Palace 101: An Introduction to the Palace Project





Date & Time Name Delivery Method Price (LYRASIS Member / Non-Member)  
7/17/2024 2:00 PM
- 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Palace 101: An Introduction to the Palace Project
Live Online $0.00 / $0.00
10/23/2024 2:00 PM
- 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Palace 101: An Introduction to the Palace Project
Live Online $0.00 / $0.00


Description:

The Palace Project is non-profit platform that gives patrons effortless access to more of your library's digital collections. In this session we’ll focus on The Palace Project app: what it is, how it works, and what makes it special. Participants will receive a live demonstration of the app as well as a general overview of our discovery tools and content solutions. Join us to learn more about how libraries are highlighting whole collections over holds queues with The Palace Project!


Instructors

Carissa Egan is the Operations Manager for The Palace Project and leads the Ebooks and Community Engagement Partner Success Team. She joined Lyrasis in 2017 and managed the outreach and engagement team for the Lyrasis suite of hosted services. She has over 15 years of experience working with open source technologies and developing cloud-based services for cultural heritage organizations. Carissa's passion is for creating sustainable, affordable, and useful services that meet the needs of the library community. She is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University's School of Information Science.

Jill Scarson is the Partner Success Leader with the Palace Project, serving as liaison to library partners and aiding in the successful adoption and usage of the Palace platform. She believes that libraries serve as beacons of democracy by providing equitable access to information, and that Palace is uniquely poised to assist them in navigating the changing, and sometimes challenging, e-publishing ecosystem. Prior to joining Lyrasis, Jill worked as a freelance artist, within academic and public libraries, and spent much of the last decade in higher education program support. She holds an MLIS from Syracuse University, where she focused her studies on information literacy instruction, disinformation, and the policies that impact libraries and their users.






Public library; Academic library: 4 year and graduate; Academic library: 2 year; Special Library
All live online classes are in Eastern time.