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2017 ALI Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference: Speakers and schedule

The ALI Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference is a focal point for theory and practice of scholarly communication librarianship in the Midwest.


1. 8:45 – 9:45 Breakfast and registration – Basement foyer, outside Lilly Auditorium.  Breakfast may be eaten in UL 0110.

2. 9:45: Opening remarks from Nina Collins, Chair of the ALI Scholarly Communications Committee – Lilly Auditorium

3. 10:00-11:00 Bibliometrics: Global gender disparities in science, Cassidy Sugimoto, Associate Professor of Informatics, Indiana University Bloomington. Lilly Auditorium

4. 11:10-12:10:

A. Authors’ Rights and Publishing Agreements: Nazareth Pantaloni, J.D, Copyright Program Librarian, Indiana University Libraries.  UL 1116

B. Contract Law for Academia: Ryan Groves, J.D., Beasley & Gilkison – UL 1126

6. 12:15 – 1:15: Lunch – Seating is available in the foyer or in UL 0106 (Or outside, if weather permits)

7. 1:20 – 2:20:

A. Successful Approaches to Implementing an Open Educational Resource (OER) Outreach Program – Lilly Auditorium

Sarah Crissinger, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Indiana University

Carla Myers, Scholarly Communication Coordinator at Miami University of Ohio (Panelist)

Andrew Walsh, Reference Librarian at Sinclair Community College (Panelist)

B. Integrating Scholarly Communication into Information Literacy Instruction, Merinda Hensley, MLIS, University of Illinois - UL 0110

8. 2:30-3:30:

A. Researching Copyright Duration and Ownership, Ben Keele, IUPUIUL 0110

B. Copyright and Data Curation, Nazareth Pantaloni, IU Bloomington. - UL 0106

10. 3:40-4:30: Copyright Q&A panel with Ashley Ahlbrand, Ben Keele and Nazareth Pantaloni, moderated by Ryan Groves - Lilly Auditorium



Ashley Ahlbrand, J.D., Assistant Director for Public Services and Lecturer in Law, Indiana University Bloomington. 
Sarah Crissinger, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Indiana University Bloomington
Ryan Groves, J.D., Beasley & Gilkison, Attorneys at Law. 
Merinda Hensley, Digital Scholarship Liaison, University of Illinois. 
Ben Keele, J.D., IUPUI Ruth Lilly Law Library
Carla Myers, Scholarly Communication Coordinator, Miami University of Ohio
Nazareth Pantaloni, J.D., Indiana University Bloomington
Cassidy Sugimoto, Associate Professor of Informatics, Indiana University Bloomington
Andrew Walsh, Reference Librarian, Sinclair Community College