Speeches

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  • “Are Academic Journals Still Relevant for Researchers?,” Swedish Library Association, Växjö, Sweden, May 11, 2017.
  • “Research data services --what researchers need and what libraries are  doing,” University Library Växjö, Sweden, May 12, 2017.
  • “Research Data Services in European Libraries: Current Offerings and Plans for the Future,” Tallinn, Estonia, April 20, 2017.
  •  “Research Data Services in European Universities,” Helsinki University Library, American Resource Center (American Embassy), and Fulbright-Finland, Helsinki, Finland, April 24, 2017
  • “Why Academics Read and How Libraries Contribute,” webinar for Finland librarians, April 26, 2017.
  • “Reading for Research: Scholarly Publications in the Worklife of Researchers,” Association of Health Information Professionals, Helsinki, Finland, April 7, 2017
  • “Research Data Services in European Libraries: Current Offerings and Plans for the Future,” Universidade do Minho, Portugal, March 31, 2017.
  • “Measuring the Value of Academic Libraries,” Universidade do Minho, Portugal, March 30, 2017.
  • “The Three States of Tennessee,” Finnish Speakers of English Conference, March 25, 2017.
  • “Reading for Research: Scholarly Publications in the Worklife of Researchers,” Fulbright Forum, Jyvaskyla, Finland, March 16, 2017.
  • “Scholarly Reading by Academics,” Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, March 2, 2017.
  • “Data Management Services in EU Libraries,” Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, March 3, 2017.
  • “Open Science: What, Why, and How?,” University of Eastern Finland, February 8, 2017.
  • “Reading for Research: Scholarly Publications in the Worklife of Researchers,” Hanken Breakfast Seminar, January 31, 2017.
  • “Researchers Need Information Too!: How Information Improves the Quality of Worklife.” BOBCATSSS Conference Keynote, Tampere, Finland, January 25, 2017.
  • “Research Data Services in European Libraries: Current Offerings and Plans for the Future,” Webinar for LIBER (League of European Research Libraries). December 1, 2016 and January 17, 2017.
  • “E-Scholarship and New Roles for Research Libraries,” invited keynote CONCERT (CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan), November 2016
  • “Is A Gold Open Access World Viable for Research Universities?,” 36th Annual Charleston Conference, November 2016
  • “From Hawaii to Tennessee: A 5,000 Mile Journey,” American Voices Fulbright Seminar, University of Turku, October 2016.
  • “Research Data Services in European Libraries: Current Offerings and Plans for the Future,” LIBER Scientific Information Infrastructures Working Group Workshop: Skills for Supporting Research Data Management, Helsinki, 29 June 2016
  • “Trust in Scholarly Publications: The Times They are A-Changin’,” ProQuest IS Division meeting, Ann Arbor, June 2016
  • “Beyond the Download: Issues in Developing a Secondary Usage Calculator,Quantitative and Qualitative Methods for Libraries (QQML) annual meeting, London, May 2016
  • “Librarians Do Research Too!,” A webinar for the University of Colorado, Denver, Medical Librarians, February 2016
  • “Technological Opportunities and Human Realities for Dissertations in The Future,” Council of Graduate Schools Future of the Dissertation Workshop, January 2016
  • “Data Sharing and Re-Use: Barriers and Incentives,” Presented at the Synergy in Science Tri-Societies Conference (ASA, CSSA, SSSA), Minneapolis, November 18, 2015
  • “The Secret Life of Articles: From Download Metrics to Downstream Impact,” Neapolitan Speaker, 35th Annual Charleston Conference, November 5, 2015
  • “Research Data Services: Multiple Roles for Academic Libraries,” Tampere University Library, Finland, September 29, 2015
  • “Scholarly Reading and Scholarly Sharing: Some Indicators of Change,” Tampere University TRIM research center, Finland, September 24, 2015
  • Closing Speaker. The Fiesole Collection Development Retreat Series, 17th Fiesole Retreat, Berlin, Germany. May 6-8, 2015
  • “Librarians Do Research Too,” part of “Building a Professional Identity,” Library Connect Webinar, April 16, 2015
  • “Scholarly reading in a digital age: The library role,” Presented at Syracuse University Libraries, April 2, 2015 (invited)
  • “The LibValue Project: Lessons Learned and Replication Possibilities,” University of Puerto Rico, March 4-5, 2015 (invited)
  • “Research in Library and Information Sciences: the how and where to submit successful proposals,” University of Puerto Rico, March 4-5, 2015 (invited)
  • “Use of Scholarly Information: Reflections on 4 Decades of Research,” CCI Annual Research Symposium, Knoxville, February 25, 2015
  • “What Researchers Want from Publishers and How Data Fits In,” AGU 2015 Editors in Chief Meeting, Bernalillo, NM, February 3, 2015
  • “The Importance of Data, Information, and Knowledge in Scholarly Communication,” Invited Presentation for the 75th Anniversary Conference for the Library and Information Studies Center, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. November 27-28, 2014
  • “To Boldly Go Beyond Downloads,” Charleston Conference, Charleston, November 2014
  • Panelist on “Transforming the Data Landscape: Connecting Data, Policies, and Communities,” and “Responding to Emerging Data Workforce Demand: Harnessing Data Center Expertise,” ASIST Annual Meeting, Seattle, November 2014
  • “Scholarly Reading Patterns of US Graduate and Undergraduate Students,”; “Introduction to LibValue”; “Beyond Downloads: How Are Journal Articles Used and Shared?”, ARL Assessment Conference, Seattle, August 2014
