Friday, October 18, 2019

Marymount University
1000 N. Glebe Road

Arlington, VA 22207


This year's program is: 

Changes in the Electronic Resources Management Landscape: A Librarian’s Toolkit

Keynote Speaker: George Stachokas (Auburn University)

George Stachokas is the electronic resources librarian at Auburn University in Alabama. Previously, he served as head of resource services and special assistant to the dean for project management at Purdue University, and electronic resources librarian at Indiana State University.

Some of his relevant experience in electronic resources management and related areas includes past service as chair of both the ALCTS Electronic Resources Interest Group (ERIG) and the CMS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group (CMERIG), organizer of the ALCTS Webinar Series, Licensing Electronic Resources to Serve the Library’s Mission (2018), program planning coordinator for the Great Lakes E-Summit, chair of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI) Consortium’s Resource Advisory Committee, as well as current service as chair of the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL) Online Content committee, chair of the ALA information Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC), secretary of the ALCTS Collection Management Section, member of the LITA Program Planning Committee, and member of the ALA Task Force on Online Deliberation and Voting.

His published works include articles appearing in Collection Management, Technical Services Quarterly, the Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, Serials Librarian and Serials Review. Books include After the Book: Information Services for the 21st Century (Chandos Publishing, 2014), Reengineering the Library: Issues in Electronic Resources Management, editor (ALA Editions, 2018), and The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian (Chandos Publishing, forthcoming in 2019). His research interests include electronic resources management, organizational change in libraries, and collection development.

Stachokas holds an MLIS degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MA in history from Indiana State University, and a BS in economics from Purdue University West Lafayette.

Vendor Panel Members include:

Jane Burke (Ex Libris), Sheri Meares (EBSCO),
Matthew Ragucci (Wiley), and Bob Schultz (OCLC)

Registration information:

Registration fee includes PTPL membership, conference, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Please note the deadlines below.  Registration is limited to 88 persons.

  • Early Bird registration price & deadline September 27 - $120.00
  • Regular registration price & deadline October 4 - $140.00
  • Student member - $45.00
(For students enrolled in a Library
or Information Science program)
  • Membership only price: $20.00
(Dues only; does not include conference)

NOTE: We are soliciting questions for the vendor panel discussion. If you would like to submit a query regarding electronic resources management, please send it to vcly@loc.gov by September 27, 2019.

More updates to the program will be forthcoming soon!

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