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Thursday, November 5 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Making Institutional Repositories Work: From the Frontlines to the Future

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Editors of the 2015 Charleston Insights Publication, Making Institutional Repositories Work, will discuss some of the major issues surrounding repositories including: platforms, hosting, discoverability, open access, publishing, and assessment. In addition, members of the University of Central Florida Libraries STARS (Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Schol-arship http://stars.library.ucf.edu) IR team will focus on winning IR marketing strategies.

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Burton Callicott

Reference Librarian, College of Charleston
I am the Instruction Coordinator for the College of Charleston Addlestone Library and I am interested in Institutional Repositories. I am helping to get the CofC IR, The Charleston ARC, off the ground and running and, with Andrew Wesolek and David Scherer, I just had an edited volume, Making Institutional Repositories Work, published with Purdue UP.
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David Scherer

Scholarly Communications and Research Curation Consultant, Carnegie Mellon University
David Scherer is the assistant to the dean of libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. Previously, David was the scholarly repository specialist with the Purdue University Libraries. In that role he oversaw Purdue’s primary institutional repository, Purdue e-Pubs, and educated faculty on open ac- cess and author rights, new models of publishing, and opportunities for open access publishing. Alongside his colleagues at the Purdue University... Read More →
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Barbara Tierney

Head, Research and Information Services Dept., University of Central Florida Libraries
Barbara is Head of Research and Information Services for the University of Central Florida Libraries (2013 to the present). She formerly served as the Head of Research and Information Services for the University of North Carolina, Charlotte (2011-2012). | | Barbara was an Invited Speaker at the 2016 Japan Association of National University Libraries (JANUL) Symposium at the University of Tokyo where she presented "The Learning Commons... Read More →

Andrew Wesolek

Head of Digital Scholarship, Clemson University
Andrew Wesolek began his professional career as Scholarly Communication Librarian at Utah State University.  In this role, he managed a thriving institutional repository, roughly doubling its size to nearly 36,000 items in two years of service. Wesolek also administered an Open Access Fund and collaborated with stakeholders across campus in the passage of an Institutional Open Access Policy in 2012.  Subsequently, Wesolek chaired the... Read More →

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