7.0528 Scholarly Publication in Crisis (1/68)

Mon, 28 Feb 1994 21:58:27 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0528. Monday, 28 Feb 1994.

Date: Fri, 25 Feb 1994 18:38:53 -0800 (PST)
From: John Coldewey <jcjc@u.washington.edu>
Subject: A Symposium on Scholarly Publication in Crisis

Humanist subscribers may be interested in the following symposium at the
University of Washington next week.


Location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library, University of Washington
Date: Friday, March 4, 1994

Panels and Presentations in Room 220 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Ongoing
Demonstrations of Electronic Resources and Texts in Room 320 from 10:00
a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

This symposium will focus on recent profound changes occurring in
scholarly publication with emphasis on escalating journal subscription
costs; strained library budgets; the advent of electronic journals, books,
and reference tools; quantity of faculty publication; and administrative
research support policies.


9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks: G. Wayne Clough, UW Provost
"Old Issues from the 80s, New Strategies for the 90s" by Ann Okerson,
Director of the Office of Scholarly and Academic Publishing, Association of
Research Libraries

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

"The Electronic Deus ex Machina: New Solutions, New Problems" by James J.
O'Donnell, Professor of Classics, University of Pennsylvania, Editor, The
Bryn Mawr Classical Review and The Bryn Mawr Medieval Review

LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

"Intellectual Property and Electronic Publishing" by
Scott Bennett, Director of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins
University and consultant to Johns Hopkins University Press electronic
journal production

3:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

"Hear My Story: The Major Stakeholders in Scholarly Publishing" with
panel participants: Betty Bengtson, Director, UW Libraries; Ellen
Bauerle, Acquiring Editor, Classical Studies and History, University of
Michigan Press; Paul Hodge, Professor of Astronomy, UW, editor of the
Astronomical Journal; and James Q. Arnold, Technical Staff, AT&T Bell

Closing Remarks: John C. Coldewey, Chair, Faculty Council on University
Libraries; Former President, Council of Editors of Learned Journals

This symposium is being sponsored by the University of Washington Faculty
Council on University Libraries, the Faculty Senate, the Graduate School,
the Provost's Office, the Office of Research, the Friends of the UW
Libraries, and the UW Libraries. There is no charge to attend, and you
are welcome to come to any presentation if you cannot attend the entire
day. Contact Marie Spears by email at spears@u.washington.edu or call at
206-543-1763, if you need further information.