NISO Webinar, Building Diversity in the Workforce Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern, US & Canada) Make sure you register for next week’s NISO Webinar! This event will look at bias awareness and the difficulties of appropriately...read more
This was a highly informative and useful session on the current state of peer review and ways to improve it. Mark Edington, Director, Amherst College Press, started a consortium of 53 colleges (Lever Press), focusing on humanities and humanist social sciences (HSS)....read more
Weijing Yuan, Head, Licensing and eResource Acquisitions, University of Toronto, said that the University of Toronto is building a comprehensive monograph collection and transitioning from print to electronic, which is taking a long time. They wanted to know how users...read more
Diane Fulkerson, Director of Library Services, University of South Florida, began with the history of OA initiatives and their common goals. OA began with the Budapest OA initiative in 2002, and there were two others that followed in 2003. Goals of OA include...read more
The Fast Pitch competition is sponsored by The Goodall Family Foundation, headed by Steve Goodall, Founder and President and retired CEO of J.D. Power and Associates, a leading market research firm specializing in customer satisfaction and buyer behavior. Modeled on...read more
One of the well established traditions of the Charleston Conference is the presentation of the Vicky Speck Leadership Award, which honors the late Vicky Speck, Editorial Director at ABC-CLIO until 2005. The award is presented to a person who has made a lasting...read more
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