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Jesse Koennecke

Director of Acquisitions and E-Resource Licensing Services

Jesse is the Director, Acquisitions & E-Resource Licensing Services at Cornell University Library and has 20 years of experience in various academic library roles. He is an active member of the Future of Libraries is Open (FOLIO) project community, working to develop a flexible, community-driven, open source suite of tools for managing library work. As an active member of the library profession, Jesse has led or actively participated in conference planning committees for Ivy Plus Access Services, Voyager Mid-Atlantic User Group, E-Resources & Libraries, and the World Open Library Foundation Conference (WOLFcon). In addition, Jesse writes and speaks regularly about acquisitions and licensing methods and strategies; resource usage analysis and decision-making; streaming media; library system and discovery tool implementation and management; and open-source software development.