The University of North Carolina Scholarly Communications Working Group

October 2014 Topic

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Topic: Monographs and First-Book Subventions: A New Model from the AAU-ARL Task Force on Scholarly Communication
Speakers: John Sherer, Director, UNC Press and R. Stewart Varner, Digital Scholarship Librarian, UNC-CH Libraries
Where: Davis Library 214 A/B
When: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at noon

Is there a better economic model for the dissemination of humanities monographs? A new task force including university presses and research libraries has produced a prospectus on how an institutionally funded model might work. Come join a roundtable discussion on the topic lead by John Sherer, the director of UNC Press and Stewart Varner, Digital Scholarship Librarian at UNC-CH.

Here is a link to AAU/ARL document (9 pp.) that will be discussed: AAU-ARL First-book Subvention Prospectus, 6/12/2014.

All faculty, staff, and students are invited.