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Amy Affelt

Director, Database Research Worldwide
Compass Lexecon
Author, The Accidental Data Scientist: Big Data Applications & Opportunities for Librarians & Information Professionals

Picture of Amy AffeltAmy Affelt is Director, Database Research Worldwide, at Compass Lexecon, a global economic consultancy, where she finds, analyzes, and transforms information and data into knowledge deliverables for PhD economists who testify as experts in litigation. She is a frequent writer and conference speaker on Big Data, Internet of Things, adding value to information, evaluating information integrity and quality, and marketing information services. She is the author of two books, "The Accidental Data Scientist: Big Data Applications and Opportunities for Librarians and Information Professionals" (Information Today, 2015), and "All That's Not Fit To Print:  Fake News and the Call to Action for Librarians and Information Professionals (Emerald, 2019),  and is the Big Data columnist for EContent Magazine.  She has a BA in history, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master’s degree in library and information science from Dominican University.  She is a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association.

Internet Librarian 2019

Internet Librarian 2018

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. D202: You Don’t Need to Own It: Lessons From Unicorn Category Killers
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Are Librarians Smarter Than a Machine?

Internet Librarian 2017

  • Monday, October 23, 2017
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. A103: Practitioners Panel: Search Tips & Millennial Searcher Secrets
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Death Match! Apps vs. Browser; Libraries vs. Cultural Institutions; Amazon vs. Libraries; Libraries vs. Robots
    • 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. C205: Big Data Still Rules!
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. D202: Internet Search Privacy Tips & Tricks

Internet Librarian 2016

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A201: Big Data
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Internet Librarian @ 20: Looking Forward Retrospectively

Internet Librarian 2015

  • Monday, October 26, 2015
    • 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. D102: Taxonomy, Curation, & Digital Products

Internet Librarian 2014

  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. C201: Twitter for Biz & New Social Media Strategies
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014
    • 12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Tools for Becoming a Big Data Pro

Internet Librarian 2013

  • Monday, October 28, 2013
    • 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. D104: Big Data & Libraries
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    • 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. C205: Continuing the Engagement

Internet Librarian 2012

  • Monday, October 22, 2012
    • 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. C106: From Overload to “Big Data”
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. C204: In the Cloud

Internet Librarian 2011

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A201: Ebooks: Putting the Issues on the Table
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. B301: Tech Change

Internet Librarian 2010

  • Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. C302: Value-Added Research

Internet Librarian 2009

  • Wednesday, October 28 2009
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. C303: Pecha Kucha: Innovative Practices

Internet Librarian 2008

  • Tuesday, October 21
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. A203: Revitalizing Content in the Enterprise
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