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Jonathan Shank


 Jonathan Shank, MLIS
 Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian
 Ward 2-660
 Phone: 312-503-1201
 Twitter: @ShankLib
 Email Jonathan

As Acquisitions & E-Resources Librarian, I'm responsible for the licensing, budgeting, procurement and management of Northwestern's electronic resources in the health sciences, including databases, ebooks, electronic journals and other non-print materials. I continously work with my department to improve resource discovery by identifying, troubleshooting and resolving access problems. I also help administer our integrated library services platform and related systems. My aim is to support Feinberg's mission of research and discovery by providing our users with seamless and reliable access to scholarly information resources.

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Publications and Presentations

  • Ilik, Violeta; Piotr Hebal, Anton Olson, Susan Wishnetsky, Joelen Pastva, Ramune Kubilius, Jonathan Shank, Karen Gutzman, Margarita Chung and Kristi Holmes. (2018). DigitalHub: A Repository Focused on the Future. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 37(1), 31-42.
  • Kubilius, Ramune; Jean Gudenas, Laura Schimming, Jonathan Shank, Neal Nixon and Vida Vaughn (2017). Where Are We? Providing Information for the Clinical Enterprise. Charleston Library Conference. Charleston, SC, November 9, 2017.
  • Pastva, Joelen; Jonathan Shank, Karen Gutzman, Madhuri Kaul, and Ramune Kubilius. (2017). Capturing and analyzing publication, citation, and usage data for contextual collection development. NASIG 32nd Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN, June 9, 2017.
  • Shank, Jonathan (2017). Does COUNTER tell the whole story? Case-by-case examples demonstrating the limitations of COUNTER, and suggestions for alternative evaluation metrics. CARLI Spring Forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance. Governors State University, April 28, 2017.
  • Shank, Jonathan (2017). Strategies for re-establishing legacy license agreements. Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) 2017 Conference. Austin, TX, April 4, 2017.
  • Ilik, Violeta; Piotr Hebal, Tony Olson, Jason Stirnaman, Ramune Kubilius, Susan Wishnetsky, Karen Gutzman, Jonathan Shank and Kristi Holmes (2016). Supporting the spectrum of scholarship in DigitalHub. Force 2016 Conference. Portland, OR, April 6, 2016.
  • Shank, Jonathan, Piotr Hebal and Jason Stirnaman. (2016). Hack the link resolver: A DIY, tailored approach to full text linking in PubMed. Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) 2016 Conference. Austin, TX, April 4, 2016.
  • Shank, Jonathan (2015). ER&L Cross-Pollinator Reflection on the 2015 DLF Forum. Digital Library Federation. Novemeber 19, 2015.
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Updated: February 15th, 2018 11:10