Sponsorship recipients – IGeLU and ANZREG 2019 Conference – 23-25 October 2019

March 27, 2019

Another tantalizing 2019 ANZREG Conference update from your ANZREG Committee!

We’re pleased to announce our recipients of the $1,000 AUD joint Ex Libris and ANZREG Committee sponsorships to attend IGELU 2019, and present at ANZREG 2019.
These joint sponsorships were offered to encourage and support Australian and New Zealand community attendance at IGeLU 2019, hosted in Singapore.
This is the first time ever that IGeLU, the International Ex Libris User Group conference will be held outside Europe!
Our applicants all submitted original proposals highlighting innovative work at their institutions and covering a range of Ex Libris products.

In no particular order:

  • Aleksandra Petrovic – IT Product Owner – University of Auckland, Libraries and Learning Services
    • Beyond the numbers: creating actionable data using Alma Analytics dashboard
  • Jessie Donaghey – Digital Services Librarian – Bond University
    • Understanding user behaviour and motivations when searching and requesting resources
  • Kendall Kousek – Discovery Services & Systems Librarian – Macquarie University
    • Moving the goal posts: aligning project milestones to development schedules
  • Kirstie Nicholson – Co-ordinator Discovery – University of Western Australia
    • DIY for academics: a ‘how to’ guide for achieving self-management using Leganto
  • Margaret Pembroke – Digital Scholarship Librarian (Systems) – Southern Cross University
    • Exploring Esploro: migration and implementation of Esploro at Southern Cross University
  • Rachelle Orodio & Megan Lee – Application Administrator / Application Librarian – Monash University
    • What do users want from Primo?  Or how to get the evidence you need to understand user behaviour in Primo
  • Sandra McKenzie – Team Leader, Cataloguing Team 2 – National Library of New Zealand
    • A national library perspective on Alma
  • Linda Sheedy – Coordinator, Collection Access – Curtin University Library
    • Predicting Student Success with Leganto: a “Proof of Concept” machine learning project.
  • Petrina Collingwood – Digital Access Specialist – Central Queensland University
    • “Primo is broken, can you fix it?”: Tackling anecdotal evidence of problems with electronic resource access in Alma and Primo

Congratulations to all 9 of our worthy winners!

Hopefully this has whet your appetite for attending ANZREG 2019!
Don’t forget to follow @anzreg2019, for even more tidbits on the conference program and presenters.

With all these excellent applications, our conference program for ANZREG is already looking very healthy.

But we may have a few slots left open, so keep your eyes out for our call for proposals soon.

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