Presentation sponsored the ACRL Science & Technology Section - all are welcome!
The Rise of the Mega Journal: Is bigger better?
The mega journal: open access, peer-reviewed, and typically defined by a very large number of papers published compared to other scholarly journals. In recent years a number of commercial publishers, scholarly and professional societies, and university presses have branched out into this relatively new form of scholarly communication.
Please join us for a timely discussion on the origin of the mega journal, and where it fits within the larger publishing landscape. Participating on our panel:
Dr. Nandita Quaderi
Publishing Director, Open Research, Nature Publishing Group
Dr. Deborah Sweet
Editor and Publishing Director, Cell Press
Dr. Jason Wilde
Chief Publishing Officer, American Institute of Physics
Moderator: Scott Warren
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries
Meeting Type: Discussion/Interest Group, Forum/Update/Assembly
Content Area: Transforming: E-Books & Collections
Interests: Acquisitions, Collection Development, Ebooks, Electronic Resources, Emerging Technologies, Scholarly Communication, Technology
Library Type: Academic, Community College, Federal, Government, Medical, Research Library, Special, Undergraduate
Cost: Included with full conference registration.