Jordan Fields, Aspen Product Librarian at ByWater Solutions, presents at Internet Librarian 2022

Jordan Fields, Aspen Product Librarian at ByWater Solutions, will present at Internet Librarian 2022 taking place from October 18-20th, 2022 in Monterey, California.

Jordan will be co-presenting with Scott Brandwein, Bibliographic Services Manager, SWAN. The title of their presentation is Coming Together: Library Discovery at Scale.

Coming Together: Library Discovery at Scale

Wednesday, October 19: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

The SWAN library consortium went live on Aspen Discovery beginning in 2021, launching 100 catalogs across our member libraries to serve 1.8 million patrons. Working at this scale amplifies the need for a shared understanding of what makes a great user experience. In this session, SWAN and ByWater Solutions, which supports and develops Aspen, share their experiences working with an intrepid team of pilot libraries to conduct user testing, prioritize development needs, and implement new features in Aspen that benefited both patrons and library staff. Whether you are at a small library or a large consortium, you come away with practical strategies to improve your catalog and manage change around a major migration.

About Jordan Fields

Jordan has been championing excellence in library patron experience for more than a dozen years from her early days working in public libraries of all sizes through her transition to building technology solutions with vendors and support organizations. She's currently thrilled to be working at ByWater Solutions on the open source Aspen Discovery and Aspen LiDA app. There's nothing Jordan loves more than collaborating with librarians to create the future of library software.

About Internet Librarian 2022

Internet Librarian caters to librarians and information professionals of all types and from all settings. No matter what your role is at your organization, you’ll find all of your bases covered at Internet Librarian 2022. You can expect to leave Monterey with new friends and career allies and actionable advice and strategies for moving your organization forward. Please join us in this October for this career- and organization-changing opportunity.