2020 EAST Member Meeting

The EAST Executive Committee and Project Team are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2020 EAST Member Meeting. The virtual meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 9th from 10:00am-1:15pm EDT.

Register Here!

Meeting Agenda: 

10:00am - 10:10am Welcome and Keynote Speaker Introduction | Susan Stearns, EAST
10:10am - 11:10am

Keynote Presentation and Q&A | Greg Eow, CRL

Collections as Community

Using the framework of “collections as community,” this talk will consider how shared print programs invite us to rethink collections – and the service models around collections – in ways that allow research libraries to advance the foundation values research librarianship and the academy.

11:10am - 11:25am Break
11:25am - 12:15pm

Breakout Sessions 

The breakout sessions will run twice. Attendees have the opportunity to register for any two of the four sessions available. Please see below for breakout session descriptions.

  • Shared Print in the Age of COVID-10 | Peggy Seiden, College Librarian, Swarthmore College, and EAST Executive Committee member
  • Evolving the Paradigm of Shared Print | Alison Wohlers, Manager Shared Print Programs for UC Libraries and Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) & Matthew Revitt, EAST 
  • EAST Program Assessment | Susan Stearns, EAST
  • Collections Management | Tony Fonseca, Director of Alumnae Library & College Archivist, Elms College, and EAST Executive Committee member
12:15pm - 12:30pm Break
12:30pm - 1:15pm EAST Member Update and Closing Remarks | Susan Stearns, EAST
About the Member Meeting:

Keynote Speaker Bio:

Greg Eow is President of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), responsible for setting strategic directions and overall CRL programming and services in collaboration with the CRL Board of Directors, CRL staff, CRL member libraries, and CRL strategic partners. 

Before joining the Center for Research Libraries in 2019, he served as the Associate Director for Collections at the MIT Libraries, where he led an administrative portfolio that included scholarly communications and collections strategy, digital preservation, acquisitions and metadata creation, and the Institute Archives and Special Collections. Eow has held previous appointments as Charles Warren Bibliographer at the Harvard Library and as Kaplanoff Librarian for American History at the Yale University Library. Eow currently serves on the Management Board of the MIT Press as well as the Board of Directors of the Chicago Collections Consortium and is a member of the American Historical Association.

 

Breakout Sessions Information:

forthcoming

Shared Print in the Age of COVID-10 | Peggy Seiden, College Librarian, Swarthmore College, and EAST Executive Committee member


Evolving the Paradigm of Shared Print | Alison Wohlers, Manager Shared Print Programs for UC Libraries and Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) & Matthew Revitt, EAST 

The coordinators from the California Digital Library (CDL), Center for Research Libraries (CRL), and HathiTrust will join EAST members to provide an overview of their organizations’ collaboration to define a new phase of shared print built on open and interconnected infrastructure and facilitate a discussion around how technology, shared workflows, and integration with local systems would benefit libraries and enhance the value and impact of their shared print efforts.


EAST Program Assessment | Susan Stearns, EAST


Collections Management | Tony Fonseca, Director of Alumnae Library & College Archivist, Elms College, and EAST Executive Committee member

Please note: The keynote and EAST update presentations will be recorded; the breakout sessions will not. The presentation slides and recordings will be added to this page after the event.