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Collaboration Day 20192019-04-26T17:59:01+00:00

April 17 & 18, 2019

Many thanks to all who attended Collaboration Day in Albany! It was a great couple of days of training, robust discussions, and networking at the lovely Desmond Hotel.

Search #collabday19 on Twitter to see some of the day’s highlights! Committee posters, vendor contacts, PollEverywhere results, and more can be found by visiting the various tabs across the top of this page.

Training session slides are proprietary. Please email for access information.

We hope everyone had an enjoyable time and came away from the conference with something valuable! See you all next year!

CNY would like to thank our vendor sponsors for 2019:

Collaboration Day 2019 Sponsors - Innovative Interfaces, Inc., ProQuest, Adam Matthew Digital, EBSCO, JSTOR, The Roper Institute, RapidILL, Ex Libris

April 17 – Schedule of Events

*schedule is subject to change

Time Event
9:00am – 10:00am Open Q & A Session with Mike McClellan, III Trainer
10:00am – 12:00pm Sierra Systems Administration training
2:00pm – 4:00pm INN-Reach training
4:00pm – 7:00pm CNY Committee Poster Session & Vendor Showcase
5:00pm – 7:00pm Welcome Reception

April 18 – Schedule of Events

Time Event
8:30am – 9:30am Registration and continental breakfast
9:00am – 9:30am Welcome
9:30am – 10:30am Looking Forward
Pamela Jones – CNY Executive Director
10:30am – 10:45am Break
10:45am – 11:00am ProQuest
Jim Shetler – Senior Books Specialist and Librarian
11:00am – 12:30pm Still to be Filled: A Vision for Institutions in Open Education
Sarah Cohen – Managing Director, Open Textbook Network (OTN)
Sarah’s presentation can be viewed here:
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 1:45pm Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Tom Jacobson – VP, Executive Library Advocate and Strategist
1:45pm – 2:30pm Concurrent Facilitated Roundtable Discussions:
(1) Cultural Agility and Engagement at the Reference Desk
Tom Orrange, Medaille College
(2) Technical Services Workflows in Flux
Sandy Urban, Adelphi University
(3) Reference Transactions in Archives/Special Collections
John Ansley, Marist College
(4) Pick Up Anywhere Best Practices
Sarah Probst, CNY
2:30pm – 2:45pm Break
2:45pm – 3:30pm Report Outs from Roundtable Discussions and Closing

CNY Committee Posters

In lieu of oral reports, the CNY Committees produced posters to update members on their projects for the past year. Please contact Committee chairs with any questions.

CNY Community Engagement Committee 2019 poster
CNY Digitization Committee 2019 poster
CNY E-book Committee 2019 poster
CNY E-Resources Licensing Committee 2019 poster
Shared Print Trust Management Committee 2019 poster
CNY User Experience & Metadata Committee 2019 poster

PollEverywhere Responses

This year, CNY used PollEverywhere to aggregate live feedback from Collaboration Day participants on a variety of topics.

Event Photos

Name Organization Contact Information
Sarah Faye Cohen
Managing Director
Open Textbook Network
Twitter: @thesheck
Meredith Godby
Senior Library Sales Manager
Adam Matthew Digital
Lenny Rogers
Associate Director – North American Sales
Adam Matthew Digital
Nancy Grimaldi
Regional Sales Manager – NY Academic
Patricia Adams
Senior Collection Development Manager
Frank Durkin
Regional Sales Manager
Doug Gaudieri
Regional Account Manager
Tom Jacobson
VP Executive Library Advocate & Strategist
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Mike McClellan
Senior Training Consultant
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Sarah Schulman
Institutional Development Manager
Jim Shetler
Senior Books Specialist and Librarian
Alexis Bortle
Membership Coordinator
The Roper Institute for Public Opinion