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Friday, November 8 • 9:45am - 10:30am
Trimming the sails: What you need to know about Transformative Agreements

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Everyone is talking about Transformative Agreements in the abstract, but just what do they look like and how do they work?

Transformative agreements are, by nature, iterative, temporary and transitional but, at the same time, they all have certain features and fundamental principles that are consistent--from their stated objectives, to cost-shifting mechanisms, to the new open access workflows that are rapidly becoming standard business practice in scholarly publishing and library processes.

In this session, a trio of experts representing different stakeholder groups (library, consortium, publisher) will illustrate some of the practical aspects of their Transformative Agreements that all stakeholders navigating the sea of change in scholarly communication need to know.
 "We cannot control the winds nor subdue deceitful currents, but we can--by skill and care--trim our sails to ride the storm and steer our course to more promising shores!"
 

Moderators
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Athena Hoeppner

Discovery Services Librarian, University of Central Florida Libraries

Speakers
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Chris Bennett

Global Sales Director, Cambridge University Press
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Colleen Campbell

Open Access 2020 Initiative, Max Planck Digital Library
As coordinator of the global Open Access 2020 Initiative, I would be very happy to talk with you about open access and strategies to transform the current subscription journals system to new open access publishing models. Given my involvement with the ESAC Initiative, I also have... Read More →
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Curtis Brundy

AUL for Scholarly Communications and Collections, Iowa State University
I oversee collections and scholarly communications at Iowa State, which is a signatory of the OA2020 initiative. I am active with several groups that are interested in seeing, as well as assisting, scholarly publishers and societies transition to open business models.


Friday November 8, 2019 9:45am - 10:30am EST
Gold Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel