6.3227 Scholarly Publishing on E-Networks: A Seminar (1/145)
Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 27 Oct 1992 10:33:42 EST
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 3227. Tuesday, 27 Oct 1992.
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 92 17:12:58 EST
From: Ann Okerson <email@example.com>
Subject: Symposium Announcement
AN IMPORTANT MEETING AND LEARNING EVENT
ASSOCIATION OF RESEARCH LIBRARIES
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITY PRESSES
In Collaboration With:
The American Mathematical Society
The National Science Foundation
SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING ON THE ELECTRONIC NETWORKS:
the New Generation:
Visions and Opportunities in Not-for-Profit Publishing
Hands-on Network Tutorials
Electronic Text Issues
Copyright & Licensing
December 5-8, 1992
The Washington Vista Hotel
This three-day symposium is specifically aimed at the not-for-profit,
o University Presses
o Learned and professional society publishers
o Librarians working with electronic texts
o Faculty and researchers interested in scholarly communications
o E-journal editors thinking LISTSERV and beyond
The symposium's objective is to promote information-sharing
and discussion among people interested in developing the
potential of the networks, particularly for not-for-profit
formal scholarly publishing. It will also focus on discussions
about developing collaborative plans for sharing networked
publishing expertise among the academic publishing chain.
Participants will discuss some of the latest research and
development from the not-for-profit sector, including work
funded by the National Science Foundation and prominent
societies and consortia.
The First and stellar Symposium was held in April 1992 and featured
first-generation, innovative efforts by pioneers such as Charles Bailey
(PACS), John Unsworth (POSTMODERN CULTURE), Stevan Harnad
(Psycoloquy), and OCLC, as well as other colleagues. This group of
presentations, in-depth questioning and discussion will focus on models
and plans for "second-generation" work. A one-day segment will feature
hands-on tutorials on internet connected labs at the University of
Date: December 5-8, 1992.
Location: The Washington Vista Hotel, 15th and M Streets,
NW, Washington, DC 20005;
E-mail address for inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax inquiries: Ann Okerson: 202-462-7849
Phone inquiries: Virginia Blodgett: 202-232-2466
We can send you the full program by e-mail, along with registration forms
Coordinators: Ann Okerson, Association of Research Libraries
David Rodgers, American Mathematical Society
Planning committee of the Association of American
Fee: $375.00 (Saturday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon, including
Highlighted speakers and presentations include:
Yuri Rubinsky, President, SoftQuad, Toronto.
James J. O'Donnell, Classics, University of Pennsylvania.
John Black, Chief Librarian, Guelph University.
Daniel L. Solomon, Department of Statistics, North Carolina
State University. "Starting a New Journal in Statistics
Bernie Rous, Associate Director of Publications, Association
for Computing Machinery. "Electronic Publishing: A Five-
Michael Van Steenberg, NASA. "Astronomy Journals Online: A
Terri Harrison & Tim Stephen, Communications Department,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. "Building Electronic
Organizations the COMSERVE Way."
Susan Hockey, Director, Center for Electronic Texts in the
Humanities (Rutgers/Princeton). "Encoding Standards: SGML
and the Text Encoding Initiative: What and Why?"
Evan Owens, Information Systems Manager, Journals Division,
University of Chicago Press. "Electronic Text and Scholarly
Publishers: How and Why?"
Kenneth Arnold, Director, Rutgers University Press. "The
Scholarly Monograph Is Dead. Long Live the Scholary
Elli Mylonas: The Perseus Project; Interactive Sources and
Studies on Ancient Greece. (A consortial hypertext project
published by Yale University Press)
David Rodgers: The AMS Electronic Publishing Experiment; A
New Vision of the Scientific Journal.
Michael Van Steenberg: Astronomy Journals Bit-mapped and
Beyond; Converting Paper Images. (The American Astronomical
Society and NASA and publishers)
Robert Oakley, Head, Georgetown Law Library
Anita Lowry, Head, Electronic Text Service, Columbia
PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN ENRICHING, VARIED, COLLABORATIVE, COLLEGIAL
MEETING. LUNCHES TOGETHER; DINNERS IN SMALL GROUPS; MANY
OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISCUSSION IN SMALL SETTINGS; ASK QUESTIONS
OF SOME OF TODAY'S HIGHLY INNOVATIVE, NETWORKED PUBLISHERS.