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NAHSL 2023 Conference: Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

November 15, 9:00am-10:30am

Nick Shockey, Director of Programs & Engagement at SPARC

Since 2009, Nick has worked across SPARC to identify areas to better support member libraries, co-leads SPARC’s communities of practice related to negotiations and privacy and surveillance, manages SPARC’s digital platforms, and leads SPARC’s student and next-generation-focused initiatives, organizing OpenCon and SPARC’s collaborations with the United Nations Library. Nick also contributes to SPARC's policy advocacy and landscape analysis work, including authoring SPARC's statements opposing Clarivate's acquisition of ProQuestElsevier's acquisition of Interfolio, and commercial surveillance practices by academic vendors.