The international publisher will be presenting and exhibiting at the annual event

IGI Global Will Be Attending 2019 Charleston Conference as a Diamond Sponsor

By Brittany Haynes on Oct 31, 2019

As a diamond sponsor for 11 years, IGI Global will be exhibiting and presenting at the upcoming 2019 Charleston Conference taking place in Charleston, South Carolina from November 4-8, 2019. As such, IGI Global will be:

Exhibiting at Table #71 at the Vendor Showcase

Mr. Nick Newcomer, Senior Director of Marketing and Sales, will be representing the international academic publisher during the Vendor Showcase on Tuesday, Nov. 5. While there, he can assist librarians in reviewing their institutional holdings to provide 100% credits into IGI Global’s InfoSci-Databases, which include:

  • InfoSci-Books: a database of 5,300+ reference books containing over 100,000 full-text chapters focusing on emerging research.
  • InfoSci-Journals: a database containing over 25,000 peer-reviewed articles with 1,000,000+ citation references sourced from 185+ scholarly journals.

All of IGI Global’s InfoSci-Databases feature no DRM, no embargo of content (research is available months in advance of print), free MARC records, COUNTER reports, and more. Investment in any of IGI Global’s InfoSci-Databases provides institutions with an additional source of open access funding with 100% OA APC subsidies through IGI Global’s Open Access Fee Waiver (Read and Publish) Initiative.

Leading the Panel Session “Twelve Danishes for the Price of One: The Benefits of Bulk Acquisitions for Libraries”

Mr. Nick Newcomer will be leading a session at the conference titled “Twelve Danishes for the Price of One: The Benefits of Bulk Acquisitions for Libraries” on Wednesday, November 6, from 10:45 -11:25 a.m. at the Cypress Ballroom North, Courtyard Marriott Hotel. During the session, attendees will hear viewpoints from a librarian, publisher, and an aggregator on the benefits of bulk acquisitions compared to the title-by-title approach, and ways these parties can come together to create innovative solutions for achieving a maximized ROI for libraries. Speakers on this panel include the following:

  • Mr. Nick Newcomer, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, IGI Global
  • Mr. John Elwell, MLIS/MA, Director of Content Strategies at EBSCO Books
  • Mr. Scott Pope, MLS, Continuing Resources Librarian at Texas State University
  • Ms. Sara Tarpley, Director of Academic Product Sales at Gale-Cengage Learning

Add this session to your conference schedule here.

Providing Professional Development Opportunities and Materials

  • Academic Librarian Sponsorship: IGI Global is dedicated to the advancement of resources and services in academic libraries; therefore, IGI Global launched theAcademic Librarian Sponsorship Program, which sponsors librarians’ attendance of the Charleston Conference. The winner of the 2019 Academic Librarian Sponsorship is Ms. Elyssa Gould, Head of the Acquisitions and Continuing Resource Department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Learn more about this award here.

  • Against the Grain Column: IGI Global proudly partners with Against the Grain (ATG), the organizers of the Charleston Conference and a journal that connects libraries and publishers, with their column, “Optimizing Library Services.” Contact if you are interested in writing for IGI Global’sATG column and view the column here.

  • Library and Information Science Publications: In order to prepare for the Charleston Conference and keep librarians abreast of the latest research, IGI Global publishes the most innovative library and information science publications covering information retrieval, knowledge management, library administration, research methods, and more. Find below a sample of relevant IGI Global Library and Information Science reference books:

View all of IGI Global’s Library and Information Science Titles

IGI Global looks forward to interacting with everyone during the Charleston Conference in what will purportedly be another successful event. If interested in meeting with IGI Global during the 2019 Charleston Conference, contact

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the views of IGI Global.

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