital Sales Manager – Axis360
12:45-2:00 pm - Children's Program Room
Federal Reserve Bank free financial education materials
Free financial education materials for youth and adults, including: workbooks, infographic posters, online interactives, brochures, lesson plans & activities, and more. Learn how to order these free resources for your library!
Jackie Morgan, Federal Reserve - Nashville Branch
Senior Education Program Manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta/Nashville Branch, is recognized as a state and national leader in personal financial education. She serves on the National Business Education Association Economics and Personal Finance Education Committee and is the Nashville Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee. Morgan also serves as board member and past 3-year president of the Tennessee Jump$tart Coalition, which was recognized by National Jump$tart as the State Coalition of the Year under her leadership. Additionally, Ms. Morgan trains educators, develops curriculum, writes articles, and conducts outreach related to personal finance and economics.
11:00-11:30 am - Children's Program Room
Music as method in Music City: Three services at Nashville Public Library
How music helps the Nashville Public Library to inspire and excite existing patrons and to reach new patrons. Three music projects of the Nashville Public Library: Borrow a Ukulele, Studio NPL, and NPL BoomBox.
Ryan Darrow, Librarian, Nashville Public Library
Katharine Bryant, Niq Tognoni
2:15-3:00 pm - Children's Program Room