A discussion on the options special libraries can employ to access their digital content remotely. The topic will include current problems, familiar methods of accessing content remotely, security considerations, content and user management issues and most importantly ways to solve these problems.
James Edwards, OpenAthens
James is responsible for developing and maintaining global partnerships of OpenAthens
, an identity and access management solution from JISC. JISC is a United Kingdom not-for-profit company whose role is to support institutions of higher education and research.
James primarily works with partners in the EMEA territories, where OpenAthens is included alongside resource discovery tools and subscription services. Their core customer base is in the medical and academic sectors, with current significant growth in the pharmaceutical and corporate sectors.
OpenAthens is used within library and research departments to simplify access to online subscription-based content by providing users with a single username and password (single sign-on). Provided as a hosted solution (SAAS).
James regularly attends trade shows and works as part of a team exhibiting & presenting at various worldwide industry events.
Paul Cuomo-Digital Content Specialist/Account Manager, TDNet
: Paul is responsible for helping librarians and information specialists by providing tools that can make their lives easier and gives an amazing experience for their users. TDNet
accomplishes this via their TDNet Discover platform, eResource management (print and digital content) and remote access solutions via OpenAthens. TDNet has been in the library space for over 21 years, working with special libraries, and in the healthcare/biomedical sectors.Moderator
: Victoria North, President SLA New York CommunityPlease register for this event. We will email you event details the day before.