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ACRL Scholarly Communications Discussion Group

The ACRL Scholarly Communications Discussion Group will not meet at the
ALA annual conference this month. At least three important programs
relevant to the topic of Scholarly Communications are on the schedule and
we encourage you to attend as many of these programs as possible. Please
join the Discussion Group next January in Boston at its usual time
(Sunday, 2-4 PM).

-- Richard Fyffe,
Chair, ACRL Scholarly Communications Discussion Group


"Scholarly Communication in the Humanities: Does Open Access Apply?"

Presentations from leading figures in humanities publishing initiatives
and a discussion about the role open access might play Forum 6/26/2004
Saturday 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Orange County Convention Center 308 A/B

ALCTS Program :

"Open Access, Open Minds: Emerging Trends in Information Creation,
Ownership, Dissemination and Retention" This program will examine two
particular aspects of the new Open Access movement-Institutional
Repositories and the Creative Commons.  6/27/2004 Sunday 02:00 pm - 04:00
pm Orange County Convention Center 414 A/B

ACRL Scholarly Communications Committee Program:

"Trust and Antitrust: Responding to Consolidation in the Journal
Publishing Industry" Speakers: Mark McCabe, Bert Foer (President, American
Antitrust Institute), and Mary Case.  6/28/2004 Monday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Orange County Convention Center 209 B

Richard Fyffe
Assistant Dean for Scholarly Communications
University of Kansas Libraries
351 Watson Library
1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence KS 66045-7544
Voice: 785.864.4611
Fax: 785.864.5311
Email: rfyffe@ku.edu