ALA Session on Library-Press Collaboration

Looks like a good session at ALA.

You are cordially invited to the ALCTS Scholarly Communications Interest Group panel discussion at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans:

Library-Press Collaboration: How do they work together to advance scholarly communication?
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2011
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Room 245, Morial Convention Center

Moderator: Raym Crow, Senior Consultant, SPARC

+ James Mullins, Dean of Libraries, Purdue University
+ Kizer Walker, Director of Collection Development, Cornell University,
and Managing Editor of Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought
+ John Wilkin, Associate University Librarian for Library Information
Technology, University of Michigan, and Executive Director of HathiTrust

The panelists will discuss library-press collaboration from different perspectives. The topics to address include:
+ How does a library integrate and manage a university press as part of the library?
+ What issues are there when a library seeks to build a working relationship with a university press?
+ How does HathiTrust work with university presses to open up access to scholarly content?

There will be an open forum after the three presentations. All participants are welcome to pose questions and share thoughts about scholarly communication issues. Please join us for what promises to be an engaging and informative discussion on June 25th!

Adrian Ho and Sarah Shreeves
ALCTS Scholarly Communications Interest Group


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