From: Scott A Warren <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2014 21:35:59 +0000

For anyone attending ALA and interested in scholarly publishing, this
session may be of interest (and in full disclosure, I’m the

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

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.

The PVRDG co-chairs who put the session together are Elizabeth
Wallace, University of Alberta Libraries, & John Carey, Hunter
College, CUNY)

Please join us for a lively Sunday morning discussion.


Scott Warren

Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Syracuse University Libraries
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