Monday, May 4, 2009

Scholarly Communication in the Digital Age -- Texas A&M Conference

This conference is now long over, but records and references are still available; follow the links.

The Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communication In the Digital Age
Wednesday, February 11-13, 2009
Annenberg Presidential Conference Center Texas A&M University

NOTE: Streaming videos of the symposium are now available.

Click here to view.

There is no charge for participation in the symposium, but early registration is strongly advised.
This three-day symposium will cover the following major topics:

  • open access
  • intellectual property rights
  • peer-reviewed electronic journal and book publishing
  • improving access to publicly funded research and the scholarly work of faculty
  • the effects of new scholarly publishing models on the promotion and tenure process
  • how university presses can best contribute and sustain themselves in this changing landscape
  • the best uses of university resources to cover these mission-centered responsibilities and costs
  • the role of the university libraries as institutional repositories and facilitators for faculty scholarship

Letter of invitation from Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academics, Texas A&M University

Selected Background Readings

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