Society Publisher Panel at Midwinter 2015
The Publisher/Vendor Relations Discussion Group of the ACRL Science & Technology Section invites you to join us at ALA Midwinter 2015 in Chicago for:
Publishing and the Society
Sunday February 1st, 8:30am – 10:00am, McCormick Place West, W176a
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Scholarly and professional societies play an essential role in STEM publishing and account for many of the world’s oldest academic publishing operations, predating most of their commercial counterparts. Please join us for a discussion of the unique role of the society publisher within the scholarly publishing environment, and the future challenges and opportunities they face.
Robert Harington, Associate Executive Director, Publishing, American Mathematical Society
Stephen Hawthorne, Executive Director, Publishing, Royal Society of Chemistry
Stephen Moss, Chief Operating Officer, IOP Publishing
Mary Warner, Assistant Director of Publications, American Geophysical Union
The panel moderator is Scott Warren, Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries.