Cyril Oberlander

Library Director

Room 214
(585) 245-5528
cyril@geneseo.edu

Department(s):

  • Director's Office

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Library Director

Education:

  • MLS, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • BA, History and Anthropology, Portland State University

Research Interest:

  • Learning environments & knowledge systems
  • Research strategies
  • Communication & mobile technologies
  • Staff development & training

Publications:

  • Oberlander, Cyril, “Challenges of Sharing Online Information Through Traditional and Non-Traditional ILL” in Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles , Mark Jacobs Editor, Haworth, to be published early 2007.
  • Oberlander, Cyril, “Transforming the document delivery and resource sharing engine.” IFLA Journal , vol 33 (1), 2007, p. 32-40.
  • Oberlander, Cyril and Mary Oberlander, “Sharing Statistics: A strategic search for context, meaning, purpose and cost savings,” OCLC ILLiad Newsletter, vol. 3, no. 1, Spring 2005, p. 2-6. Link
  • Buchanan, Sherry, Rose Jackson and Cyril Oberlander, “Can Cooperative Service Solve the Grey Literature Challenge,” OLA Quarterly, Fall 2004, vol. 10 (2/3), p. 5-9.
  • Oberlander, Cyril and Mary Oberlander, “Resource Sharing Data: Mining for Selection & Meaning in Collection Development,” Against the Grain, vol. 16 (2), April 2004, p. 77-80.
  • Buchanan, Sherry and Cyril Oberlander, “W-ILLiad2004: Western ILLiad User’s Meeting and the future of resource sharing,” OCLC ILLiad Newsletter, vol. 2, no. 2, Summer, 2004, p. 2, 4. Link
  • Oberlander, Cyril and Dan Streeter, “LibStatCAT: a library statistical collection assessment tool for individual and cooperative collection development”. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, vol. 27, no. 4, Winter 2003, p 493-506
  • Oberlander, Cyril and John Clarke, “Foray into meaningful data with ILLiad and OCLC Management Statistics,” OCLC ILLiad Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 3, Fall 2003, p. 2-3
  • Oberlander, Cyril, “Access services and RILI: Great partnership opportunities,” College & Research Libraries News, vol. 63, no. 9, October 2002, p. 666-668
  • Oberlander, Cyril and Mary Oberlander, “Books under glass: the Bibliotheque Nationale de France,” OLA quarterly, vol. 7, no. 1, Spring 2001, p. 4-6, 23

Presentations:

  • Borrowing 101 for ILL—everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask, ALA RUSA STARS pre-conference workshop, Philadelphia. January 11, 2008.
  • Deploying assistive technology across campus: a collaborative approach, co-presented with Debbie Berkeley and Lori Kressin, ACM SIGUCCS Conference on User Services 2007, Orlando, Florida, October 7-10,2007.
  • Trends for Resource Sharing, VIVA ILL Forum, July 13, 2007.
  • Resonant Resource Sharing: Transformation strategies for Resource Sharing, New York State Resource Sharing Summit, June 5, 2007. Link
  • Alternative Formats, for Yin & Yang: Bringing Balance to Resource Sharing / ALA Annual RUSA STARS pre-conference. June 22, 2007.
  • Deploying Assistive Technologies Across Campus: A Collaborative Approach, co-presented with Debbie Berkeley, Lori Kressin, ACCS (Association of Collegiate Computing Services of Virginia), April 18, 2007. http://accs.virginia.edu/presentations/2007/accessibility_finalACCS2007.pdf
  • Bridging the Library community with the rest of the web community, RLG Programs Symposium: Discovery to Delivery in New Contexts, New York, March 15, 2007. Link.
  • Handheld Gizmos – Mobile Technology, co-presented with Bill Corey, Zeke Crater and Leslie Johnston, UVa Library Winter Carnival, January 4, 2007.
  • Transforming Document Delivery & Resource Sharing for today and the New Year, Florida ILLiad Users Meeting, Orlando, December 6, 2006: Link
  • Reinventing Resource Sharing: A discussion of emerging possibilities, co-presented with Dan Wilson, UVA Health Sciences Library at Virginia Library Association, November 9, 2006.
  • Scanning Forum Concluding Session, at Scanning Forum Conference, November 7, 2006.
  • Digitizing on Demand; co-presented with Bradley Daigle, UVA Rare Materials Digital Services, at Scanning Forum Conference, November 6, 2006.
  • Collaborative approaches to Alternate Text Production, co-panelist at Scanning Forum Conference, November 6, 2006.
  • Borrowing versus Purchasing; co-panelist, September 14, 2006, NW ILL & Resource Sharing Conference, September 15, 2006
  • Cultivating the Possibilities, Keynote and Summary program for the Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference, September 14-15, 2006: Link
  • Transforming the document delivery and resource sharing engine. Presented paper for Document Delivery & Resource Sharing Section at IFLA World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference & Council. Link
  • Emergent Resource Sharing & ILL, Presented at VIVA ILL Forum Program, July 21, 2006.
  • Emergent Resource Sharing & Interlibrary Loan. Presented at PALINET ILL Conference, May 12, 2006. Link
  • Collaborative Strategies: Next Steps for Service Design in Collection Development, Resource Sharing, and Communities. Presentation for OCLC, April 19, 2006.
  • ILL Training, Needs & Technology Assessment, presentation & facilitator for the ALA RUSA STARS ILL Discussion Group, January 21, 2006.
  • Collaborative Strategies for Collection Development and Resource Sharing, presented as panelist for “Automating Collaborative Strategies for Collection Development & Resource Sharing,” September 15, 2005. Link
  • Future of Resource Sharing, panelist presenter for the OCLC Resource Sharing ALA Forum, June 25, 2005.
  • Information Visualization for Library Collection Development, Reference and Research. ASIST Pacific Northwest Chapter Annual Meeting, May 14, 2005. Link
  • Purchase on demand: How do libraries develop better strategies for purchase on demand?
  • OCLC Resource Sharing Advisory Committee, Presentation & Discussion Leader, May 5, 2005.
  • Making Connections: Pioneering the Information Landscape, Oregon Library Association, April 2005.
  • Resource Sharing Discoveries: Exploring What’s Possible with Collaboration and Technology. International OCLC ILLiad Meeting, March 17, 2005. Webcast: Link
  • What’s New? Scanning with a mobile workstation, Librarian Anywhere and other ventures into the future of Resource Sharing. 6th Annual TexShare ILL Workshop, Feb. 18, 2005.
  • Direct Delivery: Distance Education and Remote User Library Services. 6th Annual TexShare ILL Workshop, Feb. 18, 2005.
  • Information Visualization tools for collection development, reference and research, Online NW. January 21, 2005.
  • Future of Content, co-presenting with Sherry Buchanan and Robin Ashford, Online NW. January 21, 2005.
  • Customizing Routing & Workflows for on-campus and off-campus users, University of Wisconsin ILLiad Meeting, Nov. 17, 2004.
  • ILLiad Statistics & Collection Development: Statistics & Meaningful Data, University of Wisconsin ILLiad Meeting, Nov. 17, 2004.
  • What's New? Scanning for Accessibility, Mobility & Beyond, Librarian Anywhere & Customizing Technology, University of Wisconsin ILLiad Meeting, Nov. 17, 2004.
  • Direct Delivery: Presentation & Workshop for Distance Education Resource Sharing Services, NW ILL & Resource Sharing Conference, September 17, 2004.
  • Scanning for Accessibility, Mobility and Beyond, NW ILL & Resource Sharing Conference, September 17, 2004.
  • W-ILLiad 2004, OCLC ILL & ILLiad User’s Meeting, ALA Conference, Orlando, June 27, 2004.
  • Oberlander, Cyril, Organized 2nd Annual Western ILLiad User’s Meeting, May 20-21, 2004.
  • Western ILLiad User’s Meeting Keynote / Conclusion, 2nd Annual Western ILLiad User’s Meeting, May 20-21, 2004.
  • Statistics for ILL & Collection Development, 2nd Annual Western ILLiad User’s Meeting, May 20-21, 2004.
  • Customizing Routing & Other Workflows, 2nd Annual Western ILLiad User’s Meeting, May 20-21, 2004.
  • Document Delivery & Distance Education, 2nd Annual Western ILLiad User’s Meeting, May 20-21, 2004.
  • Digitizing the Stacks: Creating and evaluating a mobile wireless library workspace, co-presented with Judy Anderson, Online NW, Feb. 20, 2004.
  • Direct Delivery, A solution to the double delivery dilemma, ALA RUSA MOUSS ILL Discussion Group Meeting, Midwinter Meeting, Jan. 10, 2004.
  • Digitizing the Stacks: Moving a Scanner to the Shelf in a Wireless Environment – The Wireless Book Truck Pilot, co-presented with Judy Anderson, Library Online Conference 2003, Oct. 23, 2003.
  • Direct to Patron Delivery, panelist presentation at Northwest Interlibrary Loan Resource Sharing Conference, Sept. 11, 2003.
  • The Seventy-percent Solution: assessing criteria for model fund allocations, group presentation, NASIG pre-Conference, June 26, 2003. Link
  • LibStatCAT, Library Statistical Collection Analysis Tool, co-panelist with Dan Streeter et al. for Collection Assessment, The Acquisition Institute at Timberline Lodge, May 19, 2003.
  • ISO Interlibrary Loan Requesting, PORTALS Resource Access Committee, May 2, 2003.
  • Implementing Odyssey as a region, co-presented with Shawn Styer, NW ILLiad User’s Meeting, March 28, 2003.
  • ISO ILL & ILLiad, co-presented with Shawn Styer, NW ILLiad User’s Meeting, March 28, 2003.
  • Center for Research Libraries, Orbis and Interlibrary Loan, presentation for History faculty and students, January 15, 2003.
  • STATCAT, OCLC Interlibrary Loan user’s group, Eugene, September 18, 2000.