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JoVE – new sponsor

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JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, the world’s first peer reviewed scientific video journal is now a Bronze sponsor for the symposium. Thank you to JoVE for your support.

For more information on this initiative in scholarly communication see http://www.jove.com/about.

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Informit – new sponsor

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We are delighted to announce that Informit has joined as a sponsor for the symposium.

They have offered to fund symposium fees for 10 attendees.

If you are interested in being a sponsored participant please email your details to Roxanne.Missingham@anu.edu.au.

Registration now open

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Registration is now open for the Reinventing university publishing international symposium and THAT camp, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 17-19 March 2015.

This event, organised by the Council of Australian University Librarians Library Publishing Advisory Committee (CLPAC)  will encourage discussion on issues related to academic publishing.

It brings together representatives from universities, university presses and libraries from around the world to define and address major questions and challenges, showcase national and international developments in university publishing, enhance engagement with policy makers, strengthen and promote this community of practice, and develop understanding of the needs of authors and editors in university publishing.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Aidan Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Research Council
  • Sarah Lippincott, Program Manager, Library Publishing Coalition
  • Kevin Hawkins, Director of Library Publishing, University of North Texas Libraries
  • Randy Kiefer, Executive Director, CLOCKSS
  • Virginia Barbour, Medicine & Biology Ed Director, PLOS
  • Dr Lucy Montgomery, Deputy Director, Knowledge Unlatched

Thanks to our sponsors:

  • SAGE – Silver Sponsor
  • CSIRO
  • ANU Press
  • Informit

 

Register

The registration fee is $AUD290.

Program

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Tuesday 17th March 2015

9am Welcome and opening
9.15am Keynote

Professor Aidan Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Research Council

10.00 am Morning tea
10.30 am Panel: Researchers perspectives

Professor Adam Shoemaker, Academic Provost, Griffith University

Professor Linda Barwick, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney

Professor Jim Fox, ANU

Mr Shiro Armstrong, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

11.30 Perspectives: University presses

Dr Nathan Hollier, Manager, Monash University Publishing
Dr Susan Murray-Smith, Manager and Publisher, Sydney University Press
Mal Booth, University Librarian, University of Technology Sydney
Dr John Emerson, Director. University of Adelaide Press
Lorena Kanellopoulos, Manager, ANU Press

12.30 pm Lunch
1.30 pm Keynote
Sarah Lippincott, Program Manager, Library Publishing Coalition
Publishing at Scale(s): how library publishing supports scholarship on campus and around the world
2.30 pm Changing horizons:

Supporting reproducible science through diverse publication formats

Sue Cook, CSIRO, Information Management and Technology

Keep calm and unlock research: reinventing UTS ePRESS

Belinda Tiffen, Director Library Resources Unit, University of Technology Sydney

3.30 Afternoon tea
4.00pm Publishing options: beyond impact
Michael Gonzalez, Associate Librarian, Corporate Services and Jason Ensor, Research & Technical Development Manager, Digital Humanities, University of Western Sydney

Wednesday 18h March 2015

9.15am Keynote

Rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs

Kevin Hawkins, Director of Library Publishing, University of North Texas Libraries

10.00 am Morning tea
10.30 am Panel: New models

Randy Kiefer, Executive Director, CLOCKSS

Virginia Barbour, Medicine & Biology Ed Director, PLOS

Dr Lucy Montgomery, Deputy Director, Knowledge Unlatched

12.00 pm Lunch
1.00 pm
Perspectives: New monographs

E-texts – a new experience in learning objects   Dr McComas Taylor and Grazia Scotellaro, Australian National University

Beyond the monograph: publishing research for multimedia and multiplatform delivery  Agata Mrva-Montoya, Publishing Manager, Sydney University Press

Monographs: new frontiers Kathy Bail, Chief Executive, UNSW Press Ltd

2.30 pm Perspectives: Creating new outputs
Professor Paul Arthur, Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Western Sydney

Dr Tim Sherratt, digital historian, web developer and cultural data hacker

3.30 Afternoon tea
4.00pm Sum up and farewell

SAGE announced as Silver Sponsor

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We are delighted to announce that SAGE is a Silver Sponsor for the symposium.

SAGE is a major scholarly publisher – over 700 journals, including those of over 298 learned societies and institutions, and over 800 books a year across a broad range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine.

http://www.uk.sagepub.com/home.nav

 

Roxanne Missingham

Call for papers

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Academic publishing and the scholarly communication environment is in a period of considerable change. New models and systems are emerging as a result of technological opportunities and the open access agenda.

Proposals for papers are called for the international symposium Reinventing university publishing  to be held on 17-19 March 2015 at Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Suggested topics for papers include:

  • Scholarly communication
  • Authors – what is needed?
  • Peer review and editorial boards – new models, current challenges
  • Copyright
  • Text mining
  • Data and publications
  • Impact measurement
  • Innovative technological developments

Proposals: Interested in presenting a paper or poster? You are invited to submit a 200-word abstract describing the presentation. Please include your affiliation and email contact information. Submit proposals via email to Roxanne Missingham (Roxanne.Missingham@anu.edu.au).

Presenters will have conference fees waived.

Review: The Program Committee will review and accept proposals based on their relevance, clarity and innovation.

Submission deadline: 30 July 2014

Acceptance notification: 30 September 2014