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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.

Panelists: 

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.

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The Publisher/Vendor Relations Discussion Group of the ACRL Science & Technology Section invites you to join us at ALA Midwinter 2016 in Boston for:

The Rise of the Mega Journal: Is bigger better? 

The mega journal: open access, peer-reviewed, and typically defined by a very large number of papers published compared to other scholarly journals. In recent years a number of commercial publishers, scholarly and professional societies, and university presses have branched out into this relatively new form of scholarly communication. 

Please join us for a timely discussion on the origin of the mega journal, and where it fits within the larger publishing landscape. Participating on our panel: 

Dr. Nandita Quaderi 
Publishing Director, Open Research, Nature Publishing Group 

Dr. Deborah Sweet 
Editor and Publishing Director, Cell Press 

Dr. Jason Wilde 
Chief Publishing Officer, American Institute of Physics 

Moderator: Scott Warren 
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries

Sunday February 1st, 8:30am – 10:00am, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 156C
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