Scholcom conference

The web site for next month’s one-day scholarly communication conference is up. Looks like it will be fun. Here’s the blurb:

Scholarly Communication in an Information Age

November 11, 2003

Academic publishing and scholarly communication more generally are undergoing a period of rapid change. Positive change comprises a wealth of Web based services for pre-print collections, data warehouses, collaboration systems and more. Negative change comprises skyrocketing costs for academic journals that have forced a nationwide cutback in the average number of periodicals held by research university libraries. All this dramatically impacts the productivity and promotion of individual scholars as well as university budgets.

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