32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Friday, November 9 • 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Interstitial Publishing: How Mobile Computing Changes What Publishing Does

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Mobile computing changes a great deal of the landscape for scholarly communications.  Among other things, publishers and librarians alike must take into account new file formats, varying screen sizes, and the intrusion into academic publishing by gigantic consumer technology firms such as Amazon, Google, and Apple.  Mobile computing has other properties that are likely to be exploited in new ways by publishers including writing for the "interstices," that is, creating content specifically designed to be consumed between other activities of higher priority.  This presentation engages the question of how publishers are likely to experiment with some of the new properties of mobile devices.

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Joseph Esposito

Senior Partner, Clarke & Esposito
I am a management consultant working in the area of publishing, especially scholarly publishing, and digital media. I work with for-profit and not-for-profit companies. Most of my clients are CEOs or Boards of Directors, whom I advise on strategy. My aim is to help organizations make... Read More →

Friday November 9, 2012 5:45pm - 6:30pm EST
Francis Marion Gold Ballroom 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403