Michiana Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference

2016 Michiana Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference

Organized by Indiana University South Bend Libraries and Saint Mary's College Library.

Indiana University South Bend, Saint Mary's College and the Indiana University Librarians Association are proud to announce the third-annual Michiana Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference, to be held on October 28, 2016. The only such conference aimed specifically at small and mid-sized university libraries, the Michiana Scholarly Communication Librarianship Conference is ideal for librarians at institutions interested in launching a scholarly communication program. It is also a great opportunity for librarians currently working with scholarly communication initiatives to network and share experiences, best practices and ideas. This conference will feature presentations by a variety of experts in scholarly communications as well as time for networking and question and answers.

Presenters include:

  • Jere Odell -¬†Scholarly Communications Librarian, Center for Digital Scholarship, IUPUI Libraries.

    Jere OdellAs a Scholarly Communications librarian, Jere Odell promotes and supports open access dissemination practices at IUPUI. These include IUPUI's Open Access Policy, the IUPUI Open Access Publishing Fund, the institutional repository (IUPUI ScholarWorks), and the library's open access journal publishing service. In addition to advocating for new forms of scholarly communications, Jere provides education and consultation services relevant to authorship, metrics for impact, fair use and authors' rights. He also serves as a subject liaison for the IUPUI School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

    Prior to joining University Library, Jere worked as an embedded librarian in the IU Center for Bioethics, where he managed a special collection of bioethics resources while collaborating on information ethics, research ethics, community engagement and health policy projects.

  • David Dunham - Coordinator of Scholarly Communication, IPFW Libraries.

    David DunhamDavid Dunham joined the Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne Helmke Library's faculty as Scholarly Communications Librarian in the fall of 2014. At IPFW, David has been instrumental in the growth of the institutional repository, developing a Student Research and Creative Endeavor Commons to showcase student/faculty collaborations and works of undergraduate research, educating students and faculty about issues pertaining to open access to scholarly materials, and promoting IPFW's newly passed open accessed policy. In addition to his scholarly communications duties, David is the library's liaison to Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Math, and Physics. On the state level, David is currently Chair of the Academic Libraries of Indiana Scholarly Communications Committee.

    Prior to working at IPFW, David spent eight years as the Reference and Instruction Librarian at a small private university in the foothills of south west North Carolina, where he wore a number of hats.

  • Donna Ferullo - Director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue

    Donna FerulloMs. Ferullo holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts; a Masters of Library Science degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Ms. Ferullo is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the Indiana Bar and the United States Supreme Court Bar. Ms. Ferullo is the author of a book entitled "Managing Copyright in Higher Education: A Guidebook" which was published in 2014 by Rowman & Littlefield. She has also published articles and given presentations to many groups on copyright and its impact on higher education and libraries.

  • Stephanie Davis-Kahl - Scholarly Communications Librarian and Professor at The Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan University

    Stephanie Davis-KahlShe provides leadership for scholarly communication programs, including Digital Commons @ IWU. She is the liaison to the Economics, Educational Studies and Psychology departments at IWU, and serves as the Managing Faculty Co-Editor of the Undergraduate Economic Review. She is a facilitator for the ACRL Scholarly Communication Roadshow, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Librarianship & Scholarly Communication and an editorial assistant for College & Research Libraries. She earned her BA in East Asian Studies from Oberlin College and her MS in Library Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2014, she was named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal and was also awarded the Education & Behavioral Sciences Section Distinguished Librarian Award.

Last reviewed: 04/2017