The Impact of Cloud Technologies on Libraries
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1-2:45 p.m.Watch on YouTube View Marshall Breeding's presentation View Mark Ryland's presentation View John Ulmschneider's presentation
The Implementation of Alma at VCU Libraries
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Featuring Maria Bunevski and Susan Stearns of Ex Libris, moderated by John Duke of VCU LibrariesWatch on YouTube View John Duke's presentation
is an independent consultant, speaker, and author. He is creator and editor of Library Technology Guides and the lib-web-cats online directory of libraries on the Web. His monthly column, "Systems Librarian," appears in Computers in Libraries. He is also editor for Smart Libraries Newsletter, published by the American Library Association. Other publications include the annual "Automation Marketplace" feature published by Library Journal, nine issues of the ALA's Library Technology Reports, and the book "Cloud Computing for Libraries" (2012, ALA TechSource). He has held a variety of positions for the Vanderbilt University Libraries in Nashville, TN from 1985 through 2012, including director for innovative technologies and research. He earned a BA and an MA in philosophy from Colorado State University and an MA in religion from Vanderbilt University.
is chief solutions architect for Amazon Web Service’s Worldwide Public Sector team. He began working with Microsoft Federal Systems as a senior architectural engineer in the early 1990s and continued at Microsoft for ten years, serving in a variety of roles on projects such as Windows Cairo, COM/DCOM/OLE, SOAP and others. In the late 1990s, he started and ran the first standards organization at Microsoft, serving as director of standards strategy until 2000. Subsequently, he served as CTO of two start-up companies, as well as vice president and director of the Washington DC office of a Seattle-based public-policy think tank. He rejoined Microsoft in 2008 as national standards officer for the USA, later switching to a principal program manager in Microsoft’s identity and access team. He received his BA in philosophy from the University of San Diego and a law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.
has been president of Ex Libris North America since 2010. Previously, he served as president of Inigral, a social-media startup delivering applications for the education market. He has also served as senior vice president of Global Sales at Sungard Higher Education. He earned a BS in business administration from Northeastern University.
is university librarian at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a past president and board member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, co-chair of the Legislative Committee of the Virginia Library Association, and president of the Richmond Academic Library Consortium. He has previously held positions at North Carolina State University, the College of William and Mary, and the National Library of Medicine. He earned a BA from the University of Virginia and an MS in library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.