10 Takeaways from the O’Reilly Tools of Change Conference for Librarians

February 26th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Earlier this week I attended the O’Reilly Tools of Change (TOC) Conference for the first time.  Over 1250 attendees gathered in New York City to discuss and network   about issues and trends in publishing, in particular, digital publishing.  While much of the information presented was for the publishing industry, I did manage to find several […]

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TOC – Rethinking the Role and Funding of Academic Book Publishing

February 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

TOC - Rethinking The Role and Funding of Academic Book Publishing – Frances Pinter (Bloomsbury Academic), Feb. 24 Creating quality content is not without cost.  Frances discussed publishing monographs in academia, which is an endangered species.  print runs for academic books have been on a major decline. She focused on the SS and H (Social Science […]

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