The market model for publishing scholarly monographs has seldom been robust, but, increasingly, the entire ecosystem around this foundational form is threatened. Two bold ideas have emerged that seek to address these threats by offering new business models intended to restore economic viability to long-form scholarly publishing. In this town-hall style meeting, join representatives of two organizations as they describe their efforts to shift the model for evaluating and disseminating humanities monographs. The press you save may be your own.
Chair: Greg Britton, Editorial Director, Johns Hopkins University Press
Panelists: Peter Berkery, Executive Director, AAUP; Raym Crow, AAU/ARL Task Force on Scholarly Communications; Donald J. Waters, Program Officer for Scholarly Communications, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation