October 5-6, 2016
C. B. Pennington Jr. Conference Center

Pennington Biomedical Research Center
2328 Irene Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Keynote Speaker

Mary Sauer-Games
VP of Product Management

Mary Sauer-Games joined OCLC in September 2014 as Vice President of Product Management.

She came to OCLC from the American Psychological Association, where she was Senior Director, managing PsycINFO database products and leading an organization of 70 staff. From 2002 to February 2014, she was Vice President, Product Management–Humanities, STM and Dissertations at ProQuest, a leading global information provider. Before that, from 1999 through 2002, she was Vice President, Product Management, at the Gale Group, a major reference and education publisher of electronic databases and textbooks. She also previously held positions at Mullen Advertising, R. L. Polk and Company, and Data Resources, Inc., all in Detroit, Michigan.

An active participant in publishing and information technology communities, Mary has served on boards with the National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) and CrossRef. She has also been active on a regional board of the March of Dimes.

Mary holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from University of Michigan–Dearborn and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Kalamazoo College.

Feature Speaker

Sarah Cohen
Managing Director
Open Textbook Network

Formerly the Associate University Librarian at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Sarah joined the Open Textbook Network to foster libraries’ strategic role in advancing access, discovery, and engagement with open textbooks. Sarah is the Managing Director of the Open Textbook Network and a two-time award winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

LUC 2016 Conference Program