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32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Friday, November 9 • 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Changing the DNA of Scholarly Publishing – The Impact of the Digital Leap

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After 500 years of print publishing, the advent of digitization has caused a huge evolutionary leap in scholarly publishing. Content once logically packaged in a book or print journal issue has now quickly evolved not just to an online version of print but into an entirely new digitally-born method of scholarly communication. In this session, publishers and librarians will discuss current emerging models for scholarly communication and discuss its future. Damon Zucca from Oxford University Press talks about the transformation of the long-standing print Oxford Handbooks series into a dynamic article delivery service, providing scholarly research reviews in advance of their print publication and offering born-digital content—blurring ebooks and serials into a new format. Lisa Jones, Acquisitions Librarian at Georgia Gwinnett College Library, talks about her experiences developing a library collection for a born-digital institution in a twenty-first century world encompassing both print and online. Rolf Janke, from Sage Publications shares his experiences of transitioning print content into the digital space focusing on how the value of content must not get lost in translation moving into the various digital forms.

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Rolf Janke

VP/Publisher, SAGE/CQ Reference
Rolf Janke, founder and Vice President/Publisher for SAGE Reference, an imprint of SAGE Publications, has been involved in academic publishing for over 30 years with experience in textbook and reference publishing.  At SAGE Reference, he is responsible for the strategic development and growth of the reference product line directed towards academic and public libraries. He has spoken at many conferences on the future of electronic reference... Read More →

Lisa Jones

Acquisitions Librarian, Georgia Gwinnett College
Lisa Jones has worked at Georgia Gwinnett College as Acquisitions Librarian for four years.  She has been fortunate to assist in the Opening Day Collection of the GGC Academic Library which opened its doors in 2010.  Lisa's previous library experience includes Forsyth County (Georgia) Public Library where she also assisted in an Opening Day Collection. Prior to the libraries, she was employed as Comptroller of a private corporation.

Damon Zucca

Oxford University Press Reference, Oxford University Press
Damon Zucca is Publisher of Scholarly and Online Reference at Oxford University Press, where he oversees the planning and development of a range of print and digital publishing initiatives, including Oxford Biblical Studies, Oxford Bibliographies, and Oxford Handbooks Online. He has been working in scholarly book publishing for fifteen years as an editor at Garland Publishing, Routledge, and Peter Lang before coming to OUP.

Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Ashley Room 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401