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You are part of ProQuest history at the inaugural ProQuest User Summit! Your fellow librarians from all over the world are coming together to build a strong community of users of ProQuest workflow software products. Sign up for sessions below and enjoy this opportunity to meet, share and learn with your peers.**Note: you can always change your mind and choose another session

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Thursday, October 8 • 10:00am - 10:45am
MT01: Intota Implementation - User Experiences

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1) There is no Manual: Challenging traditional workflow processes and developing problem-solving skills

Presenter: Sandra Morden, Head, Discovery and Technology Services, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
Presenter: Michael Vandenburg, Associate University Librarian

Some staff are very comfortable with known processes and step-by-step manuals. In order to move to the more advanced use of a tool like Intota, it is important to understand the larger concepts and to develop skills and interest in problem-solving. There is no manual! How do we get people there? We will share some ideas and will invite thoughts from participants

2) Overview of how Intota can Meet the Needs of your Library Now

Presenter: Ashley Zmau, E-Resources Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries:

The day-to-day management of e-resources is often chaotic; many libraries are short staffed or dealing with staff turnover and lackadaisical record keeping. Intota v.1 can alleviate this stress by ending siloed job duties and providing a previously unachievable atmosphere of transparency. This session will demonstrate how to cross train your staff and operate by the “hit by bus” mentality: if you, as the supervisor of your unit, were hit by a bus tomorrow, would your co-workers know how to manage your e-resources?

Speakers
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Sandra Morden

Head, Discovery and Technology Services, Queens University
Sandra Morden is Head, Discovery and Technology Services at Queen’s University, where she is responsible for providing leadership and direction in the planning, development, delivery and ongoing assessment of high quality services in the Library’s Discovery and Technology Services Division (DTS). DTS is responsible for interrelated services, systems and tools connecting users with information resources and services and supporting... Read More →
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Michael Vandenburg

Associate University Librarian, Queens University
Michael Vandenburg is the Associate University Librarian at Queen’s University where he provides leadership for strategic planning, development, and assessment of the library's information infrastructure. In this role, he oversees and supports the library's divisions responsible for information systems, digital initiatives, electronic resource management, and information service points. Prior to arriving at Queen's in 2009, Michael held... Read More →
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Ashley Zmau

E-resources Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington
Ashley Zmau is the Assistant Librarian for E-resources at the University of Texas at Arlington where she provides leadership for managing the e-resource lifecycle and license negotiation while working collaboratively to support liaison librarians for outreach and scholarship. In this role, she oversees the Serials Team comprised of four Library Specialists, and is responsible for maintaining the Library’s ERM, as well as the management of all... Read More →


Thursday October 8, 2015 10:00am - 10:45am
Avenue Ballroom - 4th Floor

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