  • “Text + Images + Data: A More Complete Way to Convey Results of Scientific Research,” Strand Symposium, London, June 2014
  • “Measuring (and Increasing) the Value of Library Services,” invited keynote International Association of Science and Technology University Libraries (IATUL), June 2014
  • “Assessing Data Practices for DataONE,” seminar for Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, May 2014
  • “Trust and Authority in Scholarly Communications in the Light of the Digital Transition, invited keynote, UKSG, April 2014
  • “Value of Scholarly Reading: The LibValue Project,” two presentations at ROI-Elico Conference, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, February 2014
  • “Trust in Reading, Citing, and Publishing,” NFAIS annual meeting, February 2014
  • “Research Data Services: A New Focus for Libraries,” invited keynote CONCERT (CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan), November 2013
  • “Research Data Services in Academic Libraries,” and “Scholarly Reading in a Digital Age,” Brigham Young University library presentations, October 2013
  • “Altmetrics and Traditional Metrics: What Do Scholars Use to Judge Quality?,” presented at the 15th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat, Singapore, August 2013
  • “Trust and Authority of Scholarly Resources,” presented at the Strand Symposium, London, June 2013
  • “Scholarly Reading in a Digital Age: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same,” presented at the University of New South Wales, Australian National University, and University of Queensland, April 2013
  • “Research Data Services: New Roles for Academic Libraries?”, presented at Charles Sturt University, April 2013
  • “Use and Users of Scholarly Information: A Closer Look at Methods,” presented at University of New South Wales, March 2013 and Charles Sturt University, April 2013
  • “Shaping the Future of Scholarly Communication,” invited keynote at Beyond the PDF 2, Amsterdam, March 2013
  • “COUNTER at 10: Evolving Measures of Journal Impact, Value and Utility,” moderator and session wrap-up, Charleston Conference, November 2012
  • “Measuring and Applying Data About Users in the Seaton Hall Library,” co-presenter, Charleston Conference, November 2012
  • “Scholarly Reading and the Value of Library Resources,” invited keynote at DEFF (Denmark’s Electronic Research Library) consortium annual meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2012
  • “Academic Librarians and Research Data Services: Preparation and Attitudes,” IFLA World Conference, Science & Technology Section, Helsinki, Finland, August 2012
  • “Building Evidence of the Value and Impact of Library and Information Services: Methods, Metrics, and ROI,” keynote speaker at the DREaM Conference, British Library, London, UK, July 2012
  • “The Lib-Value Project: Status Report,” ARL Preconference at ALA Annual, Anaheim, Ca, June 2012
  • “Scholarly Reading in a Digital Age: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same,” NFAIS workshop and webinar, Philadelphia, June 2012
  • “Just Because You Can’t See Them, Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t There,” 14th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat, Fiesole, Italy, April 2012
  • “Value and Outcomes of Scholarly Library Resources,” UKSG, Glasgow, March 2012
  • “Indicators of Value,” 2012 ARL Preconference, Dallas, January 2012
  • “To Dialog or Not to Dialog,” Panel participant, ALISE Annual Conference, Dallas, January 2012
  • “Beyond Usage: Measuring Library Outcomes and Value,” a webinar presentation sponsored by the East Tennessee Library Association, November 2011 and presented at the Open University, Milton-Keynes, U.K., November 2011
  • “The LibValue Project: Value of Scholarly Reading,” 2011 Charleston Conference, Charleston, S.C., November 2011
  • “Sharing Data: Practices, Barriers, Incentives,” ASIST Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2011
  • “Understanding the Data Management Needs and Data Sharing Challenges of Environmental Scientists,” Environmental Information Management Conference, Santa Barbara, September 2011
  • Keynote speaker, “Social Media and Scholarly Reading,” Information Science and Social Media (ISSOME) conference, Turku, Finland, August, 2011
  • Opening Keynote speaker, “Measuring Value and ROI of Academic Libraries:
    The IMLS Lib-Value Project,” 9th Northumbria Intnl. Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services, York, England, August 2011
  • Keynote speaker, “Return on Investment in Academic Libraries,” SCONUL 2011, Cardiff, Wales, June 2011
  • “Social Media Use and Scholarly Reading Patterns,” 5th Annual Bloomsbury Conference on Electronic Publishing, London, June 2011
  • Keynote speaker, “Beyond Usage: Measuring Library Outcomes and Value,” QQML2011 Conference, Athens, Greece, May 2011 
  • “Demonstrating The Value of Scholarly Collections Through ROI and Other Methods,” Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge, May 2011
  • “The Reading of Scholarly Articles: Behavior on Today’s Campuses,” NFAIS workshop, April 2011
  • “Measuring the Value of Academic Libraries,” ALPSP meeting, London, Feb 2011
  • “DataNet: Collaboration, Curation, and Data in the iSchools: DataONE,” iConference 2011, Seattle, Feb 2011
  • “Beyond Topic: How Readers Choose Which Articles to Read,” Serials Solutions Breakfast, ALA Mid-Winter, San Diego, January 2011
  • “Lib-Value – Status Report : Value, Outcomes, and Return on Investment of Academic Libraries,” ARL Preconference to ALA Mid-Winter, San Diego, January 2011