Program

Wednesday, July 16
No-host dinner and social for early arrivals
Blackwater Draw Brewing Company
Thursday, July 17
8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast and Registration
Library Annex 116A
Breakfast provided by Jason’s Deli
8:30 – Noon Scholarly Communication and Open Access (OA) Workshop
Library Annex 116A
Creative Commons & alternative metrics: tools to manage and assess your scholarship.
Sarah Potvin, Digital Scholarship Librarian, Texas A&M.

Working with a DSpace Repository and HathiTrust.
Dr. Robert McGeachin, Agriculture and Digital Services Librarian, Texas A&M.

Break.

Supporting a scholar’s online identity with VIVO and ORCIDs.
Violeta Ilik, Semantic Technologies Librarian, Texas A&M.

Characterizing your institution’s open access publishing using the Web of Science.
Lilly Li, Repository Librarian, Texas A&M.
Noon – 1:30 Lunch and Registration
Evans Library 204B
Lunch provided by Jason’s Deli
1:30 – 5:00 Welcome, Keynote Address, and Paper Session
Evans Library 204B
Welcome. David Carlson, Dean, Texas A&M University Libraries.

Keynote Address.
“Science in a digital age: the potential of a new science+lib partnership to enhance the impact of STEM scholarship.”
Dr. Bruce Herbert, Professor & Holder of the Enron Oil & Gas Teaching Professorship in Geosciences. Director, Office of Scholarly Communication, Texas A&M University Libraries

Paper Session

2:30-3:00 De-constructing the UT Arlington Libraries: Re-engineering our Subject Librarians.
Antoinette Nelson and Sylvia George-Williams, University of Texas at Arlington.

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-4:00 Cooperative Projects that Deliver Governmental Resources for the Engineering Student (TRAIL and ETKN).
Patricia Elaine Kirkwood, University of Arkansas.

4:00-4:30 Choice Reviews: A Local Comparison of Chemistry Monograph Circulation.
David E. Hubbard, Texas A&M University.

4:30-5:00 Supporting Systematic Reviews for STEM Researchers and Educators.
Margaret J. Foster, Texas A&M Univeristy.
5:00 – 6:30 Welcome Reception and Social
Cushing Memorial Library
Catered by Jezebelles
Plus-ones invited
Friday, July 18
8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast
Evans Library 204B
Breakfast provided by the Texas A&M University Catering
8:30 – Noon Paper Session
Evans Library 204B
8:30-9:00 Electronic Access to Agronomy Journals: A Follow-up Study.
Bradley Brazzeal, Mississippi State University

9:00-9:30. Serials DeDup Project Training Exercise.
Antoinette Nelson, University of Texas at Arlington.

9:30-10:00. Choice Reviews: A Local Comparison of Chemistry Monograph Circulation.
David E. Hubbard, Texas A&M University.

10:00-10:30 Business Meeting: Future Texas STEM Librarians Conferences

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-11:30 Access to Free Standards.
Pauline Melgoza, Texas A&M University.

11:30-12:00 A New Frontier?: Faculty Use of Altmetrics in the College of Engineering at UT Arlington.
Sylvia George-Williams, University of Texas at Arlington.

12:00-12:30 Can We Stop Preaching to the Choir and Expand Our Base?
Innocent Awasom, Texas Tech University.
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
Evans Library 204B
Lunch provided by Johnny Carino’s
1:30 – 4:30 U.S. Patent and Trademark Workshop
Library Annex 116A
Jared Hoppenfeld, Texas A&M Patent Librarian