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Mega Journal Publisher Panel at Midwinter 2016

Elizabeth Wallace on Mon, 12/28/2015 - 11:02am 

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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