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Antje Mays

University of Kentucky Libraries
Director of Collections
Antje Mays, Director of Collections at University of Kentucky Libraries, leads collection management efforts in support of the University's growing academic programs and research activities. An experienced linguist, translator, and interpreter, she also serves as academic liaison to UK's Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures including French, Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic. Over her library career, she has led successful grants, including hosted Library of Congress RDA training and a collaborative grant supporting instructional materials and activities for Education and Language majors learning to teach preschool Spanish.

Following her MLIS, she earned her MBA and EdD -- her doctoral dissertation examines skill gaps identified through business, economics, education, and military research and adapts active learning strategies for developing these needed skills in postsecondary education and training settings. She regularly writes for Against the Grain as editor of the "Mayflower: Ode to New Beginnings" column and as contributor to the journal's "Biz of Acq" column. She has also written for Library Management Today and has served as book editor for International Leads. Her publications and presentations have covered ebooks, assessment and accreditations, fundraising, business models and technologies in libraries, management, and national security.

She has served the profession and broader community in diverse ways including as treasurer, membership director, mentor, church officer, automation implementer and data analyst, and fundraiser. Experienced in libraries, training, business, management, data analysis, web design, language translation and multilingual research, as well as art and design, she brings broad perspectives to connecting learners with knowledge.
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Poster Session 1 Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelWeb of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company S1-01 The time has come... to build, reflect, and analyze connections between qualitative and quantitative data Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelLeigh Ann DePope • Stephanie Ritchie • Jordan Sly S1-02 The Forest and the Trees: What Circulation Turnover Rates Tell Us about Literature Collections in Academic Libraries Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJeff Staiger S1-03 The research interests of graduate students in Jamaica reflect national urgency: So what are their information needs? Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJacqueline Howell Nash S1-04 Talking of many things: dashboards for reference services decision making Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelHui Hua Chua • Rachel M. Minkin S1-05 Statistical Stories: Visualizing Usage Statistics with Tableau Public Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelKathy Gehring • Lori Looney S1-06 A River Ran Through It: How to Build a Library Collection after a Natural Disaster Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelHope LeJeune S1-07 Acquiring Teamwork: Resource lifecycles utilizing Alma and each other Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJaclyn Parrott S1-08 When you don't know what you don't know: How new collections librarians rightsized a collections budget Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelCara Cadena • Marcia Lee S1-09 Digital Archives: What Researchers Need from Platforms Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJames Kessenides S1-10 Step 1: Open the box. Step 2: Put materials on the shelf. Step 3: Repeat. Learn how to make your print workflows smarter Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelHeidy Berthoud S1-11 Wrangling Weirdness: Lessons from Academic Law Library Collections Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelCourtney McAllister • Megan Brown S1-12 Collections Work at Non-ARL Institutions: Priorities & Practices Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelStephanie Davis-Kahl S1-13 Deselection Dilemma: Incorporating Faculty Voices in Monograph Deselection Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelLev Rickards S1-14 PONI Up!: Using data to give students what they need Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelElena Rodriguez • Amanda Kraft • Gretchen Scronce S1-15 The Right Place at the Right Time: Embedding Library Tutorials in EBSCOhost Databases Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelTeagan Eastman S1-16 Services Analyst and Collection Data Analyst: Adding Value to the Acquisitions Operation Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelLaura Sill S1-17 Six Years of Running a Campus Open Access Publishing Fund. Where are we? Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelRyan Otto S1-18 The homegrown ERMS: Relic of the past, or wave of the future? Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelRobert Heaton S1-19 APIs: A Tool for Many Things, including Collections Analysis Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelKaren Kohn S1-20 Making the Invisible Visible: Using Portfolio/project Management to Create and Online Presence That Delivers Content and Services at Scale Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelHeather Jeffcoat • Catherine Murray-Rust

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Poster Session 2 Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelWeb of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company S2-01 Collections Data, Tools, and Strategy: Applying R, Tableau and Excel to Print Assessment Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelChristopher Palazzolo • Lori Jahnke S2-02 Creating E-Resource Dashboards to Foster Liaison Librarian Engagement with the Collection Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJohn Tiffin S2-03 Reengineering Acquisitions Infrastructure in Alma: Vendor Records in a Time of Transition Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJeremy Garskof S2-04 “Curiouser and curiouser:” The process of creating, maintaining, and migrating a bibliographic database of assessment resources Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelEmily McCutcheon • Brianne Dosch S2-05 Hospitality Industry Data Sources Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelKen Bolton S2-06 The time has come... to MOVE Many Things: Inventorying and Preparing a Collection for Offsite Storage Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelHannah Mckelvey • Rachelle McLain S2-07 UofSC Librarians and the Open Access Collection Development Policy Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelAmie Freeman • Shanna Schaffer S2-08 Strategies for building inclusive collections in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): The case of the Grand Challenges of Engineering Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelIbironke Lawal S2-09 Graphic Medicine for All Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelSiamak Samiean S2-10 Purchasing Power: Assessing Library Print Vendors Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJill Dawson S2-11 Parallel or Together?: Deduplicating a STEM research collection combined from two different sources (academic and government) Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelEric Brownell S2-13 What Do Editors Want?: Assessing a Growing Library Publishing Program and Finding Creative Solutions to Unmet Needs Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJulia Lovett • Andree J. Rathemacher S2-14 “What Can I Do About Web Accessibility?” A 15 Minute Activity for Your Team’s Agency Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJulia Caffrey • Robert Pleshar S2-15 Migrating to Alma without an Acquisitions staff: evolving acquisitions and electronic resource workflows from their legacy silos Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelChristine Davidian • Jennifer Matthews S2-16 Who posts what where?: STEM Preprint Servers Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelJennifer Groff S2-17 E-Books and Textbook Affordability: Let’s Talk About It Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelRachel Cooke • Steve Rokusek S2-18 Collaborative Archive and Data Research Environment (CADRE): A Big Data Solution for Research Libraries Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelRobert Van Rennes S2-19 The Need for Systems Technology Training in Library Schools: Are We Adequately Training Future Librarians? Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelDebbi Dinkins S2-20 Sometimes two hats are better than one: Finding synergy between collections and liaison work Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion HotelGlyneva Bradley-Ridout • Mikaela Gray

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