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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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Friday, October 9 • 9:30am - 10:15am
MT07: Where to Start? Building a New Digital Collection at the School of Medicine, Western Michigan University

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What if you were given the opportunity to build a new library from scratch? Where would you begin? Liz will share her experience using ProQuest products and solutions to build a completely digital library to manage digital assets. She will focus on how to build a sustainable, fluid, collection to connect users to free, lease, rented and shared collections for an opening day collection. This talk will appeal to an audience who needs to establish a new collection quickly, facing significant reductions in library resources or migrating to a solely electronic collection.

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Elizabeth Lorbeer

Library Director, Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Elizabeth “Liz” Lorbeer is the founding Library Director at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, a new medical school in the U.S. to be granted preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee of Medical Education. Lorbeer is the chief designer of the new digital library built from the ground up in under eight months. Her career spans twenty years as a librarian and library administrator. She... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Avenue Ballroom - 4th Floor

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