You are cordially invited to the ALCTS Scholarly Communications Interest Group panel discussion at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans:Library-Press Collaboration: How do they work together to advance scholarly communication?
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2011
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Room 245, Morial Convention Center

Moderator: Raym Crow, Senior Consultant, SPARC
+ James Mullins (Dean of Libraries, Purdue University), who will discuss how a library integrates and manages a university press
+ Kizer Walker (Director of Collection Development, Cornell University, and Managing Editor of Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought), who will discuss what issues there are when a library seeks to build a working relationship with a university press
+ John Wilkin (Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology, University of Michigan, and Executive Director of HathiTrust), who will discuss how HathiTrust works with university presses to open up access to scholarly content

There will be an open forum after the three presentations.  All participants are welcome to pose questions and share thoughts about scholarly communication issues.  Please join us for what promises to be an engaging and informative discussion on June 25th!