Zorian M. Sasyk

Zorian SasykZorian Sasyk is a Senior FOLIO Implementation Consultant at EBSCO Information Services, where he does project management of library implementations of the open source ILS FOLIO, including its ERM module. Before that, he has worked in library electronic resource librariab management roles for over 8 years, including resource activation, overseeing resource troubleshooting, discovery tool configuration and optimization, and usage statistics collection and analysis. He is passionate about library consortia and their potential for centralized ERM, and played an active in role in the Minnesota State system’s library consortium, PALS, advocating for electronic resource coordination and optimization across the system’s Alma implementation. In addition, he formerly served on the ELUNA/IGELU Content Working Group, an international body of electronic resource librarians that advises Ex Libris on content-related issues in their library products. Zorian’s professional interests include open access resources in discovery, collection analysis, the sociology of librarianship, and electronic resource management advocacy. He has an M.S. in Library Science from Wayne State University and an M.A. in Sociology from Minnesota State University Mankato, and currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Introduction to Open Source Software in Libraries2024-07 (Jul)$375.00
Introduction to Electronic Resource Management in Academic Libraries2024-08 (Aug)$375.00