|Plenary Sessions Friday, November 9, 2012:|
|Contemporary Trends and Debates in E-Journal Licensing|
Speaker: Kristin Eschenfelder, Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison
School of Library and Information Studies
|What Provosts Think Librarians Should Know|
Speakers: James O’Donnell, Georgetown University; J. Bradley Creed, Samford University; Jose-Marie Griffiths, Bryant University.
|The Twenty-First Century University Press: Assessing the Past, Envisioning the Future Speakers: Leila Salisbury, University Press of Mississippi; Douglas Armato, University of Minnisota Press; and Alison Mudditt, University of California Press (Editor’s note: for more info on the future of university presses check out ATG Article of the Week: University Presses Face the Future)|
|Building the Digital Public Library of America: the Hubs Pilot Project|
Speaker: Emily Gore, Director of Content, Digital Public Library of America
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.