- — alastair horne (@pressfuturist)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:09:43
- — Courtney Librizzi (@courtlibrizzi)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:13:54
- Introduction: Maja Maricevic (British Library), Professor Marilyn Deegan (King’s College) and Dr Caroline Davis (Oxford Brookes University)
Introducing the conference and its place within the broader scope of the two-year AHRC and British Library-funded Project: academicbookfuture.org/, as well as within the broader contexts of global research and publishing.
- — Maja Maricevic (@MajaMaricevic)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:24:15
- — alastair horne (@pressfuturist)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:14:06Maja Maricevic of the British Library shares concerns about the humaniteis being affected by decisions made by STM research. #AcBookSouth
- — Laura Dietz (@loradeets)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:24:40Caroline Davis kicking off Academic Book in the South - rare chance for face-to-face w/ global group facing common questions #AcBookSouth
- — alastair horne (@pressfuturist)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:18:39Caroline Davis of Oxford Brookes points out that we have speakers from Africa, South Asia, as well as the UK. #AcBookSouth
- Academic Authorship and Knowledge Production: Chair, Marilyn Deegan
Sukanta Chaudhuri, Jadavpur University
Sari Hanafi, American University of Beirut
- — alastair horne (@pressfuturist)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:24:05Our first speaker on Academic Authorship and Knowledge Production at #AcBookSouth is Sukanta Chaudhuri of Jadavpur University.
- — alastair horne (@pressfuturist)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:26:12Chaudhuri will be speaking based on his experience in India, which may not apply to other southern countries. #acbooksouth
- — alastair horne (@pressfuturist)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:27:02Chaudhuri stresses that a conference like this focusing on the global south in academic publishing is a rarity. #acbooksouth
- — Megan Wright (@meganelwright)Mon, Mar 07 2016 10:31:41Chaudhuri: OA makes it easier for academics to access texts, but in turn makes it harder for them to then publish findings #AcBookSouth
The Academic Book in the South, 7-8 March 2016, British Library
This two-day conference discussed how profound changes in publishing will affect the academic book of the future in the South. Organised by the British Library in collaboration with Professor Marilyn Deegan (The Academic Book of the Future Project) and Dr Caroline Davis (Oxford Brookes University).
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