May 23, 2022

Now Available: Video: Presentations From University of Chicago Library Symposium on the Changing Ecosystem of Scholarly Publishing

The 4th Biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium took place at the University of Chicago on May 1, 2015 and video recordings of presentations/panels were posted on YouTube earlier this week.

Seven videos are embedded below.


New Modes of Publishing

Presentation by Garrett Kiely, University of Chicago Press

Presentation by Dan Morgan, Digital Science Publisher, University of California Press

Metrics, Measurements, and Rewards

Presentation by Cameron Neylon, Advocacy Director at PLOS (Public Library of Science)*

Presentation by Christopher Erdmann, Head Librarian of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics John G. Wolbach Library

Funder-driven Trends

Presentation by Heather Joseph, Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

Presenter Panel Discussion

Symposium Homepage

Session Abstracts

* Mr. Neylon is now at the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University, Austrlia.

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