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Thursday, November 7 • 1:00pm - 2:10pm
What If We Had to Build a New Publishing Ecosystem from Scratch?

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If the publishing ecosystem disappeared tomorrow, what would we put in its place?

Imagine a world with all of today’s technologies to hand, but none of the publishing ecosystem: no established journals, no sixth-edition textbooks, no rows of monographs, no online reference sources – and no libraries in which to house them all.

What would we need to create? What is needed to allow ideas to pass from one mind to another, to share learning, to stimulate thinking, to entertain and enlighten? How—if at all—would we measure and signal quality and rigor? What workflows would we need, who would need to collaborate, and what technologies would come into play? Where would content be stored, and how would it be accessed? How would the processes involved be financed and sustained?

Our panel will consider these questions and more, bringing a wealth of experience from their perspectives as experienced librarians and publishers.

Speakers
avatar for Rick Anderson

Rick Anderson

Assoc. Dean for Collections & Schol Comm, University of Utah
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Reeta Sinha

Academic Licensing Manager, Springer Nature
Reeta Sinha has been the Springer Nature Academic Licensing Manager for university libraries in the southwestern U.S for 5+ years. She has worked in academic libraries and in the library industry for over 25 years and has been an active member of professional organizations such as... Read More →
avatar for Oliver Gadsby

Oliver Gadsby

President, Academic & Professional Publishing, Rowman & Littlefield
I run Rowman & Littlefield's Academic and Professional publishing businesses in the US and the UK. I'm interested in new modes of teaching and learning, and how resources - including books - can support the process.
avatar for Sara Rouhi

Sara Rouhi

Director, Strategic Partnerships, PLOS
Open accessl new business models beyond APCs; metrics; open science; library/publisher partnerships; improv comedy ;)
avatar for Courtney Young

Courtney Young

University Librarian, Colgate University


Thursday November 7, 2019 1:00pm - 2:10pm
Grand Ballroom 3, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

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